Battle Pass 2022 – Best Support Heroes for Diretide

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Battle Pass 2022 – Best Support Heroes for Diretide

These are the best support heroes that you can choose in Dota 2 to win more Diretide matches with the Battle Pass 2022. 


Battle Pass 2022 has released Diretide, a new game mode for the festive season to help Dota 2 players celebrate the holidays. Diretide lets people collect Taffy by hitting Greevils at the center of the map. Players can score the Taffy collected from Greevils into the enemy wells to lure Roshan into attacking them. 

Both the teams in Diretide game mode get 4 wells. Roshan will emerge out of his slumber from time to time and find the well with the most Taffy scored in it to destroy it. The first team to have all of their wells destroyed by Roshan will win the Diretide match. You can choose these support heroes to help you win Diretide matches with the Battle Pass 2022 in Dota 2. 

Lina

Lina stuns enemy heroes in battles

Lina is an Intelligence hero who can stun enemies and scorch them to smithereens. The ranged hero can nuke Greevils with Dragon Slave to collect more Taffy during Diretide matches in Dota 2. She can use her increased attack speed gained from using her spells to slaughter enemy heroes on the map. 

The Intelligence hero has 600 HP and 435 mana after she spawns into the game. She has base stats of 30 Intelligence, 23 Agility, and 20 Strength. Lina gains 3.8 Intelligence per level. She has a projectile speed of 1000 which allows her to cast multiple spells with ease during battles. Her physical attacks have a maximum range of 670, letting her deal damage from a safe distance in Diretide matches. 

She has a base attack damage of 51 - 59. You can buy Null Talisman for 505 gold in the game. Null Talisman provides 5 Intelligence, 2 Strength, 2 Agility, 3% increase in mana pool, and 0.75 mana regeneration to the Intelligence hero. 

You can purchase Arcane Boots to increase the movement speed and mana pool of Lina. Arcane Boots costs 1300 gold in the game. The item provides 45 movement speed and 250 mana to the ranged hero. Lina will also be able to replenish up to 175 mana to nearby allies in a 1200 radius, once every 55 seconds using Arcane Boots.   

Veil of Discord can also drastically improve the spell damage dealt by Lina during battles in Diretide matches. The Intelligence hero gains 4 Intelligence, 4 Strength, and 4 Agility by purchasing Veil of Discord. The item lets players cast Magic Weakness on all enemy units in a 600 radius. Enemy units affected by Magic Weakness take 18% more spell damage for up to 16 seconds. Veil of Discord has a cooldown of 22 seconds and consumes 50 mana. 

Lina can use Dragon Slave to deal damage to enemy heroes and Greevils in Diretide games. Dragon Slave can deal up to 310 damage to all enemy units in front of Lina. It has a cooldown of 9 seconds and requires 145 mana per cast. You can reduce the cooldown of Dragon Slave by 3.5 seconds after reaching level 10 through the Talent Tree. Dragon Slave can be used frequently on Greevils to collect more Taffy in Diretide matches with the Battle Pass 2022. 

You can stun multiple enemies using Light Strike Array. Lina can stun all enemy units in a 250 radius using Light Strike Array. Enemy units affected by Light Strike Array will take up to 250 damage and will be stunned for 2.5 seconds. Light Strike Array has a cooldown of 7 seconds and consumes 115 mana in the game. You can increase the damage dealt by Light Strike Array after reaching level 15 through the Talent Tree. 

Players who find it a challenge to time their Light Strike Array can use Eul’s Scepter of Divinity to stun enemy heroes with precision. Eul’s Scepter of Divinity can be used to cast Cyclone on enemy heroes to disable them for 2.5 seconds. You can use Light Strike Array right before enemy units land on the ground to stun them. Cyclone has a cooldown of 23 seconds and needs 175 mana. Eul’s Scepter of Divinity provides 20 movement speed, 10 Intelligence, and 2.5 mana regeneration to Lina. 

Lina becomes faster with each spell that she casts in the game. Fiery Soul is a passive ability that increases the attack speed by 40 and movement speed by 3% for every spell that she uses. The attack speed and movement speed bonus gained from Fiery Soul can be stacked for up to 7 times in the game and lasts for up to 18 seconds. 

You can buy Mjollnir for 5600 gold in the game. Lina gains 70 attack speed and 24 attack damage by purchasing Mjollnir. She gets a 30% chance to release a lightning bolt that deals 180 damage to 12 units in a 650 radius. You can collect plenty of Taffy by hitting Greevils with Mjollnir. 

Lina can cast Dragon Slave and Light Strike Array to increase her attack speed and movement speed while striking Greevils with Mjollnir. Mjollnir will let Lina use Static Charge on herself and her allies to protect them from incoming damage. 

Allies affected by Static Charge have a 20% chance to release a lightning bolt that deals 225 damage to 5 enemy units in a 900 radius. Static Charge lasts for a duration of 15 seconds. It has a cooldown of 35 seconds and consumes 50 mana. Lina can use Static Charge before engaging her enemy heroes in battles to win more Diretide matches with the Battle Pass 2022. 

Her ulti, Laguna Blade, will deal 900 damage to an enemy unit. Laguna Blade can be used by Lina to annihilate them in team fights. It has a cooldown of 50 seconds and needs 450 mana in the game. You can reduce the cooldown of Laguna Blade by 25 seconds after reaching level 25. Laguna Blade can also be made to deal Pure damage and pierces spell immunity at level 25 through the Talent Tree. 

Bane

Bane uses Enfeeble to weaken enemy heroes in battles

Bane is a support hero who can weaken carry heroes by decreasing their attack damage and health regeneration rate in Diretide games. He has a range of spells that can be used to disable enemy heroes to let his allies escape from the heat of the battle. 

The Intelligence hero has a base HP of 640 and a base mana pool of 339. He has base stats of 22 Intelligence, 22 Strength, and 22 Agility. Bane gains 2.5 Intelligence per level. He has a base movement speed of 305. He has a base attack damage of 55 - 61, allowing him to deal more damage to Greevils in Diretide matches. 

Bane can use Enfeeble on enemy heroes to decrease their attack damage by 60% and their health regeneration rate by 60%. Enfeeble has a duration of 11 seconds and a cast range of 1100. The spell can be cast on carry heroes like Troll Warlord, Juggernaut, and Chaos Knight to reduce their attack damage during battles in Diretide games. Enfeeble has a cooldown of 7 seconds and requires 70 mana. 

The ranged hero can use Brain Sap to deal 300 Pure damage to enemy units. Bane will also regain 300 health after using Brain Sap on enemy units. Brain Sap has a cooldown of 11 seconds and consumes 160 mana. 

You can use Nightmare on enemy units to put them to sleep. Enemy units affected by Nightmare will take 35 Pure damage per second (DPS) for 7 seconds. Nightmare has a cast range of 650. It has a cooldown of 15 seconds and requires 165 mana in the game. The DPS dealt by Nightmare can also be made to heal Bane after reaching level 10 through the Talent Tree. 

His ulti, Fiend’s Grip, can be used to disable enemy units during team fights. Enemy units affected by Fiend’s Grip take up to 150 Pure DPS for 6 seconds. Fiend’s Grip will also drain 5% mana per second during its duration. It has a cooldown of 100 seconds and needs 400 mana. You can increase the duration of Fiend’s Grip by 5 seconds at level 25. 

You can purchase Aether Lens for 2275 gold in the game. Aether Lens provides 300 mana and 2.5 mana regeneration to Bane. It will also increase the cast range of all his spells and items by 225. You can upgrade Aether Lens to Octarine Core later in the game. 

Aeon Disk is an item that can help Bane survive longer in battles during Diretide matches. The item provides 300 mana and 250 health to the Intelligence hero. Aeon Disk costs 3000 gold in the game. The item will reduce all incoming damage by 100% for 2.5 seconds after Bane’s health reduces to less than 30%. Aeon Disk has a cooldown of 165 seconds. 

Scythe of Vyse can be bought for 5675 gold in the game. Bane gains 35 Intelligence, 10 Strength, 10 Agility, and 9 mana regeneration by purchasing Scythe of Vyse. You can Hex enemy heroes using Scythe of Vyse to disable them for 3.5 seconds. 

Hexed enemy units will not be able to attack or use their abilities for the duration of the spell. It will also reduce the movement speed of affected enemy units to 140. Hex has a cooldown of 20 seconds and consumes 250 mana in the game. 

You can choose Bane to hold enemy heroes in place while your teammates attack them in Diretide matches. The support hero can also prevent enemy heroes from dealing increased damage during team fights in Diretide games.