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Dota 2 Batrider Guide – Disable Enemies with Flaming Lasso
Take a look at how you can disable enemies using Flaming Lasso while playing Batrider in Dota 2.
Dota 2 has made news for attracting millions of esports enthusiasts with its exciting gameplay. The massively multiplayer game lets people cast magical spells, attack enemies with enchanted items, kill enemy heroes in action, and destroy towers to gain victory over their opponents.
You can use choose from dozens of carry, support, and utility heroes to wreck your enemies in battle. These team fights include nail-biting action and advanced strategies that can make players a legend in esports.
The 5v5 game can be played with your friends or teammates from a vast online community. Intelligent heroes, such as, Batrider, Silencer, and Crystal Maiden can be used to harass enemies in lanes and support the team throughout the game.
Here’s how you can disable enemies using Flaming Lasso with Batrider.
Batrider – Disable Enemies with Flaming Lasso
Batrider is an Intelligence hero who can disable enemy heroes at will. The support hero can nuke enemy heroes in lanes with his abilities to slow their movement and deal damage to them over time. His spells cost less mana, making Batrider an amazing Intelligence hero to play with from the start of the game.
The ranged hero has 760 health and 339 mana after spawning in Dota 2. The increased health lets Batrider hit enemy creeps without taking lethal amounts of damage from them while farming in lanes. The off lane is a good place to start while playing Batrider.
You gain 2.9 Intelligence with Batrider every time you level up. Fighting enemy heroes in the off lane might require players to buy a few early game items to restore their health and mana before the first 10 minutes of the game. The Secret Shop can be accessed from the off lane to buy items like Void Stone to increase the mana regeneration rate for the Intelligence hero.
Batrider has a projectile speed of 900, letting him cast magical spells rapidly in lanes to punish his enemies. He can cast Sticky Napalm to reduce the movement speed and the turn rate of enemy heroes in battles. Take at least one level of Sticky Napalm to slow the movement of your opponents by 2% and their turn rate by 10% in the game. Sticky Napalm has a cooldown of 3 seconds and requires 20 mana, allowing players to nuke enemy heroes with the spell.
A maxed out Sticky Napalm can reduce the movement speed of enemy heroes by 8% and slow their turn rate by 70%. Sticky Napam affects all enemy units in a radius of 375 and lasts for a duration of 6 seconds. It can be stacked for up to 10 times and deals a minor damage of 24 per stack during battles.
You can cast Flamebreak on enemy units after using Sticky Napalm on them. Flamebreak can knock back enemy heroes by a distance of 250 and affects all enemy units in a radius of 500. Enemy units hit by Flamebreak can take up to 120 damage on impact and an additional 15 damage per second (DPS) for up to 8 seconds.
Flamebreak has a cooldown of 15 seconds and consumes 125 mana. The damage dealt by Flamebreak is amplified after drenching enemy heroes in Sticky Napalm. You can apply multiple stacks of Sticky Napalm on your opponents to drain their health quickly in team fights.
His ulti, Flaming Lasso, is an ability that can be used to disable enemy heroes in lanes. Batrider can cast Flaming Lasso on enemies to disable them for up to 3.5 seconds. Disabled enemy heroes cannot attack or cast spells during the duration of the spell, making Flaming Lasso an incredible ulti in Dota 2. Flaming Lasso deals up to 75 DPS and the damage dealt stacks with Sticky Napalm.
Be sure to use Flamebreak before entering battles to push back enemy heroes in battles. People can get stunned while using Flaming Lasso in team fights, breaking the ulti before the duration of the spell ends. You can use items like Blink Dagger to initiate combat and move enemy heroes out of battles. Flaming Lasso is especially effective against carry heroes like Chaos Knight, Troll Warlord, and Faceless Void.
You can disable Faceless Void after he casts his ulti, Chronosphere, in battles. Batrider can drag Faceless Void out of Chronosphere to prevent him from taking out allies in team fights. You can also use Flamebreak from outside Chronosphere to knock allies out of Faceless Void’s ulti in Dota 2. Flaming Lasso has a cooldown of 110 seconds and requires 200 mana in the game.
People can activate Firefly after disabling enemy heroes with Flaming Lasso to deal more damage to them. Firefly leaves a trail of fire behind Batrider as he moves across the map. Enemy units who come in contact with the flames of Firefly take up to 65 DPS and have their movement speed slowed by 12%.
Firefly can deal damage to enemies in a radius of 200 and lasts for up to 15 seconds. It has a cooldown of 34 seconds and needs 125 mana in the game. Firefly can also be used to burn down trees, making Batrider a dangerous enemy in Dota 2 against heroes like Timbersaw and Nature’s Prophet. You can increase the duration of Firefly by 4.5 seconds at level 20.
Items to Buy for Batrider
Urn of Shadows
Urn of Shadows provides 2 Intelligence, 2 Strength, 2 Agility, 2 armor, and 1.4 mana regeneration to Batrider. You can purchase an Urn of Shadows for 880 gold in the game. Urn of Shadows lets people use Soul Release on enemy units.
People playing Batrider can cast Soul Release to deal 25 DPS to enemy heroes for up to 8 seconds. You can also cast Soul Release on allies to heal them for 30 health per second. Urn of Shadows gains a charge of Soul Release for every enemy hero that dies within a radius of 1400 around Batrider. Soul Release has a cooldown of 7 seconds.
Veil of Discord
Veil of Discord grants 5 Intelligence, 5 Strength, and 5 Agility to the Intelligence hero. Batrider can use Magic Weakness using Veil of Discord. All spells dealt by your team deal up to 18% more damage to enemy heroes who are affected by Magic Weakness. It lasts for up to 16 seconds.
The item has a cooldown of 22 seconds and consumes 50 mana in the game. Veil of Discord can be purchased for 1525 gold in Dota 2.
Aether Lens can be bought for 2275 gold in the game. The item provides 300 mana and 2.5 mana regeneration to the Batrider. Aether Lens increases the cast range of Batrider’s spells and items by 225. You can upgrade Aether Lens to Octarine Core to reduce the cooldown of his spells and items by 25%.
Guardian Greaves grants 250 mana, 50 movement speed, and 4 armor to the Batrider. Allies of Batrider gain 2.5 health regeneration and 3 armor while around the Intelligence hero. Teammates who have health below 25% of their max health gain up to 16 health regeneration per second after equipping Guardian Greaves in Batrider’s inventory.
Batrider can cast Mend using Guardian Greaves in Dota 2. The support hero can restore up to 350 health and 200 mana to the Batrider by using Mend. It has a large cast range and affects all allies in a radius of 1200. Mend has a cooldown of 40 seconds.
Best Allies for Batrider
Underlord is a massive Strength hero in Dota 2. The melee hero has a base attack damage of 62 – 68, letting him take plenty of last hits in lanes to earn bonus gold. Underlord can help Batrider by rooting multiple enemies at a time using his abilities.
Allies who pick Underlord can cast Pit of Malice to trap enemy heroes in a radius of 400. Enemy units affected by Pit of Malice will be unable to move and will be rooted for up to 1.8 seconds. Pit of Malice lasts for up to 12 seconds. It has a cooldown of 15 seconds and consumes 140 mana.
The Strength hero can cast Firestorm on rooted enemy heroes to deal 90 damage per wave. Firestorm can be used to summon up to 6 waves of fireballs from the sky. These fireballs deal an additional 3% of the enemy’s max health as damage for up to 2 seconds.
Batrider can use Firefly to scorch enemies rooted inside Pit of Malice. You can disable enemies using Flaming Lasso to move enemy heroes into Pit of Malice and cause them to take tons of damage from Firestorm in team fights. Firestorm has a cooldown of 12 seconds and requires 140 mana in the game.
Monkey King is an Agility hero who can stun enemies in battles and hit opponents with brutal physical attacks. Batrider can assist the carry hero by disabling enemies with Flaming Lasso. Monkey King can easily take down enemies who are disabled by Batrider within seconds.
Allies playing Monkey King can hop onto trees for extended vision of enemy heroes during team fights. Monkey King can land on enemy heroes from trees to deal 350 damage to them using Tree Dance.
Enemy units will also have their movement speed slowed by 80% after being hit by Tree Dance in battles. Batrider can use Firefly and Flaming Lasso to pull carry heroes away from the enemy team and towers while teaming up with Monkey King.