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Dota 2 Clockwerk Guide – Grab Enemies with Hookshot
You can grab enemies with one spell using Hookshot to stun enemies in Dota 2 while playing Clockwerk.
Heroes with Strength as their primary attribute can withstand a ton of damage from incoming attacks in Dota 2. These Strength heroes can enter combat using various special skills to move closer to their enemies and stun them for several seconds without losing their health.
Melee heroes like Doom, Chaos Knight, and Clockwerk can travel to reach team fights at an increased speed. You can choose Strength heroes to fight enemy heroes without hesitation during encounters in the massively multiplayer game.
Find out how to grab enemies using Hookshoot with Clockwerk in Dota 2.
Clockwerk – Grab Enemies with Hookshot
Clockwerk is a melee hero with a range of abilities that can help him dominate battles in Dota 2 matches. You can activate different skills to deal with a number of enemy heroes at close and long-range in combat with Clockwerk. These abilities require less mana and can be used throughout the game to hunt for enemy heroes and assist your team in ambushing your enemies.
The Strength hero can launch a Hookshot using his ulti to latch onto enemy heroes from incredibly far off distances. His ulti, Hookshot, can be used to stun enemy heroes for up to 2 seconds and deal 275 damage to them in battles. A maxed out Hookshot has a total cast range of 3000 and allows Clockwerk to reach his opponents from hidden locations on the map. Hookshot has a cooldown of 30 seconds and consumes 150 mana to be used per cast.
You can go mid with Clockwerk to level up faster in the game. The mid lane provides plenty of creeps per wave to help you gain more experience with Clockwerk during the first few minutes of Dota 2. You can farm more gold in the mid lane and level up quickly to unlock Clockwerk’s ulti, Hookshot, before the game hits the 10-minute mark.
Clockwerk has a base movement speed of 310. You can purchase a Phase Boots to increase the attack damage and movement speed of Clockwerk. The increased attack damage gained from Phase Boots lets Clockwerk get last hits on enemy creeps for bonus gold.
Once you have Hookshot unlocked for Clockwerk at level 6, you can move from lane to lane in search of enemy heroes to grab onto. Players can have a close watch on the top lane and the bottom lane while farming in the mid lane with Clockwerk for easy chances of annihilating enemy heroes in the game.
You can shoot Rocket Flare using Clockwerk from the mid lane to explore different locations on the map with the Strength hero. Rocket Flare can be shot in any direction in Dota 2 to provide vision to the team. Any spot that is targeted by Clockwerk using Rocket Flare will reveal enemy units for up to 6 seconds and will deal 200 magical damage to them. Rocket Flare has a cooldown of 14 seconds and requires 50 mana to be used per cast.
Players can trap their enemies in a Dota 2 match by casting Power Cogs after detecting weakened opponents on the map. Power Cogs is an ability that can be activated to summon several energy cogs to restrain the movement of enemy units. These cogs will last for up to 8 seconds and deals 275 damage. It has a cooldown of 15 seconds and needs 80 mana.
People can engage with their enemies by getting into team fights using Hookshot while playing Clockwerk in the game. You can cast Power Cogs right after using Clockwerk’s ulti to hold them in one place and isolate heroes from the enemy team.
You can use the active ability, Battery Assault, to deal up to 95 damage per second (DPS) to enemy units while fighting with the Strength hero. These enemy units that are affected by Battery Assault are stunned between instances of Battery Assault in intervals of 0.7 seconds. Battery Assault lasts for up to 10.5 seconds per cast. Clockwerk can cast Battery Assault every 18 seconds and consumes 90 mana in the game.
The cast range of Hookshot will let Clockwerk enter battles at will to destroy his opponents. Make sure you have adequate mana to use plenty of Rocket Flares before a battle to gain vision over the enemy units on the map. Abilities like Battery Assault and Power Cogs can make Clockwerk an effective Strength hero against support heroes who need to be stunned in team fights using Hookshots while playing Clockwerk.
Items to Buy for Clockwerk
Blade Mail can be bought for 2100 gold for Clockwerk. The item provides 28 attack damage and 6 armor to the Strength hero. You can activate Blade Mail to return 85% of incoming damage back to enemy heroes for up to 5.5 seconds. Blade Mail has a cooldown of 25 seconds and requires 25 mana per cast.
You can activate Blade Mail immediately after using Hookshot to return any damage received from your opponents during battles in Dota 2. Clockwerk can use Battery Assault after activating Blade Mail to stun enemy units for bonus damage.
Armlet of Mordiggian
Armlet of Mordiggian can be purchased for 2500 gold in the game. Clockwerk gains 25 attack speed, 15 attack damage, 6 armor, and 5 health regeneration by equipping the item in his inventory. You can activate Armlet of Mordiggian to gain Unholy Strength for the melee hero.
Clockwerk gains up to 25 bonus Strength, 4 bonus armor, and a massive 35 attack damage as a bonus by activating Unholy Strength in battles. The Strength hero can turn on Armlet of Mordiggian before using a Hookshot to grab enemies in team fights.
Dagon is an item that can help Clockwerk get instant kills in Dota 2. You can purchase a Dagon for 2700 gold in the game. Dagon provides 14 Intelligence, 6 Agility, and 6 Strength to the melee hero. The increased mana provided by Dagon can be used to nuke enemy heroes with Rocket Flares throughout the game.
You can cast Energy Burst using Dagon to finish off weakened enemy heroes in battles with Clockwerk. The Strength hero can cast Energy Burst to deal 400 damage to enemy units. Dagon has a cooldown of 35 seconds and needs 120 mana per cast. You can upgrade a Dagon by purchasing recipes of the item for up to 4 times.
A maxed out Dagon can be used by Clockwerk to deal 800 damage to enemy units using Energy Burst. You can use Energy Burst after using Hookshot to decimate enemy heroes with Clockwerk. Players can cast Battery Assault to stun enemy units before destroying them with Dagon in Dota 2 matches with Clockwerk.
Linken’s Sphere can be purchased for 4600 gold. Clockwerk gains 16 Strength, 16 Agility, 16 Intelligence, 7 health regeneration, and 5 mana regeneration by purchasing the item. Linken’s Sphere blocks most targeted spells once every 14 seconds, letting Clockwerk survive longer in team fights after using Hookshot to grab his opponents.
Gleipnir provides 30 attack damage, 24 Intelligence, 14 Agility, and 14 Strength to the Strength hero. The item can be bought for 6150 gold in the game. Clockwerk gains the passive ability, Chain Lightning, with Gleipnir that provides a 30% chance to deal 160 damage to multiple enemy units in a radius of 650.
The Strength hero can cast Eternal Chains on enemy units to root opponents for 2 seconds. Enemy units affected by Eternal Chains take up to 220 damage. Eternal Chains has a radius of 450. The active ability, Eternal Chains, has a cooldown of 18 seconds and requires 200 mana per cast. You can cast Eternal Chains using Gleipnir to root enemies before using Battery Assault on your opponents. Clockwerk can also use Hookshot to pull himself toward an enemy hero during team fights.
Abyssal Blade can be bought to disable enemy heroes with Clockwerk. The item grants 250 health, 25 attack damage, 10 health regeneration, and 10 Strength. Clockwerk has a 25% chance to stun enemy units for 1.5 seconds with the passive ability, Bash, by purchasing Abyssal Blade. Enemy units affected by Bash will take up to 120 damage. You can also stun enemy units for 2 seconds using Abyssal Blade. The item has a cooldown of 35 seconds and consumes 75 mana in the game.
Best Allies for Clockwerk
Windranger is an Intelligence hero who can help Clockwerk get plenty of kills in Dota 2 matches. The ranged hero has a projectile speed of 1250, allowing Windranger to cast her abilities at breathtaking speeds.
People in the team who enjoy playing the support role can choose Windranger to stun enemies for longer durations of time. Windranger can cast Shackleshot to stun up to 2 enemy units at a time for 3.8 seconds. Shackleshot has a cooldown of 10 seconds and consumes 100 mana to be used in the game.
Her ulti, Focus Fire, can be used to destroy enemy structures and enemy heroes within seconds. Windranger gains a bonus attack speed of 500 for up to 20 seconds while Focus Fire is active. The Intelligence hero can cast Focus Fire on her opponents stunned by Clockwerk’s Hookshot to assist the Strength hero in team fights.
Windranger can use Windrun to escape out of battles with increased movement speed. The ranged hero has 100% evasion for 6 seconds while using Windrun in battles. Windrun has a cooldown of 12 seconds and consumes 50 mana per each cast.