Dota 2 Gyrocopter Guide – Farm More Gold using Rocket Barrage

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Dota 2 Gyrocopter Guide – Farm More Gold using Rocket Barrage

You can easily farm more gold in Dota 2 matches with Gyrocopter using Rocket Barrage. 


Farming gold is a top priority for most players in Dota 2. You can farm gold by killing enemy creeps in any of the lanes. Professional players tend to farm their gold by hitting creeps in neutral camps around the map. You can also earn more gold in games by destroying enemy heroes throughout the game to increase your kill streaks. 

Carry heroes, such as, Chaos Knight, Lifestealer, and Gyrocopter need to focus on increasing their gold per minute (GPM) to complete their core items. These items can include Butterfly, Satanic, Eye of Skadi, and other items that can be used to mitigate enemy heroes and creeps in every game. 

Take a look at how you can farm more gold using Rocket Barrage while playing Gyrocopter in Dota 2. 

Gyrocopter – Farm More Gold using Rocket Barrage

Gyrocopter destroys enemy creeps using Rocket Barrage

Gyrocopter is a ranged hero with destructive abilities that can be used to earn more gold in the game. The Agility hero can start the match with 640 health and 327 mana, providing plenty of resources to Gyrocopter for casting his spells in lanes. 

The ranged hero has a high projectile speed of 3000, letting Gyrocopter nuke enemy creeps in lanes with his abilities. Gyrocopter has a base Agility of 26 and gains up to 3.3 Agility per level. He has a base armor of 6.3 that helps reduce the amount of damage taken by Gyrocopter from incoming attacks while farming for gold. 

Gyrocopter can move at a speed of 315 after spawning into the match. Many people who choose Gyrocopter take the mid lane to level up faster with the Agility hero. The mid lane lets people farm more gold by letting their heroes take last hits on enemy creeps that emerge in each wave.

Rocket Barrage is an ability that can be used by Gyrocopter to nuke enemy units. You can use Rocket Barrage to kill enemy creeps and vanquish enemy heroes in Dota 2 matches. Rocket Barrage releases up to 10 rockets per second that deal up to 24 damage to enemy units around Gyrocopter in a radius of 400. You can use Rocket Barrage frequently in your games to increase your kill counts and raise the amount of gold you make from your enemies. Rocket Barrage has a cooldown of 5.5 seconds and consumes 90 mana per cast. 

An effective strategy to use in the mid lane while casting Rocket Barrage with Gyrocopter is focusing on taking out the ranged creep with the ability. You can carry a few consumable items like Enchanted Mangoes and Clarity potions to restore mana to Gyrocopter after using Rocket Barrage in the mid lane. 

You can level up Flak Cannon to shoot bullets in all directions to hit enemy units in a radius of 1000. Gyrocopter can activate Flak Cannon to destroy enemy creeps in lanes for up to 10 seconds. Flak Cannon has a cooldown of 18 seconds and requires 70 mana to be used per cast. Gyrocopter can use Flak Cannon for up to a maximum of 6 attacks. You can increase the number of attacks of Flak Cannon by reaching level 15 through the Talent Tree. Players can also reduce the cooldown of Flak Cannon by 6 seconds after reaching level 25 in the game.

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Getting early kills with Gyrocopter can go a long way toward increasing the GPM of the Agility hero. You can reach level 6 before the first 10 minutes of the game by pushing the mid lane with Gyrocopter. Once you have your ulti, Call Down, unlocked for the ranged hero, you can head to the other lanes to enter team fights
with Gyrocopter. 

People can take at least one level of Homing Missile before they begin hunting for heroes with the carry hero. You can use Homing Missile to deal 90 damage to your opponents and stun enemy heroes for 1.8 seconds at level one. Players can max out Homing Missile to deal 360 magical damage to a targeted unit and stun them for 3 seconds at a time. Homing Missile has a cooldown of 11 seconds and needs 150 mana to be used per cast. 

You can purchase an Aghanim’s Shard for Gyrocopter to upgrade the ability, Homing Missile, in Dota 2 matches. People can cast Homing Missile on an enemy unit to release the current level of Rocket Barrage to all units that come in contact with the Homing Missile. The upgraded ability, Homing Missile, affects all enemy units in a radius of 725 with Rocket Barrage till it stuns its target. You can nuke enemy heroes with several Homing Missiles after purchasing an Aghanim’s Shard to make your opponents flee from team fights. 

His ulti, Call Down, can be used to deal up to 700 damage to all enemy units in radius of 600. Enemy units affected by Call Down have their movement speed slowed by up to 60%. Call Down has a cooldown of 60 seconds and consumes 125 mana to be used in the game. You can cast Rocket Barrage along with Call Down to wipe out enemy creeps, providing bonus gold after using these spells in battles. Gyrocopter can reach level 25 through the Talent Tree to multiply the number of missiles summoned by his ulti, Call Down, by 3x. 

Gyrocopter can place a few Observer Wards in the forest to keep an eye out for any enemy heroes lurking around the map. The Agility hero can activate Rocket Barrage in neutral creep camps to significantly increase his GPM in matches. You can destroy ancient neutral creeps by nuking them with Rocket Barrage for additional gold and experience while playing Gyrocopter. Many people stack several neutral creep camps together to earn more gold with the Agility hero. You can use Rocket Barrage and Flak Cannon with the carry hero to clear neutral creep camps within seconds after they’ve been stacked.

Items to Buy for Gyrocopter

Arcane Boots

Arcane Boots provides 250 mana and 45 movement speed to Gyrocopter. You can purchase an Arcane Boots for 1300 gold. Gyrocopter can use Arcane Boots to replenish up to 175 mana to nearby allies in a radius of 1200. Arcane Boots has a cooldown of 55 seconds. The item lets Gyrocopter nuke enemy units in lanes to earn more gold while farming in Dota 2. 

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Spirit Vessel

Spirit Vessel can be bought for 2980 gold. Gyrocopter gains 2 Agility, 2 Strength, 2 Intelligence, 2 armor, 250 health, and 1.75 mana regeneration by purchasing Spirit Vessel. The Agility hero can use Soul Release using Spirit Vessel to deal 35 damage per second (DPS) to enemy units for 8 seconds. You can easily slay enemy heroes after nuking them with Rocket Barrage and using Soul Release to prevent them from escaping team fights. 

The carry hero can also use Spirit Vessel to restore 40 health per second to allied units for 8 seconds by using Soul Release on his teammates. Gyrocopter gains a charge for Soul Release every time an enemy hero dies within a radius of 1400. Spirit Vessel has a cooldown of 7 seconds. 

Aether Lens

Aeher Lens grants 300 mana and 2.5 mana regeneration to Gyrocopter. The item increases the cast range of all items and spells used by Gyrocopter by 225. You can buy an Aether Lens for 2275 gold in the game. The carry hero can nuke enemy creeps with Flak Cannon and Rocket Barrage to destroy multiple waves of creeps at once to increase his GPM after purchasing Aether Lens in Dota 2 matches. 

Crimson Guard

Crimson Guard costs 3600 gold. Gyrocopter gains 250 health, 12 health regeneration, and 8 armor by purchasing Crimson Guard. The ranged hero has a 60% chance to block 50 damage from incoming attacks. 

You can activate Crimson Guard to shield your allies and provide a 100% chance to block 75 damage from incoming attacks for up to 12 seconds. Crimson Guard affects all allied units in a radius of 1200. The item has a cooldown of 35 seconds. 

Linken’s Sphere

Linken’s Sphere can help Gyrocopter block incoming spells every once in 14 seconds. The item can be bought for 4600 gold. The carry hero gains 16 Agility, 16 Strength, 16 Intelligence, 7 health regeneration, and 5 mana regeneration by equipping Linken’s Sphere in his inventory. A Linken’s Sphere can prevent Gyrocopter from dying in team fights. The Agility hero can also use Linken’s Sphere on an allied unit to block incoming spells during battles. 

Best Allies for Gyrocopter

Anti-Mage

Anti-Mage attacks enemies with Gyrocopter for quick kills

Anti-Mage is a carry hero who can take advantage of Gyrocopter’s abilities during team fights in Dota 2. He has an increased attack speed that can be used to strike enemy heroes for quick kills. Each hit from Anti-Mage can drain up to 64 mana from enemy heroes using the passive ability, Mana Break. Enemy heroes who have all of their mana pool depleted by Anti-Mage will be slowed by 40% for 0.8 seconds. 

Gyrocopter can stun enemies by casting Homing Missile on them. Anti-Mage can blink into battles at the right time to slash away at enemy heroes who are stunned by Gyrocopter. Anti-Mage can cast Counterspell after entering battles to reflect any incoming spells that are targeted at the carry hero. Counterspell has a cooldown of 3 seconds and consumes 45 mana. The Agility hero can cast his ulti, Mana Void, on an enemy hero to deal up to 1.1 damage for every missing mana point. 

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