Dota 2 Lone Druid Guide – Earn More Gold with Spirit Bear

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Dota 2 Lone Druid Guide – Earn More Gold with Spirit Bear

You can summon a Spirit Bear to earn more gold while playing Lone Druid in Dota 2. 


Various allied units can be summoned by heroes in Dota 2 to help them accomplish their goals in the online game. People can choose specific heroes to increase the gold farmed in different lanes to build items faster. The summoned units can be made to hit enemy heroes up close to deal damage to their opponents over time. 

Certain heroes, like Lone Druid and Beastmaster, can use allied units to weaken enemy heroes throughout the course of the match. Lone Druid is a carry hero who can summon a Spirit Bear to support him after spawning. Spirit Bear is among the strongest summoned unit in Dota 2 and can be a dangerous beast to fight during the later stages of the game. 

Find out how you can earn more gold in Dota 2 with Spirit Bear using Lone Druid. 

Lone Druid – Earn More Gold with Spirit Bear

Lone Druid summons Spirit Bear to fight enemies

Many people use Lone Druid in a number of creative ways to gain bonus gold. The Agility hero can use his trusty companion, Spirit Bear, to fight enemy creeps in lanes, destroy enemy towers, and attack neutral creeps in the forest in Dota 2. 

There are plenty of reasons to choose Lone Druid in the massively multiplayer game. Lone Druid can attack enemy creeps from a distance and use the Spirit Bear to land last hits in lanes. He has a base health of 560 and a base mana pool of 231. Lone Druid has a base Agility of 20 and gains 2.8 Agility per level. 

You can push lanes effortlessly by leveling up Spirit Bear while playing Lone Druid. Most people summon a Spirit Bear at the start of the game. A level one Spirit Bear has 1100 health, base attack time of 1.8 seconds, base armor of 3, and a movement speed of 340. Spirit Bear can regenerate up to 5 health per second at level one. 

A maxed-out Spirit Bear can use Return to teleport instantly to Lone Druid. Spirit Bear can also deal bonus damage to enemy towers by unlocking the passive ability, Demolish. Players can deal up to 40% more damage to enemy structures with Demolish and the ability grants 33% magic resistance to Spirit Bear. 

The summoned allied unit can learn a new ability, Entangling Claws, to root enemy heroes with its melee attacks. Spirit Bear has a 20% chance to hold enemy units in place for up to 2.8 seconds using the passive ability, Entangling Claws, and deals 60 damage per second (DPS) to its opponents rooted by its attacks. Entangling Claws has a cooldown of 5 seconds. 

Spirit Bear has 2000 health, 8 health regeneration rate, 1.4 base attack time, 6 armor, and an increased movement speed of 400 at level 4. Lone Druid can summon a Spirit Bear once every 120 seconds and consumes 75 mana per cast. 

Lone Druid has to stay close to the Spirit Bear to be able to attack enemy units around him. You can summon a Spirit Bear and head to the safe lane to earn more gold in the game. The increased health of Spirit Bear will let the allied unit slay several neutral creeps without letting Lone Druid take any damage while farming in the safe lane. 

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Once the Spirit Bear has taken a significant amount of damage from enemy creeps, heroes, and neutrals, you can send the Spirit Bear to base to regenerate its health. Spirit Bear has open slots in its inventory that can be used to buy and deliver consumable items early in a match. Players can use Return after Spirit Bear has regained its health to deliver the items to Lone Druid in seconds. 

Early-game items, such as a Quelling Blade, can be bought for the Spirit Bear to increase its attack damage against enemy creeps. A few Healing Salves can also be useful to restore a ton of health to Spirit Bear while farming for gold with the summoned unit. 

Hitting neutral creeps in the jungle will help Lone Druid gain additional experience to level up. The Talent Tree can be accessed by leveling up faster with Lone Druid to unlock amazing upgrades for Spirit Bear throughout the game. Spirit Bear gains an additional 25 movement speed at level 10. You can provide a bonus armor of 8 at level 15 through the Talent Tree. Lone Druid can reach level 20 to decrease the cooldown of Entangling Claws. The carry hero can reduce the base attack time of Spirit Bear by 0.1 seconds at level 25. 

Lone Druid can level up the passive ability, Spirit Link, to be able to strengthen the ties with Spirit Bear. The Agility hero can increase the attack speed of Spirit Bear by 64 by maxing out Spirit Link in the game. Spirit Bear can restore up to 65% of its attack damage to Lone Druid and share up to 20% of the armor of Spirit Bear by maxing out Spirit Link. 

The carry hero can fight ancient neutral creeps with ease by leveling up Spirit Link for the Spirit Bear. Lone Druid can focus on annihilating ancient neutral creeps with Spirit Bear to increase his GPM. Make sure you place Observer Wards near the ancient neutral creep camps to be alerted of any enemy heroes approaching the location to avoid getting killed while farming for gold with Lone Druid. 

The Agility hero can cast Savage Roar to help his teammates escape from team fights. Lone Druid can cast Savage Roar to force enemy units to rush toward their base for up to 2.6 seconds. All enemy units in a radius of 375 around Lone Druid and Spirit Bear will gain 20% movement speed while running back to their base after being affected by Savage Roar in the game. Savage Roar has a cooldown of 20 seconds and requires 50 mana to be used per cast. 

Lone Druid can use his ulti, True Form, to switch from a ranged hero to a melee hero. The Agility hero gains 12 bonus armor, 1500 bonus health, and has his base attack time reduced for up to 40 seconds. True Form has a cooldown of 100 seconds and needs 200 mana. Lone Druid can fight enemy heroes with True Form and Spirit Bear to increase his Killing Sprees throughout the match. Getting more kills with Lone Druid and Spirit Bear can provide additional gold that can be used to farm items faster in Dota 2. 

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Items to Buy for Lone Druid

Skull Basher

Skull Basher provides 25 attack damage and 10 Strength to Lone Druid. You can purchase a Skull Basher for 2875 gold. Spirit Bear has a 25% chance to bash enemy units to deal 100 bonus damage and stun them for up to 1.5 seconds. Lone Druid can earn more gold in lanes by giving Spirit Bear a Skull Basher early in a match. 

Crimson Guard

Crimson Guard grants 250 health, 12 health regeneration, and 8 armor to the Agility hero. Lone Druid has a 60% chance to block up to 50 damage from incoming attacks by purchasing Crimson Guard. You can cast Crimson Guard on Spirit Bear and allies around Lone Druid in a radius of 1200 to provide a 100% chance to block up to 75 damage for 12 seconds. Crimson Guard has a cooldown of 35 seconds. 

Sange and Yasha

Sange and Yasha can drastically increase the effectiveness of Lone Druid against enemy heroes. The carry hero gains 22% amplification on Lifesteal and health regeneration, making Lone Druid and Spirit Bear stronger together after purchasing Sange and Yasha. The item also provides 20% status resistance, 16 Agility, 16 Strength, 12 attack speed, and 10% movement speed to Lone Druid. Sange and Yasha costs 4100 gold. 

Radiance

Radiance is a core item for Spirit Bear that can be bought for 5050 gold. Spirit Bear can gain 60 attack damage and 15% evasion, turning its melee attacks brutal against enemy heroes. The Burn Aura provided by Radiance can deal 60 DPS to all enemy units around Spirit Bear in a radius of 700. Lone Druid can use Radiance to chase enemy heroes with Spirit Bear for bonus gold. 

Aghanim’s Scepter

Aghanim’s Scepter can be bought to let Spirit Bear attack enemy units at any range from Lone Druid. Spirit Bear can survive battles after Lone Druid is killed by purchasing Aghanim’s Scepter for the carry hero. You can purchase Aghanim’s Scepter for 4200 gold in the game. Lone Druid gains 175 health, 175 mana, 10 Agility, 10 Strength, and 10 Intelligence by equipping Aghanim’s Scepter in his inventory. 

Best Allies for Lone Druid

Abaddon

Abaddon assists Lone Druid in team fights

Abaddon is a Strength hero capable of stepping into battles to help his team survive longer in Dota 2. The melee hero can cast Aphotic Shield on Spirit Bear to protect the summoned unit while fighting enemies with Lone Druid on his team. Spirit Bear can absorb up to 200 damage from incoming attacks for up to 15 seconds after Abaddon casts Aphotic Shield on the allied unit. Aphotic Shield has a cooldown of 6 seconds and consumes 130 mana to be used per cast. 

The passive ability, Curse of Avernus, can be used to silence enemy heroes in battles. Spirit Bear can easily attack enemies silenced by Abaddon to root them with Entangled Claws. Enemy units affected by Curse of Avernus will be unable to cast spells and have their attack speed and movement slowed for up to 4.5 seconds. 

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