Dota 2 Wraith King Guide – Overwhelm Opponents with Wraithfire Blast

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Dota 2 Wraith King Guide – Overwhelm Opponents with Wraithfire Blast

You can easily overwhelm your opponents in Dota 2 using Wraithfire Blast while playing Wraith King. 

Carry heroes make Dota 2 a thrill to play for seasoned gamers. Esports enthusiasts are always on the verge of breaking new records that they have set for themselves while playing the massively multiplayer game. 

Professional players rely heavily on carry heroes to win Dota 2 matches in tournaments and international competitions. Carry heroes, such as, Terrorblade, Anti-Mage, and Wraith King can play a decisive role against tough teams in Dota 2 games that are played online. 

You can choose heroes with abilities that can be used to stun enemy heroes to emerge victorious in team fights. Many people require their team to stun their opponents by casting abilities like Magic Missile and Wraithfire Blast to disable enemy heroes in Dota 2. 

Here’s a closer look at how you can cast Wraithfire Blast to dominate opponents with Wraith King in the strategy game. 

Wraith King – Overwhelm Opponents with Wraithfire Blast

Wraith King fights enemies using Wrathfire Blast

Wraith King is an amazing carry hero with abilities that can break the best of teams with his physical attacks. He has a base health of 640 and a base mana pool of 291. Wraith King can cast his skills to stun and slow enemy heroes, giving his team a chance to focus their attacks on particular opponents throughout the match. 

You can spawn into the game with a base Strength of 22 after picking Wraith King in Dota 2. The carry hero gains up to 3 Strength per level. He has a base attack damage of 60 – 62. People who choose Wraith King can take the off lane to level up faster with the Strength hero. 

Wraithfire Blast is a skill that can be used to stun enemy heroes with Wraith King. Enemy heroes affected by Wraithfire Blast are stunned for up to 2 seconds and take an initial damage of 120. Wraithfire Blast also decreases the movement speed of the targeted unit by 20% for 2 seconds, dealing up to 80 damage per second (DPS). The carry hero can cast Wraithfire Blast to intimidate enemy heroes, urging them to stick to enemy towers while fighting Wraith King in the lane. Wraithfire Blast has a cooldown of 8 seconds and consumes 140 mana to be used per cast. 

The melee hero can level up Vampiric Spirit to gain Lifesteal on his physical attacks. You can max out Vampiric Spirit to be able to enter battles freely in Dota 2. Vampiric Spirit provides up to 30% of Wraith King’s attack damage as Lifesteal per hit. The Lifesteal granted by Vampiric Spirit can help Wraith King survive longer during team fights. 

You can use Vampiric Spirit to summon skeletons from corpses of killed units that can be found nearby Wraith King. These skeletons deal 34 damage per hit and last for up to 40 seconds. Vampiric Spirit has a cooldown of 50 seconds and requires 100 mana to be used in the game. You can decrease the cooldown of Vampiric Spirit and increase the duration of summoned skeletons through the Talent Tree at level 10. 

Mortal Strike is a passive ability that lets Wraith King deal critical damage to his opponents in battles. Physical attacks can deal up to 270% of the attack damage of Wraith King during team fights. Mortal Strike has a cooldown of 4 seconds. Wraith King can regain a major portion of his health by leveling up Mortal Strike and Vampiric Spirit in the game. You can cast Wraithfire Blast to demoralize enemy heroes after maxing out Mortal Strike in Dota 2 games. 

His ulti, Reincarnation, lets Wraith King respawn into battle after being killed. It can take up to 3 seconds for the carry hero to be restored to his form with full health and mana by using Reincarnation. All enemy units in a radius of 900 will have their movement speed slowed by 75% and their attack speed slowed by 75% for 5 seconds. Reincarnation has a cooldown of 60 seconds and needs 180 mana to be used in the match. 

You can reach level 25 with the Wraith King to be able to cast Wraithfire Blast at all enemy units around the carry hero after using Reincarnation. Players can purchase an Aghanim’s Shard for Wraith King to remove the mana cost of Reincarnation. 

Wraith King needs to purchase items that increase his attack damage and attack speed to overwhelm opponents while fighting them with Wraithfire Blast. There are several items that can amplify the attack damage of Wraith King to enable him to pull off stunning kills with the carry hero. The Talent Tree also grants 25% Cleave on his physical attacks that, make Wraith King incredibly effective against other heroes in team fights. 

Items to Buy for Wraith King

Phase Boots

Phase Boots provides 45 movement speed, 18 attack damage, and 4 armor to Wraith King. You can activate Phase Boots to gain a bonus movement speed of 20% for up to 3 seconds. Phase Boots costs 1500 gold in the game. 

Blade Mail

Blade Mail can be an item that can help Wraith King overwhelm his opponents during battles in Dota 2. You can purchase Blade Mail for 2100 gold in the game. Wraith King gains 28 attack damage and 6 armor to the melee hero. You can activate Blade Mail to return up to 85% of all incoming damage back to enemy heroes for 5.5 seconds. Blade Mail has a cooldown of 25 seconds and needs 25 mana to be used. 

Wraith King can activate Blade Mail immediately after using Wraithfire Blast to be able to withstand attacks from enemy heroes in team fights and ambushes. 

Orchid Malevolence

Orchid Malevolence costs 3475 gold. The item grants 40 attack speed, 30 attack damage, and 3 mana regeneration to Wraith King. The melee hero can cast Soul Burn on enemy heroes using Orchid Malevolence to silence his opponents for 5 seconds. Silenced enemy units can take up to 30% bonus damage from Wraith King while Soul Burn is active. You can cast Wraithfire Blast on silenced heroes to stun enemy heroes. 

Battle Fury

Battle Fury can be purchased for 4100 gold in the game. Wraith King gains 60 attack damage, 7.5 health regeneration, and 2.75 mana regeneration by purchasing Battle Fury. The melee hero can spread the damage dealt by his blade to all enemy units in a radius of 650 in front of Wraith King using the passive ability, Cleave. 

You can attack neutral creeps around the map after completing Battle Fury to earn more gold per minute (GPM) using Wraith King. Players can summon skeletons using Vampiric Spirit to destroy enemy creeps with Battle Fury equipped in his inventory. 

Octarine Core

Octarine Core provides 425 health, 725 mana, 225 cast range, and 3 mana regeneration to Wraith King. You can buy an Octarine Core for 5275 gold in the game. Octarine Core can reduce the cooldown of all of Wraith King’s abilities and items by 25%. The item will help Wraith King cast Wraithfire Blast frequently throughout the match. Octarine Core will also reduce the cooldown of Wraith King’s ulti, Reincarnation, to let the carry hero resurrect himself faster between team fights in
Dota 2. 


Gleipnir grants 30 attack damage, 24 Intelligence, 14 Strength, and 14 Agility to the carry hero. Wraith King gains a 30% chance to release a bolt of lightning that deals 160 damage to multiple enemy heroes by purchasing Gleipnir. 

The item allows Wraith King to cast Eternal Chains on all enemy units a radius of 450. Enemy units affected by Eternal Chains will be rooted for 2 seconds, restraining the movement of Wraith King’s opponents and dealing up to 220 damage to them. Gleipnir has a cooldown of 18 seconds and consumes 200 mana to be used. You can purchase Gleipnir for 6150 gold. 

Assault Cuirass

Assault Cuirass provides 30 attack speed and 10 armor to Wraith King. The Assault Aura granted by Assault Cuirass lets allied units around Wraith King in a radius of 1200 a bonus attack speed of 30 and bonus armor of 5. Enemy units around the carry hero will have their armor reduced by 5 by purchasing Assault Cuirass
in battles.


Wraith King gains 60 attack damage and 15% evasion by equipping Radiance in his inventory. You can buy Radiance for 5050 gold in the game. The item provides a Burn Aura that deals 60 magical DPS to all enemy units in a radius of 700. The Burn Aura also has a 15% chance to make attacks from enemy heroes miss against the Wraith King. You can chase enemy heroes by casting Wraithflire Blast on them, while Radiance deals plenty of damage to his opponents in Dota 2. 

Abyssal Blade

Abyssal Blade grants 250 health, 25 attack damage, 10 Strength, and 10 health regeneration to Wraith King. The melee hero has a 25% chance to bash enemy heroes with his physical attacks by purchasing Abyssal Blade. Bashed enemy units are stunned for 1.5 seconds and can take up to 120 damage. You can also use Overwhelm to stun enemy heroes for 2 seconds using Abyssal Blade in battles. 

Best Allies for Wraith King

Treant Protector

Treant Protector provides bonus health regeneration and armor to Wraith King

Treant Protector can use Living Armor to provide bonus armor and bonus health regeneration to Wraith King. The support hero can cast his ulti, Overgrowth, to prevent enemy heroes from fleeing battles in Dota 2. Wraith King can cast Wraithfire Blast on carry heroes rooted by Overgrowth to deal massive amounts of damage with his physical strikes. 

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