Dota 2 Zeus Guide – Increase Your Kill Streaks with Thundergod’s Wrath

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Dota 2 Zeus Guide – Increase Your Kill Streaks with Thundergod’s Wrath

You can get tons of kills in Dota 2 matches while playing Zeus with his ulti, Thundergod’s Wrath. 

Killing an enemy hero is among the most fun aspects of Dota 2. From taking First Blood to becoming Godlike in your games, Dota 2 makes the strategy game lively with each kill you take. Your thirst for blood will make you stronger as the game progresses and take your team closer to victory with every kill streak. 

People can choose their best heroes to wage war in the massively multiplayer game. Support heroes who deal loads of damage with their spells and have the mana pool to nuke enemy heroes with consistent spells are top contenders for winning kill streaks in Dota 2 matches. 

You can pick easy heroes to level up faster in the lanes. These heroes can be used to fight with your allies to find the right time to deal last hits and magical spells to end enemy lives. Dota 2 heroes like Phantom Assassin, Axe, Sniper, Timbersaw, and Zeus can nuke their opponents with spells that deal a ton of damage in battles. 

Here’s how you can use Thundergod’s Wrath with Zeus to increase your kill streaks in Dota 2. 

Zeus – Increase Your Kill Streaks With Thundergod’s Wrath

Zeus casts Thundergod's Wrath to strike enemies

Zeus is an Intelligence hero who can cast spells that can melt enemies during team fights. He is a ranged hero and can use his ulti, Thundergod’s Wrath, to target enemy heroes anywhere on the map for instant kills. 

The support hero gains 3.3 Intelligence per level. People who want to increase their kill streaks with Zeus can head to the mid lane for more experience. The mid lane provides plenty of gold, runes, and experience to help Zeus level up faster in the game. 

Zeus has a base mana pool of 339. You can spend your gold on purchasing a Null Talisman and a few consumables, such as Clarity potions, Enchanted Mangoes, Tangoes, and Healing Salves. Once you have over 700 gold in the game, you can buy a Bottle for Zeus to help him store and activate runes in the mid lane. 

Bounty runes provide bonus gold to Zeus every few minutes in Dota 2. Zeus can also pick up runes like Haste, Regeneration, and Invisibility rune to prepare for team fights in the game. You can activate these runes and teleport to allies in other lanes for easy kills. 

People playing Zeus in Dota 2 matches can stay in the mid lane till they reach level 6. Zeus can learn Thundergod’s Wrath at level 6 to deal 300 damage to all enemy heroes on the map. A level one Thundergod’s Wrath has a cooldown of 130 seconds and consumes 300 mana in the massively multiplayer game. 

You can cast spells at a rapid rate using Zeus as he has a projectile speed of 1100. Spells like Arc Lightning and Lightning Bolt can be used to fry enemy heroes in battles. Zeus can deal up to 180 damage with Arc Lightning that hits up to 15 enemies at a time. Arc Lightning has a cooldown of 1.6 seconds and requires 95 mana. 

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Zeus can cast Lightning Bolt on enemy heroes to deal up to 350 damage to them. You can also use Lightning Bolt on any location on the map to reveal invisible units and items. Zeus can roam the map and cast Lightning Bolt around Secret Shops and neutral creep camps to destroy any Observer Wards or Sentry Wards placed by enemy heroes in Dota 2. 

Lightning Bolt provides True Sight to allies around a radius of 750. True Sight lasts for up to 5 seconds, making it tremendously useful against invisible enemy heroes like Riki and Nyx Assassin. Lightning Bolt has a maximum cast range of 850 and can stun enemy heroes for 0.3 seconds per cast. It has a cooldown of 6 seconds and needs 135 mana. 

Zeus can use Heavenly Jump to leap forward in the direction that he is facing for up to a distance of 500. Heavenly Jump will strike the closest enemy unit with a current of electricity that deals 100 damage. Enemy units hit by Heavenly Jump will have their movement speed slowed by 80% and have their attack speed slowed by 100. Heavenly Jump has a cooldown of 14 seconds and requires 80 mana per cast.

The best strategy to increase kill streaks with Zeus is to actively teleport to other lanes for team battles. Zeus can use Heavenly Jump to move forward in battles and cast multiple instances of Arc Lightning and Lightning Bolt to weaken enemy heroes. Zeus can cast Thundergod’s Wrath to prevent weakened enemies from reaching their base with low health.  

You can keep an eye out for messages from allies to instantly cast Thundergod’s Wrath to kill enemy heroes. Make sure Zeus has plenty of mana to cast his spells for getting loads of Double Kills and Triple Kills with the Intelligence hero. 

Items to Buy For Zeus

Arcane Boots

Arcane Boots provides 250 mana and a bonus movement speed of 45 to Zeus. You can purchase Arcane Boots for 1300 gold in the game. Zeus can use Arcane Boots to replenish up to 175 mana to allies around a radius of 1200. It has a cooldown of 55 seconds. You can upgrade Arcane Boots to Guardian Greaves to replenish mana and health to allies in the game. 

Veil of Discord

Veil of Discord grants 5 Intelligence, 5 Agility, and 5 Strength to the Intelligence hero. It can cost players 1525 gold to buy a Veil of Discord for Zeus in the game. People can cast Magic Weakness using Veil of Discord. 

Zeus can amplify the damage dealt by his spells by 18% by casting Magic Weakness on the map. Magic Weakness can be used around a radius of 600 and lasts for up to 16 seconds. Veil of Discord has a cooldown of 22 seconds and needs 50 mana to be cast. 

Aether Lens

Aether Lens provides 300 mana and 2.5 mana regeneration to Zeus. It increases the cast range of all of Zeus’ spells and items by 225. You can purchase Aether Lens for 2275 gold in the game. 

Aghanim’s Scepter

Aghanim’s Scepter grants 175 health, 175 mana, 10 Intelligence, 10 Agility, and 10 Strength to Zeus. The Intelligence hero gains a new ability, Nimbus, after purchasing an Aghanim’s Scepter. It costs 4200 gold in the game. 

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Nimbus can be used to cast a large cloud that covers a radius of 450 on the map. The spell casts a Lightning Bolt to strike enemy units, once every 2.5 seconds and lasts for up to 30 seconds. It can take up to 8 hits from enemy heroes to destroy Nimbus in battles. Nimbus has a cooldown of 45 seconds and requires 325 mana. 

Refresher Orb

Refresher Orb can be purchased for 5000 gold in Dota 2. Zeus gains 13 health regeneration and 7 mana regeneration by equipping a Refresher Orb for the Intelligence hero. You can activate Refresher Orb to reset all of Zeus’ spells and items within a second. Refresher Orb has a cooldown of 180 seconds and needs 350 mana. 

Zeus can use Refresher Orb immediately after using Thundergod’s Wrath to cast it twice in a row. Thundergod’s Wrath can deal a total amount of 1100 to enemy heroes on the map using a Refresher Orb. You can buy items that increase Zeus’ Intelligence to be able to cast Refresher Orb and Thungergod’s Wrath at any given time in the game. 

Arcane Blink

Arcane Blink provides 25 Intelligence to Zeus. The item can be bought for 6800 gold in the game. Zeus can use Arcane Blink to teleport himself in any direction for up to a distance of 1200. The Intelligence hero has 25% mana cost reduction, 50% cast point reduction, and 20% debuff amplification for 6 seconds. It has a cooldown of 15 seconds. 

Best Allies for Zeus


Clockwerk uses Rocket Flares to gain vision of enemies

Clockwerk is a Strength hero who can stun enemies and isolate them in battles. Allies who pick Clockwerk can send out Rocket Flares between waves of enemy creeps to reveal the locations of enemy heroes. Zeus can teleport to the lanes to get fast kills with Clockwerk.

The melee hero can cast Battery Assault to stun nearby enemy creeps and enemy heroes. Any enemy unit affected by Battery Assault will take up to 95 damage per hit. Battery Assault can last for up to 10.5 seconds. It has a cooldown of 18 seconds and consumes 90 mana. 

Clockwerk can activate Power Cogs to trap enemy heroes for up to 8 seconds. Allies can use Battery Assault while holding enemy heroes captive to deal damage to them. Zeus can cast Lightning Bolt while near Clockwerk to drain the health of enemy heroes. You can cast Thundergod’s Wrath to deal the final blow to enemy heroes in battles to increase your kill streaks with the Intelligence hero. 


Tinker casts Lasers to deal Pure damage to enemies

Tinker is an Intelligence hero who can strike enemy heroes with magical spells from a distance. Allies can cast Lasers to deal Pure damage to enemy heroes in Dota 2 while playing Tinker. The range of spells that Tinker has at his disposal makes him a suitable ally for Zeus in most matches. 

Enemy units hit by Lasers take up to 300 Pure damage from Tinker. Teammates can cast Heat-Seeking Missiles to deal 340 damage to up to 2 enemies at a time. Zeus can hit enemy heroes who have low health using Thundergod’s Wrath to increase the kill counts in each match. 

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