Saturday, October 15, 2011

Dota 2 Tinker Guide

Tinker - Dota 2 Guide
This is a Dota 2 hero guide for Tinker.

Dota 2 name: Tinker
DotA name: Boush - Tinker
HoN Counterpart: None
Affiliation: The Radiant
Primary Attribute: Intelligence

"You can keep your magic, I have laser beams."

Dota 2 Lore - Tinker:
Boush the Tinker's diminutive race is known for its intelligence, its cunning, and its prickly relationship with magic. As a matter of pride, they survive by their wits, and use only those powers of nature that may be unlocked through rational methodologies. Even this forbearance has led to a great deal of trouble, as Boush can attest. Once a key investigator of natural law, Boush the Tinker led a vast intellectual investigation into the workings of nature, founding a subterranean laboratory in the rumored, mist-wreathed wastes of the Violet Plateau. While scorning mages for the dangers they visit upon the world, Boush and his Tinker associates haughtily wrenched open a portal to some realm beyond comprehension and ushered in some nightmares of their own. A black mist rose from the cavernous interior of the Violet Plateau, shrouding it in permanent darkness from which sounds of horror perpetually emanate. Boush escaped with only his wits and the contraptions he carried, the sole Tinker to survive the Violet Plateau Incident.

Dota 2 Tinker Skills Guide

Tinker Skill 1: Laser (Q)
Tinker fires an intense energy beam, dealing damage and blinding the target for 2 seconds, causing it to miss all physical attacks.

Tinker Skill 2: Heat Seeking Missile (W)
Tinker fires a rocket at the nearest visible enemy heroes.

Tinker Skill 3: March of the Machines (E)
Tinker enlists an army of robotic minions to destroy your enemies.

Tinker Skill 4: Rearm (R)
Resets the cooldown on all of Tinker's abilities.
Note: This spell is channeled.

Dota 2 Tinker Strategy Guide
Tinker Skill Build
1 - Laser
2 - Heat Seeking Missile
3 - Laser
4 - Heat Seeking Missile
5 - Laser
6 - Heat Seeking Missile
7 - Laser
8 - Heat Seeking Missile
9 - Rearm
10 - March of the Machines
11 - March of the Machines
12 -March of the Machines
13 - March of the Machines
14 - Stats
15 -Stats
16 - Stats
17 - Rearm
18 - Rearm
19 to 25 - Stats

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Dota 2 Tinker Trivia:
- Virot2 revolutionized how Tinker was played.
- Dota 2's Tinker is voiced by Harry S. Robins (Half-Life's Dr. Kleiner)

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  1. it's a whole plot reference for half-life!

  2. rearm must be taken much earlier..... it helps a lot more in team fights or even smaller engagements

  3. Tinkers mana pool isnt big enough to use rearm efficiently until lvl 9 thats why it is practically never picked earier on competitive games.


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