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Terrorblade's Image Attack!!

Created by Killrbkilled on 2006-10-19
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Hi, Killrbkilled here, writing my second strategy guide! Terrorblade is my second favorite hero, although not my best hero... I know you are all asking, "Why another Terrorblade strategy? There are like 3 already lolz." Well, I didn't like the other ones. This strategy will focus on using Terrorblade's images to farm + push. A well built terrorblade can take on 2-3 or sometimes 4 opponents and run away with "hardly a scratch". Terrorblade is also a great counter-attacker due to sunder, which makes most mellee heros hesitant to engage him or his images.

Terrorblade - The Soul Keeper

Range: | Move Speed: 310
Primary: AGI
Str: 15 + 1.9 | Agi: 22 + 3.2 | Int: 19 + 1.75
Damage: 48 - 54 | HP: 435 | Mana: 247
HP Regen: 0.70 | Mana Regen: 0.77
Attack Speed: 0.81 | Armor: 5
Reflection (E)
Terrorblade brings forth a dark reflection of all enemy units in a small area. Affected units are slowed and attacked by their reflections for 5 seconds.
Level 1 - 20% AS & MS slow, illusions deal 35% damage
Level 2 - 25% AS & MS slow, illusions deal 45% damage
Level 3 - 30% AS & MS slow, illusions deal 55% damage
Level 4 - 35% AS & MS slow, illusions deal 65% damage
Casting Range: 600
Area of Effect: 350
Reflections are untargetable, invulnerable illusions.
Reflections can only attack their source.
Mana Cost: 75
Cooldown: 20 seconds
Comment: This is a decent ability in the mid-game it allows you (and your clones) the luxury of a ranged attack when pushing towers and base defenses.

Zeal (C)
Increases your attack speed and HP regeneration.
Level 1 - +20 IAS, +2 HP regeneration
Level 2 - +30 IAS, +3 HP regeneration
Level 3 - +40 IAS, +4 HP regeneration
Level 4 - +50 IAS, +5 HP regeneration
Attack speed bonus affects your illusions too.
Mana Cost: N/A
Cooldown: N/A
Comment: Worthless skill IMO. You can't hit hero's with it cause they run out of range and you don't get a lot of health back from creeps either. It also gives away your position if you use it while your images are on the field. Plus it tells the other team "Hi I'm new to using Terrorblade, please come and kill me."
Metamorphosis (T)
Transforms Terrorblade into a powerful Demon with a ranged attack and illusions.
Level 1 - 20 extra base damage
Level 2 - 25 extra base damage, 1 illusion dealing 10% damage and receiving 350% damage
Level 3 - 30 extra base damage, 1 illusion dealing 15% damage and receiving 350% damage
Level 4 - 35 extra base damage, 2 illusions dealing 20% damage and receiving 350% damage
Metamorphed Terrorblade has 300 movement speed, a 1.6 Base Attack Time and 550 attack range.
Lasts for 30 seconds
Mana Cost: 100
Cooldown: 70 seconds
Comment: Bread & butter of the build. These images can be used to confuse & harrass the enemy. Often I use them to chase weaker hero's away from the front line, reducing the gold/experience they receive early in the game. They do an excellent job in farming you gold as well. The most you can have on the field is two... more on that later.
Sunder (R)
Sunder severs the soul from both Terrorblade and a target hero, then exchanges them, carrying part of the units' life forces. The percentage hit points of each unit are switched with the souls. Some hit points must remain on enemy heroes and yourself.
Level 1 - 33% hit point minimum.
Level 2 - 28% hit point minimum.
Level 3 - 23% hit point minimum.
Damage type: direct HP removal
Interrupts channeling spells of the target.
Magic immunity on the target or Terrorblade will prevent that unit from having their HP changed. The other unit will still change its hp correctly.
Casting range: 250
Mana Cost: 200/100/0
Cooldown: 160/110/60 seconds
Comment: Heh heh heh. This skill is great when a full-health noobie tries to gank you. Thanks for the full health bar nubcake! Too bad it doesn't switch your mana pools too... Downside: High mana cost.
Skill Build

Skill Build:

1. Stats
2. Conjure Image
3. Stats
4. Conjure Image
5. Conjure Image
6. Sunder
7. Conjure Image
8. Stats
9. Stats
10. Stats
11. Sunder
12. Metamorphosis
13. Stats
14. Stats
15. Stats
16. Sunder
17. Stats
18. Metamorphosis
19. Stats
20. Metamorphosis
21. Metamorphosis
22. Soul Steal
23. Soul Steal
24. Soul Steal
25. Soul Steal
Item Build

Item Build:

1.View Details for Boots of Speed
Boots of Speed
50 Movement Speed
Note: Movement speed bonus doesn't stack with Boots of Travel, Phase Boots, Power Treads, or Boots of Speed.
2.View Details for Gloves of Haste
Gloves of Haste
15 Attack Speed
3.View Details for Power Treads
Power Treads
60 Movement Speed
30 Attack Speed
8 Selected Attribute

Active: Switch Attribute
Switches the attribute that receives a bonus. From Strength to Intelligence, Intelligence to Agility, and Agility to Strength.
Note: Can only carry one. Movement speed bonus doesn't stack with Boots of Travel, Phase Boots, Power Treads, or Boots of Speed.
Boots of Speed + Gloves of Haste + Boots of Elvenskin or Robe of the Magi or Belt of Giant Strength
4.View Details for Blade of Alacrity
Blade of Alacrity
10 Agility
5.View Details for Robe of the Magi
Robe of the Magi
6 Intelligence
6.View Details for Diffusal Blade
Diffusal Blade
22/26 Agility
6/10 Intelligence
Passive: Feedback
Causes your attacks to burn 20 (36 when upgraded) mana and deal bonus physical damage equal to the amount of mana burned. Orb effect.
Active: Purge
Purges a target unit, removing buffs, slowing, and dealing 99999 damage if it is a summoned unit. Non-hero units will be paused for the first 3 seconds instead of slowed. Slow lasts 4 seconds. 8 seconds cooldown. 600 cast range.
Note: Can be upgraded once by buying the recipe again. 8 charges. Charges are refreshed to 8 when it is upgraded.
2x Blades of Alacrity + Robe of the Magi + Diffusal Blade Recipe Scroll
7.View Details for Vitality Booster
Vitality Booster
250 HP
8.View Details for Manta Style
Manta Style
26 Agility
10 Strength
10 Intelligence
15 Attack Speed
10% Movement Speed

Active: Mirror Image
- Creates 2 images that deal 33% damage for melee; 28% for ranged
- Illusions take 350% damage for melee; 400% for ranged
- 0.1 second animation delay for which you are invulnerable
- Manacost: 165
- Duration: 20 seconds
- Cooldown: 35 seconds for melee; 50 seconds for ranged

Note: Movement speed bonus doesn't stack with Yasha, Sange and Yasha, or Manta Style
Note: Can be disassembled

Ultimate Orb + Yasha + Manta Style Recipe Scroll (900)
9.View Details for Void Stone
Void Stone
100% Mana Regeneration
10.View Details for Ring of Health
Ring of Health
5 HP Regeneration
11.View Details for Claymore
21 Damage
12.View Details for Mithril Hammer
Mithril Hammer
24 Damage
13.View Details for Battle Fury
Battle Fury
65 Damage
6 HP Regeneration
150% Mana Regeneration
Passive: Cleave
35% cleave on attack. 225 AoE. Cleave doesn't work on ranged units.
Claymore + Broadsword + Perseverance
14.View Details for Point Booster
Point Booster
200 HP
150 Mana
15.View Details for Ultimate Orb
Ultimate Orb
10 All Attributes
16.View Details for Ultimate Orb
Ultimate Orb
10 All Attributes
17.View Details for Eye of Skadi
Eye of Skadi
25 Agility
25 Strength
25 Intelligence
200 HP
150 Mana

Passive: Cold Attack
- Causes attacks to slow the movement speed of the target by 30% and attack speed by 20%.
Melee hero:
- Lasts 5 seconds
- Orb effect
- Buff placer
Ranged hero:
- Lasts 3 seconds
- Buff placer

2x Ultimate Orb + Point Booster + Orb of Venom
Skill Build

Early Game:

Terrorblade, is a pain early on, nukers, ranged, and most mellee will whoop him in a fair fight. Luckily for Mr. Terrorblade his images add at least 25% more damage and allow him to take on most heros. Since they don't know which to strike, they usually flee instead of taking a chance and fighting it out. Conserve your mana early, get a few levels, wait for the enemy to build up a surge of creeps, and then use your images and your hero to farm some quick gold. If you come under attack, send your image, or yourself, at the enemy. This will keep them guessing.

Smart opponents, however, figure it out very quickly which of you is the real deal, and which are the fakes. When I face intelligent opponents I above all do not put Mr. Terrorblade in danger, he is very weak when we start, hence the +stats. The stats add considerably to your survivability in the early and mid-game. They also boost your damage and mana pool, imagine that!

Like I said, smart opponents WILL target you for a gank. Letting Terrorblade get equipped can spell certain doom. Remember to confuse your opponents, I sometimes leave the image behind the front line to make them think that it is me, when the fake "charges" he is targetted instead of Mr. Terrorblade.

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266 By silentzero 2010-04-11

old guide is old

265 By redeyedkid 2010-04-11

manta can be used if terror is on meta? O.o

"When you have metamorphosis you can, if you have enough mana, summon 2-4 ranged images to bring death to the enemy."

conjure can only max 2 good time spans

264 By redeyedkid 2010-04-11

manta can be used if terror is on meta? O.o

"When you have metamorphosis you can, if you have enough mana, summon 2-4 ranged images to bring death to the enemy."

conjure can only max 2 good time spans

263 By TwinBlader 2010-02-11

262 By ToT71 2009-12-27

so what level soul steal then? maybe stats will help

261 By muikio 2009-12-25

The images are to confuse the enemy, not to kill them, at least during the early game.Conjure image at all levels creates 1 illusion,so you do not need to upgrade that spell during the early game more than level 1(if you are fighting at a line).The image at lvl 1 is enought to make your opponent to cast a spell on your illusion instead of you.

260 By ToT71 2009-11-27

sunder at lvl 6 is also hard on your mana pool and if you use it to escape chances are you wont have enogh mana.

259 By ToT71 2009-11-27

well if you think you need it at level 6 it will help you survive but leave that for life steal and images.
But stats in place of spells? Not for this guy (or build). ONE point in stats is like having two branches, and you'll already be higher than lvl 5 just keep them till the end. Last, do what your confortable with!

258 By Kazuhiki 2009-11-22

This... sucks =D

257 By neimi 2009-10-07

you gotta be kidding me.
sunder at lvl 10?
sunder should be gotten when ever possible.
1 lvl of meta and 1 lvl of CI are enough for early game.2 lvls of soul steal are also enough.
stats are way way better than keeping o lvling you images and meta.
dont wanna post the calculations but im pretty sure they are in CF_X's guide.check it out.
manta can be used for ranged illusions b pressing it at the right time with meta or by using shift-Queing.
images dont get dmg or cleave

256 By IMANERD 2009-09-02

you should get sol steal

255 By myndsnare 2009-08-18

yeah the 3rd one was the best...pls bring it back...pls

254 By tnt130 2009-08-15

anybody knows where is the third strategy of terrorblade and why is it missing ? There were supposed to be three right ?

253 By 105821236 2009-08-06

on 3vs3 game 5 gg branch 9 tangoes and crow/vulture the vulture will help you in delivering consumables and repices for your cores and jungling half of the game

252 By PokerFace 2009-08-06

nc very imformative

251 By gomogon 2009-08-06

soul steal is important early game to tb hp get 1 or 2 early game

250 By paladin0037 2009-08-06

i thimk that the damage of images are too little to be splashed that's why we dont see the nearby creeps have their hp decreasing

249 By nocry 2009-08-05

LOL lU Tod

248 By lll(-_-)xin 2009-08-04

ned more intell

247 By Masked_Lord 2009-07-27

Starting items:
2x circlet of nobility
slipper of agility
2x ironwoood branch
Don't get any tango because u already have soul steal, with this your additional dmg must be 4+3+2=9, str bonus= 4+2=6, int bonus= 4+2=6
U may change slipper of agi with gauntless of ogre str..