DotA is one of the most popular custom-made maps for Warcraft 3. To offer players a better understanding of this complex and sometimes complicated game, here is a hero guide.
Being able to "adapt" to almost any situation, this hero can prove very powerful, specially in middle and late-game. You can recruit him from the Sentinel Agility Tavern.
A mysterious character, this hero has an even more mysterious past, as the following story will show you: "The Morphling, nature's magnum opus, the pinnacle of evolution, can force his liquid body to flow over opponents in a massive wave, forcibly moving himself as well as injuring his enemies.
At a whim, he may change the composition of his body, trading strength for agility and vice versa.
Capable of manipulating his energy into either disable or damage based on his strongest attribute, the Morphling's most disturbing ability creates a literal clone of a chosen target, forcing them to face their own reflection as he crushes them in their confusion".
A cool set of abilities allows him to initiate or escape battles with ease:
Waveform (W) - Liquefying into small atoms, the Morphling rushes forward and damages enemies along a path. While traveling, the hero becomes invulnerable and deals: 100/175/250/325 damage.
Adaptive Strike (E) - Bombards an enemy hero with magic damage and, depending on his main attribute (strength or agility), deals extra damage or stun. With each level, the damage is increased (20/40/60/80) and:
- Agility dominant skill: 0.25x-0.5x/0.25x-1.0x/0.25x-1.5x/0.25x-2.0x extra damage
- Strength dominant skill: 0.25-0.75/0.25-1.5/0.25-2.25/0.25-3.0 stun duration.
If agility is larger than strength by 50%, damage will be maximum, while stun will have the lowest value. On the other hand, if you have 50% more strength than agility, the stun will have the highest value, while damage will be minimum.
Morph (R) - By using its inner-energy, Morphling is able to turn agility into strength and strength into agility. With each level, you can swap more points: 2/4/6/8.
Replicate (D) - A great ability that will allow Morph to duplicate another enemy or friendly hero. The image will only deal 50% damage, but will allow the Morph to "teleport" and take the illusion's place.
Morphling can prove to be quite a formidable opponent, specially if he's fitted with the right items: Boots of Travel, Manta Style, Linken's Sphere, Eye of Skadi, Butterfly and even Satanic.
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