Tinker responses

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Entering battle[edit | edit source]

  • Play Tinker!!
  • Play I am perfectly suited for this environment.
  • Play Ready, willing and fully enabled!
  • Play Sometimes I think you only want me for my hazard suit!
  • Play I have several theories I'd like to put into practice.
  • Play Clinker… I mean, Tinker!
  • Play Greetings!
  • Play Dr. Clinker!
  • Play Gaaa, Dr. Tinker.

Taunting[edit | edit source]

  • Play My friends, this one is indubitably in the bag!

Beginning battle[edit | edit source]

  • Play Conditions could hardly be more ideal!

Moving[edit | edit source]

6 seconds cooldown

  • Play Absolutely!
  • Play Positively!
  • Play Very Well.
  • Play Indeed!
  • Play I should say so!
  • Play Proceed.
  • Play I'm in complete agreement.
  • Play My sentiments, exactly!
  • Play No argument there!
  • Play Then it's settled.
  • Play Tinkering about!
  • Play Are you thinking what I'm thinking?

Attacking[edit | edit source]

6 seconds cooldown

  • Play If I must!
  • Play You leave me no choice!
  • Play Into the fray!
  • Play I carry a charge!
  • Play u Get away from the beam!
  • Play u Oh… Dear!
  • Play Is this really necessary?!
  • Play Oh, this is perilous!
  • Play A great adventure!
  • Play Science! In Action!
  • Play u Oh dear!
  • Play u Oh dear.
  • Play u Oh dear!

Ordering a spell cast[edit | edit source]

Only when distance is at least 2x the cast range, 4 seconds cooldown

  • Play This ought to be interesting!
  • Play You leave me no choice!
  • Play Oh look! A guinea pig.
  • Play I wonder what.. This does?

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Laser icon.png Laser
Killing enemy
25% chance

  • Play Get away from the beam!
  • Play You can keep your magic, I have laser beams!
  • Play Pew, pew, pew pew pew!
  • Play Blinded you, with Science!

Heat-Seeking Missile icon.png Heat-Seeking Missile
On cast

Killing enemy
25% chance

  • Play Ooh! They never miss!

March of the Machines icon.png March of the Machines
On cast

  • Play u Ha ha ha, it's working!
  • Play 20 March, March!
  • Play 20 Go my little friends! Go!
  • Play 20 Look at them go!
  • Play u Ha ha, ha ha!
  • Play u Aha… ah ha ha ha ha ha.
  • Play 20 March, March! March! March!
  • Play 20 March! March! March!
  • Play 20 They'll tear you apart!

Rearm icon.png Rearm
On cast, any level

  • Play 20 Ree-arming!
  • Play 20 I can't wait!
  • Play 20 Now, this goes here.
  • Play 20 Where did that come from?
  • Play u Oh dear!
  • Play 20 What was this for again?
  • Play 20 That shouldn't be there.

On cast, level 1

  • Play 20 The massless field flux should self-limit.
  • Play u I've clamped the manifold parameters to… CY base and LG orbifold… Hilbert inclusive.
  • Play 20 Initializing in… 3..2..1!

Leveling up[edit | edit source]

  • Play Energized!
  • Play Enhance!
  • Play I built it myself!
  • Play Hazard suits me! He he he
  • Play My experiment was an unqualified success!
  • Play Well isn't that something!
  • Play Stupendous!
  • Play Consider my curiosity, piqued!
  • Play I've discovered some new materials!
  • Play That's odd.
  • Play Fascinating!
  • Play u A ha, ha ha ha ha ha ha!
  • Play u Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!

Killing an enemy[edit | edit source]

  • Play I'd love to get this under a microscope!
  • Play Oh… Dear!
  • Play And they said I was crazy!
  • Play Excellent!
  • Play Now that's just shoddy construction.
  • Play You just proved my theory.
  • Play That was genius!
  • Play Science, and you!
  • Play Victory is 10% inspiration, 90% decapitation!
  • Play In every meeting of minds, there must be a loser.
  • Play Now that's bleeding edge technology!
  • Play I'm building a future without you in it!
  • Play I really should patent that effect.
  • Play Contraptionated!
  • Play Next time, try a crowbar!
  • Play Ahh… you've been wounded.
  • Play I hope it's clear which of us, has the degree!
  • Play Ha ha ha ha ha!
  • Play Ha ha ha ha.
  • Play ahem, uh.
  • Play E ha e ha!
  • Play Aha ha ha!
  • Play U ha!
  • Play U ha ha ha!
  • Play U ha!
  • Play Ahaha haha ha!
  • Play Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!
  • Play U hck.
  • Play Oho Oha!
  • Play Ah ha ha ha ha!
  • Play He heh!
  • Play Aha ha ha!
  • Play Ah ha ha ha ha ha!
  • Play Aha!

Killing a specific enemy
25% chance

  • Play Clockwerk Rattletrap, all your parts are out of stock!
  • Play Sniper Letting me out of your sight was your first mistake, Sniper!
  • Play Gyrocopter Gyro, that craft of yours has made you dizzy.
  • Play Alchemist What sort of loon believes in Alchemy?
  • Play Nature's Prophet Science: One. Nature's Prophet: Nothing!
  • Play Nature's Prophet Nature's profit, your loss!
  • Play Anti-Mage Anti-Mage, your efforts against magic do not go unappreciated, I assure you!
  • Play Chen What you see before you, Chen, is truly intelligent design!
  • Play Warlock Warlock, you should put down your spell book and pick up a textbook!
  • Play Lina Well, Lina, fire vs. laser beams, it's a timeless struggle.
  • Play Crystal Maiden We have established the melting point of Crystal Maiden!
  • Play Invoker Should have taken up science, Invoker, magic's long term prospects are dim!

First Blood

  • Play First blood!
  • Play First blood! He he ha ha ha ha ha.

Last hitting[edit | edit source]

60 seconds cooldown

  • Play Money for parts!
  • Play R and D.
  • Play I'll build a new lab with this!
  • Play Don't mind if I do!
  • Play This will come in handy!
  • Play I'll take that!
  • Play Smart money!
  • Play A research grant!
  • Play A fellow scientist!

Enemy Spiderlings
15% chance

  • Play r Lamarr, is that you?
  • Play r Lamarr?!
  • Play r They're debeaked and completely harmless!
  • Play r I've seen these things somewhere before.

Denying[edit | edit source]

Requires visible enemy player within 1000 radius, 60 seconds cooldown

Acquiring an item[edit | edit source]

  • Play r There goes my grant money!
  • Play r Time to restock the lab!
  • Play r More parts to play with!

Acquiring a specific item

  • Play Blink Dagger (2250) r Blink dagger!
  • Play Aghanim's Scepter (4200) r Ah, scepter!
  • Play Aghanim's Scepter (4200) r Scepter!
  • Play Boots of Travel (2400) r Boots of Travel!
  • Play Boots of Travel (2400) r Let's see if I can't make a real nuisance of myself!
  • Play Boots of Travel (2400) r By my bootstraps, here's where I earn my keep!
  • Play Boots of Travel (2400) r I intend to be a travelling pain!
  • Play Boots of Travel (2400) r I predict these boots will leave a mark on the enemy's backside!
  • Play Boots of Travel (2400) r Time to reboot and kick butt!
  • Play Scythe of Vyse (5650) r Oh, Sheepstick!
  • Play Shiva's Guard (4700) r Shiva? Indeed!
  • Play Soul Ring (775) r My very own soulring!
  • Play Aegis of the Immortal Immortality!
  • Play Aegis of the Immortal u A well-oiled machine ought to run forever.

10% chance

  • Play Bottle (660) r I wish this was a Kleiner bottle!
  • Play Bottle (660) r Why, it's a magic beaker!

Dying[edit | edit source]

  • Play Oh fie!
  • Play Oh dear!
  • Play Oh, fiddlesticks, what now?
  • Play It's probably not a problem, probably.
  • Play Beyond repair.
  • Play A malfunction.
  • Play So this is wits, end.
  • Play The machine, stops.
  • Play Patent pending.
  • Play Tinker, failure…Soldier…Fie…
  • Play I can't take much more of this.
  • Play That was an unqualified, failure.
  • Play OH! Dear…

Respawning[edit | edit source]

  • Play I predicted all of this you know, all of it!
  • Play Thank goodness. My relief is almost palpable.
  • Play I'm going to call that experiment, a failure.
  • Play I'm in good repair.
  • Play The fix is in!
  • Play Completely refurbished!
  • Play Good thing I bought that extended warranty!
  • Play I Tink! Therefore I am!
  • Play Hmm… Something else that needs tinkering with.
  • Play Got anything needs fixin?
  • Play Must have put that last plan together out of spare parts!
  • Play This is starting to remind me of the Seven Minute War!
  • Play I encountered unexpected interference.


  • Play I've got a lifetime warranty!

Bottling Runes[edit | edit source]

  • Play I'll prudently put this aside.

Activating runes[edit | edit source]


  • Play 300 Smart money!

Double Damage

  • Play Double damage!
  • Play u Can one ever do too much damage?


25% chance

  • Play Perpetual motion.


  • Play Illusion!
  • Play u I'm of three minds on the subject.


  • Play Invisibility!
  • Play u It's the unseen mysteries that hold my gaze.


25% chance

  • Play This will fix me right up!

Ability on cooldown[edit | edit source]

First attempt within 10 seconds

Second attempt within 10 seconds

Third and more attempts within 10 seconds

Not enough mana[edit | edit source]

First attempt within 10 seconds

Second attempt within 10 seconds

Third and more attempts within 10 seconds

  • Play Not enough mana.
  • Play Not enough mana.
  • Play Not enough mana.

Taking damage[edit | edit source]

3 seconds cooldown

25% chance

  • Play u I'm under attack over here!
  • Play 120 I'm under attack!

Selecting[edit | edit source]

5 consecutive clicks on the hero

  • Play My suit should keep me comfortable through all of this.
  • Play With my brains and your brawn, we'll make an excellent team!
  • Play Someone has hidden my glasses again!
  • Play Well. I think it's rather stimulating, don't you?
  • Play I'm the one man who knows everything!
  • Play I hope someday I'll run into another survivor of the Violet Plateau Incident, but it's not looking promising.

Chat responses[edit | edit source]

thx, thanks, ty, or ally casts certain spell on player, 30 seconds cooldown

  • Play Thanks.
  • Play Why, thank you.
  • Play Your talents surpass your loveliness.

/laugh, haha, lol, 15 seconds cooldown

Match end[edit | edit source]


  • Play Yes!
  • Play Victory!
  • Play The brains behind the victory!
  • Play This is a red-letter day!


  • Play Noooo!
  • Play Defeated!
  • Play I lay down my tools forever!
  • Play Oh my gods, we're doomed!

Cosmetic item drop[edit | edit source]



Rare and higher

  • Play Highly stimulating!
  • Play Ha, ha ha!

Misc[edit | edit source]


  • Play u Shitty wizard!
  • Play u Crummy wizard!




  • Play u If you were a genius like me, you'd be running for cover right now!
  • Play u I've got a theory I'd like to test out, on your skull!
  • Play u Try to outsmart me, and you'll just end up, smarting.