Naga Siren

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Naga Siren
Naga Siren icon.png
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Intelligence attribute symbol.png
22 + 2.8
21 + 3.5
21 + 2
Level 0 1 15 25 30
Health 200 640 1420 1980 2260
Health regen 1.5 3.7 7.62 10.42 11.82
Mana 75 327 663 903 1023
Mana regen 0 1.05 2.45 3.45 3.95
Armor 3 6.5 14.67 20.5 23.42
Att/sec 0.59 0.71 1 1.21 1.31
Damage 23‒25 44‒46 93‒95 128‒130 145‒147
Magic resistance 25%
▶️ Movement speed 330
▶️ Attack speed 100
Turn rate 0.5
Vision range 1800/800
Attack range 150
Projectile speed Instant
Attack animation 0.5+0.5
Base attack time 1.7
Damage block 8
Collision size 8
Gib type Default
For the race in Dota 2 lore, see Naga.

Slithice, the Naga Siren, is a melee agility hero who can be played both as a late-game carry and an early/mid-game support. Slithice is an item dependent hero yet with the right style and inventory choices she can overpower many other heroes that deal strong physical damage while casting her active abilities to handle her enemies altogether and turn the tides. Mirror Image creates three illusions to wreak havoc upon her enemies. Ensnare is a very useful spell with several unique features. It not only holds an enemy in place, but also prevents them from blinking and going invisible. Rip Tide calls the forces of the seas, allowing the Siren and her illusions to unleash a wave of magical water to wash away foes and degrade their armor. The Song of the Siren is the ultimate ability for team battles; Naga Siren performs a mystical song to put her enemies to sleep in an area around her. Song of the Siren is her tool for initiation, as while her enemies are under her slumber her allies can come forth and prepare to unleash their attacks after the song wears off. Time is Naga's best friend, for as the game wears on, Slithice will gradually consume more and more of the map and engulf enemy towers and heroes like the rising tide itself.


Naga Siren minimap icon.pngSlithice, the Naga Siren
▶️ "I sing the Siren song of war."
Among the high-sworn of the Slithereen Guard there is a solemn vow oft repeated before battle: No Slithereen may fail. In truth, these words are equal parts oath and enforceable covenant, for those who fall short of their duty are banished from the order. To fail is to be other than Slithereen.

Once most highly esteemed of her race, Slithice for many years commanded a battalion of her fellows, using her formidable voice as her greatest weapon. Powerful, sinuous, serpentine, she led her deadly Guard in defense of the Deep Ones, and the great wealth of the sunken cities. But in the final battle of Crey, her forces were driven back by a marauding army of levianths intent on finding tribute for their god Maelrawn. After the long and bloody onslaught, as the bodies were cleared from the sunken halls, a single jeweled chalice was found missing from the trove. Of her hundred Guard, only a handful survived, but their bravery and sacrifice were of little consequence. What mattered was that treasure was taken. Honor destroyed. And so Naga Siren was cast out. Banished to search for the stolen chalice. Though she might add a hundred times her weight to the golden trove, she is doomed to live apart until that day she returns that which was taken. For no amount of gold is equal in honor to the honor she lost.


The illusions' formations.

Mirror Image
Mirror Image icon.png
No Target
Creates multiple images of Naga Siren under her control.
Cast Animation: 0.65+0
Split Time: 0.3
Number of Illusions: 3 (Talent 4)
Illusion Damage Dealt: 25%/30%/35%/40% (Talent 34%/39%/44%/49%)
Illusion Damage Taken: 350%
Illusion Duration: 26
Cooldown: 45/40/35/30
Mana: 70/85/100/115
Buff modifier_naga_siren_mirror_image: Dispellable with death only.
Buff modifier_illusion: Dispellable with death only.
Buff modifier_invulnerable: Dispellable with death only.
Slithice, while being strong in her own right, is notoriously hard to track down.


  • Mirror Image disjoints projectiles upon cast.
  • Resets all current attack and spell targeting orders from other units on Naga Siren.
  • After the split time, Naga Siren reappears with her illusions.
    • The reappear locations are based on Naga Siren's position upon cast, with one appearing at the cast location, and the others north, east, south or west from that point.
    • This means when spawning 3 illusions, the formation is T-shaped and when spawning 4 illusions, it is shaped like a plus.
    • The distance in between each is 72 range.
    • Though the formation is always the same, Naga Siren and her illusions take a random position in the formation and have all the same facing angle.
  • Orders the caster to stop after the split time, canceling all queued orders, and orders given during the split time.
  • Recasting Mirror Image replaces the illusions from the previous cast, no matter under whose control they are.

Ensnare icon.png
Interrupts the target and traps them in place, preventing movement or blinking.
Cast Animation: 0.5+0.43
Cast Range: 650
Duration: 2/3/4/5
Cooldown: 14 (With talent: 5)
Mana: 70/80/90/100
Blocked by Linken's Sphere. Blocked upon impact.
Debuff modifier_naga_siren_ensnare: Dispellable with any dispel.
The only way to escape the onslaught of a Slithereen is to never oppose one in the first place.


  • The net travels at a speed of 1500.
  • Roots the target, preventing it from moving and casting certain mobility spells.
  • All illusions owned by Naga Siren within 900 range of the target also cast a fake Ensnare.
    • They play the whole cast animation and release their fake net at the same time the real net is released.
    • When illusions currently are not having any order and are standing still, they turn to face the target and cast the fake net.
    • When illusions are moving or attacking, they continue to do so and do not turn to face the target. They still play the cast animation, overriding their move or attack animations.
    • When canceling the cast, the illusions still play the full cast animation, but do not release the fake net.
    • The fake nets do not interact with anything and do not root.

Rip Tide
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The Naga Siren and her images have a chance on attack to hit all nearby units with a damaging wave of water that lowers armor for 4 seconds.
Proc Chance: 17%
Radius: 300
Damage: 30/40/50/60
Armor Reduction: 2/4/6/8 (Talent 7/9/11/13)
Duration: 4
Does not pierce spell immunity. Armor reduction persists if debuff was placed before spell immunity and when not dispelled.
Buff modifier_naga_siren_rip_tide_passive: Undispellable. Persists death.
Debuff modifier_naga_siren_rip_tide: Dispellable with any dispel.
A torrent from the Deep Ones crushes the defenses of the Siren's enemies.


  • When proccing, Rip Tide first applies the debuff, then the Rip Tide damage, and then the attack damage.
  • When an enemy is hit by multiple Rip Tides, the armor reduction does not stack, but gets refreshed instead.

Song of the Siren
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No Target / Aura
(Upgradable by Aghanim's Scepter. Allies)
All enemies in range of the Naga Siren are put into a magical stasis where they cannot act or be attacked. Using Song of the Siren again will end the duration early.
Cast Animation: 1+0.3
Radius: 1000/1200/1400
Maximum Health as Health Regen Bonus: 0 (Upgradable by Aghanim's Scepter. 10%)
Aura Linger Duration: 0.4
Duration: 7
Cooldown: 160/120/80 (With Aghanim's: 140/100/60)
Mana: 150/175/200
Aghanim's upgrade: Song of the Siren regenerates all nearby allies for a percentage of their max health per second.
Partially pierces spell immunity. The sleep does not affect spell immune enemies.
The heal affects spell immune allies.
Buff modifier_naga_siren_song_of_the_siren_aura: Dispellable with death only.
Buff modifier_naga_siren_song_of_the_siren_healing_aura: Dispellable with death only.
Buff modifier_naga_siren_song_of_the_siren_healing: Undispellable. Persists death.
Debuff modifier_naga_siren_song_of_the_siren: Undispellable. Persists death.
Slithice's powerful voice enchants leagues of opponents, while calling her Slithereen kin in a time of need.


  • Applies a sleep on affected units, preventing them from acting, until woken up.
  • The area of the song follows Naga Siren, so if she moves far enough away from affected units, they wake up.
  • Song of the Siren cannot be interrupted. Only Naga Siren herself or her death can stop it.
    • However, silencing Naga Siren prevents her from manually stopping the song.
  • The sleep is provided by an aura. Its debuff lingers for 0.4 seconds.
  • The health regeneration from the Aghanim's Scepter icon.png Aghanim's Scepter upgrade is provided by an aura as well, which also lingers for 0.4 seconds.
    • The heal affects every ally. However, despite placing the buff on allied buildings, they do not get healed.
    • Affects invulnerable, but not hidden allies.
    • Can regenerate up to 74% of a unit's max health over its full duration.
    • Can fully regenerate a unit's health within 10 seconds.

Song of the Siren End
Song of the Siren End icon.png
No Target
Release enemy units from your song so they can be targeted again.
Cast Animation: 0+0.97
Cooldown: 1


  • Song of the Siren End interrupts Naga Siren's channeling spells on cast.
  • Goes into a 1-second cooldown right after Song of the Siren is cast.
  • When used, enemies wake up (Upgradable by Aghanim's Scepter. and allies stop regenerating) after the aura's linger duration.


Hero Talents
-5 Rip Tide Armor2525% Evasion
+1 Mirror Image Illusion20-9s Ensnare Cooldown
+13 Strength attribute symbol.png Strength15+10 Agility attribute symbol.png Agility
+9% Mirror Image Damage10+20 Movement Speed
  • The evasion talent stacks multiplicatively with other sources of evasion.

Recent Changes[edit]

Main Article: Naga Siren/Changelogs
  • Talents:
Level 10 left talent: +8% Mirror Image illusion outgoing damage increased to +9%.
Level 10 right talent: +15 movement speed increased to +20.
Level 15 left talent: +11 Strength attribute symbol.png strength increased to +13.
Level 20 right talent: -7s Ensnare cooldown increased to -9s.
  • Talents:
Level 10 left talent: +10% Mirror Image illusion outgoing damage reduced to +8%.
Level 10 right talent: +20 movement speed reduced to +15.
Level 15 left talent: +14 Strength attribute symbol.png strength reduced to +11.
Level 15 right talent: +12 Agility attribute symbol.png agility reduced to +10.
Level 20 right talent: -9s Ensnare cooldown reduced to -7s.
Level 25 left talent: +6 Rip Tide armor reduction reduced to +5.
Level 25 right talent: 30% evasion reduced to 25%.

Recommended items[edit]

Starting items:

  • Tango icon.png Tango provides needed health regeneration during the laning phase.
  • Healing Salve icon.png Healing Salve also restores health early on.

Early game:

  • Bottle (Full) icon.png Bottle helps with sustain and rune control when farming the mid lane.
  • Boots of Speed icon.png Boots of Speed provides movement speed so Naga Siren can walk to her farm.

Mid game:

  • Power Treads icon.png Power Treads give agility and attack speed, benefiting illusions as well, to proc Rip Tide.
  • Diffusal Blade 1 icon.png Diffusal Blade gives her more damage, armor and attack speed, as well as Manabreak on attacks which greatly boosts damage output of her and her illusions.
  • Manta Style icon.png Manta Style gives her good attribute bonuses as well as the ability to summon more illusions.

Late game:

  • Octarine Core icon.png Octarine Core reduces the cooldowns of Naga Siren's abilities, greatly improving her pushing power and making her much harder to gank. The Spell Lifesteal has little effect on her own abilities, but can be combined with Radiance to let her illusions shrug off damage from creeps.

Situational items:

  • Quelling Blade icon.png Quelling Blade grants bonus damage against creeps to secure last hits.
  • Infused Raindrops icon.png Infused Raindrops gives good mana regeneration to keep using your abilities, and allows Naga Siren to survive some magical burst.
  • Magic Wand icon.png Magic Wand provides attributes and burst of health and mana, a useful sustain item no matter the role of Naga Siren.
  • Arcane Boots icon.png Arcane Boots solve Naga Siren's early mana issues, and you can later disassemble it to recycle the Energy Booster icon.png Energy Booster into Octarine Core.
  • Drum of Endurance icon.png Drum of Endurance gives solid overall attributes, and an active that increases movement and attack speed to Naga Siren, allied heroes, and illusions around her.
  • Meteor Hammer icon.png Meteor Hammer's area stun combos well with Song of the Siren, giving the enemies little time to react.
  • Spirit Vessel icon.png Spirit Vessel grants Naga Siren various bonuses like health and movement speed, as well as an ability to heal teammates or counter enemy healing.
  • Blink Dagger icon.png Blink Dagger grants mobility so Naga Siren can better initiate with Song of the Siren.
  • Boots of Travel 1 icon.png Boots of Travel makes Naga Siren an incredibly strong pusher and increases her farm speed.
  • Radiance (Active) icon.png Radiance gives a lot of damage and the Radiance aura works on illusions, giving Naga Siren the ability to farm multiple areas of the map at the same time thanks to Mirror Image. Makes ultimate ability very dangerous. Positioning deep inside of enemies prevents enemies from blinking away or in once ultimate expired and they got a tick of damage from Radiance.
  • Heart of Tarrasque icon.png Heart of Tarrasque provides a large amount of health, tanking Naga Siren and her illusions up massively. It also provides enormous passive health regeneration while not fighting, so she can return to fights faster with full health.
  • Butterfly icon.png Butterfly offers bonus attack speed, damage, and armor, as well as evasion that gives more survivability to her and her illusions.
  • Linken's Sphere icon.png Linken's Sphere provides good all around attributes as well as regeneration, which allows Naga Siren to stay farming without having to go back to base. On top of that, it provides a spellblock which can make Naga Siren harder to kill in conjunction with Song of the Siren.
  • Aghanim's Scepter icon.png Aghanim's Scepter provides great heal to allied heroes during Song of the Siren, a terrific support item to boost team's survivability and turn around teamfights.


Roles: Carry Carry Support Support Pusher Pusher Disabler Disabler Initiator Initiator Escape Escape
Complexity: ★★☆
Playstyle: Once a highly regarded commander of the Slithereen Guard, Slithice fell from honor following a seemingly trivial oversight. She was to find the one stolen chalice, or remain banished forever. Slithice splits into three Mirror Images, sending them to scout ahead and mislead foes. She Ensnares targets in a luminous net, then lashes out with Rip Tide to soften their armor. The enemy halts in mid-swing, lowering their weapons at the sound of a haunting aria. There they will stand, mesmerized, unresponsive to Slithice's encircling allies as they listen to the Siren Song that has lulled them to their deaths.





  • The DotA Naga Siren from Warcraft universe sports the same weapons as Slithice, the only difference being that the DotA version had one weapon, and four arms, while the Dota 2 has two weapons and two arms.
  • Song of the Siren's ▶️ sound is based on this ▶️ voice line of Naga Siren. Whether there is an extended version of that line or if the rest of the song was manually put together is unknown.