Nature's Prophet/Counters

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Bad against...[edit]

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  • Firefly can be used to clear Nature's Prophet's treants and fly over Sprout.
  • Flaming Lasso prevents Nature's Prophet escaping with Teleportation.
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  • Broodmother can destroy Nature's Prophet's treants with Spawn Spiderlings and summon spiderlings in their place.
  • Broodmother loves buying Orchid Malevolence icon.png Orchid Malevolence, which can prevent Nature's Prophet from escaping with Sprout and Teleportation.
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  • Clockwerk's long range initiation makes it incredibly difficult for Nature's Prophet to split push and show on the map alone.
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  • Crypt Swarm helps clear treant pushes.
  • Silence prevents Nature's Prophet from using Sprout or Teleportation.
  • Exorcism kills all treants.
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  • Echo Slam can do a lot of damage if Nature's Prophet stands close to his treants.
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  • Astral Spirit can give Elder Titan a lot of damage and movement speed if Nature's Prophet stands close to his treants.
  • Not only can Echo Stomp prevent Nature's Prophet from escaping with Teleportation, Elder Titan can also use Astral Spirit to bypass Sprout and use its own Echo Stomp.
  • Aghanim's Scepter icon.png Aghanim's Scepter-upgraded Earth Splitter can clear Nature's Prophet's treants and disarm him simultaneously, which can shutdown his pushing.
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  • Meepo can net Nature's Prophet's treants with Earthbind and then he Poofs them, putting an end to his pushing.
  • Skilled Meepo minimap icon.png Meepos can rival and even exceed Nature's Prophet's global presence by combining Poof with Boots of Travel 1 icon.png Boots of Travel, meaning that he can not only stop his push, but can also kill him if he is not careful.
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  • Naga Siren is a natural split-pusher. With a Radiance (Active) icon.png Radiance equipped, she will easily out-push Nature's Prophet, farming his treants in the process.
  • Ensnare prevents him from using Teleportation.
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  • Sand King has many tools to deal with Nature's Prophet's treants.
  • Sand King also can interrupt Teleportation with Burrowstrike.
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  • Nature's Prophet can literally do nothing against Spectre, because she can chase him from anywhere with Haunt.
  • Spectre, just like Naga Siren, loves buying Radiance (Active) icon.png Radiance, which can kill Nature's Prophet's treants, and grant her farm simultaneously.
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  • Spirit Breaker can chase Nature's Prophet from anywhere on the map with Charge of Darkness, making it hard for Nature's Prophet to split-push if he shows on the map.
  • Charge of Darkness and Nether Strike gives vision of Nature's Prophet when he tries to Sprout himself and teleport away.
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  • Just like Batrider, his Ball Lightning can be used to clear Nature's Prophet's treants and easily destroys Sprout and allows him chase Nature's Prophet himself.
  • Electric Vortex prevents Nature's Prophet from escaping with Teleportation.
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  • Rearm and Boots of Travel 1 icon.png Boots of Travel can teleport and defend towers whenever Nature's Prophet tries to split push.
  • Laser prevents Nature's Prophet from attacking. Additionally, even with Monkey King Bar icon.png Monkey King Bar, Nature's Prophet cannot hit towers and buildings.
  • March of the Machines can easily kill an entire wave of Treants, giving Tinker lots of gold.



Good against...[edit]

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  • Bane cannot do anything against Nature's Prophet in the very early stages of the game.
  • Nightmare can be removed by treants.
  • Bane is a very easy gank target for Nature's Prophet for most the time.
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  • His treants can prevent Chain Frost from jumping to Nature's Prophet or his allies.
  • Lich has no way to defeat Natures Prophet in lane due to his high base damage and attack animation.
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  • Luna cannot fight against Nature's Prophet in the early game.
  • Treants will tank Luna's Eclipse
  • Luna doesn't usually buy a Quelling Blade icon.png Quelling Blade so Sprout is a threat the majority of the game.
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  • Monkey King will find it hard to fight back against Nature's Prophet early on without support.
  • Nature's Prophet's treants can destroy trees while Monkey King is standing on Tree Dance.
  • Sprout can make Monkey King useless if he has not purchased a Quelling Blade icon.png Quelling Blade.
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  • Equipped with Necronomicon 3 icon.png Necronomicon 3, Sentry Ward icon.png Sentry Ward or a Gem of True Sight icon.png Gem of True Sight, Nature's Prophet can use Teleportation to position himself outside the reach of Techies' Remote Mines to clear them.
  • Treants are useful in clearing Land Mines and Remote Mines.
  • Nature's Prophet is constantly moving around the map, so it is very likely he will see where techies is planting his mines
  • His high attack range is very useful against destroying mines with true sight.
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Works well with...[edit]

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  • Nature's Prophet can teleport and finish off target with low HP with vision provided by Thirst. Or just simply use Nature's Prophet ultimate to end him.
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  • Invoker can assist Nature's Prophet anywhere whenever he ganks with Sun Strike. Sun Strike is also guaranteed to hit if the target is trapped by Sprout.
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  • Howl increases all of Treants' damage by a flat amount. Together with Nature's Prophet, they can destroy towers in a matter of seconds.
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  • Heroes trapped by Sprout is guaranteed to be stunned for full duration by Shackleshot.
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  • In the early to mid game, heroes with less than 50% hp which are trapped by Sprout is guaranteed to secure a kill for Riki's Tricks of the Trade.
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