Omniknight/Counters

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Bad against...[edit]

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Brewmaster
  • Dispel Magic (Storm) icon.png Dispel Magic from Brewmaster Storm icon.png Storm instantly remove Guardian Angel from of Omniknight's allies in its radius of effect.
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Doom
  • Doom ability icon.png Doom turns Omniknight into a walking creep, or completely takes out his buffed cores.
  • Doom also has access to Satyr Banisher's Purge (Satyr Banisher) icon.png Purge, allowing him to remove Omniknight's buffs.
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Invoker
  • Tornado icon.png Tornado purges Guardian Angel from multiple targets.
  • EMP icon.png EMP depletes Omniknight's already small mana pool.
  • Invoker's many disables keep Omniknight's team occupied until Guardian Angel times out.
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Luna
  • Even if Eclipse icon.png Eclipse is blocked by Repel, it won't be blocked by Guardian Angel, allowing Luna to finish off Omniknight's team while her team focuses on a single Repelled enemy.
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Naga Siren
  • Song of the Siren icon.png Song of the Siren can be used to time out Guardian Angel, giving Naga Siren's team an easy opportunity to counter-initiate.
  • Since Song of the Siren icon.png Song of the Siren doesn't affect magic immune units, it can be used to disable the rest of Omniknight's team while her team focuses on a single Repelled enemy.
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Oracle
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Outworld Devourer
  • Arcane Orb icon.png Arcane Orb's pure damage penetrates Guardian Angel's defense.
  • Outworld Devourer's intelligence steal is also devastating to Omniknight's already low mana pool.
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Razor
  • Unstable Current icon.png Unstable Current will purge Omniknight's buffs from any ally who casts a single target spell against Razor.
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Rubick
  • All of Omniknight's abilities are valuable for Rubick to Spell Steal icon.png Spell Steal, and Omniknight has no throwaway ability to cover his last used spell.
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Shadow Demon
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Silencer
  • Global Silence icon.png Global Silence takes Omniknight out of the fight completely.
  • Glaives of Wisdom icon.png Glaives of Wisdom are a great harass vs Omniknight during the laning stages of the game, since it doesn't aggro creeps & ignores his high base armor. It deals pure damage, which means it can also go through Guardian Angel.
  • Silencer's intelligence steal can also cause Omniknight to falter in the early phases as it reduces his ability to use his spells.

Others[edit]

Items[edit]

  • Orchid Malevolence icon.png Orchid Malevolence and other items that can prevent the casting of abilities makes Omniknight useless.
  • Nullifier icon.png Nullifier's ability to purge a target off its buffs can become dangerous, as the effect of Guardian Angel is eliminated. Additionally, his low mana pool makes him a helpless target to the mana drain.
  • Eul's Scepter of Divinity icon.png Eul's Scepter of Divinity's cyclone can purge Guardian Angel.

Good against...[edit]

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Axe
  • Omniknight's healing prevents allies from dropping low enough for Culling Blade icon.png Culling Blade. However, it can still go through all his buffs.
  • Axe also enjoys getting close to allied heroes in order to damage them with his Counter Helix icon.png Counter Helix, which can easily be punished by Purification.
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Chaos Knight
  • Phantasm icon.png Phantasms can be easily killed with Purification.
  • Guardian Angel works well against Chaos Knight's overwhelming reliance on physical burst damage.
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Death Prophet
  • Exorcism icon.png Exorcism's damage is blocked by Guardian Angel.
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Juggernaut
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Legion Commander
  • Duel icon.png Duel is an excellent chance for Omniknight to use Purification.
  • Guardian Angel wastes Duel icon.png Duel's duration entirely.

Others[edit]

Works well with...[edit]

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Clockwerk
  • A Purification on Clockwerk while he's fighting inside Power Cogs icon.png Power Cogs will turn the fight in Clockwerk's favor.
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Crystal Maiden
  • Arcane Aura icon.png Arcane Aura solves Omniknight's mana problems, and Omniknight can keep her protected in return with Repel and Guardian Angel during her Freezing Field. Her slows and root also pair well with Degen Aura and Purification.
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Keeper of the Light
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Pudge
  • A successful Meat Hook icon.png Meat Hook is an easy set-up for a Purification.
  • Omniknight can also negate the self-damage of Rot icon.png Rot with Repel.
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Phantom Assassin
  • Phantom Strike icon.png Phantom Strike places Phantom Assassin in position Omniknight to follow up with an offensive Purification.
  • Repel can be used as an alternative to a Black King Bar icon.png Black King Bar, freeing up gold for Phantom Assassin to buy damage items.
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Shadow Fiend
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Storm Spirit
  • Ball Lightning icon.png Ball Lightning let's Storm Spirit get close for an easy Purification.

Others[edit]