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Entering battle

  • 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.


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

Beginning battle

  • Play Conditions could hardly be more ideal!


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?


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

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?


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

  • 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

  • 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

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.


Requires visible enemy player within 1000 radius, 60 seconds cooldown

Acquiring an item

  • 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 (5700) r Oh, Sheepstick!
  • Play Shiva's Guard (4750) r Shiva? Indeed!
  • Play Soul Ring (750) 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 (650) r I wish this was a Kleiner bottle!
  • Play Bottle (650) r Why, it's a magic beaker!


  • 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…


  • 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

  • Play I'll prudently put this aside.

Activating runes

Bounty Rune minimap icon.png Bounty Rune

  • Play 300 Smart money!

Double Damage Rune minimap icon.png Double Damage Rune

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

Haste Rune minimap icon.png Haste Rune

25% chance

  • Play Perpetual motion.

Illusion Rune minimap icon.png Illusion Rune

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

Invisibility Rune minimap icon.png Invisibility Rune

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

Regeneration Rune minimap icon.png Regeneration Rune

25% chance

  • Play This will fix me right up!

Ability on cooldown

First attempt within 10 seconds

Second attempt within 10 seconds

Third and more attempts within 10 seconds

Not enough mana

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

3 seconds cooldown

25% chance

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


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

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


  • 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



Rare and higher

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






  • 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.