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Bad against...[edit]

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  • Static Link greatly reduces Underlord damage, while benefits Razor himself, even when in Atrophy Aura's range.
  • Underlord is a slow and low mobility hero, and cannot outrun Razor's high movement speed, easily for Razor to absorb his damage with Static Link to the maximum and burst him down from the bonus damages, combine with the armor reduction from Eye of the Storm
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  • Lunar Blessing gives allies bonus damage required to endure against Atrophy Aura early on.
  • Eclipse can be devastating for Underlord's team when they're grouped up for Dark Rift, it can also be used to intercept arrivals with Dark Rift. And Pit of Malice does not prevent Luna from using it.
  • To make things even worse, Aghanim's Scepter icon.png Aghanim's Scepter upgraded Eclipse can finish off Underlord or any of his teammates escape attempts with Dark Rift if timed correctly.
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  • Glimpse will return Underlord or any of his teammates attempting to escape with Dark Rift if timed correctly.
  • Underlord is a slow and low mobility hero, easy to set up Static Storm and Kinetic Field, preventing him from using his abilities as well as preventing him using Dark Rift to escape
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  • X Marks the Spot will return Underlord or his teammate if they escape with Dark Rift.
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  • Infernal Blade does damage based on percentage health, and is useful against high health pool hero like Underlord
  • Doom can prevent Underlord from spamming his abilities and most important is prevent him from using Dark Rift to escape
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  • Sniper's very long range allows him to stay out of Firestorm and Pit of Malice as well as Atrophy Aura range.
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  • Arcane Orb 's pure damage can do great damage to Underlord.
  • Sanity's Eclipse can tear down Underlord's health by a large amount, since his mana pool is very low compare to OD's high mana pool.
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  • All of Underlord's abilities are useful for Rubick to Spell Steal.
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  • Fury Swipes damage is not reduced by Atrophy Aura, essentially bypassing Underlord's only natural defense.
  • Enrage can quickly dispel the root of Pit of Malice.



  • Force Staff icon.png Force Staff will push enemies out of Firestorm, Pit of Malice, and Atrophy Aura's effective range. It can even push Underlord's teammates away from him before Dark Rift's teleport goes off.
  • Diffusal Blade 1 icon.png Diffusal Blade punishes Underlord for his low mana, and its active reduces his mobility further.
  • Shiva's Guard icon.png Shiva's Guard catches Underlord's team when they gather for Dark Rift, and can be used to deal damage if caught in his Pit of Malice.
  • Pipe of Insight icon.png Pipe of Insight's barrier negates pretty much all of Underlord's magical damage.
  • Boots of Travel 2 icon.png Boots of Travel 2 can be used to defend or counter push after Underlord uses Dark Rift.

Good against...[edit]

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  • Atrophy Aura reduces Drow Ranger's damage significantly, as she relies on agility.
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  • Atrophy Aura makes it hard for Legion Commander to win Duels.
  • Dark Rift can be used to save Underlord and his allies from a Duel.
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  • Firestorm will destroy Refraction charges very quickly.
  • Firestorm will hit Templar Assassin while Melded.
  • Templar Assassin has a hard time maneuvering around Pit of Malice.
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  • Firestorm is very useful for clearing multiple illusions swiftly.
  • Pit of Malice will continuously disrupt many illusions, drastically reducing their damage and potency.
  • Athropy Aura reduces damage of both Phantom Lancer and his illusions.


Works well with...[edit]

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  • Static Storm and Kinetic Field, combined with Firestorm and Pit of Malice will lock down or zone out large areas of the map during a teamfight.
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  • Breathe Fire with Atrophy Aura reduces enemy damage significantly.
  • The splash attacks from Elder Dragon Form will hit multiple enemies stuck in Pit of Malice.
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  • Natural Order combined with Atrophy Aura renders enemies quite helpless.
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  • Fade Bolt combined with Atrophy Aura will reduce enemy damage even further.
  • Pit of Malice's long duration allows Rubick to pick up enemies and drop them inside with Telekinesis.
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  • Pit of Malice helps lock down enemies for Timbersaw to attack them with any ability.
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