Lone Druid/Counters

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Bad against...[edit]

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  • Blur allow Phantom Assassin to escape Lone Druid and the spirit bear, additionally, it provide evasion which effectively reduce the damage output from the Spirit Bear and reduce the chances to root her, forcing him to invest in Monkey King Bar icon.png Monkey King Bar
  • At late game, Phantom Assassin out carry Lone Druid.
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  • Lone Druid and The Spirit Bear cannot burst down Bristleback duo to Bristleback
  • Bristleback can easily run to Lone Druid without any hesitation, with Viscous Nasal Goo reduce armor and slow the Spirit Bear or Lone Druid and Quill Spray can deal damage to both Lone Druid and the Spirit Bear at the same time
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  • Ghost Shroud can be use both offensively to slow Lone Druid or Defensively to prevent Lone Druid and The Spirit Bear to attack him.
  • Heartstopper Aura burns the Spirit bear High HP overtime, additionally can deal decent damage to Lone Druid during his True Form.
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  • Grimstroke's Soulbind will always reliably connect onto both of them if they are close together.
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  • Arcane Orb deals heavy damage to both Lone Druid and the Spirit Bear.
  • Astral Imprisonment can prevent the Spirit Bear from attacking, which is Lone Druid main damage output.
  • Sanity's Eclipse deals heavy damage to Lone Druid.
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  • Cold Embrace can protect allies from Lone Druid and the Spirit bear, who mainly deal physical damage
  • Winter's Curse can turn Lone Druid and the Spirit Bear against his teammates
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  • Chain Frost will bounce between Lone Druid and his bear, forcing them to separate or suffer high amounts of damage.
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  • Laser blinds Lone Druid, making his attacks miss. Furthermore, a Tinker with Aghanim's Scepter is sure to blind both Lone Druid and his bear, negating his ability to root or deal physical damage.
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  • Lone Druid during True Form and the Spirit bear has high HP, meaning Spirit Siphon can be very effective against them since they deal percentage damage

Others[edit]

  • Riki minimap icon.png Riki: Smoke Screen can prevent Lone Druid from using True Form and Savage Roar, additionally it cause the spirit bear to miss on attacks which reduce the chances of getting rooted from it, with diffusal Blade, he can keep Lone Druid or the Spirit Bear inside the Smoke.
  • Pugna minimap icon.png Pugna: Decrepify prevent the Spirit bear from attacking or protect allies from it.
  • Timbersaw minimap icon.png Timbersaw: Lone Druid will have a hard time dealing with Timbersaw duo to his tankyness and high Armor from Reactive Armor

Items[edit]

  • Ghost Scepter icon.png Ghost Scepter protects from Lone Druid's and his bear's attacks while he has no dispels or magic damage.
  • Heaven's Halberd icon.png Heaven's Halberd prevent the spirit bear from attacking, reducing Lone Druid's main damage output for a decent time.

Good against...[edit]

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  • Once caught in Bear's Entangle, Nature's Prophet cannot escape with Teleportation.
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  • Silencer's disables are useless on Lone Druid since he is more reliant on physical attacks rather than spells.

Others[edit]

Works well with...[edit]

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  • Inner Beast affects both Lone Druid and his bear and together with Beastmaster's summons they can push incredibly fast.
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  • Howl affects both Lone Druid and his bear and together with Lycan's summons they can push incredibly fast.
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  • Bloodlust useful both for Lone Druid and especially for Spirit Bear (due to his low base attack time) increasing their damage output.
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  • Omniknight in a team is a great advantage to all tanky carries. Purification for healing and dealing damage to nearby enemies, Heavenly Grace for status resistance, Degen Aura for slowing down opponents, and Guardian Angel to protect from physical damage.

Others[edit]