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 from escaping with Teleportation.
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  • Broodmother can destroy Nature's Prophet's treants with Spawn Spiderlings and summon spiderlings in their place, providing a significant gold advantage.
  • 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, increasing gold income.
  • Silence prevents Nature's Prophet from using Sprout or Teleportation.
  • Exorcism kills all Treants during team fights, gaining a significant farm advantage.
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  • Doom can eat Nature's Prophet's Treants with Devour and gains lots of gold.
  • Doom usually buys Radiance (Active) icon.png Radiance or uses his Scorched Earth, which can deal a lot of damage to Nature's Prophet if they stand close to his Treants, as well as killing all of his Treants and gaining a significant gold advantage.
  • Doom can pick up several different abilities from neutral creeps using Devour, some of which can be annoying to Nature's Prophet:
  • Doom and the ministun from Infernal Blade's prevent Nature's Prophet from escaping with Sprout and Teleportation.
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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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  • Lucent Beam allows Luna to prevent Nature's Prophet from escaping with Teleportation.
  • Eclipse allows Luna to intercept Nature's Prophet when he arrives at the location where Luna is present with Teleportation.
  • Hurricane Pike icon.png Hurricane Pike allows Luna to escape from Sprout.
  • Moon Glaives allows Luna to clear the wavers of Treants, clearing herself area to use Eclipse.
  • With a Ethereal Blade icon.png Ethereal Blade equipped, Luna can protect herself from Nature's Prophet, since most of his damage comes from basic attacks and Treants. Luna can also use Ethereal Blade icon.png Ethereal Blade to weaken Nature's Prophet's magic resistance and to make him more vulnerable to Lucent Beam and Eclipse.
  • While Shadow Blade icon.png Shadow Blade can protect Nature's Prophet from Eclipse, smart Luna will always buy Dust of Appearance icon.png Dust of Appearance, providing vision to Nature's Prophet for herself and her team.
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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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  • Whirling Death destroys Nature's trees from Sprout and increases the damage per tree cut.
  • Timber Chain can hook Nature's trees and destroys one of the trees in the process.
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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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  • 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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