Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Strong 1v1 Lane Heroes

The following heroes are strong solo-lane against another hero 1v1.

See also:  List of Solo Offlaners (also called Suicide Laners)

Strong Solo Laners:

a) are unlikely to die 1v1
b) may be able to get kills 1v1 with no level advantage
c) have strong harass and/or strong escape
  • Batrider
  • Beastmaster
  • Bloodseeker
  • Brewmaster
  • Clinkz
  • Clockwerk
  • Dragon Knight
  • Ember Spirit
  • Invoker
  • Mirana
  • Nature's Prophet
  • Nightstalker
  • Obsidian Destroyer
  • Phoenix
  • Puck
  • Queen of Pain
  • Razor
  • Slark
  • Templar Assassin
  • Timbersaw
  • Viper
  • Weaver
The following heroes are SOMEWHAT good against other heroes 1v1, and could be put against another such hero 1v1.

These heroes have some of the traits above, or some of the following:
  1. Health Regen (passive or active)
  2. Speed boost abilities that aren't outright escapes (e.g. Slardar Sprint)
  3. Spammable abilities (with which to get CS, harass, or potentially get a kill)
  4. One or more dangerous nukes
  5. Ability to control the lane (superior right-click, long attack range, etc)
  6. Ability to zone out an opponent (Plague Wards, for example)
  • Ancient Apparition
  • Bane
  • Beastmaster
  • Bounty Hunter
  • Broodmother
  • Centaur
  • Dazzle
  • Death Prophet
  • Doom
  • Enigma
  • Huskar
  • Jakiro
  • Juggernaut
  • Kunkka
  • Lich
  • Lina
  • Lion
  • Lone Druid
  • Luna
  • Lyncan
  • Magnus
  • Naga Siren
  • Necrophos
  • Nyx
  • Ogre Magi
  • Phantom Assassin
  • Pudge
  • Rubick
  • Shadow Demon
  • Skywrath Mage
  • Slardar
  • Sniper
  • Storm Spirit
  • Tinker
  • Venomancer
  • Warlock
  • Windranger
  • Zeus
Note that some of the "typical" mids have fallen out of favor in one patch or another, but are usually still considered "mid heroes".  In pubs and in unusual drafts, they may still take on other roles.

Mid Heroes:

Typical Mids:
  • Brewmaster
  • Death Prophet
  • Dragon Knight
  • Drow Ranger
  • Ember Spirit
  • Invoker
  • Magnus
  • Night Stalker
  • Outworld Destroyer
  • Puck
  • Pudge
  • Queen of Pain (QoP)
  • Razor
  • Shadowfiend
  • Storm Spirit
  • Tinker
  • Viper

Unusual Mids:

Carries:  Kunkka, Sven, Phantom Assassin, Faceless Void, Luna

Gankers/Semi-Carries:  Vengeful Spirit, Shadow Demon, Venomancer

Nukers: Skywrath Mage, Lion, Lina, Nyx, Zeus

Big L6 Ults:  Tidehunter, Lich, Beastmaster, Enigma, Magnus, Shadow Shaman, Io

Pushers:  Jakiro, Pugna, Venomancer, Leshrac

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