Why Elder Titan is strong in Dota 2 patch 7.33d

Elder Titan has been a strong Dota 2 hero since day one. He was added to the game in... Radu M. | 28. June 2023

Elder Titan has been a strong Dota 2 hero since day one. He was added to the game in 2009, four years before the official release of Dota 2.

Since then, he’s been played with great success by numerous people, who felt like his skill set provides excellent opportunities to make a big difference in team fights and the laning stage.

Elder Titan’s strengths

Because he has excellent crowd-controlling abilities, such as Echo Stomp, Elder Tital did receive some nerfs in Dota 2 patch 7.33. But he also received important buffs. His base HP regen is now 0.75 instead of 0.2. And the Stomp damage is slightly higher than before.

The Sleep duration of his Echo Stomp is now 4.4s instead of 5s, but the difference isn’t felt as much as you would expect. The 4.4s duration is still impressive and gives teams ample time to either escape a difficult fight or surround the enemy heroes and fight in an advantageous position.

One of the reasons why Elder Titan gets picked is that his Astral Spirit will reduce magic resistance by 100% in a 350 radius area thanks to Natural Order. This means that Elder Titan can cast his Spirit, stun multiple heroes, and then decimate them using Earth Splitter.

If his teammates have magical damage as well, the enemy team will get obliterated. Of course, it is not easy to get a good Echo Stomp followed by an Earth Splitter that catches several heroes. But it’s certainly doable.

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Some teams pick Elder Titan in combination with a Faceless Void, an Enigma, or a Magnus in order to guarantee themselves a winning combo.

During the laning phase, Elder Titan does a great job against the enemy safe lane because his Spirit can pass through two or even three enemy heroes and offer him a massive amount of damage as a result, in addition to a significant movement speed bonus and a lot of armor.

These bonuses last for 10 seconds, while the cooldown of Astral Spirit is 23 seconds at level 1. This means that you can stay buffed a lot of the time and secure not only last-hits and denies, but also hero kills from time to time.

Elder Titan greatly benefits from a lane support and should not be played as a solo offlaner. If used well, he will destroy the enemy carry’s first 10 minutes of the game.

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