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MOB BARLEY Mar 17, 2013 @ 11:45am
which hero counters riki HARD?
except slardar cuz i hate that hero. who can counter riki well?

don't suggest to buy sentry or dust i'm not asking for that.
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Tenshi Mar 17, 2013 @ 11:49am 
anyone with silence.
Nook Mar 17, 2013 @ 11:50am 
Bounty Hunter is PERFECT for hunting Riki
CryHavoc&LetSlipTheCreepsOfWar Mar 17, 2013 @ 11:51am 
Bounty Hunter. You track Riki or any other hero and it gives the team true sight of him.
SomeGuy Mar 17, 2013 @ 11:53am 
Slardar, Bounty Hunter, Bristleboar.
Arx Akmarum Mar 17, 2013 @ 11:53am 
After Riki gets his Diffusal he'll just purge away track / silence / dust / amplify damage. Yeah, diffusal is a god tier for Riki for a reason.

So, get sentries, gem or MKB and face him like a man.
Last edited by Arx Akmarum; Mar 17, 2013 @ 11:54am
MOB BARLEY Mar 17, 2013 @ 11:54am 
ok bounty hunter seems like a good choice.

thanks everyone
CryHavoc&LetSlipTheCreepsOfWar Mar 17, 2013 @ 11:55am 
The smartest option IMO really is to get sentries or dust. Any Riki with half a brain will just focus BH or Sladar first if that's the main threat to him. Sentries and dust mean that there is more team support and backup against Riki.
Puck Mar 17, 2013 @ 11:55am 
some people like pudge(invis kills:)) and wisp (spirits can find him-needs others help, but makes it easier for others too do so) can kill him while hes invis if played well
bountey has invis seeing, doesnt nessicarily win a duel though
anyone who can kill him easily 1v1(bane potentially), good teamfighters becuse riki is bad at teamfighting, good teamwork and not splitting up.
Fuuck! Mar 17, 2013 @ 12:20pm 
Originally posted by Puck:
some people like pudge(invis kills:)) and wisp (spirits can find him-needs others help, but makes it easier for others too do so) can kill him while hes invis if played well
bountey has invis seeing, doesnt nessicarily win a duel though
anyone who can kill him easily 1v1(bane potentially), good teamfighters becuse riki is bad at teamfighting, good teamwork and not splitting up.
riki is not bad at team fights not bad at all, especialy when there is no true sight
Puck Mar 17, 2013 @ 12:28pm 
Originally posted by Ruckus:
Originally posted by Puck:
some people like pudge(invis kills:)) and wisp (spirits can find him-needs others help, but makes it easier for others too do so) can kill him while hes invis if played well
bountey has invis seeing, doesnt nessicarily win a duel though
anyone who can kill him easily 1v1(bane potentially), good teamfighters becuse riki is bad at teamfighting, good teamwork and not splitting up.
riki is not bad at team fights not bad at all, especialy when there is no true sight
he is easily killed by aoe is the point
Zefar Mar 17, 2013 @ 12:33pm 
Wards, gem of true sight and the dust that makes people visible. All of these will make Riki very weak because he no longer has the element of surprise. Also his damage output isn't high normally so you're only really in danger if you run or play as a low HP character.
Fuuck! Mar 17, 2013 @ 12:35pm 
Originally posted by Puck:
Originally posted by Ruckus:
riki is not bad at team fights not bad at all, especialy when there is no true sight
he is easily killed by aoe is the point
that applies to almost every low hp hero not specifically to riki
Puck Mar 17, 2013 @ 12:59pm 
Originally posted by Ruckus:
Originally posted by Puck:
he is easily killed by aoe is the point
that applies to almost every low hp hero not specifically to riki
yes, but he has trouble avoiding it in a teamfight
Tenshi Mar 17, 2013 @ 1:49pm 
Originally posted by Puck:
Originally posted by Ruckus:
that applies to almost every low hp hero not specifically to riki
yes, but he has trouble avoiding it in a teamfight

his smoke is very good in team fights. you cant deny that.
URN REEL MONI Mar 17, 2013 @ 1:56pm 
axe!!
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