[Top 11] Dota 2 Best Carry Heroes To Rampage The Enemy Team! (2022 Latest Patch Edition)

Without the presence of a reliable and strong carry hero on your team, you are destined to lose. Carry heroes simply make or break the game. There are various carry heroes in the game, but not all of them are strong in the current meta.

It may be difficult to pick a carry hero to master especially if you are a new player. To help you, we have compiled this list of the Best 11 Carry Heroes that Wreck Hard. These heroes are extremely relevant in the current patch. 

11. Chaos Knight

Chaos ensues when this veteran of the countless battle of a thousand worlds steps his foot into the battlefield. Chaos Knight is unbearably strong against most heroes due to the lack of AoE damage from them, allowing his phantasms to freely do the job and get some heavy-hitting done. Although he lacks in the farming department, CK is extremely tanky and is only threatened by multiple heroes at once. All he needs is a good early game and free farm to counter his counterparts in the late game! 

Why is Chaos Knight a great carry hero? 

  • Great against heroes that can’t clear illusions
  • Squishy heroes stand no chance if CK corners them
  • Great from the laning phase

Items to Buy on CK

  • Armlet of Mordiggian
  • Black King Bar
  • Manta Style
  • Assault Cuirass



10. Lycan

Lycan is a menacing shapeshifter who possesses the abilities of mass destruction. Lycan has various tools that help him farm and sustain in the lane and gank and be on the offensive side if needed. He can summon wolves to help him farm, split push, and howl that reduce armor. His ultimate, the Shapeshift is the selling point of him, allowing him to turn into a wolf and destroy the lives of his foes by dealing double the damage and being twice as fast.

Why is Lycan a great carry hero?

  • He can split push and scout with his wolves
  • Immense lifesteal with shape shift
  • Howl increases the damage and reduces the enemy's armor

Items to buy on Lycan

  • Assault Cuirass
  • Helm of the Overlord
  • Aghanim’s Scepter
  • Boots of Bearing
  • Desolator
  • Skull Basher



9. Naga Siren

Emerging from the deep seas is a beautiful yet threatening entity whose voice can cure the worst diseases! Naga Siren deals some heavy physical damage right off the get-go, her looks can deceive you. Along with her damage, she can also lock enemies down with her net or the ultimate. You may pierce the ultimate with BKB, but with her Aghanim’s Scepter, you can’t pierce the net. She can pin you down and rip you into pieces with the assistance of her mirror illusions.

Why is Naga Siren a great carry hero? 

  • Great late-game hero, who can rip through most enemies
  • Can farm and split push effortlessly with illusions 

Items to Buy on Naga Siren

  • Diffusal Blade
  • Butterfly
  • Manta Style
  • Eye of Skadi
  • Heart of Tarrasque 
  • Aghanim’s Scepter



8. Bloodseeker

Bloodseeker is a cold-blooded hunter, known for his mania and vigor. His blades cut deep into his foes, he leaves them bleeding and wounded. He is a lethal force that can never go unnoticed. Bloodseeker can effortlessly jungle or lane, as he is blessed with high base armor. His passive sustain him in the lane, allowing him to play aggressively. He can gank other lanes with the availability of his ultimate, often removing heroes from a team fight. 

Why is Bloodseeker a great carry hero?

  • Flexible item build.
  • Thirst provides increased movement speed and vision to hunt and kill low HP enemies.
  • Gains a maximum of 25% of unit health as heals after killing them, which makes him sustainable as a jungler.

Items to buy on Bloodseeker

  • Black King Bar
  • Monkey King Bar
  • Mjolnir
  • Sange and Yasha
  • Abyssal Blade



7. Phantom Assassin

All heroes fear the presence of Phantom Assassin as she is known to obliterate them with only a few hits. She is agile and silent in her moves, as an assassin should be. Phantom Assassin is one of the most played heroes in the game. She has great base movement and attack speed, which is rarely found in a carry hero. Her spells may seem underwhelming in the early game but as she reaches the late game mark, she can do a lot with just one Stifling Dagger.

Why is Phantom Assassin a great carry hero? 

  • Has great mobility with the Phantom Strike spell, and can be used both defensively and offensively.
  • The damage is supplemented with allies that provide armor reduction spells or abilities.
  • The Blur spell provides up to 50% evasion, which is a great spell in the early game.

Items to buy on Phantom Assassin

  • Desolator
  • Skull Basher
  • Satanic
  • Butterfly
  • Black King Bar
  • Monkey King Bar



6. Faceless Void

Not all can master Faceless Void the way he has mastered manipulating time. His ultimate can quickly turn the game around for good or for worse! The hero requires immense practice and patience. Void is heavily picked in the high-ranked games, not all enemies can match his efficient and fast-paced farming skills. He works best if paired with heroes that supplement his Chronosphere ultimate ex. Kunkka, Invoker, Skywrath Mage. His mid-game potential is unmatched because all he needs to brawl is his ultimate and a few items!

What makes Faceless Void a great carry hero?

  • Mobility with Time Walk and Reverse Time Walk ability. (Aghanim’s Shard Upgrade)
  • Can turn around a fight after successfully using Time Walk to negate dealt damage.
  • Chronosphere ultimate stops all TPs and reveals invisible heroes.

Items to buy on Faceless Void

  • Mjolnir
  • Black King Bar
  • Butterfly
  • Eye of Skadi
  • Monkey King Bar
  • Satanic



5. Weaver

Threading through the needle of time, Weaver arrives to devastate his enemies with his massive time-bending abilities. Weaver is a great ranged hero as he can also escape the clutches of his enemies hence faring well in the laning phase. Shukuchi is a lifesaver and can be used to harass enemies as well. The Swarm and Germinnate deal a great amount of damage and are helpful in neutralizing foes. Weaver can be quite unkillable in the late game as he acquires farm and gets tanky.

Why is Weaver a great carry hero?

  • Can escape and harass with spells
  • Low CD on abilities
  • Farms quickly and deals damage with just a few items

Items to buy on Weaver

  • Maelstorm
  • Desolator
  • Black King Bar
  • Daedalus
  • Monkey King Bar



4. Ursa

Ursa can rip through pretty much any hero in the game, this is due to the ferocious abilities that he was bestowed with by IceFrog! Ursa does not require many items to come online, but once he has all he needs, he can be a deadly and unstoppable force! Most heroes cannot withstand the force of Ursa in the late game! An early Aegis and BKB seal the deal for Ursa! He s more level dependent as his levels assist him in dishing more damage. 

Why is Ursa a great carry hero? 

  • Earthshock helps him in farming and shoving enemies out of the lane.
  • Massive physical damage that rips through enemy armor
  • All you need is a Morbid Mask to jungle or secure Aegis. 

Items to Buy on Ursa

  • Diffusal Blade
  • Black King Bar
  • Sange and Yasha
  • Blink Dagger
  • Aghanim’s Shard



3. Arc Warden

Zet, the Arc Warden knows no bounds, his foes know no ways of countering him, as there are often two of him! Known to deal massive damage right off the bat, Arc secures the laning phase versus his opponent. He is also a quick farmer, as he can just duplicate and make his clone push out the lane while he farms the jungle! Late game Arc Warden can disable and obliterate enemies within a few hits and clicks of spells!

Why is Arc Warden a great carry hero? 

  • High farming potential with Tempest Double
  • Can split push lanes effortlessly 
  • High DPS and AoE magical output
  • Immense physical damage output

Items to Buy on Arc Warden

  • Bloodthorn
  • Monkey King Bar
  • Scythe of Vyse
  • Daedalus



2. Razor

The electrifying rage of Razor is quite unmatched in the current meta. Most melee heroes do not fare well versus this beast, this includes a lot of carry heroes as well. Having high movement speed and AoE damage ensures that his foes do not escape alive! Razor can also out farm most enemy carries, giving him the upper hand. Razor quickly snowballs in under 15 mins with the right items.

Why is Razor a great carry hero? 

  • High AoE damage which helps him farm and pushes lanes out
  • Low CD on spells
  • High physical and magical damage output even before reaching level 6

Items to Buy on Razor

  • Assault Cuirass
  • Refresher’s Orb
  • Shiva's Guard
  • Aghanim’s Shard
  • Heaven’s Halberd
  • Blademail


1. Lone Druid

This wise and kind Druid isn’t lonely by any means! His pet bear takes care of any problems that come his way. Lone Druid is played as a carry majority of the time, this is due to the vast potential that the bear has to offer. Sometimes it may feel like the bear is the primary hero and LD is the pet! The bear can easily trap and shred through enemy armor with damage-dealing items. Decent micro-skills are required to play this beast! 

What makes Lone Druid a great carry hero? 

  • Tanky Spirit Bear can soak up damage while pushing lanes
  • Has serious synergy due to the Spirit Link, which allows him to gain HP.
  • Mows down towers and squishy heroes with just a few items!

Items to buy on Lone Druid

  • Desolator
  • Assault Cuirass
  • Monkey King Bar
  • Silver Edge


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