[Top 15] Dota 2 Best Noob Heroes That Are Easy Yet Powerful

To help you pick the right heroes, we have compiled this list of the Best 15 Noob Heroes which can prove to be quite useful in your games. Remember that a noob hero doesn’t mean it’s a bad hero, it just means the hero is quite easy to play but can lack severely in the late game.

15. Ogre Magi

Looks are surely deceiving! You may be puzzled by these rather dimwit ogres being so high up on our list, there is a reason for it! They’re just so good in this current patch! They’re all you need in a support hero, they have high hp and armor, they deal immense damage from the early game, and most importantly they have a stun! When Ogre reaches level 6, his ultimate enhances his ability to fight by providing him a chance to multiply the effect of his spells!

Why is Ogre Magi easy to play?

  • Very annoying with his abilities right off the bat
  • High magical damage output is further amplified by items
  • Tanky, can shove enemies off the lane.

Items to buy on Ogre Magi

  • Aghanim’s Scepter and Shard
  • Sange and Kaya
  • Scythe of Vyse
  • Dagon
  • Ethereal Blade
  • Octraine Core


14. Riki

This silent assassin has overthrown empires and obliterated his enemies. He is known to be quick and slippery, not all are blessed enough to see him. Riki is the ultimate carry hero. Riki is a threat if paired with the right support in the lane. He can snowball quite easily if fed off a few kills. His invisibility is the main selling point, as it is intriguing to the newer players. He may often gank other lanes in the early game, as his Blink Strike ability assists him in striking his enemies down.

Why is Riki a great hero? 

  • High base movement speed and armor
  • Very elusive with Blink Strike and Cloak and Dagger invisibility.
  • Smoker Screen silences enemy heroes and makes them miss every other attack.

Items to buy on Riki

  • Diffusal Blade
  • Abyssal Blade
  • Manta Style
  • Black King Bar
  • Daedalus


13. Witch Doctor

If you’re a support player looking to expand your hero pool then look no further! Witch Doctor is a great beginner’s hero but is often picked in high-ranked games! The reason is the reliability of this hero. Witch Doctor is known to be a nuisance in the early game, he can ward off enemy heroes while protecting his carry. Witch Doctor can snowball right after a few kills, allowing him to gain more levels and gank other lanes.

What makes Witch Doctor easy to play?

  • Great heal toggle with low mana cost.
  • The chain-stun spell is an effective way to control the crowd.
  • Dangerous DPS with Maledict and the Death Ward ultimate.
  • High base movement and attack speed, allowing him to harass and kite enemies.

Items to buy on Witch Doctor

  • Glimmer Cape
  • Force Staff
  • Aghanim’s Shard
  • Solar Crest
  • Guardian Greaves


12. Windranger 

Behold the ranger of the gusts and the wild winds! Windranger is one of the few heroes who can be picked in any lane! No matter the position, she is known to deal some heavy damage or assist her allies in doing so! To utilize her to her full potential, she is picked in the middle lane, where she can thrive in most matchups due to the insane damage that she is known to dish out! Along with winning the lane, she can also dominate the middle and late game if she hits the right item timings!

Why is Windranger easy to play? 

  • High physical damage output with just a few items
  • Great stun-lock potential with Shackleshot
  • Can quickly farm and shove lanes
  • Flexible pick can be played in any role

Items to Buy on Windranger 

  • Monkey King Bar
  • Maelstorm
  • Black King Bar
  • Aghanim’s Scepter and Shard
  • Daedalus

11. Venomancer

The most toxic hero in Dota! Venomancer is quite hated because of how well his abilities can synergize with literally any other hero. He is known for dealing immense magical damage and DPS to his foes. Venomancer can counter most strength heroes due to the damage output which is further amplified by items. Having AoE damage spells, Venomancer can farm quickly and efficiently.

Why is Venomancer easy to play? 

  • High DPS and magic damage that can further be amplified with items.
  • Can lower the movement speed of enemies
  • Low CD on spells, allowing more damage dealt. 

Items to Buy on Venomancer

  • Spirit Vessel
  • Heaven’s Halberd
  • Force Staff
  • Eul’s Scepter
  • Veil of Discord
  • Scythe of Vyse


10. Spirit Breaker

You will never know what hit you if you have a farmed Spirit Breaker in the enemy team! Not only do you have the chance to get ganked, but you also are exposed to the enemy team! This space cow hits like a truck! And let’s not get started on the bashes! The 17% chance feels like 71 if SB is on the enemy team! The hero is low complexity so all you have to do is charge your foes and grab some popcorn while you hit them!

Why is Spirit Breaker easy to play?

  • Global ability to gank enemy/escape from them
  • High mobility and stun potential
  • Menace to invis and nimble heroes! 

Items to buy on Spirit Breaker

  • Shadow Blade
  • Drums of Endurance 
  • Black King Bar
  • Aghanim’s Shard
  • Spirit Vessel
  • Heaven’s Halberd


9. Shadow Shaman

Many have come and gone but none can withstand the cursed abilities of this Shaman. Shadow Shaman is a great addition to your team against escape heroes as he offers you insane disable potential allowing your team to follow up with damage and spells. Apart from disabling, he is also known to push out lanes effortlessly and deal damage to buildings with his ultimate! He can also rat well in the late game if he has all the right items!

Why is Shadow Shaman a great disabler? 

  • Hex greatly reduces the mobility of heroes
  • Shackle locks down the enemy, dealing damage over time
  • Low CD on spells, especially on his ultimate

Items to Buy on Shadow Shaman

  • Aether Lens
  • Blink Dagger
  • Force Staff
  • Glimmer Cape
  • Aghanim’s Scepter


8. Jakiro

The twin-headed dragon has ravaged wars with the balance of his cold-blooded vengeance and scorching wrath. Mostly played in the safe lane or in the off-lane, there is not much interaction with enemies in the early game, but the mid and late game can be easily controlled by Jakiro as he deals immense magic damage with decent lockdowns. Most enemies are squishy which means all you need as a Jakiro is a Veil of Discord and Rod of Atos to get the job done.

Why is Jakiro a great nuker? 

  • Jakiro has 3 damage over time spells, Dual Breath and Liquid Fire) and 1 affecting an entire area ( Macropyre), making it easy for him to disable enemies to deal immense damage.
  • Ice Path is also strong against his enemies, catching them off-guard. 

Items to Buy on Jakiro

  • Aghanim’s Scepter
  • Veil of Discord
  • Rod of Atos
  • Force Staff

7. Juggernaut

The masked Samurai is a deadly hero that is better left untamed. It is impossible to contain him if he unleashes his true potential. Juggernaut is considered to be a beginner-friendly hero but only the advanced players understand the true potential and mechanics of this hero. Not only is he great at farming, but he can also control the tempo with his ultimate. He is also known as one of the most flexible heroes in the game in terms of item builds.

Why is Juggernaut a great agility hero? 

  • Does more with levels as opposed to farm.
  • Great base movement speed, armor, and attack speed.
  • Great talent tree that scales well with items.

Items to buy on Juggernaut

  • Diffusal Blade
  • Sange and Yasha
  • Aghanim’s Scepter and shard
  • Butterfly
  • Eye of Skadi


6. Zeus

Zeus proves to be one of the best mid laners regardless of your status as a new or experienced player, this is highly attributed to his extreme DPS spells and wave clearance abilities. He is a must-play hero as he is very annoying against his enemies right from the laning phase. He can dish out some serious damage with spells and constantly harass his opponents. He is also infamous for having the potential to solo kill enemies from miles away on the map with the right items and levels!

Why is Zeus easy to play? 

  • High magical damage and low cooldown on spells!
  • High kill potential right off the bat
  • Great talent tree that scales well with levels and items

Items to buy on Zeus

  • Octraine Core
  • Refresher’s Orb
  • Arcane Blink
  • Bloodstone
  • Aghanim’s Scepter


5. Crystal Maiden

This frost queen has captured lots of hearts in the game, along with that she is known to be ruthless towards her enemies. Crystal Maiden is one of the least complex support heroes in the game, which explains her high pick rate. She can ward off enemies from the lane with her high DPS skills or farm the jungle if needed with her Frostbite. She is known to lockdown and deals heavy magical damage with her spells, making her brilliant right from the early game.

What makes Crystal Maiden a beginner-friendly hero? 

  • Early game kill potential 
  • High magical output 
  • Can result in a rampage if used ultimate wisely
  • Global mana supply

Items to buy on Crystal Maiden

  • Glimmer Cape
  • Force Staff
  • Aether Lens
  • Ghost Scepter
  • Black King Bar


4. Lich

This ice-cold wizard can frostbite even the most giant of enemies. His chilling potential is unmatched by any other support hero in the game! Melee heroes hate him! Lich is a high-priority support hero in the game, his immense DPS can never go unnoticed. He is very irritating in the laning phase, pushing the enemies out of the lane and not leaving them any farm! He can farm quite easily with his AoE skills without taking much damage.

What makes Lich easy to play? 

  • High DPS due to lethal Chain Frost ultimate
  • Immense wave clearing potential
  • High armor due to Frost Armor spell
  • High base movement and attack speed
  • Great talent tree, offering various interesting choices and upgrades

Items to buy on Lich

  • Force Staff
  • Glimmer Cape
  • Aeon Disk
  • Ghost Scepter


3. 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 sustains 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 easy to play?

  • 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


2. Leshrac

It’s quite advantageous to pick a ranged hero if you’re facing melee heroes. Leshrac solves all your problems against them due to his high magical damage, AoE, and lockdown potential. The best part is that Leshrac is often picked as a flex hero, meaning he can be played in quite any lane! Apart from countering heroes with illusions, Lesh can also mow down buildings with Edict and farm faster than quite literally any hero in the game! A successful early game translates to domination in the late game!

Why is Leshrac easy to play?

  • Immense farming and wave clear potential
  • High AoE magical damage output
  • Diabolic Edict and Pulse Nova require no targeting, thus hitting heroes whenever they’re nearby.
  • Low CD on spells

Items to Buy Leshrac

  • Aghanim’s Shard
  • Bloodstone
  • Eul’s Scepter
  • Kaya and Sange
  • Black King Bar


1. Clinkz

Hailing from the cursed land of the forest kingdom, Clinkz is the sole protector of this unholy territory. His immortality is a gift that he uses to his strengths, his threatening aura and vigor have made him a threatening archer that no one has the power to compete with. Clinkz is the ultimate bone fletcher. His excellency and deadly gameplay make him a suitable pick in the safe lane. Clinkz is currently blessed with buffs, making him a relevant entity.

Why is Clinkz easy to play?

  • High physical damage output 
  • Immense wave clear 
  • Escape potential with Shadow Walk

Items to buy on Clinkz

  • Desolator
  • Bloodthorn
  • Sange and Yasha
  • Black King Bar
  • Daedalus

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