DOTA STRATEGY – Axe is a great Tanker in every game. As his own hero build up, together with his skills, Axe acts as a mighty hero in every play against a pack of enemies. His Item build is focus on strength and defense attributes as a Tanker. Mogul Khan may engage in an early game or in late game and because of his Counter Helix he is considered also a fast farmer so he can build and early item during the mid game.
The early game item build of Axe can be the following:
Quelling Blade – This helps Axe to kill easily when creeping for better farming.
Ancient Tango of Essifation – This item helps Axe to regenerate when in mid health condition.
Healing Salve – This item helps Axe to regenerate more fast whenever he is in a low health condition.
Ironwood Branch – This item grants each attributes for Axe giving him more strength and toughness.
Magic Stick – This helps you to counter spell caster enemy heroes.
Stout Shield – This helps you to defend yourself against harassing enemy heroes. This is upgraded into Vanguard.
The mid game item build of Axe can be the following:
Power Treads – This boots gives him strength and speed.
Vanguard – This item gives him Health Points and toughness during the game. This item can be maintained until the late game.
Kelen’s Dagger – This can help him to gank, escape and chase enemies.
Phase Boots – This is a better choose in escaping and chasing enemies.
Black King Bar – This helps him to tank and hit more during clash preventing spells to cast on him.
Hood of Defiance – This helps to reduce any incoming magical damage.
Blademail – This helps Axe to do more damage together with his Berserker’s Call and Counter Helix.
The late game item build of Axe can be the following:
Khadgar’s Pipe of Insight – This helps allies of Axe and himself to prevent magic for damaging more.
Radiance – As a fast farmer game he can easily built this item during the mid game but usually build during late games. This item helps him in farming and grants him attack damage.
Assault Cuirass – This item grants him attack speed and armor. Plus an aura to reduce enemies’ armor around Axe.
Heart of Tarrasque – This grants him massive strength adding more health points.
Boots of Travel – This item is very helpful in pushing strategies and farming and for immediate response in clash.
Dagon – This grants Axean ability to instant kill an enemy together with his ultimate skill.
Aghanim’s Scepter – This improves his ultimate skill reducing its cooldown and improving damage.