Lycanthrope is a very dangerous hero that you could play. That is why he always plays the role of a Carry, Hitter, or either the Tanker of the team. With his swiftness and massive physical damage, he can kill fast and escape quickly. With the proper item and farming strategies, you can equip him with good item during the early game and be ready to kill anyone.
The early game item build of Lycanthrope can be the following:
Quelling Blade – This helps Lycanthrope to kill easily when creeping for better farming.
Ancient Tango of Essifation – This item helps Lycanthrope to regenerate when in mid health condition.
Healing Salve – This item helps Lycanthrope to regenerate more fast whenever he is in a low health condition.
Ironwood Branch – This item grants each attributes for Lycanthrope 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.
Empty Bottle – This item keeps you to cast spell in constant giving you source of mana and health. Require to play with a courier.
The mid game item build for Lycanthrope can be the following:
Vladimir’s Offering – This grants him additional aura and lifesteal.
Phase Boots – This boot grants him more attack damage and speed.
Radiance – As a fast farmer game he can easily built this item during the mid game. This item helps him in farming and grants him attack damage.
Cranium Basher – This grants him chance to stun enemies and disable to escape.
Maelstrom – This item gives him attack damage and speed plus helps him in killing enemies. This item can be upgraded to Mjollnir.
Hyperstone – This item helps him to do more attack speed. This can be upgraded to Assault Cuirass.
Black King Bar – This helps him to tank and hit more during clash preventing spells to cast on him.
Lothar’s Edge – This can help him to gank, escape and chase enemies.
The late game item build for Lycanthrope can be the following:
Assault Cuirass – This item grants him attack speed and armor.
Abyssal Blade – This is an upgrade to Cranium Basher.
Heart of Tarrasque – This grants him massive strength adding more health points.
Divine Rapier – This can be one of the late game item for Lycanthrope if your team is near on winning the game.
Butterfly – This item gives Lycanthrope more attack speed and grants evasion that counters other melee enemy heroes.
Satanic – This item grants him strength and does more percentage of lifesteal.
Sange and Yasha – This grants Lycanthrope both strength and speed.