Slardar always plays the role of a Carry because of his vitality to survive in the game. He is also an initiator or one who ganks and starts the clash. His skills contribute to a great disabler and also grants him more flexibility during the game. When equipped with powerful items, Slardar can be dangerous during the early to the late game.
The early game item build for Slardar can be the following:
Quelling Blade – This helps Slardar to kill easily when creeping for better farming.
Ancient Tango of Essifation – This item helps Slardar to regenerate when in mid health condition.
Healing Salve – This item helps Slardar to regenerate more fast whenever he is in a low health condition.
Ironwood Branch – This item grants each attributes for Slardar 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 Slardar 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.
Necromancer – Its ability to summon two useful creature can plus his skills can be a good partner in killing enemy heroes.
Perseverance – This item gives Slardar a great both health and mana regeneration. This might be upgraded into Battlefury or Linken’s Sphere.
Ancient Janggo of Endurance – This might help Slardar to kill with group, faster attack speed with high attack power is indeed for him.
Helm of Dominator – This grants him lifesteal plus armor and attack damage.
Vladmir’s Offering – This grants him lifesteal and aura for bonus armor and attack damage.
Yasha – This gives Slardar attack speed and movement speed.
The late game item build for Slardar can be the following:
Assault Cuirass – This item grants him attack speed and armor.
Heart of Tarrasque – This grants him massive strength adding more health points.
Black King Bar – This is very helpful in playing against spell caster heroes.
Boots of Travel – This item is very helpful in pushing strategies and farming and for immediate response in clash.
Radiance – This gives him attack damage and helps for better farming.
Maelstrom – This item gives him attack damage and speed plus helps him in killing enemies. This item can be upgraded to Mjollnir.
Battlefury – This helps Slardar in farming, attack damage and HP regeneration.
Sange and Yasha – This grants Slardar both strength and speed.