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Thanatos Builds & Guides

Greek Assassin Melee Physical
Find the best Thanatos build guides for SMITE Patch 9.11. You will find builds for arena, joust, and conquest. However you choose to play Thanatos, The SMITEFire community will help you craft the best build for the S9 meta and your chosen game mode. Learn Thanatos' skills, stats and more.
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Season 9 Guides & Builds // Patch 9.11 & Patch 9.10

8.9
207 Votes 28
 Build Guide
Best Thanatos 40% CDR - 40% PEN 1shot - Conquest
by MrGodModeZZKing | Updated October 18, 2022

Season 9 Guides & Builds // Other Patches

8.1
16 Votes 5
 Build Guide
OP Thanatos Devastation
by UziLoogie420 | Updated October 4, 2022
Rating Pending
 Build Guide
Thanatoast
by Freakkking01 | Updated October 17, 2022
4.4
1 Votes 4
 Build Guide
The Reaper
by Athiticous | Updated August 26, 2022
Guide
8.5
85 Votes 23
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Clean Up Crew - Thanatos Build S9.6
by Bossinitup | Updated July 17, 2022
Guide In-Depth
8.4
13 Votes 3
 Build Guide
Kill Machine 9000
by Andro Bourne | Updated July 20, 2022
Rating Pending
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Ability Base Only (Very Strong)
by jonathanian | Updated August 9, 2022
8
8 Votes 2
 Build Guide
big pen tank shred
by lil dj chill | Updated May 6, 2022
2.4
2 Votes 19
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The True Thanatos Guide (Built on Mobile, And so it's Lazy)
by SerendipitySin | Updated April 29, 2022
8.5
69 Votes 10
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S9 Thanatos Executor
by RLxSwift | Updated March 7, 2022
7.1
5 Votes 2
 Build Guide
Thanatos Jg Critical
by smitebrasil | Updated February 22, 2022
3.2
0 Votes 6
 Build Guide
Warchi Thanatos Build 3/14/22 (THANATOS, LA MUERTE BARRIENDO PA CASA)
by PopularPlayerBuilds | Updated March 14, 2022

Season 8 Guides & Builds

8.5
164 Votes 18
 Build Guide
Thanatos: The Hand of Death (S8 Updated)
by ActiveWeird | Updated January 15, 2022
Guide
Rating Pending
 Build Guide
Thanatos
by Big_mowi4011 | Updated January 3, 2022
Rating Pending
 Build Guide
Thanatos
by SoFish | Updated December 21, 2021
7.4
4 Votes 1
 Build Guide
Thanatos build updated 2021 (1 Scythe = 40+% HP
by BloodOfToxin | Updated November 24, 2021
Rating Pending
 Build Guide
Thanatos Rip and Tear (Conquest)
by Ulysse31 | Updated November 11, 2021
Guide
8.7
12 Votes 2
 Build Guide
"Thanabroken"
by kroax | Updated September 5, 2021
7.9
14 Votes 5
 Build Guide
Thanatos Jungle
by The Bornless One | Updated August 27, 2021
5.1
3 Votes 5
 Build Guide
Thanatos 28/08/21
by MigueLVallejoS | Updated August 28, 2021
Favor: 5500 Gems: 200

Thanatos Statistics

553 (+79) Health
240 (+38) Mana
370 (+0) Speed
1/.75/1.5x dmg & swing time; 3rd deals aoe dmg Progression
12 (+0) Range
1 (+1.7) Attack / Sec
39 (+ 2.3) + 100% of Physical Power Damage

Thanatos Skills

Thanatos Skill Harvester of Souls

Harvester of SoulsPassive

Enemy gods within his ultimate's execute health threshold are revealed to Thanatos. Dealing the killing blow to enemies also empowers Thanatos, healing him based on the max hp of his target and reducing his active cooldowns. Additionally, all of Thanatos' abilities cost health and mana to use.

Ability Type: Buff
HP Restore (Gods): 20% of target's max HP
HP Restore (Minions): 10% of target's max HP
Cooldown Reduction (Gods): 5s
Thanatos Skill Death Scythe

Death Scythe

1 X
Thanatos flings his scythe at an enemy, dealing damage and an additional 10% of the target's max health against enemy gods. Enemies hit are slowed for 3s and heal Thanatos based on damage dealt. Consumes 5% of Thanatos' current HP when used.

Ability Type: Projectile
Damage: 100 / 170 / 240 / 310 / 380 (+60% of your Physical Power)
Bonus Damage (Gods): 10% of Max Health
Healing: 75% of damage dealt
Slow: 20%
Cost: 25 / 35 / 45 / 55 / 65
Cooldown: 13s
Thanatos Skill Scent of Death

Scent of Death

2 A
Thanatos senses death, gaining immunity to slow effects and additional move speed and physical penetration for 6s. His speed bonus increases up to double when moving toward an enemy god within the instant kill health threshold of his ultimate. Consumes 5% of Thanatos' current HP when used.

Ability Type: Buff
Penetration: 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35
Move Speed: 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30%
Bonus Speed (Low Health): 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30%
Cost: 20 / 25 / 30 / 35 / 40
Cooldown: 13s
Thanatos Skill Soul Reap

Soul Reap

3 B
Thanatos swings his scythe, dealing physical damage and silencing enemies he hits. Thanatos moves at a reduced rate while swinging. Consumes 5% of Thanatos' current HP when used.

Ability Type: Cone
Damage: 100 / 150 / 200 / 250 / 300 (+70% of your Physical Power)
Silence Duration: 1s
Cost: 25 / 30 / 35 / 40 / 45
Cooldown: 15s
Thanatos Skill Hovering Death

Hovering Death

4 Y
Thanatos flaps his wings and ascends for 5s, unable to be hit. While airborne, he moves unimpeded at an increased speed before diving to his target location, dealing damage. Enemies below a health threshold are instantly killed. All others are stunned. Consumes 10% of Thanatos' current HP when used.

Ability Type: Ground Target
Damage: 90 / 125 / 160 / 195 / 230 (+80% of your Physical Power)
Kill Health Threshold: 24 / 28 / 32 / 36 / 40%
Stun Duration: 1s
Bonus Move Speed: 150%
Radius: 15
Cost: 40 / 50 / 60 / 70 / 80
Cooldown: 90s

Thanatos Lore

Inevitably, all mortals must die. They cling to life with fevered desperation, for death is a cold unknown, filled with uncertainty and bleak, everlasting finality. Some accept fate with grace, others are dragged, kicking and screaming, though in truth, no mortal would go to Hades willingly. They are reaped by the nightmarish God of Death, whose grim visage strikes strange against the gleeful satisfaction he feels at performing his work. Thanatos is the very face of death.

Yet, to Thanatos, Mortals are easy prey. Their end is preordained, harvesting them but a game to pass the eons, but a God, a being beyond the mortal coil, now there is a creature Thanatos eyes with greedy longing. He despises the immortality other Gods covet. To him, it is a perversion and defiance of his very purpose.

But can a God truly die? As the Heavens clash and immortal blood spills on the Earth, Thanatos hungers to find out. War is but the preamble to death, a battlefield of souls rent from their bodies, listlessly waiting to be taken by the God of Death. A war between Gods, a war of this magnitude can mean only one thing. Thanatos is about to be very, very busy.

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