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Big Damage Hera Solo

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by KUKUMAIN updated March 26, 2020

Smite God: Hera

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Hera Build

Start Option 1

Notes You can always go one health pot and two mana pots instead of three mana. You can also start Restored Artifact if you want to go Charon's Coin first if you don't want to go Pythagorem Piece. Book of Souls can also be started if you want to do the Thoth build.

Notes

You can always go one health pot and two mana pots instead of three mana. You can also start Restored Artifact if you want to go Charon's Coin first if you don't want to go Pythagorem Piece. Book of Souls can also be started if you want to do the Thoth build.

Build Item Enchanted Trinket Enchanted Trinket
Build Item Mana Potion Mana Potion
3
Build Item Restored Artifact Restored Artifact
Build Item Book of Souls Book of Souls

Start Option 2

Notes You can always go one health pot and two mana pots instead of three mana. You can also start Lost Artifact if you want to go Charon's Coin first instead of Pythagorem Piece. Spellbook can also be started if you want to do the Thoth build.

Notes

You can always go one health pot and two mana pots instead of three mana. You can also start Lost Artifact if you want to go Charon's Coin first instead of Pythagorem Piece. Spellbook can also be started if you want to do the Thoth build.

Build Item Warrior's Blessing Warrior's Blessing
Build Item Tiny Trinket Tiny Trinket
Build Item Mana Potion Mana Potion
3
Build Item Lost Artifact Lost Artifact
Build Item Spellbook Spellbook

Start Option 3

Notes You can always go one health pot and two mana pots instead of three mana. You can also start Lost Artifact if you want to go Charon's Coin first instead of Pythagorem Piece. Spellbook can also be started if you want to do the Thoth build.

Notes

You can always go one health pot and two mana pots instead of three mana. You can also start Lost Artifact if you want to go Charon's Coin first instead of Pythagorem Piece. Spellbook can also be started if you want to do the Thoth build.

Build Item Mage's Blessing Mage's Blessing
Build Item Tiny Trinket Tiny Trinket
Build Item Mana Potion Mana Potion
3
Build Item Lost Artifact Lost Artifact
Build Item Spellbook Spellbook

Core Items

Build Item Pythagorem's Piece Pythagorem's Piece
Build Item Divine Ruin Divine Ruin
Build Item Soul Reaver Soul Reaver
Build Item Charon's Coin Charon's Coin

Damage Items

Build Item Charon's Coin Charon's Coin
Build Item Rod of Tahuti Rod of Tahuti
Build Item Spear of Desolation Spear of Desolation
Build Item Doom Orb Doom Orb

Full Build Option #1

Notes For final item sell boots for speed pot and purchase Rod of Tahuti. If you are just desperate for more flat pen you can always swap out an item for Spear of Deso.

Notes

For final item sell boots for speed pot and purchase Rod of Tahuti. If you are just desperate for more flat pen you can always swap out an item for Spear of Deso.

Build Item Pythagorem's Piece Pythagorem's Piece
Build Item Shoes of Focus Shoes of Focus
Build Item Charon's Coin Charon's Coin
Build Item Divine Ruin Divine Ruin
Build Item Soul Reaver Soul Reaver
Build Item Doom Orb Doom Orb
Build Item Rod of Tahuti Rod of Tahuti

Other Items to Consider

Notes If you do not want Charon's Coin Ob Shard is a good option for your %pen. Staff of Myrddin is a great item for Hera, being able to drop Argus and hit two back to back Polymorphs or Royal ***ualt helps deal massive damage. Polynomicon is great for the extra damage. Book of Thoth is a good item in general, is not a necesitty for Hera as it is for Kuku. Chrono's Pendant is always a good item for Mages, I personally almost never build it on Hera.

Notes

If you do not want Charon's Coin Ob Shard is a good option for your %pen. Staff of Myrddin is a great item for Hera, being able to drop Argus and hit two back to back Polymorphs or Royal ***ualt helps deal massive damage. Polynomicon is great for the extra damage. Book of Thoth is a good item in general, is not a necesitty for Hera as it is for Kuku. Chrono's Pendant is always a good item for Mages, I personally almost never build it on Hera.

Build Item Chronos' Pendant Chronos' Pendant
Build Item Obsidian Shard Obsidian Shard
Build Item Staff of Myrddin Staff of Myrddin
Build Item Polynomicon Polynomicon
Build Item Book of Thoth Book of Thoth

Full Build Option #2

Notes For this build sell Boots for Speed Pot and buy Rod of Tahuti.

Notes

For this build sell Boots for Speed Pot and buy Rod of Tahuti.

Build Item Book of Thoth Book of Thoth
Build Item Shoes of Focus Shoes of Focus
Build Item Charon's Coin Charon's Coin
Build Item Pythagorem's Piece Pythagorem's Piece
Build Item Divine Ruin Divine Ruin
Build Item Soul Reaver Soul Reaver
Build Item Rod of Tahuti Rod of Tahuti

Hera's Skill Order

Royal Assault

1 X Y
Royal Assault
1 4 8 10 11

Polymorph

2 A B
Polymorph
2 6 7 12 14

Divine Shroud

3 B A
Divine Shroud
3 15 16 18 19

Argus, the Defender

4 Y X
Argus, the Defender
5 9 13 17 20
Royal Assault
1 4 8 10 11

Royal Assault

1 X
Hera damages enemies in a cone in front of her before opening a portal for Argus to attack through. Enemy minions hit by this cone are knocked into Argus' path. Argus then slams his fists at the target location dealing heavy damage. If both of his fists connects with an enemy, it deals 15% extra damage.

Ability Type: AoE
Cone Damage: 30 / 40 / 50 / 60 / 70 (+15% of your Magical Power)
Fist Damage: 80 / 130 / 180 / 230 / 280 (+80% of your Magical Power)
Range: 45
Cost: 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 / 75
Cooldown: 10s
Polymorph
2 6 7 12 14

Polymorph

2 A
Hera weaves magic in front of her before sending it out. Enemies hit by this ability take damage. If this ability hits a god it causes their form to shift into a monster.

Ability Type: Line
Damage: 80 / 120 / 160 / 200 / 240 (+80% of your Magical Power)
Polymorph Duration: 1.2 / 1.4 / 1.6 / 1.8 / 2s
Slow: 20%
Range: 80
Cost: 60
Cooldown: 14s
Divine Shroud
3 15 16 18 19

Divine Shroud

3 B
Hera shrouds herself in her divine power, granting her a shield from damage and temporary movement speed that lasts as long as the shield remains.

If Argus is active, Argus shines with the same Divine power as Hera, causing him to deal radiant damage and move at an increased rate.

Ability Type: Shield and Buff
Shield Health: 70 / 110 / 150 / 190 / 230 +17 per Hera's Level
Shield Duration: 5s
Movement Speed: 15%
Argus Aura Damage: 7 / 11 / 15 / 19 / 23 (+7.5% of your Magical Power)
Argus Speed: 50%
Cost: 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65
Cooldown: 16s
Argus, the Defender
5 9 13 17 20

Argus, the Defender

4 Y
Hera brings Argus crashing down at a location, damaging and knocking up enemies. On landing Argus will attack the nearest target. Hera can control where Argus moves through refiring this ability onto an enemy or if he has a target, to recall him. While recalled Argus will defend Hera and attack anyone that gets close. Argus has a hit chain that starts with a normal basic attack, into a ground circle AoE slowing enemies by 20% for 1.5s, into a line attack.

Ability Type: AoE
Damage: 100 / 150 / 200 / 250 / 300 (+55% of your Magical Power)
Argus Lifetime: 40s
Argus Health: 700 / 1400 / 2100 / 2800 / 3500
Argus Protections: 25 / 30 / 35 / 40 / 45
Argus Movement Speed: 440 / 455 / 470 / 485 / 500
Radius: 20
Cost: 80 / 85 / 90 / 95 / 100
Cooldown: 90s

Playing Hera

Hera is a great god who is able to turn any team fight in your teams favor, when she is played right. She is a very versatile god who is able to quickly rotate between Solo lane and Mid lane when needed. When Argus is active Hera can have very good tower pressure by forcing your opponent to back off from the front line.
When being ganked by the enemy team, even without an escape alot of the time Hera can make a clean get away. If Argus is ready he can provide a good distraction. Divine Shroud will give you a nice speed boost that can help you get away quicker. If you are very good you can quickly spin around cast Polymorph and make your escape, since it is a very effective slow. Polymorph has saved me many, many times from death. I've gotten pretty good that most of the time I can spin around quickly cast it and usually hit most if not all of the people following me.

Combos

There are many different combos Hera is able to use with her kit. When Argus is available you will want to use the #3 and #4 combos always. If Argus is not available then you want to use your #5 and #6 combos. When dropping Argus you always want to be sure that you instantly activate your Divine Shroud. Shroud will not only slow the enemy player but is also will deal a small DOT.

1) Polymorph, Royal ***ualt, Basic Attack, Argus, Divine Shroud, Repeat
2) Royal ***ualt, Polymorph, Basic Attack, Argus, Divine Shroud, Repeat
3) Argus, Divine Shroud, Polymorph, Royal ***ualt, Basic Attack, Repeat
4) Argus, Divine Shroud, Royal ***ualt, Polymorph, Basic Attack, Repeat
5) Polymorph, Royal ***ualt, Basic Attack, Repeat
6) Royal ***ualt, Polymorth, Basic Attack, Repeat

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boogiebass (46) | February 11, 2020 2:01pm
Gulf? Myst???
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xmysterionz (64) | February 11, 2020 3:26pm
Hello Boogie.
Basically this is a mid build but with a Warrior's Blessing
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Gulfwulf (80) | February 11, 2020 2:06pm
Uh...don't use this because it has no defense?
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