Dota 2 Build Juggernaut | A Complete Guide

Dota 2 Build Juggernaut | A Complete Guide

Juggernaut is an agility-based carry hero widely known for his playstyle of Spinning blade fury and his ultimate Omnislash to slash down enemies swiftly. He is also an easy hero to use in the game. This article will guide you with the best Juggernaut build in Dota 2, his talent and the skill to enable him as a carry.

When to pick Juggernaut?

Juggernaut is a hero with build with spell immunity and critical strikes, which means he is good against spell heroes and nukers. Heroes which rely on magic for dealing damage and heroes with low hp pool are weak against Juggernaut. However, heroes who chain lock stun, deal raw physical damage, and can burst the hero quickly can counter Juggernaut in Dota 2.

So, you should avoid picking Juggernaut against heroes like Axe, Ursa, Legion Commander, Centaur Warruner, etc. However, you should pick Juggernaut against heroes like Zeus, Invoker, Puck, Lina, etc.

Juggernaut Item build

Here are the ideal items to build Juggernaut for mid-lane and offlane in Dota 2:

Starting Items to purchaseDescription

Tango is useful for regenerating hp during the early and laning stages

Queeling blade
Queeling blade is a must-have for carries in general for better last hitting and to eventually build it to a battlefury.

Circlet / Slipper of Agility
It is good for basic stats and to make a wrath band later on.

Iron branch
It is good for basic stats and if needed upgrade it into a magic wand.
Juggernaut Early Game ItemsDescription

Wrath band
The wrath band is good early for attack speed and armor as well as agility.

Magic wand
The magic wand helps during laning and early games if you are against a lot of spell casters and magic damage dealers.

Ring of health
It provides basic health regeneration for sustaining hp against harasses.

Boots of Speed
For general mobility and movement speed, boots are a must-have for every hero.
Juggernaut Mid Game ItemsJuggernaut Mid-Game Items

Treads help you with movement, attack speed and agility/armor.

Battlefury is a key item for you to accelerate the farm and kill enemy creeps fast with cleave.

Mantastyle helps you to dispell spells and silences. It can also be used on Juggernaut build for more damage output while fighting.
Juggernaut Late Game ItemsDescription

Aghanim’s Shard
Aghanim’s Shard upgrades your spin for more damage.

Butterfly helps your hero to have more agility and also acquire a useful evasion.

Basher /Abyssal blade
Basher assists your hero to chase down enemies through its bashing mechanism.

Aghanim’s Scepter
Aghanim’s Scepter provides your hero with an extra swift slash ability.

Monkey King Bar
It is useful against heroes with evasion or heroes with high armor.

Dota 2 Juggernaut Skill build

SkillsLevels to pick upDescription

Blade fury
1, 3, 5, 7Juggernaut spins and deals magic-based damage to anyone near him. With shard, it can deal even physical damage.

Healing ward
4, 9, 13,16The healing ward provides a moving unit which can be used for regenerating hp when low.

Blade Dance
2, 8, 11,14Blade dance is passive which enables Juggernaut a chance to deal critical damage with every hit.

6, 12, 18Omnislash is the ultimate hero which provides him with attack speed and damage to strike forward against enemy units during which he cannot be attacked/ targeted.

(Shard) Swiftslash
Performs a short Omni slash on a target dealing physical damage.

Juggernaut Talents

+1s Omnislash Duration+2 Healing Wards Hits to Kill
+150 Blade Fury Dps+40% Blade Dance lifesteal
+1 Blade fury duration-20s Healing ward cooldown
+100 Blade fury radius+5 All stats
Level 10 – +5 all statsLevel 15 – +1s Blade fury duration
Level 20 – +150 Blade Fury Dps or 40% Blade Dance lifestealLevel 25 – +1s Omnislash duration