Muerta’s hero abilities in Dota 2 explained: Everything you need to know

Muerta, Dota 2’s 124th hero, is a master of death that can unleash ethereal ruin against her prey. 

The ranged intelligence hero is a hybrid-damage carry that has a unique set of abilities at her disposal.

As a deadly assassin, she can blast fearsome trick shots that deal damage and slows her targets. She can support her team and disable her opponents by summoning revenants. Muerta can also use her flintlock pistol to dish out hefty hero damage in team fights.

Muerta can reveal her true form as a murderous spectral nightmare if all else fails, allowing her to send her foes to the afterlife.

To learn more about the hero, we’ve listed down all of her hero abilities.

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Here are all of Muerta’s hero abilities

Dead Shot

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She fires a ghostly trickshot at an enemy unit or tree. When the bullet strikes, it damages and briefly slows, then ricochets in the targeted direction.

The ricochet damages all units it passes through, stopping when it hits a hero. Heroes hit by the ricochet are feared away from the impact.

ABILITY MECHANICSPECIFICATIONDamage75/150 /225/300Ricochet fear duration1.3/1.5/1.8/2.0Impact slow percent-100.0%Impact slow duration0.5Mana100/120/140/160Cooldown16/14/12/10AbilityUnit targetAffectsEnemy UnitsDamage typeMagicalPierces spell immunityNoDispellableYes

The Calling

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Summons a group of 4.0 revenants that slowly circle the targeted location. Enemies within the area are slowed and have reduced attack speed. Revenants deal damage and silence enemies as they pass through them.

ABILITY MECHANICSPECIFICATIONDamage45/90/135/180Duration10Movement slow-30.0%Attack slow-30/-40/-50/-60Mana150/175/200/225Cooldown30AbilityPoint targetDamage typeMagicalPierces spell immunityNoDispellableYes


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Her attacks can fire a second shot at another target, prioritizing Heroes.

ABILITY MECHANICSPECIFICATIONChance20%/30%/40%/50%AbilityPassivePierces spell immunityYes

Pierce the Veil (ultimate)

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She transforms, becoming immune to physical damage. All of her attack damage is dealt as magical damage. In addition, she gains bonus attack damage and phased movement.

She can attack ethereal units but deals no damage to Magic Immune targets.

ABILITY MECHANICSPECIFICATIONDuration6/7/8Transformation duration0.3Bonus attack damage50/70/100Mana150/250/350Cooldown75/60/45AbilityNo targetDamage typeMagicalDispellableNoDispel typeBasic dispel

You can read the full hero notes here.