[Top 15] Dota 2 Best Lane Combos That Are Amazing

Sometimes in the heat of the moment, we forget that Dota is a team game, which means you need to communicate and synergize with your allies to ensure victory on the battlefield. But if you don’t have the knack to talk and communicate, you can always pick heroes who naturally synergize with your allies to avoid all that communication.

With a plethora of heroes to choose from, one may get confused. To avoid you from losing MMR or getting perplexed, we bring you the best 15 Lane Combos That Are Amazing in the current meta. So the next time you play with your buddies you can try to synergize with these heroes! 

15. Magnus And Phantom Assassin

 Magnus can be picked first as he can be mended and put into any lane. He works best in the offlane or even in the support role where he can compete and help carry out farm his enemy carry with Empower. Phantom Assassin is a great hero to combine with, as Magnus can assist her farm quite effortlessly in the early game, giving her an edge over her enemies. In the late game, a single RP and PA dagger can be enough to end the game!

Why is this Combo OP?

  • High damage for PA in the early game
  • Increased farming potential
  • Late game killing potential with RP and PA’s damage



14. Invoker and Faceless Void

Invoker is known to dish out high magical damage right off the bat. A good Invoker player makes his foe's rage quit! There are various heroes that synergize immensely well with Invoker but none better than Faceless Void. Void can easily control crowds and deal physical damage while Invoker can supplement him with spells such as Sunstrike, Cataclysm, Alacrity, and much more! If these two are farmed in the late game, there is no way you escape if they catch onto you.

Why is this Combo OP?

  • Low CD on spells
  • High synergy with Cronosphere and Invoker’s spells
  • Immense crowd control



13. Lycan and Tiny

This world-famous combo was first seen played out by the Chinese giants PSG.LGD during the International 10 tournament. Lycan has various different tools which help him farm and sustain in the lane as well as gank and be on the offensive side if needed. He can summon wolves to help him farm and split push, along with howl that reduces armor. This combined with his Aghanim’s on Tiny makes both of them immensely strong as Tiny can rip through his foes quite effortlessly. 

Why is this Combo OP?

  • Wolf Bite makes Tiny hit hard.
  • Great synergy during the late game.
  • High physical damage



12. Doom and Grimstroke

Feared by both angels and devils, Doom is known to dominate the battlefield with his terrifying spells and animosity. Though the laning phase may be rough on Doom against most heroes, he hits his item timings quickly, thanks to Devour and Scorched Earth. Grimstroke is primarily played in the support role and he is known for dealing high AoE magic damage and disabling his enemies. His silence can quickly be combined with Ink Swell ability, which is a great way to initiate on his foes.

Why is this Combo OP? 

  • Doom can shut down enemy heroes easily with his ultimate, while Grimstroke allows him to cast it on two heroes at once.
  • They both have great crowd control spells which are great in the late stages of the game


11. Tidehunter and Kunkka

This ancient rivalry can also be turned into friendship if these two titans are on the same team. They both realize that their powers are unmatchable if they’re on the same side of the battlefield. Both heroes offer great crowd control through their spells. Tide’s Gush with Aghanim’s Scepter combined with Kunkka’s Tidebringer does an insane amount of physical damage which is hardly negated by armor or physical immunity. 

Why is this Combo OP? 

  • Ravage and Ghostship are great to lock enemies down 
  • High physical damage of Kunkka combined with Tide’s initiation is quite a deadly combo
  • High armor and sustainability in lane



10. Puck and Phoenix

Puck is undoubtedly one of the best heroes in the current meta. The high magical damage combined with low cool down, makes him great for ganking and getting kills. Phoenix can be a great lane partner as he does quite the same. They both dish out high and lethal damage, and who can forget their ultimates working together in tandem to make your life a living hell!

Why is this Combo OP? 

  • Dream Coil and Supernova are great crowd control spells that go hand in hand.
  • Immense magical damage which is only amplified in the late game.
  • Low CD on spells.


9. Ursa and Shadow Shaman

We all know that Ursa can fare well in the laning phase versus most melee heroes, this is due to the insane physical damage which stacks exponentially. This combined with a lane partner that can lock down and disable enemies is just the cherry on top. Shadow Shaman completes Ursa and assists him on the quest of utter lane domination. They both can sneak into Roshan and mow him down effortlessly as well.

Why is this Combo OP? 

  • Shadow Shaman is a great disabler, he can Hex and Shackle his foes from a distance.
  • Ursa is known to rip through enemies, he can do this effortlessly with SS’s help
  • They are a strong laning Combo , which can out farm and outperform enemy laners.



8. Skywrath Mage and Legion Commander

This combo was seen a lot in action during the 7.28 patch when both Skywrath and Legion were buffed to the core! These both are often played in the same lane, they deal a mix of both physical and magical damage. Their low CD makes it easier to spam spells and shove enemies out of the lane which combined with their disables can prove to be lethal. The selling point of this Combo  has to be their ultimate abilities, Dual combined with Mystic Flare deals immense damage which is both magical and physical.

Why is this Combo OP? 

  • LC’s duel along with Sky’s ultimate can prove lethal and result in Duel victories
  • Great laners, can easily shove enemies out of the lane.
  • Low CD on both of their spells.



7. Bane and Mirana

Bane and Mirana are often seen together in pro games, especially in the Chinese and European regions. These two heroes have a lot in common, but at the same time, they have different things to offer in the game. Mirana is known to be a great early game hero, which combined with Bane’s spells can lead to disaster for the enemy team. Nightmare followed by Arrow is quite the combo that has enemies locked for close to 10 seconds! Both heroes can be played in the support role!

Why is this Combo OP? 

  • Both heroes offer great stun-lock potential
  • They can be played as a support or they also can lane together
  • High damage output with spells 



6. Dazzle and Huskar

This dynamic Combo  has been feared a lot in both pub and pro games. Dazzle offers immense slow and DoT with armor reduction and heals while Huskar is the more offensive partner with immense physical damage. Both can initiate well and are very powerful in the laning phase. Picking a melee hero versus these heroes is a very bad idea, you either get shoved off from the lane or you get destroyed! The best part about these heroes is that you don't even need items to get kills or secure the laning phase, all you need is levels!

Why is this Combo OP? 

  • Dazzle’s Poison Touch is menacing combined with the Burning Spears of Huskar.
  • Both heroes are ranged, giving melee heroes a hard time!
  • High damage output right from the laning phase, only to get OP in the late game. 


5. Earthshaker and Ancient Apparition

If you’ve followed Dota long enough then you must remember the $8 million Echo Slam! Well, it was more like an $8 million Echo Slam into Ice Blast! The iconic play and the voice line still give millions of Dota fans goosebumps all around the world! Earthshaker deals immense DPS, just like AA which can be lethal right from the early game. The Ice Blast also prevents enemies from gaining HP, they just end up getting eviscerated! 

Why is this Combo OP? 

  • Echo Slam into Ice Blast is an iconic combo
  • Low CD on spells allows for them to spam spells and shove enemies out of the lane
  • Immense early to mid-game impact


4.Lifestealer and Spirit Breaker

Behold the taxi service! Spirit Breaker quite literally serves as a great vessel for Lifestealer to enhance his gameplay. Not only is Spirit Breaker very mobile, but he also offers mobility to LS by getting infested and charging on their foes miles away in the map. Both heroes complement each other as they have high armor and HP which helps them sustain in the laning phase. Even if the Lifestealer has had a rough lane, SB ensures to secure him a few kills with the infest bomb combo!

Why is this Combo OP? 

  • Lifestealer can infest SB before he charges to gank enemies.
  • Both can sustain themselves in the laning phase 
  • High armor and HP regen


3. Juggernaut and Crystal Maiden

Just like Io and Tiny, every Combo  list is incomplete without Juggernaut and Crystal Maiden. These heroes complete each other with their immaculate abilities which work in synergy and ensure maximum damage done to their foes. Along with synergizing well in the laning phase, they also work exceptionally well in the late game, one can save the other with spells or items or they may also act offensively. 

Why is this Combo OP? 

  • Juggernaut can spin while CM uses Frostbite on enemy heroes.
  • High mana regen with Aura and HP region with healing ward in the lane.
  • Both of them scale exceptionally well in the late game. 



2. Zeus and Spectre

Zeus is one of the most played mid heroes in the game, the reason being he is easy to play and dishes out loads of damage while also having a global presence. You also get to kill steal! Spectre is pretty much the same, but as these heroes are in the core position, they are played in separate lanes. You could initiate with Zeus ult and Nimbus first and then follow it up with Spectre's ult, this combo is surely guaranteed to net you a few kills! 

Why is this Combo OP? 

  • Both heroes provide immense global ganking potential
  • Combination of Physical and Magical damage
  • Low CD on Zeus’s spells 


1. Tiny and Io

Not every Combo  list in Dota is complete without the mention of Tiny and Io. One is a glorified disco ball and the other is a mammoth of a rock, but they both complete each other! Tiny can be considered to be weak as a core hero in the laning phase, but Io sustains him by providing him with heals and attack speed which he desperately lacks. Along with initiating with Relocate, Io can also help him escape and heal him in team fights! 

Why is this Combo OP? 

  • Tiny is sustained by Io in the lane with heals and increased attack speed.
  • Low CD on spells
  • Io can safely escort Tiny out of fights or initiate with him


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