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Naga Siren
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21 + 2.8
21 + 3.3
21 + 2
Level 0 1 15 25 30
Health 200 620 1400 2200 2520
+1.5 +3.6 +7.52 +11.52 +13.12
Mana 75 327 663 1047 1191
+0 +1.05 +2.45 +4.05 +4.65
Armor 3 6.5 14.2 21.7 24.78
Damage Block 16 (50%)
Magic Resistance 25%
Status Resistance 0%
Damage 23‒25 44‒46 90‒92 135‒137 153‒155
Attack Rate 0.59/s 0.71/s 0.98/s 1.25/s 1.36/s
Attack Range Melee 150 (600)
Attack Speed ▶️ 100 (1.7s BAT)
Attack Animation 0.5+0.5
Projectile Speed Instant
Movement Speed ▶️ 330
Turn Rate Takes 0.175s to turn 180°. 0.6
Collision Size 8
Vision Range (G) 1800 • 800
Legs 0
Gib Type Default
Ability Upgrades
Upgradable by Aghanim's Scepter.
Upgradable by Aghanim's Shard.

Rip Tide
Song of the Siren
For the race in Dota 2 lore, see Naga.
Able to captivate and disable enemies with her song.
Once a highly regarded commander of the Slithereen Guard, Slithice fell from honor following a seemingly trivial oversight. She was to find the one stolen chalice, or remain banished forever. Slithice splits a squad of Mirror Images, sending them to scout ahead and mislead foes. She Ensnares targets in a luminous net, then lashes out with Rip Tides to soften their armor. With the sound of her voice, the enemy halts in mid-swing, lowering their weapons at the sound of a haunting aria. There they will stand, mesmerized, unresponsive to Slithice's encircling allies as they listen to the Siren's Song that has lulled them to their deaths.
Mirror Image
Rip Tide
Rip Tide
Song of the Siren
Song of the Siren
Roles: Carry Carry Support Support Pusher Pusher Disabler Disabler Initiator Initiator Escape Escape
Complexity: ★★☆


Naga Siren minimap icon.pngSlithice, the Naga Siren
▶️ "I sing the Siren song of war."
Among the high-sworn of the Slithereen Guard there is a solemn vow oft repeated before battle: No Slithereen may fail. In truth, these words are equal parts oath and enforceable covenant, for those who fall short of their duty are banished from the order. To fail is to be other than Slithereen.

Once most highly esteemed of her race, Slithice for many years commanded a battalion of her fellows, using her formidable voice as her greatest weapon. Powerful, sinuous, serpentine, she led her deadly Guard in defense of the Deep Ones, and the great wealth of the sunken cities. But in the final battle of Crey, her forces were driven back by a marauding army of levianths intent on finding tribute for their god Maelrawn. After the long and bloody onslaught, as the bodies were cleared from the sunken halls, a single jeweled chalice was found missing from the trove. Of her hundred Guard, only a handful survived, but their bravery and sacrifice were of little consequence. What mattered was that treasure was taken. Honor destroyed. And so Naga Siren was cast out. Banished to search for the stolen chalice. Though she might add a hundred times her weight to the golden trove, she is doomed to live apart until that day she returns that which was taken. For no amount of gold is equal in honor to the honor she lost.


The illusions' formations.

Mirror Image
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No Target
Creates multiple images of Naga Siren under her control.
Cast Animation: 0.65+0
Split Time: 0.3
Number of Illusions: 3 (Talent 4)
Illusion Damage Dealt: 25%/30%/35%/40% (Talent 38%/43%/48%/53%)
Illusion Damage Taken: 350%
Illusion Duration: 26
Cooldown: 40/35/30/25 (Talent 30/25/20/15)
Mana: 70/85/100/115
Modifiers [?]
Slithice, while being strong in her own right, is notoriously hard to track down.


  • After the 0.3 seconds split time, Naga Siren reappears with her illusions.
    • The reappear locations are based on Naga Siren's position upon cast, with one appearing at the cast location, and the others north, east, south or west from that point.
    • This means when spawning 3 illusions, the formation is T-shaped and when spawning 4 illusions, it is shaped like a plus.
    • The distance in between each is 72 range.
    • Though the formation is always the same, Naga Siren and her illusions take a random position in the formation and have all the same facing angle.
  • Orders the caster to stop after the split time, canceling all queued orders, and orders given during the split time.
    • Also stops all ongoing targeted orders of other units that have been issued before Mirror Image was cast.
  • Recasting Mirror Image replaces the illusions from the previous cast, no matter under whose control they are.

Ensnare icon.png
Interrupts the target and traps them in place, preventing movement or blinking.
Cast Animation: 0.4+0.47
Cast Range: 575/600/625/650 (With Aghanim's Scepter 975/1000/1025/1050)
Duration: 2.75/3.5/4.25/5
Cooldown: 23/20/17/14 (With Aghanim's Scepter 17/14/11/8)
Mana: 70/80/90/100
Upgradable by Aghanim's Scepter.
Aghanim's Scepter Upgrade:
Reduces cooldown and increases cast range. Allows Ensnare to target Spell Immune or sleeping units.
Partially pierces spell immunity.
Cannot be cast on spell immune enemies.
Upgradable by Aghanim's Scepter.
Cannot be cast on spell immune enemies.
Modifiers [?]
The only way to escape the onslaught of a Slithereen is to never oppose one in the first place.


  • The net travels at a speed of 1500.
  • Roots the target, preventing it from moving and casting certain mobility abilities.
  • All illusions owned by Naga Siren within 900 range of the target also cast a fake Ensnare.
    • They play the whole cast animation and release their fake nets at the same time the real net is released.
    • When illusions currently are not having any order and are standing still, they turn to face the target and cast the fake nets.
    • When illusions are moving or attacking, they continue to do so and do not turn to face the target. They still play the cast animation, overriding their move or attack animations.
    • When canceling the cast, the illusions still play the full cast animation, but do not release the fake nets.
    • The fake nets do not interact with anything and do not root.

Rip Tide icon.png
Every 6 attack from naga and her illusions, the Naga Siren and her images will hit all nearby units with a damaging wave of water that lowers armor for 4 seconds.
Required Hits: 6 (Talent 5)
Radius: 300
Damage: 40/45/50/55 (Talent 70/75/80/85)
Armor Reduction: 2/4/6/8 (Talent 9/11/13/15)
Duration: 4
With Aghanim's Shard Move Speed Slow: 20%
Upgradable by Aghanim's Shard.
Aghanim's Shard Upgrade:
Slows enemy movement speed when the counter reaches its required hits.
Can be used by illusions.
Illusion Notes:
If the illusion was stolen or created by an allied or enemy ability (i.e. if the owning hero does not have this ability), the illusions have independent attack counters.
Rip Tide is only applied around heroes and illusions that have this ability.
Modifiers [?]
A torrent from the Deep Ones crushes the defenses of the Siren's enemies.


  • Each successful attack performed by Naga Siren or her illusions applies the attack counter buff on Naga Siren.
    • If the buff is already present, its stack count gets increased instead.
    • Counts attacks against any enemy unit except for buildings.
    • Does not count attacks from units that do not have this ability (e.g. illusions of Shadow Demon minimap icon.png Shadow Demon created by reflecting Disruption).
    • The counter buff has no duration and last indefinitely.
  • When the counter reaches 6 (Talent 5), Rip Tide's effects are applied around all units under Naga Siren's control that have this ability, and the counter buff is removed.
  • Enemies may only be hit by one instance, even when within range of multiple Rip Tides. Neither the damage nor the debuff stack.
  • The damage source of all Rip Tides is the unit that performed the triggering attack, meaning on-damage effects react on the unit that triggered it (e.g. Blade Mail icon.png Blade Mail).
  • Rip Tide first applies the armor reduction debuff, the slow debuff, then the Rip Tide damage, and then the attack damage.
  • The armor reduction increasing Talent talent does not update already placed debuffs.
    • Already placed debuffs update their values only when refreshed.

Song of the Siren
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No Target / Aura
(Upgradable by Aghanim's Shard. Allies)
All enemies in range of the Naga Siren are put into a magical stasis where they cannot act or be attacked. Using Song of the Siren again will end the duration early.
Cast Animation: 1+0.3
Radius: 1000/1200/1400
Duration: 7
Aura Linger Duration: 0.4
With Aghanim's Shard Max Health as Health Regen Bonus: 5%
Cooldown: 160/120/80
Mana: 150/175/200
Upgradable by Aghanim's Shard.
Aghanim's Shard Upgrade:
Song of the Siren heals allies by 5% of their Max HP per second for its duration.
Partially pierces spell immunity.
Does not affect spell immune enemies.
Upgradable by Aghanim's Shard.
Fully affects spell immune allies.
Modifiers [?]
Slithice's powerful voice enchants leagues of opponents, while calling her Slithereen kin in a time of need.


  • Applies a sleep on affected units, preventing them from acting, until woken up.
  • Song of the Siren's radius is centered on Naga Siren for the full duration, so if she moves far enough away from affected units, they wake up.
  • The sleep is provided by an aura. Its debuff lingers for 0.4 seconds.
  • Song of the Siren cannot be interrupted. Only Naga Siren's death or the Song of the Siren End sub-ability can stop it.
    • However, silencing Naga Siren prevents her from manually stopping the song with the sub-ability.
  • With Aghanim's Shard icon.png Aghanim's Shard, a second aura is provided by Naga Siren, which increases the health regeneration of allies within range.
    • The aura uses the same values radius and linger duration as the aura that affects enemies.
    • Affects invulnerable, but not hidden allies. Does not affect buildings or wards.
    • Can regenerate up to 37% of an ally's max health over its full duration.

Song of the Siren End
Song of the Siren End icon.png
No Target
Release enemy units from your song so they can be targeted again.
Cast Animation: 0+0.97
Cooldown: 1
Mana: 0
Sub-ability of Song of the Siren.


  • Song of the Siren End interrupts Naga Siren's channeling abilities on cast.
  • Goes into a 1-second cooldown right after Song of the Siren is cast, this is to prevent accidental double-casts prematurely ending the ability.
  • When cast, enemies wake up after the aura's 0.4-second linger duration.


Hero Talents
-7 Rip Tide Armor25-10s Mirror Image Cooldown
+1 Mirror Image Illusion20-1 Rip Tide Hits
+15 Strength attribute symbol.png Strength15+13% Mirror Image Damage
+30 Rip Tide Damage10+20 Movement Speed

Recent Changes[]

Main Article: Naga Siren/Changelogs
  • Rip Tide
    • Now applies its effects around Naga Siren minimap icon.png Naga Siren and all her illusions simultaneously whenever it triggers. [?]
    • Now triggers when Naga Siren and her illusions collectively make enough attacks, instead of working independently for each of them.
    • Increased required attacks from 5 to 6.
    • Reduced damage from 40/50/60/70 to 40/45/50/55.
  • Talent Talents:
Level 10 left talent: +20 Rip Tide damage increased to +30.
    Rip Tide.
      from a 17% attack proc chance to an ensured proc on every 5th attack, working independently for Naga Siren minimap icon.png Naga Siren and her illusions.
    • Rescaled damage from 30/45/60/75 to 40/50/60/70.
  • Talent Talents:
Level 10 left talent changed: +8 Agility attribute symbol.png agility ➜ +20 Rip Tide damage.
Level 20 right talent changed: +12% Rip Tide proc chance ➜ -1 Rip Tide required attacks.
  • Reduced Mirror Image cooldown from 40/36/32/28 to 40/35/30/25.

Recommended Items[]

Starting items:

  • Tango icon.png Tango provides needed health regeneration during the laning phase.
  • Healing Salve icon.png Healing Salve also restores health early on.

Early game:

  • Bottle icon.png Bottle helps with sustain and rune control when farming the mid lane.
  • Boots of Speed icon.png Boots of Speed provides movement speed so Naga Siren can walk to her farm.

Mid game:

  • Power Treads icon.png Power Treads give agility and attack speed, benefiting illusions as well, to proc Rip Tide.
  • Diffusal Blade icon.png Diffusal Blade gives her more damage, armor and attack speed, as well as Manabreak on attacks which greatly boosts damage output of her and her illusions.
  • Manta Style icon.png Manta Style gives her good attribute bonuses as well as the ability to summon more illusions.

Late game:

  • Octarine Core icon.png Octarine Core reduces the cooldowns of Naga Siren's abilities, greatly improving her pushing power and making her much harder to gank. The Spell Lifesteal has little effect on her own abilities, but can be combined with Radiance to let her illusions shrug off damage from creeps.

Situational items:

  • Quelling Blade icon.png Quelling Blade grants bonus damage against creeps to secure last hits.
  • Infused Raindrop icon.png Infused Raindrops gives good mana regeneration to keep using your abilities, and allows Naga Siren to survive some magical burst.
  • Magic Wand icon.png Magic Wand provides attributes and burst of health and mana, a useful sustain item no matter the role of Naga Siren.
  • Arcane Boots icon.png Arcane Boots solve Naga Siren's early mana issues, and you can later disassemble it to recycle the Energy Booster icon.png Energy Booster into Octarine Core.
  • Drum of Endurance icon.png Drum of Endurance gives solid overall attributes, and an active that increases movement and attack speed to Naga Siren, allied heroes, and illusions around her.
  • Meteor Hammer icon.png Meteor Hammer's area stun combos well with Song of the Siren, giving the enemies little time to react.
  • Spirit Vessel icon.png Spirit Vessel grants Naga Siren various bonuses like health and movement speed, as well as an ability to heal teammates or counter enemy healing.
  • Blink Dagger icon.png Blink Dagger grants mobility so Naga Siren can better initiate with Song of the Siren.
  • Boots of Travel icon.png Boots of Travel makes Naga Siren an incredibly strong pusher and increases her farm speed.
  • Radiance icon.png Radiance gives a lot of damage and the Radiance aura works on illusions, giving Naga Siren the ability to farm multiple areas of the map at the same time thanks to Mirror Image. Makes ultimate ability very dangerous. Positioning deep inside of enemies prevents enemies from blinking away or in once ultimate expired and they got a tick of damage from Radiance.
  • Heart of Tarrasque icon.png Heart of Tarrasque provides a large amount of health, tanking Naga Siren and her illusions up massively. It also provides enormous passive health regeneration while not fighting, so she can return to fights faster with full health.
  • Butterfly icon.png Butterfly offers bonus attack speed, damage, and armor, as well as evasion that gives more survivability to her and her illusions.
  • Linken's Sphere icon.png Linken's Sphere provides good all around attributes as well as regeneration, which allows Naga Siren to stay farming without having to go back to base. On top of that, it provides a spellblock which can make Naga Siren harder to kill in conjunction with Song of the Siren.
  • Aghanim's Shard icon.png Aghanim's Shard provides great heal to allied heroes during Song of the Siren, a terrific support item to boost team's survivability and turn around teamfights.






  • The DotA Naga Siren from Warcraft universe sports the same weapons as Slithice, the only difference being that the DotA version had one weapon, and four arms, while the Dota 2 has two weapons and two arms.
  • Song of the Siren's ▶️ sound is based on this ▶️ voice line of Naga Siren. Whether there is an extended version of that line or if the rest of the song was manually put together is unknown.