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Naruto Funkeiro

    whos to judge you? EVERYONE (of my team mates)

    Tsubasa

      What about Axe and omni is great combo

      .D4ЯKTヨЯR口R(1番)

        third lol

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          axe + dark seer

          jeol

            Fifth 4head HI MOM

            Camel

              sorry but how can u not mention ck lina in this? its one of the strongest duolanes for ages now. only becomes weak against great aoe dmg lategame or counter stun like lc abba. But even then its strong-

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              random fried rice

                how can u not mention jugger + void lane

                SirFalcon

                  Nuke from a distance with Stifling Dagger?? when did 90 damage become a nuke? We are talking about the lane phase right?

                  QCMBR

                    also, shadow shaman + any right-clicker.

                    Your MOM!!

                      ursa would be great with shaman

                      how is pizza gonna get a ...

                        WHY NO OD + OMNI 4Head

                        Into the Storm

                          'while also staying safe through long range and Bane’s Nightmare End.' Wrong spell I think, unless maybe you are referring to the potential for Bane to dodge damage, I assume you mean nightmare?

                          Say plZ | Jean-Baptiste J...

                            Me and Your Mom

                            Naked

                              lol. @13 Your Father and the Neighbors Babysitter.

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                              NotAGoodGuy

                                noob noob noob

                                Drunken Espeon

                                  Lich+sardar mad kill lane

                                  kvothe

                                    probably the worst explanation for why wisp is a good dual laner ive ever seen LOL

                                    ArcticWP

                                      Some very unusual choices here in this article, people in the comments seem to have the right ideas!

                                      I did a video of my top 10 favourites a while back:
                                      https://youtu.be/hmqwaff3gA8

                                      SavingStratsForTI910 ͡◕ ͜...

                                        magnus+techies the overlords of offlane duos, enemy trilane for their safelane? no problem, 3 man skewer into mines ez triple kill first blood. If all goes well you will win mmr is 5 mins to their team ragequitting.

                                        The Ancient One

                                          @kvo, so what is a good explanation for you?

                                          Giga OOF

                                            If peenoise will comment here, he will suggest drow and sniper at offlane, legion commander at mid, and pa and antimage at safelane

                                            Homme viril

                                              best dual ever in offlane: necrophos+kunkka, harass is so tronk they can't even touch a creep, works against trilane too. I did it with a friend for fun, we made their slark go to their ofllane in 2 min and we took the top tower in 5 min, game was won in 25 min lol.

                                              The Ancient One

                                                syndereN missing lashits as a free safe lane Anti-Mage LUL xd

                                                2ez4Hbb

                                                  Kunkka and clock offlane
                                                  Super strong against anyone with combo X - cog - battery - torrent

                                                  And dont forget the mighty mirana with bane / kunkka

                                                  Tosh

                                                    Phoenix and Undying offlane. Holy shit man, the fire thingy that comes from phoenix make you unable to hit the tomb, not to mention the high amount of harass these two have even when soloing the lane.

                                                    stannis baratheon

                                                      damn everyone's saying "how bout this, how bout that" dual lanes .. he doesnt need to mention everything .. but how bout techies and tusk dual lanes?

                                                      Frizbee Alert

                                                        negrophos tiny techies is better at maximizing the effectiveness of techies which is more important currently compared to maximizing tusk effectiveness.

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                                                        Shin0m0ri

                                                          The listed combos aren't the really strong and scary ones....

                                                          NeoSuper Sharp Shooter

                                                            Slark + Dazzle ... wtf is this shit combo ~BrokeBack~
                                                            Brood/Cancer/m33po + Dazzle = combo wombo

                                                            and where the fuck is the classic Lich + Doom offlane

                                                            bws

                                                              Venge jugger can work too,only after lvl 6 tho,swap,stun,blade fury,easy kill

                                                              generative adversarial ne...

                                                                Before you rush to comment, "OMG HE FORGOT ______ HERO COMBO, WTF, REPORTED", go back and actually read this part:

                                                                "There are timeless classics that most people know of ... But these are just a fraction of combinations you can run."

                                                                i.e. this post isn't meant to spout the same old combos everybody already knows. It's supposed to propose some relatively new (if questionable) ideas. Yes, he probably knows about Tusk + Techies. No, he's not going to mention it when everybody knows about it.

                                                                On another note, I haven't seen anyone in this thread mention CK + AA yet. Scary stuff, that. CK + Omni is also a classic.

                                                                Azalea

                                                                  How can you not mention ursa + nature's prophet? best combo ever bruh

                                                                  Aceslade

                                                                    No mention of CM + CK.

                                                                    erk

                                                                      not to mention techies + lifestealer with aghs + spirit breaker

                                                                      Nitro 🌟

                                                                        Lina+cm

                                                                        dragon energy

                                                                          lol 6char

                                                                          Kiru

                                                                            Well, things like core Lifestealer or Weaver offlane are rather situational. Depends on your other lanes, which makes these examples not very useful. Usually you want to have some kind of initiator and/or bracer in the offlane farming position. I mean it's Dota, nothing is well defined, but each team needs a couple of core components. And it's usually hard to play if you don't have anyone who can stand in front or initiate.

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                                                                            Wweis

                                                                              Ursa+SS
                                                                              Ursa+Bane
                                                                              LC+SS
                                                                              Ursa+CM

                                                                              Blacknife

                                                                                Slark+AA is hellish to play against and so is the Veno+Viper lane.

                                                                                2k

                                                                                  No mention of the legendary Anti-mage+spectre lane?

                                                                                  Ben-Yashar

                                                                                    cm + morph

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                                                                                      Professional dog tamer

                                                                                        Bane+Mirana offlane
                                                                                        Undying+Zeus offlane
                                                                                        Undying+Lina offlane
                                                                                        PL+Kotl safelane
                                                                                        Juggernaut+Venomancer safelane
                                                                                        Bane+Pudge offlane/mid lane

                                                                                        Ouroboros

                                                                                          aka stop jungling you noobs

                                                                                          POKEMON

                                                                                            pugna and axe

                                                                                            666

                                                                                              4Head

                                                                                              MORON

                                                                                                Morph Invoke

                                                                                                Armageddon

                                                                                                  CM+Chaos Knight. First freeze the target with CM, after it wears off, stun the target with CK. After lvl 2, you can easily teleport the target, have CM freeze it and finish it with CK. It's actually so unfair its funny.

                                                                                                  ♥InvO

                                                                                                    Invoker + himself
                                                                                                    ♥invO

                                                                                                    Atem

                                                                                                      I do trilane with me, myself and I