Dota 2 Hero Guide: Zeus abilities explained

Zeus is an Intelligence Class hero in the popular MOBA game, Dota 2. He’s a ranged attack type, known for his ability to destroy enemies with his mighty lightning forces. Zeus is best suited for the role of Nuker, but can also be played as a Carry hero.

This is how the official site of Dota 2 and Valve Corporation describes the Zeus Hero:

None can hide from Zeus, whether he’s calling down a bolt to reveal the surroundings, sending an arc coursing through his nearest enemies, or summoning a terrifying volley of lightning upon all enemies. Wherever his foes are, Zeus will find them.

In order to play a hero well in Dota 2, one must be well-informed of his abilities. In the same sense, it is crucial to get familiar with such mechanisms of the hero. Here is a quick guide on the abilities of Zeus.

Dota 2- Zeus Abilities

Arc Lightning

Arc Lightning is a magical type of ability that shoots a flash of lightning at enemy units, binds them. The binding is also applied to nearby enemies.

Lightning Bolt

Lightning Bolt is a magical ability that calls down a bolt of thunder that strikes an enemy, causing destruction meanwhile stunning it for a few seconds.

Heavenly Jump

Heavenly Jump, as the name suggests, sees Zues jump high in the sky, landing near a target, and flashing him with a thunder strike. The victims are damaged and also have their movement reduced.

Thundergod’s Wrath

A deadly ability that summons strikes of thunders and hits all the enemies within range, no matter where they are on the map. If an enemy hero is invisible, it takes no damage, but the True Sight is still created at that hero’s location.

Static Field

Static Field is a shard ability upgrade that hits with shocks of electric pulse, which deals damage of 8% of his health bar.


Nimbus is an ultimate ability that creates storm-bearing clouds, which keep on hitting enemy units with huge damage.