Dota 2: When should you buy a Divine Rapier?
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There are many items in Dota 2 that are situation. Some of them can do wonders if you buy them in the proper scenario. However, if you don't time it right, chances are that you are going to regred your decision.
Having said that, today, we will take a look at probably the most situational item in Dota 2 - Divine Rapier. This incredible damage-dealing monstrocity is capable of single-handed change the balance of power. However, getting your hands on a "safe" rapier is easier said than done.
Here are three situations where you'd want to buy such an item.
Get it if your hero allows it
Generally speaking, Divine Rapier is a situational item that can be used by every hero, depending on the situation. However, there are a couple of names out there that are considered to be pretty good rapier carries, so buying this item for them is worth it in the longrun.
One of those heroes is Medusa. Often considered as the best hard carry in Dota 2, Medusa is one of the tankies hero in the later stages of the game, which means that she can purcahse a Divine Rapier relatively safey. When you combine her with a defensive support, Medusa can become a very scary hero to deal with.
Buy the item if it's your last hope
Everyone has had games where he wished he never started playing. If you ever find yourself in a situation where you have no idea what to do in the game, getting this item might be the solution. Of course, it all depends on what type of hero you play. However, if your obviously going to lose unless something drastic happened, buying a Divine Rapier is a must. After all, it will at least give you the chance to do enough damage to potentially kill your enemies and save your team from losing.
Do it for the "lolz"
Lastly, you can also buy a Divine Rapier just for the lolz. If you happen to be that type of a guy that just wants to have some fun and doesn't care whether he will win or not, this is definitely one of the best ways to entertain yourself. However, you have to remember that there is a very high chance that you will lose and end up getting reported by your team-mates.