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In this guide, we’ve listed the most effective builds in Heroes vs Hordes. Let’s find the build that suits you best!

Heroes vs Hordes Best Builds

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Arcane Mage Damage Build

Weapons:

  1. Crossbow
  2. X42-Rocket
  3. Boomerang
  4. Thunderbolt

Tomes:

  1. Duplicator
  2. Area
  3. Damage
  4. Cooldown
  5. Critical

Equipment:

  • Helm Equip: Ranger
  • Chest Equip: Ranger
  • Boots Equip: Ranger
  • Gloves Equip: Rogue
  • Amulet Equip: Rogue
  • Ring Equip: Ranger

Strategy:

This build is all about letting that Crossbow do the talking, or in this case, the shooting. Early on, prioritize Boomerang or Fire Orbs for safety and efficient XP gain. Keep the arcane mage struggles at bay!

Arcane Mage AFK Key Farm Build

  1. Crossbow
  2. Thunderbolt
  3. Vampire Aura
  4. X42-Rocket

Tomes:

  1. Coin
  2. Cooldown
  3. Area
  4. Recovery
  5. Damage

Equipment:

  • Helm Equip: Noble
  • Chest Equip: Noble
  • Boots Equip: Noble
  • Gloves Equip: Knight
  • Amulet Equip: Noble
  • Ring Equip: Noble

Strategy:

This build is all about efficiency, especially for farming Hard Mode 1-1. Keep enemies at a distance with your ranged attacks, minimizing the chance of picking up unwanted XP. The Coin tome is a nice touch for maximizing gains during Coin Rush, but feel free to swap it for more damage if the situation demands.

Knight Damage Build

Weapons:

  1. Vampire Aura
  2. Thunderbolt
  3. X42-Rocket
  4. Flame Wheel

Tomes:

  1. Recovery
  2. Cooldown
  3. Area
  4. Duplicator
  5. Damage

Equipment:

  • Helm Equip: Rogue
  • Chest Equip: ANY
  • Boots Equip: Ranger
  • Gloves Equip: Rogue
  • Amulet Equip: Rogue
  • Ring Equip: Rogue

Strategy:

This build is all about maximizing your damage potential. The Knight might not be the ideal hero for damage output, but if you’re committed, this configuration will squeeze out some solid DPS. Feel free to swap Vampire Aura for another weapon if survival isn’t an issue.

Knight Survival Build

Weapons:

  1. Vampire Aura
  2. Thunderbolt
  3. Frost Nova
  4. Crossbow

Tomes:

  1. Recovery
  2. Cooldown
  3. Life
  4. Armor
  5. Evasion

Equipment:

  • Helm Equip: Knight
  • Chest Equip: Knight
  • Boots Equip: Knight
  • Gloves Equip: Knight
  • Amulet Equip: Knight
  • Ring Equip: ANY

Strategy:

This build is a fortress! Thunderbolt and Frost Nova for crowd control, and the defensive tomes make you practically unkillable. Sword and Crossbow for the finishing touch. Ready to withstand anything the game throws at you. Any other adjustments you’d like to make to this tanky setup?

Dark Ranger Damage Build

Weapons:

  1. Crossbow
  2. X42-Rocket
  3. Thunderbolt
  4. Flame Wheel

Tomes:

  1. Damage
  2. Area
  3. Cooldown
  4. Duplicator
  5. Critical

Equipment:

  • Helm Equip: Ranger
  • Chest Equip: Ranger
  • Boots Equip: Ranger
  • Gloves Equip: Rogue
  • Amulet Equip: Rogue
  • Ring Equip: Ranger

Strategy:

This build is all about the firepower! Prioritize the Crossbow and aim for maxed-out bombs ASAP. Flame Wheel is your sidekick for covering those vulnerable spots, but feel free to swap it out for Boomerang if that’s more your style.

Crazy Tinkerer Area Build

Weapons:

  1. Flame Wheel
  2. Vampire Aura
  3. X42-Rocket
  4. Frost Nova

Tomes:

  1. Duplicator
  2. Recovery
  3. Area
  4. Life
  5. Cooldown

Equipment:

  • Helm Equip: Knight
  • Chest Equip: Ranger
  • Boots Equip: Ranger
  • Gloves Equip: Knight
  • Amulet Equip: Ranger
  • Ring Equip: Ranger

Strategy:

This build is all about setting the screen ablaze! Utilize Tinkerer’s high innate area stat to cover as much ground as possible. Trigger your mines, let enemies burn, and use Frost Nova to freeze them in their tracks. The more enemies burning, the faster you can charge up that ult for massive single-target damage.

Fire Wizard Damage Build

Weapons:

  1. Crossbow
  2. X42-Rocket
  3. Thunderbolt
  4. Flame Wheel

Tomes:

  1. Damage
  2. Area
  3. Cooldown
  4. Critical
  5. Duplicator

Equipment:

  • Helm Equip: Rogue
  • Chest Equip: Rogue
  • Boots Equip: Ranger
  • Gloves Equip: Rogue
  • Amulet Equip: Rogue
  • Ring Equip: Rogue

Strategy:

This build is all about dishing out damage! Max out that fire staff early for some serious firepower. If you find yourself in tight spots, consider grabbing Fire Orbs or Boomerang earlier for better maneuverability.

Frost Wizard Damage Build

Weapons:

  1. Thunderbolt
  2. X42-Rocket
  3. Crossbow
  4. Death Ray

Tomes:

  1. Duplicator
  2. Damage
  3. Duration
  4. Area
  5. Cooldown

Equipment:

  • Helm Equip: Rogue
  • Chest Equip: Wizard
  • Boots Equip: Ranger
  • Gloves Equip: Rogue
  • Amulet Equip: Rogue
  • Ring Equip: Wizard

Strategy:

This build revolves around the Ascended Wizard’s Ring, leveraging a 25% damage buff to frozen enemies. Freeze your surroundings with precise 90-degree turns and let Death Ray handle the tougher foes. If survival becomes an issue, consider swapping Crossbow and Duration for Vampire Aura or Death Ray and Duration.

Frost Wizard Survival Build

Weapons:

  1. Frost Nova
  2. Vampire Aura
  3. Thunderbolt
  4. Death Ray

Tomes:

  1. Life
  2. Recovery
  3. Cooldown
  4. Duration
  5. Area

Equipment:

  • Helm Equip: Knight
  • Chest Equip: Knight
  • Boots Equip: Knight
  • Gloves Equip: Knight
  • Amulet Equip: Knight
  • Ring Equip: Wizard

Strategy:

This build is a fortress! Leverage the insane crowd control of Frost Wizard, allowing you to forego the typical armor/evasion tomes. The Duration tome enhances the time enemies stay frozen, and the Life tome adds an extra layer of tankiness. Stick close to obstacles, kite around elites, and let Death Ray do the heavy lifting.

Blade Master Damage-Coin Rush Build

Weapons:

  1. X42-Rocket
  2. Thunderbolt
  3. Flame Wheel
  4. Crossbow

Tomes:

  1. Duplicator
  2. Area
  3. Critical
  4. Damage
  5. Cooldown

Equipment:

  • Helm Equip: Rogue
  • Chest Equip: Rogue
  • Boots Equip: Ranger
  • Gloves Equip: Rogue
  • Amulet Equip: Rogue
  • Ring Equip: Rogue

Strategy:

This build is all about unleashing a barrage of crits! Rely on your bladespin ultimate for defense and aim to eliminate foes before they get a chance to strike. Stand your ground, flick in the directions you want to attack until your ultimate is ready, then go all out and dominate the screen.

Blade Master Evasion Build

Weapons:

  1. Frost Nova
  2. Thunderbolt
  3. Vampire Aura
  4. Boomerang

Tomes:

  1. Life
  2. Recovery
  3. Area
  4. Evasion
  5. Cooldown

Equipment:

  • Helm Equip: Knight
  • Chest Equip: Knight
  • Boots Equip: Rogue
  • Gloves Equip: Knight
  • Amulet Equip: Rogue
  • Ring Equip: ANY

Strategy:

This build is all about becoming an evasion master! Stack that evasion and rely on your spin to make you invincible while waiting for the ultimate to come up. The Knight set helps with survival when your ult is on cooldown, and the Rogue boots provide a hefty raw evasion stat.

Spirit Shaman Beasts Buff Build

  1. X42-Rocket
  2. Thunderbolt
  3. Herorang
  4. Fire Orbs

Tomes:

  1. Area
  2. Cooldown
  3. Movement
  4. Life
  5. Damage

Equipment:

  • Helm Equip: Wizard
  • Chest Equip: Knight
  • Boots Equip: Rogue
  • Gloves Equip: Knight
  • Amulet Equip: Knight
  • Ring Equip: Knight

Strategy:

This build is all about turning your beasts into unstoppable DPS machines! Prioritize Area, Cooldown, Damage, and Movement to make them a force to be reckoned with. Fire Orbs will keep you safe while you navigate the battlefield.

Paladin Defense Build

Weapons:

  1. X42-Rocket
  2. Thunderbolt
  3. Frost Nova
  4. Flame Wheel

Tomes:

  1. Area
  2. Cooldown
  3. Armor
  4. Duplicator
  5. Life

Equipment:

  • Helm Equip: Knight
  • Chest Equip: Knight
  • Boots Equip: Knight
  • Gloves Equip: Knight
  • Amulet Equip: Knight
  • Ring Equip: Knight

Strategy:

This build is all about turning the Paladin into an unstoppable force. Leverage Paladin’s innate armor and pushback. The level 20 skill adds a layer of protection with a chance to get a shield on every hit, and the Knight set’s ring turns that shield into a devastating explosion. Be cautious with enemies resistant to knockback, like elites.

Pirate Queen Damage Build

Weapons:

  1. Crossbow
  2. Boomerang
  3. Thunderbolt
  4. Poison Darts

Tomes:

  1. Cooldown
  2. Speed
  3. Damage
  4. Duplicator
  5. Duration

Equipment:

  • Helm Equip: Ranger
  • Chest Equip: Ranger
  • Boots Equip: Ranger
  • Gloves Equip: Rogue
  • Amulet Equip: Rogue
  • Ring Equip: Ranger

Strategy:

This build revolves around maximizing the Pirate’s main weapon, focusing on speed and duration tomes. The ultimate pairs well with Poison Darts, especially since they spin with you. Sacrifice a bit of Crossbow’s projectiles for the speed tome, but your base weapon compensates for it. Equip-wise, prioritize projectile speed with Rogue gloves and amulet for critical hits.