Mobile Legends Thamuz Guide: Best Build, Emblem and Gameplay Tips

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Mobile Legends Bang Bang’s Lord Lava Thamuz is a very strong Fighter type hero with a good set of Crowd Control, Blink, Buff, Regeneration, and Area of Effect. We can play him like a mass damage dealer in a team fight since his ultimate skill makes him very mobile and durable. His skill 1 and skill 2 also give him movement speed during the 1v1 fight. He is easy to play type of hero. You can play him as a Fighter or an Initiator. In this guide, we will take a look at the best emblem, spell, build, including tips and tricks to pave your way to victory with Thamuz in Mobile Legends.

We have previously discussed how to master playing with other Mobile Legends heroes like MiyaLing, WanwanPharsaCarmillaSilvanna, HayabusaAtlasLuo YiYu Zhong, Aurora, Khaleed, Freya, Khufra, X.Borg, Lesley, Tigreal, Hylos, Valir, Cecilion, Lylia, Uranus, Barats, Odette, Angela, Vale, Rafaela, Hanzo, Esmeralda, Brody, Lapu-Lapu, Nana, Benedetta, Hilda, Mathilda, Selena, Miya, Jawhead, Chou, Paquito. So make sure to check these hero guides as well. For now, let’s focus on Thamuz.

Skill Analysis

Thamuz is a hero with the common four skill sets of one passive and three actives. In this Thamuz guide, let’s see what are his abilities in Mobile Legends, and when you can use which skill to get the best out of him.

Passive – Grand Lord Lava


Thamuz’s passive inflicts the enemy with a scorching effect. When Thamuz attacks an enemy with his scythes, it leaves a scorching effect which deals 12 amount (+5% Total Physical Attack) of physical damage over time. This effect can be stacked 3 times and last up to 2.5 seconds. The burn effect would not trigger if the scythes are not with Thamuz. Thamuz’s passive also grants him 25% extra movement speed if the scythes are not with Thamuz. 

After returning the scythes Thamuz leap to the target, his next basic attack deals extra physical damage to the unit, it also creates a gush of Lava under the target which will explode after 2 seconds and deals 50 (+110% Total Physical Attack) amount of true damage while slowing the target by 40%.

Skill 1 – Molten Scythes (AoE)

CD – 2

skill 1

Thamuz will throw his scythes in a pointed direction, it starts to move slowly after hitting an enemy or after traveling some particular distance. It also deals 45 / 52 / 59 / 66 / 73 / 80 amount of continuous physical damage and slows down the enemy by 30%, only the first hit deals 150 / 180 / 210 / 240 / 270 / 300(+100% Physical Attack) amount of physical damage.

After some time the scythes travel back to Thamuz, it will pull enemies in its path while dealing 150 / 180 / 210 / 240 / 270 / 300(+100% Physical Attack) amount of physical damage. Thamuz can also retrieve his scythes, by getting near to them or moving too far away from them. Thamuz’s scythe does not despawn upon death.

CD – 11/10.5/10/9.5/9/8.5

skill 2

This is Thamuz’s only blink skill. Upon casting this skill he jumps to a location and slows down the enemies by 25% for 2 seconds while dealing 230 / 255 / 280 / 305 / 330 / 355 amount of physical damage to them. This skill can also be used to retrieve back his scythes. Skill 2 automatically resets skill 1’s CD.

Skill 3 – Cauterant Inferno (Burst, Buff)

CD – 45/41/37

skill 3

This is his ultimate skill. Using this skill will increase his attack speed by 22% and each basic attack will regen 2%/2.5%/3% of his max HP. This skill itself deals 300/390/480 amount of physical damage and the Caunterant atmosphere deals 20/28/36 amount of physical damage to nearby targets every 0.5 seconds, which lasts for 9 seconds.

Skill up Methods for Thamuz

Unlock Skill 1 first and upgrade it to max level. Upgrade Skill 2 accordingly. Ultimate whenever available.

Best Emblem Set and Spells for Thamuz in Mobile Legends

Emblem Set

Custom Fighter emblem set is the best emblem set for Thamuz; if you want to play him as a killer fighter. Bravery will grant you additional Physical attacks which will help you to kill the enemies easily, Invasion will provide you more Physical penetration which will help you to deal more damage to a sustained enemy. Festival of Blood will grant you 8% Spell vamp and each time you have slain an enemy this spell vamp is increased by 1%(capped at 12%). Set your talent points like this:

Mobile Legends Thamuz Guide
  •  Bravery (+3)
  •  Invasion (+3)
  •  Festival of Blood (+1)

Since Thamuz is a damage dealer with regen ability, so we can use the Custom Assassin emblem on him to get a perfect result. Agility can give you additional movement speed (+6%), the Invasion will provide you more physical penetration and Bounty Hunter will grant +30% extra gold for slaying an enemy hero (capped at 15 times). Set your talent points like this-

Mobile Legends Thamuz Guide
  • Agility (+3)
  •  Invasion (+3)
  •  Bounty Hunter (+1)

If you are using Common Physical Emblem set your talent points like this:

  •  Vitality (+3)
  •  Bravery (+3)
  •  Open Fire (+1) 


There are so many spells that you can use on Thamuz according to the team composition. One of the best spells to be used on Thamuz is Flicker. You can use it to escape death, chase dot life enemies, or to perform a perfect Ultimate. 

Or else you can use Petrify too. Petrify will deal magic damage to surrounding enemies and petrifies them for 0.8 seconds. You can also use Vengeance which will reflect damage and provide you 35% damage reduction, or Use Aegis to get a thick shield for the next 3 seconds which will surely help you in a 1v1 situation. Sometimes you can use Retribution as well.

Best Builds for Thamuz in Mobile Legends

You can try many builds on Thamuz. Try to do focus on the items that grant you Physical damage, Tenacity, and Physical Vamp.

Build 1

Here we can see our first set of builds contains 2 attack items which will amplify Thamuz’s main damage output. Bloodlust Axe will provide you+70 physical attack and +10% CD Reduction which will greatly enhance his passive and the next item Sea Halberd will grant a +80 physical attack and +25% attack speed. Mainly it can be used to stop the enemy’s regeneration effect by 50% for 3 seconds.

Mobile Legends Thamuz Guide

Side by side Queen’s Wings will grant Thamuz physical lifesteal plus +1000HP. Then you can build Brute Force Breastplate, which will grant you +770HP and +45 physical defense, not only that its unique passive will boost your movement speed by 3% after casting any skill or doing basic attacks(can be stacked up to 5 times). Immortality will provide him an extra life. 

  • Warrior Boots
  • Bloodlust Axe
  • Sea Halberd
  • Queen’s Wings
  • Brute Force Breastplate
  • Immortality

Build 2

Remember, in the case of the second build, here Endless Battle is a very important item for Thamuz.

Mobile Legends Thamuz Guide

It can be considered one of his core items too. It will help you to deal with true damage,+5%increased movement speed,+250HP,+10% CDR, and +10% Physical Lifesteal. Use Athena’s Shield or Oracle as Magic Resistance according to the situation.

  • Warrior Boots
  • Bloodlust Axe
  • Endless Battle
  • Queen’s Wings
  • Athena’s Shield/Oracle
  • Immortality

You can also build Demon Hunter Sword as Thamuz’s core item cause this item will provide you +25% attack speed and its unique passive will deal true damage to the enemy’s HP. Which will amplify his ultimate’s power. 

Mobile Legends Thamuz Gameplay Tips

Thamuz is a sustained hero, who can be used as a proper fighter as well as a ganker. You can play him as a fighter by 1-2-2 rotation. While picking Thamuz; you need to know that he can clear the minion’s wave and the jungle creeps fast so you have to decide its build according to the enemy team and choose your battle spell wisely. According to his gameplay, we can break it down into three phases. Our Mobile Legends Thamuz guide includes the perfect game plan for the early, mid, and late game in the game. However, a player must need a good understanding of the map to bring the best out of any hero.

Early Game

As a fighter, you have to go to the Exp lane and hold it as well as push it; until your carry gets his core items to get kills. You can cut the lane or take the enemy red buff depending on where your enemies are(if the enemy is doing 1-2-2 that means they started on red buff). Do not leave your lane wide open for enemy pushing. Buy your boot according to the enemy damage dealer. Additionally, you can perform skill combos to get an early upper hand like-

Skill 1+ Skill 1+ Skill 2+ Skill 1

Mid Game

At this phase, Thamuz shines most as it got his core items. Help your carry to get the turtle buff and do a quick rotation to the mid lane with your team. Try to hide in the bush to gank the enemy damage dealer and for a successful leap. But do not forget to push lanes, cause pushing lanes are more important than killing a hero.

Mobile Legends Thamuz Guide

Pushing turrets gives pressure to enemies to focus on your lane more rather than your team’s carry. You can use Thamuz’s jump 3 times to burst the enemies faster. Build a Bloodlust Axe as your first item to gain spell vamp. Perform specific skill combos to get the best out of Thamuz like- 

Skill 1+Skill 2+Basic Attack+Basic Attack+Skill 1+Basic Attack

Late Game

 Use your second skill wisely in a team fight cause it is the only way of getting your skill 1 when it gets far. If you can not get Thamuz’s first skill, his passive will also be useless. Once you build your main lifesteal item do not hesitate to gank multiple enemies.

Mobile Legends Thamuz Guide

Your ultimate will fill your HP bar during a team fight. Try to lure the enemies towards your team then. Activate your ultimate and repeat the jump attack strategy in the following manner-

Skill 1+Skill 2+Basic Attack+Basic Attack+Skill 4+Skill 1+Basic Attack

Final Thoughts

There is no specific hero counter to Thamuz. The way to counter him is to decrease his HP Regen Capability by building Anti-HP Regen Items like Necklace of Durance. As a Thamuz player, you need to increase your attack power in order to increase your physical lifesteal and focus on turret pushing cause

Thamuz does not scale well into the late game, so early and mid-game is your main area. He can not solo carry and team up as a trio will higher Thamuz’s ganking ratio. Furthermore, you can team him up with Tigreal and Atlas as Thamuz forms strong combos with them. These tips will surely help you to guide easy wins with Thamuz in Mobile Legends. You can also refer to our latest tier list to know more about the revamped meta heroes in this current season.

That’s all for today’s Mobile Legends Thamuz Guide. Do you prefer to use Thamuz in any other way? Let us know in the comment section below!

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