I've seen in pro matches that sometimes hard carries will go hand of midas and then start building into their big items.
What I want to know, is when it is and when it isn't a good idea to get a hand of midas and on which heroes it's good on. --- Masters Zerg. $15/hour coaching. ZvZ is Free. "Luckily, he's pulling all of his SCV's. That will help him defend against the banelings." - EGIdrA
The carries I normally gravitate to are Antimage, Phantom Lance, and Phantom Assassin.
Otherwise, I just play other heroes of other roles. --- Masters Zerg. $15/hour coaching. ZvZ is Free. "Luckily, he's pulling all of his SCV's. That will help him defend against the banelings." - EGIdrA
It's good when you can get it early, the game's going to go long and you aren't expecting to do much fighting in the near future. Carries are the ones that most commonly wind up in that position, but it's good on anyone given those specific circumstances. --- And with that...pow! I'm gone!
Midas is one of those items that is better the earlier you get it. If you had an easy lane and can get one around the 5 minute mark, absolutely go for it. Anywhere after the 10 minute mark is pushing it, and will just slow down your core.
Since Midas gives you 30 attack speed, it's usually picked up by strong right clickers who can use the extra DPS, gold, and EXP. Carries like Naix, Skeleton King, and Void do well with this item. Other carries like Doom and Alchemist can pick it up if they're swimming in gold. Also it's pretty good on Nature's Prophet, since he can build it rather quickly, and it'll help him sneak in a few more hits on people trapped in his trees. I occasionally see this on invoker, but I'm not a big fan of that. On anyone else it's a little sketchy. --- "...on a ps3 a realalistic looking megaman with a huge universe to explore rag dog physics." - Djmidnight1
I only get it if I random a hard right click carry such as void since I can use the bonus gold to buy regen still. It will also depend on the lane. This is just when I personally feel I can afford it. --- It is not things, but opinions about things that have absolutely no existence, which have so deranged mankind! - Nietzsche
I usually always get it on Furion and Naix since I can usually get it before 9 minutes on those heroes. It's a lot easier with prophet though since he's a really fast jungler and you're gonna get amazing GPM with that plus your pushing. --- Wrrrrryyyyyyyyyyyy! Now playing: DotA 2 and anything else in between