, using your hero to absorb enemy
pushing, a tanker can absorb large amounts of damage while the rest of the team can focus on killing the enemy
Pudge: Look at the lvl 1 fv tanking those creeps. What a nub.
Faceless Void: stfu fattie, b0w dwn! 11! one!
Faceless Void: 1 HoT and 2 Butterflies. I'm a tank.
Pudge: I'm so damn fat.