In Dota Allstars, Windranger was called Windrunner, which is a reference to Alleria Windrunner, one of the main characters of the World of Warcraft.
Windranger's name, Lyralei, is an incomplete anagram of Alleria.
The hero summons a whirlwind that increases attack speed against a target opponent. All damage from these attacks will be reduced, with the exception of damage from item effects.
Windranger summons a powerful blast of wind that pushes all enemies in the area of effect in the selected direction.