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It is a known fact that putting wards inside the neutral spawn camps prevents them from spawning but recently, I see our neutrals camps not spawning any creeps. I checked the replay and saw that the opposing team put the ward behind the neutral camp instead of the usual in-front.

This is new to me so now I ask how big is the radius(or area) that the game checks? I always thought is was a triangular area in front of the neutral camp.

EDIT: If the vision of the neutrals camps prevents them from spawning, then how come this ward does not prevent them from respawning? neutral camp respawned

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Here are the spawn boxes for the radiant side of the map courtesy of

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I added an image where the ward vision did not prevent the neutral camp from re-spawning. – MegaNairda Dec 9 '12 at 14:12
@MegaNairda you are right, I'm updating my answer after doing some digging. Learn something new about dota 2 every day :) – l I Dec 9 '12 at 14:34
Wow. So those rocks, bushes and flowers are actually like markers/ – MegaNairda Dec 9 '12 at 15:11
@meganairda not sure if its intentional or it just so happens that the boundary is near those items – l I Dec 9 '12 at 15:17
@MegaNairda There are plenty of markers like those that seem intentional. Many indicate tower range, as well. – Decency Dec 9 '12 at 20:41

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