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I can't see Shadow Demon and Warlock's Golem in DotA

When I'm playing DotA, I can't see the following heroes/characters: Shadow Demon Warlock's Golem Lucifer Crystal Maiden Yunero If I turn on the shadow, I can see only the shadow. What's going ...
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Does Skywrath Mage Ulti stack?

Skywrath Mage has a heavy damage ultimate, and after reaching level 16 its damage is further increased to 1400. If Aganhim's Scepter is purchased for him, his ultimate's cooldown reduces to 0. With ...
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Does the Suntrike / Tornado inscribed gems counter work?

I've never seen anyone with those gems with something other than 0. Does those gems work and if yes, where do I need to put them ?
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What does fully modded mean in terms of Dota 2 Items?

Can someone explain me what it means if an Item is fully modified in Dota 2 ? Like Odachi full mod for example.
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Script for Enigma to cast Midnight Pulse then ULT after blink?

Is it possible to write a script that will cast Midnight Pulse then ULT immideately after using blink dagger, right where Enigma is located?
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What is the all random death match mode in Dota

Quote from Valve: $2,900,000 New Game Mode, unlocks the All Random Deathmatch mode to all players. Older players from Dota 1 should remember this gem! So what did this mode do in dota?
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Spells that are based on Windwalk

Since you can use any spell based on windwalk while tping without interrupting it i would like to know which spells are based on windwalk. The ones i know are windrun, clinkz's invis, ghost walk, ...
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Are Dota Teams very well Balanced?

Peers often tell me that Dota is more about skill of the player, and not really on the heroes themselves. This talk happened after the epic win of Alliance versus Na'Vi, with me agreeing that Na'Vi ...
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Winter's Curse vs Duel vs Berserker's Call

Which of those get higher priority and do not work with each other? Winter Wyvern strikes the battlefield with a maddening chill, cursing a targeted enemy unit and freezing it in place. All of ...
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What orb effects can be stacked in Dota and Dota 2

I was wondering what orb effects can be stacked in Dota and Dota 2. Why eye of Skadi and helm of dominator orbs effect can be stacked?
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Does blademail return damage from cleave?

The question says it all but here's a scenario: Does Sven's cleave damage will return to him if a hero within the range of cleave uses a blade mail? What if all the heroes uses blade mail and with ...
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What is the most expensive item from Dota and Dota 2?

I was wondering, what is the most expensive combined item from Dota and Dota 2?
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Hood of defiance for Huskar

Since BKB prevents Huskar from getting damaged by his ulti when activated as Life Break deals magical damage to both Huskar and its enemy. Does Hood of defiance reduce damage dealt to Huskar as well?
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Spells which can pull a hero out of Chronosphere

What are the spells which can pull heroes out of Chronosphere? Pudge's hook can pull, What about Eath Spirit's Geomagnetic Grips, Force staffs, Vengi's Swap, Thrall's Glimpse, Kunkka's X Mark. I Can ...
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How can I stop creeps from spawning in DotA?

Can somebody please tell me how to prevent creeps from spawning in DotA? I have Googled it but can't find a command that will achieve this. I have tried -killall , -spawnoff , -disablecreepspawn, but ...
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Where do the DotA All Stars and DOTA2 announcer voices come from? (Ownage, Unstoppable, etc.)

This is a question that has been bothering me since forever. I have tried to find the answer to no avail. Back in the DotA days, and now DOTA2, I've heard those (hilarious) voices. I have read in ...
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Blademail damage return type

What is the damage return type of blademail? Does it matches the type of the damage source or has a fixed damage type(chaos,hero, magical or pure)?
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Does Spirit Bear give reliable or unreliable gold?

With the upcoming changes to Lone Druid's Spirit Bear (i.e. gold bounty from 100 to 300) it's more important to know now - if you get the last hit on an enemy Lone Druid's Spirit Bear, is the gold ...
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Can I see Dota 2 game info online?

My brother just played Dota 2. For once he's done well, and I want to see if the team carried him. ID: 184114837 Can anyone show me how to pull up match info based on the ID without having to launch ...
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How do you harass early game as Warlock

I often read that Warlock is a good early babysitter and harasser. Can anyone explain how to build and play a Warlock in early game to harass an enemy carry such as Anti-Mage ? What skills/items ...
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Why Juggy's spin not damaging roshan or other ancients?

Spell Description Damage type: magical • This skill won't affect mechanical units. If a unit is not being affected by Blade Fury, Yurnero can perform normal attacks against this unit. - ...
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Blademail damage return by owned or summoned units

For example lycan. His summoned wolves attack a target with active blademail, Who will have the impact of the return damage, Lycan or the wolves?
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Hooking SK in sandstorm doesn't cancel his sandstorm. So Is SK still invisible away from the sandstorm?

I was playing Pudge. Tried to save an ally Sand King so i hooked him in sandstorm. Hooked him successfully but the sandstorm's animation was in the hero's previous position. Will SK still be invisible ...
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Why Slardar's Amplify and Gondar's Track doesnt stack?

I was playing slardar yesterday with gondar in my team. when i amplified a tracked hero the track buff dispelled. Why?
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Do Ethreal units take damage from Cleave?

I just died few minutes back by magnataur though i used ghost scepter in time. Why is that so ?
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Axe culling blades instant kill Damage?

I Read somewhere that axe does 100000000 physical damage (killing blow). So if someone uses blademail during the killing blow, Will it kill axe??
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Proper Trilane setup

After finally getting 4 friends on my team, we decided to go try those trilane setup commonly seen on tournament matches. After 3 consecutive loss using that setup, makes us wonder what is it that we ...
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Hero that can solo Roshan at an early level aside from Ursa

Aside from Ursa, is there any hero that can solo Roshan at an early level, like level 6 or at least below level 10?
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What version of DotA where there is a secret quest/mission?

There was a version of DotA where you collect some sort of icefrogs with letters or something then after collecting those, you get to fight a hero that some sort of boss since that hero has a huge ...
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Does Negative Buffs gets paused when a hero is under Song of the Siren?

Naga Siren's ultimate Song of the Siren turns all enemies within range invulnerable while asleep. Does this mean that enemy heroes under negative buffs spells will have the HP removal/damage they're ...
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Swap or hook an ally being lassoed by Batrider

Can I save my ally being dragged away by Batrider's lasso by hooking or swapping?
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Why Huskar isn't popular in the competitive scene?

This hero along with Drow Ranger is very popular and strong in public matches. How come this hero isn't being picked or even banned in tournament matches?
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Why can't Kunkka equip a Quelling Blade?

What is the reason behind this? Does giving Kunkka a Quelling Blade makes the game unbalanced? Also, does this same rule carry-over in Dota2?
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Can Decrepefied heroes be attacked?

Can decrepefied heroes be attacked by Frost arrows, Glaves of Wisdom or other toggle based skills with pure damage?
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Does Juggernaut's Blade Fury remove negative buffs?

It seems to me that Yurnero(Juggernaut)'s Blade Fury makes him magic immune since he couldn't be stunned but does it removes negatives buffs placed into him?
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Does Balanar (Nightstalker) also benefit from Luna's Eclipse?

Whenever Luna use her ultimate Eclipse, it turns night into day for a few seconds. Does Balanar(Nightstalker) benefit from this? Or it's simply just an animation effects from Luna's spell.
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Will a hero take damage from rupture if he was hooked by pudge?

I've seen some matches where a hero under the effect of rupture take damages when pushed by force staff. Will it also take damage when the hero is hooked by pudge?
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Does Blade Mail return Magical damage?

In playdota about Blade Mail, blow sentence is writen: Returns any damage you take (after reductions) to the unit that dealt the damage (you still take the damage as well) But physical or ...
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Are there any spells that can stop Juggernaut while spinning?

Are there any spells that will cause Yurnero's (Juggernaut) Blade Fury to stop?
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How to counter wards placed at creep camps?

I played a game where the enemy placed wards at creep camp. It really messed up the game as I can't pull the creep close to the outer towers. If I pull the creep from camp closer to the inner tower, ...
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Does a Negative armor gives you an additional attack damage?

Dazzle(Shadow Priest) and Razor(Lightning Revenant) ultimate are one of the few skills I knew that can render an enemy heroes' armor into a negative value. Supposedly a enemy heroes armor is -10 and ...
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Leshrac the Malicious [closed]

I am just wondering, is there some tips for Leshrac the Malicious, the guy seems to have powerful skills, but if I choose to increase the intelligence (for mana) he is too weak, increase the strength ...
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Linken Sphere and Razor's Unstable Current

If Razor is wielding a Linken Sphere and a hero caster cast a targeted spell on him, will the caster still receive damage from Unstable Current? Also, if it is the other way around. My hero is the ...
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Does the Orchid's Soul Burn amplifies magic damage?

Does casting magic damaging spells on a unit under Soul Burn of Orchid of Malevolence will add up on the amplified damage on the end of it's duration?
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Dota 2 Minimap in DotA

I know there are many mods available to make DotA UI similar to Dota 2. However, I'm in need of a very simple change. I just need the minimap of Dota 2 to be imported into DotA. I'm not interested in ...
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Killing and countering Antimage

Recently, I'm having trouble killing Antimage (Magina). His low-cooldown blink which allow him to get in/out of team fight makes him an annoying hero, also this hard carry hero really get so strong as ...
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How big is the area/radius that prevents neutral creep spawns?

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 ...
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Are there any heroes skills that can pass through fissure?

Taking blinks aside, are there any heroes skills that can pass through Earthshaker's *road block* from Fissure?
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Does Rikimaru's backstab and critical damage from items stack?

Does Rikimaru's passive Backstab stack with critical damage? Is there a chance that my damage will be equal to this Normal attack + backstab + critical damage
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Do Double Damage rune stack?

If I was able to bottle a rune of Double Damage at around 1:55 and after I waited in the same rune spot, another Double Damage rune appears and I took it and use also the rune in my bottle, will it ...