A 2013 action RTS video game by Valve Corporation for PC, Linux and Mac. It is the stand-alone sequel to the popular Warcraft III mod "Defense of the Ancients" (aka DotA).

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What are the pull timings in 6.88?

With the map changed up, the pull timings changed. What are the timings on the pulls now?
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Dota 2 api - results_remaining [on hold]

Looking at the json for the history of a match (eg. https://api.steampowered.com/IDOTA2Match_570/GetMatchHistory/V001/?format=json&key=APIKEY&league_id=4442) You have; "total_results": 418, "...
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dota 2 all friends and foes lists [closed]

Greetings Dota 2 Gamers, I am looking for the list describing all the friends and enemies of each of the heroes. Something similar to this one: http://www.dotafire.com/dota-2/forum/theorycrafting/...
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Is it possible to come out of your mmr bracket in dota?

Once you've been assigned a certain MMR, how probable is it to improve it? As far as i know matchmaking works in a way that probability to win of each team is 50/50. On a long run u will lose as much ...
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Im trying to make items in game and sometimes its not working the way I think it would

so im trying to make Aghanim's Scepter as wraith king and I have all 4 items. Then i try to click the buy thing on Aghanim's Scepter in the store and it says I need 4200 more gold, do I need to have ...
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Dota 2 Hotkey problem

I am using legacy keys. I have set my item key bindings to legacy (numpad keys) + quickcasts are set as presented above. Yet I still have ZXCVVBN keys bound as item keys, the chat wheel resets to Y ...
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Why don't pro LoL players concede while pro DotA 2 players concede virtually every match?

Something like 95% of professional DotA 2 games end with a concession, whereas I have personally never seen a professional LoL team concede even once, no matter how hopeless the game (though I hear it ...
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mapo binding broken during nomal / rank games

been playing meepo for quite sometime now and its annoying that after the update . when i play normal or rank games my bindings wont work. but during practice / lobby game it works fine. can ...
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How to find which graphics API Dota 2 is running on in game?

I mean all those launch options like -dx9 -dx11 -vulkan -gl seemed the same, does the console provide any information about which graphics API the game is currently running?
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Are the live games casted in real time or is there a 2 min delay? [closed]

I was watching EG vs VG and one of the casters were saying that the crowd mad it obvious when one of the teams were Roshing. I think that means that the casting was realtime on the screens and also ...
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Dota 2 Green Line for Obs and skill or Yellow Line for spawn box not showing

Is there anyway to revert the settings? Idk what I do that I never have those Line showing. But as I saw others play or screenshot they have one. Like this one for obs: Or this one for spawn box: ...
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How to level up faster in Dota 2 Compendium 2016 without compendium abuse?

This time value has given so many new things in Compendium 2016 of dota and everyone is buying the battle pass and levelling up by doing task but its really hard to achieve level 100+ without buying ...
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Check death summary after a hero dies in a replay

So I'm watching a replay in Dota 2. Imagine a situation a Beastmaster is killed. I want to know who did how much damage to Beastmaster to kill him. How do I check this?
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Is the DotA Mod receiving the same patches as DotA 2?

So Icefrog is working for Valve and releasing patches for DotA 2 which do not only include balance patches, but also more significant ones like the recent changes on the map. Is the Warcraft 3 map ...
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Saving private lobby replays in Dota 2

Before the latest patch, I would play custom lobby games with bots and cheats enabled in order to do something specific, finish the match quickly and be able to analyze the replay afterwards. ...
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Which camps are possible to pull now in dota 2?

Does anyone know which neutral camps are possible to pull lane creeps into? I know that bottom-most radiant camp and I think one of the top dire camps. Are there any others? Also, can you chain the ...
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Dota 2 Compendium 2016 battle pass: Items are marketable?

As you can see there is new battle pass Compendium 2016 for Dota 2 in market with so many new immortals and items. I have read full battle page but did not get that items from compendium is trade-able/...
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Dota2: Cancelled clarity potion after Nyx Spiked Carapace

As the title suggest, I'm wondering how the mechanics of Nyx's ability Spike Carapace work with regards to damage block. I saw a video recently where the Nyx had an active clarity on himself, was ...
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How to install dota2 into another pc? [duplicate]

I copied all dota 2 folders and files from my friend's pc because I have a poor internet connection and I can't download 7 GBs. I copied the whole files to the common folder in steamapps. It didn't ...
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How to view teammates' profiles before game starts?

I played a game yesterday where someone was helping decide picks by looking at our profiles. For example, someone had a 0.05 versatility and so he asked the guy "so who's the one hero you play?" and ...
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How to split/share teleportation portal scroll in DotA 2?

I've been playing DotA for years now but recently I got in an interesting situation and figured out that I don't know how to share TP scrolls. You can of course buy in stash and drop from there, buy ...
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Script doesn't work with shift

I have script and its works fine,but not proper. So this is source of script: alias "combo1" "dota_item_execute 1; dota_item_quick_cast 2; dota_ability_execute 1; dota_ability_quickcast 0" alias "...
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How to drop items and cancel selected item via bindings

I want to now, if possible to do this : Drop items from inventory via binded hotkey Bind hotkey to cancel selected item(see pic).
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How do I move the mini map to the right side?

Title says it all. I am a League veteran player, and the map is on the right. Making it left when i play dota and right when playing LoL will make it hard for me to follow up on the map
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Dota 2 Upgrading Items using the Courier

I'm new to Dota 2, but I was wondering what happens when you buy an item upgrade using the courier while you have the "ingredients" for the upgrade on your hero. So lets say I have Gauntlets of ...
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Diffusal Blade Slow Percentage

I'm curious on how diffusal blade slows. The description doesn't give any real details and simply says something along the lines of "Slows enemy unit". Anyone know how much movement speed reduction ...
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How do I get last hits when laning against two ranged heroes?

One of the main times I struggle in Dota is when I am laning as a melee hero against ranged ones. Whenever I go forward to last hit they harass me a lot, and I lose a lot of health. Is there a good ...
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How to enable wagering/prediction in dota 2?

I can't predict or wager in Dota 2. How to enable wagering? So I can predict and win wagering points.
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What heroes can easily counter BristleBack?

I am really tired of losing to BristleBack every time. This hero is really very tank and if he survives long enough in a gank, he call kill every one alone. Even when i spectate a few international ...
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No items in my loadout

I have received some items after finishing the game. I got dazzle,beastmaster and kunkka cosmetics but I checked my loadout,and they aren't there.Is it a Bug?
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How to spectate an arcade game in dota 2?

I always wanted to spectate an arcade game played by my friend in dota 2. Its simple to spectate normal games, but when the same method is applied to spec an arcade game its gives an error. Arcade ...
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What does “pa more” means in dota2 chatting

These days I hear this from alot of people while they're losing. I initially thought, it's a sarcastic comment to tell someone to play phantom assassin, to showcase their new sets or pick pa even when ...
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Aether lens for Blink dagger

Does the item Aether Lens have any effect on the range of Blink Dagger or Force Staff? The default range for Blink Dagger is 1200, so does Aether Lens increase that to 1400?
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Dota 2 Reborn: Console command for Captain's Mode

The console command dota_force_gamemode 2 used to work for playing Dota 2 in Captain's Mode, but in Dota 2 Reborn the same fails and the game runs in the default mode (All Pick). Has the command ...
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What mechanic prevents Desolator and Mask of Madness from stacking?

One person from the other team (hero-sniper) was having a bad game. After about 30-40 minutes, someone noticed his build; it was Desolator and Mask of Madness. My friends started to laugh at him and ...
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Unable to unwrap present

Long long ago, I received a present from Dota. These presents were given every 5 levels I believed, and contained a handful of items (some skins, tools etc). Some time ago, Dota changed its leveling ...
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dota 2 - how do you see emoticons collection

Basically... what title says. I got an emoticons pack. Opened it so now I should have them. The thing is... where do I see them?
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What are support duties in LoL compared to DotA?

I'm quite new to LoL still, but I've played DotA/DOTA2 for long time before. When you play support in DotA there were quite a lot of things you could/should do to help out your carry(or team in ...
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Why aren't there any hero affinities in Dota2? [closed]

In the attempt to elaborate this question: Why aren't poison-based heroes (e.g. Viper, Venomancer, Shadow Demon) immune from poison? Why does Zeus get equally damaged by lightning blasts from ...
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Can I trigger a combo or a queuing action in Dota 2?

I want to use some spells and items each one right after the other, or set a trigger as a combo in Dota 2. I read a statement somewhere about holding Shift, I tried using it to trigger a combo but I ...
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How can I boost my Solo MMR in Dota 2?

I've been playing Dota 2 for a while now. I started my account with 700 MMR on solo and managed to reach 2.7k in the first 3 months. Nevertheless, a year has passed since then and I'm stuck on 2.7k. ...
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Ubuntu Linux - Dota 2 - Graphics card doesn't support OpenGL 3.1

So I spent like FOREVER downloading Dota 2, only to find that when I launch it it requires OpenGL 3.1, which my graphics card (Intel integrated graphics) doesn't support. Can I make it use a previous ...
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Why are mid wards effective?

On this match between Miracle and w33, Miracle (on the dire side) placed his wards on his side of the mid, center atop the ledge. (2:02 minutes into the vid) I noticed other high level mid players do ...
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Creating Builds in Dota 2

Can you still make custom hero builds in dota 2? Ever since the reborn update, I havent found a way to do so... is it simply in another place that I havent looked yet? Any Ideas?
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How does an Illusion interact with splash damage in regards to it's “x% Damage Taken” modifier?

Considering the following scenario: The attacking hero has either Cleave (if melee) or Splash (if ranged). The target of the attack is a hero surrounded by illusions who have a "300% damage received"...
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Dota 2 Wiki Character Responses [closed]

http://dota2.gamepedia.com has some really nice pages that give you all or most of the hero responses that you may be able to hear in a game. That's really cool. Here's the issue, I have no idea what ...
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Can't buy anything from Store or Global Items because of strange bug

Whenever I try to buy something my cursor changes from the styled one in Dota 2 to the normal one from Windows and if I move it around I see it change to select text, so CTRL + A gives this output. [...
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Where is the item folder located for Dota 2?

I want to ask where is the location of items folder [hero items] for using customized hero images, etc?
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How do you explain ganking, carrying, farming, etc. to a newcomer?

These terms can only be fully learned after hours of practice, but to give a beginner a feel of these terms when his or her team talks about these, how would you explain these terms in context of DotA ...
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Dota 2 6.85 lag spikes

I've been having a problem in which Dota 2 will freeze for a second once every 10-15 seconds. I've looked over the other posts with similar problems but I think my problem is something else. I know ...