Questions tagged [smite]

SMITE is a free-to-play Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) game that offers third-person action. In Smite, players choose from a selection of mythical gods, join session-based arena combat, and use custom powers and team tactics against other player-controlled gods and non-player controlled minions.

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What is the purpose of jumping?

I can jump! Hop! Hop! Why am I jumping? Am I dodging anything? What is the purpose of arguing with gravity in this game? (No, seriously, why can I jump and what purpose does it serve if any?)
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How to develop a buying strategy?

Smite was the first MOBA game I played. After trying the various game modes on the Xbox One version I stuck with the straight forward Arena game mode. I enabled the auto-buy features and just ...
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In Smite, how do I address the problem of jungling/ganking in Joust 3v3s?

In Smite, like many, my favorite game mode is Joust 3v3 because it alows faster leveling and game-play, in a game where my individual play effects the outcome more heavily. However, this is the same ...
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What is the relationship between Penetration, Protections and Power?

When buying items, what is the relationship between power, protection and penetration, both physical and magical? I am assuming that protection limits the amount of damage done through power, and ...
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What do the Neutral Jungle Creep Buffs do in SMITE?

Smite beta just opened up this week and I've already managed to get a few games in. Along the mini-map I noticed several icons that are for neutral creep camps with buffs and I was wondering what each ...
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Which lane shall I choose in which case?

I'd like to know more about the lane thing in Smite. I'm quite a MOBA noob and I never really understood the concept of the "who goes which lane?" concept. Could you enlighten me a little about that?
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Which attacks in Smite do physical damage and which do magical?

Some gods in Smite are tagged as being physical or magical but somebody told me that all basic attacks are physical (could be wrong). How do I find out what some specific attack I am using is so that ...
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How do you read the UI for the items you currently own?

There are a few things going on with the item UI in Smite that I don't get. When you get an item, sometimes it flashes yellow. Sometimes it has blue dots beneath it (up to 3). What do all these things ...
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How do protections work?

In Smite, certain items grant magical or physical protection. Every mythological character has some degree of natural physical protection. Mages also get natural magical protection (while other chars ...
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Do different hunters have different projectile speeds?

This question is more of a confirmation of my "feelings". Do Hunter's projectiles travel at different speeds? For example, Anhur's thrown javelin looks and 'feels' slower than Ah Muzen Cab's ... ...
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Does the cooldown reduction buff exceed the 40% cap?

In Smite, the blue "jungle buff", represented by what seems to be a blue mana potion, provides "+5 mana per second and 10% cooldown reduction" (CDR). The maximum amount of cooldown reduction that can ...
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How do you jungle in Smite?

I'm not very familiar with jungling in Smite. Assuming that you've picked an appropriate jungler, what does the jungler do during the course of the game? Some information I'm looking for is: ...
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Is there a team meta like in League of Legends for Conquest mode? [duplicate]

I come from League of Legends, there most of the games, but not necessarily all, are composed by: Top lane: Bruiser / Tank Jungle: Tankish... Mid lane: Mage Bottom lane: Physical Damage Carry Bottom ...
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Cooldown reduction affects concurrent cooldown?

Purification Beads is an active item that "removes crowd control effects and makes you immune for" a second or few. Each tier costs 300 gold and each largely only reduces the cooldown by 45s. Does ...
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Which gods and game mode are most suitable for the 20 to 1 achievement?

In Smite there is an achievement for getting 20 kills and 1 death in a single game. Which gods, general strategy and game mode should I use to maximise my chances of obtaining this achievement?
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How do magic characters scale their basic attacks?

When playing as magical-based characters, you can't buy items that increase your physical power. Physical power directly influences the damage of your basic attacks. Do magic users like Athena or ...
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What is the criteria for entering ranked matches?

I have almost reached rank 30, which unlocks ranked games in the menu. I have been told that there are additional requirements. Namely I need to master at least 18 gods. This isn't really a problem,...
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What's the bull's-eye?

It seems to appear when facing Vulcan, i.e. it only appears on gods on the team opposing Vulcan. It looks like this: Image taken from a past broadcast of Spooh. My best guess is that it marks gods ...
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Jungle camps in Conquest

What are the timers and health points for each of the camps in conquest and joust? And how do fire giant and gold fury scale?
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Are smurf accounts allowed in Smite

I know there are complaints of many smurf accounts at low levels, but are they technically allowed? Are there any instances of people being banned for using smurf accounts?
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What do these numbers across the skills mean?

When watching other players play Smite, the UI sometimes looks different from what I see. For example, in this screenshot, there are extra numbers across Anhur's 4 skills: I know that the top numbers ...
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What does AA mean?

Land her 3, then trap with ult and cast 2 for body blocking and spam the aoe of your 3 on AA and watch them die - Reddit's MANJAROWOLF I've seen this abbreviation quite a bit, but Google isn't ...
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Loki proper ult combo

What is the proper Ult> basic attack/skill combo using Loki attending to the buffs to basics skills provide? In the case you have all cd ready and not need of inv for disengage: For example=> 3, ult ...
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How do I use directed taunts?

While exploring around the wiki I noticed in the voice sample section there is a "directed taunt" section for many of the gods. Example (scroll down) How do I activate these taunts? EDIT: I ...
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Which items should I use to maximise Ra's Solar Blessing ability?

I want to play Ra as a healer. Which items can I use to maximise the healing for team mates? I would guess some items that reduce cooldown times, but is there anything more or specific that I should ...
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What strategy can I use to beat Agni in the mid lane with Vulcan?

In Smite, I like to play Vulcan, who is a mid-laner. I'm Mastery Level 10, so by now I know strategies to beat a few different gods in the mid lane with Vulcan. Agni, however, regardless of who he is ...
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What makes for a good jungle god?

Since I tend to spend most of my time playing Smite in Assault, I have very little experience with jungling. What qualities are valuable for a god to take into the jungle?
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What makes a god excel in a support role?

As the title, what makes a god a excel in a support role? I'm aware that support characters tend to be guardians, but there are several gods that can heal others from the mage or warrior god type ...
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Does Hide of Nemean Lion reflect pre-mitigated damage?

The Hide of the Nemean Lion Reflects 20% of all basic attack damage back to the attacker as magical damage. Does it return pre-mitigated damage? for example, if the enemy deals 100 damage it would ...
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What are the rules for Tower targeting in Smite?

How do towers (and pheonixes and titans etc) decide when to attack minions vs gods when both are in range? I've personally seen several scenarios where towers ignore minions in favor of gods, when ...
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Are there multiple active spells in Smite?

I just started playing Smite, so I may not be using the correct terminolgy. During the games, I used the F and G "spells" quite often. The F spell restored mana, and the G spell gives a speed boost. ...
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How to get exclusive skins in Smite?

In Smite there are many skins you can choose for each hero, but how does one get the skins that say EXCLUSIVE in the picture? There is not an obvious way of purchasing these skins, I want the one for ...
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What is the difference between physical and magical lifesteal?

Lifesteal items allow you to heal yourself by attacking another player. However, I am finding items are either physical lifesteal or magical lifesteal. I know gods are classed as either physical or ...
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How do Gold rewards in Smite work?

I'm pretty new to smite and I don't quite get how the gold reward system works there. Sometimes I feel like I got gold although I didn't lasthit a creep. Also personally I don't find the interface ...
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Do you run slower backwards or sideways?

I know that you move slower when using your basic attack. I also know that jumping has no speed penalties. Is this the same when running backwards or sideways? If true, what is the speed difference ...
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What are the advantages of Fenrir's combos?

I've been playing as Fenrir a lot over the past week (mainly because it is on the current free rotation). With Fenrir being a lot more common, I have noticed that players mainly use one of these two ...
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Which items should I buy (or not) in Arena?

What are staples (or faux pas) for every role and per role? If this question is too broad, it can be split per role, specializing this one and then I'd just make new questions for the other roles.
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What are all the possible Accolades?

In Smite, at the end game screen I've seen accolades for the number of single, double, triple, quadra, penta kills along with tower, phoenix and assisted kills. What are all the possible accolades?
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Does Apollo's passive break cap?

Audacity: After 10 successful basic attacks, Apollo gains Audacity, attacking with both hands and increasing his attack speed by 100% for the next 5 attacks (hit or miss) he makes. The cap on attack ...
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How large is a Smite Arena map in units?

I'm trying to get a frame of reference for just how big maps are. The Through Space and Time power will cast portals through any surface "within range 500", and then does 200% magical power as damage "...
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How much health do Bastet's cats have?

Bastet's ult spawns kitties. What is the health of these cats ? How do they scale ? How much damage do they do ?
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What is the standard team composition for a conquest game?

I'm very new to Smite, and I'm wondering if there is some kind of standard team composition in high level play, comparable to the top, jungle, mid, dual lane meta in LoL. What are the roles, and ...
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Does attack progression go over the attack speed cap?

many gods have an attack progression that changes their attack speed. Kali for example has an attack progression of 1/.5/.5 where the last 2 hits have double attack speed but hit for half damage. ...
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What does “burst” mean?

When reading various strategies for Smite, I have encountered terms such as: burst assassin and burst damage What exactly does "burst" mean?
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How can I improve my aim in Smite? [closed]

This question is similar to How can I aim better/kill people more often in first person shooters?; but instead of first person shooters, I'm playing Smite. I find that when trying to aim skills that ...
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Which God has the 'Bird is the Word' dance emote?

I've been pondering on this for the last hour or two, I can't remember at all which god it is and it's bugging me.
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Does ADC strictly mean Hunter?

I understand that ADC (an abbreviation of Attack Damage Carry) is a term that came from other MOBAs. In League of Legends it appears that the term is an old term since replaced with Marksman, ...
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What are the ways of escaping Ring of Spears?

Odin has an ultimate ability called "Ring of Spears". Using it calls down a ring of spears around him, trapping other gods within its vicinity and buffing Odin and his team-mates. I believe it's ...
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Smite Callouts?

I am new to Smite and I have only been playing for 2.1 hours and I'm really enjoying it. My question is, when I get into a more competitive Smite game, is there any callouts that I need to know?
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How can I enable chat in spectator mode?

Pressing Enter does not seem to open the chat and I couldn't find any option to enable it during the match. When I spectate a friend's match, is there a way for me to chat with him sending private ...