Purge's Welcome to Dota, You Suck guide is well regarded as the premiere guide for learning the basics of Dota 2.
It covers things like heroes to pick when you're new, basic strategy breakdown, controls, lane setups, basic game mechanics such as damag...
The International 2013 Interactive Compendium Guide
This guide will explain how to purchase, activate and use The International 2013 Interactive Compendium....
Guide on the creation of your own Dota 2 items
by Vladimir >the implyer
This guide will help you in creating you own Dota 2 cosmetics, covering everything from concepting and sculpting, to putting it ingame!...
In-depth guide to Warding
This guide covers several aspects of warding, including rune wards, general/ aggressive wards, jungle camp blocking wards and dewarding of jungle camps/ general wards.
I hope that you learn something from this guide or improve your knowledge about the wa...
The way to customize dota!
by seven @carnifex
Like many other source games, Dota 2 has also have the ability to customize it. Improving the overall game makes you happy, and the part of it too. Way to customize it, step by step!...
Comprehensive Dota 2 Guide
A comprehensive guide presented in a way such that anyone can learn Dota 2. This guide covers almost everything from top to bottom. Earlier content is targeted towards complete beginners, but intermediate players can still find the later information usefu...
A gentleman is simply a patient wolf - Jungle/Carry Lycan
This guide is a bit noob friendly, but is usable by pros. Check this guide on the Steam Workshop to read it all. First off, Lycan is a right-click carry who destroys enemies with his high damage and fast attack speed, BUT he requires some micromanagement ...
Infinite March- Phantom Lancer Guide
An in-depth and easy-to-understand guide to Phantom Lancer. Check out the 'Recap' section for an alt+tab guide....
Grimorum: Invoker Guide after 6000+ Games
- #17 in DotaCinema's Hall of Fame Episode 50
- 4000+ invoker games in Dota 1 and 2000+ invoker games in Dota 2
- Invoker's Raging Fury Series Gameplay
- 80% win rate and 10.4 KDA score with Invoker over 102 games
In my opinion, Invo...
The Flawless Lycan Jungle Build (Updated)
by Lone Wolf
This is a very good Lycanthrope build, usable in jungle. Good luck, but you wont really need it :)
IF YOU ARE NEW TO LYCAN, OR IF YOU REGULARLY HAVE A HARD TIME SURVIVING WITH HIM IN THE JUNGLE, PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING:
1. Spawn wolves at base at ...
in depth guide to: Dragon Knight
Dragon Knight or DK for short (also knows as Davion), is a strength Melee Hybrid Tank-Carry! he's a very versatile hero, as he can tank, push, and carry his team to victory! things to know about dragon knight:
1. he has the highest base armor in the who...
eXpLoSiOn Wraith King
by [P] eXpLoSiOn
assembly eXpLoSiOn Wraith King...
6.79 - Standard Lycanthrope Build (Jungle) [TORTE]
by Torte de Lini
Lycanthrope is a strong carry with jungling capabilities. His ultimate allows him to move at maximum speed without being affected by any slow disabilities. Be careful of stuns until you have Black King Bar and be sure to take advantage of Vladmir's Offeri...
How to Win Enemies and Hurt People. A Detailed Guide to the Mechanics of DotA2.
How many enemies do you face in a DotA2 match? Most players would say 'five', but the most dangerous enemy you face isn’t even on the other team. The true enemy in DotA2 is your own ignorance.
Most players will never be able to defeat this foe beca...
6.79 - Standard Necro Build (Lane) [TORTE]
by Torte de Lini
Necro is a mid-game carry who aims to win fights by being able to soak up tons of damage while consistently dishing it out to every enemy nearby. The main way to do this is to buy items with very large boosts to maximum health and mana, and items with str...
Purge's Guide to Support Ogre
Ogre Magi is a great support hero who doesn't require a lot of items to be effective! A little experience and some arcane boots, and he just about hits peak performance because of his fantastic strength gain! He also has 2 early disables that can make him...
6.79 - Standard Lich Build (Lane) [TORTE]
by Torte de Lini
Lich is a staple support hero that works great with any team. In addition to his nuke ability Sacrifice, Lich maintains his strength in his Chain Frost ultimate that can really tear down a team and slow them long enough for your carry to sweep them. Make ...
Update 6.79 Best Fiends Forever- Warlock Support
Updated for 6.79 Balance Patch! Being an evil old man has it's benefits. Summon a grumpy Golem named Fergus to wreak havoc on your enemies. Bond everyone together so their pain is amplified. Heal your worthless lane partner who isn't carrying you. Be the ...