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Let’s Talk About Armor (Again)

Dota mechanics is always an interesting topic to discuss. Fundamental understanding of the game doesn’t directly translate to skill in game, but it helps players make more informed decisions and sometimes find a way out of a seemingly impossible situation.…

What We Can Learn from ESL Birmingham

ESL Birmingham gave us a quick glimpse of things to come in the upcoming DPC tournament. With fair format, prolonged group stage and lower stakes, we have seen a lot of new and interesting strategies and hero picks. Today we…

Aghanim’s Tier List—Supports

The final part of our Tier list will concentrate on support heroes. Unlike core heroes, supports generally have a lot less gold, hence the opportunity cost for purchasing an Aghanim’s is much higher. In most cases, their Aghanim’s will come…

Aghanim’s Tier List—Utility Cores

Second part of our Aghanim’s Scepter Tier list. Today we will be concentrating on utility cores, your typical offlane heroes, whose primary goal is generally not to dish out massive amounts of damage, but rather create conditions for winning fights,…

Aghanim’s Tier List — DPS Cores

This time around, when making the Aghanim’s Tier List, we decided to separate the whole Dota roster into several parts, concentrating on DPS cores in the first blog of the series. Aghanim’s can’t be analyzed in a vacuum, since third…

Dota 7.22—Hero Changes

Second part of our patch analysis is going to concentrate on hero changes in the new patch, without touching the Aghanim’s Scepter upgrades. Despite many Scepter Upgrades being game-changers and huge power spikes, they do not impact the game until…

Dota 7.22—General and Item Changes

The wait is finally over and the patch is here. Dota 7.22 is a massive patch and once again we will be dividing it into several separate blog posts, one focusing on the general and item changes, one discussing the…