With every major Dota patch, the attention shifts to hero changes and how they will affect the meta. At the same time, direct and indirect changes to items have an enormous effect on the way Dota is played. Let’s take the time to analyze how itemization has changed from 7.00 onwards.
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Ever since 7.00 rolled around, Dota has drastically changed through the introduction of talents and the newly shaped map. All of these changes have led to a shift in hero choices, item builds and playstyles. Let’s take a look at how the meta has affected the hero landscape at the carry position in 7.02.