Dota 2

Na`Vi draft analysis at The Summit 5

Na`Vi draft analysis at The Summit 5
The last Dota 2 premier competition before TI6, The Summit 5, concluded with Wings crowned winner. Our team finished in a satisfying 4th position and played amazing matches throughout the competition. We played a total of 10 matches and picked 34 different heroes. In this article we will cover Na`Vi’s draft and analyze it.
Dota 2 21 July 2016, 23:15 views 1843 comments 0 More
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Item spotlight: Moon Shard

Item spotlight: Moon Shard
There are many new items that are often left unused or not properly utilised by the players because of many reasons: they don’t know the item’s strengths, weaknesses, best timings for the item etc. Moon Shard is one of those underutilised items that players don’t seem to wrap their hands around properly.
Dota 2 22 July 2016, 07:40 views 5742 comments 1 More
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Items debate: how to achieve mobility?

Items debate: how to achieve mobility?
Mobility has been one of the most important aspects of Dota for a very long time. Moving around the map, and moving quickly and efficiently, is essential if you want to get objectives, kills, farm, or to simply countergank. Let’s talk about some of the items that would help you do that.
Dota 2 21 July 2016, 12:31 views 1436 comments 0 More
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How to win pubs: Artstyle's Axe

How to win pubs: Artstyle's Axe
Today we will continue our journey in the capricious world of the pubs and, this time, we will feature one of the recent performances of our Ivan "Artstyle" Antonov on Axe. He played Axe a total of 18 times, with a 72.22% win rate and scoring an average 527 GPM and 2.56 KDA Ratio.
Dota 2 20 July 2016, 12:52 views 7601 comments 0 More
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Ditya Ra's Alchemist at The Summit 5

Ditya Ra's Alchemist at The Summit 5
As is customary in the team of Natus Vincere, Dendi is the mid player for the team. But in the first game versus Fnatic, Ditya Ra took the reins of the middle lane and showed everyone that he can be the boss too.
Dota 2 20 July 2016, 12:03 views 2632 comments 0 More
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Hero spotlight: Dendi's Magnus

Hero spotlight: Dendi's Magnus
There are few heroes in Dota that inspire a cheer from the crowd, owing to the way they can affect a team fight with a single effort. Seeing players pick their best, or most well known, heroes during the draft creates a buzz of excitement to look forward to. When Dendi plays Magnus, something is bound to happen.
Dota 2 19 July 2016, 06:32 views 3436 comments 0 More
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Underestimated picks: Artstyle's Shadow Shaman

Underestimated picks: Artstyle's Shadow Shaman
There are some heroes that have gone under the radar for professional players in the last months, but our team is ready to use them effectively. The Shadow Shaman Artstyle plays is an example.
Dota 2 13 July 2016, 03:54 views 4852 comments 0 More
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TI 6 Qualifiers: Drow Ranger in China

TI 6 Qualifiers: Drow Ranger in China
During The International 6 Qualifiers many heroes arose, it is a perfect playground to have a detailed look at the meta and at the strategies preferred in each region of the world. Today I’m not going to talk about the most popular heroes but I will focus my article on Drow Ranger, who scored a perfect win rate in the Chinese Qualifiers.
Dota 2 3 July 2016, 12:24 views 39061 comments 0 More
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Interview with LighTofHeaveN

Interview with LighTofHeaveN
We got a chance to sit down with Dmitry “LighTofHeaveN” Kupriyanov for an extensive interview where he shared his opinion on qualifiers, reminisced some facts about the roster Na`Vi had back at the TI 2011 and dwelt upon the role of a coach in competitive Dota 2.
Dota 2 8 July 2016, 11:57 views 4383 comments 0 More
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A look at Dendi’s Mirana

A look at Dendi’s Mirana
Today we will focus on pub games and have a look at one of Dendi’s most played heroes in this environment. Mirana is Dendi 9th most picked hero with 103 matches, 55.3% win rate and 3.43 KDA, instead if we consider also pro games, he played the hero a total of 127 times with 55.9% win rate - the average match duration is 37:42 minutes.
Dota 2 1 July 2016, 12:57 views 2732 comments 0 More