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Desmond

Destroy Erase Improve
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Never played DoTA much, is it much different from LoL? I heard it is a lot more punishing for newer players, which would you prefer?

Never played LOL, so cannot draw any differences, but from what I hear Dota indeed is challenging. But the gameplay mechanics are almost the same so any LOL or HoN players should feel at home.
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umm anyone with dota 2 beta keys ?

Sorry, gave away all that I had. Will post here if I get more. ;)
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kamikaz

Ambassador of Buzz
Hon is more closer to dota than lol..Lol well has anime like animation..and it has other complicated stuff..i played once..its not as fun as dota or hon..

and yeah wish i got one..!
 

doomgiver

Warframe
if he is farmed, like, he a has a butterfly and a radiance, you are dead. add to it a skadi, he is unstoppable.

PL is powerful coz of images and mana, take them away, and he is your average agi. hero.

wait, you want tips to play with him??

early game : survive, get last hits
mid game : start ganking, this is your time.
late game : own everything.

early on, get phase boots, or power treads. try to get items thta increase stats, so that your images are buffed.

first item, pick between vladmir offering, mekansm, drum of endurance
2nd item is diffusal blade/butterfly/SnY (or any item that increases atk speed, or just buy a hyperstone)
3rd item is survival/catching up with running foes.

dont go by the crap at the dota2 wiki, if you are 2-3 levels abouve opponents, go straight to skadi, and forget about diffusal/SnY

skillz :
Spirit Lance
Juxtapose
Doppelwalk
Spirit Lance
Juxtapose
Spirit Lance
Spirit Lance
Doppelwalk
>whatever
Stats

only level Phantom Edge after you get DPS/attack speed items.
spirit walk and juxtapose are your main skills.
use doppelwalk only for running away.

also, do this trick :
run directly away from enemy. use doppelwalk. as soon as illusion appears, run away in a DIFFERENT DIRECTION, and move the illusion a bit, so that it looks genuine.

use spirit lance for initiation, and to catch opponents. it is NOT your main skill, and you cant spam it unless you get mana items (like eul or something)

your endgame items should be :
skadi/diffual/SnY
butterfly
assault cuirass (yay! tanks!)
khadgar pipe (no more nukes)
phase boots
MoM or any lifesteal item, i prefer MoM.

go for survival items first, then an attack item, then a support item, then a dps item.
you really dont need dps, as your images can do the job, but if you ant farm a butterfly, just get a hyperstone, it'll do the job.

Phantom Lancer Build Guide DOTA 2: Nothing Can Stop Our March: Phantom Lancer
more info

EDIT:
i played tidehunter today :(
effin' nerf'd :(
no more anchor smash :(
 
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Desmond

Destroy Erase Improve
Staff member
Admin
if he is farmed, like, he a has a butterfly and a radiance, you are dead. add to it a skadi, he is unstoppable.

PL is powerful coz of images and mana, take them away, and he is your average agi. hero.

wait, you want tips to play with him??

early game : survive, get last hits
mid game : start ganking, this is your time.
late game : own everything.

early on, get phase boots, or power treads. try to get items thta increase stats, so that your images are buffed.

first item, pick between vladmir offering, mekansm, drum of endurance
2nd item is diffusal blade/butterfly/SnY (or any item that increases atk speed, or just buy a hyperstone)
3rd item is survival/catching up with running foes.

dont go by the crap at the dota2 wiki, if you are 2-3 levels abouve opponents, go straight to skadi, and forget about diffusal/SnY

skillz :
Spirit Lance
Juxtapose
Doppelwalk
Spirit Lance
Juxtapose
Spirit Lance
Spirit Lance
Doppelwalk
>whatever
Stats

only level Phantom Edge after you get DPS/attack speed items.
spirit walk and juxtapose are your main skills.
use doppelwalk only for running away.

also, do this trick :
run directly away from enemy. use doppelwalk. as soon as illusion appears, run away in a DIFFERENT DIRECTION, and move the illusion a bit, so that it looks genuine.

use spirit lance for initiation, and to catch opponents. it is NOT your main skill, and you cant spam it unless you get mana items (like eul or something)

your endgame items should be :
skadi/diffual/SnY
butterfly
assault cuirass (yay! tanks!)
khadgar pipe (no more nukes)
phase boots
MoM or any lifesteal item, i prefer MoM.

go for survival items first, then an attack item, then a support item, then a dps item.
you really dont need dps, as your images can do the job, but if you ant farm a butterfly, just get a hyperstone, it'll do the job.

Phantom Lancer Build Guide DOTA 2: Nothing Can Stop Our March: Phantom Lancer
more info

EDIT:
i played tidehunter today :(
effin' nerf'd :(
no more anchor smash :(

Thanks...will try out today.
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doomgiver

Warframe
more defeats today.
slardar, lycan, tiny.

slardar got raped by axe and a uber-fed dark seer
with lycan, it was 3 vs 5, with 2 of our team afk.
poor tiny, i picked a random match, and the other team got all stunners (ES + dazzle + doombringer + silencer + someone)

this is really bad luck/skill on my part :(
 

Desmond

Destroy Erase Improve
Staff member
Admin
Well, s*** happens. What did you take?

Tell me when you play, perhaps we'll party together. I play after work appx 6:30 PM.

Try to post a screenshot.
 

Tachyon1986

In the zone
Never played DoTA much, is it much different from LoL? I heard it is a lot more punishing for newer players, which would you prefer?

Compared to LoL , DOTA is more hardcore. LoL players will take time to adjust to DOTA but a totally new player might be scared off outright by DOTA.

Personally, I prefer LoL due to it's different gameplay mechanics. A lot of people reject LoL on the basis of graphics alone which is sad.

I do play Dota 2 from time to time , its always good to have a slightly different experience from LoL.
 

fun2sh

Pawned!... Beyond GODLIKE
I dont like dota 2. Graphics is so confusing. cant tell in gank wat is happening. nothing is visble with all those details graphics.

How r u liking the graphics? Dota graphics is simple. I was so excited to play dota 2. but after getting key, i hav just played 2 game, in last 5 months. :(
 

Desmond

Destroy Erase Improve
Staff member
Admin
What do you mean by confusing? I can understand the action pretty well, I don't feel any different while playing Dota 2. I you are saying that the graphics are not detailed, you can adjust the same in the options. I admit that the shop system can be a little confusing for first time players (to Dota2), but if you know the recipes, it is not so confusing.

You probably need a little more exposure (practice) to Dota2. Tell when you play, perhaps we can party together. I play after office about 6:30 PM onwards.
 

fun2sh

Pawned!... Beyond GODLIKE
What do you mean by confusing? I can understand the action pretty well, I don't feel any different while playing Dota 2. I you are saying that the graphics are not detailed, you can adjust the same in the options. I admit that the shop system can be a little confusing for first time players (to Dota2), but if you know the recipes, it is not so confusing.

You probably need a little more exposure (practice) to Dota2. Tell when you play, perhaps we can party together. I play after office about 6:30 PM onwards.

May be but i feel graphics are too confusing for Dota gameplay. maybe i need more exposure as i hav just played 2 games :p
 
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