Why Arc Warden is a top hero in Dota 2Zet is one of the best ranged heroes in Dota 2 who has a lot of skills that can nuke enemies at will. Players pick him as one of the strong heroes who can control the pace of the game thanks to the micro skills that allows him to help his teammates in the best way he can.
Learning how to play Warlock in Dota 2Demnok Lannik, more known as the Warlock, is a hero used by many players thanks to his spells. He is one of the heroes who can be used to control certain areas as he can use his skills and add more help to his teammates in the fight. This is why it is vital to learn how to use him.
Team Secret mutually parts ways with carry MATUMBAMANTeam Secret has parted ways with another star as Lasse ‘MATUMBAMAN’ Urpalainen has mutually parted ways with the organization. This leaves Secret with the three longest-tenured players led by founding member and team captain, Clement ‘Puppey’ Ivanov.
EG's woes continue to pull them downThe Evil Geniuses was America’s last hope in The International 10. They fell down in the lower bracket for the first time and were soon taken out of the contest for good. The team’s woes continue to bring them down despite having a great run in 2021.
Paris SG.LGD wins the 2021 OGA Dota PIT InvitationalEven if they lost their mid player, Paris SG.LGD still won OGA Dota PIT Invitational with the team’s coach Zhang ‘xiao8’ Ning as their stand-in mid player. Their usual mid player Cheng ‘NothingToSay’ Jin Xiang is still struggling with his visa which is worrying for the near future.
ArtStyle re-joins Natus Vincere as the new head coachNatus Vincere has bolstered their roster with a solid cast of players with the likes of Viktor ‘GeneraL’ Nigrini and Alexey ‘Solo’ Berezin. Another big addition is a former player, and now coach Ivan ‘ArtStyle’ Antonov. ArtStyle is known for leading Na’Vi in the early days of Dota 2.
How the Dota Pro Circuit meta changed with the 7.30 patchValve just released Dota 2’s 7.30 patch paired with a small 7.30b update a few days later. They didn’t make major changes but it was enough to shift the meta. The biggest hero that benefited from the patch was Lycan because of the Helm of the Overlord’s active ability.
Why Quincy Crew can be a dark horse at The International 10North America is not usually known as one of the best regions in professional Dota 2 but in the 2021 DPC, Quincy Crew has done well to represent NA. At The International 10, fans have not given them the chance to be called a big dark horse to win the Aegis of Champions.
Natus Vincere hits the reset button again with their rosterNatus Vincere’s Dota 2 roster has hit the reset button again. Vladimir ‘RodjER’ Nikogosian and Roman ‘RAMZES666’ Kushnarev decided to leave the squad for greener pastures. This comes after a disappointing ending to their 2021 Dota Pro Circuit run as they failed to make it far.
Why Terrorblade is the best hero for beginner carry rolesHave you ever felt tired of playing the same hero over and over again as an amateur Dota 2 player? Perhaps you kept feeding with Sniper or Drow Ranger that puts your losing streak to double digits. Playing a slightly more complex hero like Terrorblade should do the trick.
Why the 2018-19 OG squad is the best team in Dota 2 historyOver the years, Dota 2 has been dominated by strong teams in The International’s big stage. OG is the winningest team at TI with two straight wins back in 2018 and 2019. Let’s talk about why the 2018-19 OG lineup is the best team in Dota 2 history.
Why the new Evil Geniuses squad has massive potentialEvil Geniuses’ Dota 2 squad has undergone a huge revamp with two new players. With the additions of Egor 'Nightfall' Grigorenko and the legendary Jesse ‘JerAx’ Vainikka, they are loaded with talent. Let’s talk about why this new lineup has the potential to become a top team.
OG unveils a brand new roster for the 2021-22 Dota Pro CircuitTwo-time The International winners OG has created a brand new team with prodigious players built around coach turned player Mikhail ‘Misha’ Agatov. The remaining three players from the TI10 squad have either retired or taken an extended break away from competitive Dota 2.
Elephant shuts down after an underwhelming DPC campaignAfter forming a superstar-laden squad, Team Elephant did not live up to expectations. The team has shut down the squad and has released all five players. When they started up, Elephant was one of the biggest threats in the Dota Pro Circuit but they failed to meet their potential.
How to win with Axe on big tourneysAxe is one of the best heroes known for his strong damage and thick armour. This hero is all about scoring kills which makes him one of the best picks when it comes to playing tourneys and even local matches for every aggressive player in Dota 2.
Zai gets a fresh start by joining Team Liquid's Dota squadAfter three successful years with Team Secret, Ludwig ‘zai’ Wåhlberg has decided to leave the team. He will now join Team Liquid in an unannounced role. It is rumoured that zai wants to return to his old position four role which might force Tommy ‘Taiga’ Le out of the Liquid squad.
Team Undying's roster decide to stick together during the shuffleAfter a strong performance in the 2020-21 Dota 2 Pro Circuit, the Team Undying roster has decided to stick together in the post-The International shuffle. The North American squad’s roster has remained intact but they have parted ways with their coach Kim ‘Febby’ Yong-min.
Learning how to play Queen of PainThe Queen of Pain is known as one of the biggest icons in the game thanks to her skillset. Akasha is one of the best heroes that can deal damage in a huge area, which is why players use her in key games that need coverage.
Alliance parts ways with three players from TI10 lineupAfter a disappointing run at The International 10, Alliance has parted ways with three players. The first two exits were Artsiom ‘fng’ Barshak and Linus ‘Limmp’ Blomdin and were followed by Gustav ‘s4’ Magnusson. These leaves the lineup with two active players.