Dota 2 is not the easiest game for beginners to play. This game has a lot of nuances and mechanics that must be mastered at a basic level in order to provide at least some competition in a random selection of games, not to mention tournaments. With the March 25 update, Valve has added tutorials for beginners to the game, and we’ve put together five more channels where you can learn a lot about Dota 2.
Despite the fact that this channel has not been updated for two years and some of the information on it is outdated, no other videos will give you so much systemic knowledge about the game. Everything that is said in the videos, you can find out on your own, after spending several hundred hours in Dota 2 or studying various “Wikis”. But the authors of How to Dota presented everything in an easily digestible format with videos, animations and all the necessary icons.
It is with the study of How to Dota videos that you should start your acquaintance with Dota 2, if you want to understand this game as quickly as possible. The authors will tell you about all the basic mechanics, and after viewing you for a long time you will not have any questions about how certain moments work. The training begins with the basics and chips of the hero’s movement and microcontrol and continues with the rest of the mechanics and components.
The XENO channel is very similar in content to the EZ 25, but it is even better suited to the topic of our article. It consists of almost 100% educational materials, while EZ 25 often analyzes tournament matches and news from the world of Dota 2. In addition, XENO has a lot of materials on advanced mechanics that EZ 25 does not have, for example, a detailed guide how to competently lure creeps on the lane and make them attack the player himself. These actions will help you not only improve the laning for yourself, but in some cases make it harder for your opponent and take away his lane control when needed.
XENO will also tell you that illusions are not just weak copies of heroes that are needed to mislead the enemy. He will explain in detail how else you can use them to gain an advantage. In addition, XENO will clearly demonstrate, due to which a player with a high rating will farm faster than a gamer of an average level, even with approximately the same last hit technique.
If for you Dota 2 is just entertainment after a hard day’s work and you have no desire to comprehend all the basics of the game, then the GoodWIN channel will tell you how to have fun with the help of unusual builds and strategies. The author of the channel implements various risky tactics with the help of his team, which is always happy to help him for the sake of content.
Of course, all this only works at a low level – at high ranks, some things cannot be repeated. But if you are tired of the routine, the same strategies and heroes from match to match, then you should adopt some jokes from GoodWIN. He will show you how to make Alchemist unkillable in a short time, how to deal more than a thousand damage by the seventh minute on Elder Titan, or what happens if Undying gets a fast Aghanim’s Scepter and a high level. On the second channel, called GoodWIN Live, the blogger uploads full-length recordings of matches with abuses, and on the main resource – funny montages.