HOW TO CLIMB FROM CRUSADER TO ARCHON

A lot of general understanding will become clear on the path from Crusader to Archon. Players will start to utilize ward vision to play the map and take good fights. Players at this bracket still fight more than they farm so being able to fight early is necessary. We will focus on heroes that come online early but can efficiently out farm their opponents when left alone.
Continue improving farming and fighting on more diverse hero pool
Learn the importance of creating pressure on the map with vision & warding
Focus on consistently winning lanes with strong heroes that scale well
Path Duration: 49.9 hours · 143 videos
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Welcome to Dota 2 - Team Communication
Welcome to Dota 2 - Team Communication

TEL9021 brings us one of the most important videos from the Welcome to Dota guide series. This video describes methods of communication and why proper communication skills are game-winning.

1 video     23:11     TEL9021
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Welcome to Dota 2 - Starting Items
Welcome to Dota 2 - Starting Items

Starting items are where every game of Dota begins and in this guide Tel9021 explains the decisions you must make with your first 625 gold.

1 video     18:53     TEL9021
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Welcome to Dota 2 - Vision and Warding
Welcome to Dota 2 - Vision and Warding

Welcome to vision. In this video from the Welcome to Dota 2 series TEL explains the intricacies of vision in the game and how to manipulate your opponent's vision to gain an advantage.

1 video     1:06:14     TEL9021
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Welcome to Dota 2 - Early Items & Using Quick Buy
Welcome to Dota 2 - Early Items & Using Quick Buy

In this video from our Welcome to Dota 2 series Tel will be explaining the importance of early game items. This guide will also cover how to use the Quick Buy box to avoid losing gold when you die.

1 video     15:58     TEL9021
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Welcome to Dota 2 - How to Last Hit and Deny
Welcome to Dota 2 - How to Last Hit and Deny

Last hitting and denying creeps (CSing) are two of the most basic and integral parts of playing a game of Dota. In this guide TEL9021 explains the mechanics behind proper CSing. Welcome to Dota 2.

1 video     22:03     TEL9021
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The Fundamental Concepts of Laning - Mid Lane
The Fundamental Concepts of Laning

Learning how to win your lane is the beginning of improving as a Dota player. This guide will teach you how to out lane your opponents consistently in the mid lane, Dota's most mechanically demanding role.

5 videos     2:26:27     Restocker
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The Ultimate Warding Guide - Introduction & Basics
The Ultimate Warding Guide

These guides will teach you the importance of vision and how and where to ward properly in Dota 2. Learn how to control the map with Observer and Sentry Wards.

4 videos     2:36:58     Restocker
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Drafting for your MMR - Supports at 3K & Below
Drafting for your MMR - Supports at 3K & Below

Supporting can be tough in the lower MMR brackets. In this guide Restocker shows us a number of support heroes that can get a lot done and have a heavy impact in the game at this MMR.

1 video     37:46     Restocker
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Drafting for your MMR - Mentality Below 3K
Drafting for your MMR - Mentality Below 3K

In this section of the guide Restocker recaps everything you need to know to succeed in 3K MMR and below. He explains how you should approach the game as each role to climb the MMR ladder.

1 video     27:16     Restocker
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Drafting for your MMR - Carries at 3K & Below
Drafting for your MMR

Restocker introduces five carries that will get you winning games quickly in the 3K bracket and below. This guide highlights how to pick straight forward heroes that newer players can pick up with good results.

12 videos     7:10:24     Restocker
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Drafting for your MMR - Offlaners at 3K & Below
Drafting for your MMR - Offlaners at 3K & Below

In this video guide Restocker covers the offlane heroes you should be picking in 3K MMR games and below. These heroes will help you survive the offlane and win games for your team.

1 video     37:18     Restocker
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Drafting for your MMR - Roamers at 3K & Below
Drafting for your MMR - Roamers at 3K & Below

Roamers are all the rage these days and their impact can be massive. In this guide Restocker describes how these roamers can be played to dominate the laning stage and secure farm for your team.

1 video     29:26     Restocker
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Drafting for your MMR - Mid Heroes at 3K & Below
Drafting for your MMR - Mid Heroes at 3K & Below

In this guide Restocker explains a number of popular mid heroes that every player in the 3K MMR bracket and below should master. These heroes are straight forward and great for people looking to begin climbing MMR.

1 video     25:19     Restocker
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Shadow Shaman Guide - Introduction & Basics
Shadow Shaman Guide

Shadow Shaman is an extremely reliable support hero and in this video series ButcherTV will teach us how to play Rhasta. This guide will focus on the basics.

6 videos     1:17:19     ButcherTV
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Luna Guide - Introduction & Basics
Luna Guide

This is HuntaeLa's guide to carry Luna where he will teach us how to play the hero. We will go over everything you need to know to get started on Luna. Learn her strengths and weaknesses to climb MMR.

8 videos     2:04:15     HuntaeLa
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Abaddon Guide - Introduction & Basics
Abaddon Guide

Learn how to play Abaddon with Kyubashi's guide on this strong offlane hero. We will cover the basics of how to survive in fights and save your teammates.

5 videos     2:32:57     Kyubashi
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Sven Guide - Introduction & Basic Mechanics
Sven Guide

Rogue Knight at your service! This guide will help you understand how to properly play as Sven. You will also learn how the abilities of this hero work.

6 videos     50:38     HuntaeLa
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Slahser Dissects Wraith King - Introduction & Basics
Slahser Dissects Wraith King

In this video series Slahser dissects how to play Wraith King. This guide will cover the basics of playing this fairly simple carry hero. Wrath King is a great choice for new carry players.

3 videos     1:25:51     Slahser
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Slahser Dissects Juggernaut - Introduction & Basic Mechanics
Slahser Dissects Juggernaut

Slahser explains how to play Juggernaut in this new carry guide here on Pvgna. Juggernaut has been a common pick in pubs and pro games for years so it's time to learn him.

4 videos     2:19:40     Slahser
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Disruptor Guide - Introduction & Basics
Disruptor Guide

Ryuu teaches us how to play Disruptor in this guide. Here you will learn how to fight and why this hero is good at punishing bad positioning.

7 videos     1:17:24     Ryuu
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Lich Guide - Introduction & Basics
Lich Guide

Lich is one of the most popular heroes to learn how to play support on. This guide will explain why Lich is such strong defensive laning partner for most heroes and how he assists in lane control.

11 videos     2:13:40     Hachi
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Roaming Night Stalker Guide - Introduction & Basics
Roaming Night Stalker Guide

Kyubashi teaches us how to play Balanar, the Night Stalker. This guide will cover the hero's basic mechanics and what sort of play style you should expect when picking Night Stalker.

6 videos     2:14:46     Kyubashi
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Spirit Breaker Guide - Introduction & Basics
Spirit Breaker Guide

In this video guide we will be learning about the basics and mechanics of playing Spirit Breaker. Barathrum is a highly aggressive and fun hero to play and Hachi brings us an in-depth video series on the hero.

9 videos     2:04:40     Hachi
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Offlane Zeus - Introduction & Basics
Offlane Zeus

In this guide Jenkins will introduce us to his method for playing the hero in the offlane. These videos will teach us the basics of the hero and how to bring the thunder in your games.

13 videos     3:51:02     Jenkins
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Outworld Devourer Guide - Introduction & Basic Mechanics
Outworld Devourer Guide

In the following guide, you will learn how to play as Outworld Devourer in the mid lane. You will also understand how to use your abilities to farm and fight as well.

11 videos     3:23:25     HuntaeLa
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Medusa Guide - Introduction & Basic Mechanics
Medusa Guide

In the following guide, you will learn how to play Medusa and how you should properly use all your abilities. Medusa is one of the strongest late game heroes in the game.

8 videos     2:28:33     HuntaeLa
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Ancient Apparition Guide - Introduction & Basics
Ancient Apparition Guide

In this guide series we will be learning how to play Ancient Apparition. This video will cover the basics of the hero and help us understand the hero's skills and when they would be useful in a game.

8 videos     2:59:26     TDRussian
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Troll Warlord Guide - Introduction to Skills & Talents
Troll Warlord Guide

In this first video of the Troll Warlord guide Butcher introduces us how to play the hero. He also covers the skill build and talents that you should be selecting.

7 videos     1:34:44     ButcherTV