While Dota 2 is at its core “just a game”, the competitive nature is a huge part of the overall enjoyment of the experience. As balance patches change how the game is played, certain heroes fit the playstyle better than others. We refer to this as “the meta” which evolves based on what wins games most consistently. Walk the meta path and discover how winning ain’t everything, but it sure is fun.
Fogged brings his analytical talents to Pvgna once again to discuss the most recent gameplay patch 7.06. We analyze the changes to heroes, items and game mechanics to help you understand the way Dota 2 should be played now.
Resident support expert Ryuu gives us his first takes on how the support role has changed in patch 7.06. This guide will cover hero and item changes as well as how the neutral spawns have changed your priorities.
The new map changes affect the midlane as well, that is why Chessie is here to help you get used to the new changes. In this guide, you will learn new tips and tricks like how to utilize the shrines, whether you use them to heal or as a teleporting station.
Every patch opens up new gameplay opportunities, whether you are playing in the jungle or in the lane. In this guide, Chessie will show you how to be effective in the safelane with the patch 7.00. You will also learn some new interesting farming tricks that will help you become a better carry.