Learning how to play Dota 2 is a head first dive into complexity. These guides will cover all of the basic concepts, mechanics and hero interactions that you will need to know to master the rest of the game. Every journey must begin somewhere and by walking this path you will gain the general understanding necessary to take on the rest of Dota’s learning curve.
Chessie returns to make you wiser once again. This is the guide to watch if you want to see how a professional Dota 2 player binds their keys for heroes and courier. Chessie also explains his other settings and why he uses them.
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.
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.
Restocker series one Hero Synergies explains how to pair heroes in Dota 2. These video guides will explain why certain heroes work best together. First up is Bane, who combos well with many other supports.
Restocker shows us an incredibly efficient jungling pattern with the hero Bloodseeker in this guide. You will learn how to avoid being one of those AFK junglers and actually gain advantage for your team.
In this video on the fundamentals of solo queue, HuntaeLa talks about the importance to picking the right role at 2K MMR and below. This guide will explain why certain roles are better than other for winning games.
The laning stage of the game generally lasts for the first 10 or so minutes. This is when players who last hit well can begin building an advantage through their mechanics. This guide focuses on consistently collecting high last hit numbers in the laning stage.
In this guide to taking objectives in Dota Jenkins explains one of the most powerful items in the game. Smoke of Deceit is an extremely useful tool when ahead or behind to change the course of the game.