Meet DOTA 2: The Ancestor of the Game World

On July 9, 2013, DOTA 2 was released for the first time. And it has been a huge hit since its release. The game’s original developer, Icefrog, has been working on it since the early 2000s. It’s based on the popular role-playing game World of Warcraft. Despite the fact that the game was meant to be released in 2012, Valve made it available to the public during Gamescom 2011. Valve released it on the Steam store on July 9, 2013, after a couple of years of Beta testing. Valve has been continuously producing and adding new heroes to the game since then.

DOTA 2 has been acknowledged as one of the best video games ever made. This is owing to the game’s dynamic nature as a tower defense + RPG combination. The game has a steep learning curve, and newcomers often struggle to understand what to do or how to play it.

DOTA 2 Heroes

Dota 2, Valve’s multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game, revolves around heroes. The 5v5 Dota 2 game centres around each player’s unique hero, which they choose at the start of the game. There are many heroes to pick from, and you can play any of them right away in your first game. This means that you do not need to purchase any heroes in order to play them. Furthermore, depending on how the game is planned to play out, each hero has a different function and plays a different part in the game. This article examines the current heroes in Dota 2 as well as their various features.

DOTA 2 Heroes
DOTA 2 Heroes List

A list of all heroes in DOTA 2

The list of heroes in DOTA 2 is as follows.

  1. Anti Mage
  2. Axe
  3. Crystal Maiden
  4. Dazzle
  5. Drow Ranger
  6. Earthshaker
  7. Lich
  8. Lina
  9. Lion
  10. Mirana
  11. Morphling
  12. Necrophos
  13. Puck
  14. Pudge
  15. Razor
  16. Sand King
  17. Shadow Shaman
  18. Storm Spirit
  19. Sven
  20. Tidehunter
  21. Vengeful Spirit
  22. Windranger
  23. Witch Doctor
  24. Zeus
  25. Slardar
  26. Enigma
  27. Faceless Void
  28. Tiny
  29. Viper
  30. Venomancer
  31. Clockwerk
  32. Nature’s Prophet
  33. Dark Seer
  34. Sniper
  35. Pugna
  36. Beastmaster
  37. Enchantress
  38. Leshrac
  39. Shadow Fiend
  40. Tinker
  41. Weaver
  42. Night Stalker
  43. Ancient Apparition
  44. Spectre
  45. Doom
  46. Chen
  47. Juggernaut
  48. Bloodseeker
  49. Kunkka
  50. Riki
  51. Queen of Pain
  52. Wraith King
  53. Broodmother
  54. Huskar
  55. Jakiro
  56. Batrider
  57. Omniknight
  58. Dragon Knight
  59. Warlock
  60. Alchemist
  61. Lifestealer
  62. Death Prophet
  63. Ursa
  64. Bounty Hunter
  65. Silencer
  66. Spirit Breaker
  67. Invoker
  68. Clinkz
  69. Outworld Destroyer
  70. Bane
  71. Shadow Demon
  72. Lycan
  73. Lone Druid
  74. Brewmaster
  75. Phantom Lancer
  76. Treant Protector
  77. Ogre Magi
  78. Gyrocopter
  79. Chaos Knight
  80. Phantom Assassin
  81. Rubick
  82. Luna
  83. Io
  84. Undying
  85. Disruptor
  86. Templar Assassin
  87. Naga Siren
  88. Nyx Assassin
  89. Keeper of the Light
  90. Visage
  91. Meepo
  92. Magnus
  93. Centaur Warrunner
  94. Slark
  95. Timbersaw
  96. Medusa
  97. Troll Warlord
  98. Tusk
  99. Bristleback
  100. Skywrath Mage
  101. Elder Titan
  102. Abaddon
  103. Ember Spirit
  104. Earth Spirit
  105. Legion Commander
  106. Phoenix
  107. Terrorblade
  108. Techies
  109. Oracle
  110. Winter Wyvern
  111. Arc Warden
  112. Underlord
  113. Monkey King
  114. Dark Willow
  115. Pangolier
  116. Grimstroke
  117. Mars
  118. Snapfire
  119. Void Spirit
  120. Hoodwink
  121. Dawnbreaker
  122. Marci

In Dota 2, there are now 122 heroes. The majority of this hero pool was unavailable when the game first debuted. The hero count grew over time as Valve added new heroes. Valve has added one or two heroes per year for the past six years. Marci is the most recent Dota 2 hero that is released. She was added as the 122nd hero in October 2021, few days after The International 10 (TI10) ended. Dawnbreaker, the hero who came before her, was the 121st hero added to the game in April 2021.

Dota 2 Minimum and Recommended System Requirements

Here, you will find a list of both minimum and recommended system requirements for running Dota 2 on your computer. DOTA 2 is nearly nine years old, despite plenty of other patches and a continuous stream of fresh content from the developer, Valve, and as a response, the requirements aren’t all that demanding.

The minimum system requirements should give 30 frames per second at 720p, with low and medium settings evenly distributed. You might be able to play the game if you have a relatively new PC with recent graphics chipset, but we recommend getting a dedicated GPU if at all possible.

With the settings on high or even ultra, the recommended requirements increase the FPS to 60 or more at 1080p. The in-game settings have a lot of options to tweak, so you can easily adjust the performance to your liking, whether you like higher FPS or better visual quality.

Minimum System Requirements for DOTA 2

You need at least these features to play DOTA 2

  • CPU: Intel Dual Core / AMD at 2.8 GHz
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • HDD: 15 GB of storage space
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 8600/9600GT / AMD Radeon HD 2600/3600
  • OS: Windows 7 or better
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Screen Resolution: 720p
  • Network: Broadband Internet Connection

Recommended System Requirements for DOTA 2

You need at least these features to play DOTA 2 with full performance

  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E7400 2.80GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 5600+
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • HDD: 15 GB of storage space
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS 512MB / AMD Radeon HD 2600 Pro
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Screen Resolution: 1080p
  • Network: Broadband Internet Connection

Happy Gaming!