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is there a way to detect/counter invisibility if your hero isn't one that counters that type of stuff?
I read a few of the guides on playdota, but couldn't find one that mentioned invisibility.

Bounty Hunter's Track and Slardar's Amp are used to counter invisibility otherwise items such as Sentry Wards, Dust of Appearance, and Gem of Truesight are commonly used against invisible heroes. You can upgrade the Necronomicon to it's final level where it could be used to detect invisible units however this is less commonly chosen because of it's high cost.
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hey guys, just a quick question, i know runes spawn every two minutes, but do they spawn randomly between the 2 positions or in a set position each round start?
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Nope, I've played a lot since the last patch which came out almost 2 weeks ago now. Maybe you should try a reinstall or something, hmm.

yeah im gonna check if my game files are messed up or something. im in the leaver pool again ugh. : /
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hey guys, just a quick question, i know runes spawn every two minutes, but do they spawn randomly between the 2 positions or in a set position each round start?

it is completely random. biggrin.gif
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is there a way to detect/counter invisibility if your hero isn't one that counters that type of stuff?
I read a few of the guides on playdota, but couldn't find one that mentioned invisibility.
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Bounty Hunter's Track and Slardar's Amp are used to counter invisibility otherwise items such as Sentry Wards, Dust of Appearance, and Gem of Truesight are commonly used against invisible heroes. You can upgrade the Necronomicon to it's final level where it could be used to detect invisible units however this is less commonly chosen because of it's high cost.

Agree with this. Dust, Sentries and Gems are very commonly used.
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hey guys, just a quick question, i know runes spawn every two minutes, but do they spawn randomly between the 2 positions or in a set position each round start?

Runes spawn every even minute (ex. 2:00, 4:00, etc) randomly at either the "top" or "bottom" locations. A rune will not spawn if one still exists from the previous spawn (in other words there will never be a rune available at both locations at the same time) but you can get 2 runes back-to-back by activating/bottling a rune just before the even minute and then getting the rune that spawns at that even minute.

Hope that wasn't confusing haha.
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Agree with this. Dust, Sentries and Gems are very commonly used.
Runes spawn every even minute (ex. 2:00, 4:00, etc) randomly at either the "top" or "bottom" locations. A rune will not spawn if one still exists from the previous spawn (in other words there will never be a rune available at both locations at the same time) but you can get 2 runes back-to-back by activating/bottling a rune just before the even minute and then getting the rune that spawns at that even minute.
Hope that wasn't confusing haha.

nope! Made perfect sense!
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nope! Made perfect sense!

Glad to hear that haha. smile.gif
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All this talk about strategies and watching some great streams has got me bummed. I'm trying to use HON to pass the time until I can get a key but it just doesn't cut it anymore.


I think the best counter for invis heroes is getting a Gem of True Sight early and place it on one of your beefier heroes. Some players are careless and often will run around without checking your items. When they come close, kill them. Or, put the Gem on an invis that way they'll be hesitant to attack since they won't know if you can see them or not.
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Watched a few vids on Dazzle tonight, and so far have went 5 and 1 with him! Really liking him a lot! thumb.gif
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kinda bummed there wasnt a hero update last week. hopefully they add two heros this week.
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is there a way to detect/counter invisibility if your hero isn't one that counters that type of stuff?
I read a few of the guides on playdota, but couldn't find one that mentioned invisibility.

IF you look on the item page, Sentry Wards, Dust of Appearance (both at Ancient of Wonders), and Gem of True Sight (Cache) all provide true sight.

EDIT: I was too slow tongue.gif
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