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New strategy to get out of the sub-1k MMR trench.

Pick Riki, win game. I'm 5-1 in ranked in the last week as him, and 9-1 overall in the past week.

I don't build diffusal, I get dusted once or twice per game at most, Build S&Y and Maelstrom early, finish with Skadi, Mjollnir, Abyssal, BoT's. And sometimes gem, Butterfly, MKB, Daedalus.

And my KD is about 4.7. Went 26-0 one game.

I'm currently like 880-890MMR so hoping to get well above 1k.

While this works extremely effectively and still quite effective once in a while even at 3k MMR, I think this is a very bad thing to get used to. Players who get used to playing invisible heros seem to be relatively weak in fight positioning (because they can't be seen until they reveal themselves half of the time) and spell cooldown management. I'm not saying that you are immediately weak at these aspects since you now try to major in riki, but it's something to keep in mind.
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They should just make new teams. Also you say after Winter Major but they are out. What will they do until then? Just watch other teams?

That's why I said they disappeared earlier. They did have a team for the Ti4, but months before that, they were nowhere to be seen, like a seasonal flower bud
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While this works extremely effectively and still quite effective once in a while even at 3k MMR, I think this is a very bad thing to get used to. Players who get used to playing invisible heros seem to be relatively weak in fight positioning (because they can't be seen until they reveal themselves half of the time) and spell cooldown management. I'm not saying that you are immediately weak at these aspects since you now try to major in riki, but it's something to keep in mind.
That's why I said they disappeared earlier. They did have a team for the Ti4, but months before that, they were nowhere to be seen, like a seasonal flower bud


http://wiki.teamliquid.net/dota2/Team_Liquid/Results


They had a squad from all the way from 2012 until 2014 they never had a break anywhere during that time. Liquid disbanded their Dota team in August 2014. From August 2014 until October 2015 is the only time they didnt have a Dota 2 squad.


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Yeah insane game.

Vega rocked alliance recently though.

I'm watchin Meracle play naga on stream and he gets bots drums aquila and still got a 18 min radiance after being down on kills...

2609216
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Navi officially disbands. It will be weird seeing dendi with another team logo in the future. http://www.pcgamer.com/navis-dota-2-squad-disbands/
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NaVi announced that their current roster is gone. A new roster will be announced in the next few weeks but seems like it will be all new players. I'm so glad they didn't stick with constant rotation of new supports every couple of months.

It will be interesting to see where dendi, hvost and funnik end up.

Someone beat me to it lol
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Yeah insane game.

Vega rocked alliance recently though.

I'm watchin Meracle play naga on stream and he gets bots drums aquila and still got a 18 min radiance after being down on kills...

2609216

If you want to learn how to play Naga - I recommend watching replays of Miracle in his POV - that guy is insane!!!.. I think my Crystal Maiden skills have improved drastically from watching pro supports and Puppy's POV.
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NaVi announced that their current roster is gone. A new roster will be announced in the next few weeks but seems like it will be all new players. I'm so glad they didn't stick with constant rotation of new supports every couple of months.

It will be interesting to see where dendi, hvost and funnik end up.

Someone beat me to it lol

We will never forget "The Play" at the DOTA 2 The International 2012:
 
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Navi officially disbands. It will be weird seeing dendi with another team logo in the future. http://www.pcgamer.com/navis-dota-2-squad-disbands/




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If you want to learn how to play Naga - I recommend watching replays of Miracle in his POV - that guy is insane!!!.. I think my Crystal Maiden skills have improved drastically from watching pro supports and Puppy's POV.
We will never forget "The Play" at the DOTA 2 The International 2012:

wasn't meracle the first person that perfected naga play with wave cutting that burning learned from? I've watched them both a lot.
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wasn't meracle the first person that perfected naga play with wave cutting that burning learned from? I've watched them both a lot.

Yeah. I sow him do that first and RTZ copied its style.
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Anyon feels dota has been made alot easier in the past patches...?
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Anyon feels dota has been made alot easier in the past patches...?

Yes - how else are they going to grow their user base, take players from other MOBA, etc... thumb.gif
 
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