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Can anyone give me some tips/pointers for a 1900 elo LoL player looking at switching to Dota?

When in game don't tell people you played LoL.
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Main differences between LoL and DotA

1) Skills have much bigger effects, bigger mana costs, and bigger cooldowns. You usually shouldn't spam them in lane like you do in LoL.
2) There isn't a set-in-stone lane setup. Pretty much anything can work, unlike LoL's 1-1-2-jungle in every single game.
3) You die really easily.
4) Items get less cost effective later on stats-wise, but make up for it by having many active effects.
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Can anyone give me some tips/pointers for a 1900 elo LoL player looking at switching to Dota?

Try to learn the basic mechanics of the game and then begin getting familiar with the heroes and items. The more basics you know, the better your foundation and the better player you will be. A lot of knowledge will come over time by simply playing the game as well. Here are a couple of links. Note that the mechanics, heroes, and items are exactly the same in Dota 1 and 2.

http://www.playdota.com/mechanics

http://www.playdota.com/heroes

http://www.playdota.com/items
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When in game don't tell people you played LoL.

This too.
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Thanks for the replies. The player vs AI mode doesn't seem to work for me though.
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Thanks for the replies. The player vs AI mode doesn't seem to work for me though.

what do you mean?
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what do you mean?

It's greyed out. Can't select it.
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post #2887 of 17128

Lion is so evil late game lol, I think I underestimated him since I recently made a few ragequit using Lina... but if they don't focus on one enemy hero seems like they can keep everyone busy - Useless (Hex), dead (FoD), and the rest stunned tongue.gif
 

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Lion's ulti is so good, it does so much damage and has a relatively short cd.
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Lol, games like these feel awesome... wasn't even soloing a lane.

 

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Its a magical moment,filled with magical words

Felt good. lolz were had. Bane wasn't too happy though. I bought him a new one to make up for it.









He didn't want it.
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