Saturday, November 4, 2017

The 5 Positions in Dota 2

Here are some positions in Dota 2 make sure you play in accordance with the Role that you like yes

Position 1 (Hard Carry)

This is a position where you need the maximum level and gold you can get from your team. With this in mind the hard carry requires core items and depends on the level. And again, you'll see a hard carry with 1 or 2 supports that keeps them so that they get an advantage in last hit and farm. Also, it's a bonus if you can kill and create a streak. Your main goal in position 1 is to farm or kill as many enemies as you can so you can secure mid game or late game. Hard carry is a hero in the late game and is expected to create great damage either to the enemy heroes or tower.

Tip: avoid overfarm and make sure you join teamfight if your team needs it.

Pro-players with Position 1:

Johan "N0tail" Sundstein - Team OG
Artour "Arteezy" Babaev - Team Evil Geniuses
Chu "shadow" Zeyu - Wings Gaming
Xu "uuu9" Han - Newbee
Lasse "MATUMBAMAN" Urpalainen - Team Liquid

Heroes are commonly used: Sven, Luna, Magina, Juggernaut, Naix, Drow Ranger, Slark, PL or Dragon siren.

Position 2 (Solo Mid)

You have to be versatile when it comes to position 2. The most commonly used lane by position 2 is the mid solo. This will require a good combination of farming, movement and the ability to keep the lane strong. Your job here is to win your lane, control the runes, have a good farm and have initiation items or items that make it easier for you to escape from enemy ganks. Position 2 is in charge of carrying the team while position 1 is being farming and looking for their core items.

TIPS: Make sure to always pay attention to your team lane, if you have a chance gank then do it. always report when mid enemy disappears from the lane.

Pro-players with Position 2:

Danil "Dendi" Ishutin - Natus Vincere
Sumail "Suma1l" Hassan - Team Evil Geniuses
Yeik "MidOne" Nai Zheng - Team Secret
Amer "Miracle-" Al-Barkawi - Team Liquid
Jacky "EternaLEnVy" Mao - Team NP

Heroes are commonly used: Queen of Pain, Storm Spirit, Tinker, Invoker, Magnus or Batrider.

Position 3 (Offlaner)

Technically you are in the most difficult lane, position 3 is usually 1 lane with a tri-lane enemy (1 carry 2 support) because that is also called hardlane. Your main goal here is to survive, get gold if there is a chance and get as many levels as you can. For offlane position, it is necessary to use heroes tank or easy to escape in order to survive the onslaught of enemy tri-lane.

Tip: Being in hardlane does not mean you are allowed to continue dying.

Pro-players with Position 3:

Zhang "Faith_Bian" Ruida - Wings gaming
Victor "General" Nigrini - Natus Vincere
Ivan "MinD_ContRoL" Borislaov - Team Liquid
Lee "Forev" Sang-don - Team Secret
Daryl Koh "iceiceice" Pei Xiang - Faceless Team

Used Heroes: Timbersaw, Clockwerk, Dark Seer, Tidehunter, Beastmaster, Faceless Void or Natures Prophet.

Position 4 (Roaming Support, Semi Support / Jungler)

This position will get some items and gold. Position 4 is on duty in trilane, dual lane or in jungle. In other words, your job here is to control the lane, gank and buy support items if position 5 difficulties to do so. Usually, you will do pulling creeps for yourself or give them to your carry. The build item of this position also focuses on support such as drums, mekansm, medalion, pipe or dagger (depending on which hero is in use).

Tips: Roaming at the right time will be very helpful always communicate with your team, especially with position 5 you should be able to bersynergy.

Pro-players with Position 4:

Jesse "JerAx" Vainikka - OG
Kuro "KuroKy" Takhasomi - Team Liquid
Clement "Puppey" Ivanov - Team Secret
Zeng "Faith" Hongda - Newbee
Akbar "SoNNeikO" Butaev - Natus Vincere

Heroes are often used: Chen, Earth Shaker, Enchantress, Enigma or ax

Position 5 (Hard / Pure Support)

Position 5 is more likely to perform all support such as buying wards, smoke, dust or TP usually position 5 more keep the hard carry in doing farm and prevent enemy to disturb our hard carrying farming. Hard support becomes the backbone of the team in early games as it is a source of team expenditure to purchase a variety of support needs. And do gank in early game. Typical position 5 only has boot, magic wand and some branches or twigs from early game to mid game. Important things that need to be realized they do not have a lot of gold and level but can give an impact for the team can win if playing properly.

Tips: Feel free to upgrade courier and do not do last hit creeps or kiss steal (KS)

Pro player for Position 5:

Ivan "Artstyle" Antonov - Natus Vincere
Johan "pieliedie" Astrom - Team Secret
Andreas "Cr1t" Nielsen - Evil Geniuses
Kanishka "Bulba" Sosale - Team Liquid
Tal "Fly" Aizik - OG

Used Heroes: Shadow Demon, Rylai, Ancient Apparition, Venomancer, Lion or Lich.


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