Dota 2 is a popular multiplayer online battle arena game that has been around for over a decade. With its vast array of heroes, each with unique abilities and playstyles, the game continues to attract millions of players worldwide. Recently, Dota 2 has introduced a handful of new heroes, each with their own distinct personalities and abilities. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at the newest heroes of Dota 2.
Pangolier - Pangolier is a melee agility hero that is both quick and elusive. His signature ability is his Swashbuckle, which allows him to roll forward and damage all enemies in his path. He can also use his Shield Crash to deal damage in an area around him while also reducing incoming damage. Pangolier's ultimate ability, Rolling Thunder, allows him to become a ball and roll through enemy heroes, dealing damage and stunning them.
Grimstroke - Grimstroke is a ranged intelligence hero that specializes in crowd control. He can use his Ink Swell ability to damage enemies around him while also providing himself with a shield. His Stroke of Fate ability allows him to damage and slow down enemies in a straight line, while his Phantom's Embrace can silence an enemy hero and deal damage over time. Grimstroke's ultimate ability, Soulbind, tethers two enemy heroes together, causing them to take damage when they are near each other.
Mars - Mars is a melee strength hero that excels in both offense and defense. He can use his Spear of Mars ability to impale and damage enemy heroes, while his God's Rebuke ability allows him to deal area damage in front of him. Mars can also use his Bulwark ability to reduce incoming damage while providing himself with a shield. His ultimate ability, Arena of Blood, creates a ring of spears around him, trapping enemy heroes inside while also dealing damage.
Snapfire - Snapfire is a ranged strength hero that is a master of firepower. She can use her Scatterblast ability to deal damage in front of her while also slowing down enemy heroes. Her Cookie ability allows her to hurl a treat at an ally hero, providing them with a speed boost and a stun to the first enemy hero hit. Snapfire's ultimate ability, Mortimer Kisses, allows her to call in her dragon companion Mortimer, who will fly around and spit fire at enemy heroes.
Void Spirit - Void Spirit is a melee intelligence hero that can phase in and out of reality. He can use his Aether Remnant ability to summon an orb that explodes and stuns enemy heroes when it is triggered. His Dissimilate ability allows him to enter a portal and reappear at a target location, dealing damage in an area around him. Void Spirit's ultimate ability, Astral Step, allows him to teleport between two locations, dealing damage to any enemy hero that he passes through.
Hoodwink - Hoodwink is a ranged agility hero that excels in deception and mobility. She can use her Acorn Shot ability to hurl an acorn at an enemy hero, causing it to bounce between enemy heroes and deal damage. Her Bushwhack ability allows her to set up a trap that roots enemy heroes in place. Hoodwink can also use her Scurry ability to quickly move through trees while also gaining increased movement speed. Her ultimate ability, Sharpshooter, allows her to charge up a shot that will pierce through enemy heroes and deal massive damage.
Dawnbreaker - Dawnbreaker is a melee strength hero that can heal herself and her allies while dealing damage to enemy heroes. Her Starbreaker ability allows her to spin around and deal damage in an area around her, while also stunning enemy heroes. She can use her Celestial Hammer ability to throw a hammer at an enemy hero, damaging them and then pulling herself towards them. Dawnbreaker's Luminosity ability allows her to heal herself and nearby allies, while her ultimate ability, Solar Guardian, allows her to fly into the air and then land at a target location, dealing damage to enemies and healing allies.
Marci - Marci's origins are known to nameless few. She travels mostly in the company of the Princess Mirana, but the roots of their friendship are entwined in secrets neither would ever needlessly reveal. To allies, she serves as fierce and honest companion. To enemies, she acts as dauntless deterrence against harming any she deems friend. Though unwise opponents may consider her size unremarkable, Marci possesses an inner power that imbues her strikes with incredible might. She'll decimate those who think to test her, but those who earn her favor will have an unflappable confidant for life.
Primal Beast - Primal Beast is a melee strength hero that can transform into a powerful beast. His Ferocious Roar ability allows him to stun nearby enemy heroes while also buffing himself and his allies. He can use his Savage Leap ability to jump onto an enemy hero, dealing damage and slowing them down. Primal Beast's ultimate ability, Primal Split, allows him to transform into three separate beasts, each with their own unique abilities, making him incredibly difficult to deal with in team fights.
Muerta - Muerta is a ranged agility hero that excels in dealing damage over time. Her Toxic Bolas ability allows her to throw a bola at an enemy hero, dealing damage and slowing them down over time. Muerta's Siphoning Strike ability allows her to steal life from an enemy hero, healing herself in the process. Her ultimate ability, Plague of Crows, allows her to summon a flock of crows that will attack enemy heroes, dealing damage over time.
Dota 2's new heroes offer players a wide variety of unique abilities and playstyles. Whether you prefer quick and elusive heroes like Pangolier and Hoodwink, or powerful and versatile heroes like Marci and Primal Beast, there is something for every type of player in Dota 2. With the game's ongoing development and updates, players can expect even more exciting heroes to be added in the future.