How many heroes are there in Dota 2?


Updated on December 23, 1:45 p.m. (GMT+8): Edited photos, added upcoming hero Muerta.

The most important aspect of playing a MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) like Dota 2 is selecting the right hero.

These unique characters range from magical tacticians to fierce brutes and cunning rogues.

The game’s hero pool is massive and limitlessly diverse, with each character able to unleash incredible abilities and devastating ultimates on their way to victory.

With more heroes joining the vast roster each year, players need to learn and understand which characters to pick to suit their playstyle.

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What are Dota 2 heroes?

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Dota 2 made its first appearance to the public at Gamescom in 2011 with the inaugural International Championship (TI1).

The tournament became Valve’s premier esports tournament event, and the game was officially released on July 9, 2013, after two years of beta testing.

The MOBA title’s characters are split into three categories: intelligence, strength, and agility. They all possess incredible abilities and overwhelming ultimates which they can unleash to devastate their opponents.

All heroes in Dota 2

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As of patch 7.31, the game has 123 playable characters in total with 43 intelligence, 42 strength, and 38 agility heroes.

The game’s hero roster will welcome a new addition in Muerta, set to be released on February 23, 2023.

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This article will be updated each time Valve releases a new hero.