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SumaiL replaces Malr1ne at ESL One Birmingham 2024

Nigma Galaxy officially confirmed that Syed "SumaiL" Hassan would join Falcons to stand in for Stanislav "Malr1ne" Potorak at ESL One Birmingham 2024. The organization shared this on X.

Crownfall update boosts Dota 2 player count to best since TI11

The Crownfall update in Dota 2 brought back users' interest, significantly boosting player numbers. According to Steamdb, the game's peak online is currently the best since TI11, with 874k users.

Paparazi shares trick to abuse Armlet switching during DOT

Professional Dota 2 Zhang "Paparazi" Chengjun shared a tip to switch Armlet of Mordiggian while affected by DOT-effect. The process is a bit tricky and requires the usage of the Wand. The translation...

Miposhka: "We decided that in Birmingham, Silent would be more responsible for drafts"

Team Spirit player Yaroslav "Miposhka" Naydenov claims the roster comes prepared for Dota 2 ESL One Birmingham 2024. According to him, the team made some changes to get out of the slump. One of the biggest...

Quinn throws pub and blames draft system: "Congratulations, Nightfall, you won at player screen"

Gaimin Gladiators midlaner Quinn "Quinn" Callahan complained about Immortal draft system in Dota 2. Playing against Egor "Nightfall" Grigorenko, he noted that the Russian carry picked the strongest teammates....

Valve fixed MMR double-down tokens working in Dota 2 calibration matches

Valve has patched out the Crownfall issue that allowed Dota 2 players to abuse MMR double-down tokens during calibration. Team Spirit's analyst Mark "sikle" Lerman spotted the change and shared it on his...

Dota 2 Crownfall Candy shop drop chances are revealed. It might take around 160 rerolls to get an Arcana

Dota 2 dataminers have reported on the probability of various types of items dropping from the Candyworks Caravan in the Crownfall event. Players have a 0.315% chance of getting an Arcana roll. The information...

Yang: Somnus`M and Chalice might build "Elephant 2.0" to play for fun

Chinese Dota 2 players Lu "Somnus`M" Yao and Yang "Chalice" Shenyi might return to the professional scene as part of a "fun stack." They will join Zhou "Yang" Haiyang, who announced the team on stream....

Nigma Galaxy releases Matthew, third player in four months

Nigma Galaxy announced the departure of Farith "Matthew" Puente after the support played for their Dota 2 roster since the end of January. He was the third member they released since the beginning of the...

Vengeful Spirit and Skywrath Mage Immortals drop in price because of Crownfall event

The price of Dota 2 Immortal items for Vengeful Spirit and Skywrath Mage has dropped on the Steam marketplace. The reason is that the new Crownfall event features two Arcanas for those heroes, which aren't...