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Things added to Dota in 7.33

The Dota 2 community was buzzing with excitement when patch 7.33 was announced, promising a massive expansion to the game’s map. And the patch did not disappoint. With 40% more terrain to explore, players can now discover new resources, strategies, and gameplay mechanics.

One of the most significant changes is the addition of two new Roshan pits. Roshan is the single most important objective in Dota. It allows you to push high ground and even win fights against the defending players who have buyback not only that it also provides free items along side the Aegis. Roshan Pit has now been moved to the edge of the map with only one housing a Roshan at any given time. These new pits offer players new strategic options and make it harder for one team to have advantage over other while taking this objective. Additionally, Roshan is now even tougher to defeat and drops Cheese on his second death instead of third, making the fight even more challenging.

The addition of two gates, called Twin Gates, that connect the corners of the map has been added to the game. The new gates allow players to teleport instantly from one edge of the map to the other, which will make it easier to navigate the map and will allow you to contest the Roshan even if you are in the other side of the map. These gates add an exciting twist to the game’s navigation, and players will need to adapt their strategies accordingly.

The Lotus Pools, located on the left and right sides of the map, offer players a unique resource. These pools periodically spawn fruit that, when eaten, grants mana and HP. Players can combine the fruit to create even larger, higher-value fruit, which can then be combined into incredibly large fruit.

The Tormentors and Watchers add new challenges and opportunities for players. The Tormentors, two powerful neutral creeps that spawn near each base after 20 minutes, are equipped with megashields that reflect most of the damage players throw at them. They also grow stronger every time they are killed, making them a challenging obstacle that requires the entire team’s efforts to defeat and will drop Aghanim’s Shards when defeated. The Watchers, once activated, grant vision over their area for seven minutes, providing strategic advantages to the team that controls them.

The Defender’s Gates provide a new way to access a player’s base. These back doors have a handy force field that allows the player’s team to pass through while keeping the enemy team out. This strategic addition allows players to sneak in and out of their base while their opponents are busy attacking the front.

The Wisdom Runes and Shield Runes offer players new power-ups. Wisdom Runes grant XP boosts to any hero wise enough to steal them, while the Shield Rune provides a barrier of 50% of the player’s maximum HP, allowing players to dive towers or surprise the enemy team.

Finally, the addition of 12 new creep camps and two new Outposts provides players with more opportunities to gain resources and strategic advantages.

In conclusion, patch 7.33’s massive expansion of the Dota 2 map has added a wealth of new content and gameplay mechanics to the game. From new Roshan pits to Defender’s Gates, the patch has given players new ways to approach the game strategically. These changes have undoubtedly revitalized the game and will keep players engaged and entertained for a long time to come.