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Warcraft III: DotA

Warcraft III: Defence of the Ancients (DotA) is a multiplayer map for Warcraft III : The Frozen Throne.
Official Site:Warcraft III: DotA Homepage
Release Date:2004
Publisher:Blizzard Entertainment
Tags:Warcraft III: DotA, Warcraft III: DotA PC, DotA, Frozen Throne
Warcraft III: DotA


Defence of the Ancients (DotA) is usually considered as a separate game, despite originally being a multiplayer map on Warcraft III : Frozen Throne. This is because it has many differences compared with the rest of the game, and is also very popular as a multiplayer game.

You are a hero in one of the two rival races of Scourge and Sentinels, and need to destroy the throne of your enemy to win the game. The game includes many heroes to choose from who each have their own special abilities.

DotA supports up to 10 players, divided into the two races of Sentinel or Scourge.

More than 60 versions of Warcraft III : DotA have been released.

See the AGASA DotA community here
  • Supports up to 10 players.
  • A wide choice of heroes.
  • Buy items with money earned from killing units.
  • Heroes increase in points through experience.
  • Every hero has their own distinct spells and attributes.
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