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Custom Games are game modes that differ from standard Dota 2. Most custom games are created by the community with the Workshop Tools. Custom Game Passes can be purchased for some games, and will grant owners access to certain premium content.

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Created by ValveEdit

These custom games were created by Valve.

Banner Name Players Teams Description
  Overthrow 10
10
9
15

16

FFA
2v2v2v2v2
3v3v3
5v5v5

4v4v4v4

Overthrow is a quick fight to the death in a small team free-for-all as players try to earn enough kills to win the match before the timer expires. Gather a friend or two, or go it alone as you stalk near the Midas Throne, which increases the gold and experience gains of nearby heroes. Snatch Gold Coins as they appear, or head out to claim an item delivery.
  Dota 10v10 20 10v10 A regular match of Dota, but with increased gold and experience rate and with ten players on each side instead of five.
  Colosseum 10 5v5 Colosseum is a fast-paced 5 versus 5 match where players must contest five control points across the map to earn points for their team.

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Banner Name Players Teams Updated Since 7.00 Description
  Dota Auto Chess

(Steam Workshop)

1-8 PvP

FFA

Yes Up to 8 players each on a separate board collect chess pieces based on Dota heroes and battle each other automatically. The game has a ranked ladder. The player to survive emerges victorious.
  Roshpit Champions 4-5 PvE Yes RPG game, where up to 4 players can explore and combat monsters in 5 different maps. The game has a save/load system for characters, a custom item drop/equip system and challenging monster AIs.
  Angel Arena Reborn

(Steam Workshop)

(Discord)

10

20

5v5

10v10

Yes Angel Arena is back in Dota 2, original bosses, original heroes with a little balance.

Angels and Monks. Demons and Guardians.

  Angel Arena Black Star

(Steam Workshop)

10

20

5v5

4v4v4v4

Yes Angel Arena Black Star is a gamemode which is based on farm, ganks and fights. First team that reaches kill goal wins.
  Boss Survival Adventure

(Steam Workshop)

5 PvE Yes Boss Survival Adventure is a map for sharing with friends! You have 10 unique locations, 10+ bosses, a lot of hiding places and logical puzzles! Kill all the bosses and try to survive!
  Memes Reborn

(Steam Workshop)

10

10

9

FFA

2v2v2v2v2

3v3v3

Yes Memes Reborn, super druggy mod, enjoy this disbalanced ♥♥♥♥ed up game, fellas! Based on Overthrow custom game.
  Birzha Memov

(Steam Workshop)

10

10

9

FFA

2v2v2v2v2

3v3v3

Yes Birzha Memov This is a fun mod where you can relax with friends!
  Spin TD

(Steam Workshop)

4 PvE Yes PIN TD is a 4 player Tower defense map, where you build towers by selecting preplaced markers on the map to build your towers.
  Guarding Athena

(Steam Workshop)

4 PvE Yes Defend Athena from 38 vicious waves of enemies. How long can you last?
  Skillshot Wars 10 5v5 Yes Face off in a 5v5 arena battle, putting your skill to the test with 4 hard-to-land abilities! First team to 50 kills wins!
  Attack on Hero 5 PvE Yes Survive and defend the gate in a holdout-style game against 28 waves of unique and challenging monsters.
  Battleships

(Discord)

10 5v5 Yes Teams fight on water using boats of varying abilities. Everyone starts with a basic Barrel boat which can be further upgraded and exchanged for different, and more powerful boats at the shop using gold.
  Crumbling Island Arena

(Steam Workshop)

(Discord)

4

6

2v2

3v3

Yes Choose one of 35 unique heroes and fight on the dynamically destructible arena.
  Custom Hero Survival 10 5v5 Yes Choose a hero, and set him up with up to 6 skills for him to survive on the arena.
  Dota IMBA

(Discord)

10
20
5v5
10v10
Yes Dota IMBA is the answer to the question: what would happen if every hero received nothing but buffs for 100 patches straight?
  X Hero Siege: Reborn

(Steam Workshop)

(Discord)

1-8 PvE Yes It's a base defense and then a boss fight mode.
  Epic Boss Fight

(Steam Workshop)

(Discord)

7
8
PvE
1v7
Yes Epic Boss Fight is a game mode where you fight very powerful bosses with custom items.
  Gem TD 1–4 PVE Yes Building towers in a maze, and combine them with other towers.
  Legends of Dota
(Steam Workshop)
10 5v5 Yes Pick your skills to build an overpowered masterpiece! Test out different combinations! Create unique and creative heroes to dominate your opponent on 5v5 battle.
  Legends of Dota: Redux

(Steam Workshop)

(Discord)

20 5v5

10v10

COOP

Yes Choose from a huge selection of gamemodes and mutators to make every experience unique!

Pick your skills or select a random build!

Take advantage of hero perks and custom abilities to further enhance your hero!

  Life In Arena 8 PvE Yes Life in Arena is a good example of a hero survival game, where you need to fight against waves of creeps, bosses and megabosses.
  Naval Warfare
(Steam Workshop)
10 PvP Yes Naval Warfare is an open beta PVP where you take the helm of a battleship and fight against opponents to rule the seas.
  Pimp My Peon 10
12
FFA
2v2v2v2v2v2
3v3v3v3
4v4v4
6v6
Yes Pimp your Peons with stronger Weapons, Helms, Shields and Wings, and buff them with passive abilities to destroy the opposition! Peons will spawn constantly from your Garage, which also contains upgrades to increase peon limit and spawn rate, and various defensive abilities.
  Warlock Brawl
(Steam Workshop)
10 PvP Yes Warlock Brawl is the official Dota 2 mod based on the Warcraft III map Warlock developed by its original creators. It is a physics based arena game.
  Legion TD Reborn 8 4v4 Yes A team based tower defense where you place units to defend your king against enemy units while sending units to destroy the your opposing team
  Horde Mode 2-5 PvE Yes Defend the Radiant base from hordes of enemies! Destroy the Dire Ancient to win.
  Wraith Night: Expansion
(Steam Workshop)
5 PvE No A hold-out game which is inspired by the classic game, Wraith Night and other custom games such as Moo Moo Generation X and X Hero Siege. The game is designed to be more playable when you are playing solo and shares same difficulty on playing with a partner or a team.
  Warchasers
(Steam Workshop)
5 PvE No Remake of a Warcraft III map made by Blizzard. Players choose custom heroes and co-operatively fight their way through a legendary city against overwhelming masses of monsters.
  Tree Tag
(Steam Workshop)
7 5v2 No Radiant need to defend against the Dire by hiding and/or building bases behind walls in order to outlast or kill them.
  Survival Co-op
(Steam Workshop)
5 PvE No Survive against as many waves of monsters as you can!
  SF Wars
(Steam Workshop)
10 5v5 No Remake of the classic Raze Wars from Warcraft III. Test your skill in casting shadowrazes! Ten players divided in two teams are striving to get 50/75/100 kills using only autoattacks and razes.
  Retro Dota
(Steam Workshop)
10 5v5 No Play as removed heroes from Dota's past, including 27-spell Invoker and Gambler!
  Reflex
(Steam Workshop)
10 5v5 No Reflex is a high-speed team death match mode combining skillshot-action gameplay with strategic round-by-round hero building and counterplay.
  Pudge Wars 10 5v5 Yes Pudge Wars is a 5 versus 5 team game consisting of all Pudge heroes. The main way to get kills is to hook enemies using your hooks to reel in your victims to their slaughter and rescue your allies from the opposing side with hook as well. The first team to get 50/75/100 kills wins the game.
  Invoker Wars
(Steam Workshop)
10 5v5 No The objective of this game mode is to become the most powerful wizard and rise up against the other Wizards. First team to 50 kills wins!
  Dota Strikers 8 4v4 No Dota Strikers is a team-based football style game where you control one hero and help get the ball into the opposing team's goal. Each hero has 1-2 unique abilities. Some heroes are more defensive or offensive than others.
  Enfos Team Survival 10 5v5
PvE
No Play as a team of 5 to hold off 42 waves of monsters that get progressively more and more difficult! Hold the waves off longer than the enemy team to win the game. Each team starts with 100 lives, and each creep leaked through to the base loses 1 life. First team to 0 loses!
  Adventure Mode
(Steam Workshop)
1 ?? No Players go on a RPG style adventure defeating creeps, earning gold, and leveling up.
  Quadroside 20 5v5v5v5 No Quadroside is a Custom Game that allows you to play 5v5v5v5 DotA.
  Footmen Frenzy 12 3v3v3v3 No Battle in a 3v3v3v3 area with your hero and an army of footmen! Your objective is to destroy all oppenent's bases. Upgrade your units and buy items to further your advantage.
  Capture Points
(Steam Workshop)
10 5v5 No In this mode, capture points are placed on the map and both teams can capture a certain point by staying there for a required time. If you successfully manage to capture a point then your team get rewards in the form of HP/Mana Regen, Damage, Armor etc.
  Power Multiplier

(DELETED)
(Steam Workshop)

10 5v5 No All skills and items stats (like Range, Damage, AoE, speed and so) is multiplied, except for Critical % (but dmg is), Bash % and duration, Evade % and few overpowered AoE and durations
  Hero Line Wars

(DELETED)
(Steam Workshop)

10 5v5 No Two teams each attempt to defend their own base while sending creeps to attack the other team's base.

Patch historyEdit

Patch
Description
  • Custom Games: Fixed the lobby list connection sort not working correctly
  • Custom Games addoninfo.txt: "HeroGuidesSupported" setting is now defaulted to truebv
  • Custom Games addoninfo.txt: Added a new setting "ShouldForceDefaultGuide" which will cause default_* files to be utilized (if none is defined it will use the default from the base game)
  • Custom Games Lua API: Linked several missing modifier properties
  • Custom Games Lua API: Added function "SetUseDefaultDOTARuneSpawnLogic" to let custom games opt into the current set of rune spawning rules (previously it was forcing usage of an older rule set )
  • Custom Games Lua API: Added "SetPowerRuneSpawnInterval" and "SetBountyRuneSpawnInterval" functions to customize rune spawn intervals (works with either the current or backwards compatible ruleset of rune spawning)
  • Custom Games Lua API: Added several functions for asking for basic stats on units on the server "GetBaseAttackRange", "GetStatusResistance", "GetEvasion", "GetSpellAmplification( bool bBaseOnly) "
  • Added support for up to 24 players in custom games.
  • Custom Games can now be played on official dedicated servers.

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