Dota Plus

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Dota Plus is a premium monthly subscription service for Dota 2. It comes with many features, including hero progression, role-based matchmaking, statistical analysis, shards, relics, terrains, Chat Wheel lines/sounds, player tipping, and cosmetic item rewards. Dota Plus subscribers also get additional rewards from Battle Passes.


  • Dota Plus can be purchased as one time payment or as a recurring subscription.
  • Dota Plus can be purchased as a gift for friends.
  • Prices vary slightly depending on currencies.
Time Cost Discount
1 month $3.99 USD None
6 month $22.99 USD 4%
12 month $41.99 USD 12%

Hero progression[edit]


Main Article: Challenges
  • Dota Plus subscribers will gain access to challenges unique to each hero.
  • Completing a challenge earns experience points towards a hero's level.
  • Three challenges are available at a time.
  • Each challenge has three difficulty tiers that reward increasing amounts of experience.
  • Challenges can only be completed if the match is won.
  • Challenges can be refreshed once every two weeks.

Levels and Tiers[edit]

Badges are displayed at the start of each match
Level 25 heroes have access to a special ping effect
  • Completing a match earns 50 XP for the hero you played.
    • Winning the match earns an additional 50 XP for that hero.
  • Completing a hero challenge earns 250, 375, or 500 XP for the hero you played, depending on the tier completed.
  • Players cannot earn hero XP or complete challenges in Ability Draft, or All Random Deathmatch.
  • Players will earn half XP in Turbo Mode.
  • Leveling up earns shards and unlocks tiers.
    • Each tier comes with its own badge and unlocks hero voice lines for the Chat Wheel.
    • Badges are displayed over the hero at the beginning of each match.
    • Badges are displayed next to a hero's name in the in-game chat.
    • Badges are displayed to teammates when pinging on the map.
Level XP Rewards Tier
Chat Wheel
1 50 - 2 lines (Team chat) Plus Hero Badge 1.png
2 300 1,300
3 400 1,300
4 500 1,300
5 600 1,300
6 900 2,400 2 lines (All chat) Plus Hero Badge 2.png
7 1000 2,400
8 1100 2,400
9 1200 2,400
10 1300 2,400
11 1400 2,400
12 1700 3,200 2 lines (All chat) Plus Hero Badge 3.png
13 1800 3,200
14 1900 3,200
15 2000 3,200
16 2100 3,200
17 2200 3,200
18 2500 4,000 1 line (All chat) Plus Hero Badge 4.png
19 2600 4,000
20 2700 4,000
21 2800 4,000
22 2900 4,000
23 3000 4,000
24 3100 4,000
25 6800 9,700 1 line (All chat) Ping effect Plus Hero Badge 5.png


The Shard Store
Main Article: Shards

Shards can be earned by leveling up heroes under the Plus service, completing seasonal quests, winning a Weekend Battle Cup, predicting win streaks, or winning three matches per week. They are used to purchase Relics, Tools, Chat Wheel sounds, Event items and cosmetic items, some of which are exclusive to the Plus Store.

Prediction Charm[edit]

Dota Plus subscribers can predict win streaks and earn shards.


The following items can only be obtained from the Plus Store.


Main Article: Relics
The Relic Panel

Relics are counters that track a hero's actions and statistics. Each hero has ten common Relics and four rare Relics, which can be purchased with shards. Relics display an in-game notice and particle effect whenever a milestone is reached on their counters.


  • Plus subscribers will have access to year-round Seasonal Terrains as they become available.
Season Terrain Duration
Spring March 1 – June 1
Summer June 1 – September 1
Autumn September 1 – December 1
Winter December 1 – March 1

Weekend Battle Cup[edit]

  • The Weekend Battle Cup is free to play every week for Dota Plus subscribers.
  • Winning a Weekend Battle Cup as a Dota Plus subscriber will reward 20,000 shards.

Plus Assistant[edit]

A variety of automated suggestions is available to Dota Plus subscribers, based on in-game events, team compositions, your hero's current lane, and overall analytics.

  • Hero pick suggestions
  • Ability build suggestions
  • Item build suggestions
  • Lane strategy suggestions


Main Article: Spectating

Dota Plus subscribers can spectate a friend's match in live time, with team vision only.


The hero trends panel

A large amount of Valve's internal statistics is made visible for Dota Plus subscribers, who can compare them to other players of varying skill levels.

  • Second-by-second death summary
  • Post-game analytics
  • Spectator game outcome prediction graphs
  • In-game real time analytics comparisons
  • Hero trends
    • Pick rate
    • Win rate
    • Ban rate
    • Talent pick rate
    • Global trends
    • Average kills/deaths/assists/GPM/XPM/last hits/denies

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