Modding allows players to customize the appearance of Dota 2. Only you will be able to see your mods, other players will see the default model or appearance.
- Cosmetic items
- HUD Skins
- Ability icons
- Particle effects
- Scaleform portrait
Some extensive modifications could be detected as a cheat by the Valve Anti-Cheat (VAC) System. This could result in a VAC ban.
There have been no reports of bans issued for non-binary modifications such as game resources mentioned above - since 2014.
In fact, even popular binary modifications mostly used in the CIS region are not banned - since 2014.
There are however reports of users being placed in hidden / shadow pools matchmaking for using panorama js mods.