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This database is meant to contain all lore from the Dota 2 franchise, including spin-off games and media. It is around 10% complete.

How to help[]

  • Information comes from hero biographies, voice responses, item flavor text, comics, event lore etc.
  • Speculation should not be added unless it is strongly implied by sources. This is to keep the database consistent and reliable.
  • Try to use citations with <ref> tags whenever possible.

Classifying lore pages[]

  • World includes any kind of locations in the vast lore of Dota 2. These elements answer the question "Where?" and they have inhabitants or visitors in them. This includes buildings, physical communities, places in nature (be it on water, on/below land, and on air), planets and other celestial bodies (such as moons, galaxies, etc.), entire planes of existence, etc. Pages belonging to this category have the type "World" in their Lore infobox.
  • Gods can be defined as any powerful entity that can bestow power to lesser beings (and take them away in the likelihood of insubordination and defiance) and often benefits from worship and reverence from lesser beings. Other qualifications of being a god includes transcending the mundane, having immortality (which might be shared to their adherents), or simply being referred to as a god in a literal sense. Ironically, even demons can be included here, if they fit these qualifications. Even entities that transcend the gods themselves can be included here. Pages belonging to this category have the type "God" in their Lore infobox.
  • Races are any groups of creatures, beings, entities, and whatnot with common characteristics. Pages belonging to this category have the type "Race" in their Lore infobox.
  • Characters should be straightforward. Pages belonging to this category have the type "Character" in their Lore infobox.
  • Factions are groups of entities that are organized and united under a common purpose. Members of a faction are related to each other by their occupation or purpose, rather than by blood or common physical characteristics like races or species. But there are some exceptions, such as families. Pages belonging to this category have the type "Faction" in their Lore infobox.
  • Species are a subset of organisms within a Race. Species are more specific and less generic than a race because of their distinct characteristics, while still retaining their respective race's common characteristics. Pages belonging to this category have the type "Species" in their Lore infobox.
  • Artifacts are non-generic items that hold great powers or have a specific purpose or quality that's sometimes the source of its value. Pages belonging to the category have the type "Artifact" in their Lore infobox.
  • Texts refer to any kind of written work. Pages belonging to this category have the type "Text" in their Lore infobox.
  • Resources refer to anything harvested from nature that is consumed or drawn upon. It also includes stuff produced from any natural resources that's also consumed or drawn upon such as culinary dishes and processed magical energy. Pages belonging to this category have the type "Resource" in their Lore infobox.
  • Events should be straightforward for they answer the question "When?" and they have participants. Locations are space, events are time. Pages belonging to the category have the type "Event" in their Lore infobox.
  • Traditions are cultures (arts, practices, beliefs, etc.) that are passed down to others via instruction. Pages belonging to the category have the type "Tradition" in their Lore infobox.
  • Others contains any lore elements that don't fall into any of the above categories, be it due to a lack of info, or simply because it doesn't fit with any of these categories. Pages that belong to this category have a blank type in their Lore infobox.


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