Dota 2 vs LoL

  • 01-04-2022 |
  • Daniel Johnson

League of Legends and Dota 2 are two of the most popular games in the world. Both have their strengths and weaknesses. In this article, we will explore their similarities and differences.

1. Heroes

Both games offer players a variety of champions to choose from. League of Legends champions are usually classified as tanks, supports, mages, and carries. Dota 2 champions are usually classified as carries, supports, and initiators.

2. Map

League of Legends maps are usually smaller and offer more tactical positioning choices. Dota 2 maps are larger and offer more strategic placement choices.

3. Gameplay

League of Legends games last an average of 20 minutes. Dota 2 games last an average of 45 minutes. Basically, League of Legends is way more intense and fast-paced than Dota.

4. Items

Dota 2 items are based only on gold, while League items are based on gold and other items, for example, if you already have a mythic item, you cannot assemble another one. League of Legends items are more limited, while Dota 2 have more variety.

5. Runes

In League of Legends, Runes are a tool to improve and adjust your gameplay on your favorite characters and give them permanent boosts for the whole duration of the game. And in Dota 2, runes are temporary buffs that regularly spawn over river.


In conclusion, League of Legends and Dota 2 are both popular games. League of Legends offers a more tactical game and Dota 2 offers a more strategic game.