Dota 2 Cheats - PC

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The Dota 2 Cheats detailed below are the known cheat codes available for the massively multiplayer battle arena game. The Dota 2 cheat codes can only be entered while playing a custom game against bots otherwise known as practice mode. To activate you will first need to enable Dota 2 cheats in the lobby settings. To do this from the Play menu click on "Create Lobby from there you can check or uncheck the Enable Cheats box. Once that's done and you're in the game, hit enter and type the following cheat codes in the chat box.

About Dota 2

Dota 2, also know as Defense of the Ancients 2 is an online multiplayer battle arena video game and sequel to the Warcraft III Reign of Chaos mod, Dota. It is a stand-alone, free to play game developed by flash and available on their Steam digital distribution platform. In Dota 2, players are put on two teams of five heroes as they fight against each other trying to destroy their opponents base by breaking through various defenses. The game includes dozens of heroes to choose from each with unique powers and abilities. The game also includes a wide array of weapons, items, and potions that can be used during gameplay to assist players in their goal.

General Dota 2 Cheats

Cheat Code Example Effect
-allvision or -normalvision -allvision Toggles fog of war, allvision enables player to see both factions, normalvision allows players to see their team
-createhero name or -createhero name enemy -createhero npc_dota_hero_drow_ranger Creates hero in game as friend or enemy depending on which code is used based on the name give from the list of heroes below
-disablecreepspawn or -enablecreepspawn -disablecreepspawn Disables or enables creep spawning
-dumpbots -dumpbots Display the status of all heroes and bots in the current game
-givebots name -givebots item_heavens_halberd Give bots items based on names of items listed below
-gold -gold 10000 Player received x number of gold to use in shop
-item name -item item_orb_of_venom Gives player the named item based on the list of item names below
-killcreeps -killcreeps Kills all creeps currently on map
killwardsx -killwards Bots gain x number of levels
-levelbots x -lvlbots 5 Destroys all wards
-lvlup x -lvlup 3 Your hero advances x levels
-refresh -refresh Gives player full health and mana as well as restoring all abilities that may be on cooldown
-respawn -respawn Respawns player at fountain immediately if killed
-spawncreeps -spawncreeps Spawns new creeps immediately
-spawnneutrals -spawnneutrals Spawns a neutral camp immediately
-spawnrune -spawnrune Randomly spawns a rune at one of the two rune locations
-startgame -startgame Sets the countdown game start timer to 0:00 and starts creeps spawning
-wtf or -unwtf -wtf Toggles on or off abilities having zero mana cost and no cooldown

 

 

Dota 2 Hero Names

This listing of hero names are used for the -createhero cheat which creates a friendly or enemy hero. The hero/npc codes can be found here %STEAM LOCATION%\SteamApps\common\dota 2 beta\dota\itembuilds which contains a default setup and name for each hero. 

About Dota 2 Heroes

There are a total of 113 heroes in Dota 2, 112 of which are playable. Of those the most popular heroes with Dota 2 players are Phantom Assassin, Pudge, Legion Commander, Slark, and Sniper to list the top five heroes according to Dotabuff.co. If there is a hero not listed below in for the hero name cheats please entere as "npc_dota_hero_[hero_name]" where [hero_name] is replaced with the name of the hero you;d like to create/spawn.

  • npc_dota_hero_abaddon
  • npc_dota_hero_alchemist
  • npc_dota_hero_ancient_apparition
  • npc_dota_hero_antimage
  • npc_dota_hero_axe
  • npc_dota_hero_bane
  • npc_dota_hero_batrider
  • npc_dota_hero_beastmaster
  • npc_dota_hero_bloodseeker
  • npc_dota_hero_bounty_hunter
  • npc_dota_hero_brewmaster
  • npc_dota_hero_bristleback
  • npc_dota_hero_broodmother
  • npc_dota_hero_centaur
  • npc_dota_hero_chaos_knight
  • npc_dota_hero_chen
  • npc_dota_hero_clinkz
  • npc_dota_hero_crystal_maiden
  • npc_dota_hero_dark_seer
  • npc_dota_hero_dazzle
  • npc_dota_hero_death_prophet
  • npc_dota_hero_disruptor
  • npc_dota_hero_doom_bringer
  • npc_dota_hero_dragon_knight
  • npc_dota_hero_drow_ranger
  • npc_dota_hero_earthshaker
  • npc_dota_hero_elder_titan
  • npc_dota_hero_enchantress
  • npc_dota_hero_enigma
  • npc_dota_hero_faceless_void
  • npc_dota_hero_furion
  • npc_dota_hero_gyrocopter
  • npc_dota_hero_huskar
  • npc_dota_hero_invoker
  • npc_dota_hero_jakiro
  • npc_dota_hero_juggernaut
  • npc_dota_hero_keeper_of_the_light
  • npc_dota_hero_kunkka
  • npc_dota_hero_leshrac
  • npc_dota_hero_lich
  • npc_dota_hero_life_stealer
  • npc_dota_hero_lina
  • npc_dota_hero_lion
  • npc_dota_hero_lone_druid
  • npc_dota_hero_luna
  • npc_dota_hero_lycan
  • npc_dota_hero_magnataur
  • npc_dota_hero_medusa
  • npc_dota_hero_meepo
  • npc_dota_hero_mirana
  • npc_dota_hero_morphling
  • npc_dota_hero_naga_siren
  • npc_dota_hero_necrolyte
  • npc_dota_hero_nevermore
  • npc_dota_hero_night_stalker
  • npc_dota_hero_nyx_assassin
  • npc_dota_hero_obsidian_destroyer
  • npc_dota_hero_ogre_magi
  • npc_dota_hero_omniknight
  • npc_dota_hero_phantom_assassin
  • npc_dota_hero_phantom_lancer
  • npc_dota_hero_puck
  • npc_dota_hero_pudge
  • npc_dota_hero_pugna
  • npc_dota_hero_queenofpain
  • npc_dota_hero_rattletrap
  • npc_dota_hero_razor
  • npc_dota_hero_riki
  • npc_dota_hero_rubick
  • npc_dota_hero_sand_king
  • npc_dota_hero_shadow_demon
  • npc_dota_hero_shadow_shaman
  • npc_dota_hero_shredder
  • npc_dota_hero_silencer
  • npc_dota_hero_skeleton_king
  • npc_dota_hero_skywrath_mage
  • npc_dota_hero_slardar
  • npc_dota_hero_slark
  • npc_dota_hero_sniper
  • npc_dota_hero_spectre
  • npc_dota_hero_spirit_breaker
  • npc_dota_hero_storm_spirit
  • npc_dota_hero_sven
  • npc_dota_hero_templar_assassin
  • npc_dota_hero_tidehunter
  • npc_dota_hero_tinker
  • npc_dota_hero_tiny
  • npc_dota_hero_treant
  • npc_dota_hero_troll_warlord
  • npc_dota_hero_tusk
  • npc_dota_hero_undying
  • npc_dota_hero_ursa
  • npc_dota_hero_vengefulspirit
  • npc_dota_hero_venomancer
  • npc_dota_hero_viper
  • npc_dota_hero_visage
  • npc_dota_hero_warlock
  • npc_dota_hero_weaver
  • npc_dota_hero_windrunner
  • npc_dota_hero_wisp
  • npc_dota_hero_witch_doctor
  • npc_dota_hero_zuus

Dota 2 Items

This listing of items are all the items in Dota 2 that can be used with the -item and -givebot cheats. Simply type in the cheat code followed by the item name listed below.

Dota 2 contains a total of 163 different items that players can purchase for their heroes for use during combat. The most used/popular items include Power Treads, Town Portal Scroll, Blink Dagger, Aghanim's Scepter and Boots of Travel to list the top five according to Dotabuff.com. Similar to hero names, if there is an item you would like to use/enable it should be entered as item_[item_name]. Multiword item names should be separated by underscores (_).

  • item_abyssal_blade
  • item_aegis
  • item_ancient_janggo
  • item_arcane_boots
  • item_armlet
  • item_assault
  • item_basher
  • item_belt_of_strength
  • item_bfury
  • item_black_king_bar
  • item_blade_mail
  • item_blade_of_alacrity
  • item_blades_of_attack
  • item_blink
  • item_bloodstone
  • item_boots
  • item_boots_of_elves
  • item_bottle
  • item_bracer
  • item_branches
  • item_broadsword
  • item_buckler
  • item_butterfly
  • item_chainmail
  • item_cheese
  • item_circlet
  • item_clarity
  • item_claymore
  • item_cloak
  • item_courier
  • item_cyclone
  • item_dagon
  • item_demon_edge
  • item_desolator
  • item_diffusal_blade
  • item_dust
  • item_eagle
  • item_energy_booster
  • item_ethereal_blade
  • item_flask
  • item_flying_courier
  • item_force_staff
  • item_gauntlets
  • item_gem
  • item_ghost
  • item_gloves
  • item_greater_crit
  • item_hand_of_midas
  • item_headdress
  • item_heart
  • item_heavens_halberd
  • item_helm_of_iron_will
  • item_helm_of_the_dominator
  • item_hood_of_defiance
  • item_hyperstone
  • item_invis_sword
  • item_javelin
  • item_lesser_crit
  • item_lifesteal
  • item_maelstrom
  • item_magic_stick
  • item_magic_wand
  • item_manta
  • item_mantle
  • item_mask_of_madness
  • item_medallion_of_courage
  • item_mekansm
  • item_mithril_hammer
  • item_mjollnir
  • item_monkey_king_bar
  • item_mystic_staff
  • item_necronomicon
  • item_null_talisman
  • item_oblivion_staff
  • item_ogre_axe
  • item_orb_of_venom
  • item_orchid
  • item_pers
  • item_phase_boots
  • item_pipe
  • item_platemail
  • item_point_booster
  • item_poor_mans_shield
  • item_power_treads
  • item_quarterstaff
  • item_quelling_blade
  • item_radiance
  • item_rapier
  • item_reaver
  • item_refresher
  • item_relic
  • item_ring_of_aquila
  • item_ring_of_basilius
  • item_ring_of_health
  • item_ring_of_protection
  • item_ring_of_regen
  • item_robe
  • item_rod_of_atos
  • item_sange
  • item_sange_and_yasha
  • item_satanic
  • item_sheepstick
  • item_shivas_guard
  • item_skadi
  • item_slippers
  • item_smoke_of_deceit
  • item_sobi_mask
  • item_soul_booster
  • item_soul_ring
  • item_sphere
  • item_staff_of_wizardry
  • item_stout_shield
  • item_talisman_of_evasion
  • item_tango
  • item_tpscroll
  • item_tranquil_boots
  • item_travel_boots
  • item_ultimate_orb
  • item_ultimate_scepter
  • item_urn_of_shadows
  • item_vanguard
  • item_veil_of_discord
  • item_vitality_booster
  • item_vladmir
  • item_void_stone
  • item_ward_observer
  • item_ward_sentry
  • item_wraith_band
  • item_yasha