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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Zerak Kyria » November 19, 2014 2:47pm | Report
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Smuggels » November 19, 2014 4:30pm | Report
Dimonychan wrote:

If so, Hand of God certainly does not fit into any of these as it only heals.

^ that would be under Increase

Unscathed wrote:


^ that would fall under Evasion

Safecyn wrote:

Techies' Minefield Sign! You could argue that it falls under 'creation' but its not a unit: you can't collide with it nor does it affect the heroes or creeps in any way.

I'd argue it deserves its own category: Mind Games

^ that would fall under Creation even though it doesnt do anything it is still creating something. but maybe it would fall under ... Trolling ???? :)

^ im going to say Transformation, Increase, Travel, Damage, Evasion

( not 100% on the evasion part.



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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by F.E.A.R.0 » November 20, 2014 12:09pm | Report
No these are not the correct ability types of Dota.

Ability Types:
  • Targetable
  • Auto - Cast
  • Passive

and Targeting types:
  • Unit
  • Point
  • Instant
  • Area

Those that you mentioned are mechanics of what sells are based of in Dota. There are only 3 ability types Targetable, Passive, Auto - Cast and no more. The ability types that you mentioned (let's take damage fro an example) is not an ability type but rather a Unit/Hero Specific. Some are reduced by armor (attacks), some spell resistance ( Lightning Bolt) and some are seemingly not reduced at all ( Meat Hook). The ones you listed are not even called ability types.
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep by Smuggels » November 22, 2014 1:13am | Report
.... different word same meaning ability skill spell mechanic

same difference

if u understood what i meant as obviously people did then there is no need.



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