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Roshan is a highly competitive and integral portion of DotA that should not be underestimated. Whether it’s to obtain an early extra survival item and team gold as someone like Lycan, Ursa or even someone like Undying, or a lategame buff to your carry/central hero, it’s important to incorporate several important factors:
1. Roshan/Rune Awareness: Having vision over this area is quite important, many players neglect this when there is an early Roshan, giving up both a free kill and 1000 gold or so. This is a must have in games with Lycan, Ursa. If the enemy Ursa has a Vlads or is reasonably levelled, (use -ma and hero clicking to check), begin scouting out the area on occasion. Making a few extra steps when you scout/go for the bottom rune won’t hurt if you decide against warding.
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