When the world was still cooling, a crystalline satellite entered the planet's orbit and became a permanent feature. Existing through the early stages of civilization, this object was actually the virtual prison for the raw energies of the Radiant and Dire, vying for control within the confines of the "Mad Moon". Eventually, their struggle became so extreme that the moon was blasted apart, with shards falling all across the world. The energies of the Radiant and Dire attracted creatures of different alignments and unified under these factions, the battles of Dota would commence. Written by
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The developer of Warcraft III, Blizzard Entertainment, largely opposed the development and branding of Dota 2. They filed an opposition to Valve's trademark, but the ruling was in Valve's favor, effectively transferring the franchise away from Blizzard and to Valve. See more
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Spun-off from Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos