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How To Play Among Us In Dota 2

Vignesh Raghuram
26/Oct/2020 09:17 am

Dota 2 Among Us featuring Dota 2 heroes and unique abilities is now available.
This is a remake of the original Among Us game that can be found in the Arcade mode.
The game is currently only available in Russian, but the English translation is scheduled to be released in about a week according to the devs.

Popular CIS Dota 2 YouTubers XENO and Meeponegeroi have made a custom game of Among Us in the Dota 2 client dubbed: “Dota 2 Among Us Edition”. This is a remake of Among Us in the style of Dota 2, with the rules of the original, but the characters and environmental elements utilize elements from within the Dota 2 game.

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What is Dota 2 Among Us Edition?

  • Dota 2 Among Us Edition is a remake of the popular Among Us game featuring Dota 2 heroes and other recognizable Dota 2 environmental elements.

  • The key feature differentiating it from the original game is the fact that each hero has a unique ability when playing as an imposter, adding depth to the game.

How to play Dota 2 Among Us Edition?

Getting Started:

  • To download the game within the Dota 2 client, begin by subscribing to ‘Dota 2 Among Us Edition’, in the official steam workshop. Following which you can find the game within the Arcade Tab in the game.

  • Choose your hero. You will randomly get the role of a civilian or an imposter. For 10 players, there will be 2 imposters.
Dota 2 Among Us EditionDota 2 Among Us Edition is currently available inside the Dota 2 custom client

How to play as a Civilian:

  • Complete all tasks on the map. When the "Total task" streak reaches the end or there are no imposters left in the game, the civilians will win.
  • By clicking on the bell in the center of the map or by finding a corpse, you will call for a vote. At the vote, you, through discussion with other civilians, you must find the imposters and execute them.
  • If you are killed, you cannot speak, but you can still perform tasks in spirit form.

How to play as an Imposter:

  • The imposters can win if they kill all the civilians or they outnumber them. 
  • Imposters have the following abilities:
    • Ability to kill once every 30 seconds
    • A unique ability of the hero: The unique ability depends on the hero and helps you to throw off suspicion from yourself.
    • 4 sabotages.
Imposter Sabotage AbilitiesSabotage abilities possessed by Imposters
Dota 2 Among Us Passive AbilitiesOne of the passive abilities that heroes possess in Dota 2 Among Us Edition

Why play Dota 2 Among Us Edition over the original game?

  • Easy way to play a casual game of Among Us with your Dota 2 parties. Do not need to switch games, since it exists within the Dota 2 client.
  • Inbuilt Voice Communication System
  • Unique Abilities add another layer of depth to the game

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XENO Confirms Dota 2 Among Us Edition English Edition is coming out soon

Currently, the game is only playable in Russian. However, the game’s original developer XENO has confirmed that an English version of the game will be added in about 1 week.


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Vignesh has been covering the esports industry for nearly 5 years starting with the early days of the DPC. His industry expertise includes experience in Dota 2, CS:GO and Mobile Esports coverage.