Topson at the Epicenter 2019


Topson Dota 2 Settings 2022: Hotkeys, Options, and Video Settings

Rakshak Kathuria
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Topias Miikka "Topson" Taavitsainen showed his entire in-game Dota 2 settings during a recent Twitch livestream.
For the fans of Topson, here are some details on his hotkeys, audio, video, and his in-game settings for Dota 2.
While these might not be the optimal settings for every Dota 2 player, they can give players a good idea of how professionals like Topson customize their settings.

Topias Miikka "Topson" Taavitsainen made an impressive entrance into the competitive scene of Dota 2 by winning The International (TI) consecutively in 2018 and 2019. Aside from his impressive win record, the player also enjoys a lot of popularity due to his extraordinary playstyle as a midlaner. For the fans of Topson, here are some details on his hotkeys, audio, video, and his in-game settings for Dota 2. Even though these might not be the ideal settings for every Dota 2 player, they can give players a good idea of how professional players like Topson customize their settings which can help players finalize their own settings.

Topson’s Dota 2 settings in 2022


Ability hotkeys

Topson uses the standard hotkeys for casting his abilities.

Item Hotkeys

Topson uses Quickcast for using his items. Here are the hotkeys for the same.

Other basic hotkeys used for actions such as unit movement, shop, chat, interface, and control groups are listed below.

Topson's basic hotkey settings

Topson's basic hotkey settings

Advanced hotkeys

There are advanced options for aspects of the game such as 'Directional Move', 'Scan', 'Glyph' and other camera, interface, shop, and control groups. Here are the hotkeys Topson uses for these.

Topson's advanced hotkeys

Topson's advanced hotkeys

Topson's livestream

With Topson using Quickcast for his abilities and items, it is important to note that he uses Quickcast on ‘Key Down.’ This option is available under the ‘Hotkey Options’ on the right side of the Advanced Hotkeys tab.


Under the Options tab, Topson has these aspects turned on.


  • Auto Attack: Standard

  • Double Tap Ability to Self Cast

  • Smart Double Tap

  • Quick Attack

  • Quick Move


  • Edge Pan

  • Disable Camera Zoom


  • Use Extra Large Minimap

  • Use Alt to show Hero icons

  • Minimap Hero Size - 147%


  • Holding ALT shows Neutral Spawnboxes

  • Holding ALT shows Tower Attack Range

  • Display Names Over HealthBar - Player Names

  • Unit query overrides hero control console

  • Show Queued Orders On the HUD

Advanced Options

Here is the Advanced Options tab as per Topson’s settings.

Topson's Advanced Options tab

Topson's Advanced Options tab

Topson's livestream

Video Settings

Topson uses advanced settings for the in-game resolution.

  • Aspect Ratio - 16:9

  • Size - 1920x1080 (144 Hz)

  • Display Mode - Executive Fullscreen

He has advanced settings switched on under Rendering in which everything is ticked OFF barring:

  • Animate Portrait

  • Texture Quality - Med

  • Effects Quality - Med

  • Shadow Quality - Med

  • Game Screen Render Quality - 100%

  • Maximum frames per second allowed - 240

Topson's video settings

Topson's video settings

Topson's livestream

Note - Do not copy these video settings without considering your device's capabilities because it may result in a drastic drop in FPS.

Audio Settings

Here are Topson’s in-game audio settings.

Topson's Audio Settings

Topson's Audio Settings

Topson's livestream

Make sure to prioritize your personal preferences in the audio settings as well.

Since he took a break from professional Dota 2 following The International 10 (TI10), Topson has been livestreaming a lot of Southeast Asian (SEA) ranked games. Recently, the player was discussing his desire to return to playing professionally while also stating that it is uncertain if he will make a return in this year itself, since he does not currently have a team to play for.

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Rakshak is an undergrad, an inquisitive person who likes to acquire information and knowledge of varied sectors in esports. However, his current focus is specifically on Dota 2.