How to Control Multiple Units on Dota 2

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Some people are really having a hard time in managing more than one character and units at a time. Controls are really important when it comes to managing something. What is control? How do you control multiple units in Dota 2?

Controls in the game called Dota 2 can usually be customized in the Game Settings. One of them is related to unit controls. Here is the explanation of the unit controls.

Unit controls

  • Left clicking a unit chooses the unit. If the unit is able to be selected, it gains a green glow or blue glow in color blind mode if it is an ally, a red glow if enemy when the cursor is on their hitbox.
  • Dragging with the left mouse key on the world makes a selection box. After letting the mouse key go, the units of all the players within the box get selected.
  • Shift+left clicking on an own unit can add the unit to your current picked group. Clicking on an already chosen unit removes the unit from the selection group instead.
  • Right clicking on the ground when having units chosen orders the units to move the targeted point if possible.
  • Right clicking on an opponent when having units selected can order the units to attack the target if possible.
  • Right clicking on an ally when having units picked orders the units to follow the target if it is possible.
  • Shift + left or right clicking can cause the order for the unit to get queued. It means the units will execute the order once they finish with their current order.
  • Ctrl + right clicking is able to send the order to the highlighted unit when having multiple units selected.
  • Pressing Esc while having units selected which you do not own will deselect that unit and select the newest one you selected which is under your control.

Broodmother, Lone Druid, Chen, Warlock, and Nature’s Prophet are able to summon units, and it is a challenge to control them properly. You are able to improve your efficiency adjusting settings in Dota 2. If you want to effectively control units, the first thing that you have to do is to assign a button to choose a hero. Then, assign a hotkey to choose all other units. The next thing that you have to do is to assign a hotkey to select all units. After that, click Options and choose Game enable Unified unit orders. From now on you are able to control all units with the help of CTRL.

The fact that some players of Dota 2 have shared their hard time in managing units and controlling them in the community tells that this job is not easy. If you share the same thought as them and you want to know more about it, it is better for you to join the discussion on the community. There are some threads about this topic. If you want to join the discussion, you will require to sign in.

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