Dota 2 Diretide 2022: Release Date, New Personas & More

Diretide returns to Dota 2 for the first time since 2020 and there are a ton of new cosmetics and other goodies to enjoy during the event. Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming event.

The annual Battle Pass release has revealed information about the arrival of one of the highly anticipated in-game events for Dota 2, Diretide. Last released in 2020 to celebrate Halloween, this version of Diretide will be released after the haunted season ends.

With two exclusive Personas and one Arcana being released alongside Diretide, it’s safe to say this will be the biggest in-game event in Dota 2’s history. In addition, Valve has also confirmed that the upcoming version of Diretide will also have a “frigid new twist”.

That said, here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming in-game Diretide event.

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Diretide will be released after The International 11 ends in Singapore.

Dota 2 Diretide 2022 Release Date

We’re happy to say that unlike other events in Dota 2, there is indeed a confirmed release date for Diretide 2022. Valve has confirmed that the in-game event will be released shortly after The International 11 ends.

To be specific, the exact release date for Diretide 2022 as stated by Valve is: Nov 3, 2022.

Dota 2 Diretide 2022 Rewards

Since Diretide 2022 is part of the annual Battle Pass, Valve has saved three iconic cosmetic bundles that will be released with the in-game event. The only way to unlock these bundles is to upgrade your Battle Pass to the respective level of each bundle.

Here is the list of the two Personas and one Arcana scheduled to be released with Diretide 2022.

  • Oldstorm Asylum (Razor Arcana) – Available at level 383
  • Exile Unveiled (Phantom Assassin Persona) – Available at level 296
  • Conduit of the Blue Heart (Crystal Maiden Persona) – Available at level 148

Apart from these three, Immortal Treasure II will also be released on November 3rd and it remains to be seen which heroes will receive new Immortal tier cosmetics.

Additionally, Valve has also announced a custom minigame where you can collect Arcanas and other treasures. Keep reading to learn more about it.

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You can claim many rewards at Candyworks.

Candyworks and Treasure Emporium

While Valve hasn’t revealed too much about the upcoming Candyworks and Treasure Emporium in Diretide 2022, it looks like you can trade Arcanas and other treasures in exchange for Candy. Those who have played Diretide in the past know that candy is an integral part of the game mode.

For this reason, it is now expected that playing Diretide and earning candy will also allow you to claim the rarest rewards in Dota 2. We will make sure to update this section as more information about Candyworks is revealed.


So there you have it, that’s all the information available for Diretide 2022 in Dota 2.

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