[Top 10] Dota 2 Best Tower Defense Maps That Are Fun!

Dota 2 Best Tower Defense
Dota 2 Best Tower Defense custom maps that you shoud be playing!

The Dota 2 gaming client has many fantastic custom games and maps. Battle Arenas such as Overthrow, Arcades such as DOTA Run, and Tower Defense maps such as Elemental TD are just a few examples. Tower Defense is a subgenre of strategy games where your main goal is to defend your base or important object. Many TD maps differ in terms of game mechanics, duration, and player count. Most are really well-made and promise lots of fun. In this article, we will look at the top 10 Dota 2 Tower Defense maps that are fun.


10. Attribute TD

Attribute TD gameplay

Summon random heroes and protect your stash from an endless invasion of creeps for as long as possible! When a tower is built, a random hero is summoned. Each hero has different weaknesses in the beginning. The boss is summoned every fifth wave. Getting past a boss wave will provide you with a random piece of tower equipment. Creeps come in endless waves of twenty.

What's Fun About Attribute TD:

  • Heroes can be leveled up by fusing with a hero of the same attribute and level. A leveled hero will help you survive stronger waves.
  • You can play alone or in a lobby with up to four other people. Each player's progress and life are shown on the side of the screen, and you may peep at their mazes to see what kind of game plan they have.
  • This custom game has no final wave or boss. The goal is to try to survive as long as you can. You can challenge yourself or your friends to see who lasts the longest.


9. Lostland Raiders 

Lostland Raiders gameplay

Lostland Raiders is a Circular Tower Defense custom game. You will need to set up your line-ups, upgrade your army, and choose the best items. While you play the game, you earn minerals. Spend these minerals to draw cards. Defeat different beasts, and win the game by defeating the final boss.

What's Fun About Lostland Raiders:

  • During your run, you obtain Hero Runes. Different Runes enable different playstyles for Heroes. You can experiment with different types of builds.
  • This custom game also contains several RPG aspects. You can only advance to a higher difficulty once you have defeated the previous one.
  • You can play solo or with your friends, but the higher difficulties will be much harder without them.

8. The War Of Conjure

The War Of Conjure gameplay

"In the Battle of the Sacred Valley, the legendary heroes defeated and sealed the Demon King, Roshan. Decades have passed, and the Demon King, Roshan, is about to break through the seal. The defence of the Sealed Land was activated by itself. Play as the spirit of the seal, kill the invading demons, and call on the heroes of the past to fight."

What's Fun About The War Of Conjure:

  • This custom game is a combination of Tower Defence and Autochess. After each round, you will have to roll for heroes (who act as towers) and combine them.
  • There are many difficulties in this custom game. It will take you a fair number of hours to beat the harder ones.
  • You can play solo or with other people. On the side of the screen, you can track each player's progress.

7. Random Farm TD

Random Farm TD gameplay

A recreated concept from the Warcraft 3 custom map with the same name, Random Farm TD. What makes this map different from the other Tower Defense maps is farming and fishing. You will have to plant pumpkins, watermelons, and cabbage, grow them, and later sell them. You can also fish for items and sea animals to sell.

What's Fun About Random Farm TD:

  • The map is simple, and you'll understand the gameplay in a matter of minutes.
  • Random Farm TD is neat and clean, and there are no disturbing elements.
  • There is a ranked system; after every game you will earn or lose match-making points.


6. Green TD Reborn

Green TD Reborn gameplay

This is another remake of the popular Warcraft 3 map, the Green TD. This custom game is made for 1 to 6 players. Each player is responsible for defending his or her own lane. You earn gold and buy items and towers to defend your lane against incoming waves. At the start of the game, you choose from 6 DOTA 2 heroes: Crystal Maiden, Drow Ranger, Vengeful Spirit, Templar Assassin, Lina, and Pudge.

What's Fun About Green TD Reborn:

  • Each wave is different with random types of units. Every type of unit has different strengths and weaknesses. You will need to prepare for these waves according to their weaknesses.
  • The full potential of this map is reached when you play in a party with another 5 friends.
  • This custom game will take you around 40 minutes to complete. You win by fighting the final boss, who appears after wave 30.


5. Watcher of Samsara

Watcher of Samsara gameplay

Watcher of Samsara and Lostland Raiders are made by the same group of people, so they share some similarities. You draw Summon Scrolls of Heroes and Soldiers, arm them with items, and kill escaped monsters. The aesthetics of this custom game are particularly great since it borrows images from the card game Artifact.

What's Fun About Watcher of Samsara:

  • It has replayability potential, and there are several hero combinations to consider.
  • There are 5 difficulties, and every difficulty is slightly harder than the previous one. Later stages have leaderboards, so you can compare yourself to other players.
  • This map is really fun to play with friends, and teamwork is essential. But you can also try to beat it alone.


4. Legion TD Reborn

Legion TD Reborn gameplay

Legion TD Reborn is a DOTA 2 version of a Warcraft 3 custom mod. Your goal is to survive 36 waves of various monsters and be the last person standing in the lobby. At the start, you choose your faction: human, elemental, assassin, nature, undead, and random. Each fraction has different passive bonuses and units. You gain gold from killing monsters or from gold income. Use gold to upgrade your units and to produce the tango. Use tango to send monsters to the enemy base.

What's Fun About Legion TD Reborn:

  • This is a PVP/PVE game mode. You must first defeat creep waves before sending monsters to attack the enemy base. You will need at least one more player.  This map is designed for two to eight players.
  • There are many strategies to try with different fractions and units.
  • It will take you, on average, 20 to 40 minutes to finish the game. The length of one game is ideal. 


3. GemTD

Gem TD gameplay

This custom mode is available in Warcraft 3, StarCraft 2, and DOTA 2. GemTD is one of the more complex Tower Defense maps, as it requires a well-thought-out strategy and also a little bit of luck, as the building process is based on randomly selected towers. The goal of this map is to defend your Crystal from attacking enemies. There are 2 phases: Build phase - you place 5 gems, one of which turns into a tower and the others into stone. Attack phase - a wave of creeps tries to reach your Crystal.

What's Fun About GemTD:

  • It features a unique maze, a challenging difficulty curve, and a high degree of replayability.
  • There are numerous towers and skills to choose from, so experiment to see what works best for you.
  • You can play solo or in a multiplayer lobby with up to 4 players. There is also a ranked system with monthly placements.


2. Element TD 

Element TD gameplay

This is the most complex, Tower Defense, custom game on the list. The elements are the core of the game are: light, darkness, water, fire, nature, and earth. Each element combination will result in a unique tower with different strengths and weaknesses. To win the game, use the best strategy to defend your base.

What's Fun About Element TD:

  • There are numerous options, combinations, and strategies. You will spend a significant amount of time perfecting your ultimate strategy.
  • You can play it alone or with three other friends. There are also global rankings, allowing you to compete against other players.
  • There is a standalone sequel game, Element TD 2.

1. Spin TD Reborn 

Spin TD Reborn gameply

This is the most recent version of Spin TD. The DOTA 2 client's most downloaded Tower Defense map (more than 2,5 million downloads). The map is a square and each player needs to defend his or her own corner. In the middle of the map is a slot machine, where you can spin for 10 gold or 50 gold and receive a random item, more gold, or nothing at all. The items are used to strengthen your towers. The goal is to survive all 50 waves and 9 bosses.

What's Fun About Spin TD Reborn:

  • The combination of luck, strategy, and cooperation with your teammates makes this map really enjoyable.
  • There are numerous combinations and strategies to try. However, the game is fairly simple, and the complexity is not overwhelming.
  • You'll have the most fun playing this custom game with three other friends.


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