Last Hitting

What does last hitting mean?

Striking the final hit on a creep

Last hitting is a DOTA term for when a player strikes the final blow on a creep. It is an important skill for a player to have because it is a primary way to acquire gold and XP.

The number of creeps a player has last hit is recorded by the Creep Score (CS). In order to prevent an enemy from recording a last kill is to kill a friendly creep, which is called denying.


I barely prevented him from last hitting the creep by denying him last second

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Updated June 26, 2017

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