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Aether Lens is an item purchasable at the Main Shop under Magical. However, it requires items from the Secret Shop to be completed.

Components required from the Base Shop Components required from the Secret Shop
Aether Lens
Aether Lens icon
Polished with the incantation of his final breath, the gift of a dying mage to his sickly son.
Cost 2275 Gold (775)
Sell Value Full price refunded within 10s. 1137.5 Gold
Passive ? Aethereal Focus
Bonus ? +300 Mana
+2.5 Mana Regeneration
Shareable No
Disassemble No
Usage Alert ? No
Ethereal Blade (5375)
Aether Lens (2275)
Energy Booster (800)
Void Stone (700)
Recipe (775)

Additional Information[]

Main Article: Interactions
  • Aether Lens increases the effect range differently per ability.
  • For abilities using projectile or travel speed to a certain distance, the travel speed remains the same while the distance increases unless stated.
  • Certain abilities do not have their effect range increased, despite their cast range being increased.
  • Abilities with Global cast range have their max distance increased instead.
  • All vector targeted abilities have their cast range increased but not their effect range.


Aethereal Focus
Can be used by illusions.
Increases targeted spell and item cast range by 225.
Cast Range Increase: 225

  • Stacks with other cast range increasing items or with ability specific Talent talents.
    • Does not stack with the cast range bonus of other Aether Lenses.
  • Only affects ability cast range.
  • Does not increase the ability's radius or area of effect.

Recommended Heroes[]

  • Aether Lens is commonly seen on spell-casting heroes who can benefit from the cast range bonus:

Recent Changes[]

  • Item cost changes:
    • Reduced Void Stone icon Void Stone cost from 825 Gold to 700 Gold.
    • Increased Default recipe icon Recipe cost from 650 Gold to 775 Gold.
    • Total gold cost remains at 2275 Gold.
  • No longer builds into Octarine Core icon Octarine Core