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This page is about the lore character. For the item, see Aghanim's Scepter icon Aghanim's Scepter. For the event game mode, see Aghanim's Labyrinth.
Lore Aghanim
Associated With
Heroes 20px|link=Rubick|class=noprint Rubick
20px|link=Dark Willow|class=noprint Dark Willow
Species Wyverns
Items Aghanim's Scepter icon Aghanim's Scepter
Aghanim's Shard icon Aghanim's Shard

Aghanim was a mighty wizard whose abilities approached that of a demi-god. He owned the true legendary Aghanim's Scepter icon Aghanim's Scepter. Although he was exceedingly powerful during his lifetime, he declined later in life and had become a has-been by the time of his death.[1] The circumstances of his death are unclear, with conflicting stories passing around as rumors.[2]


After his disappearance, his namesake scepter was passed onto his son, 20px|link=Rubick|class=noprint Rubick. His secrets are closely held by Rubick, and coveted by people like Mireska, who desire its awesome power.[3] Rubick lives in the shadow of his father, constantly striving to match his fame and power, but has not succeeded thus far.[4]



  • Aghanim is named after Agahnim, a dark wizard from the Zelda franchise.


  1. Feast of Abscession response:▶️ Your old man died a has-been, Rubick. And you, a never-was.
  2. Grimstroke response: ▶️ Is it true about Aghanim's demise? I've heard conflicting reports.
  3. Dark Willow response: ▶️ I want your father's secrets!
  4. Pangolier response: ▶️ Step out of your father's shadow, Rubick. The world awaits.