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This article is about the store-bought Aghanim's Shard. For Tormentor's kill reward, see Aghanim's Shard - Roshan icon Aghanim's Shard - Roshan.

Aghanim's Shard is an item purchasable at the Base Shop, under Consumables.

Available in the Base Shop
Aghanim's Shard
Aghanim's Shard icon
With origins known only to a single wizard, fragments of this impossible crystal are nearly as coveted as the renowned scepter itself.
Cost 1400 Gold
Sell Value No Unsellable
Stock 0 INIT / 1 MAX
Not available. N/A
Passive ? Ability Upgrade
Bonus ?
Shareable No
Usage Alert ? No
Availability 15:00 (7:30) game-time
Aghanim's Shard (1400)

Additional Information[]

  • Aghanim's Shard icon Ability Upgrade has a unique interface on the HUD, with its icon Upgradable by Aghanim's Shard. lighting up once the item is consumed.
  • The item grants each hero unique enhancements to their abilities, sometimes granting a new ability.
  • The item can be automatically consumed, regardless of purchasing it in the Available at Base Shop. Base Shop or having it delivered via the Animal Courier Radiant minimap icon Courier's Transfer Items (Courier) icon Transfer Items, despite having a full inventory on the hero.


Ability Upgrade
Upgrades an existing ability or adds a new ability to your hero.
Can be used by illusions.
Illusion Notes:
Bestows and benefits from the ability upgrade.
The upgraded ability notes fully apply.

  • When a hero has an upgrade available, the item's and the upgraded ability's tooltip state what exactly is upgraded.
  • A hero may only consume Aghanim's Shard once.
    • Once consumed the item remains factored into the hero's net worth (+1400 Gold) and Gold Gold per minute.
    • The item is instantly consumed when there is an item slot available in the main inventory or in the backpack, if the hero does not have Aghanim's Shard previously.
  • Unit-targeted abilities with Aghanim's Shard upgrades that are reflected by Spell Reflection depend on whether the reflecting hero has Aghanim's Shard, not the original caster of the reflected ability.

Upgraded Abilities[]

Recommended Heroes[]

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Shadow Shaman
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Wraith King


Recent Changes[]

  • Reduced availability time from 1200 to 900.
    Aghanim's Shard icon Ability Upgrade for the following heroes: