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This article is about the Aghanim's Shard granted as a kill reward. For the store-bought version, see Aghanim's Shard icon Aghanim's Shard.

Aghanim's Shard - Roshan is a Kill Reward item granted by Unknown Unit icon Tormentors when defeated.

Tormentor Reward
Aghanim's Shard - Roshan
Aghanim's Shard - Roshan icon
With origins known only to a single wizard, fragments of this impossible crystal are nearly as coveted as the renowned scepter itself.
Tormentor Reward
Cost - Gold
Sell Value No Unsellable
Active Ability Upgrade
Charges 1 INIT
Bonus ?
Shareable No
Destroyable No
Usage Alert ? No
Kill Rewards
Aghanim's Shard - Roshan

Additional Information[]

  • Granted to one of the two lowest networth heroes within the team upon defeating a Unknown Unit icon Tormentor.
  • If all heroes have their Aghanim's Shard icon Ability Upgrade already, each player gains gold and experience instead.
  • The item grants each hero unique enhancements to their abilities, sometimes granting a new ability.


Ability Upgrade
No Target
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.

  • Interrupts the caster's channeling abilities upon cast.
    • Ability Upgrade is not activated until consumed.
  • 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 of any type once.
    • If the hero already has the Aghanim's Shard buff, they cannot consume this item.
    • Once consumed the item remains factored into the hero's net worth (+1400 Gold) and Gold Gold per minute.
  • 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[]


  • This item was originally dropped by Roshan icon Roshan on its second death as a reward prior to the 7.33 gameply patch.
    • This can still be seen in the item's name, which was not updated once it was changed to be a reward from Tormentors instead.
  • When selecting a Tormentor, this item can be seen in their inventory.

Recent Changes[]

    • Aghanim's Shard - Roshan icon Aghanim's Shard - Roshan is now granted as a kill reward by Unknown Unit icon Tormentors, and no longer by Roshan icon Roshan.
      • Grants as a buff to one of the two players with the lowest networth in the team as a kill reward if they do not have their shard upgrade already.
      • Grants 280 Gold and 280XP if all heroes in the team have their respective Aghanim's Shard icon Ability Upgrade.
    Aghanim's Shard icon Ability Upgrade for the following heroes:
  • Reduced availability time from 1200 to 900.
    Aghanim's Shard icon Ability Upgrade for the following heroes: