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Cosmetic Items Splash

Cosmetic Items customize visual elements within Dota 2. These modifications are purely graphical and do not affect mechanics or gameplay. Some items are exclusive to the Dota Plus premium service. Items released before Dota Plus are called legacy items.


Cosmetic items can be obtained from:

  • The Dota 2 Store
  • The Steam Market
    • Most cosmetic items are tradeable on the Market
  • The Shard store
  • Opening Treasures
  • Drops after playing MMR games
  • Participating in certain events
  • Promotional codes that come with certain physical merchandise.



Cosmetic icon Frozen Feather Set Cosmetic icon Snowl Cosmetic icon Blueheart Spotter Cosmetic icon Taunt- Get Burned Cosmetic icon Almond the Frondillo
Equipment Couriers Wards Taunts Pets/Summoned Units


Cosmetic icon Desert Terrain Cosmetic icon Weather Snow Cosmetic icon Cavernite Custom Creeps Cosmetic icon Guardians of the Lost Path Radiant Towers Cosmetic icon Heroic Effigy of Frost
Terrains Weather Effects Custom Creeps Custom Towers Effigy
Cosmetic icon Sunken Emblem Cosmetic icon Greevil Grief Roshan Cosmetic icon 10th Anniversary Tormentor
Emblems Custom Roshan Custom Tormentor


Cosmetic icon Familiar Woods Cosmetic icon Radiant Ancient Cosmetic icon The International 2019 Versus Screen II Cosmetic icon DAC 2015 Crystal Maiden Cursor Pack Cosmetic icon Battle Glory Kill Banner
HUD Skins Loading Screens Versus Screens Cursor Packs Multikill Banners
Cosmetic icon Compendium Emoticon Pack Cosmetic icon Diretide Shader Effect Cosmetic icon Pumpkin Head Cosmetic icon Ghostly Courier Effect Cosmetic icon Blank
Emoticons Map Effects Head Effects Courier Effects Kill Effects
Cosmetic icon Diretide Kill Streak Effect Cosmetic icon Diretide Death Effect Cosmetic icon Fantasy S2 Gold Teleport Cosmetic icon PC Bang Compendium 2015 Blink
Kill Streak Effects Death Effects Teleport Effects Blink Effects


Cosmetic icon Mega-Kills Bastion Cosmetic icon The International 2014 Music Pack
Announcers Music


Cosmetic icon Treasure of the Fractured Prism Cosmetic icon Blacksmith's Blessings Cosmetic icon Dreamer's Gem Cosmetic icon Artificer's Hammer Cosmetic icon Charm of the Defender's Vision
Treasures Bundles Gems Gem Tools Charms
Cosmetic icon River Vial: Chrome (Tool) Cosmetic icon Steam Summer Sale 2014 Reward, Level 5 Cosmetic icon Breathtaking Benefaction Cosmetic icon Description Tag
River Vials Gifts Action Items Miscellaneous Tools

Event Items[]

Cosmetic icon Golden Baby Roshan Cosmetic icon Platinum Baby Roshan Cosmetic icon Hallowed Chest of the Diretide Cosmetic icon Frostivus Gift - Nice Cosmetic icon Wraith-Night Ossuary
Diretide 2012 Diretide 2013 Diretide 2020 Frostivus 2012 Frostivus 2013 Frostivus 2023
Cosmetic icon Frosthaven Consumables Bundle Cosmetic icon Frostivus 2019 Treasure Cosmetic icon 100 Year Beast Ability Points Cosmetic icon Crimson Parcel Cosmetic icon New Bloom - Year of the Pig Balloon
Frostivus 2018 Frostivus 2019 New Bloom 2014 New Bloom 2015 New Bloom 2019
Cosmetic icon New Bloom - Year of the Rat Balloon Cosmetic icon The International 2013 Interactive Compendium Cosmetic icon The International Compendium 2014 Cosmetic icon The International Compendium 2015 Cosmetic icon The International 2016 Battle Pass
New Bloom 2020 The International 2013 The International 2014 The International 2015 The International 2016
Cosmetic icon The International 2017 Battle Pass Cosmetic icon The International 2018 Battle Pass Cosmetic icon The International 2019 Battle Pass Cosmetic icon The International 10 Battle Pass Cosmetic icon Battle Pass 2022

The International 2017 The International 2018 The International 2019 The International 2020 The International 2022

Cosmetic icon Winter 2016 Battle Pass Cosmetic icon Fall 2016 Battle Pass Cosmetic icon Winter 2017 Battle Pass Cosmetic icon Dota 2 Asia Championship 2015 Compendium Cosmetic icon Fall Season Compendium 2015

Shanghai Major 2016 (Winter) Boston Major 2016 (Fall) Kiev Major 2017 (Winter) Dota 2 Asia Championship 2015 Frankfurt Major 2015 (Fall)

Tournament Items[]

Cosmetic icon Team Pennant NaVi Cosmetic icon The International 2014 Ticket Cosmetic icon ElPadrinoth Latin Cup
Pennants Tickets League Bundles


Cosmetic icon Pin Cosplay 2015 Cosmetic icon Roshpit Champions Pass
Pins Custom Game Passes


Main Article: Rarity

All cosmetic items are categorized into Rarity tiers. Rarer items are less likely to drop, and tend to come with more customizations.


Main Article: Quality

All cosmetic items have a Quality. Some qualities, such as Heroic or Genuine are related to the circumstances by which the item was acquired, while others, such as Inscribed, allows the item to track certain statistics. Qualities are related to, and can be altered by, Gems. Most items are Normal quality by default.


Main Article: Workshop

Valve accepts submissions of community-created cosmetic items through the Steam Workshop. The majority of existing cosmetic items have been made by the community.

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