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


Cosmetic icon Desert Terrain.png Cosmetic icon Weather Snow.png Cosmetic icon Cavernite Custom Creeps.png Cosmetic icon Guardians of the Lost Path Radiant Towers.png Cosmetic icon Heroic Effigy of Frost.png
Terrains Weather Effects Custom Creeps Custom Towers Effigy
Cosmetic icon Sunken Emblem.png


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


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


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

Event Items[]

Cosmetic icon Golden Baby Roshan.png Cosmetic icon Platinum Baby Roshan.png Cosmetic icon Hallowed Chest of the Diretide.png Cosmetic icon Frostivus Gift - Nice.png Cosmetic icon Wraith-Night Ossuary.png
Diretide 2012 Diretide 2013 Diretide 2020 Frostivus 2012 Frostivus 2013
Cosmetic icon Frosthaven Consumables Bundle.png Cosmetic icon Frostivus 2019 Treasure.png Cosmetic icon 100 Year Beast Ability Points.png Cosmetic icon Crimson Parcel.png Cosmetic icon New Bloom - Year of the Pig Balloon.png
Frostivus 2018 Frostivus 2019 New Bloom 2014 New Bloom 2015 New Bloom 2019
Cosmetic icon New Bloom - Year of the Rat Balloon.png Cosmetic icon The International 2013 Interactive Compendium.png Cosmetic icon The International Compendium 2014.png Cosmetic icon The International Compendium 2015.png Cosmetic icon The International 2016 Battle Pass.png
New Bloom 2020 The International 2013 The International 2014 The International 2015 The International 2016
Cosmetic icon The International 2017 Battle Pass.png Cosmetic icon The International 2018 Battle Pass.png Cosmetic icon The International 2019 Battle Pass.png Cosmetic icon The International 10 Battle Pass.png Cosmetic icon Fall Season Compendium 2015.png
The International 2017 The International 2018 The International 2019 The International 2020 Frankfurt Major 2015 (Fall)
Cosmetic icon Winter 2016 Battle Pass.png Cosmetic icon Fall 2016 Battle Pass.png Cosmetic icon Winter 2017 Battle Pass.png Cosmetic icon Dota 2 Asia Championship 2015 Compendium.png
Shanghai Major 2016 (Winter) Boston Major 2016 (Fall) Kiev Major 2017 (Winter) Dota 2 Asia Championship 2015

Tournament Items[]

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


Cosmetic icon Pin Cosplay 2015.png Cosmetic icon Roshpit Champions Pass.png
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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