Aegis of Champions

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For the in-game item, see Aegis of the Immortal.

Aegis of Champions
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Associated with
Factions Dire
Radiant

The Aegis of Champions is a physical trophy that is awarded to the winners of The International tournament. It was forged out of bronze and silver by Weta Workshop in 2012.

Lore[edit]

The Aegis of Champions is the ultimate symbol of victory in the epic struggle between Dire and Radiant. Never given, only earned, the shield is hefted by those who best prove themselves in the great tournament.

The Aegis was based on Norse and Chinese designs. Its central relief depicts lane creeps from the Radiant icon.png Radiant and the Dire icon.png Dire.

Winners[edit]

Tournament Winner
The International 2011 Team icon Natus Vincere.png Natus Vincere* Ukraine
The International 2012 Team icon Invictus Gaming.png Invictus Gaming China
The International 2013 Team icon Alliance.png Alliance Sweden
The International 2014 Team icon NewBee.png Newbee China
The International 2015 Team icon Evil Geniuses.png Evil Geniuses United States
The International 2016 Team icon Wings Gaming.png Wings Gaming - Current holder China

*The Aegis had not yet been created during The International 2011.

Collector's Editions[edit]

2015[edit]

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  • Players who owned an International Compendium 2015 above level 1,000 could register to receive, for free, a 1/5th scale replica of the Aegis in the mail.
  • This edition is inscribed with the year 2015.
  • This edition is tinted gold to match the color scheme of The International 2015.
  • This edition is made of alloy and coated with antique brass plating.

2016[edit]

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2017[edit]

Miniature Aegis of Champions 2017.jpg

Trivia[edit]

  • The Aegis took over 300 hours to create.
  • The Aegis can be seen in-game at the Fountain in each base. Clicking on the Aegis will display the members from past winning teams of The International.

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