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Greevil Egg
Cosmetic icon Greevil Egg.png
A hard, scaled egg that seems to be alive and almost ready to hatch. It hungers for the magical energies contained in Diretide essences. What comes out will be determined by the type and amount of magic the egg consumes.
Used By:
Heroes
Equip Slot:
N/A
Rare
Created By Valve
Released May 31, 2012 Patch
Availability Purchase, Chests: #17, #21
Tradeable Yes
Nameable Yes
Marketable Yes

It is said (by some elder sage or other) that the hatchlings are highly susceptible, and that each essence exerts a unique influence on the incubating creature. Is there method to this madness? Trial and error, and some comparison of results, will surely reveal the rules of Greevil husbandry.

Greevil Eggs can be bought from the store, traded for, dropped in game, or found in a chest. With an egg, it may be imbued with one of several Essences.

Essences currently can be obtained from certain Treasure Chests, opened from gifts from The Greeviling, or traded for. Every Egg has nine slots for Common Essence (three for Wex, Quas, and Exort each), and different combinations of Essence produce different types of Eggs. Adding Rare Essence produces different effects.

At any time, the Eggs can be hatched to provide the player with a special Greevil courier that corresponds to the combinations of Essences imbued.

Essence Types:

  • Common Essence:
    • Quas Essence
    • Wex Essence
    • Exort Essence
  • Rare Essence:
    • Unusual Essence
    • Shadow Essence

Egg Combinations:

  • Red Eggs:
    • Ferocious Egg: 1 Exort Essence
    • Brutal Egg: 2 Exort Essence
    • Merciless Egg: 3 Exort Essence
  • Yellow Eggs:
    • Anxious Egg: 1 Wex Essence
    • Eager Egg: 2 Wex Essence
    • Spirited Egg: 3 Wex Essence
  • Blue Eggs:
    • Stubborn Egg: 1 Quas Essence
    • Resolute Egg: 2 Quas Essence
    • Determined Egg: 3 Quas Essence
  • Green Eggs:
    • Covetous Egg: 2 Quas / 2 Wex Essence
    • Greedy Egg: 3 Quas / 3 Wex Essence
  • Orange Eggs:
    • Ravenous Egg: 2 Exort / 2 Wex Essence
    • Voracious Egg: 3 Exort / 3 Wex Essence
  • Purple Eggs:
    • Cruel Egg: 2 Exort / 2 Quas Essence
    • Wicked Egg: 3 Exort / 3 Quas Essence
  • White Eggs:
    • Blessed Egg: 2 Quas / 2 Wex / 2 Exort Essence
    • Seraphic Egg: 3 Quas / 3 Wex / 3 Exort Essence
  • Black Eggs:
    • Dreaded Egg: 1 Shadow Essence
      • Note: Adding a Shadow Essence to an egg will override any other essences put into it, turning it into a Dreaded Egg.
  • Natural Eggs:
    • Imbued Egg: All other combinations
  • Unusual Eggs:
    • Adding an Unusual Essence to an Egg places a glowing ring around its picture. Up to three of these rings may be added this way.

Trivia[edit]

  • A single Greevil Egg was given out to those who defeated Roshan during Diretide.