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Radiance (Active) icon.png
Radiance (Active) icon.png
Radiance (Inactive) icon.png
A divine weapon that causes damage and a bright burning effect that lays waste to nearby enemies.
5150 (1350)
Bought From
Passive Burn
Bonus +65 Attack damage
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Radiance (5150)
Sacred Relic (3800)
Recipe (1350)

Radiance is an item purchasable at the Main Shop, under Weapons. However, it can only be completed with items from the Secret Shop.

Ability[edit | edit source]

Toggle / Aura
When active, scorches nearby enemies for 60 damage per second and blinds them, causing them to miss 17% of their attacks.
Radius: 700
Damage per Second (Hero): 60
Damage per Second (Illusion): 40
Miss Chance: 17%
Cooldown symbol.png 0
Does not pierce spell immunity. Blinds and attempts to damage if debuff was placed before spell immunity.
Can be used by illusions. Illusions deal less damage with Burn around them.
The main hero's Burn always takes priority, if an enemy is within range of the hero and its illusion.
Debuff Item Radiance Debuff: Undispellable.


  • Does not interrupt the owner's channeling spells upon toggling.
  • The burn damage and blind effect are provided by an aura. Its debuff lingers for 0.5 seconds.
    • This means during this linger period, enemies can still be damaged by up to one tick.
  • Deals damage in 1 second intervals, starting 1 second after the debuff is placed.
  • The burn damage and blind effect of multiple Radiance do not stack. Only the first applied debuff applies the effects.

Recommended heroes[edit | edit source]


Strength: Alchemist icon.png Alchemist​, Doom icon.png Doom​, Bristleback icon.png Bristleback​, Brewmaster icon.png Brewmaster​, Underlord icon.png Underlord​, Phoenix icon.png Phoenix​, Omniknight icon.png Omniknight​, Tidehunter icon.png Tidehunter​, Abaddon icon.png Abaddon​.

Agility: Broodmother icon.png Broodmother​, Terrorblade icon.png Terrorblade​, Spectre icon.png Spectre​, Naga Siren icon.png Naga Siren​, Phantom Lancer icon.png Phantom Lancer​, Bloodseeker icon.png Bloodseeker​, Weaver icon.png Weaver​.

Intelligence: Enigma icon.png Enigma​, Necrophos icon.png Necrophos​.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Radiance has one of the hardest build-ups in the game, as rushing the 3800 gold for a Sacred Relic icon.png Sacred Relic forces you to forgo any major early game items. Early deaths can be especially problematic for a Radiance builder, and may force the player to give up on Radiance and build a different item. If you are building a Radiance inform your team.
  • It is recommended to jungle to buy the radiance to avoid being visible on the map but also to grab bounty runes and heal up from shrines.
  • With a manta style or illusion ability you can farm multiple lanes and wood camps at once and push the lanes safely.
  • Radiance's constant area damage is great at disabling enemy Blink Dagger icon.png Blink Daggers, preventing enemies from escaping with it. However, they can still initiate with it, due to the blink's range being higher than the Burn Aura's reach.
  • The damage from Radiance procs the Spell Lifesteal provided by Octarine Core icon.png Octarine Core. Illusions themselves can recover health while dealing damage to enemy creeps and heroes, allowing them to survive longer. Only the first illusion or hero that burns an enemy lifesteals from it.

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