Animal Courier

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Animal Courier
Animal Courier (Radiant) icon.png
Animal Courier (Radiant) icon.png
Animal Courier (Dire) icon.png
Losing the courier is punishable by death.
Bought From
Active Deploy Courier
Charges 1
Disassemble? No
Alert allies? No
Animal Courier (50)
Main Article: Courier

The Animal Courier is an item purchasable at the Main Shop, under Consumables.

Additional information[edit]

  • Animal Courier is completely shareable.
  • Animal Courier cannot be destroyed or sold.
  • Animal Courier starts with a stock count of and is limited to a count of 1.
    • It takes 36000 seconds for 1 Animal Courier to replenish in the stock.


Deploy Courier
No Target
Deploys a creature to carry items to and from your team's base.
Number of Couriers: 1
Courier Respawn Time: 120
Courier Duration: Permanent
Cooldown: 0


  • Interrupts the user's channeling spells upon cast.
  • The Animal Courier is not a valid target for most spells. A list of spells which affect the courier can be found here.
  • All couriers are controllable by the entire team, no matter who buys and deploys the courier.
  • When deployed, the courier always appears in front of the team's fountain, no matter where the hero was upon deploying it.
  • When a courier dies, the opposing team's heroes get gold each. If there already is a dead courier, no gold is granted.
    • However, an enemy making the killing blow on a courier always gets the gold bounty.
  • When an Animal Courier dies, it respawns in 120 seconds at the team's fountain. While dead, items in its inventory are inaccessible.