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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
Initial Stock
Max Stock
Restock Time
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]


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.