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Aether Lens

Hey! So, imagine a magical lens in Dota 2 called the Aether Lens. It's like having a pair of super fancy glasses that wizards or heroes wear to make their spells and abilities work even better!
Upgraded Item | Magical

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Polished with the incantation of his final breath, the gift of a dying mage to his sickly son.

Hey! So, imagine a magical lens in Dota 2 called the Aether Lens. It's like having a pair of super fancy glasses that wizards or heroes wear to make their spells and abilities work even better!

Base Combat Stats

Combat Stats

+ 300 Mana

+ 2.5 Mana Regen

+ 225 Cast Range

Recipe

Ethereal Blade
Hey! So, imagine a magical lens in Dota 2 called the Aether Lens. It's like having a pair of super fancy glasses that wizards or heroes wear to make their spells and abilities work even better!
Energy Booster
Void Stone
Aether Lens Recipe

Abilities

Passive: Aethereal Focus

Increases targeted spell and item cast range.

Additional Insights

  • Passive does not stack.
  • This amazing lens magnifies your magical powers, making your spells travel farther and hit harder. It's like giving your abilities a little boost, making them more effective and impactful. Your powers will reach places they've never reached before!

Statistics

The statistics below shows the percentage of hero builds which contain Aether Lens as a core or non-core item for each role. These statistics are based on our hero guides.

Itemization Strategy

Frequently bought by support spell casters this item has a post-laning to middle game timing as it gives the supports a better positioning to initiate and be at bay for their foes to counter initiate. Love by Crystal Maiden, Disruptor and Rubick.

Heroes with Aether Lens as Core Item

A mid to late game pick up that lets you cast spells and items from a distance and keep yourself out of danger in fights.
A core item that lets you cast spells and items from a distance and keep yourself out of danger in fights.
A core item to increase the cast range on all your spells and items. Especially useful to save with Shallow Grave and heal allies from a distance.
A core item that lets you cast spells and items from a distance and keep yourself out of danger in fights.
A core item that lets you cast spells and items from a distance and keep yourself out of danger in fights. Works well with Aghanims Shard to apply Homing Missile with Rocket Barrage on enemy heroes. Builds into Ethereal Blade later in the game.
A core item that lets you cast spells and items from a distance and keep yourself out of danger in fights.
A core item that lets you cast spells and items from a distance and keep yourself out of danger in fights.
A core item that lets you cast spells and items from a distance and keep yourself out of danger in fights. Works well with Aghanims Scepter to stun heroes from treelines and fog of war.
A core item to lock down enemy heroes from a distance as well as improving the cast range on your Finger of Death.
A core item that extends the cast range of all of your spells and spells except for Reverse Polarity. Particularly useful to Blink and Skewer enemy heroes from further away.
A core item that lets you cast spells and items from a distance and keep yourself out of danger in fights. Works well to fear or snipe enemy heroes with Dead Shot.
A core item to improve the cast range on all your spells and items. Also provides some much needed mana pool and sustain.
A core item that lets you use your healing and save spells from a longer range and keep yourself out of danger in fights.
A core item to increase the cast range on all your spells and items. Especially useful to save with False Promise and heal allies from a distance.
A core item that extends the range of your Meat Hook and Blink to catch enemy heroes or save allies from further away. Also has great synergy with Aghanims Shard to save your allies with Dismember and let them turn the fight from low HP.
A core item that lets you cast spells and items from a distance and keep yourself out of danger in fights or when taking towers.
A core item that increases the cast range of your spells, especially your Shadow Strike in order to let you cast it from far without putting yourself in danger.
A core item that lets you cast spells and items from a distance and keep yourself out of danger in fights. Works well with the added cast range from Arcane Supremacy.
A core item that lets you cast spells and items from a distance and keep yourself out of danger in fights.
A core item that lets you cast spells and items from a distance and keep yourself out of danger in fights. Especially useful for your disabling spells.
A core item that lets you cast spells and items from a distance and keep yourself out of danger in fights.
A core item that improves cast range to initiate with Blast Off! from further away. Also provides decent mana regen to spam your spells for fighting and farming.
A core item to increase the cast range on all your spells and items and stay out of danger in fights. Especially useful to cast Winters Curse and heal allies from a distance.

Trivia

Here's an interesting trivia about the Aether Lens in Dota 2: The Aether Lens was introduced in the game as part of the December 2015 patch. Interestingly, its name 'Aether' is a term that originates from ancient Greek philosophy and refers to the upper pure air that the gods breathe.