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Radiance

A radiant beacon, a powerful and impactful item that not only boosts your hero's damage but also emits a radiant aura, influencing battles!
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A divine weapon that causes damage and a bright burning effect that lays waste to nearby enemies.

A radiant beacon, a powerful and impactful item that not only boosts your hero's damage but also emits a radiant aura, influencing battles!

Base Combat Stats

bonus damage

+ 55 Damage

evasion

+ 20% Evasion

Recipe

A radiant beacon, a powerful and impactful item that not only boosts your hero's damage but also emits a radiant aura, influencing battles!
Sacred Relic
Talisman of Evasion

Abilities

Toggle: Burn

When active, scorches enemies for 60 magical damage per second and causes them to miss 15% of their attacks. Deals 150% damage to illusions. Illusions deal 35 magical damage per second.
Radius: 700

Additional Insights

Its ability to provide a substantial boost in damage while passively affecting opponents with its aura. It's particularly valuable for heroes aiming to exert continuous pressure on enemy teams or exert map control by influencing team fights and lane pushes.

Statistics

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

Itemization Strategy

Early to Mid game is the timing of this item, an alternative to the battle fury and maelstrom this item is perpetually built by cores that loves to farm which expedite your networth a gives you a slight buff on evasion.

Heroes with Radiance as Core Item

Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Alchemist
A core damage item to improve your farming speed and make efficient use of Greevils Greed. Improves your split push potential later with Manta illusions and makes you tanky with evasion.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Brewmaster
A core item that boosts your damage and farming speed. Also lets you proc Cinder Brew every time. The burn effect applies through your earth brewling during Primal Split.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Necrophos
A core item to improve your AoE damage along with Death Pulse. Improves your farm efficiency by clearing creep waves and neutrals much faster. Works well in combination with Aghanims Scepter later in the game to do massive AoE damage in teamfights.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Spectre
A core damage item to improve your farming speed and scale towards the late game with items. Improves your split push potential later with Manta illusions and makes you tanky with evasion. Works well to find solo kills on squishy enemy heroes with Shadow Step as well as deal with illusions and summons.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Wraith King
A core item that heavily boosts your damage output since you have two lives in fights to maximize Radiance damage output.

Heroes countered by Radiance

Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Chaos Knight
Gives you evasion and AoE damage with the Radiance Burn to kill Chaos Knight and his illusions much quicker.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Monkey King
Gives you evasion to dodge Jingu Mastery attacks as well as prevent Monkey King from using Tree Dance with the Burn damage.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Naga Siren
Gives you evasion and AoE damage with the Radiance Burn to kill Naga Siren and her illusions much quicker.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Phantom Lancer
Gives you evasion and AoE damage with the Radiance Burn to kill Phantom Lancer and his illusions much quicker.
Rectangular image of Dota 2 hero Templar Assassin
Gives you evasion to dodge Templar Assassin's right clicks as well as provides instances of damage over time to eat away her Refraction charges.

Trivia

The name 'Radiance' signifies its nature as an item that radiates immense power and light, symbolizing its aura's ability to burn and disrupt enemies. The choice of the name aligns with the item's thematic design of emitting a radiant and damaging aura around the hero.