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Potential New Heroes For Aghanims Labyrinth Discovered

Vignesh Raghuram
19/Jul/2020 11:07 am

Aghanims Labyrinth, the new TI10 Summer Event has been winning plaudits for its amazing game play. Many have played the game to death and some have even managed to beat the game in the hardest difficulty. However, a sense of boredom is beginning to set in considering the limited hero pool.

Players can only play 12 heroes in this game mode which is heavily limiting the number of strategies you can use in this game mode.

Aghanim's Labyrinth Original Hero List

It looks like Valve is trying to fix this problem before the boredom sets in, too much.


Possible New Heroes for Aghanim’s Labyrinth Found in Steam Database

A reddit user /u/Flam3ss has discovered some files in a Steam Database entry that might indicate that several new heroes might be added to the Aghanim’s Labyrinth. This list titled “ herolist.txt” was found in the ‘Aghanim’ folder in the Steam Database and includes a mammoth 30+ heroes which have been marked with various tags.

Heroes that are tagged to have custom/modified abilities (like Magnus, Witch Doctor in the Aghanim's Labyrinth mode):

Luna

  • Modified Lucent Beam
  • Modified Eclipse

Monkey King

  • Modified Jingu Mastery

Phantom Assassin

  • Modified Stifling Dagger
  • Modified Phantom Strike
  • Modified Blur
  • Modified Coup de Grace

Some Heroes were also tagged as "Top candidates". Perhaps these heroes are the most likely to be introduced in the Aghanim's Labyrinth game mode.

  • Axe
  • Centaur Warrunner
  • Legion Commander
  • Phantom Assassin
  • Pangolier

The addition of these heroes will certainly make things far more interesting.


Some Heroes were tagged as "Tanky"

  • Bristleback
  • Dragon Knight
  • Sven
  • Tidehunter
  • Tiny
  • Treant Protector

Some were tagged as "Fighter"

  • Juggernaut
  • Kunkka
  • Templar Assassin
  • Troll Warlord

Heroes tagged as "Archer"

  • Clinkz
  • Drow Ranger
  • Medusa

Others tagged as "Wizard"

  • Crystal Maiden
  • Dazzle
  • Invoker
  • Jakiro
  • Keeper of the Light
  • Leshrac
  • Lina
  • Necrophos
  • Shadow Shaman
  • Venomancer
  • Zeus

Heroes tagged as "Rogue"

  • Bounty Hunter
  • Riki

Unfortunately, this does not confirm that Valve intends to add all these heroes to the game. It is very likely that Valve experimented with these heroes prior to introducing this game mode but later made a call to not add them to the game.


Aghanim’s Labyrinth is a  PVE co-op mode where players can team up with three friends and battle monsters in 4 different difficulties to get the opportunity to unlock prizes including:

  • Aghanim Chat Wheel Voicelines
  • Aghanim's Inter-dimensional Baby Roshan Courier
  • Water Logged Kunkka’s Boots
  • Random Arcanas
  • In-Game Aghanim's Scepter effects.

TI10 Battle Pass owners will also be able to unlock 2000 to 4000 Battle Points each week, through the Aghanim’s Labyrinth.

On the day of release, NA pro players AUI_2000 and MSS along with a couple of their friends managed to beat the Aghanim’s Labyrinth in the Hardest (Grand Magus) Difficulty. The heroes, build and talents that AUI_2000 and co. used to beat the game, has already been detailed. 


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Vignesh is one of AFK Gaming’s most experienced writers, having written over 1000 articles for the website over the last 3 years. Although his primary focus has always been Dota 2, his experience in esports also includes expertise in CS:GO and mobile esports titles.