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Ancients are accessories that provide various bonuses throughout the game. Acquiring Ancients requires Hero Souls, which are obtained through Ascensions. There are currently 26 Ancients for new and transcended players, but veteran players who have not yet transcended may have up to 4 additional Ancients in their possession.
Clicking the "Summon Ancient" button will bring up a random selection of four Ancients. Each ancient purchase will reset the ones available. Selections can also be reset at any time by clicking the "Reroll" button in the selection box. The costs of rerolls depend on the number of Ancients summoned (see table below).
Once summoned, Ancients can be leveled up to increase their effects at the cost of additional Hero Souls per level.
|Ancient||Summon cost ( Hero Souls)||Reroll cost ( Hero Souls)|
|Total cost to summon all: 183161|
*At this point, there will be only 4 Ancients left, making Rerolls useless. Because of this, the Reroll button doesn't actually work, despite the fact that a reroll price is shown.
List of Ancients
|ID||Category||Incremental Cost||Cumulative Cost||Effect per level|
|Argaiv, Ancient of Enhancement||28||Gilds||+2% Gilded DPS bonus (per Gild)|
|Atman, Ancient of Souls||13||Hero Souls||primal boss chance increase|
|Berserker, Ancient of Rage||24||Skills||+2s Powersurge duration|
|Bhaal, Ancient of Murder||15||Clicking||+15% critical damage|
|Bubos, Ancient of Diseases||18||Progression||boss life reduction|
|Chawedo, Ancient of Agitation||22||Skills||+2s Clickstorm duration|
|Chronos, Ancient of Time||17||Progression||boss timer increase|
|Dogcog, Ancient of Thrift||11||Gold||hero cost reduction|
|Dora, Ancient of Discovery||14||Gold||treasure chest chance increase|
|Energon, Ancient of Battery Life||27||Skills||+2s Metal Detector duration|
|Fortuna, Ancient of Chance||12||Gold||10x Gold chance increase|
|Fragsworth, Ancient of Wrath||19||Clicking||+20% click damage|
|Hecatoncheir, Ancient of Wallops||23||Skills||+2s Super Clicks duration|
|Juggernaut, Ancient of Momentum||29||Clicking||+0.01% DPS per click combo (active clicking)|
|Kleptos, Ancient of Thieves||26||Skills||+2s Golden Clicks duration|
|Kumawakamaru, Ancient of Shadows||21||Progression||required monster kills per level reduction|
|Libertas, Ancient of Freedom||4||Idle||+25% to +15% idle Gold (down 1% every 10 levels)|
|Mammon, Ancient of Greed||8||Gold||+5% Gold|
|Mimzee, Ancient of Riches||9||Gold||+50% treasure chest gold|
|Morgulis, Ancient of Death||16||DPS||+11% Hero Soul DPS|
|Nogardnit, Ancient of Moderation||32||Idle||+10% Gold per unassigned Auto Clicker when idle (no clicks for 60 seconds).|
|Revolc, Ancient of Luck||31||Clickables||increased chance of double rubies from clickable upon ruby drop|
|Siyalatas, Ancient of Abandon||5||Idle||+25% to +15% idle DPS (down 1% every 10 levels)|
|Sniperino, Ancient of Accuracy||25||Skills||+2s Lucky Strikes duration|
|Solomon, Ancient of Wisdom||3||Hero Souls||+5% to +1% Primal hero souls (down 1% every 20 levels)|
|Vaagur, Ancient of Impatience||20||Skills||skill cooldown reduction|
ID = Internal game ID of ancient
Incremental costs are costs to level a hero to n from the previous level, while cumulative costs are costs to level him from level 1 to level n.
(Note: the above list of Ancients omits the four additional Ancients that veteran players may still have in their possession)
Ancients Tier List
Here is what is agreed to be the most accurate tier list for Ancients in Clicker Heroes. This list indicates how player should summon their Ancients: Ancients in higher tiers are worthier to summon than those in lower tiers. Bottom Tier contains Ancients that are not recommended to summon at all. Some Ancients are placed differently based on whether you are playing an Idle, Hybrid or an Active Build (e.g. Fragsworth, Bhaal, and Juggernaut), so use this list based on what kind of strategy you are using. Also, each tier has no specific order from best to worst, it's just placed in alphabetical order.
|Note: This is Work in Progress||Please help if you can! (Remove this when needed)
|Playstyle||Top Tier||High Tier||Middle Tier||Low Tier||Bottom Tier|
- Ancients were introduced in patch 0.12.
- Patch 0.14 guaranteed Ancient rerolls to give as many new Ancients as possible.
- Since patch 1.0e6, there are 26 Ancients available for purchase.
- After summoning all the ancients, the reroll button is still present, costing 23334 hero souls, but clicking will obviously not affect anything. The text above the button says, Choose one ancient to summon for 70000 Hero Souls., even there are none left.