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Note: As of patch 1.0 this ancient is no longer available for purchase in game and can only be obtained by importing your save file from an older version.

"This ancient grants you supreme vision beyond what your eyes can see. The longer you are awake the greater your powers become. Sleep has now become a hindrance to your path to what you desire. Sacrifices must be made."


+1 to starting zones available after Ascension.

If you buy Iris, you start with Zone 1 and 2 unlocked after ascending, every level put into Iris will push that one farther down.

Leveling Iris, Ancient of Vision

The cost of leveling up Iris is: at level 1, your current Ancient Summoning cost (which seems to follow no real equation but grows exponentially, see Ancients for prices), and then costs n1.5 souls to level up, n being equal to the next level.

There is no maximum level for this ancient.

Lvl Cost Floors
1 +1
2 3 +2
3 5 +3
4 8 +4
5 11 +5
n n1.5 +n

All HeroSoul.png Hero Souls costs are rounded to the nearest whole number.


  • The name Iris refers to the Iris layer of the eye that dilates based on light in the environment and gives the eye its color.
  • The color of the Ancient may also reflect Iris, the ancient Greek personification of the rainbow and messenger of the gods.
  • Its wings could be based off of the fact that it lets you 'fly over your early zones'.
  • This Ancient, along with Juggernaut.png Juggernaut, was introduced in patch 0.15.

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