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Ability power icon.png Ability power (AP) is a stat that boosts the effects of some items, abilities, and runes. Those effects receive a bonus proportional to the ability power of the champion. For example, if a champion has 50 ability power and one of their spells deals 100 (+20% AP) damage, the damage of the spell is 110. The spell descriptions in the game do not show that percentage, they show the resulting bonus. The description of the spell in this example would show the damage of the spell as 100 (+10).

Every champion starts with 0 ability power, and level-ups do not grant additional ability power.

Ability power can be increased with items, abilities and runes, it Additive stacking icon.png stacks additively, and each bonus point acquired directly affects its statistic.

Gold Value

  • ​​​Ability power has a gold value of 21.75 Gold 21.75 per point.

Ability power as scaling

Many abilities, items, and runes benefit from ability power through their AP ratios. Note that ability power does not always apply to magic damage; ratios can be assigned to any damage type.

The following 22 champions do not have Ability power icon.png ability power ratios on any on their abilities: Aatrox AatroxAkshan AkshanCamille CamilleDarius DariusDr. Mundo Dr. MundoDraven DravenGaren GarenKalista KalistaKayn KaynKindred KindredKled KledOlaf OlafPyke PykeRiven RivenSamira SamiraSett SettTalon TalonUrgot UrgotVayne VayneXayah XayahYone Yone, and Zed Zed.

Items

Runes

Neutral buffs

Increasing ability power

Items

This table is automatically generated based on the data from Module:ItemData/data.

ItemCostAmountAvailability
Aether Wisp Aether Wisp850 850 Gold30All maps
Amplifying Tome Amplifying Tome435 435 Gold20All maps
Archangel's Staff Archangel's Staff3000 3000 Gold60All maps
Ardent Censer Ardent Censer2300 2300 Gold60All maps
Bandleglass Mirror Bandleglass Mirror950 950 Gold20All maps
Banshee's Veil Banshee's Veil2600 2600 Gold80All maps
Blasting Wand Blasting Wand850 850 Gold40All maps
Blighting Jewel Blighting Jewel1250 1250 Gold25All maps
Bulwark of the Mountain Bulwark of the Mountain400 400 Gold20Summoner's Rift, Nexus Blitz
Caesura Caesura2800 2800 Gold80All maps
Chemtech Putrifier Chemtech Putrifier2300 2300 Gold55All maps
Cosmic Drive Cosmic Drive3000 3000 Gold75All maps
Crown of the Shattered Queen Crown of the Shattered Queen2800 2800 Gold70All maps
Dark Seal Dark Seal350 350 Gold15Summoner's Rift, Nexus Blitz
Demonic Embrace Demonic Embrace3000 3000 Gold60All maps
Doran's Ring Doran's Ring400 400 Gold15Summoner's Rift, Nexus Blitz
Eternal Winter Eternal Winter2800 2800 Gold80All maps
Everfrost Everfrost2800 2800 Gold70All maps
Eye of Luden Eye of Luden3200 3200 Gold100All maps
Fiendish Codex Fiendish Codex900 900 Gold35All maps
Frostfang Frostfang400 400 Gold15Summoner's Rift, Nexus Blitz
Guardian's Orb Guardian's Orb950 950 Gold40Howling Abyss
Hextech Alternator Hextech Alternator1050 1050 Gold25All maps
Hextech Rocketbelt Hextech Rocketbelt3200 3200 Gold90All maps
Horizon Focus Horizon Focus3000 3000 Gold85All maps
Icathia's Curse Icathia's Curse3200 3200 Gold100All maps
Imperial Mandate Imperial Mandate2500 2500 Gold40All maps
Leeching Leer Leeching Leer1300 1300 Gold20All maps
Liandry's Anguish Liandry's Anguish3200 3200 Gold80All maps
Liandry's Lament Liandry's Lament3200 3200 Gold110All maps
Lich Bane Lich Bane3000 3000 Gold75All maps
Lost Chapter Lost Chapter1300 1300 Gold40All maps
Luden's Tempest Luden's Tempest3200 3200 Gold80All maps
Mejai's Soulstealer Mejai's Soulstealer1600 1600 Gold20Summoner's Rift, Nexus Blitz
Moonstone Renewer Moonstone Renewer2500 2500 Gold40All maps
Morellonomicon Morellonomicon2500 2500 Gold80All maps
Nashor's Tooth Nashor's Tooth3000 3000 Gold100All maps
Needlessly Large Rod Needlessly Large Rod1250 1250 Gold60All maps
Night Harvester Night Harvester3200 3200 Gold90All maps
Oblivion Orb Oblivion Orb800 800 Gold30All maps
Rabadon's Deathcap Rabadon's Deathcap3600 3600 Gold120All maps
Relic Shield Relic Shield400 400 Gold5Summoner's Rift, Nexus Blitz
Riftmaker Riftmaker3200 3200 Gold80All maps
Rylai's Crystal Scepter Rylai's Crystal Scepter3000 3000 Gold90All maps
Seat of Command Seat of Command2500 2500 Gold70All maps
Seeker's Armguard Seeker's Armguard1000 1000 Gold20All maps
Seraph's Embrace Seraph's Embrace3000 3000 Gold80All maps
Shadowflame Shadowflame3000 3000 Gold100All maps
Shard of True Ice Shard of True Ice400 400 Gold40Summoner's Rift, Nexus Blitz
Shurelya's Battlesong Shurelya's Battlesong2500 2500 Gold40All maps
Shurelya's Requiem Shurelya's Requiem2500 2500 Gold70All maps
Spellthief's Edge Spellthief's Edge400 400 Gold8Summoner's Rift, Nexus Blitz
Staff of Flowing Water Staff of Flowing Water2300 2300 Gold50All maps
Starcaster Starcaster2500 2500 Gold70All maps
Targon's Buckler Targon's Buckler400 400 Gold10Summoner's Rift, Nexus Blitz
Upgraded Aeropack Upgraded Aeropack3200 3200 Gold120All maps
Verdant Barrier Verdant Barrier1000 1000 Gold20All maps
Vespertide Vespertide3200 3200 Gold120All maps
Void Staff Void Staff2800 2800 Gold65All maps
Zhonya's Hourglass Zhonya's Hourglass2600 2600 Gold65All maps

Item passives

Consumables

Champion abilities

Runes

Neutral Buffs

Decreasing ability power

Champion abilities

Trivia

  • The ability with the largest AP ratio is Annie's Annie's Summon Tibbers Summon Tibbers, with a maximum AP ratio of (+ 615% AP) counting initial cast of (+ 75% AP) and the target taking damage from all 45 ticks of Tibbers Tibbers aura damage ((+ 12% AP) per tick).
  • The second and third bounces of Nami's Nami's Ebb and Flow Ebb and Flow scale exponentially, however the low base ratio means it will not beat other spells at normal levels of AP.

Last updated: July 15, 2021, patch V11.14


Last updated: January 12, 2021, patch V11.1

  • The highest attainable ability power by a champion at level 1 is 91.84 AP on any champion.
  • Champion:
    • Items = 20 20 = 20 AP
    • Runes = 24 24 + 3 3 + 5 5 + Rune shard Adaptive Force.png 9 × 2 = 50 AP
    • Buffs = 12 12 = 12 AP
    • AP Multiplier = 1 + 0.12 0.12 = 1.12
      • AP = (20 + 50 + 12) × 1.12 = 91.84 AP
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