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Anathema's Chains is a legendary item in League of Legends icon League of Legends. It is exclusive to Arena icon Arena.

Cost Analysis

Gold Value

Gold efficiency

  • Anathema's Chains' Anathema's Chains' base stats are 94% gold efficient.

Similar items


  • Vendetta does not affect Hybrid penetration true damage.
  • Vow is a unit-targeted effect.
  • Vow has no cast time.
  • Vow is not blocked by Spell Shield spell shield.
  • Vow's cast does not break Guerrilla Warfare stealth.
  • Vow does not count as a spell activation.
  • Vow cannot be used on a target already designated as the Nemesis.
    • It can be used on a target that is a Nemesis to another user's Vow.
      • Vengeance's tenacity reduction cannot stack with another user's Vengeance.
  • Vengeance's tenacity reduction Multiple stacking icon stacks multiplicatively with Brittle icon Brittle.
  • Applying Stun icon crowd control to enemy Champion icon champions or being crowd controlled by them will disable casting Vow for the same period of time as entering combat with them. (bug)


  • Designating an effective Nemesis to select with Vow can be determined by the following:
    • An enemy champion that deals a lot of damage in general.
    • An enemy champion that consistently matches you and contests your pushes on the side lane.
    • An enemy champion that is very ahead, or poses a much greater threat than other enemy champions.
    • An enemy champion that is the only reliable source of physical or magical damage on that team.
      • This means you are able to choose them as the Nemesis and itemize against everyone else.
    • An enemy champion that doesn't have Tenacity icon Tenacity of their own and is vulnerable to crowd control.


  • When Vengeance is fully stacked, it will effectively act as a ~1.43 health multiplier if you are only taking damage (excluding true damage) from the Nemesis.
  • Anathema as a word comes from common Greek (Ανάθεμα) which means Curse or Excommunication.
Shadow Isles Crest icon


Sound Effects

Passive Triggered (Aura)

Patch History

V14.10 - Removed
  • Removed from Summoner's Rift and Howling Abyss.
  • Undocumented/Bug Fix: Re-fixed a bug causing the item to appear as a copy of another item in an enemy's inventory on the scoreboard.
    • Can no longer be cast while dead, again.
  • Bug Fix: Vow can now again be cast while dead.
  • Bug Fix: Vow no longer reveals the user if cast in the Fog of War.
  • Bug Fix: Cooldown now properly scales with item ability haste.
  • Undocumented: Vow can no longer be used while dead.
  • Bug Fix: Vow no longer counts as a spell activation.
V11.13 - Added
  • Recipe: Kindlegem Kindlegem + Giant's Belt Giant's Belt + 800 Gold 800 = 2500 Gold 2500
  • Stats: 650 health, 20 ability haste.
  • Unique Active - Vow: Designate an enemy champion as your Nemesis and gain 1 stack of Vendetta every 2 seconds over 60 seconds, up to 30 stacks (90 second cooldown). Can be cast while dead and at global range. Stacks reset upon choosing a new target. Cannot be cast for 15 seconds while in combat with champions.
  • Unique Passive - Vendetta: Take 1% reduced damage per stack of Vendetta against your Nemesis, up to 30% reduced damage.
  • Unique Passive - Vengeance: At maximum stacks, your Nemesis has 20% reduced Tenacity icon tenacity while within Range center 700 units of you.
  • Limited to 1 Anathema's Chains.
  • Caption: "She swore to dedicate her life to his destruction. The gauntlets heard."


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