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For the removed item, see Odyn's Veil Odyn's Veil
For the Wild Rift icon.png Wild Rift item, see Banshee's Veil Banshee's Veil.

Banshee's Veil is a legendary item in League of Legends icon.png League of Legends.


Banshee's Veil item.png
Banshee's Veil
2600 Gold 2600 (700 Gold 700)
Fiendish Codex item.png
900 Gold 900 (465 Gold 465)
Verdant Barrier item.png
1000 Gold 1000 (115 Gold 115)

Cost Analysis

Gold Value

Gold efficiency

  • Banshee's Veil's Banshee's Veil's base stats are 108.33% gold efficient.

Similar items


  • Annul is placed on cooldown when the user dies.
  • Annul will be active on Command Hallucinate.png clones of the user.


  • Banshee's Veil is a strong item against magic damage but is most valued for its ability to prevent crowd control or counter poke damage. As such it is highly recommended to build Banshee's Veil when you are being focused by crowd control effects, or when the enemy has initiation or pulling abilities like Enchanted Crystal Arrow Enchanted Crystal Arrow and Rocket Grab Rocket Grab. Combined with Guardian Angel Guardian Angel, Banshee's Veil Banshee's Veil will make you very resilient to both magic and physical damage.
  • During the late game, Banshee's Veil is a great addition for AP carries because it can block important crowd control abilities (e.g. Impale Impale, Bandage Toss Bandage Toss, Rocket Grab Rocket Grab), or in other words, it can prevent the enemy from initiating on you.

Old icons



Patch History

  • Bug Fix: Spell shield VFX is no longer occasionally not shown if the enemy owner was not seen for a while.
  • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug where the spellshield would not be affected by item haste, only its icon.
  • Bug Fix: Annul cooldown now properly displays in the HUD.
  • Total cost increased to 2600 Gold 2600 from 2500 Gold 2500.
    • Combine cost increased to 700 Gold 700 from 400 Gold 400.
  • Ability power increased to 80 from 65.
  • Bug Fix: Passive cooldown no longer ignores item haste granted from Ingenious Hunter Ingenious Hunter.
  • Updated icon.
  • New:
    • Recipe: Fiendish Codex Fiendish Codex + Verdant Barrier Verdant Barrier + 400 Gold 400 = 2500 Gold 2500.
    • Stats: 65 ability power, 45 magic resistance, 10 ability haste.
    • Unique Passive - Annul: Grants a Spell Shield.png spell shield that blocks the next ability. This shield refreshes after no damage is taken from enemy champions for 40 seconds.
    • Limited to 1 Banshee's Veil.
  • Old:
    • Recipe: Fiendish Codex Fiendish Codex + Null-Magic Mantle Null-Magic Mantle + Blasting Wand Blasting Wand + 800 Gold 800 = 3000 Gold 3000.
    • Stats: 75 ability power, 60 magic resistance, 10% cooldown reduction.
    • Unique Passive - Spell Shield: Grants a Spell Shield.png spell shield that blocks the next enemy ability. This shield refreshes after no damage is taken from enemy champions for 40 seconds.
  • Unique passive is now named Spell Shield.
  • New spell shield VFX.
  • Ability power increased to 75 from 70.
  • Now block only the first ability that hits, rather than every ability that hits at the same time the shield is broken.
  • Total cost increased to 3000 Gold 3000 from 2700 Gold 2700.
    • Combine cost increased to 800 Gold 800 from 500 Gold 500.
  • Magic resistance increased to 60 from 45.
  • Total cost increased to 2900 Gold 2900 from 2700 Gold 2700.
  • Health increased to 500 from 450.
  • Magic resistance increased to 70 from 60.
  • Combine cost increased to 1150 Gold 1150 from 950 Gold 950.
  • Now grants 100% base health regeneration.
  • No longer grants 45 flat health regeneration per 5 for 10 seconds upon taking damage from champions or breaking the spell shield.
  • Passive cooldown increased to 40 seconds from 25 seconds.
  • Combine cost increased to 950 Gold 950 from 875 Gold 875 (total cost remains the same due to Ruby Crystal's Ruby Crystal's price being reduced).
  • New recipe: Spectre's Cowl Spectre's Cowl + Ruby Crystal Ruby Crystal + 875 Gold 875 = 2750 Gold 2750
  • Health increased to 450 from 400.
  • Magic resist increased to 55 from 45.
  • Mana reduced to 0 from 300.
  • New Unique Passive: Grants +45 health regen per 5 seconds for up to 10 seconds after taking damage from an enemy champion or when the spell shield breaks.
  • Item cost decreased to 2520 Gold 2520 from 2610 Gold 2610.
  • Item cost increased to 2610 Gold 2610 from 2500 Gold 2500.
  • Combine cost increased to 600 Gold 600 from 490 Gold 490.
  • Health increased to 400 from 300.
  • Item cost reduced to 2500 Gold 2500 from 2715 Gold 2715.
  • Combine cost reduced to 490 Gold 490 from 650 Gold 650.
  • Mana reduced to 300 from 375.
  • Health reduced to 300 from 375.
  • Magic resist reduced to 45 from 50.
  • Passive cooldown changed to 25 seconds after not taking damage from champions instead of a flat 45 seconds.
  • Now displays its cooldown on the item itself rather than with a buff.
  • Shield refresh time increased to 45 seconds from 30.
  • Health reduced to 375 from 450.
  • Mana reduced to 375 from 400.
  • Magic resistance reduced to 50 from 57.
  • Will now only proc on cloned units if it was ready to activate when the clone was created. In other words, clones now sync their Banshee's Veil Banshee's Veil states to the main champion when created.
  • Passive cooldown increased to 30 from 25.
July 10, 2009 Patch
May 15, 2009 Patch
  • Fixed a bug where certain item effects would persist past selling the item.
May 9, 2009 Patch Added
  • Mid tier legendary Health / Mana / Magic Resist item.
  • Unique passive: Block one negative spell every 25 seconds.


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