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For the Legends of Runeterra icon Legends of Runeterra card, see LoR Spell Non-Slow Indicator3 Black Spear (Legends of Runeterra) or LoR Spell Non-Slow Indicator2 Kalista's Black Spear (Legends of Runeterra).

Black Spear is a starter item in League of Legends icon League of Legends for Kalista Kalista and Sylas Sylas.

Cost Analysis

Gold Value
  • Total Gold Value = 0 Gold 0

Gold efficiency

  • Black Spear's Black Spear's base stats are Division by zero.% gold efficient.


  • Oathsworn Bond is a unit-targeted effect.
  • Oathsworn Bond's cast breaks Guerrilla Warfare stealth.
  • Kalista Kalista is offered this item exclusively at the start of the game, and has no gold value.
    • Upon use the item disappears but it can be repurchased at the store until 3:00 for no cost, enabling Kalista Kalista to use it on a different allied champion.
  • Sylas Sylas can buy this item in the shop for no cost, allowing him to bind to an ally, and so use Fate's Call Fate's Call if he hijacks hijacks it from an enemy Kalista Kalista.
    • This particular Sylas-exclusive Black Spear has the Item ID 3600 instead.
    • Black Spear remains purchaseable in the shop for Sylas Sylas even if his opposing team does not have a Kalista Kalista, although the active will be consumed with no effect.
  • Black Spear cannot bind to an allied Command Hallucinate clone or Zombie icon zombie. Attempting to do so will put the item on a 10-second cooldown.
  • Black Spear can be used on the target even if they are Channeling icon channeling.
  • The Channeling icon channel can be Silence icon interrupted by Stun icon crowd control and the user themself (by inputting a movement command) but the bind will still occur regardless.
  • The target will snap their facing direction to the user when Black Spear is activated.
    • They will visually turn to face the user over 2 seconds.
  • The target champion, after the duration of the channel ends, plays their death animation during the 6 seconds after 1.5 seconds have elapsed.


  • Black Spear is the very weapon that Hecarim Hecarim used to kill Kalista Kalista, now protruding from her chest. She uses it to link to souls before carrying out their vengeance.
  • Black Spear is among a number of items that had the word "The" removed from their names in patch V9.19. It was previously known as The Black Spear.
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Patch History

  • Bug Fix: Fixed an issue where it was ruinationing Kalista's Kalista's recommended items.
  • Renamed Black Spear from The Black Spear.
  • Now also available for Sylas Sylas if there is a Kalista Kalista on the enemy team.
V4.20 - Added
  • Active - Oathsworn Bond: Binds with an ally for the remainder of the game, becoming Oathsworn Allies that link within 1100 units.
  • Limitations: Only available to Kalista Kalista, unavailable after 3 minutes elapses.


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