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Cloth Armor is a basic item in League of Legends icon.png League of Legends.

Cost Analysis

Gold Efficiency*

  • Cloth Armor Cloth Armor is the item from which the armor gold value is derived, and as such, it derives a value of 20 Gold 20 per point of armor.

Builds Into

Similar Items

Strategy

  • Solo melee champions sometimes start the game with Cloth Armor Cloth Armor to improve lane sustainability.
    • The other common defensive start for such champions is Doran's Shield Doran's Shield. The choice between the two comes down to whether one prefers the 80 flat health, 6 health regeneration, and 8 less damage from champion basic attacks that Doran's Shield Doran's Shield offers, or the 15 armor and 200 left over gold that Cloth Armor Cloth Armor provides, which can be used to purchase wards wards and potions potions.
      • Generally, unless you need the 80 extra health for trading, going Cloth Armor Cloth Armor + 4 potions potions is a better laning choice, as the 6 HP/5 will take 8 minutes and 20 seconds to equalize 4 potions' 600 health regen, the 8 less damage from autoattacks does nothing against AD casters, and does not build into anything.

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Patch History

V10.23
V9.23
  • No longer builds into Raptor Cloak Raptor Cloak, since that item has been removed from the game.
V8.11
V7.14
V7.9
V7.4
V4.20
V4.5
V4.4
V3.10
V1.0.0.152
  • Armor reduced to 15 from 18.
V1.0.0.142
  • Now properly displays missing item build paths.
V1.0.0.116
V1.0.0.115
V1.0.0.83
  • Fixed a bug in the Tutorial where Cloth Armor Cloth Armor would occasionally show up as a Faerie Charm Faerie Charm.
V1.0.0.82
May 15, 2009 Patch
May 9, 2009 Patch
Unknown
  • Armor reduced to 18 from 20.
Added

References

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