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For the skin set, see Dragonslayer.

Dragon Slayer is a team-wide stacking neutral buff granted by the DragonSquare Dragon. It is available only on Summoner's Rift.

Slaying a dragon will grant a buff depending on the element ("color") of the dragon; the buff can stack up to four times per element. These buffs are granted to the entire team (of the player who killed the dragon) and last until the end of the game.

The Dragon Soul is a team-wide stacking neutral buff granted by the DragonSquare Dragon. It is available only on Summoner's Rift.

Slaying four elemental dragons will grant the soul of the dominating element.

Aspect of the Dragon is a team-wide neutral buff granted by the Elder DragonSquare Elder Dragon. It is available only on Summoner's Rift.

The buff is lost upon death and cannot be transferred from champion to champion, unlike the Crest of Insight buff Crest of Insight and Crest of Cinders buff Crest of Cinders buffs.

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Notes

  • Dragon Slayer buff Dragon Slayer's ability power multiplier stacks recursively with other sources of % ability power other than Rabadon's Deathcap item Rabadon's Deathcap, with which it stacks additively.
  • The attack damage multiplier stacks recursively with other sources of % attack damage other than Whisper Whisper, with which it stacks additively.
  • Cloud Dragon's bonus movement speed is special cased on Udyr OriginalSquare Udyr to activate on any of his spell casts.[1]

Trivia

  • Until patch V9.23 each component of Dragon Slayer had a passive name and an alternate name, related to the drake:

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Patch History

This patch history concerns only the changes about Dragon Slayer buff, for changes on the DragonSquare Dragons, see the Dragon patch history.
V9.23 - November 25th Hotfix
  • Ocean Dragon buff Oceanic Will health regeneration reduced to 3 / 6 / 9 / 12% (based on stacks) missing health from 5 / 10 / 15 / 20% (based on stacks).
V9.23 - November 21st Hotfix
  • Aspect of the Dragon buff Aspect of the Dragon
    • Bug Fix: Elder Immolation now calculates execution threshold post mitigation from pre-mitigation.
V9.23
  • Dragon Slayer buff Dragon Slayer
    • New Effects:
      • Cloud Dragon buff Cloudbringer's Grace: + 10 / 20 / 30 / 40% (based on stacks) ultimate cooldown reduction, ignoring the CDR cap.
      • Infernal Dragon buff Infernal Might: + 5 / 10 / 15 / 20% (based on stacks) attack damage and ability power.
      • Mountain Dragon buff Mountainous Vigor: + 8 / 16 / 24 / 32% (based on stacks) armor and magic resistance.
      • Ocean Dragon buff Oceanic Will: Restores 5 / 10 / 15 / 20% (based on stacks) of missing health every 5 seconds.
    • Old Effects:
      • Cloud DrakeSquare Cloud Drake: + 3 / 4.5 / 6% (based on stacks) bonus movement speed, tripled to 9 / 13.5 / 18% (based on stacks) while out-of-combat.
      • Infernal DrakeSquare Infernal Drake: + 10 / 17 / 24% (based on stacks) attack damage and ability power.
      • Mountain DrakeSquare Mountain Drake: + 16 / 23 / 30% (based on stacks) bonus true damage to epic monsters and turrets.
      • Ocean DrakeSquare Ocean Drake: Restores 6 / 9 / 12% (based on stacks) of missing health and missing mana every 5 seconds when you haven't taken damage from champions or turrets within the last 8 seconds.
  • Dragon Slayer buff Dragon Soul
    • When a team kills their fourth Elemental Drake, they'll gain a powerful Dragon Soul from the dominant dragon (the one that transformed the Rift). Dragon Souls persist through death and last the remainder of the game.
      • Cloud Dragon Soul buff Cloud Dragon Soul: Grants 10% bonus movement speed, increased to 40% bonus movement speed for 3 seconds after casting your ultimate (30 second cooldown).
      • Infernal Dragon Soul buff Infernal Dragon Soul: Damaging abilities and basic attacks create an explosion around the target, dealing 90 (+ 25% bonus AD) (+ 15% AP) (+ 3% bonus health) Attack damageAbility power adaptive damage to the target and nearby enemies (3 second cooldown).
      • Mountain Dragon Soul buff Mountain Dragon Soul: After not taking champion damage for 5 seconds, gain a shield for 225 (+ 20% bonus AD) (+ 15% AP) (+ 15% bonus health).
      • Ocean Dragon Soul buff Ocean Dragon Soul: Dealing damage to enemies restores 180 (+ 40% bonus AD) (+ 25% AP) (+ 10% bonus health) health and 90 (+ 4% maximum mana) mana over 3 seconds. Damage to minions and monsters regenerates with 30% effectiveness.
  • Aspect of the Dragon buff Aspect of the Dragon
    • New buff icon and VFX.
    • New Effects:
      • Damaging enemies causes them to burn for 90 − 270 (based on minutes) true damage over 3 seconds. Damaging an enemy champion below 20% of their maximum health blasts them with Elder Immolation after 0.5 seconds, dealing 100% of their maximum health as true damage. Elder Immolation has no cooldown cooldown. Lasts 180 seconds and is lost on death.
      • Elder Immolation can't execute enemies through invulnerability effects like Zhonya's Hourglass item Zhonya's Hourglass or undying effects like Kindred OriginalSquare Kindred's Lamb's Respite Lamb's Respite.
    • Old Effects:
      • Aspect of the Dragon: Damage to non-turret units burns them for 45 + (45 per Dragon Slayer buff Dragon Slayer stack) bonus true damage over 3 seconds and True Sight icon reveals them for the duration. Also increases the strength of all Dragon Slayer buff Dragon Slayer buffs by 50%. Lasts for 150 seconds.
      • Empowered Aspect of the Dragon: Dealing damage to non-turrets burn the target for 135 + (90 per Dragon Slayer buff Dragon Slayer stack) bonus true damage over 3 seconds and reveals them for the duration. Also increases the strength of all Dragon Slayer buff Dragon Slayer buffs by 100%. Lasts for 300 seconds.
V8.23
  • Infernal DrakeSquare Infernal Drake changed to 10 / 17 / 24% (based on stacks) bonus AD and AP from 8 / 16 / 24% (based on stacks).
  • Mountain DrakeSquare Mountain Drake changed to 16 / 23 / 30% (based on stacks) bonus damage to objectives from 10 / 20 / 30% (based on stacks).
  • Ocean DrakeSquare Ocean Drake changed to 6 / 9 / 12% (based on stacks) bonus regeneration from 4 / 8 / 12% (based on stacks).
  • Cloud DrakeSquare Cloud Drake changed to 3 / 4.5 / 6% (based on stacks) movement speed from 2 / 4 / 6% (based on stacks).
V8.9
  • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug where it interacted recursively with Guinsoo's Rageblade item Guinsoo's Rageblade's bonus attack damage-granting effects to grant more attack damage than intended. Now it stacks multiplicatively.
V8.5
  • Cloud DrakeSquare Cloud Drake buff
    • Removed: Granting 25 / 50 / 75 (based on stacks) bonus movement speed while out-of-combat.
    • New Effect: Now grants 2 / 4 / 6% (based on stacks) bonus movement speed, tripled to 6 / 12 / 18% (based on stacks) when out-of-combat.
V8.4
  • Aspect of the Dragon buff old Empowered Aspect of the Dragon - Added
    • New Effect: Elder DragonSquare Elder Dragons beyond the first now grant Aspect of the Dragon buff old Empowered Aspect of the Dragon, which is twice as effective and last twice as long.
      • Basic attacks and spells against non-turret burn the target for 135 + (90 per Dragon Slain) bonus true damage over 3 seconds.
      • Also increases the strength of all Dragon Slayer buff Dragon Slayer buffs by 100%.
      • Duration: 300 seconds.
V7.3
V6.22
V6.14
  • Cloud DrakeSquare Cloud Drake
    • Out of combat movement speed increased to 25 / 50 / 75 (based on Stacks) from 15 / 30 / 45 (based on Stacks).
V6.10
  • Ocean DrakeSquare Ocean Drake
    • Changed to restore 4 / 8 / 12% (based on Stacks) of missing health and missing mana every 5 seconds while out of combat from every 18 / 12 / 6 (based on Stacks) seconds, restores 10% of missing health and 10% of missing mana.
V6.9
  • DragonSquare Dragon is now randomly one of the following dragon that grants a unique stacking buff:
    • Infernal DrakeSquare Infernal Drake
      • Grants +8 / 16 / 24% (based on Stacks) attack damage and ability power.
    • Mountain DrakeSquare Mountain Drake
      • Grants +10 / 20 / 30% (based on Stacks) bonus true damage to epic monsters and turrets.
    • Cloud DrakeSquare Cloud Drake
      • Grants +15 / 30 / 45 (based on Stacks) bonus movement speed while out of combat.
    • Ocean DrakeSquare Ocean Drake
      • Every 18 / 12 / 6 (based on Stacks) seconds, restores 10% of missing health and 10% of missing mana.
    • After the 35 minute mark, only the Elder DragonSquare Elder Dragon will spawn. It grants a 120 second buff that increases other dragon's buff by 50% while also granting a burning effect on basic attacks.
      • Basic attacks and spells burn the target for (45 × Elder DragonSquare Elder Dragons slain) (+ 45 per Elemental Dragon Mark) damage over 3 seconds and increases the strength of Elemental Dragon buffs by 50%. This stack only lasts 120 seconds or until death.
    • Enhanced Infernal DrakeSquare Infernal Drake: + 12 / 24 / 36% (based on Stacks) attack damage and ability power.
    • Enhanced Mountain DrakeSquare Mountain Drake: + 15 / 30 / 45% (based on Stacks) bonus damage to epic monsters and turrets as true damage.
    • Enhanced Cloud DrakeSquare Cloud Drake: + 22.5 / 45 / 67.5 (based on Stacks) bonus movement speed while out of combat.
    • Enhanced Ocean DrakeSquare Ocean Drake: Every 12 / 8 / 4 (based on Stacks) seconds, restores 10% of missing health and 10% of missing mana.
V6.3
  • Stack 2:
    • Removed: Bonus damage to structures.
    • New Effect: Attacks versus turrets deal 10 − 180 (based on level) bonus magic damage over 2 seconds.
  • Stack 4:
    • Removed: Bonus damage to minions and monsters.
    • New Effect: You take 20% reduced damage from turrets.
V5.8
  • Dragon's Might / Dragon Slayer buff Dragon buff (first stack).
    • Auto attack damage for champions with Dragon's Might and AD items will now be slightly higher.
    • Physical damage spells will now deal slightly less damage when interacting with Dragon's Might (unless the champion has a lot of bonus AD or their abilities scale higher than 100% AD).
V5.1
  • Tooltip bonuses for second and fourth Dragon Slayer buff Dragon buffs have been swapped to accurately reflect the change made in patch V4.21.
V4.21
  • First Stack: 6% attack damage and ability power from 8%.
  • Second Stack: (switched with the fourth) Now gives +15% damage to turrets.
  • Fourth Stack: (switched with the second) Now gives +15% damage to minions and monsters.
V4.21
  • Bonus attack damage and ability power reduced to 6% from 8%. (First Stack)
  • Second and Fourth stack bonuses switched. Turret damage is now earned before minion/monster damage.
V4.20 Added
  • Killing the DragonSquare Dragon nows grants a permanent stacking buff called Dragon Slayer buff Dragon Slayer:
    • Dragon's Might (1 stack): +8% total attack damage and ability power.
    • Dragon's Dominance (2 stacks): +15% damage to minions and monsters.
    • Dragon's Flight (3 stacks): +5% movement speed.
    • Dragon's Wrath (4 stacks): +15% damage to turrets and buildings.
    • Aspect of the Dragon (5 stacks, repeatable): Doubles all other bonuses and your attacks burn enemies for 150 true damage over 5 seconds. Lasts 180 seconds.
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