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For the Legends of Runeterra icon.png Legends of Runeterra card, see LoR Spell Non-Slow Indicator.png1 Elixir of Iron.

Elixir of Iron is a consumable item in League of Legends icon.png League of Legends. Level 9 required to purchase.

Cost Analysis

Gold Value
  • 300 health = 800.0001 Gold 800.0001
    • Total Gold Value = 800.0001 Gold 800.0001

Gold efficiency

  • When consumed, Elixir of Iron Elixir of Iron is 160% gold efficient without its passive effect.

Similar items


  • There is a 5-second cooldown on purchasing any of the three Elixirs upon purchasing one.
    • There is no limit to how many Elixirs can be in the inventory at a time (item slots permitting).
  • Only one Elixir effect may be active at a time. Activating a new elixir will remove the previous buff.
  • Elixirs are automatically applied when purchased (even while dead) if there are already 6 items in the inventory.
    • Elixirs applied in this fashion while dead will perpetually reset their buff duration until the player respawns, and thus last for their normal duration afterwards.


  • It's a great tool for initiators to make sure their team can follow up.
  • Elixirs are often bought towards the end of long games when builds are all completed and the extra gold continues to accumulate. They can also be bought mid game to give a temporary stat advantage during ganks and teamfights.

Old icons


  • Path of Iron has a similar effect to the removed Captain Captain enchantment.
Freljord Crest icon.png


Sound Effects

Patch History

  • Updated icon.
  • Effect during elixir is no longer called Path of Iron.
  • Drinking a different Elixir will replace the existing one's effects.
  • New Effect: Can now be purchased and auto-consumed (full inventory) while dead. The duration will not begin until you spawn.
  • Cost increased to 500 Gold 500 from 400 Gold 400.
  • New Effect: Now grants 300 health.
  • Removed: No longer grants 25% slow resistance.
  • Bug Fix: Tenacity now correctly stacks multiplicatively.
V4.20 - Added
  • Requirement: Level 9 required to purchase.
  • Consume: Grants 25% increased size, slow resistance, Tenacity and Path of Iron for 3 minutes.
    • Path of Iron: Moving leaves a path behind that boosts allied champion's movement speed by 15%.


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