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For the removed Twisted Treeline icon.png Twisted Treeline variant, see Timeworn Frostfang Timeworn Frostfang.

Frostfang is an epic item in League of Legends icon.png League of Legends.

Recipe

Frostfang item.png
Frostfang
400 Gold 400 (Special)

Builds Into

Cost Analysis

Gold Value

Gold Efficiency*

  • Frostfang's Frostfang's base stats are 221.98% gold efficient.
  • If you damage an enemy champion or structure 3 times every 30 seconds, Tribute grants 20 Gold 20 per 10.
    • Plus 3 Gold 3 per 10 from the item, you can receive a total of 23 Gold 23 per 10.

Similar items

Notes

  • Tribute can also trigger if there is a dead ally within range.
  • The quest reward can only be obtained after being out-of-combat for 5 seconds.
    • Upon completing the quest, the item holds 1 ward, visiting the shop is required to refill the wards.
    • Completing the quest send the following chat message to the team: "Summoner (Champion) Quest Complete! Completion Time: XX:XX"
  • On-hit effects will not trigger Tribute (although the triggering attack can).
  • "Receive diminishing gold from excessive minion kills": Farming more than 20 CS per 5 minutes reduces gold from minions by 50% − 80% (based on CS).

Strategy

Old icons

Trivia

Freljord Crest icon.png

Patch History

V11.3
V10.23
  • Updated icon.
  • Tribute gold generated increased to 20 Gold 20 from 15 Gold 15.
  • Unique active renamed to Ward from Warding.
  • Limited to 1 Support or Jungle item.
V10.15
  • Mana regeneration increased to 75% from 50%.
V10.13
  • Bug Fix: When attempting to place a fourth ward on the map, the mini-map now properly indicates which of the first three wards will be replaced.
V10.5
  • New Effect: Now requires an ally champion (alive or dead) within 2000 units in order to trigger Tribute.
V10.2
  • Bug Fix: Wards now properly show their vision range indicator.
  • Bug Fix: Completing the quest and then selling the item to repurchase a different support item will no longer automatically complete the quest for that second support item.
V10.1
  • New Effect: Now grants 50% base mana regeneration.
V9.23 - Rework
  • New item icon.
  • New Effects:
    • Cost: 400 Gold 400, upgrades from Spellthief's Edge Spellthief's Edge.
    • Stats: 15 ability power, 70 health, 3 Gold 3 per 10 seconds.
    • Unique Passive - Tribute: Grants a charge every 10 seconds, up to 3 charges. Damaging abilities and attacks against champions and buildings consume a charge, up to one per attack or cast. Consuming a charge grants 15 Gold 15. Receive diminishing gold from excessive minion kills.
    • Quest: Earn 500 Gold 500 using this item to upgrade to Shard of True Ice Shard of True Ice, increasing the Warding active to instead have 4 wards in stock.
    • Unique Active - Warding: Consumes a charge to place a Stealth Ward icon.png Stealth Ward at the target location (600 range), which reveals the surrounding area. Holds up to 3 charges which refill upon visiting the shop.
    • Limitations: Limited to 1 Jungle or Gold Income item.
  • Old Effects:
    • Recipe: Spellthief's Edge Spellthief's Edge + Faerie Charm Faerie Charm + 325 Gold 325 = 850 Gold 850.
    • Stats: 20 ability power, 50% base mana regeneration, 10% cooldown reduction, 2 Gold 2 per 10 seconds.
    • Unique Passive - Tribute: Grants a charge every 10 seconds, up to 3 charges. Damaging spells and attacks against champions and buildings consume a charge, up to one per attack or cast. Consuming a charge deals them 18 bonus magic damage, and if an allied champion is nearby, also grants 22 Gold 22. Before quest completion, killing a minion or non-epic monster pauses Tribute generation and the passive gold generation for 12 seconds per unit slain.
    • Unique Passive - Quest: Earn 500 Gold 500 using this item. Reward: Permanently upgrades Frostfang Frostfang to Eye of Frost Eye of Frost and Remnant of the Watchers Remnant of the Watchers to Eye of the Watchers Eye of the Watchers, giving them the Warding active with respectively 3 and 4 wards in stock.
    • Limitations: Limited to 1 Jungle or Gold Income item.
    • Builds Into: Remnant of the Watchers Remnant of the Watchers.
    • Removed: Eye of Frost Eye of Frost.
V9.6 - March 21st Hotfix
  • Bug Fix: Tribute gold is no longer paused when minions are killed if the owner has completed the quest.
V9.3 - February 12th Hotfix
  • New Effect: Now requires an ally champion within 2000 units in order to earn gold.
  • Tribute gold generated increased to 22 Gold 22 from 20 Gold 20.
V8.15
  • Combine cost reduced to 325 Gold 325 from 375 Gold 375.
V8.10
  • Now limited to (1 Jungle or Gold Income item) from (1 Gold Income item).
V8.6
  • Bug Fix: Pinging the item now displays the correct amount of gold needed to finish its quest.
V8.5 - March 8th Hotfix
  • New Effect: Before quest completion, killing minions and non-epic monsters pauses Tribute stack generation and the passive gold generation.
  • Tribute gold generated increased to 20 Gold 20 from 15 Gold 15.
  • Removed: Granting Bandit mastery 2016.png Bandit.
V8.3
  • Bug Fix: Now correctly continue to show how much gold has been accumulated with the item after its quest completes.
V8.2
  • Quest gold value reduced to 500 Gold 500 from 750 Gold 750.
  • New Effect: Tribute recharge pause now also applies on non-epic monster kill.
  • Tribute pause duration for minion and non-epic monster kill increased to 12 seconds from 8.
  • Removed Quest Reward: Tribute is upgraded to Queen's Tribute, giving you 50% bonus movement speed for 1 second (additional stacks extend duration) for each charge consumed.
  • New Effect: Quest reward now grants the active Warding with 3 wards in stock.
    • Unique Active - Warding: Consumes a charge to place a Stealth Ward icon.png Stealth Ward at the target location (600 range), which reveals the surrounding area for 150 seconds. Holds up to 3 charges which refill upon visiting the shop.
    • Upon completing the quest, the item holds 1 ward, visiting the shop is required to refill the wards.
  • New Effect: Completing the quest permanently upgrades Frostfang Frostfang to Eye of Frost Eye of Frost and Remnant of the Watchers Remnant of the Watchers to Eye of the Watchers Eye of the Watchers.
  • New Effect: Completing the quest now send the following chat message to the team: "Summoner (Champion) Quest Complete! Completion Time: XX:XX"
  • Removed from Twisted Treeline.
V7.23
  • Bug Fix: The Bandit mastery 2016.png Bandit passive no longer incorrectly grants gold for nearby minion deaths while you're dead.
V7.22
  • New Effect: Grants Bandit mastery 2016.png Bandit.
  • New Effect: Bandit mastery 2016.png Bandit counts toward the quest goal.
  • Quest gold required to upgrade increased to 750 Gold 750 from 650 Gold 650.
  • Tribute bonus damage increased to 18 from 15.
V7.18
  • Tribute charge generation pause upon killing a minion increased to 8 seconds from 6.
  • New Effect: Now grants +10% cooldown reduction.
V7.12
  • Quest progression VFX displays every third of the way from every fifth of the way toward completion.
V7.10
  • New Effect: Killing a minion now only pauses Tribute generation for 6 seconds per minion slain instead of disabling it for 6 seconds per minion slain.
V7.9
  • New Effect: Can only trigger Tribute once every 1.25 seconds.
  • Base mana regeneration reduced to 50% from 75%.
  • Ability power increased to 20 from 15.
  • Removed: Killing a minion disables Tribute for 12 seconds.
  • New Effect: Killing a minion stops you from triggering Tribune for 6 seconds per minion slain.
  • New Effect: Quest.
    • Quest: Earn 650 Gold 650 using this item.
    • Reward: Tribute is upgraded into Queen's Tribute.
      • Queen's Tribute: Spells and basic attacks against champions or buildings deal 15 additional damage, grant 15 Gold 15 and 50% bonus movement speed for 1 second (additional stacks extend duration). This can occur up to 3 times every 30 seconds.
V7.8
V6.9
  • Base mana regeneration reduced to 75% from 100%.
V5.22
  • New recipe: Spellthief's Edge Spellthief's Edge + Faerie Charm Faerie Charm + 375 Gold 375 = 850 Gold 850
  • Added to recipe for Eye of the Watchers Eye of the Watchers.
  • Tribute gold increased to 15 from 10.
  • Ability Power increased to 15 from 10.
  • Base mana regeneration increased to 100% from 50%.
  • Cooldown changed to "3 times every 30 seconds" from "1 charge every 10 seconds, up to 3".
V4.20
  • Mana regeneration changed to 50% increased base mana regeneration from 5 mana regeneration per 5 seconds.
V4.13
  • Gold per 10 seconds reduced to 2 from 4.
V4.3
  • Recipe cost increased to 500 Gold 500 from 485 Gold 485.
  • Ability power reduced to 10 from 20.
  • Mana regeneration reduced to 5 from 7.
  • Passive – Tribute:
    • Gold per hit increased to 10g from 8g.
    • Now triggers up to three times every 30 seconds, from once per 10 seconds per enemy.
    • Now affects enemy structures.
    • Now deals 15 additional damage on abilities and autoattacks. Damage matches the attack's damage type.
V3.14 Remade
  • Kage's Lucky Pick Kage's Lucky Pick renamed to Frostfang Frostfang.
  • Recipe changed to: Spellthief's Edge Spellthief's Edge + 485 Gold 485 = 850 Gold 850.
  • Added +7 mana regeneration.
  • Added +4 gold per 10 seconds.
  • Unique Passive - Lucky Shadow removed.
  • Unique Passive - Tribute added.
  • Unique Passive - Gold Income added.
V3.12
  • Gold per 10 seconds increased to +5 from +4.
V3.10
V1.0.0.154
V1.0.0.152
V1.0.0.143
  • Now indicates in the tooltip how much gold it has generated over the course of the game.
V1.0.0.139
V1.0.0.120
  • Gold per 10 seconds effect is now unique. It won't stack with gold from other Kage's Lucky Picks Kage's Lucky Picks, but will stack with gold generated by other items.
V1.0.0.61
  • No longer displays "+X gold" over the champion.
V0.9.22.7
  • Now sells back for 50% (from 70%).
July 10, 2009 Patch
  • Combine cost reduced to 330 Gold 330 from 380 Gold 380.
June 26, 2009 Patch
  • Combine cost increased to 380 Gold 380 from 360 Gold 360.
May 9, 2009 Patch
  • Gold per 10 seconds increased to 5 from 4.

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