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Guardian's Horn is a starter item in League of Legends. It is exclusive to Howling Abyss.[1]

Cost Analysis

Gold Value

Gold Efficiency*

  • Guardian's Horn item Guardian's Horn is 117.89% gold efficient, without its damage reduction passive.

Similar Items


  • The damage reduction is calculated before armor/magic resist and percentage damage reduction benefits are taken into account.
  • Guardian's Horn item Guardian's Horn is Doran's Shield item Doran's Shield's Howling Abyss icon Howling Abyss counterpart.


  • This item belongs to Iceborn Keeper profileicon Gregor.
  • Can be found in the shop by searching for "The Golden Bicep of Kobe", this is a reference to LCS caster Kobe mistaking the icon for a bicep.
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Patch History

  • New Effect: Damage reduction now behaves consistently against all DoT abilities.
  • Reworked
    • New Effect: Cannot purchase more than one Guardian's item.
    • Tier: Basic item.
    • Cost: Gold 950.
    • Stats: +150 health, +20 health per 5 seconds.
    • Unique Passive: Blocks 12 damage from all champion sources (3 damage vs. damage over time abilities).
    • Availability: Howling Abyss
  • Total cost reduced to Gold 1000 from Gold 1015.
    • Combine cost increased to Gold 450 from Gold 435.
  • Total cost reduced to Gold 1015 from Gold 1025.
    • Combine cost reduced to Gold 435 from Gold 445.
  • Health increased to 200 from 180.
  • Health regeneration increased to 125% from 100%.
  • Easter Egg: Can now be found by searching for 'Golden Arm of Kobe', 'Golden Bicep of Kobe', 'Horn of the ManWolf', or 'ManWolf'.
  • Health regeneration changed to 100% base health regen from 12 health regen.
  • Combine cost increased to Gold 445 from Gold 370.
    • Total cost unchanged.
  • Added
    • Recipe: Rejuvenation Bead item Rejuvenation Bead + Ruby Crystal item Ruby Crystal + Gold 370 = Gold 1025.
    • Stats: +180 health, +12 health regeneration.
    • Unique Passive: Nearby enemy spell casts reduce the cooldown of Battle Cry by 1 second.
    • Unique Active - Battle Cry: Gain 30% movement speed, 20 armor and 20 magic resistance for 3 seconds (25 second cooldown).
    • Availability: Howling Abyss


  1. Itemlist on leagueoflegends.com

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