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Heart of Gold was an epic item in League of Legends icon League of Legends.


Heart of Gold item
Heart of Gold
825 Gold 825 (350 Gold 350)

Builds Into

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  • Heart of Gold Heart of Gold paid for itself after 27 minutes and 30 seconds. If it were sold, it paid for itself after 13 minutes and 46 seconds.
  • The balance team jokingly referred to two Philosopher's Stones Philosopher's Stones and one Heart of Gold Heart of Gold as the "Philly Cheese Stone Sandwich" build.[1]
  • It was the most expensive of all gold-generating items.
  • The item's appearance as a turtle shell is a reference to an obscure myth whereby gold or some assorted treasure can be obtained by breaking or prying open the turtle's shell.
  • The item was removed because it allowed non-support characters access to free extra gold, as it gave health and built into items that bruisers could use well.
  • The item's icon was reused from Renewal Tunic Renewal Tunic.

Patch History

V1.0.0.152 Removed
  • Item removed.
  • Health reduced to 200 from 250.
  • Now indicates in the tooltip how much gold it has generated over the course of the game.
  • Gold per 10 effect is now Unique. It won't stack when the bonus comes from itself, but it will stack when having different items.
  • No longer displays a +x gold over the champion although it is still granting the gold.
  • Refund value reduced to 50% from 70%.
V0.9.25.21 Added


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