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For the removed Masterwork Masterwork item, see Enmity of the Masses Enmity of the Masses.

Malignance is a legendary item in League of Legends icon League of Legends.


Malignance item
2700 Gold 2700 (600 Gold 600)
Lost Chapter item
1200 Gold 1200 (200 Gold 200)
Fiendish Codex item
900 Gold 900 (250 Gold 250)

Cost Analysis

Gold Value

Gold efficiency

  • Malignance's Malignance's base stats are 136.67% gold efficient.

Similar items


  • Hatefog deals Umbra Blades default damage, and thus will not trigger spell effects.
  • Hatefog is not blocked by Spell Shield spell shield.
  • Hatefog is an auto-targeted effect.
  • Hatefog's magic resistance reduction does not linger and is removed as soon as the target loses the Curse debuff.
  • Assuming a target has not been afflicted by Curse, the first instance of magic damage from an ultimate ability does not benefit from Hatefog's magic resistance reduction.
  • Hatefog will trigger on each instance of ultimate ability damage dealt; damage from Summon Tibbers pet-summoning and on-hit ultimate abilities are special-cased (see list below).
    • Wit's End item Proc damage does not count for triggering Hatefog, as it is not considered ability damage.
    • The zone can only be created against the same target once every 3 seconds. This timer starts as soon as the zone is spawned.
    • Enemies can only be Cursed by one zone at a time; they can only be damaged and have their magic resistance reduced by one zone.
    • Hatefog will not create a zone against enemies that are already Cursed by one.
      • If multiple targets are damaged at the same time, Hatefog will create a zone underneath the first champion damaged which is based on champion spawn order.
    • Each scorch zone has its own radius relative to the amount of damage dealt for each instance.
    • The zone deals a tick of damage instantly to enemies surrounding the primary target.

Click "Show" to view the list for special interactions with certain ultimate abilities and Hatefog:

Map-Specific Differences

Howling Abyss icon Howling Abyss differences edit
  • Hatefog base damage per tick reduced to 10.
  • Hatefog AP ratio per tick reduced to 0.7% AP.
Arena icon Arena differences edit
  • Ability power changed to 70.
  • Ability haste changed to 20.


  • Malignance is a product of Glasc Industries.[1]
Zaun Crest icon


Sound Effects

Zone Lingering
Zone Ends

Patch History

  • Bug Fix: Hatefog no longer continues to deal its damage to epic monsters after a zone affecting them has expired.
  • Can no longer be upgraded to Enmity of the Masses Enmity of the Masses.
  • Ability haste increased to 25 from 20.
  • Enmity of the Masses Enmity of the Masses ability haste increased to 35 from 30.
  • Bug Fix: No longer displays a blank debuff in the enemy's HUD if Hatefog was applied to them with a damage over time ultimate.
  • Undocumented: Tooltip now specifies that basic attack damage cannot trigger Hatefog.[2]
  • Total cost reduced to 2700 Gold 2700 from 2800 Gold 2800.
    • Combine cost reduced to 600 Gold 600 from 700 Gold 700.
  • Hatefog AP ratio per tick reduced to 1.25% AP from 1.5% AP.
  • Hatefog magic resistance shred changed to 10 at all levels from 6 − 12 (based on your level).
  • Bug Fix: Enmity of the Masses Enmity of the Masses now properly inherits Malignance's damage dealt to champions tracker.
  • Bug Fix: Hatefog's damage is now properly tagged as proc and no longer counts toward effects such as Electrocute Electrocute and Eclipse's Eclipse's Ever Rising Moon.
  • Bug Fix: No longer grants more ultimate haste than intended for some champions.
V14.1 - Added
  • Recipe: Lost Chapter Lost Chapter + Fiendish Codex Fiendish Codex + 700 Gold 700 = 2800 Gold 2800.
  • Stats: 80 ability power, 20 ability haste, 600 mana.
  • Unique Passive - Scorn: Gain 20 ultimate haste.
  • Unique Passive - Hatefog: Damaging an enemy with your ultimate ability creates a 250 − 550 (based on damage instance) radius scorched zone beneath them for 3 seconds, dealing「 60 (+ 6% AP) magic damage every second 」「 180 (+ 18% AP) total magic damage over the duration 」and reducing their magic resistance by 6 − 12 (based on level) while within.
  • Limited to 1 Malignance.
  • Ornn's Ornn's Masterwork Masterwork item: Enmity of the Masses Enmity of the Masses.
    • Stats: 110 ability power, 30 ability haste, 800 mana.


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