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For the Wild Rift icon.png Wild Rift item, see Mercury's Treads Mercury's Treads.

Mercury's Treads is a boots item in League of Legends icon.png League of Legends.


Mercury's Treads item.png
Mercury's Treads
1100 Gold 1100 (350 Gold 350)
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300 Gold 300

Cost Analysis

Gold Value

Gold efficiency

  • Mercury's Treads' Mercury's Treads' base stats are 90% gold efficient.
  • Mercury's Treads' Mercury's Treads' passive must be worth at least 110 Gold 110 for it to be considered gold efficient.

Similar items


  • Champions that need to quickly escape team fights or, vice versa, chase down escaping enemy champions will greatly benefit from the Tenacity and movement speed bonuses. Escapees will lower the risk of being pinned or killed by enemy Slow icon.png slows or Root icon.png roots, and chasers will be able to keep up better with Slow icon.png slows and traps being used against them.

Old icons


  • The item is likely named after the Roman god, Mercury.
  • Mercury's Treads' Mercury's Treads' appearance is a palette swap of its old armor-counterpart, Ninja Tabi Ninja Tabi.

Patch History

  • New Effect: Is now limited to one pair of boots.
  • Bug Fix: Tooltip has been fixed.
  • Boots enchantments have been removed from the game.
  • Tenacity increased to 30% from 20%.
  • Tenacity reduced to 20% from 35%.
  • Item cost reduced to 1100 Gold 1100 from 1200 Gold 1200.
  • Undocumented: Tooltip changed to include polymorphs.
  • Combine cost increased to 475 Gold 475 from 450 Gold 450
  • Movement speed reduced to 45 from 70.
V1.0.0.118 Reworked
  • New Effect: Now grant +35% tenacity instead of the previous 35% crowd control reduction.
  • Crowd control reduction reduced to 35% from 40%.
  • Magic resistance reduced to 25 from 30.
  • Magic resistance reduced to 30 from 35.
  • Crowd control reduction increased to 40% from 35%.
  • Recipe cost reduced to 450 Gold 450 from 500 Gold 500.
June 26, 2009 Patch
  • Combine cost reduced to 600 Gold 600 from 700 Gold 700.
June 19, 2009 Patch
  • Crowd control reduction increased to 35% from 30%.
June 12, 2009 Patch
  • Recipe cost reduced to 700 Gold 700 from 850 Gold 850.
June 6, 2009 Patch Added
  • Mid Tier – Movement / Magic Resist
  • Recipe: Boots of Speed Boots of Speed + Null-Magic Mantle Null-Magic Mantle + 850 Gold 850.
  • Unique Passive: Reduces all crowd control effects by 30% (slow, stun, fear, root, taunt, etc).


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