Ninja Tabi is a finished item in League of Legends.[1]


Ninja Tabi item
Ninja Tabi
Gold 1100 (Gold 500)

Cost Analysis

Gold Value

Gold Efficiency*

  • Ninja Tabi item Ninja Tabi is 85.45% gold efficient without its passive.

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  • Unique passive basic attacks damage reduction:
  1. stacks multiplicatively with armor and other damage reduction effects. Because of this, Ninja Tabi's passive is more effective when you have high armor.
  2. does not affect turret shots.
  3. does not reduce damage of on-hit effects.
  4. does reduce damage of basic attack modifiers (PENDING FOR TEST including Ability power magic damage from modified attacks).
  • Ninja Tabi increases your effective HP against basic attacks by around 13,64% ($ \frac{{100\%}}{100\%-12\%} $).


  • Ninja Tabi item Ninja Tabi is one of only a few items that provide damage reduction in addition to stats, the others being Randuin's Omen item Randuin's Omen and Adaptive Helm item Adaptive Helm.
  • Ninja Tabi item Ninja Tabi's appearance is a palette swap of its magic resist-counterpart, Mercury's Treads item Mercury's Treads.
  • Despite its appearance, tabi are a type of Japanese footwear that resemble white socks. Also despite how it is commonly pronounced by players, the item's name would supposedly be more accurately pronounced as "neen-jah tah-bee".

Patch History

  • Armor reduced to 20 from 30.
  • Unique passive effect increased to 12% from 10%.
  • New Effect: Is now limited to one pair of boots.
  • Bug Fix: Tooltip has been fixed.
  • Unique passive effect reduced to 10% from 12%.
  • Bug Fix: Fixed a few cases where Ninja Tabi weren't properly reducing damage from empowered basic attacks (ex. AsheSquare Ashe's Ranger's Focus Ranger's Focus).
  • Basic attack damage reduction increased to 12% from 10%.
  • Boots enchantments have been removed from the game.
  • Armor increased to 30 from 25.
  • Item cost increased to Gold 1100 from Gold 1000.
  • Combine cost increased to Gold 375 from Gold 350.
  • Once again reduces 10% damage from all basic attacks, rather than only champion basic attacks.
  • Movement speed reduced to 45 from 70.
  • Now reduce damage only from champion basic attacks.
  • Item cost increased to Gold 1000 from Gold 850.
  • Combine cost increased to Gold 350 from Gold 200.
  • Dodge has been removed.
  • New Unique Passive: Reduces the damage taken from non-turret basic attacks by 10%.
  • Armor increased to 25 from 23.
  • Dodge chance increased to 12% from 11%.
May 15, 2009 Patch
  • Armor increased to 23 from 20.
  • Dodge chance increased to 11% from 10%.


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