Rabadon's Deathcap is a finished item in League of Legends.[1]

Recipe

Rabadon's Deathcap item
Rabadon's Deathcap
Gold 3600 (Gold 1100)

Cost Analysis

Gold Value
  • 120 ability power + 48 (from passive) = Gold 3654
    • Total Gold Value = Gold 3654

Passive Gold Value

Gold Efficiency*

  • Rabadon's Deathcap item Rabadon's Deathcap is 101.5% gold efficient by itself.
    • Rabadon's Deathcap item Rabadon's Deathcap efficiency is further increased by 24.17% for every 100 Ability Power obtained from other sources.

Rabadon's Deathcrown is a finished item in League of Legends.[1] Can only be forged by OrnnSquare Ornn. Limited to one Living Forge & Master Craftsman Master Craftsman item.

Recipe

Rabadon's Deathcap item
Rabadon's Deathcap
Gold 3600 (Gold 1100)

Cost Analysis

Gold Value
  • 175 ability power + 70 (from passive) = Gold 5328.75
    • Total Gold Value = Gold 5328.75

Passive Gold Value

Gold Efficiency*

Similar Items

Notes

  • Rabadon's Deathcap item Rabadon's Deathcap's ability power multiplier stacks recursively with other sources of ability power. Though it stacks additively with Dragon Slayer buff Dragon Slayer's.

Strategy

  • Rabadon's Deathcap item Rabadon's Deathcap is a powerful item for pure ability power casters, and is also very effective on burst assassins and hybrid champions that take advantage of Lich Bane item Lich Bane for additional burst.
  • Rabadon's Deathcap item Rabadon's Deathcap is essential for any champion with ability power ratios, tanky or carry, wishing to deal significant magic damage that will carry into late game.
    • Depending from the champion's base damage and/or ability power ratios, however, Void Staff item Void Staff may be a better purchase.
      • Champions with high base damage will generally benefit more from Void Staff, especially if they have low ability power ratios. But a champion with high ratios but low base damage, such as KassadinSquare Kassadin or FizzSquare Fizz, will benefit more from Rabadon's Deathcap item Rabadon's Deathcap.

Trivia

  • This item resulted from a separation of the offensive and defensive abilities of Zhonya's Ring item Zhonya's Ring. This is the offensive item, while Zhonya's Hourglass item Zhonya's Hourglass is its defensive counterpart.
  • It was originally named Banksy's Deathcap in the Patch Day Preview. This is a tribute to David 'Banksy' Banks, a Riot Games Inc. Director of Platform Engineering.
  • The image artwork would seem to be based on the Sorting Hat from the Harry Potter franchise. There are eyes and a mouth-like band visible on the hat, very similar to the Sorting Hat.
  • Not counting other ability power items or runes, Rabadon's Deathcap item Rabadon's Deathcap gives 168 ability power alone. The upgrade from its parts grants 48 AP.
  • While it has the potential to be the single highest source of ability power in the game, Rabadon's Deathcap item Rabadon's Deathcap is rarely purchased first, as its passive ability requires other ability power items to be fully effective, to the point of the item being barely cost effective, which the large majority of expensive items are by a large margin.
  • It is also somewhat difficult to build early in the game as both of its components are quite expensive, making it difficult to purchase without kills or other gold income.

Patch History

V9.1
  • Rabadon's Deathcrown item Rabadon's Deathcrown
    • Total cost reduced to Gold 3600 from Gold 4600.
      • Combine cost reduced to Gold 0 from Gold 1000.
    • Can now only be obtained if OrnnSquare Ornn forges the item (for himself or for another ally).
V8.4
V7.17
V5.22
  • Total cost increased to Gold 3800 from Gold 3500.
    • Combine cost increased to Gold 1265 from Gold 965.
V5.13
V4.1
  • New Effect: Tooltip now displays the amount of ability power gained from its unique passive.
V3.02
  • Total cost increased to Gold 3300 from Gold 3200.
    • Combine cost increased to Gold 840 from Gold 740.
  • Bonus ability power increased to 30% from 25%.
V1.0.0.152
  • Total cost reduced to Gold 3200 from Gold 3600.
    • Combine cost reduced to Gold 740 from Gold 1140.
  • Ability power reduced to 120 from 140.
  • Bonus ability power reduced to 25% from 30%.
V1.0.0.151
  • Removed from Crystal Scar.
V1.0.0.121
  • Ability power reduced to 140 from 155.
V1.0.0.110
  • Total cost increased to Gold 3600 from Gold 3400.
    • Combine cost increased to Gold 1140 from Gold 940.
V1.0.0.109
  • Total cost increased to Gold 3400 from Gold 3300.
    • Combine cost increased to Gold 940 from Gold 840.
V1.0.0.108

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Itemlist on leagueoflegends.com

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