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Ravenous Hydra is a finished item in League of Legends icon League of Legends.


Ravenous Hydra item
Ravenous Hydra
Gold 3500 (Gold 400)
Tiamat item
Gold 1325 (Gold 475)
Vampiric Scepter item
Gold 900 (Gold 550)

Cost Analysis

Gold Value

Gold Efficiency*

  • Ravenous Hydra item Ravenous Hydra is 107.86% gold efficient without its passive and active.

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Ravenous Hydra Cleave screenshot

Cleave VFX

Ravenous Hydra screenshot

Crescent VFX

  • The damage dealt by Ravenous Hydra is classified as Umbra Blades default damage.
  • The splash damage heal does not benefit from Heal power Heal power.
  • Ravenous Hydra can only be purchased by Melee role melee champions and shapeshifter champions with a melee form, its passive and active cannot be used when performing Ranged role ranged basic attacks.
  • Spirit Visage item Spirit Visage increases both the Life steal icon life steal granted by the item as well as the effectiveness of the unnamed passive on the item.
    • Factoring only the item and Spirit Visage item Spirit Visage, you will have 23.4% Life steal icon life steal (18 × 1.3) that is 65% effective on the splash damage (50 × 1.3).
  • The unnamed passive will stack additively if multiple Ravenous Hydra are purchased. Two items will cause life steal to be 100% effective on the splash damage; three will be 150% effective; and so on.
    • With 6 × Ravenous Hydra, you will have 108% Life steal icon life steal that is 300% effective on the splash damage.
    • With 5 × Ravenous Hydra and Spirit Visage item Spirit Visage, you will have 117% Life steal icon life steal (90 × 1.3) that is 325% effective on the splash damage (250 × 1.3).
  • Activating Crescent does not Bladework reset the basic attack timer. Rather, the effect uses the champion's basic attack animation to display the effect. The cast time scales with Attack speed icon attack speed.
    • The active will cast from wherever the user is at the end of the cast time.
  • Cleave will not trigger if it has triggered on a different target in the last 0.05 seconds.[1] This affects abilities such as Shyvana OriginalSquare Shyvana's Twin Bite Twin Bite in her Dragon's Descent dragon form. There is no cooldown on triggering the effect on a single target, such as Double Strike Double Strike or Shyvana OriginalSquare Shyvana's Twin Bite Twin Bite in her human form.
  • Gangplank OriginalSquare Gangplank's Parrrley Parrrley, Yasuo OriginalSquare Yasuo's Steel Tempest Steel Tempest and Poppy OriginalSquare Poppy's Iron Ambassador Iron Ambassador are the only abilities that can apply on-hit effects as Melee role melee attacks while behaving as Ranged role ranged attacks.

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  • Searching for "no damage" in the shop will bring up Ravenous Hydra. While there were many speculated reasons for this, in actuality it is because of the "no" in "RaveNOus" and "Damage" in its listed stats (+80 attack damage); the item can just as easily be found searching "Raven Age" or "Dam us".
  • Ravenous Hydra is based (probably) on Yggdra Union's Bandits weapon.
  • This item is very similar to the DotA item Battle fury.
  • Along with Titanic Hydra item Titanic Hydra, Ravenous Hydra borrows its namesake from the Hydra, a many-headed beast.

Patch History

  • Lifesteal increased to 18% from 12%.
  • Crescent radius increased to 450 units from 400.
  • Crescent center point is now at the champion's basic attack range (up to 200 units), instead of 125 units in front of the champion.
V10.4 - February 21st Hotfix
  • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug where Poppy OriginalSquare Poppy and Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar could use its active effect from range.
  • Combine cost reduced to Gold 400 from Gold 525. Total cost unchanged.
  • Attack damage increased to 80 from 75.
  • Item cost reduced to Gold 3500 from Gold 3600.
    • Combine cost reduced to Gold 1050 from Gold 1100.
  • New item icon.
  • New Effect: Cleave and Crescent damage scales linearly with distance from scales in three damage 'stages'.
  • New Effect: Now grants +100% base health regen.
  • Removed: +15 health regeneration per 5 seconds.
  • Combine cost increased to Gold 600 from Gold 200. Total cost unchanged to Gold 3300.
  • Item cost reduced to Gold 3300 from Gold 3500.
    • Combine cost reduced to Gold 200 from Gold 400.
  • Life steal increased to 12% from 10%.
V1.0.0.152 Added
  • Ravenous Hydra item Ravenous Hydra
    • Recipe: Tiamat item Tiamat + Vampiric Scepter item Vampiric Scepter + Gold 400 = Gold 3500
    • +75 attack damage, +15 health regen per 5 seconds, +10% life steal.
    • Passive: Damage dealt by this item works with life steal.
    • Unique Passive - Cleave: Your attacks deal up to 60% of your attack damage to units around your target - decaying down to 20% near the edge.
    • Unique Active - Crescent: Deals up to 100% of your attack damage to units around you - decaying down to 60% near the edge (10 second cooldown).


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