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Ravenous Hydra is a legendary item in League of Legends.[1]


Ravenous Hydra item
Ravenous Hydra
Gold {{{total}}} (Gold 600)
Tiamat item
Gold {{{total}}} (Gold 305)
Vampiric Scepter item
Gold {{{total}}} (Gold 440)

Cost Analysis

Gold Value

Gold Efficiency*

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

Similar Items


  • Cleave has a radius of ~385; Crescent has a radius of 400.[2]
    • Cleave is centered on the target; Crescent is centered on the user.
  • Activating Crescent does not reset the auto-attack timer. Rather, the effect uses the champion's auto attack animation to display the effect. 
    • Crescent casts faster as you gain more attack speed.
  • This item shares the Cleave and Crescent effects with Tiamat item Tiamat.
  • This item's passive and active cannot be used by ranged champions.
  • Cleave's damage is based on the attack damage champion statistic, not from actual damage dealt on the attack—it therefore doesn't benefit from critical strikes or on-hit effects
  • Cleave's damage does not trigger on-hit effects, except for life steal.
    • Cleave's and Crescent's damage procs Black Cleaver item The Black Cleaver's passive effect, which is not an on-hit.
    • Similar to how spell vamp interacts with area-of-effect, this item currently applies only half your life steal. [3]
  • Cleave will not trigger if it has triggered on a different target in the last 0.05 seconds.[4]
  • Parrrley Parrrley procs Ravenous Hydra item Ravenous Hydra as well as Tiamat item Tiamat despite the fact that the ability has a range.
    • Using Gangplank OriginalSquare Gangplank's Parrrley Parrrley with Ravenous Hydra item Ravenous Hydra will give you extra gold for every single minion killed with Ravenous Hydra item Ravenous Hydra's passive effect.


  • Searching for "no damage" in the shop will bring up Ravenous Hydra. It is unknown if this is a bug or intended (it is possibly due to the item's active is limited to the attack damage of the champion thus deals "no damage" until it is owned by a champion.)

Patch history


  • Combine cost increased to 600 from 200 (total cost unchanged).


  • Combine cost reduced to 200 from 400.
  • Item cost reduced to 3300 from 3500.
  • Life steal increased to 12% from 10%.

V1.0.0.152: Added

  • Recipe: Tiamat item Tiamat + Vampiric Scepter item Vampiric Scepter
  • Item cost: 3500g
  • Combine cost: 400g
  • +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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