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  • Ravenous Hydra item Ravenous Hydra is 96.43% gold efficient without its passive and active.


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Notes

  • Ravenous Hydra item Ravenous Hydra can only be purchased by melee champions and shapeshifter champions with a melee form, its passive and active cannot be used when making ranged basic attacks.
  • Ravenous Hydra item Ravenous Hydra shares the Cleave and Crescent effects with Tiamat item Tiamat. Cleave has a radius of ~385; Crescent has a radius of 400.[1]. Cleave is centered on the target; Crescent is centered on the user.
  • Activating Crescent does not reset the autoattack timer. Rather, the effect uses the champion's autoattack animation to display the effect. It is also done faster the more attack speed the champion has.
  • Similar to how spell vamp interacts with area-of-effect, this item currently applies only half your life steal.[2]
  • Cleave will not trigger if it has triggered on a different target in the last 0.05 seconds.[3]. This affects abilities such as Shyvana OriginalSquare Shyvana's Twin Bite Twin Bite in 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 Human form.
  • Parrrley Parrrley is the games only way to Cleave from a range as it applies on-hit effects. This will also grant the extra gold from minions killed by Cleave.

Trivia

  • 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 (+75 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 Battlefury.

Patch History

V6.6:

V6.4:

V6.1:

  • Item cost reduced to Gold 3500 from Gold 3600.
  • Combine cost reduced to Gold 1050 from Gold 1100.

V5.22:

V5.16:

  • New icon

V5.7:

  • Scales linearly with distance from scales in three damage 'stages'.

V4.20:

  • +100% health regen.
  • 15 health regen removed.

V3.6:

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

V3.04:

  • 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

  • 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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