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Ravenous Hydra is a legendary item in League of Legends icon.png League of Legends.


Ravenous Hydra item.png
Ravenous Hydra
3300 Gold 3300 (100 Gold 100)
Tiamat item.png
1200 Gold 1200 (325 Gold 325)
Vampiric Scepter item.png
900 Gold 900 (550 Gold 550)

Cost Analysis

Gold Value

Gold Efficiency*

  • Ravenous Hydra Ravenous Hydra is 107.58% gold efficient without its passive and active.

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  • Ravenous Hydra Ravenous Hydra can only be purchased by Melee role.png melee champions and shapeshifter champions with a melee form, its passive and active cannot be used when performing Ranged role.png ranged basic attacks.
  • The splash damage heal does not benefit from Heal power icon.png Heal power.
  • Spirit Visage Spirit Visage increases the heal from the splash damage twice, for 69% (1.3 × 1.3), instead of 30%. This only happens if the heal comes from life steal.
  • 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.
  • 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's 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's Shyvana's Twin Bite Twin Bite in Human form.
  • Gangplank's Gangplank's Parrrley Parrrley and Poppy's Poppy's Iron Ambassador Iron Ambassador are the only abilities that can apply on-hit effects as Melee role.png melee attacks while behaving as Ranged role.png 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 Titanic Hydra, Ravenous Hydra borrows its namesake from the Hydra, a many-headed beast.

Patch History

V10.4 - February 21st Hotfix
  • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug where Poppy Poppy and Rengar Rengar could use its active effect from range.
  • Combine cost reduced to 400 Gold 400 from 525 Gold 525. Total cost unchanged.
  • Attack damage increased to 80 from 75.
  • Item cost reduced to 3500 Gold 3500 from 3600 Gold 3600.
    • Combine cost reduced to 1050 Gold 1050 from 1100 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 600 Gold 600 from 200 Gold 200. Total cost unchanged to 3300 Gold 3300.
  • Item cost reduced to 3300 Gold 3300 from 3500 Gold 3500.
    • Combine cost reduced to 200 Gold 200 from 400 Gold 400.
  • Life steal increased to 12% from 10%.
V1.0.0.152 Added
  • Ravenous Hydra Ravenous Hydra
    • Recipe: Tiamat Tiamat + Vampiric Scepter Vampiric Scepter + 400 Gold 400 = 3500 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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