Assuming Relic Shield's user kills the most valuable minions available, Spoils of War provides:
10.5 per 10 seconds to the user, while also sharing that same gold with the lane partner.
Between 15 and 25 minutes, this is increased to 16.75 per 10.
After 25 minutes, this is futher increased to 22.5 per 10.
Relic Shield is typically purchased by melee supports such as Alistar, Braum, Leona, Nunu, and Taric, who benefit from the durability it provides and can utilize the execution aspect of the Spoils of War passive.
This item is occasionally purchased by both champions in a double-bruiser lane, forgoing early damage for the sustain and extra gold the item provides.
Quest gold value reduced to 500 from 750. Still requires to upgrade to Targon's Brace.
New Effect: Spoils of War healing is reduced by 50% if the item wielder is a ranged champion.
Removed Quest Reward:Shield Battery, a permanent shield for 255 − 340 (based on level) health. The shield regenerates slowly when out-of-combat. Executing minions with Spoils of War regenerates 64 − 85 (based on level) shield value.
New Effect: Quest reward now grants the active Warding with 3 wards in stock.
Unique Active - Warding: Consumes a charge to place a Stealth Ward at the target location (600 range), which reveals the surrounding area for 150 seconds. Holds up to 3 charges which refill upon visiting the shop.
Reward:Shield Battery, a permanent shield that regenerates slowly outside of combat.
Shield Battery: Grants a permanent shield for 255 − 340 (based on level). The shield regenerates slowly when out-of-combat. Executing minions with Spoils of War regenerates 64 − 85 (based on level) shield value.
Unique Passive - Spoils of War: Basic attacks execute minions below 200 health. Killing a minion heals the nearest allied champion for 2% of your maximum health and grants them gold equal to the kill plus 5. This effect requires a nearby allied champion to trigger. Recharges every 60 seconds, up to a maximum of 2 charges.
Unique Passive - Gold Income: You may only be in possession of 1 Gold Income item.