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  • This item has been removed on patch V5.22.

Sword of the Occult was a legendary item in League of Legends icon League of Legends. It was exclusive to Summoner's Rift icon Classic Summoner's Rift 5v5.


Sword of the Occult item
Sword of the Occult
1400 Gold 1400 (1040 Gold 1040)

Cost Analysis

Gold Value

Gold Value per Stack

Gold Value with maximum stacks

Gold efficiency

  • Sword of the Occult's Sword of the Occult's base stats were 25.71% gold efficient.
  • With the 5 initial stacks, Sword of the Occult Sword of the Occult was 90%
  • Each stack increased Sword of the Occult's Sword of the Occult's gold efficiency by 12.86%.
  • At 20 stacks, Sword of the Occult's Sword of the Occult's reached a gold efficiency of 325.71%.

Similar items


  • Mejai's Soulstealer Mejai's Soulstealer, Sword of the Occult Sword of the Occult, and Leviathan Leviathan were a trio of "Snowball Sister Items" that shared a stack feature based on champion kills/assists.
  • This item resembles a Kukri, a Nepalese knife.
  • At 20 stacks Sword of the Occult Sword of the Occult provides more attack damage than any item except Manamune Manamune and Muramana Muramana (if the wearer has 4500 mana or more).
  • A fully stacked Sword of the Occult Sword of the Occult provides the highest amount of raw attack damage of any item in the game, surpassing The Bloodthirster The Bloodthirster, Ravenous Hydra Ravenous Hydra and Death's Dance Death's Dance by 30 attack damage. This does not mean, however, that it grants the highest potential damage, especially on carries who also rely on armor penetration, attack speed, critical chance, and lifesteal.
  • The stacking buff granted by Sword of the Occult Sword of the Occult when a kill or assist is scored is called "Blood Tribute."
  • Originally, Riot did not plan to remove Sword of the Occult Sword of the Occult from the game, but instead, to rework it just as they did with the Mejai's Soulstealer Mejai's Soulstealer in patch V5.22.
    • Stats for the reworked Sword of the Occult Sword of the Occult can be found here: http://imgur.com/HbW8fvy.
    • This was discovered by a user named awesomeandepic on Reddit.[1]

Patch History

V5.22 Removed
  • Removed from the game.
  • Total cost increased to 1400 Gold 1400 from 1200 Gold 1200.
    • Recipe cost increased to 1040 Gold 1040 from 840 Gold 840.
  • New Effect: Now starts with 5 stacks.
  • Stacks lost upon death increased to half from a third.
  • New Effect: Now grants 20% bonus attack speed instead of +15% bonus movement speed at maximum stacks.
  • Stacks lost from dying at 20 stacks increased to 7 from 6.
  • Combine cost increased to 840 Gold 840 from 800 Gold 800. Total cost remains the same due to Long Sword's Long Sword's price being reduced.
  • Total cost reduced to 1200 Gold 1200 from 1369 Gold 1369.
    • Combine cost reduced to 800 Gold 800 from 954 Gold 954.
  • Removed: +2% critical damage per stack.
  • Attack damage per stack increased to 5 from 2.
  • Recipe cost increased to 954 Gold 954 from 750 Gold 750.
V1.0.0.61 Added.
  • Sword of the Occult Sword of the Occult
    • Recipe: Long Sword Long Sword + 750 Gold 750 = ? Gold ?.
    • Stats: +10 attack damage.
    • Unique passive: Your champion gains 2 damage and +2% critical damage per stack, receiving 2 stacks for a kill or 1 stack for an assist. This effect can stack 20 times; you lose a third of your stacks if you die. At 20 stacks, your champion's movement speed is increased 15%.


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