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{{Item header|Bloodthirster}}
|name = The Bloodthirster
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{{Cost Analysis
|caption = "The souls of the damned never truly rest."
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|description=
|type = [[Advanced item|Advanced]]
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{{gold value}}
|maps = [[Summoner's Rift]]
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* 80 [[attack damage]] = {{g|2800}}
|effects = +60 [[attack damage]]<br />+12% [[life steal]]
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* 20% [[life steal]] = {{g|750}}
|passive = Gain +1 attack damage and +0.2% life steal per {{texttip|kill|This includes minions and neutral minions as well, not just champions.}} (maximum +40 attack damage and +8% life steal). Half of the bonuses are lost upon death.
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** '''Total Gold Value''' = {{g|3550}}
|menu = Attack > Damage<br />Attack > Life Steal
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|buy = 3000g (900g)
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{{gold efficiency}}
|sell = 2100g
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* {{iis|Bloodthirster}} base stats are {{gec|Bloodthirster|3550}} gold efficient without the passive.
|code = 3072
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* The health passive when fully stacked at level 18 is worth {{g|933.33}}, for a total value of {{g|4483.33}}, making it {{gec|Bloodthirster|4483.33}} gold efficient.
 
}}
 
}}
   
'''The Bloodthirster''' is an [[advanced item|advanced]] [[item]] in [[League of Legends]]. <ref>[http://www.leagueoflegends.com/items#3072 The Bloodthirster Item Page] at the [[Official Web Page]].</ref>
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== Similar items ==
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{{column|2|
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{{Recipe/item|Death's Dance}}
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{{Recipe/item|Ravenous Hydra}}
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{{Recipe/item|Blade of the Ruined King}}
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}}
   
==Background==
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== Notes ==
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[[File:Bloodthirster screenshot.png|thumb|Item VFX]]
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* As with all shields, the overheal shield benefits from the user's [[armor]], [[magic resistance]] and other damage reduction effects.
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* The shield gained per hit benefits from {{sti|Shield power}}, but the cap does not.
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== Strategy ==
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* The shield can be very easily stacked up prior to fights by farming minion waves, allowing the wielder to constantly overheal.
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* '''Bloodthirster''' is a good defensive option when under lane pressure or poke damage, as it allows the wielder to shield from damage and heal back when hurt.
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== Background ==
 
''Unearthed near the marshes of Kaladoun, the Bloodthirster is thought to have belonged to a powerful soulstealer named Frax Van Itt. The wielder of this dangerous weapon is forever bound to the blade and its thirst for the blood of others.''
 
''Unearthed near the marshes of Kaladoun, the Bloodthirster is thought to have belonged to a powerful soulstealer named Frax Van Itt. The wielder of this dangerous weapon is forever bound to the blade and its thirst for the blood of others.''
   
==Recipe==
 
*{{ii|Vampiric Scepter}} (450g)
 
*{{ii|B. F. Sword}} (1650g)
 
* 900g
 
   
==Strategy==
 
*{{ii|The Bloodthirster}} is a very cost effective [[item]] once fully stacked. For the combine cost of 900 [[gold]], it can grant 10% more [[life steal]] than a {{ii|Vampiric Scepter}} and 55 more [[attack damage]] than a {{ii|B. F. Sword}}.
 
**Therefore, at the maximum 40 stacks, it grants essentially double the stats of its components for only 900 [[gold]].
 
   
==Trivia==
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== Trivia ==
*Multiple {{ii|The Bloodthirster|Bloodthirsters}} stack. Each minion kill counts towards damage and life steal increase.
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* {{ii|Sanguine Blade}} was '''Bloodthirster's''' counterpart on the [[Crystal Scar]] and the [[Twisted Treeline]].
**Note that multiple {{ii|The Bloodthirster|Bloodthirsters}} stack at the same time, so you don't have to stack each {{ii|The Bloodthirster|Bloodthirster}} individually.
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* '''Bloodthirster''' is among a number of items that had the word "The" removed from their names in patch [[V9.19]]. It was previously known as '''''The'' Bloodthirster'''.
*{{ii|The Bloodthirster}}, like {{ii|Warmog's Armor}}, has a [[Snowball|stacking feature]] where minion kills count (unlike {{ii|Sword of the Occult}}, {{ii|Leviathan}} and {{ii|Mejai's Soulstealer}} where only [[champion]] kills and assists count), however half of the item bonuses are lost upon death.
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** [[Music skins/Pentakill|Pentakill's]] second volume, [[Grasp of the Undying]], named its seventh track after this version of the item.
*Turret kills add stacks to the item.
 
*When this item has 21 stacks or more, it is the second highest attack damage item in the League of Legends.
 
*This item grants more attack damage per gold than a {{ii|B. F. Sword}} at 22 stacks or more.
 
*{{ii|The Bloodthirster}}'s [[Dominion]] and [[Twisted Treeline]] counterpart is {{ii|Sanguine Blade}}.
 
   
==Patch History==
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== Patch History ==
 
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'''[[V1.0.0.136]]:'''
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;[[V9.19]]
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* Renamed ''Bloodthirster'' from ''The Bloodthirster''.
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;[[V8.11]]
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* Total cost reduced to {{g|3500}} from {{g|3700}}.
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** Combine cost reduced to {{g|950}} from {{g|1150}}.
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;[[V7.9]]
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* Attack damage increased to 80 from 75.
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;[[V6.14]]
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* Added to the [[Twisted Treeline]].
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;[[V5.22]]
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* {{sbc|New Recipe:}} {{ii|B. F. Sword}} + {{ii|Long Sword}} + {{ii|Vampiric Scepter}} + {{g|1150}} = {{g|3700}}.
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* Attack damage reduced to 75 from 80.
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;[[V5.8]]
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* Available on Howling Abyss
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;[[V4.12]]
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* Life steal increased to 20% from 15%.
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* Life steal is now {{sbc|Unique}}.
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* Shield strength reduced to 50-350 from 50-440.
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* Decay time increased to 25 seconds from 15.
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;[[V4.10]] Rework
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* Combine cost increased to {{g|1150}} from {{g|850}}.
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** Total cost increased to {{g|3500}} from {{g|3200}}.
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* AD increased to 80 from 70.
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* Life steal increased to 15% from 12%.
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* {{sbc|Passive:}} removed.
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* {{sbc|New Unique Passive:}} Your life steal effects can overheal you, converting the excess healing into a shield. The shield can block from 50 to 450 damage, based on champion level, and decays if you have been out of combat for 15 seconds.
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;[[V3.14#Hotfixes|V3.14]] - November 26th Hotfix
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* Combine cost increased to {{g|850}} from {{g|650}}.
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** Total cost increased to {{g|3200}} from {{g|3000}}.
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;[[V3.14]]
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* Combine cost reduced to {{g|650}} from {{g|850}}.
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** Total cost reduced to {{g|3000}} from {{g|3200}}.
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;[[V3.01]]
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* Combine cost increased to {{g|850}} from {{g|650}}.
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** Total cost increased to {{g|3200}} from {{g|3000}}.
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;[[V1.0.0.152]]
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* Combine cost reduced to {{g|650}} from {{g|900}}.
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* Base attack damage increased to 70 from 60.
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* Passive maximum stacks reduced to 30 from 40.
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** Maximum attack damage from stacks is now 30, down from 40.
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** Maximum life steal from stacks is now 6%, down from 8%.
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;[[V1.0.0.136]]
 
* Life steal reduced to 12% from 15%.
 
* Life steal reduced to 12% from 15%.
* Life steal per stack reduced to 0.2% from 0.25%.
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* Life steal per stack reduced to {{fd|0.2%}} from {{fd|0.25%}}.
 
* Now only loses half stacks on death rather than all of them.
 
* Now only loses half stacks on death rather than all of them.
   
'''[[V1.0.0.108]]:'''
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;[[V1.0.0.108]]
 
* Now shows you in its tooltip what the current stats on its passive are.
 
* Now shows you in its tooltip what the current stats on its passive are.
   
'''[[May 15, 2009 Patch]]:'''
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;[[May 15, 2009 Patch]]
 
* Life steal increased to 15% from 10%.
 
* Life steal increased to 15% from 10%.
* +Damage cap reduced to 40 from 60.
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* Damage cap reduced to 40 from 60.
* Life steal cap reduced to 10% from 15%.
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* Life steal cap reduced to 10% from 15%.
 
}}
 
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== References ==
 
== References ==
 
{{reflist}}
 
{{reflist}}
 
 
{{Items}}
 
{{Items}}
[[Category:Advanced Items]]
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[[Category:Attack Items]]
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[[cs:The Bloodthirster]]
[[Category:Damage Items]]
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[[de:Blutdürster]]
[[Category:Life Steal Items]]
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[[es:La Sanguinaria]]
[[Category:Snowball Items]]
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[[fr:Soif-de-sang]]
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[[pl:Krwiopijec]]
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[[pt-br:A Sedenta por Sangue]]
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[[ru:Кровопийца]]
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[[zh:饮血剑]]
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[[Category:Attack damage items]]
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[[Category:Life steal items]]

Latest revision as of 06:44, April 4, 2020

Bloodthirster is a finished item in League of Legends icon League of Legends.

Recipe

Bloodthirster item
Bloodthirster
Gold 3500 (Gold 950)
Vampiric Scepter item
Gold 900 (Gold 550)

Cost AnalysisEdit

Gold Value

Gold Efficiency*

  • Bloodthirster item Bloodthirster's base stats are 101.43% gold efficient without the passive.
  • The health passive when fully stacked at level 18 is worth Gold 933.33, for a total value of Gold 4483.33, making it 128.1% gold efficient.


Similar items Edit

Notes Edit

Bloodthirster screenshot

Item VFX

  • As with all shields, the overheal shield benefits from the user's armor, magic resistance and other damage reduction effects.
  • The shield gained per hit benefits from Hybrid resistances icon Shield power, but the cap does not.

Strategy Edit

  • The shield can be very easily stacked up prior to fights by farming minion waves, allowing the wielder to constantly overheal.
  • Bloodthirster is a good defensive option when under lane pressure or poke damage, as it allows the wielder to shield from damage and heal back when hurt.

Background Edit

Unearthed near the marshes of Kaladoun, the Bloodthirster is thought to have belonged to a powerful soulstealer named Frax Van Itt. The wielder of this dangerous weapon is forever bound to the blade and its thirst for the blood of others.


Trivia Edit


Patch History Edit

V9.19
  • Renamed Bloodthirster from The Bloodthirster.
V8.11
  • Total cost reduced to Gold 3500 from Gold 3700.
    • Combine cost reduced to Gold 950 from Gold 1150.
V7.9
  • Attack damage increased to 80 from 75.
V6.14
V5.22
V5.8
  • Available on Howling Abyss
V4.12
  • Life steal increased to 20% from 15%.
  • Life steal is now Unique.
  • Shield strength reduced to 50-350 from 50-440.
  • Decay time increased to 25 seconds from 15.
V4.10 Rework
  • Combine cost increased to Gold 1150 from Gold 850.
    • Total cost increased to Gold 3500 from Gold 3200.
  • AD increased to 80 from 70.
  • Life steal increased to 15% from 12%.
  • Passive: removed.
  • New Unique Passive: Your life steal effects can overheal you, converting the excess healing into a shield. The shield can block from 50 to 450 damage, based on champion level, and decays if you have been out of combat for 15 seconds.
V3.14 - November 26th Hotfix
  • Combine cost increased to Gold 850 from Gold 650.
    • Total cost increased to Gold 3200 from Gold 3000.
V3.14
  • Combine cost reduced to Gold 650 from Gold 850.
    • Total cost reduced to Gold 3000 from Gold 3200.
V3.01
  • Combine cost increased to Gold 850 from Gold 650.
    • Total cost increased to Gold 3200 from Gold 3000.
V1.0.0.152
  • Combine cost reduced to Gold 650 from Gold 900.
  • Base attack damage increased to 70 from 60.
  • Passive maximum stacks reduced to 30 from 40.
    • Maximum attack damage from stacks is now 30, down from 40.
    • Maximum life steal from stacks is now 6%, down from 8%.
V1.0.0.136
  • Life steal reduced to 12% from 15%.
  • Life steal per stack reduced to 0.2% from 0.25%.
  • Now only loses half stacks on death rather than all of them.
V1.0.0.108
  • Now shows you in its tooltip what the current stats on its passive are.
May 15, 2009 Patch
  • Life steal increased to 15% from 10%.
  • Damage cap reduced to 40 from 60.
  • Life steal cap reduced to 10% from 15%.

References Edit

List of Items

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