The Caster Minion is one type of minion that fights in League of Legends. These minions are controlled by Artificial Intelligence, and use a ranged bolt of magic against their enemies. There are 3 caster minions in each minion wave. The two teams, blue and red, each have respectively colored caster minions.


  • Base stats are based on stats at 0:00.
  • Minion stats increase at 1:15 and every 90 seconds after that.
  • Caster minions do not gain health past 26:45, effectively capping their maximum health to 425.
  • Caster minions Gold gold reward can potentially increase infinitely.


  • Caster minions as they appeared in the Beta.
  • Blue and Red caster minions
  • Red PROJECT: caster minion
  • Blue PROJECT: caster minion
  • Snowdown caster minions
  • Blue Draven caster minion
  • Purple Draven caster minion
  • Red Draven caster minion
  • Blue Star Guardian caster minion
  • Red Star Guardian caster minion

Patch History

  • Health growth over time decreased by ~60%
  • Ranged minions now gain ~100% attack damage as the game progresses
  • DAMAGE TO MINIONS Turret bullets now deal a fixed percent of minion max health:
    • RANGED ~70% health per bullet
  • MINION DAMAGE BONUS While your team has a level advantage, your minions deal bonus damage to enemy minions equal to 5% + 5% per turret advantage in their lane, all multiplied by your team's level advantage.
  • MINION DEFENSE BONUS While your team has a level advantage, your minions take reduced damage from enemy minions equal to 1 + 1 per turret advantage in that lane, with the turret advantage bonus multiplied by the team's level advantage.
  • INITIAL GOLD VALUE 13.8 gold ⇒ 17 gold
  • GOLD GROWTH 0.17 gold per minute ⇒ 0.125 gold per minute
  • Visual and Gameplay Update on Howling Abyss map (to match Summoner's Rift).
  • Minions no longer gain magic resistance over time.
  • Minion health gain over time increased to compensate the loss of resistances.
  • Minions no longer gain armor or magic resistance over time.
  • All minion health gain over time has been increased to be roughly as durable as when they had resistances.
  • Visual Update on Summoner's Rift map.
  • Lane Minions are no longer worth more experience based on game time.
  • Base gold value reduced to 15 from 16.
  • Caster minion armor now increases by 1.25 every 3 minutes (up from 0.5).