Control Ward is a consumable item in League of Legends.[1]


  • Control Ward item Control Wards reveal and disable wards, reveal Ambush 2 camouflaged units and Noxious Trap stealthed traps.
    • Wards and traps affected by the control ward will have a red static shock engulfed and lose ally sight they reveal in the fog of war until the ward is destroyed.
  • Control Ward item Control Wards has 4 health points and regenerate one health every 3 seconds after 6 seconds of not being attacked.


  • As a utility support, always have one on bot lane to clear enemy wards and watch for ganks, especially those with stealth.
  • Always keep one in handy when no teammate has a Sweeping Lens item Sweeping Lens or Oracle Alteration item Oracle Alteration.
  • Use near places of frequent warding pattern, like near Dragon or Baron.

Patch history

  • Removed: No longer disables traps.
  • Bug Fix: Eliminated some inconsistencies with how Control Wards reveal and disable wards.
  • Bug Fix: No longer put the "Disabled" indicator above Zz'Rot Portal item Zz'Rot portals (since they don’t actually disable the portals).
V6.22 Added
  • Replaces Vision Ward item Vision Ward.
  • Cost: Gold 75
  • Consume: Places a visible ward that reveals the surrounding area. This device will reveal and disable nearby wards and hidden traps, as well as revealing Ambush 2 camouflaged units. Control Ward item Control Wards do not disable other Control Ward item Control Wards.
  • Limited to 3 in inventory and 1 on the field (per player).
  • Killing a Control Ward item Control Ward grants 40 experience and Gold 30.


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