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Doran's Shield is a basic item in League of Legends.[1] 

Cost Analysis*

Gold Value

Gold Efficiency*

  • Doran's Shield item.png Doran's Shield is 95.41% gold efficient, without its unique passive.
  • For the item to be gold efficient, the unique passive must be worth at least 20.64 Gold.

Similar Items


  • Doran's Shield item.png Doran's Shield is the only Doran's item that was available on Dominion; Doran's Blade item.png Doran's Blade and Doran's Ring item.png Doran's Ring were replaced by the Prospector's Blade item.png Prospector's Blade and the Prospector's Ring item.png Prospector's Ring respectively.
  • Doran's Shield item.png Doran's Shield is the only Doran's item that is gold inefficient on its stats alone.
  • The damage reduction is calculated before armor and percentage damage reduction benefits are taken into account.


They say Effrem E. Doran was born with a hammer in his hands and a forge in his heart. Every object he touched, he found ways to improve, and he knew that he was destined to be a brilliant artificer. At the age of 15, he was invited to the League with an offer to assume the role of Master Artificer, a dream come true and an unprecedented honor for one so young. However, fate had other plans. En route, his carriage broke an axle. When he leaned down to inspect it, he was kicked in the head by his donkey, a stern blow. He stumbled back onto the wagon, but when he arrived at the Institute of War he was a different boy. The kick had rendered his mind soft, but it hadn’t robbed him of his passion. He still wanted nothing other than to craft, but where once he may have created singular masterpieces, he now crafted…somewhat simpler items, and many of them. He is a kind, goofy, good-hearted soul, and he takes pride in the work he does. His items are daily selected by champions on the Fields of Justice, and he has a permanent home at the Institute of War.

Doran's Blade item.png Doran's Blade, Doran's Shield item.png Doran's Shield, Doran's Ring item.png Doran's Ring, and Wukong's Staff are some of the more famous crafts.

Patch History


  • Cost increased to 450 Gold from 440 Gold.


  • Fixed a bug where it wouldn't block any damage from spells.


  • Now additionally reduces single-target spell damage by 8.


  • Health reduced to 80 from 100.
  • Health regeneration per 5 reduced to 6 from 10.


  • Cost reduced to 440 Gold from 475 Gold.
  • Health regen per 5 seconds increased to 10 from 8.
  • Armor removed.
  • Passive changed to block 8 damage from champion basic attacks from 6.


  • Health regen per 5 seconds increased to 8 from 5


  • Health reduced to 100 from 120.
  • Armor reduced to 5 from 10.
  • Health regen per 5 seconds reduced to 5 from 8.
  • NewUnique Passive: Blocks 6 damage from champion basic attacks.


  • Armor increased to 10 from 8.
  • Health regeneration per 5 seconds reduced to 8 from 10.


  • Cost increased to 475 Gold from 435 Gold.
  • Health regeneration per 5 seconds increased to 10 from 8.


  • Health regeneration per 5 seconds reduced to 8 from 10.


  • Now sells back for 50% from 70%.

July 10, 2009 Patch:

  • Armor reduced to 8 from 10.

May 15, 2009 Patch:

  • Cost reduced to 435g Gold from 475 Gold.
  • Health reduced to 130 from 150

May 9, 2009 Patch: Added

  • Doran's Shield item.png Doran's Shield:
    • Cost: 475 Gold
    • Stats: +150 health, +10 armor, +8 health regeneration per 5 seconds


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