For the skin set, see Dragonslayer.

Dragon Slayer is a team-wide stacking neutral buff granted by the DragonSquare Dragon. It is available only on Summoner's Rift.

Slaying a dragon will grant a buff depending on the element ("color") of the dragon; the buff can stack up to three times per element. These buffs are granted to the entire team (of the player who killed the dragon) and last until the end of the game.

Slaying the Elder DragonSquare Elder Dragon will increase these effects (by 50% / 100%) for a limited time span.

Aspect of the Dragon

Aspect of the Dragon is a team-wide neutral buff granted by the Elder DragonSquare Elder Dragon. It is available only on Summoner's Rift.

The buff is lost upon death and cannot be transferred from champion to champion, unlike the Crest of Insight buff Crest of Insight and Crest of Cinders buff Crest of Cinders buffs.

While under this effect, existing dragon buffs for the team are amplified by 50%:

Buff Details
Cloud DrakeSquare Cloud Drake Increases the movement speed to 3 / 6 / 9%, tripled to 9 / 18 / 27% while out-of-combat.
Infernal DrakeSquare Infernal Drake Increases the attack damage and ability power to 12 / 24 / 36%.
Ocean DrakeSquare Ocean Drake Increases the health and mana regeneration to 6 / 12 / 18%.
Mountain DrakeSquare Mountain Drake Increases the bonus damage to 15 / 30 / 45%.

Empowered Aspect of the Dragon

Empowered Aspect of the Dragon is a team-wide neutral buff granted by the Elder DragonSquare Elder Dragon, after one Elder DragonSquare Elder Dragon has already been defeated by the same team. It is available only on Summoner's Rift.

The buff is lost upon death and cannot be transferred from champion to champion, unlike the Crest of Insight buff Crest of Insight and Crest of Cinders buff Crest of Cinders buffs.

While under this effect, existing dragon buffs for the team are amplified by 100% (i.e. doubled):

Buff Details
Cloud DrakeSquare Cloud Drake Increases the movement speed to 4 / 8 / 12%, tripled to 12 / 24 / 36% while out-of-combat.
Infernal DrakeSquare Infernal Drake Increases the attack damage and ability power to 16 / 32 / 48%.
Ocean DrakeSquare Ocean Drake Increases the health and mana regeneration to 8 / 16 / 24%.
Mountain DrakeSquare Mountain Drake Increases the bonus damage to 20 / 40 / 60%.


Notes

Trivia

  • Each component of Dragon Slayer has a passive name and an alternate name, related to the drake:

Media

Patch History

This patch history concerns only the changes about Dragon Slayer buff, for changes on the DragonSquare Dragons, see the Dragon patch history.
V8.9
  • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug where it interacted recursively with Guinsoo's Rageblade item Guinsoo's Rageblade's bonus attack damage-granting effects to grant more attack damage than intended. Now it stacks multiplicatively.
V8.5
  • Cloud DrakeSquare Cloud Drake buff
    • Removed: Granting 25 / 50 / 75 bonus movement speed while out-of-combat.
    • New Effect: Now grants 2 / 4 / 6% bonus movement speed, tripled to 6 / 12 / 18% when out-of-combat.
V8.4
  • Aspect of the Dragon buff Empowered Aspect of the Dragon - Added
    • New Effect: Elder DragonSquare Elder Dragons beyond the first now grant Aspect of the Dragon buff Empowered Aspect of the Dragon, which is twice as effective and last twice as long.
      • Basic attacks and spells against non-turret burn the target for 135 + (90 per Dragon Slain) bonus true damage over 3 seconds.
      • Also increases the strength of all Dragon Slayer buff Dragon Slayer buffs by 100%.
      • Duration: 300 seconds.
V7.3
V6.22
V6.14
  • Cloud DrakeSquare Cloud Drake
    • Out of combat movement speed increased to 25 / 50 / 75 from 15 / 30 / 45.
V6.10
  • Ocean DrakeSquare Ocean Drake
    • Changed to restore 4 / 8 / 12% of missing health and missing mana every 5 seconds while out of combat from every 18 / 12 / 6 seconds, restores 10% of missing health and 10% of missing mana.
V6.9
  • DragonSquare Dragon is now randomly one of the following dragon that grants a unique stacking buff:
    • Infernal DrakeSquare Infernal Drake
      • Grants +8 / 16 / 24% attack damage and ability power.
    • Mountain DrakeSquare Mountain Drake
      • Grants +10 / 20 / 30% bonus true damage to epic monsters and turrets.
    • Cloud DrakeSquare Cloud Drake
      • Grants +15 / 30 / 45 bonus movement speed while out of combat.
    • Ocean DrakeSquare Ocean Drake
      • Every 18 / 12 / 6 seconds, restores 10% of missing health and 10% of missing mana.
    • After the 35 minute mark, only the Elder DragonSquare Elder Dragon will spawn. It grants a 120 second buff that increases other dragon's buff by 50% while also granting a burning effect on basic attacks.
      • Basic attacks and spells burn the target for (45 × Elder DragonSquare Elder Dragons slain) (+ 45 per Elemental Dragon Mark) damage over 3 seconds and increases the strength of Elemental Dragon buffs by 50%. This stack only lasts 120 seconds or until death.
    • Enhanced Infernal DrakeSquare Infernal Drake: + 12 / 24 / 36% attack damage and ability power.
    • Enhanced Mountain DrakeSquare Mountain Drake: + 15 / 30 / 45% bonus damage to epic monsters and turrets as true damage.
    • Enhanced Cloud DrakeSquare Cloud Drake: + 22.5 / 45 / 67.5 bonus movement speed while out of combat.
    • Enhanced Ocean DrakeSquare Ocean Drake: Every 12 / 8 / 4 seconds, restores 10% of missing health and 10% of missing mana.
V6.3
  • Stack 2:
    • Removed: Bonus damage to structures.
    • New Effect: Attacks versus turrets deal 10 − 180 (based on level) bonus magic damage over 2 seconds.
  • Stack 4:
    • Removed: Bonus damage to minions and monsters.
    • New Effect: You take 20% reduced damage from turrets.
V5.8
  • Dragon's Might / Dragon Slayer buff Dragon buff (first stack).
    • Auto attack damage for champions with Dragon's Might and AD items will now be slightly higher.
    • Physical damage spells will now deal slightly less damage when interacting with Dragon's Might (unless the champion has a lot of bonus AD or their abilities scale higher than 100% AD).
V5.1
  • Tooltip bonuses for second and fourth Dragon Slayer buff Dragon buffs have been swapped to accurately reflect the change made in patch V4.21.
V4.21
  • First Stack: 6% attack damage and ability power from 8%.
  • Second Stack: (switched with the fourth) Now gives +15% damage to turrets.
  • Fourth Stack: (switched with the second) Now gives +15% damage to minions and monsters.
V4.21
  • Bonus attack damage and ability power reduced to 6% from 8%. (First Stack)
  • Second and Fourth stack bonuses switched. Turret damage is now earned before minion/monster damage.
V4.20 Added
  • Killing the DragonSquare Dragon nows grants a permanent stacking buff called Dragon Slayer buff Dragon Slayer:
    • Dragon's Might (1 stack): +8% total attack damage and ability power.
    • Dragon's Dominance (2 stacks): +15% damage to minions and monsters.
    • Dragon's Flight (3 stacks): +5% movement speed.
    • Dragon's Wrath (4 stacks): +15% damage to turrets and buildings.
    • Aspect of the Dragon (5 stacks, repeatable): Doubles all other bonuses and your attacks burn enemies for 150 true damage over 5 seconds. Lasts 180 seconds.