Essence Reaver is a finished item in League of Legends.[1]


Essence Reaver item
Essence Reaver
Gold 3000 (Gold 250)

Cost Analysis

Gold Value

Gold Value when Essence Flare is active

Gold Efficiency*

  • Essence Reaver item Essence Reaver is 119.28% gold efficient, without its passives.
  • Essence Reaver item Essence Reaver is 160.94% gold efficient when Essence Flare is active.

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  • The mana restore is an on-hit effect and interacts with multi-on-hit (e.g. Guinsoo's Rageblade item Guinsoo's Rageblade), while the cooldown reduction from Essence Flare doesn't.
  • The mana restore does trigger against turrets.
  • Essence Reaver item Essence Reaver does not activate Essence Flare on champions that can shapeshift with their ultimate since level 1 (e.g. EliseSquare Elise, JayceSquare Jayce, NidaleeSquare Nidalee and UdyrSquare Udyr).
    • This does not include KarmaSquare Karma, who can use Essence Flare as normal.



  • During testing on the PBE, the item's icon was an inverted and blue recolor of The Bloodthirster item The Bloodthirster. A video demonstration can be seen here.
Shadow Isles Crest icon

Patch History

  • Total cost reduced to Gold 3000 from Gold 3200.
    • Combine cost reduced to Gold 250 from Gold 450.
  • Attack damage increased to 75 from 70.
V8.12 - June 18th Hotfix
  • Essence Flare duration reduced to 6 seconds from 8.
  • Essence Flare bonus attack speed increased to 50% from 30%.
  • New Recipe: B. F. Sword item B. F. Sword + Caulfield's Warhammer item Caulfield's Warhammer + Sapphire Crystal item Sapphire Crystal + Gold 450 = Gold 3200.
  • New Effects:
    • Stats: +70 attack damage, +20% cooldown reduction, and +300 mana.
    • Unique Passive: Basic attacks refund 1% of missing mana on-hit.
    • Unique Passive: After casting your ultimate, your next basic attack within 10 seconds grants Essence Flare for 8 seconds (30 second cooldown).
    • Essence Flare: Gain 30% bonus attack speed, and basic attacks refund 20% of your remaining non-ultimate cooldowns.
  • Old Effects:
    • Stats: +70 attack damage and +20% critical strike chance.
    • Unique Passive: +10% cooldown reduction.
    • Unique Passive: Gain 0% − 20% (based on critical strike chance) additional cooldown reduction. This bonus does not include the critical strike chance given by this item.
    • Unique Passive: Critical strike icon Critical strikes restore 3% of your maximum mana.
  • Total cost reduced to Gold 3400 from Gold 3600.
    • Combine cost reduced to Gold 200 from Gold 400.
  • Attack damage increased to 70 from 65.
  • Additional cooldown reduction is no longer linear with critical strike chance (from other sources).
    • CDR = (Crit × (1 + 0.1 × Crit)) ÷ 6
  • Item cost increased to Gold 3600 from Gold 3200.
  • New Recipe: B. F. Sword item B. F. Sword + Caulfield's Warhammer item Caulfield's Warhammer + Cloak of Agility item Cloak of Agility + Gold 400
  • Attack damage decreased to 65 from 80.
  • Critical strike icon critical strike added, increased to 20% from 0%.
  • Life Steal removed, decreased to 0% from 10%.
  • Basic attacks no longer restore missing mana.
  • Added Unique Passive: 10% cooldown reduction.
  • Added Unique Passive: Gains up to +20% additional cooldown reduction equal to your critical strike chance from other sources.
  • Added Unique Passive: Critical strikes restore 3% of your maximum mana.
  • Item cost decreased to Gold 3200 from Gold 3400.
  • Recipe cost decreased to Gold 850 from Gold 1050.
  • Fixed a bug where Essence Reaver was restoring more mana than it should at higher mana levels.
  • Attack damage increased to 60 from 50.
V4.10 Added
  • Recipe: Pickaxe item Pickaxe + Vampiric Scepter item Vampiric Scepter + Gold 950 = Gold 2650
  • +50 AD
  • +10% life steal
  • +10% cooldown reduction
  • Unique Passive: Your basic attacks restore mana equal to between 2% and 8% of the physical damage dealt, based on your missing mana.


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