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Guardian Angel is a legendary item in League of Legends.[1]

Recipe

Guardian Angel item
Guardian Angel
2800 Gold (1250 Gold)
Negatron Cloak item
800 Gold (350 Gold)
Chain Vest item
750 Gold (450 Gold)

Cost Analysis

Gold Value

Gold Efficiency

  • Guardian Angel item.png Guardian Angel is 71.4% gold efficient.
  • The passive must have at least a value of 800g for Guardian Angel item.png Guardian Angel to be gold efficient.


Notes

Champ with guardian angel

Visual appearance

  • Guardian Angel item.png Guardian Angel's passive makes your champion untargetable for 4 seconds before revival.
  • Its passive will always activate before Blood Well.png Blood Well and Rebirth.png Rebirth, but after the Chrono Shift.png Chrono Shift buff if the owner has it.
  • If you use Ghost.png Ghost and Guardian Angel item.png Guardian Angel activates, Ghost.png Ghost will still be in effect after you have been revived.
  • Selling and repurchasing the item will not reset the cooldown on its Unique Passive.
  • The passive does not activate when killed by the Nexus Obelisk.
  • The healing boost of Spirit Visage item.png Spirit Visage (+20% to healing)  affects its passive, causing it to restore 36% health in total.
  • If its passive activates on MalzaharSquare.png Malzahar and his Summon Voidling.png Voidlings are alive, they'll keep moving and attacking.
  • If DrMundoSquare.png Dr. Mundo dies while under the effects of Sadism.png Sadism then he will continue to heal even as the passive is activating

Trivia

  • The name "Guardian Angel" is also used for an ability of the DotA hero Omniknight.
  • Guardian Angel item.png Guardian Angel is one of only three items in the game to passively offer both armor and magic resistance; the others being Moonflair Spellblade item.png Moonflair Spellblade and Zz'Rot Portal item.png Zz'Rot Portal.

Patch History

V5.1:
  • Combine cost reduced to 1200 Gold from 1250 Gold.
    • Total cost reduced to 2800 Gold from 2850 Gold.

V4.21:

V4.20:

V3.10:

  • Recipe changed: Negatron Cloak item.png Negatron Cloak + Chain Vest item.png Chain Vest + 1310 Gold = 2750 Gold
    • Total cost increased to 2750 Gold from 2600 Gold.
  • Magic resist increased to 40 from 30.

V1.0.0.152:

  • Combine cost increased to 1480 Gold from 1200 Gold.
  • Armor reduced to 50 from 68.
  • Magic resistance reduced to 30 from 38.
  • Health and mana gained upon reviving changed to 30% of maximum health and mana from 750 health and 375 mana.

V1.0.0.146:

  • Now displays its cooldown on the item itself rather than with a buff.

V1.0.0.118:

  • Added a gray version of the cooldown icon for Guardian Angel item.png Guardian Angel.

V1.0.0.113:

V1.0.0.103:

V1.0.0.100:

  • Now revives champions at 750 health and 375 mana instead of 40% health and mana.

V1.0.0.97:

  • Will now display a timer showing how long until the effect is ready again.

V1.0.0.94(b):

  • Guardian Angel item.png Guardian Angel will now only proc on cloned units if it was ready to activate when the clone was created. In other words, clones now sync their Guardian Angel states to the main champion when created.
    • Clones that expire while being revived with Guardian Angel item.png Guardian Angel will no longer last permanently.

V1.0.0.79:

  • Positive buffs are no longer lost on pseudo-death (ie Guardian Angel item.png Guardian Angel).

V1.0.0.70:

  • Elixirs are no longer lost on pseudo-death (ie Guardian Angel item.png Guardian Angel).

V1.0.0.52:

  • The item had its restoration amount on revival reduced to 40% from 50% of their health and mana.
  • You can no longer teleport while being revived by Guardian Angel.

V1.0.0.32:

  • Recipe cost increased to 1200 Gold from 850 Gold.

June 26, 2009 Patch:

  • Fixed a bug which caused it to proc more often than once every 5 minutes.

May 15, 2009 Patch:

  • Armor reduced to 75 from 80.
  • Magic resist reduced to 40 from 45.
  • Fixed a bug where certain item effects would persist past selling the item.
  • Fixed a bug which allowed you to respawn an infinite number of times with no cooldown.

References

  1. Itemlist on leagueoflegends.com

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