Hunter's Machete is a basic item in League of Legends.[1] It can only be purchased if you have Smite Smite as a summoner spell.

Cost Analysis

Gold Value (when fighting monsters only)

Gold Efficiency*

  • Hunter's Machete item Hunter's Machete is 0% gold efficient, but 285.71% gold efficient when fighting monsters, without counting the bonus experience against monsters.

Builds Into

Similar Items


  • You can only buy this item if you have Smite Smite.



Patch history

  • Can no longer build into Tracker's Knife item Tracker's Knife, due to the item being removed from the game.
  • Nail
    • New Effect: Now grants 15% bonus attack speed for 2 seconds.
  • Special Bonus Experience
    • Removed: Bonus experience from lesser and medium sized monsters.
    • Bonus experience per level difference increased to 50 from 30.
  • On-hit damage against monsters increased to 25 from 20.
  • Lifesteal against monsters increased to 10% from 8%.
  • Bonus experience upon killing large monsters increased to 50 from 15.
  • Added +30 bonus experience on monster kill for each level higher the monster is than you.
  • reworked:
    • Cost reduced to Gold 350 from Gold 400.
    • Grants +8% life steal versus monsters.
    • Grants Unique Passive - Nail: Basic attacks versus monsters deal 20 bonus damage. Killing large monsters grants 15 bonus experience. Damage type matches the triggering attack and will benefit from life steal.
  • Mana regeneration per second increased to 4 while in combat with monsters from 3.
  • Gold on large monster kills increased to 15 from 10.
  • Now grants 10 bonus gold on large monster kills.
  • Item cost increased to Gold 400 from Gold 325.
  • No longer grants attack damage or damage reduction versus monsters.
  • New unique passive Jungler: Deal 30 magic damage on hit to monsters over 2 seconds and gain 7 Health and 3 Mana per second while in combat with monsters.
  • Item cost increased to Gold 325 from Gold 300.
  • Now grants +10 attack damage vs. monsters
  • Now grants +5 damage reduction vs. monsters.
  • Unique Passive - Maim removed.
  • Unique Passive - Butcher removed.
  • Champion kills, assists and large monsters slain now grant Feral Flare item Feral stacks.
V3.14 Hotfix
  • Maim: On-hit healing increased to 5 from 3.
  • Revised Passive - Maim: Basic attacks against monsters deal 10 bonus magic damage and restore 3 health.
  • Unique Passive - Rend changed to Unique Passive - Maim: Deals 10 bonus magic damage to monsters with every basic attack.
  • Enabled on Twisted Treeline
  • Enabled on Howling Abyss
  • Hidden update: Hunter's machete sell price reduced to 120 from 210.
V1.0.0.152 Added
  • Item cost: Gold 300
  • Unique Passive - Butcher: Damage dealt to monsters increased by 10%.
  • Unique Passive - Rend: Basic attacks deal 10 bonus true damage to monsters.


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