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

Cost Analysis*

Gold Value (when fighting monsters only)

Gold Efficiency*

  • Hunter's Machete item.png 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.png Smite.


Patch history

  • 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.png 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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