- are gold efficient, without the Summoner Spell cooldown reduction passive.
- attack damage casters, who prefer the cooldown reduction to the attack speed of , and don't tend to get as much cooldown reduction from their other items as mages (who for this reason tend to buy instead). are a favoured choice on
- Many supports also pick up these boots, as their utility to their team tends to come in a large part from their abilities.
- Mages can also pick those boots instead of , but they have to buy other magic penetration items such as to compensate.
- When picking Ionian Boots of Lucidity, keep in mind that sometimes it may be better to buy other boots, such as stats may be sometimes more useful than the extra cooldown reduction, or you have other ways to reach the cooldown reduction cap. or , as the defensive