Rabadon's Deathcap is an advanced item in League of Legends .
It is a powerful item for pure  ability power casters, and is also very effective on burst assassins and hybrid champions that take advantage of for additional burst.
Passive Gold Value
is Rabadon's Deathcap 102.8% gold efficient by itself.
is essential for any Rabadon's Deathcap champion with ability power ratios, tanky or carry, wishing to deal significant magic damage that will carry into late game.
's passive stacks multiplicatively with Rabadon's Deathcap . The two combined increases ability power by 36. Archmage 5%.
This item resulted from a separation of the offensive and defensive abilities of . This is the offensive item, while Zhonya's Ring is its defensive counterpart.
Zhonya's Hourglass It was originally named Banksy's Deathcap in the Patch Day Preview. This is a tribute to one of Riot's employees named Banksy (David Banks, Director of Platform Engineering).
The image artwork would seem to be based on the from the Harry Potter franchise. There are eyes and a mouth-like band visible on the hat, very similar to the Sorting Hat.
Sorting Hat Not counting other ability power items, runes, and masteries gives 156 Rabadon's Deathcap ability power alone. The upgrade from its parts grants 36 AP.
While it has the potential to be the single highest source of ability power in the game, Rabadon's Deathcap is rarely purchased first, as its passive ability requires other ability power items to be fully effective, to the point of the item being barely cost effective, which the large majority of expensive items are by a large margin.
It is also somewhat difficult to build early in the game as one of its components is quite expensive, making it difficult to purchase without kills or other gold income.
Tooltip now displays the amount of Ability power gained from its UNIQUE Passive
Combine cost increased to 840g from 740g.
Total cost increased to 3300g from 3200g.
Ability power bonus increased to 30% from 25%
Item cost reduced to 3200 from 3600.
Combine cost reduced to 740 from 1140.
Base ability power reduced to 120 from 140.
Bonus ability power reduced to 25% from 30%.
Removed from Crystal Scar.
Ability power reduced to 140 from 155.
Total cost increased to 3600g from 3400g.
Total cost increased to 3400g from 3300g.
Boots and enchantments
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