For the Twisted Treeline variant, see Relic Shield item Timeworn Relic Shield.
Relic Shield is a basic item in League of Legends.[1]

Cost Analysis

Gold Value
  • 50 health = Gold 133.33
    • Total Gold Value = Gold 133.33

Gold Efficiency*

  • Relic Shield item Relic Shield is 38.09% gold efficient without its passive.
  • Without Spoils of War, the item becomes gold efficient in 36 minutes and 7 seconds.


Builds Into

Similar Items

Notes

  • The quest reward can only be obtained after being out-of-combat for 5 seconds.
  • Triggering the Spoils of War passive adds +1 to the creep score of the allied champion who receives the bonus gold.
  • The execute health threshold is affected by the bonus damage from Critical strike icon critical strikes and other basic attack modifiers (like GangplankSquare Gangplank's Parrrley Parrrley), but not from Sheen item Sheen.
  • The Spoils of War passive is triggered no matter what method is used to kill the minion, but the execution aspect of the ability only works with melee basic attacks.
  • Spoils of War will trigger Ardent Censer item Ardent Censer but not Summon Aery rune Summon Aery.
  • On Summoner's Rift icon Summoner's Rift, assuming Relic Shield item Relic Shield's user kills the most valuable minions available, it provides:
    • Gold 7.5 per 10 seconds to the user, while also sharing that same gold with the lane partner.
    • After 20 minutes, it provides Gold 9.8 per 10 to the user, while also sharing that same gold with the lane partner.
  • On Summoner's Rift, assuming Relic Shield item Relic Shield's user kills one minion every 40 seconds, it provides at least 2.5 health regen per 5 seconds to the user and to the lane partner.

Strategy

  • Relic Shield item Relic Shield is typically purchased by melee supports such as AlistarSquare Alistar, BraumSquare Braum, LeonaSquare Leona, NunuSquare Nunu, and TaricSquare Taric, who benefit from the durability it provides and can utilize the execution aspect of the Spoils of War passive.
  • This item is occasionally purchased by both champions in a double-bruiser lane, forgoing early damage for the sustain and extra Gold gold the item provides.

Trivia

Mount Targon Crest icon

Patch History

V8.10
  • Now limited to (1 Jungle or Gold Income item) from (1 Gold Income item).
V8.7
  • Passive gold per 10 seconds reduced to Gold 1 from Gold 2.
V8.6
  • Bug Fix: Pinging the item now displays the correct amount of gold needed to finish its quest.
V8.5 - March 8th Hotfix
V8.4
  • Health reduced to 50 from 75.
V8.2
  • Quest gold value reduced to Gold 500 from Gold 750. Still requires to upgrade to Targon's Brace item Targon's Brace.
  • New Effect: Spoils of War healing is reduced by 50% if the item wielder is a ranged champion.
  • Removed Quest Reward: Shield Battery, a permanent shield for 255 - 340 (based on level) health. The shield regenerates slowly when out-of-combat. Executing minions with Spoils of War regenerates 64 - 85 (based on level) shield value.
  • New Effect: Quest reward now grants the active Warding with 3 wards in stock.
    • Unique Active - Warding: Consumes a charge to place a Stealth Ward icon Stealth Ward at the target location (600 range), which reveals the surrounding area for 150 seconds. Holds up to 3 charges which refill upon visiting the shop.
  • Removed from Twisted Treeline.
V7.23
  • Bug Fix: The Bandit mastery 2016 Bandit passive no longer incorrectly grants gold for nearby minion deaths while you're dead.
V7.22
  • New Effect: Grants Bandit mastery 2016 Bandit.
  • New Effect: Bandit mastery 2016 Bandit counts toward the quest goal.
  • Quest gold required to upgrade increased to Gold 750 from Gold 650.
  • New Effect: Spoils of War heal now scales with 2% of missing health.
V7.16 August 16th Hotfix
  • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug where it wasn't granting its passive gold per 10.
V7.12
  • New Effect: Spoils of War charge indicator sphere VFX have been updated to be more runic and less distracting.
  • New Effect: Quest reward shield VFX have been updated to be more Targonian.
  • Quest progression VFX displays every third of the way from every fifth of the way toward completion.
V7.9
  • New Effect: Quest.
    • Quest: Earn Gold 650 using this item and upgrade to Targon's Brace item Targon's Brace.
    • Reward: Shield Battery, a permanent shield that regenerates slowly outside of combat.
      • Shield Battery: Grants a permanent shield for 255 - 340 (based on level). The shield regenerates slowly when out-of-combat. Executing minions with Spoils of War regenerates 64 - 85 (based on level) shield value.
V7.8
V6.18
  • Spoils of War heal reduced to 15 from 20.
V6.13
  • Minion execute increased to 200 - 285 (based on level) health from 200 health.
V6.9
  • Charge cooldown reduced to 40 seconds from 60 seconds
  • Healing per charge reduced to 20 health from 40 health
V5.24
  • Bug Fix: Spoils of War could execute champion clones.
V5.22
  • Cost reduced to Gold 350 from Gold 365.
  • Now grants 2 gold generation.
V4.3
  • Health increased to 75 from 50.
  • Health regeneration removed.
  • Passive – Spoils of War:
    • Heal changed to 50 health from 2% of your maximum health.
    • Heal now affects the wielder as well as the nearest allied champion.
    • Triggering the passive grants gold equal to the kill instead of gold equal to the kill plus 5.
    • Triggering the passive grants +1 to the creep score of the allied champion who receives the bonus gold.
V3.14 Hotfix
  • Recharge time increased to 60 seconds.
  • Execute damage now only triggers on melee attacks.
V3.14 Added
  • Recipe: Gold 365
  • +50 Health
  • +6 Health regeneration
  • Unique Passive - Spoils of War: Basic attacks execute minions below 200 health. Killing a minion heals the nearest allied champion for 2% of your maximum health and grants them gold equal to the kill plus 5. This effect requires a nearby allied champion to trigger. Recharges every 60 seconds, up to a maximum of 2 charges.
  • Unique Passive - Gold Income: You may only be in possession of 1 Gold Income item.

References

  1. Itemlist on leagueoflegends.com

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