Rod of Ages is a finished item in League of Legends.[1]

Recipe

Rod of Ages item
Rod of Ages
Gold 2700 (Gold 750)
Catalyst of Aeons item
Gold 1100 (Gold 350)

Rod of Ages (Quick Charge) is a finished item in League of Legends.[1]

Recipe

Rod of Ages (Crystal Scar) item
Rod of Ages
Gold 2700 (Gold 750)
Catalyst of Aeons item
Gold 1100 (Gold 350)

Cost Analysis

Gold Value

Full Gold Value

Gold Efficiency*

  • Rod of Ages item Rod of Ages is 93.52% gold efficient without its passive and 150.68% gold efficient at max stacks.
  • On manaless champions the item is 77.96% gold efficient without the passive and 129.94% gold efficient at maximum stacks.


Similar Items

Notes

  • The Eternity passive will trigger with effects like Seraph's Embrace item Seraph's Embrace's active and Muramana item Muramana's passive.
  • If the owner is protected with a shield and receives damage, he will continue to restore mana.
  • The additional stats over time are not unique. One can have multiple Rod of Ages item Rod of Ages while all of their stats simultaneously increase.

Strategy

  • Because this item takes 10 minutes to reach its full potential, it is best obtained early on in the game. 
  • It is a strong item for casters in need of durability, mana, and power.
  • Rod of Ages item Rod of Ages can be very effectively combined with an Archangel's Staff item Archangel's Staff because the Awe passive will grant 9 bonus ability power from Rod of Ages item Rod of Ages' mana.

Trivia

  • Rod of Ages item Rod of Ages may have been originally named as "Guinsoo's Rod of Oblivion", and its icon is still named as such in the League of Legends install directory.
  • Karthus KarthusLightsbaneCircle Karthus Lightsbane [S|L] uses the Rod of Ages item Rod of Ages.
  • The name is likely a reference to Def Leppard's 1983 song "Rock of Ages". (The movie of the same name, which is also named after the song, was not released until 3 years after the item came out.)
  • The Rod of Ages (Crystal Scar) item Quick Charge version is also used on the Crystal Scar during Rotating Game Modes.


Patch History

V7.10
V6.12
  • Total cost increased to Gold 2700 from Gold 2600.
    • Combine cost increased to Gold 750 from Gold 650.
  • Eternity: Mana to health conversion reduced to 20% from 25%.
V6.9
  • Total cost reduced to Gold 2600 from Gold 3000
    • Combine cost reduced to Gold 650 from Gold 950.
  • Ability power reduced to 60 from 80.
  • Mana reduced to 300 from 400.
  • Mana per stack reduced to 10 from 40.
  • New Passive effect - Eternity: 15% of damage taken from champions is gained as mana. Spending mana restores 25% of mana spent as health, up to 25 per cast (toggle spells heal for up to 25 per second).
V5.22
  • Total cost increased to Gold 3000 from Gold 2700.
  • Ability power increased to 80 from 60.
V5.13
  • Total cost reduced to Gold 2700 from Gold 2800.
  • Health reduced to 300 from 450.
  • Mana reduced to 400 from 450.
  • Mana per stack increased to 40 from 20.
  • Ability power per stack increased to 4 from 2.
V5.2
  • Now displays the current stacks over the icon.
  • No longer loses stacks when selling the item and then undoing the sale.
V3.8
V1.0.0.152
  • Total cost reduced to Gold 2800 from Gold 3035.
    • Combine cost reduced to Gold 740 from Gold 850.
  • Mana reduced to 450 from 525.
  • Health per stack increased to 20 from 18.
  • Passive – Valor's Reward:
    • On level-up heal reduced to 150 from 250.
V1.0.0.118
V1.0.0.108
  • Now show you in its tooltip what the current stats on its passive are.
V1.0.0.103
  • Health increased to 450 from 360.
  • Mana increased to 525 from 425.
  • Ability power increased to 50 from 30.
  • Health per stack reduced to 18 from 27.
  • Mana per stack reduced to 20 from 30.
  • Ability power per stack reduced to 2 from 3.
  • Maximum stats unchanged.
V0.9.25.21
  • Health reduced to 425 from 450.
  • Mana reduced to 425 from 450.
V0.9.22.16
  • Combine cost increased to Gold 850 from Gold 800.
July 10, 2009 Patch
  • Combine cost reduced to Gold 800 from Gold 865.
May 15, 2009 Patch
  • Combine cost increased to Gold 865 from Gold 665.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Itemlist on leagueoflegends.com

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