Statikk Shiv is a legendary item in League of Legends.[1]


Statikk Shiv item
Statikk Shiv
Gold 2600 (Gold 600)
Zeal item
Gold 1200 (Gold 500)
Dagger item
Gold 300
Kircheis Shard item
Gold 800 (Gold 500)
Dagger item
Gold 300

Cost Analysis*

Gold Value

Gold Efficiency*

  • Statikk Shiv item.png Statikk Shiv is 87.4% gold efficient, without its passive.
  • For Statikk Shiv to be considered gold efficient, its passive must be worth at least Gold 327.5.

Similar Items

Statikk Shiv VFX

Shiv Lightning's visual effect.


  • The lowest base movement speed in the game is 325. At this speed, Statikk Shiv item.png Statikk Shiv grants 16.25 bonus flat movement speed.
    • The percentage movement speed stat increases flat movement speed, and will not interact with other percentage increases.
  • Moving by any means energizes 1 charge for every 30 in-game units traveled. This includes but is not limited to walking, using dashes or blinks, casting Recall.png Recall or Teleport.png Teleport, being Airborne icon pulled or Airborne icon knocked back/aside.
  • A basic attack energizes 12 charges.
  • An autoattack-reliant champion energizes Statikk Shiv faster by attacking than moving.
    • Considering a movement speed of 380 units per second (with normal tier 2 boots), moving energizes 12.5 charges per second, while an average attack speed of a normal level 18 champion who has ~1.2 attack speed with just Statikk Shiv energizes ~14.5 charges per second (given the average possible attacks to energize charges). Moving is roughly 15% slower.
    • Statikk Shiv works very well if not best on any champion whose abilities can apply on-hit effects in order to make use of the extra damage, Critical strike icon critical strike or not.
  • Runaan's Hurricane item.png Runaan's Hurricane energizes Statikk Shiv item.png Statikk Shiv's passive at the same rate as without, even if 3 targets are hit.


  • Statikk Shiv item.png Statikk Shiv's visual effect for the lightning spark originates from the initially attacked target rather than from Statikk Shiv's user.
  • Statikk Shiv's passive will Critical strike icon critically strike if the associated basic attack also Critical strike icon critically strikes.
  • Statikk Shiv's passive does not apply spell vamp, life steal or on-hit effects.
  • Statikk Shiv's passive can not damage structures.
  • Energized attacks will not trigger all three energizing itemsKircheis Shard item.png Kircheis Shard, Rapid Firecannon item.png Rapid Firecannon and Statikk Shiv in the same way; the highest instance of damage will apply to the primary target, and Statikk Shiv will chain to nearby enemies even if attacking a structure, due to Rapid Firecannon allowing it to trigger on structures. Kircheis Shard will not apply any damage, due to having the lowest damage of all three items.


  • Statikk Shiv item.png Statikk Shiv is named after James 'Statikk' Bach, a Riot Games Inc. Assistant Game Designer.
  • Prior to 5.22, Statikk Shiv had the same animation effects and sound with Kennen Kennen's Electrical Surge.png Electrical Surge.
    • When activating both Kennen Kennen's Electrical Surge.png Electrical Surge and Statikk Shiv passive within a small enough window, whichever was casted second will not have the sound effects replay (due to the previous exact copy of the sound just previously playing).
    • The only difference is that Statikk Shiv applies the effect at the four closest targets, whereas Kennen Kennen's Electrical Surge.png Electrical Surge targets all units that are affected by Mark of the Storm.png Mark of the Storm.

Patch history

  • Combine cost increased to Gold 600 from Gold 550.
  • Energized attack bonus damage increased to 60 - 160 (based on level) from 50 - 120 (based on level).
  • Bonus damage to minions reduced to 65% from 120%.
    • Energized attack bonus damage against minions reduced to 99 - 264 (based on level) from 110 - 264 (based on level).
  • Bug Fix: Audio for the empowered attack proc no longer plays through Fog of War.
  • Bonus damage increased to 50 - 120 (based on level) from 30 - 100 (based on level).
  • Damage against minions increased to 110 - 264 (based on level) from 66 - 220 (based on level).
  • Bonus damage to minions increased to 「 120% 」「 66 - 220 (based on level) 」 from 「 75% 」「 52.5 - 175 (based on level) 」.
  • Total cost increased to Gold 2600 from Gold 2500.
  • The bonus damage to your target from Rapid Firecannon and Statikk Shiv no longer stack. Only the greater damage is dealt.
  • Damage adjusted to 30 - 100 (based on level) from 50-150.
  • Bonus damage to minions increased to 75% from 50%.
  • Attack speed reduced to 35% from 40%.
  • Movement speed reduced to 5% from 6%.
  • Critical strike chance increased to 30% from 20%.
  • Removed unique passive.
  • Added unique passive - Energize: Moving and using basic attacks Energize you. When fully Energized, gain Shiv Lightning.
  • Added unique passive - Shiv Lightning: Your next basic attack (on-hit) deals 50-150 (based on champion level) bonus magic damage, increased to 75-225 against minions, that can spark to up to 4 additional nearby units. This damage can critically strike and scales with critical strike damage.
  • Combine cost increased to Gold 550 from Gold 525.
  • Removed Avarice Blade item.png Avarice Blade from recipe.
  • Added Kircheis Shard item.png Kircheis Shard to recipe.
  • Combine cost increased to Gold 600 from Gold 525.
  • The passive magic damage will now only critically strike if the associated attack critically strikes.
V1.0.0.152 Added
  • Statikk Shiv item.png Statikk Shiv:
    • Recipe: Zeal item.png Zeal + Avarice Blade item.png Avarice Blade + Gold 525 = Gold 2500
    • +40% attack speed.
    • +6% movement speed.
    • +20% critical strike chance.
    • Unique passive: Moving and attacking build Static Charges. At 100 charges your next attack expends the charges to deal 100 magic damage to up to 4 targets. This damage can critically strike.


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