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Sunfire Cape is a legendary item in League of Legends.[1] 


Sunfire Cape item
Sunfire Cape
2700 Gold (800 Gold)
Chain Vest item
800 Gold (500 Gold)
Bami's Cinder item
1100 Gold (700 Gold)

Cost Analysis*

Gold Value
  • 45 armor = 900 Gold
  • 500 health = 1333.33 Gold
    • Total Gold Value = 2233.33 Gold

Gold Efficiency*

  • Sunfire Cape item.png Sunfire Cape is 82.72% efficient.
  • Sunfire Cape's passive must be worth at least 466.67 Gold for it to be considered gold efficient.

Similar Items


Champ with sunfire cape

Visual appearance


  • This item has the similar effect of the item Radiance in DotA, although the two items grant different benefits.
  • The icon of this item shows a Shurima emblem on the cape, eventually connecting this item's lore to the desert empire.

Patch history


  • Total cost increased to 2700 Gold from 2600 Gold.
  • Health increased to 500 from 450.



  • Recipe cost reduced to 850 Gold from 930 Gold.
    • Total cost reduced to 2600 Gold from 2650 Gold.


  • Damaging aura visuals updated.


  • Magic damage changed to 25  + character level (from 40)


  • New Icon


  • Combine cost increased to 930 Gold from 780 Gold.
  • Item cost increased to 2650 Gold from 2500 Gold.


  • Item cost reduced to 2500 Gold from 2610 Gold.
  • Combine cost reduced to 780 Gold from 800 Gold.


  • Aura damage increased to 40 from 35.


  • Area of effect damage per second reduced to 35 from 40.


  • Fixed a bug where the damage aura of the cape was still damaging enemies while dead.


  • Upgrade cost increased to 800 Gold from 700 Gold.
  • Passive is now unique.


  • No longer deals damage when held by a clone.


  • Combine cost reduced to 700 Gold from 1000 Gold.


  • Recipe cost increased to 1000 Gold from 900 Gold.

May 9, 2009 Patch:

  • Recipe changed: Now requires 1x Giant's Belt item.png Giant's Belt instead of 2x Ruby Crystal item.png Ruby Crystal (didn't affect +Health).
  • Armor reduced to 50 from 60.

May 1, 2009 Patch:

  • Recipe cost increased to 800 Gold from 600 Gold.
  • AoE damage decreased to 40 from 50.

April 18, 2009 Patch:

  • Aura damage increased to 50 from 40.
  • Cost decreased to 600 Gold from 900 Gold.


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Start a Discussion Discussions about Sunfire Cape

  • Teammates with Sunfire Cape

    3 messages
    • Yes, it will. It's not an aura, just a damage_per_time similar to burnout/burning agony.
    • with the nerf to the DMG, sunfire cape isn't the greatest choice recently because it lacks gold efficiency and doesn't add as much to dps ...
  • Sunfirecape on clones

    2 messages
    • Does sunfirecape's effect work with clones of the owner? as an example, if I play as Wukong, have a sunfirecape in my inventory, and use my Dec...
    • It has been hanged about a year ago so Sunfire won't have the damaging effect when on an illusion. V1.0.0.101: *No longer deals damage when h...

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