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Twin Shadows is a legendary item in League of Legends.[1] 


Twin Shadows item
Twin Shadows
2400 Gold (650 Gold)
Aether Wisp item
850 Gold (415 Gold)
Fiendish Codex item
900 Gold (465 Gold)

Twin Shadows is a legendary item in League of Legends.[1] 


Twin Shadows (3290) item
Twin Shadows
2400 Gold (650 Gold)
Aether Wisp item
850 Gold (415 Gold)
Fiendish Codex item
900 Gold (465 Gold)

Cost Analysis*

Gold Value

Gold Efficiency*

  • Twin Shadows item.png Twin Shadows is 95.6% gold efficient without its active.


Twin Shadows ghost

A ghost summoned by Twin Shadows.

  • The lowest base movement speed in the game is 325. At this speed, Twin Shadows item.png Twin Shadows grants 19.5 movement speed.
  • Because the ghosts target the closest enemy champions even when you don't have sight of them, this item is an excellent scouting tool.
  • Champions who are stealthed at the moment Twin Shadows is activated will not be targeted or chased by the ghosts.
    • However, if a ghost has locked onto a champion that then proceeds to enter stealth before the ghost makes contact, the ghost will continue to chase until its duration ends or the champion leaves stealth.
  • The ghosts appear to have around 450 movement speed and look somewhat similar to jungle wraiths.
    • This would make the maximum range of the ghosts 2700.
  • Its active can make it a useful item on mages that lack CC.
  • A well timed spellshield can negate the effect of a ghost coming into contact with a champion.
  • It is possible for both ghosts to hit the same champion, but the effect and duration is only refreshed.
    • With this is mind, when chasing or being chased, you can try to soak up both ghosts to eliminate them as a threat.
  • In the Crystal Scar, the ghosts will gain bonus movement speed while moving over the Speed Shrines.
  • Ghosts may not pass over any blocked terrain, such as Jarvan's cataclysm, you may use this to your advantage to prevent the vision or slow effects for a time.
  • If the champion using Twin Shadows dies when ghosts are active and they fail to reach an enemy champion, they would return to where the owner died and remain idle until they expire, and the cooldown would not be reduced.
  • If Twin Shadows' active is used when the enemy team is aced, nothing would happen and it would go on full cooldown.

Similiar items


  • The item was originally called Wraith Collar.
  • The icon for this item looks blue while in-game. However, it looks red and purple in summoners' match history.
  • Can be found in the shop by searching for "Spooky Ghosts".
  • "Release The Hounds!", "Get Spooked!" or "Ghostbusters!" are phrases commonly shouted when Twin Shadows is activated.

Patch history


  • Removed from the game.


  • Combine cost increased to 730 Gold from 630 Gold.
    • Total cost unchanged.


  • Fixed a bug where the spooky ghosts from Twin Shadows would sometimes not path correctly into bushes to tag enemies.


  • Item cost increase to 2400 Gold, up from 2000 Gold / 1800 Gold.
  • Combine cost changed to 630 Gold, from 730 Gold / 530 Gold.
  • New recipe: Aether Wisp item.png Aether Wisp + Fiendish Codex item.png Fiendish Codex
  • Ability Power increased to 80, up from 50.
  • No longer gives Magic Resistance.
  • Now gives +10% Cooldown Reduction.
  • Ghosts now return to the wielder if they fail to hit a champion and reduce Hunt's cooldown by 40 seconds each (20 seconds on Crystal Scar and Twisted Treeline).



  • Map-specific version added for Twisted Treeline and Crystal Scar.


  • Ability power reduced to 40 from 50.
  • Magic resist increased to 40 from 30.
  • Movement speed increased to 6% from 5%.

V1.0.0.152: Added

  • Recipe: Kage's Lucky Pick item.png Kage's Lucky Pick + Null-Magic Mantle item.png Null-Magic Mantle
  • Item cost: 1900 Gold
  • Combine cost: 735 Gold
  • +50 Ability Power
  • +30 Magic Resistance
  • +5% Movement Speed
  • Unique Active - Hunt: Summons up to 2 invulnerable ghosts for 6 seconds to seek the two nearest enemy champions. If they touch an enemy champion, they slow his Movement Speed by 40% and reveal him for 2.5 seconds - 120 second cooldown.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Itemlist on leagueoflegends.com

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