Arena of Valor (AoV) - Death Sickle

Information for Death Sickle, a usable item in Arena of Valor (AoV). Included are its effects, unique passives and/or actives, price, and item tree. We also measure effect ranges, explain any ambiguous effects, and give our recommendations on how to use the item.

These are Death Sickle’s attributes on the mobile version of Arena of Valor. Click here for its attributes on the Nintendo Switch version.

Death Sickle Details

Arena of Valor Death Sickle
Type Arena of Valor Attack Damage Attack
Price Arena of Valor Gold Coin 2000
Tier 2
[Effect]
Attack Damage +60
Cooldown Speed +5%
Gold Efficiency 48.25% (not including Divine Intervention passive)
Unique Passive(s) Divine intervention: Prevents damage from a potential killing blow, then increases movement speed by 20% for 1 second. 90 second cooldown.
SG Note
The wielder is invulnerable for the length of the increased movement speed effect.

Death Sickle is a great item for players who have a knack of getting quickly finished in team fights thanks to its unique passive, Divine Intervention. Having momentary invulnerability allows players to pick off essential targets, be they a highly-contested objective like the Abyssal Dragon or Dark Slayer or executing the enemy team’s carries. It can also be very useful for escaping fights at low health, the hero gaining a movement speed boost while they are invulnerable.

Recommended Heroes and/or Situation:

Since most assassins have to get into the thick of fights whenever they dive the enemy carries, having this item gives them some leeway in landing the killing blow on their intended targets before disengaging. This item is effective against heroes who deal burst damage like mages.

Another amusing late-game strategy is to equip Death Sickle while Ancestral Glory’s passive is on cooldown, switching between the two passives so that the player is able to withstand multiple killing blows.

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