Raid Shadow Legends: Apothecary Champion Guide

Apothecary is a rare champion from the High Elves faction in Raid Shadow Legends. He has an affinity with magic and is one of the best rare’s to use in all of Raid. Specifically during early game to mid game progression. Speed is one of Apothecarys most important stats, along with his valuable turn meter boost. Making him one of the fastest champions in arena. This guide will cover the good and the bad for apothecary, including stats, skills, gear and masteries.

Apothecary Stats Overview

Apothecary avatar
  • Faction: High Elves
  • Type: Support
  • Affinity: Magic
  • Rarity: Rare
  • HP: 17175
  • Attack: 881
  • Defense: 1002
  • Critical Rate: 15
  • Critical Damage: 50
  • Speed: 106
  • Resistance: 30
  • Accuracy: 0
  • Aura: Increase Ally in Dungeons by 21
  • Books to Max Skills: 10

Apothecary Skills Overview


A1: Scatterbolt

Attacks 3 times at random.

Upgrades as follows:

  • Level 2: Damage +5%
  • Level 3: Damage +5%
  • Level 4: Damage +5%
  • Level 5: Damage +10%
Soothing Chant

A2: Soothing Chant

Heals a target ally by 35% HP. This Heal can be critical.

Upgrades as follows:

  • Level 2: Heal +5%
  • Level 3: Heal +5%
  • Level 4: Heal +5%
  • Level 5: Cooldown -1
Boon of Speed

A3: Boon of Speed

Places a 30% [Increase SPD] buff on all allies for 2 turns. Fills the Turn Meter of all allies by 15%.

Upgrades as follows:

  • Level 2: Cooldown -1
  • Level 3: Cooldown -1

Apothecary Late Game Guide

Apothecary is considered one of the best rares in the game. He is very easy to book and he can be useful in every area of the game from early to late game+

He can make good work even at level 50. However, if you want him to work well in Dungeons 20, his stats are considerably better when he is maxed. His aura is quite useful for Dungeons too.


Apothecary is pretty straightforward as far as masteries go, and quite flexible. You can take the offense tree for Giant Slayer if you want extra damage on clan boss, but generally speaking the defense and support trees are useful in all content.

It is possible to take Iron Skin for the tier 6 talent, although Bulwark is also an option if Apothecary is tanky enough. The support tree gives solid utility, improving the effectiveness of heals, buffs, and speed sets, making it useful everywhere.

Apothecary Late Game masteries

Gear & Stats Build

Apothecary relies on high speed to buff his team and heal them, with an emphasis on the speed buff and turn meter boost.

His entire purpose is to give his team more turns and keep them alive, and he’s very good at it – especially for a rare champion. For this reason, speed sets are by far the best option.

Stat wise Apothecary only needs speed and defense/HP to work. Crit rate is somewhat useful as the A2 heal can crit, but it’s lower priority than speed and defense. Crit damage doesn’t increase the strength of the healing

Recommended Main Stats

  • Glove: DEF% / HP% / Crit Rate%
  • Chest: Def%
  • Boots: Speed
  • Ring: Def
  • Amulet: Def
  • Banner: Any with speed substat

Main stats on gloves should be Defense%/HP%, but crit rate is also an option if you have sufficient defense already. Chest should always be Defense%/HP% and boots are always speed.

apothecary gear and stats

Apothecary Late Game Dungeon Runs

Dragon 20

Apothecary keeps the team ahead of the waves of mobs and Dragon by keeping the speed increase buff and turn meter boosts. This apothecary is built with enough Defence to tank through otherwise problematic second wave with Hordins under the Decrease Def debuff.

Apothecary does not do any significant damage to the dungeon boss, Frozen Banshee does the main job with her poisons stacking. Other champions recommended in this composition are Rae, Zargala and Miscreated Monster.

apothecary dragon 20 team

Spider 20

Spider 20 is tricky business. Apothecary can help out in three ways. The first is, as usual the turn meter boost and speed buff. The second is targeted heal and this might be helpful for negative affinity tank strategies. Thirdly, the aura may provide a defensive boost if that is what your heroes are lacking.

apothecary spider 20 dungeon run

Ice Golem 20

Ice Golem is not the most popular Dungeon for farming gear due to the quality of the sets. Apothecary can be helpful here for the same reasons as in other dungeons. The same principle applies as with other Dungeons. Control with the Stun, Massive Shields and Ally Protection help power through the waves and the boss.

ice golem dungeon runs apothecary

Fire Knight 20

Apothecary is negative affinity for Fire Knight 20. This means additional critical rate and damage of enemies vs Apo on both waves and the boss. The only reason to bring him to Fire Knight is to take advantage of the three hit A1 ability to bring the shield down during the boss fight, as there are usually better heroes to help with survival.

A strong example team for Fire Knight 20 includes the following champions:

  1. Apothecary
  2. Fu-Shan
  3. Miscreated Monster
  4. Coldheart
  5. Armiger
apothecary fire knight 20 team

Apothecary Clan Boss Build Guide

In order for Apothecary to perform his role on Ultra-Nightmare Clan Boss, Apothecary needs to be fast and boost his team speed and turn meter as often as possible, while dealing damage.


The relevant masteries are: Giant Slayer (T6) for damage, Lore of Steel for higher speed, Lasting Gifts for application of speed buff for as many turns as possible and masteries that boosts healing and turnmeter.

Apothecary clan boss masteries

Gear & Stats Build

Apothecary needs to have as high speed as possible, so three speed sets is usually the way to go. He is the only one in the team without lifesteal, but provides his heal himself with A2. Reaching at least 4k+ def and 300 speed is preferrable for this build. As long as you reach those stats you can have hp/def jewelry interchangably. For best results raid the crit rate to 100% for critical healing and more DPS. Note that Lanakis adds 30% crit rate chance in this composition

Recommended Main Stats

  • Glove – def %
  • Chest – def %
  • Boots – speed
  • Ring – def
  • Amulet – hp
  • Banner – def
Apothecary clan boss gear and stats build

Clan Boss Strategy & Tactics

This Apothecary build demonstrates that it’s possible to achieve good results and 2 keying UNM with rares and without crazy gear. However, do note that the AI of Apothecary is a bit silly, later in the run (beyond turn 20) he sometimes heals someone else if they get hit by a crit. Or sometimes does not heal at all after the stun if he has the speed boost available. Hence, for best results semi-manual from about turn 20 to the end of the run.

The combination of turn meter boost and targeted healing make Apothecary a unique rare. Without block debuffs his heal is really important and he can’t be replaced by heroes like High Khatun, Golden Reaper or Frostbringer in this comp. Lanakis provides additional support to the Apothecary kit with increased crit chance and buff extension.

A strong team to use for clan boss with Apothecary could be the following:

  1. Apothecary
  2. Rhazin Scarhide
  3. Rotos the Lost Groom
  4. Lanakis the Chosen
  5. Altan
apothecary clan boss team

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