Cupidus | Raid Shadow Legends

Raid Shadow Legends Cupidus Skill Mastery Equip Guide


NAME: Cupidus
FACTION: Sacred Order
RARITY: Legendary
ROLE: Attack
USABILITY: Early-Mid-Late Game
TOMES: 10 (A2 A3)



Obtain from

Ancient Shard
Sacred Shard
Primal Shard

Blessings Recommendation

Cruelty (Debuffer)
Lightning Cage (Arena)
Soul Reap (Damage Dealer)


★★★★★ Campaign
★★★★✰ Arena Defense
★★★★★ Arena Offense
★★★★✰ Clan Boss
★★★★★ Hydra
★★★★★ Faction Wars


★★★★★ Minotaur
★★★★★ Spider
★★★★✰ Fire Knight
★★★★★ Dragon
★★★★★ Ice Golem
★★★✰✰ Iron Twins
★★✰✰✰ Sand Devil
★★✰✰✰ Phantom Shogun


★★★★✰ Arcane Keep
★★★★✰ Void Keep
★★★★★ Force Keep
★★★★✰ Spirit Keep
★✰✰✰✰ Magic Keep

Doom Tower

★★★✰✰ Floors
★✰✰✰✰ Magma Dragon
★★★★✰ Nether Spider
★★★★✰ Frost Spider
★★★✰✰ Scarab King
★★★★✰ Celestial Griffin
★★★★✰ Eternal Dragon
★✰✰✰✰ Dreadhorn
★★★★✰ Dark Fae

Cupidus Skills

Attacks all enemies. Damaged increases by 15% if the target has any debuffs.
Level 2: Damage +5%
Level 3: Damage +5%
Level 4: Damage +10%
Damage Multiplier: 2.5 ATK

Flames of Passion (Cooldown: 4 turns)
Attacks all enemies. Each hit has a 50% chance of placing a [HP Burn] debuff for 2 turns.
Level 2: Damage +5%
Level 3: Damage +5%
Level 4: Buff/Debuff Chance +5%
Level 5: Buff/Debuff Chance +10%
Level 6: Buff/Debuff Chance +10%
Damage Multiplier: 4 ATK

Flameout (Cooldown: 4 turns)
Places a 50% [Increase ATK] buff on this Champion, then attacks 1 enemy. Has a 50% chance of placing a [HP Burn] debuff on all enemies for 2 turns if this attack kills an enemy. This debuff cannot be resisted.
Level 2: Damage +10%
Level 3: Cooldown -1
Damage Multiplier: 6.6 ATK

Punishing Partner
Attacks inflict 25% more damage. Always counterattacks when attacked. [Only available when Venus is on the same team]

Increases Ally ATK in all Battles by 33%.

Cupidus Equipment Guide

Arena, Doom Tower, Faction Wars Campaign, Clan Boss, Dungeons

Recommended Artifacts

2 Offense Set, 1 Speed Set

Recommended Artifacts

1 Lifesteal Set, 1 Accuracy Set
1 Lifesteal Set, 1 Speed Set

Recommended Stats

Weapon (ATK)
Helmet (HP)
Shield (DEF)
Gauntlets (C.RATE)
Chestplate (ATK%)
Boots (SPD)
Ring (ATK)
Amulet (C.DMG)
Banner (ACC)

Recommended Stats

Weapon (ATK)
Helmet (HP)
Shield (DEF)
Gauntlets (C.RATE)
Chestplate (ATK%)
Boots (SPD)
Ring (ATK)
Amulet (C.DMG)
Banner (ACC)

Cupidus Mastery Guide

Arena, Campaign, Clan Boss, Dungeons, Doom Tower, Faction Wars

Raid Shadow Legends Cupidus Skill Mastery Equip Guide


  1. Deadly Precision
  2. Keen Strike
  3. Shield Breaker
  4. Whirlwind of Death
  5. Ruthless Ambush
  6. Bring it Down
  7. Wrath of the Slain
  8. Methodical
  9. Kill Streak
  10. Warmaster


  1. Pinpoint Accuracy
  2. Charged Focus
  3. Swarm Smiter
  4. Lore of Steel
  5. Master Hexer
  6. Sniper

Cupidus Storyline

Bards and minstrels have spun many tales about love so pure, it overcomes death itself. While it is, indeed, the stuff of many a ballad (too many, perhaps) the Realm of Teleria had seen these wondrous tales come to life.

One particular legend speaks of a maiden so fair she caught a jealous eye of an evil Sorcerer, a servant of Siroth’s dark will. The spells he weaved allowed him to entrance the maiden and entrap her in a distant stronghold. Fortunately, her faith allowed the maiden to break free and regain her will before the sorcerer’s vile designs could be realized, yet she remained a prisoner under threat of imminent death were she not to accept the Sorcerer’s advances.

But all was not lost, for her promised one, a noble Knight of great renown, rose up to the challenge. He fought his way through untold dangers and enemies uncountable before forcing the great gates of the dark keep open. There, the entire might of the Sorceror’s magic was unleashed upon him. The Knight cut down hordes of Siroth’s servants, ignoring his own wounds and striking the villain down with a single blow of his blessed sword. Though life ebbed away from his body by the moment, he chose to expend the last of his strength on proclaiming his love for the Maiden who was finally free.

I was at that moment the Arbiter herself interfered. Though Lumaya may never guide the affairs of mortals, her faithful herald would not let a heroic deed driven by love as pure as that turn into tragedy. She used her power to save the dying Knight, yet such divine assistance did come with a price. Unable to live on without her beloved, the Maiden did not hesitate to swear her own soul to Lumaya’s cause. In turn, both she and her Knight were granted with life immortal.

There are many recountings of their adventures afterward, some contradicting each other, some – the stuff of fairy tales. Even their true names are lost to history, as is any proof that their origins are anything more than legend. Yet one thing is certain – wherever the mysterious lovers known as Venus and Cupidus appear, no darkness may stand before the fires of their passion. With her magic, and his trusty blade, the pair has saved lives beyond counting. Any warrior that gains the loyalty of both of these divine servants will find their force strengthened with the kind of purity only love that transcends mortal boundaries can bring.

Cupidus Videos

Raid Shadow Legends Cupidus Champion Guide by Cold Brew Gaming

Raid Shadow Legends Cupidus Champion Guide by mAd Capper

Raid Shadow Legends Cupidus Champion Guide by MurderInc

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20 thoughts on “Cupidus | Raid Shadow Legends

  1. Max Limitz

    Methodical is mentioned on text, but it is not shown on image, so do not use Methodical.

  2. Exar

    A very overrated champion.
    Lack of DEF eliminates him from any serious PvP, unless you built specific team that covers his weakness, which is another hindrace to pick him. You can just take any DEF nuker that doesn’t need that much of a nanny (Nekhret) and mistress with a lash (Venus). It’s not a coincidence that all false hype comes only when you see Cupidus in their company. And ask yourself what are reasonable chances (for non whale) to have all 3 champs at disposal?

    For PvE Cupidus is OK but that’s all, just OK. I happily replaced him with Artak for Heavy Spider and Hydra or even (50 lvl sic!) Akoth for lower tiers, which seems offending to Cupi – but works perfectly.

  3. Karbin

    When is this page going to be updated with Cupidus’s new info after the buff. His A2 is now an AOE 100% HP burn when booked out with a 4.0 damage multiplayer, which increases his value exponentially. He can be used for damage or as a control champ by putting a stun set on him. I don’t have a Venus, but now I’ll always be hoping to get one just to move this great champ to an OP champ.

  4. eazy

    cupidus needs to be updated on this site

  5. Money Moto

    Is everyone here out of their minds? I regularly compete in platinum arena and I can say right now that Cupidus is the biggest cheater legendary in the game. The mfer should be in his own tier. He is not only S. He is so far beyond Z-tier I can’t even think of a high enough tier to place him.

    You should be thanking your lucky stars for getting him. I would trade 10 of my S-tier legendaries for him right now. He is the end game legendary.

    Take a look at the top placement for arena. Cupidus is generally on that team.

    Having him and are complaining is like having a big dick and not knowing how to use it.

  6. Dera

    Only of you have Venus, i don’t have her so cupidus still shit for all the update recently.

  7. sin

    his new buffed version is amazing. he really needs to get an update here. if you have Venus too, you can easily one key hydra up to brutal.
    love his counter attack passive.

  8. sin

    well it appears he is decent in hydra. so maybe some new information and build for there?

  9. Randall

    Roberto, I know it’s late to respond to this, but for anyone else that wants to use this guy with mission 59, you CAN click a spiderling for his turn and it still counts. You just can’t take it off auto. What I do is to click on a spiderling, let it apply the A2, then click off of it after his attack. Do that a couple of times, and the spiders burn nicely. 🙂

    While it’s not full hands-off, it does get you through the waves. Hope it helps someone!

  10. DeniedMachewMan

    Okay for everyone saying hes bad at spider I can understand some problems that ur saying I don’t have him fully booked at all and I think you should save ur books on someone who really needs him cause I get my a2 off on auto with no books he’s a guy that once u get him he needs no books. I was kinda hard stuck around 16 dragon and ice golems and now I can 100 percent of the time beat drake only half ice golem though on 20 so save ur books and he will a2 the spider lol and that 33 percent attack if u have something to keep ur team alive on Spiders in god like I have skullcrown MMonster and cupidus and serris and a debuff remover for spider and I never lose on 16 sadly I need a gala to win it higher level which I’m working on leveling her up but Cupidus right now is my favorite leggo mostly cause he’s my first and I don’t even have venus he’s really good at wave clear when paired with a defense down I use him for arena to take out healers or revivals so just don’t book him unless u really really need to and have all the books to get him maxed booked for the cdr.

  11. Coco_Diliu

    Nu mi-se pare o tragedie mare ca isi foloseste A2 pe auto la Spider …

  12. Roberto Gaerlan

    Cupidus doesn’t use his A2 on the spiderlings on auto. This sucks!
    You cant manual if your trying to complete the progress mission #59 where you have to beat them 10x on auto

  13. Jareel

    I think he can really, REALLY shine with Venus, but without her… he’s really mixed bag for me. Maybe it’s support tree, that’s bad for him? The idea of using Retribution seems sound.


    – A1 does relatively little damage
    – Low base defence, so relatively low staying power
    – Just the base 50% crit damage? Nothing extra? On an Attack legendary?
    – A2, Flames of Passion, is a very mixed bag until you start booking these +10% debuf chances… which isn’t the easiest task either. Also: No idea why it’s 4 turn cooldown without a way to book it down to 3 turns. How is A3 on a shorter booked cooldown than A2?! This makes no sense, especially given the randomness of this action (which is something you hate for Arena)
    – A3 (Flameout) needs a kill to bring the full potential, and it can struggle with that for an attack hero… plus it makes it borderline useless in dungeons, especially Spider on Auto, where it could shine if AI would pick spiderlings, but sadly: It’s always the mother spider…


    – Great base speed.
    – Manually controlled he can shine. Especially given how punchy that A3 is.
    – Doesn’t need *that* many books to be useful. Even just getting that A3 to level 3 makes a difference

  14. Slug

    Hey mate, great site and very helpful! This champ you’ve rated 5 stars for Spider but I can’t make him be particularly useful on auto as he never uses his A2 on spider. He attacks the boss with his A3 and because he doesn’t kill it, he also doesn’t apply HP burn.

    His A1 is useful at low spider levels to clear the small spiders, but later on he becomes quite useless in Spider.

    Perhaps I am missing something but I would say he is 2 star or maybe 3 star for Spider. If you manually control him, he is 5 star as you can kill small spiders with his A3 and then apply multiple HP burn to burn the boss, and manually use his A2 which throws around a few extra HP burn, but on auto he just doesn’t seem to work at all.

  15. Mellifleur

    I use him as an Arena nuker with Offensive and defensive masteries, going for Flawless Execution and Retribution. Outfitted in Lifesteal and Cruel with 4.1k attack, 99 CR, 240 CD he’s excellent. I can often 1 shot Duchess with his A3. If the other team gets a turn their nuker will often trigger a Retribution CA and then when his t urn comes around again he is mopping up stragglers. I don’t think the Support tree is optimal for him because his A1 is an AoE and Retribution with Lifesteal combined with that is very potent.

  16. Ri

    2 star in magic

  17. Hisig

    Faction war missing

  18. Shaaw

    @SchitzMeSelf, its because @Ayumilove recommends lifesteal gear for everyone… Plus, those masteries are for everything, but he does say 2x Offense/Speed for arena/campaign/FWs…

  19. SchitzMeSelf

    Why do you recommend using Lore of Steel mastery, if you recommend using Lifesteal gear?

  20. Daniel

    Thank You. Amazing site.