Aatrox Build

The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition

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Our Aatrox builds come from our examination of 481,850 recently ranked Aatrox matches. Only the top win rate Aatrox builds that are also in common use are suggested. Since we have so many matches in our database, we are sure that we can give you high quality builds to help you win your next match!

To find more champion specific build tips and tactics, feel free to check out our guide farther down on the page. Additionally, to see the top Aatrox build designed for a different skill level, please select a different one from the dropdown above. The ideal Aatrox builds will update to capture that division’s meta.

Best Aatrox Runes

If you are facing a varied enemy team composition, you should strongly consider getting yourself the Grasp of the Undying, Demolish, Second Wind, Overgrowth, Legend: Tenacity, and Last Stand runes. In recent games, he won the greatest fraction of his matches when using these runes. Yet, if you are fighting a different enemy team composition, such as an AD centric or a tank centric team, you should instead browse below to get the best Aatrox runes to win your particular round.


Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Second Wind Rune Second Wind
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Versus Selected Team Comp
Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace Rune Coup de Grace
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Revitalize Rune Revitalize

Best Items for Your Aatrox Build

The most critical items to incorporate into your Aatrox build include: Goredrinker, Sterak's Gage, Black Cleaver, and Silvermere Dawn. Yet, like our rune recommendations, you can also find quality, focused, Aatrox item builds below for the particular enemy team composition you are battling in your ongoing match. Those who included these pieces in their kits had a significantly better win rate than those who worked towards other Aatrox builds.

LoL Item GoredrinkerLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Black CleaverLoL Item Silvermere Dawn

vs AD Heavy Teams

LoL Item GoredrinkerLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Black CleaverLoL Item Thornmail

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item EclipseLoL Item Spirit VisageLoL Item Ravenous HydraLoL Item Death's Dance

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item GoredrinkerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Spirit VisageLoL Item Death's Dance

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item GoredrinkerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Black CleaverLoL Item Ravenous Hydra

Guide to Playing with Aatrox

  • Try to build a few stacks in blood well before engaging to ensure you can revive if slain.
  • Use Massacre to activate your passive for quick reaction revives.
  • Get easy kills early game by using the high damage from Massacre for ultimates at level 6 and 11.
  • Use Blades of Torment to guarantee landing Dark Flight's knockup.