Hecarim Build

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

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We established our Hecarim build recommendations by examining 164,815 recently ranked LoL games with him selected. We only recommend the highest winrate Hecarim builds that have been used by ranked LoL players enough times for us to advise them. With so many games in our dataset, we are very confident in our recommended builds.

If you are looking for more champion specific build guidance and advice, please read our guide to playing with Hecarim at the bottom of the page. Additionally, to get Hecarim builds dedicated to a particular skill level, choose a different rank from the dropdown menu above. If you change the selection, the best Hecarim build will capture that division's meta game.

Best Hecarim Runes

If you are battling a varied enemy team comp, you should really consider grabbing yourself the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Tenacity, Last Stand, Revitalize, and Conditioning runes. In recent games, he won the largest fraction of his rounds when equiped with these runes. Yet, if you are fighting a more homogenous enemy team comp, such as an AP focused or a tank centric team, you should instead glance down and to the right to view the best Hecarim runes to defeat your particular set of opponents.


Conqueror Rune Conqueror
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Revitalize Rune Revitalize
Conditioning Rune Conditioning
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
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth

Best Items for Your Hecarim Build

The most essential items to incorporate into your Hecarim build are: Divine Sunderer, Sterak's Gage, Dead Man's Plate, and Titanic Hydra. Moreover, similar to our rune setups, you can also get great, dedicated, Hecarim item builds further down for the specific enemy team comp you are playing in your current match. Players who added these items in their kits had a better win rate than those who worked towards other builds for Hecarim.

LoL Item Divine SundererLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Dead Man's PlateLoL Item Titanic Hydra

vs AD Heavy Teams

LoL Item Divine SundererLoL Item Ravenous HydraLoL Item Dead Man's PlateLoL Item Death's Dance

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item Divine SundererLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Black CleaverLoL Item Ravenous Hydra

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item Trinity ForceLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Youmuu's GhostbladeLoL Item Dead Man's Plate

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item Trinity ForceLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Spirit VisageLoL Item Death's Dance

Guide to Playing with Hecarim

  • Hecarim's Warpath gives him more damage according to his movement speed, so make sure to get good move speed items.
  • Use Onslaught of Shadows when the enemy champions are grouped up to deal maximum damage.
  • Cast Spirit of the Dread during teamfights to heal Hecarim from damage taken by enemies.