Kindred Build Guide

LoL Kindred Build Guide

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

63,019 Kindred Builds Analyzed

Best Items for Your Kindred Build

The most essential items to use in your Kindred build are: Kraken Slayer, Infinity Edge, Lord Dominik's Regards, and Essence Reaver. Yet, like our rune suggestions, you can also get quality, dedicated, Kindred item builds further down for the specific enemy team composition you are facing in your current match. Players who included these items in their gear had a much better winrate than players who utilized other builds for Kindred.

Kindred Items to Defeat Focused Team Comps

Best Kindred Runes for Your Next Build

Conqueror Build Rune for Kindred Conqueror
Triumph Build Rune for Kindred Triumph
Legend: Bloodline Build Rune for Kindred Legend: Bloodline
Cut Down Build Rune for Kindred Cut Down
Absolute Focus Build Rune for Kindred Absolute Focus
Gathering Storm Build Rune for Kindred Gathering Storm
If you are playing a well-mixed enemy team composition, you should really consider grabbing Kindred the Conqueror, Triumph, Legend: Bloodline, Cut Down, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes. In recent matches, they won the largest percentage of theirs games when using these runes. Yet, if you are trying to beat a different enemy team comp, such as an AP heavy or a tank centric team, you should instead scrollbrowse further down to find the best Kindred runes to win your particular match.

Kindred Runes to Beat Dedicated Enemy Teams

Conqueror Rune to Fight a Specific Team Comp with a Good Kindred Build Conqueror
Triumph Rune to Fight a Specific Team Comp with a Good Kindred Build Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune to Fight a Specific Team Comp with a Good Kindred Build Legend: Alacrity
Cut Down Rune to Fight a Specific Team Comp with a Good Kindred Build Cut Down
Zombie Ward Rune to Fight a Specific Team Comp with a Good Kindred Build Zombie Ward
Ravenous Hunter Rune to Fight a Specific Team Comp with a Good Kindred Build Ravenous Hunter

Guide to Playing with Kindred

  • Dance of Arrows allows Kindred to jump over walls.
  • Use Wolf's Frenzy in the middle of a teamfight because Kindred's wolf will attack enemies within the AOE for 8.5 seconds.

Summary

We came up with our Kindred build suggestions by analyzing 63,019 recently ranked League games with them in them. We only recommend the highest winrate Kindred builds that have been built by ranked gamers enough times for us to suggest them. With so many games in our data, we are quite confident in our provided builds.

Additionally, Kindred builds specific to a unique skill division can be seen by selecting a different rank from the dropdown menu located above. The best Kindred build shown will be specific to that division’s meta.