Kindred Build

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

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49,937 LoL Matches Analyzed

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We established our Kindred build suggestions by examining 49,937 recently ranked League of Legends matches with them selected. We only propose the best winrate Kindred builds that were built by ranked players enough times for us to advise them. With so many rounds in our data, we are very confident in our suggested builds.

For more champion specific build guidance and advice, you should check out our guide to playing with Kindred farther down on the page. Additionally, to view the top Kindred build designed for a different skill division, you can select a different skill tier from the dropdown menu above. The proposed Kindred builds will update to reflect that skill level’s meta.

Best Kindred Runes

If you are facing a well-mixed enemy team comp, you should really consider grabbing Kindred the Press the Attack, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Cut Down, Zombie Ward, and Ravenous Hunter runes. In recent matches, they won the largest fraction of theirs matches when equiped with these runes. However, if you are battling a different enemy team composition, such as an AD heavy or a tank focused team, you should instead browse further down to get the best Kindred runes to win your particular match.


Press the Attack Rune Press the Attack
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Cut Down Rune Cut Down
Zombie Ward Rune Zombie Ward
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Versus Selected Team Comp
Press the Attack Rune Press the Attack
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Bloodline Rune Legend: Bloodline
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection

Best Items for Your Kindred Build

The best items to incorporate into your Kindred build include: Kraken Slayer, Runaan's Hurricane, Mercurial Scimitar, and Blade of The Ruined King. Additionally, as with our rune advice, you can also get quality, focused, Kindred item builds below for the specific enemy team composition you are facing in your current game. Players who included these items in their setups had a significantly better win rate than players who worked towards other Kindred builds.

LoL Item Kraken SlayerLoL Item Runaan's HurricaneLoL Item Mercurial ScimitarLoL Item Blade of The Ruined King

vs AD Heavy Teams

LoL Item Kraken SlayerLoL Item Infinity EdgeLoL Item Phantom DancerLoL Item Bloodthirster

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item GaleforceLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Rapid FirecannonLoL Item The Collector

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item Kraken SlayerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Runaan's HurricaneLoL Item The Collector

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item Kraken SlayerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Infinity EdgeLoL Item Runaan's Hurricane

Guide to Playing with Kindred

  • Dance of Arrows allows Kindred to jump through 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.