The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition
We calculated our Lucian build suggestions by analyzing 138,598 recently ranked League matches with him in them. We only propose the highest winrate Lucian builds that were built by ranked gamers enough times for us to reccomend them. With so many matches in our dataset, we are very confident in our provided builds.
To get more champion specific build advice and strategies, you should take a look at our guide to playing with Lucian farther down on the page. Additionally, to see the top Lucian build from a different skill division, you can select a different one from the dropdown menu above. The recommended Lucian builds will change to characterize that skill level’s meta.
Best Lucian Runes
If you are trying to beat a varied enemy team comp, you should strongly consider getting him the Press the Attack, Triumph, Legend: Alacrity, Cut Down, Nimbus Cloak, and Absolute Focus runes. In recent matches, he won the largest percentage of his matches when equiped with these runes. However, if you are fighting a different enemy team composition, such as an AP heavy or a CC focused team, you should instead browse further down to find the best Lucian runes to win your particular round.
Versus Selected Team Comp
Best Items for Your Lucian Build
The most essential items to incorporate into your Lucian build are: Immortal Shieldbow, Infinity Edge, Phantom Dancer, and Navori Quickblades. Yet, similar to our rune suggestions, you can also get quality, focused, Lucian item builds below for the specific enemy team comp you are battling in your current game. Players who added these pieces in their builds had a much better win rate than those who went for other builds for Lucian.
vs AD Heavy Teams
vs AP Heavy Teams
vs CC Heavy Teams
vs Tanky Teams
Guide to Playing with Lucian
- Prioritize maxing Piercing Light as it's your primary ability for harassing the enemy lane champion.
- Piercing Light also combos well with Lucian's passive Lightslinger, because casting an ability procs the passive causing him to attack a target twice.