Master Yi Build
The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition
Our Master Yi builds come from our analysis of 1,116,045 recently ranked Master Yi games. Only the best winrate Master Yi builds that are also in common use are advised. Since we have so many rounds in our database, we are very confident that we can give you the highest quality builds to help ensure you win your next game!
If you are looking for more champion specific build tips and tactics, please check out our guide to playing with Master Yi farther down on the page. Additionally, to see Master Yi builds dedicated to a unique division, pick a different rank from the dropdown menu located above. In that case, the ideal Master Yi build will capture that division's meta game.
Best Master Yi Runes
If you are trying to beat a well-mixed enemy team composition, you should really consider grabbing yourself the Hail of Blades, Sudden Impact, Zombie Ward, Ravenous Hunter, Legend: Alacrity, and Triumph runes. In recent matches, he won the largest percentage of his rounds when equiped with these runes. Yet, if you are facing a more single focused enemy team comp, such as an AD heavy or a CC heavy team, you should instead glance below to view the best Master Yi runes to defeat your particular combination of foes.
Versus Selected Team Comp
Best Items for Your Master Yi Build
The most important items to use in your Master Yi build are: Kraken Slayer, Wit's End, Guinsoo's Rageblade, and Titanic Hydra. Additionally, as with our rune setups, you can also find great, focused, Master Yi item builds below for the specific enemy team composition you are playing in your ongoing game. Players who included these items in their setups had a higher winrate than players who used other Master Yi builds.
vs AD Heavy Teams
vs AP Heavy Teams
vs CC Heavy Teams
vs Tanky Teams
Guide to Playing with Master Yi
- Master Yi has strong nukes and sustained DPS, along with great escape skills. Playing aggressively is the way to go with him.
- Master Yi's Meditate skill allows him to dive into enemies and towers because he takes reduced damage. Use this to tank turret damage and let your team dive too.