Master Yi Build

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

LoL Champion

Master Yi

1,116,045 LoL Matches Analyzed

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Summary

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.

Overall

Hail of Blades Rune Hail of Blades
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Zombie Ward Rune Zombie Ward
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Triumph Rune Triumph
Versus Selected Team Comp
Lethal Tempo Rune Lethal Tempo
Triumph Rune Triumph
Legend: Alacrity Rune Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand Rune Last Stand
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection

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.

LoL Item Kraken SlayerLoL Item Wit's EndLoL Item Guinsoo's RagebladeLoL Item Titanic Hydra

vs AD Heavy Teams

LoL Item Duskblade of DraktharrLoL Item Ravenous HydraLoL Item Navori QuickbladesLoL Item The Collector

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item Duskblade of DraktharrLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Essence ReaverLoL Item The Collector

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item Kraken SlayerLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Infinity EdgeLoL Item Mortal Reminder

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item Duskblade of DraktharrLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Infinity EdgeLoL Item Navori Quickblades

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.