Poppy Build

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

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Our Poppy builds result from our examination of 52,848 recently ranked Poppy games. Only the top win rate Poppy builds that are also commonly used are recommended. Since we have so many matches in our database, we are absolutelysure that we can generate the highest quality builds to help ensure you win your next match!

To find more champion specific build tips and tactics, feel free to check out our guide to playing with Poppy at the bottom of the page. Additionally, Poppy builds specific to a particular skill division can be seen by choosing another division from the dropdown menu located above. The suggested Poppy build will be focused on that division’s meta.

Best Poppy Runes

If you are fighting a mixed enemy team comp, you should really consider grabbing yourself the Aftershock, Shield Bash, Conditioning, Overgrowth, Legend: Alacrity, and Triumph runes. In recent matches, she won the largest percentage of her games when equiped with these runes. However, if you are battling a more single focused enemy team composition, such as an AD centric or a CC focused team, you should instead browse below to get the best Poppy runes to defeat your particular set of opponents.


Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Demolish Rune Demolish
Bone Plating Rune Bone Plating
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Time Warp Tonic Rune Time Warp Tonic
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Versus Selected Team Comp
Grasp of the Undying Rune Grasp of the Undying
Shield Bash Rune Shield Bash
Conditioning Rune Conditioning
Overgrowth Rune Overgrowth
Legend: Tenacity Rune Legend: Tenacity
Triumph Rune Triumph

Best Items for Your Poppy Build

The most important items to use in your Poppy build include: Sunfire Aegis, Thornmail, Dead Man's Plate, and Death's Dance. Furthermore, like our rune advice, you can also get great, dedicated, Poppy item builds farther down for the specific enemy team comp you are playing in your ongoing match. Players who included these pieces in their kits had a significantly better winrate than those who used other builds for Poppy.

LoL Item Frostfire GauntletLoL Item Randuin's OmenLoL Item Dead Man's PlateLoL Item Force of Nature

vs AD Heavy Teams

LoL Item Sunfire AegisLoL Item ThornmailLoL Item Warmog's ArmorLoL Item Gargoyle Stoneplate

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item Sunfire AegisLoL Item ThornmailLoL Item Frozen HeartLoL Item Force of Nature

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item Sunfire AegisLoL Item ThornmailLoL Item Titanic HydraLoL Item Force of Nature

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item Sunfire AegisLoL Item ThornmailLoL Item Randuin's OmenLoL Item Titanic Hydra

Guide to Playing with Poppy

  • Hammer Shock deals high burst damage. Use it liberally in lane to prevent your opponent from last hitting.
  • Poppy has good crowd control potential; try dragging enemy assassins out of teamfights to let your carries pick off their weak targets.