Shen Build

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


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In the current meta, Shen is a great top laner who primarily deals magic damage (49%). Shen has the 4th highest win rate amongst top laners (out of 34). Prioritize completing Sunfire Aegis early in your Shen build, as players who had this item completed in their build had the highest win rates. Shen is most dominant in the early game, with a 53.1% win rate in the early game, as opposed to a 52.4% win rate overall. Scroll down to see the best items and runes for your Pro Shen Build!

Best Shen Runes


Grasp of the Undying
Shield Bash
Bone Plating
Ravenous Hunter
Cheap Shot
Versus Selected Team Comp
Grasp of the Undying
Shield Bash
Second Wind
Legend: Alacrity
Best Items for Shen Builds

vs AD Heavy Teams

vs AP Heavy Teams

vs CC Heavy Teams

vs Tanky Teams

Guide to Playing with Shen
  • The best combo to work on: Shadow Dash, Twilight Assault, and then auto attack.
  • Shen can quickly turn an enemy gank on an ally into a counter attack with Stand United. This is a global; use it on a strong carry to shield him and then TP to him for support.