The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition
We calculated our Shyvana build recommendations by analyzing 47,171 recently ranked League games with her in them. We only propose the highest winrate Shyvana builds that have been used by ranked gamers enough times for us to suggest them. With so many rounds in our data, we are quite confident in our suggested builds.
To find more champion specific build advice and strategies, feel free to take a look at our guide at the bottom of the page. Additionally, to view the best Shyvana build designed for a different skill level, please choose a different one from the dropdown above. The proposed Shyvana builds will change to characterize that division’s meta.
Best Shyvana Runes
If you are playing a mixed enemy team comp, you should strongly consider getting Shyvana the Hail of Blades, Taste of Blood, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Legend: Alacrity, and Coup de Grace runes. In recent games, she won the largest fraction of her games when built with these runes. Yet, if you are facing a more homogenous enemy team composition, such as an AD focused or a tank focused team, you should instead browse down and to the right to view the best Shyvana runes to win your particular match.
Versus Selected Team Comp
Best Items for Your Shyvana Build
The most important items to use in your Shyvana build are: Kraken Slayer, Sterak's Gage, Blade of The Ruined King, and Gargoyle Stoneplate. Furthermore, similar to our rune recommendations, you can also find quality, focused, Shyvana item builds below for the specific enemy team comp you are fighting in your current match. Those who included these pieces in their gear had a higher winrate than players who worked towards other builds for Shyvana.
vs AD Heavy Teams
vs AP Heavy Teams
vs CC Heavy Teams
vs Tanky Teams
Guide to Playing with Shyvana
- Dragon's Descent is a must when initiating team fights. Make sure you have 100 fury to activate it and turn into dragon form.
- Shyvana dishes out a ton of damage but needs CC from allies to land everything.
- You can also purchase items that slow enemies so that you can land your abilities.