The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition
We calculated our Xerath build suggestions by examining 73,564 recently ranked League of Legends rounds with him selected. We only advise the highest winrate Xerath builds that were built by ranked League players enough times for us to reccomend them. With so many matches in our dataset, we are confident in our provided builds.
If you are looking for more focused build advice and strategies, feel free to check out our guide farther down on the page. Additionally, to get Xerath builds specific to a unique division, pick a different division from the dropdown menu above. In that case, the best Xerath build will capture that division's meta game.
Best Xerath Runes
If you are facing a well-mixed enemy team composition, you should strongly consider getting Xerath the Arcane Comet, Nimbus Cloak, Absolute Focus, Gathering Storm, Presence of Mind, and Coup de Grace runes. In recent matches, he won the largest percentage of his games when using these runes. However, if you are trying to beat a different enemy team comp, such as an AD centric or a crowd control heavy team, you should instead browse below to view the best Xerath runes to defeat your particular enemy team.
Versus Selected Team Comp
Best Items for Your Xerath Build
The most critical items to incorporate into your Xerath build include: Luden's Tempest, Seraph's Embrace, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Horizon Focus. Furthermore, similar to our rune advice, you can also get quality, dedicated, Xerath item builds below for the specific enemy team comp you are battling in your current game. Players who added these pieces in their builds had a much better win rate than players who went for other builds for Xerath.
vs AD Heavy Teams
vs AP Heavy Teams
vs CC Heavy Teams
vs Tanky Teams
Guide to Playing with Xerath
- Arcanopulse is easier to land when your enemy is moving in a straight line towards or away from you.
- Use Eye of Destruction to make it easier to land Arcanopulse.
- Take advantage of Xerath's high range to stay far from enemies during the laning phase.