Xin Zhao Build
The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition
We came up with our Xin Zhao build recommendations by analyzing 125,435 recently ranked LoL rounds with him selected. We only advise the highest winrate Xin Zhao builds that were built by ranked players enough times for us to suggest them. With so many games in our data, we are confident in our provided builds.
If you would like more champion specific build guidance and advice, please read our tips at the bottom of the page. Additionally, to view the top Xin Zhao build for a different skill division, you can select a different one from the dropdown menu above. The recommended Xin Zhao builds will change to reflect that skill level’s meta.
Best Xin Zhao Runes
If you are battling a mixed enemy team comp, you should strongly consider getting Xin Zhao the Electrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Ravenous Hunter, Absolute Focus, and Gathering Storm runes. In recent matches, he won the greatest percentage of his matches when equiped with these runes. However, if you are fighting a more single focused enemy team composition, such as an AP centric or a crowd control focused team, you should instead look below to find the best Xin Zhao runes to defeat your particular set of opponents.
Versus Selected Team Comp
Best Items for Your Xin Zhao Build
The most important items to include in your Xin Zhao build are: Eclipse, Sterak's Gage, Dead Man's Plate, and Chempunk Chainsword. Moreover, like our rune setups, you can also get great, focused, Xin Zhao item builds below for the specific enemy team comp you are playing in your ongoing match. Players who included these items in their kits had a higher win rate than players who worked towards other Xin Zhao builds.
vs AD Heavy Teams
vs AP Heavy Teams
vs CC Heavy Teams
vs Tanky Teams
Guide to Playing with Xin Zhao
- Every third strike of Determination heals Xin Zhao, so use it to maintain lane presence.
- Use Three Talon Strike last to knock up your opponent and reduce your other cooldowns.