Xin Zhao Build

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

LoL Champion

Xin Zhao

125,435 LoL Matches Analyzed

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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.


Electrocute Rune Electrocute
Sudden Impact Rune Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter Rune Ravenous Hunter
Absolute Focus Rune Absolute Focus
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Versus Selected Team Comp
Hail of Blades Rune Hail of Blades
Cheap Shot Rune Cheap Shot
Eyeball Collection Rune Eyeball Collection
Relentless Hunter Rune Relentless Hunter
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Waterwalking Rune Waterwalking

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.

LoL Item EclipseLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Dead Man's PlateLoL Item Chempunk Chainsword

vs AD Heavy Teams

LoL Item GoredrinkerLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Blade of The Ruined KingLoL Item Death's Dance

vs AP Heavy Teams

LoL Item EclipseLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Black CleaverLoL Item Death's Dance

vs CC Heavy Teams

LoL Item Kraken SlayerLoL Item Sterak's GageLoL Item Blade of The Ruined KingLoL Item Death's Dance

vs Tanky Teams

LoL Item EclipseLoL Item Guardian AngelLoL Item Wit's EndLoL Item Blade of The Ruined King

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.