The Best Runes, Items, and Advice to Dominate Your Competition
Our Zilean builds come out of our analysis of 47,909 recently ranked Zilean matches. Only the top winrate Zilean builds that are also commonly used are advised. Since we have so many games in our data, we are absolutelysure that we can show you high quality builds to help you win your next match!
To get more champion specific build advice and strategies, please read our tips farther down on the page. Additionally, to see the top Zilean build for a different skill level, you can select a different one from the dropdown menu above. The proposed Zilean builds will change to reflect that division’s meta.
Best Zilean Runes
If you are trying to beat a mixed enemy team composition, you should strongly consider getting yourself the Glacial Augment, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery, Cosmic Insight, Transcendence, and Waterwalking runes. In recent games, he won the greatest percentage of his games when using these runes. However, if you are fighting a more homogenous enemy team comp, such as an AD centric or a tank centric team, you should instead glance below to get the best Zilean runes to win your particular game.
Versus Selected Team Comp
Best Items for Your Zilean Build
The best items to use in your Zilean build are: Luden's Tempest, Rabadon's Deathcap, Void Staff, and Horizon Focus. Yet, similar to our rune builds, you can also get quality, focused, Zilean item builds below for the specific enemy team comp you are fighting in your ongoing game. Players who added these pieces in their kits had a higher win rate than those who went for other builds for Zilean.
vs AD Heavy Teams
vs AP Heavy Teams
vs CC Heavy Teams
vs Tanky Teams
Guide to Playing with Zilean
- Time Bomb can wipe out enemy minion waves.
- Cast Chronoshift to protect your carries during teamfights.