Vladimir vs Shen Counter Build

How to Win Vladimir vs Shen Counter Matchup vs How to Beat Shen as Vladimir in LoL

How to Beat Shen as Vladimir

4,253 Vladimir vs Shen Matchups Analyzed

We calculate our matchup statistics from the millions of ranked LoL games that we analyze each week. Our guide on how to beat Shen as Vladimir came out of an examination of 4253 ranked matches where both champions clashed against each other. This particular champ matchup is fairly rare. Vladimir encounters Shen in only 3.1% of his games.

Unfortunately, Vladimir has done a below average job of beating Shen. Typically, he wins a acceptable 48.8% of matches the champs fight one another in. In Vladimir against Shen games, Vladimir’s side is 0.1% less likely to get first blood, implying that he most likely won't be able to get first blood versus Shen.

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Best Vladimir Items to Counter Shen

The best items to prioritize in your Vladimir versus Shen build include Hextech Rocketbelt, Rabadon's Deathcap, and Cosmic Drive. When Vladimir combined at least these three items in his build, he did significantly better versus Shen than with many other common builds. In fact, Vladimir had an average winrate of 60.9% battling Shen with these items in his kit.

Best Vladimir Runes to Counter Shen

Phase Rush Rune Phase Rush
Nimbus Cloak Rune Nimbus Cloak
Transcendence Rune Transcendence
Gathering Storm Rune Gathering Storm
Magical Footwear Rune Magical Footwear
Cosmic Insight Rune Cosmic Insight

To have the greatest likelihood of annihilating Shen as Vladimir, Vladimir players should equip the Phase Rush, Nimbus Cloak, Transcendence, Gathering Storm, Magical Footwear, and Cosmic Insight runes from the Sorcery and Inspiration rune sets. Out of all the rune combinations we have analyed for Vladimir vs Shen fights, this mix of runes resulted in the best win rate. Notably, these runes averaged a 49.6% win rate overall.

We have also shown the top Shen runes to fend off Vladimir to help you grasp how he will likely be kitted out versus your champ.


5.9 | Vladimir Shen | 4.1


5.5 | Vladimir Shen | 4.9


5.9 | Vladimir Shen | 10.3

Vladimir vs Shen Counter Stats Summary

The stat comparisons provided here highlight several critical Vladimir versus Shen matchup statistics that can help you interpret the differences between the two. For instance, Vladimir’s KDA ratio ([kills + assists] / deaths) of 2.1 is less than Shen’s ratio of 2.9, showing that Vladimir may be less central to his team's team fighting capability,capacity,effectiveness,potential than Shen..

Vladimir typically has a slightly larger longest killing spree than his enemy,opponent,foe,counter,matchup does. On average, he takes more damage than Shen. This often reflects differing health capacities; however, it can also imply that the one champ has less mobility and thus is not able to flee from further harm when poked or engaged.

In Vladimir vs Shen matchups, Vladimir usually racks up many more minion kills than Shen. Champions that don't acquire very much CS normally do not have to have much CS to be useful. They are capable of scaling properly off their abilities alone. Yet, champs with a lot of CS, such as carries, typically have to have a lot of gold to be useful. In either case, work to beat the averages shown here to do well.

By default, tips, stats, and builds on how to beat Shen as Vladimir are given for all skill levels combined. If you would like to,To,If you want to scope the stats and builds to a particular rank, you may use the selection menu located at the top of this page.

Num. Killing Sprees

1.32 | Vladimir Shen | 0.94

Largest Multi-Kill

1.47 | Vladimir Shen | 1.14

Damage Dealt

20,398 | Vladimir Shen | 13,376

Damage Taken

26,138 | Vladimir Shen | 22,955

Healing Done

20,419 | Vladimir Shen | 2,756

Vision Score

16 | Vladimir Shen | 20

Gold Earned

10,962 | Vladimir Shen | 9,470

Minions Killed

165 | Vladimir Shen | 114

Dragons Killed

0.09 | Vladimir Shen | 0.12

Barons Killed

0.03 | Vladimir Shen | 0.03


1.89 | Vladimir Shen | 1.76


0.42 | Vladimir Shen | 0.46

CC Duration (sec)

96 | Vladimir Shen | 369

Experience Earned

13,554 | Vladimir Shen | 12,995

How We Analyze Our Champion Counters

For this counter guide, we analyzed 4,253 Vladimir vs Shen matchups from recent LoL games. We use rigorous data cleaning and processing methods to ensure that our counter stats are of the highest quality. You can rest assured that the recommended build to counter Shen as Vladimir comes from real data and is not the fabrication of some random LoL player, as some other sites provide. You can use the filters at the top of the page to view the most relevant stats and items to your rank.