Xin Zhao General Guide by Mithirn
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Xin Zhao Build
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the Senechal of Demacia. He doesn't scream out Demacia. But his spear is badass. With high atk spd you can knock up your opponents easily. Xin Zhao is pretty easy to use, he's not too difficult to use and not too easy. I would recommend this champ to people who like to win ;)
I use these runes because I think that Xin Zhao is pretty easy to kill without defensive items and cc reduction or cleanse. But or or or can replace some of the runes. can also be replaced by If you feel like you need to knock up enemy champions more than take the attack speed ones. But if your low on ip than get the armor and magic resist ones since they will work for all champions, not the armor penetration however :(
The masteries are pretty straight forward. In offense though I take the extra 2% atk spd over 2 atk dmg for the Three Talon Strike. The buff duration too if you take a red or a blue. But if you feel too squishy even though you shouldn't from the runes you can put 9 points in defensive. (I suggest not)
Well I start building more defensive items in the beginning because the armor penetration masteries and runes can do a pretty high amount of dmg in the beginning. After I finish I either get if I'm doing ok or good. If casters are ruining my day I get a for some extra magic resist to that 100+ magic resist ;). Also the extra atk spd and dmg each hit is also nice. Than I get but if another teammate is getting it I get or a and build it into a later. But will be missing some atk spd with a than last I will get a for massive lifesteal or another atk spd item. Also other atk dmg champions don't seem to be a problem, but if they are buy a or . Also sell Doran's Shield for more items when needed.~~~~~The Core is: size=30
I max Audacious Charge first because I fine it more useful to farm and slow enemies down so you and your team can chase better. I also use this to slow down my teammates and tower dive like a boss ;). Than I max Three Talon Strike for more dmg to my knock ups but maxing Battle Cry will give you more atk speed and let you reduce cds alot more. It's up to how you feel though.
I get to chase and run, I find this better than flash sometimes so I get it more often and your able to get the mastery for it too. is also viable or . is very useful for chasing, 1v1, or even escaping. I like cause it has many uses. I use to take this but I found that was more useful. is still pretty useful though for taking that last bit of hp or marking a clone.(Shaco)
Laning if I solo I take cloth armor and 5 hp pots.If not a Doran's Shield. Xin's passive is great for laning, if your at low health and you know the other people is gone or recalled and where all the other enemy champions are I would think you should try to get as many hits of of minions as you can to restore hp. If your not laning with a tank you should initiate to do a huge harass or to go in for the kill. Try to let your teammate harass and if you can harass with Audacious Charge and get away safely go for it. In early game try to farm, but don't get hurt to much and go recall. I prefer teammates that can burst,pull,harass,or secure a kill. A teammate that can heal will also be nice.
Well I've said what I do with Xin. I use this build very often. I win 70% of the time with this. I experimented many several builds on Xin but this seems to be the best for me. Good Luck and Have Fun in your games :).