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Sylas Build Guide by reganakers

Jungle diamond

SEASON 10.16 UPDATED Sylas Jungle Guide

By reganakers | Updated on August 5, 2020
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Runes: Usual

1 2 3
Legend: Tenacity
Last Stand

Magical Footwear
Cosmic Insight

+10% Attack Speed
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+6 Armor


1 2
Usual Summoners
LoL Summoner Spell: Chilling Smite

Chilling Smite

LoL Summoner Spell: Flash


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Win 49%
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Champion Build Guide

SEASON 10.16 UPDATED Sylas Jungle Guide

By reganakers
I am still figuring out season 10 so I will update my guide once I know abit more about the season!
My Twitch Stream Back to Top
Introduction Back to Top
Hey guys I am a Jungle main currently in Platinum 2 on the EUW server. I have recently started playing Sylas in the Jungle due to his recent changes. He is currently very strong in the Jungle despite his nerfs in 9.14.

Sylas is a very fun champ to play, as each game is unique to the other because of Hijack. This ability gives lots of playmaking opportunity and is my favourite thing about Sylas.

I have a twitch account that I try to stream on, if you prefer watching people play the champ instead of reading guides, come watch me play her!

If you wanna check out my to see what I've been playing then you can see it here:

This is my second ever guide so if it is abit noob please be nice. I plan on keeping this guide updated and making more guides on Rek'Sai, Sejuani, Graves, Gragas, Ekko, and Kindred. I have summer holiday soon so I shall make it my goal to complete them all by then. I have already made an Elise guide so if any of you are looking for a good Elise Guide then please go check mine out here: Elise Guide
Abilities Back to Top
- Sylas's Passive

- Petricite Burst: After casting a spell, Sylas's next 2 basic attacks whirl his chains around him, damaging nearby enemies. The whirls do 70% less damage to minions.
- Sylas's Q

- Chain Lash: Sylas lashes out with his chains, damaging and slightly slowing enemies. After a brief delay, the intersection of the chains detonates, applying an increased slow and damaging enemies again.
- Sylas's W

- Kingslayer: Sylas lunges at a target with a powerful strike, damaging them and healing himself. If the enemy is at low health, the damage is increased; if Sylas is at low health, the heal is increased.
- Sylas's E

- Abscond / Abduct: Sylas dashes a short distance.

For a short time, he can recast the ability to whip out his chains, stunning, damaging, and pulling himself to the first enemy hit. If the target hit is a champion or a monster, Sylas gains a shield for 2 seconds.
- Sylas's R

- Hijack: Sylas steal's a chosen enemies Ultimate and can cast it freely.
Pro's and Con's Back to Top

+Steal enemy ultimates
+Good Jungle clear
+Good ganks
+Good AoE
+Good mobility


-Ultimate can be useless
-First clear is rough
-Not the strongest early game figther
-Quite squishy
Jungle Pathing Back to Top
When I play Sylas Jungle I will almost always start with a bot leash, simply because they are much better leashes which Sylas is in desperate need of. However, once Sylas hits level 2 you are pretty much plane sailing. Here is a brief summary of the two routes I take:

Blue Buff -> Wolves -> Raptors -> Red Buff ( Smite) (Hit level 3) -> Rift Scuttler / Gank -> Krugs -> Recall if no gank opportunity.

Red Buff -> Krugs ( Smite) -> Raptors (Hit level 3) -> Blue Buff -> Rift Scuttler / Gank -> Gromp -> Wolves -> Recall if no gank opportunity.

While playing Jungle, always keep in mind that your Red side monsters give more XP and GOLD. Also remember that Jungle Camps respawn after 2 minutes and 30 seconds. Buffs spawn every 5 minutes.

Sylas has very good AoE so he is best at clearing Raptors , Krugs and Wolves .
Ganking with Sylas Back to Top
Ganking with Sylas is pretty much like ganking with any other champion. Land CC and try to kill them, so there isnt much to say about it really.

Just a small tip for using Sylas's abilities, Sylas can throw out his second E and then use his Q before it lands in order to save some animation time and to get that guaranteed second Q proc as they are CC'd. TRY to do this as it makes you burst an enemy much quicker.
Conclusion Back to Top
Sylas is in a very good spot right now so I suggest you start practising him so you can pick up some free LP. He brings a lot of damage, good CC and a potentially game changing Ultimate to a teamfight, which is why Sylas is currently my favourite Jungler to play at the moment.
Thank you for reading :) Back to Top
I appreciate every single one of you who clicks on this guide, even if it was accidental, thanks for your view :)). I hope you have learned something from this guide and If you did then I will consider my job to be a job well done. If you have any questions, make sure to leave them in the discussions tab and I will make sure to answer them.

If you wanna add me on league then I play on EUW and my name is : kâlam
A follow on my twitch would be much appreciated also :

Thanks so much for reading and good luck in your games friends :).
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