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Irelia The Blade Dancer

Find the best Irelia build guides for League of Legends S12 Patch 12.15. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Irelia build for the S12 meta. Learn more about Irelia's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 12 Guides // Patch 12.15 & Patch 12.14
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LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

(12.14) Eriosun's MASTER TIER Complete IRELIA Guide!

Guide by Eriosunx updated August 8, 2022
  • In-depth
9.2
58
Votes
8
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

[12.14] Zethal's Challenger Irelia Guide | 74% WR IN GM

Guide by Zethal_Na updated August 4, 2022
  • In-depth
8.5
14
Votes
2
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

Dashing To Rank 1 (Korean irelia build)

Guide by MrSmooky updated July 29, 2022
8.3
241
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23
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

[UPDATED] Fight For The First Lands- Xan Irelia Guide!

Guide by SaltCat updated August 10, 2022
  • In-depth
8.1
6
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0
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

Commoner's Irelia Guide

Guide by Irelius updated August 10, 2022
  • In-depth
7.4
190
Votes
39
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

Raen's Irelia Tips & Build (˘⌣˘✿)

Guide by Raen updated August 4, 2022
Season 12 Builds // Patch 12.15 & Patch 12.14
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

[12.14] Tanrelia

Build by OskiBoreski14 updated July 29, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

Irelia Build Mid 100% win

Build by Guest updated July 27, 2022
Season 12 Guides // Other Patches
9.8
418
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25
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

SEASON 12 MASTERS IRELIA GUIDE - CHINA IONIA SERVER

Guide by At_Tar_Ras updated January 31, 2022
  • In-depth
8.6
150
Votes
16
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

✔️ [11.24] Make Top Lane Great Again - Bloodline Irelia

Guide by Pyroen updated December 28, 2021
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

[11.24] Mushroom's Pre-season Irelia Guide

Guide by Mushroomuwu updated December 9, 2021
7.1
8
Votes
3
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

[Season 12] High Elo Irelia Guide I Chinese Build l

Guide by wDesired updated April 30, 2022
7.1
13
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LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

[12.3 NEW META] Best AP Irelia Build

Guide by kujosrevenge updated February 5, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

LWDS PY's Irelia Build for Dummies! s12

Guide by Yumi Project updated June 26, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

Find Your Rhythm! A Guide to Blade Dancing.

Guide by Ujiyo updated January 9, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

Irelia Support

Guide by irelia support updated January 22, 2022
  • Off-Meta
6.2
6
Votes
4
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

[12.4] IRELIA FULL GUIDE

Guide by Sinci updated February 19, 2022
Season 12 Builds // Other Patches
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

Irelia Ultimate Season 12 Guide

Build by Vodka1702 updated April 3, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

[12.4] Extremely balanced assassin Irelia

Build by Bardjo updated February 28, 2022
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

Irelia Top

Build by Aht3ns updated November 23, 2021
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Irelia Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Irelia we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Irelia, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Irelia this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 12.15. However, if you are a new Irelia player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Irelia!

Patch 12.14: 438954 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Irelia's Runes

Irelia's Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 6624 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 1843 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 1675 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Irelia's Summoner Spells

Irelia's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 22746 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 14733 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 436 Games

Exhaust Flash

Irelia's Starters

Irelia's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 23972 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 7823 Games

Corrupting Potion

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 4003 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Irelia's Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 27245 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 6909 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 4156 Games

Oracle Lens
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Patch 12.14: 438954 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Irelia's Runes

Irelia's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 4960 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 2306 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Runes 61%

Win Rate 56 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Irelia's Summoner Spells

Irelia's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 29896 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 2549 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 129 Games

Cleanse Flash

Irelia's Starters

Irelia's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 20018 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 7868 Games

Corrupting Potion

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Starter Items 47%

Win Rate 3293 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Irelia's Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 22099 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 6396 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 4617 Games

Oracle Lens
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards
Patch 12.14: 438954 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Irelia's Runes

Irelia's Best Runes 68%

Win Rate 56 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Runes 63%

Win Rate 57 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Runes 61%

Win Rate 72 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Lethal Tempo
Lethal Tempo
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Irelia's Summoner Spells

Irelia's Best Summoner Spells 55%

Win Rate 2328 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 1011 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 32%

Win Rate 66 Games

Flash Smite

Irelia's Starters

Irelia's Best Starter Items 55%

Win Rate 2344 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 614 Games

Corrupting Potion

Trinket

Irelia's Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 2428 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Trinket 59%

Win Rate 407 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Trinket 56%

Win Rate 654 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Irelia Counters

Learn 's counters and discover matchups where they have an advantage! When you're starting a game of League of Legends you should always keep in mind if you'll be at an advantage or disadvantage against your opponent, so you can know whether to bully them or play safe. You can find detailed breakdowns of each matchup on CounterStats, and you can also check out some Irelia guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Irelia Top in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Irelia. Counter rating is our own statistic that factors in counter kills, overall kills, early lead ratio, comeback ratio, and win percent to give the whole picture of that champion's effectiveness as a counter pick.

Irelia Skins

Irelia's Abilities

Irelia's Ionian Fervor
Ionian Fervor Irelia's Passive Irelia's Passive
Self
Irelia's Passive
Irelia's Passive
Irelia gains a stack for 6 seconds when she hits an enemy with an ability (for a maximum of 4). She gains 7.5-20% attack speed per stack and at max stacks her attacks deal an additional 10-61 (+0.2 per bonus attack damage) magic damage (depending on level).

Attacking a champion or large monster refreshes the duration of the stacks. Irelia gains one stack per champion hit and one stack for hitting minions.
Q
Irelia's Bladesurge
Bladesurge Irelia's Q Ability
600
20
11 / 10 / 9 / 8 / 7
Irelia dashes to an enemy, dealing 5 / 25 / 45 / 65 / 85 (+0.6 per attack damage) physical damage and restoring 9 / 10 / 11 / 12 / 13% of the attack damage as health to herself. If the enemy dies or was unsteady, the cooldown is refreshed. Deals 55−259 bonus damage to minions (depending on level).
W
Irelia's Defiant Dance
Defiant Dance Irelia's W Ability
775
70 / 75 / 80 / 85 / 90
20 / 18 / 16 / 14 / 12
Begin Charging: Irelia enters a defensive stance for up to 1.5 seconds, becoming unable to act but reducing physical damage taken by 40−70% (+7% per 100 ability power) and magic damage taken by 20−35% (+3.5% per 100 ability power) (depending on level).

Release: Irelia lashes out with her blades, dealing 10 / 25 / 40 / 55 / 70 (+0.4 per attack damage) (+40% of ability power) physical damage increased up to 0−200% depending on charge time.
E
Irelia's Flawless Duet
Flawless Duet Irelia's E Ability
775
50
16 / 15 / 14 / 13 / 12
Irelia throws a blade into the ground and can recast for up to 3.5 seconds.

Recast: Irelia throws a second blade, then they fly towards each other stunning for 0.75 seconds and dealing 80 / 125 / 170 / 215 / 260 (+80% of ability power) magic damage.
R
Irelia's Vanguard's Edge
Vanguard's Edge Irelia's Ultimate (R) Ability
1000
100
140 / 120 / 100 / 100 / 100
Irelia launches a barrage of blades, dealing 125 / 250 / 375 (+70% of ability power) magic damage and making champions and large jungle monsters unsteady. The barrage explodes into a cage around the first champion hit. The cage deals 125 / 250 / 375 (+70% of ability power) magic damage and slows by 90% for 1.5 seconds.

Bladesurge's base cooldown is reduced by 0.5 / 1.5 / 2.5 seconds.

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