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Irelia Build Guides, Runes and Items

Irelia The Blade Dancer

Find the best Irelia build guides for League of Legends S12 Patch 12.2. 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 12.2 & Patch 12.1
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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 11, 2022
  • In-depth
9.5
303
Votes
21
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

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

Guide by Eriosunx updated January 23, 2022
  • In-depth
8.6
156
Votes
37
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

Raen's Irelia Tips & Build (˘⌣˘✿)

Guide by Raen updated January 19, 2022
7.3
5
Votes
1
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

[12.1] IRELIA FULL GUIDE

Guide by Sinci updated January 14, 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
New Guide
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LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

Irelia Support

Guide by irelia support updated January 22, 2022
  • Off-Meta
Season 12 Builds // Patch 12.2 & Patch 12.1
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LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

[12.1] Bardjo's extremely balanced assassin Irelia

Build by Bardjo updated January 17, 2022
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LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

Irelia

Build by FreakAlien updated January 8, 2022
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LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

[12.2] Irelia Jungle|BR0KEN!

Build by Guest updated January 24, 2022
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LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

Irelia can get it...

Build by yellatekul updated January 12, 2022
Season 12 Guides // Other Patches
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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
8.6
32
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LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

[11.23] Zethal's Grandmaster Irelia Guide | S12 Preseason Up

Guide by Zethal_Na updated January 1, 2022
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8.6
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LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

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

Guide by SaltCat updated December 17, 2021
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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
Season 12 Builds // Other Patches
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LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

Irelia Top

Build by Aht3ns updated November 23, 2021
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LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

11.24 | ❄ Happy New Year 🎁 | IN-DEPTH

Build by KeNaNFoR updated December 26, 2021
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LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

Irelia Build

Build by Barok_T720 updated January 3, 2022
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LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide
LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

Irelia

Build by HiramBattle updated December 3, 2021
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LoL Champion Irelia Build Guide

Full Meta Irelia Bruiser Build

Build by RightAssCrack updated January 4, 2022
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Build by Guest updated December 25, 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 LeagueSpy's 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 12.2. 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 12.2: 297045 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Irelia's Top Items

Irelia's Runes

Irelia's Best Runes 47%

Win Rate 5374 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
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

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Runes 47%

Win Rate 2595 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 46%

Win Rate 2168 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
More Irelia Runes

Irelia's Summoner Spells

Irelia's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 14618 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 28878 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 58%

Win Rate 73 Games

Flash Barrier

Irelia's Starters

Irelia's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 28573 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 9937 Games

Corrupting Potion

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 3009 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Irelia's Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 32125 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 7664 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 4917 Games

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Patch 12.2: 297050 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Irelia's Top Items

Irelia's Runes

Irelia's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 2631 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
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

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Runes 66%

Win Rate 62 Games

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

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

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Runes 47%

Win Rate 1960 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
More Irelia Runes

Irelia's Summoner Spells

Irelia's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 27294 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 4932 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 138 Games

Teleport Ignite

Irelia's Starters

Irelia's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 19014 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 9172 Games

Corrupting Potion

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Starter Items 47%

Win Rate 2222 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Irelia's Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 22401 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 6071 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 4405 Games

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Patch 12.2: 297055 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Irelia's Top Items

Irelia's Runes

Irelia's Best Runes 63%

Win Rate 54 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 59%

Win Rate 96 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

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 425 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
More Irelia Runes

Irelia's Summoner Spells

Irelia's Best Summoner Spells 57%

Win Rate 2046 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 56%

Win Rate 1580 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 58%

Win Rate 62 Games

Teleport Ignite

Irelia's Starters

Irelia's Best Starter Items 58%

Win Rate 2529 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 750 Games

Corrupting Potion

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Starter Items 58%

Win Rate 183 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Irelia's Best Trinket 56%

Win Rate 2733 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Irelia's 2nd Best Trinket 57%

Win Rate 660 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Irelia's 3rd Best Trinket 57%

Win Rate 407 Games

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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 of Ionian Fervor for every enemy champion hit by her abilities, or if she hits at least one non-champion, stacking up to 4 times. Ionian Fervor lasts for 6 seconds, with basic attacks against enemy champions and large monsters and ability hits refreshing the duration.

Ionian Fervor: Irelia gains 7.5−20% bonus attack speed per stack, up to 30−80% at maximum stacks (depending on level).

At maximum stacks, Irelia's basic attacks deal 10−61 (+0.2% bonus attack damage) bonus magic damage on-hit (depending on level).

Enemy champions and large monsters hit by Flawless Duet and Vanguard's Edge's initial barrage are marked for 5 seconds. The mark can be consumed by Bladesurge.
Q
Irelia's Bladesurge
Bladesurge Irelia's Q Ability
600
20
11 / 10 / 9 / 8 / 7
Irelia dashes 100 units through the target enemy's location, and upon collision or dash completion, she deals 5 / 25 / 45 / 65 / 85 (+0.6% attack damage) physical damage, applies on-hit effects, and heals herself for 8 / 10 / 12 / 14 / 16% AD. Bladesurge deals 55−259 bonus damage to minions (depending on level).

Bladesurge's cooldown is reduced to 0.2 seconds upon consuming the mark from a completed dash, and resets if the target dies to or during Bladesurge.
W
Irelia's Defiant Dance
Defiant Dance Irelia's W Ability
895
70 / 75 / 80 / 85 / 90
20 / 18 / 16 / 14 / 12
Irelia charges for up to 1.5 seconds, during which she increases Defiant Dance's damage over the first 0.75 seconds of the channel and reduces incoming physical damage by 40−70% (+7% per 100 ability power) (depending on level) and incoming magic damage by 20−35% (+3.5% per 100 ability power) (depending on level). Defiant Dance's charge cannot be interrupted by crowd control.

Defiant Dance can be recast within its duration, and does so automatically after the duration.

RECAST: Irelia swipes with her blades in the target direction, retaining Defiant Dance's damage reduction for 0.5 seconds after the recast is initiated and dealing 10 / 25 / 40 / 55 / 70 (+0.4% attack damage) (+40% of ability power) physical damage to enemies around her and within a line, increased by 0−200% (depending on channel time).

Defiant Dance's recast can be used while affected by cast-inhibiting crowd control. If Ionian Fervor would expire during the charge, it will instead refresh every 0.25 seconds for the remaining charge and be retained for 0.5 seconds after the recast is initiated.
E
Irelia's Flawless Duet
Flawless Duet Irelia's E Ability
775
50
18 / 16.5 / 15 / 13.5 / 12
Irelia sends a blade to the target location for 3.5 seconds. Flawless Duet can be recast after 0.15 seconds while the blade is active, and does so automatically at the end of its duration, though not if she is channeling Teleport.

RECAST: Irelia sends a second blade to the target location, or to her current position if Flawless Duet was recast automatically.

Once both blades have been placed, they fly toward each other regardless of distance and converge over 0.25 seconds, afterwards dealing 80 / 125 / 170 / 215 / 260 (+80% of ability power) magic damage to all enemies within a line between them and stunning them for 0.75 seconds, during which they are revealed.

Flawless Duet's recast can be used during Bladesurge and the cast time of Vanguard's Edge. Each of the blade's travel times are 0.264 seconds.
R
Irelia's Vanguard's Edge
Vanguard's Edge Irelia's Ultimate (R) Ability
1000
100
140 / 120 / 100 / 100 / 100
PASSIVE: Reduces the cooldown of Bladesurge to 0.5 / 1.5 / 2.5, applying before ability haste.

Irelia launches a barrage of blades in the target direction, expanding outward upon hitting an enemy champion, dealing 125 / 250 / 375 (+70% of ability power) magic damage to all enemies hit and briefly revealing them.

After expanding, the blades drop on the ground, knocking all enemy units away from them, though not rendering them airborne, and forming a spade-shaped perimeter around the enemy champion hit for 2.5 seconds. Enemies that pass through the blades for the first time are dealt 125 / 250 / 375 (+70% of ability power) magic damage and are slowed by 90% for 1.5 seconds.

The perimeter will point at the same angle Irelia casted it from, but based on the target's center.

Questions About Irelia

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Is there time?

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Bruisers with Death's Dance.

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Can you purge Irelia's marks with Cleanse/QSS?

Irelia hits you with [[flawless duet]] or her ult. You activate [[cleanse]] or [[quicksilver sash]], does it remove the mark so she can't reset her dash?

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Is Irelia worth the grind?

She is so annoying, as a top lane main, usually fizz, after I do a combo, she just stuns me and heals and does an absurd amount of damage. So I want to main her as my second champ, so is she worth it to grind out 4800?

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Maxing E on Irelia?

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Irelia Jungle?

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