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LoL Champion Build Guides: Kayle

Kayle The Righteous

Find the best Kayle build guides for League of Legends S12 Patch 11.23. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Kayle build for the S12 meta. Learn more about Kayle's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

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Kayle Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Kayle we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Kayle, as determined by LeagueSpy's calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Kayle this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 11.23. However, if you are a new Kayle player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Kayle!

Patch 11.23: 678880 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Kayle's Top Items

Kayle's Runes

Kayle's Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 4128 Games

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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Press the Attack
Press the Attack
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Second Best

Kayle's 2nd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 2291 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Lethal Tempo
Lethal Tempo
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Third Best

Kayle's 3rd Best Runes 71%

Win Rate 52 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Press the Attack
Press the Attack
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
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Kayle's Summoner Spells

Kayle's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 35848 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Kayle's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 1360 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Kayle's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 191 Games

Flash Barrier

Kayle's Starters

Kayle's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 13010 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kayle's 2nd Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 10494 Games

Corrupting Potion

Third Best

Kayle's 3rd Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 6594 Games

Doran's Blade Health Potion

Trinket

Kayle's Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 9547 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Kayle's 2nd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 25940 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Kayle's 3rd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 2792 Games

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Patch 11.23: 678888 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Kayle's Top Items

Kayle's Runes

Kayle's Best Runes 63%

Win Rate 54 Games

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  • 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: Overgrowth
Overgrowth
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Second Best

Kayle's 2nd Best Runes 62%

Win Rate 61 Games

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

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Third Best

Kayle's 3rd Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 876 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Press the Attack
Press the Attack
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth
More Kayle Runes

Kayle's Summoner Spells

Kayle's Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 10622 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kayle's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 1023 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Kayle's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 330 Games

Exhaust Flash

Kayle's Starters

Kayle's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 5639 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kayle's 2nd Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 2178 Games

Corrupting Potion

Third Best

Kayle's 3rd Best Starter Items 55%

Win Rate 1675 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Kayle's Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 7626 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kayle's 2nd Best Trinket 56%

Win Rate 4045 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Kayle's 3rd Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 895 Games

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Patch 11.23: 678900 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Kayle's Top Items

Kayle's Runes

Kayle's Best Runes 67%

Win Rate 206 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Press the Attack
Press the Attack
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Second Best

Kayle's 2nd Best Runes 65%

Win Rate 65 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Press the Attack
Press the Attack
LoL Rune: Overheal
Overheal
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Third Best

Kayle's 3rd Best Runes 55%

Win Rate 173 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Lethal Tempo
Lethal Tempo
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
More Kayle Runes

Kayle's Summoner Spells

Kayle's Best Summoner Spells 61%

Win Rate 2282 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kayle's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 62%

Win Rate 130 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Kayle's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 119 Games

Flash Smite

Kayle's Starters

Kayle's Best Starter Items 72%

Win Rate 166 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kayle's 2nd Best Starter Items 64%

Win Rate 778 Games

Doran's Ring Health Potion

Third Best

Kayle's 3rd Best Starter Items 62%

Win Rate 574 Games

Doran's Blade Health Potion

Trinket

Kayle's Best Trinket 59%

Win Rate 1761 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Kayle's 2nd Best Trinket 66%

Win Rate 658 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Kayle's 3rd Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 211 Games

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Kayle 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 Kayle guides to see how to build and play against other champions you may find yourself up against!


This counter data is for Kayle Top in Plat+ games. The percent shown is the enemy champion's counter rating against Kayle. 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.

Kayle Skins

Kayle's Abilities

Kayle's Divine Ascent
Divine Ascent Kayle's Passive Kayle's Passive
Self
Kayle's Passive
Kayle's Passive
Kayle ascends through four forms before reaching her divine state.

Zealous (level 1): Kayle's attacks grant 6% (1% per 100 ability power) bonus attack speed for 5 seconds, stacking up to 5 times for a maximum of 30% bonus attack speed. At max stacks, Kayle becomes Exalted, gaining 8% bonus movement speed.

Arisen (level 6): Kayle becomes a ranged champion with 525 attack range.

Aflame (level 11): While Exalted, Kayle's basic attacks additionally launch a wave of fire in the target's direction, dealing 10−30 (based on Starfire Spellblade's Rank) (+0.1 per bonus attack damage) (+25% of ability power) magic damage to enemies hit.

Transcendent (level 16): Kayle takes on her final form, becoming permanently Exalted and gaining 100 bonus attack range (625 total).
Q
Kayle's Radiant Blast
Radiant Blast Kayle's Q Ability
900
70 / 75 / 80 / 85 / 90
12 / 11 / 10 / 9 / 8
Kayle plants a portal at her initial location that faces the target direction. After a 0.25-second delay, a celestial sword launches forward from the portal.

The sword explodes into a cross upon collision with an enemy, dealing 60 / 100 / 140 / 180 / 220 (+0.6 per bonus attack damage) (+50% of ability power) magic damage and slowing targets struck by 26 / 32 / 38 / 44 / 50%, while reducing their armor and magic resistance by 15% for 4 seconds.
W
Kayle's Celestial Blessing
Celestial Blessing Kayle's W Ability
900
90 / 100 / 110 / 120 / 130
15
Kayle and target allied champion are healed for 60 / 90 / 120 / 150 / 180 (+30% of ability power) health and gain 24 / 28 / 32 / 36 / 40% (+ 8% per 100 AP) bonus movement speed for 2 seconds.

If cast without a valid target, or self-cast, Celestial Blessing will automatically target the most wounded ally in range.
E
Kayle's Starfire Spellblade
Starfire Spellblade Kayle's E Ability
550
0
8 / 7.5 / 7 / 6.5 / 6
Passive: Kayle's basic attacks deal 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35 (+0.1 per bonus attack damage) (+20% of ability power) bonus magic damage. Additionally, Aflame's base damage is increased.

Active: Kayle's next basic attack within 6 seconds deals 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12% (+1% per 50 ability power) of the target's missing health as bonus magic damage. While Aflame, it also damages enemies surrounding the target.

Prior to becoming Arisen, Starfire Spellblade also causes Kayle to become a ranged champion with 525 attack range on the empowered attack.
R
Kayle's Divine Judgment
Divine Judgment Kayle's Ultimate (R) Ability
900
0
160 / 120 / 80 / 80 / 80
Kayle conjures swords around the target allied champion or herself over 1.5 seconds, after which she brings them crashing to the ground, dealing 200 / 350 / 500 (+ 100% bonus AD) (+80% of ability power) magic damage to all enemies in the area.

Divine Judgment also grants the target invulnerability for 2 / 2.5 / 3 seconds. Kayle cannot attack while channeling this ability.

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