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Kindred Build Guides, Runes and Items

Kindred The Eternal Hunters

Find the best Kindred build guides for League of Legends S13 Patch 13.1. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Kindred build for the S13 meta. Learn more about Kindred's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide
LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

[11.17] Rank 1 Kindred - Never One Without The Other

Guide by Gamyeon updated August 26, 2021
  • In-depth
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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide
LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

Kindred 10.23 Jungle Guide!

Guide by Scythe011 updated November 13, 2020
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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide
LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

Normie Kindred Guide (UPDATED FOR 11.12)

Guide by liserith updated June 16, 2021
  • In-depth
  • Off-Meta
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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide
LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

[11.10] Int4Kindred's Kindred Mid

Guide by Int4Kindred updated May 20, 2021
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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide
LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

[10.25] Kindred S11 Jungle Carry Guide

Guide by Scintior updated July 16, 2021
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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide
LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

RiptidaL's Sharpshooting Harvester

Guide by RiptidaL updated November 18, 2020
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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide
LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

Kindred Jungle 11.12 Builds [OTP 1M]

Guide by Shinkutsune updated June 8, 2021
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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide
LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

SOLO CARRY KINDRED ADC S11 (AKA KINDER SURPRISE) [11.11]

Guide by pyrokines1s updated May 31, 2021
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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide
LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

kindred but its urf

Guide by megatamerr updated December 2, 2020
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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide
LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

Jungle Kindred Patch Guide 11.19

Guide by Guest updated September 29, 2021
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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide
LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

[11.6] Mighty Kindred TOP Guide

Guide by MrMuckDuck updated March 28, 2021
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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide
LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

[11.14] Off-Meta Kindred Guide | 200k mastery

Guide by Mister Mahogany updated July 13, 2021
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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide
LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

KINDRED JUNGLE S11 GUIDE | EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO PL

Guide by Mr fou updated June 24, 2021
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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide
LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

Reject Jungle, Embrace Mindred (11.6)

Guide by Tizgard updated March 26, 2021
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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide
LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

Kindred - Not gonna die that easy build

Guide by Kindly_Violinist updated November 16, 2020
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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

Season 11 Master Kindred Jungle Guide

Build by lolarko updated July 31, 2021
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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

[11.4] Kindred: The huntress of kills [S11][¡New!]

Build by Farfalion updated February 21, 2021
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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

Kindred adc

Build by UndeaDvg updated September 30, 2021
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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

Kindred Iron elo [11.16]

Build by TimmyVipe updated August 20, 2021
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LoL Champion Kindred Build Guide

Kindred Support and Top Never one without the other

Build by AstralWolf75 updated July 14, 2021
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Kindred Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Kindred we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Kindred, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Kindred this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 13.1. However, if you are a new Kindred player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Kindred!

Patch 13.1: 645278 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Kindred's Runes

Kindred's Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 26491 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

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Treasure Hunter
Treasure Hunter
LoL Rune: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact

Second Best

Kindred's 2nd Best Runes 47%

Win Rate 10972 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

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Treasure Hunter
Treasure Hunter
LoL Rune: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact

Third Best

Kindred's 3rd Best Runes 47%

Win Rate 9002 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Treasure Hunter
Treasure Hunter
LoL Rune: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact

Kindred's Summoner Spells

Kindred's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 74281 Games

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Second Best

Kindred's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 1380 Games

Ghost Smite

Third Best

Kindred's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 59%

Win Rate 59 Games

Flash Heal

Kindred's Starters

Kindred's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 18568 Games

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Trinket

Kindred's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 56263 Games

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Second Best

Kindred's 2nd Best Trinket 45%

Win Rate 16416 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Kindred's 3rd Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 3741 Games

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Kindred Counters

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


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

Kindred Skins

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Kindred's Abilities

Kindred's Mark of the Kindred
Mark of the Kindred Kindred's Passive Kindred's Passive
Self
Kindred's Passive
Kindred's Passive
Both Lamb and Wolf mark targets to hunt. Lamb marks an enemy champion for death (this mark activates after an 8 second delay), while Wolf periodically marks monsters in the enemy jungle. All champions can see which targets are marked.

After 40 seconds of having no active jungle mark, Wolf marks an enemy jungle monster for 3 minutes.

Wolf marks jungle monsters based on Kindred's current stacks:

0 Marks: Rift Scuttler
1-3 Marks: Rift Scuttler, Crimson Raptor, Gromp
4-7 Marks: Red Brambleback, Blue Sentinel, Ancient Krug, Greater Murk Wolf
8+ Marks: Rift Herald, Baron Nashor, Elemental Drakes, Elder Dragon

If Kindred kills a marked target or assists in their death, they gain a mark. Kindred's basic attacks and Mounting Dread gain 75 range at 4 stacks, plus 25 range every 3 stacks thereafter. Stacks also amplify Kindred's basic abilities:

Q - Dance of Arrows: Bonus attack speed increased by an additional 5% per stack.
W - Wolf's Frenzy: Current health damage increased by an additional 0.5% per stack.
E - Mounting Dread: Missing health damage increased by an additional 0.5% per stack.

Targets successfully hunted cannot be targeted again for 240 seconds. Lamb can also change her target after 90 seconds if the target hasn't died in that time.
Q
Kindred's Dance of Arrows
Dance of Arrows Kindred's Q Ability
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Kindred vaults, firing an arrow at up to 3 enemies, 50 / 75 / 100 / 125 / 150 (+0.75 per bonus attack damage) physical damage and gaining 35% attack speed (+5% for every mark) for 4 seconds. While inside of Wolf's Frenzy, this ability's cooldown is reduced to 4 / 3.5 / 3 / 2.5 / 2 seconds.
W
Kindred's Wolf's Frenzy
Wolf's Frenzy Kindred's W Ability
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Passive: Kindred gains stacks as they move and attack. At 100 stacks, Kindred's next attack restores up to 100 health depending on their missing health.

Active: Kindred claims a territory, ordering wolf to bite at the last enemy lamb attacked. Wolf's bites deal 25 / 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 (+0.2 per bonus attack damage) plus +1.5% of current health (+1% per Mark) as magic damage.
E
Kindred's Mounting Dread
Mounting Dread Kindred's E Ability
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50
14 / 13 / 12 / 11 / 10
Kindred weakens an enemy, slowing them by 50% for 1 second.

Kindred's third attack against the target within a few seconds of each other directs Wolf to pounce on the enemy, dealing 80 / 100 / 120 / 140 / 160 plus (+0.8 per bonus attack damage) (+8% (+0.5% per Mark) of the target's missing health) as physical damage.

Wolf's pounce critically strikes for 80 / 100 / 120 / 140 / 160 plus (+0.8 per bonus attack damage) (+0.12 (+0.75% per Mark) of the target's missing health) as physical damage instead if they are below 15−65% health.
R
Kindred's Lamb's Respite
Lamb's Respite Kindred's Ultimate (R) Ability
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Kindred blesses the ground for 4 seconds, allowing no unit, ally, enemy, or neutral to die while inside. Upon reaching 10% health, units can't be damaged or healed while still inside the zone.

When the blessing ends, all units inside heal for 225 / 300 / 375 health.

Questions About Kindred

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kindred mid ???

Is kindred MID playable ???

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Damage Mitigation

[img=https://i.gyazo.com/7ee4f74ef6c5c93df194e98d2ee1943f.png width=500] [br] Two part question 1) When do buy I [[Maw of Malmortius]] vs. [[Phantom Dancer]] as damage mitigation. 2) If you are still getting blown up through [[Maw of...

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When do enemy champions see that they are marked by Kindred?

[[kindred]] has an 8 second timer between the moment they mark a champion and the moment they can collect their mark on kill. So when does the enemy realize that they got marked? Instantly when you mark them, or after that 8 second timer?

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When can I solo Baron as Kindred?

So, I know that [[Kindred]] can solo [[baron nashor]] without a dedicated build because of their ult, but can anyone tell me when I should actually consider it? What would my stats, hunt stacks and items have to be like?

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Should I buy Kindred or not? (maybe Kha 'Zix)

Should I buy Kindred or would you guys recommend me someone else in the jungle? I'm not sure if I should buy me Kindred because the champ just got nerfed and I dont know if the champ is still good or will get nerfed again soon... Or should I get...

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Kindred build for 6.11

Hey guys. After some of these item changes in the last patches I haven't had a definite build for Kindred. Lately I've been running something along the lines of Bloodrazor, Berserker's greaves, Runnan's Hurricane, Maw, Black Cleaver, and Mortal...

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Kindred jungle

What i should build on kindred in jungle and what way is the best for easy jungle timeing ,and a potential early invade ?

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Lee Sin/Kindred/Nocturne/Other Junglers

Hello. So I don't know who is better/Which to main jungle. Lee Sin is fun and has lots of abilities, Kindred seems to be the good jungler right now but I have never used her and nocturne is sorta hard with his q but his ultimate is cool. Tell me...

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KINDRED JUNGLE

hello guys, i have tried out kindred now and i got one good game so far. can someone tell me how to build the strongest kindred in LEAGUE OF LEGENDS. respond someone please :)

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When will kindred be released? and is she/he/they good for mid lane?

I saw the new cinematic for kindred and i was like YES...YES...1 GAZILLION TIMES YESSSS! and then i checked the Q&A for kindred someone asked: when they coming out for NA servers? then people are like Thursday or Friday and i was like YAY and...

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Poacher's Knife Viability?

So with what Ive seen w/ youtubers playing on the PBE, Kindred's recommended jungle item is Trailblazer, but since he is encouraged to invade, how viable is Poacher's Knife? Also, Shaco's invades CAN be insanely strong, wouldnt it help?

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