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Leona Build Guides, Runes and Items

Leona The Radiant Dawn

Find the best Leona 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 Leona build for the S12 meta. Learn more about Leona'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 Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

[S12] Guide by Rank 1 Leona World

Guide by LimTheDestructor updated July 27, 2022
  • In-depth
10
1582
Votes
94
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

My Full Tenacity & Immortal Leona Builds (All Lanes: Top/Mid/Jungle/Bot)

Guide by BaLoRi updated July 27, 2022
  • In-depth
9.5
73
Votes
4
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

[12.3] Silvers Guide to Leona [Top/Mid/Support] Urf Build!

Guide by Doovid updated August 3, 2022
9.3
20
Votes
1
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

12.15 Leona Tank/Support

Guide by Demonsedge90 updated August 11, 2022
  • In-depth
Season 12 Guides // Other Patches
9.8
85
Votes
4
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

GN Duck's Grandmaster Leona Guide - Everything You Need To Know

Guide by GN_Duck LoL updated July 19, 2022
  • In-depth
9.7
20
Votes
0
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

Leona Toplane

Guide by LucyKitsune updated March 10, 2022
  • Off-Meta
9.5
58
Votes
10
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

[Season 12] Crit Leona Mid

Guide by SuperChicken144 updated February 9, 2022
  • Off-Meta
9.2
56
Votes
7
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

Leona Jungle Tank to Win S11

Guide by MiningRicK updated July 13, 2022
  • In-depth
  • Off-Meta
8.9
23
Votes
3
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

Leona The Shining Sun

Guide by whybother34 updated February 7, 2022
8.9
85
Votes
18
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

AP Leona Midd/Supp

Guide by TJack42 updated February 2, 2022
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

Leona Guide

Guide by The Wands updated December 8, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

Leona Top Slapps

Guide by Guest updated March 31, 2022
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

[PRESEASON12] Apkibum's Ultimate Swagger Leona Guide

Guide by apkibum updated December 23, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

Masters Leona Guide to Climb in S12

Guide by TurtleEpic updated April 24, 2022
  • In-depth
Season 12 Builds // Other Patches
8.5
8
Votes
0
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

Leona Top Builds [Patch 12.9]

Build by AbyssaLegend updated May 11, 2022
8.3
10
Votes
1
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

SEASON 12.3 - LEONA TOP BRUISER - trust me on this one

Build by MODL updated January 28, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

Extraño la Lanza de Shojin

Build by Glaceon_Hit updated November 17, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

Coward

Build by Guest updated June 21, 2022
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

Unkillable/Full Tank Leona

Build by TheZeroIQGuy updated May 27, 2022
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide
LoL Champion Leona Build Guide

Cold Hearted Sun

Build by Guest updated November 18, 2021
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Leona Build & Runes

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

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

Leona's Runes

Leona's Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 6813 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Second Best

Leona's 2nd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 2671 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Third Best

Leona's 3rd Best Runes 63%

Win Rate 51 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

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

Leona's Summoner Spells

Leona's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 32491 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Leona's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 8363 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Leona's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 554 Games

Flash Heal

Leona's Starters

Leona's Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 32248 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Trinket

Leona's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 38826 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Leona's 2nd Best Trinket 40%

Win Rate 2628 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Leona's 3rd Best Trinket 40%

Win Rate 171 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards
Patch 9.2: 48691 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Leona's Runes

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Leona's Summoner Spells

Leona's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 236 Games

  • 1

Leona's Starters

Leona's Best Starter Items 0%

Win Rate Games

! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

Trinket

Leona's Best Trinket 55%

Win Rate 209 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Leona's 2nd Best Trinket 40%

Win Rate 60 Games

Stealth Ward
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Leona's Luxury Items

  • 1
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

Leona's Ability Order

Leona's Best Ability Order 0%

Win Rate Games

  • 1
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.
Patch 12.14: 438954 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Leona's Runes

Leona's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 133 Games

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  • 2
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Second Best

Leona's 2nd Best Runes 44%

Win Rate 317 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Third Best

Leona's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Leona's Summoner Spells

Leona's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 1748 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Leona's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 418 Games

Exhaust Flash

Leona's Starters

Leona's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 1558 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Leona's Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 2038 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Leona's 2nd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 151 Games

Stealth Ward
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Leona's Ability Order

Leona's Best Ability Order 50%

Win Rate 6 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

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


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

CR is Counter Rating, which is a combination of multiple counter factors. Counters shown are for Leona Leona Support

Leona Skins

Find Leona's skins and when they were last on sale. Never miss a sale for your favorite skin by using our Wish List feature! You can also find all Leona skins and chromas on Leona's skins page.

Leona's Abilities

Leona's Sunlight
Sunlight Leona's Passive Leona's Passive
Self
Leona's Passive
Leona's Passive
Leona's damaging spells affect the target with Sunlight for 1.5 seconds. When allied champions deal damage to those targets they consume the Sunlight debuff to deal 25-144 (at levels 1-18) additional magic damage. The amount is increased every 2 levels. Leona is unable to activate the additional damage herself.
Q
Leona's Shield of Daybreak
Shield of Daybreak Leona's Q Ability
Self
45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65
5
Leona's next attack stuns for 1 second and deals an additional 10 / 35 / 60 / 85 / 110 (+30% of ability power) magic damage.
W
Leona's Eclipse
Eclipse Leona's W Ability
450
60
14 / 13 / 12 / 11 / 10
Leona raises her shield, reducing incoming damage by 8 / 12 / 16 / 20 / 24 and gaining 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35 (+20% bonus armor) armor and 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35 (+20% bonus magic resistance) magic resist for 3 seconds. Afterwards, her shield detonates, dealing 45 / 80 / 115 / 150 / 185 (+40% of ability power) magic damage to nearby enemies. If she hits at least one, she retains the armor and magic resist bonuses for an additional 3 seconds.
E
Leona's Zenith Blade
Zenith Blade Leona's E Ability
900
60
12 / 10.5 / 9 / 7.5 / 6
Leona thrusts with a sword of light, dealing 50 / 90 / 130 / 170 / 210 (+40% of ability power) magic damage. The last champion struck will be rooted for 0.5 seconds and Leona will dash to them.
R
Leona's Solar Flare
Solar Flare Leona's Ultimate (R) Ability
1200
100
90 / 75 / 60 / 60 / 60
Leona calls down a radiant beam of solar energy dealing 100 / 175 / 250 (+80% of ability power) magic damage and slowing by 80% for 1.5 seconds. Enemies in the center of the flare are stunned for the same duration instead of slowed.

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