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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 12.12. 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!

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 12.12. 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 12.12: 207478 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Leona's Runes

Leona's Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 5599 Games

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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 63%

Win Rate 56 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: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Third Best

Leona's 3rd Best Runes 45%

Win Rate 1779 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

Leona's Summoner Spells

Leona's Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 25823 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Leona's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 6352 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Leona's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 44%

Win Rate 423 Games

Flash Heal

Leona's Starters

Leona's Best Starter Items 47%

Win Rate 24929 Games

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  • 2

Trinket

Leona's Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 30613 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Leona's 2nd Best Trinket 38%

Win Rate 2049 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Leona's 3rd Best Trinket 45%

Win Rate 128 Games

Farsight Alteration
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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

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  • 2

Second Best

Leona's 2nd Best Trinket 40%

Win Rate 60 Games

Stealth Ward
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Leona's Luxury Items

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! 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

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! 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 12.12: 207487 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Leona's Runes

Leona's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 244 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: 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 49%

Win Rate 78 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 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Leona's Summoner Spells

Leona's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 1408 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Leona's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 327 Games

Exhaust Flash

Leona's Starters

Leona's Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 1250 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Leona's Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 1641 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Leona's 2nd Best Trinket 41%

Win Rate 120 Games

Stealth Ward
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Leona's Ability Order

Leona's Best Ability Order 67%

Win Rate 3 Games

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  • 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

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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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