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Master Yi Build Guides, Runes and Items

Master Yi The Wuju Bladesman

Find the best Master Yi build guides for League of Legends S12 Patch 12.9. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Master Yi build for the S12 meta. Learn more about Master Yi's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 12 Guides // Patch 12.9 & Patch 12.8
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LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

[S12] The Best Master Yi Guide ✔️

Guide by Suseri updated May 7, 2022
  • In-depth
9.5
191
Votes
15
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

[12.9] Complete Guide to Yi (Pathing, Builds, Runes, etc.)

Guide by Da Mastah updated May 14, 2022
  • In-depth
8.7
16
Votes
2
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

[12.8] Light's On-hit Carry Yi

Guide by Light_creative_mind updated May 8, 2022
8.3
38
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7
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

Leolynn's Master Yi Guide / TOP - JUNG / Always Win Guarantee

Guide by Leolynn updated April 30, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

Dimitri’s guide

Guide by DimitriLSD123 updated April 29, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

[12.9] 7EyeNoSkills' Yi Guide

Guide by 7EyesNoSkills updated May 12, 2022
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

(S.12.8) Build & Guide For Master Yi (Jungle)

Guide by JT Andrew updated May 2, 2022
Season 12 Builds // Patch 12.9 & Patch 12.8
8.7
9
Votes
0
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

Master Yi Jungle Patch: 12.9

Build by AkimboTs updated May 16, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

♥ OTP MASTER YI MID BEST BUILD FOR CARRY ♥ (ENJOY THE CHAMP) *update*

Build by Divae updated May 7, 2022
New Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

| S12 | Master Yi after Rework & Nerfs | First Strike + Lethality BROKEN BUILD |

Build by Guest updated May 15, 2022
6.4
4
Votes
2
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

[V12.8] Master Yi - All Kind of Guide

Build by KevinIDLER updated May 3, 2022
New Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

master yi 100% gold efficiency

Build by Guest updated May 10, 2022
New Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

master yi top/mid

Build by Guest updated May 1, 2022
New Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

Yi Tank Season 12 - By Manel

Build by ManelNerfado updated May 16, 2022
  • Off-Meta
New Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

MoonKnight Master Yi (still update)

Build by SunLongGod updated May 16, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

New Build [12.07]

Build by Mikhail T updated May 5, 2022
Season 12 Guides // Other Patches
9.5
31
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2
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

11.23 Master Yi - Ticking Bomb

Guide by Kranidi1989 updated November 30, 2021
9.1
135
Votes
6
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

Sinerias Challenger Master Yi Guide Patch [ 12.05 ]

Guide by Sinerias updated April 14, 2022
  • In-depth
8.8
262
Votes
18
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

S12 Master Yi guide 😎🤙

Guide by Shymyi updated February 2, 2022
8.6
53
Votes
9
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

[12.5] Wait, Yi doesn't just press Q?

Guide by Pezzimi updated March 19, 2022
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Master Yi Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Master Yi we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Master Yi, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Master Yi this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 12.9. However, if you are a new Master Yi player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Master Yi!

Patch 12.8: 513624 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Master Yi's Runes

Master Yi's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 19933 Games

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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: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection

Second Best

Master Yi's 2nd Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 4580 Games

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Hail of Blades
Hail of Blades
LoL Rune: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Treasure Hunter
Treasure Hunter

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph

Third Best

Master Yi's 3rd Best Runes 55%

Win Rate 2288 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

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Treasure Hunter
Treasure Hunter
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection

Master Yi's Summoner Spells

Master Yi's Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 16920 Games

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Second Best

Master Yi's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 62853 Games

Flash Smite

Third Best

Master Yi's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 5234 Games

Ghost Smite

Master Yi's Starters

Master Yi's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 12359 Games

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Trinket

Master Yi's Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 57207 Games

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Second Best

Master Yi's 2nd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 26812 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Master Yi's 3rd Best Trinket 72%

Win Rate 153 Games

Eye of the Herald
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Master Yi's Ability Order

Master Yi's Best Ability Order 70%

Win Rate 7322 Games

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


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

Master Yi Skins

Master Yi's Abilities

Master Yi's Double Strike
Double Strike Master Yi's Passive Master Yi's Passive
Self
Master Yi's Passive
Master Yi's Passive
Every 4th attack, Master Yi strikes twice. The second attack deals 50% attack damage as physical damage.
Q
Master Yi's Alpha Strike
Alpha Strike Master Yi's Q Ability
600
50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70
18 / 17.5 / 17 / 16.5 / 16
Master Yi becomes untargetable and teleports to rapidly strike enemies near his target, dealing 30 / 60 / 90 / 120 / 150 (+0.5 per attack damage) physical damage to all enemies hit after up to 3 hits.

This ability can strike the same enemy repeatedly if there are no other targets, dealing 7.5 / 15 / 22.5 / 30 / 37.5 (+0.125 per attack damage) damage for subsequent hits, for a maximum single target total of 52.5 / 105 / 157.5 / 210 / 262.5 (+0.875 per attack damage) physical damage.
W
Master Yi's Meditate
Meditate Master Yi's W Ability
Self
50
28
Master Yi channels, reducing incoming damage by 60 / 62.5 / 65 / 67.5 / 70% and restoring 120 / 200 / 280 / 360 / 440 (+100% of ability power) over 4 seconds. This healing is increased by up to 0-100% depending on Master Yi's missing health.
E
Master Yi's Wuju Style
Wuju Style Master Yi's E Ability
Self
0
18 / 17 / 16 / 15 / 14
Master Yi's attacks deal an additional 30 / 38 / 46 / 54 / 62 (+0.35 per bonus attack damage) true damage for 5 seconds.
R
Master Yi's Highlander
Highlander Master Yi's Ultimate (R) Ability
Self
100
85
Passive: Champion takedowns reduce the remaining cooldown of Master Yi's basic abilities by 70%.

Active: Master Yi enters a trance, gaining 35 / 45 / 55% movement speed, 25 / 35 / 45% attack speed, and immunity to slows for 7 seconds. Champion takedowns extend the duration of this ability by 7 seconds.

Questions About Master Yi

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Master yi vs Warwick

Can master yi 1v1 warwick in level 3 with same item and same health and mana?

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Which person do you hate more?

Who is more annoying to fight, Teemo or Yasuo? Who is more annoying to fight, Master Yi or Zoe?

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can hail of blades will help master yi on 1v1's

plss help

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Look for Yi/Twitch Mains to funnel

I'm a taric main looking for a Master Yi /Twitch main to funnel on top lane. Add Quinn Is Bae

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Yi utility score

Hi I play Master Yi and I have problem. When I look to stats I see I have low utility score. How can I get utility score on Yi?

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Yi from behind....lol

What's the best way to play from behind on Yi?

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Guide not Showing

Hi, I recently started a new guide, added the basic stuff and published it. But it isn't showing anywhere unless if specifically type the title in the search. I used the filters in the guide search (Master yi -> newest -> champion ->...

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lifesteal critical top master yi?

someone can make me a master yi with lifesteal and critical chance (toplane)

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master yi lifesteel or vamp

am using master yi and i want to know what works with him best life steel or vamp spell

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The best item build for master yi?

Any suggestions? Crit, AD, tanky?

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Master Yi in challenger?

Hey guys! I was just wondering if someone ever maked it to challenger using or maining Master Yi?

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Where is Yi during Alpha Strike?

When Master Yi Qs, where is he positionally? For example, if he Qs on an enemy and the enemy flashes out of ignite range from Yi's starting position, will Yi be able to land an ignite on that enemy during the rest of his Q?

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What's up with every Yi rushing Statik?

Hi. I know that every guide recommends BotrK as a 1 item for Yi. But... I have played over 2 years and I always saw only Yi rushing Statik and Infinity Edge. Can anyone tell me, why? ;c Or it is just me?

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Master Yi and Hydra controverse

Well, I dont think thats a consistent information, but i heard a lot of people saying that Hydra on Master isnt that great. Sometimes I feel that hydra isnt really good on him, but i dont know why. Can someone explain me why?

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Master Yi Masteries and Item Builds

Need a good build for Master Yi that's level 15 or lower. Also need item builds for most effectiveness. Thanks!

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