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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 12.19. 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 11 Guides
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LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

S11 Master Yi Funnel Guide

Guide by Strider_lol updated March 5, 2021
  • In-depth
6.9
9
Votes
4
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

[11.17] Challenger Master Yi Guide [Updated Each Patch]

Guide by Nanelol updated August 25, 2021
6.9
15
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LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

Cool Russian guide top 1 yi ru

Guide by emin4ikeres updated August 25, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

Optimal Master Yi Guide (on-hit)

Guide by FrankynFood updated January 4, 2021
6.5
7
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LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

Mathematically Correct Master Yi: The Q Strikes Back (S11)

Guide by Kurooaisu updated October 8, 2021
  • In-depth
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

Yi Warrior

Guide by bolun updated July 18, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

Guia Maestro Yi 11.8

Guide by Mod Walsh updated April 17, 2021
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LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

The best Master Yi guide on the planet! - LIMIT TESTING

Guide by ziolo to noob updated March 15, 2021
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LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

{D2 +1M} master Yi

Guide by Mr.Dragon updated May 30, 2021
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LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

Yi soloq and Funnel guide

Guide by dinodrat updated January 12, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

(11.16) The 500K Master Yi Guide

Guide by Yitastics updated August 11, 2021
Season 11 Builds
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LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

Yi Tank Season 11 - By Manel

Build by ManelNerfado updated September 8, 2021
  • Off-Meta
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LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

Master YI 70% WR!! EASY CARRY ONE SHOT

Build by Kilinuss updated December 28, 2020
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

Guida Master Yi ITA

Build by Tofolo updated April 9, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

HeonHee's Yi Mid

Build by Guest updated March 31, 2021
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

Master Yi Support

Build by Guest updated January 19, 2021
  • Off-Meta
7.3
5
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LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

[9.10] Sir Master Yi's Guide - Challenger

Build by Sir Master Yi updated January 28, 2021
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LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

master dzrzwi pro biuld 2021

Build by Guest updated July 2, 2021
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LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

Statisticly correct master yi build

Build by drmcbride updated May 9, 2021
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LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide
LoL Champion Master Yi Build Guide

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Build by Guest updated October 4, 2021
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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 12.19. 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 12.16: 469470 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Master Yi's Runes

Master Yi's Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 23518 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 55%

Win Rate 6354 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

Third Best

Master Yi's 3rd Best Runes 56%

Win Rate 1618 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

Master Yi's Summoner Spells

Master Yi's Best Summoner Spells 55%

Win Rate 11835 Games

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Second Best

Master Yi's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 55757 Games

Flash Smite

Third Best

Master Yi's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 5936 Games

Ghost Smite

Master Yi's Starters

Master Yi's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 12012 Games

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Trinket

Master Yi's Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 49761 Games

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Second Best

Master Yi's 2nd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 22954 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Master Yi's 3rd Best Trinket 76%

Win Rate 141 Games

Eye of the Herald
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Master Yi's Ability Order

Master Yi's Best Ability Order 72%

Win Rate 7017 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
20 / 19.5 / 19 / 18.5 / 18
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
0
9
Master Yi channels, restoring 120 / 200 / 280 / 360 / 440 (+100% of ability power) health over 4 seconds. This healing is increased by 0-100% depending on Master Yi's missing health.

While channeling and for 0.5 seconds afterwards, he takes 90% reduced damage, decreased to 45 / 47.5 / 50 / 52.5 / 55% after the first 0.5 seconds.

Cost: 40 mana + 6% maximum mana per second
E
Master Yi's Wuju Style
Wuju Style Master Yi's E Ability
Self
0
18
Master Yi's attacks deal an additional 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 (+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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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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