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LoL Champion Build Guides: Shen

Shen Eye of Twilight

Find the best Shen build guides for League of Legends S11 Patch 11.15. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Shen build for the S11 meta. Learn more about Shen's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 11 Guides // Patch 11.15 & Patch 11.14
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

[11.15] xPetu's Challenger Shen Guide [EN/FR/ES/DE/PT/TR]

Guide by xPetu updated July 20, 2021
  • In-depth
10
92
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Hanjaro's Shen Supporting your way to Challenger.

Guide by Hanjaro updated July 19, 2021
  • In-depth
  • Stream
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97
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

How to ACTUALLY play River Shen

Guide by River Shen XDD updated July 17, 2021
  • Off-Meta
8.9
118
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28
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Raen's Shen Tips & Build (☯‿☯)

Guide by Raen updated July 27, 2021
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

My IMMORTAL Shen Build (All Lanes: Top/Mid/Jungle/Bot)

Guide by BaLoRi updated July 23, 2021
  • In-depth
8.3
59
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Leolynn's Shen Guide / TOP - JUNG / Always Win Guarantee

Guide by Leolynn updated July 12, 2021
  • In-depth
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

[11.15] TR Rank 1 Shen Guide

Guide by qosmox updated July 27, 2021
  • In-depth
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

[11.14] Shen supp isn't real, he can't save you ! Unless ...

Guide by HARMand updated July 13, 2021
Season 11 Builds // Patch 11.15 & Patch 11.14
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Mathematically Correct Shen

Build by Guest updated July 14, 2021
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Shen Jesuscirraptor TOP Attack Speed

Build by Jesuscirraptor updated July 17, 2021
  • Off-Meta
New Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Op Mid Lane Shen

Build by LittleOgre22 updated July 27, 2021
New Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Shen

Build by Guest updated July 17, 2021
Season 11 Guides // Other Patches
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

The Legend of River Shen ( In-Depth Guide | Season 11 )

Guide by Tnock updated January 28, 2021
  • In-depth
  • Off-Meta
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28
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Wickd's Season 11 Shen Guide

Guide by The_Real_Wickd updated March 31, 2021
  • In-depth
9.7
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

[UPDATED S11] Mastering the Eye of Twilight - A Guide to Pla

Guide by AWierdShoe updated December 18, 2020
  • In-depth
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

"With Honor" | S11 Shen Guide (TOP/JUNGLE/SUPP)

Guide by StarForger updated January 22, 2021
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Sanun's Diamond Shen Guide [TOP&SUPPORT]

Guide by sanun updated April 28, 2021
9.2
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

[11.13] Shen Jungle & Support

Guide by asdfajigs updated June 27, 2021
9.2
65
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Crushing Top and Support with SHEN (CHECK THE RUNES)

Guide by Corin_devaliere updated January 8, 2021
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

[11.9] Palestinian's Luck QUICK Shen Top guide

Guide by PalestinianLuck updated May 1, 2021
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Shen Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Shen we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Shen, as determined by LeagueSpy's calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Shen this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 11.15. However, if you are a new Shen player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Shen!

Patch 11.15: 606040 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Shen's Top Items

Shen's Runes

Shen's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 6919 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot

Second Best

Shen's 2nd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 2811 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot

Third Best

Shen's 3rd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 1766 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot
More Shen Runes

Shen's Summoner Spells

Shen's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 23809 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Shen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 8497 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Shen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 517 Games

Teleport Ignite

Shen's Starters

Shen's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 31742 Games

Trinket

Shen's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 25858 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Shen's 2nd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 3643 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Shen's 3rd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 3521 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Top Shen Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Shen Players are using on LeagueSpy!

Patch 11.15: 606053 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Shen's Top Items

Shen's Runes

Shen's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 175 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot

Second Best

Shen's 2nd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 51 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot

Third Best

Shen's 3rd Best Runes 46%

Win Rate 65 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Shield Bash
Shield Bash
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot
More Shen Runes

Shen's Summoner Spells

Shen's Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 2804 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Shen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 44%

Win Rate 702 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Shen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 83 Games

Flash Teleport

Shen's Starters

Shen's Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 2213 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Shen's Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 3323 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Shen's 2nd Best Trinket 40%

Win Rate 329 Games

Stealth Ward
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Shen's Ability Order

Shen's Best Ability Order 65%

Win Rate 26 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.

Top Shen Players

Get match statisctics & builds Top Shen Players are using on LeagueSpy!

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


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

Shen Skins

Shen's Abilities

Shen's Ki Barrier
Ki Barrier Shen's Passive Shen's Passive
Self
Shen's Passive
Shen's Passive
After completing an ability's effects, Shen shields himself from 60-111 (depending on level) (+14% of bonus health) damage for 2.5 seconds. If the triggering ability successfully affected at least one champion, Ki Barrier's cooldown is reduced by 4−7.5 seconds (depending on level).

Shen's power manifests as a Spirit Blade that he can control with his abilities.
Q
Shen's Twilight Assault
Twilight Assault Shen's Q Ability
Self
140 / 130 / 120 / 110 / 100
8 / 7.25 / 6.5 / 5.75 / 5
Shen recalls his Spirit Blade to his location. Enemies the blade collides with are slowed by 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35% for the next 2 seconds when moving away from Shen.

Once it arrives, Shen empowers his next 3 basic attacks within 8 seconds to gain 75 bonus range and deal 10 / 16 / 22 / 28 / 34 / 40 (at levels 1 / 4 / 7 / 10 / 13 / 16) plus 2 / 2.5 / 3 / 3.5 / 4% (+1.5% per 100 AP) of target's maximum health as bonus magic damage.

If the Spirit Blade collides with an enemy champion, the empowerment is enhanced, dealing 3% (+0.5% per 100 AP) of the target's maximum health as bonus damage and Shen gains 50% bonus attack speed.

Twilight Assault deals double damage to monsters, up to a maximum of 120 / 140 / 160 / 180 / 200 bonus damage.
W
Shen's Spirit's Refuge
Spirit's Refuge Shen's W Ability
400
40
18 / 16.5 / 15 / 13.5 / 12
Shen's spirit blade creates a defensive zone for 1.75 seconds. Basic attacks that would hit Shen or an allied champion in the zone are blocked. If there are no champions to protect in the zone when it starts, the spirit blade will not activate until one enters or 2 seconds pass.
E
Shen's Shadow Dash
Shadow Dash Shen's E Ability
600
150
18 / 16 / 14 / 12 / 10
Passive: Dealing damage with Shadow Dash or Twilight Assault recovers 30 / 35 / 40 Energy.

Active: Shen dashes to a target location, taunting champions and monsters he collides with for 1.5 seconds and dealing 60 / 85 / 110 / 135 / 160 (+15% of bonus Health) physical damage to them.
R
Shen's Stand United
Stand United Shen's Ultimate (R) Ability
Self
0
200 / 180 / 160 / 160 / 160
Shen channels for 3 seconds, shielding the target allied champion for 5 seconds. The shield blocks 140 / 320 / 500 (+17.5% bonus health) (+130% of ability power) damage, scaling up to 224 / 512 / 800 (+28% bonus health) (+216% of ability power) based on the target ally's current health (shield maxes out at 40% health).

Upon completing the channel, Shen and his Spirit Blade teleport to the target ally's location.

Questions About Shen

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