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Shen Build Guides, Runes and Items

Shen Eye of Twilight

Find the best Shen build guides for League of Legends S13 Patch 13.23. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Shen build for the S13 meta. Learn more about Shen's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 1 Builds
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

AP Blaster Shen

Build by Cahlen updated September 25, 2011
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

There is no dispute

Build by S4F3S3X updated September 25, 2011
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Prof.Dr.Ninja

Build by RandyCandy updated September 25, 2011
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Shen - The op Tank

Build by Guest updated September 23, 2011
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

zzz

Build by KlasKlatt updated September 21, 2011
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Damage Shen (Riven Patch+)

Build by Lord Imrhial updated September 17, 2011
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Denner's Build

Build by Denner91 updated September 17, 2011
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

paper shen

Build by Guest updated September 17, 2011
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

base shen1

Build by qarmiss updated September 16, 2011
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Jungle Shen

Build by Guest updated September 16, 2011
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Shen - Test new AP changes

Build by Guest updated September 15, 2011
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Saki build :D

Build by Guest updated September 14, 2011
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Invulnerable Ninja

Build by FortyAPM updated September 13, 2011
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

flippin ninja shen tanker

Build by Guest updated September 9, 2011
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Shen's a BOSS

Build by Squeakers updated September 6, 2011
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Tank/Off-tank DPS Shen

Build by Tycser updated September 6, 2011
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

AP Shen

Build by Guest updated September 5, 2011
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Viable AP/Tank Shen Guide

Build by Rendruk updated September 1, 2011
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

Warning this is only for advanced players.

Build by armadillus updated August 29, 2011
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LoL Champion Shen Build Guide
LoL Champion Shen Build Guide

¬°SHEN DPS!

Build by ZeiSOR updated August 27, 2011
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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 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 13.23. 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!

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Patch 13.23: 31,766 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Shen's Runes

Shen's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 81% Pickrate

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Resolve
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Domination
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Second Best

Shen's 2nd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 14% Pickrate

Resolve
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Precision
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Third Best

Shen's 3rd Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

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Inspiration
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Shen's Summoner Spells

Shen's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 86% Pickrate

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Second Best

Shen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 12% Pickrate

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Shen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 1% Pickrate

Ghost Teleport

Shen's Starters

Shen's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 97% Pickrate

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Shen's Core Items

Shen's Best Core Items 63%

Win Rate 5% Pickrate

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Patch 13.23: 31,766 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Shen's Runes

Shen's Best Runes 47%

Win Rate 71% Pickrate

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Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
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Domination
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Second Best

Shen's 2nd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 10% Pickrate

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Precision
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Third Best

Shen's 3rd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 10% Pickrate

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Inspiration
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Shen's Summoner Spells

Shen's Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 79% Pickrate

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Second Best

Shen's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 15% Pickrate

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Shen's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 57%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

Flash Teleport

Shen's Starters

Shen's Best Starter Items 47%

Win Rate 71% Pickrate

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Shen's Core Items

Shen's Best Core Items 57%

Win Rate 5% Pickrate

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Shen Counters

Learn Shen'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 casting a spell, Shen gains a 50-101 (+12% per bonus health) shield for 2.5 seconds (10 second cooldown). Spells that successfully affect an allied or enemy champion reduce this cooldown by 4-7.5 seconds.

Shen's power manifests as a spirit blade that he can control with 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. Enemies hit by the pull are slowed by 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35% while moving away from Shen for the next 2 seconds. Additionally, Shen's next 3 attacks deal an additional 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 ability power) max health as magic damage.

If Shen hit an enemy champion with the Spirit Blade, the damage is increased to 10 / 16 / 22 / 28 / 34 / 40 (at levels 1 / 4 / 7 / 10 / 13 / 16) plus 4 / 4.5 / 5 / 5.5 / 6% (+2% per 100 ability power) max health as magic damage and he gains 50% attack speed for those Attacks.
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 / 40 / 50 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 grants an allied champion anywhere on the map between 140 / 320 / 500 (+17.5% bonus health) (+130% of ability power) and 224 / 512 / 800 (+28% bonus health) (+216% of ability power) shield based on their missing health for 5 seconds (max shield at 60% missing health).

After channeling for 3 seconds, Shen teleports to his ally's location with his Spirit Blade.

Questions About Shen

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