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Shyvana Build Guides, Runes and Items

Shyvana The Half-Dragon

Find the best Shyvana build guides for League of Legends S12 Patch 12.2. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Shyvana build for the S12 meta. Learn more about Shyvana's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Shyvana Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Shyvana we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Shyvana, as determined by LeagueSpy's calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Shyvana this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 12.2. However, if you are a new Shyvana player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Shyvana!

Patch 12.2: 297734 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Shyvana's Top Items

Shyvana's Runes

Shyvana's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 3617 Games

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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Dark Harvest
Dark Harvest
LoL Rune: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Second Best

Shyvana's 2nd Best Runes 70%

Win Rate 54 Games

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Dark Harvest
Dark Harvest
LoL Rune: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Third Best

Shyvana's 3rd Best Runes 64%

Win Rate 76 Games

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Dark Harvest
Dark Harvest
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm
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Shyvana's Summoner Spells

Shyvana's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 12485 Games

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Second Best

Shyvana's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 1507 Games

Smite Ignite

Third Best

Shyvana's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 680 Games

Ghost Smite

Shyvana's Starters

Shyvana's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 6238 Games

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Trinket

Shyvana's Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 10840 Games

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Second Best

Shyvana's 2nd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 4039 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Shyvana's 3rd Best Trinket 43%

Win Rate 294 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Shyvana's Ability Order

Shyvana's Best Ability Order 66%

Win Rate 1119 Games

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Top Shyvana Players

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

Patch 12.2: 297736 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Shyvana's Top Items

Shyvana's Runes

Shyvana's Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 111 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: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Second Best

Shyvana's 2nd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

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LoL Path:

Third Best

Shyvana's 3rd Best Runes 0%

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LoL Path:
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Shyvana's Summoner Spells

Shyvana's Best Summoner Spells 57%

Win Rate 75 Games

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Second Best

Shyvana's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 55%

Win Rate 281 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Shyvana's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 463 Games

Teleport Ignite

Shyvana's Starters

Shyvana's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 852 Games

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Second Best

Shyvana's 2nd Best Starter Items 57%

Win Rate 121 Games

Doran's Ring Health Potion

Third Best

Shyvana's 3rd Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 330 Games

Doran's Blade Health Potion

Trinket

Shyvana's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 1168 Games

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Second Best

Shyvana's 2nd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 154 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Shyvana's 3rd Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 217 Games

Oracle Lens
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Shyvana's Ability Order

Shyvana's Best Ability Order 66%

Win Rate 111 Games

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Top Shyvana Players

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

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


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

Shyvana Skins

Shyvana's Abilities

Shyvana's Dragonborn
Dragonborn Shyvana's Passive Shyvana's Passive
Self
Shyvana's Passive
Shyvana's Passive
Shyvana deals 20% bonus physical and magic damage to Dragons.

Additionally, Shyvana starts with 5 bonus armor and 5 bonus magic resistance, which is permanently increased by 5 for every elemental drake (Cloud Drake, Infernal Drake, Mountain Drake, and Ocean Drake) and also Elder Dragons that her team slays.
Q
Shyvana's Twin Bite
Twin Bite Shyvana's Q Ability
Self
0
9 / 8 / 7 / 6 / 5
Shyvana's next basic attack within 6 seconds deals 100% AD (+25% of ability power) and causes her to strike again after 0.25 seconds, dealing 20 / 35 / 50 / 65 / 80% AD (+15% of ability power) bonus physical damage.

The second strike applies on-hit and on-attack effects at 100% effectiveness and is affected by critical strike modifiers. Shyvana's basic attacks reduce Twin Bite's cooldown by 0.5 seconds on-hit. Twin Bite resets Shyvana's basic attack timer.

Dragon Form: Shyvana instantly attacks all enemies in a cone around her target before applying Twin Bite's effects to each of them. The basic attacks deal 100% AD (+25% of ability power) physical damage, are affected by critical strike modifiers, and apply on-hit effects to each target hit. The second strike cannot critically strike nor trigger on-attack effects, but it will still apply on-hit effects. Additionally, Twin Bite's empowered attack becomes unstoppable.
W
Shyvana's Burnout
Burnout Shyvana's W Ability
325
0
12
During the next 3 seconds, Shyvana deals 20 / 33 / 45 / 58 / 70 (+0.2 per bonus attack damage) magic damage each second to nearby enemies and gains 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50% (+8% per 100 ability power) increased movement speed. Shyvana's auto attacks also deal 25% of Burnout's AoE damage for the duration of the ability.

The movement speed bonus is reduced by 15% of the original amount every second. Shyvana's auto attacks increase Burnout's duration, up to a maximum of 4 seconds.

Dragon Form: The range of Burnout increases to 350 / 365 / 380 at rank 1 / 2 / 3 of Dragon's Descent.
E
Shyvana's Flame Breath
Flame Breath Shyvana's E Ability
925
0
12 / 11 / 10 / 9 / 8
ACTIVE: Shyvana unleashes a fireball in the target direction, stopping upon colliding with an enemy champion and dealing 60 / 100 / 140 / 180 / 220 (+0.3 per attack damage) (+70% of ability power) magic damage to all enemies hit and marking them for 5 seconds.

Shyvana's basic attacks against marked enemies deal 3.75% of target's maximum health bonus magic damage, capped at 150 against monsters.

DRAGON FORM: Flame Breath explodes upon hitting an enemy champion or reaching the target location, dealing 100−160 (depending on level) + 60 / 100 / 140 / 180 / 220 (+0.6 per attack damage) (+100% of ability power) increased magic damage to them and surrounding enemies and scorching the earth for 4 seconds. Enemies standing on scorched earth take 30−60 (+0.5 per attack damage) (+10% of ability power) magic damage every 0.5 seconds (depending on level).
R
Shyvana's Dragon's Descent
Dragon's Descent Shyvana's Ultimate (R) Ability
850
0
Shyvana's Passive
Passive: Shyvana's basic attacks generate 2 fury, even in dragon form or against structures. While in human form, Shyvana will also passively generate 1 / 1.5 / 2 fury each second.

Active: Shyvana transforms into a dragon and dashes to a target location. Enemies along her path take 150 / 250 / 350 (+100% of ability power) magic damage and are pushed toward her target location. Shyvana must have a full fury bar to use this spell.

While in dragon form, Shyvana gains 150 / 250 / 350 bonus health and her attack range is changed to 175 / 190 / 205. Dragon form also increases in size by 8 / 16% at ranks 2 / 3.

While in Dragon Form, Shyvana will lose 5 fury every second. Once her Fury bar is empty, she will return to her normal state.

Questions About Shyvana

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saved guides

Hi guys, I recently did a guide for Shyvana and i hadn't enough time to finish it so i pressed the "save" instead of "publish" and now I can't find the guide. Does it saved somewhere and i don't know where or with the...

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Hybrid Shyvana Viable?

There are two builds for Shyvana that are really viable at the moment: Ap and Ad. Both have their own pros and cons, but is it possible to build hybrid to eliminate some more cons? Or is it not as viable as just going for one full damage stat? I...

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Eternity

Does the Eternity passive from Abyssal Mask, Catalyst of Aeons, and Rod of Ages work on champions that don’t have mana as a secondary bar, but do still have a secondary resource?

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AP or AD Shyvana

I have a question, is shyvana better AD or AP ? And which is better and why :D

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New Masteries , Help Please !

As the title says , i need help with the new masteries , ive read about the changes but im still not sure how to do them. Could someone tell me how to do it properly or make one or two for me ? Thank you for any help.

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Hecarim VS Shyvana

In an early (pre-6) farm into heavy ganking and roaming through midgame, which is your opinion of the better pick? (Jungler btw)

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Shyvana runes important

Hey, I play Shyvana alot. I can't figure out if Hybrid Penetration is better than Attack Speed can you guys please explain me :-)

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Shyvana runes

Seeing as top lane shyvana has seen some resurgence, I am kinda curious what runes the pros are using. Since BotRK is popular on her and both her W and E deal magic damage, I'd guess she deals around 25-35% magic damage of total damage. So I ask...

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Which champion is the best to learn to counter-jungle with?

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