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Sion Build Guides, Runes and Items

Sion The Undead Juggernaut

Find the best Sion 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 Sion build for the S12 meta. Learn more about Sion's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Sion Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Sion we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Sion, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Sion this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 12.19. However, if you are a new Sion player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Sion!

Patch 12.16: 469470 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Sion's Runes

Sion's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 6354 Games

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Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Minion Dematerializer
Minion Dematerializer
LoL Rune: Approach Velocity
Approach Velocity

Second Best

Sion's 2nd Best Runes 68%

Win Rate 53 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity

Third Best

Sion's 3rd Best Runes 63%

Win Rate 73 Games

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

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery

Sion's Summoner Spells

Sion's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 30932 Games

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Second Best

Sion's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 1499 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Sion's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 199 Games

Teleport Ignite

Sion's Starters

Sion's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 10466 Games

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Second Best

Sion's 2nd Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 20067 Games

Corrupting Potion

Trinket

Sion's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 25343 Games

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Second Best

Sion's 2nd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 5243 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Sion's 3rd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 2509 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Patch 12.16: 469470 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Sion's Runes

Sion's Best Runes 61%

Win Rate 61 Games

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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Phase Rush
Phase Rush
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Absolute Focus
Absolute Focus
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish

Second Best

Sion's 2nd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 826 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Minion Dematerializer
Minion Dematerializer
LoL Rune: Approach Velocity
Approach Velocity

Third Best

Sion's 3rd Best Runes 56%

Win Rate 61 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Minion Dematerializer
Minion Dematerializer
LoL Rune: Approach Velocity
Approach Velocity

Sion's Summoner Spells

Sion's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 4991 Games

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Second Best

Sion's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 457 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Sion's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 58 Games

Teleport Ignite

Sion's Starters

Sion's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 3398 Games

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Second Best

Sion's 2nd Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 1594 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Sion's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 4092 Games

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Second Best

Sion's 2nd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 1212 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Sion's 3rd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 445 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards
Patch 12.16: 469470 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Sion's Runes

Sion's Best Runes 66%

Win Rate 62 Games

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Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Minion Dematerializer
Minion Dematerializer
LoL Rune: Approach Velocity
Approach Velocity

Second Best

Sion's 2nd Best Runes 64%

Win Rate 58 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Minion Dematerializer
Minion Dematerializer
LoL Rune: Approach Velocity
Approach Velocity

Third Best

Sion's 3rd Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 452 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Minion Dematerializer
Minion Dematerializer
LoL Rune: Approach Velocity
Approach Velocity

Sion's Summoner Spells

Sion's Best Summoner Spells 55%

Win Rate 2136 Games

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Second Best

Sion's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 61%

Win Rate 147 Games

Ghost Smite

Third Best

Sion's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 1208 Games

Flash Smite

Sion's Starters

Sion's Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 1489 Games

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Second Best

Sion's 2nd Best Starter Items 55%

Win Rate 657 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Third Best

Sion's 3rd Best Starter Items 56%

Win Rate 272 Games

Emberknife Refillable Potion

Trinket

Sion's Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 2341 Games

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Second Best

Sion's 2nd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 1292 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Sion's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 202 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

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


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

CR is Counter Rating, which is a combination of multiple counter factors. Counters shown are for Sion Sion Top

Best Against Sion

Detailed counter statistics are still being gathered for this Champion

Worst Against Sion

Detailed counter statistics are still being gathered for this Champion

Sion Skins

Sion's Abilities

Sion's Glory in Death
Glory in Death Sion's Passive Sion's Passive
Self
Sion's Passive
Sion's Passive
After being killed Sion will reanimate himself allowing him to move and attack, but his health rapidly decays while he is reanimated. He also gains 100% life steal, attacks extremely fast, and his attacks deal an additional 10% max health as physical damage. Does 60% reduced damage to structures in frenzy form.

All of his abilities are replaced with Death Surge, which grants him a burst of movement speed.
Q
Sion's Decimating Smash
Decimating Smash Sion's Q Ability
600
45
10 / 9 / 8 / 7 / 6
Begin Charging: Sion charges a heavy blow for up to 2 seconds.

Release: Sion slams his axe down, briefly slowing and dealing between 30 / 50 / 70 / 90 / 110 (+0.45 / 0.525 / 0.6 / 0.675 / 0.75 per attack damage) and 70 / 135 / 200 / 265 / 330 (+1.35 / 1.5 / 1.65 / 1.8 / 1.95 per attack damage) physical damage based on charge time. If Sion charged for at least 1 second, enemies are knocked up and stunnen for between 1.25 to 2.25 seconds based on charge time.
W
Sion's Soul Furnace
Soul Furnace Sion's W Ability
550
65 / 70 / 75 / 80 / 85
15 / 14 / 13 / 12 / 11
Passive: Sion permanently gains 4 bonus health whenever he kills a unit, increased to 15 against large units and champion kills and assists.

Active: Sion surrounds himself with a shield that absorbs 60 / 85 / 110 / 135 / 160 (+40% of ability power) (+10 / 11 / 12 / 13 / 14% of Sion's maximum health) damage for up to 6 seconds. After 3 seconds, Soul Furnace can be recast to detonate the shield if it hasn't been destroyed, dealing 40 / 65 / 90 / 115 / 140 (+40% of ability power) (+10 / 11 / 12 / 13 / 14% of target's maximum health) magic damage to all nearby enemies. Bonus damage from the target's maximum health is capped at 400 against minions and monsters. The shield will detonate automatically if it persists for the full 6 seconds.

Soul Furnace can be activated and detonated while using any of his abilities.
E
Sion's Roar of the Slayer
Roar of the Slayer Sion's E Ability
725
35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55
12 / 11 / 10 / 9 / 8
Sion bellows in the target direction, dealing 65 / 100 / 135 / 170 / 205 (+55% of ability power) magic damage to the first enemy he hits, as well as slowing it by 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60% and reducing its armor by 20% for 4 seconds.

If the target is a minion or non-epic monster, they are knocked back 775 units, dealing the same damage and applying the same effects to all enemies they pass through. Projectile enemies stop upon colliding with terrain or reaching the end of their trajectory.
R
Sion's Unstoppable Onslaught
Unstoppable Onslaught Sion's Ultimate (R) Ability
Self
100
140 / 100 / 60 / 60 / 60
Sion charges Unstoppably in a direction for 8 seconds, turning towards the mouse cursor. Sion stops on colliding with an enemy champion or wall or on Recasting this Ability.

At the end of the charge, Sion deals between (150/300/450 + 40% bonus AD) and (400/800/1200 + 80% bonus AD) physical damage based on distance travelled. Enemies close to Sion are Stunned for between 0.75 and 1.75 seconds based on distance travelled. Enemies in a larger area are Slowed by 40/45/50% for 3 seconds
Sion's Death Surge
Death Surge Sion's Passive Sion's Passive
Self
Sion's Passive
Sion's Passive
Sion gains 50% bonus movement speed that decays over 1.5 seconds.

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