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Sylas Build Guides, Runes and Items

Sylas The Unshackled

Find the best Sylas build guides for League of Legends S12 Patch 12.18. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Sylas build for the S12 meta. Learn more about Sylas' abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 9 Builds
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

TRIPLANG

Build by jazzierivera11 updated January 31, 2019
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

TRIP LANG

Build by jazzierivera11 updated January 31, 2019
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

70% Winrate (40 Games) Sylas Build TOP/MID (READ ABOUT @ Bot

Build by Matalim updated January 28, 2019
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

SYLAS MID - TOP GUIDE

Build by Vermyllion updated January 27, 2019
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

Sylas Theorycrafting

Build by Guest updated January 27, 2019
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

TIME FOR THE KINGS TO BOW!

Build by BiggaLigga updated January 27, 2019
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

Chain reaction

Build by Pincer xX updated January 27, 2019
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

Sylas best guild... u can try it now and thank me later

Build by Guest updated January 26, 2019
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

KaisOvermark's Sylas

Build by Kais Overmark updated January 26, 2019
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

Mid Sylas Build (Patch 9.2)

Build by Itsyaboyorchid updated January 25, 2019
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

sylas

Build by Guest updated January 21, 2019
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

Fusa's weird Sylas build

Build by Guest updated November 13, 2019
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

[9.22] Best Bruiser? Sylas Of Course! [MID and TOP]

Build by KingSHZ updated October 30, 2019
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

syl

Build by Guest updated October 20, 2019
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

Sylas The assassin

Build by Guest updated October 19, 2019
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

Sylas supp

Build by Guest updated October 9, 2019
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

Prison Sylas

Build by Guest updated September 30, 2019
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

sylas jng

Build by Doodzh97 updated September 22, 2019
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

sylas jg build

Build by FRIKEJJJ updated September 16, 2019
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

Sylas Mid

Build by Cabbe722 updated September 13, 2019
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Sylas Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Sylas we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Sylas, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Sylas this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 12.18. However, if you are a new Sylas player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Sylas!

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

Sylas's Runes

Sylas's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 14004 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind

Second Best

Sylas's 2nd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 11120 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Third Best

Sylas's 3rd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 4724 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Sylas's Summoner Spells

Sylas's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 60920 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Sylas's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 17240 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Sylas's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 701 Games

Exhaust Flash

Sylas's Starters

Sylas's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 55110 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Sylas's 2nd Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 12207 Games

Corrupting Potion

Third Best

Sylas's 3rd Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 5447 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Sylas's Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 17033 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Sylas's 2nd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 15430 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Sylas's 3rd Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 46980 Games

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

Sylas's Runes

Sylas's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 1405 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind

Second Best

Sylas's 2nd Best Runes 46%

Win Rate 1737 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Third Best

Sylas's 3rd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 1197 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Presence of Mind
Presence of Mind
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Sylas's Summoner Spells

Sylas's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 8741 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Sylas's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 5458 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Sylas's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 42%

Win Rate 120 Games

Exhaust Flash

Sylas's Starters

Sylas's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 9697 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Sylas's 2nd Best Starter Items 46%

Win Rate 2375 Games

Corrupting Potion

Third Best

Sylas's 3rd Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 1037 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Sylas's Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 9020 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Sylas's 2nd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 2674 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Sylas's 3rd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 2743 Games

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


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

Sylas Skins

Sylas' Abilities

Sylas's Petricite Burst
Petricite Burst Sylas's Passive Sylas's Passive
300
Sylas's Passive
Sylas's Passive
After using an ability, Sylas gains a charge (max 3 charges). Sylas' attacks expend a charge to whirl his chains, dealing 130% (+25% of ability power) attack damage as magic damage to the main target and 40% (+20% of ability power) attack damage as magic damage to other surrounding enemies.

While he has at least one charge, Sylas gains 125% attack speed.
Q
Sylas's Chain Lash
Chain Lash Sylas's Q Ability
775
55
11 / 10 / 9 / 8 / 7
Sylas lashes his chains out, dealing 40 / 60 / 80 / 100 / 120 (+40% of ability power) magic damage and slowing by 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35% for 1.5 seconds. The place where the chains intersect explodes, dealing a further 70 / 125 / 180 / 235 / 290 (+90% of ability power) magic damage.
W
Sylas's Kingslayer
Kingslayer Sylas's W Ability
400
60 / 70 / 80 / 90 / 100
13 / 11.25 / 9.5 / 7.75 / 6
Sylas lunges at an enemy with magical force dealing 70 / 105 / 140 / 175 / 210 (+90% of ability power) magic damage. Against champions, Sylas restores 25 / 50 / 75 / 100 / 125 (+40% of ability power) health, increased by 0-100% depending on his missing health.
E
Sylas's Abscond / Abduct
Abscond / Abduct Sylas's E Ability
400
65
14 / 13 / 12 / 11 / 10
Sylas quickly dashes, and prepares a recast for 3.5 seconds.

Recast: Sylas throws his chains, pulling himself to the first enemy hit, dealing 80 / 130 / 180 / 230 / 280 (+100% of ability power) magic damage and knocking up for 0.5 seconds.
R
Sylas's Hijack
Hijack Sylas's Ultimate (R) Ability
950
75
80 / 55 / 30 / 30 / 30
Sylas hijacks an enemy champion, allowing him to cast a copy of their ultimate ability, depending on his ultimate level and using his stats. Hijacking an enemy places a cooldown on them which is dependant on the enemy ultimate's cooldown. During which time Sylas cannot hijack them again. Sylas can only hold a hijacked ultimate for 90 seconds.
E
Sylas's Abscond
Abscond Sylas's E Ability
400
65
14 / 13 / 12 / 11 / 10
Sylas quickly dashes, and prepares a recast for 3.5 seconds.
E
Sylas's Abduct
Abduct Sylas's E Ability
800
0
Sylas's Passive
Sylas throws his chains, pulling himself to the first enemy hit, dealing 80 / 130 / 180 / 230 / 280 (+100% of ability power) magic damage, and knocking up for 0.5 seconds.

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