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Sylas Build Guides, Runes and Items

Sylas The Unshackled

Find the best Sylas build guides for League of Legends S13 Patch 12.23. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Sylas build for the S13 meta. Learn more about Sylas' abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 12 Guides
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

Assassin Sylas

Guide by Guest updated August 23, 2022
  • Off-Meta
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

12.11 UNKILLABLE VAMPIRE SYLAS

Guide by Nooooouhhhhh updated June 9, 2022
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

[12.17] Sylas mid guide

Guide by YourDreamWaifuu updated September 29, 2022
Season 12 Builds
8.3
7
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0
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

99% WINRATE UNKILLABLE 1V9 CARRY SYLAS GODMODUS BUILD

Build by BlackJam updated January 31, 2022
7.8
7
Votes
1
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

Sylas Jungle Patch: 12.8

Build by AkimboTs updated May 6, 2022
  • Off-Meta
7.5
6
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1
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

Sylas Top 1 build ***Free win***

Build by Support2222 updated July 4, 2022
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

Flaming Hot Sylas

Build by Guest updated October 25, 2022
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

S12 JG Sylas gigachad guide [off-meta]

Build by NiSvyat updated July 22, 2022
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

S12 SYLAS GRANDMASTER GUIDE

Build by Taedium updated May 19, 2022
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

80% win rate Sylas

Build by Guest updated May 4, 2022
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

[11.23] SUPER TANK SYLAS JUNGLE |||| inspired by King Nidhog

Build by Jmpii updated November 27, 2021
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

Sylas

Build by HiramBattle updated January 3, 2022
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

☠ what i use with sylas ♛

Build by kirib4tii updated November 17, 2021
6.5
7
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4
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

Sylas top Preseason 12//Off Tank Ap

Build by Mataulipecont updated November 25, 2021
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

Sylas

Build by Lofei updated November 6, 2022
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

DESTRUCTION SYLAS

Build by Guest updated October 9, 2022
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

Aesthetically Practical Sylas Build

Build by 6e9Fael updated June 27, 2022
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

Sylas sigma

Build by guts x griffith updated April 27, 2022
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

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Build by Guest updated April 1, 2022
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LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide
LoL Champion Sylas Build Guide

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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 12.23. 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 12.23: 7763 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Sylas's Runes

Sylas's Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 13610 Games

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  • 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 50%

Win Rate 3527 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

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

Third Best

Sylas's 3rd Best Runes 47%

Win Rate 1909 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

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Sylas's Summoner Spells

Sylas's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 14968 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Sylas's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 33249 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Sylas's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 81 Games

Cleanse Flash

Sylas's Starters

Sylas's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 34550 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Sylas's 2nd Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 5303 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Third Best

Sylas's 3rd Best Starter Items 45%

Win Rate 5196 Games

Corrupting Potion

Trinket

Sylas's Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 9721 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Sylas's 2nd Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 30111 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Sylas's 3rd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 9244 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Patch 12.23: 7765 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Sylas's Runes

Sylas's Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 1917 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Dark Harvest
Dark Harvest
LoL Rune: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Treasure Hunter
Treasure Hunter

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Second Best

Sylas's 2nd Best Runes 61%

Win Rate 67 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: Treasure Hunter
Treasure Hunter

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Third Best

Sylas's 3rd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 1032 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: Treasure Hunter
Treasure Hunter

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Sylas's Summoner Spells

Sylas's Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 9845 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Sylas's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 593 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Sylas's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 280 Games

Flash Teleport

Sylas's Starters

Sylas's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 4020 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Sylas's Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 8096 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Sylas's 2nd Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 2371 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Sylas's 3rd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 303 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards
Patch 12.23: 7765 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Sylas's Runes

Sylas's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 1456 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 1157 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

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

Third Best

Sylas's 3rd Best Runes 59%

Win Rate 121 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

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Sylas's Summoner Spells

Sylas's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 4956 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Sylas's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 3618 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Sylas's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 77 Games

Exhaust Flash

Sylas's Starters

Sylas's Best Starter Items 49%

Win Rate 6102 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Trinket

Sylas's Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 5575 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Sylas's 2nd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 1628 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Sylas's 3rd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 1549 Games

Oracle Lens
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Sylas Counters

Learn Sylas' 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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