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LoL Champion Build Guides: Talon

Talon The Blade's Shadow

Find the best Talon build guides for League of Legends S11 Patch 11.12. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Talon build for the S11 meta. Learn more about Talon's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 2 Builds
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

Talon - Blades Everywhere!

Build by Teh DeXteR updated January 2, 2012
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

Talon the master of melee burst

Build by killakobie updated December 21, 2011
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

Talon - Let's Finish This Quickly!

Build by Vespul updated December 20, 2011
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

Talon - The King of Blades

Build by pr3dator57 updated December 11, 2011
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

[TALON]-The fun build

Build by diablo2903 updated December 3, 2011
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

Talon

Build by SunRice3 updated November 29, 2011
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

Talon - Tanky Elite - High burst but high survival!?

Build by Murigen updated November 28, 2011
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

Talon - The Mid Lane Monster

Build by Lation94 updated November 27, 2011
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

slasher mcgavin

Build by Poptart updated November 27, 2011
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

Talon - Burst Assasin - Full Guide for New and Veteran

Build by Yammikid updated November 22, 2011
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

Talon total devastation

Build by LordVampz updated November 18, 2011
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

Time to be a legendary. (UPDATE!)

Build by KoXiorPL updated April 26, 2012
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

Talon AD burst

Build by Achelois updated January 5, 2012
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

Talon- Never Mind...Your Dead(Re-done)

Build by MaJ3sticDragon updated December 28, 2011
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

Talon the one and only

Build by zerixtah updated November 29, 2011
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

Blades of shadow Talon

Build by Guest updated November 25, 2011
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

RJ Phage Time

Build by Guest updated November 17, 2011
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

Talon Build

Build by CrazySpeedy updated August 21, 2012
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

Talon, The Blade's Shadow

Build by Swivels updated March 22, 2012
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LoL Champion Talon Build Guide
LoL Champion Talon Build Guide

Terlern

Build by Icantbuild updated December 3, 2012
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Talon Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Talon we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Talon, as determined by LeagueSpy's calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Talon this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 11.12. However, if you are a new Talon player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Talon!

Patch 11.12: 584069 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Talon's Top Items

Talon's Runes

Talon's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 4299 Games

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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Electrocute
Electrocute
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Relentless Hunter
Relentless Hunter

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Absolute Focus
Absolute Focus
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak

Second Best

Talon's 2nd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 2157 Games

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Electrocute
Electrocute
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Relentless Hunter
Relentless Hunter

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Absolute Focus
Absolute Focus
LoL Rune: Nimbus Cloak
Nimbus Cloak

Third Best

Talon's 3rd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 1767 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ravenous Hunter
Ravenous Hunter
LoL Rune: Taste of Blood
Taste of Blood
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Talon's Summoner Spells

Talon's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 25282 Games

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Second Best

Talon's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 121 Games

Flash Teleport

Talon's Starters

Talon's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 18261 Games

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Second Best

Talon's 2nd Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 2481 Games

Doran's Blade Health Potion

Third Best

Talon's 3rd Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 1558 Games

Long Sword Health Potion

Trinket

Talon's Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 14103 Games

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Second Best

Talon's 2nd Best Trinket 45%

Win Rate 10120 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Talon's 3rd Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 1325 Games

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


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

Talon Skins

Talon's Abilities

Talon's Blade's End
Blade's End Talon's Passive Talon's Passive
Self
Talon's Passive
Talon's Passive
Talon's abilities wound champions for a short duration, stacking up to three times. When Talon basic attacks a fully wounded target, they bleed for 75-245 (at levels 1-11) (+2.0 per bonus attack damage) physical damage over 2 seconds. Talon's abilities will also wound all monsters for 120% damage.
Q
Talon's Noxian Diplomacy
Noxian Diplomacy Talon's Q Ability
575
40
8 / 7.5 / 7 / 6.5 / 5
Talon leaps to a target, dealing 65 / 90 / 115 / 140 / 165 (+1.0 bonus attack damage) physical damage on arrival. If cast within melee range, Talon does not leap but instead critically strikes his target for 150%. Whenever Noxian Diplomacy kills a unit, Talon heals for 10-70 (depending on level) and 50% of its cooldown is refunded.
W
Talon's Rake
Rake Talon's W Ability
900
55 / 60 / 65 / 70 / 75
9 / 8.5 / 8 / 7.5 / 7
Talon sends out a volley of daggers in a cone that return after a short delay. The initial hit deals 45 / 60 / 75 / 90 / 105 (+0.55 per bonus attack damage). The return hit deals 45 / 70 / 95 / 120 / 145 (+0.7 per bonus attack damage), and slows for 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60%.
E
Talon's Assassin's Path
Assassin's Path Talon's E Ability
Self
35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55
2
Talon vaults over the nearest structure or terrain in a target direction. The vault's speed is affected by Talon's movement speed. Talon cannot vault over the same section of terrain for 160 / 135 / 110 / 85 / 60 seconds.
R
Talon's Shadow Assault
Shadow Assault Talon's Ultimate (R) Ability
500
100
100 / 80 / 60 / 60 / 60
Talon disperses a ring of blades outwards and gains stealth for up to 2.5 seconds while gaining 40% movement speed. When Talon emerges from stealth, the blades converge on his location. Each time a blade passes through an enemy, they take 80 / 120 / 160 (+1.0 per bonus attack damage) physical damage. Each enemy can only be damaged once at the start of the ability and once at the end.

The blades can be redirected to the target of Talon's first basic attack.

Questions About Talon

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Help me decide

Hi guys! So basically I recently saw the new Withered Rose skins and I really like them. I currently have 1400RP and I want to buy one of them. I love playing Talon but I already have the Enduring Sword one. About Syndra, I just started playing...

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Dash

How do I do a dash combo, I can't see to figure it out, help plz

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Assassin midlaners

What are some good champions similar to talon and fizz for midlane?

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Mid + Top duo synergy?

Hi. Me and my duo playing mid and top. Is there some good champion synergy? Im playing Sett/Fiora and he picks mages most of the times. Any ideas?

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Talon’s Ult

When Talon uses his Ult, the blades converge onto his location after he becomes visible, though in some videos online I’ve seen that sometimes the blades will directly converge onto an enemy champion. What causes this to happen?

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Zoomed In Header on Guide

I've been spending a while now making this talon guide, but so far the major issue that I have found is trying to make a good header. https://www.mobafire.com/league-of-legends/build/how-to-dominate-lane-and-1v9-as-talon-wip-568605?revision...

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how to play talon

How do i effecttively play talon, dying less and hardcarrying the game.

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talon

how do i effectively play talon to get many kills and carry the game.

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Which assasin?

i am saving up for a new assasin, andhave my heart set on talon but katarina is cheaper and i just saw a kata get three pentas in one games i did some research kata has a higher skill level, and talon is more begginer friendly kata has a...

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A question about Talon's job in the game

I ban yasuo/Syndra every game as Talon and the rest of the champions usually don't seem to be a bigger threat to my playing style. I really like Talon as a champion even though ı am more of a late game dependant guy more than early game-lover...

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Talon Jungling

So, I notice that with the recent updates to Talon, he is given the chance to Jungle Semi-Efficiently & people are taking advantage of this to do so. My question is: Why aren't you able to proc your Bleed Passive on Large Monsters? I know...

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Cunning or Resolve for AD assasins?

On all these ad assassins would cunning or resolve be a better choice for your 12 points after putting 18 in ferocity (I don't think you ever take anything but 18 in that tree with these champions although tell me if you would) but I'm not sure if...

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"Health On Talon?"

Hey this is just something I was considering after reading some comments on the Talon page on the LoL Wiki. The questions are for anyone to answer, but I was hoping that Vapora the Master Talon guy would answer too. Anyway, so I was playing a...

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Black cleaver

On zed I think that the rework is going to make me buy yomuus every game...20% cdr is nice and 200 extra hp is good too but the damage nerf really feels bad and the flat Apen is gone now...is this item even worth getting anymore mostly on zed,...

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Best Assassin for me?

SO. I WOULD LIKE TO BUY AN ASSASSIN. I put a post down on DEWO's page, even made a thread to get mroe answers and Ive nailed a list down to a final Q & A, here is said Q & A. Now here is what you need to keep in mind: [list=1] I prefer...

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