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Taric Build Guides, Runes and Items

Taric The Shield of Valoran

Find the best Taric build guides for League of Legends S12 Patch 12.15. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Taric build for the S12 meta. Learn more about Taric's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 12 Guides // Patch 12.15 & Patch 12.14
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LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

12.14 Challenger Taric Jungle : Welcome to the Gemshow

Guide by lightrocket2 updated August 4, 2022
  • In-depth
  • Stream
  • Off-Meta
9.8
298
Votes
14
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

Infernal Taric Top Guide [12.12]

Guide by Soothie updated August 6, 2022
  • In-depth
9.8
1562
Votes
61
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

[S12] Surf's Up! | Master Taric Support Guide

Guide by L3gislacerator updated July 28, 2022
  • In-depth
8.7
16
Votes
2
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

[UPDATED 12.15] Full Crit/Lifesteal, AP/Healing, Tank/Bruiser, Support, Chad Taric S12 [12.6]

Guide by anniesniffer69 updated August 10, 2022
8.1
22
Votes
6
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

[S12]💎Taric the King of Glamour Guide💎

Guide by LordZaneLP updated August 9, 2022
  • In-depth
7.5
6
Votes
1
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

(12.15 Quick Guide) Sometimes Rank 1 NA Taric

Guide by Yoshiking123 updated August 11, 2022
Season 12 Builds // Patch 12.15 & Patch 12.14
New Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

Wtf is that healing

Build by Off Meta Junkie updated August 11, 2022
  • Off-Meta
New Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

TARIC JUNGLE 12.15

Build by sOngoX updated August 11, 2022
New Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

Taric Top

Build by hughjanis99 updated August 5, 2022
New Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

Taric

Build by Guest updated July 31, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

Booyarr123 Taric top guide 12.14

Build by Booyarr123 updated July 30, 2022
Season 12 Guides // Other Patches
8.7
13
Votes
1
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

Taric Build and Matchup Guide (IN PROGRESS)

Guide by Mr Jamba Juice updated July 20, 2022
  • In-depth
8.6
12
Votes
1
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

Shrimp's Guide to Taric (Updated for S12)

Guide by PropelledSrhimp updated March 31, 2022
6.7
5
Votes
2
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

Gay Lord Taric Support Build

Guide by Baomern updated February 7, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

[12.2] Taric: Please Do Not Play Passive

Guide by Saethwyr updated January 26, 2022
  • In-depth
Season 12 Builds // Other Patches
9.8
37
Votes
1
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

Season 6 Flashbacks (Taric Support Guide)

Build by Rexro updated June 4, 2022
9
16
Votes
1
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

Taric Hard at Top Lane

Build by HotWheelChair updated November 29, 2021
8.3
7
Votes
0
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

Glacial Taric

Build by Azerec updated December 1, 2021
8.1
6
Votes
0
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

🏄 [S.12] TARIC SUPPORT | EARLY & LATE GAME MACHINE

Build by Tokitawa updated July 10, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide
LoL Champion Taric Build Guide

Taric, the toplane judger.

Build by Niky2606 updated April 16, 2022
  • Off-Meta
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Taric Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Taric we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Taric, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Taric this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 12.15. However, if you are a new Taric player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Taric!

Patch 12.14: 438954 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Taric's Runes

Taric's Best Runes 58%

Win Rate 2502 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Glacial Augment
Glacial Augment
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 2777 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Guardian
Guardian
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize

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

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Runes 64%

Win Rate 64 Games

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Glacial Augment
Glacial Augment
LoL Rune: Hextech Flashtraption
Hextech Flashtraption
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize

Taric's Summoner Spells

Taric's Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 12095 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 55%

Win Rate 5047 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 657 Games

Flash Heal

Taric's Starters

Taric's Best Starter Items 55%

Win Rate 15322 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Taric's Best Trinket 55%

Win Rate 17081 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Trinket 43%

Win Rate 969 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Trinket 43%

Win Rate 88 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Taric's Ability Order

Taric's Best Ability Order 76%

Win Rate 46 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.
Patch 12.14: 438954 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Taric's Runes

Taric's Best Runes 60%

Win Rate 144 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Phase Rush
Phase Rush
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Waterwalking
Waterwalking

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Runes 57%

Win Rate 54 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Guardian
Guardian
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize

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

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 87 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Phase Rush
Phase Rush
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Waterwalking
Waterwalking

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize

Taric's Summoner Spells

Taric's Best Summoner Spells 63%

Win Rate 250 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 57%

Win Rate 538 Games

Flash Smite

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 934 Games

Ghost Smite

Taric's Starters

Taric's Best Starter Items 58%

Win Rate 287 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Trinket

Taric's Best Trinket 56%

Win Rate 1305 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Trinket 55%

Win Rate 562 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Trinket 35%

Win Rate 55 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Taric's Ability Order

Taric's Best Ability Order 71%

Win Rate 14 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.
Patch 12.14: 438954 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Taric's Runes

Taric's Best Runes 63%

Win Rate 153 Games

  • 1
  • 2
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Guardian
Guardian
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize

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

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Runes 57%

Win Rate 123 Games

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Glacial Augment
Glacial Augment
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Taric's Summoner Spells

Taric's Best Summoner Spells 67%

Win Rate 70 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 59%

Win Rate 696 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 59%

Win Rate 271 Games

Exhaust Flash

Taric's Starters

Taric's Best Starter Items 59%

Win Rate 808 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Starter Items 65%

Win Rate 143 Games

Health Potion Steel Shoulderguards

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Starter Items 55%

Win Rate 51 Games

Corrupting Potion

Trinket

Taric's Best Trinket 61%

Win Rate 1033 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 190 Games

Stealth Ward
Don’t forget
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Taric's Ability Order

Taric's Best Ability Order 33%

Win Rate 6 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.
Patch 12.14: 438954 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Taric's Runes

Taric's Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 212 Games

  • 1
  • 2
Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Phase Rush
Phase Rush
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Waterwalking
Waterwalking

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Conditioning
Conditioning
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 52 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: Revitalize
Revitalize

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

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Taric's Summoner Spells

Taric's Best Summoner Spells 59%

Win Rate 227 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 551 Games

Ghost Teleport

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 55%

Win Rate 55 Games

Exhaust Flash

Taric's Starters

Taric's Best Starter Items 63%

Win Rate 62 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Starter Items 61%

Win Rate 147 Games

Health Potion Relic Shield

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 393 Games

Corrupting Potion

Trinket

Taric's Best Trinket 63%

Win Rate 375 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Trinket 47%

Win Rate 788 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 113 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Taric's Ability Order

Taric's Best Ability Order 67%

Win Rate 18 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.
Patch 8.20: 253629 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Taric's Runes

! Small Sample Size There is not enough data available at the moment to display these runes, please check back later.

Taric's Summoner Spells

Taric's Best Summoner Spells 41%

Win Rate 91 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 37%

Win Rate 95 Games

Exhaust Flash

Taric's Starters

Taric's Best Starter Items 0%

Win Rate Games

! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

Trinket

Taric's Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 146 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Trinket 22%

Win Rate 59 Games

Stealth Ward
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Taric's Luxury Items

  • 1
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

Taric's Ability Order

Taric's Best Ability Order 0%

Win Rate Games

  • 1
! Small Sample Size Warning * There is either not a lot of games played on this champion or the builds vary greatly, we have provided the top build but it does not have a high confidence rating so use your own discretion.

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


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

Taric Skins

Taric's Abilities

Taric's Bravado
Bravado Taric's Passive Taric's Passive
Self
Taric's Passive
Taric's Passive
Taric infuses his next two basic attacks whenever he casts an ability. He swings faster with these two attacks, which deal 25-93 (at levels 1-18) (+15% of bonus armor) bonus magic damage and reduce his base spells' cooldowns by 1-0.6 seconds (scales down with CDR).
Q
Taric's Starlight's Touch
Starlight's Touch Taric's Q Ability
325
65 / 70 / 75 / 80 / 85
3
Passive: Taric stores a charge of Starlight's Touch every 15 seconds, up to a maximum of 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 charges stored at once. Starlight's Touch cannot be cast without charges.

Bravado-empowered attacks reduce Starlight's Touch's cooldown by 1 second and instantly grant a charge.

Active: Taric spends all charges to heal himself and all nearby allies for 30 (+20% of ability power) (+1.5% of Taric's maximum health) per charge.
W
Taric's Bastion
Bastion Taric's W Ability
800
60
15
Passive: Bastion increases the armor of Taric and the champion he is linked with by 10 / 11 / 12 / 13 / 14% of Taric's armor.

Active: Taric links with an ally, shielding them for 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12% of their maximum Health for 2.5 seconds. Bastion remains on Taric's ally until he recasts it onto another ally, or the two move far enough apart to break their link.

While linked, all of Taric's abilities are simultaneously cast from both Taric and his linked ally, though the effects do not stack.
E
Taric's Dazzle
Dazzle Taric's E Ability
575
40
17 / 16 / 15 / 14 / 13
Taric fires out a short wave of celestial energy in a target direction which, after 1 second, deals 90 / 130 / 170 / 210 / 250 (+50% of ability power) (+50% of bonus armor) magic damage to all enemies struck and stuns them for 1.25 seconds.
R
Taric's Cosmic Radiance
Cosmic Radiance Taric's Ultimate (R) Ability
400
100
180 / 150 / 120 / 120 / 120
Taric calls on the stars themselves for protection. After a 2.5 second delay, he and all nearby allies are granted invulnerability for 2.5 seconds.

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