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

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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 12.23. 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 12.22: 595495 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Taric's Runes

Taric's Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 4708 Games

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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 60%

Win Rate 117 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

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 58%

Win Rate 137 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 53%

Win Rate 10078 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 4627 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 588 Games

Flash Heal

Taric's Starters

Taric's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 12904 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Trinket

Taric's Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 14362 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 1130 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Trinket 56%

Win Rate 106 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Taric's Ability Order

Taric's Best Ability Order 71%

Win Rate 79 Games

  • 1
Patch 12.22: 595497 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Taric's Runes

Taric's Best Runes 56%

Win Rate 59 Games

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  • 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 51%

Win Rate 68 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Press the Attack
Press the Attack
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

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

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 94 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Press the Attack
Press the Attack
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

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

Taric's Summoner Spells

Taric's Best Summoner Spells 66%

Win Rate 67 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 608 Games

Ghost Smite

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 143 Games

Flash Ignite

Taric's Starters

Taric's Best Starter Items 66%

Win Rate 61 Games

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  • 3

Trinket

Taric's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 839 Games

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  • 2

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 364 Games

Stealth Ward
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Taric's Ability Order

Taric's Best Ability Order 55%

Win Rate 11 Games

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  • 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 12.22: 171176 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Taric's Runes

Taric's Best Runes 59%

Win Rate 138 Games

  • 1
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 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Taric's Summoner Spells

Taric's Best Summoner Spells 56%

Win Rate 331 Games

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  • 2

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 55%

Win Rate 132 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 55%

Win Rate 454 Games

  • 1
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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.
Patch 12.22: 595499 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Taric's Runes

Taric's Best Runes 55%

Win Rate 232 Games

  • 1
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 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Taric's Summoner Spells

Taric's Best Summoner Spells 63%

Win Rate 79 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 59%

Win Rate 261 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Taric's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 570 Games

Flash Ignite

Taric's Starters

Taric's Best Starter Items 57%

Win Rate 731 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Trinket

Taric's Best Trinket 57%

Win Rate 887 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Taric's 2nd Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 127 Games

Stealth Ward
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Taric's Ability Order

Taric's Best Ability Order 80%

Win Rate 5 Games

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  • 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.

Taric Counters

Learn Taric'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
16 / 15 / 14 / 13 / 12
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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