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LoL Champion Build Guides: Thresh

Thresh The Chain Warden

Find the best Thresh build guides for League of Legends S12 Patch 12.1. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Thresh build for the S12 meta. Learn more about Thresh's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 12 Guides // Patch 12.1 & Patch 11.24
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LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

[11.24] NEW --- GLACIAL AUGMENT ON THRESH IS BROKEN!!!!

Guide by Eforie updated December 8, 2021
9.9
1325
Votes
63
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

Season 12 Updated - AD Thresh Top by CryoBeats

Guide by CFCryo updated January 5, 2022
  • In-depth
  • Off-Meta
9.5
58
Votes
6
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

Thresh ADC and how it's actually good -- 10.15

Guide by lightrocket2 updated January 9, 2022
9.5
1123
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68
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

BunnyFuFuu's Challenger Guide to Thresh

Guide by LiL Bunnie FuFuu updated January 5, 2022
  • In-depth
9.2
89
Votes
12
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

[12.1] ⛓️ Master Thresh Support Guide ⛓️

Guide by LeeTV updated January 16, 2022
  • In-depth
8.8
79
Votes
12
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

[12.1] iKonek's Thresh Support Guide

Guide by iKonek updated January 15, 2022
  • In-depth
8.6
12
Votes
2
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

[12.10] Fresh Guide for Thresh

Guide by lin00 updated January 15, 2022
  • In-depth
8.5
70
Votes
14
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

CLIMB IN SZN 12 WITH THIS GUIDE!! HIGH ELO MAD IM SHARING TH

Guide by NYC_Thresh updated January 7, 2022
  • In-depth
8.2
18
Votes
2
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

SUMMERS ARE GONE - 1.5 Million Points Thresh Ultimate Guide

Guide by SUMMERS ARE GONE updated December 8, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

Thresh Build

Guide by Akotanya updated December 18, 2021
Season 12 Builds // Patch 12.1 & Patch 11.24
8.3
13
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2
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

Wizard Thresh (Thresh AP) Build Guide Season 11

Build by Krzychu678 updated December 12, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

Thresh Crit Build

Build by DemonTheJudgeOfficial updated December 26, 2021
New Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

[12.1] One Tap Thresh

Build by OskiBoreski14 updated January 11, 2022
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

[12.1] There is Life, there is Death, and then is Me

Build by Nova9 updated January 10, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

thresh TOP (off meta) ap

Build by Guest updated January 2, 2022
New Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

Basic Thresh Guide For Beginners

Build by NyxxBlade updated January 18, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

If you wanna have fun in bronze

Build by Aniirix updated December 24, 2021
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

thresh top uhuu

Build by franzzati updated December 18, 2021
Season 12 Guides // Other Patches
9.2
1206
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LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

Vapora Dark In-Depth Support Thresh Guide Season 11

Guide by Vapora Dark updated November 18, 2021
  • In-depth
  • Stream
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

INFINITE SENTENCE!

Guide by GuanaTv updated December 6, 2021
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Thresh Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Thresh we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Thresh, as determined by LeagueSpy's calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Thresh this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 12.1. However, if you are a new Thresh player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Thresh!

Patch 12.1: 492460 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Thresh's Top Items

Thresh's Runes

Thresh's Best Runes 47%

Win Rate 12078 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Guardian
Guardian
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

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

Second Best

Thresh's 2nd Best Runes 47%

Win Rate 3292 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

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

Third Best

Thresh's 3rd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 2505 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: Unflinching
Unflinching

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight
More Thresh Runes

Thresh's Summoner Spells

Thresh's Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 101853 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Thresh's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 24702 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Thresh's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 45%

Win Rate 1249 Games

Flash Heal

Thresh's Starters

Thresh's Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 67188 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Thresh's Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 121071 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Thresh's 2nd Best Trinket 34%

Win Rate 6793 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Thresh's 3rd Best Trinket 45%

Win Rate 368 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Thresh's Ability Order

Thresh's Best Ability Order 65%

Win Rate 690 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Patch 12.1: 492475 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Thresh's Top Items

Thresh's Runes

Thresh's Best Runes 68%

Win Rate 81 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching

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

Second Best

Thresh's 2nd Best Runes 61%

Win Rate 184 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: Unflinching
Unflinching

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

Third Best

Thresh's 3rd Best Runes 60%

Win Rate 55 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight
More Thresh Runes

Thresh's Summoner Spells

Thresh's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 7883 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Thresh's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 1744 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Thresh's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 42%

Win Rate 97 Games

Flash Heal

Thresh's Starters

Thresh's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 4823 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Trinket

Thresh's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 9232 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Thresh's 2nd Best Trinket 37%

Win Rate 515 Games

Stealth Ward
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Thresh's Ability Order

Thresh's Best Ability Order 63%

Win Rate 48 Games

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! 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 9.2: 48876 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Thresh's Top Items

Thresh's Runes

Thresh's Best Runes 44%

Win Rate 85 Games

  • 1
Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Aftershock
Aftershock
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

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

Second Best

Thresh's 2nd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:

Third Best

Thresh's 3rd Best Runes 0%

Win Rate Games

LoL Path:

LoL Path:
More Thresh Runes

Thresh's Summoner Spells

Thresh's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 619 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Thresh's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 31%

Win Rate 155 Games

Flash Heal

Third Best

Thresh's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 29%

Win Rate 66 Games

Exhaust Flash

Thresh's Starters

Thresh's Best Starter Items 31%

Win Rate 67 Games

Trinket

Thresh's Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 591 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Thresh's 2nd Best Trinket 31%

Win Rate 218 Games

Stealth Ward
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Thresh's Ability Order

Thresh'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.

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


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

Best Against Thresh

Detailed counter statistics are still being gathered for this Champion

Worst Against Thresh

Detailed counter statistics are still being gathered for this Champion

Thresh Skins

Find Thresh's skins and when they were last on sale. Never miss a sale for your favorite skin by using our Wish List feature! You can also find all Thresh skins and chromas on Thresh's skins page.

Thresh's Abilities

Thresh's Damnation
Damnation Thresh's Passive Thresh's Passive
Self
Thresh's Passive
Thresh's Passive
Thresh does not gain armor per level. Instead, Thresh collects the souls of dead enemies by approaching them or by placing Dark Passage's lantern nearby. Souls permanently grant 0.75 armor and ability power. Champions and large minions always drop a harvest-able soul. Small minions only sometimes drop a soul. Epic minions drop two souls.

A soul will only drop if the enemy unit dies within 1900 range of Thresh. Souls are visible to allies, and only become visible to enemies if the enemy team has vision of Thresh. Souls disappear if not picked up after 8 seconds.
Q
Thresh's Death Sentence
Death Sentence Thresh's Q Ability
1075
70
20 / 18 / 16 / 14 / 12
Thresh throws his scythe, dealing 80/120/160/200/240 (+50% of ability power) magic damage to the first unit hit and dragging them towards him for 1.5 seconds.
Additionally, he may reactivate the ability to leap to his chained enemy.
If Thresh hits a target, Death Sentence's cooldown is reduced by 3 seconds.
W
Thresh's Dark Passage
Dark Passage Thresh's W Ability
950
50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70
22 / 20.5 / 19 / 17.5 / 16
Thresh throws out a lantern that shields the first ally from 60 / 90 / 120 / 150 / 180 (+1 per soul collected) damage for 6 seconds. The first ally to click the lantern with be pulled to Thresh. Allies can only receive the shield once per cast.

The lantern collects nearby souls while out.
E
Thresh's Flay
Flay Thresh's E Ability
500
60 / 65 / 70 / 75 / 80
11 / 10.5 / 10 / 9.5 / 9
Active: Thresh sweeps his chain in a line, dealing 65 / 95 / 125 / 155 / 185 (+40% of ability power) magic damage to all enemies hit and pushing them in the direction of the swing. Enemies are then slowed by 20/25/30/35/40% for 1 second.

Passive: Thresh deals bonus magic damage on each auto attack. The damage is equal to the number of souls he has collected giving 1.5 attack damage per soul plus 80 / 110 / 140 / 170 / 200% of attack damage, depending on length of time since last attack.
R
Thresh's The Box
The Box Thresh's Ultimate (R) Ability
450
100
140 / 120 / 100 / 100 / 100
Creates a prison of walls around Thresh, dealing 250/400/550 (+100% AP) magic damage and slows any champion that collides with a wall by 99% for 2 seconds.

Once a champion collides with a wall, the wall is destroyed.

Any other walls struck by any other enemy champion slow for half the duration.

Questions About Thresh

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What beats Thresh?

I always saw Thresh as an OP version of Blitzcrank. Higher hook range, more CC, more early damage, far shorter hook cooldown that gets reduced even further when hitting anything including creeps (literally 3.5 second cooldown at full CDR, wtf),...

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rageblade on Thresh

So I would like to know does rageblade double-proc Threh's E passive-like does every second aa deal double E passive dmg? -I'm currently not home, so I can't even enter the game, not enter the practise tool, thats why I can't test it myself, and...

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Thresh ADC

I have a major question that I just need to have an answer for, What does everyone think about thresh ADC. I myself have not tried it yet but plan on attempting this sooner or later, but if anyone is willing to share their opinion that would be...

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thresh jugle

I come up with a great idea...Thresh jungle xd ITS SO STRONG except if u dont land ur qs :3

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Relic shield

I find it kind of hard to proc relic shield on thresh, but not for champions like blitzcrank, taric, or braum. Am I the only one experiencing this or is this supposed to happen?

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what champ to buy

right know i have 6300 IP anf i dont know who to buy karma and sona or only braum or thresh pls help

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When should I not pick/ pickThresh?

So Thresh is by far my favorite champion to pick but I'm not sure when I should avoid picking him. Are there any ADC's/Supports that I shouldn't pick him against or is the ADC not that big of a deal? Also are there certain ADC's that work well...

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Support Main, looking to improve.

So I am a support main. I don't know what to do when my ad is lacking skill. I hit most of my skill shots, but if my adc goes negative on the scoreboard I am the one that gets blamed. Give me all the tips you have

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Should i play Thresh in low elo?

Hi im begineer in lol so im just asking if i can do something with thresh im S3. And 1 more thing can i carry ( or atleast win) if i go soloQ with thresh. I always get some bad adc so thats it thanks for all answers!

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Needing a new support

(I've made a really cool text about my situation right now, but mobafire stopped... ;-;) Hi, I'm a low elo player needing a new support. Why? I don't have many supports that are useful in LoL's current "situation". So, in this...

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how to carry as support

i recently started playing support and im having a lot of trouble winning with support. can someone help? i play all the champions that i tagged.

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The thresh lantern

In league of legends. The champion thresh has a logo on his lantern in the bloodmoon thresh skin. What is this logo or symbol

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Rune Page/Build for Thresh/Leona

Hi people. I like playing Thresh/Leona as tanky support, with a decent adc their combos dominate almost any bot lane, and they bring lots of utility/peeling/cc. The problem is that i'm poor in runes, and since they are similar champs, by the...

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How to play corki lulu vs cait thresh

I just got deleted in lane by a thresh caitlyn lane. I chose corki, and it seems like i got countered pretty hard. I found it difficult to CS, as i took a lot of damage from both cait and thresh, and couldnt really retaliate well. My jungler was...

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Thresh and Gold items.

Thinking of reworking my [[Thresh]] guide as the support meta's items have shifted quite a bit. I haven't extensively tested it, but I have a theory that [[Spellthief's Edge]]/[[Frostfang]] is the new core for [[Thresh]], due to [[Doran's Shield]]...

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