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Thresh Build Guides, Runes and Items

Thresh The Chain Warden

Find the best Thresh 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 Thresh build for the S13 meta. Learn more about Thresh's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 11 Guides
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LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

Pentius - S11 Thresh Guide - Grandmaster Support Main

Guide by Pentius updated May 29, 2021
8.9
42
Votes
7
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

ADC/Mid Thresh (Big Damage)

Guide by ToysRme updated October 18, 2021
  • Off-Meta
8.9
240
Votes
22
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

Hanjaro's Thresh: Support your way to Challenger!

Guide by Hanjaro updated September 30, 2021
  • In-depth
8.9
115
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10
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

AD Thresh Mid

Guide by Tamatamo updated March 27, 2021
  • Off-Meta
8.7
9
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0
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

TITANS_REVENGE Season 11.3 In Depth Thresh Guide

Guide by Titans Revenge updated February 5, 2021
  • In-depth
8.6
142
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9
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

[11.20] Ostrich's Thresh Guide

Guide by LegendaryOstrich updated October 6, 2021
  • In-depth
8.6
38
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6
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

[11.14] Thresh Guide - The Playmaker

Guide by Darkoey updated July 12, 2021
8.3
34
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6
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

Thresh 1 shot

Guide by JohnScott32 updated September 25, 2021
  • Off-Meta
8.1
6
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0
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

DaejiBulgogi's S11 In-Depth Thresh Guide - S+ Tier Support

Guide by DaejiBulgogi updated January 12, 2021
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

Thresh Build Guide v. 11.21

Guide by Hceercs updated October 13, 2021
  • In-depth
7.8
7
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1
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

[11.4] 🏮GM Thresh Best Build For This Meta

Guide by JamaicanMeAngry updated May 17, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

SSM's Gold Thresh Guide Season 11

Guide by ShadowSlayerMain updated November 29, 2020
7.5
6
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LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

What Delightful Agony We Shall Inflict | S 11 Thresh Guide

Guide by lenithebot updated September 2, 2021
  • In-depth
7.3
7
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2
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

S11 Thresh Unconventional (Aggressive)

Guide by Zinkd updated December 19, 2020
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

Win hardcore with Thresh

Guide by Mooncurve updated October 22, 2021
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

My Stupid Guide To Thresh

Guide by JeanMichelBambi updated June 3, 2021
  • In-depth
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

thresh top (not troll)

Guide by DunkinDonuts9000 updated September 14, 2021
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

Gaming Frog's Thresh Guide [11.11]

Guide by GamingFrog updated June 9, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

Funne Thresh Top/Mid

Guide by PoppingMoth updated May 19, 2021
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide
LoL Champion Thresh Build Guide

Thresh Support | The Chain Guardian | Patch V11.14

Guide by Daraysen updated July 15, 2021
  • In-depth
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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 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 12.23. 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 12.23: 7690 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Thresh's Runes

Thresh's Best Runes 46%

Win Rate 10908 Games

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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: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Second Best

Thresh's 2nd Best Runes 59%

Win Rate 63 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: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Third Best

Thresh's 3rd Best Runes 58%

Win Rate 53 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: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Second Wind
Second Wind

Thresh's Summoner Spells

Thresh's Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 39534 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Thresh's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 9725 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Thresh's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 694 Games

Flash Heal

Thresh's Starters

Thresh's Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 25307 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Thresh's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 46610 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Thresh's 2nd Best Trinket 36%

Win Rate 3350 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Thresh's 3rd Best Trinket 45%

Win Rate 209 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Thresh's Ability Order

Thresh's Best Ability Order 64%

Win Rate 556 Games

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Patch 12.23: 7696 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Thresh's Runes

Thresh's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 919 Games

  • 1
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: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

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:

Thresh's Summoner Spells

Thresh's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 3298 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Thresh's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 787 Games

Exhaust Flash

Thresh's Starters

Thresh's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 1909 Games

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  • 2

Trinket

Thresh's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 3825 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Thresh's 2nd Best Trinket 37%

Win Rate 325 Games

Stealth Ward
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Thresh's Ability Order

Thresh's Best Ability Order 67%

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 12.22: 172243 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Thresh's Runes

Thresh's Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 607 Games

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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: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

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:

Thresh's Summoner Spells

Thresh's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 2342 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Thresh's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 475 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Thresh's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 76 Games

Flash Heal

Thresh's Starters

Thresh'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

Thresh's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 2666 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Second Best

Thresh's 2nd Best Trinket 38%

Win Rate 241 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 Thresh'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

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 grants 1 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
19 / 17 / 15 / 13 / 11
Thresh throws his scythe, dealing 100 / 140 / 180 / 220 / 260 (+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 (+2 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 75 / 110 / 145 / 180 / 215 (+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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