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Vex Build Guides, Runes and Items

Vex The Gloomist

Find the best Vex build guides for League of Legends S14 Patch 14.8. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Vex build for the S14 meta. Learn more about Vex's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

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Vex Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Vex we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Vex, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Vex this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 14.8. However, if you are a new Vex player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Vex!

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Patch 14.8: 26,152 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Vex's Runes

Vex's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 85% Pickrate

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Domination
LoL Path: Domination
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Sorcery
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Second Best

Vex's 2nd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 10% Pickrate

Domination
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Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
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Third Best

Vex's 3rd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 1% Pickrate

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
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Vex's Summoner Spells

Vex's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 57% Pickrate

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Second Best

Vex's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 41% Pickrate

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Vex's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 0% Pickrate

Flash Barrier

Vex's Starters

Vex's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 95% Pickrate

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Vex's Core Items

Vex's Best Core Items 55%

Win Rate 16% Pickrate

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Vex Counters

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


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

Vex Skins

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Vex's Abilities

Vex's Doom 'n Gloom
Doom 'n Gloom Vex's Passive Vex's Passive
1600
Vex's Passive
Vex's Passive
Every 25-16 seconds (depending on level) Vex becomes afflicted with Doom, causing her next basic ability to interrupt dashes and fear enemies for 0.75 / 1 / 1.25 / 1.5 seconds (depending on level).

Whenever a nearby enemy dashes or blinks, Vex marks them with Gloom for 6 seconds. Vex's next attack against a gloomed enemy deals an additional 40-150 (+25% of ability power) magic damage and reduces this ability's cooldown by 25%.
Q
Vex's Mistral Bolt
Mistral Bolt Vex's Q Ability
1200
45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65
8 / 7 / 6 / 5 / 4
Vex launches a wave of mist that deals 70 / 115 / 160 / 205 / 250 (+70% of ability power) magic damage. After a delay, the wave becomes smaller and faster. Consumes Gloom on enemies hit.
W
Vex's Personal Space
Personal Space Vex's W Ability
550
75
16 / 15 / 14 / 13 / 12
Vex gains 50 / 75 / 100 / 125 / 150 (+75% of ability power) shield for 2.5 seconds and emits a shockwave that deals 80 / 120 / 160 / 200 / 240 (+30% of ability power) magic damage. Consumes Gloom on enemies hit.
E
Vex's Looming Darkness
Looming Darkness Vex's E Ability
800
70 / 80 / 90 / 100 / 110
13
Vex commands Shadow to fly to a location, increasing in size as it travels. Upon arriving, it deals 50 / 70 / 90 / 110 / 130 (+40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60% of ability power) magic damage and slows by 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50% for 2 seconds. Applies Gloom to enemies hit.
R
Vex's Shadow Surge
Shadow Surge Vex's Ultimate (R) Ability
3000
100
140 / 120 / 100 / 100 / 100
Shadow excitedly surges forward, dealing 75 / 125 / 175 (+20% of ability power) magic damage and marking the first enemy champion hit for 4 seconds.

Recast: Dash to the marked champion, dealing 150 / 250 / 350 (+50% of ability power) magic damage on arrival. If the marked champion dies within 6 seconds of taking damage from this ability, its cooldown is temporarily reset.

Questions About Vex

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