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Wukong Build Guides, Runes and Items

Wukong The Monkey King

Find the best Wukong build guides for League of Legends S13 Patch 13.1. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Wukong build for the S13 meta. Learn more about Wukong's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Wukong Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Wukong we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Wukong, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Wukong this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 13.1. However, if you are a new Wukong player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Wukong!

Patch 13.1: 678600 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Wukong's Runes

Wukong's Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 23329 Games

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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Second Best

Wukong's 2nd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 10130 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
LoL Rune: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact

Third Best

Wukong's 3rd Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 3571 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Magical Footwear
Magical Footwear
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Wukong's Summoner Spells

Wukong's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 58686 Games

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Second Best

Wukong's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 55%

Win Rate 1330 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Wukong's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 1106 Games

Smite Ignite

Wukong's Starters

Wukong's Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 10359 Games

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Trinket

Wukong's Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 46483 Games

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Second Best

Wukong's 2nd Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 14885 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Wukong's 3rd Best Trinket 74%

Win Rate 129 Games

Eye of the Herald
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Patch 13.1: 678603 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Wukong's Runes

Wukong's Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 4591 Games

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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Unflinching
Unflinching
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Second Best

Wukong's 2nd Best Runes 67%

Win Rate 58 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Demolish
Demolish
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Third Best

Wukong's 3rd Best Runes 61%

Win Rate 54 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Conqueror
Conqueror
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Tenacity
LoL Rune: Last Stand
Last Stand

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Wukong's Summoner Spells

Wukong's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 10778 Games

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Second Best

Wukong's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 4487 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Wukong's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 62%

Win Rate 147 Games

Flash Smite

Wukong's Starters

Wukong's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 8789 Games

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Second Best

Wukong's 2nd Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 4845 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Third Best

Wukong's 3rd Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 1013 Games

Corrupting Potion

Trinket

Wukong's Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 12069 Games

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Second Best

Wukong's 2nd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 2720 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Wukong's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 1694 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Wukong Counters

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


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

Wukong Skins

Wukong's Abilities

Wukong's Stone Skin
Stone Skin Wukong's Passive Wukong's Passive
Self
Wukong's Passive
Wukong's Passive
Wukong gains 5 − 9 bonus armor and regenerates 0.35% max health per 5 seconds (depending on level). These bonuses are increased by 50% for 5 seconds every time he or his clone hit an enemy champion or jungle monster with an attack or ability, stacking up to 10 times.
Q
Wukong's Crushing Blow
Crushing Blow Wukong's Q Ability
Self
40
8 / 7.5 / 7 / 6.5 / 6
Wukong and his Clone's next attack gains 75 / 100 / 125 / 150 / 175 range, deals an additional 20 / 45 / 70 / 95 / 120 (+0.45 per bonus attack damage) physical damage, and removes 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30% of the target's armor for 3 seconds.

This ability's cooldown is reduced by 0.5 seconds every time Wukong or his Clone hit an enemy with an attack or ability. This ability triggers spell effects upon dealing damage.
W
Wukong's Warrior Trickster
Warrior Trickster Wukong's W Ability
300
80 / 70 / 60 / 50 / 40
22 / 19.5 / 17 / 14.5 / 12
Wukong dashes and becomes invisible for 1 second, leaving behind a stationary clone for 3.25 seconds. The clone attacks nearby enemies Wukong has recently damaged and will mimic his ultimate, each dealing 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55% reduced damage.
E
Wukong's Nimbus Strike
Nimbus Strike Wukong's E Ability
625
30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50
10 / 9.5 / 9 / 8.5 / 8
Wukong dashes to an enemy, sending out clones that mimic the dash to up to 2 additional enemies nearby. Each enemy struck takes 80 / 110 / 140 / 170 / 200 (+100% of ability power) magic damage. He and his clone gain 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60% attack speed for 5 seconds. Deals 80% bonus damage to monsters.
R
Wukong's Cyclone
Cyclone Wukong's Ultimate (R) Ability
162
100
120 / 105 / 90 / 90 / 90
Wukong gains 20% movement speed and spins his staff, knocking up nearby enemies for 0.6 seconds and take 8 / 12 / 16% of target's max health (+2.75 per attack damage) as physical damage over 2 seconds (max: 16 / 24 / 32 of target's max health (+5.5 per attack damage)).

This ability can be cast a second time within 8 seconds before going on cooldown.

Questions About Wukong

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Latest Questions

What is sieging?

I was reading Chimp's guide to wukong and he said that Divine Sunderer is good for sieging, but I dont know what sieging is. Do you guys know?

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I got a ban on how I can cancel I spent full money on the game

I was given a ban on how I could cancel. I spent full money on the game where I beg for help

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WARD FOR WUKONG

How to get WOKUNG WARD as it was or new related to it

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WUKONG

How do I get the WUKONG WARD like it used to be

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Will someday or in the near future a new SKIN will be released for WUKONG o

Will someday or in the near future a new SKIN will be released for WUKONG or something related to WUKONG

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Monky build full tank

does he not die then??

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Is Conqueror good for wukong? or stay electrocute?

should i go with the new rune? or stay will the good old one?

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Low Elo Wu Jungle?

I don't play as much as I used to, but I still really like playing Wukong. He is just a fun champion to me. I know he can top, and jungle (I prefer jungle), but I was wondering if he would really be considered a viable jungle in ranked. I have...

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Alternate to Wukong Top Champ / Wukong builds

Hi folks, sorry for my bad english. I main wuk top and sometimes jungle. As a wukong player I like to watch Allorim. What do you think about his Hydra/Youmumus/LW build for low elo soloq? I almost always use Hydra/Black Cleaver/LW, but been...

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Wukong or J4 jgl?

Jarvan is probably miles more efficient but in your opinion who's a mroe fun jungler? J4 or Wukong?

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BOTRK and Trynity Force on Wukong

Hi people. Wukong is becoming my main. He's extremely strong and fun to play. I start 95% with crystalline flask + potions. I have an overall good performance on him, but struggle against really tanky tops like Mundo, Nasus, Chogath and specially...

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Why do you think Wukong hasn't reach the competitive scene?

I have played a few games with the Monkey King lately, and I am wondering why he isn't seen at the top levels of the game. Can you guys throw some insight about that? P.S: Sorry about my english.

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