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Xerath Build Guides, Runes, Items, and Abilities - Patch 14.12

Xerath The Magus Ascendant

Find the best Xerath build guides for League of Legends S14 Patch 14.12. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Xerath build for the S14 meta. Learn more about Xerath's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 2 Builds
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

Tentativa Carlos

Build by Kdra182 updated December 1, 2012
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

Xerath

Build by SaneFinesse updated November 30, 2012
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

marl Xerath

Build by marl_man_boro updated November 28, 2012
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

Xerath [LiKe NeVeR BeFoRe]

Build by faizyyy updated November 26, 2012
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

Classic Xerath (Mid)

Build by fuzzy3000 updated November 24, 2012
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

Super Sniper Xerath

Build by Asabell updated November 8, 2012
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

Private Xerath

Build by XerathMainerr updated November 5, 2012
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

Nice Xerath Build!!! Try It! :D (Mid)

Build by MentoxBeGood updated October 28, 2012
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

Xerath - The LoL Energizer Bunny

Build by jewishpeacock updated October 26, 2012
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

Xerath - No Explain, Just do it

Build by Bu11chief updated October 24, 2012
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

Xerath~ the thick lightning

Build by rantori updated October 19, 2012
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

XERATH DOMINION GUIDE

Build by opposite mama updated October 10, 2012
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

Xerath exelent guide

Build by sebolku updated October 7, 2012
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

Xerath - [Mid]

Build by Top Fukuu updated October 5, 2012
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

Xerath - Doing it Wrong

Build by Silvyra updated September 29, 2012
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

Xerath For Beginners

Build by Tyatos updated September 29, 2012
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

Railgun Xerath

Build by NZ420 updated September 28, 2012
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

Xerath

Build by Ohzzy updated September 28, 2012
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

Arcane Artillery

Build by enigmaticn1nja updated September 16, 2012
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LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide
LoL Champion Xerath Build Guide

Xerath with an overdose of POWER

Build by Eritax updated September 13, 2012
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Xerath Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Xerath we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Xerath, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Xerath this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 14.12. However, if you are a new Xerath player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Xerath!

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Patch 14.11: 71,207 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Xerath's Runes

Xerath's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 60% Pickrate

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Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
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Sorcery
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Second Best

Xerath's 2nd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 19% Pickrate

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Inspiration
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Third Best

Xerath's 3rd Best Runes 48%

Win Rate 13% Pickrate

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
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Precision
LoL Path: Precision
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Xerath's Summoner Spells

Xerath's Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 46% Pickrate

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Second Best

Xerath's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 30% Pickrate

Flash Heal

Third Best

Xerath's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 50%

Win Rate 14% Pickrate

Flash Ignite

Xerath's Starters

Xerath's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 94% Pickrate

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Xerath's Core Items

Xerath's Best Core Items 53%

Win Rate 12% Pickrate

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Patch 14.11: 71,207 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Xerath's Runes

Xerath's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 63% Pickrate

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Inspiration
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Sorcery
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Second Best

Xerath's 2nd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 15% Pickrate

Sorcery
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Precision
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Third Best

Xerath's 3rd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 14% Pickrate

Sorcery
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Inspiration
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Xerath's Summoner Spells

Xerath's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 85% Pickrate

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Second Best

Xerath's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 10% Pickrate

Flash Barrier

Third Best

Xerath's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 2% Pickrate

Flash Ghost

Xerath's Starters

Xerath's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 94% Pickrate

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Xerath's Core Items

Xerath's Best Core Items 57%

Win Rate 22% Pickrate

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Xerath Counters

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


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

Xerath Skins

Xerath's Abilities

Xerath's Mana Surge
Mana Surge Xerath's Passive Xerath's Passive
Self
Xerath's Passive
Xerath's Passive
Every 16 seconds Xerath's next attack against a champion restores 60−390 mana. It restores 30−195 mana if attacking minions, jungle monsters or structures.

Whenever Xerath kills a unit, this cooldown is reduced by 2.5 seconds.
Q
Xerath's Arcanopulse
Arcanopulse Xerath's Q Ability
735
80 / 90 / 100 / 110 / 120
9 / 8 / 7 / 6 / 5
Begin Charging: Xerath begins charging an arcane beam, slowing himself gradually up to 50%.

Release: Xerath fires the beam, dealing 70 / 110 / 150 / 190 / 230 (+85% of ability power) magic damage. The range increases with time charged.
W
Xerath's Eye of Destruction
Eye of Destruction Xerath's W Ability
1000
80 / 90 / 100 / 110 / 120
14 / 13 / 12 / 11 / 10
Xerath calls down a blast of arcane energy, dealing 60 / 95 / 130 / 165 / 200 (+60% of ability power) magic damage and slowing them by 25% for 2.5 seconds. Enemies in the center take 100.02 / 158.365 / 216.71 / 275.055 / 333.4 (+100.02% of ability power) magic damage instead and are slowed by 60 / 65 / 70 / 75 / 80%, decaying over the same duration.
E
Xerath's Shocking Orb
Shocking Orb Xerath's E Ability
1125
60 / 65 / 70 / 75 / 80
13 / 12.5 / 12 / 11.5 / 11
Xerath fires an orb of raw magic, stunning the first enemy hit for up to 0.75−2.25 seconds depending on distance travelled, and dealing 80 / 110 / 140 / 170 / 200 (+45% of ability power) magic damage.
R
Xerath's Rite of the Arcane
Rite of the Arcane Xerath's Ultimate (R) Ability
5000
100
130 / 115 / 100 / 100 / 100
Xerath ascends to his true form and channels for 10 seconds. During this time he may Recast up to 4 / 5 / 6 times.

Recast: Xerath launches a magical artillery, dealing 180 / 230 / 280 (+40% of ability power) magic damage. For each champion hit, the artillery deals an additional 20 / 25 / 30 (+5% of ability power) magic damage.

Questions About Xerath

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Feeling difficult to deal damage to mages who build RoA, what should I do?

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How can I go about reporting someone on here?

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How to play Xerath?

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