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Xin Zhao Build Guides, Runes and Items

Xin Zhao The Seneschal of Demacia

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

Season 13 Guides // Patch 13.1 & Patch 12.23
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LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

[S13] DESTROY SOLOQ WITH XIN ZHAO - UDYSOF Challenger Xin Zhao!

Guide by UDYSOF_OCE updated January 19, 2023
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

[12.23] Low Elo - Dominance Xin Zhao

Guide by LoraiV updated December 19, 2022
7
6
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2
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao Build

Guide by Akotanya updated January 27, 2023
Season 13 Builds // Patch 13.1 & Patch 12.23
7.7
9
Votes
2
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

LETHALITY HoB XIN ZHAO (ADV. PLAYERS ONLY)

Build by Hunter23 updated January 20, 2023
  • Off-Meta
New Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao Snowball (if u get lead really strong)

Build by Zapzo updated January 25, 2023
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Blessed Xin Zhao

Build by Methman12 updated January 16, 2023
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Season 13 Builds // Other Patches
7.3
5
Votes
1
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

xin zhao season 13

Build by Guest updated November 17, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao Adc build

Build by Guest updated November 25, 2022
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Rating Pending
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

⚔️​​Demacia Guardian​🔰​ - Xin Zao Guide PRESEASON

Build by KimeraBuilds04 updated November 16, 2022
Season 12 Guides
9.8
777
Votes
55
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

🔱styllEE's Challenger Xin Zhao🔱

Guide by styllEE updated August 27, 2022
9.8
40
Votes
1
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

The correct way to play Xin Zhao (Mid / Top)

Guide by ChrisWasTaken updated December 13, 2021
  • In-depth
9.6
19
Votes
0
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao Top (Updating as i play him)

Guide by UlisesFRN updated December 6, 2021
  • Off-Meta
9.2
819
Votes
70
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

🔸 Xin Zhaofend / To The Arena [12.19] 🔸

Guide by Ir.Defender updated October 11, 2022
  • In-depth
9.2
2793
Votes
124
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

12.14 Gold Efficient Best Xin Zhao Builds and Guide [OnHold]

Guide by HAMMERSLAYER updated August 2, 2022
  • In-depth
9.1
12
Votes
0
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Heavy Bruiser Assassin Xin Zhao

Guide by L.Dorago updated November 20, 2021
8.6
74
Votes
11
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao, The Thrice-Born Warrior

Guide by carlru updated October 4, 2022
  • In-depth
8.3
7
Votes
0
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Carry Yourself out of Low Elo with Xin Zhao

Guide by Hongs updated April 14, 2022
8
8
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1
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao Top's Domination

Guide by DIOSAAA updated April 20, 2022
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Rating Pending
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Heavy Bruiser Assassin Xin Zhao

Guide by L.Dorago updated November 20, 2021
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3
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3
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

[12.12] JungleDog's Xin Zhao Will make you the KING of TOP

Guide by JungleDog updated July 15, 2022
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Xin Zhao Build & Runes

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

Patch 13.1: 815555 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Xin Zhao's Runes

Xin Zhao's Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 10936 Games

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  • 3
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

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

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 5771 Games

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Hail of Blades
Hail of Blades
LoL Rune: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Relentless Hunter
Relentless Hunter

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 2633 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Lethal Tempo
Lethal Tempo
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

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

Xin Zhao's Summoner Spells

Xin Zhao's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 32320 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 56%

Win Rate 234 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 46%

Win Rate 709 Games

Ghost Smite

Xin Zhao's Starters

Xin Zhao's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 11068 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Xin Zhao's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 22771 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 10457 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Trinket 68%

Win Rate 77 Games

Eye of the Herald
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Patch 13.1: 815630 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Xin Zhao's Runes

Xin Zhao's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 103 Games

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  • 2
  • 3
Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Lethal Tempo
Lethal Tempo
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

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

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 103 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Lethal Tempo
Lethal Tempo
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: Future's Market
Future's Market

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 212 Games

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Hail of Blades
Hail of Blades
LoL Rune: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Relentless Hunter
Relentless Hunter

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph

Xin Zhao's Summoner Spells

Xin Zhao's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 1500 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 48%

Win Rate 64 Games

Flash Smite

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 43%

Win Rate 458 Games

Flash Teleport

Xin Zhao's Starters

Xin Zhao's Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 1271 Games

  • 1
  • 2

Trinket

Xin Zhao's Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 1651 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 189 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 326 Games

Oracle Lens
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Xin Zhao's Ability Order

Xin Zhao's Best Ability Order 76%

Win Rate 50 Games

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  • 3
! 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 13.1: 815638 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Xin Zhao's Runes

Xin Zhao's Best Runes 61%

Win Rate 96 Games

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  • 3
Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Hail of Blades
Hail of Blades
LoL Rune: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Relentless Hunter
Relentless Hunter

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Runes 59%

Win Rate 73 Games

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Hail of Blades
Hail of Blades
LoL Rune: Sudden Impact
Sudden Impact
LoL Rune: Eyeball Collection
Eyeball Collection
LoL Rune: Treasure Hunter
Treasure Hunter

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Runes 56%

Win Rate 63 Games

Precision
LoL Path: Precision
LoL Rune: Lethal Tempo
Lethal Tempo
LoL Rune: Triumph
Triumph
LoL Rune: Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Alacrity
LoL Rune: Coup de Grace
Coup de Grace

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

Xin Zhao's Summoner Spells

Xin Zhao's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 1805 Games

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Xin Zhao's Starters

Xin Zhao's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 1044 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Starter Items 55%

Win Rate 438 Games

Long Sword Refillable Potion

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 149 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Xin Zhao's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 1441 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 351 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 160 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Xin Zhao's Ability Order

Xin Zhao's Best Ability Order 59%

Win Rate 41 Games

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  • 2
  • 3
! 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.

Xin Zhao Counters

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


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

Xin Zhao Skins

Xin Zhao's Abilities

Xin Zhao's Determination
Determination Xin Zhao's Passive Xin Zhao's Passive
Self
Xin Zhao's Passive
Xin Zhao's Passive
Every third attack or strike with Wind Becomes Lightning deals an additional 15 / 30 / 45 / 60% attack damge as bonus physical damage and restores 6-74 (+65% of ability power) (+0.1 per attack damage) health.
Q
Xin Zhao's Three Talon Strike
Three Talon Strike Xin Zhao's Q Ability
Self
30
7 / 6.5 / 6 / 5.5 / 5
Xin Zhao's next 3 attacks deal an additional 16 / 25 / 34 / 43 / 52 (+0.4 per attack damage) physical damage and reduces his other ability's cooldowns by 1 second. The third attack also knocks up for 0.75 seconds.
W
Xin Zhao's Wind Becomes Lightning
Wind Becomes Lightning Xin Zhao's W Ability
1000
60
12 / 11 / 10 / 9 / 8
Xin Zhao slashes, dealing 30 / 40 / 50 / 60 / 70 (+0.3 per attack damage) physical damage, then thrusts, dealing the same damage again. Enemies hit by the thrust are slowed by 50% for 1 seconds. Champions and large monsters hit by the thrust are marked as Challenged for 3 seconds.
E
Xin Zhao's Audacious Charge
Audacious Charge Xin Zhao's E Ability
650
50
11
Xin Zhao charges an enemy, dealing 50 / 75 / 100 / 125 / 150 (+60% of ability power) magic damage to nearby enemies and slowing them by 30% for 0.5 seconds.

Xin Zhao also grants himself 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60% attack speed for 5 seconds. Audacious Charge's range is increased on enemies that are Challenged.
R
Xin Zhao's Crescent Guard
Crescent Guard Xin Zhao's Ultimate (R) Ability
450
100
120 / 110 / 100 / 100 / 100
The last champion Xin Zhao damaged with an attack or Audacious Charge is Challenged for 3 seconds. Xin Zhao unleashes a sweep around him that deals 75 / 175 / 275 (+110% of ability power) (+1.0 per bonus attack damage) plus 15% current health as physical damage and knocks back all non-Challenged enemies. Afterwards, Xin Zhao becomes immune to damage from enemies outside the sweep range for 4 seconds.

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XIn zhao skill order

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Which comes first for Xin Zhao?

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