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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 10 Builds
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LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao 100% Win Rate (Except when I lose)

Build by Araragi123 updated March 12, 2020
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LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin zhao JUNGLE

Build by Rengarf updated March 6, 2020
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LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

stefan bulind

Build by Guest updated January 4, 2020
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LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

xin

Build by Guest updated December 7, 2019
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LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao Jungle

Build by Huzu updated December 6, 2019
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LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao, The Seneschal of Demacia

Build by Death Rusofag updated December 5, 2019
Season 9 Guides
9.5
142
Votes
7
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Top lane Xin Zhao (What? It's still viable?)

Guide by kkiskk updated March 4, 2019
8.3
7
Votes
0
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Everything you need to know about Xin Zhao

Guide by Saiyan02 updated March 18, 2019
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

9.21 Best Xin Zhao Builds and Guide

Guide by TheLightSilent updated November 4, 2019
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LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

[9.11] Servant of Demacia!

Guide by GreenMoon935 updated June 3, 2019
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LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao-Jungler of Demecia

Guide by Pancakedwastaken updated January 1, 2019
Season 9 Builds
8.9
22
Votes
3
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao Top

Build by Kaiserax updated March 4, 2019
8.3
7
Votes
0
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Season 9 Xin Zhao ARAM Build & Runes

Build by SawyerNelson updated December 30, 2018
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao top lane? Still viable!

Build by ChookityPah updated June 17, 2019
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LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Mid Xin Zhao [OP]

Build by PandaHUN updated August 23, 2019
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LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

do you want to fight this super damage and lifesteal monster

Build by JaraNitenka updated December 15, 2018
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LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

One Shot Xin Zhao

Build by Bayereneray updated November 23, 2018
7.5
10
Votes
3
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

xin assassin op

Build by dodxrizo updated January 10, 2019
7.3
7
Votes
2
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

One Jump, ahead of the bread line.

Build by Semaarius updated December 5, 2018
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LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Best Xin top build S9

Build by Oscar2222 updated September 18, 2019
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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: 886516 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 11324 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 5965 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 2708 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 33449 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 57%

Win Rate 240 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 659 Games

Smite Ignite

Xin Zhao's Starters

Xin Zhao's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 11496 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Xin Zhao's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 23613 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 10773 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Trinket 67%

Win Rate 79 Games

Eye of the Herald
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Patch 13.1: 886587 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Xin Zhao's Runes

Xin Zhao's Best Runes 59%

Win Rate 51 Games

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  • 3
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

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Revitalize
Revitalize
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 110 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

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Runes 50%

Win Rate 217 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 1553 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 44%

Win Rate 475 Games

Flash Teleport

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 66 Games

Flash Smite

Xin Zhao's Starters

Xin Zhao's Best Starter Items 48%

Win Rate 1313 Games

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Trinket

Xin Zhao's Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 1704 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 202 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 339 Games

Oracle Lens
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Patch 13.1: 886592 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Xin Zhao's Runes

Xin Zhao's Best Runes 63%

Win Rate 99 Games

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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 75 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 66 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 1866 Games

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Xin Zhao's Starters

Xin Zhao's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 1072 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Starter Items 55%

Win Rate 453 Games

Long Sword Refillable Potion

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 157 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Xin Zhao's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 1489 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 365 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Trinket 48%

Win Rate 165 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Xin Zhao's Ability Order

Xin Zhao's Best Ability Order 58%

Win Rate 43 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.

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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