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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 S14 Patch 14.7. 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 S14 meta. Learn more about Xin Zhao's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

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 14.7. 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!

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Patch 14.7: 53,960 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Xin Zhao's Runes

Xin Zhao's Best Runes 52%

Win Rate 79% Pickrate

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Precision
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Inspiration
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Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 14% Pickrate

Domination
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Precision
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Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Runes 49%

Win Rate 4% Pickrate

Precision
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Xin Zhao's Summoner Spells

Xin Zhao's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 55% Pickrate

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Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 23% Pickrate

Flash Scorchclaw Smite

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 20% Pickrate

Flash Mosstomper Smite

Xin Zhao's Starters

Xin Zhao's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 46% Pickrate

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Xin Zhao's Core Items

Xin Zhao's Best Core Items 60%

Win Rate 14% Pickrate

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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 3/3.5/4% (+65% of ability power) health (at levels 1 / 6 / 11).
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
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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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