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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 3 Builds
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LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

XIn Zhao Top Lane Guid by a GERMAN

Build by XIN ZHao 123 updated February 11, 2013
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LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao 3v3 Build Guide by TBG

Build by TBGDeathPunch updated January 20, 2013
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LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

AP Xin Zhao- Top, Middle, And Bottom Lane Killer

Build by newbielol123 updated April 2, 2013
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao Dominating Top Lane Since 2010 S 3

Build by GreenChow updated June 21, 2013
Season 2 Guides
9
25
Votes
3
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao: Season 2 Jungle (Ranked)

Guide by Gutbucket updated March 12, 2012
8.6
33
Votes
5
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao goes Dominion

Guide by muhkuhkiller updated February 15, 2012
8.5
11
Votes
1
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

AP AS Xin Zhao

Guide by Leadenema updated August 24, 2012
8.3
69
Votes
12
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao : Just the tip for a little bit

Guide by Revory updated December 15, 2011
8
28
Votes
8
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin - Off Tank Lane/Jungle

Guide by roarrgasm updated June 7, 2012
8
1328
Votes
189
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin: Asian Devastation!

Guide by HIACliff updated January 6, 2012
7.9
10
Votes
2
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao - Annihilation

Guide by millhouse88 updated January 3, 2012
7.7
108
Votes
17
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao : Ranked Devastation

Guide by Baked updated January 21, 2012
7.7
193
Votes
33
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao: Ranked Jungler

Guide by Hargis2010 updated November 24, 2011
7.5
6
Votes
1
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao, Too Fast to Die

Guide by Jeator updated January 1, 2012
7.5
6
Votes
1
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao - Tanky DPS

Guide by JayInTheBox updated November 28, 2011
7.3
7
Votes
2
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao - Legendary Asian (All u need to know)

Guide by BasedBoys updated February 26, 2012
7.3
7
Votes
2
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin Zhao-The Paradise Guardian

Guide by Badass Prince Of LOL updated December 2, 2011
7.3
5
Votes
1
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Dominions God is here to play

Guide by jjplay175 updated December 16, 2011
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

Xin the Initiator(In Process)

Guide by SlayerOfDreams updated March 13, 2012
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LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide
LoL Champion Xin Zhao Build Guide

XinZhao Smokin'

Guide by xCr4zY updated December 5, 2011
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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: 921136 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 11541 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: 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 6055 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 2746 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 50%

Win Rate 34005 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 57%

Win Rate 244 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 47%

Win Rate 670 Games

Smite Ignite

Xin Zhao's Starters

Xin Zhao's Best Starter Items 51%

Win Rate 11693 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Xin Zhao's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 24012 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 10943 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: 921209 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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  • 2
  • 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 111 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 113 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

Xin Zhao's Summoner Spells

Xin Zhao's Best Summoner Spells 49%

Win Rate 1576 Games

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  • 3

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 43%

Win Rate 483 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 1333 Games

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  • 2

Trinket

Xin Zhao's Best Trinket 46%

Win Rate 1735 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Trinket 55%

Win Rate 204 Games

Farsight Alteration

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 340 Games

Oracle Lens
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Patch 13.1: 921209 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 103 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 60%

Win Rate 77 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 1899 Games

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Xin Zhao's Starters

Xin Zhao's Best Starter Items 50%

Win Rate 1082 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Starter Items 55%

Win Rate 464 Games

Long Sword Refillable Potion

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 159 Games

Doran's Shield Health Potion

Trinket

Xin Zhao's Best Trinket 50%

Win Rate 1511 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Xin Zhao's 2nd Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 372 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Xin Zhao's 3rd Best Trinket 49%

Win Rate 170 Games

Farsight Alteration
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Xin Zhao's Ability Order

Xin Zhao's Best Ability Order 59%

Win Rate 44 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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