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Zilean Build Guides, Runes and Items

Zilean The Chronokeeper

Find the best Zilean build guides for League of Legends S12 Patch 12.15. The MOBAFire community works hard to keep their LoL builds and guides updated, and will help you craft the best Zilean build for the S12 meta. Learn more about Zilean's abilities, skins, or even ask your own questions to the community!

Season 12 Guides // Patch 12.15 & Patch 12.14
9.5
129
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LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

[12.15] Arcurath's Rank 1 Zilean Support Guide

Guide by Arcurath updated August 14, 2022
  • In-depth
8.1
11
Votes
2
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

[12.14] Nino's Zilean master Support Build/Guide!

Guide by Nino_euw updated July 27, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

[12.14] [EUW MASTER] Nino's Master Elo Zilean Solo Lane Guide

Guide by Nino_euw updated July 27, 2022
Season 12 Builds // Patch 12.15 & Patch 12.14
4.9
2
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6
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

[12.15] Zilean Frozen

Build by RushianSan updated August 11, 2022
Season 12 Guides // Other Patches
9.5
134
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6
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Challenger Zilean Mid/Top Guide by TheDisconnect - 1000+ LP

Guide by TheDisconnectEUW updated June 25, 2022
  • In-depth
9.2
44
Votes
4
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

[11.24] Zilean Still God CCer support. [English/Español]

Guide by TwitchTV Sarodag updated December 21, 2021
  • In-depth
8.9
66
Votes
5
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

GODLIKE OLD MAN ZILEAN GUIDE

Guide by Papa Urgot updated March 31, 2022
7.5
10
Votes
3
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Platinum Support Zilean guide Pre season

Guide by Cr1ms0n136 updated November 25, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Guia para Zilean

Guide by Guregui updated December 23, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Zilean's Zillionaire Guide

Guide by ze kraken updated June 6, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Perfect Zilean

Guide by AIBuildMaker updated January 10, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Hold a Minute Zilean

Guide by GG Cannon updated January 16, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Just Another Zilean Guide

Guide by JustSlayter updated July 6, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Closet Zilean

Guide by TheAngryJacket updated December 22, 2021
Season 12 Builds // Other Patches
7.3
5
Votes
1
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

insanzilean

Build by Gaffaraff updated May 16, 2022
  • Off-Meta
7.3
5
Votes
1
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

[12.8] Zilean the Critkeeper

Build by Nova9 updated May 1, 2022
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Zilean Jesuscirraptor MID

Build by Jesuscirraptor updated December 6, 2021
  • Off-Meta
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

zilean

Build by Guest updated December 20, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Unusual Zilean [Tank Support 80% Survive] + [CC/AP BUILD]

Build by Neabagebal updated December 18, 2021
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Zilean mid guide

Build by Guest updated June 6, 2022
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Zilean Build & Runes

If you're looking for the best rune build for Zilean we've got you covered. Below you can find the best items and runes to build for Zilean, as determined by calculations of thousands of Plat+ League of Legends games. If you are already familiar with how to play Zilean this is a great resource to quickly get a good rune selection for Patch 12.15. However, if you are a new Zilean player we highly recommend reading through some of the guides above to learn why this build is strong on Zilean!

Patch 12.14: 438954 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Zilean's Runes

Zilean's Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 3802 Games

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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Waterwalking
Waterwalking

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Relentless Hunter
Relentless Hunter
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot

Second Best

Zilean's 2nd Best Runes 61%

Win Rate 70 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Relentless Hunter
Relentless Hunter
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot

Third Best

Zilean's 3rd Best Runes 61%

Win Rate 62 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Arcane Comet
Arcane Comet
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Domination
LoL Path: Domination
LoL Rune: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
LoL Rune: Cheap Shot
Cheap Shot

Zilean's Summoner Spells

Zilean's Best Summoner Spells 51%

Win Rate 13880 Games

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Second Best

Zilean's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 8599 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Zilean's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 1787 Games

Flash Heal

Zilean's Starters

Zilean's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 22411 Games

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Trinket

Zilean's Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 23233 Games

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  • 2
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Second Best

Zilean's 2nd Best Trinket 42%

Win Rate 1202 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Zilean's 3rd Best Trinket 45%

Win Rate 229 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Zilean's Ability Order

Zilean's Best Ability Order 71%

Win Rate 511 Games

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Patch 12.14: 438954 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Zilean's Runes

Zilean's Best Runes 66%

Win Rate 67 Games

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Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Gathering Storm
Gathering Storm

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Second Best

Zilean's 2nd Best Runes 51%

Win Rate 602 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Cosmic Insight
Cosmic Insight

Third Best

Zilean's 3rd Best Runes 54%

Win Rate 104 Games

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Summon Aery
Summon Aery
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Scorch
Scorch

Inspiration
LoL Path: Inspiration
LoL Rune: Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery
LoL Rune: Time Warp Tonic
Time Warp Tonic

Zilean's Summoner Spells

Zilean's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 2530 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Zilean's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 1522 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Zilean's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 53%

Win Rate 835 Games

Exhaust Flash

Zilean's Starters

Zilean's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 2195 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Zilean's 2nd Best Starter Items 53%

Win Rate 1043 Games

Health Potion Spellthief's Edge

Third Best

Zilean's 3rd Best Starter Items 54%

Win Rate 736 Games

Corrupting Potion

Trinket

Zilean's Best Trinket 51%

Win Rate 2185 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Zilean's 2nd Best Trinket 54%

Win Rate 1660 Games

Oracle Lens

Third Best

Zilean's 3rd Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 1463 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Zilean's Ability Order

Zilean's Best Ability Order 65%

Win Rate 274 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Zilean Counters

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


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

CR is Counter Rating, which is a combination of multiple counter factors. Counters shown are for Zilean Zilean Support

Zilean Skins

Zilean's Abilities

Questions About Zilean

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Zilean & Fountain of Life Rune

So, I'm new to LOL by a large margin,I guess,and I following various builds. One that catches my attention is one with [[Fountain of Life]]. The rune mentions that when you impair a champion' movement,any ally that attacks that champion heals. I...

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Can you help me out with Zilean?

So I'm new to the game and I like to play support because of my personality.I'm trying to rank up and my main sp champion is Zilean.Is he a viable champion for rank?Can you give me tips for playing him or any tip on playing sp overall.I'm really...

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Zilean's Time Bomb Stun Problem

The most annoying thing that could happen when using Zilean is when you quickly Q>W>Q at *almost* the same ground/champion they do not stick to the same unit/champion. Do I just need more practice or something is really off with the time...

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

Situation: In the early-mid game, I built Morellonomicon, opponent built RoA. Problem: Feeling difficult to deal damage to opponents who build RoA. As they have higher effective health after building RoA, I feel like 'my abilities do not...

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Does Morde's ult stop Zileans Revive?

Alright, so i was just in a game of ARAM, and i was trying to taunt their morde to dive me. My ult was up, i saw the hourglasses rotate around me, but he ulted me and i still died. So my question is, does mordekaisers ult stop mine because of the...

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Zilean, Time Master or something like that

I've recently started using Zilean since he's free this week. My reason for doing so is that I've seen players say that Zilean is a terrible champ and I've actually googled about him and the results from what I've seen say that he sucks. . after...

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Zilean Viable?

Personally, I have always like [[zilean]] as a champion. And now that [[tear of the goddess]] is cheaper, I figure that his mana issues will be solved, yet I never seem to see any [[zilean]]s...

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