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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 12.19. 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 4 Builds
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LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Zilean by Avatar [S3]

Build by avatarduchaos updated December 4, 2013
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Zilean Support (S4)

Build by Guest updated November 27, 2013
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LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Zilean Mid - OP bombing 101 -IN DEPTH- -WIP-

Build by ZupZup updated October 19, 2014
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LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

pentazill

Build by statikkshivv updated June 7, 2014
Season 3 Guides
8
24
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LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Zilean The Immortal/I DON'T Die (Multiple Zilean Guides)

Guide by MrMurphey updated December 30, 2012
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Catch the Zilean! A Zilean Dominion Guide

Guide by 9Ball updated September 20, 2013
  • In-depth
6.4
4
Votes
2
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

CDR Zilean (3v3) - R-r-r-r-rewind!

Guide by faraway9911 updated April 2, 2013
  • In-depth
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Zilean-Fr-Fun

Guide by Alexas341 updated April 4, 2013
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

AD Carry Zilean (OP)

Guide by Gudjonsveins updated December 30, 2012
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LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Basic Principles of Chronokeeping 101

Guide by Guest updated July 20, 2013
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

ZILEAN: speed SUPORT (updated with cooldown runes)

Guide by rolhand updated April 8, 2013
  • In-depth
5.2
3
Votes
4
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

The Z-Bomb

Guide by Saphiro updated May 2, 2013
5
6
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8
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

IyD's Zilean Support Guide

Guide by IyDaUA updated June 24, 2013
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Zilean Support Quickguide

Guide by Guest updated July 22, 2013
Rating Pending
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Support Zilean QUICK-GUIDE

Guide by Xelight updated July 23, 2013
Season 3 Builds
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LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Zilean Jungle! Troll your way to plat!

Build by ezSaint updated February 13, 2013
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LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

ZILEAN ADC ***** JUST LOSE RIGHT NOW

Build by melab123 updated August 27, 2013
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LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

drop it like its clock

Build by WillSueU updated May 13, 2013
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LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Zilean the ad burster master

Build by zileanaoo operano updated November 16, 2013
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LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide
LoL Champion Zilean Build Guide

Zilean op ap

Build by Guest updated November 3, 2013
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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 12.19. 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 12.16: 469470 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Zilean's Runes

Zilean's Best Runes 53%

Win Rate 4193 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 65%

Win Rate 63 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: Ultimate Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
LoL Rune: Zombie Ward
Zombie Ward

Third Best

Zilean's 3rd Best Runes 62%

Win Rate 60 Games

Resolve
LoL Path: Resolve
LoL Rune: Guardian
Guardian
LoL Rune: Font of Life
Font of Life
LoL Rune: Bone Plating
Bone Plating
LoL Rune: Overgrowth
Overgrowth

Sorcery
LoL Path: Sorcery
LoL Rune: Transcendence
Transcendence
LoL Rune: Manaflow Band
Manaflow Band

Zilean's Summoner Spells

Zilean's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 14130 Games

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Second Best

Zilean's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 8267 Games

Exhaust Flash

Third Best

Zilean's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 1744 Games

Flash Heal

Zilean's Starters

Zilean's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 22438 Games

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Trinket

Zilean's Best Trinket 53%

Win Rate 23060 Games

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Second Best

Zilean's 2nd Best Trinket 43%

Win Rate 1253 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Zilean's 3rd Best Trinket 44%

Win Rate 220 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Zilean's Ability Order

Zilean's Best Ability Order 69%

Win Rate 504 Games

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Patch 12.16: 469470 matches scanned * Each section of the build is rated independently of the others

Zilean's Runes

Zilean's Best Runes 62%

Win Rate 55 Games

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  • 2
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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: Scorch
Scorch

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

Second Best

Zilean's 2nd Best Runes 61%

Win Rate 66 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

Third Best

Zilean's 3rd Best Runes 57%

Win Rate 229 Games

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

Zilean's Summoner Spells

Zilean's Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 2360 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Zilean's 2nd Best Summoner Spells 52%

Win Rate 1463 Games

Flash Ignite

Third Best

Zilean's 3rd Best Summoner Spells 54%

Win Rate 794 Games

Exhaust Flash

Zilean's Starters

Zilean's Best Starter Items 52%

Win Rate 2074 Games

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  • 2
  • 3

Trinket

Zilean's Best Trinket 55%

Win Rate 1737 Games

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

Second Best

Zilean's 2nd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 1927 Games

Stealth Ward

Third Best

Zilean's 3rd Best Trinket 52%

Win Rate 1308 Games

Farsight Alteration
Don’t forget
to Buy Wards

Zilean's Ability Order

Zilean's Best Ability Order 64%

Win Rate 59 Games

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  • 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

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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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