Briar Bruiser Runes

Build Patch 14.13

Core Briar Item Build Order

61.4% Win Rate (19,856 Games)
Doran's Shield

Starting

Blade of The Ruined King

1st

Mercury's Treads

2nd

Black Cleaver

3rd

Black Cleaver

4th

Sundered Sky

5th

Blade of The Ruined King

6th

Doran's Shield
Blade of The Ruined King
Mercury's Treads
Black Cleaver
Black Cleaver
Sundered Sky
Blade of The Ruined King

Core Briar Item Build Path

Situational

Eclipse
Sterak's Gage
Death's Dance
Titanic Hydra
Spirit Visage
Overlord's Bloodmail
Stridebreaker

Summoner Spells

Flash
140,185 Games60%

Briar Skill Order

0
Crimson Curse

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Head Rush
Blood Frenzy / Snack Attack
Chilling Scream
Certain Death

Briar Guide

Learn Briar with our Briar guide. Learn about Briar's strengths and Briar's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Briar, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Briar can still cast any of her abilities while Berserk - she just can't control her movement.
  • Briar
    Q
    can also be used on allies and jungle plants.
  • Briar
    Q
    and both
    Briar
    W
    's reset Briar's attack timer.
  • Using
    Briar
    E
    ends Berserk.
Strengths
  • Excels at skirmishing - especially 1v1's.
  • Briar
    E
    's damage reduction and powerful knockback can also be utilized for turning losing fights.
  • Briar
    R
    's AoE fear doubles as a teamfight initiation tool.
Weaknesses
  • Anytime Briar turns Berserk, she can be forced to run into the enemy team, potentially getting herself killed.
  • Briar has no way to heal other than damaging enemies or using
    Briar
    E
    . Poking her before fights severely hurts her effectiveness.
  • Briar
    R
    has a 120 second cooldown at rank 1. Once used, she cannot disrupt fights or find picks as easily.