Illaoi Bruiser Runes

Build Patch 14.14

Core Illaoi Item Build Order

58.9% Win Rate (2,355 Games)
Doran's Shield

Starting

Iceborn Gauntlet

1st

Plated Steelcaps

2nd

Black Cleaver

3rd

Black Cleaver

4th

Iceborn Gauntlet

5th

Sterak's Gage

6th

Doran's Shield
Iceborn Gauntlet
Plated Steelcaps
Black Cleaver
Black Cleaver
Iceborn Gauntlet
Sterak's Gage

Core Illaoi Item Build Path

Situational

Sundered Sky
Spirit Visage
Overlord's Bloodmail
Hullbreaker
Thornmail
Jak'Sho, The Protean
Voltaic Cyclosword

Summoner Spells

Flash
18,013 Games60%

Illaoi Skill Order

0
Prophet of an Elder God

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Tentacle Smash
Harsh Lesson
Test of Spirit
Leap of Faith

Illaoi Guide

Learn Illaoi with our Illaoi guide. Learn about Illaoi's strengths and Illaoi's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Illaoi, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Illaoi
    W
    resets Illaoi's auto attack.
  • Illaoi
    W
    's cooldown is halved during
    Illaoi
    R
    .
  • Illaoi
    E
    grants True Sight of the hit enemy while tethered.
  • After casting
    Illaoi
    R
    , Tentacles are invulnerable and attack twice as fast for 8 seconds.
  • Illaoi is Unstoppable during
    Illaoi
    R
    's cast.
Strengths
  • While near Tentacles, she has a powerful laning phase and teamfight presence.
  • Whenever an enemy champion is struck by
    Illaoi
    E
    , Illaoi can freely heal herself and damage the enemy through the Spirit.
  • Can survive and outplay ganks/skirmishes with
    Illaoi
    R
    .
  • Thrives with items enhancing her damage output, durability, and healing capabilities.
Weaknesses
  • Completely immobile, leaving her vulnerable to ganks.
  • Significantly weaker without any Tentacles around.
  • Slow and telegraphed animations on Tentacle slams, including
    Illaoi
    Q
    .
  • Relies on landing
    Illaoi
    E
    to trade well in lane.
  • Particularly vulnerable to Grievous Wounds, which significantly reduce her healing effectiveness.