Irelia Guide

Key Insights
Irelia
Q
's cooldown resets on marked targets, kills, or if the target is killed mid-dash.
Irelia
W
's channel cannot be interrupted by hard CC; only Irelia can end it early.
Irelia
E
and
Irelia
R
mark enemy champions and large monsters hit.
Enemies who pass through
Irelia
R
's blades take damage and are slowed by 90% for 1.5 seconds.
Strengths
Excels at all-ins.
Has a natural spike in threat every time
Irelia
P
is fully stacked and when there are minions nearby, letting her
Irelia
Q
around.
Has a lot of outplay potential with
Irelia
Q
.
Synergizes well with
Immortal Shieldbow
,
Blade of The Ruined King
,
Wit's End
,
Death's Dance
, and
Guardian Angel
. Can opt for
Trinity Force
or
Divine Sunderer
when needed.
Weaknesses
Significantly harder to play from behind.
Weaker when
Irelia
P
isn't fully stacked, and can be abused during that time.
Struggles against magic damage, as
Irelia
W
only reduces half as much magic damage as it does physical damage.