Kalista On-Hit Runes

Build Patch 14.14

Core Kalista Item Build Order

55.3% Win Rate (7858 Games)
Doran's Blade

Starting

Berserker's Greaves

1st

Blade of The Ruined King

2nd

Guinsoo's Rageblade

3rd

Blade of The Ruined King

4th

Guinsoo's Rageblade

5th

Terminus

6th

Doran's Blade
Berserker's Greaves
Blade of The Ruined King
Guinsoo's Rageblade
Blade of The Ruined King
Guinsoo's Rageblade
Terminus

Core Kalista Item Build Path

Situational

Runaan's Hurricane
Wit's End
Bloodthirster
Jak'Sho, The Protean
Guardian Angel
Kraken Slayer
Opportunity

Summoner Spells

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2281 Games54%

Kalista Skill Order

0
Martial Poise

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Pierce
Sentinel
Rend
Fate's Call

Kalista Guide

Learn Kalista with our Kalista guide. Learn about Kalista's strengths and Kalista's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Kalista, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Kalista
    Q
    goes through units it kills, drags all
    Kalista
    E
    stacks with it, and applies them to the next target struck.
  • When Kalista's Oathsworn autos an enemy, she can auto or
    Kalista
    Q
    them to deal bonus % max HP damage. This cannot happen to the same enemy again for 10 seconds.
  • Killing at least one unit with
    Kalista
    E
    resets its cooldown.
Strengths
  • Very strong laner, and is considered to be a lane bully.
  • Excels at chasing down enemies and dodging skillshots with
    Kalista
    P
    .
  • Can secure objectives very well with enough
    Kalista
    E
    stacks.
  • Can apply another
    Kalista
    E
    stack with an auto or
    Kalista
    Q
    if they're mid-air while
    Kalista
    E
    is cast.
  • Best with items that boost attack speed, on-hit effects, and kiting ability.
Weaknesses
  • Needs a lead to stay ahead, and falls off if she doesn't get one.
  • Attack speed and movespeed reductions lower
    Kalista
    P
    's dash speed, affecting her damage output.
  • Extremely high skill champion that requires a lot of well-positioned
    Kalista
    P
    jumps and outplays to perform well. One misplay can severely cost her.