Kindred Crit Runes

Build Patch 14.13

Core Kindred Item Build Order

56.6% Win Rate (20723 Games)
Doran's Shield

Starting

Kraken Slayer

1st

Plated Steelcaps

2nd

The Collector

3rd

The Collector

4th

Kraken Slayer

5th

Infinity Edge

6th

Doran's Shield
Kraken Slayer
Plated Steelcaps
The Collector
The Collector
Kraken Slayer
Infinity Edge

Core Kindred Item Build Path

Situational

Lord Dominik's Regards
Rapid Firecannon
Bloodthirster
Guardian Angel
Mortal Reminder
Trinity Force
Yun Tal Wildarrows

Summoner Spells

81287 Games58%

Kindred Skill Order

0
Mark of the Kindred

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Dance of Arrows
Wolf's Frenzy
Mounting Dread
Lamb's Respite

Kindred Guide

Learn Kindred with our Kindred guide. Learn about Kindred's strengths and Kindred's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Kindred, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Kindred
    P
    's first mark always spawns on a Rift Scuttler, unless Kindred earns one through a Takedown beforehand.
  • Kindred
    Q
    resets Kindred's auto attack.
  • Kindred
    Q
    's cooldown is reduced when Kindred is in
    Kindred
    W
    's AoE.
  • While in
    Kindred
    R
    's AoE, if a unit drops to 10% HP, they cannot heal or take damage until
    Kindred
    R
    's heal applies.
Strengths
  • Has incredible scaling and the option to play aggressively and invade the enemy jungler.
  • Has major power spikes at 4 and 7
    Kindred
    P
    marks.
  • Excels at controlling areas in fights and nullifying enemy all-ins.
  • Thrives with items boosting critical strike chance, attack speed, and life steal.
Weaknesses
  • Marking an enemy champion takes 8 seconds to set in, signaling them to back off.
  • Significantly harder to play from behind.
  • Relies too much on
    Kindred
    P
    's marks to get ahead.
  • Her map movement is predictable since she'll usually go where
    Kindred
    P
    's marks are.