Poppy Tank Runes

Build Patch 14.14

Core Poppy Item Build Order

54.8% Win Rate (776 Games)
Plated Steelcaps

1st

Sunfire Aegis

2nd

Winter's Approach

3rd

Thornmail

4th

Sunfire Aegis

5th

Dead Man's Plate

6th

Plated Steelcaps
Sunfire Aegis
Winter's Approach
Thornmail
Sunfire Aegis
Dead Man's Plate

Core Poppy Item Build Path

Situational

Winter's Approach
Warmog's Armor
Kaenic Rookern
Iceborn Gauntlet
Force of Nature
Frozen Heart
Locket of the Iron Solari

Summoner Spells

Flash
4,187 Games56%
3955 Games58%

Poppy Skill Order

0
Iron Ambassador

1

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Hammer Shock
Steadfast Presence
Heroic Charge
Keeper's Verdict

Poppy Guide

Learn Poppy with our Poppy guide. Learn about Poppy's strengths and Poppy's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Poppy, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Killing an enemy with
    Poppy
    P
    bounces it back to Poppy instead of falling to the ground.
  • If an enemy champion steps on
    Poppy
    P
    , it is destroyed.
  • Poppy
    W
    's bonus Armor and MR are doubled when Poppy falls below 40% HP.
  • Charging
    Poppy
    R
    for less than 0.5 seconds knocks up enemies and deals 50% damage instead.
  • Enemies knocked up by
    Poppy
    W
    become Grounded and slowed for 2 seconds.
Strengths
  • Excels at short trades.
  • Is especially effective in corners and tight corridors to set up
    Poppy
    E
    's.
  • Can knock away the enemy jungler out of objective fights with
    Poppy
    R
    to help your team secure it.
  • Excels with items that enhance her tankiness, crowd control, and dueling capabilities.
Weaknesses
  • Poppy
    W
    has a longer cooldown of 20 seconds at rank 1. Once used, she can be punished.
  • Needs
    Poppy
    E
    to stun her enemies, or her damage won't stick.
  • Forcing Poppy to use
    Poppy
    R
    defensively lowers her teamfighting potential since she'll have less playmaking capabilities.