Tier

Win Rate

53.4%

Pick Rate

3.8%

Matches

498,457

Shen Tank Runes

Build Patch 14.13

Core Shen Item Build Order

56.1% Win Rate (17886 Games)
Ruby Crystal
Giant's Belt

Starting

Heartsteel

1st

Mercury's Treads

2nd

Sunfire Aegis

3rd

Heartsteel

4th

Thornmail

5th

Sunfire Aegis

6th

Ruby Crystal
Giant's Belt
Heartsteel
Mercury's Treads
Sunfire Aegis
Heartsteel
Thornmail
Sunfire Aegis

Core Shen Item Build Path

Situational

Warmog's Armor
Kaenic Rookern
Hollow Radiance
Titanic Hydra
Jak'Sho, The Protean
Unending Despair
Randuin's Omen

Summoner Spells

97082 Games55%

Shen Skill Order

0
Ki Barrier

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Twilight Assault
Spirit's Refuge
Shadow Dash
Stand United

Shen Guide

Learn Shen with our Shen guide. Learn about Shen's strengths and Shen's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Shen, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Shen
    P
    's cooldown is reduced when he affects any champion with an ability.
  • Shen
    Q
    's 3 autos gain bonus attack speed and more max % HP damage if the Spirit Blade passes through an enemy champion.
  • Shen
    R
    's shield increases based on his ally's missing HP.
  • Even if Shen is interrupted during
    Shen
    R
    's channel, the shield persists.
Strengths
  • Timing his aggression with
    Shen
    P
    will help him win most trades.
  • Has a strong level 2/3 with
    Shen
    E
    's and
    Shen
    Q
    's empowered autos.
  • Excels at splitpushing with
    Shen
    R
    's global presence.
  • Excels with items that enhance his tankiness, split-pushing capabilities, and team utility.
Weaknesses
  • Burns through Energy very quickly, especially when he misses an ability.
  • If the Spirit Blade doesn't pass through an enemy champion during
    Shen
    Q
    , his trading is weaker.
  • Shen
    W
    and
    Shen
    E
    have longer cooldowns of 18 seconds at rank 1. Once used, he can be punished.
  • Shen
    R
    has a very long cooldown of 200 seconds at rank 1. Once used, his global presence is gone for a while.

Shen's Trends for ARAM

Stay ahead of the curve with the latest win rates, pick rates, and ban rates for Shen. Our Trends section offers a deep dive into how Shen is performing in the current meta, with data from the last five patches.
Win Rate

53.3%

(+0.6%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

3.9%

(-0.9%)
vs last patch