4

Tier

Win Rate

50.8%

Pick Rate

2.9%

Ban Rate

0.4%

Matches

44,999
Shen Runes
Core Shen Item Build Order75.0% Win Rate (24 Games)
Doran's Shield

Starting

Plated Steelcaps

1st

Titanic Hydra

2nd

Iceborn Gauntlet

3rd

Titanic Hydra

4th

Thornmail

5th

Iceborn Gauntlet

6th

Doran's Shield
Plated Steelcaps
Titanic Hydra
Iceborn Gauntlet
Titanic Hydra
Thornmail
Iceborn Gauntlet

Core Shen Item Build Path

Situational

Kaenic Rookern
Sunfire Aegis
Randuin's Omen
Jak'Sho, The Protean
Hollow Radiance
Frozen Heart
Anathema's Chains

Summoner Spells

Flash
64%45 Games
67%9 Games
Shen Skill Order0
Ki Barrier

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

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18

Twilight Assault
Spirit's Refuge
Shadow Dash
Stand United

Shen's Counters for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.8

Discover the ultimate counters for Shen with our comprehensive guide. Learn who counters Shen in lane and throughout the game, turning the tides in your favor. Explore effective Shen counters and strategies to outplay your opponent.
Champion
Game Win Rate
Lane Win Rate
Matchup Rate
Matches
Illaoi
50.9%
20.9%
2.0%
817
Mordekaiser
48.0%
22.6%
6.3%
2,505
Gangplank
50.5%
22.8%
2.0%
816
Aatrox
49.7%
25.2%
4.8%
1,912
Renekton
49.8%
26.0%
3.1%
1,228

Shen's Trends for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.8

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

50.8%

(-0.4%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

2.9%

(-0.1%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate

0.4%

(-0.0%)
vs last patch

Shen Guide for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.8

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.

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