4

Tier

Win Rate

50.5%

Pick Rate

2.8%

Ban Rate

0.3%

Matches

45,217
Shen Runes58.5% Win Rate (2,992 Games)
PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Grasp of the UndyingAftershockGuardian
DemolishFont of LifeShield Bash
ConditioningSecond WindBone Plating
OvergrowthRevitalizeUnflinching
PrecisionDominationSorceryInspiration
Cheap ShotTaste of BloodSudden Impact
Zombie WardGhost PoroEyeball Collection
Treasure HunterIngenious HunterRelentless HunterUltimate Hunter
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.attack_speed,Attack Speedlol:shardInfo.ability_haste,Ability Haste
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.move_speed,Move Speedlol:shardInfo.scaling_health,Scaling Health
lol:shardInfo.health,Healthlol:shardInfo.tenacity_slow_resist,Tenacity & Slow Resistlol:shardInfo.scaling_health,Scaling Health
Core Shen Item Build Order58.9% Win Rate (802 Games)
Doran's Shield

Starting

Plated Steelcaps

1st

Sunfire Aegis

2nd

Titanic Hydra

3rd

Thornmail

4th

Kaenic Rookern

5th

Randuin's Omen

6th

Doran's Shield
Plated Steelcaps
Sunfire Aegis
Titanic Hydra
Thornmail
Kaenic Rookern
Randuin's Omen

Core Shen Item Build Path

Situational

Iceborn Gauntlet
Jak'Sho, The Protean
Unending Despair
Frozen Heart
Sundered Sky
Spirit Visage
Force of Nature

Summoner Spells

58.6% Win Rate (2,689 Games)
FlashTeleport
Shen Skill Order63.4% Win Rate (943 Games)

Q

E

W

Ki Barrier

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Twilight Assault

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Spirit's Refuge

W

W

W

W

W

Shadow Dash

E

E

E

E

E

Stand United

R

R

R

Shen's Counters for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.4

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
50.7%
20.3%
3.4%
1,409
Mordekaiser
45.9%
21.0%
5.3%
2,175
Gangplank
49.5%
25.2%
1.9%
786
Aatrox
47.9%
25.8%
5.8%
2,355
Rumble
51.9%
26.0%
1.1%
462

Shen's Trends for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.4

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

50.5%

(-0.1%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

2.8%

(-0.7%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate

0.3%

(-0.0%)
vs last patch

Shen Guide for Top, Platinum+ for Patch 14.4

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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