Tier

Win Rate

63.9%

Pick Rate

4.6%

Ban Rate

2.1%

Matches

61,183
Shen Runes
Core Shen Item Build Order73.7% Win Rate (327 Games)
Giant's Belt

Starting

Heartsteel

1st

Plated Steelcaps

2nd

Titanic Hydra

3rd

Titanic Hydra

4th

Heartsteel

5th

Iceborn Gauntlet

6th

Giant's Belt
Heartsteel
Plated Steelcaps
Titanic Hydra
Titanic Hydra
Heartsteel
Iceborn Gauntlet

Core Shen Item Build Path

Situational

Thornmail
Sunfire Aegis
Unending Despair
Sundered Sky
Randuin's Omen
Hollow Radiance
Kaenic Rookern

Summoner Spells

72.1% Win Rate (463 Games)
Shen Skill Order0
Ki Barrier

1

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3

4

5

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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.