Shyvana Guide

Learn Shyvana with our Shyvana guide. Learn about Shyvana's strengths and Shyvana weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Shyvana, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Shyvana deals 20% bonus damage to Dragons and gains 5 bonus Armor and MR for each Dragon her team slays.
  • Each auto attack reduces
    Shyvana
    Q
    's cooldown by 0.5 seconds.
  • Shyvana
    Q
    resets Shyvana's auto attack.
  • Shyvana
    W
    's duration increases by 1 second per auto, up to a total duration of 7 seconds.
  • During
    Shyvana
    R
    ,
    Shyvana
    Q
    deals bonus damage and affects all enemies in a cone,
    Shyvana
    W
    has a larger AoE, and
    Shyvana
    E
    deals bonus damage and explodes, leaving an AoE that deals magic damage per second.
Strengths
  • Excels at skirmishes and killing Dragons.
  • Has a natural spike in threat every time she enters Dragon Form.
  • For AD, she excels with items that enhance her attack damage, durability, and split-pushing capabilities.
  • For AP, she excels with items that boost her magic damage, burst potential, and ability power.
Weaknesses
  • Shyvana usually power-farms in the jungle early on, leaving her team without a jungler for a good portion of the early game.
  • Significantly harder to play from behind.
  • Without
    Shyvana
    R
    's dash, Shyvana is prone to being kited.