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Playstyle Builds

Pro Builds

  1. Canyon

    Night Harvester

    vs

    Kindred
  2. Vetheo

    Night Harvester

    vs

    Elise
  3. Weiwei

    Night Harvester

    vs

    Talon
  4. Vetheo

    Night Harvester

    vs

    Lee Sin
  5. Nxi

    Night Harvester

    vs

    Amumu

Core Build Order

Mosstomper Seedling
Health Potion

Starting

Night Harvester
Hextech AlternatorFiendish CodexAmplifying Tome

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes
Boots

2nd

Shadowflame
Hextech AlternatorNeedlessly Large Rod

3rd

Zhonya's Hourglass
Seeker's ArmguardStopwatchFiendish Codex

4th

Rabadon's Deathcap
Needlessly Large RodNeedlessly Large Rod

5th

Mejai's Soulstealer
Dark Seal

6th

Mosstomper Seedling
Health Potion

Starting

Night Harvester
Hextech AlternatorFiendish CodexAmplifying Tome

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes
Boots

2nd

Shadowflame
Hextech AlternatorNeedlessly Large Rod

3rd

Zhonya's Hourglass
Seeker's ArmguardStopwatchFiendish Codex

4th

Rabadon's Deathcap
Needlessly Large RodNeedlessly Large Rod

5th

Mejai's Soulstealer
Dark Seal

6th

Core Build Path

Hextech Alternator
Fiendish Codex
Amplifying Tome
Night Harvester
Boots
Sorcerer's Shoes
Hextech Alternator
Needlessly Large Rod
Shadowflame

Summoner Spells

FlashSmite

Starting Items

Health PotionMosstomper Seedling

Damage Breakdown

92% AP

Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
ElectrocutePredatorDark HarvestHail of Blades
Cheap ShotTaste of BloodSudden Impact
Zombie WardGhost PoroEyeball Collection
Treasure HunterIngenious HunterRelentless HunterUltimate Hunter
PrecisionSorceryInspirationResolve
Hextech FlashtraptionMagical FootwearPerfect Timing
Future's MarketMinion DematerializerBiscuit Delivery
Cosmic InsightApproach VelocityTime Warp Tonic
Petricite Burst

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Chain Lash

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Kingslayer

W

W

W

W

W

Abscond / Abduct

E

E

E

E

E

Hijack

R

R

R

Skill Order

W

E

Q

Sylas's Matchups

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Sylas's Trends

Playing against Sylas

Key Insights
When Sylas has
P
stacks, he gains 125% bonus attack speed.
P
's attacks can be animation-cancelled by any ability.
W
's heal is increased up to 100% based on Sylas's missing HP, maxed at 40% HP.
Ultimates stolen by
R
are held for 90 seconds and are one-time uses.
R
cannot be used on the same enemy for 200% of the stolen ultimate's cooldown.
Strengths
Excels at skirmishes, especially when
W
is maxed.
Has outplay potential with
E
's dash and re-engage with the second cast.
Is stronger versus champions with engaging ultimates since he can also use them with
R
.
Synergizes well with
Everfrost
,
Cosmic Drive
,
Zhonya's Hourglass
,
Demonic Embrace
,
Banshee's Veil
, and
Rabadon's Deathcap
. Can opt for
Luden's Tempest
or
Crown of the Shattered Queen
when needed.
Weaknesses
Can be kited very easily by mobile champions or ones who outrange him.
Needs to
R
the correct ultimate each time to stay effective. One wrong use can hurt him and his team.
Once
E
's first cast is used, Sylas has no way out of a fight.