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Playstyle Builds

Pro Builds

  1. Faker

    Everfrost

    vs

    Syndra
  2. Bdd

    Everfrost

    vs

    Syndra
  3. Sertuss

    Everfrost

    vs

    Ekko
  4. Sertuss

    Everfrost

    vs

    Syndra
  5. Fresskowy

    Everfrost

    vs

    Azir
  6. CarioK

    Everfrost

    vs

    Zed

Core Build Order

Doran's Ring
Health Potion

Starting

Everfrost
KindlegemLost ChapterAmplifying Tome

1st

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

2nd

Zhonya's Hourglass
Seeker's ArmguardStopwatchFiendish Codex

3rd

Shadowflame
Hextech AlternatorNeedlessly Large Rod

4th

Cosmic Drive
Fiendish CodexAether WispRuby Crystal

5th

Rabadon's Deathcap
Needlessly Large RodNeedlessly Large Rod

6th

Doran's Ring
Health Potion

Starting

Everfrost
KindlegemLost ChapterAmplifying Tome

1st

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

2nd

Zhonya's Hourglass
Seeker's ArmguardStopwatchFiendish Codex

3rd

Shadowflame
Hextech AlternatorNeedlessly Large Rod

4th

Cosmic Drive
Fiendish CodexAether WispRuby Crystal

5th

Rabadon's Deathcap
Needlessly Large RodNeedlessly Large Rod

6th

Core Build Path

Kindlegem
Lost Chapter
Amplifying Tome
Everfrost
Boots
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Seeker's Armguard
Stopwatch
Fiendish Codex
Zhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

FlashTeleport

Starting Items

Health PotionHealth PotionDoran's Ring

Damage Breakdown

92% AP

Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Press the AttackLethal TempoFleet FootworkConqueror
OverhealTriumphPresence of Mind
Legend: AlacrityLegend: TenacityLegend: Bloodline
Coup de GraceCut DownLast Stand
DominationSorceryInspirationResolve
DemolishFont of LifeShield Bash
ConditioningSecond WindBone Plating
OvergrowthRevitalizeUnflinching
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.