Sylas AP Runes

Build Patch 14.14

Core Sylas Item Build Order

58.2% Win Rate (3,141 Games)
Doran's Ring

Starting

Lich Bane

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes

2nd

Shadowflame

3rd

Lich Bane

4th

Shadowflame

5th

Zhonya's Hourglass

6th

Doran's Ring
Lich Bane
Sorcerer's Shoes
Shadowflame
Lich Bane
Shadowflame
Zhonya's Hourglass

Core Sylas Item Build Path

Situational

Rabadon's Deathcap
Luden's Companion
Stormsurge
Cryptbloom
Mejai's Soulstealer
Void Staff
Hextech Rocketbelt

Summoner Spells

Flash
6,824 Games60%
3562 Games56%

Sylas Skill Order

0
Petricite Burst

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Chain Lash
Kingslayer
Abscond / Abduct
Hijack

Sylas Guide

Learn Sylas with our Sylas guide. Learn about Sylas's strengths and Sylas's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Sylas, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • When Sylas has
    Sylas
    P
    stacks, he gains 125% bonus attack speed.
  • Sylas
    P
    's attacks can be animation-cancelled by any ability.
  • Sylas
    W
    's heal is increased up to 100% based on Sylas's missing HP, maxed at 40% HP.
  • Ultimates stolen by
    Sylas
    R
    are held for 90 seconds and are one-time uses.
  • Sylas
    R
    cannot be used on the same enemy for 200% of the stolen ultimate's cooldown.
Strengths
  • Excels at skirmishes, especially when
    Sylas
    W
    is maxed.
  • Has outplay potential with
    Sylas
    E
    's dash and re-engage with the second cast.
  • Is stronger versus champions with engaging ultimates since he can also use them with
    Sylas
    R
    .
  • Excels with items that enhance his ability power, survivability, and cooldown reduction.
Weaknesses
  • Can be kited very easily by mobile champions or ones who outrange him.
  • Needs to
    Sylas
    R
    the correct ultimate each time to stay effective. One wrong use can hurt him and his team.
  • Once
    Sylas
    E
    's first cast is used, Sylas has no way out of a fight.