Xerath
tier-5
P
Q

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W

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E

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R

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Toughest Matchups:
Talon
37.7%
Seraphine
38.6%
Zoe
39.7%
Katarina
42.9%
Twisted Fate
45.7%
Malzahar
46.2%
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Core Build Order

Doran's Ring
Health Potion
Stealth Ward

Starting

Luden's Tempest
Lost Chapter
Blasting Wand

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes
Boots

2nd

Horizon Focus
Needlessly Large Rod
Hextech Alternator

3rd

Zhonya's Hourglass
Seeker's Armguard
Stopwatch
Fiendish Codex

4th

Rabadon's Deathcap
Needlessly Large Rod
Needlessly Large Rod

5th

Void Staff
Blighting Jewel
Blasting Wand

6th

Core Build Path

Lost Chapter
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Boots
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Blasting Wand
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Luden's Tempest
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Sorcerer's Shoes
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Needlessly Large Rod
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Hextech Alternator
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Horizon Focus

Summoner Spells

Damage Breakdown

96% AP

Runes

47.76% Win Rate (1047 Games)

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Skill Order

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Xerath's Matchups

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Win Rate
49.0%
(-1.1%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate
2.4%
(-0.2%)
vs last patch
Ban Rate
0.6%
(-0.4%)
vs last patch

Playing against Xerath

Key Insights
P
restores double mana if the target is an enemy champion.
If
Q
ends and Xerath doesn't fire it, half of the mana cost is refunded.
Enemies hit by the center of
W
take 66.7% increased damage and are slowed by a greater amount.
W
and
R
reveal their affected areas.
E
stuns for up to 2 seconds based on distance traveled.
Power Spike
Excels at poking from a safe distance, especially before teamfights.
Has incredible scaling.
W
's slow can guarantee
E
's stun.
Synergizes well with
Luden's Tempest
,
Horizon Focus
,
Archangel's Staff
,
Zhonya's Hourglass
,
Rabadon's Deathcap
, and
Cosmic Drive
. Can opt for
Liandry's Anguish
for more damage over time.
Vulnerable
Completely immobile, leaving him vulnerable to ganks.
Needs to constantly land his skillshots or he'll have significantly lower damage output.
E
is his engage tool but also a protection tool. He becomes much easier to collapse on without it.
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