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Playstyle: Xerath Builds

  1. Adaptive & Wave Clear

    35,543 Games

    First Strike
    Sorcery
    Luden's Tempest

    54%

  2. Poke & Wave Clear

    24,531 Games

    Arcane Comet
    Inspiration
    Luden's Tempest

    54%

  3. Adaptive & Burn

    9,646 Games

    First Strike
    Sorcery
    Liandry's Anguish

    52%

Pro Xerath Builds

  1. Kellin
    Dplus KIA

    Kellin

    Arcane Comet
    Inspiration
    Luden's Tempest

    vs

    Bard
  2. Kellin
    Dplus KIA

    Kellin

    Arcane Comet
    Inspiration
    Luden's Tempest

    vs

    Rakan
  3. Kellin
    Dplus KIA

    Kellin

    Arcane Comet
    Inspiration
    Luden's Tempest

    vs

    Rakan
  4. Diamond
    Dignitas

    Diamond

    First Strike
    Sorcery
    Luden's Tempest

    vs

    Morgana
  5. Diamond
    Dignitas

    Diamond

    First Strike
    Sorcery
    Luden's Tempest

    vs

    Bard
  6. Shawi Katami
    Galakticos

    Shawi Katami

    Arcane Comet
    Inspiration
    Luden's Tempest

    vs

    Soraka

Core Xerath Item Build Order

Spellthief's Edge

Starting

Luden's Tempest
Lost Chapter
Blasting Wand

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes
Boots

2nd

Shadowflame
Hextech Alternator
Needlessly Large Rod

3rd

Rabadon's Deathcap
Needlessly Large Rod
Needlessly Large Rod

4th

Horizon Focus
Hextech Alternator
Fiendish Codex

5th

Mejai's Soulstealer
Dark Seal

6th

Spellthief's Edge

Starting

Luden's Tempest
Lost Chapter
Blasting Wand

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes
Boots

2nd

Shadowflame
Hextech Alternator
Needlessly Large Rod

3rd

Rabadon's Deathcap
Needlessly Large Rod
Needlessly Large Rod

4th

Horizon Focus
Hextech Alternator
Fiendish Codex

5th

Mejai's Soulstealer
Dark Seal

6th

Core Xerath Item Build Path

Spellthief's Edge
Lost Chapter
Blasting Wand
Luden's Tempest
Boots
Sorcerer's Shoes
Hextech Alternator
Needlessly Large Rod
Shadowflame

Situational

Zhonya's Hourglass
Void Staff
Morellonomicon
Rylai's Crystal Scepter
Banshee's Veil
Watchful Wardstone
Archangel's Staff

Summoner Spells

FlashExhaust

Damage Breakdown

93% AP

Xerath Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Glacial AugmentUnsealed SpellbookFirst Strike
Hextech FlashtraptionMagical FootwearPerfect Timing
Future's MarketMinion DematerializerBiscuit Delivery
Cosmic InsightApproach VelocityTime Warp Tonic
PrecisionDominationSorceryResolve
Nullifying OrbManaflow BandNimbus Cloak
TranscendenceCelerityAbsolute Focus
ScorchWaterwalkingGathering Storm
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.attack_speed,Attack Speedlol:shardInfo.ability_haste,Ability Haste
lol:shardInfo.adaptive_force,Adaptive Forcelol:shardInfo.armor,Armorlol:shardInfo.magic_resist,Magic Resist
lol:shardInfo.scaling_health,Scaling Healthlol:shardInfo.armor,Armorlol:shardInfo.magic_resist,Magic Resist
Mana Surge

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Arcanopulse

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Eye of Destruction

W

W

W

W

W

Shocking Orb

E

E

E

E

E

Rite of the Arcane

R

R

R

Xerath Skill Order

Q

W

E

Xerath's Matchups

Xerathwinslane against...

Milio

Milio

1345 games

74.6% in Lane

53.8% in Game

Soraka

Soraka

3317 games

74.5% in Lane

50.4% in Game

Braum

Braum

1116 games

74.1% in Lane

56.2% in Game

Alistar

Alistar

2459 games

73.4% in Lane

52.1% in Game

Renata Glasc

Renata Glasc

694 games

73.3% in Lane

52.3% in Game

Janna

Janna

1601 games

72.8% in Lane

49.2% in Game

Rell

Rell

1633 games

71.0% in Lane

49.5% in Game

Rakan

Rakan

3818 games

70.7% in Lane

49.7% in Game

Lulu

Lulu

3429 games

69.9% in Lane

53.1% in Game

Shaco

Shaco

1019 games

69.8% in Lane

52.8% in Game

Nami

Nami

2600 games

69.7% in Lane

52.7% in Game

Sona

Sona

1339 games

68.1% in Lane

49.4% in Game

Thresh

Thresh

7725 games

67.1% in Lane

51.7% in Game

Leona

Leona

2750 games

67.1% in Lane

52.0% in Game

Morgana

Morgana

2899 games

66.5% in Lane

55.1% in Game

Seraphine

Seraphine

1539 games

65.9% in Lane

56.1% in Game

Blitzcrank

Blitzcrank

4823 games

65.4% in Lane

49.6% in Game

Ashe

Ashe

665 games

65.0% in Lane

56.5% in Game

Nautilus

Nautilus

5721 games

64.5% in Lane

50.8% in Game

Maokai

Maokai

648 games

63.1% in Lane

50.0% in Game

Taric

Taric

555 games

62.9% in Lane

43.8% in Game

Brand

Brand

2193 games

62.8% in Lane

55.0% in Game

Bard

Bard

2206 games

62.6% in Lane

47.7% in Game

Swain

Swain

2060 games

62.4% in Lane

55.7% in Game

Karma

Karma

3669 games

61.1% in Lane

51.6% in Game

Zyra

Zyra

4042 games

60.3% in Lane

52.0% in Game

Zilean

Zilean

1142 games

59.8% in Lane

51.0% in Game

Lux

Lux

8178 games

59.8% in Lane

53.9% in Game

Pantheon

Pantheon

1165 games

57.9% in Lane

55.1% in Game

Heimerdinger

Heimerdinger

599 games

56.9% in Lane

55.4% in Game

Yuumi

Yuumi

2678 games

56.7% in Lane

51.7% in Game

Vel'Koz

Vel'Koz

1284 games

56.7% in Lane

52.2% in Game

Twitch

Twitch

515 games

55.1% in Lane

52.6% in Game

Senna

Senna

5309 games

53.6% in Lane

51.3% in Game

Neeko

Neeko

1076 games

53.2% in Lane

51.8% in Game

Pyke

Pyke

3831 games

52.9% in Lane

50.0% in Game

Xerathloseslane against...

Xerath vs Milio

Xerath
vs
Milio

2.5

KDA

3.3

52.2%

Win Rate

49.5%

0%

Pick Rate

0%

21,314

Damage Dealt

3,903

17.9%

Ban Rate

2.39%

Xerath's Trends

Win Rate

52.2%

(-0.5%)

vs last patch
Pick Rate

7.3%

(-0.6%)

vs last patch
Ban Rate

17.9%

(-3.0%)

vs last patch

Xerath Guide

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 2.25 seconds based on distance traveled.
Strengths
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
,
Archangel's Staff
,
Horizon Focus
,
Shadowflame
,
Zhonya's Hourglass
, and
Rabadon's Deathcap
. Can opt for
Crown of the Shattered Queen
or
Liandry's Anguish
when needed.
Weaknesses
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.