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Playstyle: Xerath Builds

  1. Adaptive & Wave Clear

    1,457 Games

    First Strike
    Sorcery
    Luden's Tempest

    52%

  2. Poke & Wave Clear

    1,232 Games

    Arcane Comet
    Inspiration
    Luden's Tempest

    55%

  3. Adaptive & Burn

    426 Games

    First Strike
    Sorcery
    Liandry's Anguish

    54%

  4. Poke & Burn

    390 Games

    Arcane Comet
    Inspiration
    Liandry's Anguish

    53%

Pro Xerath Builds

  1. Vulcan
    FlyQuest

    Vulcan

    Arcane Comet
    Inspiration
    Luden's Tempest

    vs

    Pyke
  2. Vulcan
    FlyQuest

    Vulcan

    Arcane Comet
    Inspiration
    Luden's Tempest

    vs

    Sona
  3. Delight
    Gen.G

    Delight

    Arcane Comet
    Inspiration
    Crown of the Shattered Queen

    vs

    Varus
  4. Mersa
    Team Heretics

    Mersa

    Arcane Comet
    Inspiration
    Lost Chapter

    vs

    Ashe
  5. Diamond
    Dignitas

    Diamond

    First Strike
    Sorcery
    Luden's Tempest

    vs

    Senna
  6. Bolulu
    Immortals

    Bolulu

    First Strike
    Sorcery
    Liandry's Anguish

    vs

    Rell

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

Mejai's Soulstealer
Dark Seal

5th

Morellonomicon
Oblivion Orb
Hextech Alternator
Amplifying Tome

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

Mejai's Soulstealer
Dark Seal

5th

Morellonomicon
Oblivion Orb
Hextech Alternator
Amplifying Tome

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

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

Summoner Spells

FlashExhaust

Damage Breakdown

94% 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...

Alistar

Alistar

60 games

81.7% in Lane

55.0% in Game

Braum

Braum

38 games

81.6% in Lane

57.9% in Game

Hwei

Hwei

80 games

81.3% in Lane

72.5% in Game

Lulu

Lulu

119 games

77.3% in Lane

61.3% in Game

Milio

Milio

85 games

76.5% in Lane

47.1% in Game

Janna

Janna

128 games

75.0% in Lane

56.3% in Game

Soraka

Soraka

94 games

74.5% in Lane

48.9% in Game

Renata Glasc

Renata Glasc

52 games

73.1% in Lane

38.5% in Game

Rakan

Rakan

133 games

72.2% in Lane

40.6% in Game

Ashe

Ashe

106 games

70.8% in Lane

57.5% in Game

Blitzcrank

Blitzcrank

150 games

70.7% in Lane

58.7% in Game

Maokai

Maokai

44 games

70.5% in Lane

50.0% in Game

Thresh

Thresh

259 games

70.3% in Lane

50.6% in Game

Rell

Rell

42 games

69.0% in Lane

47.6% in Game

Sona

Sona

52 games

67.3% in Lane

51.9% in Game

Zyra

Zyra

149 games

66.4% in Lane

49.7% in Game

Lux

Lux

302 games

66.2% in Lane

55.3% in Game

Leona

Leona

107 games

65.4% in Lane

55.1% in Game

Swain

Swain

65 games

64.6% in Lane

58.5% in Game

Morgana

Morgana

127 games

64.6% in Lane

52.8% in Game

Nautilus

Nautilus

186 games

64.5% in Lane

48.4% in Game

Yuumi

Yuumi

98 games

64.3% in Lane

57.1% in Game

Nami

Nami

108 games

63.0% in Lane

42.6% in Game

Seraphine

Seraphine

56 games

62.5% in Lane

48.2% in Game

Bard

Bard

76 games

61.8% in Lane

40.8% in Game

Zilean

Zilean

44 games

59.1% in Lane

52.3% in Game

Neeko

Neeko

51 games

58.8% in Lane

58.8% in Game

Karma

Karma

151 games

58.3% in Lane

44.4% in Game

Brand

Brand

94 games

56.4% in Lane

58.5% in Game

Senna

Senna

301 games

56.1% in Lane

53.2% in Game

Shaco

Shaco

25 games

56.0% in Lane

40.0% in Game

Pyke

Pyke

159 games

50.9% in Lane

59.7% in Game

Xerathloseslane against...

Pantheon

Pantheon

30 games

43.3% in Lane

53.3% in Game

Vel'Koz

Vel'Koz

64 games

48.4% in Lane

48.4% in Game

Win Rate

52.0%

(-0.1%)

vs last patch
Pick Rate

6.7%

(+0.5%)

vs last patch
Ban Rate

16.8%

(+2.1%)

vs last patch

Xerath Guide

Key Insights
Xerath
P
restores double mana if the target is an enemy champion.
If
Xerath
Q
ends and Xerath doesn't fire it, half of the mana cost is refunded.
Enemies hit by the center of
Xerath
W
take 66.7% increased damage and are slowed by a greater amount.
Xerath
W
and
Xerath
R
reveal their affected areas.
Xerath
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.
Xerath
W
's slow can guarantee
Xerath
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.
Xerath
E
is his engage tool but also a protection tool. He becomes much easier to collapse on without it.