Xerath Guide

Learn Xerath with our Xerath guide. Learn about Xerath's strengths and Xerath weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Xerath, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
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.
  • Excels with items that boost his ability power, mana sustain, and magic penetration.
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.