Xin Zhao Bruiser Runes

Build Patch 14.13

Core Xin Zhao Item Build Order

58.8% Win Rate (21458 Games)
Doran's Shield

Starting

Eclipse

1st

Plated Steelcaps

2nd

Sundered Sky

3rd

Sundered Sky

4th

Eclipse

5th

Black Cleaver

6th

Doran's Shield
Eclipse
Plated Steelcaps
Sundered Sky
Sundered Sky
Eclipse
Black Cleaver

Core Xin Zhao Item Build Path

Situational

Sterak's Gage
Titanic Hydra
Death's Dance
Frozen Heart
Maw of Malmortius
Wit's End
Spear of Shojin

Summoner Spells

102395 Games59%

Xin Zhao Skill Order

0
Determination

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Three Talon Strike
Wind Becomes Lightning
Audacious Charge
Crescent Guard

Xin Zhao Guide

Learn Xin Zhao with our Xin Zhao guide. Learn about Xin Zhao's strengths and Xin Zhao's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Xin Zhao, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • Xin Zhao
    Q
    resets Xin Zhao's auto attack.
  • Each
    Xin Zhao
    Q
    auto lowers Xin Zhao's other abilities' cooldowns by 1 second.
  • The last enemy champion Xin Zhao hit with an auto,
    Xin Zhao
    W
    's thrust, or
    Xin Zhao
    E
    is Challenged for 3 seconds.
  • Against enemies Xin Zhao has Challenged,
    Xin Zhao
    E
    's range is increased to 1100 and they cannot be knocked back by
    Xin Zhao
    R
    .
Strengths
  • Has a strong early game, and has the option to play aggressively and invade the enemy jungler.
  • His teamfighting becomes much stronger after unlocking
    Xin Zhao
    R
    .
  • Xin Zhao
    R
    doubles as a disengaging tool.
  • Excels with items that enhance his dueling capabilities, survivability, and engage potential.
Weaknesses
  • Can be kited very easily by mobile champions or ones who outrange him.
  • Needs a lead to stay ahead, and falls off if he doesn't get one.
  • Once
    Xin Zhao
    E
    is used, Xin Zhao has no way out of a fight.