Tier

Win Rate

47.9%

Pick Rate

5.3%

Matches

716,879

Zilean AP Runes

Build Patch 14.13

Core Zilean Item Build Order

45.7% Win Rate (24,592 Games)
Lost Chapter

Starting

Luden's Companion

1st

Sorcerer's Shoes

2nd

Stormsurge

3rd

Luden's Companion

4th

Shadowflame

5th

Archangel's Staff

6th

Lost Chapter
Luden's Companion
Sorcerer's Shoes
Stormsurge
Luden's Companion
Shadowflame
Archangel's Staff

Core Zilean Item Build Path

Situational

Stormsurge
Rabadon's Deathcap
Liandry's Torment
Cosmic Drive
Malignance
Cryptbloom
Morellonomicon

Summoner Spells

Flash
79,155 Games47%
33960 Games47%

Zilean Skill Order

0
Time In A Bottle

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

Time Bomb
Rewind
Time Warp
Chronoshift

Zilean Guide

Learn Zilean with our Zilean guide. Learn about Zilean's strengths and Zilean's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Zilean, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • If Zilean successfully channels
    Zilean
    P
    , he gains the same amount of XP.
  • Zilean
    Q
    reveals the affected area as well as struck enemies for 6 seconds.
  • Zilean
    Q
    instantly detonates and stuns enemies if another one hits the same unit.
  • Zilean
    R
    's effect lasts for 5 seconds.
Strengths
  • Excels against immobile champions and enabling his teammates.
  • With enough Ability Haste, he can land a third
    Zilean
    Q
    to chain-CC two stuns.
  • Zilean
    Q
    doubles as a zoning tool to block enemies off from areas.
  • For mid, he excels with items that enhance his ability power, cooldown reduction, and utility.
  • For support, he excels with items that boost his utility, cooldown reduction, and support capabilities.
Weaknesses
  • Has a weaker early game.
  • Zilean
    Q
    will naturally push the wave during trades, leaving his wave in bad spots.
  • If
    Zilean
    R
    is used too early, enemies will typically wait it out and kill the target after.

Zilean's Trends for ARAM

Stay ahead of the curve with the latest win rates, pick rates, and ban rates for Zilean. Our Trends section offers a deep dive into how Zilean is performing in the current meta, with data from the last five patches.
Win Rate

47.9%

(+0.1%)
vs last patch
Pick Rate

5.4%

(-0.0%)
vs last patch