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Playstyle Builds

Pro Builds

  1. Aesenar

    Shurelya's Battlesong

    vs

    Bard
  2. Farfetch

    Bandleglass Mirror

    vs

    Senna
  3. Moham

    Shurelya's Battlesong

    vs

    Rell
  4. Tolerant

    Shurelya's Battlesong

    vs

    Rakan
  5. Pyrka

    Shurelya's Battlesong

    vs

    Braum
  6. TynX

    Shurelya's Battlesong

    vs

    Rakan

Core Build Order

Spellthief's Edge
Health Potion

Starting

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

1st

Shurelya's Battlesong
KindlegemBandleglass Mirror

2nd

Chemtech Putrifier
Oblivion OrbBandleglass Mirror

3rd

Archangel's Staff
Tear of the GoddessKindlegemBlasting Wand

4th

Zhonya's Hourglass
Seeker's ArmguardStopwatchFiendish Codex

5th

Watchful Wardstone

6th

Spellthief's Edge
Health Potion

Starting

Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Boots

1st

Shurelya's Battlesong
KindlegemBandleglass Mirror

2nd

Chemtech Putrifier
Oblivion OrbBandleglass Mirror

3rd

Archangel's Staff
Tear of the GoddessKindlegemBlasting Wand

4th

Zhonya's Hourglass
Seeker's ArmguardStopwatchFiendish Codex

5th

Watchful Wardstone

6th

Core Build Path

Boots
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Tear of the Goddess
Kindlegem
Bandleglass Mirror
Shurelya's Battlesong
Oblivion Orb
Bandleglass Mirror
Chemtech Putrifier

Summoner Spells

FlashExhaust

Starting Items

Spellthief's EdgeHealth PotionHealth Potion

Damage Breakdown

83% AP

Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Summon AeryArcane CometPhase Rush
Nullifying OrbManaflow BandNimbus Cloak
TranscendenceCelerityAbsolute Focus
ScorchWaterwalkingGathering Storm
PrecisionDominationInspirationResolve
Cheap ShotTaste of BloodSudden Impact
Zombie WardGhost PoroEyeball Collection
Treasure HunterIngenious HunterRelentless HunterUltimate Hunter
Time In A Bottle

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Time Bomb

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Rewind

W

W

W

W

W

Time Warp

E

E

E

E

E

Chronoshift

R

R

R

Skill Order

Q

E

W

Zilean's Matchups

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Zilean's Trends

Playing against Zilean

Key Insights
If Zilean successfully channels
P
, he gains the same amount of XP.
Q
reveals the affected area as well as struck enemies for 6 seconds.
Q
instantly detonates and stuns enemies if another one hits the same unit.
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
Q
to chain-CC two stuns.
Q
doubles as a zoning tool to block enemies off from areas.
For mid, he synergizes well with
Everfrost
,
Archangel's Staff
,
Cosmic Drive
,
Zhonya's Hourglass
,
Banshee's Veil
, and
Rabadon's Deathcap
. Can opt for
Luden's Tempest
or
Imperial Mandate
when needed.
For support, he synergizes well with
Shurelya's Battlesong
,
Archangel's Staff
,
Cosmic Drive
,
Redemption
, and
Zhonya's Hourglass
. Can opt for
Moonstone Renewer
,
Imperial Mandate
, or
Everfrost
when needed.
Weaknesses
Has a weaker early game.
Q
will naturally push the wave during trades, leaving his wave in bad spots.
If
R
is used too early, enemies will typically wait it out and kill the target after.