Tier

Win Rate

37.7%

Pick Rate

3.6%

Ban Rate

2.7%

Matches

13,303
Zilean Runes
Core Zilean Item Build Order26.5% Win Rate (83 Games)
Archangel's Staff

1st

Ionian Boots of Lucidity

2nd

Luden's Companion

3rd

Archangel's Staff

4th

Luden's Companion

5th

Cosmic Drive

6th

Archangel's Staff
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Luden's Companion
Archangel's Staff
Luden's Companion
Cosmic Drive

Core Zilean Item Build Path

Situational

Rabadon's Deathcap
Void Staff
Morellonomicon
Shadowflame
Stormsurge
Banshee's Veil
Zhonya's Hourglass

Summoner Spells

30.1% Win Rate (103 Games)
Flash
Zilean Skill Order0
Time In A Bottle

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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.