Zilean AP Runes

Build Patch 14.14

Core Zilean Item Build Order

59.4% Win Rate (466 Games)
World Atlas

Starting

Ionian Boots of Lucidity

1st

Shurelya's Battlesong

2nd

Imperial Mandate

3rd

Shurelya's Battlesong

4th

Imperial Mandate

5th

Archangel's Staff

6th

World Atlas
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Shurelya's Battlesong
Imperial Mandate
Shurelya's Battlesong
Imperial Mandate
Archangel's Staff

Core Zilean Item Build Path

Situational

Luden's Companion
Morellonomicon
Cosmic Drive
Warmog's Armor
Blackfire Torch
Zhonya's Hourglass
Liandry's Torment

Summoner Spells

Flash
2,458 Games57%
1191 Games57%

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.