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Shen Build

Ki Barrier
Twilight Assault
Q
Spirit's Refuge
W
Shadow Dash
E
Stand United
R
Tank
Tank
3/5
Win/Loss
<1%
Pick Rate
<1%
Ban Rate

Matchups

Shen is strong against
57%
57%
56%
56%
56%
Yorick
56%
Nasus
55%
Irelia
55%
Pantheon
54%
Jax
54%
Shyvana
54%
Kayle
54%
Gnar
54%
Renekton
54%
Volibear
53%
Wukong
53%
Teemo
53%
Sylas
53%
Ornn
53%
Gangplank
53%
Shen is weak against
Illaoi
48%
Aatrox
48%
Darius
49%
Olaf
50%
Sett
50%
Tryndamere
50%
Mordekaiser
50%
Sejuani
50%
Urgot
51%
Gwen
51%
Fiora
51%
Sion
51%
Kled
52%
Riven
52%
Garen
52%
Gangplank
53%
Ornn
53%
Sylas
53%
Teemo
53%
Wukong
53%

Early Shen Build

Summoner Spells
FlashTeleport
53%
30
Flash
47%
27
Starter Items
Doran's Shield
Health Potion
100%
57
Starter Trinket
Stealth Ward
100%
57
Item
First
Second
Sunfire Aegis
38%
21
Frostfire Gauntlet
35%
20
Force of Nature
9%
5

Shen Item Build

Mythic Item
Sunfire Aegis
52%
27
Frostfire Gauntlet
48%
25
Item Buy Order
Two
Three
Sunfire Aegis
Randuin's Omen
13%
7
Frostfire Gauntlet
Titanic Hydra
12%
6
Sunfire Aegis
Force of Nature
11%
6
Core Items
Sunfire Aegis
47%
27
Frostfire Gauntlet
43%
25
Thornmail
30%
17
Titanic Hydra
29%
17
Randuin's Omen
26%
15
Force of Nature
23%
13
Redemption
21%
12
Warmog's Armor
10%
6
Knight's Vow
9%
5
Final Boots
Plated Steelcaps
74%
42
13%
8
13%
7
Final Trinket
Stealth Ward
64%
36
24%
14
12%
7

Abilities

Spell Skill Priority
Twilight Assault
Q
Shadow Dash
E
Spirit's Refuge
W
100%
57
Twilight Assault
Q
Spirit's Refuge
W
Shadow Dash
E
Stand United
R

Runes

Resolve + Domination
1
2
3
Resolve
Resolve
Grasp of the Undying
Aftershock
Guardian
Demolish
Font of Life
Shield Bash
Conditioning
Second Wind
Bone Plating
Overgrowth
Revitalize
Unflinching
Domination
Domination
Cheap Shot
Taste of Blood
Sudden Impact
Zombie Ward
Ghost Poro
Eyeball Collection
Treasure Hunter
Ingenious Hunter
Relentless Hunter
Ultimate Hunter
Offense
Offense
Offense
Offense
Flex
Flex
Defense
Flex
Flex

How to play Shen

Shen
Shen – the Eye of Twilight – is based on our LoL Tier List on patch
12.14
a A-Tier Top Top champion. Based on ranked matches from summoners with a PLATINUM+ tier,
Shen
Shen has a win rate of
52.4%
, a pick rate of
4.8%
, a ban rate of
0.9%
and an average KDA Ratio of
0.0
, which shows that the
Tank
Tank is in a good spot in the current meta of season 12. If you want to learn how to play Shen on your matches, keep in mind that this champion is moderately difficult to play in LoL. This Shen guide will give you also an understanding on how to beat Shen. Besides the upcoming Shen Top Build the position Support is a valid choice as well.

Pregame Build

In champion select you need to choose your

Shen
Shen runes and summoner spells. The best Shen Top Runes
12.14
are
Resolve
Resolve as the primary path and
Domination
Domination as the secondary path. The most supportive
Shen
Shen keystone rune is
Grasp of the Undying
Grasp of the Undying.
Flash
Flash and
Ignite are the summoner spells, which fits this LoL Shen Build the most.

Item Build on Shen

The starter items for the best Shen Build on patch

12.14
are
Doran's Shield
Doran's Shield,
Health Potion
Health Potion, and a
Stealth Ward
Stealth Ward as the trinket. 63% of all Shen Probuilds include
Frostfire Gauntlet
Frostfire Gauntlet as the favoured mythic item. As the game progresses, the most popular
Shen
Shen items are
Frostfire Gauntlet
Frostfire Gauntlet and
Redemption
Redemption.
Plated Steelcaps
Plated Steelcaps are the most bought
Shen
Shen boots by Pros. This Shen Build will outstandingly increase your chances to gain LP and to climb the leaderboard in LoL.

Shen Abilities

At the beginning of a match start to skill the ability

Twilight Assault
Twilight Assault on
Shen
Shen. As the match progresses, it is best to maximise
Twilight Assault
Twilight Assault into
Shadow Dash
Shadow Dash and at last
Spirit's Refuge
Spirit's Refuge.
Twilight Assault
Twilight Assault is a very strong ability of
Shen
Shen in order to build up a lead and dominate your opponents. The passive is called
Ki Barrier
Ki Barrier and there is no need to set it manually on a Shen Build.

Select one of the abilities below in order to start a clip of the ability:
Ki Barrier
Twilight Assault
Q
Spirit's Refuge
W
Shadow Dash
E
Stand United
R
Ki Barrier

After casting a spell, Shen gets a shield. Affecting other champions reduces the cooldown of this effect.

Biography

Among the secretive, Ionian warriors known as the Kinkou, Shen serves as their leader, the Eye of Twilight. He longs to remain free from the confusion of emotion, prejudice, and ego, and walks the unseen path of dispassionate judgment between the spirit realm and the physical world. Tasked with enforcing the equilibrium between them, Shen wields blades of steel and arcane energy against any who would threaten it.

Read Shen's bio

Available Shen Skins

Besides the Shen build you can select a skin for Shen. The best Shen skins you can find below.

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