Xerath Runes explained
There's one set of runes for Xerath on patch
11.8that is the clear favorite for LoL players and pros alike. The best Xerath Runes on the position Support are
Sorcery as the primary path and
Inspiration as the secondary path with a pick rate of 82%. Besides runes you should take a look on Xerath Build and if you are interested in pro matches take a look at Xerath Probuilds. If you want to discuss
Xerath then you should visit the champion subreddit.
Primary path on Xerath
Sorcery empoweres abilities of Xerath and increases the available champion resources. Most of high elo players – and our LoL pros in the the major regions – have agreed that
Arcane Comet is the best keystone rune to run on
Xerath. This keystone rune adds more damage to your abilities and increases your power in the laning phase. This is usually followed up by taking
Nimbus Cloak, which grants movement speed upon using a summoner spell, works amazingly well with junglers in particular as they take the shortest cooldown summoner spell,
Transcendence for some more Ability Haste.
Scorch increases your control in the early game.
Secondary path on Xerath
When it comes to your secondary path, most
Xerath players prefer to go with
Inspiration opens creative opportunities on Xerath troughout the match. On the
Inspiration path, the best runes for Xerath are
Biscuit Delivery and
Biscuit Delivery is a great rune for laning as it gives additional health and mana, which can help in more aggressive lanes.
Cosmic Insight grants summoner spell and item haste.