Wild Rift Leona Guide with Item Builds, Runes and Spells

In League of Legends Wild Rift, Leona is a Vanguard champion commonly played in a dragon lane as a Support. Leona is a tank support champion with good crowd control abilities, which allows her to become the first to engage in team fights. Leona is easy to play support champion with good crowd control which makes her S-tier pick for dragon lane support.

In Wild Rift, Leona primarily deals magical damage with her abilities. In this post, we will look at the Best Item Builds, Runes, and Spells for Leona, including some gameplay tips and tricks we have found especially for you, which help you to master Leona much quickly.

Wild Rift Leona Guide with Best Item Builds, Runes and Summoners Spells

Let’s start with the Runes first, 

Best Runes for Leona in Wild Rift

Name Stats

Aftershock

After immobilizing the enemy champion, you gain defence and later deals a burst of magic damage around you.

Defences: 35 AR + 60% bonus armor and 35 MR + 60% bonus magic resistance for 2.5 second

Damage: (12-110) based on your level + 3% max health, magic damage

Cooldown: 20 Seconds

Weakness

Control, Bonus Damage 

Impairing the movement of the enemy champions makes them take 5% more damage in the following 5 seconds.

Loyalty

Shared Bonus AR/ MR

You gain 2 AR and 5 MR. Your closed ally champion gains 5 AR and 2 MR. 

Pack Hunter

Mobility, Team Gold

While near an ally champion gain 2% movement speed. For each unique ally, you participate in takedown with you gain 50 gold and ally gain 50 gold. 

Now, Let’s look at the best summoners spells for Leona, 

Best Summoners Spell for Leona in Wild Rift

Name Stats

Flash

Flash undoubtedly the best spell for any champion you play. Flash is used to teleport your champion forward for any aimed direction. (Cooldown: 150 seconds)

Heal

Restore (80-360) health based on the level and 30% movement speed for 1 second to you and most wounded ally nearby. (Cooldown: 120 seconds)

Note: You can also pick Exhaust or Ignite instead of Heal with Leona based on your playstyle and ADC. 

Exhaust

Ignite

Now, Start with the most important part of this build, “Best Item Build for Leona in Wild Rift”,

Best Item Builds for Leona in Wild Rift

Leona is tank support champion in the wild rift. The best thing about Leona is you can build various items based on the enemy champion you are facing. Now, Let’s begin with the builds,

1. Support Leona Build (Dragon Lane)

Zeke’s convergence

Protector’s Vow

Ninja Tabi

Dead Man’s Plate

Abyssal Mask

Guardian Angel

Ionian Locket

Ward

2. Leona Item Build vs AD Assassins

Dead Man’s Plate

Winter’s Approach

Ninja Tabi

Ionian Stasis

Randuin’s Omen

Warmog’s Approach

Guardian Angel

Ward

3. Leona Item Build vs AP Assassin

Zeke’s convergence

Adaptive Helm

Mercury’s Treads

Dead Man’s Plate

Abyssal Mask

Guardian Angel

Ionian Stasis

Ward

Now, Let’s look at Leona’s Skill analysis with the Best attack combos, 

Leona’s Skill analysis with Best attack combos

1. Passive Skill 

Sunlight

Abilities apply sunlight for 1.5 seconds. Other allied champions consume Sunlight when damaging enemies, dealing 25 bonus magic damage. 
2. First Ability (Shield of Daybreak)

Shield of Daybreak

Empowers the next attack to stun for 1 second and deal 50 bonus magic damage (15 + 15% bonus AP).

Mana: 45//50/55/60

Base Damage: 15/50/85/120

3. Second Ability (Eclipse)

Eclipse

For 3 second gain 25 Armor (25 + 20% bonus armor) and 25 magic resist (25 + 20% bonus magic Resist).

After the effect ends nearby enemies take 60 magic damage (60 + 40% AP). If an enemy is hit, Leona retains defensive bonuses for 3 seconds. 

Cooldown: 14/13/12/11 Second

Resists: 25/35/45/55

Base Damage: 60/95/130/165

3. Third Ability (Zenith Blade)

Zenith Blade

Deal 60 magic damage (60 + 40% bonus AP) to enemies in a line. 

Leona roots the last champion hit for 0.5 second and dashes to them. 

Cooldown: 13/12/11/10

Base Damage: 60/115/170/225

5. Ultimate (Solar Flare)

Solar Flare

Calls down a beam of light, dealing 100 magic damage (100 + 80% bonus AP) and slowing the enemies by 80% for 1.5 seconds. Enemies in the centre are stunned instead of slowed.

Cooldown: 60/50/40

Base Damage: 100/175/250

Now, Let’s look at the Best attack combos for Leona, 

Best Attack Combos for Leona in Wild Rift

In Wild Rift, Leona is commonly played in a dragon lane as support. Leona has various attack combos, and you can use various attack combos based on your playstyle and the enemy champion you are facing. Now, Let’s look at the most common attack combo used by many Leona mains,

Zenith Blade (third ability) > Eclipse (Second Ability) > Solar flare (ultimate) > basic attacks > Shield of Daybreak (First Ability)

Which Leona’s Ability I should upgrade first?

When playing Leona as support, first unlock his third ability, followed by first and second ability. After that, upgrade your third ability until it maxed out, followed first and second ability. Don’t forget to unlock and upgrade your ultimate whenever possible.

Wild Rift Leona Ability Upgradation Path

Shield of Daybreak

2 7 10 11

Eclipse

3 12 14 15

Zenith Blade

1 4 6 8

Solar Flare

5 9 13

Wild Rift Leona’s counters

Alistar

Janna

Braum

Wild Rift Leona Gameplay Tips and Tricks

  1. Leona has three stuns in her kit with first, third and ultimate ability. Always try to create chain CC (Crowd Control) using her abilities. To chain cc use this basic combo Zenith Blade (third ability) > Shield of Daybreak (First Ability) > Solar flare (ultimate).
  2. Leona has lots of stuns so try to engage the enemy every team you see the opportunity.
  3. Always use your second ability (Eclipse) before entering the team fight. 

FAQ

How good is Leona in Wild Rift?

In Wild Rift, Leona is considered as an S-tier pick for dragon lane support.

Which Role I supposed to play with Leona in Wild Rift?

In Wild Rift, Leona is a tank champion and commonly played in a dragon lane as support.

Which Champions cane counter Leona in Wild Rift?

In Wild Rift, Alistar, Braum and Jana can be good counter of Leona.

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