Wild Rift Shyvana guide with Item Build, Runes and Skills

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In Wild Rift, Shvyana is a juggernaut champion commonly played in a jungle. Shvyana is considered as an S-tier pick for juggling fighter in Wild Rift. Shvyana primarily deals physical damage with her basic attack and abilities and gets lots of health and armor in her dragon form.

Shvyana is considered as moderately difficult to play champion in Wild Rift. In this post, we will look at the Best Item Builds, Runes, Spells for Shvyana, including some gameplay tips and tricks we have found especially for you.

Wild Rift Shyvana guide with Item Builds, Runes and Spells

Let’s begin with the best rune for Shyvana, 

Best Runes for Shyvana in Wild Rift

Name  Stats


Gain Stacks of adaptive force when hitting a champion with a separate attack or abilities. It stacks up to 5 times. When fully stacked, deals bonus adaptive damage to and champion.

Per Stack: (2-6) bonus AD or (4-12) AP for 8%

Fully Stacked Bonus: 10% Bonus adaptive damage to champions.


AD/AP, Penetration

Gain 7 AD and 2% armor penetration, or 14 AP and 2% Magic penetration (Adaptive). 

Spirit Walker

Health, Slow resist 

Gain 50 max health and 20% slow resistance.


Objective, Gold

Deal 10% true damage to epic monsters and turrets. Earn an extra 100 gold and 500 XP upon taking or assisting in taking these objectives.

Note: You can also pick Hunter titan instead of Spirit Walker as it grants health and tenacity for each kill.

Hunter Titan

Now, Let’s look at the best summoners spell for Shyvana, 

Best Summoners Spell for Shyvana in Wild Rift

Name Stats


Smite deals 400-1000 damage to monsters, including epic monsters and minions. When you smite a monster, it will restore 70(+10% of maximum Health).

After four smite hits, smite can be upgraded to the chilling smite and challenging smite. After upgrading, you can use smite on enemy champion also.

Hunting License: Earns 20% more experiences from the monsters.


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)

The Best and must-have summoners spell for Shyvana is smite. Shyvana is really good at taking objectives with her dragon form, but Shyvana lacks mobility, so the best spell you use with smite is Flash.

Now, Let’s move on to the most important part of the guide, “Best Item Builds for Shyvana in Wild Rift”,

Best Item Builds for Shyvana in Wild Rift

The best thing about Shyvana is you can use various adaptive builds with her based on the enemy champion you are facing. So, Let’s begin,

1. Shyvana Item Build (AD, Jungle)

Trinity Force

Ninja Tabi

Sterak’s Gage

Guardian Angle

Death’s Dance

Spirit Visage

Glorious Enchant


When playing as a Shyvana in jungler, build trinity force as your first item as it will give you +20 attack damage with +40% attack speed and +200 max health. After that, build Ninja tabi boots as your second item for movement speed and armor.

Build Sterak’s Gage as your third item as it will give you +400 Max health and increase the damage of your basic attacks by 50%. After the Sterak’s Gage build guardian angle as your fourth item as it will give you +40 armor with +40 attack damage, and it will restore 50% base health and 30% mana after 4 seconds when you take lethal damage.

Core items for Shyvana: 

Trinity Force

Sterak’s Gage

Guardian Angle

2. Shyvana Item Build vs Tanks 

Trinity Force

Ninja Tabi

Sterak’s Gage

Guardian Angle

Black cleaver

Spirit Visage

Glorious Enchant


If your enemy team has lots of tanks or champions with lots of armor, you have to change your build path a little bit to counter them. You can counter tanky enemy champions by building Black Cleaver as your fifth item, as it will give you +350 max health, +30 attack damage, and +25 ability haste. Black cleaver reduces the enemy armor when you attack them, which is very important when playing against tanky champions.  

3. Shyvana Item Build vs AD, AP Assassins 

Trinity Force

Ninja Tabi

Sterak’s Gage

Guardian Angle

Black cleaver

Spirit Visage

Stasis Enchant


Shyvana becomes very tanky champions when you build his first three core items, Trinity force, Sterak’s Gage, and guardian angel. On top of that, Shyvana gets bonus health in her dragon form, so you don’t need to worry about enemies’ assassin champions as you will be their least favourite target. But if you are taking too much damage from enemies assassin champion, then include Stasis enchant boots in your build. Stasis enchant is the best item you can buy to counter enemy assassin champions.

4. Shyvana AP Build 

Nashor’s Tooth

Gluttonous Greaves

Infinity Orb

Rabadon’s Deathcap


Void Staff

Glorious Enchant


When playing as AP Shyvana, build Nashor’s tooth as your first item as it will give you +70 ability power and +50% attack speed which will be helpful in clearing jungle camps and ganks. After that, build Gluttonous Greaves boots for movement speed and magical vamp.

Build Infinity Orb as your third item as it will give you +60 ability power with +200 max health and +15% armor penetration. After the infinity orb, build Rabadon’s Deathcap as your fourth item as it will grant you +130 ability power.

Now, Let’s move on to the Shyvana skill analysis with best attack combos, 

Wild Rift Shyvana Skill analysis with Best attack combos

Let’s begin with the Shyvana’s skill analysis first, 

Wild Rift Shyvana Skill analysis with Stats



1. Passive 

Shyvana Fury of the Dragonborn Ability LoL Wild Rift

Fury of the dragon born

Deals 20% more damage to elemental drakes. Killing a drake empowers Shyvana’s ability in dragon form. 

2. Twin Bite (First ability)

Shyvana Twin Bite Ability LoL Wild Rift

Twin Bite

Empower’s Shyvana’s next attack to strike twice, dealing 58 (100% AD) and 12 (20% AD) physical damage respectively. Attacks reduce the cooldown of Twin Bite by 0.5 seconds. 

Dragon Form: Strikes in a larger area and applies on hits to all enemies. 

Slaying mountain drake grants weight of the mountain, causing twin bite to slow enemies hit by 40% while in dragon form. 

AD (Attack Damage): 20%/40%/60%/80%

Cooldown: 7.8/6.8/5.9/4.9 Seconds

3. Burnout (second ability)

Shyvana Burnout Ability LoL Wild Rift


Deals 25 magic damage (25+ 25% AD) per second to nearby enemies and hastes Shyvana by 30% decaying over 3 seconds. Attacking extends the duration of the Burnout by 4 seconds.

Dragon Form: Expabnbds the flames, dealing damage in a larger area.

Slaying cloud drag grants wings of the cloud, causing Burnout to haste Shyvana by an additional 25% while in Dragon form.

Base Damage: 25/40/55/70

MS (Movement Speed): 30%/35%/40%/45%

Cooldown: 14.6/13.7/12.7/11.7 Second

4. Flame Breath (Third ability)

Shyvana Flame Breath Ability LoL Wild Rift

Flame Breath

Launches a fireball that deals 78 magic damage (60 + 30% AD + 40% AP) to enemies hit and scorches them for 5 seconds. Shyvana’s attacks on scorched enemies deal bonus magic damage equal to 3.5% of their max health. 

Dragon Form: The fireball explodes on the impact, dealing 139 magic damage (110 + 50% AD + 70% AP) in an area and leaving a fire for 4 seconds that deals 40 magic damage (34 +10% AD + 20% AP) and scorches enemies within it. 

Slaying infernal dragon grants Breath of the infernal, converting the damage dealt to scorched enemies to true damage while in dragon form. 

Base Damage: 60/110/160/210

Cooldown: 10.7/9.8/8.8/7.8

5. Dragon’s Descent (Ultimate)

Shyvana Dragon's Descent Ability LoL Wild Rift

Dragon’s Descent

Passive: Generates 1 fury per second and 2 furies per attack at 100 furies Shyvana can cast Dragon’s Descent. Shyvana remains in the dragon form until it consumes all of her furies.

Active: Transform into a Dragon, gaining 150 physical health and flying to a target location. Enemies along Shyvana’s path take 150 magic damage (150 + 80% AP) and are knocked toward her landing point.

Slaying ocean drake grants life of the ocean, adding 100 more health while in dragon form.

Base Damage: 150/250/350

HP: 150/250/350

Now, Let’s look at the best attack combos for Shyvana, 

Best attack combo for Shyvana in Wild Rift

Shyvana does not have any particular attack combo in Wild Rift. But, for the beginning, you can use the attack combo use by many Shyvana mains,

Dragon’s Descent (Ultimate) > Flame Breath (third ability) > Burn Out (Second Ability) > Twin Bite (First ability) > Basic attacks

Which Shyvana’s ability I should upgrade first? 

When upgrading Shyvana’s abilities, first unlock her second ability, then second, and after that, first. After unlocking all three abilities, keep upgrading the third ability to max level than second and after that first ability. Don’t forget to unlock to upgrade the ultimate ability whenever available with the highest priority.

Shyvana’s Ability Upgration Path
Shyvana Twin Bite Ability LoL Wild Rift

Twin Bite

3 12 14 15
Shyvana Burnout Ability LoL Wild Rift


1 4 6 8
Shyvana Flame Breath Ability LoL Wild Rift

Flame Breath

2 7 10 11
Shyvana Dragon's Descent Ability LoL Wild Rift

Dragon’s Descent

5 9 13

Wild Rift Shyvana Counters


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Wild Rift Shyvana gameplay tips and tricks

  1. Use your ultimate Dragon’s Descent to secure important objectives and only use your ultimate while ganking if you are sure that you or your team can get a kill. 
  2. When playing as Shyvana, your primary target should be dragons as each dragon gives a different buff to a Shyvana’s abilities.


How good is Shyvana in wild rift?

In Wild Rift, Shyvana is considered an S-tier jungler.

Which is the most suitable role for Shyvana in Wild Rift?

Shyvana is a Fighter champion in Wild Rift and commonly played as a jungler.

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