Wild Rift Xin Zhao Guide with Item Build, Runes and Skills

In League of Legends Wild Rift, Xin Zhao is a diver champion commonly played in a Jungle. Xin Zhao primarily deals physical damage with his abilities and is considered as an Easy to Play champion based on his abilities and playstyle.

In Wild Rift, Xin Zhao is considered as an A-tier pick for Jungle. In this post, we will look at the Best Item Builds, Runes, and Summoners Spells for Xin Zhao, including some gameplay tips and tricks we have found especially for you, which will help you to master Xin Zhao more quickly.

Wild Rift Xin Zhao Guide with Item Builds, Runes and Summoners Spells

Let’s begin with the Runes first, 

Best Runes for Xin Zhao in Wild Rift

Name Stats

Conqueror

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.

Brutal

AD/AP, Penetration

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

Hunter Titan

Health, Tenacity

Gain 20 max health, unique champion takedown grants 20 max health and 4% tenacity. 

Mastermind

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 Genus instead of Master Mind for more ability haste. 

Hunter Genius

Now, Let’s look at the Best Summoners Spell for Xin Zhao, 

Best Summoners Spells for Xin Zhao in Wild Rift

Name Stats

Smite

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

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).

Now, Let’s begin with the most important part of this guide, “Best Item Builds for Xin Zhao”, 

Best Item Builds for Xin Zhao in Wild Rift

When playing as a Xin Zhao in Wild Rift, you can build various item based on the enemy champion you are facing and your playstyle. Let’s begin with the Item Builds,

1. Xin Zhao Item Build (Jungle)

Youmuu’s Ghostblade

Mercury’s Treads

Guardian Angel

Trinity Force

Sterak’s Gage

 

Death’s Dance

 

Mercury’s Glory

Oracle

2. Xin Zhao Item Build vs AP assassin

Youmuu’s Ghostblade

Mercury’s Treads

Guardian Angel

Trinity Force

Sterak’s Gage

Spirit Visage

Mercury’s Stasis

Oracle

3. Xin Zhao Item Build vs AD Assassin

Youmuu’s Ghostblade

Mercury’s Treads

Guardian Angel

Trinity Force

Sterak’s Gage

 

Death’s Dance

 

Mercury’s Stasis

Oracle

4. Xin Zhao Item Build vs Tanks

Youmuu’s Ghostblade

Mercury’s Treads

Guardian Angel

Trinity Force

Sterak’s Gage

Mortal Reminder

Mercury’s Glory

Oracle

Now, Let’s look at Xin Zhao’s Ability Analysis with Best Attack Combo, 

Wild Rift Xin Zhao Ability analysis with Best Attack Combos

Let’s begin with Xin Zhao’s Ability  analysis first, 

Wild Rift Xin Zhao’s Ability Analysis

1. Passive (Determination)

Determination

Every third attack deals an additional 15 physical damage (22% AD) and heals for 16 (10 + 10% AD + 40% AP).

2. First Ability (Three Talon Strike)

Three Talon Strike

Empowers the next three attacks to deal an additional 125 physical damage (25 + 40% bonus AD) and reduces the cooldown of the other abilities by 1 second.

The third attack knocks the target up for 0.75 seconds.

Cooldown: 9/8/7/6 Second

Bonus Damage: 25/30/35/40

3. Second Ability (Wind Becomes Lighting)

Wind Becomes Lightning

Xin Zhao slashes his spear, dealing 60 physical damage (40 +30% AD) and slowing by 50% for 1.5 seconds. Xin Zhao then thrusts his spear, dealing 92 physical damage (40 + 80% AD) and slowing by 50% for 1.5 seconds.

Attack speed reduces the cast time.

Deals 50% damage to minions.

Cooldown: 12/11/10/9

First Damage: 40/50/60/70

Second Damage: 40/80/120/160

4. Third Ability (Audacious Charge)

Audacious Charge

Xin Zhao dashes to an enemy, dealing 50 magic damage (50 + 60% AP) to all nearby enemies and slowing them by 30% for 0.5 seconds. Xin Zhao gains a 40% attack speed for 5 seconds.

Base Damage: 50/85/120/155

Attack Speed: 40%/45%/50%/55%

5. Ultimate (Crescent Guard)

Crescent Guard

Xin Zhao Sweeps his spear, dealing physical damage equal to 75 (75 + 100 % bonus AD) plus 15% of enemies maximum health and knocking them back. Xin Zhao blocks damage from enemies far away for 3 seconds. Extended by 0.3 seconds, extended by 0.3 seconds for every attack and ability.

The enemy most recently hit by Xin Zhao’s attack or Audacious charge is not knocked back.

Deals 600 max damage against monsters.

Cooldown: 100/85/70

Base Damage: 75/175/275

Which Xin Zhao ability I should upgrade first? 

When upgrading Xin Zhao’s ability, first upgrade his W (Wind becomes Lighting) for burst attack damage so you clear jungle camp faster. After that, upgrade Xin Zhao’s E (Audacious Charge) for attack speed and then Xin Zhao’s Q (Three Talcon Strike) for more scaling attack damage. Don’t forget to unlock and upgrade the ultimate whenever available.

Xin Zhao’s Ability Upgradation Path

Three Talon Strike

2 12 14 15

Wind Becomes Lightning

3 8 10 11

Audacious Charge

1 4 6 7

Crescent Guard

5 9 13

Best Attack Combos for Xin Zhao in Wild Rift

In Wild Rift, you can create various attack combos for Xin Zhao based on the enemy champion you are facing. Let’s look at some awesome combos used by Xin Zhao mains,

Third Ability (Audacious Charge) > Second Ability (Wind Becomes Lighting) > First Ability (Three Talcon Strike) > Basic Attack > Ultimate (Crescent Guard)

Wild Rift Xin Zhao’s Counters

Wukong

Olaf

Jarvan IV

Lee Sin

Wild Rift Xin Zhao Gameplay Tips and Tricks

  1. Xin Zhao has insane ganking potential with his third ability (Audacious Charge). So, when playing as a Xin Zhao, always look for ganks whenever possible. 
  2. Xin Zhao’s ultimate blocks all incoming damage from far away enemies. You can use this skill both defensively and offensively. 

FAQ

Which Lane/ Role I should play as Xin Zhao?

In Wild Rift, Xin Zhao is a Driver champion and commonly played in a Jungle.

How good is Xin Zhao in Wild Rift?

The Xin Zhao is considered as an A-tier pick for Jungle in Wild Rift.

Which Xin Zhao's ability I should upgrade first?

First, upgrade Xin Zhao's W to the max level, followed by his E and Q. Don't forget to unlock and upgrade ultimate whenever available.

Best Runes for Xin Zhao in Wild Rift?

The Best Runes for Xin Zhao in Wild Rift are Conqueror, Brutal, Hunter Genius and Master Mind.

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