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Sylas·Top Build

Petricite BurstP
Chain LashQ
KingslayerW
Abscond / AbductE
HijackR
Win rate50.1%
Pick rate0.7%
Ban rate9.2%
Matches5 667-
Sylas Top has a 50.1% win rate with 0.7% pick rate in Emerald + and is currently ranked C tier. Based on our analysis of 5 667 matches in patch 14.8 the best build for Sylas is Rod of Ages, Ionian Boots of Lucidity, Lich Bane, Zhonya's Hourglass, and Cryptbloom. Most picked runes for Sylas Top are Conqueror, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity, and Last Stand for primary tree, as well as Second Wind, and Unflinching for secondary tree.
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Sylas Build

Top Top  Patch 14.8

Most Popular

Win Rate 53.6% based on 459 matches

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Recommended builds

Build
WR
ConquerorResolve
Rod of Ages

Most Popular

53.6%
ConquerorResolve
Lich Bane

2nd Most Popular

53.2%
ElectrocuteSorcery
Lich Bane

Alternative

59.2%
First StrikeResolve
Lich Bane

Off-Meta

62.4%

Top Players
ALL

Player name
WR
iconRankName

InDiano ajOnes OTP

75.0%

Matchup Specific

vs Champion
WR

Malphite

61.8%

runes

Precision
Precision
Press the AttackLethal TempoFleet FootworkConqueror
Overheal
Triumph
Presence of Mind
Legend: Alacrity
Legend: Tenacity
Legend: Bloodline
Coup de Grace
Cut Down
Last Stand
Resolve
Resolve
Demolish
Font of Life
Shield Bash
Conditioning
Second Wind
Bone Plating
Overgrowth
Revitalize
Unflinching
Adaptive Force
Attack Speed
Ability Haste
Adaptive Force
Move Speed
Health Scaling
Health
Tenacity and Slow Resist
Health Scaling

spells

SummonerFlash

D

SummonerTeleport

F

items

Starter Items

Time Target
Doran's Ring
Health Potion
2
Stealth Ward

@ 15 sec

Early Items

Blasting Wand
Boots

@ 4 min

Core Items

Rod of Ages
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Lich Bane

@ 21 min

Full Build

Rod of Ages
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Lich Bane
Zhonya's Hourglass
Cryptbloom
Rabadon's Deathcap

ability order

Max:

W

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E

right arrow

Q

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Skills

Petricite Burst
Chain Lash
Kingslayer
Abscond / Abduct
Hijack
1
E
2
W
3
Q
4
W
5
W
6
R
7
W
8
E
9
W
10
E
11
R
12
E
13
E
14
Q
15
Q
16
R
17
Q
18
Q

situational items

Shadowflame
Cosmic Drive
Morellonomicon
Stormsurge
Void Staff
Riftmaker

Sylas Matchups Overview

Sylas General information

Sylas tips and tricks

During the laning phase, think twice before using your Abscond / AbductE. Check the map to ensure the Jungler’s not nearby and ready to gank you. If they’re not nearby, you can use your Abscond / AbductE aggressively.

Think twice before stealing somebodies Ultimate. As Sylas’ Ultimate HijackR can be game-changing, make sure you take the most impactful enemy Ultimate for late game team fights.

Play around your Passive as much as possible to deal more damage while trading.

Sylas combos

Every combo you need to master the champion!

The Best Sylas Builds, Runes and Items for Top in Emerald +

Most Popular

If you want to use the most popular Sylas Top build, you should take Flash and Teleport as your Summoner Spells. For runes, you should pick Conqueror as your keystone, followed by Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity and Last Stand in the primary tree, as well as Second Wind and Unflinching in the secondary tree. For rune shards, you want Adaptive Force in offense, Adaptive Force in flex and Health Scaling in defense, though it depends on the matchup. Finally, for your items, you should build Rod of Ages as your first item, followed by Ionian Boots of Lucidity and Lich Bane. For your last 3 items, you should build Zhonya's Hourglass, Cryptbloom and finish with Rabadon's Deathcap. For the skill order, you want to stick with W - E - Q. Right now, this build has 53.6% winrate over 459 matches played.

Optional

Your second option for Sylas Top build would be to take Flash and Teleport as your Summoner Spells. The runes that this build takes advantage of are Conqueror as your keystone, Presence of Mind, Legend: Tenacity and Last Stand in the primary tree, and Second Wind with Unflinching in the secondary tree. The shards used in this build are Adaptive Force in offense, Adaptive Force in flex and Health Scaling in defense. The items for the build are Lich Bane, which you should build first, followed by Sorcerer's Shoes as your second item and Shadowflame as your third item. The rest of the items in order are Zhonya's Hourglass, Rabadon's Deathcap and Banshee's Veil. The skill order for this build is W - E - Q. In the current patch, this build has a 53.2% win rate over 310 matches.

Alternative

If you're looking for alternatives, you can use Flash and Teleport as your Summoner Spells, with runes being Electrocute as your keystone, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection and Relentless Hunter in the primary tree, and Scorch with Transcendence in the secondary tree, as well as Adaptive Force, Adaptive Force, and Health Scaling as your rune shards. The items that this build incorporates are Lich Bane as your first item, then Sorcerer's Shoes as a second item and Shadowflame as a third item. You want to finish the build with Zhonya's Hourglass, Rabadon's Deathcap and Frozen Heart. As far as ability max order goes, you want to keep it W - E - Q. This build is currently sitting at a 59.2% win rate across 260 matches played.

Off-Meta

If you want to try an Off-Meta Sylas Top build in the current patch, try Flash and Teleport as your Summoner Spells, First Strike, Magical Footwear, Biscuit Delivery and Cosmic Insight as your primary rune tree, and Second Wind with Unflinching as your secondary tree. Use Adaptive Force, Adaptive Force and Health Scaling as your shards. For items in this build, you want to complete Lich Bane as your first item, then finish Sorcerer's Shoes as your second item, and Shadowflame as third item. The last 3 options are Zhonya's Hourglass, Rabadon's Deathcap and Void Staff. The ability order for this build is W - E - Q. As of the current patch, this build has a 62.4% win rate over 197 matches played.

Situational Sylas Runes and Items

Depending on the context of your game, your matchup, and enemy champions, you might want to consider building some situational items or take specific runes. Carefully examine your team, enemy team, game state , and your matchup to plan your Sylas build accordingly! For example, when it comes to rune shards, you might want to take either Armor or Magic Resist, depending on which champion you are about to lane against.

Furthermore, if you want a more detailed breakdown, you should also check out Sylas runes page.

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Sylas Counters - Best and Worst Matchups for Top in Emerald +

Best Matchups

In Patch 14.8 the best possible matchups for Sylas Top are:

Consider picking Sylas into these matches to increase your chance to win a game. These are the most popular Top matchups that currently are in favor of Sylas.

Worst Matchups

We highly recommend avoiding picking Sylas in the current patch into the following Top matchups:

These champions are considered as Sylas counters in the current patch, and playing such a matchup will decrease your chances of winning a game.

Additional Notes

If you want to find out more about best and worst matchups, as well as specific matchup statistics, we highly encourage you to check our Sylas counters page. Keep in mind that while the champion may counter or be countered, it also comes down to your individual skill, the skill of your opponent, your team, and enemy team compositions.