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League of Legends S12: Yone Top Build Guide

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League of Legends S12: Yone Top Build Guide

Find out all you need to know to build Yone Top in League of Legends Season 12, including runes, items, and skill order.

League of Legends S12: Yone Top Build Guide

From runes to items, gameplay tips amd more, we've put together a guide to help you master playing Yone in the toplane in League of Legends.

Be mindful that there are several ways to build and play a champion, and you'll need to be adaptable as the game and the enemy team progress.

That said, this guide is a good starting point to helping you get to grips with the champion and making an impact in your games.


Yone Rune Choices - League of Legends
Yone Rune Choices

Core Items

Immortal Shieldbow

3400 Gold

Mortal Reminder

2500 Gold


Immortal Shieldbow helps marksmen survive burst damage, and adds valuable lifesteal.

Mortal Reminder and Infinity Edge are other core items that ramp up Yone's damage potential hugely, in particular with regard to critical hits.

Other good items include Death's Dance and Bloodthirster..

Starting Item & Boots

Health Potion

50 Gold

Doran's Blade

450 Gold

Berserker's Greaves

1100 Gold

Skill Order

While your choices may differ according to how the game progresses, the typical Yone skill priority is:

R > Q > E > W

Summoner Spells

These are the summoner spells most typically taken by Yone in this role. Naturally, this may change depending on match-ups.

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Yone feels like he plays similarly to his brother Yasuo. You'll want to poke the enemy toplaner as much as possible, and essentially bully them out of the lane. He has great burst potential in duels, and relies primarily on auto-attacks to deal damage. He has few escape tools however, and is an all-in kind of champion. Don't get frustrated when you die, just come back and do it all again.

  • Level 1 - Take Q - Mortal Steel, for the dash and poke potential.
  • Level 2 - Take W - Spirit Cleave, for the area damage and on-hit shield.
  • First Back - Start working towards your Immortal Shieldbow, or pick up boots.

Tips & Tricks

  • Attack Speed reduces the cooldown of Mortal Steel.
  • Mortal Steel can be used to pass through the thinner walls on the map. It also resets your auto.
  • You can redirect Mortal Steel by using Flash immediately after activating it.
  • Spirit Cleave inflicts both physical and magic damage.
  • It also offers a bigger shield if you hit multiple enemies.
  • You can use Flash during the animation of Spirit Cleave to extend its range.
  • Soul Unbound deals more damage to champions you've already attacked, and if the damage is enough to kill the target the mark changes colour to black.
  • Fate Sealed can be used to pass through walls, and even two walls in some places - such as around Dragon and Baron pits. This is ideal to escape tricky situations.
  • It also stops behind the last target hit. If you hit multiple champions, you'll bring everyone back to the furthest target.
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