From the Shadows

Patch: 8.11

WhyGrasp of the Undying

Shen naturally takes great advantage of Grasp's empowered auto-attacks thanks to the majority of his power being in his [Q].

WhyBone Plating

Bone Plating on Shen allows you to take highly aggressive trades early when not on cooldown. Your [E] taunt will force the enemy to hit you and not wait out the timer.


Conditioning is an all-around solid defensive rune, giving up early weak resists for stronger resists later. These resists also scale well with Shen's natural health stacking.


Shen loves to stack health as it improves his passive shield and tankiness. Overgrowth scales incredibly well with high-health items and champions.


Triumph's massive mid-fight heal allows you to sustain incoming damage in teamfights so you can continue front-lining.

WhyLegend: Alacrity

The extra Attack Speed from Alactrity is fantastic for trading in lane with [Q] empowered auto attacks.

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