Patch 10.20 5v5 Irelia Mid Lane Build Guide

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Welcome to the METAsrc Irelia Mid Lane build guide.

We've used our extensive database of League of Legends stats along with proprietary algorithms to calculate the most optimal Mid Lane build for Irelia. This algorithm is able to determine the best summoner spells, item build order, skill order, runes reforged, rune stats, counters, and team mates. Reference it during all phases of the game to ensure that you always have an edge over the competition.

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Best Summoner Spells

Flash
Teleports your champion a short distance toward your cursor's location.
Flash
47%
Ignite
Ignites target enemy champion, dealing 70-410 true damage (depending on champion level) over 5 seconds, grants you vision of the target, and reduces healing effects on them for the duration.
Ignite
46%

Best Starting Items

Corrupting Potion
Limited to 1 type of Healing Potion.

UNIQUE Active: Consumes a charge to restore 125 Health and 75 Mana over 12 seconds and grants Touch of Corruption during that time. Holds up to 3 charges that refills upon visiting the shop.

Touch of Corruption: Damaging spells and attacks burn enemy champions for 15 magic damage over 3 seconds. (50% Damage for Area of Effect or Damage over Time spells. Damage increases with champion level.)

(Corrupting Potion can be used even at full Health and Mana.)
Corrupting Potion
48%
Long Sword
+10 Attack Damage
Long Sword
50%
Refillable Potion
Limited to 1 type of Healing Potion.

UNIQUE Active: Consumes a charge to restore 125 Health over 12 seconds. Holds up to 2 charges and refills upon visiting the shop.
Refillable Potion
40%
Boots of Speed
Limited to 1 pair of boots.

UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +25 Movement Speed
Boots of Speed
100%
Warding Totem (Trinket)
Limited to 1 Trinket.

Active: Consume a charge to place an invisible Stealth Ward which reveals the surrounding area for 90 - 120 seconds.

Stores one charge every 240 - 120 seconds, up to 2 maximum charges.

Ward duration and recharge time gradually improve with level.

(Limit 3 Stealth Wards on the map per player.)
Warding Totem (Trinket)
47%

Trinkets

Oracle Lens
Limited to 1 Trinket.

Active: Scans around you, warning against hidden hostile units, and revealing invisible traps and revealing / disabling nearby wards for 10 seconds (90 to 60 second cooldown).
Oracle Lens
48%
Warding Totem (Trinket)
Limited to 1 Trinket.

Active: Consume a charge to place an invisible Stealth Ward which reveals the surrounding area for 90 - 120 seconds.

Stores one charge every 240 - 120 seconds, up to 2 maximum charges.

Ward duration and recharge time gradually improve with level.

(Limit 3 Stealth Wards on the map per player.)
Warding Totem (Trinket)
48%
Farsight Alteration
Level 9+ required to upgrade.
Limited to 1 Trinket.

Alters the Warding Totem Trinket:

+ Massively increased cast range (+650%)
+ Infinite duration and does not count towards ward limit
- 10% increased cooldown
- Ward is visible, fragile, untargetable by allies
- 45% reduced ward vision radius
- Cannot store charges
Farsight Alteration
41%

Best Item Build Order

Blade of the Ruined King
+40 Attack Damage
+25% Attack Speed
+12% Life Steal


UNIQUE Passive: Basic attacks deal 8% of the target's current Health as bonus physical damage on hit (Melee users deal 12%).
UNIQUE Active: Deals 100 magic damage to target champion and steals 25% of their Movement Speed for 3 seconds (90 second cooldown).

Minimum bonus physical damage dealt is 15.
Maximum bonus physical damage dealt to monsters and minions is 60.
User's Life Steal is applied to bonus physical damage dealt.
Blade of the Ruined King
48%
Mercury's Treads
Limited to 1 pair of boots.

+25 Magic Resist

UNIQUE Passive - Enhanced Movement: +45 Movement Speed
UNIQUE Passive - Tenacity: Reduces the duration of stuns, slows, taunts, fears, silences, blinds, polymorphs, and immobilizes by 30%.
Mercury's Treads
52%
Trinity Force
+250 Health
+250 Mana
+25 Attack Damage
+40% Attack Speed
+20% Cooldown Reduction
+5% Movement Speed


UNIQUE Passive - Rage: Basic attacks grant 20 Movement Speed for 2 seconds. Kills grant 60 Movement Speed instead. This Movement Speed bonus is halved for ranged champions.
UNIQUE Passive - Spellblade: After using an ability, the next basic attack deals bonus physical damage equal to 200% of base Attack Damage on hit (1.5 second cooldown).
Trinity Force
44%
Wit's End
+50% Attack Speed
+50 Magic Resist
+5% Movement Speed


UNIQUE Passive - At Wit's End: Deal 15 - 80 magic damage on hit. While below half health, heal for 33% of this effect's damage dealt - increased to 100% for Melee Champions.
Wit's End
58%
Death's Dance
+50 Attack Damage
+30 Armor
+30 Magic Resist
+10% Cooldown Reduction


UNIQUE Passive: Heal for 15% of damage dealt. This is 33% as effective for Area of Effect damage.
UNIQUE Passive: [Melee Users: 30% || Ranged Users: 10%] of damage taken is dealt as a Bleed effect over 3 seconds instead.
Death's Dance
67%
Sterak's Gage
+450 Health

UNIQUE Passive - Giant Strength: Gain 50% of your Base Attack Damage as Bonus Attack Damage
UNIQUE Passive - Lifeline: Upon taking at least 400 to 1800 damage (based on level) within 5 seconds, gain a shield for 75% of your bonus Health. After 0.75 seconds, the shield decays over 3 seconds (60 second cooldown).

Sterak's Fury: When Lifeline triggers, grow in size and strength, gaining +30% Tenacity for 8 seconds.
Sterak's Gage
56%

Best Skill Order

Ionian Fervor
When Irelia strikes enemies with spells she gains stacking bonus Attack Speed. At maximum stacks she also gains bonus damage on hit.
Ionian Fervor
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Bladesurge
Irelia dashes forward to strike her target, healing herself. If the target is Marked or dies to Bladesurge, its cooldown refreshes.
Bladesurge
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Defiant Dance
Irelia charges a strike that deals more damage as she charges. She takes reduced physical damage during the charge.
Defiant Dance
WWWWW
Flawless Duet
Irelia sends out two blades which converge on each other. Enemies caught in between are damaged, stunned and Marked.
Flawless Duet
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Vanguard's Edge
Irelia fires a massive number of blades that explode outward upon hitting an enemy champion. Enemies hit by the blades are damaged and Marked. Afterwards the blades form a wall that will damage and slow enemies that walk through it.
Vanguard's Edge
RRR

Best Runes Reforged

Precision
Improved attacks and sustained damage
Conqueror
Basic attacks or spells that deal damage to an enemy champion grant 2 stacks of Conqueror for 6s, gaining 1.7-4.2 Adaptive Force per stack. Stacks up to 12 times. Ranged champions gain only 1 stack per basic attack.

When fully stacked, heal for 15% of the damage you deal to champions (8% for ranged champions).
Triumph
Takedowns restore 12% of your missing health and grant an additional 20 gold.



'The most dangerous game brings the greatest glory.'
—Noxian Reckoner
Legend: Alacrity
Gain 3% attack speed plus an additional 1.5% for every Legend stack (max 10 stacks).

Earn progress toward Legend stacks for every champion takedown, epic monster takedown, large monster kill, and minion kill.
Last Stand
Deal 5% - 11% increased damage to champions while you are below 60% health. Max damage gained at 30% health.
Inspiration
Creative tools and rule bending
Biscuit Delivery
Biscuit Delivery: Gain a Total Biscuit of Everlasting Will every 2 mins, until 6 min.

Biscuits restore 10% of your missing health and mana. Consuming or selling a Biscuit permanently increases your mana cap by 50.

Manaless: Champions without mana restore 12% missing health instead.
Time Warp Tonic
Consuming a potion or biscuit grants 50% of its health or mana restoration immediately, but puts that consumable on a short cooldown. In addition, gain 5% Movement Speed while under their effects.

Cooldown: equal to the duration of the consumable.
AttackSpeed
+10% Attack Speed
Adaptive
+9 Adaptive Force
MagicRes
+8 Magic Resist
Irelia teams well with (over 51% win rate)
Evelynn
Role:JUNGLE
Tier:Above Average
Score:58.89
Win Rate:54.78%
Role Rate:99.21%
Pick Rate:6.40%
Ban Rate:9.46%
KDA Ratio:2.74
Evelynn, Agony's Embrace
+21.7
Samira
Role:ADC
Tier:God
Score:92.20
Win Rate:52.08%
Role Rate:81.03%
Pick Rate:12.25%
Ban Rate:70.49%
KDA Ratio:2.31
Samira, the Desert Rose
+19.6
Darius
Role:TOP
Tier:God
Score:89.77
Win Rate:59.02%
Role Rate:89.01%
Pick Rate:7.19%
Ban Rate:45.19%
KDA Ratio:1.95
Darius, the Hand of Noxus
+15.7
Jarvan IV
Role:JUNGLE
Tier:Bad
Score:23.19
Win Rate:44.19%
Role Rate:91.49%
Pick Rate:3.80%
Ban Rate:0.16%
KDA Ratio:2.88
Jarvan IV, the Exemplar of Demacia
+15.7
Jinx
Role:ADC
Tier:Below Average
Score:42.31
Win Rate:54.52%
Role Rate:98.57%
Pick Rate:7.48%
Ban Rate:0.44%
KDA Ratio:2.61
Jinx, the Loose Cannon
+15.7
Nasus
Role:TOP
Tier:Weak
Score:33.35
Win Rate:47.37%
Role Rate:81.43%
Pick Rate:4.70%
Ban Rate:3.10%
KDA Ratio:1.85
Nasus, the Curator of the Sands
+15.7
Shen
Role:TOP
Tier:Above Average
Score:57.07
Win Rate:52.19%
Role Rate:72.44%
Pick Rate:6.51%
Ban Rate:2.09%
KDA Ratio:3.17
Shen, the Eye of Twilight
+15.7
Tristana
Role:ADC
Tier:Bad
Score:18.51
Win Rate:47.92%
Role Rate:80.00%
Pick Rate:4.11%
Ban Rate:0.78%
KDA Ratio:2.25
Tristana, the Yordle Gunner
+15.7
Vayne
Role:ADC
Tier:Weak
Score:33.21
Win Rate:50.12%
Role Rate:75.55%
Pick Rate:8.96%
Ban Rate:9.19%
KDA Ratio:2.23
Vayne, the Night Hunter
+15.7
Vi
Role:JUNGLE
Tier:Below Average
Score:40.62
Win Rate:51.61%
Role Rate:97.17%
Pick Rate:5.05%
Ban Rate:0.89%
KDA Ratio:2.26
Vi, the Piltover Enforcer
+15.7
Zac
Role:JUNGLE
Tier:Below Average
Score:48.54
Win Rate:49.58%
Role Rate:78.25%
Pick Rate:6.15%
Ban Rate:3.75%
KDA Ratio:3.32
Zac, the Secret Weapon
+15.7
Morgana
Role:SUPPORT
Tier:Strong
Score:71.06
Win Rate:46.68%
Role Rate:82.95%
Pick Rate:10.81%
Ban Rate:30.78%
KDA Ratio:2.51
Morgana, the Fallen
+12.6
Pyke
Role:SUPPORT
Tier:Above Average
Score:60.58
Win Rate:55.24%
Role Rate:74.74%
Pick Rate:8.28%
Ban Rate:14.77%
KDA Ratio:2.27
Pyke, the Bloodharbor Ripper
+12.6
Sylas
Role:TOP
Tier:Weak
Score:30.31
Win Rate:43.90%
Role Rate:18.81%
Pick Rate:4.19%
Ban Rate:18.06%
KDA Ratio:2.12
Sylas, the Unshackled
+11.5
Aatrox
Role:TOP
Tier:Above Average
Score:50.67
Win Rate:53.82%
Role Rate:81.48%
Pick Rate:5.83%
Ban Rate:3.73%
KDA Ratio:2.07
Aatrox, the Darkin Blade
+9.0
Ornn
Role:TOP
Tier:Below Average
Score:45.96
Win Rate:48.14%
Role Rate:86.64%
Pick Rate:6.57%
Ban Rate:2.00%
KDA Ratio:2.39
Ornn, The Fire below the Mountain
+9.0
Renekton
Role:TOP
Tier:Strong
Score:70.03
Win Rate:53.19%
Role Rate:80.24%
Pick Rate:9.03%
Ban Rate:16.95%
KDA Ratio:1.93
Renekton, the Butcher of the Sands
+9.0
Swain
Role:SUPPORT
Tier:Bad
Score:16.48
Win Rate:41.22%
Role Rate:80.08%
Pick Rate:5.22%
Ban Rate:3.68%
KDA Ratio:2.40
Swain, the Noxian Grand General
+9.0
Jhin
Role:ADC
Tier:Above Average
Score:56.97
Win Rate:52.85%
Role Rate:91.08%
Pick Rate:16.52%
Ban Rate:3.01%
KDA Ratio:2.96
Jhin, the Virtuoso
+7.8
Kayn
Role:JUNGLE
Tier:Above Average
Score:60.83
Win Rate:48.94%
Role Rate:95.09%
Pick Rate:10.82%
Ban Rate:6.10%
KDA Ratio:2.46
Kayn, the Shadow Reaper
+7.3
Shyvana
Role:JUNGLE
Tier:God
Score:79.20
Win Rate:61.45%
Role Rate:94.43%
Pick Rate:7.12%
Ban Rate:4.70%
KDA Ratio:3.24
Shyvana, the Half-Dragon
+7.3
Miss Fortune
Role:ADC
Tier:Below Average
Score:41.38
Win Rate:50.76%
Role Rate:91.13%
Pick Rate:12.69%
Ban Rate:1.27%
KDA Ratio:2.46
Miss Fortune, the Bounty Hunter
+6.9
Maokai
Role:TOP
Tier:Strong
Score:76.25
Win Rate:66.18%
Role Rate:53.13%
Pick Rate:5.92%
Ban Rate:4.51%
KDA Ratio:2.82
Maokai, the Twisted Treant
+6.1
Nunu & Willump
Role:JUNGLE
Tier:Above Average
Score:60.78
Win Rate:58.88%
Role Rate:89.68%
Pick Rate:5.03%
Ban Rate:2.60%
KDA Ratio:2.73
Nunu & Willump, the Boy and His Yeti
+6.1
Hecarim
Role:JUNGLE
Tier:God
Score:82.23
Win Rate:55.56%
Role Rate:97.62%
Pick Rate:10.97%
Ban Rate:9.39%
KDA Ratio:3.03
Hecarim, the Shadow of War
+4.6
Leona
Role:SUPPORT
Tier:God
Score:80.29
Win Rate:53.13%
Role Rate:97.61%
Pick Rate:12.38%
Ban Rate:17.16%
KDA Ratio:2.52
Leona, the Radiant Dawn
+2.8
Sylas
Role:JUNGLE
Tier:Weak
Score:35.12
Win Rate:47.76%
Role Rate:28.45%
Pick Rate:5.08%
Ban Rate:17.93%
KDA Ratio:2.13
Sylas, the Unshackled
+1.9
Irelia teams poorly with (under 49% win rate)
Ashe
Role:ADC
Tier:Above Average
Score:60.54
Win Rate:51.18%
Role Rate:95.54%
Pick Rate:21.62%
Ban Rate:8.62%
KDA Ratio:2.44
Ashe, the Frost Archer
-0.5
Lux
Role:SUPPORT
Tier:God
Score:82.39
Win Rate:56.58%
Role Rate:76.00%
Pick Rate:13.02%
Ban Rate:5.87%
KDA Ratio:2.59
Lux, the Lady of Luminosity
-1.6
Nidalee
Role:JUNGLE
Tier:Bad
Score:22.07
Win Rate:43.40%
Role Rate:96.36%
Pick Rate:5.05%
Ban Rate:3.33%
KDA Ratio:2.21
Nidalee, the Bestial Huntress
-4.6
Brand
Role:SUPPORT
Tier:Weak
Score:32.97
Win Rate:52.63%
Role Rate:78.08%
Pick Rate:4.39%
Ban Rate:2.19%
KDA Ratio:2.24
Brand, the Burning Vengeance
-6.1
Garen
Role:TOP
Tier:Above Average
Score:53.67
Win Rate:46.39%
Role Rate:79.08%
Pick Rate:8.88%
Ban Rate:7.77%
KDA Ratio:2.00
Garen, The Might of Demacia
-6.1
Warwick
Role:JUNGLE
Tier:Below Average
Score:44.77
Win Rate:52.97%
Role Rate:87.88%
Pick Rate:5.02%
Ban Rate:1.60%
KDA Ratio:2.40
Warwick, the Uncaged Wrath of Zaun
-6.1
Yuumi
Role:SUPPORT
Tier:Above Average
Score:56.10
Win Rate:50.31%
Role Rate:94.40%
Pick Rate:7.84%
Ban Rate:7.29%
KDA Ratio:4.30
Yuumi, the Magical Cat
-6.1
Soraka
Role:SUPPORT
Tier:Weak
Score:30.72
Win Rate:47.62%
Role Rate:96.92%
Pick Rate:5.45%
Ban Rate:0.67%
KDA Ratio:2.80
Soraka, the Starchild
-7.3
Caitlyn
Role:ADC
Tier:Strong
Score:67.73
Win Rate:50.32%
Role Rate:94.91%
Pick Rate:20.08%
Ban Rate:32.06%
KDA Ratio:2.33
Caitlyn, the Sheriff of Piltover
-9.0
Ekko
Role:JUNGLE
Tier:Strong
Score:71.50
Win Rate:49.58%
Role Rate:73.09%
Pick Rate:11.19%
Ban Rate:19.46%
KDA Ratio:2.47
Ekko, the Boy Who Shattered Time
-9.0
Jax
Role:TOP
Tier:Weak
Score:28.83
Win Rate:42.81%
Role Rate:54.64%
Pick Rate:5.53%
Ban Rate:5.12%
KDA Ratio:1.64
Jax, Grandmaster at Arms
-9.0
Thresh
Role:SUPPORT
Tier:Above Average
Score:58.16
Win Rate:44.90%
Role Rate:95.87%
Pick Rate:12.64%
Ban Rate:6.56%
KDA Ratio:2.39
Thresh, the Chain Warden
-9.0
Xerath
Role:SUPPORT
Tier:Weak
Score:27.65
Win Rate:49.09%
Role Rate:60.44%
Pick Rate:4.58%
Ban Rate:2.78%
KDA Ratio:2.30
Xerath, the Magus Ascendant
-9.0
Lulu
Role:SUPPORT
Tier:Below Average
Score:46.80
Win Rate:50.11%
Role Rate:81.90%
Pick Rate:7.50%
Ban Rate:5.11%
KDA Ratio:3.00
Lulu, the Fae Sorceress
-11.5
Nautilus
Role:SUPPORT
Tier:Above Average
Score:55.71
Win Rate:51.18%
Role Rate:93.19%
Pick Rate:9.11%
Ban Rate:12.28%
KDA Ratio:2.26
Nautilus, the Titan of the Depths
-11.5
Sett
Role:TOP
Tier:Below Average
Score:37.33
Win Rate:46.28%
Role Rate:47.43%
Pick Rate:5.78%
Ban Rate:5.82%
KDA Ratio:1.87
Sett, the Boss
-11.5
Ezreal
Role:ADC
Tier:Strong
Score:76.69
Win Rate:50.18%
Role Rate:93.40%
Pick Rate:31.78%
Ban Rate:7.65%
KDA Ratio:2.49
Ezreal, the Prodigal Explorer
-12.2
Mordekaiser
Role:TOP
Tier:Above Average
Score:50.69
Win Rate:49.75%
Role Rate:83.23%
Pick Rate:7.41%
Ban Rate:7.77%
KDA Ratio:1.74
Mordekaiser, the Iron Revenant
-12.6
Blitzcrank
Role:SUPPORT
Tier:Above Average
Score:61.91
Win Rate:47.38%
Role Rate:91.65%
Pick Rate:9.20%
Ban Rate:30.33%
KDA Ratio:2.49
Blitzcrank, the Great Steam Golem
-13.3
Pantheon
Role:SUPPORT
Tier:Below Average
Score:41.70
Win Rate:46.78%
Role Rate:66.78%
Pick Rate:7.77%
Ban Rate:16.44%
KDA Ratio:2.04
Pantheon, the Unbreakable Spear
-13.3
Nocturne
Role:JUNGLE
Tier:Bad
Score:0.00
Win Rate:34.28%
Role Rate:71.09%
Pick Rate:4.75%
Ban Rate:3.44%
KDA Ratio:2.00
Nocturne, the Eternal Nightmare
-15.7
Senna
Role:ADC
Tier:Above Average
Score:50.61
Win Rate:56.92%
Role Rate:37.59%
Pick Rate:6.07%
Ban Rate:8.19%
KDA Ratio:3.19
Senna, the Redeemer
-15.7
Elise
Role:JUNGLE
Tier:Below Average
Score:46.23
Win Rate:51.64%
Role Rate:100.00%
Pick Rate:5.57%
Ban Rate:11.14%
KDA Ratio:2.40
Elise, the Spider Queen
-20.4
Lillia
Role:JUNGLE
Tier:Above Average
Score:55.84
Win Rate:51.03%
Role Rate:90.67%
Pick Rate:7.44%
Ban Rate:12.85%
KDA Ratio:2.70
Lillia, the Bashful Bloom
-21.7