AP Burn Vex Build

AP Burn Vex build with runes and items. AP Burn Vex guide offers in-depth how-to play, skill order and tips. Play AP Burn Vex build in League of Legends Patch 14.13!

Updated: 2024-05-22 ()
ARAM Build Guide for champion Vex and build AP Burn.
Liandry's Vex AP build. Everything will burn. With DOTs.
Vex ARAM modifiers
DMG done -5%
DMG taken NORMAL

TLDR

Starting items
Haunting Guise should be final item in your build.
Quick Skill Order
Vex ability Mistral Bolt should be leveled first.
Q
Vex ability Personal Space should be leveled second.
W
Vex ability Looming Darkness should be leveled third.
E
Final items
Sorcerer's Shoes should be final item in your build.
Liandry's Torment should be final item in your build.
Zhonya's Hourglass should be final item in your build.
Blackfire Torch should be final item in your build.
Shadowflame should be final item in your build.
Void Staff should be final item in your build.
Quick Runes
Major rune Dark Harvest from Domination tree.
Minor rune Precision.
Summoner spells
Pick Ghost as your Summoner Spell.
Pick Flash as your Summoner Spell.

AP Burn Vex Runes

Domination
Domination major tree Electrocute rune.
Domination major tree Dark Harvest rune.
Domination major tree Hail of Blades rune.
Domination major tree Cheap Shot rune.
Domination major tree Taste of Blood rune.
Domination major tree Sudden Impact rune.
Domination major tree Zombie Ward rune.
Domination major tree Ghost Poro rune.
Domination major tree Eyeball Collection rune.
Domination major tree Treasure Hunter rune.
Domination major tree Relentless Hunter rune.
Domination major tree Ultimate Hunter rune.
Precision
Precision minor tree Absorb Life rune.
Precision minor tree Triumph rune.
Precision minor tree Presence of Mind rune.
Precision minor tree Legend: Alacrity rune.
Precision minor tree Legend: Haste rune.
Precision minor tree Legend: Bloodline rune.
Precision minor tree Coup de Grace rune.
Precision minor tree Cut Down rune.
Precision minor tree Last Stand rune.
Passive
Passive tree Adaptive Force rune (+9 Adaptive Force).
Passive tree Attack Speed rune (+10% Attack Speed).
Passive tree Ability Haste rune (+8 Ability Haste).
Passive tree Adaptive Force rune (+9 Adaptive Force).
Passive tree Move Speed rune (+2 Movement Speed).
Passive tree Health Scaling rune (+10-180 Health (based on level)).
Passive tree Health rune (+65 Health).
Passive tree Tenacity And Slow Resist rune (+10 Tenacity and Slow Resist).
Passive tree Health Scaling rune (+10-180 Health (based on level)).

How it works

  1. You play as Mage building Burn items.
  2. You rush Liandry's Torment.
  3. You burn your enemies. With DOTs. And debuffs.

How to play

  1. Playing AP Burn Vex build, your default rush is Liandry's Torment vs. HP, Blackfire Torch vs. squishes. Then get the other item
  2. Adapt to an enemy team. Are they full of tanks, and they rush tons of Magic Resist? You rush Void Staff as #2 or #3 item to counter MR stacking. Their team has champs with lots of healing? Rush Oblivion Orb as #2 item (upgrade to Morellonomicon as 4th or 5th item).
  3. Items like Morellonomicon or Oblivon Orb are extra effective with this build, thanks to damage over time effects from Liandry's Torment.
  4. In some rare cases, when an enemy team has an extremely strong shielding, you can even buy Serpent's Fang. It works with your DoTs, meaning shield reduction lasts longer.
  5. They have lots of melee? Or you just want to kite them? Get Rylai's Crystal Scepter.
  6. Somebody is going after you each fight? Always getting ulted by enemy assassins? Rush Zhonya's Hourglass.
  7. If you are doing well, are ahead and want to have some fun, you can buy The Collector item. It works off your damage over time effects!

Skill Order

  • Vex [object Object] ability.
    Q
    Mistral Bolt
  • Vex [object Object] ability.
    W
    Personal Space
  • Vex [object Object] ability.
    E
    Looming Darkness
  • Vex [object Object] ability.
    R
    Shadow Surge

Items

Starting items
Haunting Guise item.
Rush this
Liandry's Torment item.
Boots
Sorcerer's Shoes item.
Ionian Boots of Lucidity item.
For mana problems
Seraph's Embrace item.
Tear of the Goddess item.
Rod of Ages item.
Good items
Rylai's Crystal Scepter item.
Rabadon's Deathcap item.
Horizon Focus item.
Riftmaker item.
Blackfire Torch item.
Shadowflame item.
Situational items
Morellonomicon item.
Imperial Mandate item.
Zhonya's Hourglass item.
Banshee's Veil item.
Against high MR
Additional considerations for these items is advised!
Void Staff item.
Cryptbloom item.
Counter healing
Oblivion Orb item.
Morellonomicon item.
Counter shields
Serpent's Fang item.
Fun item that works with DoTs
The Collector item.
For the last fight
Additional considerations for these items is advised!
Elixir of Sorcery item.
Seeker's Armguard item.
Elixir of Iron item.
Example final build
Sorcerer's Shoes item.
Liandry's Torment item.
Zhonya's Hourglass item.
Blackfire Torch item.
Shadowflame item.
Void Staff item.