Gangplank Build Guide by Gramps Tewks
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Hello and welcome to 40% CDR Critical-ZOMG OfftankPlank!: the Gangplank build guide that flies different colors!
I'm Gramps Tewks, bringing you grog-soaked Buccaneer strategy goodness direct from Tortuga.
Here's some barnacled musical genius (!) from the Muppets:
As always, kudos to the incomparable JhoiJhoi for the template, which you can find here.
And now, Onwards- for glory, scurvy, and plunder!!
Pros / Cons
+ Piratical plunder!
+ Eat oranges and it's k.
+ Global Ult!
( Cannon Barrage)
- Haters gonna hate..
- When you Crit them for 1,000,000 Damage.
- greater mark of desolation: Refer to: greater quintessence of desolation.
- Greater Seal of Armor: Wheaties...
- Greater Glyph of Magic Resist: The Breakfast of Champions.
- greater quintessence of desolation: Hot stuff with The Brutalizer!
- Swiftness stacks with Raise Morale's Speed boost!
- Weapon Expertise , Sunder , The Brutalizer, and Runes = 50 Armor Pen :O
- Deadliness and Lethality are awesome in the late-game!
- Vampirism is all the Life steal Gangplank needs.
Clarity: With the quick 40% CDR from this build, Remove Scurvy, Parrrley, and Cannon Barrage are hilariously spammable!
You need mana to fuel the madness.
It's a FULL REFILL all game long!
Clairvoyance: Target your Cannon Barrages in the fog of war and be an awesome team player in general!
Due to Gangplank's extreme utility from Grog Soaked Blade (mini- Ignite and Exhaust) and Raise Morale ( Ghost), his combat performance really doesn't suffer if you forgo the Offensive Spells.
Take 'em if ya like 'em, but I've found the Utility of Clairvoyance and Clarity to be much more powerful.
- Grog-Soaked Blade: Mini- Ignite and Exhaust for free?!?
- Parrrley (Q): Flintlock pistol with infinite ammo. Here's what you get:
- Amazing harass and last-hits!
- Excessive stacks of cash!
- Applies your Passive....
- It CRITICAL HITS
- Remove Scurvy (W): When used correctly, Remove Scurvy is rage-worthy!
Cleanse Warwick's Ultimate (for example) and enjoy the fireworks.
Raise Morale (E): Sweet Damage and the Movement Speed of Zeal in your pocket. Share with your Pirate friends for even more fun during teamfights!
- Cannon Barrage (R): Ridiculous with 40% CDR from Ionian Boots of Lucidity, etc.
Fight-winning cannons every minute are Unbelievably Powerful!
- philosopher's stone +
: A truly fearsome combo!
Try it and be amazed.
: The Brutalizer is off-th'-bloomin'-chain in EVERY WAY POSSIBLE.
Get this stuff on your second trip to the shop!
Total CDR: 10%
: Better nerf Ionian Boots of Lucidity ;)
Total CDR: 25%
: Parrrley hits SO HARD and farming is a cinch!
: Lose the flab, ye scurvy dawg.
Gangplank's a beautiful blend of Tank, Utility, and Damage after you've farmed 5500 Gold!
: Now you need Health, Cooldown Reduction, and have no open inventory spaces, so upgrade Null-Magic Mantle to Spirit Visage.
It also vastly improves the Heal from Remove Scurvy!
Total CDR: 35%
: B. F. Sword = 1650 Gold for 45 Damage.
Chain Vest Upgrade = 1655 Gold for 44 Damage AND 18% Crit chance!
Critical Chance: 22%
: Youmuu's Ghostblade's Active is your Attack Speed go-to!
Total CDR: 40%
Critical Chance: 37%
: Walk softly and carry a BIG STICK.
Critical Chance: 62%
Critical Damage: 260%
: Sell philosopher's stone for awesomeness!
Critical Chance: 72%
: The Final Act.
Critical Chance: 77%
Here's my first game with the near-completed build~ Power Level = slightly ridiculous.
Simply last-hit minions with yer cutlass and Parrrley! Harass your opponent if they've got no sustain.
Your primary goal is to farm around 800 Gold for philosopher's stone and Long Sword as quickly as possible; afterwards, you can stay in lane and stack $$$ for a good long while!
Once you've got philosopher's stone , you're a MONSTER.
Use Cannon Barrage as often as possible, push turrets LIKE MAD and WIN TEAM FIGHTS.
With philosopher's stone in yer grip, you're a DEMON.
Go ahead and WIN THE GAME with your teammates.
If ye dare, take up the accursed cutlass and pistol of Gangplank!
Because when you're a Professional Piiiirraaaate......
You don't have to wear a suit!