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League of Legends Build Guide Author polt9

A Guide to the Frost Archer

polt9 Last updated on May 11, 2013
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Ability Sequence

2
4
8
12
13
Ability Key Q
1
5
7
9
10
Ability Key W
3
14
15
17
18
Ability Key E
6
11
16
Ability Key R





Not Updated For Current Season

The masteries shown here are not yet updated for the current season, the guide author needs to set up the new masteries. As such, they will be different than the masteries you see in-game.



Masteries

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1/
Executioner
 
 

Offense: 21

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Honor Guard
 
 

Defense: 5

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pickpocket
Intelligence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nimble
 
 

Utility: 4


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Introduction

Hi there! I'm Poltpolt of the SEA Servers, currently at silver tier. This second guide of mine will be about Ashe, the Frost Archer. I will make this guide as brief as possible to avoid long senseless texts.

Ashe is a recommended ADC because of being an easy-to-use champ. She is excellent at kiting enemies and has good crowd control. But their are also downsides s well, like being prone to ganks, etc. I hope that by reading this guide, you can learn some better ways on how to play Ashe.

BTW, It's already complete! But I will still be updating this whenever necessary.

Enjoy^^


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Pros and Cons

PROS
CONS


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Runes

Runes

Greater Mark of Attack Damage
9

Greater Seal of Armor
9

Greater Glyph of Magic Resist
9

Greater Quintessence of Attack Damage
3

As an ADC, we will need bothdamage, and survival. In order to reach that goal, we must make sure we use primary runes, to spend our IP in an optimal way. Above, you can see attack damage Marks and Quints, which will give you good bonus damage for the start of the game. As for the other two, I used flat armor seals and flat magic resist glyphs, which can help you survive your lane more.

Are there other Possible Runes?


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Masteries

Masteries
4/5
4/1
3/1
1/1
2/5
2/5
1/1
3/
1/
1/5
4/1
1/5
3/1


I run a 21/5/4 mastery for ADC's like Ashe. Taking theAD type masteries from offensive, provides more health and mana regen, and improves your summoner spells Barrier and Flash.


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Summoner Spells

Gives armor that can absorb pretty much damage. A really good summoner spell for ADCs since they are the ones who's always the focus of the enemy team (aside from the APC) at teamfights.

A good summoner spell for chasing, getting out of trouble, or simply trolling around(that's a joke^^)


You can also choose Cleanse, since it can save and protect you from any disables like Ignite.


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Item Build

Starting Item/s


Item Sequence











Doran's Blade is a good starting item for hitters, everyone knows that. It gives damage, health, and you gain health every time you hit an enemy, allowing good trade of hits. I normally buy this as starting items for ashe. You can also buy this later on if you started with the "Boots Start".
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Health Potion
50

Health Potion
50

Health Potion
50

This is also a good start for Ashe. Providing bonus movement speed, obviously, and 450 health in reserve. Having this build will let you start with the build you're going for your boots (the berseker's greaves), and will help you hold onto your lane with a little added sustain.
Core items
Item Sequence











The Bloodthirster
3700

Last Whisper
1300

Zeal
1300

These are the core items I mainly build for Ashe. Which provides additionalattack speed, crit, heavy damage, and a good amount of armor pen.

Struggle to farm hard and then get B. F. Sword the first time you go back to base to give your enemies some real damage at early game, but it's also okay if you simply can't. Instead, the first build you should go for is Zeal, since you got enough damage from your runes, you now need to provide attack speed and crit for the items first.

Statikk shiv or Phantom dancer?


Final Items
Item Sequence











Phantom Dancer
2550

These items should always be included at your inventory at either mid or late game. Infinity Edge gives you a heavy amount of bonus damage and crit, while Phantom Dancer gives bonus attack speed, crit, a movement speed multiplier and a passive that lets you avoid unit collision(the same thing that you get from Ghost. If you could farm really good, it would be better if you could build this items earlier, since the crits stacks with Ashe's passive and it gives you really good bonus stats.
Example of a Complete and Final Build
Item Sequence











The Bloodthirster
3700

Last Whisper
1300

Phantom Dancer
2550

Infinity Edge
3600

Banshee's Veil
2450

Here it is! An example of a complete build. As you can see, I did replaced Statikk Shiv with Phantom Dancer.I added Banshee's Veil that provides you with morehealth and mana plus a passive that blocks one enemy spell, which is good item for making you last more on teamfights. But unless you're good at staying out of trouble, you need not replace anything.

Hey! You have Put on the Cheat Sheet some other Possible Items!


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Ashe's Abilities

Ability Sequence
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

Max Ashe's Volley first because you will be needing it more on harassing and teamfights. But don't forget to get Frost Shot every after getting Volley because Volley's slow will also be depending on Frost Shot,even if your Q is not activated.


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Tips and Tricks

Ashe's Passive: Focus

Volley

Map control

Farming


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Conclusion

Thanks for reading my Ashe Guide! Hope this helps you play Ashe well. Please provide some comments on what you think of my guide, constructive criticisms will be appreciated. I will still keep updating this guide whenever necessary.

Thanks for those people who tries to help in the discussion part.

BTW, thanks for reading my Ashe guide^_^


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Changelogs

May 12,2013
- Added some items.
- I put in some more additional information.
- Change a chapter form "Farming" to a more general "Tips and Tricks" and put all the tips and tricks in there.
-Complete!


May 11,2013
- Fixed and added some things Immediately. Will be adding more soon.


May 11,2013
- RELEASED