Ahri Build Guide by Zephyr Arcturus
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Welcome, all! :3 My name is Cristina, but I would prefer to be called either Crissy, Criss, or even Zephyr. This is my first time at a guide, so it won't be as in-depth as most guides would be.
I'm going to show you how I build Ahri, and you are free to follow this guide if it suits you!
If I make any mistake anywhere, please tell me so that I may go back and fix it.
Pros / Cons
* Extremely good ganker!
* Ultimate can be used to turret dive and get that last hit
* Charm and Ultimate are extremely versatile.
* Has amazing Crowd Control!
* Once you get her build up, she does awesome damage.
* Pretty good early game and awesome late game!
* One of the sexiest characters in the game ;D
* That Orb of hers can be an effective tool for farming :3
* SQUISHY SQUISHY SQUISHY!
* Skill shot
* If Flash or Spirit Rush is down, it can be hard to get out of a gank.
* Focused ALOT, especially if you're soloing middle.
* Gets mana hungry early game if you play too offensively.
* If the enemy builds heavy Magic Resistance, you may get into trouble.
How I play Ahri.
Tl;dr: Read the red. You're welcome.
Playing Ahri isn't really as hard as people make her out to be, but it does take a lot of practice. And by a lot of practice, I mean A LOT! It took me a little over half a year to finally master Ahri. Everything I learned about playing Ahri, I learned from other pro Ahris, and after months of frustration, Ahri slowly became my main.
What I like to do is buy Doran's ring first, and then start with my Orb, because this, dear player, is your bread. This Orb will be your tool in farming the minions. After you farm the minions for a little bit, use that gold to stack your boots and your health and mana potions. I VERY highly recommend mana potions, because if you don't, you're going to go Out of Mana very quickly.
What I like to do is after you poke them a little bit with your Orb until they get to half health, I like to wait until they emerge from the minions, then launch my charm to bring them to me, then activate my fox fires and my orb. 9 times out of 10, this will result in a successful kill, and this is even more successful once you get your sorcerer's boots. If this doesn't work, just use ignite.
When your team ignitiates a team fight, STAY BACK AND HARASS! DO NOT try to get into the team fight, especially if you have alot of kills, YOU WILL GET FOCUSED! Just charm and use your orb to help your teammates out.
As I mentioned before, Charm is a very versatile ability, and I'm surprised that more guides haven't emphasized this. It can be used as a bush checking ability, it can also be used to bring the enemy closer to you if they're turret hugging and do your burst damage. It can also be used as an escape ability if you have a champion like Olaf or Master Yi following you. It can also be used if they're near your turret, since they'll walk towards the turret, which lets them recieve MASSIVE damage, letting you use your abilities to finish them off.