Master Yi Build Guide by eromdiks
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Master Yi Build
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Threats to Master Yi with this build
Hey I'm Infinite Noob i been using Yi on and off since Season 2, back when Surge existed. The most kills i ever got was Season 2 i used TF, Surge, Ignite, and ad/ap Masteries while using pure Attackspeed runes in all categories, using a yi build that said get attack speed for double strikes.
I have Evolved since back then, with the Yi Rework and all the new items. I fell with my twek to my runes has made this new yi build plausable.
I already get plent of damage why not get a LITLE tanky
General Build Information
Rune wise, FrontDoors man is good against mages.
BackDoors man is good against Fighters.
FrontDoors Man and BackDoors Man Items are the same, starting items are different.
Core Items are different
When facing an Ad heavy team, items like Raduins Omen and Raptors cloak are a must have.
When facing a Mage heavy team, Maw of Malmortous becomes a necessary item.
Mid always takes flash, then Cleanse or Ignite.
Top takes ghost, Teleport, or and summoner spell mid uses!
If your against a PHYSICAL Damage Champion mid, get armor boots or the first part of raduins early! also us BackDoor Mans runes, and masteries.
The same goes if your against a Mage Top, get FrontDoor Mans items
Exhaust/Ignite plus your Meditate can be used to quickly turn a fight in your favor and grab a kill before they can re-act with a flash, cause they think they getting a kill! lolz
Ghost for survive, chase, killz, push.
Teleport for map control/Objectives
Ignites always good
Heal can be used to trick someone into a tower dive, then you Meditate with a heal BAM no kill for them, hell you probably get a kill
Attack Speed early in game is nice from runes, stacked with Bezerker greaves and ultimate, you have the highest Attack Speed at level six usually.
Zephyr just tops your top speed off, to unprecedented levels! if you wanna go,"Faster than light speed" grab boots of swiftness or mobility. but i don't suggest that, i feel those boots scale off late game
Yes quintessence i do get life steal, and if your one of those people that just needs lifesteal, or you wanna go glass cannon! be my guest, but Life steal doesn't kill towers! the New red potion in Shop is op it gives 10% lifesteal on all damage, ALL DAMAGE meaning my Q gets life steal, pantheons q gets life steal, so 10% plus 2 % is 12%
so I'm pretty sure potion gives enough lifesteal.
Buy Potions and lots of them, keep buying potions till you base like twice every time they base 3 times, now you got more levels, more money! Don't try and force a kill
Pros / Cons
Great Push, Great Natural Damage, Great Movement speed, and with this build, not spunge tanky enough for 2 enemies
If targeted by enemy team still spungy enough to be raped by 3 people faster than you can meditate if they catch you with a stun.
Try to last hit, sometimes hit early to get the next part of double strike
Try to alpha strike enemie when you have double strike then run, or trade blows if your confident, remember run the first time or 2 causey ou got potions, heal till your hp is so much more you win 1v1 fight