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Caitlyn Build Guide by Jiglebilly

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League of Legends Build Guide Author Jiglebilly

Caitlyn, the Sheriff of Bendover

Jiglebilly Last updated on July 18, 2011
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Ability Sequence

1
4
7
9
12
Ability Key Q
2
5
8
10
13
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

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3/
Brute Force
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3/
Lethality
Improved Rally
 
 
 
 
 
 
1/
Havoc
 
 

Offense: 21

 
 
 
 
 
Strength of Spirit
Evasion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Veteran's Scars
Willpower
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ardor
Reinforce
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tenacity
 
 

Defense: 0

 
 
 
 
 
4/
Awareness
Expanded Mind
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quickness
Blink of an Eye
 
 
 
 
 
Intelligence
Mystical Vision
 
 
 
 
 
 
Presence of the Master
 
 

Utility: 9


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Introduction

So I toyed around with builds for awhile, and this build actually seems to work well, granted you at least need to know what your doing and when you're doing it. Now let us begin....


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Runes

I like to get raw attack speed/attack damage runes for that extra bit of help early game. The move speed quints also help for catch-ups and quick getaways once you get you PD (Phantom Dancer.) Do what you will with your marks, attack damage or armor pen, but it's just my opinion.


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Masteries

So I put points in Good Hand, big whoop want to fight about it? This is great for if your in a pickle and you need to either a turret or become a little back dooring *****. Either way, you'll be a monster of a carry once you hit your full build. Cooldown reduction is nice too for those sneaky yordles hidden in the bush with your traps everywhere. The exhaust and ghost are really helpful too for winning 1v1's or desperate escapes/tower dives. Flash is for *******. Quit your ****.


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Items

I like to get the vamp scepter, so you don't really have to leave the lane to heal, because your auto attacks do so much damage at earlier levels, plus the head shot bonus damage heals for that much more. Boots are 2nd priority since you kind of need to move and the attack speed makes you that much more of a jerk when it comes to harassing the enemy lane.


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Skill Sequence

Maxing out your Q is top priority as well as your ult and W. Your E is kind of useless as a slow unless you are a position machine. It's more for an "oh ****" button, so that's why I like to max it out last. Your W just decreases the cooldown, so that really useful for last second getaways as long as you know where they're going and how fast it'll set up. Once you master the timing you'll be so annoying to catch and hardly ever die...


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Summoner Spells

Ghost and Exhaust have to be my 2 favorite summoner spells, because they're great for kiting and mobility. The exhaust is good for those pesky runners/melee champs that'll usually punch you in the face. This is like telling them "I'm Caitlyn, and I am not taking **** from you." And the ghost is for me usually a "HEY GET BACK HERE I'M NOT DONE WITH YOU" kind of thing, rarely a "Oh my God get away!" button.


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Pros / Cons

Pros:
+You're king/queen of solo lanes and harassing.
+Lots of damage output and armor pen
+You WILL carry a team if fed, no questions asked.
+Not a single champ will get away from your Ace in the Hole

Cons:
-Total Glass Cannon
-A bit tricky to master trap timing
-Can be a pain if you don't know what you're doing/mess up the build.


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Farming

Harass harass harass! Being aggressive can be your best friend, or your mortal enemy. Be cautious of who you are being aggressive too, if they can counter-harass, just play defensive and get last hits.
(While doing so, you're last hitting minions because I just know you're using your Peacemaker to harass with the occasional headshot proc on the enemy. ;) )