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Build Guide by Neimand Von Krieg

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League of Legends Build Guide Author Neimand Von Krieg

Choo Choo!

Neimand Von Krieg Last updated on April 7, 2011
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Ability Sequence

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4
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9
Ability Key Q
2
5
10
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Ability Key W
3
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Ability Key E
6
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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

 
 
 
 
 
4/
Sorcery
Alacrity
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brute Force
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lethality
Improved Rally
 
 
 
 
 
 
Havoc
 
 

Offense: 9

 
 
 
 
 
3/
Strength of Spirit
Evasion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Veteran's Scars
Willpower
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ardor
Reinforce
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tenacity
 
 

Defense: 9

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

Utility: 12


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Introduction

Hello, This is my first build I'm making, and I hope you all enjoy it. The whole idea behind this build is to have enough survivability to take some hits, and have enough power to plow through your enemies! I'm going to do my best to describe my reasoning behind this buy order/Runes/masteries.


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Runes

I selected these runes in particular because it gives armor, ability power, magic pen, and some extra hp (lets face it, it's always nice to have more hp). I've been fiddling with some rune builds, and I found they work pretty well with Cho'Gath, but some of you more experienced players might disagree, which is fine. The runes themselves also work well for a couple other AP based characters, I found them to be pretty versatile.


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Masteries

The masteries were in all honestly kind of thrown together. Feel free to comment on how to change them, or anything along those lines.


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Items

Early game, these items are... odd at best. But later in the game, those earlier 3 purchases make a ton of impact. I went with the Mercury Treads first, because that extra magic resist + move speed early game helps against any casters you may come up against, and the Guardian Angel is really nice since it allows you a second chance to either A: escape or B: get an extra attack in for a kill. The last 2, the Nashor's tooth, and the Guinsoo's Rageblade, are very nice to have for Cho'Gath in my opinion. Once again, this is in MY opinion, so if you disagree, feel free to post any changes that you think may benefit this character. The rageblade adds some extra attack speed, and some ability power to your character as you attack, which adds up to some crazy damage. The Nashor's Tooth is there for once again, more attack speed and ability power. It all adds up to some crazy damage.


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Summoner Spells

These spells are in my opinion great for some early game gankage. Exhaust + Ignite + rupture + feral scream. And if you have Feast off CD, it'll be some nasty damage you did in a few short seconds. I have a lot of success with these spells, and I'm thinking you will too.


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Pros / Cons

Pros:
Good survivability mid/late game
Lots of damage
works well if you need to pseudo tank

Cons:
expensive to start
a bit slow early game


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Summary

In summary, this build is for a bit of survivability against all forms of damage. With the AP and speed of the attacks, you can do major damage to someone very very quickly. The runes that I chose are really interchangeable between a few other champions, so as to save you some IP if you don't exactly want to spend a lot of IP to rune out different champions. Overall I believe that if you try this spec, you should have a lot of fun with it.

Thank you