Evelynn Build Guide by Alexyo234
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Welcome to my second guide here on Mobafire.com! In this guide, I will be trying to help you make it possible to do any damage with Evelynn, The Widowmaker, using both ability power and attack damage builds.
You're viewing an Evelynn guide at the moment. That means you bought her, right? If you did, you should slap yourself in the face. Evelynn is arguably the worst champion in the league. Don't worry, there is still hope! With this guide, I will try to show you how to scare the **** out of your enemies and carry your team to victory with Evelynn!
Please notice that this guide is made before the stealth rework update, and many of her features will change dramatically.
Pros and Cons
Your runes are totally optional as always, and I don't spend too much time buying runes, so the rune selections I have provided are solely based on my AP mid and AD carry rune pages.
For Jungling, I use high-damage masteries because I like to build Evelynn focusing on damage output.
I ignore the fact that I'm supporting and use standard ability power masteries because it will work better late game.
God, jungling without Smite is just a no-no.
Ganking is easy as hell if you Teleport across the map. Also, don't forget to use the Teleport Trick.
The Teleport Trick is a trick that allows you to Teleport or recall while stealth. Press W and then use your Teleport or recall before you actually turn into your stealth mode.
Exhaust is great with your Summoner's Wrath because it lowers the enemies armor and magic resistances. This compensates for your lack of penetration items.
Other Good Spells
Everybody loves Ignite because you can get the kill when they are low.
If you are in any danger of getting killed, you will almost inevitably get killed, but Cleanse can remove crowd control and save you.
Again, if you are in a sticky situation, spells like Flash can save your life.
When jungling, Hate Spike will do some decent poking. To use it, you will really need to have your blue. Take one point in it because it's really not too good anyway.
Take your Ravage next. it will bring down the armor of bigger creeps, and it will make it easier to take the creeps out. Balance the leveling of this ability and Shadow Walk based on how long you think you need your stealth to be. Otherwise, you should focus your Ravage.
Get Shadow Walk when you need to gank. Level this ability based on how much it will help your ganking, but avoid putting too many points into it. your Ravage will need points more than your stealth.
Start off with your Shadow Walk to do some human warding and face checking. You might want to add another point around level four, but you are laning, so your stealth timer won't matter too much yet.
Focus your Ravage because it does high damage and lowers the armor and magic resistance for your carry to do more damage.
Your Hate Spike is basically useless until you get your sheen. you really only need one point for it, but if you don't need more points in Shadow Walk can't get another point in Ravage yet, go ahead and put another point in Hate Spike.
I won't add any type of images for ability sequences because it's all situational.
Attack Damage Items
I buy Doran's Shield at the start of the game. I have a really hard time jungling personally, and I prefer this over the five Health Potion & Cloth Armor build.
By the time I recall, I generally have enough gold to purchase Cloth Armor and Boots of Speed. If you don't have enough for both of them, I would choose the Cloth Armor because it makes jungling so much easier.
Once you get your Madred's Razors, jungling will be 10,000% easier. At this point, I also begin ganks.
Any stealth champion should be carrying the Boots of Mobility. Ganking will also be much easier because you will be dashing between lanes at a noticeably increased pace.
Any time you play Evelynn, you need a Sheen. Why? because her low cooldown Hate Spike will proc your sheen at insane speed!
Getting Madred's Bloodrazor is the point in the game at which you start to dish out damage. This item is amazing. Period.
Trinity Force is an all around great item. It gives you:
- Crowd Control
- Many Stat Increases
Once you use the Sheen's passive with your Hate Spike on this item, you will be a force to be reckoned with. It will dish out major damage.
The Black Cleaver is strong because you will bring down a target's armor at fast speeds with your other items, and your high damage at this point of the game will cut through enemies like
Everybody loves the The Bloodthirster. The lifesteal will give you even more survivability, and as always, you will get some sick damage.
At this point in the game, your enemies will definitely have vision wards and oracles. If you ever get in a sticky situation, you should be ready to use your Quicksilver Sash. It also gives you magic resistance, of course.
Other Good Attack Damage Items
The Infinity Edge will give you amazing critical strikes, especially when you hit a basic attack with your sheen. I don't tend to use this item, though, because I don't feel that my build has enough critical strike chance.
I never pick any boots other than Boots of Mobility, but a bit extra attack speed is always nice.
Ability Power Items
Opening Sheen is great because farming (if you are) is a lot easier and the mana is needed for your hate spike.
As always, you should go Boots of Mobility on any stealth champion. If you are supporting, these boots will make it even easier to act as a human ward.
This item is a great addition to ability power evelynn because the extra ability power and health is nice, and your extra slow is amazing. You already have a slow when you exit stealth, and this item will add more.
Rabadon's Deathcap is great because it is Rabadon's Deathcap. 'nuff said.
At this point, I think you have enough ability power to get a Lich Bane. Whenever you proc your lich bane, which can be as soon as it is available with your Hate Spike, your next basic attack will add your ability power to your physical damage. It's amazing continuing to burst your enemy down after you land your Ravage.
You lack magic penetration because you don't have sorcerer's shoes, but the Void Staff will surely make up for it.
"Alexyo234, you're playing an ability power champion! Why would you ever get a Hextech Gunblade?"
The Hextech Gunblade is great because you get some spell vamp, but you will get tons of lifesteal when you proc your lich bane!
Other Good Ability Power Items
The Sorcerer's Shoes are okay because the magic penetration is nice, but your Ravage should give you enough, and boots of mobility][. [[Boots of mobility.
The banshee's veil is nice for survivability, and if you need to gtfo, you have your spell shield incase.
Why would you play a support lane as Evelynn?
I've been thinking about what lane to play when you are playing ability power Evelynn for a long time, and I finally found that supporting your carry will work very well.
- Your Shadow Walk will make you a good human ward.
- Your Ravage will lower the armor of your enemies, giving your carry better damage.