Evelynn Build Guide by SentirNA
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Evelynn has finally been reworked, after 2 1/2 years of completely being ignored.
Oh. my god. This Evelynn. Is so much better.
If any of you had been using this guide before, you'd know I was doing AP Jungle Evelynn. After her reskill, I think the best option is to go AD/Hybrid jungle, which is more or less what I do here.
She is now a better teamfighter, she is a better roamer, she is a better ganker, and she has an insanely increased damage output. While she was not trash tier like everyone thinks, she is definitely better. Sit back and enjoy this guide. :)
Pros/Cons - When to use Evelynn~ :)
*Very high sustained damage
*VERY fast in the jungle after the rework
*Not blue-dependent with full passive utilization :3
*Truly the best chaser in the game
*She can actually solo Baron at the end of the build
*Forces the enemy team to buy pink wards
*Sexy. She likes it when they scream ;D
*Still lacks real CC other than ultimate (covered by Rylai's)
*Squishy no matter what you really do
*If she does not snowball, her damage is severely drawn back (though her teammates will still be doing TONSOFDMG)
*Very easy to CC down, very hard to chase
You should use Evelynn when...
* Galio or Orianna are on your team (or similar ultimates that can group enemies together)
* You want to shut one or multiple lanes down
* You want to be a hooker on wheels.
Jungle path priority depends on your lanes. If your bot lane has CC for example, and you're on the blue team, you should start at red buff and go for an unexpected level 2 gank. Vice versa for other lanes. If you have say, Ryze in mid, have him take Rune Prison and then gank mid at Level 2. If you have Jax top, let him hit Level 2 and gank top. etc.
Ideal teammates for Eve are people like Jax, Taric or Blitzcrank, Leona since she's great at closing gaps; ANYONE with an ondemand stun/silence/slow/etc. Eve's one real weakness is her lack of reliable crowd control. Have your team work around that!
MY usual path depends on my side. If I'm starting on blue team, I'll usually do red buff and gank mid or bot. The ideal jungle route will usually be:
Wolves -> Blue Buff -> Wraiths -> Wolves -> Red Buff -> Wraiths -> Gank
If you have any variations, post them. <3
Prioritization is honestly up to the user. It's recommended to max Hate Spike first, but I like to use this as my skill build.
there is a VERY noticeable difference from getting Dark Frenzy up to Level 2. The movement speed bonus is truly, truly outrageous. Taric has said it multiple times, I swear.
Hate Spike is still very useful for clearing the jungle; how to use it will be reviewed later.
Ravage's Lv1 AS steroid is 60%. Yes. 60%. What the hell is this. Leveling it adds to damage and your DPS. Do it :)
These runes are sexy.
I've been running these for several weeks now and I lose 1/10 games with Eve with this set up. She is a VERY fast jungler, she is a VERY good chaser, and she is a GREAT offtank late game.
If the rune setup bugs anybody, feel free to reply with your own ideas.
There are always items to swap out for.
Hextech Gunblade can be swapped for Guardian Angel if you find yourself getting focused. Likewise, it would be smart to swap out Wriggle's Lantern for Hextech Gunblade.
Boots of Mobility can also be swapped for Mercury's Treads if you know they have ALL THE CC!!
If you like AD Eve more than Hybrid Eve, you can also swap out Wit's End for The Black Cleaver. Better lifesteal, etc.
Rylai's Crystal Scepter is not something I would recommend swapping. You are an incredible chaser. You have a slow with Rylai's that can be used from a range, which also heavily boosts your overall damage whereas Frozen Mallet gives less DPS. I do not recommend swapping this item because you cannot be chased with it, and you cannot be run from with it. Keep this item. Always.
If anyone has any items they'd like to recommend, feel free to say so. =]
Quicksilver Sash is underestimated. Malzahar and Warwick have seen less ranked play for a reason. If you know they have suppression in their arsenal, get this damned item. Swap out anything that can be swapped for it.
Items - CONT. (Explanation)
OMG WHY AREN'T YOU BUILDING STRAIGHT AP EVE OMG YOU SUCK THEY BUILD AP EVE ONLY IN 2500 ELO OMG
K. Shut up. Get out.
I don't care if AP Eve can nuke *****es down within a few seconds. I have a right to say that. I play it and it sucks if the teams are even. AP Evelynn is good for a quick shot and then IMMEDIATELY dying afterword. It's not worth the time and you lose magic damage.
Hybrid Evelynn is the best Evelynn to play. This build makes her one of the sturdiest bruiser champions in the game. Yes, that's right. I said bruiser. OMG WHY IS EVE A BRUISER? Let me rebuttle that with 'why is Irelia an assassin?'. Evelynn is a great anticarry that takes some kiting around to use. She's a great fighter with this build, very tanky, and very sustained.
Hextech Gunblade is your best friend. In a tight spot? Use your ult. You just healed a **** load and now you have a shield. Got harassed or low during a gank? Go back to the jungle and spam all over the minis. Look at your health go up in increments of 40~50! :O
Trust this build. It's perfect for new Eve.
Creeping / Jungling Tips
This really isn't too hard after the rework. She's got a very fast clear time and she's very very good at creeping with positioning.
You should always position yourself to hit as many minions with Hate Spike as possible.
For example, go to Wraiths. They are in a diamond. Start at the bottom and try to face the big wraith. Attack the minis first and keep repositioning yourself so that Hate Spike will clear out most of their health. Do this for every camp.
At blue golem, lizard, dragon, and baron, you should always abuse Ravage when it's off cooldown.
You can sit behind the golem (for example), use Ravage, and start spamming Hate Spike. It's much more important to kill the buff before the minis as it does about 4x the DPS. =]
Creeping is very difficult for people who are used to the old stealth system.
When you gank a lane, you should try to lane gank into a bush or behind the enemy champions. Keep in mind that you can walk past minions while keeping out of sight radius of enemy champions. You can ALWAYS tell if they have a pink ward because you will see the Red Eye symbol flash above the enemies' head.
Sneak around just outside of vision radius. Sneak into a bush. Have your team bait or CC down the target enemy. Unleash your fury. EASIEST KILLS MWAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
This is an important note.
Once you get your sheen (which should be after one or two blue respawns), you should give your blue buff to the AP Mid. They get 8x more benefit than you do and you are no longer blue dependent with your new sexy sexy passive. ;3
This is reliant on your tank or your AP Mid.
I said in the introduction you should have someone like Orianna or Galio on your team. Why did I say that?
Orianna is Evelynn's new best friend. (Sorry Zilean.) If a good Orianna gathers all the enemy champions with Command: Shockwave, or Galio can gather all enemies with Idol of Durand, you can easily get your ultimate off on all 5 enemies or on several of them. The shield at Lv16 stacks up to 5 times and has 300 health per enemy hit.
That means you can get an extra 1500 HP if you wait for that golden moment. This is what separates bad Evelynn from good Evelynn!! xP
Obviously, once you can, go for the squishy. AD Carry/AP Carry/Support, w/e. GO FOR THEMMMM!!!! >:D
You are squishy, but don't try running away. The reason you have a Wriggles and a Gunblade is because you're op with both of them. I have outlasted the entire enemy team by baiting and using ult once I lost some HP. The initial spell vamp is ridiculously strong and I can't describe how tanky you get with a 1500 HP shield. Ravage and Hate Spike will restore a lot of health at once FOLLOWED by the enormous amount of DPS after using your Ravage. She is VERY hard to kill right now and I LOVE her for it.