Talon Build Guide by LEGENDKLR
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This build is only for a very feed talon, i will have another guide for if its not going so well. Talon is a melee assassin with extreme burst. he is used for takeing out carrys before a team fight or as it starts.
Talon's earliest memories are the darkness of Noxus' underground passages and the reassuring steel of a blade. He has no memory of family, warmth, or kindness. Instead, the clink of stolen gold and the security of a wall at his back are all the kinship he has ever craved. Kept alive only by his quick wits and deft thievery, Talon scraped out a living in the seedy underbelly of Noxus. His incredible skills with the blade earned him great notoriety. Various guilds sent assassins against him with a demand: join their ranks or be killed. His response was to leave the bodies of his pursuers stuffed in a dark corner or dumped in Noxus' moat. Having lived on the streets, Talon knew better than to waste - he claimed a blade from every failed attempt on his life, gathering a seemingly endless collection of weaponry.
The assassination attempts grew increasingly dangerous until one assailant met Talon blade-for-blade in a match of strength. To his astonishment, Talon was disarmed. He was facing down his executioner's sword when the assassin revealed himself to be General Du Couteau. The General offered Talon the standard of life that befitted an agent of the Noxian High Command in exchange for his allegiance. Talon accepted on the condition that his service was to Du Couteau alone, for the only type of orders he could respect were from one he could not defeat. Talon remained in the shadows, carrying out assassinations on Du Couteau's orders until the day that the general disappeared. Talon's suspicions led him to the doors of the Institute of War, where he joined the League of Legends in order to find the parties responsible for Du Couteau's disappearance.
"The three deadliest blademasters in all of Valoran are bound to the house of Du Couteau: my father, myself, and Talon." - Katarina Du Couteau
These items are for very feed talon. I recommend build him with lots of damage and some good attack speed. Frozen mallet is a must have for talon it activates his passive and gives a lot more sustain as talon really needs it i know lower level sommeners dont know what getting health on a carry is but you have to have this item. A bloodthirster is trivial it gives lots of attack and life steal that can keep you in lane and alive for alot longer, just remmber to vist your jungle for extra stacks. A trinity force is not completely need but helps that burst so much with 150% of base damage(around 108 at lvl 18). bloodrazor and infinity edge are good late game items for killing tanker oppenants of course sometimes you have a tank with lots armor in that case i would suggest getting a last whisper early on to break through that armor.
IGNITE: normaly builds say to take exhaust but against a ap mid thats slowed with your w theres no point, when ignite stacks with noxian diplomacy you can do major after fight damage.
FLASH: falsh is a great spell for geting in and out of fights, its a must for most champs that dont have a get away skill including talon( not counting ulti because thats most likely going to be on cooldown in between fights).
many people and build will tell you to rank up w first but the most important skill is q and then e and of course r at lvl6,11,16.
Your biggest combo is e on to target w(if you dont have frozen mallet) to slow and q to do destroy them and if needed r
q at lvl18 can do extreme damage as it is a buff on your auto attack so with slow and your e whitch at rank 5 does 15% etra damage so thats 25% etra damage. its easy to do over 1k damage with one q.