get
prime

Fiddlesticks Build Guide by P3NT4

Not Updated For Current Season

This guide has not yet been updated for the current season. Please keep this in mind while reading. You can see the most recently updated guides on the browse guides page.


1K
Views
0
Comments
0
Votes
League of Legends Build Guide Author P3NT4

Fiddle jungles? Terror on Summoner's Reef!

P3NT4 Last updated on February 16, 2012
Like Build on Facebook Tweet This Build Share This Build on Reddit

Ability Sequence

3
8
10
12
13
Ability Key Q
1
4
5
7
9
Ability Key W
2
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

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sunder
Archmage
 
 
 
 
 
 
Executioner
 
 

Offense: 9

 
 
 
 
 
4/
Durability
Vigor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3/
Honor Guard
Mercenary
 
 
 
 
 
 
1/
Juggernaut
 
 

Defense: 21

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Strength of Spirit
Intelligence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mastermind
 

Utility: 0


Guide Top

Introduction

Hi all n welcome to my guide on Fiddlesticks as a jungler. This is my first attempt to write a guide though i play LOL for quite some time so feel free to judge.
Jungling for Fiddlesticks is as natural as breathing because of Brain. No matter if you are level 1 and no one pulls the blue Golem for you, its almost certain that you leave the site intact with level 2 and the buff.
Now all you have to focus on is how to get stronger and be able to land a fatal gank...


Guide Top

Pros / Cons

Pros

  • Epic jungle efficiency
  • Early gank ability cause of lvl 3 Terrify
  • Team silence and team slow just with E by the time Rylai's Crystal Scepter is complete :O
  • Devastating ultimate - Once catch someone in it and cast Terrify it's almost impossible for him to survive

Cons

  • Very squishy without Drain
  • Tend to get focused because of his ability to disable a whole group
  • Gotta sense the map in order to land a proper early game gank


Guide Top

Runes

My rune choice is the same for all AP characters except for the new Spell Vamp quintessences witch i believe make Fiddlesticks even more durable and early game independent of returning to base unless you have to shop.


Guide Top

Masteries

I keep in mind that squishy is the main defect Fiddlesticks has to deal through the game. That's because i develop my defense mastery tree to the end taking almost every ability that will grant him health and protection from incoming damage.I think Tough Skin and Bladed Armor are ideal for any jungler though Enlightenment is a nice alternative if waiting for Crowstorm is getting on you.


Guide Top

Skill Sequence

In most games i take Terrify asap to get a full gank capability though i rarely attempt unless i get a second rank on Drain. From there on i keep in mind that Drain and Terrify need to be maxed first because these 2 define me as a ganker. If the game needs you to lane for a while, try getting early one more rank on Dark Wind as it can be used as a skill shot.


Guide Top

Summoner Spells

Smite is absolutely essential to any jungler though Fiddlesticks can easily farm almost every creep without it. Smite is against buff stealing and fast farming in order to quick gank.
Flash needs no explanation. It's the ultimate escape tool for any character and the only for Fiddlesticks if Terrify is on cool down.


Guide Top

Items

I try to get Rod of Ages asap because its my first countermeasure to the fact that Fiddlesticks is a squishy champion. Once i get my second Blasting Wand i am strong enough to deal some serious damage. By the time Rylai's Crystal Scepter is complete, Rod of Ages has grown your hp to that point, that you can initiate a 2vs2 or 3vs3 team fight.
Rabadon's Deathcap comes 4th to boost AP to >300.
From that point on you can develop according to current game needs...In most games by that point I am No1 priority for enemy team to kill so i choose to upscale my defense with Zhonya's Hourglass and Guardian Angel. Feel free to pick a more magic resistance oriented item like Banshee's Veil or Force of Nature if enemy team's AP carries are after you or Thornmail if enemy has a fed DPS char.


Guide Top

Summary

As i highlighted on Pros / Cons chapter, Jungling is all about picking the right time to gank. Team co-operation and good sense of when and where to gank cannot be sustained by any built. Thank you all for reading and please leave your comments.