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Fiddlesticks Build Guide by Tyden

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League of Legends Build Guide Author Tyden

Fiddles the party pooper

Tyden Last updated on January 24, 2012
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Team 1

Ability Sequence

4
9
13
14
15
18
Ability Key Q
1
3
7
10
12
Ability Key W
2
5
8
17
Ability Key E
6
11
16
Ability Key R





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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

 
 
 
 
 
Durability
Vigor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Honor Guard
Mercenary
 
 
 
 
 
 
Juggernaut
 
 

Defense: 0

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Strength of Spirit
3/
Intelligence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1/
Mastermind
 

Utility: 21


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*READ FIRST*

Please comment and vote for this build. If you disagree with the build don't auto vote it down just make your suggestion I'm always open to other ideas. Thank you in advance for reading my build.


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Introduction

Hello everyone, this is my first build that I'm sharing. I personally think that fiddlesticks is one of the most powerful/game changing champions in league of legends. I have played fiddlesticks for a long time now, and have tried almost every possible way to build him, such as stacking spell vamp or stacking cool down reduction or being pure offensive or even as a tank. I have came to the conclusion that he is best if you mix a little of everything and making him more of a all around champion rather than a one trick pony. As with any champion they are nothing without your teammate, saying this make sure you are a good communicate if you decide to play this champion. The only way you will succeed with this champion is if you can coordinate with your teammates or not.


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Pros / Cons

Pros
Good jungler
One of the best 1v1
Good sustain in jungle/Lane
Ult can turn team fights in your favor
Good CCer
Great for tanking Dragon or Baron
Cons
Squishy
Requires good map positioning to succeed
Requires team coordination/timing


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Items for Jungling

I almost always start with a Doran's ring, now if I'm jungling i will go for boots of speed on my first port back. If I'm doing well i will rush a Zhonias Hourglass if I'm not doing so hot i will finish my sorcery boots or maybe get another Doran's ring if i find myself getting focused early. After Sorcery Boots and Zhonias hourglass i will start building my Rabadons Deathcap. after this you should be dishing out some decent damage. After this i will go for a Void staff and then a Banshees vale, I will get Banshees first if i feel i am getting focused or cant stay alive long enough. Finally ill finish up with a Abyssal Scepter.


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Items for laning

Again i almost always start with a Doran's Ring, then i want to get my boots of speed and then build a Catalyst. this will give you amazing lane sustain (Rarely but if u find yourself owning your lane or know your opponent is new i will get a Soul stealer). Next i go for Rabadons Deathcap. After i will get my Zhonias Hourglass and then a voids staff. Finally get a Banshees vale. If you are not having any trouble staying alive or are dominating i would get a abyssal Scepter instead of BV.


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Why jungle? or Where should i lane?

Fiddles is a great jungler, but i wouldn't say he is the best by any means which is why i made a lane build as well. If you jungle you wont be the greatest ganker until level 6 which is why i try and get to 6 ASAP. there are certain instances where you can get early ganks when your opponents are pushing hard and you can coordinate well with your team. If you can master being a efficient/smart jungler and gank at the right times and also develop good coordination with your team you will find your opponents surrendering at 20 minutes.

If you have a more efficient jungler and would still like to use fiddles you can lane him as well. Mid is probably the best lane for fiddles because fiddles that is higher level than his opponents is a dangerous fiddles. A lot of people will disagree with fiddles going mid lane. But a lot of people don't understand how to use him in a lane. If used correctly you will completely shut down your mid opponent preventing him from even getting near the creeps without taking damage, and if he is successful in trading hits with you then you can just drain a creep and be back to full HP and continue your harassment.

If you cant go jungle, and mid is taken and you still insist on playing fiddles you can go bottom lane. be advised that if you go bottom lane with fiddles you should now assume a role of support. let your AD carry get most of the creeps and focus on just harassing the enemy when you can and keeping them off your AD carry. Note going bot lane you will have a much slower game and be more of a CCer/annoyance than DPS.


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Skill Sequence

When on the hunt to kill make sure you coordinate what you are doing with your teammate ALWAYS, or you will find yourself ulting into a group of 3+ enemies and your team watching you die. If you are alone, make sure you have good map awareness and know you can successfully get a kill on your own. Anyways a team fight is ready to begin keep out of sight of the enemy so that they will eventually forget about you and start a team fight with your teammates. find a good position to use your ultimate, make sure you have your main target in sight(preferably a squishy carry). when you ult in immediately toss out your Dark wind try not draining right way, your opponents first instinct will be to run away, so just run with them. once they decide that they are still dieing and running they will most likely turn to kill you, When this happens use Zhonias and go invincible by the time that's up your opponents will have been in your ult almost the whole time they should be close to death. now toss out Dark wind again if its up, fear your target and drain. If this is done successfully your team mates if not you should of mopped up the rest of the team. Rinse and Repeat this and you will have the enemy surrendering.


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Summary

Finally i just want to say that fiddles is all about team work. Work with your teammates and let them know what you are doing because not everyone is always aware of where you are and what you are doing. If you master everything i have said in this guide you will find yourself competing with some higher ranked people. Thanks for listening and i hope this helps you succeed with this champion.