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Gangplank Build Guide by CinnamonPudding

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League of Legends Build Guide Author CinnamonPudding

Gank-plank - Pirate In The Jungle

CinnamonPudding Last updated on January 24, 2015
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Ability Sequence

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9
Ability Key Q
3
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Ability Key W
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Ability Key E
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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

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Havoc
 
 

Offense: 21

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Legendary Guardian
 
 

Defense: 9

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bandit
Intelligence
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wanderer
 
 

Utility: 0


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Introduction

Hi guys today you are gonna show you how to kick *** with Gangplank jungle.
Gp jungle is very intersting. You are a late game beast and dosn't have that bad of a mid game either. Get that Statikk Shiv and you'll be doing TONS OF DAMAGE


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Pros / Cons




Pros:


- Strong late game
- Easy to learn
- W can remove stuns and other imparing effects
- Global ultimate for maximum map preassure :)
- Early power spike
- Good clear speed
- Insane burst with Statikk Shiv and Infinity Edge
- Hes a frekin pirate, Arrgh!

Cons:


- Not super effective early
- Not very strong ganks without ultimate
- Mana dependent
- Can be shut down by the enemy jungler
- Pretty squishy mid to late game when everyone have items


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Jungle Start

Sp I usually start with doing Gromp (be sure to smite it to get the poison buff) and then do my Blue buff. You should be able to get your smite up in time to use it on your Red Buff to get some life back and be able to finish it without any problems. After you've done those you'll need to back and buy your Jungle item.


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Abilities



Grog Soaked Blade (Passive):

Gangplank's basic attacks apply a poison debuff for 3 seconds that can stack up to 3 times. Each stack deals 3 + (Gangplank's level) magic damage per second and Slow icon slows the target by 7%.


Parrrley (Q):
Gangplank shoots a target enemy with his pistol, dealing physical damage. This ability can critically strike and applies on-hit effects, including Grog Soaked Blade.png Grog Soaked Blade.
PHYSICAL DAMAGE: 20 / 45 / 70 / 95 / 120 (+ 100% AD)
If the unit is killed with this ability, Gangplank gains extra gold and refunds half the mana cost.
EXTRA GOLD: 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8


Remove Scurvy (W):
Gangplank eats a large amount of citrus fruit, instantly removing all crowd control effects and healing himself.
HEAL: 80 / 150 / 220 / 290 / 360 (+ 100% AP)


Raise Morale (E):
PASSIVE: Gangplank's attack damage and movement speed are increased.
PASSIVE ATTACK DAMAGE BONUS: 8 / 10 / 12 / 14 / 16
PASSIVE MOVEMENT SPEED BONUS: 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7%
ACTIVE: Gangplank fires into the air, disabling his passive boost but inspiring himself to gain additional attack damage and movement speed for 7 seconds, with allied champions within range receiving half that amount.
ACTIVE SELF ATTACK DAMAGE BONUS: 12 / 19 / 26 / 33 / 40
ACTIVE SELF MOVEMENT SPEED BONUS: 8 / 11 / 14 / 17 / 20%


Cannon Barrage (R):
ACTIVE: Gangplank signals his ship to fire a cannonball barrage upon a target 600-radius area for 7 seconds, dealing damage every second; granting vision of the area; and Slow icon slowing enemies inside it by 25%.

MAGIC DAMAGE PER SECOND: 75 / 120 / 165 (+ 20% AP)
MAX MAGIC DAMAGE: 525 / 840 / 1155 (+ 140% AP)


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Items

Jungle Item & Upgrade


So firstly I wanna talk about the different jungle items.

Ranger's Trailblazer is a good item to start with after you've done your first 3 camps (Gromp, Blue and Wolves). Ranger's Trailblazer is good for farming and it's smite passive will help you clear camps easier early. When you have enough gold to buy your enchantment I would swap the Ranger's Trailblazer out for a Stalker's Blade since you won't have such a hard time clearing camps anymore and Stalker's Blade us more effective in mid - late for catching up to people.

Stalker's Blade is in my opinion the best item on Gangplank in the jungle. The nerfs to it in patch 5.1 made it alot weaker than before reducing the movement steal from 50% to 20% (You make them move 20% slower and you move 20% faster). It's still the best option out of the 4 in my opinion because your ganks as GP is not really that greate if you don't have your ultimate up, the slow makes it easier to catch up to targets and get that E damage.


Stalker's Blade - Warrior enchantment is probably the best upgrade for your jungle item to go for since it gives you Attack Damage and Cooldown Reduction which will make u able to use your Parrley more often.

Combat Items



So first about the main combat/damage items for Gangplank jungle.

Statikk Shiv is the item you will rush after your jungle item upgrade is done.
Statikk Shiv gives you both clear speed and insane damage with crits.
Because your Parrrley can crit and you want attack speed to get as many auto attacks of with your Raise Morale this is pretty much your best bang for the bucks in an early game scenario. Combo this with an Infinity Edge and you will have so much damage it's just insane.



Infinity Edge works great with your Parrrley and Statikk Shiv which you will be getting before Infinity Edge. The damage is real with this item.
This and Statikk Shiv are your main damage items that you will be getting there for you will need to get these before you build into something else like a Banshee's Veil or Frozen Heart if that's what you need.


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Jungle Route

your Default jungle route would be as shown in the pictire.
1. Do Gromp and ask for a leash, 2. Blue buff, 3. Wolves.
Afer Wolves you would wanna back and buy your jungle item ( Ranger's Trailblazer)
and then continue the route from golems to Red buff.
After you've done Red you can take your raptors or gank a lane it's up to you.

Default Jungle Route




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Is that is? (More will come)

This is a work in progress so more things will be added in upcomning updates.