Talon Build Guide by dolesy20
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Items, runes, and skill choice
This is my first guide so use lube please and enjoy ^_-
I'll start off by talking a little bit about my build order. Depending on what lane I am in, weather it be solo top mid or bot, depends on ur starting item. if ur solo top or mid look to get a doran's sward over the long sword or even if ur against a very agressive bot lane. Try to last in lane til about 800g and look into getting ur MS1 boots and a long sword and maybe a health potion or 2 or ward dependon on jungle. Than i would focus on ur brutilzer. There are 3 type of boots u should look into getting. Either swiftness or lucidity or my fav MS5s(at about lvl 8 I tend to gank alot.) from there i like to lookin into another long sword and a vampiric scepter. Than a Phage, followed by either a zeal or sheen for the tri-force. Than from there look into either a pickaxe or BF sword denepend on how well ur doing and lookin into ur blood thirster and infnity edge. than i normally finish off my ghostblade than a black cleaver. Now the last of ur build can be up to you depeneding on the other team. build a last whisper before a inf. edge if the team is building armor to help counteract them.
Now about the choice in runes. The attack speed i like for when u start harrasing. Most ppl dont like attack speed on talon but getting in that extra hit before retreating after a w,e,auto attack, q combo is nice. the ArP is self explainatory i would believe and the CD glyphs help to lower his already low ult and Q.
Depending on ur lane and lane partner depends on how ur early game build will start. I start with my W for early game harassment and minon farm. For lvl 2 depends on ur play style and lane partner and the other team. your E works well against castor if u want to play aggressive, and your Q for when they are being aggressive and u want to help get them off ur turret or even to help keep them away from minons. At lvl 3 if u got a jungler get him down for ganks because Talon has very high burst and with a good ganker its a easy double. from there work on maxing our your W than Q and your E last taking ur ult at lvl's 6,11,and 16
Hope this has helped you out and leave ur comments and let me know how this has helped or even how bad you think this is.
Noxian Diplomacy - Talon's next basic attack deals an additional physical damage. If the target is a champion, they will bleed, taking additional physical damage over a period of time and revealing their location for the duration.
Talon's next basic attack deals an additional 30/60/90/120/150 (+ ) physical damage. If the target is a champion, the target will bleed for 18/36/54/72/90 (+ ) physical damage over 6 seconds, revealing their location for the duration.
Rake - Talon sends out a volley of daggers that then return back to him, dealing physical damage every time it passes through an enemy. Additionally the enemy is slowed for a short duration.
Talon sends out a volley of daggers that then return back to him, dealing 30/55/80/105/130 (+ ) physical damage every time it passes through an enemy. Additionally the enemy is slowed by 20/25/30/35/40% for 2 seconds.
Cutthroat - Talon instantly appears behind his target, silencing them and amplifying his damage against that target.
Talon instantly appears behind his target, silencing them for 1 second and amplifying Talon's damage against the target by 3/6/9/12/15% for 3 seconds.
Shadow Assault - Talon disperses a ring of blades and enters stealth while gaining additional Movement Speed. When Talon emerges from stealth, the blades converge on his location. Every time a blade passes through an enemy, they receive physical damage.
Talon disperses a ring of blades and gains stealth for up to 2.5 seconds, gaining 40% Movement Speed. When Talon emerges from stealth, the blades converge on his location. Every time a blade passes through an enemy, they receive 120/190/260 (+ ) physical damage.
Mercy - Talon deals 10% more damage with his basic attacks to any target that is slowed, stunned, immobilized, or suppressed
Noxian Diplomacy naturally works well with Cutthroat. Try activating Noxian Diplomacy before leaping on your opponent with Cutthroat.
Shadow Assault is a powerful escape tool, but can also be offensively used to assault a group.
Remember to pick your target before the fight. Focusing all of Talon's abilities on one target can be very rewarding, but splitting them up between many may leave you helpless.