Vladimir Build Guide by S4tisfaction
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On Top Lane I Focus on beeing tanky when the Game hits the Mid Game.
This Means: We need way more Farm than on Mid Lane and we have to stay on the lane as long as possible (Easy with Vladimir)
Dont be afraid of harass, you have your q to heal yourself up all the time.
NEVER waste our W, mostly when you fight, the AP carry wants you to use your W while you fight with him, right at this moment the enemy jungler runs out of the Brush and they kill you.
SO DONT WASTE W.
I usually Run with flat Magic Penetration Marks, Health per level Seals, Ability power per level Glyphs and Flat Ability power Quintessences.
Thats what I recommend against a Bruiser.
If you play against another AP Char you should run:
Magic resist Glyphs
Movement Speed Quintessences
Magic Penetration Marks
And Health Seals
VS Bruiser Top:
Cloth and 5 Heal Pots
VS AP Top:
Boots and 3 Heal Pots
Boots of Speed
If your Enemy is very tanky get Haunting Guise, otherwise rush Will of the Ancients
Now Choose your Boots:
Ninja Tabi: against Fiora, or trynd or something like this
Mercury Treads: against Fed AP carry mid or just against a heavy CC Team
Ionian Boots of Lucidity: I rarely choose this item with Vladimir, but if you get ganked very often you can grab them
Sorcerer´s shoes: Get them when you just rape your lane or if you are even with your opponent
Maybe your opponent has noticed that you make nice Damage and he grabs more Magic resist, at this point get your haunting guise
Now grab Zhonyas Hourglass
Abyssals is situational if you are even with the Enemies or if you are worst than the enemies, take it.
Now Decide between Warmogs or Rylias, get Rylias if you your team is worst than the other team at the moment. If your Team dominates take Warmogs.
(Sell Haunting Guise for it if you got Abyssals)
If you haven´t taken your Abyssals sell Haunting Guise and buy Void Staff instead.
Always Max your Q.
Max E second.
R whenever you can.
If they have an annoying Jungler Max W second, so you can escape more often.
I Usually Take Ghost Heal.
I take Ghost because you can escape from an hard Gank or if you get caught, just activate ghost, then W and they will ignore and just let you go.
I take Heal because U CANT DIE WITH HEAL.
still use it at your last chance to survive, because if you use it to early your other Spells wont heal you that much because of the effect from Heal.
Other viable Summoner Spells:
Clarity (Lol no)
Every Opponent from a to z and if you win or not:
Ahri: you survive
Anivia: you survive
Annie: Hard to win ask your Jungler for many Ganks.
Brand: Hard to win, just dodge his W and harass him to death.
Caitlyn: Win chances are high
Chogath: Very Even
Dr Mundo: Win
Evelynn: Get oracles and Win
Fiddlesticks: You wont believe me but its hard.
Fizz: VERY HARD ask for Ganks or you lose
Galio: Dodge his Spells and Win
Garen: Win max W second.
Heimerdinger: Hard to Win ask for many Ganks
Irelia: Lol you Win easy
Jarvan: Don´t play to aggressive and Win
Karma: You will get fed
Karthus: Very Even
Kassadin: Annoying, ask for an early Gank and Win
Kennen: Dont Play to aggressive and Win.
LeBlanc: You can Survive, ask for many Ganks tho
Lee Sin: Dodge his Q and Win
Malzahar: Hard to Win
Master Yi: Win
Miss Fortune: Hard to Win
Morgana: Hard to Win ask for many Ganks
Olaf: Vladimir´s hardest Opponent, buy a Heart of Gold and try to survive, ask for many Ganks.
Renekton: Easy Win
Riven: Very Even
Rumble: Dodge his Q and Win
Ryze: Very Hard to Win ask for many Ganks
Sejuani: LOL Win
Singed: Dont get Flinged and Win
Sion: Get Haunting Guise and Win
Soraka: You lose when she gets hextech Revolver.(No Joke)
Teemo: You get fed
Twisted Fate: Win
Twitch: Get Oracle and Win
Urgot: Hard to Win ask for many Ganks
Viktor: Very hard to Win
Warwick: Kill him early or you lose
Xerath: Even, you both will probably farm the whole day