Ashe Build Guide by Havikz
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Welcome to my Ashe guide. I will be covering some of the most basic stuff to playing Ashe and playing the role of an AD carry.
Ashe is a very low risk, medium reward champion. She's very good in Team Fights as she can AoE slow everyone throught the whole fight, making it easier for your Melee to do some dirty work. Ashe's damage is one of the most stable in team fights as other AD carries almost need to use their Steroid, Ashe can just mash W and keep Q on then auto attack them to win.
Pros / Cons
+Hawkshot is a free Sight Ward every minute
+Global Hard Stun
+Survivability with QSS
-No AD/Attack Speed steroid
-Ultimate can be hard to hit long range
-Low to Medium range
I take the cookie cutter AD runes, nothing really special here
Flat AD Quints x3, Flat AD Marks x9, Flat Armor Seals x9, Magic Resist Per Lvl x9
My item choice is Boots and 3 pots for my starters. These both give you movement speed to escape ganks, and sustainability for your lane. Even if I have a Taric or Soraka I'll still take pots just in case. On my first back I will buy two Doran's Blades. "Why? I thought Doran's Blades suck." Yes, they do. But the basic stats they give you early game really help you both take more hits, do more damage, and life steal back. On my next back I will by Berzerker Greaves and a Vampric Scepter for sustainability in lane. I continue to follow the items above. When my inventory gets full I will sell a Doran's Blades for the next items in the build.
The first Skill Build is focused around AoE poking and consistent slowing. Level up your Volley and Ult whenever you can, put extra points into Frost Shot, then put your last few into Hawkshot.
My second Skill Build is where it gets interesting. While I don't reccomend it in Ranked, it's a really fun farm-centered snowball route. I get +1/+2/+3/+4/+5 gold per CS depending on the level. This Skill Build is best when you have a Soraka to keep you in lane to farm.
The Summoner Spells I take will either be Flash and Heal, or Flash and Cleanse. Very simple and self explanatory there.
1. A lot of people underestimate Ashe's passive at lvl 1. Paired with a Janna she can crit for 300 damage at level ONE. That's around half their HP, which is INSANE. Always try to land your very first hit on the enemy AD at the start of laning.
2. Ashe is VERY squish and cannot do much damage until she gets her Infinity Edge. Be very cautious when it comes to 2v2 and 3v3 brawls.
3. In team fights, you may be thinking "FOCUS THEIR AD/AP!" When in reality, the AD carry can't do this. Stay at the back with your frost shot on and try to kite people around. If a melee is coming for you, just ignore everyone else and try to kill that melee. Pretty much just attack the closest person to you as your Last Whisper will make you eat away the Bruisers.
4. Practice landing your arrow in other lanes. If you're on bot and you see the guy on Top getting dived in a 1v1, throw your arrow up there! It can really change the game and not only do they get a kill, you get the assist. SUPPORT ASHE OP