Build Guide by olimpia7
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Playing with Irelia was one of my best experience in this game...
Just to know if someone wants to start playing her, its really easy and much of fun.
Runes I chose for irelia is moreso as irelia could take easily in ganks against players with a big amount of armour, wich will help much your team because tanks are the ones who are killed with great difficulty..Neverthough i added dodge runeswich will help you a lot in getting chased so as u could dodge some of your opponent's skills and help u a lot in ganks.The last rune i took up is cooldownwich is awesome and helps a lot for irelia's ultiand bladesurge.
Items you should buy for irelia are more of damage + magic lifesteal.Of course as u can seeis also involved more for attack speed 'cause Irelia is a melee champion.Lifesteal and damage are very helpful in 1 on 1 duels so don't be afraid to put up with someone.
Ionian Fervor - Each nearby enemy champion (to a maximum of three) reduces the effectiveness of Crowd Control on Irelia.
1 Champion: 10%
2 Champions: 25%
3 Champions: 40%
this passive skill is very usefull in ganks if your enemies has a lot of stuns whos durations will be refused as u can see above.
Bladesurge - (Active): Irelia dashes forward to strike her target, dealing physical damage.
If it kills the target, Bladesurge's cooldown refreshes and refunds 35 Mana.
Cost: 70 Mana
Cooldown: 14/12/10/8/6 seconds
Physical Damage: 20/55/90/125/160 (+1 per Attack Damage)
This is my first choice. Irelia dashes forward and strikes and enemy if she kills him the ability cooldown is refreshing imediatly which is useful in farming, so try to use it at the end of someone's hp.When u get this skill at lvl 1 you should carefully choose someone at your lane with slow or stun so as you could dash and finish the enemy.
Hiten Style - (Passive): Physical attacks restore health.
(Active): Irelia's physical attacks deal additional true damage for 6 seconds.
Cost: 40 Mana
Cooldown: 15 sec
True Damage: 15/30/45/60/75
This skill I use only on ganks he's passive which is lifesteal is very usefull and it's active it's better to be used before doing your dash at an eney.Also it's very good if you shoose to jungle.Equilibrium Strike - (Active): Irelia pierces her target, dealing magic damage and slowing the target by 60% for few seconds.
If the target has a higher health % than Irelia, she stuns the target for the duration instead.
Cooldown: 9 sec
Cost: 50/55/60/65/70 Mana
Magic Damage: 80/135/190/245/300 (+1 per Ability Power)
Duration: 1/1.25/1.5/1.75/2 seconds
Now this skill you use in two cases. First is when you are chasing someone, in this case if he has lower hp than you at that time he get's slowed but if he has more hp he get's stunned wich is the second case you should use. That's why you shouldn't be afraid of big amount hp players.
Transcendent Blades - (Active): Irelia summons 4 spirit blades which she can fling to deal magic damage to enemies they pass through, and she heals for 20% of that damage.
Cost: 100 Mana
Cooldown: 60/50/40 seconds
Magic Damage: 90/140/190 (+0.4 per Ability Power OR +0.6 per bonus Attack Damage)
Now the ultimate is awesome. What it does is that u summon 4 blades wich u are pressing again your ulitmate button so they can be pass throw enmies or to be excact where your pointer is and dealing damage. This skill use widely, don't use it when u start gank but when you end it so as you could take more kills by pressing your ulti repeditly. Other option is when you are under a turret where you can attack someone with low hp without being hit but be careful not to miss you got only 4 shots.
So, don't be afraid playing with her aggressively is just for what she is made for, i always get more than 20 kills in each games with more than 15 assists and 5 or less deaths just play with here 2-3 games and you will be very pleased with your time spent on this game.
THX VERY MUCH BY OLIMPIA