Irelia Build Guide by Badass Prince Of LOL
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Hi guyz,it is me again,now i will show you,an Irelia build!Ok all the builds are nearly the same!The single difference is this:Some have Wit's End,some have Shurelya's Reverie,some have Banshee's Veil and some have Force of Nature and of course,some have Atma's Impaler,sadly i only have 2 of those items...:(.
Season 3:The ParadiseEpisode 4:Irelia,Another Unique Fighter!
The Ionians have developed some of the most breathtaking and deadly martial arts on all of Runeterra – just one manifestation of their pursuit of enlightenment. The most remarkable blade style to emerge, however, was the unusual byproduct of foreign intervention. Master Lito was a swordsman whose teachings were sought by ruling classes from nearly every city-state. His art was a highly-guarded secret, but it was said that swords would breathe in his grasp. He withered unexpectedly from a mysterious disease which baffled the brightest of Runeterran physicians. When he died, he left behind Zelos and Irelia, his son and daughter, and a truly unique weapon. Zelos became a Sergeant in the Ionian military and left to seek assistance from Demacia immediately prior to Noxus' invasion of Ionia. Irelia, charged with the protection of their home until Zelos returned, was alone when Noxian forces struck.
The Ionians fought admirably, but soon Ionian blood stained the land beneath the prints of foreign boots. At the Great Stand of the Placidium, Ionians prepared for surrender, but were inspired to maintain their resistance when the young Irelia hoisted her father’s enormous blade and pledged to hold until her brother returned. In the chaos of the ensuing fight, Irelia was cursed with dark Noxian necromancy. As her life ebbed, Soraka, the Starchild, made a final attempt to anchor Irelia’s fading soul. Unwilling to relinquish her home, Irelia rose at the brink of death, and her father’s sword lifted in the air alongside her. Irelia rushed back to the fore, unfazed by the blade's sudden animation. The weapon danced around her effortlessly, cutting down Noxians as they gaped in horror. The decimated invaders were forced to retreat from the Placidium. Irelia was appointed Ionia's Captain of the Guard, and when the defense of her homeland moved to the Fields of Justice, so did she.
"The sword flourishes, as though painting with blood." –- Taken from a Noxian Field Report
Greater Mark of Desolation
OK!This Mark is the best mark you can take(sadly),you do all kinds of damage,physical,magical and true...FTW!
Greater Seal of Resilence
Armor is a MUST on 5v5!IMO!lol :D,9 of those give you 13 armor!FFS IT IS A LOT :O
Ok **** the armor,letz scare a little bit our 3v3 friends!YEAH,THEY WON'T FOCUS ME IF I HAVE TONNS OF HP!
Flat Magic Resist,good for 5v5 and 3v3,not good for solo top...there are only 2 or 3 champions that are good at solo toping,and it is kinda useless if 20 do physical damage...
Ok as i said on Greater Glyph of Magic Resist,it is useless til you gank,and that means over level 9...so it is better!
As i said,lets scare a little bit our enemies!Or lets survive solo-top -.-
I am so fast!!!WOOHOO,Good mastery if u are bot....
Solo top needs regen and 3v3 needs damage and scary hp...
Doran's Shield-Solo top item,MUST
Ruby Crystal-The Scary Hp thing still works!Also you need it for survival
Boots of Speed-NEED SPEED DUDE!SPEED!
Mercury's Treads-Epic synergy with inate
Sheen-Epic Synergy with your Q!Also nice damage and nice mana!and it gives 12,5 more damage on E too,not to talk about ultimate....
Heart of Gold-More hp on ruby,and nice per 10 gold!After some minutes,this item will pay for itself...
Wriggle's Lantern-Must on 3v3,helps you farm,also gives you nice armor!!!
Wit's End-Stacks with Q,epic magical damage,EPIC MAGIC RESIST!!!!
Guardian Angel-Oh yeah i can't die baby!ooh can't touch this!
Trinity Force-All the things you need in one,MS,HP,DAMAGE,EPIC SLOW,EPIC DAMAGE,MANA,YOOHOO!!!!
Randuin's Omen-Evolution of Heart of Gold,with a lot of new good things :D!
Banshee's Veil-Nice mr and nice passive!Also that hp...
ITEM TO TAKE IN CHANGE OF WRIGGLES!!!
Be happy...don't Worry be happy!
AND IF U ARE A MANIAC AND WANT MORE ON YOUR BUILD!!!SELL MERCURY AND BUY...
Try and u will see the answer...
The solo top needs the hp thingy at start,no nuke at low levels!YEAH!
OMFG THIS IS BETTER THAN Mercury's Treads IF U ARE GANKED!GANK?NP THIS+BOOTS=NP!!!
Ooh a great spell,it is a great dash-on hit effect-single target-damage-heal-recharge on kill spell ...
Ooh another great spell!It is a great passive-healing-active-true damage spell ...
Lol?are we showing Mercy here?I think yes!
If u are a new on Irelia,you will always forget that u must press the button even after the activation...
Skill Usage and Build Usage
Remember that Irelia's Ionian Fervor can't detect stealth.
Use Bladesurge to cover great distances by targeting low life minions on your way to champion targets.
For the same reason, targeting enemy minions can help Irelia escape from ganks.
Activate Hiten Style before jumping on an enemy with Bladesurge, as the true damage is applied as well.
Hiten Style also heals you while attacking structures like turrets. This is because it heals you per hit, and is not actually lifesteal.
True damage cannot be negated so keep in mind that the Hiten Style active cannot be negated by Exhaust.
Reserving Equilibrium Strike for losing battles can often turn the tide.
Equilibrium Strike gives a very useful low-cost disable allowing you to heavily slow the enemy while doing a large amount of damage. Consider leveling it first to acquire your full ganking potential quickly.
To help your jungler gank your lane, purposefully letting your health drop below your target's can provide a much-needed disable.
When you are low on health, use Transcendent Blades on the enemy minion waves to recover lots of health.
In the lane, it can also be used as a harassment tool against champions due to its low cost and low cooldowns.
If coordinated well, it also makes an effective tool for escaping ganks or failed team fights at low health. By clicking the edge of your screen and firing off a few blades, you can heal off of the enemy champions chasing you to buy time to escape.
Hiten Style is great for jungling and allowing Irelia to sustain herself in lane while also being able to deal true damage to neutral creeps allows her to use other runes rather than armor penetration.
When ganking as Irelia it is important to use your abilities when they will be most effective. If you can engage your target without using Bladesurge then consider saving it in case you need to chase them. Equilibrium Strike can also be of greater use if it is reserved until your target starts to flee, or your health is low enough to leverage the stun to your advantage, rather than for immediate burst damage.
Ignite combined with Transcendent Blades makes a rather strong combo to kill fleeing enemies.
Trinity Force is recommended for good reason, as shown by its components and subsequent easy build-up:
Zeal grants a small boost in mobility, and attack speed to use Hiten Style's active more effectively.
Sheen applies itself automatically on Bladesurge, boosting its damage. The manapool increase also allows Irelia to use more Bladesurge to farm and last-hit minions, especially in a lane she cannot control and is forced against the tower.
Phage adds onto chasing potential with Equilibrium Strike's CC, and health is always essential on a melee champion.
Both the activation, and each individual blade, of Transcendent Blades, activates (but does not apply) the Trinity Force Proc
Attack Speed should be a priority to DPS-focused Irelia players, if only because of the damage potential of Hiten Style.
Wit's End is a great item on Irelia because of the AS, magic resistance and the bonus on-hit damage.
Tank items are also good on Irelia because of her ability to stick to an opponent with Bladesurge and Equilibrium Strike, forcing them to retreat. Good options include Randuin's Omen and Banshee's Veil.
Buying her Mercury's Treads is highly recommended, since the effect works well with her Ionian Fervor, as any tenacity item boosts her CC reduction by up to 41.5/51.25/61% depending on the respectice amount of enemy champions nearby.
Hiten Style and Transcendent Blades along with Spirit Visage allows Irelia to gain a great amount of health back when in trouble.