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League of Legends Build Guide Author Mr. Zane

Killer Shen

Mr. Zane Last updated on April 8, 2010
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Ability Sequence

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9
Ability Key Q
13
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Ability Key W
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4
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Ability Key E
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Ability Key R





Not Updated For Current Season

The masteries shown here are not yet updated for the current season, the guide author needs to set up the new masteries. As such, they will be different than the masteries you see in-game.



Masteries

 
 
 
 
 
Sorcery
Alacrity
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brute Force
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lethality
Improved Rally
 
 
 
 
 
 
Havoc
 
 

Offense: 0

 
 
 
 
 
Strength of Spirit
Evasion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Veteran's Scars
Willpower
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ardor
Reinforce
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tenacity
 
 

Defense: 4

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3/
Quickness
Blink of an Eye
 
 
 
 
 
3/
Intelligence
Mystical Vision
 
 
 
 
 
 
1/
Presence of the Master
 
 

Utility: 25


At the beginning of the game i usually take bottom, no matter who else is there, this will allow you to to kill the dragon at about level 8, good for extra gold.

So you will start out with a health potion and Doran's Shield. You may not even need the Health potion for the fact that you are a tank. You Should spam Vorpal Blades making sure to keep the two enemies in your lane at low health. With this in mind, it doesn't matter who end up being you lane partner, you may even end up soloing, which is better for Shen because of the mass health he gathers from leveling and his ability to keep enimies at bay. Now if your going for a defensive Shen then you will want to get a Vorpal Blade then put all the points you can into Feint. As this is an offensive build i like to go for the Vorpal Blade and the Shadow Dash, Going for Feint at the last possible points.

Keeping this in mind as this is a offensive tank build,upgrade Shadow Dash and Vorpal Blade as much as possible, upgrading your ult whenever possible.

It's very possible to get first blood, which is why i have Ignite, as it is useful later as well. The reasons I did not pick something like Ghost or Rally etc. is that I did not find a need for it. Shen is reasonably fast as it is and he can also transport using ult. With Ninja Tabi Boots he will be very fast.
As soon as you can, buy Warmog's Armour simply cause of the 770 health you receive along with the other bonuses.

Now your probably wondering why I bought Nashors Tooth, it's simple, 30 Attack Speed, 55 Ability Power, 12 Mana Regen. UNIQUE Passive: Reduces ability cooldowns by 25%, whats not to love. This cooldown will make your ult fast which will let you move more freely about the map, and to dare I say it, get a Kill Steal or two.

Because of the rare deaths that Shen might have in a huge team fight,i have bought the Gaurdian Angel. This way if by some miracle you are killed you can just resurect(spi) with it. I find it very difficult to die while using shen and almost impossible to not get at least 10 kills. by following the guide i have built you should be fine.


Any comments or critics feel free to post.


Note: My Skill Rank is not currently up as is the server for LoL is down. tomorrow I will have that set so feel free to come look.
I would appreciate it if I did not receive any negative votes till tomorrow. thank you.