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League of Legends Build Guide Author Fakfejs

Kog'Maw AS/AD Masacre (REMADE

Fakfejs Last updated on August 4, 2011
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Ability Sequence

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18
Ability Key Q
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Ability Key W
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Ability Key E
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Ability Key R





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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

 
 
 
 
 
4/
Sorcery
Alacrity
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brute Force
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lethality
Improved Rally
 
 
 
 
 
 
Havoc
 
 

Offense: 9

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

Defense: 0

 
 
 
 
 
4/
Awareness
Expanded Mind
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3/
Intelligence
Mystical Vision
 
 
 
 
 
 
1/
Presence of the Master
 
 

Utility: 21


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INTRO


You want to take mages and archers in blink of an eye ? Thats guide for u.

This guide is based on other guides that i have tested. Every one of them had something that is useless. This maw at late game is a heavy dps with good escape capabilities. So read, try than comment :D


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MASTERIES

Its 9/0/21 build because:
- you get AS from runes and items (at lvl 18 with full item set around 2-2,2k AS)
- you get lots of survi thanks to utility masteries like HASTE and BLINK OF AN EYE
- good cooldown reduction and mana regen


I chose AP tree to get best summoner spells and spammable skills.


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RUNES

Reccomended runes:

Greater Seal of Replenishment = longer on battlefield

for bigger Atack speed.

for reduced cooldowns = spamming more ;]

All runes are primary. Putting secondary runes is a waste of potential.


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ITEMS

Attack speed is first so I choose and . Then to get your attack more powerfull get . Last items are your choice. I prefer buying before but it really depends on situation on battlefield. For the last item i choose to get some HP from my vicitms. This item is again dependant on the situation on battlefield.


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SKILL SEQUENCE

First we get all skills to get long range spitting , slowing opponent and creeps and +10% AS.

1st max cause its your weapon of mass destruction.
Get one between

2nd max to slow enemies before barraging or slow them if you are escaping from them, besides this skill does lots of dmg at higher levels

Max whenever u can because if you harras enemies than you need to do it with style :P

4th max I dont really use this. We need this on lvl 1 to get 10% AS.


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SUMMONER SPELLS


Why not exhaust ? Because you are so little and frightened creature you need to RUN to base not RUN to kill. Your ULT will do the kill running for you anyways.

I prefer to have ready both of skills when i go solo or pushing. Its really easy to kill our little kogie so u need to watch for ganks all the time.

FLASH will save your life many times. GHOST will ensure that your flash was not used for nothing ;]


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TIPS'N'TRICKS

Your ULT can uncover hidden Bushmasters xD so check regulary.

Your ULT can kill enemies huging towers or camping behind them.

You kill with your auto-attack :D powered by barrage.

Usually you are most focused champion in team so others can do the killing when u run ;].

Try to kill after you die... yes thats right you will be just like Osama Bin Laden using after you die so run to enemies or creeps to score some more gold ;]


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TEAMWORK

Always keep your self behind team. and when some enemy is not carefull anough, finishing combo with .

Don't run solo mid and late game and most important ... CARE all the time.


If you are getting focused and chased run back a little and than come back to team fight to help your team mates.

Like in all team battles try to hit the most delicate champs and leave tanks without any support on battlground. Situation changes when a tank is starting an attack at your team. They get focus so other team mates have easy time delling with your team. Dont worry ... kog maw to the rescue. Mid and late in game you will make those tanks run very fast cause their Hp will go down very fast ;]


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FARMING

Till lvl 7 u can farm on creeps. Last hit them to get more cash. Maxing can help you kill whole waves. Past lvl 7 you can easly kill small neutrals like wolves , wraths nd golems. From around lvl 10-12 u can kill buff neutrals. Its easier to kill them when u have ready and ofcourse. Try to not miss a chance to kill some neutrals when you go back from your base.

Blue buff is the one you will need very badly. Its not essential but it will make your harrasment more effective and easy without going to base every 2 minutes.

Red buff will make your spitting abbilities better so dont hasitate to take him too if you have a chance.


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PROS / CONS


Pros:
Big threat late in game

Great range in Living Artillery and Bio-Arcane Barrage

Great lane harasser.

Cons:
Little threat at early game

Silencing spells make Kog act like target practice

Limited escape ability when you have used your flash and ghost


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SUMMARY

Kog'Maw is not an easy champ and it needs a lot of awarness, predicting and focus. Greedy maws usually end dead, so keep n eye out for ambushes.

I think this build is definitly the best def and attack build for Kog'Maw. AP builds usually end up losing and dont get dmg necesary to kill tanks. With carefull playing style your team can even win withut tank.

Please comment and have fun