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League of Legends Build Guide Author Glyde0r

Pantheon, The Artisan of War (Tank/DPS)

Glyde0r Last updated on May 28, 2011
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Ability Sequence

1
5
8
12
13
Ability Key Q
2
14
15
17
18
Ability Key W
3
4
7
9
10
Ability Key E
6
11
16
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

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3/
Brute Force
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3/
Lethality
Improved Rally
 
 
 
 
 
 
1/
Havoc
 
 

Offense: 21

 
 
 
 
 
Strength of Spirit
4/
Evasion
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Veteran's Scars
Willpower
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ardor
Reinforce
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tenacity
 
 

Defense: 9

 
 
 
 
 
Awareness
Expanded Mind
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Quickness
Blink of an Eye
 
 
 
 
 
Intelligence
Mystical Vision
 
 
 
 
 
 
Presence of the Master
 
 

Utility: 0


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Introduction

This is my Pantheon, the Artisan of War guide.
Pantheon is not an easy champion to play as. It requires practice and luck on either the enemies and friendlies.
Notice that the items I buy require a lot of gold to get, but you probably won't need the impaler, as your damage relies on sword of the occult.


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Runes

For Marks and Quintessences, I choose Desolation Marks and Desolation Quintessences, for with your Spear Shot, you will be able to give a lot of damage to your enemies in all stages of the game.
As for Seals, Replenishment Seals are very usefull in early game, for you will have a lot of mana problems, since you want to keep spamming your Spear Shot to harass.
Glyph of Focus for the same reason as Seals, you have low cooldowns on your skills, but you want to have a Spear Shot and a Aegis of Zeonia ready as many times as possible in a fight.


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Masteries

21/9/0 For better damage and resistance. Although he is not a Caster, Pantheon, like i said before in my rune choice, needs cooldown reduction so that he might keep harassing without letting the enemy heal with potions.


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Early Game

[lvls. 1-5]

In this stage of the game, you should do a lot of damage with your spear (except in tanks). Keep harassing the squishier target in your lane.
At level 3, you are ready to get a kill. If an enemy in your lane is half HP, it is a certain kill if you hit him with your HeartSeeker Strike and Spear. This will be your combo: W > E > Q > Q (with normal hits between).
It might also happen that the enemy is towerdiving your teammates, or pushing them back to the tower. Ping the enemy, teleport to a close minion or ward, and do the same combo. DO NOT DO THIS IF THERE IS LACK OF COMMUNICATION BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR TEAM.


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Mid Game

[lvls. 6-10]

At this part, you should have about 6 stacks.I try to help my team and usually leave my partner soloing. Teleport to other lanes to aid them for a discreet entry, or simple use your Ultimate (Don't need to start a fight with it, if you find it hard to hit the enemy).
I don't use my Ultimate only as a weapon, i use it when my teleport is in cooldown and I want to get behind the enemy.
Same combo as before. As soon as you are in the second part of your Ulti's channeling, use W on the enemy, so that you can start attacking ASAP.


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End Game

[lvls. 11-18]

By now, you should have around 14 stacks, one warmog's and halfway there for your second one.
What you do now is:
-If you have a tank, let him start the fight.
-If you don't have a tan nor an ashe, you are the initiater, because you will have around 3000 HP, you passive's block and stun, which allows you to tower dive with your team's support.
-If your team has another initiater, let him go in first, ultimate to the enemy's back and start cleaning them from the most squishy to the one with more HP.
The only thing left to do now, is gather all your team in mid and get inside the enemy base.


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How full gear looks like