Fiddlesticks Build Guide by Axemasta
Not Updated For Current Season
Not Updated For Current Season
Welcome to my fiddlesticks guide. Fiddle is an ap caster who is a strong jungler and team carry. Despite being one of the squishiest champs in the game, he can absolutely devastate team fights and carry games with ease. My build will see you carry your team to victory!
For my runes its a pretty tanky ap page. I can't state this enough, fiddlesticks is EXTREMELY squishy so you MUST have armour yellows and magic resist blues or you will fail, swapping for mana regen and ap would be failing yourself. I take magic pen reds for the mid/late game and ap quints so I start with the ap of a dorans ring.
Unlike most junglers, your going to be walking around your jungle (apart from lvl 1 to 3) on high hp and wont take net damage from clearing camps (due to your w's lifesteal) so no defensive masteries are really necessary so I prefer to take a more offensive mastery page.
Also note the utility tree, I put 4 points into swiftness over 1 in swiftness and 3 in mana regen. My build allows for reasonable mana regen and any added move speed is op. You will be catching slow nubs all day.
Heres where we get serious. Start boots and pots, you dont even need a pull on blue, just your w and minor kiting. When you back get 2 dorans and then get back out there solider! I prefer 2 dorans as you get alot of added hp and mana regen that boost your survivability and sustain. Next get a kage's lucky pick for AP and the gold per 10 passive. Now GET A ZHONYAS, the way to tell an inexperienced fiddle is his first major item, if its not zhonyas your doing something wrong. It helps your become slightly more tanky and boosts your damage to a considerable amount, and it gives you the freedom to kamikaze into the enemy team and become invincible and deal massive damage and let your team cleanup the kills. This point in the game your probably going to take more focus due to your high damage, so I'd get a giants belt for some extra health. Now get an abyssal sceptre, this combined with your passive will eat through enemy magic resist whilst making you increasingly tanky. Now get a rylais, it boosts health and gives you a slow incase your adversaries dont die i your massive 3 second fear. And finally complete the build with a void staff for magic pen, now with your passive, abyssal and void staff you should be wrecking through enemy magic resist.
For this, start W for jungling and blue, get E second and go clear camps, when you hit lvl 3 you have a choice: level up W and continue junglign OR leve up Q and gank a lane. I tend to keep an eye on the lanes while clearing red buff as this will make you hit lvl 3.
Then max W asap then Q and then E and get points in R at 6,11,16
Standard, if you dont take smite uninstall (yes fiddle can jungle without smite but its risky for baron steals etc)
Flash to escape and to re correct your ult (I use it mainly when i ult and not to escape)
Creeping / Jungling
Your jungle route should be:
GANK / GOLEMS
Counterjungle if your fed or you can see their jungler elsewhere, he is prone to cc which somp his damage output and turn you into easy money.
Find a wall next to an enemy, ult over and q w EASY MONEY
in a teamfight dont be afraid to initiate from cover or ult into the fray and use your zhonays or drain an ad or ap carry. Fiddle can turn a teamfight around, I walked into a fight where their carry had a double and soon to be triple and insta drain his hp whilst chilling as a golden scarecrow. I got a triple and all was k.
Fiddle is viable in ranked, I have a high win loss ratio on him. he is a good champ all game and a real ***est to any winners arsenal.
Pros / Cons
Game breaking ult
SURPRISE PARTY BEST SKIN LOL
Prone to counter jungling
Quite blue dependant, invade his blue what can he do?
Usually focussed after the first teamfight