Build Guide by krpro1
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So Tristana has probably been my favourite dps champion as I'm a tank player and Trist is super easy to get the hang of after a few games. Which led me to write a guide to her, perhaps its not the best playstyle ever but its a playstyle that you will have success with aslong as you play smart.
Flash and Cleanse, basically with Tristanas rocket jump ability and flash + cleanse she becomes ridiculously hard to kill as she can put a huge amount of distance between you and your opponents.
Standard 21 0 9, some people like to play 9 0 21 for buffs and thats fine
Armour pen with mana regen and magic resist basically, if you would like to swap the magic resist with mana regen or cooldown runes feel free.
Your not a child so I don't need to tell you what the skills do, go play around and learn them and you'll find out after a game.
Ok so my item build, I don't play a conventional build every game, I switch it up to make changes for the other team.
Dorans blade + hp pot starting I feel is the best way to start as it gives bonus hp some attack damage and life steal. If you really want you can grab a vamp sceptre but I don't recommend it as starting with 4 bars hp is never fun when you get 3 hit.
Now on my first return I always try buy a pair of boots but if I have enough money for a pickaxe or a bf sword I will generally over look the boots and just buy one of those.
Ok before I move on with the guide I want to explain the Dorans Blade stack a little bit to you. If your early game isn't going so amazing it is often best to just stack dorans blades, why you ask? They are cheap, 435 gold each, they give damage hp and life steal, when you have 3 blades stack (only ever stack 3) thats 360hp, 18 damage and 12 life steal, thats 1305 gold for that. You get a vamp sceptre, nearly as much damage as a pickaxe and nearly as much health as a giants belt. So above I've recommended the pickaxe or bf sword thats sweet but instead you can buy boots and another dorans blade on your return to base.
Continueing on, the main item in my build is the Infinity Edge its your main source of damage output and you want to rush / get this bad boy as fast as you possibly ****ing can. Grab a pair of w.e boots you want after, I like the greaves personally as they are cheap, merc treads and ninja tabi work fine also.
Next up we have the last whisper but I want to talk about this again, its a situational item, if the other team has tanky players its great because the LW gives attack speed and armour pen and it will destroy them. Tristana however has built in attack speed on your Q skill and if you feel you can skip this item because of that feel free to.
The Blood Thrister, just another attack damage item with lifesteal, read how it works etc so you understand what it does (kill a minion get 1 attack damage so 5 minion kills = 5 more attack damage on the bloodthirster).
The next items are situational, if you need hp and abit more attack damage + a slow grab the mallet (trist is squishy and 700+ hp is really great on her)
Guardian Angel is for respawning obviously, you should be your teams main source of damage output and you want to hang around team fights aslong as possible so grab this.
Phantom Dancer, attack speed crit chance and dodge its nice buy I'm personally not a fan.
Bloodrazor If the enemy team has a cho gath or some **** with massive amounts of hp this little beast will show em whos boss by taking 10% of their hp a second.
You don't have to build the way I have, as you play you'll probably develop your own methods for building Trist and thats fine.