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Taric Build Guide by Marsau

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League of Legends Build Guide Author Marsau

TTT, Taric Top Tank

Marsau Last updated on August 29, 2012
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Ability Sequence

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

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sunder
Archmage
 
 
 
 
 
 
Executioner
 
 

Offense: 9

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Honor Guard
Mercenary
 
 
 
 
 
 
1/
Juggernaut
 
 

Defense: 21

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Strength of Spirit
Intelligence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mastermind
 

Utility: 0


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Introduction

Taric is a great support, but he can play very good as an ap-tank to. This guide will not be so long, but it will give you some idea how to play him as a solo top.

This build is not Taric with gems, this is Mr. T with gold.

Btw, this is my first guide, so it might look a little bit wierd


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Pros / Cons

Pros:
Taric solo is for pro's
Fun
Good cc
Good def
Good teamplay
Enemy dont really know how to play against you

Cons:
Need ganks early to do well alone
Not that good dmg
Low mobilty
People might think you are trolling


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Runes

As runes you want some def, as you are a tank. Take flat armor for Seal and Magig res. per/lvl for Glyph.
But you also want some dmg. Take Magic pen as Marks and flat ap as Quintessence.

Runes

Greater Mark of Magic Penetration
9

Greater Seal of Armor
9

Greater Glyph of Scaling Magic Resist
9

Greater Quintessence of Ability Power
3


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Masteries

Masteries
1/5
3/5
4/5
1/1
3/5
3/1
4/1
1/5
2/5
1/1
3/5
3/1
1/

Mostly def, but some ad for minionkills and more dmg 1vs1, and some cd and magic pen.


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Items, skills

Taric might have a little bit hard before lvl 3, you need all your skill to do something good. Do not try to get that firstblood alone on top.

Ability Sequence
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

If you have an easy lane, and you and your team dont need your Imbue can you max Dazzle first. Do this if you got a healer as the team support, like Sona or Soraka. If you max your Dazzle after Shatter will the stun do more dmg and has less cd. Its great.

If you want some other tankt iteams, build them. Every game is different, but this build will do good vs a balanced enemy team.

If you meet an ad champ top, can you skip buying Spirit Visage you may also buy Ninja Tabi . Only buy Ninja Tabi if they an heavy ad team, or have little cc.



As summoner spells, do I use Flash and Ignite , but you can use Teleport or Exhaust to.


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Combat

You will fight best with someone. But you dont need a gank to do that. If you are in lane, wait for the other player to attack you, then its your time to strike. First use Dazzle for the stun (remember, the dmg its higher if the enemy is closer). After you have used your stun, use Shatter and now you will do the dmg. Your minions/tower will hit him much harded because you remove a lot of his armor. After 4 sec, the Shatter efect will go out, and then is your time to stop.
If you dont have mana problems and has lost a little bit hp, then you can use Imbue at the begining at the fight, and after, because of the cd on hit effect. (3 on champs and 1 sec on towers, minions, monsters, wards etc.


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Summary

This is a small guide, just for giving you guys some new ideas. Im sorry for short build and bad english. But reamber this and you will be fine:

- Get all the last hits
- Play safe
- Kill them when you get ganks

Have fun playing TTT

If you want tips or have questions, feel free to ask in the discussion. And vote this guide up! :D