Build Guide by xXth3ShebearXx
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Master Yi Build
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So basically I'm a level 14 and I found myself always searching for a good master yi build for my level, but I could never find one so after a lot of work and thought here is in my opinion the best master yi build for lower levels.
When I play I play with my friend who uses Malzahar and this works out perfectly because he has the ability to slow and do damage with his ultimate. So my recommendation is try to work with a teammate who can slow people so you can do as much damage as possible.
So with the runes I have s selected it makes it easy for you to get a lot of attack speed very quickly so you can focus more on attack damage and some ability powers. With these runes you will most likely in the very beginning if you follow this build exactly be able to very easily get first blood and by the time minions have spawned you should already have your beserker greaves. If not don't fret you will be able to build faster and quicker than any of your opponents because as all of us yi veterans know yi is all about farming gold and doing a lot of damage very quickly.
With the masteries I have selected all they're doing is giving you more attack speed and a lot more mana and health regeneration, also they are reducing your abilities cool downs so you can continually use your alpha strike, this is because if you're using his abilities correctly you should use quite a bit of mana.
Now heres where I feel my build stands out quite a bit. My build will start you off with a lot of attack speed which is good but where most yi builds go wrong is they will have you just keep stacking attack speed. What needs to happen is after you get your zeal you're already attacking and moving quite a bit faster than everyone else so why get more? This is why you need to black cleaver it gives you 30% attack speed and +50 damage the perfect yi item in my opinion. After this you will be attacking so fast and doing so much damage so why wouldn't you have any life steal? So pull up the Hextech Gun-Blade and buy everything you can and build up to it this is yi's ultimate item. Now items after this depend on how the games going if you need to attack faster grab a Phantom Dancer, more damage grab another Black Cleaver, what i usually do is start stacking infinity edges to just do damage out the yin yang.
They are for if you find yourself running back and forth flanking the shiz out of everyone if it gets bad you have your heal. If you want to stay out and continue to destroy minions pop clarity and there you go. Oh and if you need to run away just pop your ultimate it has a lower cool down thanks to the masteries.
This build is amazing for 3v3 and pretty damn good for 5v5 in my opinion try it out for yourself and get back to me with opinions on what I can do to improve this build thanks guys!