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Yasuo General Guide by x20centx

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x20centx Last updated on February 17, 2014
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Ability Sequence

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

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1/
Havoc
 
 

Offense: 21

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Legendary Guardian
 
 

Defense: 9

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bandit
Intelligence
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wanderer
 
 

Utility: 0


Table of Contents
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Introduction

Yasuo, The Unforgiven, is a champion that require a lot of training and patience to master. This wanderer samurai is quite "unique" and rewarding once you can use him fully. Yasuo must build according to the enemy team since he will be the one that initiate most of the team fights.


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Pros / Cons

Pros:
- Easy to farm with Steel Tempest and Sweeping Blade.
- Wind Wall can block many skills.
- High Damage burst.
- High Mobility with foes around him.
- Low cooldown for Last Breath & can use allies launch skills.

Cons:
- Hard to master
- Can be squishy
- Require reactions
- Must use Last Breath carefully


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Items

Note* Yasuo will always have max attack speed cap for Q at lvl 18


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Spells

Steel Tempest RANGE: 470/375 See below STATIC COOLDOWN: 5 / 4.75 / 4.5 / 4.25 / 4

Consecutive successful casts of Steel Tempest within 10 seconds form a chain.

Steel Tempest FIRST ACTIVE: Yasuo thrusts his sword forward, dealing physical damage to all enemies in a 475-unit line. If cast while using Sweeping Blade, the area of effect is changed to a ~375-radius circle around Yasuo.

Gathering Storm SECOND ACTIVE: Same as the first active.

Empowered Steel Tempest THIRD ACTIVE: Yasuo brandishes his sword causing a whirlwind to tear forward in a ~900-unit line, dealing physical damage and knocking airborne all enemies hit. If cast while using Sweeping Blade, the area of effect is changed to an ~375-radius circle around Yasuo. This active resets the chain.

Steel Tempest can critically strike, having a 25% damage penalty. Without any additional critical damage the bonus damage equals 50% of Yasuo's attack damage. Additionally, on-hit effects will be applied to the first enemy hit within 475-unit range. The cooldown and cast time of Steel Tempest is reduced based on Yasuo's bonus attack speed and unaffected by cooldown reduction.

PHYSICAL DAMAGE: 20 / 40 / 60 / 80 / 100 (+ 100% AD)


Wind Wall RANGE: 400 COOLDOWN: 26 / 24 / 22 / 20 / 18

PASSIVE: Yasuo generates a percentage of his maximum Flow whenever he uses Sweeping Blade in addition to the amount that is generated for the distance moved.

FLOW: 4 / 8 / 12 / 16 / 20%

ACTIVE: Yasuo creates a gust of wind that travels forward to form a wall 400 units away from himself. The wall slowly drifts forward over 3.75 seconds, blocking all enemy projectiles with the exception of tower hits.

WALL WIDTH: 300 / 350 / 400 / 450 / 500


Sweeping Blade RANGE: 475 STATIC COOLDOWN: 0.5 / 0.4 / 0.3 / 0.2 / 0.1

ACTIVE: Yasuo dashes 475 units in the direction of the target enemy, dealing magic damage and marking them briefly. The speed of the dash scales with Yasuo's bonus movement speed.

MARK DURATION: 10 / 9 / 8 / 7 / 6
MAGIC DAMAGE: 70 / 90 / 110 / 130 / 150 (+ 60% AP)

Each cast increases the next dash's base damage by 25% for 5 seconds, up to 100% bonus damage. Yasuo cannot use Sweeping Blade on an enemy that's already been marked.

MAXIMUM DAMAGE: 140 / 180 / 220 / 260 / 300 (+ 60% AP)


Last Breath RANGE: 1300 COOLDOWN: 80 / 55 / 30

ACTIVE: Yasuo blinks to the nearest visible airborne enemy champion to the cursor, instantly generating maximum Flow. Upon arriving, he suspends all airborne units within a 400-radius of his target in the air for 1 second while dealing physical damage to all of them. Once he lands, Yasuo gains 50% penetration to bonus armor for 15 seconds.

PHYSICAL DAMAGE: 200 / 300 / 400 (+ 150% bonus AD)

Casting Last Breath will reset the chain on Steel Tempest. Also Yasuo can strike enemies in the air with Steel Tempest

Note:
- Knowing how to use his max the range of his Steel Tempest is a great tool for poking champions.
- Sweeping Blade can be stacked up to 4 times for bonus damage, having enemies minions give him great mobility and potential for chasing and harassing. Make sure to always dash on a minion to close up the gap between the champion then dash again on your current target which will give you also more damage from your sweeping blade.
- If your enemy is good at dodging your tornado projectile (3rd Q) then use your sweeping blade + steel tempest instead to launch him .
- Don't forget to use your Steel Tempest in mid-air Ultimate.


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