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Warwick experimental build (it's just a makeshift build I de

Last updated on June 9, 2013
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Ability Sequence

Ability Key Q
Ability Key W
Ability Key E
Ability Key R

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Offense: 25

Honor Guard

Defense: 0


Utility: 4

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Introduction (or, Warwick mother-truckers)

To whoever managed to find this guide,
All I'm doing is experimenting with a build that ive been working with for the past few games. I'm a mediocre player and I expect neither high ratings nor anyone to follow this build. With that said lets continue.

Warwick is a very peculiar champion. You can find many different builds involving him, from AD to jungle, to AP. The reason behind this is all of his abilities incorporate each form of damage, where he can increase his AS and make AP a powerful tool, or specialize in CoolDown reduction and ultimately AP stack. Couple this with the fact that he can jungle also makes him a very flexible damage dealer.

Now like I said above I am not trying to claim that I'm some amazing LoL'er. quite the opposite, however testing this particular build has not only been fun but rewarding. What this build does is specialize in a little of both, while aiming at AS and AP which allows you to switch off between auto-attacking someone to a surprisingly quick death, or going in slamming your Q and R buttons out of your keyboard. My suggestion is to use both, as Warwick was a character with the capacity to use both effectively, it's my belief that the developers created WW with the idea that you should focus on all forms of attacking

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Pros / Cons (or, why you're probably going to suck)

He's probably gonna 1v1 anything you throw at him, I mean srsly look at dat dmg
He'll definitely give you a new perspecive on WW, I haven't quite found a build like this (probably cuz no one's crazy enough to try this

Obviously unless you have your E proc'd or you use your ult, you have no range capabilities. meaning if your enemy is faster/ranged (Freaking Teemo) then you're going to have a bad time
He's probably more squishy than a baby octopus (You have been warned)

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Why i chose the runes, masteries, etc. (or, More meaningless information th

The reason I chose these specific runes and masteries is simply because they look like they will help. Look, you can argue all you want that their ineffective and that I suck, this is my personal experience: the increase in AS as well as AP makes WW not only a heavy hitter, but his passive/Q combo make for enough life steal to compensate for any health/armor items. Now that's obviously not going to be true in many cases, however seeing as I personally play a very aggressive style, I'm sure it can accommodate most anyone not trying to use WW as a tank. Feel free to mix and match different runes and masteries as you play depending on need, I put them there because I like damage and disregard armor or health.

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Combat strategies (or, THERE ARE NO STOPS ON THE R@P3 TRAIN)

Simply put, use all of your resources.
~ It's seems like a very obvious thing, but i've seen many people not use everything in their arsenal, and in a game like this that's the same as stripping down to your birthday suit, painting yourself red, and sprinting onto the field of a bull-riding tournament. I'd suggest waiting in the bushes oppa-rengar style, and starting off with a solid Infinite Duress. Immediately afterwards, smash your Q like it's your ex's face, and hit W so you can just follow them around spazzing out while all their health gets whittled away.
~ Suggesting you get into a fight with multiple people, target one and then focus onto another person. But going at it with multiple people isn't a very smart idea, because if you followed this guide exactly, you just made WW a glass cannon, meaning he can't take too many hits. Allow your teammates to start the fight, and then you finish it for them (don't KS! KS'ing is wrong! people who <3 Hitler KS).
~ Also know your opponents. If you see one person with max health and another one with >50%, you're 99% of the time going to want to go kill the low health one.

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alternate gear (or, 'I keep getting ganked so your build obviously sucks)

If the build isn't doing it for you that's fine by me, I didn't tell you to follow my build. But, if you want to do something about it simply sacrifice some dmg for health and armor. Get Spirit Visage or something, E'erybody loves them a good Spirit Visage. Or Iceborn Gauntlet, I mean, that thing just LOOKS scary Not cutting it for you? Keep trading down dmg and trading up health and armor. This build is MEANT to be tinkered with. All I'm doing is posting my build that I've been trying along with my recommendations, but just because it works for me doesn't mean you'll destroy everything with it.