Talon Build Guide by Okamizo
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Alrighty! So I guess you could coll me a noob or something but I just really wanted to post this guide to see reactions and if I had just gotten lucky in a few battles. BUT ANYWAYS, I'm gonna try and write this guide for making an assassin into a tank, with most of the assassin abilities in tact.
We're gonna skip out on explaining runes and masteries as I still am a new player in LoL.
Of course, it is the items that make Talon into quazi tank-assassin. First start off with Boots of Speed. Gives that nice little speed boost until you can get the Boots of Swiftness(sorry, I don't know how to but in those pics and everything. noob o.o).
Once you get your lovely boots, start stacking health items. A soon as you can, get warmonger's armor. It gives a boatload of health and survivability, not to mention you can run pretty fast now. After, get some armor along with that. I find the best way for me was to get the Heart of Gold and let some gold collect while you kill minions(and champions?). Then get Randuin's Oden for an armor boost.
That for the most part does me fine in making Talon into a quazi-tank. You have a lot more health and armor than you enemies will expect. And again, with your health, speed, and ult, surviving is pretty easy.
Going farther, grab some more speed with Zeal, some health with Phage, and finally Trinity Force to finish off. (do note that Trinity Force (and sheen if you decided to buy that first) give you an awesome dmg boost after using an ability).
Lastly, you can pretty choose whatever you want for you last item. I just put Madred's Bloodrazor as it give more armor, attack speed and damage and its passive is pretty nice.
Now for skills...
Rake is amazing. Get it first, always.
Then get the other two for some more fighting poweress.
In early game, its helpful once you get cutthroat if you want to harass any enemy that gets to close.
But anyways, once you get all 3, its really up to you which you level up although I always finish cutthroat last. It gives enough mobility for attacking at level one. Rake and Noxian Diplomacy are more important in doing the damage you want.
Of course, there is the ultimate which I just love. XD It attacks and steaths at the same time. I gives time to run away or some leeway against minions when chasing a weakened champion. But yeah! Not much for me to say. Just focus on Rake and Noxian Diplomacy. Most of the time I prefer rake a tiny bit more cause it makes for good minion killing and harassing enemies.
I'm gonna make this short.
Ignite is just great when you've already spammed all you skills on an enemy champion and they have a bit of life left.
Heal is great for if you are in a tight situation(despite being over-healthed), and then running, or continuing to fight the surprised enemies with you massive amount of health.
BUT YEAH!(do I say that a lot?)
The good thing is that Talon retains his skills as an assassin, but with lower damage. You can still do good damage, and survive to come back another day, especially if there are two enemy champions you are fighting at the same time.
Well that's my short build... I would appreciate constructive comments, but I guess you all are free to diss me and my build for making a AD talon with burst damage. And can somebody tell me how to put in the images?(for items and skills) I just joined mobafire today >.>
But thanks! if you read everything for real.
...and now that I look at my build, it seems really short >.< But oh well. Again, helpful comments appreciated!