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Yasuo Build Guide by gerbilDan

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League of Legends Build Guide Author gerbilDan

Yasuo - the dancing tornado

gerbilDan Last updated on February 24, 2014
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Ability Sequence

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

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Havoc
 
 

Offense: 21

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Legendary Guardian
 
 

Defense: 9

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bandit
Intelligence
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wanderer
 
 

Utility: 0


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not anywhere finished

this is a current work is progress. the build is done and im currently working on a few variation of it. don't mind the spelling. i was never good with English.

its a work in progress cause this is the first build ive published and im sure the more i play MY build the more ill be adding to this guild as patches come out


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intro

FIRST OFF: This is my first build on the site. SECOND: i am no pro what so ever. THIRD: this build is completely against what the meta is, which i am all for![

Now you will notice the current meta for yasuo if static shiv and a infinity edge, which is pefectly fine if you just want to stand there and auto attack all day long like a mindless drone so be it.

THIS BUILD IS CLEARLY NOT FOR YOU SO GTFO

if you return to riots youtube channel and re watch his review video you will be remind of the stats to work the build around: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkM20LgOdKQ&list=UU2t5bjwHdUX4vM2g8TRDq5g&feature=c4-overview (skip to 7:15 if you dont want to watch the whole thing) which follow as 1) movemwnt speed, 2) attack speed, 3) crit chance, and lastly 4) defense. IN THAT ORDER!


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static shiv + infinity edge VS trinity force + phantom dancer

ill flat out say it: MOST PEOPLE ARE DRONES. they either follow the recommend build by riot or copy a pro build. which is fine if that works for you. not me.

one of the main things i seem to ever argue about is the fact that i dont build statick shiv or ie. the reason is really simple. i feel you get no base damage in early game where cs really does matter more then late game

yes static shive charges with the dash and is a nice burst but again you have no damage but that burst..... and one of the MAJOR flaws of ie in my opinion is the fact that its so god dam expensive and you dont actually get the full passive benefit.

Yes yasuo gets double crit chance but he deals 10% less crit damage. so really you only get a bonus of %40 instead of the normal %50 with ie. so with the combine item crit of static shive and ie you get 90% crit chance without using mastery or runes to increase that number.



When you build trynity force and phantom dancer you do lose %10 crit (80 instead of 90) and the 40% bonus from ie BUT the spell blade from TF (trinity force) triples your q. it also has this INCREDIBLE synergy with his E Q combo. E procs it and Q uses it. also the movemnet boost you gain from the phage really helps with chasing and escaping from ganks and enemy spells/abilities.

PD (phantom dancer): some would say its a stupid and wasted item because of yasuo's E (dash) but how many times have you been trying to run away and have gotten stuck by your minions? i build PD mainly for the mobility it gives over the crit. seeing as mobility and attack speed are both stats riot has prioritized over crit chance.

summarize TF & PD : you EQ comb gets a massive damage spike, you are far more mobile and swing faster vs the meta of SS & IE.


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bersercker grievs + furor

BG should be obvious why you would get them (attack speed is stat #2 as prioritized by riot)
but why enchant furor on them?

simple: it stacks with rage from the phage in TF. all of a sudden you get roguhly 60-100 extra movement speed from Q and auto attacks. depending weather you just hit or killed a minion.


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BOTRK (blade of the rune king) + spirite visage + last whisper (LW)

BOTRK not only gives attack speed but also LIFESTEAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i love lifesteal. its active in combination with boots TF and PD really makes it near imposible for most champs to run away.

spirit visage increase your lifesteal gains, adds CDR and MR.

LW really just adds to the, in my opinion, already broken ult of yasuo .


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end game stale mate

you know this time zone.

you have your full build. tooo much gold and you dont know what to do.

time for over crit. this is the point where you sell off your boots and buy ie. yes you finally get to use IE. but your probity thinks you cant move now. not true you surprisingly still run just and i mean just under 400 movement speed. tho i really hope you can end the game before this point.


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final words

if you have a urger to comment on how SS and IE are so great dont. you clearly dont want to work the mechanics of yasuo and just want to stand there and auto. go play trynindimier if you want to do that. they get the same amount of crit with the same number of items ironicly.

YES MY SPELLING SUCKS LIKE A ***** ON A FRIDAY NIGHT!!!! BUT I DONT GIVE A F%CK