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Master Yi Build Guide by matosman666

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League of Legends Build Guide Author matosman666

Yi the destroyer (AP/AD hybrid)

matosman666 Last updated on March 27, 2012
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Ability Sequence

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Ability Key Q
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Ability Key W
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Ability Key E
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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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Executioner
 
 

Offense: 30

 
 
 
 
 
Durability
Vigor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Honor Guard
Mercenary
 
 
 
 
 
 
Juggernaut
 
 

Defense: 0

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Strength of Spirit
Intelligence
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mastermind
 

Utility: 0


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The choice of the hextech gunblade

Buying the gunblade has a great importance in this build, without it is just a regular AD build, but with it it gives you the sustain you really need, behind it comes that unique active that is great to finish off enemies, it might seem odd, but master yi is really squishy, and as you go into late game, easely defeatable, with hextech gunblade, you can finnally play master yi in higher levels.


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Pros / Cons

YI AD is great for low level game, but easily defeated when you are playing against higher level summoners
advantages:
-brutal damage
-brutal atack speed
-brutal movement speed
disadvantages:
-squishy, when your opponents buy armor, you quicly become useless
-impossible to play in high levels

YI AP
advantages:
-giant sustain
-high bursts of damage with alpha strike
Disadvantages:
-useless in destroying towers
- if you ran out of mana it becomes utterly useless

Hybrid
advantages:
-good sustain
-decent damage
-increased damage with alpha strike, that means armor is useless
-if you're skilled, it is easily playable in higher levels
disadvantages:
-takes less damage than yi AD
-has less sustain than yi AP