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Warwick Build Guide by KingStix

Jungle [10.1] Warwick Jungle Guide - Challenger - KingStix

By KingStix | Updated on January 15, 2020
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Runes:

Precision
Press the Attack
Triumph
Legend: Alacrity
Last Stand

Sorcery
Celerity
Waterwalking
Bonus:

+10% Attack Speed
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+6 Armor

Spells:

Always
LoL Summoner Spell: Challenging Smite

Challenging Smite

LoL Summoner Spell: Flash

Flash

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Win 54%
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[10.1] Warwick Jungle Guide - Challenger - KingStix

By KingStix
About Me

A Challenger Jungler (NA) and Youtuber



Hello, I'm KingStix. I'm a challenger jungle main and I play a variety of jungle champions. However, it's no doubt that one of the things I'm best known for is my Warwick gameplay. I love Warwick because of the intricate parts of his kit. It's satisfying to have enemies flash over the wall just to find you on the other side with him due to your perfectly timed Q. Or having an enemy find you low health in the jungle & smiling at the free kill they're about to pick up only to realize they lose the fight. Or how about chasing down low health enemies who feel safe hiding away in their bush? Yes, Warwick is great. I hope you enjoy this written guide and if you'd like to see a video guide as well you can view that below-
If you interested in more educational League of Legends content from a challenger jungle main, you can find it on my YouTube channel .
Pros & Cons Back to Top
Warwick Pros

Warwick is one of the strongest 1v1 champions early game.
He stays high health in the jungle.
He has reliable CC.
He is good with (& against) most team comps.
He can solo objectives at an early level.

Warwick Cons

Warwick is not good late game.
He has limited choices for damage items because he does AP + AD mix.
He struggles in team fight when enemies have high AOE CC.
He is not good at split pushing.
How to Play Back to Top
Clear Route
Start with your bot lane for the best leash. Get both buffs + gromp (no matter which side of the map you are on). You will now be level 3 and ready to gank! See below.
Ganking
You can start ganking on Warwick at level 3. If you can not come in from behind the enemy, just keep farming instead to not waste time on a failed gank. If you can get behind them, walk into the lane and activate your W immediately. Run up to them and keep autoing until they start getting out of range then press your E then Q. After you land on your Q, you will be behind them and can activate the second part of your E to fear them.
Itemization
Tiamat is the first thing you buy after your starting items. Yes, even before you finish any of your jungle item.
After Tiamat, you go tier 1 boots, full jg item, tier 2 boots (see items at top), then finally Titanic Hydra.
After Titanic Hydra, as your fourth item- you almost always go Dead Man's Plate. 2 exceptions:

1. Go Spirit Visage if the enemy team is full AP.

2. In the rare case that you are ahead, the enemy team is full AD and squishy, and you're playing super aggressive for a fast win- you can go Guardian Angel at this point.
Next here are the super optional items depending on the game-

Adaptive Helm is good against champions like Malzahar,Brand,Karthus, Evelynn, and Teemo that hit you with the same spells repeatedly (damage over time champs).

Gargoyle Stoneplate is good for surviving longer in team fights to pull aggro away from your back line. Specifically into a mixed damage enemy team.

Locket of the Iron Solari is a good item for peeling for a carry late game since Warwick falls off. This will provide him with more team fight value.
Late Game
On Warwick, you should avoid 5v5 team fighting late game unless your team is at a big advantage. Instead, you should be focusing on objectives and getting picks on the enemy team when you find someone out on their own (such as the support going to ward). You do not want to play late game as Warwick. If you do not build up a lead early, you are now reliant on your team to win. Relying on teammates is a good way to be hardstuck so practice building your lead and closing out games before they go too late.

Watch below to see how to close out a game quickly with Warwick
Bonus Back to Top
This video will show you 5 core mechanics on Warwick that every Warwick player should know and use!
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