Shaco Build Guide by DonaldBinBaggin
[9.5] TILTING THE ENEMY-Stomp Solo Q with this Shaco Guide!By DonaldBinBaggin | Updated on March 8, 2019
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The Shaclone Special
+10% Attack Speed
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
Threats & Synergies
This is a skill matchup. If the lee sin is good he will predict where you go and get vision on you early on before you q away. Counter jungling against a lee sin can be quite simple though. Get a box placed to block off his path, and save your q to follow his w. Although he does do a lot of damage, if you are lvl 6 you will be able to outplay him with use of your ultimate.
Kayn has a different jungle clear to most, with incredible clear speeds to. PUNISH HIM EARLY BEFORE HE EVOLVES, otherwise you stand no chance against him.
Don't try and counter jungle udyr, go for ganks instead and ward your own jungle. You will loose a 1v1, your only chance is to go full ap shaco and stack boxes around him in the form of illuminati.
After evelyn's rework, she no longer has the ability to stealth before lvl 6, allowing you to follow her jungle clear quite easily. You can out damage her and if you deny her blue buff, she will be hard on mana.
Amumu is very tanky and annoying to kill. Amumu players will most likely stack armor into you and it will be impossible to beat him in a 1v1.
Can be tricky, especially because he has more damage to targets that are alone. Your best bet is to drop a box down next to you, to deny the bonus damage. Your damage will be relatively even then.
He outdamages you, his auto attacks knock back your boxes, you will not outdamage him. Don't try to counter jungle him.
He outdamages you, has a spell shield, a fear. The chance you 1v1 him after lvl 3 is very low. Go for lane ganks and stay away from him 1v1 unless you are ahead.
Early on, you have a chance to beat him. He is quite squishy and his damage is only slightly higher than yours. Pop your box down while you 1v1 him. Your box should be enough to outdamage master yi.
I am not talking about a jungle ezreal here, instead an ADC ezreal. This champion can build iceborn gauntlet and ninja tabis into you, and you have NOTHING to kill him with. Unless he has both summs down, and his E is on cooldown, you cannot kill him.
He has a point and click fear, he has a silence that bounces between your box and you. He has a drain that is HUGE in a 1v1. You stand next to no chance fighting him 1v1.
Skill matchup. You can block his e with your w, you can outdamage him if you dont get him by his e. Save you q to dodge his e. Currently Gragas isn't the strongest so you should be able to fight him. Watch out if he goes bruiser or flat tank though.
Not that hard of a matchup. You can't out right click him, use your boxes to fear him and do dmg then e to execute. He can't escape from you without using flash.
Have fun when he presses w and taunts you.
Tanky, AOE DMG and tanky. You cannot 1v1 her when she is full hp. Her first clear isn't very good and she will most likely exit jungle with double buffs at half hp. Rush your topside buff and then take hers and camp there. You should be able to 1v1 her with the help of ignite. Later on in the game after she starts to get tank items, don't try to fight.
Has decent damage early on, although it is quite easy to beat him 1v1 in jungle
A fairly simple matchup, early game clear is slow and does take a fair bit of hp up. Feel free to counter jungle where it should be a free kill. If he does become a threat late game, you still should be able to one shot him.
You can beat him 1v1 early on, but if he goes tanky, you will not be able to fight his easily. Dodge his e with your q/r and then try kill him.
He will kill you. RUN
Her damage isn't very high that early on, you can just outfarm/outdamage and outscale easily.
He has some nasty damage, a great gap closer and escape. Generally i would try and avoid fighting ekko 1v1 unless you have a lead up. Use your q to dodge his q and that way you will be able to win a 1v 1 with your higher ad and backstab damage.
Watch out for putting your box down against zac, as he will be able to q you to it for a knockup. His overall damage is not higher than yours, but be wary as his base damage is significant. Q his e and you should be able to 1v1 him.
Xin Zhao with PTA is one of the most annoying things for shaco. His Q applies a 3 hit knockup, he had a gapcloser, and a slow. HE WILL OUTDAMAGE YOU EARLY SO BE WARNED. Try to avoid fighting him 1v1 early unless you have ignite up.
Sejuani has a reasonably weak early clear and will often be at half health after double buffs. Her damage isn't parallel to yours and you have ignite if needed. Watch out for her stun after 4 attacks on you as thing will do MAX HP damage. You should be able to counter jungle sej pretty easily and get an early kill if played right.
Skill matchup. Watch out for his ferocity bar as stay away from bushes to avoid getting jumped on as this is worse then a jump scare from five nights at fredbears. He will either snowball a game or be useless. Avoid fighting him without ignite. Counter jungle when possible and outgank him pre 6.
Weak before he gets Trinity Force. Pretty weak jungler right now so you should be fine. Q his R and you will outdamage him early on. He will beat you in extended fights due to his Q.
Easy matchup. He doesn't have the damage to 1v1 you. Watch out as ivern may try to cheese your red or blue early on. His only fighting potential revolves around his Shield. Dodge his q with your q and fight him then.
This guy isn't a joke. His cleaver does %HP damage and his E gives him bonus AD based on missing health. You have a chance to beat him pre 6 with ignite, but after he gets cinderhulk and some armour items he will be a living nightmare. Avoid fighting him post 6.
Easy matchup. Clears are slow and will be low hp without the help of pots. Counter jungle early and keep him behind. Dodge his TAUNT with your Q and keep in mind that he may ult onto enemys you are trying to assasinate.
A good nidalee player will ruin your early game completely. AVOID HER EARLY GAME AT ALL COSTS!
An annoying matchup for sure. Avoid her Q and try to get picks on her whenever you can as she isn't very mobile after using her combo.
Quite an easy matchup for Shaco. Most Elise players will just want to spam gank as much as they can, so you can either just outfarm them in the jungle, try countergank, or simply just pressure objectives such as drakes and rift heralds etc. In a 1v1 situation, use your box to block her stun. If she engages on you with E, simply use R and kill her. Save your Q for a dodge or escape.
A good Lulu player is very annoying. The have a shield and a health boost for one of their players, but that isn't the worst of it. Lulu has a point and click CC ability called polymorph which is incredibly annoying for Shaco. When you do see a Lulu, try and make a pick when she isn't around, otherwise you won't be dealing enough damage to kill your target.
One of the hardest matchups for Shaco. Rek'Sai has a point and click knockup, can see your movements while you are invisible and can shred you in a 1v1. Avoid her at all cost!
Shen can R onto you when you are invisible and get a nice engage onto the enemy team.
Orianna can E onto you and get a nice R off you in a teamfight.
Taric can use his E (Stun) off Shaco even when he is invisible. This can lead to some cheeky plays on unsuspecting opponents.