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Wukong Build Guide by Jazzmonkey
[9.5 Wukong Guide] Challenger Wukong EUW From zero to hero DBy Jazzmonkey | Updated on March 11, 2019
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Threats & Synergies
Play around this Q's you can use your W for juking his Q. Do short Trades E>A>Q and W away. You need to kill him befor hitting 6.
Easy Matchup. If she W just W and if she use Her Q on your decoy wait a bit and then trade her with A>Q>E>AA.
Pretty hard matchup you don't want to trade her. Dodge her W, if you trade try to trigger her Shield and wait with your comb. If the shield is gone trade her with E>A>Q>W and just walk out repied that and try to kill her with level 6. You have an advantage with 6. But she will destroy you lategame.
Really hard matchup. You never want to trade him actuly just farm up. He can kills you easily and outtrade you. Dodge his Q and wait until 6. if you hit faster then him 6 just engage and try to kill him. You need to do realy short trades so try the comb E>A>Q>W.
You are way stronger level 1 just go E>AA and proc your electrocute. Try to dodge his Q and always trade him. You are able to hold his sustian with Corruption Potion.
Realy hard matchup. He can easily kill you with level 1 if he skills w. Only do short trade IF he use his Q for farming. You should outtrade him then. You can try to kill him if you hit 6 befor him. Play with your jungler. You can juke his R with your W if you are fast enough.
Easy matchup. He will use his Q to farm, trade him after that. Try to kill him befor hitting 6. You will win everytrade. Go curroption Potion vs him.
Anyoing as fuck. Go Doran's Shield vs him. He will always poke you with his Q. Wait until he use his empowered Autoattack to minions and do a short trade with level 4. Wait for a mistake from him or wait for your jungler. You can kill him with level 6 just survive till then and farm up!
Hard matchup but winable! she can block your skills pretty easily thats why you just use E>AA wait until she W then use your W dont use your Q! you can trade her if her W is on cooldown then use your comb E>A>Q>W. Your are able to kill her in a all in with level 6.
Easy matchup. Trade him with level 1 with E>AA. Try to dodge his Q and you can kill him once befor hitting 6 if you trade right. Play around his super gnar and kill him again with level 6.
It can be hard. He will skill E first and will outtrade you quit easy with level 1 so avoid trades with level 1. You can skill second your W, because it counters hard his E. Just use your W for countering his E. You can trade him pretty good if get use to it. And you have an advantage hitting level 6.
Not realy hard pretty much skill matchup. You can counter her E with your W so it gets useless. Trade her and check her masteries sometimes she takes kleptomancy if she has it just trade her right away. You outtrade her pretty good.
Hard matchup. Wait until he use his passiv on minions and trade him then. Its pretty hard but you can counter his Q with your W. But if you Q you don't use your W, because he has vision on you. You can kill him actuly but never underistimate his passiv.
Hard matchup. He actually outtrades you and outsustians you. Avoid trading and just farm up. You can counter his R if you are fast anough with your W.
Laningphase can be anyoing. Go Dorans Shield vs. Kennen. Trade him rly short. Look forward to his passiv and trade him after he used his passiv on minions. You can try to kill him with level 6 but he may just stoned you and walk away.
She will zone you with her E. You can just wait it and trade her after its on Cooldown. You will outtrade her but trade with brain and wait her cooldowns. Try to kill her befor hitting 6 and try to kill her again with level 6.
Playing vs tanks is always shitty as Wukong. His Q cancel your E so try to play around that. Don't trade him at all and just farm.
Again a tank....stupid tanks. Play around his W. Never trade him directly just farm and wait what happen. You will be a beast if you got even farm midgame so just keep calm and farm up.
Go curroption Potion vs Vlad. You will outstand his sustain. Wait until he use his empowered Q and then trade him with E>A>Q>A>W. YOu can easily kill befor hitting 6. Keep in mind he can outplay your full comb so use your full comb E>A>Q>R after he used his W.
Totaly skill matchup. Try to avoid trades level 1. If she randomly use her E, trade her right away. Always play around her cooldowns, you can kill her if you engage her with 6 but she is able to kill you if you engages on you so keep calm and wait for mistakes.
One of the biggest threat to Wukong. He will always outtrade you no matter what. You can try to trade him if he randomly use his W. Just try to farm and keep calm don't force to much. You will outscale hard and teamfights should be yours. You can juke his R with your W.
Poke him with your Q because he have more range then him. Go Curroption Potion vs him.
Her W counters your E so play around that cd. If she use her passiv on Minions, trade her. She won't be able to W if you are fast enough. You are able to kill her with level 6. Your movement from R helps you to juke her R.
Try to denay him stacking his Q. Poke him with your Q if he wants to stack minions. If he used his Q for minions go Q>E>AA, you should outtrade him pretty hard. Beware he can kill you after reaching level 6.
pretty hard matchup. he will poke you with Q so go dorans shield here with second wind. Just focus farm and don'T trade him at all just if he missplayed or used his skills on minion.
Hard early but easy as fuck with level 6. Try to survive the laningphase. Go second wind + dorans shield. Farm till level 6 and just all in him then. He will always dies if you got R.
Hard early but after that pretty easy. Keep in mind she will go Ignite. Go dorans shield + second wind because of her hard poke. Just farm dont trade her at all befor hitting 6. She counters your E and is able to cancel it if she times it right. But you can counter her E aswell if you are fast enough. At level 6 its your lane and you can always kill her.
Realy hard matchup. Dont trade him with level 1. Wait until you hit level 3 and then do your comb E>A>Q>W. You can poke him if he goes for last hitting with your Q. Skill Q first in this matchup. And do A>Q.
One of the hardest matchup. Avoid trades. Just stay under tower and try to farm up. Wait for your jungler and hope that you are able to kill him. Wait for mistakes from him you can trade him if he uses his skills for farming. If he tower dives you try to outplay him your W. Gl with Renekton my Monkey Bro's
He can easily outtrade you with level 1. Just farm up and dont trade him at all. You aren't rly able to kill him. If you got your farm you are fine. Try to kill him only with help. You can cancel his R with your R
skill matchup. Go tiamat vs Yasou it can proc his Passiv so its rly usefull for you. Trade him after his passiv is gone. Try to kill him with level 6.
Anyoing but winable. Go dorans shield + second wind vs teemo. Try to surive and farm safely. He can blind you so your Q will be useless. Try to E>AA>W and then Q him after the blind is off. He is free if you hit level 6.
Can be realy hard. Go dorans shield vs rengar and just farm. He will sit in bushes so just calm and farm you will notice if he wants to engage you because of his bars. You can kill him if you reach level 6 just hold on !
It can be hard or can be easy. Wait until he uses his Q and then poke him. Notice he will have Ignite top so play calm and safe.
Hard matchup. Dodge his E keep an Eye on the minions. If you trade try to burst his shield off so he can't use it. You can Positinate yourself if you are fast enough with your E behind his Q.
Just farm do short trades. Play with your masterys and trade him if he uses his skills for farming. You can see in the video sector how i played vs swain.
A good Jayce will fuck you pretty hard. Just avoid trades farm if needed under tower. Go dorans shield + second wind vs jayce. Do rly short combos vs him.
Rumble can be really annoying. Dodge his Q and try to dodge his E. Go Curroption potion and try to outsustain him. You don't really need to kill him just farm up. Go Second wind as your resolve rune and try to keep your farm up. You can easily kill him with your jungler at level 6 all the time.
Rly hard matchup. Avoid level 1. He can kill you easily. try to focus in farming. You can only kill him with your jungler. His ult destroys your ult so don't even waste it on him. Focus farming and try to play with your team. You outscale him pretty good in teamfights so play a safe lane.
Threats & Synergies
The ahri matchup is pretty easy, hard trade her at level 1 and try to bully her so she needs to use her pots. you can kill her befor level 6 easily
play around her stun trade her after she use it for farming
just farm up and kill him level 4 should be easy or just farm and teamfight later you don't need to kill him actuly
pretty hard level 1-5 but if you survive till level 6 its free try to use your combo fast enough and positionate yourself with ur R behind her so she always fail her ultimate
pretty hard matchup its hard to farm. farm under tower and wait for your jungler. If you get a kill befor 6 its a free lane
it can be hard but it can be easy aswell you can outplay his ultimate with your W if you time it. You have kill potential if you outplay his R
Just farm and dont fight him directly
pretty hard lane you can't kill him befor level 6 and he got a huge wave clear if he got 6. You must farm under tower and wait for your jungler. If you are ahead use short trades, poke him down and then all in him if you can kill him.
It can be hard from level 1-4 but after 4 you always outrade him. Just farm till level 4 and then trade him after it.
You can trade him directly with level 1. you will outtrade him always. Try to kill him befor reaching level 6.
its a skill matchup. Try to trade her befor she stacks her Q. You can kill her if you reach level 6 and if you got even farm.
You need to get level 4 to outrade her. Wait until she use her jumps and then trade her. You Q follows her even if she jumps back. Your are able to one shot her if you got even farm and hit level 6.
Care about her Daggers and trade her with E>AA>Q you can cancel her R with your R you must engage her befor she engages you.
Level 1 is hard he can kill you if you trade stupid, specialy if he gots exhaust. wait until you reach level 4 karthus is always a target for your jungle because, he got no escape wait until your jungler comes and just kill him straight away.
Trade her once with level 1 you will outtrade her. But then wait till level 4 for the next trade just farm and then kill her with level 6
All in her with level 1 and try to kill her with level 2. She should be free but she can zone you easily and Q you if you can't dodge wait till level 6 and then kill her. she is always killable after reaching level 6
Trade her with level 1 you can outplay her ultimate with your W if you are fast enough. She is always a free kill after level 6.
High Dmg. Watch where her groundings are from her Q. Trade her in them. You can trade her at level 1 and outtrade her quit well. Dodge her skills and her w with your W. Just farm and she is free after reaching level 6
Pretty hard to kill befor 6. Just farm up and try to dodge his Q. If you are able reaching level 6 with even farm its good and you can just kill him after going B and getting your items.
Trade with level 1 you will outtrade him cause of the masterie resolve. You even can outplay his ulitmate with your W or just dodge dmg if he hit you with his ultimate. He is always killable at every level and trade able. Play with your masteries and cdr
Hard but beatable. Wait till he use his W on minions so you can trade. You can actuly outtrade him if you play with your electrocute and resolve masterie. Carefull he can one shot you but you can one shot him too with level 6.
You can trade her with level 1 and dodge her skills with W.
Easy matchup you will be his biggest nightmare. Trade him always if you can play with your crd and masteries and kill him straight away if you reach level 6.
Pretty easy matchup. you can block his Q with your W. You should take ignite with you. Try to do fast combos with E>A>Q>W and avoid dmg from him with your decoy. You can just farm up. After hiting 6 just all in him with ignite. He should be always dead if your R is up.
About Me & Wukong
and my peak was 4x Master. I played the Ape since he came out and mained him directly.
I got around 2 Million Championpoints with all accounts on Wukong and i played
him in High Elo in every single season. Im currently #10 Wukong World you can find me on http://www.lolskill.net/summoner/EUW/twtvdoctorwukong
and im streaming regular on https://www.twitch.tv/doctorwukong
You will learn after this Guide how to play Wukong,
how to snowball, how to survive and play the laningphase,
what to do after laningphase and how to reach your desired elo.
Why would you play Wukong
+ One of the Strongest AD scalings
+ Gamechanging Teamfights
+ Can one shot squishy targets
+ Midgame beast
+ Huge snowball with 1 kill
+ Your Cyclone goes through even when you are cc'd
+ Your Crushing Blow has synergy with all on hit items
+ its a freaking ape
Wukong is an ad assasin/bruiser that is able to one shot all squishy targets if you play him currectly. He can sneak with his Warrior Trickster even make huge outplays with it. He has a good gapcloser with Nimbus Strike and togehter with his gamechanging Cyclone he is able to change the hole teamfight for his advantage. He is a Midlane beast and can nearly kill all of his squishy opponent midlane. He got one of the strongest AD scalings thats why you should play him as ad assasin, but if the situation change and your team needs a tank you also can build him offtank, because Stone Skin gives you free tankyness.
- Poor early top Laningphase
- got only his Cyclone as cc
- Nimbus Strike can be canceled from every knockback/up
- no sustain
- Ninja Tabi counters you hard
- Control Ward can counter your engages
As per all champions, Wukong has his strengths, and his weaknesses. Compared to other Toplaner the matchup can be realy hard and he has no CC until he hits level 6. He don't has sustain so Corrupting Potion is a realy good starting item for Wukong because it compensated the weaknesses of Wukong's early game. If you flash in and aren't fast enough with your combo enemey's will just flash out and survive. So always play calm and smart with Wukong and wait for a good moment to engage don't hesitated but also don't rush dumb in. You can be the engage and you also can disengage.
Stone Skin (Passive)
Wukong gains 4 / 6 / 8 bonus armor and magic resistance for each visible enemy champion nearby.
Stone Skin gives you free tankyness specialy if you are in teamfights. Try to Jump into 3 People and use your combo E>A>Q>R. Keep in mind for each visibile enemy you get 4 armour that means if you walk into 3 enemey you get 3x4= 12 free armor and magic resist it increases with level 7 to 6 armor and magic resist and level 13 to 8 armour and magic resist.
Crushing Blow (Q) Aktiv
COOLDOWN: 9 / 8 / 7 / 6 / 5
Wukong's next attack deals additional physical damage, gains range, and reduces the enemy's Armor for a short duration.
Wukong's next attack gains 125 range, deals 30/60/90/120/150 (+110% Attack Damage) bonus physical damage and reduces the enemy's Armor by 10/15/20/25/30% for 3 seconds. Crushing Blow resets Wukong's autoattack timer.
Try the combo A>Q>E>AA to outdamage your opponent.
You outrange nearly every meele champion with your Crushing Blow, you can use it for poking or last hitting. Keep in mind its an empowered autoattack so it has synergy with Duskblade of Draktharr an another on hit items like Stormrazor. It also follows if the enemy flashes to late.
Decoy (W) Aktiv
COST: 50/55/60/65/70 Mana
COOLDOWN: 18 / 16 / 14 / 12 / 10
Wukong becomes Invisible for 1.5 seconds, leaving behind a decoy that will deal 70/115/160/205/250 (+60% Ability Power) Magic Damage to enemies near it after 1.5 seconds.
Stealth - Invisible: Wukong can only be revealed by nearby enemy Turrets or True Sight.
Keep in mind your Warrior Trickster can save you from Caitlyn Ace in the Hole from Urgot Fear Beyond Death. So you can litarly use it for Decoing Target spells. You can confuse your enemeys with pressing S so they think you used your Warrior Trickster but you didn't, just walk away and use your Warrior Trickster straigt after you confuse your enemy. Because you are getting invisible your item Duskblade of Draktharr proc's so you can use it for engaging or while fighting to proc it twice. A trick in teamfights for example is to press S so the enemy gets confused and think you used W. After that just use it in the right moment and kill them all !
Nimbus Strike (E)
COST: 45/50/55/60/65 Mana
COOLDOWN: 110 / 95 / 80
Wukong dashes to target enemy and sends out images to attack up to 2 additional enemies near his target, dealing physical damage to each enemy struck.
Wukong dashes to target enemy and sends out images to attack up to 2 additional enemies nearby. Each enemy struck takes 65/110/155/200/245 (+80% bonus Attack Damage) physical damage. Wukong then gains 30/35/40/45/50% Attack Speed for 4 seconds.
Always have in mind that you can hit upto 3 targets with your Nimbus Strike try to aim the squishy targets with Nimbus Strike. You also can use your Nimbus Strike as capcloser on laningphase to hit Minions with it and after then use the Crushing Blow's range to hit the enemey. Nimbus Strike also gives you early 30 % attackspeed and it scales with leveling it up, so you always Max it! Try the Combo A>Q>E>AA and then E>A>Q>R to finish him!
COST: 100 mana
COOLDOWN: 120 / 105 / 90
Wukong's staff grows outward and he spins it around, dealing damage and knocking up enemies. Wukong gains Movement Speed over the duration of the spell.
Wukong's staff grows outward and he spins it around for 4 seconds, dealing 20/110/200 (+110% Attack Damage) physical damage per second to nearby enemies, knocking them up for 1 second the first time they get hit.At the start, Wukong gains 15% Movement Speed, and he gains an additional 10% per second over the duration. Reactivating Cyclone cancels it immediately.
Here comes the Skill that is unique and the skill that makes Wukong so special his Cyclone. Beside Cyclone has one of the storngest AD-Scaling(+110% AD) It gives you Movement speed that works great with Youmuu's Ghostblade. You can cancel your Cyclone in 1vs1 for example you engage with E>Q>R then you cancel your Cyclone and straigh after that do E>A>Q so the enemy just get deleted. If you are able to hit a good Cyclone in a team fight on the squishy carry targets, they explode and you one shot them instantly and change the whole teamfight for your advantage. Keep in Mind you are an assasin so play like one! Confuse your enemys with Warrior Trickster or Pressing S, sneak around them, do flanks and kill the squishy targets!
The Domination Rune Path is one of five rune paths. It is centered around burst damage, and general utility.
It is the best masterie tree for Wukong, because of the burst from Electrocute and your bruiser skill kit, play around your cooldown from Electrocute.
Basic attacks and abilities generate stacks on enemy champions hit, up to one per attack or cast. Applying 3 stacks to a target within a 3 second period causes them to be struck by lightning, dealing them 50 - 220 (based on level) (+ 50% bonus AD) (+ 30% AP) Attack damageAbility power Adaptive damage.
Try to play around your cooldown use it in the full combo burst with Q>A>E>AA
50 - 25 (based on level) seconds.
✦ Sudden Impact
PASSIVE: Going in combat by affecting an enemy champion within 3 seconds of using a dash, blink or Teleport, or exiting from camouflage, grants 10 Lethality and 8 Magic Penetration for the next 5 seconds.
If the triggering effect deals damage it will also benefit from the penetration. It gives Wukong free damage, because of this Nimbus Strike or his Warrior Trickster so just take it and enjoy the free damage!
✦ Eyeball Collection
PASSIVE: Collect 2 Eyeballs from champion kills and 1 Eyeball from champion assists and ward Damage rating takedowns, up to 20. Gain 1 Ability Power or 0.6 Attack Damage (Adaptive) per Eyeball, up to 20 Ability Power and 12 Attack Damage. Eyeball Collection has a 10 second assist timer.
Completing your collection awards an additional 10 Ability Power or 6 Attack Damage. It gives you free AD and it has good synergy with [[Duskblade of Draktharr].
✦ Ultimate Hunter
Reduces the cooldown of your ultimate ability by 5% (+ 2% per Bounty Hunter stack).
Earn a Bounty Hunter stack for champion Damage rating takedowns, up to one per unique enemy champion. So you can more often use your Cyclone that means more gamechanging ultimates for your team!
✦ Relentless Hunter
PASSIVE: Gain 8 (+ 8 per Bounty Hunter stack) out-of-combat Movement speed icon movement speed.
Earn a Bounty Hunter stack for champion Damage rating takedowns, up to one per unique enemy champion.
On Twisted Treeline, capturing an altar grants a Bounty Hunter stack, up to once per unique altar. Its my favorit hunter masterie, it helps you to get closer to your enemeys!
Ninja Tabi > Armor
Its one of the best choices vs hard ad comps or teams that has moderate cc. Always go for tabis if the enemy team don't have heavy cc.
Mercury's Treads > TENACITY
Its one of the best choices, you can't do anything wrong if you go Mercury's Treads Its great vs heavy cc comps and help alot in teamfighting.
Always ward your bushes. You can use them to do your engages and just kill the enemy with it, sneak out of the bush with your W the enemy will not recognize it and just kill him with the full combo E>A>Q>R.
Farming is the most underrated and most important key for your mid and lategame. Always keep in mind 18 farm means 1 Kill, so focus in farming. Nimbus Strike helps you farming minions and if you can't reach them Crushing Blow helps you too. If you want a rly easy and good farm rush Tiamat.
So trading is one of the important things for Wukong. Always play around your Electrocute and your Resolve masteries. Do short trades. Be a bruising Monkey and poke your enemy down until you can all in them with a killing blow.
Farming is hard. Try to learn farming under tower, because most of the matchup just push you to the tower. Don't underestimate your opponent. If the enemy goes for the last hit, trade him in that window or farm instead. Always play safe top, ward your bushes, think and guess where the enemy jungler is. If you are getting ganked Warrior Trickster helps you to juke. Sometimes you need to press only S so you can confuse your enemey's and press Warrior Trickster straight after it.
Trading is hard for Wukong toplane. Just focus on farming, trade if the enemy uses skills for farming. Always play around your Electrocute and your Resolve masteries. Do short trades. You don't need to kill your opponent toplane, just punish him if he does mistakes. If he pushes you all day, wait for your jungler to help you out, you can snowball pretty hard after 1 kill. Always keep in mind that you just need to have good farm to carry the mid/lategame.
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