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[9.7] Mid Yasuo Guide by Shaawn
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Runes: Conqueror (Default Page)
+10% Attack Speed
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+15-140 HP (lvls 1-18)
+10% Attack Speed
+8 Magic Resist
+8 Magic Resist
Threats & Synergies
Be careful of her W, if you stand on it, you will have 0 mobility, try to dodge her Q with your dash and look to harass her whenever possible ill suggest you to start dShield if you never played this matchup.
If you against a good Akali theres no way that you can kill her, just try to farm safe with your d Shield, whenever her w is down try to harass her before she hits 6, once she has ult she can kill you whenever she wants if you make a mistake.
Really easy matchup. You can block everything except for the ult with your wind wall. Make sure to dodge her snare, and there is nothing she can do when you all-in her.
Skilled matchup, he will always try to perma shove the wave to get safe cs, try to harass him when he doesn't have his q, be aware when he goes out of vision, as most Ekko players will be looking to land a W (stun) on you.
Start with dorans shield you are looking to safely farm with Q and take as little poke as possible. Try have your jungler helping, and play passive until you outscale, or he makes a mistake you can capitalize on.
Zoe is very weak against mobile champions. You can control this lane easily if you wind wall her sleep bubble. If her E is on CD, she can't do anything to you and is forced to play defensive.
Skilled matchup, try to avoid him farming by qing him every time he is going to get a cs, let him shove to you so you can get lvl 3 before him and you can all in him when he is still level 2 with your wave under your tower
If you are against a good malz, you need to play smart (dorans shiled will help you alot in this matchup) rush qss so you can escape really easily from an enemy gank, if you feel like hes bad and you wanna kill him try to get his passive down with your nado and then once he is gonna look for a cs you dash in for a trade or maybe an all in.
He has insane burst lvl 2-3, so don't get poked. You want to bait out his W, then you can go in for quick trades, you can take exhaust if you never played this matchup
Don't dash through her E. You can start playing aggressive if she uses E+W to push in the wave.
A good Viktor should always be able to bully you out pre 6. Start Q and farm safely and avoid taking too much damage from his Q. You can all in him at lvl 6, or wait for jungler gank pre 6.
Your windwall blocks all her damage, but you want to keep it for her charm. Don't let her poke you b4 6. I take ignite in this matchup so i can burst her before she escapes with her ultimate.
Try freeze the wave close to your tower, and look for a good engage opportunity when you know enemy jungler/support is not near. Rush hexdrinker and mercs. Even if you windwall her Q, her stun passive will still be up.
Hard matchup, he can shove you in as much as he wants. His only way of repositioning his soldiers is with Q. The moment he waste his Q, you want to dash in and punish him. That is the only window you got in this matchup.
Play aggressive! Aurelion will not be trying to fight you in laning phase. He will be looking to shove in the wave fast with his W:Celestial Expansion and roam. Asol is very hard countered by mobile champs, so you have a advantage in this lane. And his W:Celestial Expansion gets canceled if he gets hit by CC. Your job here is to shut him down in lane, so he can't roam and impact other lanes.
Really easy matchup pre-6. You can windwall both her Q and E. Play smart-agressive and punish her whenever she tries to last hit a creep. If she plays too safe, you can shove her in. Anivia before lvl 6 is really bad at cs'ing under tower
Start Q lvl 1 and look to poke him as much as possible when he goes in for every CS. Pre 6 you are looking to take short trades, without letting him hit E. You want a hexdrinker ASAP, because he can oneshot you with ignite once his ult is up.
The only way he can get a lead is if he gets to stack 3 turrets and push super fast. We can cheese him(before minions spawn) by waiting in a brush while he's stacking turrets and then take them down. Keep taking his turrets down when he's spawning them, and you will have no trouble in this matchup. Your windwall can block ALL his damage.
This matchup is not as hard as it was before her rework, since we can now windwall her stun and ult, try to poke her with your q early game when she is qing minions that she wants to lasthit (specially in the first waves) if she hits her stun she has a good probability to kill you.
She always gonna start w so you cant poke her when she goes for cs, try to windwall her q when you trade her, if she hits her q you lose specially if she is lvl 6
You want to wait choosing your first ability until you know what she started. If she started her shield, you want to start Q and shove her in. If she started Q and plays agressive, you can start E and go for early trades. This is a skill matchup that favors Orianna in the early laning phase.
Let him shove in lvl 1. You have a window to all in at lvl 2. From lvl 3 the lane becomes super hard. His kit is really strong against short ranged champions, so we want to let him push and be safe close to our tower. Ask for jungle help or wait for mistakes.
You can go aggressive whenever her E:Scatter the weak is on CD, because this is the only way she can reliably land her spells on you. Without it she won't be able to keep up with your mobility. Pre-level 6 you can use your wind wall to dodge her E:scatter the weak. Most of her abilities can be dodged with Sweeping blade. After lvl 6 do not use Wind wall to block her Scatter the weak, when her ultimate is up. She gets a huge damage spike when she hits 6, so you always want to save your wind wall for her ultimate.
Start E lvl 1. If he tries to push by red carding your caster minions, dash up to his face and chunk him down. Do not be scared of poke as you have your shield and bone plating. With proper vision, you are looking to play as aggressive as possible and try get a kill in laning phase. At 6 you want to shove in his lane when he has ult up, and ward the sides to limit his roaming. You can use windwall to stop his waveclear, unless you have a good all-in opportunity.
Ignite and start E. He has long cooldowns until he gets some cdr. Just go ham in lane and play agressive when you have vision. He has no way to respond to your damage output with his CD's. He needs to scale before he becomes a threat, so this lane is in your favor if played correct.
All his abilities are skillshots, making him really weak against mobile champions like Yasuo. You can use windwall to block Q,W and E but NOTnot the ultimate. If he makes the mistake of walking too far up, dash onto him and play as aggro as possible because you have the advantage in a minion wave. In the later stages of the game you should pressure in the sidelane because he won't be able to match you/run away.