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Pyke Build Guide by GhostPrinceCas
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Threats & Synergies
She can polymorph and shield all your damage, as well as knock you up when you get in. She deals lots of poke damage whenever you go to proc targon's (if you choose to take it; don't). Prioritize her in trades in lane
Your high mobility and sustain in lane will give you an advantage over his engages. That being said, paired with a xayah, he becomes a higher threat. Depends on your adc, but a xayah/rakan lane is too stronk.
lol, eve support? I came across it once but her invis can give you trouble.
Easy picks when bard roams. Invis and high mobility to take out his heal packs. Free lane win, but use your E to dodge his stun if you have to. Don't get hit by it and it's a free lane.
This goes for any tanky support, but you can't get much done in lane. Lategame will give you less trouble. Dodge his slow and don't get stunned.
Ornn is a tanky threat that is hard to kill in lane and afterward. He's got a lot of CC to shut you down.
Tanky support, CC, Invulnerability, Spammable heal.
Tanky support, CC, Damage reduction, CC, Spammable heal.
You can shut her down early, but if she's smart, she'll stun you when you go in for trades.
Don't play blind pick, wat? You should know how the pyke thinks if you play pyke more. Mostly a skill matchup.
This is entirely skill dependent. Go in after he hooks and you'll probably win lane. Get hooked even once and you'll probably lose it. Prioritize dodging hooks, as always with Blitz.
He's got CC and does a lot of poke damage. Dodge his abilities the best you can. Pretty skill dependent.
Tanky support, CC. A bit easier to dodge his CC though.
Tanky support, and if you're in range of his Q, you'll take lots of poke.
I just hate karma, she's realistically a step down. She can start rooting you as soon as you go in, she's got really good poke, really good speed away, good shielding... Hard matchup.
She can shield, obviously, and her ulti will push you off anybody, but in lane she's not much of a threat.
Tanky support, Hard CC, Hard CC, Hard CC, Hard CC.
Good disengage. Can get free damage from afar.
He will win trades in lane.
Tanky support, CC, Good poke in lane.
puh-lease. Try to bait shield out though.
Her heal can be annoying but it shouldn't be too bad, since you have sustain too.
You can't Kilean the Zilean. Except, in this case, you can. Careful of his stun, careful of his speed away
Good poke and good sustain, Can run away from you, but super squishy regardless. You've got more sustain than her.
Good sustain and okay poke but she should be a free lane. Prioritize her in lane, and try to get her to spam her heal a lot in lane, get her before she backs to heal herself. You've got more sustain than her.
Tanky support. CC. Best at saving his adc from your dives. Okay poke. Hard to trade against because of his grey health.
Take ignite, you'll need it to secure kills in lane.
You can also take Ghost, Barrier, and Exhaust. Situational to each game.
I assume you know what Pyke does.
Pyke is an assassin.
He gets shut down by everything a normal assassin would get shut down by.
He needs his team to operate, really. Just *one* other person.
Pyke is also very slippery. He's got good sustain.
His teamfight operates like other assassins.
Roam a lot. Roam to midlane. Even roam to top lane (after backing, if they really need it)
This is because you can get around vision with your W, and your E is more free mobility
Try to predict when they'll be in execute range
Ulting after you see them get low enough will sometimes make you miss.
You will only blink to champions
If you win a teamfight after using your ult and it's still up, use it to help push a wave. No reason not to.
Puts it on CD sooner too