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Sona Build Guide by SingingPotato
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The Idea behind this idea is that activated items are more impactfull in team fights and alow for more map control. ADC's and the sort can't build as many activated items because they are always attacking and positioning but as a support in lane , you do very little attacking unless it is against enemy champions.
The activation items for Sona give her a decent amount of AP as well so her abilities don't suffer from lack of power, and sona doesn't have so many CC abilities (except for Crescendo) so these give her a lot of slows.
I find for many supports that it gets quiet boring, because you don't press so many buttons unless you are engaging and when you in cool down you position and defend your ADC (this is also a reason I hate playing as ADC). With the Button Mashin' Sona build I am constantly pressing buttons, activating abilities and items. it makes it so much more fun!
Masteries is also an interesting question, i usualy go for something like 0,9,21 or 4,5,21. focusing on money and cooldown reduction of items, as well as health and resistances in defense.
1. Activation Item!
2. Passive Ability Power and/or Cooldown reduction.
3. Slow or heal.
I want to buy activation items so I can click more buttons and be able to respond to any event. The Items I buy are either healing activation items or slows that give a passive AP or cooldown reduction, which helps sona with the effectiveness of her abilities and the rate at which she casts them. Sona spams abilities even without these cooldowns but with these items she will always be pressing buttons, either her own abilities to heal and speed up out of combat, or attack during combat while slowing the enemy team and healing her own.
With all these activations, you wont have time to activate them all before your team comes out on top.
Cons: Health! the only Item that gives health is the Sightstone ( and maybe the Locket) Sona is very squishy alone, these items don't help much. If you can correctly position yourself in team fights this isn't a serious problem just make sure your engage is very fat and tanky. If you aren't focused in team fights (because you are a support) then your team will be at a greater advantage because of Sonas many Auras.
Hope you like it!
Try it out for yourself and comment below!