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Xin Zhao Build Guide by VanguardOfLight

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By VanguardOfLight | Updated on December 12, 2011

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Spells:

LoL Summoner Spell: Exhaust

Exhaust

LoL Summoner Spell: Ignite

Ignite

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Intro

Ok so new-comer to build making, but long time LoL player. As you all know, Dominion has been released and has called for new guides for all champions. Since Dominion is played much faster with much more reward and carnage than other game types, new builds must be made to satisfy those in need. So I am setting out to make the Dominion builds that this community needs.
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As Xin Zhao, I find that the best Dominion build revolves around attack speed and life steal, but it wouldn't hurt to have a little armor penetration as well, which is where the armor pen quintessences come into play. When the Dominion game begins, i like to start out with a Prospector's blade (for early damage and life steal) and Boots of Speed, then I head top for the team fight. After securing top, depending on the other team's structure, I like to recall and get either Ninja Tabi or Mercury's Treads for a little defense. I then head back top for defense and fight until I either die or we kill them all. I then recall again and purchase Vampiric Scepter and, if i can afford it, an Emblem of Valour and finish the Stark's Fervor. After fighting top some more, or ganking bot to relieve the defender, I then purchase a Sanguine Blade, starting with Vampiric Sceptor. After Sanguine Blade, I purchase a Sword of the Divine for massive attack speed increase, then I begin work on my second Sanguine Blade. (Yes I understand the sanguine blade effects do not stack, however the attack damage and life steal each grants cannot be matched). If there is any time left in the game, I finish my build off by selling Prospector's Blade and purchasing a zeal, followed by Phantom Dancer. The end result of this build is 250 AD, 2.3 attack speed (2.5 when activating w), 50% life steal, and a little crit/speed boost to go along with it. I average around 15-20 kills per game and 2-4 deaths and I almost always come in first place.
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