Build Guide by MayoSauce
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Dr. Mundo Build
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Helloe people out there. I'll try my best in leaving a long description on why you should use this build. Also, I know full well there are many builds for Dr.Mundo already and this similar build might even be posted as I haven't looked at every single one. This said, I trully beleive you should give it a try. This is the best TANK build (IMO). I've been playing LoL for months, and mundo has been my main from the very begening. I grown up with this char as time past by, and tried planty of builds. And this is what conclusion i came up with '' If you do not want to die, and furthermore, even jump in 5v1 and still survive, use this build '' your team will thanks ya. I don't know why this build works so much for me, all i can tell is that it does.
I'm not going to go into lengthy breakdowns of each of Mundo's abilities as you can just mouse over them above and see what they do. I will discuss how I use them.
This is your starter for ganks and even farming. Especially in a 3v3 game as it is a good harrasing spell. You aren't a mana champ so obviously, you want to use this as much as you can. Your healt regen will get your back.
This spell is in my opinion, your main one. Once you slowed them with Infected Cleaver, activate Burning Agony 'w' and follow them around and hit them time to time. Remember, your healt regen's way above theirs, so is your healt. (When you have Sunfire cape in your inventory, just being around you hurst them pretty damn good) Also a great farming tool and a great extra bit of damage when trying to gank. Late game this will help clear minion waves pretty fast and although there are clearly better farmers this still makes you pretty quick at pushing lanes late game.
This is one Dr.Mundo's spell i would change if i had the possibility. But since i canno't, let's just consider it as a bonus. It may help.
Finally, sadism (yeah now you can breathe). This is your bread and butter gank/tank skill after level 6. It also makes you one of the best chasers/survivor in the game. If you get someone on the run, you win with Mr.dungo ( +Ghost ? omg they just can't escape )
The runes I have listed are what I am using. Cleary my build's all about Healt and Armor. With Doran's Shield as your first item, you already have 889 healt ( LVL 1 ) Some armor and healt regen, nice eh? Those will get you started pretty solid. You may be wondering why i choose Greater Glyph of Focus and Greater Quintessence of Focus. My answer to that would be... Dr.Mundo's skills are already low on cooldown. And with those you'll be able to slow enemies more often with Infected Cleaver, avoiding undesired escape.
The masteries are set up to maximize the survability improving your Healt, Decreased damage dealth to your champion and boosting Mundo's armor. Nothing in the top of the utility tree, other then Perseverence because I use it, seemed worth it.
I use Ghost and Heal most of the time. My substitute would be flash for ghost.
For me it's all about mobility, need to escape/chase? Ghost is your best friend.
Heal + Sadism? You get the idea.
Depending on the other team's champions, you'll need to vary items from Magic res and Armor. But no matter who you are playing against, Guardian Angel/Sunfire Cape/Warmog's Armor are a must. You may want to swap Mercury's Treads for Ninja Tabi and Thornmail for Spirit Visage
That covers most aspects other then how I actually play him throughout the game. So let's get to it.
Good luck! I hope this works for you as well as it's working for me. Sure, there's probably better champions to do this with, but I like Dr.Mundo and his skill set so I use him when I can.