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Lux Build Guide by ZAZO

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Feel the wrath of the light!

By ZAZO | Updated on August 17, 2019

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Runes: My default runes

1 2 3 4
Sorcery
Arcane Comet
Manaflow Band
Transcendence
Gathering Storm

Domination
Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter
Bonus:

+1-10% CDR (lvls 1-18)
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+15-90 HP (lvls 1-18)

Spells:

1 2 3
First combo
LoL Summoner Spell: Flash

Flash

LoL Summoner Spell: Heal

Heal

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Champion Build Guide

Feel the wrath of the light!

By ZAZO
Game start
In every game there are 3 situations for the botlane. 1)the jungler wants help on your bot-side buff, 2)the jungler wants to invade the enemy bot-side, 3)the jungler wants help on your top-side buff and or the jungler wants to invade the enemy top-side

1.1) if your nexus is in the bottom-left corner, help the jungler (together with the ADC) and than go to the botlane through RED2, choosing the path nearer to the turret

1.2) if your nexus is in the top-right corner, help him and choose either RED1, or GREEN5, depending on the enemy support. If the enemy support has root or stun, I recommend choosing GREEN5, if they do not have, I recommend RED1

2.1) DO NOT invade if the enemy support has a root or stun.
If your nexus is in the bottom-left corner invade carefully through GREEN6. Ready your Q for enemy champions that you can root (you that your team kills them) if possible. than go to the botlane through RED1

2.2) DO NOT invade if the enemy support has a root or stun.
If your nexus is in the top-right corner wait all invaders (carefully if enemies also invade) at GREEN8, than place Q at GREEN9 in case that there is someone, who watches (the Arcane Comet or Summon Aery will guide you if there is someone). If there is noone, go to GREEN9 and do the same for GREEN10`s right edge. if there is noone, ward there and go. After the red buff is taken, go todether with the ADC and the jungler to claim 2 kills.

3.1) if your nexus is in the bottom-left corner, ward red buff carefully (watch for invaders), than go in GREEN4 bush, place Q in GREEN3 bush (the Arcane Comet or Summon Aery will guide you if there is someone). If there is noone, enter GREEN3 bush and wait for the enemies` coming in order to Q them (and grant the adc or yourself a kill if possible). Otherwise, the laning phase begins.

3.1) if your nexus is in the top-right corner, ward blue buff carefully (watch for invaders), than go in GREEN3 bush, place Q in GREEN4 bush (the Arcane Comet or Summon Aery will guide you if there is someone). If there is noone, enter GREEN4 bush and wait for the enemies` coming in order to Q them (and grant the adc or yourself a kill if possible). Otherwise, the laning phase begins.
Laning phase Back to Top
There is almost nothing extraordinary, there are some tips:

1) Use the bushes to hide yourself and place spells (Q,E) at the enemies to poke them while your ADC farms.

2) W`s usage is a bit complicated: When using athene`s unholy grail try ho shield your ADC two times. if you are lucky enough, you may heal them twice if the enemies are unlucky and break your initial shield. On the way back if you shield the ADC they will get healed again. (if you have stacks, of course). You may use the shield (W) to heal even if there are no enemies nearby.

3) Try to basic attack the enemies after hitting them with spells, as far as lux uses a lot of her mana in early game and using it efficiently is crucial. One very good combination is Q-basic-E-basic. Q roots and you do the other part white enemy is rooted. ( Use W directed to your ADC if the catched enemy/enemies is/are long-ranged and can outrange you.

4) You have very low HP. Try not to get hit, even if you risk to miss your passive
Mid/late game Back to Top
There are some very important rules for Lux` mid/late game:

1)Drake and Baron/Herald must be ALWAYS warded. When your Frostfang upgrades to Eye of Frost you get 3 wards when entering base, so no need to be worried about them. When they are warded you can always see when the enemies are trying to kill Drake/Baron/Herald and you can steal it with your R.

2)Try not to take damage. You are not tank and almost every champion can kill you in 2-3 seconds if you are not careful.

3)Spam Q Your Q must be always on cooldown, it is the most essential spell for Lux, use it as often as possible.

4) Vision with E When the enemies are trying to kill Drake/Baron/Herald and are using Control Ward or Oracle Lensyour E can grant you vision on the Drake/Baron/Herald so that you can ult and steal it. Try to watch the HP and if the monster is on 300-400 HP while you are still screaming "DEMACIAAAAAAAAAAA" you can steal with E as well if needed. (you can try to ult a bit too early, kill their attention and steal Drake/Baron/Herald with that E after)
Defending Back to Top
We all have had that experience when your inhibitor(s) is(are) destroyed and you have to kill super minion waves. The best way to cope with them is to lock your basic attacks on the super minion and use Q and E to get as many passive hits on that minion while the other minions are killed by the spells themselves. The weakness is that you may not be able to cope alone if you are using the protective build as it grants very low AP.
Pushing Back to Top
The pushing is a bit difficult with Lux. There are the tips :)

1)If you have Lich Bane equipped try the following: while basic attacking turrets/inhibitors cast a spell every 1.5-2 seconds (NO MATTER if there are enemies nearby) so you can trigger its "spellblade" passive as often as possible. The mana waste is worth it as it can make your pushing FAR better. You have much mana, so it will not be a big problem.

2) Spam as many abilities on enemy champions and minions as possible. The support shall not farm minions, but getting an inhibitor destroyed is far more important than 3-4 minions for your teammates.

3)Protect yourself! You are not a 10K HP Cho`Gath. Almost every champion can take you down in 1-1.5 seconds. If your team leaves the lane you are pushing, there is no need to be the hero. You will definitely become a dead non-hero.
Some good combos Back to Top
Lux is a powerful champion, but does not have many combos. Here are some very useful:

For new Lux players:

1)Q-basic

2)Q-basic-E-basic

3)Q-ER casted quickly together(E`s second cast together with R`s hitting)-basic (can add one more basic after Q if the enemy is near and there is no danger of the enemy escaping from the ER)

For experienced Lux players

4)Q-E(first cast)-basic-E(second cast)-basic. Similar to 2) , but shortens a bit the combo time.

5) Q-ER casted together-basic (can add one more basic after Q if the enemy is near and there is no danger of the enemy escaping from the ER)
The difference from 3) is that E`s second cast is not together with R`s hitting, so that you get 2 strikes. Useful when caught enemy uses zhonia`s hourglass. They will dodge R that way, but if you are careful you can hit them with E. Useful as well when you are using the Dark Harvest runes. Many times when hitting together E and R, the runes do not trigger their effect.

6)E-Q-basic The goal of the E is to slow/change the direction of the running enemy so that you can catch them easier with Q

7) Not a combo, but only R may secure a kill for your team. Hard to place, but is worth the try.
General tips for Lux Back to Top
1) E and R grant vision. Use E when taking down a Control Ward. Will waste a bit mana, but is much more secure. R can be used for emergency long-range scouting Drake/Baron/Herald if not warded.( Redemption as well)

2) Never go alone in jungle. Even if all enemies are dead a Lux will find a proper way to die and grant them at least 3 takedowns.

3) Do not waste your summoner spells. When you are surrounded by all 5 enemies there is no need to lengthen with 0.3 seconds the struggle. The enemies may get more assists and you will lose a very important spell with very large cooldown.
Everyone makes mistakes Back to Top
There is nothing bad to make mistake, to miss a Q, E or whole combo. Every professional has been a noob. The only 100% sure way not to succeed is not to try. Never get discouraged!If you keep on trying you will succeed.
If you have questions Back to Top
If you have questions feel free to ask under the guide in the comment section on PM me if you are shy. I will answer as soon as I can.