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Yorick Build Guide by MrBlueZ


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FROM TIER 1 TO THE NEXUS ULTIMATE YORICK GUIDE [PATCH 7.15]

MrBlueZ Last updated on August 2, 2017
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YORICK TOPLANE BUILDS

Ability Sequence

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Ability Key Q
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Ability Key W
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Ability Key E
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Ability Key R





Not Updated For Current Season

The masteries shown here are not yet updated for the current season, the guide author needs to set up the new masteries. As such, they will be different than the masteries you see in-game.



Masteries

12 Ferocity

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0 Cunning

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18 Resolve

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Threats to Yorick with this build

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Threat Champion Notes
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Rumble Really easy matchup early game, max w second, you just have to w him and you always except lategame,
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Introduction

HI, I'm MrBlueZ, I play on EUW and I'm a Silver IV Thresh main. I play lots of champions, but as you can see thanks to my elo, my skills aren't that good but I have a bit of knowledge into items/runes/masteries/etc..
This is my first in-depth guide and I want to show you guys how to play this unpopular champion.
The new Yorick helped me to cilmb the entire elo hell from bronze 5 to silver 5. I have 73% winrate with him as you can see on OP.GG.
In my opinion this champion is very strong in low elo because is quite simple to play and bronzes don't really know how to deal with him.


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Pros / Cons

PROS
  • TANKY
  • STRONG EARLY GAME
  • NOT SO HARD TO PLAY
  • AWESOME SPLITPUSHER
  • REALLY GOOD AT LOW ELO
  • NO CC
  • NO MOBILITY
  • BAD LATE GAME/TEAMFIGHTS
CONS


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How To Play Yorick

In the early game Yorick is really strong, you should push yor enemy under his tower in orded to make his farming harder, poke constantly him by spawning Shepherd of Souls with your Last Rites, then Mourning Mist on your opponent. When you reach level 6 you can try to all-in your opponent by doing the poke combo while summoning your Dark Procession and then casting your Eulogy of the Isles. Remember that Last Rites reset your autoattack's timer: always land an autoattack then cast your q for a free auto on your opponent.
Mid to late game I recommend to not group with your allies because Yorick is not good at teamfighting. Just splitpush and take as many towers as you can. Always try to take rift herald: enemies can't stop your push when you have rift herald plus your Eulogy of the Isles; Zz'Rot Portal can help you too.


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Matchups

Yorick is really strong vs melee champions with no mobility. Can deal with mobility melee champions but suffer versus ranged champions.
You can see some matchup difficulty over there.


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Skill Sequence

Yorick's Innate is Shepherd of Souls, Yorick raises a Grave for every enemy champion and any 10 non-champion enemy that dies near him, as well as for every enemy he kills with Last Rites.
Yorick's Q is Last Rites, it is an empowered autoattack that always spawn a Shepherd of Souls, it applies on-hit effects and it also resets Yorick's autoattack's timer. This is why Trinity Force/ Iceborn Gauntlet is really good on him. You max Last Rites first because is your main font of damage.
Yorick's W is Dark Procession, it is a wall which block enemies inside it and let Yorick and his allies to pass throught it. The wall can be destroyed but leveling it up increases its hit points. Sometimes is useful to max Dark Procession second if the enemy team has no mobility.
Yorick's E is Mourning Mist, it is a cone-shaped skillshot with a pretty good range, it deal % enemy's healt as magic damage, slowing and marking the tagert, when an enemy is marked, Shepherd of Souls will target him and Yorick and his allies gets a movement speed buff when running towards them.
Yorick's R is Eulogy of the Isles, when activated Yorick summons the Maiden of the Mist plus 4 ghouls. The maiden deal magic damage and his health scales with Yorick's hitpoints.

I recommend to max R>Q>W>E when enemy team has lack of mobility, and R>Q>E>W when enemy team has some sort of dashes or blinks. Always Start with Q Last Rites, you should take Mourning Mist for some good poke at level 2, but if the jungler wants to gank you take Dark Procession instead.



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Spells

Always use Teleport and Flash, there is no reason to take other summoner's spells. You need the Teleport because in the mid to late game you need to splitpush while having a map presence. You also need Flash, because you know, flash is Flash xD.


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Runes and Masteries

Your Rune setup depends on which build you want to use, for the Trinity Force build there are two setups:

Runes

Greater Seal of Armor
9

Greater Glyph of Magic Resist
9

Greater Mark of Attack Damage
9

Greater Quintessence of Attack Damage
3
This is a standard AD Rune page, everyone has this rune page and it works with any matchup.

Runes

Greater Seal of Armor
9

Greater Glyph of Magic Resist
3

Greater Glyph of Scaling Cooldown Reduction
6

Greater Mark of Attack Damage
9

Greater Quintessence of Attack Damage
3
If you are vs an AD matchup you can switch 6x Greater Glyph of Magic Resist with 6x Greater Glyph of Scaling Cooldown Reduction, this is really useful because with the triforce build because your cooldown reduction wil reach only 30%.

While if you go for The Black Cleaver + Iceborn Gauntlet build I recommend this setup:

Runes

Greater Seal of Armor
9

Greater Glyph of Magic Resist
9

Greater Quintessence of Attack Speed
3

Greater Mark of Attack Damage
9
In this setup you swap 3x Greater Quintessence of Attack Damage with 3x Greater Quintessence of Attack Speed, this if for replacing the Trinity Force attack speed.

Masteries will always be 12 0 18 with this setup:
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The only two things you can change is to swap Vampirism with Natural Talent in the ferocity bracket, it won't change much, just my preference.
The other one is to swap Insight with Fearless in the resolve bracket it will help you in trades because of the bonus resistances but you won't have your summoner's spell as fast as with Insight .

In the next chapter i will tell you when to use one build and when to use the other one.


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Items

In this guide I'm showing two ways to build Yorick



But first let's talk about starting items.
I usually take Corrupting Potion because it gives you Sustain and a bit of damage which is useful in trades. If you are versus a bad matchup like Pantheon or Kennen start with Doran's Shield, Doran's Blade is good but Corrupting Potion is just better.
The first one has as core items Trinity Force, Sterak's Gage and Zz'Rot Portal. The Trinity Force gives you a lot of powerspike when completed, it helps you to push towers thanks to the Sheen proc as 200% of yor base AD, and is a really good duelist item, Sterak's Gage empowers your sheen proc, gives you more damage and his passive is very strong, Zz'Rot Portal, isn't as good as he was before because it has been nerfed in preseason 7, but I still always build it thanks to its hybrid resistances and its active still helps you push towers faster. Always use this build except vs heavy tanks or full AD team comps.

Sometimes I swap Sterak's Gage with Titanic Hydra this will be useful if your team does not have a lot of waveclear. After core items you should buy two tank items; I highly recommend Spirit Visage if you need some MR, his passive sinergyze with your q heal and it also gives you more cooldown reduction, if the enemy team has a DoT AP champions like Rumble or Swain the Adaptive Helm isn't a bad buy also because he recently got buffed twice. As armor items both Dead Man's Plate and Randuin's Omen are great, you can also take Thornmail vs AD heavy team comp.
Obviously Take Ninja Tabi or Mercury's Treads depending of what you need.

The other way to build Yorick is with The Black Cleaver + Iceborn Gauntlet as core items. Only use this build if you are versus full ad team comp or vs tank matchups. Your The Black Cleaver will help you to shred tanks armor, in this case you will take Iceborn Gauntlet because The Black Cleaver already has the Phage component, so with Trinity Force you will waste the passive. I recommend buying Sheen and then complete your The Black Cleaver. This build is also strong vs full AD team comps because Iceborn Gauntlet gives you 65 armor and you don't need to buy Spirit Visage because you already have 40% cooldown reduction.

After core items I usually build Titanic Hydra and Zz'Rot Portal. Then you can still get a tank item: Spirit Visage and Adaptive Helm they both gives you magic resist but they also gives CDR which you don't need because is already at 40%. As armor item you can get one of this: Dead Man's Plate, Randuin's Omen or Thornmail. It depends of what you need.
Obviously Take Ninja Tabi or Mercury's Treads.

P.S. In the build showcase I put some other situational items, I never buy them, someone does, you can try them if you want.