Kai'Sa Build Guide by BenLegend443
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+10% Attack Speed
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
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Threats & Synergies
She outranges you, but you've got the gap closer. Watch out for the traps.
Any CC monster would do, if only for the plasma stacks.
The heals are good, but there are better picks.
If he's good, then you're set. If he sucks, you're dead.
He is a tank like Alistar, so he can tank most of the damage for you. He's also got that rocket hand, which is a very good setup for a kill.
A ton of cc, a tank, and damage? Tell your enemies good luck. They'll need it.
Her Q is great to set up for a dive, but otherwise she isn't that great a synergy.
Just a good pairing. CC is very important for a support(at least for Kai'Sa ADC), and he's got some, so he's good.
Her Q is ridiculously hard to hit, so she isn't that great.
He's got heals, which is good, but his CC is legit stasis, so you can't do anything.
Nice kill setup, and she's got heals. That's nice.
It's a strong synergy cuz he's strong.
Large damage and CC. Great support.
He's tanky and got quite a bit of cc.
Champion Build Guide
> > > a lot of autos >
If your support is tanky like Leona or Blitzcrank they can tank everything for you and you'll still be pretty high on health. If they are a enchanter, the shield from your ult will tank damage instead. Either way, you'll probably live, as most ADCs have finisher or utility ults(eg. Caitlyn's ), no nukes(like Karthus' ). At this point, they probably can't rival your burst potential yet. Your passive is incredibly painful, so even though the autos do approximately the same damage, your passive gives you an edge. However, you need to be careful about how you use .
A good Caitlyn can predict the pathing of your ult and throw traps to root you for her machine gun crit combo(topic for another day). If it's like a Veigar or something, he can throw up the wall thingy to stop you. Take their abilities and zone of influence into consideration. Do they outrange me? Are they extremely painful up close? How do I dodge their skillshots? These are all questions you need to ask yourself before committing to a dive. In lower elos, people probably don't have the skill to stop Kai'Sa's ult, unless they get lucky. If you're playing Bronze/Silver, just make sure you don't walk into a painful skillshot or CC. In Gold+ you actually need to think about it but you won't be reading my guide if you're Gold+. Get a few kills and you'll be set for the late game.
Whenever a teamfight starts, start shooting whoever you can reach from the back. Constantly use E to make sure you have as much AS(and plasma stacks) as you can. It also gives the added bonus that you gain Kalista levels of mobility. Q whenever it's up. Do this(and save your ult), until the tanks die or until you can mark their squishies. Dive in and start spamming right click wherever, since you'll be in the middle back of their team. Your Q at this point is less useful when your in the middle of the enemy team since it splits evenly among enemies. Simply auto them down and GTFO. If they have a on-death effect like Kog'Maw's or Karthus' , prepare for retaliation. Icathian Surprise can be really painful, and so can Karthus(90% of the time he's going to
ult after he dies), if you don't run away fast enough and/or have Zhonyas. Win teamfights systematically like this. Take down towers with the help of your E. If you haven't fallen behind or fed anyone, you've pretty much won. Good luck on the Rift!