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Graves Build Guide by banewastaken

ADC Graves ADC Guide Season 11 v11.15

ADC Graves ADC Guide Season 11 v11.15

Updated on July 27, 2021
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Runes: Normal

Domination
Electrocute
Sudden Impact
Eyeball Collection
Ravenous Hunter

Precision
Triumph
Legend: Alacrity
Bonus:

+10% Attack Speed
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+6 Armor

Spells:

1 2
Standard
LoL Summoner Spell: Flash

Flash

LoL Summoner Spell: Heal

Heal

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Champion Build Guide

Graves ADC Guide Season 11 v11.15

By banewastaken
Welcome!
Welcome to my Graves guide! Graves was the first off-meta adc I've ever played and is my second most loved champion. He is incredibly good in the right situations, and the fact that nobody knows how to play against him gives him that extra power he needs. After a couple of games, I'm sure you'll love him too!
When to pick Graves?
Before continuing with this guide any further, it's important for you to know that you CAN'T PICK GRAVES ADC IN EVERY SITUATION. He is an easily abusable champion because of his pathetic range and the fact that they can hide in the minion wave/use the support as a shield to avoid your autos. So, when can you pick Graves ADC?

Well, first off, you need to know what their botlane picked, DON'T PICK GRAVES ADC IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU'RE LANING AGAINST. This is very important, I can't guarantee you will have an enjoyable experience if you blind pick him. Now that we got that clear...

What do I need to avoid?

Caitlyn and Ashe, mainly. These champs will make the lane completely unplayable and you will be so behind on gold it will be almost impossible to come back. Second off, the support matchup, as with every AD Carry, this is extremely important, avoid games where your support picked Janna vs a Draven Nautilus, you're better off picking Ezreal or something that doesn't rely on the support as much.

What am I looking for?

Kai'Sa, Vayne, Samira, Janna, Morgana. All champs you can destroy. Kai'Sa's low range makes her extremely abusable, even with an enchanter support. Graves also excels vs assassins because of the armor he can get from E, so if it's looking like a rough game for a regular AD, I recommend you try him out!
Laning phase
You're gonna want to shove the lane since level 1, abuse your AOE autos who can outshove almost any adc to get that level 2 prio, once you get level 2, go for a quick trade or look to burn a summoner with your support. You're mainly just gonna shove the wave permanently and look to play with your jungler. Invade with him, help him at scuttle, etc.

Smokescreen is broken. Abuse it at the end of trades so they can't retaliate, at the beginning so they can't engage back, to engage yourself while they're slowed and blinded, it has an infinite amount of uses that you can apply to every situation.

I'm not gonna explain all the combos you can do on Graves since there are plenty of guides in YouTube that can explain them better than me through text, but know that it's worth learning them.
Mid-Game
Eclipse burst excels in all stages of the game game. Look for cheese plays to surprise oneshot people and turn every fight into a 4v5 before it even starts. If your team CC's someone, combo them before the CC can even end and they will either die, use a summoner, or be extremely low before a fight.
Late Game
You hit like a truck, and you're tanky. Not as tanky as Negan Graves but still, really tanky. You will output massive amounts of DPS versus tanks and oneshot every squishy. Be careful not to get locked down with CC and dying, since you will be your team's main source of damage. Play it slow, play it smart. Kite away anyone who tries to engage on you, and enjoy your LP, as you type in all-chat "ggwp lost to Graves adc"
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