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Graves Build Guide by headbreaker20

Graves adc S6

By headbreaker20 | Updated on May 16, 2016

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He survived a childhood in the pirate-run slums using every dirty trick in the book. Intent on building a new life for himself, he stowed away on the first ship to the mainland he could sneak aboard. However, the grim realities of the world forced him to eke out an unsavory living in the underground of various city-states, jumping the border whenever things got too hot. At a particularly high-stakes game of cards, he found himself seated opposite Twisted Fate. They both flipped four aces on the final hand. It was the first time either conman had met his equal. The two formed an alliance, swindling marks at the tables and scrapping back-to-back in the alleys afterward. Together, they ran the streets � stacking chips, decks, and charges. Unfortunately Graves made the mistake of hustling a hefty sum from Dr. Aregor Priggs, a high-ranking Zaunite official and businessman. When Priggs discovered how he'd been played, he became obsessed with revenge. 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Spells:

LoL Summoner Spell: Heal

Heal

LoL Summoner Spell: Flash

Flash

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Introduction

Hello Summoners and welcome to my very first guide here on Mobafire! I always wanted to make a build but never knew how so today i gonna try it! i hope you guys love it If you have any more questions after reading through, ask away in the discussion segment!

Allow me to introduce myself:

My name is Jurgen I have played a lot of games with different champs but graves has become one of my favorite champs because i really loves his abilities. I've experimented a lot for a build to suit for the champ and I finally found one I've won many games by using this build, this build works for me and I hope it works for your too :)

About Graves:

Graves is a strong duelist. He’s mainly being played as an ADC on the botlane. But can play graves on the top lane too i tried it a couple of times and i worked pretty wel. In my opinion is graves easier to play in the bot lane. People pick him for his amazing burst and synergy with initiative supports. His kill potential is amazing and he’s very fun to play due to being capable of repositioning with Quickdraw and deleting people with a surprise combo. I hope you’ll be having as much fun with Graves as I’ve had!

Now, let's get to it!
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Runes

Marks:

9x greater mark of attack damage (+0.95 attack damage.)

Seals:

9x greater seal of armor (+1 armor)

Glyphs:

9x greater glyph of scalling magic resist (+0.16 magic resist per level)

Quintessences:

3x greater quintessences of attack damage (+2.25 attack damage)

( i wanted to add photo"s but i didnt know how, if someone can tell me I will adjust it.)
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Masteries

Ferocity 18:
Fury
Feast
Vampirism
Bounty hunter
Battering blows
Warlords bloodlust
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Masteries

Cunning 12
Savagery
Secret stash
Merciles
Bandit




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Items

I have attached a lot of experimenting to find the right build for graves after several games, and exchanging items I chose for this build because with this build you can deal critical strike included with your basic attack i have played a lot of games with this build and i worked for me i hope this build work for you too so you can have a lot of fun playing graves let me know in the comments what you think about it :)
    Rapid Fire-cannon
    Statik shiv
    Infinity edge
    Berserker greaves
    Essence reaver
    Blood-thirster

let me explain this build
I start with Rapid Fire-cannon because if you have this item you can shoot a little bit faster this comes very handy to take your farm on early game.Then statik shiv Because You energized attack deals bonus damage then infinity edge Because You critical strike bonus damage is increased by 50 % this is good because we make a build full of crits then berserkers greaves Because we need a little bit speed for example to run away for enemies, essence reaver this item is pretty handy because you get extra cooldown for you abilities and your critical strikes restore 3% of your maximum mana pool in my opinion you can always use extra mana for my last item i choose blood thirster because your basic attack can now overheal you excess life is stored as a shield that can block 50 - 350 damage based on champion level.
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Skill Sequence

I start with this skill priority

End of the line

1 3 5 7 9

Quickdraw

2 8 10 12 13

Smokescreen

4 14 15 17 18

Collateral damage

6 11 16

With Graves, you have to focus on your physical damage (Q) first. I take Smoke Screen at lvl 4 to have a stronger End of the Line at lvl 3. When you are being pushed to your turret by level 2, take Smoke Screen at level 3. Smoke Screen is maxed last because you only use it for the utility, not for the magic damage it provides. End of the Line & Quickdraw are superior to the flat magic damage and extra slow it provides.
Take a point in Collateral Damage whenever you can. You gain an amazing powerspike by it at levels 6, 11 & 16.
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Spells

Flash

this is your number one spell You can use this offensively and defensively. You can use Flash to escape sticky situations, especially when your Quickdraw is on cooldown.

Heal

Heal is your second summoner spell for every ADC. It heals an ally as well, which allows for stronger early 2V2 fights. If they can ignite you and your close to the death you can use your Heal it can be reduced by Ignite and you get a little speed bonus. that Extra speed bonus for a few seconds can and the healing can save your life.
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Pros / Cons

Pros:

+ Great Farmer
+ Repositionable
+ Vision Impairment
+ Burst
+ Manly AF

cons:
- Short range
- Cooldown-reliant
- CC-sensitive
- Pretty slow (start of the game)
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Team Work

The hardest to learn, yet one of the most important skills to have when playing as an Attack Damage Carry. The whole point of playing ADC is putting out tons of damage, without being hit in return.

stand behind your team

Stand behind your team for protection. graves is not a tanker but he deals a lot of damage Those who want to kill you have to go through your team so while your team is fighting and defending can you deel damage on the background

you can Hide yourself behind a wall/in a brush. When a teamfight erupts you can surprise an enemy squishy and blow them up with your combo. but don't do this all the time because the enemy will get it through after a time
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Farming

With graves you can take your farm pretty good you have a shotgun with 2 bullets then you need to reload your shotgun but this isn't a problem because with the item sets that stands above can you reload your shotgun faster, so taking your farm is not a problem but you need to time your shooting so you don't miss all of you farm. I use my abilities to farm better in early game (end of the line) in late game you don't need to farm with your abilities but you still can do it because this go a little bit faster. how faster you can take your farm the sooner you can push your enemies base.

This is the end of my build for graves i hope you enjoyed it!! :D
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