Yorick Build Guide by ProgettoYorick
How to counter the champions with yorick by ProgettoYorickBy ProgettoYorick | Updated on January 15, 2020
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Runes: My favorite
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
Threats & Synergies
for me aatrox is really strong in lane, has an incredible early Q, if you get hit too many times you will end up losing. Your only escape is your W, try not to waste it. My advice from OTP is: Try to farm and hit him every now and then with E by sending your ghouls. Wait for level 6 for the engage, if he doesn't have many kills you will be able to beat him
mordekaiser personally is the champion who i ban most often. literally in early you can't do anything, the farm will be difficult initially, its E-Q combo literally destroys you, try to dodge it. Also in late it is a big problem his R will counter you a lot, separating you from your R. You can decide to keep it only during the phase in which he uses his R, only to not die inside. OTP tip: 1) after the end of Mordekaiser's R your R will disappear 2) I personally try to keep it only in extreme cases
Quinn will always strike. Farming with her? leave it alone with her it's impossible, if Quinn has at least a little intelligence she won't even let you touch the farm. My OTP tip: Hit it every now and then with the E when you have your ghouls ready. Wait for level 6 to destroy it, if you miss it with the E don't continue the trade
tryndamere is doable to beat. Since during my journey with yorick I met few of them, I can tell you that at the beginning you will be on par, use the strength of your hits with intelligence. OTP tip: At level 6 you will make the difference, never engage without your r. Time his R will lead you to certain victory.
Everyone is afraid of darius, his passive is DEVASTANT, hit him every now and then with the usual "combo". During level 6 you will make the difference. Advice from OTP: Give priority to the Ninja tabbi, they will help you a lot during the lane phase, try to block it with the E, closing it with the W. During that phase try to hit it with the Q and moving away a little so as not to make them recover their lives thanks to its Q.
Akali is similar to quinn, with her it is difficult to farm but not impossible. his Q will destroy you if you get hit too many times. This champ is a real problem for you, with 2 escape routes for your W. When he uses his cloud your ghouls will no longer be able to tag it or do it any damage, except when it comes out to hit you. Advice from OTP: There is not much to say, wait for your jungler to come and help you, in extreme cases build as much mr as you can.
Winning or losing against nasus depends only on your actions. Letting him farm is a stupid action. Your E + ghouls are really strong against him. At level 6 whoever plays best wins. Advice from OTP: I advise you to go aggressive against nasus, without forgetting the farm
Against mundo it is a little easier to farm, hit it when you can, especially as long as you can. From level 6 onwards it will be hard to beat him. OTP tip: If you can't, ask for help from your jungler.
jayce is modestly feasible, it is true it can escape from your W, but going to Ninja Tabbi Jayce's damage will be nothing compared to the damage you will cause them with the ghouls and your Q. Advice from OTP: Try not to take too much damage from Jayce's energy ball. Engage when you see that it wastes the leap by closing it with the W.
Cho'gath personally has never caused me so many problems, hit him with the usual E-W-Q combo. The only problem that can cause you is the devouring of the R by its R. OTP Tip: Try to kill him as many times as you can before he gets too tank
Jax is strong, but not unbeatable. Wait for him to use his jump and then apply the E-W-Q combo. During the initial phase of the first 3 levels, try not to get hit too much or you will end up staying with 3 hp, being unable to farm anymore. During level 6 you will be stronger to try an engage. OTP tip: prioritize ninja tabbi, his E blocks your Q, be careful.
Camille is very strong in early, she will destroy you, be careful not to do stupid actions. at level 3 you can start hitting it with E. At level 6 you can already start thinking about engage. OTP tip: Camille will use your W to stun you or run away use it with intelligence.
During the initial phase the first 2 levels gnar will bully, do not worry during level 3 until you reach 6 you can already start hitting him, the only thing you will have to do is wait for him to use his jump, after that he hasn't multiple escape routes, will die or be forced to use the flash. OTP tip: If gnar is very aggressive, a ninja tabbi will help you, from level 6 onwards, if gnar does not have too many kills, your skills will be much stronger than his by closing it and using your R you will destroy it.
Against garen or win immediately or lose. In late it will be impossible to kill him. OTP tip: try to get yourself ganked or killed before an item runs out of tank
Fiora is strong if you get hit too many times or you can say hi to your lane, the tactic of hitting him with E + Ghoul with her works. From level 6 you can start engaging her. From this first 1 vs 1 you will see who will win. Use your flash well against its R. OTP tip: Ninja tabbi is very good against her.
GP can hit you every now and then with his Q, but nothing more. OTP tip: Hit it as soon as you get to level 3 and an engage at level 6 if you can mark it with E and close it with W, it will be forced to use the flash or die.
Dodge the shots of illaoi his slowness is his weak point against your ghouls. At level 6, just close it and dodge its shots. OTP tip: Try not to get gank from your jungle after level 6 of illaoi
Irela can become a problem if you are against a good (good) irelia. Its q literally shot your ghouls. Advice from OTP: tabbi ninja do well against her, when she gets over you and if you have your r try to stay still, without touching the edges of her r hitting her with your q (only if you have a decent life to support a fight )
Kled in early is a bully, but it is possible to farm against him. OTP tip: try to finish the ninja tabbi and after level 6 he won't do anything to you if he hasn't taken any kills.
Kayle is up to you to destroy her, even during level 6 she can't do anything, she also uses her R! if it is closed by the W with ghouls on your side it will be easy to knock it down. Advice from OTP: try not to do stupid things against her, you can allow me some mistakes, if you make too many, the lane will be lost
Kennen in early is a bully, my advice is to last hit the minions, so he won't play under the tower, since yorick is too tank for him. So he will be forced to stay in lane during that moment I could try to mark it with the E and then close it. Advice from OTP: Kennen control i ghouls won't be able to do anything, just be careful in early, the late will be yours (in extreme cases the mercury do well as the first item)
Malphite will be able to go aggressive in early, you just have to hit him. In late you just have to play it well with your R OTP tip: be careful if you have low life, malphite will win
I have practically no more than 2 games against maokai, but I can tell you that its damage is zero against you want, in this case you will be the bullies of corisa OTP tip: prioritize the farm, don't waste resources hitting it.
Poppy is strong, unfortunately our W benefits her as well .. Don't lose too much life in earlym, it's up to you to hit it with the ghouls. In late if you play well, you will be able to do them fair damage. OTP tip: Stay away from the walls!
Phanteon is really strong! in early you will be candy for him. Trust wait for level 6 for a fight you will have the victory in your hand! OTP tip: Prioritize Ninja Tabbi will help you a lot against pantheon. If you can close it and mark it, the damage will be noticed :D
Ornn is strong in both early and late. his E destroys your W and even applies a stun to you, the damage will be difficult to find against ornn. Advice from OTP: get ganked as soon as possible.
Olaf in early will be aggressive, I don't have much information to give you against him .. but I have a "tip" to give you OTP tip: be careful at level 6 so far as you could see, yorick plays well with level 6 against the other top laners, against olaf he is different he has enough damage to knock you down be careful.
Renekton is a bully from the lane but the damage that at the beginning is almost nothing compared to the other champions, he can escape from your W and this is one of the few problems that from Renekton. Advice from OTP: Tabbi ninja will help you, wait for level 6 for a real fight.
Riven is tough, don't get hit too many times in early, wait for 6 to have a better chance of defeating her. With her the farm is feasible. OTP tip: give priority to the ninja tabbi, a mistake against her and you risk ruining the top lane.
rumble is discreet as an opponent, do not get hit too many times or he will begin to take advantage of you. When you have level 3 you can do a little something but trust me wait for level 6, with full life it will go down instantly, you just have to close it will not have an escape video except for the flash. Advice from OTP: if you have locked him up after level 6 be VERY careful about his R, they will be damages not to be underestimated
Against shen it is feasible to stay in lane, put it as difficulty level 3 for this reason, in lane you will decide whether to push or freeze the lane. The only problem it can give you is its ability to block hits, it will block your hits including Q + the attacks of your ghouls, fundamental damage that yorick needs Advice from OTP: no dive shen is very risky, even if he has few hp, and you are trying to do damage to the tower with him underneath, it will be an instant and your lane will be lost
Sion is discreet only for the reason of being tank, being in lane against him is feasible. Advice from OTP: being main both can tell you to think about the farm and keep control of the map for any Tp (like the dragon). Watch out for ganks.
Beating singed is like going for a walk. You just don't have to chase it. Hit it with Combo E + ghoul + W. Tip from OTP: if you don't have it, give priority to the mercury
Farming against teemo is very risky, be careful if you lose too much life your lane is already starting to fall. OTP tip: wait for level 6 for a good fight. Remember to buy yourself the orcal lens and if you really need, give priority to the mercury
Urgot with his W destroys your ghouls is practically the only problem he will give you, in lane you can feel great. During level 6 urgot you hunt him down. OTP tip: with your W you will waste the E of urgot (it cannot go beyond the walls including Yorick's W)
Against trundle it's really easy, you just have to wait for level 6 and then close it and beat it. Advice from OTP: If it causes you problems, build the ninja tabbi as the first item
Against vladimir, yorick is a perfect champ, the damage he will do to you in early will be felt, you just need level 3 to close it and give him back the damage he caused you. OTP tip: don't get hit too many times or you'll lose. Its W does not go beyond your W.
Yasuo can become a problem only if (ONLY IF), he is one of those yasuo who knows how to use the E by not making meaningless laps, in early do not be hit too many times if you have too little life the top will be lost in a moment, I advise you to wait for level 6 you will destroy it. Advice from OTP: Yasuo with his E shot your ghouls. Prioritize tabbi ninjas.
Yuumi if you are in good shape, it will help you, even for a possible pentakill
Kha'zix is really useful for yorick as being able to kill the adc that are behind, which cause a big problem to yorick, causes yorick to go ahead