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Illaoi Build Guide by BeautifulWinter

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Updated on March 9, 2020
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Runes: Current

1 2 3
Fleet Footwork
Presence of Mind
Legend: Bloodline
Last Stand

Taste of Blood
Ravenous Hunter

+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+6 Armor


LoL Summoner Spell: Flash


LoL Summoner Spell: Teleport


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Champion Build Guide

Illaoi build guide

By BeautifulWinter
Hi, I'm BeautifulWinter and I was a Gold Illaoi one-trick last season (Season 9) with 200K mastery points on her.

If you want me to add a champion to the threats/synergies just leave a comment asking about them and I'll try my best to answer your question.
Why Illaoi?
Playing Illaoi is pretty simple to learn however playing her to a decent level is harder to do as people will play more Ranged champions that obliterate Illaoi. Overall I recommend that people learn Illaoi to better understand wave management and realize how important it is to pay attention to the minions.

Illaoi is also good at punishing tanks/annoying bruisers like Aatrox or Urgot which may annoy whichever champions you play currently.

Illaoi is a Bruiser who focuses on punishing other Melee champions.
Illaoi is a Champion with a unique passive that places Tentacles every 20-12 seconds They have the same range as Illaoi's Q and do the same damage that her Q does (scaling with the Q's increase to Tentacle damage). These Tentacles will slam whenever Illaoi casts W at a target that is in range for the Tentacles to slam. They will also slam on a medium cooldown towards A spirit from Illaoi E. Each Tentacle also Heal power heals Illaoi for 5% missing health if it hits at least one enemy Champion icon champion.

Illaoi Q is an ability that casts in a straight line a Tentacle that deals 10 − 180 (based on level) (+ 120% AD) (+ 40% AP). This means that you should never build AP as the AP damage is pathetic compared to AD. This Ability also heals you proportionally to how much HP you have as well as how many targets you hit.

Illaoi W is an ability that will cause the champion to leap to the target if at a range or do an unstoppable melee if within Auto-Attack Range. This ability also commands Passive Tentacles within attack range to slam on the target. For instance if you begin a Leaping W at a champion and they flash away, the W will proc on their location as of where they took damage.

Illaoi E is the only ability that makes this champion viable. Your E is you life-line before you have your R as it may be the only thing that prevents a Super strong pre-6 champion from killing you right off the bat.

Your E casts a projectile in a direction stopping at the first enemy hit. If the target is a Champion it pulls their 'spirit' and places it in front of illaoi. The spirit is the same health(armour and MR too) as the enemy at the time it was pulled and redirects a portion of the pre-mitigation damage received to the tethered champion (25/30/35/40/45% +8% per 100 AD). If the spirit is destroyed it sends the spirit back to the host and marks them as a Vessel. As a Vessel it makes the Passive Tentacles spawned attack (5.5/4.5 /3.5 based on level) the target as well as spawn more tentacles (5/4/3 based on level).

Illaoi R is an Unstoppable leap in the air which then lands on the ground spawning a Tentacle nearby for each Champion/Decoy/Spirit nearby. These and all other Tentacles nearby become untargetable and will strike more quickly and at half cooldown should a Vessel be within attack range. Illaoi W cooldown is also halved during this duration.
3/9 Changed Matchups and Builds & added extra rune page.
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