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IN-DEPTH High Elo Yasuo Guide - HASAKI! [NEW RUNES]

By Serenite | Updated on November 18, 2017
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The only time I wouldn't start Doran's blade, is if I was in a super tough matchup (e.g. Pantheon) and knew I wasn't going to be fighting him until level 6. In-depth explanations on these in the 'Items' section of this guide. 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Limited to 5 at one time. Limited to one type of Healing Potion. 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Store one charge every 240-120 seconds depending on the average level of all champions, up to 2 maximum charges. [i]A player may only have 3 Stealth Wards on the map at one time.[/i] [unique_active] => [is_deprecated] => 0 [is_deleted] => 0 [is_buildable] => 1 [is_published] => 1 [comment_count] => 2 [last_comment_ts] => 2017-04-05 07:06:44 ) ) ) [1] => Array ( [display_name] => Core [item_ids] => Array ( [0] => 52 [1] => 46 [2] => 82 ) [description] => These items are you core. Sooner or later, you should have these items in 100% of your games (with the exception of Mercury's Treads). In-depth explanations on these in the 'Items' section of this guide. 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UNIQUE Passive: Lament: Basic attacking a champion causes them to deal 12% less damage to you for 10 seconds. Can only be active on one champion at a time. [consume] => [active] => [unique_active] => [is_deprecated] => 0 [is_deleted] => 0 [is_buildable] => 1 [is_published] => 1 [comment_count] => 18 [last_comment_ts] => 2017-11-09 00:29:28 ) [1] => Array ( [item_id] => 46 [display_name] => Infinity Edge [url] => infinity-edge [client_id] => 3031 [icon] => /content/item/312e302e302e37302d33303331.gif [is_consumable] => 0 [is_summoners_rift] => 1 [is_twisted_treeline] => 1 [is_howling_abyss] => 1 [is_crystal_scar] => 0 [is_classic] => 1 [is_dominion] => 1 [available_in] => Classic,Dominion [tier] => Advanced [description] => +80 Attack Damage +20% Critical Strike UNIQUE Passive: Critical hits now deal 250% damage instead of 200%. [recipe_cost] => 1125 [total_cost] => 3400 [sell_value] => 2380 [category] => Damage,Critical Strike [health] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 0 [health_multiplier] => 0 [dodge] => 0 [armor] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 0 [attack_damage] => 70 [attack_speed] => 0 [critical_strike] => 20 [critical_strike_chance] => 0 [critical_strike_damage] => 0 [life_steal] => 0 [spell_vamp] => 0 [tenacity] => 0 [mana] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 0 [ability_power] => 0 [armor_penetration] => 0 [lethality] => 0 [magic_penetration] => 0 [cooldown_reduction] => 0 [attack_range] => 0 [gold_generation] => 0 [movement_speed_multiplier] => 0 [movement_speed_rank] => 0 [energy] => 0 [energy_regeneration] => 0 [experience] => 0 [unique_movement_speed_rank] => 0 [unique_movement_speed_multiplier] => 0 [unique_armor] => 0 [unique_magic_resistance] => 0 [unique_attack_damage] => 0 [unique_health_regeneration] => 0 [unique_mana] => 0 [unique_mana_regeneration] => 0 [unique_magic_penetration] => 0 [unique_armor_penetration] => 0 [unique_lethality] => 0 [unique_life_steal] => 0 [unique_spell_vamp] => 0 [unique_tenacity] => 0 [unique_attack_speed] => 0 [unique_cooldown_reduction] => 0 [unique_ability_power] => 0 [unique_critical_strike_chance] => 0 [unique_critical_strike_damage] => 0 [unique_dodge] => 0 [unique_gold_generation] => 0 [unique_health] => 0 [unique_death_time_reduction] => 0 [unique_energy] => 0 [unique_energy_regeneration] => 0 [unique_experience] => 0 [unique_health_multiplier] => 0 [aura] => [passive] => [unique_passive] => Doubles your critical strike chance. UNIQUE Passive: 10% of critical strike damage is converted to true damage. [consume] => [active] => [unique_active] => [is_deprecated] => 0 [is_deleted] => 0 [is_buildable] => 1 [is_published] => 1 [comment_count] => 20 [last_comment_ts] => 2014-12-29 21:52:45 ) [2] => Array ( [item_id] => 82 [display_name] => Mercury's Treads [url] => mercurys-treads [client_id] => 3111 [icon] => /content/item/312e302e302e37302d33313131.gif [is_consumable] => 0 [is_summoners_rift] => 1 [is_twisted_treeline] => 1 [is_howling_abyss] => 1 [is_crystal_scar] => 0 [is_classic] => 1 [is_dominion] => 1 [available_in] => Classic,Dominion [tier] => Advanced [description] => +30 Magic Resist UNIQUE Passive: Enhanced Movement 2 Reduces the duration of stuns, slows, taunts, fears, snares, sleeps, and immobilizes by 40%. [recipe_cost] => 350 [total_cost] => 1100 [sell_value] => 770 [category] => Magic Resist,Movement,Boots [health] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 0 [health_multiplier] => 0 [dodge] => 0 [armor] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 25 [attack_damage] => 0 [attack_speed] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_chance] => 0 [critical_strike_damage] => 0 [life_steal] => 0 [spell_vamp] => 0 [tenacity] => 0 [mana] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 0 [ability_power] => 0 [armor_penetration] => 0 [lethality] => 0 [magic_penetration] => 0 [cooldown_reduction] => 0 [attack_range] => 0 [gold_generation] => 0 [movement_speed_multiplier] => 0 [movement_speed_rank] => 0 [energy] => 0 [energy_regeneration] => 0 [experience] => 0 [unique_movement_speed_rank] => 0 [unique_movement_speed_multiplier] => 0 [unique_armor] => 0 [unique_magic_resistance] => 0 [unique_attack_damage] => 0 [unique_health_regeneration] => 0 [unique_mana] => 0 [unique_mana_regeneration] => 0 [unique_magic_penetration] => 0 [unique_armor_penetration] => 0 [unique_lethality] => 0 [unique_life_steal] => 0 [unique_spell_vamp] => 0 [unique_tenacity] => 30 [unique_attack_speed] => 0 [unique_cooldown_reduction] => 0 [unique_ability_power] => 0 [unique_critical_strike_chance] => 0 [unique_critical_strike_damage] => 0 [unique_dodge] => 0 [unique_gold_generation] => 0 [unique_health] => 0 [unique_death_time_reduction] => 0 [unique_energy] => 0 [unique_energy_regeneration] => 0 [unique_experience] => 0 [unique_health_multiplier] => 0 [aura] => [passive] => [unique_passive] => Enhanced Movement: +45 Movement Speed. UNIQUE Passive: Tenacity: The duration of stuns, slows, taunts, fears, silences, blinds and immobilizes are reduced by 30%. [consume] => [active] => [unique_active] => [is_deprecated] => 0 [is_deleted] => 0 [is_buildable] => 1 [is_published] => 1 [comment_count] => 8 [last_comment_ts] => 2013-12-16 13:03:23 ) ) ) [2] => Array ( [display_name] => Post-Core [item_ids] => Array ( [0] => 60 [1] => 41 [2] => 43 [3] => 136 ) [description] => After your core, you want to pick some of these items up. Bloodthirster = tanks on the enemy team, or you are ahead. Mallet = assassins on enemy team, or you need the slow on its passive. GA = they are focusing you super hard. In-depth explanations on these in the 'Items' section of this guide. [display_order] => 3 [is_grouped] => 0 [is_core] => 0 [group_display_name] => [items] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [item_id] => 60 [display_name] => The Bloodthirster [url] => the-bloodthirster [client_id] => 3072 [icon] => /content/item/312e302e302e37302d33303732.gif [is_consumable] => 0 [is_summoners_rift] => 1 [is_twisted_treeline] => 1 [is_howling_abyss] => 1 [is_crystal_scar] => 0 [is_classic] => 1 [is_dominion] => 0 [available_in] => Classic [tier] => Legendary [description] => +60 Attack Damage +15% Lifesteal Passive: Gain an additional 1 Physical Damage and 0.25% Lifesteal per kill. Maximum of +40 Damage and 10% Lifesteal. Bonuses are lost upon death. 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This shield decays when out of combat for 25 seconds. UNIQUE Passive: +20% Lifesteal. [consume] => [active] => [unique_active] => [is_deprecated] => 0 [is_deleted] => 0 [is_buildable] => 1 [is_published] => 1 [comment_count] => 30 [last_comment_ts] => 2018-11-22 19:10:32 ) [1] => Array ( [item_id] => 41 [display_name] => Frozen Mallet [url] => frozen-mallet [client_id] => 3022 [icon] => /content/item/312e302e302e37302d33303232.gif [is_consumable] => 0 [is_summoners_rift] => 1 [is_twisted_treeline] => 1 [is_howling_abyss] => 1 [is_crystal_scar] => 0 [is_classic] => 1 [is_dominion] => 1 [available_in] => Classic,Dominion [tier] => Advanced [description] => +700 Health +20 Attack Damage UNIQUE Passive: Physical attacks reduce your target's Movement Speed for 2.5 seconds. 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She felt drawn to one: a robed man encircled by a waning field of magic whose life was quickly slipping away. She approached him and something deep inside of her triggered, reaching out to the man in a way she couldn't understand. His life essence poured into her, carried on invisible strands of magic. The sensation was intoxicating and overwhelming. As her reverie faded, she was delighted to discover that she had changed. Her sleek white fur had receded and her body was long and lithe, the shape of the humans who lay scattered about her. However, though she appeared human, she knew that in truth the transformation was incomplete. A cunning creature, she adapted herself to the customs of human society and used her profound gift of beauty to attract unsuspecting men. She could consume their life essences when they were under the spell of her seductive charms. Feeding on their desires brought her closer to her dream, but as she took more lives, a strange sense of regret began to well within her. She had reservations about actions which never troubled her as a fox. She realized that she could not overcome the pangs of her evolving morality. In search of a solution, Ahri found the Institute of War, home of the most gifted mages on Runeterra. They offered her a chance to attain her humanity without further harm through service in the League of Legends. [spotlight_embed_url] => http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=hlalkAUkwqE [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 4 [magic_rating] => 8 [attack_rating] => 3 [difficulty_rating] => 5 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 3 [cc_rating] => 2 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 514 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 334 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 330 [armor] => 20.9 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 53 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 6.5 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 550 [attack_speed] => 0.668 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.895 [health_18] => 1874 [mana_18] => 1184 [movement_speed_18] => 330 [armor_18] => 80.4 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 104 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 16.7 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 550 [tip_playing_as] => Use Charm to set up your combos, it will make landing Orb of Deception and Fox-Fire dramatically easier. Initiate team fights using Charm, and chase down stragglers with Spirit Rush. Spirit Rush enables Ahri's abilities, it opens up paths for Charm, helps double hitting with Orb of Deception, and closes to make use of Fox-Fire. [tip_playing_against] => Ahri's suvivability is dramatically reduced when her Ultimate, Spirit Rush, is down. Stay behind minions to make Charm difficult to land, this will reduce Ahri's damage potential significantly. 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 25 [display_name] => Anivia [url_str] => anivia [title] => The Cryophoenix [key] => Cryophoenix [description] => In most lore, the phoenix is a creature of fire that rises from its own ashes. What few know, however, is that phoenixes are elemental beings, formed by the eternal essences of their native world. Anivia was conceived on a world such as this - a being of the coldest winter, a creature of pure elemental ice. On her world, Anivia was the protector of the frozen wastes and all those with the spirit to endure in such unforgiving places. She was consulted as a creature of great wisdom, one who could not die and who had seen the world renewed several times. Somehow, Anivia knew that the day would come when she would be plucked from her home and pulled across worlds, and when that day came, she received the call with grace. Seeing the imbalance and injustice on Runeterra, a world lacking elemental protectors, Anivia took her place at the League of Legends. Since her arrival, the Cryophoenix has chosen to live among the highest peaks of the Northern Ironspike Mountains, adjacent to the frozen wastes of Freljord. She has openly claimed this territory as her own protectorate. Surprisingly, Anivia has struck up a friendship with the yeti of this region - a friendship that grows deeper and deeper with each passing moon. She has formed a close bond with two League champions: Nunu (and Willump) and the nomad princess Ashe. In a move that caught the League by surprise, the Cryophoenix recently entreated the summoners of the Institute of War to research a means in bringing across others of her elemental fellows. As a champion, Anivia is revered with a sense of awe by most, but is not the most popular as most consider her unapproachable. Some say the world will end in fire, some in ice. Anivia awaits the inevitable latter. [spotlight_embed_url] => http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Syose1O568 [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 4 [magic_rating] => 10 [attack_rating] => 1 [difficulty_rating] => 10 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 1 [cc_rating] => 3 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 2 [health] => 468 [health_increase] => 65 [mana] => 396 [mana_increase] => 53 [movement_speed] => 325 [armor] => 21.2 [armor_increase] => 4 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 51.4 [attack_damage_increase] => 3.5 [critical_strike] => 2.5 [critical_strike_increase] => 0.4 [health_regeneration] => 5.6 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0.07 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0.12 [attack_range] => 600 [attack_speed] => 0.625 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.804 [health_18] => 1658 [mana_18] => 1246 [movement_speed_18] => 325 [armor_18] => 89.2 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 105.8 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 14.9 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 600 [tip_playing_as] => *Timing Flash Frost with Frostbite can lead to devastating combinations. *Anivia is extremely reliant on mana for Glacial Storm, try getting items with mana. *Early game her egg can be very difficult for enemy champions to kill, seize the advantage by playing aggressively. [tip_playing_against] => *Try to gannk Anivia when she's laning. With multiple people, it is easier to ensure the her egg dies. *If you're playing a ranged champion, stay far enough away from Anivia so you can dodge Flash Frost more easily. *Try to fight Anivia in the lanes. In the jungle she can block pathways with lower ranks of Crystallize. 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 1 [display_name] => Annie [url_str] => annie [title] => The Dark Child [key] => Annie [description] => In the time shortly before the League, there were those within the sinister city-state of Noxus who did not agree with the evils perpetrated by the Noxian High Command. The High Command had just put down a coup attempt from the self-proclaimed Crown Prince Raschallion, and a crack down on any form of dissent against the new government was underway. These political and social outcasts, known as the Gray Order, sought to leave their neighbors in peace as they pursued dark arcane knowledge. The leaders of this outcast society were a married couple: Gregori Hastur, the Gray Warlock, and his wife Amoline, the Shadow Witch. Together they led an exodus of magicians and other intelligentsia from Noxus, resettling their followers beyond the Great Barrier to the northern reaches of the unforgiving Voodoo Lands. Though survival was a challenge at times, the Gray Order's colony managed to thrive in a land where so many others would have failed. Years after the exodus, Gregori and Amoline had a child: [[Annie]]. Early on, Annie's parents knew there was something special about their daughter. At the age of two, Annie miraculously ensorcelled a shadow bear - a ferocious denizen of the petrified forests outside the colony - turning it into her pet. To this day she keeps her bear ''Tibbers'' by her side, often keeping him spellbound as a stuffed doll to be carried like a child's toy. The combination of Annie's lineage and the dark magic of her birthplace have given this little girl tremendous arcane power. It is this same girl who now finds herself as one of the most sought-after champions within the League of Legends - even by the city-state that would have exiled her parents had they not fled beforehand. "[i]Annie may be one of the most powerful champions ever to have fought in a Field of Justice. I shudder to think of her capabilities when she becomes an adult.[/i]" [space][space][space]- High Councilor Kiersta Mandrake [spotlight_embed_url] => [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 3 [magic_rating] => 10 [attack_rating] => 2 [difficulty_rating] => 6 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 1 [cc_rating] => 3 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 2 [health] => 512 [health_increase] => 76 [mana] => 334 [mana_increase] => 50 [movement_speed] => 335 [armor] => 19.2 [armor_increase] => 4 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 50.4 [attack_damage_increase] => 2.625 [critical_strike] => 2 [critical_strike_increase] => 0.25 [health_regeneration] => 5.4 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0.11 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0.08 [attack_range] => 625 [attack_speed] => 0.579 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.713 [health_18] => 1804 [mana_18] => 1184 [movement_speed_18] => 335 [armor_18] => 87.2 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 95 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 14.8 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 625 [tip_playing_as] => [tip_playing_against] => [client_id] => 1 [riot_points] => 260 [influence_points] => 450 [icon] => /content/champion/312e302e302e37302d31.jpg [is_published] => 1 [is_deprecated] => 0 [is_deleted] => 0 [is_buildable] => 1 [is_free] => 0 [views] => 24119 [view_count] => 7417046 [comments] => 3 [comment_count] => 17 [votes] => 11 [vote_count] => 20 [community_tier_list_vote_count] => 479 [community_tier_list_score] => 0.471399 [community_tier_list_rank] => 2 [score] => 18 [lastpost_ts] => 2011-04-07 15:24:04 [last_comment_ts] => 2017-03-03 23:27:44 [critical_strike_chance] => 0 [critical_strike_chance_18] => 0 [preferred_skin] => 37 [create_ts] => 2009-02-21 00:00:00 ) ) [3] => Array ( [champion_id] => 130 [rank] => 5 [description] => One of the easiest matchups. Just be careful of his roams to bot lane. Make sure you ping. [champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 130 [display_name] => Aurelion Sol [url_str] => aurelion-sol [title] => The Star Forger [key] => [description] => Aurelion Sol once graced the vast emptiness of the cosmos with celestial wonders of his own devising. Now, he is forced to wield his awesome power at the behest of a space-faring empire that tricked him into servitude. Desiring a return to his star-forging ways, Aurelion Sol will drag the very stars from the sky, if he must, in order to regain his freedom. [spotlight_embed_url] => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HM520graePQ [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 3 [magic_rating] => 8 [attack_rating] => 2 [difficulty_rating] => 7 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 2 [cc_rating] => 2 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 550 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 350 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 325 [armor] => 19 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 57 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 6.5 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 550 [attack_speed] => 0.625 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.77 [health_18] => 1910 [mana_18] => 1200 [movement_speed_18] => 325 [armor_18] => 80.2 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 111.4 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 16.7 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 550 [tip_playing_as] => * You can use Comet of Legend's flight to grow Starsurge to massive proportions. * Save Voice of Light to use as a defense against melee opponents if you need to - otherwise, use its slow to start a fight at long range. * Comet of Legend allows you to move quickly around the map; use it to put pressure on other lanes. [tip_playing_against] => * Try to get inside his orbit, since his stars can't hurt you up close. * His stars disappear while stunned or silenced, giving you an easy opportunity to fight him. * He gains speed while chasing in a straight line, but taking damage makes him lose that momentum. * His Starsurge ability can grow to cover a huge area - don't stay in the same place too long! 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The swirling sands carry rumors of the ancient emperor Azir, somehow returned. Once a mortal man blinded by his own hubris, Azir has recently returned as an Ascended being with unmatched dominion over the burning sands. He seeks to restore Shurima to its former glory, but some dispute his right to rule them. Azir's power, however, is undeniable. 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Unless you're going all-in, always have a soldier in your back pocket if you need to escape over a wall or if you misposition your other soldier and need damage now. * In the lane, try to position your soldiers between the enemy's minions and the enemy champion. This way you can use both to last hit and to project threat onto your lane opponent. * Think of Emperor's Divide as a defensive ability first and foremost. Use it when the enemy engages on you or your allies. Remember that your team can walk through the soldiers summoned by Emperor's Divide and use this to your advantage when enemy melee champions engage on you. * Be a bird! [tip_playing_against] => * Azir relies on his soldiers to deal damage and can only move them so often. Try to capitalize on windows of time when his soldiers are stationary. * Azir has immense damage over a prolonged amount of time but lacks the upfront burst of other mages. Try to burst him out before he can turn a confrontation around. * Try to think of Sand Soldiers as fire. Don't stand in the fire. [client_id] => 268 [riot_points] => 975 [influence_points] => 6300 [icon] => [is_published] => 1 [is_deprecated] => 0 [is_deleted] => 0 [is_buildable] => 1 [is_free] => 0 [views] => 0 [view_count] => 5483062 [comments] => 0 [comment_count] => 6 [votes] => 0 [vote_count] => 0 [community_tier_list_vote_count] => 480 [community_tier_list_score] => 0.544583 [community_tier_list_rank] => 3 [score] => 0 [lastpost_ts] => 0000-00-00 00:00:00 [last_comment_ts] => 2018-08-07 22:38:04 [critical_strike_chance] => 0 [critical_strike_chance_18] => 0 [preferred_skin] => 878 [create_ts] => 2014-09-16 00:00:00 ) ) [5] => Array ( [champion_id] => 74 [rank] => 2 [description] => Relies heavily on if you wind wall at the right time. Do not trade with him level 1 if he has taken e first. [champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 74 [display_name] => Brand [url_str] => brand [title] => The Burning Vengeance [key] => [description] => In a faraway place known as Lokfar there was a seafaring marauder called Kegan Rodhe. As was his people's way, Kegan sailed far and wide with his fellows, stealing treasures from those unlucky enough to catch their attention. To some, he was a monster; to others, just a man. One night, as they sailed through the arctic waters, strange lights danced over the frozen wastes. There was something hypnotic about them; it was something that drew them to it like moths to a flame. Trekking across the frozen waste, they came to a cave covered in ancient runes. The meaning of the runes long lost to them, Kegan led the way inside. There, inside a perfect cage of ice floated a dancing column of flame. There was no way such a thing should be burning, especially not in this place. However, its movement was as hypnotic as a siren's song, captivating and seductive. While the others stayed back, Kegan could not help but approach it while holding out his hand... That is the last thing Kegan Rodhe remembers, for now his body belongs to Brand. It is a creature of olden times, perhaps even a casualty of the Rune Wars. It is known in ancient texts as the Burning Vengeance. It is a creature of pure fiery hate that exists for no other reason than to lay waste the world of men and yordles. No one is quite sure how Brand found his way to Valoran, but he began his predations at once. Overcome by Demacian forces, he was given a choice: fight within the confines of the League or die. Naturally, he chose to use his destructive powers in the League, for now... "This place will burn, not by cinder flying or breath of wind, but by the vengeance of my hand." -Brand [spotlight_embed_url] => http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvuAw6KNn2E [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 2 [magic_rating] => 9 [attack_rating] => 2 [difficulty_rating] => 4 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 1 [cc_rating] => 2 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 508 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 376 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 340 [armor] => 21.9 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 57 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 5.4 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 8 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 550 [attack_speed] => 0.625 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.77 [health_18] => 1800 [mana_18] => 1090 [movement_speed_18] => 340 [armor_18] => 81.4 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 108 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 14.8 [mana_regeneration_18] => 18.2 [attack_range_18] => 550 [tip_playing_as] => *You can deter enemies from standing near their minions by setting them ablaze, due to Conflagration. *You can use Brand's abilities in a variety of combinations to maximize his damage in different situations. *Pyroclasm bounces randomly between enemies, so try to cast it on a small group of enemies if you want to hit the same target multiple times. [tip_playing_against] => *Brand must land an ability before his combo is able to get started. Dodging his Sear or Pillar of Flame will disrupt his rhythm. *Try to move away from allies when you see Pyroclasm being cast. The initial missile speed is slow, which should give your team time to react. *Brand's passive allows him to excel in poking engagements. Be careful not to lose too much health before fighting. 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 66 [display_name] => Cassiopeia [url_str] => cassiopeia [title] => The Serpent's Embrace [key] => [description] => Cassiopeia is a terrifying creature - half woman, half snake - whose slightest glance brings death. The youngest daughter of one of Noxus' most influential families, she was once a beatiful and cunning temptress capable of manipulating the hardest heart. Transformed by the venom of an ancient Shuriman tomb guardian, she continues to serve Noxian interest as she always has, just in a more... visceral way. [spotlight_embed_url] => http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neQNvEyuhPU [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 3 [magic_rating] => 9 [attack_rating] => 2 [difficulty_rating] => 10 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 1 [cc_rating] => 3 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 525 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 334 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 328 [armor] => 25 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 53 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 5.5 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 550 [attack_speed] => 0.647 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.832 [health_18] => 1800 [mana_18] => 1405 [movement_speed_18] => 400 [armor_18] => 84.5 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 104 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 14 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 550 [tip_playing_as] => * Use Twin Fang on poisoned stationary targets like monsters and units stunned by her Petrifying Gaze for maximum damage. * Lead your enemy when targeting with Noxious Blast to ensure the hit. * Don't hesitate to rapidly cast your spells since Deadly Cadence makes each additional cast cheaper. [tip_playing_against] => * Be wary of Cassiopeia's damage potential with Twin Fang when she has you poisoned. * Turn away from Cassiopeia when she is casting Petrifying Gaze to get slowed instead of stunned. [client_id] => 69 [riot_points] => 880 [influence_points] => 4800 [icon] => [is_published] => 1 [is_deprecated] => 0 [is_deleted] => 0 [is_buildable] => 1 [is_free] => 0 [views] => 0 [view_count] => 3092138 [comments] => 0 [comment_count] => 16 [votes] => 0 [vote_count] => 0 [community_tier_list_vote_count] => 453 [community_tier_list_score] => 0.445033 [community_tier_list_rank] => 2 [score] => 0 [lastpost_ts] => 2011-03-23 15:45:38 [last_comment_ts] => 2015-01-01 15:45:55 [critical_strike_chance] => 0 [critical_strike_chance_18] => 0 [preferred_skin] => 556 [create_ts] => 2010-12-14 00:00:00 ) ) [7] => Array ( [champion_id] => 31 [rank] => 3 [description] => Skill matchup. This relies heavily on if your trades are good. [champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 31 [display_name] => Corki [url_str] => corki [title] => The Daring Bombardier [key] => Corki [description] => When Heimerdinger and his yordle colleagues migrated to Piltover, they embraced science as a way of life, and they immediately made several groundbreaking contributions to the techmaturgical community. What yordles lack in stature, they make up for with industriousness. Corki, the Daring Bombardier, gained his title by test-piloting one of these contributions - the original design for the Reconnaissance Operations Front-Line Copter, an aerial assault vehicle which has become the backbone of the Bandle City Expeditionary Force (BCEF). Together with his squadron - the Screaming Yipsnakes - Corki soars over Valoran, surveying the landscape and conducting aerial acrobatics for the benefit of onlookers below. Corki is the most renowned of the Screaming Yipsnakes for remaining cool under fire and exhibiting bravery to the point of madness. Before the League, he served several tours of duty, often volunteering for missions that would take him behind enemy lines, either gathering intelligence or delivering messages through hot zones. He thrived on danger, and enjoyed nothing more than a good dogfight in the morning. More than just an ace pilot, Corki also made several modifications to his copter, outfitting it with an arsenal of weapons which some speculate were more for show than functionality. When open hostilities ceased as part of the agreement surrounding the formation of the League, Corki was forced into a retirement, which he felt ''cut the engines and clipped the wings''. He tried to make do with stunt flying and canyon running, but it was never the same without the refreshing smell of gunpowder streaking through the air around him. When Heimerdinger joined the League of Legends, it was no surprise to see Corki follow soon after, eager to test his mettle against the best the world has to offer. He is Corki - death from above! [spotlight_embed_url] => http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABYix52iBj0 [role] => Marksman [defense_rating] => 3 [magic_rating] => 6 [attack_rating] => 8 [difficulty_rating] => 6 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 2 [cc_rating] => 1 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 513 [health_increase] => 82 [mana] => 350 [mana_increase] => 37 [movement_speed] => 325 [armor] => 23.4 [armor_increase] => 3.5 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 55 [attack_damage_increase] => 3 [critical_strike] => 2.5 [critical_strike_increase] => 0.25 [health_regeneration] => 5.4 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0.11 [mana_regeneration] => 7.4 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0.07 [attack_range] => 550 [attack_speed] => 0.638 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.887 [health_18] => 1907 [mana_18] => 928 [movement_speed_18] => 325 [armor_18] => 82.9 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 115 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 14.8 [mana_regeneration_18] => 16.8 [attack_range_18] => 550 [tip_playing_as] => *Valkyrie can be used defensively as well, try using it for a quick escape. *Corki can continue to attack while using Gatling Gun. Maximizing Gatling Gun is key to mastering Corki. [tip_playing_against] => *Watch out for Corki's Missile Barrage. They deal splash damage, so you can get hit even when behind minions. *Corki is vulnerable right after he uses Valkyrie, so try switching focus to him if he uses it to enter a fight. 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 102 [display_name] => Diana [url_str] => diana [title] => The Scorn of the Moon [key] => [description] => An unyielding avatar of the moon's power, Diana wages a dark crusade against the sun-worshipping Solari. Though she once sought the acceptance of her people, years of futile struggle shaped her into a bitter, resentful warrior. She now presents her foes with a terrible ultimatum: revere the moon's light, or die by her crescent blade. Though she was born to the Solari, Diana's inquisitive nature set her apart from her brethren. She had always found solace and guidance in the night sky, and questioned the dominance of the sun in her society. The Solari elders responded to her challenges with only derision and punishment. Diana remained convinced, however, that if she could find evidence of the moon's power, the elders would listen to reason. For years, she studied Solari archives in solitude until she discovered an encoded message hidden in an old tome. This clue led her to a secluded valley on Mount Targon where she unearthed the hidden entrance to an ancient, sealed temple. Inside, among aging relics and faded murals, she found an ornate suit of armor and a beautiful crescent blade, both inscribed with sigils of the moon. Diana donned the armaments and returned to the Solari elders that night. She declared that the artifacts proved others had once worshipped the moon as she did. Her discovery of evidence challenging Solari dominion shocked the elders. To Diana's horror, they pronounced her a heretic and condemned her to death. As the elders prepared her for execution, Diana's anger and sorrow overwhelmed her desire for acceptance. She lifted her gaze to the sky, calling upon the moon for strength. Lunar power surged within her and she shattered her bindings. Raising her relic blade, she turned and slaughtered the elders. With the temple in ruins behind her, Diana resolved to destroy all those who would deny the power of the moon. "The sun does not reveal truth. Its light only burns and blinds." - Diana [spotlight_embed_url] => http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7WSLWcACiw [role] => Fighter [defense_rating] => 6 [magic_rating] => 8 [attack_rating] => 7 [difficulty_rating] => 4 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 2 [cc_rating] => 2 [toughness_rating] => 2 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 589 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 297 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 345 [armor] => 26 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 32.1 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 53 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 7.4 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 150 [attack_speed] => 0.625 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.864 [health_18] => 2119 [mana_18] => 977 [movement_speed_18] => 345 [armor_18] => 87.2 [magic_resistance_18] => 53.4 [attack_damage_18] => 104 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 21.9 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 150 [tip_playing_as] => * Landing Crescent Strike is critically important, but don't be afraid to miss. The cooldown is short and the mana cost is low. * Consider when to cast Lunar Rush without Moonlight and when to wait for another Crescent Strike. * Use Moonfall and Lunar Rush to stay on targets and activate Moonsilver Blade for extra damage. [tip_playing_against] => * Dodge Crescent Strike, or move to safety if you're affected by Moonlight. * Pale Cascade orbs only last a few seconds. Avoid Diana and engage her after the shield dissipates. * Diana can play very aggressively if she uses Lunar Rush without Moonlight, but you can punish her by slowing or stunning her when she has no way to get back in position. 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 125 [display_name] => Ekko [url_str] => ekko [title] => The Boy Who Shattered Time [key] => [description] => A prodigy from the rough streets of Zaun, Ekko manipulates time to spin any situation to his advantage. Using his own invention, the Zero-Drive, he explores the branching possibilities of reality. As well as experimenting with multi-dimensional probability, Ekko spends his days running wild with the other lost children of Zaun. Though he revels in this freedom, when there's a threat to his friends, he'll endure anything to defend them. To the unknowing observer, Ekko accomplishes the impossible with ease, time and time again. [spotlight_embed_url] => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpq3liaA1U4 [role] => Assassin [defense_rating] => 3 [magic_rating] => 7 [attack_rating] => 5 [difficulty_rating] => 8 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 3 [cc_rating] => 2 [toughness_rating] => 2 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 580 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 280 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 340 [armor] => 27 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 32.1 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 55 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 9 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 7 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 125 [attack_speed] => 0.625 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.976 [health_18] => 1940 [mana_18] => 1130 [movement_speed_18] => 340 [armor_18] => 78 [magic_resistance_18] => 53.4 [attack_damage_18] => 106 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 24.3 [mana_regeneration_18] => 21 [attack_range_18] => 125 [tip_playing_as] => * Chronobreak is a potent escape tool, but it can also be quite powerful when used offensively. Don't underestimate its damage potential. * If you can proc Z-Drive Resonance on an enemy champion, it's worth taking risks to do so. The bonus movement speed makes it easy to escape. * Phase Dive's dash is a great tool for setting up Ekko's other abilities. Use it to get double hits with Timewinder or get into position to detonate Parallel Convergence. [tip_playing_against] => * Ekko is significantly weaker when his ultimate is down. Watch for the trail he leaves behind to determine if Chronobreak is available. * Ekko's stun zone takes 3 seconds to arm. Watch for the image he creates on cast and try to guess where the zone was placed. * The second hit of Timewinder does more damage than the first; try to avoid it. 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Though these creatures had their enemies, the city was an impenetrable fortress, and, in the safety it provided, they grew complacent. Fizz, however, harbored a curious spirit that could not be satisfied living so cushioned a life. Unable to resist the allure of danger, Fizz had a habit of sneaking out of the city to look for trouble. In his many adventures he grew to be a powerful fighter with a keen resourcefulness that let him skirt danger with clever ease. One day, Fizz returned to find the city abandoned: his people had vanished, leaving Fizz without a clue to explain their disappearance. With nothing left in the city to keep him, Fizz salvaged an enchanted trident from the ruins and set out alone. For years, Fizz wandered the ocean, using the skills he'd learned during his adventures as a young boy to survive. Finally, Fizz discovered the port of Bilgewater. He was fascinated with the existence of life above the water and could not resist exploring the island. In his endless curiosity, Fizz inadverently meddled in the affairs of the humans who lived there and his presence did not go unnoticed. His mischief angered many residents who eventually sought to capture or kill him. Fizz found himself cornered, and he prepared to return to the sea despite the fondness he'd come to hold for Bilgewater. As he stood at the docks, a massive dragon-shark attacked the port. Fizz defeated the beast, using his resourcefulness and knowledge of the creatures' weaknesses to his advantage. Having earned the gratitude and respect of the humans, Fizz decided to stay in Bilgewater. He joined the League of Legends to further serve his new home. ''Fizz makes even the saltiest sailors of Bilgewater look like drunken landlubbers in a fight. Good thing he's on our side.'' -- Miss Fortune, the Bounty Hunter. [spotlight_embed_url] => http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATbmKP9RoXI [role] => Assassin [defense_rating] => 4 [magic_rating] => 7 [attack_rating] => 6 [difficulty_rating] => 6 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 3 [cc_rating] => 2 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 559 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 317 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 335 [armor] => 22.4 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 32.1 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 58 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 8.2 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 175 [attack_speed] => 0.658 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 1.005 [health_18] => 2021 [mana_18] => 946 [movement_speed_18] => 335 [armor_18] => 80.2 [magic_resistance_18] => 53.4 [attack_damage_18] => 109 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 20.1 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 175 [tip_playing_as] => * Since Fizz can move through units, find opportunities in lane to walk through minions and apply your 'Seastone Trident' ability - the damage will rapidly add up as the opponent's Health drops. * Fizz's ultimate ability, 'Chum the Waters', can be aimed at an enemy or towards the area where you think they'll be going. * Fizz's spells scale off Ability Power - consider getting items like Rod of Ages or Rylai's Crystal Scepter against teams that have high burst threat - and items like Rabadon's Deathcap if you think you can survive without the Health. [tip_playing_against] => *Fizz becomes extremely deadly when your Health reaches critical levels - each of Fizz's autoattacks apply a damage over time effect that rapidly grows in damage as your Health becomes lower - stay healthy when fighting Fizz, if possible. *Fizz is best in extended skirmishes - don't chase Fizz if you can help it! 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 40 [display_name] => Heimerdinger [url_str] => heimerdinger [title] => The Revered Inventor [key] => Heimerdinger [description] => It is unusual to see yordles outside of Bandle City, but the lure of science was something Heimerdinger could not resist. By the time he'd completed his third doctorate, he had already become the greatest of all yordle scientists and there was little his home could still offer him. The great academies of Piltover far to the north called to him, daring him to make his mark in the City of Progress. Knowing he would never thrive away from his own kind, Heimerdinger gathered like-minded yordles to join him in his quest, thus forming the backbone of the now famous Yordle Academy of Science & Progress. Since then, he has become one of the most respected minds of the modern age and his academy is one of the leading institutions in all of Valoran. Heimerdinger has pioneered many new scientific achievements, delving deeper and deeper into the field of techmaturgy, including the development of the now ubiquitous star-rods that light many of the streets of the city-states. However, there is something strange about the Revered Inventor. In his quest to expand knowledge, he underwent an experiment of his own design to allow him to use a greater portion of his brain simultaneously. It most certainly worked, but at an unusual cost - Heimerdinger's brain increased in size. His head changed along with it and now the great scientist looks like a yordle with a giant brain-shaped head. Heimerdinger has turned his attentions to the current state of war on Valoran, however, and works to rectify what he considers is an unacceptable situation. Heimerdinger believes that science is the key to saving the world. Much more, he has rolled up his sleeves and is out to prove this as a member of the League of Legends - most definitely as the League's smartest champion! Science is on the march. Look out! [spotlight_embed_url] => http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PY2q3aA1NYo [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 6 [magic_rating] => 8 [attack_rating] => 2 [difficulty_rating] => 8 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 1 [cc_rating] => 2 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 2 [health] => 476 [health_increase] => 75 [mana] => 307 [mana_increase] => 65 [movement_speed] => 340 [armor] => 19 [armor_increase] => 3 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 55.5 [attack_damage_increase] => 3 [critical_strike] => 1.5 [critical_strike_increase] => 0.25 [health_regeneration] => 7 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0.11 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0.09 [attack_range] => 550 [attack_speed] => 0.625 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.754 [health_18] => 1751 [mana_18] => 987 [movement_speed_18] => 340 [armor_18] => 70 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 101.4 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 16.35 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 550 [tip_playing_as] => *Turret placement can be a deciding factor in a battle. Against most enemies placing clusters of turrets is the best method, but if they have a lot of area of effect abilities your turrets can be destroyed quickly. *Placing turrets in brush can lead to a surprise attack in your favor. [tip_playing_against] => *Work with the players in your lane to bring down Heimerdinger's turrets as soon as he bring them up. They become more effective if they are allowed to cluster. 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 100 [display_name] => Jayce [url_str] => jayce [title] => The Defender of Tomorrow [key] => [description] => Armed with wit, charm, and his signature transforming hammer, Jayce lives to protect his native Piltover. Long before his nation called him a hero, however, he was a promising young inventor. When Piltover commissioned him to study a rare arcane crystal, Jayce discovered it could be used as a vast energy source. Eager to make a name for himself, he began developing a device to harness its power. Word of the crystal's potential reached beyond the borders of Piltover. Viktor, the machine-augmented scientist from Zaun, brought Jayce an offer – together, they could use the crystal to advance his "glorious evolution," a vision of humanity fused with technology. Jayce refused, but the Zaunite had no intention of leaving empty handed. He effortlessly blasted Jayce aside and seized the crystal, incinerating the lab's meager security force as he left for Zaun. Jayce implored the Piltover government to respond, but the officials refused to support an act of aggression. He decided to act alone, realizing that if no one struck back, Piltover would never be safe. Jayce returned to the lab to prepare for his attack. After intense research, development, and hands-on testing, he emerged with his crowning achievement – the Mercury Hammer. Weapon in hand, Jayce marched to Zaun and began his one-man assault. Viktor's acolytes rushed to stop him, but Jayce smashed them aside, fighting his way into the heart of the lab. Inside, Jayce saw the horrifying brilliance of Viktor's creations, all powered by the energy of the arcane crystal. He realized that his only option was to destroy the power source, but Viktor stood in his way. Though their clash left both scientists heavily wounded, Jayce managed a desperate strike at the crystal. He shattered it and escaped as Viktor's machines erupted in flames. When he returned home, exhausted but victorious, the citizens of Piltover hailed Jayce as a hero. He reveled in the adoration, but knew that his actions had drawn the attention of dangerous enemies. Now devoted to the defense of his people, Jayce is Piltover's best hope for a bright future. "Trust me: if we're smart, Piltover can stand strong against any threat. Hey, I'm living proof." ―Jayce [spotlight_embed_url] => http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2YuyBZ_zMU&feature=player_embedded [role] => Fighter [defense_rating] => 4 [magic_rating] => 3 [attack_rating] => 8 [difficulty_rating] => 7 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 2 [cc_rating] => 1 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 2 [health] => 571 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 357 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 335 [armor] => 22.4 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 50.4 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 7.3 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 125 [attack_speed] => 0.658 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.993 [health_18] => 2101 [mana_18] => 986 [movement_speed_18] => 335 [armor_18] => 81.9 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 109.9 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 20.9 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 125 [tip_playing_as] => *Be sure to switch stances often. It will enhance your attacks and grant you quick bursts of speed. *If you find yourself taking lots of damage, try using Jayce's Hammer Stance, as it grants you additional defenses. *For increased range and damage, try casting Shock Blast through the Acceleration Gate. [tip_playing_against] => *Jayce can attack in melee or at range. Pay attention to his stance and weapon color to know how he is going to attack. *If you see Jayce drop his Acceleration Gate, be careful, he is probably about to cast Shock Blast. *Jayce is strong in the early game. If he gains the advantage, play defensively. 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 21 [display_name] => Karthus [url_str] => karthus [title] => The Deathsinger [key] => Lich [description] => Karthus is a harbinger of oblivion, zealously devoted to the beauty and clarity of death. Even in his youth, he was utterly obsessed with mortality, growing ever more relentless in the pursuit of his dark desires. Yearning to be one with death itself, Karthus journeyed to the Shadow Isles and willingly offered himself to undeath. Karthus transformed into the Deathsinger, a dread lich existing solely to deliver the blessed gift of annihilation. [spotlight_embed_url] => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSKw3m7JGvg [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 2 [magic_rating] => 10 [attack_rating] => 2 [difficulty_rating] => 7 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 1 [cc_rating] => 1 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 2 [health] => 516 [health_increase] => 75 [mana] => 373 [mana_increase] => 61 [movement_speed] => 335 [armor] => 20.9 [armor_increase] => 3.5 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 45.7 [attack_damage_increase] => 3.25 [critical_strike] => 1.75 [critical_strike_increase] => 0.25 [health_regeneration] => 6.4 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0.11 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0.08 [attack_range] => 450 [attack_speed] => 0.625 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.849 [health_18] => 1791 [mana_18] => 1410 [movement_speed_18] => 335 [armor_18] => 80.4 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 100.9 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 15.8 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 450 [tip_playing_as] => *Ask your allies to help point out when you should use Requiem to get kills in different lanes. *Lay Waste is very strong at farming minions and harassing enemy champions. [tip_playing_against] => *Karthus can cast spells for a short duration after his is killed. Move away from his corpse to be safe. *Make sure you always have enough health to survive Requiem, even if you have to go back to the base more frequently to heal. [client_id] => 30 [riot_points] => 790 [influence_points] => 3150 [icon] => /content/champion/312e302e302e37302d3330.jpg [is_published] => 1 [is_deprecated] => 0 [is_deleted] => 0 [is_buildable] => 1 [is_free] => 0 [views] => 17991 [view_count] => 3304217 [comments] => 3 [comment_count] => 8 [votes] => 15 [vote_count] => 15 [community_tier_list_vote_count] => 421 [community_tier_list_score] => 0.593349 [community_tier_list_rank] => 3 [score] => 11 [lastpost_ts] => 2011-03-19 07:47:03 [last_comment_ts] => 2012-06-15 08:27:48 [critical_strike_chance] => 0 [critical_strike_chance_18] => 0 [preferred_skin] => 0 [create_ts] => 2009-06-12 00:00:00 ) ) [14] => Array ( [champion_id] => 27 [rank] => 2 [description] => Difficult one. Try doing longer trades than usual, but not too long that his w comes back up. Wind wall his q. [champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 27 [display_name] => Kassadin [url_str] => kassadin [title] => The Void Walker [key] => Voidwalker [description] => There is a place between dimensions and between worlds. To some it is known as the Outside, to others it is the Unknown. To most, however, it is called the Void. Despite its name, the Void is not an empty place, but rather the home of unspeakable things, horrors not meant for minds of men. Though such knowledge is lost in modern times, there are those who have unwittingly discovered what lies beyond, and they have been unable to turn away. Kassadin is such a creature. He was once a man forced to look upon the face of the Void and forever changed by what he saw. Once a seeker of forbidden knowledge, he discovered that what he sought was something else entirely. He is one of the few that has found his way to forgotten Icathia and lived to tell the tale, following the scant breadcrumbs hidden in ancient texts. Within a decaying cyclopean city, Kassadin found secrets of the kind that he will never share - secrets that made him quake with fear at the visions of things to come that were thrust upon him. The power of the place threatened to consume him forever, but Kassadin took the only route available to him in order to survive - he let the Void inside him. Miraculously, he was able to overcome the alien urges that went with it, and he emerged as something more than human. Though a part of him died that day, he knows that he must protect Valoran from the things scratching at the door, waiting to get in and visit their torments upon the world. They are only one step away... something to which the appearance of the abomination known as Cho'Gath attests. If you look upon the Void, you can't put it behind you. If you look upon Kassadin, he is probably already there. [spotlight_embed_url] => [role] => Assassin [defense_rating] => 5 [magic_rating] => 8 [attack_rating] => 3 [difficulty_rating] => 8 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 3 [cc_rating] => 1 [toughness_rating] => 2 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 564 [health_increase] => 78 [mana] => 398 [mana_increase] => 45 [movement_speed] => 340 [armor] => 23.4 [armor_increase] => 3.2 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 58.9 [attack_damage_increase] => 3.9 [critical_strike] => 2.05 [critical_strike_increase] => 0.45 [health_regeneration] => 7.8 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0.1 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0.08 [attack_range] => 150 [attack_speed] => 0.638 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 1.039 [health_18] => 1890 [mana_18] => 1537 [movement_speed_18] => 340 [armor_18] => 77.8 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 125.2 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 16.3 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 150 [tip_playing_as] => *Kassadin has multiple item paths, he can go caster via mana and ability power, dps'er with attack speed, and anti caster w/cooldown reduction and Magic Resist. *Kassadin's ultimate has many uses and is on a shorter cooldown than most, use it often. [tip_playing_against] => *it is important ot harass Kassadin in order to make him hesitate about using Riftwalk. [client_id] => 38 [riot_points] => 790 [influence_points] => 3150 [icon] => /content/champion/312e302e302e37302d3338.jpg [is_published] => 1 [is_deprecated] => 0 [is_deleted] => 0 [is_buildable] => 1 [is_free] => 0 [views] => 21024 [view_count] => 5008586 [comments] => 4 [comment_count] => 13 [votes] => 12 [vote_count] => 22 [community_tier_list_vote_count] => 455 [community_tier_list_score] => 0.442198 [community_tier_list_rank] => 2 [score] => 20 [lastpost_ts] => 2011-02-27 00:29:28 [last_comment_ts] => 2018-11-11 11:24:01 [critical_strike_chance] => 0 [critical_strike_chance_18] => 0 [preferred_skin] => 0 [create_ts] => 2009-08-07 00:00:00 ) ) [15] => Array ( [champion_id] => 36 [rank] => 4 [description] => Easy easy easy. You trade against her level 1-3 so easily. Poke her down with q when she tries to cs. [champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 36 [display_name] => Katarina [url_str] => katarina [title] => The Sinister Blade [key] => Katarina [description] => As a militaristic state, it would perhaps come as no surprise that the primary responsibilities of Noxian women are raising strong children and providing succor for husbands who walk the path of soldiery. There are some, however, for whom nurture is not nature, and Katarina is just such a creature. Born the daughter of the feared Noxian General Du Couteau, the girl was always more interested in her father's knives than in the dresses, jewelry, and other trifles that her sisters spent so much time fussing over. A childhood dispute soon unveiled her uncanny knack for bloodshed, and her father, ever the opportunist, happily fostered her killer instincts. After training under the tutelage of the finest assassins the mighty city-state had to offer, Katarina first cut her teeth performing assassinations in the Ionian War. There, her ruthless mastery of the knife and dagger combined with her sadistic temperament to earn her the title Sinister Blade, a moniker that would follow her for the remainder of her career. She is most famous, however, for her exploits in the campaigns against Demacia, especially those surrounding her engagements with the nation's champion, Garen; a rivalry that began when she recovered the remains of Sion from a vanguard under his protection. With the demand for warfare somewhat arrested by the tenuous peace settling over Valoran, Katarina sought the allure of violence in its last remaining haven: The League of Legends. Some might say it was an inevitability that Katarina's chosen path would draw her to become a champion of the League, continuing to enforce the will of Noxus and bring prestige of war to her noble family. There, she continues to perform her bloody work - esteemed and reviled, feared and adored. "The Sinister Blade of Noxus is like a black widow - beautiful, but deadly." - Garen, the Might of Demacia, following a skirmish in the field [spotlight_embed_url] => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soCg5RbgYIA [role] => Assassin [defense_rating] => 3 [magic_rating] => 9 [attack_rating] => 4 [difficulty_rating] => 8 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 3 [cc_rating] => 1 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 590 [health_increase] => 75 [mana] => 0 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 340 [armor] => 28 [armor_increase] => 4 [magic_resistance] => 32 [magic_resistance_increase] => 1.25 [attack_damage] => 58.4 [attack_damage_increase] => 2 [critical_strike] => 3.45 [critical_strike_increase] => 0.55 [health_regeneration] => 7.5 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0.11 [mana_regeneration] => 0 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 125 [attack_speed] => 0.658 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.965 [health_18] => 1984 [mana_18] => 0 [movement_speed_18] => 340 [armor_18] => 87.5 [magic_resistance_18] => 53.3 [attack_damage_18] => 112.8 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 16.4 [mana_regeneration_18] => 0 [attack_range_18] => 125 [tip_playing_as] => *Try waiting until the other team is distracted with fighting your team, and use Shunpo to teleport into the fray and unleash a devastating Death Lotus. *Using Shunpo on an allied Champion, minion or ward can be a great escape tactic. [tip_playing_against] => *Katarina's abilities deal magic damage, so even if she's building Attack Damage items, get magic resistance to counter her. *Try to save a disable for when Katarina uses her Death Lotus. [client_id] => 55 [riot_points] => 790 [influence_points] => 3150 [icon] => /content/champion/312e302e302e37302d3535.jpg [is_published] => 1 [is_deprecated] => 0 [is_deleted] => 0 [is_buildable] => 1 [is_free] => 0 [views] => 33154 [view_count] => 8613413 [comments] => 5 [comment_count] => 16 [votes] => 14 [vote_count] => 19 [community_tier_list_vote_count] => 545 [community_tier_list_score] => 0.43156 [community_tier_list_rank] => 2 [score] => 11 [lastpost_ts] => 2011-03-03 14:16:48 [last_comment_ts] => 2018-02-13 11:21:41 [critical_strike_chance] => 0 [critical_strike_chance_18] => 0 [preferred_skin] => 689 [create_ts] => 2009-09-19 00:00:00 ) ) [16] => Array ( [champion_id] => 63 [rank] => 1 [description] => Not much you can do in this one. Rush Hexdrinker, and pray to god their jg doesn't camp you. [champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 63 [display_name] => LeBlanc [url_str] => leblanc [title] => The Deceiver [key] => LeBlanc [description] => Every city has its dark side, even one whose reputation is already of a questionable hue. Noxus - though its name is already invoked with a mixture of reverence and revulsion - is no exception to this simple truth. Deep within the winding dungeons that honeycomb the earth beneath its dark, meandering streets lies the real underbelly of this sprawling metropolis, a haven for all manner of malevolence. Amongst the cults, covens, and secret societies that call this labyrinth their home, LeBlanc, the Deceiver, presides over the Black Rose, a remnant from a lost, yet similarly unscrupulous time in Noxian history. Ruthless and seemingly ageless, LeBlanc and her ilk were a mainstay in Noxian political affairs during the era before the militarization of the Noxian government. In those days, this guild of powerful magicians met in secret to further their hidden agenda, and to hone a craft more subtle than that preferred by those currently in power. While their exact motives have always remained mysterious, it was widely believed that the Black Rose was the true power behind the throne while the aristocracy still reigned in Noxus. When raw martial prowess became the ultimate determination of whose will held sway in the Empire, the Black Rose seemed to vanish overnight. Many believed that perhaps their time had simply passed, and that its members had put aside their quests for social and political dominance. When LeBlanc reemerged at the gates of the Institute of War, however, it became clear that these masters of shadow and flame had simply been biding their time, waiting for a new global authority to emerge: the League of Legends. "The world is very different for those who cannot see beyond what is placed before their very eyes." -LeBlanc, the Deceiver [spotlight_embed_url] => http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=we5LawDUcCM [role] => Assassin [defense_rating] => 4 [magic_rating] => 10 [attack_rating] => 1 [difficulty_rating] => 9 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 3 [cc_rating] => 2 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 516 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 334 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 340 [armor] => 21.9 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 54.9 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 7.4 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 525 [attack_speed] => 0.625 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.774 [health_18] => 1876 [mana_18] => 1184 [movement_speed_18] => 340 [armor_18] => 81.4 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 114.4 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 16.75 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 525 [tip_playing_as] => * The damage of a mimicked ability is based off the rank of the basic ability. It is important to consider the utility of the spell versus its damage output. * Using Distortion can help your positioning to land Ethereal Chains. * You can chain Sigil of Silence and Ethereal Chains to prevent characters with blink from escaping for up to 4 seconds. [tip_playing_against] => * Stunning or silencing LeBlanc will prevent her from activating the return part of her Distortion. * Stay behind minions to make Ethereal Chains difficult to land and force her to use Distortion in a suboptimal manner. 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 113 [display_name] => Lissandra [url_str] => lissandra [title] => the Ice Witch [key] => [description] => Lissandra’s magic twists the pure power of ice into something dark and terrible. With the force of her black ice, she does more than freeze – she impales and crushes those who oppose her. To the terrified denizens of the north, she is known only as “The Ice Witch.” The truth is much more sinister: Lissandra is a corruptor of nature who plots to unleash an ice age on the world. Centuries ago, Lissandra betrayed her tribe to evil creatures, known as the Frozen Watchers, in return for power. That was the last day that warm blood ran through her veins. With her corrupted tribesmen and the strength of the Watchers, she swept across the land like a terrible blizzard. As her empire spread, the world grew colder and ice choked the land. When the Watchers were defeated by ancient heroes, Lissandra did not lose faith and swore to prepare the world for their return. Lissandra worked to purge all knowledge of the Watchers from the world. Using magic to take human form, she masqueraded as numerous seers and elders. Over the course of generations, she rewrote the stories of the Freljord, and so the history of its people changed. Today the fragmented retellings of the Watchers are seen as children’s tales. But this deception wasn’t enough – Lissandra also needed an army. She set her sights on the noble Frostguard tribe. Lissandra knew corrupting the Frostguard would take centuries, and so she launched her greatest deception. She murdered and stole the identity of the Frostguard leader. Then she slowly began to warp the tribe’s proud traditions. When her human form grew old, she faked her own death and then murdered her successor to steal her identity. With each generation, the Frostguard grew more insular, cruel and twisted. Today, the world still sees them as a noble and peaceful tribe that guards against evil creatures like the Ice Witch. In truth, they now serve the witch and long for the glorious return of the Watchers. Lissandra knows that on that day nations will fall and the world will be reborn in ice. “Close your eyes and let the cold take you.” - Lissandra [spotlight_embed_url] => http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=xsCp5lBceTA [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 5 [magic_rating] => 8 [attack_rating] => 2 [difficulty_rating] => 6 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 2 [cc_rating] => 3 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 506 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 304 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 325 [armor] => 20.2 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 53 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 6.9 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 5.7 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 550 [attack_speed] => 0.625 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.778 [health_18] => 1781 [mana_18] => 1324 [movement_speed_18] => 325 [armor_18] => 83.1 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 98.9 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 16.3 [mana_regeneration_18] => 12.5 [attack_range_18] => 550 [tip_playing_as] => * You can instantly use your ultimate on yourself by pressing the self cast key and the ultimate key at once (alt+R by default). * Casting Glacial Path and then running in the opposite direction will leave your enemies uncertain which way you will actually go. * Lissandra's abilities are shorter range than those of many mages. As a result, buying items that offer both ability power and defense, like Zhonya's Hourglass and Abyssal Scepter, can be a great choice to help her both survive and deal damage. [tip_playing_against] => * The best way to stop Lissandra from moving using her Glacial Path is to immobilize her before she reactivates it. * Lissandra's Ring of Frost has a long cooldown at early ranks; engage her while it's on cooldown. * Lissandra's Ice Shard only slows the first unit it hits. Approach Lissandra from behind your team's minions to avoid being slowed. 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She grew up as the family's only daughter, and she immediately took to the advanced education and lavish parties required of families as high profile as the Crownguards. As Lux matured, it became clear that she was extraordinarily gifted. She could play tricks that made people believe they had seen things that did not actually exist. She could also hide in plain sight. Somehow, she was able to reverse engineer arcane magical spells after seeing them cast only once. She was hailed as a prodigy, drawing the affections of the Demacian government, military, and citizens alike. As one of the youngest women to be tested by the College of Magic, she was discovered to possess a unique command over the powers of light. The young Lux viewed this as a great gift, something for her to embrace and use in the name of good. Realizing her unique skills, the Demacian military recruited and trained her in covert operations. She quickly became renowned for her daring achievements; the most dangerous of which found her deep in the chambers of the Noxian High Command. She extracted valuable inside information about the Noxus-Ionian conflict, earning her great favor with Demacians and Ionians alike. However, reconnaissance and surveillance was not for her. A light of her people, Lux's true calling was the League of Legends, where she could follow in her brother's footsteps and unleash her gifts as an inspiration for all of Demacia. ''Her guiding light makes enemies weary, but they should worry most when the light fades.'' -- Garen, The Might of Demacia [spotlight_embed_url] => http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJB6JWDESWU [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 4 [magic_rating] => 9 [attack_rating] => 2 [difficulty_rating] => 5 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 1 [cc_rating] => 2 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 2 [health] => 478 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 384 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 330 [armor] => 18.7 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 53.5 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 5.4 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 550 [attack_speed] => 0.625 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.77 [health_18] => 1821 [mana_18] => 1183 [movement_speed_18] => 330 [armor_18] => 86.7 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 109.6 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 14.8 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 550 [tip_playing_as] => * Lux has great zone control abilities, try to setup Lucent Singularity to prevent an enemy's advance or escape. * If you have trouble landing Prismatic Barrier, remember that it returns to you after it reaches max range. Try positioning yourself to hit your allies with its return trip. * Lucent Singularity is a great scouting tool. Try throwing it into brush before walking into it to check for ambushes. [tip_playing_against] => * Lux has powerful zone control abilities. Try to spread out and attack from different directions so she cannot lock down a specific area. * When retreating with low health, be prepared to dodge Lux's Finales Funkeln, a red targeting beam fires prior to the main beam, so try to move to the side if possible. 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 52 [display_name] => Malzahar [url_str] => malzahar [title] => The Prophet of the Void [key] => [description] => Many men have gone mad beneath the glare of the Shurima sun, but it was during the night's chilling embrace that Malzahar relinquished his sanity. Malhazar was born a seer, blessed with the gift of prophecy. His talent, though unrefined, promised to be one of Runeterra's greatest boons, but destiny plotted him another course; his sensitivity to the roiling tides of fate allowed other, unwelcome things to tug at his subconscious mind. In his dreams, where the veil of separation is thinnest, a sinister thing beckoned. For some time, Malzahar was able to resist its prodding solicitation, but with each passing night the voice grew louder, or perhaps deeper, until he could withstand the call no more. He ventured into the desert without supplies, drawn by the lure of a specious charm. His destination: a lost civilization to the east, known to ancient texts as Icathia. Few believed such a place ever existed, and those who did were certain that the sands had long since devoured whatever remained. When Malzahar's cracked feet finally failed him, he found himself kneeling at the base of a bizarre crumbling obelisk. Beyond it lay the alien geometry of a ruined city and the giant decaying idols of dark and horrific gods. His eyes, seeing what others cannot, and what none should, were filled with the essence of the Void. His once shifting visions of the future were replaced with the immutable promise of Valoran beset by creatures of the Void. Standing alone, but not alone, amidst the echoing dunes, he noticed the familiar voice escape his own lips in a parched rasp, bearing three words whose weight trembled his knees. League of Legends. Now infused with the power of the void itself, Malzahar set off to the north to seek his fate. "The land may melt, the sea may swell, the sky may fall... but They will come." - Malzahar [spotlight_embed_url] => http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PC5ScnEH-Rc [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 2 [magic_rating] => 9 [attack_rating] => 2 [difficulty_rating] => 6 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 1 [cc_rating] => 3 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 2 [health] => 514 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 326 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 335 [armor] => 18 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 54.7 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 5.4 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 500 [attack_speed] => 0.625 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.77 [health_18] => 1874 [mana_18] => 1091 [movement_speed_18] => 335 [armor_18] => 79.5 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 105.7 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 14.8 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 500 [tip_playing_as] => * Don't be afraid of spamming skills to get your Voidlings into action. * Lay down a Null Zone before using Nether Grasp to maximize damage. [tip_playing_against] => * Voidlings can only survive on the battlefield for 21 seconds, make sure to use this information to your advantage. * Avoid minion waves which have been affected by Malefic Visions, you never know when they may die and pass the visions onto you. 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 50 [display_name] => Akali [url_str] => akali [title] => The Rogue Assassin [key] => [description] => Ionia has always been a land of wild magic, its vibrant people and powerful spirits seeking to live in harmony… but sometimes this peaceful equilibrium does not come easily. Sometimes it needs to be kept in check. The Kinkou are the self-appointed keepers of Ionia’s sacred balance. The order’s loyal acolytes walk the spirit and material realms, mediating conflicts between them and, when necessary, intervening by force. Born among their ranks was Akali, daughter of Mayym Jhomen Tethi, the renowned Fist of Shadow. Mayym and her partner Tahno raised their daughter within the Kinkou Order, under the watchful leadership of Great Master Kusho, the Eye of Twilight. Whenever her parents were called away, other members of the order stepped in as Akali’s surrogate family. Kennen, the Heart of the Tempest, spent many hours with the young girl, teaching her shuriken techniques, and emphasizing speed and agility over strength. Akali was a precocious child, and soaked up the knowledge like a sponge. It became clear to all that she would follow her parents’ path—along with the Great Master’s son and appointed successor Shen, she would lead a new generation dedicated to preserving Ionia’s balance. But balance can be fleeting. The order found itself divided. A wayward acolyte named Zed returned, and clashed violently with Kusho, wresting power in a bloody coup. Akali fled into the eastern mountains along with Mayym, Shen, Kennen, and a handful of other acolytes. Sadly, Tahno was not among them. Zed’s transformation of the Kinkou into the merciless Order of Shadow was almost complete. But, as the new Eye of Twilight, Shen intended to rebuild what had been lost. They would return to the Kinkou’s three fundamental philosophies: the pure impartiality of Watching the Stars, the passage of judgment in Coursing the Sun, and the elimination of imbalance by Pruning the Tree. Even though they were now few, they would train neophytes to restore and grow their numbers once more. When Akali came of age at fourteen, she formally entered her Kinkou training, determined to succeed her mother as the new Fist of Shadow. She was a prodigious fighter, and mastered the kama and kunai—a handheld sickle and throwing dagger. Though she did not possess the magical abilities of many of her fellow acolytes, she proved to all she was worthy of the title, in time allowing her mother to step down and help mentor the younger neophytes. But Akali’s soul was restless, and her eyes were open. Though the Kinkou and the Order of Shadow had come to an uneasy accord in the wake of the Noxian invasion of Ionia, she saw that her homeland continued to suffer. She questioned whether they were truly fulfilling their purpose. Pruning the Tree was meant to eliminate those who threatened the sacred balance... yet Shen would always urge restraint. He was holding her back. All the mantras and meditations could quiet her spirit, but such platitudes would not defeat their adversaries. Her youthful precociousness turned to outright disobedience. She argued with Shen, she defied him, and she took down Ionia’s enemies her way. In front of the whole order, she declared the impotence of the Kinkou, all its talk of spiritual balance and patience accomplishing little. Ionians were dying in the material realm, and that was the realm Akali would defend. She was trained as an assassin. She was going to be an assassin. She did not need the order anymore. Shen let her go without a fight, knowing this was a path that Akali must walk alone. Perhaps that path would bring her back one day, but that would be for her to decide. 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 77 [display_name] => Orianna [url_str] => orianna [title] => The Lady of Clockwork [key] => [description] => There once was a Piltovian man named Corin Reveck who had a daughter named Orianna, whom he loved more than anything else in the world. Though Orianna had incredible talent for dancing, she was deeply fascinated by the champions of the League of Legends. This fascination compelled her to begin training to become such a champion. It is unfortunate that her sheltered, wide-eyed naivete led her to take unnecessary and dangerous chances which ultimately led to her tragic demise. Orianna's death shattered Corin, driving him into deep depression and an obsession with techmaturgy. He could not stand the void his daughter's death left in his life, so he decided to build a replacement - one that would complete Orianna's dream of joining the League. What was created is the clockwork killing machine that Corin named after his daughter. Knowing that she was destined to be a champion and seeing the way the times were changing, he created The Ball as her pet and protector. This nearly symbiotic creation uses a different type of techmaturgy, relying more heavily on electricity than clockwork. Orianna and The Ball now fight as Champions in the League of Legends, using her sometimes misguided morality as a compass. She tries in earnest to fit in with those around her. However, no matter how hard she tries, Orianna can never be human and there is always something unnerving and alien about her. Though she attempts social interaction with other champions in the League of Legends, there are few who can get past her exotic nature. To many, it's as if there's nothing inside, that Orianna is just a soulless clockwork shell - a dangerous and deadly one at that. However, all along she remains the perfect daughter in her father's eyes. ''Dance with me, my pet. Dance with me into oblivion.'' 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Make sure to wind wall ult. [champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 104 [display_name] => Syndra [url_str] => syndra [title] => The Dark Sovereign [key] => [description] => Born with immense magical potential, Syndra loves nothing more than exercising the incredible power at her command. With each passing day, her mastery of magical force grows more potent and devastating. Refusing any notion of balance or restraint, Syndra wants only to retain control of her power, even if it means annihilating the authorities that seek to stop her. Throughout her youth in Ionia, Syndra's reckless use of magic terrified the elders of her village. They took her to a remote temple, leaving her in the care of an old mage. To Syndra's delight, the mage explained that the temple was a school - a place where she could develop her talents under his guidance. Though she learned much during her time there, Syndra no longer felt her power growing as it had in her youth. Her frustration grew, and she finally confronted her mentor, demanding an explanation. He revealed that he had dampened Syndra's magic, hoping to help her learn control and restraint. Accusing him of betrayal, she advanced on the mage, commanding him to lift the spell that was holding her back. He backed away, telling her that if she couldn't control herself, he would be forced to nullify Syndra's magic completely. Furious, she summoned her power and dashed the old man against the walls. With her mentor dead, Syndra felt the rush of her unbounded potential for the first time in years. Though she had won her freedom, she refused to return to the society that had tried to steal her gift. Instead, Syndra decided to claim her former prison as a stronghold. Pushing the boundaries of her magic, she tore the structure from its foundations and raised it into the sky. Free to delve further into her art, Syndra now aims to grow powerful enough to destroy the weak, foolish leaders of Ionia - and anyone else who would dare to shackle her greatness. "Power belongs to those who can wield it.'' -- Syndra [spotlight_embed_url] => http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqI7N2R8tx4 [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 3 [magic_rating] => 9 [attack_rating] => 2 [difficulty_rating] => 8 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 1 [cc_rating] => 2 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 511 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 384 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 330 [armor] => 24.7 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 53.9 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 6.5 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 550 [attack_speed] => 0.625 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.838 [health_18] => 1837 [mana_18] => 1404 [movement_speed_18] => 330 [armor_18] => 82.5 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 103.1 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 16.7 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 550 [tip_playing_as] => * To maximize your ultimate's damage, use it when there are many spheres on the battlefield. * After you hit an enemy champion with Force of Will, follow up with Dark Sphere, they'll be slowed and have a hard time avoiding it. * Get one of your spells to rank 5 as quickly as possible, they gain powerful bonus effects at max rank. [tip_playing_against] => * Get boots early when playing against Syndra, they'll help you avoid many of her spells. * Attack Syndra after she's used Scatter the Weak, it has a long cooldown so she'll be vulnerable. * At max rank Syndra's spells gain bonus effects and change in appearance. 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 131 [display_name] => Taliyah [url_str] => taliyah [title] => The Stoneweaver [key] => [description] => Taliyah is a nomadic mage from Shurima who weaves stone with energetic enthusiasm and raw determination. Torn between teenage wonder and adult responsibility, she has crossed nearly all of Valoran on a journey to learn the true nature of her growing powers. Compelled by rumors of the rise of a long-dead Azir emperor, she returns to protect her tribe from dangers uncovered by Shurima's shifting sands. Some have mistaken her tender heart for weakness and paid the price for their error, for beneath Taliyah's youthful demeanor is a will strong enough to move mountains, and a spirit fierce enough to make the earth tremble. 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Rush tabis. [champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 82 [display_name] => Talon [url_str] => talon [title] => The Blade's Shadow [key] => [description] => Talon's earliest memories are the darkness of Noxus' underground passages and the reassuring steel of a blade. He remembers no family, warmth, or kindness. Instead, the clink of stolen gold and the security of a wall at his back are all the kinship he has ever craved. Kept alive only by his quick wits and deft thievery, Talon scraped out a living in the seedy underbelly of Noxus. His mastery of the blade quickly marked him as a threat, and Noxian guilds sent assassins to him with a demand: join their ranks or be killed. He left the bodies of his pursuers dumped in Noxus' moat as his response. The assassination attempts grew increasingly dangerous until one assailant met Talon blade-for-blade in a match of strength. To his surprise, Talon was disarmed and facing down his executioner's sword when the assassin revealed himself to be General Du Couteau. The General offered Talon the choice between death at his hand, or life as an agent of the Noxian High Command. Talon chose life, on the condition that his service was to Du Couteau alone, for the only type of orders he could respect were from one he could not defeat. Talon remained in the shadows, carrying out secret missions on Du Couteau's orders that took him from the frigid lands of Freljord to the inner sanctums of Bandle City. When the general vanished, Talon considered reclaiming his freedom, but he had gained immense respect for Du Couteau after years in his service. He became obsessed with tracking down the general's whereabouts. Talon's suspicions led him to the doors of the Institute of War, where he joined the League of Legends in order to find those responsible for Du Couteau's disappearance. ''The three deadliest blademasters in all of Valoran are bound to the house of Du Couteau: my father, myself, and Talon. Challenge us, if you dare.'' - Katarina Du Couteau [spotlight_embed_url] => http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKdX7aB3TRk [role] => Assassin [defense_rating] => 3 [magic_rating] => 1 [attack_rating] => 9 [difficulty_rating] => 7 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 2 [cc_rating] => 1 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 583 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 377 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 335 [armor] => 26.9 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 32.1 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 60 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 8.5 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 7.6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 125 [attack_speed] => 0.625 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.933 [health_18] => 2113 [mana_18] => 1006 [movement_speed_18] => 335 [armor_18] => 86.4 [magic_resistance_18] => 53.4 [attack_damage_18] => 113 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 21.3 [mana_regeneration_18] => 20.35 [attack_range_18] => 125 [tip_playing_as] => * Noxian Diplomacy naturally works well with Cutthroat. Try activating Noxian Diplomacy before leaping on your opponent with Cutthroat. * Shadow Assault is a powerful escape tool, but can also be offensively used to assault a group. * Remember to pick your target before the fight. Focusing all of Talon's abilities on one target can be very rewarding, but splitting them up between many may leave you helpless. [tip_playing_against] => * Talon's attacks are all physical damage. Build armor early to counter his burst damage. * Talon is heavily reliant on Shadow Assault to escape a fight. When it is down he's significantly more vulnerable. * Talon has no healing or sustain abilities. Weakening him in lane could force him to return to base. [client_id] => 91 [riot_points] => 880 [influence_points] => 4800 [icon] => [is_published] => 1 [is_deprecated] => 0 [is_deleted] => 0 [is_buildable] => 1 [is_free] => 0 [views] => 0 [view_count] => 4724893 [comments] => 0 [comment_count] => 19 [votes] => 0 [vote_count] => 0 [community_tier_list_vote_count] => 530 [community_tier_list_score] => 0.416981 [community_tier_list_rank] => 2 [score] => 0 [lastpost_ts] => 0000-00-00 00:00:00 [last_comment_ts] => 2017-11-08 15:36:07 [critical_strike_chance] => 0 [critical_strike_chance_18] => 0 [preferred_skin] => 424 [create_ts] => 2011-08-24 00:00:00 ) ) [25] => Array ( [champion_id] => 28 [rank] => 3 [description] => Twisted Fate is very easy on paper, but can be very hard to play against. You want to fight him as much as you can in the early stages of the game as long as you have your Wind Wall up. Wind Wall is the key to blocking his gold card, and therefore the key to winning early against him. He will eventually out-roam you with his ultimate, so try and roam as much as you can whenever you can and get your team ahead before he can put his team ahead. [champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 28 [display_name] => Twisted Fate [url_str] => twisted-fate [title] => The Card Master [key] => CardMaster [description] => Although born to poor gypsy parents, the champion known as Twisted Fate was able to gamble his way to prosperity as a card shark in the seedy underground gambling circuits of Demacia and Noxus. No matter how close the authorities came to catching him, the rogue always found a way to slip through their fingers. Despite his good fortune, he was never able to win that which he truly desired - the ability to control magic. When Twisted Fate learned of an experiment being conducted in Zaun that might help him with his wish, he did the only thing a gambler of his worth could do - he went all in and volunteered for the experiment. Conducted by the infamous Dr. Xavier Rath, Twisted Fate was told that the wager for such participation might be steep. He might change forever, or nothing might happen, or he might die horribly. Pain, however, was likely a part of the deal no matter the outcome. These were hardly the worst odds the gambler had faced; his hopes raised, Twisted Fate underwent the experiment, enduring what he must for a chance at his dream. Then, it ended - with seemingly no effect whatsoever. The gypsy rogue flew into a murderous rage, but, before he could strike down the team, he suddenly teleported himself miles away. With a sly grin, he realized his luck had won out yet again. He now brings his luck and rakish charm to the Institute of War, where he is the Champion of choice for many - especially the gambling kind. To this day, Twisted Fate has avoided his inevitable reunion with Dr. Rath. The Card Master knows, however, that a confrontation is coming. While the future may be mysterious and unknown to most, Twisted Fate is certain that his future lies within the cards. [spotlight_embed_url] => http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8Ai_Aw-5fc [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 2 [magic_rating] => 6 [attack_rating] => 6 [difficulty_rating] => 9 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 2 [cc_rating] => 2 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 2 [health] => 522 [health_increase] => 80 [mana] => 266 [mana_increase] => 38 [movement_speed] => 335 [armor] => 20.5 [armor_increase] => 2.75 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 50 [attack_damage_increase] => 3.3 [critical_strike] => 3 [critical_strike_increase] => 0.5 [health_regeneration] => 5.5 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0.12 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0.06 [attack_range] => 525 [attack_speed] => 0.651 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 1.007 [health_18] => 1916 [mana_18] => 912 [movement_speed_18] => 335 [armor_18] => 74.1 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 106.1 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 15.7 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 525 [tip_playing_as] => * Coordinate with your allies for the best time to use Destiny to ambush enemies. * Stealth characters often escape a battle with very low hit points. Take advantage of Destiny's ability to reveal stealthed units to finish them off. * Twisted Fate is viable as an Attack Damage or Ability Power character, letting him fit on many different team compositions. [tip_playing_against] => * Focus on dodging Wild Cards early when your champion doesn't have the hit points to afford getting hit. * If you have low Health, use Destiny as an indicator to run to safety. It will give you a head start in escaping any possible ganks. 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 33 [display_name] => Veigar [url_str] => veigar [title] => The Tiny Master of Evil [key] => Permission [description] => To most, thoughts of yordles do not conjure images to be feared. The easygoing half-pint race, though fierce, is often regarded with some degree of joviality. Their high-pitched voices and naturally cute forms inspire something of a protective instinct in the larger races, or at least bring to mind images of children playing at being adults. every now and again, however, a yordles turns so bad that, even at its small stature, it strikes terror into the hearts of others. Veigar is such a twisted yordle. As a master of the magical black arts, as well as a corruptor of cosmic energy, he is one of the most powerful sorcerers on Valoran. As a child, Veigar was a normal yordle with one small exception - he had a deep curiosity for the world beyond Bandle City. The young yordle spent much of his time studying the rest of Valoran, and he jumped at the chance to join a business that traded with other major city-states. Unfortunately for both him and the world, a deal with Noxian trader turned into shady business and went bad; Veigar and his companions were subsequently set up to take the fall. Arrested by the authorities, he was imprisoned within the walls of Noxus for years. Such isolation is very dangerous for yordles - undoubtedly why his cruel jailers did such a thing - and Veigar was slowly driven mad. He eventually escaped, having become a twisted version of his former self. Instead of returning to his people and Bandle City, he sought tutelage from dark wizards across the land. With his demented will focused on one task, he quickly became a dangerous and powerful wizard in his own right. Now he seeks to end all conflict on Valoran by bringing all of the city-states to their knees, regardless of their affiliation. The League of Legends is the perfect tool to help him meet his ends - for now. Who says evil needs to come in a fearsome-looking package? [spotlight_embed_url] => [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 2 [magic_rating] => 10 [attack_rating] => 2 [difficulty_rating] => 7 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 1 [cc_rating] => 3 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 493 [health_increase] => 82 [mana] => 392 [mana_increase] => 55 [movement_speed] => 340 [armor] => 22.6 [armor_increase] => 3.5 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 50.7 [attack_damage_increase] => 2.625 [critical_strike] => 2.2 [critical_strike_increase] => 0.25 [health_regeneration] => 6.5 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0.11 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0.08 [attack_range] => 550 [attack_speed] => 0.625 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.863 [health_18] => 1887 [mana_18] => 1276 [movement_speed_18] => 340 [armor_18] => 86.3 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 95.3 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 16.7 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 550 [tip_playing_as] => * Use Event Horizon to increase your changes of landing Dark Matter. * Veigar is extremely mana-hungry early. Try buying Mana Regen items to increase the effectiveness of your passive and allow you to cast more Baleful Strikes. * Veigar is very fragile. It is valuable to select at least one summoner spell that can be used defensively. [tip_playing_against] => * Dark Matter deals very high damage, but it can be avoided. Pay attention to the sound and visual indicator to be aware of when and where the spell will land. * Event Horizon only stuns units on the edge. If you're inside the spell, you can still move and attack. * Veigar's ultimate deals damage based on your AP as well as his own. 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My eyes adjust and evaluate the landscape before me. There's a scurrying. I look down to find a small, white creature standing on its hind legs, sniffing at my body. It intrigues me. What use are you? I analyze the creature. A flash of hot magenta light, a dust pile where it was quivering. Mammalian... nocturnal... impeccable hearing. Incredibly weak. Yet they breed so prodigiously. "Hm," I mutter to myself. Hopefully there will be more complex things to be found; those fascinate me. Consume and learn: this is my purpose. The others who travel with me are primitive: kill and eat, kill and eat. I need to gather all available information - harvest any valuable resources. Eventually, we come upon a destroyed city, save for one pristine tower. It appears to be protected - or intentionally left standing. I deconstruct the composition of the ruins. My analysis suggests this habitat was a place of great magic; I'm not surprised it was a target of such destruction. There is something compelling about the tower. While the others are off scavenging, I enter the citadel. Cryptic instruments are strewn about. I examine one. Another flash of hot magenta light, another dust pile. Fascinating: a tool to alter their concept of time. Strange. Unprecedented. From the state of the tower, it seems the owner departed only recently. The artifacts left behind have existed in more than one time and place. Some are more complex than others; all are more impressive than anything I have seen on this plane. Clearly, the owner knows things I have not encountered in any of my travels. I require such knowledge. Leaving the tower, I find the others closing in on the entrance, ready to destroy it as they have destroyed everything else we have met. They will only get in the way of my goal. There are some things the Void should not consume indiscriminately. Without warning, I lash out a tentacle, its tip glowing white hot. Lightning arcs through the first creature, knocking it back. Its screams fade as I extend all three limbs, energy crackling between them, scorching the air where the streams meet. The other two run; they know what's coming. Must they always flee? I open my eye wide and unleash a beam of energy, following the escaping creatures. They are instantly reduced to ash. "Hmm. Void-native melting point is inconsistent," I note. But that is of no consequence. The hunger inside me grows. I am ravenous. Insatiable, as never before. I have glimpsed the ultimate knowledge. And I will have it. [spotlight_embed_url] => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWA2C8tUG-g [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 2 [magic_rating] => 10 [attack_rating] => 2 [difficulty_rating] => 8 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 1 [cc_rating] => 2 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 508 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 376 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 340 [armor] => 21.9 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 54.9 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 5.4 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 525 [attack_speed] => 0.625 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.77 [health_18] => 1800 [mana_18] => 1090 [movement_speed_18] => 340 [armor_18] => 81.4 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 108.3 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 14.8 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 525 [tip_playing_as] => * When laning, use Void Rift to kill minions while building stacks of Organic Deconstruction on your opponent. You can then follow up with your other abilities. * Shooting Plasma Fission diagonally and splitting at maximum range allows you to hit opponents that are out of range of the initial missile, but is more challenging to pull off. * Be very careful about when to use Life Form Disintegration Ray. Many champions have abilities that can interrupt the spell. [tip_playing_against] => * Vel'Koz is very dangerous if left alone in a fight. Try to focus him down early. * Vel'Koz has fairly low mobility and is vulnerable to ganks. * Life Form Disintegration Ray can be interrupted by stuns, silences and knockups. 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 90 [display_name] => Viktor [url_str] => viktor [title] => The Machine Herald [key] => [description] => Early in life, Viktor discovered his passion for science and invention, particularly in the field of mechanical automation. He attended Zaun's prestigious College of Techmaturgy and led the team that constructed Blitzcrank - a scientific breakthrough that he expected to vault him to the top of his profession. Unfortunately his triumph was usurped by Professor Stanwick, who stole credit for developing Blitzcrank's sentience and later used Viktor's research to revive Urgot. Viktor's appeals for justice fell on deaf ears, and he sank into a deep depression. He withdrew from the College and barricaded himself in his private laboratory, cutting all human ties. There, in secret, he conceived a project for which nobody else could claim credit. Desiring both to revolutionize his field and to eliminate the jealous human emotions which festered inside him, he engineered parts to replace and improve his own body. When Viktor re-emerged, almost no trace of the original man remained. Not only had he supplanted the majority of his anatomy, but his personality had changed. His previous hope to better society was replaced by an obsession with what he called ''the glorious evolution.'' He saw himself as the patron and pioneer of Valoran's future - a future in which man would renounce his flesh in favor of superior hextech augmentations. Though Viktor's initial appeals were met with heavy skepticism, scientists were confounded by the sophistication of his machinery. By integrating his mind with techmaturgical devices, he had been able to drastically accelerate the progress of his research. His transformation had stripped him of what he perceived as his emotional weaknesses, but there was some lingering residue of resentment against the Professor. Viktor joined the League of Legends to pit his inventions against the greatest opponents Valoran could offer, and to correct any weaknesses or inefficiencies that remained. "In one's hand, techmaturgy is a tool. As one's hand, it is liberation." -Viktor [spotlight_embed_url] => http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHD781_Je7Q [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 4 [magic_rating] => 10 [attack_rating] => 2 [difficulty_rating] => 9 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 1 [cc_rating] => 2 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 516 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 324 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 335 [armor] => 22.7 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 52 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 7.8 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 525 [attack_speed] => 0.625 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.849 [health_18] => 1842 [mana_18] => 1174 [movement_speed_18] => 335 [armor_18] => 90.7 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 103 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 18.9 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 525 [tip_playing_as] => * Death Ray is a powerful poke and a strong area of denial tool. Use it in combination with Graviton Field to control your enemy's position. * Make sure you choose the right augment at the right time. [tip_playing_against] => * Be careful about how close you let Viktor get to you. Viktor's control of the battle field increases with his proximity to his opponent. * Be aware of how many augments Viktor has upgraded by looking at the color of the light on his staff (purple, yellow, blue, red). 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 56 [display_name] => Vladimir [url_str] => vladimir [title] => The Crimson Reaper [key] => [description] => There is a temple hidden in the mountains between Noxus and the Tempest Flats, where the secrets of an ancient and terrifying sorcery are kept. The area surrounding the temple is littered with the exsanguinated corpses of those who have mistakenly wandered too close. These served only to pique the curiosity of Vladimir, when - in his youth - he trekked through these mountains during his flight from Noxus. A day earlier, the teenaged Vladimir had brutally murdered two boys his age, for no better reason than to enjoy the intoxicating scarlet bloom that surged forth. He realized immediately that he would never be able to suppress his murderous desires, and if he remained in Noxus, his foul deeds were sure to catch up with him. Without hesitation, he abandoned the city-state, and journeyed south. The trail of bodies led him to a crumbling stone temple. Inside he found an aging monk who appraised him with eyes of pure crimson. Vladimir surprised the monk by returning the wicked gaze with zeal. Recognizing the boy's sinister craving, the monk taught Vladimir how to manipulate and control the fluid of life, often practicing on passing travelers. When it came time for Vladimir to learn the final lesson, the monk warned that failure would result in death. Vladimir did not fail, but success bore a grisly surprise. During the ritual, every drop of the monk's blood was drawn from his body and fused with Vladimir's, imbuing him with his master's magical essence, and that of every hemomancer before him. Left alone and suddenly without purpose, Vladimir resolved to return to Noxus, demanding enrolment in the League to prove the supremacy of his craft. When the Noxian High Command observed the gruesome fates which befell the palace guards, they elected to avail themselves of Vladimir's unsavory talents. 'That which runs through you will run you through.' -Vladimir [spotlight_embed_url] => http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiUgrEWRx6M [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 6 [magic_rating] => 8 [attack_rating] => 2 [difficulty_rating] => 7 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 1 [cc_rating] => 1 [toughness_rating] => 2 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 550 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 0 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 330 [armor] => 23 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 55 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 7 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 0 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 450 [attack_speed] => 0.658 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.882 [health_18] => 1953 [mana_18] => 0 [movement_speed_18] => 330 [armor_18] => 79.1 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 106 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 17.2 [mana_regeneration_18] => 0 [attack_range_18] => 450 [tip_playing_as] => * Transfusion instantly deals damage to the enemy before healing Vladimir, making it one of the best last hitting tools in the game. * Cast Hemoplague where it will afflict the most units. * Sanguine Pool pops incoming missiles, so it can be used to dodge disables. [tip_playing_against] => * Be wary of team fights while affected by Vladimir's Hemoplague. * Making Vladimir use Sanguine Pool at the start of a fight will maximize the Health cost of the ability to him. * Items that counter Health Stacking, such as Deathfire Grasp and Blade of the Ruined King, are very effective against Vladimir. 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 84 [display_name] => Xerath [url_str] => xerath [title] => The Magus Ascendant [key] => [description] => Powerful beyond reckoning, the ascended being known as Xerath was once a mortal of flesh and blood. He is now something vastly different - a being of writhing arcane energy. Having emerged from millennia-spanning imprisonment, he is now ready to unleash his power upon Runeterra, and utterly destroy any who oppose him. 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[tip_playing_against] => * Xerath's range can be intimidating, but most champions who close distance with him can trade favorably. * Xerath takes a long time to engage Rite of the Arcane. Watch for his spellcast animation and start dodging. * Banshee's Veil will make it much harder for Xerath to land Shocking Orb on you. 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This once-proud warrior has been disgraced by a false accusation and forced into a desperate fight for survival. With the world turned against him, he will do everything in his power to bring the guilty to justice and restore his honor. Formerly a brilliant pupil at a renowned Ionian sword school, Yasuo was the only student in a generation to master the legendary wind technique. Many believed he was destined to become a great hero. However, his fate was changed forever when Noxus invaded. Yasuo was charged with guarding an Ionian Elder, but, foolishly believing his blade alone could make the difference, he left his post to join the fray. By the time he returned, the Elder had been slain. Disgraced, Yasuo willingly turned himself in, prepared to pay for his failure with his life. He was shocked, however, to find himself accused not just of dereliction, but of the murder itself. Though confused and racked with guilt, he knew the assassin would go unpunished if he did not act. Yasuo raised his sword against the school and fought his way free, knowing his treason would turn all of Ionia against him. Left truly alone for the first time in his life, he set out to find the Elder's real killer. Yasuo spent the next several years wandering the land, seeking any clue that might lead him to the murderer. All the while, he was relentlessly hunted by his former allies, continually forced to fight or die. His mission drove him ever forward, until he was tracked down by the one foe he dreaded most – his own brother, Yone. Bound by a common code of honor, the two warriors bowed and drew their swords. Silently they circled one another under the moonlight. When they finally charged forward, Yone was no match for Yasuo; with a single flash of steel he cut his brother down. Yasuo dropped his weapon and rushed to Yone's side. Overcome with emotion, he demanded to know how his own kin could think him guilty. Yone spoke: “The Elder was killed by a wind technique. Who else could it be?” Understanding swept over Yasuo as he suddenly realized why he had been accused. He professed his innocence once more and begged his brother's forgiveness. Tears streamed down Yasuo's face as his brother passed in his arms. Yasuo buried Yone under the rising sun, but could take no time to mourn. Others would be after him before long. His brother's revelation had given Yasuo newfound purpose; he now had the clue that would lead to the true killer. Swearing an oath, he gathered his belongings and, with one last look at Yone's grave, set out with the wind at his back. 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[tip_playing_against] => * Steel Tempest is very narrow. Dodge laterally if possible. * When Yasuo lands two Steel Tempests in a row, his next will fire a tornado. Watch and listen for the associated sound to prepare to dodge. * Yasuo is at his weakest just after he has launched a whirlwind. Engage at that point. * Yasuo's shield from Resolve lasts only 2 seconds. Dealing damage to him will trigger it. Wait it out, then engage. 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He defied his clan and master, casting off the balance and discipline that had shackled him all his life. Zed now offers power to those who embrace knowledge of the shadows, and slays those who cling to ignorance. An orphan, Zed was taken in and trained by a great ninja master. Only one other student appeared to be Zed's equal - the master's son, Shen. It seemed Zed could never win the favor of the master, as every match between the rivals ended in a draw. Frustrated and jealous, he sought an advantage. The young ninja ventured into a sealed part of the clan's temple, where he found an ornate, foreboding box. Sensing the dark knowledge within, Zed knew he should not open it, but he peered inside nonetheless. In an instant, shadows touched his mind, revealing techniques that had long been hidden. Now armed with a secret edge, he challenged Shen, and this time he defeated the master's son. He expected praise and recognition in his moment of victory, but somehow the master knew Zed had used forbidden ways, and banished him. Humiliated, the young ninja wandered for years. His bitterness turned to ambition, and he began to train others in the style of the shadows. As his power grew, so did his circle of followers, but he knew that without the box, his technique would never be perfect. One day, Zed looked at his followers and saw that his students were now an army. He led them back to the temple to claim his prize. At the gates, he was surprised to find the old master waiting, receiving Zed and his disciples as if they were welcome guests. The old man laid his sword at Zed's feet, declaring that he had failed Zed as his master. By banishing his former student, the master had doomed Zed to the shadows, instead of leading him to the balanced path. The old man implored Zed to enter the temple, destroy the box, and lead his followers to balance. The dark ninja followed the master inside. Moments later, the assembled ninjas heard Zed cry out in pain. Mysteriously, he emerged unscathed, and threw the severed head of the master at Shen's feet. Screaming in rage, Zed commanded his followers to slaughter the master's students and seize the box. That day, the old ninja order fell. Though many students died, some escaped thanks to Shen's heroic efforts. Now the temple is a dark training ground for the Order of the Shadow. Zed rules as the Order's master, and his edict is simple: perfect one's technique, and kill all ninjas who refuse to embrace the shadows. 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[tip_playing_against] => * Zed receives bonus effect from Attack Damage items he purchases, so Armor is super effective against him. * After Zed using his Living Shadow, he is at his most vulnerable as his damage, slow, and mobility are both dependent on it. * Zed's Shadow Slash can only slow you if his shadow hits you with it. 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 92 [display_name] => Ziggs [url_str] => ziggs [title] => The Hexplosives Expert [key] => [description] => Ziggs was born with a talent for tinkering, but his chaotic, hyperactive nature was unusual among yordle scientists. Aspiring to be a revered inventor like Heimerdinger, he rattled through ambitious projects with manic zeal, emboldened by both his explosive failures and his unprecedented discoveries. Word of Ziggs' volatile experimentation reached the famed Yordle Academy in Piltover and its esteemed professors invited him to demonstrate his craft. His characteristic disregard for safety brought the presentation to an early conclusion, however, when the hextech engine Ziggs was demonstrating overheated and exploded, blowing a huge hole in the wall of the Academy. The professors dusted themselves off and sternly motioned for him to leave. Devastated, Ziggs prepared to return to Bandle City in shame. However, before he could leave, a group of Zaunite agents infiltrated the Academy and kidnapped the professors. The Piltover military tracked the captives to a Zaunite prison, but their weapons were incapable of destroying the fortified walls. Determined to outdo them, Ziggs began experimenting on a new kind of armament, and quickly realized that he could harness his accidental gift for demolition to save the captured yordles. Before long, Ziggs had created a line of powerful bombs he lovingly dubbed "hexplosives." With his new creations ready for their first trial, Ziggs traveled to Zaun and snuck into the prison compound. He launched a gigantic bomb at the prison and watched with glee as the explosion tore through the reinforced wall. Once the smoke had cleared, Ziggs scuttled into the facility, sending guards running with a hail of bombs. He rushed to the cell, blew the door off its hinges, and led the captive yordles to freedom. Upon returning to the Academy, the humbled professors recognized Ziggs with an honorary title - Dean of Demolitions - and proposed that he demonstrate this new form of yordle ingenuity in the League of Legends. Vindicated at last, Ziggs accepted the proposal, eager to bring his ever-expanding range of hexplosives to the greatest testing grounds in the world: the Fields of Justice. "Ziggs? Unpredictable, dangerous, yes yes. But quite brilliant!" Heimerdinger [spotlight_embed_url] => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNabvLyUXzI [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 4 [magic_rating] => 9 [attack_rating] => 2 [difficulty_rating] => 4 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 2 [cc_rating] => 2 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 524 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 384 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 325 [armor] => 21.5 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 54.2 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 6.3 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 6 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 550 [attack_speed] => 0.656 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.846 [health_18] => 1884 [mana_18] => 1183 [movement_speed_18] => 325 [armor_18] => 77.6 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 106.9 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 16.5 [mana_regeneration_18] => 19.6 [attack_range_18] => 550 [tip_playing_as] => * Even if you're far from a fight you can still help from afar with Mega Inferno Bomb. * Slowing your enemies with Hexplosive Minefield makes it easier to land other abilities. * Knocking yourself over walls with Satchel Charge can be great when chasing after or escaping from enemies. [tip_playing_against] => * Don't step on Ziggs' mines! They'll slow you and make it much easier for him to hit you with his other abilities. * Many of Ziggs' abilities have long cooldowns. Try catching him just after he's used his abilities. * Ziggs' ultimate, Mega Inferno Bomb, deals more damage in the center of the explosion. 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With the world turned against him, he will do everything in his power to bring the guilty to justice and restore his honor. Formerly a brilliant pupil at a renowned Ionian sword school, Yasuo was the only student in a generation to master the legendary wind technique. Many believed he was destined to become a great hero. However, his fate was changed forever when Noxus invaded. Yasuo was charged with guarding an Ionian Elder, but, foolishly believing his blade alone could make the difference, he left his post to join the fray. By the time he returned, the Elder had been slain. Disgraced, Yasuo willingly turned himself in, prepared to pay for his failure with his life. He was shocked, however, to find himself accused not just of dereliction, but of the murder itself. Though confused and racked with guilt, he knew the assassin would go unpunished if he did not act. Yasuo raised his sword against the school and fought his way free, knowing his treason would turn all of Ionia against him. Left truly alone for the first time in his life, he set out to find the Elder's real killer. Yasuo spent the next several years wandering the land, seeking any clue that might lead him to the murderer. All the while, he was relentlessly hunted by his former allies, continually forced to fight or die. His mission drove him ever forward, until he was tracked down by the one foe he dreaded most – his own brother, Yone. Bound by a common code of honor, the two warriors bowed and drew their swords. Silently they circled one another under the moonlight. When they finally charged forward, Yone was no match for Yasuo; with a single flash of steel he cut his brother down. Yasuo dropped his weapon and rushed to Yone's side. Overcome with emotion, he demanded to know how his own kin could think him guilty. Yone spoke: “The Elder was killed by a wind technique. Who else could it be?” Understanding swept over Yasuo as he suddenly realized why he had been accused. He professed his innocence once more and begged his brother's forgiveness. Tears streamed down Yasuo's face as his brother passed in his arms. Yasuo buried Yone under the rising sun, but could take no time to mourn. Others would be after him before long. His brother's revelation had given Yasuo newfound purpose; he now had the clue that would lead to the true killer. Swearing an oath, he gathered his belongings and, with one last look at Yone's grave, set out with the wind at his back. 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[tip_playing_against] => * Steel Tempest is very narrow. Dodge laterally if possible. * When Yasuo lands two Steel Tempests in a row, his next will fire a tornado. Watch and listen for the associated sound to prepare to dodge. * Yasuo is at his weakest just after he has launched a whirlwind. Engage at that point. * Yasuo's shield from Resolve lasts only 2 seconds. Dealing damage to him will trigger it. Wait it out, then engage. 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Resolve: Yasuo gains Flow as he moves – the faster he moves, the faster his Flow meter fills. When full, Yasuo activates a brief shield after taking damage from enemy champions or monsters. [ranked_description] => Intent: Yasuo's critical strike chance is doubled, but the damage dealt by his critical strikes is reduced by 10%. Resolve: Yasuo gains Flow as he moves – the faster he moves, the faster his Flow meter fills. When full, Yasuo activates a brief shield after taking damage from enemy champions or monsters. 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The third stack of Gathering Storm causes Steel Tempest to send out a whirlwind that travels in a line and sends all enemies caught Airborne. If Yasuo casts Steel Tempest during Sweeping Blade, the ability strikes all enemies immediately around him. [ranked_description] => First and Second cast: Yasuo thrusts forward with his sword, dealing {20/45/70/95/120} (+1.0 per attack damage) physical damage to all enemies in a line. Successfully landing Steel Tempest grants Yasuo Gathering Storm stacks for 6 seconds. Third Cast: The third stack of Gathering Storm causes Steel Tempest to send out a whirlwind that travels in a line of 900 range and sends all enemies caught Airborne. This whirlwind deals {20/45/70/95/120} (+1.0 per attack damage) physical damage to everyone hit. If Yasuo casts Steel Tempest during Sweeping Blade, the ability strikes all enemies immediately around him, having a radius of 375 instead. Steel Tempest can critically strike for 180% damage and apply on hit effects for the first target hit. The ability is also unaffected by cooldown reduction, instead, the cooldown and cast time is reduced by Yasuo's attack speed. 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[ranked_description] => Active: Yasuo creates a wall of wind with a width of 300/350/400/450/500, that slowly drifts forward for 3,75 seconds. The wall blocks all enemy projectiles except tower hits. 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Precision
Press the Attack
Triumph
Legend: Alacrity
Coup de Grace

Domination
Sudden Impact
Zombie Ward

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Flash

LoL Summoner Spell: Ignite

Ignite

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Hey all. I'm Serenite, a Yasuo one-trick from Australia.

I've been playing League for almost 2 seasons. I started at the very end of Season 5. At the time of writing this, I am Diamond 5 (sadly). I have 450k Yasuo mastery points at the moment, and obviously main him. I'd like to think I know how to play Yasuo to atleast a Diamond standard, so hopefully this guide will help you reach higher elo with Yasuo. I play him mostly mid, but if I get assigned top lane I take him top lane too. This is the first guide I have written, so please leave feedback in the comments if you like it or not and how I can improve this guide.
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  • Press the Attack: is the most effective Keystone to use on Yasuo. It gives him damage when fighting which can be very useful early on.
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  • Legend: Alacrity: is used for two reasons. The first is for that the fast attack speed scaling it gives you which is great on Yasuo, and the second is to max out the Steel Tempest cooldown. This is something that is harder to do now that the new rune system is in place, since you could get an easy 29% attack speed at the start of a game with the old system. Now, you need to scale up with this rune for that Steel Tempest cooldown cap. You can get there fairly easily though. I go more in-depth about the Steel Tempest cap by following this link -> (Why does Yasuo use attack speed so well?)
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  • Coup de Grace: is used just for some extra finishing damage.
    None of the options in this line have particularly good synergy with Yasuo, so this is your best bet.
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  • Sudden Impact: enables Yasuo to have some extra burst damage through lethality and magic penetration for 5 seconds after dashing. This is VERY handy for trading in the laning phase. Having that little bit of extra trading damage can turn the tide of the lane.
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  • Zombie Ward: is used just because it is too good to miss. I would recommend taking Zombie Ward on almost all champions. Zombie Ward will save your life many times, and help you get many kills.
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STARTING ITEMS
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Doran's Blade is your starting item 99% of the time. The only time I wouldn't go Doran's Blade is if I was going Doran's Shield. Doran's Shield is for the occasional matchup that you will never win early, and all you are planning to do is sit back and farm (e.g. Pantheon).
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Please don't forget Health Potion.
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Please don't forget Warding Totem either. :)

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Phantom Dancer is what you should be rushing most games. It is probably the best item for Yasuo. It gives him 60% crit, and enough attack speed to do keyblades, beyblades and airblades. (What is a key/bey/airblade?) Phantom Dancer gives great dueling potential as well. Its passive gives bonus movement speed when near enemy champions, and you also take 12% less damage from the last enemy champion you damaged. Completing Phantom Dancer is a big powerspike for Yasuo.
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Infinity Edge is an amazing item on Yasuo. It completes the 100% crit dream and gives us a 50% damage boost on those crits. This is going to be your second buy almost all of the time, with Frozen Mallet being the other option if you are really, really far behind. If you have enough gold for it, go for the B. F. Sword first. If you don't have enough gold for it, Cloak of Agility is what you want. I wouldn't really recommend buying Pickaxe over Cloak of Agility, since I find the 100% crit chance is much more valuable at that time in the game than 25 AD. When you complete this item, you have hit Yasuo's biggest powerspike. You will finally be able to 1v1 MOST champions, as long as you aren't very behind in gold.
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For your boots, you will most likely be buying the almighty Mercury's Treads. Mercury's Treads are great on Yasuo because:
    1. They provide magic resist against your opponent (which is most likely a mage)
    2. 30% tenacity!
I choose to go for these bad boys over the disgusting Ninja Tabi since I love the tenacity that Mercury's Treads provides. I must admit, I do choose Ninja Tabi if they have a fed assassin, or there is not much crowd control on the enemy team (please forgive me ADCs).
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Hexdrinker is an AMAZING item against AP assassins. I rush Hexdrinker if I am having a hard time against a mage, or if there is 2 or more hard AP mages on the enemy team. If you think there is a risk of feeding the enemy Katarina, please just buy one of these so all Yasuo mains don't get labelled as Bronze 5 imbeciles. I usually don't upgrade this into Maw of Malmortius until late game, unless I think I could use the extra magic resist.

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The Bloodthirster is most likely going to be the first item you buy after finishing your core, although for me it is often a toss up between The Bloodthirster and Frozen Mallet. I usualy prefer the AD and lifesteal that The Bloodthirster
provides compared the the small AD bonus and HP that Frozen Mallet provides,
but if you need the HP don't be scared of buying Frozen Mallet. As a general idea,
it is better to go for Frozen Mallet if there are a lot of assassins on the enemy team, or if you are getting focused super hard. The Bloodthirster is usually a better option if you are ahead. That's just a quick summary of those two items though, there are times when there are assassins on the enemy team but it is still better to buy The Bloodthirster rather than Frozen Mallet.
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You will be buying this item almost every game, as it gives Yasuo that bit of tankiness that pushes him into the next level of strength. With your core, The Bloodthirster and Frozen Mallet, it is unlikely that you will lose fights (unless you can't play Yasuo. But that's ok, keep reading this guide and you will be challenjour in no time). Oh and the slow on this item is beyond cancer.
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Guardian Angel is most likely going to be the last piece of the puzzle for your build. This thing wins games. Seriously. You can buy this item a little earlier if you feel you are getting focused in teamfights. If you do need it a little earlier, I would recommend buying it after Frozen Mallet. The Frozen Mallet + Guardian Angel combo is very good for surviving fights. Keep in mind your damage won't be at its potential, but sometimes your team has enough damage already and all you have to do is not die.
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If you have already purchased Hexdrinker, then you most likely will be upgrading it to Maw of Malmortius at some point in the game. The time in which you upgrade this completely depends on the amount of AP on the enemy team. If I was facing 3 carry mages, then I would upgrade this item straight after my Infinity Edge. If there is 1 carry mage (mid) and 1 support/tank mage (jg/sup), then I would upgrade it as my last item.

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Trinity Force is an item that is used on top lane Yasuo much more than it is used on mid lane Yasuo, but I included it anyway because it is still viable in the mid lane. If you are going to be buying this item, I would recommend buying it after Phantom Dancer, since in my opinion Phantom Dancer is a stronger first item for Yasuo than Trinity Force. Make sure to use this item to its full potential, split pushing whenever it is safe to do so. Trinity Force's tower pushing is very impressive on Yasuo, since you can Q nothing every few seconds and get that Trinity Force proc.
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I would not recommend buying Blade of the Ruined King very often at all,
for the simples reason that the lifesteal from The Bloodthirster is much greater.
It used to be a very viable item on Yasuo after the rework, but since the nerf to it, it just seems like it doesn't provide enough stats to find itself in many of my builds. There are some situations where Blade of the Ruined King is viable though.
If there are a lot of tanks on the enemy team, and you need a little bit of extra damage to shred them because your ADC just won't buy Last Whisper, then buy this.
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Mercurial Scimitar is one of those items that you probably won't get to until late game because Quicksilver Sash is great on its own. Buying a Quicksilver Sash is absolutely necessary for some games, and you shouldn't be scared of buying it if you need it. Just remember to use it when you have it. The amount of times I have remembered that I bought this item after I have died to a Malzahar ulti is not good. Sometimes the tenacity from Mercury's Treads just isn't enough.
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Just like Blade of the Ruined King, I don't recommend buying this one often. Only buy this if you plan on upgrading it into Mortal Reminder because of the Grievous Wounds or if there are like 3-4 full tanks on the enemy team.
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This your skill order most of the time. The Q max is too stong after all the times that have nerfed Yasuo's e. The only exception is level 1. You migt want to take a point of Sweeping Blade instead of Steel Tempest at level 1, because you can do a quick trade by jumping on to a minion or two, then jumping on to your opponent, before dashing right out again to safety. This is a great level 1 trade that is recommended if your opponent doesn't have any forms of defense at level 1.
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INTENT: Yasuo gains double the critical strike chance from all sources but his basic attacks and Steel Tempest respectively deal 90% and 75% damage when critically striking.

RESOLVE: Yasuo generates a Flow stack for every 59 / 52 / 46 units he travels by any means. At 「 100 stacks 」 and upon taking champion or monster damage, Yasuo consumes all Flow to shield himself for 100 - 510 (based on level) for up to 1 second.
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Yasuo's passive, Way of the Wanderer gives Yasuo a great advantage in early trading. It grants him a shield that blocks 100 damage at level 1. Due to this, it is best to trade whenever you think you can at levels 1-3, unless your opponent has a shield or you are putting yourself at risk of dying. His passive also grants him double crit chance, but we already knew that. What you might not have known is that when Yasuo crits, he deals 10% less damage with his auto attacks and 25% less damage with his Q.

Make sure to walk around as much as you can. Never stand still when playing Yasuo. You are wasting valuable stacks that provide some nice protection. You should always be keeping an eye on your flow stacks because this determines when you should take trades. You can bait your opponents into thinking they can kill you if your flow shield is almost up. While fighting them, your flow shield should come back up and hopefully get you a kill.
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FIRST CAST - STEEL TEMPEST: After 0.54 - 0.18 (based on bonus attack speed) seconds-delay, Yasuo thrusts his sword, dealing physical damage to all enemies in the target direction and granting Gathering Storm upon dealing damage.

PHYSICAL DAMAGE:
20 / 40 / 60 / 80 / 100 (+ 100% AD)

Steel Tempest can critically strike for 75% damage and applies on-hit effects to the first target hit. Casting Steel Tempest after Sweeping Blade affects enemies around Yasuo instead.

SECOND CAST - STEEL WIND RISING: For the next 6 seconds, Yasuo can gain another Gathering Storm stack by hitting an enemy with Steel Tempest, empowering it for the same duration.

THIRD CAST - GATHERING STORM: Yasuo consumes all stacks to unleash a whirlwind that travels an increased distance in the target direction, dealing the same damage and knocking airborne all enemies hit. Steel Tempest's knockup does not gain increased range when cast during Sweeping Blade.
Q

To summarise, Yasuo Q makes him thrust forwards, dealing damage in a line; dealing physical damage. When he Q's twice, his next Q will be a tornado that travels from where he is to where he directs it. It knocks up all enemies it hits.

Steel Tempest is a great ability for fighting early on, as it is like weaving an extra auto attack in during fights. If you are facing a melee matchup, I recommend poking them with Q during laning phase (especially level 1). You can poke them down and eventually kill them/force them out of lane. It is vital to hit Q's in fights because if you want that knockup for Last Breath, you need to get the stacks.

Another tactic that revolves around this ability is poking your enemy down with Q. Rito recently nerfed Yasuo's duration on his Q, so it is harder to poke now, but it is still possible and effective. Watch how your opponent tries to dodge your abilities, and take this into consideration then next time you throw a tornado.

Steel Tempest is treated as an auto attack, meaning its damage gets reduced by Ninja Tabi. Its cooldown is reduced by attack speed, which is a big reason of why we rush Phantom Dancer first. Steel Tempest unfortunately does have a cooldown cap, meaning you can't build full attack speed and have it on a 0.5 second cooldown. Its cap is 1.33 seconds, and you can reach it by having 55% attack speed at level 18. This is the reason it is not recommended to build Berserker's Greaves, since you are essentially wasting the additional 35% attack speed provided. It is much more ideal to have some magic resist and tenacity or armour.
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ACTIVE: Yasuo creates a gust of wind that travels in the target direction over 0.25 seconds to form a wall in front of him. The wall slowly drifts forward 50 units over 3.75 seconds, blocking all enemy projectiles except turret attacks.

WALL WIDTH:
300 / 350 / 400 / 450 / 500
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Yasuo's w, Wind Wall is an AMAZING ability for fighting in general. Most people you are going to be laning against will have a skillshot of some form, and to be able to block this when trading/fighting is a great thing to have up your sleeve.

There will be times when your opponent doesn't have any skillshots, and the effectiveness of your Wind Wall drops dramatically. This is ok though, because the champions that don't have skillshots are mostly tanks that you will be facing in the top lane, so there isn't much to worry about there. I would recommend still putting one point into Wind Wall, even if you are facing an opponent with no skillshots. The reason for this is I have tried to delay putting a point into Wind Wall, and I end up regretting it every single time. You will either be ganked by a jungler and have no Wind Wall (which is essential to surviving ganks), or be roaming mid and not be able to negate that Lux stun. When you're in game having one less point in Q than you potentially could have, does not make a difference.

It is very important not to waste your Wind Wall on an ability that doesn't do much. If you are going into a teamfight with no Wind Wall, you are at a big disadvantage. Not having it up to block that Ahri Charm or Morgana bind could turn the tide of the fight.

Timing your Wind Wall right is crucial for fighting in lane. You need to be able to predict when your enemy is about to use an ability, or the moment you see that ability being used pop your Wind Wall. Some abilities are very easy to Wind Wall, and some are a lot harder. Easy abilities to Wind Wall are like a Lux bind and an Aurelion Sol stun. Harder ones include Ahri's Charm because of the speed. You will most likely have to predict her Charm.
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ACTIVE: Yasuo dashes a fixed distance (speed scales with his bonus movement speed) in the target enemy's direction, dealing magic damage. Yasuo cannot dash to the same target more than once every few seconds.

MAGIC DAMAGE:
60 / 70 / 80 / 90 / 100 (+ 20% bonus AD) (+ 60% AP)

Each Sweeping Blade cast increases the next dash's base damage by 25% for 5 seconds (up to 50%)

BONUS DAMAGE:
15 / 17.5 / 20 / 22.5 / 25
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Yasuo's e, Sweeping Blade is his main form of mobility. Yasuo can't dash to the same target more than once for a short amount of time, so it is important to remember when trading with your opponent, that you don't dash through the minion that you need to use to get out. I have done this too many times, and it results in death a lot. Sweeping Blade is what you will be using to trade with your opponents during laning phase.

The damage Sweeping Blade does ramps up to +50% when Yasuo has used it twice, meaning that it is best to dash to a few minions before dashing on to your opponent for maximum damage.

Levelling up Sweeping Blade reduces its cooldown, but it is not recommended that this is done since maxing Steel Tempest is a stronger option after the recent e nerfs.

Ideally, with one stack of Steel Tempest; you want to Sweeping Blade to two minions, Sweeping Blade to your opponent, auto attack, Steel Tempest, auto attack three times, Steel Tempest (tornado), auto attack and Sweeping Blade to a minion to get out. This is the ideal trade, but will most likely not be achieved if you are not used to the combo. During that time you should use your Wind Wall to block an ability if you have leveled it.

You can cast Sweeping Blade and Steel Tempest right after for Yasuo to cast Steel Tempest in a circle. When you have two stacks of Steel Tempest, you can do the Sweeping Blade + Steel Tempest combo for a knockup in a circle. Getting good at this combo is an essential part of learning how to play Yasuo.
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ACTIVE: Yasuo blinks to the Sight icon visible airborne enemy champion nearest the cursor, instantly generating 100 Flow stacks but resetting Steel Tempest's. Upon arrival, he suspends all nearby airborne enemies for 1 second, dealing physical damage.

PHYSICAL DAMAGE:
200 / 300 / 400 (+ 150% bonus AD)

For the next 15 seconds, Yasuo's critical strikes gain 50% bonus armor penetration.
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Last Breath is Yasuo's ultimate ability, and it is a good one at that. It grants him max flow shield stacks instantly, and 50% bonus armour penetration for the next 15 seconds. This means you can start fighting your opponent at around 80% flow shield stacks, let your opponent pop the flow shield, use your Last Breath and get them all back instantly. The bonus armour penetration is very useful when playing top lane more than mid lane, as your opponent is most likely not stacking armour (god forbid it's Galio mid).

You can only use Last Breath when at least one enemy champion is airborne. They can be knocked up from your tornado, or any other source from any of your teammates. You can also use Last Breath off of baron nashor 's knockup ability. This is the only interactable I have found in terms of NPCs. The knockup from the plant does not work.

IMPORTANT!: YOU CAN WEAVE IN AN AUTO ATTACK WHILE YOU HAVE THEM KNOCKED UP. This will improve your damage, and can secure kills that you would otherwise not have.

There are several tricks you can do with Last Breath, but the ones we will cover are the beyblade, airblade and keyblade. The first trick we will cover is the easiest trick to pull off out of the three, the beyblade. A beyblade is when you have your tornado ready, and you Sweeping Blade + Steel Tempest combo while using Flash to reposition yourself and catch opponents off guard. This will transfer the knockup to where ever you have aimed your Flash. This is a trick commonly used by high-level Yasuo players, and the one that is used the most.

To keep it short, an airblade is when you throw your tornado out, and then quickly do a Sweeping Blade + Steel Tempest combo on a nearby enemy while pressing Last Breath. This is to transfer the Steel Tempest damage from the target you used it on, to your knocked up enemy. This is a situational trick that I would not recommend trying for new Yasuo players.

A keyblade is basically a keyblade, except you weave in an auto attack and Sweeping Blade before using Last Breath.

BEYBLADE

AIRBLADE

KEYBLADE

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Flash: is by far the best summoner spell for Yasuo, and almost all champions. THe amount of defensive and offensive capabilities Flash provides is unmatched by any other summoner spell. There is a reason 99% of champions take Flash.


Ignite: is the second best summoner spell for Yasuo in my opinion. It is close between Ignite and Exhaust, but I say Ignite is stronger, just because there are so many kills that get flashed away from when I don't take Ignite.
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Exhaust: is the next best summoner spell for Yasuo. I would take this over Ignite in something like a Diana matchup, because her killing me is how she plans to snowball herself. Exhaust is good at stopping champions from snowballing.

Barrier: I can't think of a good reason to take this summoner spell over Ignite or Exhaust. I do not reccomend this, unless you plan on playing the safest Yasuo seen to man.

Teleport: is mostly for top lane players. If you are a top lane player, please take this. If you are mid, I wouldn't recommend since your top laner's Teleport should be enough. I find that Yasuo has enough roaming potential in the mid lane to go without Teleport.
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Pros


+ Great fighter
+ Extremely mobile
+ Outplay potential is over 9000
+ High damage output mid/late game
+ Nice roaming
+ Tilts people

Yasuo is an extremely mobile AD assassin, which can be played mid and top. He has incredible outplay potential (just look at reddit), has very nice damage mid/late game,above average roaming potential and best of all he tilts the absolute **** out of people when you stomp them. Seriously, people get mad and start throwing around the classic "YASUO IS SO BUSTED, WHY DON'T RITO NERF HIM ALREADY???HMPHHHHHHHHHHH" The thing is, Yasuo has been nerfed many, many times. The thing people get annoyed at is the slipperiness (which I understand), but it's just hilarious to see people still complaining about Yasuo when you could be complaining about Janna or Cho'Gath.
Cons


- Loses to most fighters
- Easy to overextend with
- Easy to itemize against ( Ninja Tabi)
- Very high skill cap
- Gets camped
- Very squishy until late game

Unfortunately, Yasuo also has his downsides. He loses to most fighters (why mid is better) and is extremely easy to overextend with. How many times do you see a Yasuo
dashing into the enemy tower, just to die seconds later? He is also easy to itemize against. All the enemy has to do is build Ninja Tabi and your damage is reduced by a big chunk. He has a very high skill cap, so it will take a long time to learn how to play him compared to other champions. Also, because you are playing Yasuo, the enemy is going to camp you hard, so be prepared to stay calm and not tilt. Keep those wards up.
He is also pretty squishy until late game.
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Malphite is the most obvious and well known synergy with Yasuo.
This is due to one thing; his ultimate Unstoppable Force. Unstoppable Force
is an AoE knockup ability, letting Yasuo cast Last Breath on a potential 5 targets. It also helps that Malphite tradtionally builds full tank, meaning that after you put yourself in the middle of a whole team, your Malphite can tank for you.
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Gragas has great synergy with Yasuo due to his knockups in hit kit.
Gragas has two built in knockups in his kit; his Body Slam and his Explosive Cask. Both of these abilities are easy to hit, and he can even knockup from long range with the Flash + Body Slam combo.
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Zac is another one with knockups (I guess all of Yasuo's synergies are...). Zac's huge range on his Elastic Slingshot allows him to knockup gank from a whopping 1800 range at rank 5. He also has a knockup on his ultimate, Let's Bounce!. Oh, and he also builds full tank.
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Nautilus is one of those champions that you won't see very often these days,
but when you do get him on your team it is a Yasuo player's wet dream. A point and click knockup for Yasuo to ult the fed Caitlyn? Yes please! I am also pretty sure his Q, Dredge Line makes its target airbourne for a moment, meaning you can Last Breath off that.
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Warwick doesn't have any knockups, but I find that he synergises really nicely with Yasuo due to his supression on his Infinite Duress. As long as you have your tornado ready, it should be a certain kill if Warwick comes mid with his ulti. Wait for him to use his ulti, then throw your tornado out right after, so there is no chance of missing.
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Alright, let's get to the good stuff. This section will be split into 3 parts:
    • Early game/laning phase
    • Mid game
    • Late game/teamfighting
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EARLY GAME/LANING PHASE

Alright lads and ladies, let's get into the gut of this guide. I marked the heading in red because Yasuo's early game/laning phase is; in my opinion, the most important phase for him. Laning phase can make or break Yasuo's game, so you need to learn how to perfect it.

The first thing you want to do when you come into lane is put a point into Steel Tempest or Sweeping Blade (How do I know which one to take first?). Once you have put a point into either Steel Tempest or Sweeping Blade, you need to make a decision to whether you are going to trade level 1 or not. Follow this guide:

I HAVE TAKEN Steel Tempest: If it is a melee matchup, I recommend trading with them. Yasuo almost always wins level 1 trades, as his Fervor of Battle stacks and Steel Tempest damage simply out-damage most champions at level 1. If you end up fighting for a while, once they are at around two auto attacks away from dying, pop your Ignite and watch them burn while they try to Flash away. BE CAREFUL NOT TO WALK IN THEIR MINION WAVE. MINIONS HURT.

If it is a ranged matchup, you want to be csing from a range and trying to poke them with your tornado. This is the safest way to play level 1 against a ranged matchup.

I HAVE TAKEN Sweeping Blade: If you have taken Sweeping Blade, you most likely want to be looking for a trade with your ranged opponent (very rarely should you take Sweeping Blade against a melee matchup). First of all, you want to make sure your flow shield is either up or about to come up in a second so that when they try to trade back against you, you can take less damage. Remember: trades in laning phase rely on you having your flow shield up. Then, dash to a minion, and another minion if it is safe. Once you have your +50 damage on your Sweeping Blade, dash onto your opponent and give them a few auto attacks before dashing onto a nearby minion to your minion wave for safety.

This is the basic idea of trading and how to win trades effectively. It all revolves around your flow shield and if you have nearby minions. This applies all throughout laning phase.

OK, so now you have learned how to trade at level 1, you pretty much know how to trade at level two as well. Just use the tactic I described in the little paragraph above on how to trade if you have taken Sweeping Blade first, except try to weave in a few Steel Tempest's.

Level 3 is where things get a little funky; though. You want to be including Wind Wall in your trades now. It's simple; really. Let's say you are facing a Lux. Make sure your flow shield is up, and dash to a few minions. You should now be in range to dash to her, but she isn't going to let you trade with her that easily. She is going to throw her stun out, hoping that you won't react to it. Luckily, you have the reaction speed of a god and throw a sick Wind Wall out in front of you. Now she has no hard cc to stop you, and all she can really do is take it up the ***. Dash on her and try to do as much damage as possible by auto attacking and weaving in Steel Tempest. Once you have either killed her or chunked her down, she is most likely going to be sitting under her tower or recalling, so TASK COMPLETE! Congratulations, you just pulled off a successful trade.

Sometimes the opponents you face aren't as easy to jump on as Lux though. What happens if you are facing a Vladimir? Well, now you need to be a lot more careful. Sometimes, you just won't be able to successfully trade with a champion. Vladimir is one of those champions that you just feel like you can't do anything against him while he has his Sanguine Pool up. If he does have it up, you can try doing a quick trade with him and force him to waste it. Keep track of when he used it because you can then attempt to trade with him again, but this time he has no get out of jail card. This applies to champions like Fizz, too.

Now, playing Yasuo is no easy task. You are going to be dealing with constantly getting camped, especially at low elo (FACT: All low elo players hate Yasuo xd). Because of this reason, warding is an essential part of playing Yasuo. I like to grab a Control Ward on my first back, as it gives vision until the ward gets taken down by the enemy team. This is ok though, since Control Wards are only 75g, and are plenty worth the price. I don't think low elo players understand how important warding is. Warding WILL save your life.

Another essential part of playing not only Yasuo, but any champion; is csing or "creep scoring". Not a lot of low elo players understand this, but csing is more important than KDA. I know, crazy right. But seriously, to be good at this game you need to learn to cs. Below is a video on how to manage minion waves. If you don't understand how minion waves work, I seriously recommend watching the linked video.

HOW TO MANAGE MINION WAVES

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MID GAME

Alright; so now you have your core and have hopefully not fed your *** off. Now you are going to be looking for skirmishes in side lanes, and also farm those side lanes. Farming side lanes is what I would recommend doing while going for your third/fourth items. It is a great way to gather gold quickly, and you might even get a few kills while there. You need to remember one thing if you are going to farm side lanes though, and I can not stress this enough. WARD WARD WARD WARD WARD. You NEED to ward if you are farming side lanes. If there are 3 people coming for you, you want to know about it. You also want to know which way they are coming from so you can juke them. I have seen so many people farm side lanes without wards, and 90% of the time it ends up the same. The enemy team sends a few people down to deal with your teammate, and they are clueless with no vision, so they end up dying for nothing. Please, don't be that guy. Us Yasuo mains already have a bad reputation.

Other than that, there really isn't much to do in the mid game other than objectives. Just farm up for that late game power spike that is oh so beautiful.
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LATE GAME

So, you've made it to late game without losing. Well played. Here's is when things start to get a little wild for good ol' Yasuo. You should have a full build (or at least almost), and ready to annihilate anything that moves. If you do not have Teleport, you should be sticking with your team at all times now. Your team should always be sticking together through the late game unless your team has some sort of a split push plan, but that isn't the case most of the time so let's just keep going. So you are now at the baron pit, and your team is anticipating a fight soon. If you have a Guardian Angel at this point, you can engage this fight. You don't need to worry about yourself dying since you have a guardian angel to lift you right back up. In the case that you don't have a Guardian Angel, you want to be waiting for your team's tank to engage a fight, or at least somebody to engage the fight. At this point, you have two viable options.
    1. Focus the enemy closest to you
    2. Jump on the backline and two-shot the enemy ADC
In my experience, I prefer going for the second option, especially if the backline is fed. If you use your Wind Wall effectively, you should be able to kill the backline. There are times when this simply won't work though, such as if the whole enemy team is focusing you, instead of your team's tank (which should be attracting their attention). If your tank just doesn't have enough presence, then maybe option 2 just isn't for that situation.

Using your Wind Wall correctly in a late game teamfight can make or break the fight. You need to make sure that you are using it on something worth blocking, such as a Syndra ultimate or Fizz ultimate, not a Zed shuriken.

You always want to envision what you are going to be doing in a teamfight before actually doing it. For example, you need to be prepared for Flashing away from that deadly Rakan knockup. Or even when assassinating someone. You want to play it out in your head before you do it. It can take some practice, but it is worth learning to do.

OK, so that's teamfighting out of the way. But what if there are no fights happening? What do I do now? Should I splitpush? If you are in doubt on when to splitpush, I recommend watching ScrapComputer's detailed guide on the subject (linked below).

SPLITPUSHING GUIDE

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Thanks for reading!

This guide is dedicated to my Bronze 5 Yasuo main buddy (you know who you are).

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions on how to improve this guide, please feel free to leave them in the comments. I will try to respond to all of the comments.

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