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Let's Set the World on Fire

By DeviousDumplin | Updated on November 13, 2017
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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. 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UNIQUE Passive: Haste: 10% cooldown reduction [consume] => [active] => [unique_active] => [is_deprecated] => 0 [is_deleted] => 0 [is_buildable] => 1 [is_published] => 1 [comment_count] => 1 [last_comment_ts] => 2018-02-21 23:26:52 ) ) ) [2] => Array ( [display_name] => Early to Mid Game [item_ids] => Array ( [0] => 99 [1] => 40 ) [description] => [display_order] => 3 [is_grouped] => 0 [is_core] => 0 [group_display_name] => [items] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [item_id] => 99 [display_name] => Haunting Guise [url] => haunting-guise [client_id] => 3136 [icon] => /content/item/312e302e302e37302d33313336.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] => +9 Health Regen per 5 sec +8 Mana Regen per 5 sec UNIQUE Passive: Reduces ability cooldowns by 10% and +20 Magic Penetration. 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There are a number of viable choices now, but I think Electrocute will make the most sense given the choices. Because Brand is a burst mage that relies on landing his 3 hit passive it makes perfect sense to roll electrocute with his reliance on the E-Q-W combo. Because DFT helped a great deal with Brand's passive damage, his damage is being moved from his AOE damage to his single target nuke. Cheap shot synergizes well with his combo given his reliance on CC. Ghost poro is excellent for warding the many bushes around mid lane. Relentless hunter is awesome for any immobile mid laner since MS helps with roaming, rotations, and avoiding ganks. Sorcery is great for brand since it helps him transition from laning to teamfighting. Manaflow band provides excellent sustain for his high cost spells, and gathering storm is just silly strong so we naturally take it for the RAW POWER. 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Healing reduced to one third on Area of Effect abilities. [short_description] => Unique takedowns grant permanent healing from ability damage. [client_id] => 8135 [path] => Domination [slot] => Tertiary Rune [display_order] => 11 [is_deprecated] => 0 [is_deleted] => 0 [comment_count] => 0 [last_comment_ts] => 0000-00-00 00:00:00 ) ) [secondary_path_reforged_rune] => Array ( [reforged_rune_id] => 63 [display_name] => Sorcery [url] => sorcery [description] => Empowered abilities and resource manipulation. [short_description] => Empowered abilities and resource manipulation. [client_id] => 8200 [path] => Sorcery [slot] => Path [display_order] => 0 [is_deprecated] => 0 [is_deleted] => 0 [comment_count] => 0 [last_comment_ts] => 0000-00-00 00:00:00 ) [secondary_reforged_runes] => Array ( [0] => Array ( [reforged_rune_id] => 35 [display_name] => Manaflow Band [url] => manaflow-band [description] => Hitting enemy champions with a spell grants 25 maximum mana, up to 250 mana. Cooldown: 15 seconds Upon earning 250 mana, Manaflow Band restores 1% of your missing mana every 5 seconds. [short_description] => Hitting enemy champions with a spell grants 25 maximum mana, up to 250 mana. Upon earning 250 mana, Manaflow Band restores 1% of your missing mana every 5 seconds. [client_id] => 8226 [path] => Sorcery [slot] => Greater Rune [display_order] => 5 [is_deprecated] => 0 [is_deleted] => 0 [comment_count] => 0 [last_comment_ts] => 0000-00-00 00:00:00 ) [1] => Array ( [reforged_rune_id] => 42 [display_name] => Gathering Storm [url] => gathering-storm [description] => Every 10 minutes, gain AP or AD, adaptive. [i]10 min:[/i] + 8 AP or 5 AD [i]20 min:[/i] + 24 AP or 14 AD [i]30 min:[/i] + 48 AP or 29 AD [i]40 min:[/i] + 80 AP or 48 AD [i]50 min:[/i] + 120 AP or 72 AD [i]60 min:[/i] + 168 AP or 101 AD etc... [short_description] => Gain increasing amounts of AD or AD (Adaptive) over the course of the game. 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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. 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[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] => 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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[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. 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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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[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. 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[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] => 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. 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 61 [display_name] => Swain [url_str] => swain [title] => The Noxian Grand General [key] => [description] => Swain is the Grand General of Noxus, visionary ruler of an expansionist nation that reveres only strength. Though he was cast down and crippled in the Ionian wars, he seized control of the empire with ruthless determination. Now, Swain commands his warhosts from the front lines, marching against a coming darkness that only he can see. In a swirl of sacrifice and secrets, the greatest secret of all is that the true enemy lies within. "If you haven't yet lost the ability to ask, you may not yet ask for relief." - Swain [spotlight_embed_url] => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Utt-sd2FJNY [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 6 [magic_rating] => 9 [attack_rating] => 2 [difficulty_rating] => 8 [damage_rating] => 2 [mobility_rating] => 1 [cc_rating] => 2 [toughness_rating] => 2 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 516 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 374 [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] => 500 [attack_speed] => 0.625 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.849 [health_18] => 2046 [mana_18] => 1173 [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] => 500 [tip_playing_as] => [tip_playing_against] => [client_id] => 50 [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] => 2842109 [comments] => 0 [comment_count] => 11 [votes] => 0 [vote_count] => 0 [community_tier_list_vote_count] => 451 [community_tier_list_score] => 0.470953 [community_tier_list_rank] => 2 [score] => 0 [lastpost_ts] => 2010-10-06 06:38:41 [last_comment_ts] => 2018-02-15 10:46:49 [critical_strike_chance] => 0 [critical_strike_chance_18] => 0 [preferred_skin] => 417 [create_ts] => 2018-02-07 00:00:00 ) ) [6] => Array ( [champion_id] => 5 [rank] => 5 [description] => Sure Ryze is bad, but you punish him so hard it's unfair. He's short enough range that you'll almost always land your combo. He stacks health you shred, and he has super late powerspikes you can punish. [champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 5 [display_name] => Ryze [url_str] => ryze [title] => The Rogue Mage [key] => Ryze [description] => There are many on Runeterra who are attracted to the study of magic or, in recent times, the emerging field of techmaturgy. For most, pursuit of such knowledge is formalized in a college or university. The halls of traditional study were never for Ryze, however, who felt a more raw and primal connection to the magic of Runeterra than those who tried to teach him. He struck out on his own as a young man to discover what already called to him. Ryze traveled the world, seeking the wisdom of powerful hermits, witches, and shamans - anyone who had something to share beyond what was taught in the city-states of Valoran. When he had learned all he could from these fonts of wisdom, Ryze turned to seek the lost, forgotten, and forbidden knowledge in the world, delving into mystical worlds where others feared to tread. Ryze's tireless searching for magical knowledge led him to an ancient form of spellcraft known as thorn magic. This art required Ryze to tattoo spells on his body, permanently infusing his being with vast arcane power and finally fulfilling his need to bond with the mystical energies of Runeterra. His travels also led him to uncover the giant indestructible scroll he now carries on his back - the purpose of the inscribed spell remains a secret only Ryze knows. He claims it is an abomination - something that he must safeguard from the world. This has piqued the curiosity of many, though no one is sure how to separate the scroll from Ryze, or if it is possible to overcome the rogue mage to do so. Since then, Ryze has joined the League of Legends to study the magical creatures and powerful will-workers that fight there, in order to complete his exploration of mystical Runeterra. "Ryze is no longer just a mage - he has become a creature of magic itself." - High Councilor Heywan Relivash [spotlight_embed_url] => [role] => Mage [defense_rating] => 2 [magic_rating] => 10 [attack_rating] => 2 [difficulty_rating] => 7 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 2 [cc_rating] => 2 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 2 [health] => 559 [health_increase] => 86 [mana] => 392 [mana_increase] => 55 [movement_speed] => 340 [armor] => 21.6 [armor_increase] => 3.7 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 55 [attack_damage_increase] => 3 [critical_strike] => 1.75 [critical_strike_increase] => 0.25 [health_regeneration] => 5.3 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0.11 [mana_regeneration] => 5 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0.08 [attack_range] => 550 [attack_speed] => 0.625 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.849 [health_18] => 2021 [mana_18] => 1276 [movement_speed_18] => 340 [armor_18] => 72.6 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 106 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 14.6 [mana_regeneration_18] => 22 [attack_range_18] => 550 [tip_playing_as] => * Ryze can use himself as a conduit for his Spell Flux ability if there are no additional enemies to bounce the spell off of. * Using Ryze's ultimate to farm creeps can lead to a large gold advantage. [tip_playing_against] => * Be cautious about engaging Ryze alone with less than full Health. * Cleanse and Banshee's Veil are especially effective defenses against Ryze. * Ryze can lock down one player with Rune Prison. Attacking with friends is the most effective approach, but remember to avoid Spell Flux bouncing between you and your allies. 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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 117 [display_name] => Yasuo [url_str] => yasuo [title] => the Unforgiven [key] => [description] => Yasuo is a man of resolve, an agile swordsman who wields the wind itself to cut down his foes. 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. [spotlight_embed_url] => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkM20LgOdKQ [role] => Fighter [defense_rating] => 4 [magic_rating] => 4 [attack_rating] => 8 [difficulty_rating] => 10 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 3 [cc_rating] => 2 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 2 [health] => 518 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 0 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 345 [armor] => 24.7 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 30 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 55.4 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 6.5 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 0 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 175 [attack_speed] => 0.67 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.955 [health_18] => 1912 [mana_18] => 0 [movement_speed_18] => 345 [armor_18] => 82.5 [magic_resistance_18] => 38.5 [attack_damage_18] => 109.8 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 21.8 [mana_regeneration_18] => 0 [attack_range_18] => 175 [tip_playing_as] => * Dash through a minion to have Sweeping Blade available to chase your opponent should they flee; Dash directly to your opponent to preserve a minion as your escape route. * At level 18, Yasuo's Steel Tempest reaches its Attack Speed cap with 55% Attack Speed from items. * Last Breath can be cast on any target that is knocked Airborne, even by one of your allies. [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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[champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 107 [display_name] => Zed [url_str] => zed [title] => the Master of Shadows [key] => [description] => Zed is the first ninja in 200 years to unlock the ancient, forbidden ways. 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. "Balance is a lie - we are the true ninjas." ―Zed [spotlight_embed_url] => http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DFtlNGzMIA [role] => Assassin [defense_rating] => 2 [magic_rating] => 1 [attack_rating] => 9 [difficulty_rating] => 7 [damage_rating] => 3 [mobility_rating] => 3 [cc_rating] => 1 [toughness_rating] => 1 [utility_rating] => 1 [health] => 579 [health_increase] => 0 [mana] => 0 [mana_increase] => 0 [movement_speed] => 345 [armor] => 26.9 [armor_increase] => 0 [magic_resistance] => 32.1 [magic_resistance_increase] => 0 [attack_damage] => 54.7 [attack_damage_increase] => 0 [critical_strike] => 0 [critical_strike_increase] => 0 [health_regeneration] => 7.1 [health_regeneration_increase] => 0 [mana_regeneration] => 0 [mana_regeneration_increase] => 0 [attack_range] => 125 [attack_speed] => 0.651 [ability_power] => 0 [ability_power_18] => 0 [attack_speed_18] => 0.883 [health_18] => 1939 [mana_18] => 0 [movement_speed_18] => 345 [armor_18] => 86.4 [magic_resistance_18] => 53.4 [attack_damage_18] => 112.5 [critical_strike_18] => 0 [health_regeneration_18] => 18.1 [mana_regeneration_18] => 0 [attack_range_18] => 125 [tip_playing_as] => * Saving energy and spell cooldowns until you use your ultimate will maximize Death Mark's damage. * Quickly double tapping Living Shadow will teleport Zed to his shadow immediately for rapid escapes. * Placing a Living Shadow before using Death Mark will give Zed a safe escape from combat. [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] => 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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[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] => 480 [community_tier_list_score] => 0.470833 [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 ) ) [11] => Array ( [champion_id] => 62 [rank] => 2 [description] => Like Xerath, Brand has a tough time against enemies who outrange him. Lux can punish a brand easily with her q, e, r combo. Her shield also neuters brands passive damage so be careful against her. [champion] => Array ( [champion_id] => 62 [display_name] => Lux [url_str] => lux [title] => The Lady of Luminosity [key] => [description] => Born to the prestigious Crownguards, the paragon family of Demacian service, Luxanna was destined for greatness. 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] => 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] => 0.433028 [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 ) ) [13] => Array ( [champion_id] => 90 [rank] => 5 [description] => Viktor isn't nearly long range enough to properly punish Brand. His short range ult means a free ult for you, and you do more damage. He'll out push you, but you'll outkill him. [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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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... 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[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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Units that are ablaze take an additional 25% damage. [ranked_description] => After a short delay, Brand creates a pillar of flame at a target area, dealing {75/120/165/210/255} {0.6} magic damage to enemy units within the area. Units that are ablaze take an additional 25% damage. 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[ranked_description] => Brand conjures a powerful blast at his target, dealing {70/90/110/130/150} {0.35} magic damage to them. If the target is ablaze the conflagration will damage nearby enemies as well and set them ablaze. 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It will bounce up to four times for a total of five hits, and can hit the same enemy up to three times. Bounces prioritize stacking Blaze to max on Champions. If the target is ablaze, Pyroclasm will briefly slow the target. [ranked_description] => Brand unleashes a devastating torrent of fire that bounces between enemies, dealing {100/200/300} {0.25} magic damage each time it bounces. It will bounce up to four times for a total of five hits, and can hit the same enemy up to three times. Bounces prioritize stacking Blaze to max on Champions. If the target is ablaze, Pyroclasm will briefly slow the target by {30/45/60}%. 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Runes:

Domination
Electrocute
Cheap Shot
Ghost Poro
Ravenous Hunter

Sorcery
Manaflow Band
Gathering Storm

Spells:

LoL Summoner Spell: Ghost

Ghost

LoL Summoner Spell: Flash

Flash

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Support Role
Ranked #11 in
Support Role
Win 54%
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Threats & Synergies

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Who am I?

My name is DeviousDumplin, and I've been mid-laning since summer of 2009, Season 1. I'm certainly no mechanical god, so I've needed to rely on my game knowledge to carry myself out of that elo-hell from whence we all come. They say those who can't do teach, and those who can't teach write guides. Hopefully I can offer some insight into the mind of a control mage, and perhaps teach you how to 420blaze420 with the best of us.
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Pros / Cons

Pros:
    Extremely high DPS
    Tank Shred
    Hard CC
    High Impact Ultimate
Cons:
    Immobile
    Long CDs
    Skill Shot Dependent
    Slightly Below Average Wave Clear
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Why pick Brand?

Brand, behind perhaps Veigar, is one of the most underestimated mages in the game right now. Overall, Brand likely puts out the highest total damage of any mage in the game thanks to his passive. With health stacking an increasingly popular strategy (chogath, darius, jarvan) Brand's enormous %health damage can absolutely shred bruisers, and with a voidstaff properly devastate Tanks as well.

In lane Brand is middle-of-the-road. He can CS from range quite easily with his W, and he can engage/disengage with his E-Q combo. His major flaw is his aggressive immobility, but his abilities have long enough range to make poking not too difficult. You should be careful picking Brand into heavy assassination, but a properly timed E-Q can shut down most dive attempts.
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Summoners and when to pick them

Because Flash is the best summoner in the game.

As an immobile control mage, Brand benefits greatly from Ghost for engage and disengage. The short CD, and enormous utility make it core for most games.

Exhaust is good into dangerous mid matchups such as Yasuo or Zed. If you need to cut someone down a peg, exhaust is what you pick.

If you're really confident in your early game pressure, feel free to pick ignite. It loses its utility as the game goes on so it's best if you're confident in your matchup.

If you're worried about extremely large burst, such as a Syndra ult or Veigar ult Barrier is the way to go. It's more reactive than Exhaust, and has a shorter CD.
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Season 8 and Brand

Season 8 will undoubtedly lead to a number of meta changes we wont for-see. Removing runes and masteries changes alot for how the early game is played out, since runes affect laning phase more than anything else. Most important is the loss of defensive runes from damage dealers. Granted there is some loss of flat pen as well (given the popularity of both MPen runes, and lethality) but without resists early pen items will hit like a TRUCK. For Brand this means that AD assassins will likely be a nightmare this season. But this also means that Brand's MPen heavy build will hit even harder. So this change will be a bit of a double-edged sword for Brand. While his kit will hurt more early he will also be bullied hard by AD assassins. Typically Brand has issues playing into Assassins like Zed or Talon, but he has strategies to employ against them. Hold onto your stun combo and make sure to land it once they go in. Rush arm-guard and farm with your W. If you don't feed in lane you will punish them late game. With electrocute Brand will hit HARD if he lands his combo, but you'll deal slightly less passive damage. Overall I'd say Brand plays better into mages and worse into AD assassins. Consider banning zed most games.
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Spells

Brand's kit is relatively straightforward, but loaded with hidden damage.
What allows brand to melt tanks. The %health this puts out is absolutely massive, and with the 3 shot explosion can turn their health against their teammates. Learning to stack this passive with his interactive abilities is absolutely essential.

Brands Q is strangely not his most spammed ability. This long range skill shot is single target and can be blocked by minions which makes it difficult to land. When cast on a blazing target it stuns for 1.5 seconds, which is a very long stun. Best to hold onto your Q until you know you can land it because it's your primary method of self-peel. We max this second because it not only provides impressive damage, but it helps reduce the CD on your primary CC. The more CC the safer you are.

Brands primary damage spell and your first max ability. I often play against Brands who throw these out liberally for poke, but if you level this first it will end up costing 100 mana each cast! Since this combos so well with blazed targets I like to hold onto it for comboing, unless I have a CCd target or I'm sure to land the W.

Brands E is a strangely boring ability, but also essential to his overall kit. It's a medium range point and click damage ability. If it's cast on a blazing target it spreads that damage to surrounding enemies. It has poor AP scaling so it's not exactly intimidating, but early game it can win you the game. The classic early game cheese is to take E first, AA-> E then walk away. The flat damage with passive from E is difficult to trade with, and it can't be dodged. It does close to the same damage as his other level 1 spells, and it's a nearly guaranteed won trade.

Brand's Bouncing Ball of Burn. Timing this ability is essential. Because it benefits greatly from closely packed enemies it's typically best to either ambush a packed group with the R, or wait until the frontlines dogpile. Couple this with Brand's other AOE abilities and you can delete an entire team.
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What to build and why?

Brand's play-style is dictated by two wrinkles in his kit.

1.) Brand applies a %health DoT with his spells lasting 4 seconds.
2.) Brand's spells are empowered when applied to a champion afflicted with his DoT.

These two factors mean that Brand benefits greatly from on-spell effects, magic penetration, and CDR. Because of Brand's passive re-design a large amount of his damage is built into his 3 hit spell combo, so landing his stun is a huge boon.

Rylai's offers a huge power-spike to Brand even after the nerf. Though it only offers a 20% slow, it lasts for all of Brand's passive duration, and it helps you land your stun. As good as Rylai's is, you should only build it second item at the earliest. Most likely you'll build it third because the early magic pen off of Liandry's is just too good in most cases.

Liandry's is what turns Brand from napalm strike into a hydrogen bomb. Liandry's is a taylor made item for Brand, with pretty much everything he could want. AP, flat pen, and percent health damage. The on-spell effect refreshes with his passive, so it will absolutely melt health stackers. Since the damage doubles on CC'd champions it is always best to build Liandry's shortly before or after Rylais.

Haunting guise is the perfect early-game item for Brand. Even if it delays your Morellonomicon it often pays to build guise early if possible. This is because flat pen is stronger the earlier into the game you build it. Since it reduces a flat amount of MR, the less total MR your enemy has, the more total damage it contributes. My typical build order is Lost Chapter into Haunting Guise and complete Morello. This provides a very even series of power-spikes you can use to snowball your lane, and lets you leverage your relatively cheap core-build.

The standard first item for nearly every mage. Morello provides alot that Brand needs early. Mana for lane sustain, AP for earlygame burst, and CDR to ensure you have abilities up for your combo. I see a number of Brand guides that don't include CDR as part of the core-build, which seems short-sighted to me. Granted, liandry's/rylais is incredibly strong on him, but as a Combo Mage CDR helps ensure maximum up-time on your abilities. And the more often your abilities are available, the more chances you'll have to land your key combo. Additionally, with long CDs Brand is at a risk of getting dove if his stun combo is down. Finally, morello's debuff passive is hidden OP in a meta full of self-healing and utility supports. The morello debuf also refreshes with Brand passive, so it gives even more utility on Brand than with the average mage.

or Brand has a common dilemma in the late game to decide between penetration or raw AP. Both can be good, but that benefit usually depends upon the scenario. Brand deals a large amount of his damage through %health damage, and because that is most effective against tankier characters it often makes sense to choose Void-Staff for it's relatively cheap powerspike, and synergy with Liandry's and his passive. On the other side of the coin Rabadon's will let your W absolutely explode squishy characters. With good scaling on most abilities, and an AP scaling on his passive, there is certainly an argument for a lategame Rabadons. I typically build Rabadons when I'm either heavily ahead, or facing off against a squishy team.
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What we talk about when we talk about Combos

Brand is a very combo reliant champion with a number of interactions that can be played around.

E-> Q-> W: Nuke Combo
This is your bread and butter. It takes advantage of nearly every spell effect and procs your 3 hit passive damage. Late in the game this will one-shot most squishy champions.

Q-> E-> W: AOE Clear
This is your fast push combo. If you absolutely need to delete a wave this is how you do it. You Q a minion in the center of a wave, E it to spread the conflagration, and W the wave for the increased W damage on the blazing minions. This can also work well in a packed teamfight, but it's an all-in that can be dangerous.

Q-> W: Long-range Poke
Sometimes you can't quite get close enough for your E stack, but you still want to push them away. This skill-shot combo can make them think twice before CSing the wave. Because it takes advantage of the W bonus damage it can seriously chunk. It's hard to hit though, so only use it if you're very confident in your positioning, or they're already CC'd.

W-> Q: Long Range Stun
Sometimes you need to play the team player, and this is the selfless combo. You're not utilizing the damage bonus on your W, but it's very long range stun you're team can take advantage of. Especially useful on support brand.

R-> Q-> E-> W: Spirit Bomb-o Combo
When you have their team packed into a narrow corridor this is how you pentakill. R first for the blaze stack, Q for the stun then E for the aoe blaze proc. This aoe stack coupled with the bouncing R will typically proc the 3 hit passive on most of the packed team. Finish them off with a quick W, and walk away from that explosion like the badass you always were.

R-> E: Budget Bomb-o
Sometimes you've got mana problems, but you need to teamfight anyways. Usually this is a counter-engage scenario, but it's more common than you think. In a packed fight this can ensure those precious triple stack passives, at a fraction of the cost!
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New Runes

What to do without DFT? Well there are a number of options, but I think given the playstyle of Brand Electrocute fits well. While most people pick Brand for his R, his bread and butter is his 3 spell combo. Not only is this combo super bursty, but electrocute can allow this to be a true oneshot combo. We take cheapshot because it provides reliable damage ontop of his combo which always includes CC. Ghost Poro is a good pick for mid lane just for convenient vision, but eyeball collection is also viable. Ravenous Hunter is nice because it helps him in trades, and provide some small but nice sustain in lane.

We go sorcery second to help him scale into mid/late game. Manaflow is nice because brand has surprisingly expensive spells. A full rotation will set you back to near 50% so having the ability to refund one spell even can keep you in lane for much longer. Since so much of midlane is throttled by mana-bottle necks I think this is a nice option. If not, ultimate hat is incredibly strong too, and is just as strong if you have alot of mana discipline. Gathering storm is just strong if the game goes longer, so I suggest this. Scorch is also an option with his easy poke, but I prefer gathering storm.