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Warwick Build Guide by powerzz2012
MASTER WARWICK GUIDE (COACHING INCLUDED + VIDEO)
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Threats & Synergies
easiest jungle to go against. You beat him early. As of late he can kill you if you don't have ult but if you do then you win
Really easy, just dodge her cocoon. You don't even need to ult her.
If he's good he might give you some trouble but 1 vs 1 if you're even then you win the fight even if he lands all his skill shots. Just ult when he is coming in for his second Q
Skill matchup, but if he is good you won't kill him. Don't try to 1v1 him as he can win if he is good but if you get ahead he is nothing.
Not hard, but really annoying to play against & can win if he knows what he's doing. Don't ult his clone please.
You prolly beat him until level 3, but when he gets his ult he is just too tanky. If you dodge his stun and you got R and skirmishers you can probably get him low and chase him down for the kill.
Skill matchup. If he gets ahead by snowballing on your laners he will 1 shot you. But if you are the better jungler he won't be able to walk in his own jungle anymore
Last season I had a decent win rate with him in d5
This season my win rate isn't this good as I was still figuring out jungle changes but I think Warwick is definitely still viable.
+ Relatively healthy even without leash
+ Great CC
+ Mixed damage so hard to itemize against
+ Negates CC if you hold down Q
+ Quick movement speed
+ Can peel for adc really well
Warwick is a beast when it comes to the jungle. He can deal damage, easily setup ganks with the insane CC that he has, and if needed can peel for adc better than any support.
- Alot of bugs
- Can easily misplay
- Easily kited if enemy has movespeed
- Enemy at high level can bait your ult then collapse on you
Warwick's weaknesses are not exactly weaknesses, simply bugs & mistakes players can make. A master tier Warwick player (on NA) that I watched to help me pickup the champion also thinks that if the bugs are resolved, Warwick will quickly be the #1 jungler again.
Dead Man's Plate If enemy has 3 AD champions you will want to rush this right after cinderhulk & boot upgrade.
Spirit Visage Gives you good healing & great stats against AP champions. If enemy has 2 AP champions that are giving you some hard time you might want to get this after cinderhulk & boots upgrade.
Thornmail If there's a fed master yi or yasuo (but only 1 person is building crit on enemy team) then you want this after cinderhulk & boots upgrade.
Gargoyle Stoneplate never pick this early (actually never even pick this late cus i never need it) but it's a good item if your game is long and enemies are balanced (let's say tank top AP mid AD bot & hybird jungler)
Randuin's Omen Gives you good healing & great stats against AP champions. If enemy has 2 AP champions that are giving you some hard time you might want to get this after cinderhulk & boots upgrade.
Go on whoever is the most fed (don't suicide wait for your team to be somewhat close). You will press E then hold q to get behind & then release E and immediately ult while they are feared to land it 100%. This should most likely land you a kill & secure the team fight for your team.
You will peel for your carries. If anyone engages your mid laner or adc (depending on who's dealing damage pretty much) you will fear them the other direction or into your team depending on whether or not the mid laner will die (you need to keep them alive to carry you). You won't get acknowledged for "carrying" but you actually do end up carrying as without your peel they would have died.
PS: You can hold E and ult to fear everyone around the target you ulted, it's quite a cool trick if you got some AoE mid laner or something.
He also coached me when I was fairly new to Warwick (I was plat 1 at the time and I really sucked at the champ, but you will get A LOT of knowledge out of this video by watching my mistakes).
I also do coaching! Even though I was really bad in the video above, I have gotten pretty good at Warwick & have had accounts with over 80% win rate in ranked just by spamming him (was doing unranked to plat). If you are interested in getting coached by me (it's free lol) just write in the discussion or PM me your username & skype and we can set it up :)