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League of Legends Build Guide Author IcyBoy

OneShot BuzzKill x/

IcyBoy Last updated on May 21, 2012
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Ability Sequence

Ability Key Q
Ability Key W
Ability Key E
Ability Key R

Not Updated For Current Season

The masteries shown here are not yet updated for the current season, the guide author needs to set up the new masteries. As such, they will be different than the masteries you see in-game.



Offense: 21

Honor Guard

Defense: 0

Strength of Spirit

Utility: 9

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Malcolm Graves was born in the back of a Bilgewater tavern and left there with a bottle of spiked milk. He survived a childhood in the pirate-run slums using every dirty trick in the book. Intent on building a new life for himself, he stowed away on the first ship to the mainland he could sneak aboard. However, the grim realities of the world forced him to eke out an unsavory living in the underground of various city-states, jumping the border whenever things got too hot. At a particularly high-stakes game of cards, he found himself seated opposite Twisted Fate. They both flipped four aces on the final hand. It was the first time either conman had met his equal. The two formed an alliance, swindling marks at the tables and scrapping back-to-back in the alleys afterward. Together, they ran the streets – stacking chips, decks, and charges.

Unfortunately Graves made the mistake of hustling a hefty sum from Dr. Aregor Priggs, a high-ranking Zaunite official and businessman. When Priggs discovered how he'd been played, he became obsessed with revenge. He learned about Twisted Fate's all-consuming desire to control magic and he promptly offered him a trade: serve Graves up in exchange for enrollment in a procedure which would grant his wish. Twisted Fate took the deal – both he and Graves knew the stakes of their arrangement, but the offer was too good. Once acquired, Priggs had Graves taken to a special location built to hold men whose crimes – or more precisely their punishments – were meant to stay off the books. Graves endured years of captivity at the hands of Zaun's most unscrupulous wardens before he managed to escape. One of his fellow detainees introduced him to an eccentric gunsmith who modified a shotgun exactly to his specifications. After he paid a visit to Priggs, Graves joined the League of Legends with two targets in his sights: Twisted Fate and payback.

''They got a saying in the locker: ain't got nothin' but time to plan.''

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The runes i set up are the ones that will give you lots of early game potential.Also you can easily harass your opponents in any lane.Graves will also excel at the late game team fights.

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The ting that is good about Graves farming is that he has his Q which almost costs no mana with the blue you can farm a lot with all your abilities and with the mastery's for increased buff duration you will have mana for at least 10 min.The minions have less life than Graves Dmg so you could probably 1 shot the minions and + when you auto attack Q and than R the might die from 2 abilities and 1 auto attack.

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Skill Sequence

I picked that skill Sequence because most of his dmg comes from the R and the Q the other two are not as powerful but the passive are great for all his abilities and you can harass the opponent at all time in any lane expt: jungle.

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Creeping / Jungling

Graves has no jungle postnasal thats what i have to say about this part.

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Team Work

Graves works in both partner lanes and solo lanes but the best one is mid.After all of your teammates and opponents mix lanes and team fights begin he can get in and out fast and with a kill also to go in a team fight you need to start with your W,E,R,Q, that's the best way to engage team fights.Also he can help your team mates with his W that slows the enemy other wise he cant help a lot with slowing the enemy you can kill them and that's another way to help them out.

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Pros / Cons

Pros: Can kill you fast,Good burst dmg,Early game Graves is OP.

Cons: Almost no CC

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Thanks to

IcyBoy,Zaemer,XxHuntedKnightxX and TGFKeun for leting me know about Graves what an op champ he is and the frozen mallet for the item that i didnt think he needs but it gives him dmg and HP