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Talon Build Guide by rolfson
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I will be updating this guide over the next few days much more, putting pictures, links, screenshots, etc. This is just the bare bones that will tell you what to do and how to do it
Edit: Changed runes, comments were pretty smart (I was being idiotic about survivability), now leaning more towards CDR / AD. Good job guys :D
Insane Burst DPS
Very good maneuverability, and a good harrasser with W
Good Chaser with a W
His ult. His ult. Oh god, his ult. Not only does he have incredible solo target dps, but combined with his W and ult, Talon can single handedly wipe out an entire other team.
Focused HEAVILY once you start obliterating the other team
Susceptible to CC and silence
Early game(lvl 3-6): From the very start, talon is amazing. At the beginning of the game, I always split the team up 4/1, where 4 go top (3 take the very top, one takes middle), and I go bottom as talon. Even if it's a 2v1, Talon can hold his own against the enemy champs provided you turret hug while your teammates cap the top. The key in this game is quick annihilation of the enemies, followed by defending captures. Continue to defend your turret until top is captured, or head up there if the enemy bottoms move to top as well.
Mid/Late game (6-18): Once you get your ult, the whole gameplan changes. Talon is one of, if not the absolute best gankers in Dominion. At this point Talon turns into a roamer, staying in the center area and only leaving to gank squishies or cap an unguarded point. You should start racking up the kills and point caps if you play correctly. Correlate ganks with your teammates for maximum effect.
How to Gank as Talon:
This is Talon's bread and butter. At lvl 18, your ult will be on a ~22 second cooldown, meaning you can effectively gank every time you get near someone. You have to play smart though, and not overextend if you can't take them or you will be quickly demolished and kill-less. So what do you do? First things first - when you identify a target, move in to E range. Activate your Q, then run in and teleport to them. You will immediately hit them with your Q (and if you have sheen, this is already going to half-health them). Toss your blades (W) in their direction to hit them twice, and then Ult. They will attempt to run at this point - but surprise on them! While stealthed, you have 40% movement speed bonus. So follow along, and shortly thereafter your Q and W will be up. Another blade toss, another Q, and they're dead. If not, you did something wrong. Now get out of there, pick up some health from the spawns, and continue your roam of terror.