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[Runes reforged] Xayah the vastayn rebel
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Threats & Synergies
She's not very mobile and she doesn't have enough damage against you, the only threat is her W, poke her with Q and attempt to root her when possible
Only issue with Ezreal is his annoying poke and his Arcane Shift makes him slippery when dodging your root
Early game he has no damage or range, after level 6 The balls starts rolling and by level 11 He is ridiculous, shit on him in lane and you'll be fine in late.
Very easy match up, only issue is her spellshield, bait it out and she is prone to your root.
She's not very strong pre 6, avoid her stun against a wall by attempting to stay mobile. After 6 She is a problem with her stealth, as soon as she goes invisible using her ult attempt to root her and escape.
Her q gives her some nice poke from safety, avoid friendly minions that are within her range until after she uses her q, while she is in ult attempt to hit her with a root and you will be fine.
Annoying poke and escape, attempt to catch her before or at the end of a jump
Dodges your root and your feathers very easily with her quto attack quick jump, try catch her out and follow her positioning.
Catch him out after using his dash and you can easily root him and poke him down , his damage and poke is annoying but if you root him there isn't much he can do
Best champion in League Of Legends, root him before he manages to catch an axe and you can poke him down from there.
High poke with his Q and his root is a pain, if he's reloading you can go in for poke with your q or you could root him with your e
Annoying poke when you attempt to escape with her Q, also annoying range with her W and its slow is quite annoying at the same time.
Lane bully up until level 6, her incredible range is annoying but if you run her mana down and root her she shouldn't be a problem
Xayah is one of the more fun ADC's in League of Legends, her main gimick is her ability to throw out feathers that she has to micro manage to deal damage her Bladecaller
Clean Cuts: This passive allows Xayah to place extra feathers and is usually best used after activating your W ability Deadly Plumage This passive activates automatically after using an ability, 3 Of Xayah's basic attacks will cause a feather to penetrate all enemies in its path and stop at Xayah's max range, these feathers can be later used to activate your e Bladecaller.
These feathers disappear after 6 Seconds and it never hurts to go for some poke with a root
Double Daggers (Q): This ability is your starting damage and mini level 1 Clear ability, once activated there is a very brief summon time when xayah finishes her summon she sends out two fast moving feathers each damaging and penetrating targets, the feathers deal 50% Less damage to targets after hitting at least one enemy, both feathers stop moving at Xayah's max range and can be used by Bladecaller
Deadly Plumage (W): This ability should be used to activate your passive and to take down towers quickly, once activated Xayah gains attack speed for 4 Seconds, the attack speed gained scales with ability level (30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50%) She also gains 20% bonus physical damage against her target and granting 30% bonus movement speed for 1.5 seconds against champion. This abilities extra damage on a target is very high and could be compared to Ashe's Ranger's Focus
Bladecaller (E): This ability is basically Xayah's most important ability, upon activating Xayah recalls all feathers back to her, flying from their position and penetrating and damaging enemies. Enemies struck by 3 Recalling feathers are root temporarily rendering them immobile for 1 Second, if an enemy is hit by multiple feathers each feather does 10% Less.
- Featherstorm (R): When activated Xayah becomes untargetable for 1.5 Seconds, she is still mobile however. After a brief charge up time she releases a 5 Feather volley in a cone target in front of her, enemies hit take damage as if each feather is a normal feather from Double Daggers After Xayah is out of her untargetable state she can use her Bladecaller To recall all the daggers also damaging enemies and if 3 Of them hit enemies they will be rooted like a normal feather recall.
Flash: If you play League of Legends often this should be obvious to take this, its a get out of jail free card and it can help you secure a kill.
Heal: Heal is essential on most ADCs, if you decide not to take it make sure your support does, you can use heal to gain movement speed if needed.
Sitting back and poking with your w is good for your team because you don't have to be in melee range to help and you can also send in feathers without having to exhaust your Q when it isn't needed.
Currently Xayah Is one of my top tier champions for botlane and I don't doubt that she is for many others, her biggest threat currently being Draven Because of his disgusting damage she can still duel him late or early game with or without support.
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