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Ryze Build Guide by Maniaco02
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Mark = Magic Pen as always
Glyph = Cooldown reduction as you will need it to play with snare and tower
Seal = Armor since it is a good seal overall and u won't need more cooldown reduction since you'll probably reach 40% before the end. This would be the only category *seal* I would make a change if someone doesn't like the +13 armor.
Quintessence = Speed, since speed is the key in here and as compared to summoner's rift, you will get items pretty fast and such + mana or + ability wouldn't affect enough.
Big AD team = Catalyst first or Frozen Heart - Odyn's Veil - Rod of Ages
Big AP team = Odyn's Veil - Frozen Heart - Rod of ages
Average Ap-AD with high HP = Rod of Ages - Frozen Heart - Odyn's Veil
As you see for the AD and AP team, the Rod is always last and not second because since the game is short, you will benefit a lot more of the quick HP-MR-DPS(mana) of Odyn's Veil vs AP team and from Cooldown reduction and mana (DPS) from Frozen Heart when facing AD which often has less HP and will die faster. For AD you can also go for a Catalyst for a few HP before going to Frozen Heart,
The key is to Smart-cast, without it, you are big time Trash. Pretty Simple, hold Shift and press QWER with your cursor over the enemy you wanna cast on to deliver a big burst to him.
If you are chasing an enemy don't be afraid to use Overload before Rune Prison as it has more range and u will sometime not be able to reach the enemy enough close to snare him in place. You'll do him a few damage before he gets away and you will prevent yourself from being baited.
U will also realize that doing damage to enemy without killing them is sometimes better then killing them. Some noobs will try healing themselves with items and will enter new fights with under 50% hp couple seconds after, sometimes even a minute after, while having made a recall or even died, would of been better as you buy item and come back with full HP (with 9% from masteries people do revive pretty quick). So don't chase when not necessary :)
You will often be defending tower as you are never the tank or melee going into fights. If you get to defend a tower alone since others died or recalled, play with your Rune Prison wisely. Stay on the other side of the tower as your enemy try to capture it, then snare him into position, blast him with others spells so you get around 2-3-4 sec off your cooldown on Rune prison and walk around until u get it refreshed and then snare again, move a little and trow all u got.
You will see that Ryze is probably one of the top 5 champions able to defend a tower as you use tower damage a lot to help you. I often defend vs 2 enemy at a time and couples waves of 1-2 enemy as you can heal with the Healing items near tower.
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