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Ryze Build Guide by PrinceVinc

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League of Legends Build Guide Author PrinceVinc

Ryze want´s his Magic Hat!

PrinceVinc Last updated on May 4, 2012
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Offense: 6

Honor Guard

Defense: 0


Utility: 24

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Just a short one.

1st things 1st that I can´t stress enough.
If you need Sight Ward BUY THEM DAMMIT!
It´s the job of everyone!!! Mainly the support for sure but he can't do it alone!

So we start finally.

This will just be a short guide for him.

Your start items depends on the enemy you will face in mid.
For more early DMG take it as mentioned in the item order.
For a higher mobility get: Boots of Speed 2x Health Potion and 1x Mana Potion OR 1x Health Potion and 2x Mana Potion OR 3x Health Potion (4 if you wait a few seconds before minions spawn) OR 3x Mana Potion

Ryze still got a quite static build and it just changed a little.
4 Items I guess every good Ryze Player will get almost everytime by now
Rabadon's Deathcap
It becomes viable on him since the patch so this item is the major change of his Item build.
Rod of Ages
Pretty much standard on him.
Archangel's Staff
Also the standard Item.
And last but not least.
Frozen Heart
It´s the only viable CDR Item on Ryze in every way I didnt find any substitutions for it.

Your core build will/should be Tear of the Goddess Boots of Speed(Tier 2 Boots) Catalyst the protector and Glacial Shroud.

At this point the rest depends on personal taste or enemy composition.

Let´s look for the Boots.
Mercury's Treads Enemy team got much hard CC.
Sorcerer's Shoes More DMG. If you get Void Staff later switch them for a different pair
Boots of Swiftness escape and catch enemys way more easier.

So we got just 1 Slot left for an additional item and here are the ones you can get.
Lich Bane
You got quite huge AP at this stage this can help you to spare a spell and shred Towers faster.
It helps with more AP=DMG more mana=DMG magicresist and movementspeed.
And think about it you will have about 500~AP converted*2 into physical dmg.
And there will be a short time gap in your spell combo to proceed the effect.
Void Staff
The enemy stacks magic resist above 100-150? Get it!
Will of the Ancients
More than 2 AP in your team? tell them to get it aswell and be happy about 40% Spell Vamp
Banshee's Veil
Still viable and if the enemys got more then 2 AP or something like LeBlanc
Rylai's Crystal Scepter
More Health AP and a slow not a bad choice I guess.

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Masteries & Runes

The reason you got Greater Quintessence of Spell Vamp and Transmutation and Strength of Spirit is for a great sustain in lane.
9% spellvamp on Ryze is about 800 Gold you spare for Hextech Revolver despite the AP it provides.

You will heal yourself so hard with Overload its jus't awesome :)

And with your huge mana pool of +4000 you will have a additional regeneration per/5sec of 40! in the end and about 5~ more in the beginning.

As any Caster you become stronger with your lvl so you get Sage to become way ahead with 40 extra EXP per/kill/assist.

Awareness is kinda meh I think you get roughly per minion kill about 2-3exp~ more.

You will have about 39,90% CDR with Intelligence and 6x Greater Glyph of Cooldown Reduction to almost hit the cap.

Why Brute Force and Butcher ?
You can last hit minions way more easier,cause it´s hard with ryze, and your AA harras become a bit more effective.

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That's all...

No more further to say yet, plz rate and comment as you like but remember this is just a short one cause of the new patch. If you wanna have an in-depth guide scroll up to top and look on the left side ->