[S13] Pain in toplane | Evelynn top guide
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Runes: Basic one
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
Threats & Synergies
You just have to dodge his comps this is quite easy with the move speed boost you get from Eve's E. Be careful with his ult, don't fight him.
If you're against a great Akali's player, be careful and dont be greedy. Because of her dash and smoke she can kill you easily. Use your charm as a bluff to make her use her smoke, and if she dont u can have a good trade.
Be careful with her stun. She is not a real threat. Dont forget her passive which can give her advantage on you on your early laning phase.
Well played he is quite hard to fight. Try your best to avoid his stuns and silence. Be carefull to his ult. U will need your jgler help on this one i guess
Not a real threat, u can easily dodge his comp. Be carefull to his bleeding thing in your early laning phase. try your best to dodge. always be aware of his Q flash combo.
After his rework i feel like he is more easier to fight, dodge his Q, and you can slow him with the charm it don't affect his passive. Dont fight in ult, he have a lot of health regen.
Really hard, she have great damage, dash, and can avoid ur charm. Don't be greedy and be carefull, u must wait your jgler , can be outplayed, need to know Fiora well
Just be carefull to his bareels.
The threat is the silence thing. Try to proc all your Q's before he silence you, or use E to get te movement speed before he silence you to be able to go away. when you're not silenced anymore proc ur Q again, but keep running. Be carefull to his ult, dont be greedy . . UPDATE : Even when you win your lane, for some obscures reason he can still carry his team.
Easy matchup, dodge his comps, he can't do stuff to you. Don't fight him when he ults (if you're fed you can, but avoid the stuns)
Her abilities are easy to dodge, hide behind minions to avoid her E, try to dodge it, if you do you can all in her but be aware of her tentacles and her ult.
For me she isnt that hard. You just have to dodge her stun which is not rly difficult
Put your charm while he is charging his stun near you, you will get stunned if you're not faster than him, and spam E to proc the charm after your stun (E animation is faster than Q so you will proc it instantly) and the run away or fight depending on the situation. Be aware that he can perma jump on you at some point, so you can't escape him
Quite easy to fight, if you can have advantage before she evolves, it's easy win for u
He can poke u a lot, but u can do great trades. Be carefull to his ult
U can dodge his comps easily, u can also use his E to help you to get closer and make him regret that. Dodge his passive, dont forget he can shield, and be carefull to his ult.
U have to harass him, don't let him farm and ask help from ur jgler. You should play Phase Rush to counter his slow and survive!
Hard to fight , he is really tanky and have a lot of stuns , be carefull and ask help from ur jgler // UPDATE// this is easier with [[cut down]] and when you stay away from walls.
Quite easy if u're carefull to his shield thing. Use your charm when he use his shield, and proc it when his shield is over. Be aware of his stun and Q when you're low
U can make her big dmg because she's not a tank. but be carefull before you're lvl 6
so annoying, he just dash stun you for a hour kill you and gg ez
A casual Riven player is not really hard to fight. But a pro one will make the difference. Be carefull to her Q and her stun. She can also use her ult to finish u , dont forget and dont be greedy
Not rly hard, just dodge his comps and be carefull to his ult
By playing Dark Seal you have more dmg to outplay him. (Rly hard with Corruption pot.) Just be aware of his shield, make him use it, and destroy him after this. (U can use ur E movement speed to dodge it easier)
With the rework ,all the nerfs, and by starting with dark seal and stuff, he isnt your biggest counter anymore and you can outplay him !!
He is scaring but easy to fight. He have big damage but when he do his Q he dont have anything else to do, so you can all in with conq and outplay him. Really squishie, can't fight you at lvl 6, you one shot him.
Easy to fight before lvl 6, then u have to be carefull , dont hesitate to slow or charm him when he is on ult, u can ignite him too at the end of his ult
He is hard because of his dammages, but if you can avoid his dash, and keep your distances, you can easily outplay him.
His clone thing can annoy you, but he is easy. //// Kinda hard atm for some reasons. Be careful
Be carefull to his shield, and his ult
Hard to play against since he plays lethal tempo. play safe and try to dodge his comps.
Not that hard when u dodge his comp. Attack his wall thing when you're in it . . . More annoying now
Not really hard, be careful to his stuns things, run away when he ults
Play safe in early, do a trade if you can but be careful. After lvl 6 ez win.
Punish him when he fail his dash, try to do small trades, not that easy to kill beacause of his shields. (he can survive to ignite or your ult...)
Gwen can be a real threat because of her true damages + heals. Her W can avoid your charm and Q. If she plays CONQ you have a chance, if she plays PRESS THE ATTACK it will be really hard for you because of her attack speed.
Annoying, i haven"t that much games against him so i don't have advices.
He is so annoying, fight him little by little with poke, you can't all in. Be careful he can have his mount back really fast and outplay you.
Your charm and slow makes it easier. Easy to dodge/predict. If she ults you, use your ult last sec to be asleep further so she can't reach you.
Annoying, you should buy anti heal orb, and be careful to his ult
If you take advantage in early you can easily destroy her. Avoid the walls, and wait she don't have her shiels anymore to fight. Wait to use E, she will use her anti dash thing.
Really annoying, play safe don't be greedy, stay away from bushes, and don't all in, be patient
He is really annoying with his invisibility and boxes. But if you're aware and dodge his boxes, he can't kill you. Use your passive regen to surprise him
You just have to play smart and outplay him by knowing what he is doing. You need good positionning to avoid the poison and keep oding damage with Q, and predict his grabs.
Super easy matchup if you can dodge his comps. He is really slow, you can do him a lot of damages. Just be carefull to his combo ULT Q , that can kill you. Also, your charm cancels his Q.
If you're aware and dodge his comps it's an easy matchup. Always be aware about his health regen. He can stole your ult, this is the only real annoying thing.
Really annoying, can slow you, block you and stuff. He have great dammage and his ult is powerful. Don't be greedy and wait the great occasion to fight him. Don't all in
His dash is the only annoying thing
Really hard to fight, big damage, shield, and his dash thing... uuh
Always outdamage and outrange you, even lvl 1 you can't beat him. He is the only range matchup you can't ever win
Just dodge her abilities and be aware of her ult when you're low.
He is tanky but you can dodge his skills easily.
Really easy to play against, all his abilities are so predictable.
Champion Build Guide
I'm Qveen Evelynn in EUW server. Also, english is not my native lenguage so i'm sorry if i make some mistakes, or if some parts of my guide are unclear.
For a quick presentation i will say that i'm an Evelynn One Trick . I started to play league in S9.
My first main was obviously Evelynn but is was really bad in jungling. I didn't liked jungle at all. I went to midlane, even if her Q (before cd rework) was super bad in lane. Then it got reworked and it was pretty cool in midlane, but i was still bad at the game tho even if i had fun. In S11, i was tired of midlane, by testing some new exotic builds i found out that Conqueror was pretty op! And i decided to move on toplane and trying to make something with it.
In this guide i will tell you about Evelynn strenghts in toplane, how you're supposed to build her and to play, and how you're supposed to carry your team.
fighting potential: Really good duelist
Speciality: Fast Conqueror procs, good sustain, stealth, big damages, good splitpusher
|HATE SPIKE (Q): This is the main Evelynn source of damage. And also the main strengh of Evelynn top. You can have a great poke with it, even when you farm if your oponent is nearby you can damage him.|
|ALLURE (W): This is an important tool of Evelynn's kit. You can use it in multiple ways, like a slow (gap closer, or escape),or full charm if you can proc it (really good CC)|
|WHIPLASH (E): This is a dash, really usefull on evelynn to close the distance with your target. If you use your dash in the same time as the enemy dash or flash away, it will follow. You also get a movement speed bonus which is really usefull to stay close to the enemy, or just escape (you can use it on minions to get the movement speed, to catch your oponent or escape)|
|LAST CARESS (R): The evelynn's ultimate, it is a finisher really usefull to kill and relocate yourself. Or if you're in danger it's a good dodge or escape. For example you can dodge an ultimate as shown hereor just dodge a tower shot.|
The choice of your sums depends on you playstyle i guess.
Personnaly i don't play with Flash anymore, i don't need it to get kills most of the time, and to escape i feel like most of the champs now have too much dashes or CC so even if you flash out they catch you back.
I prefer playing Ignite with Teleport to focus on my laning phase and not losing advantage. I get easy kills with ignite, and i keep a good CS with TP. This playstyle probably makes you play safer and makes you more aware about the game.
Those runes helps you to be an amazing duelist in toplane. All you have to do is to proc your conqueror super fast and let the magic do the rest ~
Against Nasus or difficult matchup you don't want to face, pick the Phase Rush runepage, this will allow you to farm safe and run away. This counters the nasus slow.
Evelynn top is one of the strongest duelist at lvl 1.
-You can spam your Q (extremely low couldown) and proc conqueror super fast.
--> This gives you stupidely big damages ! (+ when you spam your Qs you can dodge your oponent comp, since your 3 last Q procs don't need you to focus on your aim.)
If you need, don't hesitate to use the bushes, play with the vision.
1Q = 8 Stacks. You only need 2 more auto attacks to proc it full.
At lvl 1 you want to put your balls on the table, and show who is the boss here. Your oponent will probably try to fight you back (he well probably try to engage you too, thinking you are a poor little weak thing.) so : DESTROY THEM.
You can have the first blood easily with Ignite. Don't worry if you don't kill your oponent, he will be scared for life and will overrespect you and wait for his jungler to try to fight.
You can use this at your advantage to freeze and farm in peace.
Now you have two types of combo to do here.
The first one : Q+ instant W (proc the slow when the Q hit your target) + 3qs and E and run away.
This is more like a poke combo you slow your oponent to gap close him, you damage him and then you runaway with you E movespeed. If you can get a kill obvi you can stay and keep using your Q.
The second one : (you're close to your oponent) Q + aa and other Qs + E + W (while you run around with E movespeed) + Q (proc the full charm) + aa and other Qs.
This is a full damages combo, do it when you have advantage on your oponent, and if he is coming too close to you when he should not. Do damage and load your charm while you recover your Q to use it and proc the charm. He can't escape to you thanks to your E movespeed that will help you to stay close to him and proc charm. Then you can do more damage and go away.
NB: out of thoses combos, if you're close to your oponent and he is hiding in minions to avoid your Q, proc the charm with your empowered E and then Q him.
You will back at LVL 3, don't overstay because this is the gank time. Also if you managed you wave well (slowpush) and have poked your oponent well (he is low) you can dive him at lvl 3 with your charm. (Charm + wait under tower without attacking trying to predict your oponend moves + Q (and other qs) + E and run away. Triumph will save you a tower shot)
You just want to farm, freeze if you can to avoid ganks and being agressive if your oponent comes too close to you. You are the boss here don"t forget it !
If you're on a hard matchup or just being camped or in 0/10, just farm safe, freeze and scream help until your jungler come lmao. (Seriously just farm the best you can, and if they want to dive you try to outplay them with the charm. Even the slow can help. )
||LVL 6 AND MORE|
Now you are in stealth. This is the time to make the enemy team confused. Are you on lane? Are you roaming? Did you just back? Are you waiting your oponent to do one more step? Who knows? No one except you.
Are you inbisible around the creeps you are last hitting? Or are you closer to your oponent than he thinks? It's up to you, it's your moment to shine, to destroy your oponent even more.
You can use the bushes at your advantage! And if your oponent put a pink in a lane bush, you can brush against the walls to avoid it and kill your oponent by surprise.
Don't hesitate to do herald with your jungler if you have the lane advantage!
Also, if you're fed and are not low in mana/hp after killing your oponent : push and take some plates! (it will be fast when you'll have your luden.)
Pro tips: while auto attacking the tower : you can still use your Q to farm the incoming creeps!
You can use your ult as an escape or to relocate yourself after a trade (only in emergency). Most of the time you will use it to execute your oponent, you can easy dive with it.
You can roam if you're fed and have killed your oponent + pushed the wave (but i do not recommend you to do so, if you don"t trust your team it's an easy way to give a kill and throw)
So you will put pressure on top, some people will come to stop you (hey, isnt it the aim of splitpushing? )this will help your team doing objectives.
You want to do this until you have your seconde item (Lich). Why ? Because your team is probably feeding and you will need two items to fight those fed enemies. Only one item is not powerful enough to kill them.
Obvi if they are 5 mid and are hard pushing and taking towers because your team can't defend : you have to back and defend.
For the rest of the game you want to splitpush , pure pressure on lanes by pushing. Take picks if you can (you're still an assassin.) After rabadon you will just DESTROY towers with your attackspeed + lichbane proc.
If you can't splitpush, help your team doing objectives.
In Teamfights, you don't want to engage, let your team doing it, charm the carry and destroy him.
I'm still looking for improvements, i'm not a pro and this guide is not perfect.
I'm a student and i don't have time to play a lot when i'm not on holidays, so i keep my guide updated when i can. Make sure to check the CHANGELOG section to see what's updated.
Those are some videos i made to show you my Evelynn Top in laning phase (mostly her lvl 1 power and how i get first blood.)
There is multiple changes affecting our TOP gameplay, and it seems like a total buff to me.
First of all, the Lost Chapter price reduction : from 1300g to 1100g, you can have it before level 6 if you get the first blood. (Level 3-4 if you can get another kill) : This allows you to have more AP in early, and spam your abilities even more. More pressure, more kill potential, better farming.
Then we have the minions change : They come faster in lane, and when attacking a tower they will keep attacking it even if the enemy is fighting nearby.
Why those changes are good? The minions coming faster makes the laning phase rythm faster and it's good for you since you need to back a lot to play safe.
- At level 1 you slow push (auto attack the minions while poking and trying to get first blood) , the second wave will come faster than before so your wave wont push too much. You maybe got first blood (or just a kill...) at this point, your oponent will probably TP back and he wont be able to come and fight you again in most of the case, because you have range advantage and the minion wave is too big for him to come in. If he does, you will be able to kill him again. If you didn't get a kill, your oponent is probably low hp : keep slow pushing and poking, the third wave should come and get your wave just before the tower range : now you can fast clear for a dive (be careful to boneplate make sure to take it down before) . And after this you can back without getting ganked since the waves are faster (so the enemy jungler would have just finished his clear at this time.)
-Minions are focusing the towers, it makes the dives harder since they don't attack the enemy anymore, but if you dive you're supposed to oneshot your oponent and escape with E movespeed, or your ult. (So he must be kinda low hp already). But we take advantage on this change if the enemy is playing safe or try to freeze : you just hard push the wave and they will attack the tower. Even if you can't get a kill, you will get plates that are free golds (and you can still poke your enemy with your Q for a dive perpective.) Plates are really worthy, keep that in mind. (Don't forget to be close to the tower range to get the plate even if you didnt attack the tower).
With those minions changes and lost chapter price reduction, that allows you to have a better snowball ability. You can really put your enemy behind, and if you have good wave control, easy win he can't comeback or you will kill him.(Don't hesitate to harass with your jungler to have Herald prio and take the firt tower.)
There are minor changes that makes your game easier:
-The mana regen on fountain has been increased, you can come back on lane faster.
-Rabadon buff from 35% to 40%
-Force of nature nerf, there is no more damage reduction in the passive. (this was REALLY annoying)
-Malmortius maw's shield time is reduced, kinda cool for us too
-TP change, you can now tp everywhere at 10mins instead of 14.
I think that's all atm. Don't hesitate to tell me what you think about those changes, if i missed something, or if i'm wrong on something else. As i said i feel it like a buff, but maybe i'm just a gold with low game knowledge lmao.
I'll let this chapter up for a moment, i'll probably add all of this on already existing chapters later, like laning phase and all.
Xoxo have fun
--~Modification of "Then" Rabadon's Deathcap and Lich Bane order and description
--~Modification of "Last Choice" items and description
--~"Final Build" items update
Renekton "threat" Major -> Extreme
-Modification of the Main Build :
--~Modification of "Rush" description and items.
--~Added "don't rush those" item and description (new strat i'm doing rn)
- Illaoi "threat" Major -> Even
- Jax "threat" Even -> Major
- Kled "threat" Major -> Extreme
- Lillia "threat" Even -> Minor
- K'Sante "threat" Even -> Minor
-s12 experimental "first strike" -> Deleted.
-Basic runepage Presence of Mind -> Triumph
-Basic runepage Absolute Focus -> Manaflow Band
-Rewriting of every chapters of this guide.
-Added a new build page "Giant Queen (experimental, jungle)"
-There is a lot happening on this new preseason, i dont have a lot to add, i'm trying some builds with the new items (even tanks one....) i'll update it next patch probably with some new cool builds idea (that will cost you to be reported i guess) xoxo~
-I can't really update my guide, i'm really busy with my studies and i don't have time to play anymore.
- Akali "threat" Major -> Extreme
-Modification of "EXPERIMENTAL S12 RUNES"
- Aatrox "threat" Minor -> Even
- Dr. Mundo "threat" Even -> Minor
- Kayle "threat" Minor -> Tiny
- Nasus "threat" Major -> Even
- Pantheon "threat" Minor -> Even
- Teemo "threat" Minor -> Tiny
- Tryndamere "threat" Even -> Major
- Wukong "threat" Major -> Even
- Yasuo "threat" Minor -> Major
- Vayne"threat" Minor -> Tiny
- Gwen "threat" Minor -> Tiny
- Sion "threat" Minor -> Tiny
-Added : Experimental bruiser build
I also recommend you to play her in midlane with electrocute, you will have more impact than toplane. (Just play safe until 6, get kills if your opponent have a weak early, then at lvl 6 roam like a second jungler and help to secure objectives. Don't forget to manage your wave so you can come back pushing and taking cs.)
-I also deleted the "Experimental Evelynn tank build" and runes.
-Sorry i still don't play a lot, i can't update the matchups section, but i can tell, be aware of the new lethal tempo, it can gives you hard time.
-Added a new runepage "Experimental S12 runes"
(i don't play league that much atm, i can't really update matchup threat thing, sorry)
- Akshan "threat" Major -> Even
- Trundle "threat" Major -> Even
- Gwen "threat" Even -> Minor
- Shen "threat" Even -> Minor
- Urgot "threat" Major -> Even
- Tryndamere "threat" Major -> Even
- Rumble "threat" Major -> Even
- Riven "threat" Even -> Major
- Ornn "threat" Even -> Minor
- Mordekaiser "threat" Major -> Even
- Jax "threat" Major -> Even
- Darius "threat" Even -> Minor
- Sett "threat" Extreme -> Major
- Shen "threat" Major -> Even
- Singed "threat" Major -> Even
-New main runepage
-New guide chapter "Mythic choice"
- Darius "threat" major -> even
- Gwen "threat" major -> even
- Renekton "threat" even -> major
- Tahm Kench "threat" extreme -> major (Not your biggest counter anymore enjoy)
- Teemo "threat" even -> minor
- Akshan "threat" Major
- Lucian "threat" Extreme
-Added text to Evelynn Tank chapter
- Renekton "threat" minor -> even
- Riven "threat" major -> even
-Added a new start option + mythic on experimental evelynn tank build
-Update of the experimental evelynn tank chapter
- Irelia "threat" minor -> even
- Mordekaiser "threat" even -> major
-(omg i'm so hyped by coven evelynn... can't wait)
- Camille "threat" Even -> Major
- Fiora "threat" Extreme -> Major
- Illaoi "threat" Minor -> Major
- Irelia "threat" Even -> Minor
- Teemo "threat" Major -> Even
- Yorick "threat" Major -> Extreme
- Dr. Mundo "threat" Major -> Even
-Added a new rune page Electrocute
-Modification of item build
-Rewriting of the guide to make it more readable