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(S5) Super mr galio, anti mage.. anti everything
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Basically any flat ap champion. You will take so little damage, and her ult wll heal you if your W is up
Basically any flat ap champion. The stun doesnt matter, her low dmg early makes it impossible to touch you
Basically any flat ap champion. Weak early, perfect for you
Mobility, Magic shield, you wont lose lane, but it will be harder to dominate it
As her W will reduce your Magic Resistance, she is a bigger threat
Fear the Passive and Abyssal scepter, your mr is Shredded away, and he is outsustaining you by far, still doable but you wont dominate lane
Alot of cc, tanky and his autoattacks reduce your Magic resistance, watch out for him in the jungle !
A bigger threat due to him being AD, but you can counter his whole burst with W and he is weak to poke.
Possibly your worst matchup, can run out of your R with his R, dodge your skills with E and slice you slowly, try to get an early lead. Your shield will still block most of his damage, doable by far, but a bit harder.
Behold the allmighty lvl 1 80 mr galio ! NOTHING will touch you (except ad
With the right setup you will start the game with 77 MR against an ap champion (fiddlesticks excluded) and 69 ap at lvl 1 this will give u a huge advantage, due to infinite poke with Chalice and Doran's, their poke is out of the question, a katarina ult with your W on will deal around 80-110 damage. Poke them out of lane and farm to victory !
Little harder against ad champions, but your W is a beast in this matchup too, getting early lane pressure will reduce their all in potential since a full hp galio with W in hand is unstoppable.
This whole guide relies on expensive runes and galios W, ranked tested 10 times, 80% win ratio as it stands :) (platinum 3)
The pick, and runes will NOT BE APPRECIATED.. EVER, by your teammates.. until they see it in action, there's no feeling as good as using W, getting fully comboed by a katarina and jungle annie (yeah, it's weird i know) and just walking away at lvl 8 with 256 magic resistance. No damage was taken whatsoever.
Even against ad champions midlane, your sustain is really high
Getting your spirit visage will allow your W to grant some serious sustain, finish with deathcap because it is not as essential as the other items earlier in the game. Against an ad champion the build will grant you less ap, but way better resistance against their ad team, if you get your thornmail and zhonyas, you are UNSTOPPABLE, dealing high dmg in no time isnt needed because you can actually TANK TOWERS, for long enough for your adc to shred both the champions and the tower. With the new changes on the inhibitor turret, this tower will heal you greater than anything else, taking a route near it increases your chance of survival.
Health shredding items and abilities wont affect you, because you will stay on about 2200 hp, but with so high resistances you are basically a 6k hp ulting mundo with your W on. You want zhonyas around the midgame, this will boost your sustain to even greater heights, use this to wait out the cooldown of your W when you are low, and you will be safe to live another day.
Can duel almost anyone.
Incredible start and very reliable throughout the game.
90% chance of an easy laning phase.
No damage taken from any ap champion, whatsoever (fiddlesticks excluded).
Never ever banned, or picked (Old champions have hidden powers).
Weak if behind.
Hard to catchup if you lose your lane.
Not as much damage as a normal apc.
Very mana draining in lane.
Buying the mr runes will hurt your IP balance hard, since many of the runes will never be used again afterwards. Remember that the longer into the game you get, the more resistant you get to their AD champions, dueling a fed darius at min 30 was no match for me, W on his ult and it will heal you.. it's insane. You can walk away with 100 hp from an adc, W just before her autoattack hits you, and keep walking with even more hp. A 500 dmg zed did no damage to me with a crit from infinity edge, thanks to the ad build with thornmail and W. (it healed for only 13 but thats 513, dmg reduction)
Best of luck, get the stoneman and carry yourself to diamond my friends! :)