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[S6] Crusty Pizza's Elise Guide [5.24]
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Threats & Synergies
Heim can be a real issue sometimes to gank with his turrets everywhere. Have your laner kill the turrets before you go in for the gank or you will face turret spam, and eventually death... :c
Elise can beat Amumu in 1v1s easily, and counter him.
If she counter ganks you early, gg you're probably going to die.
Elise should be able to kill this clown easily. Just watch out for the spell shield.
Aatrox should be fairly easy, but make sure you don't let him get dragon at an early level(usually he get this around level 3 after red or blue buff)
This guy can be pretty annoying if he get early kills, and a shit ton of stacks on 'Q',
I've always hated going against this guy. He can be quite annoying if he invades your buffs and starts counter jungling He also has really high damage and can gap close you.
Trundle can be hard to go against late game but he isnt too hard to deal with early to mid game.
I haven't really gone against too many rek'sai's to know how they are against Elise.
This just comes down to who is the better Elise, or has the better team.
Just don't let him snowball
Pantheon can kill Elise pretty easily so be careful
Kha'zix is really good at invading you early in the jungle if you have low health from a bad leash. Swap to spider form to counter the isolation.
This is a skill game, gragas is an ap burster, you are also a burster. just make sure when you fight him you get the jump or outplay him by making him miss his skillshots
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This season I use a lot of different masteries for Elise. I guess I would end up using this page the most. Feel free to try out a cunning build for her it does work.
: does the exact opposite of the human form "Q" it does higher damage to targets who have lower health
: is my favorite poke that Elise has. It sends out a spider to rush at the target that gains increased movement speed the closer it is to the target.
: is a great way to heal after ganking or fighting a tough camp also increases your Attack speed. attack speed when you activate this move
: Elise slings out a web and stuns the target this is the best way to initiate a gank or team fight
: is a great way to gap close an enemy if they flash or outrun you. You can also use this move defensively to avoid dangerous situations. As of patch 5.12 rappel also increases bonus damage and heal
: when when elise goes in spider form she gains spiderlings that aid her in combat. you gain spiderlings depending on your Elise gains passive 10 movement speed in spider form so make sure to take advantage of that when running away or going to a lane to gank. As of 5.14 Elise's siderlings now hit for magical damage instead of physical.
2.run closer to them and Volatile Spiderling
3. Neurotoxin right away(make sure Neurotoxin hits them first to get max damage off. Since Volatile Spiderling takes time to reach the target it shouldn't be a problem)
4. transition into Spider Form(do this as fast as possible)
5. Venomous Bite right away
6. Skittering Frenzy right after bite( you could also do Skittering Frenzy before Venomous Bite if your reflexes are really good).
7. and Rappel if need be.
This rotation should be completed within 1-2 seconds
is the first main item I buy on Elise,I feel that this is the best option due to the fact that when you smite a champion it does damages and steals their movement speed. as of 5.12 it now has a [sheen] build into it that increases your burst potential, while restoring mana on use.
You can always choose this item instead for more tankiness.
When it comes to boots, you are going to need to pick what's best for the situation you're in. If the enemy team as a boat load of AD, you are probably going to want to get Ninja Tabi.
If the the team is balanced and you just want more damage you are going to go for Sorcerer's Shoes,
and of course it you see a lot of cc and magic on the enemy team you will always go for Mercury's Treads
I tend to get this item fairly early before any defensives, due to it having everything Elise wants.( you will upgrade to Liandry's Anguish whenever you want. Although recently with the buff to 80 ap, I have been getting it a lot earlier).
This is my favorite armor item choice on Elise. When I see enough AD champions, I will usually rush this out so I don't get poked out or by ranged AD champions or just out right beaten in fights.
This is a great item for Elise, if gives you some resistance to those annoying ap champions like Teemo and Fizz -_-. Best of all it gives you more ap, and along with that it knocks off 20 magic resist off of the enemies.
I really like this one, this item gives you the best of both worlds, tankiness and a large ability power boost. if you go with this item try to get it as a third or fourth item.
And lastly you will get a sweeping lense. If you like Stealth Ward better, go for it. My guide isn't law xD.
Keep in mind you aren't going to go for the same item build every game,You need to pick and choose what's best for your current situation, and what would be the best for the team.
Make sure you always have a ward in your inventory. I don't know how much I stress this on people but, wards are a core item for any champion (not just the support), so please always have a ward. if you think wards are a waste of money think again, because wards give vision of the areas you will need to see. such as vision on a future gank, or even giving vision of objectives, such as the dragon or the baron. If you don't know where to ward, look up a video on ward placement, and I guarantee you will be thanking me later.