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Illaoi Build Guide by Meow767
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Threats & Synergies
Yorick is fairly scary and you have to play more defensive. His ghouls can block your E very easily if he lands a combo on you, this makes it very difficult to fight back.
Pantheon isn't so bad as you can land your E very easily when he is ready to stun, when he goes in to W you just throw in your E and ulti.
Pretty easy early, get ahead of him and should be a decent late game. Make sure to get some armour asap.
Cho'Gath is a very easy lane, you can almost always land your E and your ultimate will negate his knock-up.
Pretty simple lane to play, can always land E as long as he engages, make sure to set up when he revives.
Darius can be scary as he can deal a tonne of damage onto you once he gets those stacks. Land your E while he already has no stacks, this will give you time to kill him before he kills you.
Pretty simple lane, he is very squishy early and can be destroyed in your combos. E & Ult him will force him to ult, the E passive will slow him which allows you to finish him off.
This lane is quite simple as long as you play defensive up until his Mega-Gnar is up, go ham when he's in mega gnar to get ahead. His ulti is super predictable so E him while he's going in for an ult, this will allow you to easily annihilate him with your ult. Beware of his kiting ability.
Fiora is a fairly even matched game, it depends on what the fiora focuses on parrying, if she parries your E that's pretty bad, but if she parries the ulti damage that gives you time to continue to beat up her soul, she will be hit in the crossfire and left helpless.
Vayne top is fairly simple to beat, just get in her face when she can't fight back and it's easy. Your poke early game will set her behind and scared. Just make sure to hit your E when 6 comes, without it she can kite you very easily.
Renekton can be easily annihilated by your E & Ultimate, problem is he has a very effective engage and disengage, so he can bait out your abilities and get out unscathed. He also will do a lot of damage in the process with his stun and Q.
Garen is a very big target to hit your E on, as he runs in a straight line right towards you to hit the Q damage. This lets you get off a very easy ultimate, just make sure you kill him before he ulti-s you.
She's far too squishy and doesn't do enough damage to compare to yours. Easy to land Es when she engages with her E, her ult also doesn't do her any favors either apart from dodge a strike from the ultimate.
Heimerdinger is very annoying to lane against, it is pretty hard for him to kill you, but almost impossible for you to kill him. If you land an E on him that leaves you immobile while he can land an easy stun and W on you. Just play defensive.
Irelia doesn't do enough damage to compare to yours, you also can land an easy E on her to ult. She can escape with her Q but your E slow is enough to catch up.
Master Yi can dodge a lot of your damage due to the fact that half the time he's not even on the map with his Q. If he's running in a straight line to you chances are he's going to Q, so resist the urge of E-ing him then as easy as it looks, and wait for his Q to be gone.
He doesn't do enough damage to kill you before you kill him, all his damage relies on those three autos, while he's doing that you get a pretty clear shot of E-ing him and ulti-ing him.
Olaf is a pretty basic melee champion, if he all-ins for you, he dies more or less. You can land an easy E and ultimate on him when he engages.
Ornn's damage and shields are very effective at blocking your damage and out-trading you, but he does leave you open to landing an E on him. Play more defensive and you should be fine.
Riven has tonnes of mobility, making it very easy to miss an E on her. Wait until she's upclose to land an E then ult her when she goes to knock you up, this will negate the knock up and let you annihilate her.
Mundo is a braindead melee champion, you can easily land your E and ultimate on him and kill him faster than his ulti heals him.
Quinn is very hard to lane against early as she just pokes you down, however when you land your E on her next to a tentacle it's fairly easy, make sure you hit your Q on the soul aswell as her for maximum damage and chase her when the soul applies the slow.
Bee Sin may be very easy to land abilities on, however his early damage is incomparable and bull. Wait until later to kill him.
Rengar top is very hard to lane against unless you're playing Illaoi, if he jumps on you, just E and ult him, simple.
The problem with Kled is that he can deal a lot of damage while getting away at the same time, if you land an E on him when he engages and ult, he will just hop off Skarl and walk away. Very awkward to deal with.
Just perma-ban him just in case. His damage will continue to annihilate you even when you've E'd and ulted him, buy ninja tabis very early to make his damage bearable until his ult is down, then it's very easy to finish him off with the E slow.
Laning against yasuo is somewhat evenly matched. It is fairly hard to land your E on him because he dashes around so god damn much, but if you manage it, your ultimate will negate his knock-up and will render him useless.
Jax is quite easy to lane against, despite what some people think. Just because you can't W him in counter-strike, doesn't mean you can't W his soul. The tentacles will hit him as well as the soul for extra damage and he won't be able to escape.
Teemo is very difficult to lane against, due to his long range poke and blind to stop your W. Luckily people don't play him very much.
He's very squishy and uses all his mana very early. Simple lane.
Depending on whether the GP knows what he's doing or not, he can somewhat kite you with his barrels and orange to get out of your slows. He is fairly squishy though.
Wu-dong is very easy to deal with as his damage doesn't compare to yours, aswell as his squishiness. Only thing to look out for is to not E his clone.
Akali can very easily dodge your E when ulting you, just wait until the time is right and landing your E will set you up to kill her. Your E grants vision of her even when she's in her W, this allows for you to mess her up when you ulti.