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Shen, The Ninja of Top Lane
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Ability to dish out "Tons Of Damage"
Usually doesn't die with full build
Has A lot of Attack Speed.
Can probably kill the ADC with ease once you pick up Trinity Force
Can 1v1 extremely well with other bruisers.
A bit Squishier than other shen builds
Won't be able to trade well in lane early on
Not the late game monster like or
Greater Mark of Attack Speed I get these because Ki Strike scales very well with attack speed, for huge bursts of damage.
Greater Seal of Armor These help a lot with ranged AD harassers like or .
Greater Glyph of Magic Resist These are the safest glyphs for Shen, and help with magic damage and burst mages.
Greater Glyph of Attack Speed If you're feeling risky in normals with Shen, you can opt the Magic Resist Seals out for these.
Greater Quintessence of Attack Speed These are my favorite Quints for Shen, since I like to play very offensive.
Greater Quintessence of Movement Speed If you feel that you need the extra movement speed, you can grab these if you want.
If you have Greater Quintessence of Attack Speed Greater Glyph of Attack Speed and Greater Mark of Attack Speed, you should have 34% extra attack speed at the start of the game with masteries.
These are the typical 9/21/0 Masteries for top lane, with a twist. You should grab the Arcane Knowledge Mastery for the extra Magic Penetration. A lot of your damage will be Magic Damage ( Wit's End, Sunfire Aegis, Vorpal Blade) so the Magic Penetration helps. And get Summoner's Wrath for ignite.
You should only be Split-Pushing when...
*Have Sufficient Gold
*Have your Sunfire Aegis and Trinity Force
*When their Top Laner or Jungler can't perma-slow you ( Dr. Mundo Nunu & Willump)
MAKE SURE TO BUY WARDS WHEN YOU ARE PUSHING, EVEN LATE GAME!!!
(This is fun to do in Duo Queue)