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Shyvana- By the blood of my father, i will end him!

Tomer8009 Last updated on March 9, 2012
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Ability Sequence

Ability Key Q
Ability Key W
Ability Key E
Ability Key R

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Offense: 9

Honor Guard

Defense: 21

Strength of Spirit

Utility: 0

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Hello guys :) this is my first guilde.
Lets begin.

Shyvana is a melee champion with a very spacial ultimate, her ultimate ( Dragon's Descent) improve her all other abilities.
Her abilities makes the perfect champion, the chaser ( Burnout), the damager ( Twin Bite), the harraser ( Flame Breath), and the escaper ( Dragon's Descent).

I play shyvana as a full tank but she can eazily fill the position of the carry/jungler.

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Ability Sequence
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

DF=Dragon Form

Fury of the Dragonborn - get evry farming you can
Twin Bite is a great spell thet let shyvana deal alot of damage with her next atak
i give this ability only one point at level 2 and the rest at levels 14, 15, 17, 18 because this ability doesnt get stronger as fast as the other abilitys of her.
DF - atak all the enemies infront of her.
Burnout gives you a great burst of speed and also a alot of damage
you should max it as soon as posible because it is the primary skil of shyvana
Df - leave a trail of fire behind her and damaging all the enemies walking in the fire.
Flame Breath this skil is realy affective for damaging ranged champions. it is also good at 1v1 fights becuase of the passive affect.
DF - send 3 flame breaths and the flame breaths atak all the enemies infront of her.
Dragon's Descent is shyvana's ultimate. it is used mostly to escape. it can pass through walls, this ability let shyvana escape escape from allmost any champion. i upgrade it as soon as posible at levels 6, 11, 16.

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Greater mark of desolation greater quintessence of desolation this runes gives 1.66 armor penetration and it is awesome on shyvana, she need alot of armor penetration and also be tanky in the same time.
Greater Seal of Armor Greater Glyph of Scaling Magic Resist shyvana need alot of armor and this runes are perfect for thet.

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Sommoner Spells

Primary Sommoner Spells:

exhust : it is great to reduce damage of the strong dps and also can slow the guys thet try to escape.
Ignite : it is very effective against high life steal and to against champions with low life amount

alternative spells

Heal Or Flash : this spells works good on any champion
Smite : good for the jungle (Do not take it if you are not a jungler)
Ghost : works perfectly with your burnout and let you escape from trubles such as champions like Tryndamere Ashe Ezreal Kassadin and more

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Pros / Cons


Shyvana can chase allmost anybody in the game
Shyvana can escape with her ultimate from manybad situations
Shyvana can be jungler/dps/tanker
Shyvana's ultimate pushes enemys back wich let her to save her teamates sometimes and keeping enemy away from escaping


its allmost imposible for shyvana to catch an enemy with a teleport skil ( Ezreal, Kassadin)
Shyvana's only ranged atak does allmost no damage.
the dragon is only pretty when you look him from air view!

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in this chapter i will explain about a common situations and common solutions:
when the enemy is coming from all sights find the closest wall and escape through him with your ultimate

when your ultimate is on CD find places to refill it at like the jungle or the lane (minions) because without your ultimate you are unable to escape from champions with slows/high speed

in TF dont spend your dragon form in the start, keep it to reach low health champions thet are trying to escape

if you are using one of the tanker builds up there^^ dont be afraid to dive on squishy champion, but dont forget to let your teamate know thet you are going to dive

if you have more Tips for shyvana please post a comment and i will add them

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There are those few dragons in Runeterra who have mastered the intense magical energies that course through their unique anatomies, evolving into an elusive Celestial Dragon. These powerful and enigmatic creatures spend most of their time hidden away from the lands of men. However, there are those who find themselves drawn to civilization and who take on human forms to immerse themselves in the world of humans. Occasionally, one finds itself drawn to the spirit of a human and they have relations. Sometimes, in the slimmest of odds, the union will bear fruit and that offspring will be one of the few half-dragons to have graced Runeterra. Shyvana is one such creature, born to a simple Demacian farm-girl and her Celestial Dragon father. Left to be raised by her mother, her oddities were something that couldn't be hidden from her community, though she was protected by her family. Once her family had perished in disaster, she was left alone for the first time - truly alone. Shyvana quickly became an outsider and it wasn't long before the community's fear began to put her in danger. Facing mortal danger at the business end of an angry mob, she was rescued by the traveling noble, Jarvan Lightshield. The noble was a man who strangely knew exactly what she was and took her under his wing. It wasn't long before she was offered a chance to use her natural skills in the service of Demacia, as Jarvan initiated her as one of the elite guard. Following Jarvan into the League of Legends was only natural.

Shyvana is a fierce warrior, with the blood of one of the most powerful magical predators in all creation flowing through her veins. Unlike some of her fellows, she is a subdued personality - somber, cool, and collected. However, when the moment strikes, her draconian heritage manifests and there are few that can stare her in the eyes and not feel the primal urge to flee.

''By the blood of my father, I will end you!''
- Shyvana

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Change log

9/3/12 This guilde has been released.