Urgot Build Guide by ozmankaan
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Damage and mobility specific
++8 ability haste
+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)
+8 Magic Resist
Threats & Synergies
He was god once, they just gave him one nerf n literary destroyed him, without 'bellows breath' being stoppable now u can kill him any day, poke him by 'q', stay away from his 'volcanic ruptures, they can gave u stuns, occasionally give him your combo of 'disdain' -> 'purge' -> 'corrosive charge' -> 'fear beyond death', he is all yours.
A good Garen player is always a problem for any top laners, he is too tanky, he regenerates at high rate coz of his passive, can give you huge dam n ult can ignore ur armor so instead of being aggressive be intelligent with garen, garen main ability to cover gap is 'decisive strike', he needs to be near you to give you dam, so when he go for 'decisive strike' you go for your purge n start moving away from him, he will get hit by ur bullets n if by chance he is able to hit you, you would have a shield on u, you will not get the dam instead he got all the dam, repeat this n keep poking him by your 'q' or 'AA' otherwise he will heal, when his health is abt 50% go for your regular combo of 'E' -> 'W' -> 'Q' -> 'R', n yeah he can ult you even when you have ulted him so dont go near him when your health is low.
easy to kill champ, just keep on aa regularly when he try to farm, dont stand n fight u would lose, kite him as much as possible, beware of his ult, he can dive in tower too.
2nd built with aftershock goes good against darius, u can out dam him with that built. plus darius is too common nowadays, just keep in mind never take a darius easy, never follow him in bush, dont think u can over power him when he is low on health, dont give him early kills if u do u lose ur lane prolly game too, concentrate on CS at strt not on champ kill, not giving kill to darius is a win, dont stand n fight him u have to kite him, if u dont give him a kill he is useless mid n late game.
Illaoi is a prob for any one :O i mean her pokes are good, huge heals and damage n tanky too :O her 'Q' has great range but dodge-able try to dodge it, destroy her tentacles as quickly as possible, her 'E' is dodge-able too try to dodge it. stay away from her ult, your CS should be greater than her, fight her near your turret, try to disdain her into your turret, poke her with your 'AA' and 'Q' dont go for full fledge war till her health is near 50% , when her health is at 50% apply your full combo.
DONT LET HIM FARM FREELY, enough said, you let him farm you dont only lose lane bt match too, at start he is squishy, poke him stay close to your minions to keep on 'AA' him, dont let him 'Q' on a minion with low health, disdain him whenever he try to do this, after disdaining apply purge, it will give him huge decrease in health, his heal is good he will get his full health within few seconds so beware. dont let him kill minions bt your CS should be higher get your Black cleaver ASAP, take lead and keep on destroying him, you can kill him he is not a prob for you just not let him get his 'Q' out of control. 'imp' jung mostly help nasus players so beware of jung attacks.
*preferred built: aftershock* The prob with teemo players is they think they can over power you bt they dont, get your 'Q' upgrade first with teemo, i m repeating it is imp to get your 'Q' upgrade first, it can give teemo huge poke n slow down, after applying 'Q' go for disdain as his speed is low it is easy to go disdain right, after disdain go for purge n yup he is all yours, repeat, lane is yours n yeah match too :P
Op way too OP, u cant land ur disdain coz of her movement, she can stun u anytime, her ult is OP too :O i mostly ban her, i dont knw how to fight her, if i have to i go very passive against her, mostly she will win lane.
Not a big threat, if played rightly u can op him bt keep in mind at beginning he out damage u, his passive is good n if he able to cast his Q on u, u would be in trouble, try to dodge his Q, play a little passive at strt till lvl 6, he can ult during ur ult, try to move with in ur turret during ur ult so he cant runaway.
Difficult to kill champ with high damage, u cant kill him, he is unkillable in season 8. win against him is not giving him a kill, just CS calmly, if u want to try try with ur jungler.
An easy champ nowadays, keep on AA while she farm, dont stand n fight, keep ur distance, try to run toward ur turret when she ults, dont give her kill first she will become a prob, u can win lane easily just be sensible against her. beware of her riposte she can cancel ur ult n disdain also. disdain with purge can reduce her health to almst 70 - 60 % so utilize it.
Another unkillable, bt he cant kill u too. just farm calmly till 6 n get BC as soon as possible, he is doable then, he is easy to trade against just hard to kill coz too tanky, u will win lane easy.
easy champ, just be sensible against her, dont give her free kills, dont try to fight early game, she can kite n kill u, if u do that u lose, ability sequence should be 'Q' lvl up first, after lvl 6 engage by --> Q -> E -> W -> R, she is easy u will win lane.
Good riven is a prob bt keep that in mind it is rare too. plus u can cancel her combo with ur disdain, just dont give her early kill otherwise u will lose, keep on AA while she farm, n whenever u get chance go for ur full combo ( Q -> E -> W -> R )
beware dont take him easy, he can out damage n outsustain u, concentrate on ur CS, keep on AA whenever there is a chance, engage with ur jung or when his health is low otherwise just keep on poking him till his health is low n u can engage.
*preferred built: grasp of the undead* good cam is OP, she can gives u stun, she has shields plus she can out damage u with her combo, bt in my play time with urgot i have found only 2 or 3 such great cams. otherwise they are do able, keep on AA, concentrate on ur CS, try disdain n purge her. u can win if u dont give her early kill. if she is good be passive.
*preferred built: grasp of the undead* Renek, he can phuck u anytime he want. he can damage u stuns u n then back away n u cant do anything abt it, he will go out of ur range before u can do anything. be passive against him. n yeah mid n late game u OP him. so wait for ur time, passive early game aggressive mid n late game, just keep in mind early game u have to conc on CS not him.
*preferred built: grasp of the undead* Yorick is doable, u can kill his minions by ur purge u can out damage him also, just conc on CS n regular AA on him n whenever u get ur chance go in with ur whole combo, n dont try to fight him with his ult on.
Gnar is easy, stay behind ur minion to keep safe from boomerang, he can runaway anytime with his hop, apply ur full combo whenever u get a chance.
*preferred built: Grasp of the undead* Ekko is difficult, difficult to land disdain, too much movement, can out damage u, always has a reserve life. play passive against him, lvl up ur 'Q' first. engage with your jung.
*preferred built: aftershock* Singed is easy, u can out damage him, just dont follow him, disdain n purge him, it is an easy trade u can win easy.
Threats & Synergies
there are three types of darius 1- the killable ones, you can kill them whenever you want 2- tough-ones, difficult to kill gives you tough time but still you can kill them 3- The unkillables, these phucking bastards are incarnation of death god himself, stay away from them, poke them, dont let them fool you coz when they are low on health they are most dangerous, use you jung help to kill them get the lead then solo them.
There are three builds in this guide. Dam. specific build is the main build. you can use that one more commonly. other two are counter builds against some champs, which is explained in Vs champ section of the build.
Synergies & Counters
Champion is good against:
Champion is weak against:
Champion works well with:
flash is a must coz urgot is aggressive and mostly attacking so prone to jungler ganks in that case flash+disdain take you to ur turret in a sec. heal is not important will not heal you much, teleport in top lane is important in both cases whether you care split pushing or you have recalled, exhaust can be used if u are not big fan of tp or flash.
arcane comet procs good with urgot, good AD ratio plus 'Q' slows them enough to make sure it hits, Ultimate hat is gold, give your sniper riffle huge spikes of CDR giving u chance of executing more n more enemy champs at regular intervals, Transcendence; seriously this is an OP rune, most of urgot's items have CDR which leads to transcendence converting extra CDR into AD damage which is huge huge damage, with my built i get almst 70 AD, it is phucking insane, Gathering storm; i like gathering storm coz gathering storm with ur transcendence gives u huge spikes in ur AD, it means longer the game dangerous u are, plus urgot starting game is already OP so u can wait till this rune come into effect, Magical footwear; Reduction in gold plus added speed, urgot need any type of added speed, Cosmic insight; Urgot relies on his abilities too much so any cool down on them is help in making him urgod.
Urgot the dreadnought
ok in season 8 they have changed a lot of stuff, they have given us the opportunity to fully customize our runes plan, which is kind of a fun thing now u have to consider a lot of things before deciding what your plan is i.e. your playing style, champion playing style, what items are useful on this champion n whether they are synergizing with your runes plan.
Primary pathway: Sorcery
After like playing 100 of matches with Urgot i m sure that sorcery as primary pathway give you the most AD and make u a terror that you deserve to become n it also gives you opportunity to go full tank so you can withstand team fights, with sorcery as your primary pathway you can achieve an effective health point of more than 12000 with a damage of 1K on your AA.
Arcane comet is better option as it gives you good AD ratio plus it is good in team fights n ur 'Q' makes it sure that it hits the enemy champ. so go with arcane comet
Nimbus cloak is good, u can use it for multiple purpose like for running away as it gives u a 100 plus movement speed when u ult ur enemy plus it help u to follow other champs n create terror n eventually kill them.
This is a very important rune n the reason behind so OP-ness of sorcery, reasons gives you 10 CDR plus extra CDR will change into dam (adaptive) as u are an AD champ it gives you extra 70 dam in the end game with a effective health of more than 12000 n good amount of MR too,so you are kind of unkillable with so much damage like in the end game u single handed can destroy their team.
Now in a 30 min of game, gathering storm with transcendence can give you more than 120 AD it is like having a damage of 3 Black cleaver, Scorch is good too bt in the end game its effectivity is quite low on the other hand gathering storm makes you more powerful with every passing minute n it combination with transcendence is too OP.
Secondary pathway: Inspiration
Urgot is a slow champ with mobility issues, any increase in speed is helpful in running away as well following other.
Urgot depends on his abilities too much so any type of CDR is helpful, cosmic insight is good ('-')
Plus inspiration also gives you '4' extra damage at start
No discussion at all, this is the most important item on Urgot, This item is designed for urgot, i mean u can feel the power spike after just completing this item:
- Gives you tons of health
- CDR reduction imp, as urgot depends on his abilities.
- armor shred plus with his passive percentage life damage
In case of Urgot after black cleaver you should go for items that gives you offensive stats as well as defensive stats, so to kill 2 birds with one stone i go for following combination or atleast it always work for me;
Frozen mallet, gives tankyness with huge crowd control, FM also gives you 30 AD so this is a very good item option. a must go item for urgot, as he is tanky already need Hp to make him more difficult to kill. plus decrease in movement speed ensure ur kill.
After boots you should get this item, A lot of summoners are against this item bt this item is seriously OP, it gives you bleed effect which decreases your in coming damage n the fun part is this item has a mechanism to nullify that bleed effect too by having huge amount of heal so it is very imp item n on Urgot gives u Huge damage, Sustain and yeah CDR too.
Very important item, you cant have trinity force as Black cleaver is a must for you, TF will result in stacking of phage, so instead we can go gauntlet for sheen effect, in addition this item gives u armor, gives you CC n most importantly gives you tons of CDR, our CDR is already exceeding the threshold mark bt dont worry we will utilize this extra CDR with transcendence. so get this after DD.
This is the best item on urgot if u are looking for MR, reasons: gives you tons of MR, proc with your 'w' shield make it stronger. - proc your healing make them stronger, Gives your CDR, u need all these stats to work effectively.
After MR go for Frozen heart, this item is seriously OP on urgot with these runes, it gives you so much tankyness, damage, CC and mana that u become an unkillable dreadnought, now how FH work it gives u 20 CDR which is converted in dam as u are already pass the maximum CDR n transcendence convert extra CDR to AD , so nw this item gives u 24 AD with 100 Armor, 400 mana n an aura which can decrease speed of the champs around u , it increases your effective health to 12000 n beyond u are like a moving chogath disguised as urgot. so this item is ur go after having ur MR.
Last item option
Conventional armor option:
-Ok there are multiple things u can do with last item option, u can go for plain tankyness get yourself Sunfire cape or thornmail which are good source of def as well as offence, dead man's plate is another option that gives u damage plus speed so choose whatever suits your style.
More OP option n go for Frozen mallet:
Importance interactions of Urgot's R:
You can pull Kindred from his ult zone with ur R.
U can stop Tryndamere from running by ulting him n pulling him toward u.
Try to pull Aatrox when he ults in ur turret away from wall, he will not die bt by pulling him in turret will give you significant chance to kill him.
Done ever ult Garen when your health is low, he can ult btw his ult.
Yasuo shield can cancel ur ult, even when you cast your second cast.
Urgot's R tricks:
If ur health is low, apply ur ult on enemy champ to slow it down n ur nimbus cloak will give you a burst of speed to runaway.
When you apply your second cast on an enemy champ and enemy jungler is near by try to move toward it, the execution will create terror n slow it down n giving you a chance to kill jung too.
i will add more with time.........