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Thresh Guide In Depth [Season 7]
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Threats & Synergies
Extremely squishy. Be careful of her strong poke and her ult. When you land a hook she is dead.
Alistar can fuck you up in lane. Make sure not to stand too close to walls, as his headbutt will stun you when you hit a wall. Try to flay him out of his W if he's trying to engage on you, then you can follow up with a hook on the adc.
His level 1 is stronger than yours. He will outpoke you with hiss passive, he can zone you from minions with his q, as it will stun you. Try to rush lvl 2 and then engage on him.
Blitzcrank will be able to 1/2 you with a full combo on lvl 6, which will make you unable to engage. Try to poke him down with your auto's. When he grabs you, hook the adc. When he grabs the adc, lantern him out.
Braum can stop your engage by throwing a q on you, which then the adc can follow up on with auto attacks and stun you, which will result in you having 1/2 of your hp. He can block your hook with his E. Try to poke him down with autos, because he is a melee champion, he won't be able to trade back with you as long as you stay behind your minions.
Janna is a really annoying support, she can shield her adc and give him extra ad, and save her adc with her ulti when you try to engage on them. If you land a hook on her pre-6 she should be dead.
Same as Janna, but she also has the ability to zone and poke you out of lane. Don't stand directly next, or in your minions waves, as her q does AOE damage. When she uses her W on you or a teammate, try to flay her out of range. When you land a hook on her, you should be able to deal 2/3 of her hp with your adc.
Whenever she uses her E on you or a teammate, just flay her away. She won't be able to engage on you unless their jungler is ganking.
Lulu can completely stop your combo. When you Q someone, she will polymorph your which will result in you not being able to use your 2nd q.
Who even plays this shit
Morgana will be able to deny the cc of your hook with her e. But you can still follow up on it. Try to bait it out and engage when it's on cooldown, since it has a very long cooldown on early levels.
Same as karma.
Same as Sona.
Tahm will be able to swallow the adc when you land a hook, which will completely deny it. This is one of the most annoying match ups there is for Thresh. Try to poke him down with auto's.
Taric is a pretty strong support imo. When he tries to stun you or the adc with his E, you can flay him to the side, which will result in him missing the stun.
Zyra will be able to poke you down. Try to dodge her q's and destroy her seeds. She is able to block your hook with her plants, but you can still follow up on your hook. When you land a hook on her, she should be dead.
My name is Thomas, I'm a Thresh main. I've been playing Thresh for 1 year now, and I'm currently platinum 5. I peaked at platinum 4 in season 6, which was my first season of playing league. Right now I'm aiming for diamond.
I worked really hard on this guide, I hope you'll enjoy it.
|Is a really versitile champion. He can be played in many ways, and in this guide I'll be explaining what in my opinion, is the most effective way to play him.|
|His can be used in many ways, just like . And you'll be able to amaze your friends with it.|
|can solocarry games by roaming a lot and landing hooks on the right targets in teamfights.|
|There are a lot of possible combo's you can perform, and every combo has it's own advantages and disadvantages.|
|is a really strong ability, as you can cancel basically every ability which has a casting time or movements. Such as or|
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|+Can play aggressively and defensively|
|+Can displace enemies|
|+Dominant laning phase|
|+High outplay potential|
|+Excels at roaming|
|+High damage from level 6|
|-You have to be able to land skillshots|
|-Easy to learn, hard to master|
Why should you play Thresh?
can be verry effective. He has the ability to roam with and make the ganks work with his insane amount of cc. His laningphase can be insane, but you can get crushed as well. is fairly easy to pick up. Though, if you want to play him to his maximum potential, you have to be dedicated and practice a lot. When you know how his kit works, you'll be able to solocarry your way up the ladder. And ofcourse, Thresh is really fun to play.
Why these items?
|Relic shield is your main support item, as it gives you some extra hp to help you survive in the laningphase, and some extra gold from its unique passive. You don't want to upgrade this item, because this will slown down your build a lot, and it's not worth the gold in my opinion.|
|This is going to help you out a lot. It will give you a lot of movementspeed out of combat, and will make it easier for you to roam.|
|You should upgrade your sightstone around 15-20 minutes, as you'll need the extra ward and hp it provides.|
|Right now, this item is really OP. Sadly it will get nerfed in patch 7.2 The heal it provides is really strong in teamfights, it grants you 400 extra hp, and 10% cdr, which really benefits on|
|Locket is really strong in teamfights. Activate it when the enemy team unleashes their burst on you, or when you see someone using Unstoppable Force or Onslaught of Shadows.|
|Get this item when their team has a lot of cc. You can use it to save yourself or a teammate.|
|You should get this item when their team has champions like Blitzcrank or Malphite, or when they have a fed AP.|
|Get this item when you're feeling like you need more movementspeed, or when their team has a fed AD.|
|You should buy this when their team has attack speed reliant champions like Vayne or Master Yi, because they are heavily reliant on attack speed, and Frozen Heart reduces their attack speed with 15%.|
|This item gives you armor, hp and crit reduction, which is really strong against yasuo or gp. The unique active it has is pretty nice in teamfights as well because you can slow everyone for a brief amount of time.|
These are mainly standard support runes. Except for the AD Marks. I take AD Marks on because it scales well with your passive, which gives you some nice poke in lane.
|You want to max this second, as it reduces the cooldown, which means you can save your teammates more often.|
|Ofcourse, you want to put a point in this ability whenever possible. should be used in combination with your and your . The main combo for picking someone would be: > > . (Q>R>E)|