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jungle udyr build
Threats & Synergies
still can easily overpower you
easy but has stun and lot of tanky items
even if he is spamming abilities he will not harm you much
akali does almost nothing to udyr
can be very difficult
easy to kill when you can reach her
depends how is build or played
can be very difficult if built good
difficult match, but still can be defeated
depends on both summoners experience and play and build from -4 to +4
able to keep distance. try engaging him in a big teamfight or a group of minions
if both played correctly very challenging but if she is bad you are much better
good against udyr
if you can reach her she is dead. but depends on play
though he may use all his abilities you can counter them, reach him and kill
sustain, protection and pretty high dmg. if played well she will rape you
if you get to him unseen or after he has used his abilities it's easy. otherwise you don't have much chance
can be tricky but still easy
if you avoid getting stunned it's easy but otherwise can kill you
If played correctly, will beat you with ease no matter how good you are
easy target if you evade her ultimate, try to flash behind her during ult
depends on build, it's about time
very strong against udyr
avoid Q and R and you should be fine
if not having any movement impairing or increasing hers very easy
he will get you raped with his ultimate, otherwise very similar to you. engage when he used his ult and you have won.
beware of her ultimate but easy
though now harder to beat still easy
good sustain, root, slow... counter. you must engage him when he's out of mana.
avoid being hit when not necesarry
sometimes challenging due to his ultimate and high mobility
though he makes your AA useless you can still beat him with Q and R challenging
both of you are based on prolonging fight but he can effectively kill you from a distance and has ultimate countering your jungling in their jungle
can keep you at bay and deal a lot of dmg
same as thresh
easy to kill as udyr
avoid getting hit by ult or his slow
can be effective against you
outbursts you or escapes
this guy can keep his distance
hard to kill as she can keep her distance and slow you
gank from behind to avoid turrets, never engage alone - let the ally initiate, then stun him. Yi as ally highly recommended
beware - always try to avoid her as she can escape you and has better sustain
+ also a high sustained damage
+ no mana need
+ very good farm
+ have you ever catched this guy?
- vulnerable to CC and percentual damage
- first target in teamfights
- less effective against ranged champs (especially Ashe and Zyra)
- almost unplayable as jungler after the update
ExplanationUntil this moment I was only commanding. Now I wish to explain why it's good.
ranger's trailblazer - juggernaut Fast clear and with Enchantment: Juggernaut nice HP along with tenacity. If you are going for Zephyr late game this is pretty useless - get Enchantment: Devourer instead.
The second jungle item. Gets you good slow, some AD
The base item for Udyr. You are going to change stances a lot so this will enhance your damage output a big deal.
Why I think it's better than Frozen Heart?
Hey, it gives HP. It has lower amounts of armor, but it has HP. The AS reducer is same. Wait, there's another thing? CD. Yeah. But you have 20% CDR from this build and you are going to have blue buff a lot.
Pick this after Randuin's Omen if the enemy is mostly AD or when you die to AD's a lot. You have another " Sunfire Aegis" in your ult so when the team is mixed or you die to hybrids it's better to take Spirit Visage.
Around and around, this is probably the best pick against mixed or AP teams. It leaves you vulnerable to CC, though.
The second best Counter-AP item. If you are facing many hard CC enemies or CC initiators, this will get you rid if getting stunned before landing something.
Your main damage item. With nice AS you are going to proc your ult and this a lot, and Spirit Visage increases the LS. Needs this further explanation?
Alternative to BotRK. With this you get AoE AA. It gets more AD but less AS and overall, this gets less damage but the AoE. Check the Abilities section.
I just like this item. It gives you AD, AS, tenacity and movement. In jungle, you can skip boots and pick Zephyr when you will pick boots. You have 5% movement from Trinity Force and another 5% from Zephyr. That's +33 movement, which is little less than boots. Along with Bear Stance, you will have enough mobility to escape most champions.
Procs slow even with your ult's passive. Another mobility for you along with AD and TONS of HP. You can change with def item when fed or with offensive when you need yourself more tanky.
Gets you armor and blocks AA, pick against AD and when ganking
Good option against heavy CC
Nice when jungling and help ganking
Last viable option, gets you AS but not too much mobility
FULL AD - NO TURTLE (jungle best)
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This gives you good damage and mobility but less protection. You are going to use this when jungling. Alternative is Tiger Stance instead of Phoenix Stance.
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max phoenix or tiger taking turns with turtle, then the thing you have not chosen as first taking turns with bear.
Pretty sure you will win your lane/no ranged harassment? Phoenix Stance is the key.
Hard time on your lane? Turtle Stance.
Need bigger damage rather than farm? Tiger Stance.
Solo/no help first? Go with Tiger Stance on frog, then blue, red, smaller camp, back.
Comrades going to help you? Pick Phoenix Stance and go red.
In jungle always pick Bear Stance second, no matter what you picked first.
Every one of them is needed. They're parts of a bigger whole. FOLLOW YOUR INSTINCTS, SUMMONER! Stun, begin a long time effect like poison [R], do most damage available with Q, let the enemy spam their abilities while shielded, Ignite and chase with bear anyone who is trying to flee!
P: Gets you AS and movement when you switch. Also helps when chasing, gets you additional movement to bear
Q: Tiger. Does most damage to a single target, its passive pretty useless for Udyr after the temporary effect has passed, useless on minions or multiple weak targets. Some build tiger main, it's useful on champions and epic. I prefer phoenix, but build this as second instead of turtle.
W: Turtle. Shields you for some damage and, more importantly on lower stages, life steal. Some build it as main defence when getting more damage. I rely on items for defence, but switching Q,R and W can defend strong monster attacks and get you a little health. Good timing can turn Nashor's stronger attacks useless. Also good when farming or to deflect ultimates.
E: Stun and movement packed to one ability. What else?
R: Very strong against multiple targets, primary used to continually deal dmg to champions and to farm as many minions as a little more than its reach. Base sustain and farm, built-in Sunfire Aegis