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Warwick Build Guide by CashMoneyKilla
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Remember that whatever you play him as, or wherever, you must adapt your playstyle and build to reflect your opponent. Therefore, this guide will go over the many ways to adapt Warwick so that he can carry you in any situation. Here is the Beauty is the Beast:
After that, you will have to choose between W and E. E gives speed and awareness while W gives increased dueling capability. I will usually go E first because often times I will forgo buying boots at spawn and go dorans ring or armor/mr. Having E on early will make your harassing scarier and your ganks more successful. W can be good however if you're against opponents that duel often, such as Fiora, Olaf, and Wukong. Having the boost to AS and your Q available will ensure that you come out of any duel the victor or nearly even.
Some opponents will require different starting items to counter, so pay attention to their lanes and jungler. If they have a good jungler or have a lot of cc, get boots. If you don't expect a visit, grab doran's. If they play an AD carry top or strong AD character, grab CA and pots. Vlad or Rumble top, or nearly anyone mid means grabbing a Null Mantle or boots to dodge abilities. Remember, you can't sustain your way out of a bad match-up if you are getting nuked every couple seconds. Getting protection early means you will stay near full health and you can save mana for attacking your opponent.
The first time you go back, hopefully with 800 to 2000 gold, grab either a Glacial Shroud (against AD opponents), a Chalice of Harmony (against AP opponents), and Level 2 boots. With these items, you will take far less damage and will enough mana to spam your Q and Ult whenever you need it. CDR means more damage output for Warwick, that's the key to being successful, so items like Glacial Shroud or getting Blue Buff make a world of difference for him.
Note: Sorcerer shoes will give you even more early game damage since base MR is pretty high. However, late game will be tough if you are chasing a lot without Merc Treads. Depending on how your opponent builds, this may be a tough decision.
Second Comeback: Possibly Spirit Visage, Wit's End
Spirit Visage will increase your sustain dramatically and your damage output. This item is great on Warwick because it lets him exploit the benefits of playing him even more. MR for protection against AP top or mid, CDR, and increased healing.
Wit's End also gives great protection and works stupidly well with Infinite Surpress. 42 damage per hit 5 times plus his regular base damage is a lot considering you haven't even built AD on an AD stacking ult. This item also makes your W very useful for dueling and clearing creep camps.
Third Comeback: Finish Frozen Heart (if their AD carry is doing well), Banshee's or Quicksilver Sash (if their Mid or AP top is going well)
Alternatively, these items can also be very useful on Warwick:
Ghost and Heal are useless because you have them both built into Warwick already. Teleport should never be used as you should have no reason to use it other then ganking other lanes. All the other abilities are irrelevant.