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Warwick, The Blood Frenzy 3v3

Bisharaji Last updated on June 29, 2011
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Ability Sequence

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

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The masteries shown here are not yet updated for the current season, the guide author needs to set up the new masteries. As such, they will be different than the masteries you see in-game.


Brute Force
Improved Rally

Offense: 21

Strength of Spirit
Veteran's Scars

Defense: 0

Expanded Mind
Blink of an Eye
Mystical Vision
Presence of the Master

Utility: 9

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Champion Story

#1 Lore

Warwick counted himself amongst the most powerful and revered men in his home city-state of Zaun. Over the course of his infamous career as an alchemist, Warwick won many honors for his craft, not the least of which was a lucrative offer for service in the Noxian military during their campaigns against Ionia. Sequestered in his labs far from the front lines, Warwick and his apprentice Singed toiled relentlessly to manufacture all manner of appalling concoctions for the Noxian army. So potent was his art that even the greatest of Ionia's healers - under the leadership of the Starchild Soraka - struggled to combat the poisons and chemical weapons generated by his despicable mind. Warwick's reign of terror grew so horrific that his very name became a curse in the eyes of his Ionian foes, and they began referring to him only as ''the Deathmaker.''

But even one under the protection of the Noxian High Command is not wholly beyond the reach of retribution. For as Soraka strode across the myriad of death and destruction left in the wake of one of Warwick's chemical attacks, her heart finally gave way. She called down the wrath of the cosmos on Warwick, wishing that his form should mirror the cruelty in his heart - a curse that would come at the price of her aspiring divinity. Within his laboratory, a terrible thirst took hold over Warwick. As his apprentice looked on in horror, Warwick threw open the doors to his bastion and sprinted off toward parts unknown, a bloodcurdling howling marking his passage. He had become a werewolf; a wild, murderous beast. Today, the Blood Hunter fights for Noxus within the League of Legends... thankful of the curse that his now-mortal enemy bestowed upon him.

''The rage of the beast now complements his predatory spirit.'' -- Singed, the Mad Chemist, upon witnessing his master's transformation

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#2 Introduction

Hello Guys this is my first Build I have made on this site This is my build for Warwick I use in
3v3s it has good Crit, Decent Lifesteal, And Good AD.
I can Guarantee You will love this build!
If you have any suggestions Tell me and I will see what i can do Please Rate this build I want this to be pretty high Percentage so a lot of people can see this build.

Beware this guide/build is NOT a jungling build but if you want a jungling guide I highly recommend you to see this guide one of the best jungling guides

Ingame Name: Bisharaji

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Summoner Spells

#3 Summoner Spells

Recommended SpellsUseful for Catching runners, running, and it Reduces the target's Damage, Armor and Magic Resistance This spell is a must for Warwick in 3v3sGood for getting the last hit on runners if they have about 1 bar of health and they are running towards their turret use this to get the finishing blow.

Other Possible spells
Can go through Walls good for chasing and running but has a pretty long Cooldown

This is a pretty good choice because the speed goes by percentages so your Blood Scent would be much better also better than Exhaust for running because exhaust can only go on one target and has a short range while this doesn't have a range.

Spells You don't want
You don't want this in 3v3 because jungling in 3v3 is slow exp you can get a much better spell to take this slot.

You don't want this in 3v3s because there is only 2 lanes and it is really quick to get across it would prove you lazy to get this summoner spell.
This is for Jungling and jungling in 3v3 is slow exp Plus it is only good early game for Jungling anyways you don't want this on any map.
I think this one is kinda pointless because you can just buy a guardian angel instead for a revive.
I don't think you should get this one because you can just buy a sight ward but you often wont need vision of a area anyways.
You don't want this one due to Warwick's Lifesteal and this build has a bit of lifesteal on it and crit.
Good Early game but horrible late game and your only Skill that costs a lot of mana is Hungering Strike
You probally wouldn't want this because Teleport makes them invulnerable while you teleport to it to help and the 9 bonus damage on this doesn't help, Besides This perk isn't for you save it for the tanks.
You probally wouldn't often get stunned in 3v3 and even if you did it wouldn't be a big deal you can still kill them.

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Core Build

#4 Core Build

1. Doran's Blade (For Health boost at start and a bit of damage.
Another Possible choice is Long Sword and however much Health Potions you can afford.

2. Boots of Mobility (for chasing and running also has the speed of boots that have stats on them but i say boots to support you mainly with movement speed is the best because thats the whole point of boots.
Another Possible Choice is Boots of Swiftness Has good speed but doesn't go any higher.

3. Madred's Razors (To kill minions quicker and solo dragon at lvl 5 hungering Strike to benefit your team also has a small amount of armor and AD.

4. The Brutalizer (Decent Damage and Armor Penetration Which can lead to even more damage also builds Youmuu's Ghostblade later in the build.

5. Infinity Edge (Amazing AD and Crit with Crit Damage AD helps damage by a high amount and Crit and Crit Damage makes Warwick's lifesteal Way better, Lots of Extra Damage and it makes other items in the build Way more effective than usual this item is a must for Any Crit Build.

6. Youmuu's Ghostblade (Good crit and Armor Pen has a good Active ability
Pretty good with Infinity Edge Due to Crit

And thats the end of the Core Build the rest of the items are your choice but here is some items I suggest but any items with Crit should be good.

Executioner's Calling (Has Decent lifesteal and Crit
But those 2 stats Make a Excellent Combo with Infinity Edge even with just a little amount. also, The passives on it are pretty good.

Cloak And Dagger (Good Crit and AS with tenacity a little AS would be nice to support your crits on almost every hit along with tenacity to reduce the chances of ganks getting you. Another Possible choice is Phantom Dancer It is Much Better Than Cloak And Dagger But it is more expensive and it doesn't have tenacity

Madred's Bloodrazor (Has Decent AD and AS The passive on this item is really good its especially good with AS so Cloak and Dagger Would be nice with this and Infinity Edge Makes a Excellent part of the build if you got Infinity Edge and This.

Spirit Visage (The Health and Magic Resist on this makes you a bit more beefy and the Passive makes you have better Hungering Strike Heals.

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Pros / Cons

#5 Pros and Cons


[*] Can Solo Dragon at lvl 9
[*] Good at chasing
[*] Fabulous Lifesteal
[*] Good Damage
[*] Good Ganker
[*] Can take down turrets quickly

[*] Expansive builds
[*] Has to play safe till lvl 6
[*] Sucks when Ulti is countered
[*] Squishy Early Game

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Laning Champions

#6 Laning Champions

Here are some champions that are your best people to lane with.
Shaco [Really good burst especially when setting up ganks with him he is probally the best for Warwick To lane with.
Master Yi (Good Attack Speed and Chasing so runners can't get away as easily pretty nice damage with him too.
Ashe ( Ashe can slow targets when your chasing them with her ultimate and her Frost Shot
Brand ([[Excellent CCs and he can stun and ablaze targets really good time for you to run up there when the target is stunned.
Katarina ( Death Lotus has really good burst with your Infinite Duress and moves can get runners pretty easily.

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Why Crit And AD?

#7 Why Crit and AD?

Crit and AD Warwick is probally the best build for him due to his lifesteal The crit chance makes him hit hard which causes his target to die swiftly and he gets a lot health especially with Hunter's Call Because almost all the hits crit and the AD Helps his ultimate it does 33% of his
AD And he gets good hits.

Here are some reasons not to build for the other stats

AP Warwick

You should never build Warwick with AP he only has one skill that gets improved with AP and that is Hungering Strike so building AP may get you better heals from Hungering Strike but
your Infinite Duress won't hit as much auto hits won't be as good so you get less out of Hunter's Call and worse lifesteal from auto hits this wouldn't be the best way to build Warwick.

AS Warwick

I have seen a lot of People building Warwick as AS if you are building Warwick this way, your building him wrong I easily took on a AS Warwick 1v1 AS Warwick isn't the best way to build now let me tell you why you shouldn't build him as AS, He gets less damage but his AS makes up for that but Infinite Duress doesn't do as much damage and thats always your main skill you get better benefit from Hunter's Call but it would work best critting almost everytime you attacked with it on and you not only get those crits but you get better damage and if he uses his Ultimate it wouldn't hit no where near how much yours would. So for those of you that are building Warwick AS now you know your doing it wrong.

Tank Warwick

Tank Warwick is okay, but not as good burst as you and if you are gonna build someone tank get a Champion that is made for tanking because Warwick isn't the best for tanking.

Hybrid AP/AD Warwick

AP And AD Warwick would be pretty good but Crit and AD can still Beat it AP And AD would be good because AD helps with lifesteal and ultimate and AP can Help with Hungering Strike
AP as Warwick would be bad by its self but it would do pretty good with AD but if he Hungering Striked you and Got a lot of health from it you could Hungering Strike him to get some back then you can Hunter's Call to speed up your attacks then you should Crit a lot and that would do a lot more than his AP And AD plus this build has decent Life steal in addition to help with that so it would be pretty good way to build Warwick but you can get better.

Why AD and Crit why not another Stat and Crit?

Because if you read the Infinity Edge it says your crits do 200% damage so with good AD it will be double that but with Infinity Edge it will do extra so how much will you crit with
100 AD critting Every time with Hunter's Call? that would be 250 but the Hunter's Call adds to it so you are a killing machine with AD and Crit build.

This build should be able to dominate over Most Warwick Builds.

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# 8 Skills

(Passive) Eternal Thirst

Hungering Strike
Tips: Don't use this when you don't need it, It can burn mana quickly.
Use this to farm Creeps when your at low health from a champion you can also use Hunter's Call to help you with this type of situation the only time you should recall is when you either need to buy something or Need mana.
Hunters Call
Tips:This is very useful for taking down turrets and helps lifesteal.
Use this before or after you Infinite Duress a Target at all times.
Blood Scent
Tips: Keep this on at all times
(Ultimate) Infinite Duress
Tips: Try to stay in Bushes and make a surprise Ambush never fails unless they outnumber you.\
This is also good for when your running and the guy chasing you is at about the same health as you just use it when you think its a good distance where he can't run to his own turret and then he should be dead.

Team Fight Skill Sequence

First you use Hunters Call to Empower you and your allies AS then you use your Infinite Duress on the enemy's carry to disable him so your team doesn't take as much damage and damage him up
and Lastly, You use Hungering Strike when you need to Deal Damage and yourself.

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#9 Runes

I think these runes would be best with Warwick and This build Because as I said Before Crit Boosts Warwick's Lifesteal and Damage but some other reasonable runes could be Armor Penetration
For better Damage on Tanks and better on anyone who has decent armor but I would prefer all Crit Damage Runes.

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Fighting Tips

#10 Fighting Tips

You need to always play safe till lvl 6 when your lvl 6, Hide in a bush and wait patiently for someone to walk by Then use your ultimate and they should die when you got lvl 5 Hungering Strike and Madred's razor You can go solo Dragon for your team to get the buff from him and gold.

Always Use Hunters Call When you are attacking a Turret it takes down turrets quickly and goes to your allies too also good when you are attacking a disabled champion or your trying to quickly farm minions.

You Usually don't want to go to solo lane as Warwick he is more of a Team Player in 3v3s
Or 5v5s when you don't jungle.
When you need health you can just Hungering Strike a minion to get health if there is no minions you can quickly go to the closest jungling creatures and Use Hunters Call
And Hungering Strike on it then you should either be at full health or close.

It is Really effective to Use the Ultimate Ambush Trick with Teammates because the target is stunned during the duration of it and it ensures he dies.

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Early Game

#11 Early Game

Early Game as Anyone you don't want to give the enemy team first blood because that will feed them Your Team's goal Get to be the first in the bush at bottom, and get first blood.
As Warwick you won't be good till lvl 6 so play safe until lvl 6 or harass the enemy if you can to rack up lvls usually whoever gets lvl 6 first gets the kill because of his ultimate so you wanna try to be first to get lvl 6 so you can get fed.

A possible way to get kills early game before lvl 6 is if they are on low health or they are hitting you pretty hard you can Exhaust them if you got it and Ignite them when they start running towards their turret.

Heres a chart of how much Ignite does at each lvl:
Lvl 1: 70
lvl 2: 90
lvl 3: 110
lvl 4: 130
lvl 5: 150
lvl 6: 170
lvl 7: 190
lvl 8: 210
lvl 9: 230
lvl 10:250
lvl 11:270
lvl 12:290
lvl 13:310
lvl 14:330
lvl 15:350
lvl 16:370
Lvl 17:390
Lvl 18:410

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Mid Game

By about 15-20 Minutes in The game you should be close to getting your Infinity Edge or Have it.
At Mid Game I would Recommend to go solo Dragon make sure all your teammates are alive before he dies so everyone gets the buff then you can go ahead and rush their turrets and soon when its late game you are gonna be taking down turrets within seconds solo just a few minions with a cannon minion and you can take a turret down from full health if a champion doesn't interupt
Don't attack a turret when a champion is Nearby unless its between 1-300 Health Then quickly rush it then take the Champion with your ultimate Exhaust him if you have trouble.

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Late Game

In 30-40 Minutes in the game you should have your full build Their inner Turrets should be down if not rush it and take the inhibitor then you can try to take the nexus turret from there, or you can take the opposite lane You can easily win if you kill their champions due to the respawn timer
And you can easily solo rush the nexus.

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And thats it of the guide thanks for reading Please comment and rate!
Remember never chase, Play safe till lvl 6, And Make surprise ambushes.
This is my first guide hope it helped you I will be making more Guides soon
So stay tuned I will read the comments every once in a while.
Let me know if you have any suggestions I will see what i can do.

Ingame Name is: Bisharaji

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Updates and Changes

Added More Pros to Pros/Cons List

Added Icons instead of Images for Items

Corrected Mispelled words

Added a list of ways to build Warwick and Comparing them to Crit and AD on Why Crit and AD?

Added a image to Introduction to make the guide more interesting