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Xin Zhao Build Guide by Steelinc

Xin Zhao Here's a tip, and a guide behind it.

By Steelinc | Updated on October 24, 2011

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Spells:

LoL Summoner Spell: Exhaust

Exhaust

LoL Summoner Spell: Flash

Flash

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Introduction

Hello, my name is Asger, and im from Denmark. This is my second guide at mobafire, the first one were with Caitlyn, this one is with Xin Zhao that Asian guy.
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Runes

[/Greater Mark of Desoltaion] overall a nice mark for any physical attacker. At low lvls against some1 with low armor, Ashe, Soraka just to mention a few, theese will give them negative armor (below 0).
[/Greater Seal of Alacrity] triggers your passive more often, and also your Q, and the active state of your W.
[/Greater Glyph of Warding] gives more MResist giving you a little more tankyness.
[/list Greater Quintessence of Strength] More AD nice for any Physical DPS.
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Masteries

To most Physical DPS's i go 21-0-9, the 21 points in offense is always nice, and increased XP and buff duration, amazing
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Pros / Cons

Let's talk about some Pros n' Cons

PROS:
Tanky DPS, can jungle, amazing ganker, can regen lotsa HP by attacking, 2 Disables slow and Knock UP Effect.
Cons: Melee.
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Farming

At lvl 1 you just wanna kill theese small minions with basic attacks, untilyou hit lvl 2, use your E when there's atleast 2 standing in a small group, that's low engough for your E, doing this to just get one last hit will only result in mana hunger, and maybe even neednig to Recall. Once you hit lvl 6 your ulti can kill ALOT of minions, for example, you are in mid lane, and see a whole lot minions in top, like 25 minions, you wanna use E into the middle of the minions, and then use your ulti to finish off the rest, then go use W to get the CD off from your Ulti, so it's ready for use.
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