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Zilean Build Guide by Sterril
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YASUO! BECAUSE NO ONE LIKE FACING YASUO.
I really struggle against this dude. Whenever i play against him im getting rekt. Just something with him.
Good waveclear, and good pusher.
Old. Who doesn't like Grandpa's :')
AOE STUN with awesome dmg, omg that sh*t is beautiful. AOE their whole team is an incredible feeling, i can tell you that right away. The simple combo: Q-W-Q, E yourself, stop, look at them and Ctrl 4. Grandpa always win at the end.
Can be considered squishy i guess. No escape tools except the OP steroid speed boost.
Can be easy to lock down if you dont get your Q-W-Q combo off.
Skillshots, which imo makes the game more fun, but others just hate those pointers.
Teleport, because i like to get back into fights ASAP, and Ignite really just becomes useless after 20+ minutes.
Time in a bottle - Passive: Zilean generates 2 / 3.5 / 5 / 6 / 12 experience every 5 seconds, which does not advance his own level. When he has enough to level up an allied champion and is out of combat, he can right-click them to to initiate a 1 second channel, after which he grants them enough experience to finish their level and receiving the same amount. If the channel is interrupted, Time in a Bottle goes on cooldown for 2 seconds. Time in the Bottle starts the game on cooldown.
RANGE: 900 / 300 / 100. COST: 60 / 65 / 70 / 75 / 80 MANA. COOLDOWN: 10 / 9.5 / 9 / 8.5 / 8.
Time Bomb - Q: Zilean throws a ticking time bomb to the target location that detonates after 3 seconds, dealing magic damage to all surrounding enemies.
MAGIC DAMAGE: 75 / 115 / 165 / 230 / 300 (+ 90% AP)
If a unit is near a Time Bomb as it lands or has already landed, they pick it up and become the holder, causing it to detonate at their location at the end of its duration.
If a bomb holder picks up another Time Bomb, the first bomb immediately detonates and briefly Stun icon stuns all affected enemies.
COST: 35 MANA COOLDOWN: 14 / 12 / 10 / 8 / 6.
Rewind - W: Zilean reduces Time Bomb and Time Warp's cooldowns by 10 seconds.
RANGE: 550 COST: 50 MANA COOLDOWN: 15
Time Warp - E: Zilean bends time around the target champion, slowing them if they are an enemy or granting them bonus movement speed if they are an ally for 2.5 seconds.
MOVEMENT SPEED MODIFIER: 40 / 55 / 70 / 85 / 99%
RANGE: 900. COST: 125 / 150 / 175. MANA COOLDOWN: 120 / 90 / 60.
Chronoshift - R: Zilean places a protective time rune on the target ally champion or himself for 5 seconds. If the target takes fatal damage during that time, they are instead put in Stasis for 2 seconds and are revived with a set amount of health.
HEALTH REGAINED: 600 / 850 / 1100 (+ 200% AP)
As you can see here, his kit is really special, as I've already mentioned a couple times lol. I also put in the range, mana and cooldowns on the different abilities.
As you can see, Rewind has a 6 second cooldown at max rank, which mean you have an AOE stun skillshot every 6 seconds, which is just insane. And for a so good ultimate as Chronoshift, 60 seconds at max rank is so little. Together with the 40% CDR items you will have Chronoshift up every 30 seconds or so. All in all I'd say he have a overpowered kit, too bad people are not playing this champion. He's just forgotten tbh.
This may look simple and all, but hitting that Q-W-Q combo on 3-4 people is really hard. You have to really position yourself good if you want to hit that AOE stun. In laning phase though, its easy to hit that Q-W-Q combo tbh, because its mainly only one person mid. Yes, I look at you Normal SoloQ -.-
And btw, to hit that AOE stun you need to land both bombs on the same person or close to the person so it attaches to him/her.
Together with this he have Chronoshift which can reviwe anyone every 40 seconds or so with 40% CDR and maxed out. Thats insane, and also this ability got insane scaling. At max rank: Health regained: 1100 + 200% AP. Wow! Let's say that we still have 700 Ap, thats a 2500 heal every 40 seconds, which is enough to get a squishy fully back to life.
His E can also be very useful in teamfights, where you can slow the very fed Vayne, while speeding up your own ADC.
All of his abilities is unique and must be used together to make the most out of Zilean. He can actually save the whole team from dying with his kit. "Just" AOE stun the opponent team, speed some ally's up, revive someone and get back! As simple as that;)
.Sterril, Bronze 1 :>