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New to LoL, Zilean champ of choice so far

Creator: MrLichreaver July 30, 2011 5:03am
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Hey guys, I am new to LoL and have played a few matches with a couple of different champs (Warwick, Nasus and Zilean) i'm drawn to Zilean as he somehow seems to suit my playstyle so just after some advice on little things I can look out for in early/mid game so I can how to maximise my potential with Zelian.

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Zil's early game = Bomb > Rewind > Bomb
That's pretty much all you can do. He farms minions like a boss late game though and his ult will pretty much restore you to full health after you die.
I recommend stacking cooldown reduction items like Glacial Shroud and Kindlegem if you're playing him as a support or Morello's Evil Tome if you're playing him as more of a mage (which I don't think is as useful since his late game bombs are somewhat useless).
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Remember that if you play Zilean as support you should use your ult mainly for carries, not yourself.

And what comes to every support unit gp/5 items are really worth the money.
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thanks for the advice guys appreciate it, found an AP build for Zilean which i like using its amazing, my bombs where hitting for stupidly high amounts, whilst being able to support reasnably as well,
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play himm full ap, but play him as a SUPPORT. carry zilean is SH*T. seriously. WHen you go full ap with zilean, you will revive your carry at full health :) Don't forget hp items like RoA, and Morello's Evil Tome is a most on him. Spamm your Rewind until you got your ulti available again.

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theBMB wrote:

Zil's early game = Bomb > Rewind > Bomb
That's pretty much all you can do. He farms minions like a boss late game though and his ult will pretty much restore you to full health after you die.
I recommend stacking cooldown reduction items like Glacial Shroud and Kindlegem if you're playing him as a support or Morello's Evil Tome if you're playing him as more of a mage (which I don't think is as useful since his late game bombs are somewhat useless).


not useless

they kill carries

rain man plays him carry

just sayin

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not useless

they kill carries

rain man plays him carry

just sayin

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Wrath is correct.

Zilean, much like Gragas, is an auxiliary mage.

He doesn't fit into the metagame as a support (no sustain), so he's best solo top/mid as the secondary AP carry (in the EU style - AD in jungle, ranged AD bottom lane w/ sustain support, 2 AP carries top/mid).

He's GREAT early game, but his damage falls off late game - he still has utility late game, so why not make him the secondary AP carry?
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well thanks for advice guys, if iw as looking to advance from Zilean to another champ who would be better off taking, im thinking of sustainability in late game, but in all honesty i can prob sustain zilean, as my skills improve im pretty sure ill be able to play any champion but meh i dont knwo what im meant to be asking lol, /waffle over

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