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Playstyle Builds

Pro Builds

  1. Fudge

    Eclipse

    vs

    Warwick
  2. Croco

    Jak'Sho, The Protean

    vs

    Irelia
  3. Kiin

    Eclipse

    vs

    Gangplank
  4. Rascal

    Ravenous Hydra

    vs

    Maokai
  5. Rascal

    Goredrinker

    vs

    Nocturne
  6. Rascal

    Jak'Sho, The Protean

    vs

    K'Sante

Core Build Order

Doran's Shield
Health Potion

Starting

Ravenous Hydra
TiamatVampiric ScepterCaulfield's Warhammer

1st

Plated Steelcaps
BootsCloth Armor

2nd

Jak'Sho, The Protean
Aegis of the LegionKindlegemRuby Crystal

3rd

Death's Dance
PickaxeChain VestCaulfield's Warhammer

4th

Black Cleaver
Caulfield's WarhammerKindlegemLong Sword

5th

Maw of Malmortius
HexdrinkerCaulfield's Warhammer

6th

Doran's Shield
Health Potion

Starting

Ravenous Hydra
TiamatVampiric ScepterCaulfield's Warhammer

1st

Plated Steelcaps
BootsCloth Armor

2nd

Jak'Sho, The Protean
Aegis of the LegionKindlegemRuby Crystal

3rd

Death's Dance
PickaxeChain VestCaulfield's Warhammer

4th

Black Cleaver
Caulfield's WarhammerKindlegemLong Sword

5th

Maw of Malmortius
HexdrinkerCaulfield's Warhammer

6th

Core Build Path

Tiamat
Vampiric Scepter
Caulfield's Warhammer
Ravenous Hydra
Boots
Cloth Armor
Plated Steelcaps
Aegis of the Legion
Kindlegem
Ruby Crystal
Jak'Sho, The Protean

Summoner Spells

FlashTeleport

Starting Items

Health PotionDoran's Shield

Damage Breakdown

96% AD

Runes

PrecisionDominationSorceryInspirationResolve
Press the AttackLethal TempoFleet FootworkConqueror
OverhealTriumphPresence of Mind
Legend: AlacrityLegend: TenacityLegend: Bloodline
Coup de GraceCut DownLast Stand
DominationSorceryInspirationResolve
DemolishFont of LifeShield Bash
ConditioningSecond WindBone Plating
OvergrowthRevitalizeUnflinching
Deathbringer Stance

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

The Darkin Blade

Q

Q

Q

Q

Q

Infernal Chains

W

W

W

W

W

Umbral Dash

E

E

E

E

E

World Ender

R

R

R

Skill Order

Q

E

W

Aatrox's Matchups

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Aatrox's Trends

Playing against Aatrox

Key Insights
Aatrox's
Q
does 25% increased damage on his 2nd use and 50% on the 3rd use. In addition, landing their Sweetspots will do 50% bonus damage and knock up enemies.
P
's cooldown is reduced by 2 seconds when Aatrox damages enemy champions or large monsters, increased to 4 seconds if he lands
Q
's Sweetspots on them.
E
can be cast during
Q
to reposition Aatrox and its hitbox.
E
resets Aatrox's auto attack.
R
lasts 10 seconds. Takedowns extend its duration by 5 seconds, up to the original amount.
Strengths
Has a strong level 2/3 with
Q
and
E
.
E
's healing makes it harder to push him out of lane.
Has the potential to "pop off" in teamfights with
R
's reset mechanic.
Synergizes well with
Goredrinker
,
Ravenous Hydra
,
Black Cleaver
,
Sterak's Gage
, and
Spirit Visage
. Can opt for
Eclipse
or
Divine Sunderer
when needed.
Weaknesses
Struggles against mobile champions that can dodge most of his damage and crowd control.
Q
is slow and telegraphed.
Any form of Grievous Wounds hurts Aatrox because of how much healing he has in his kit (
Bramble Vest
,
Executioner's Calling
,
Oblivion Orb
,
Chemtech Putrifier
,
Morellonomicon
,
Mortal Reminder
,
Thornmail
,
Chempunk Chainsword
).