Fiddlesticks Guide

Key Insights
From level 6 onwards,
Fiddlesticks
P
disables wards for a few seconds after being placed, like
Oracle Lens
.
Fiddlesticks
Q
's damage is doubled if the target has been recently Feared.
If Fiddlesticks is out of combat and vision, his next ability will fear its target(s). If he pretends to be an Effigy, his next
Fiddlesticks
W
or
Fiddlesticks
E
will do the same.
If
Fiddlesticks
W
isn't interrupted, it refunds 60% of its cooldown.
The center of
Fiddlesticks
E
also silences enemies.
Strengths
Can bait important enemy abilities with
Fiddlesticks
P
.
A well-timed
Fiddlesticks
E
or
Fiddlesticks
R
can singlehandedly win teamfights.
Can find flanks with
Fiddlesticks
R
to start ganks and fights.
Synergizes well with
Hextech Rocketbelt
,
Zhonya's Hourglass
,
Shadowflame
,
Horizon Focus
, and
Rabadon's Deathcap
. Can opt for
Crown of the Shattered Queen
,
Everfrost
, or
Night Harvester
when needed.
Weaknesses
Fiddlesticks
W
is only good for damage when targets are low, and enemies can avoid the last tick's damage by simply walking out of the AoE.
Completely immobile (outside of using
Fiddlesticks
R
to escape).
Fiddlesticks
R
has a longer cooldown of 140 seconds at rank 1. Once used, his strength diminishes in fights.