Illaoi Guide

Key Insights
Illaoi
W
resets Illaoi's auto attack.
Illaoi
W
's cooldown is halved during
Illaoi
R
.
Illaoi
E
grants True Sight of the hit enemy while tethered.
After casting
Illaoi
R
, Tentacles are invulnerable and attack twice as fast for 8 seconds.
Illaoi is Unstoppable during
Illaoi
R
's cast.
Strengths
While near Tentacles, she has a powerful laning phase and teamfight presence.
Whenever an enemy champion is struck by
Illaoi
E
, Illaoi can freely heal herself and damage the enemy through the Spirit.
Can survive and outplay ganks/skirmishes with
Illaoi
R
.
Synergizes well with
Divine Sunderer
,
Hullbreaker
,
Sterak's Gage
,
Black Cleaver
,
Spirit Visage
, and
Serylda's Grudge
. Can opt for
Trinity Force
or
Goredrinker
when needed.
Weaknesses
Completely immobile, leaving her vulnerable to ganks.
Significantly weaker without any Tentacles around.
Slow and telegraphed animations on Tentacle slams, including
Illaoi
Q
.
Relies on landing
Illaoi
E
to trade well in lane.
Any form of Grievous Wounds hurts Illaoi because of how much healing she has in her kit (
Bramble Vest
,
Executioner's Calling
,
Oblivion Orb
,
Chemtech Putrifier
,
Morellonomicon
,
Mortal Reminder
,
Thornmail
,
Chempunk Chainsword
).