Shaco Guide

Learn Shaco with our Shaco guide. Learn about Shaco's strengths and Shaco's weaknesses, and harness key insights to optimize your playstyle. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to Shaco, our guide provides the tools you need to dominate the battlefield.
Key Insights
  • When attacking an enemy from behind,
    Shaco
    Q
    is guaranteed to Crit, and
    Shaco
    E
    deals bonus damage.
  • During
    Shaco
    Q
    , Shaco can cast
    Shaco
    W
    and
    Shaco
    R
    without breaking invisibility.
  • Shaco's auto attacks slow enemies for 2 seconds while
    Shaco
    E
    is off cooldown.
  • Shaco
    E
    deals bonus damage when its target is below 30% max HP.
  • Shaco is untargetable during
    Shaco
    R
    's cast.
Strengths
  • Has a strong early game, and has the option to play aggressively and invade the enemy jungler.
  • Has a lot of outplay potential with
    Shaco
    Q
    /
    Shaco
    R
    .
  • Well-positioned
    Shaco
    W
    's can greatly impact fights.
  • For AD, he excels with items that boost his attack damage, critical strike chance, and cooldown reduction.
  • For AP, he excels with items that enhance his ability power, burst damage, and utility.
Weaknesses
  • Significantly harder to play from behind.
  • Very reliant on gold and levels.
  • Once
    Shaco
    Q
    is used, Shaco has no way out of a fight.
  • Invading and breaking
    Shaco
    W
    's at level 1 hurts him.