LOL: Graves Build, Including Masteries, Runes and Equipment!
Graves is the new champion on League of Legends [LOL], and like any character that just entered the competition, there are some questions among players regarding what could be the best way of developing him. Hopefully this guide will give those answers and optimize your Graves build.
Graves is a human champions that belong to the class of ranged and carry. Graves build is recommended to be used on Attack Damage [AD], or Hybrid between this Attack Damage and Ability Power. Graves can be powerfull in all those two setup and since he appeared so recently [20 of August], many players desire to know the best way of using him to his fullest potential.
Following next is a recommended Graves build regarding Masteries, Runes, Items and tips, which will be useful in handling the game.
Note: this Graves Build is recommended for level 30 players which should have all the rune spots and Masteries available!
Graves build for Attack Damage regarding masteries should concentrate 21 points in Offense and 9 on Utility. For a better understanding of how to distribute the points, just give a look to the image below.
Graves build for Hybrid setup regarding masteries should also concentrate 21 points in Offense and 9 on Utility.
This part is very important and can give significant boost to Graves build. Nevertheless, a player can always choose how many of those extra factors are going to be used or just to concentrate in a few.
The following Graves build runes structure for AD is recommended:
Mark: Attack Damage [AD] per level
Seal: Flat AD or Armor
Glyph: Mana regeneration or Magic Resist
Quintessence: Armor penetration
As for the Summoner Spells in Graves Build a player should choose whatever he sees fits to the setup. For AD Graves build could be between Flash, Ignite or Exhaust. If Graves should be use in Hybrid build can be a mix between those referred above and Teleport or clarity.
The equipment chosen should reflect how the game is going, either more offensive or defensive. In Graves Build the following Items are recommended:
[In the brackets are places where you can find the items in the shop]
Trinity Force [Attack – Damage] – 4070 Gold
Mercury’s Tread [Defense – Magic resist/Boots] – 1200 Gold
Bloodthirster [Attack – Damage] – 3000 Gold
Infinity Edge [Attack – Damage] – 3830 Gold
Youmuu’s Ghostblade [Attack – Damage] – 2353 Gold or Phantom Dancer [Attack – Damage] 2500 Gold
Madred’s Bloodrazor [Attack – Damage] – 3800 Gold (if enemies are carring a lot of armor)
Banshee’s Veil, [Defense - Magic resist] – 2715 Gold
Thornsmail, [Defense - Armor] – 2000 Gold
Last Whisper, [Attack – Damage] – 3800 Gold, note: when stacking a lot of armor this item becomes particularly useful in combination with Madred’s Bloodrazor.
Like any new champion in the League of Legends, Graves is going to be over powered until the next corrective patch. It can be already seen in game, that his unique abilities can change the balance of the battles.
So, enjoy this Graves build and use it to the fullest!
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