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    League of Legends Champion Guide: Wukong the Monkey King

    CHAMPION: Wukong
    TITLE: The Monkey King
    DAMAGE: Physical Damage
    TYPICAL ROLES: Top, Mid, Jungle

         Wukong is one of my personal favorite champions. His mainly contributes to team compositions by bring large amounts of damage, an insane team-fight presence, assassination potential, and he can engage fights. His combination of his burst damage with his stealth and CC make him a dangerous champion to go against. This guide will teach you the basics of Wukong and provide some tips and tricks to making the most out of this monkey.

    This contains a moveset explanation, building tips, runes, what a Wukong should be doing in the mid-lategame, how to lane, and how to jungle.

    I hope you find this useful.



    ABILITY RUNDOWN
    Here's a quick explanation of Wukong's kit.

    PASSIVE

    Stone Skin

    EFFECT RADIUS: 1400

     

     

    Innate: Wukong gains 4 / 6 / 8 bonus armor and magic resistance for each  visible enemy champion nearby.

     
    Wukong's passive is a bit of a strange one. With a passive like this you would assume Wukong is a tank or a bruiser. However he is still best as an AD Assassin. It isn't a bad passive, extra resistances are never a bad thing.

    Q: CRUSHING BLOW

    Crushing Blow

    COST: 40 mana

    COOLDOWN: 9 / 8 / 7 / 6 / 5

     

    Active: Wukong's next basic attack within 5 seconds gains 125 bonus range, deals bonus physical damage and reduces his target's armor for 3 seconds.

    Bonus Physical Damage:

    30 / 60 / 90 / 120 / 150 (+ 10 / 20 / 30 / 40 / 50% AD)

    Armor Reduction:

    10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30% of target's armor

    Crushing Blow resets Wukong's autoattack timer.

     
    This move enhances Wukong's next attack, giving it more range, extra damage and armor shred. It is also an auto attack reset. If you auto and then Q as auto lands, you can cancel the animal of the auto attack ending and attack twice in quick succession. In some lane matchups you may want to start this ability.

    Max 2nd

    W: DECOY

    Decoy

    EFFECT RADIUS: 175

    COST: 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 mana

    COOLDOWN: 18 / 16 / 14 / 12 / 10

     

    Active: Wukong blinks 100 units away, enters  invisibility for 1.5 seconds and leaves behind a decoy of himself.

    After 1.5 seconds, the decoy performs a circular attack around itself for 0.5 seconds, dealing magic damage to all nearby enemies, and then vanishes.

    Magic Damage:

    70 / 115 / 160 / 205 / 250 (+ 60% AP)

    One of the most fun parts of Wukong's kit is his decoy. When this is cast Wukong becomes invisible and a copy of him stands still for a second and a half.
    These are some of it's uses
    For avoiding return damage: If you use this in lane after hitting them it is difficult for your opponent to get return damage, it also drops minions aggro
    For sneaking up on enemies: You can use this to get the jump on unsuspecting enemies
    For tanking jungle monsters: You can make your clone take that damage instead
    For blocking: You can use your clone to block moves. An example would be Lee Sin Q or a Blitzcrank hook\
    For mind games: If you stand still and pretend you are a clone you can often confuse your enemy.

    Max Last

    E: NIMBUS STRIKE

    Nimbus Strike

    TARGET RANGE: 625

    EFFECT RADIUS: 187.5

    COST: 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 mana

    COOLDOWN: 8

     

    Active: Wukong dashes on a cloud to the target enemy and sends out images to attack up to two additional enemies near the primary target, dealing physical damage to each enemy struck.

    Physical Damage:

    65 / 100 / 135 / 170 / 205 (+ 80% bonus AD)

    Upon hitting his target, Wukong gains bonus attack speed for 4 seconds.

    Bonus Attack Speed:

    30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50%

    This is Wukong's gapcloser. It does AOE damage. If you are not in range of an enemy you can E onto a nearby target and the splash damage will hit them. Start with this in the jungle. Max 1st

    R: CYCLONE

    Cyclone

    EFFECT RADIUS: 162.5

    COST: 100 mana

    COOLDOWN: 120 / 105 / 90

     

     

    Active: Wukong spins his staff around for up to 4 seconds, becomes  pacified and gains 5% - 40% (based on time active) bonus movement speed. Reactivating Cyclone cancels it immediately.

    The spin deals physical damage to nearby enemies every seconds. Enemies affected by Cyclone for the first time are briefly  knocked up.

    Physical Damage Per Second:»

    20 / 110 / 200 (+ 110% AD)

     This is the ability that gives Wukong his immense team fight presence. Wukong gets an AOE knockup that does damage per second to all enemies with the cylcone. It also makes you move faster. In certain niche situations this can be used to help escape a bad situation. This is the ability you should play around. Without your ult available you provide much less power. Look for a play with this move whenever it is up.


    Tips For Playing Wukong:

     

    BUILD DAMAGE
    Often when you fall behind you are told to build tanky. Wukong is a champion that should ALMOST never do this. It is similar to telling your Orianna to buy a Randuins because they are feeding. Wukong does not function well as a tank. If you have no damage you provide no threat and your only CC is your ultimate.

    DETERMINE WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO WIN A GAME
    This of course changes with every game. Look at the threats on the enemy team and look at the threats on your team. Based on that decide what you need to do to win a fight or a game
    A. ENGAGE
    Sometimes you need to be the one to start a fight. Even if you die in these situations your team is strong enough to clean up the rest of the fight. In games like this Guardian Angel is a very useful item.

    B. PEEL
    Sometimes get a game where one of your teammates survival is crucial to winnning the game. If you see an Evelynn trying to assassinate your 12-1 Kog'maw then you better be looking out for him. This isn't a very fun job but it is necessary sometimes. You need to get the threats off of your teams threat.

    C.ASSASSINATE
    This is the fun one. You have enough damage so that you can kill someone on the enemy team reliably and consistently. If you are using your ult to do this make sure the target is important enough in the fight to justify the ult. If you see a Soraka and you need to ult to kill her DO IT. Do not judge importance by carry potential. Judge their worth by how much they will impact the fight. The 0-12 Yasuo who provides no threat to your team is not worth your ult.
    When you are looking to assassinate someone do not just stand in the center of your team. Use your wards and trinkets to get flanks. Or use your teleport to catch someone off guard.

    D. PLAY IT SLOW
    Don't just go in with your ult immediately. In some fights you need to dance in and out of the fight. You need to play around your cooldowns and put as much damage down as possible throughout the fight.

    E.SPLIT PUSH
    Wukong is a champion that takes towers down fast. His attack speed steroid in his E and his Q take towers rather fast. If the enemy toplaner is better in team fights, or if you don't think you win 5v5, then you don't have to play by their rules. Spread the map out and make sure the enemy is playing on your terms. Get objectives for your team and look for picks.

    TAKING TOWERS:
    Like I said before, Wukong is very good at taking towers. When you are doing this make sure you do the following.
    Use your Q on the tower and make sure you use it as an auto attack reset
    Make sure to E nearby minions to increase your attack speed.

    WHAT RUNES DO I RUN?

    PRIMARY TREE OPTIONS:

    1. Domination: To Dominate Your Lane
    Eletrocute, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter

    SECONDARY TREE OPTIONS
    1. Sorcery: If you want movespeed and more roam potential
    Celerity, Waterwalking
    2. Precision: Standard
    Triumph, Coup De Grace

    You COULD run Fleet Footwork for lane survivability or
                               Predator to gank better or roam


    WHAT DO I BUILD??
    Well...that depends. I would recommend looking at what pros build to see what is currently being built on the patch you are playing on. But here are some items you should always consider.
    GOOD STATS INCLUDE: COOLDOWN REDUCTION, ATTACK DAMAGE, LETHALITY, HEALTH

    Black Cleaver: Gives CDR, damage, armor shred and a little extra HP. Almost always useful

    Youmuu's Ghostblade: I really like this item on Wukong when I want to engage. You can Decoy from fog of war and use this active to surprise enemies.Gives lethality

    Duskblade of Draktharr: If you are looking to snowball and dominate your lane get this item. Early power and lethality

    Tiamat: Waveclear is never a bad thing and you get an active to help proc. eletrocute. I don't like Titanic on Wukong but it isn't the worst item in the world. Ravenous is typically better.

    Guardian Angel: A REALLY good item on Wukong. If you engage you won't just instantly die. Your team will start fighting and when you revive you have the opportunity to continue fighting or to help take an objective.

    JUNGLE ONLY: WARRIOR ENCHANTMENT: Get warrior, no questions asked.

    Gargoyle Stoneplate: Once you get your damage off in a fight and want to survive pop this bad boy. Decent late purchase if your GA is down

    Deadman's Plate: Gives movement speed and tankieness. A good late item.


    HOW DO I LANE?:

    Starting Options Include:
    Doran's Blade + Pots: If you are looking to take a lead early
    Long Sword + Pots/Refillable: If you are looking to take a lead early, you get a faster power spike but lose a little early power
    Doran's Shield + Pots: Rough early level matchups
    Corrupting Potion : Rough matchups, losing early


    AA= autoattack AC= Autoattack Cancel
    Hit them with your E -> AA -> AC-> Q
    You can either end the trade right there with W or you can keep autoattacking. You can also W, wait for your cooldowns and attack again.

    Wukong has some very bad matchups, it is not a wise champion to blind pick in the top lane. Darius for example is a matchup that is nearly impossible for Wukong to win at any stage of the game if the players are of similar skill.
    If you find yourself in one of these games, DON'T LANE. Grab whatever CS you can and go roam to another lane. If you see you are going to be in a bad matchup TAKE TELEPORT.

    If you want complete lane dominance take ignite.

    When laning it is also important to look at the champion and see how much damage you can negate by blocking with your W. If you are playing against a champion whose damage is mostly in one skillshot like a Zoe you can block the damage and get a really beneficial trade.

    HOW DO I JUNGLE?:

    Wukong Jungle is highly susceptible to counter-jungling. This champion is at very low health constantly. You cannot pick this champion into a jungler that invades. A Shaco or a Lee Sin that knows what they are doing will DEMOLISH you 999/1000 times.

    Start your E for attack speed and clear your first buff, move to your next decided camp and use W. Make sure your W tanks a few hits as your potions tick away. If you start Q level 2 you will have extremely low HP. Do your next camp and either decide to full clear or gank a lane.

    Wukong CAN gank early. His W stealth allows him to get past wards and surprise many laners if used properly. If you can, walk up without using your E and Q then autoattack, when they flash follow them with your E and kill them. If you cannot walk up use your gap-closer and at the least you should get their flash.

    Wukong has the best gank potential at 6. You should consider starting a skirmish, you will likely win depending on the other characters in your match.

    You can either powerfarm to 6 for the strongest ganks, or farm normally and go for those influential early ganks.
    I typically get warrior and rush duskblade. Your build is your preference.


    WHEN SHOULD I PICK THIS CHAMPION:

    Wukong definitely could be spammed every game, but is best to look at your counterpart because certain champions like Lee Sin or Darius easily beat this champion. I typically play this champion in tandem with two others to give myself flexibility in different compositions.


    LONG LIVE THE MONKEY KING,
    -Vaaren

    19 december 2018 13:02 1625
    3

    He is a versatile champion, he can be a damage dealer and can also be a tank

    11 july 2019 10:14 1625
    1

    After the rework he became so ******** anoying

    28 march 2020 20:39 1625
    0

    Hi all

    29 march 2020 01:42 1625
    2

    Foarte Bine!!

    29 march 2020 05:05 1625
    0

    I dont like wukong

    29 march 2020 14:34 1625
    0

    i like lol men

    29 march 2020 14:36 1625
    0

    I like man what about you

    29 march 2020 14:37 1625
    0

    okey i see you

    29 march 2020 15:40 1625
    0

    Taksim

    29 march 2020 15:46 1625
    1

    cool :D

    29 march 2020 18:31 1625
    0

    nice and cool

    30 march 2020 12:24 1625
    0

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    Makalenin özellikleri seçenekleri:

    Makalede temel unsur düşünce.
    Yazar, herhangi bir konudaki görüşlerini, belli kanıtlar, işaret, inandırıcı kullanarak kullanma anlatmaya çalışır, sadece okuyucuyu bilgilendirmeyi belirtir.
    Makalenin amacı; açıklama, eleştiri, tanıtım, bilgilendirme de olabilir. Ama burada eleştirel tutum ön plandadır.
    Makaleler, yazdığı sonra bir araya getirilerek makale kitapları şeklinde yayımlanabilir.
    Makalede açık, anlaşılır, ciddi bir dil kullanılır.
    Makaleler öğretici belgeleridır. Bu yazı yazar tutarlı, tarafsız, bilimsel bir üslûp kullanıyor.
    Makale Türleri

    Makaleler sayfasında konuya göre uzun ya da kısa olabilir. Makale her konuda yazılabilir. Makalenin yazılacağı konu güncel olabileceği gibi, felsefi, bilimsel, sanatsal da olabilir. Ancak edebî makale sanatla ilgili neden işler. Makaleler niteliklerine göre temelde “edebî makale” ve “Makaleler” olmak üzere iki grupta toplanabilir.



    a. Edebî makale: Dil, edebiyat ve sanatla ilgili.
    b. Meslekî Makale: Tıp, ekonomi, sosyoloji gibi bilimin ve bilime dayalı mesleklerin değişik dalları ile ilgili konulan işleyen makale içindir.

    Türk Edebiyatında Makale

    Türk edebiyatında makale türünün ilk örnekleri Tercüman-ı Ahval de (1860) yayımlanmıştır. Türk edebiyatındaki bu ilk makale Tercüman-ı Ahval Mukaddimesi'dir. Namık Kemal, Ziya Paşa, Şemsettin Sami, Muallim Naci, Beşir Fuad gibi sanatçılar bu türün gelişmesini sağlamıştır. Servet-i Fünun döneminde ise bu tür yayılmış, gelişmiş, olgunlaşmıştır. Hüseyin Cahit, Cenap Şahabettin, Fuat Köprülü, Nurettin Topçu gibi sanatçılar eser vermiştir.



    Makale Örneği

    ...

    Zaten son derece sübjektif olacağı noktasından işe başlamak mümkün olabilir. Çünkü insanlar zamanın akışını tarafsız ve sabit bölümlere ayırmak üzere astronomik kıstaslar kullanmaktadırlar. O halde çağ daha çok, tarihin niteliksel bölünmesi oluyor. Bu durumda ilk soru belirmektedir: Hangi tarih? Eğer dünya tarihi tüm zaman ve mekânı seçmek homojen bir süreçten geçtiyse, tarih yoğunluğu veya daha keskin bir ifadeyle de ölçülebilir bir süreç ise, bu tarihin. Ama tarih böyle şeyler, o zaman birden çok “tarih” ve bu tarihlerin mekâna, zamana göre farklı yoğunlukları lütfen ki, o zaman evrensel bir çağ bölünmesi savunulabilir olmaktan çıkacaktır… ”

    30 march 2020 16:31 1625
    1

    Herhangi bir bilgi vermek, bir gerçeğin ortaya koymak, bir tezi kanıtlamak veya bir düşünceyi savunmak içindir.

    Makalenin özellikleri sçenekleri:

    Makalede temel unsur düşünce.
    Yazar, herhangi bir konudaki görüşlerini, belli kanıtlar, işaret, inandırıcı kullanma kullanma anlatmaya çalışır, sadece okuyucuyu bilgilendirmeyi belirtir.
    Makalenin amacı; açıklama, eleştiri, tanıtım, bilgilendirme de olabilir. Ama burada eleştirel tutum ön plandadır.
    Makaleler, yazdığı sonra bir araya getirilerek makale kitapları şeklinde yayımlanabilir.
    Makalede açık, anlaşılır, ciddi bir dil kullanılır.
    Makaleler öğretici etiketleridır. Bu yazı yazar tutarlı, tarafsız, bilimsel bir üslûp kullanıyor.
    Makale Türleri

    Makaleler için konuya göre uzun ya da kısa olabilir. Makale her konuda yazılabilir. Makalenin yazılacağı konu güncel olabileceği gibi, felsefi, bilimsel, sanatsal da olabilir. Ancak edebî makale sanatla ilgili neden işler. Makaleler niteliklerine göre temelde “edebî makale” ve “Makaleler” olmak üzere iki grupta toplanabilir.



    a. Edebî makale: Dil, edebiyat ve sanatla ilgili.
    b. Meslekî Makale: Tıp, ekonomi, sosyoloji gibi bilimin ve bilime yönelik mesleklerin değişik dalları ile ilgili konulan işleyen makale içindir.

    Türk Edebiyatında Makale

    Türk edebiyatında makale türünün ilk örnekleri Tercüman-ı Ahval de (1860) yayımlanmıştır. Türk edebiyatındaki bu ilk makale Tercüman-ı Ahval Mukaddimesi'dir. Namık Kemal, Ziya Paşa, Şemsettin Sami, Muallim Naci, Beşir Fuad gibi sanatçılar bu türün gelişmesini sağlamıştır. Servet-i Fünun döneminde ise bu tür yayılmış, gelişmiş, olgunlaşmıştır. Hüseyin Cahit, Cenap Şahabettin, Fuat Köprülü, Nurettin Topçu gibi sanatçılar eser vermiştir.



    Makale Örneği

    ...

    Zaten son derece sübjektif olacağı noktasından işe başlamak mümkün olabilir. Çünkü insanlar zamanın akışını tarafsız ve sabit bölümlere ayırmak üzere astronomik kıstaslar kullanmaktadırlar. O halde çağ daha çok, tarihin niteliksel bölünmesi oluyor. Bu durumda ilk soru belirmektedi

    30 march 2020 16:31 1625
    1

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    31 march 2020 02:37 1625
    0

    It's a nice article!

    31 march 2020 09:08 1625
    0

    wait mike what is with u ? :>

    31 march 2020 15:49 1625
    0

    he got buffed this patch

    31 march 2020 17:52 1625
    0

    hate against him

    31 march 2020 17:52 1625
    0

    great game boi

    31 march 2020 20:32 1625
    0

    I think the most common way of being in 6th is a lot

    31 march 2020 21:04 1625
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    I think 6th 8century was an excellent place and it is 6

    31 march 2020 21:04 1625
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    I guess, you really like wukong.You paid so much effort good job

    31 march 2020 21:34 1625
    0

    I use this fighter a lot

    31 march 2020 22:04 1625
    0

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