Evelynn Build Guide

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Evelynn Build



Table of Contents

  • Abilities

    [spell=Determined Killer]
    Attacks from minions deal 50% damage to Evelynn.

    This skill can be useful during lane phase but it only affects enemy nexus minions, so if you were thinking she is a beast in the jungle, that assumption is wrong.


    Hate Spike
    Damages the closest enemy unit with a lightning fast bolt of energy, dealing magic damage and 50% damage to a secondary nearby target.

    While fighting an enemy you should be constantly spamming this ability, even though it doesn't look like too much damage the low cooldown makes it very effective. During early stages of the game make sure not to over use this skill or it will drain your whole mana pool. (.8 sec normal cooldown, .5 sec with cooldown reduction)


    Shadow Walk
    Evelynn fades away, becoming stealthed. Evelynn's next attack or damage ability will stun that unit, ending her Shadow Walk.

    Being able to go invisible has both its pros and cons. Make sure you watch the timer on your invis so you dont pop out next to an enemy unintentionally and in some cases cancel your invis so that you can refresh it sooner (10 second cooldown)


    Ravage
    Deals damage to target unit, it also reduces the target's armor and magic resistance for 5 seconds.

    This will be your main nuke and harassment ability, just remember you don't always have to go invisible to use this skill, that's a waste of mana.


    [spell=Malice and Spite]
    Evelynn revels in the demise of champions she has aided in killing, healing herself for a portion of the victim's maxium health. She also gains the opportunity to increase her attack speed and movement speed for a short time.

    Your ult is what makes you potent in team fights, it will let you stay in the fight until the end, i will explain her ult in more detail later on in this guide.


  • Introduction

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    In this guide i will talk a little bit about my gameplay style as Evelyn. I will include my Rune/Mastery setup, Summoner Spells, and what Items I usually get. Also I want to show to you guys why Eve isn't as useless as people think she is. I will talk about why your team getting oracles is actually an advantage, and how Evelynn is beneficial in team fights.

  • Masteries/Runes

    RUNES
    For runes i always go with a caster set, except i grab dodge seals.
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    Here is my rune setup:
    3x Greater Quintessence of Fortitude
    9x Greater Glyph of Focus
    5x Greater Seal of Evasion
    4x Greater Seal of Clarity
    9x Greater Mark of Insight

    With the Health Quints we have more than enough hp early game to be practically ignored during laning phase as long as dorans ring is your first item.
    The magic pen/cdr helps with damage so you can nuke harder.
    4x mana runes will be enough to keep your mana up IF you don't use Ravage for harass (which you shouldn't.
    Lastly Evasion Seals help you survive in team fights because every one will be targeting you...because you are evelynn and they hate you.
    MASTERIES
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    For my masteries i get the magic pen and cooldown reduction in the offense tree, and the movement speed/mana regen talents in the utility tree.
    I have tried to go 21/0/9 before as well as 9/21/0 and 0/21/9. Although going into the defensive tree made me a lot harder to kill (extra hp/mr/armor), the lack of movement speed hurt since i don't build mobility boots. The dodge Seals should do the charm for early game survivability. As for the offense tree, it doesn't provide enough extra damage to make up for lower movement speed, higher cooldowns, and lower mana regeneration.

  • Item Build

    To start out the game you should grab a Doran's Ring. A doran's ring is better than boots and pots only because it gives you more health. In my experience Eve gets away with 50 health way too often so ring helps out.
    Next we will get Boots of Speed and Amplifying Tome. Level one boots are an absolute must so grab them first. Usually these two items are the only things i can get on my first trip back.
    Next time i go to base i grab a Mejai's Soulstealer and then finish my Sorcerer's Shoes. Majias should be bought first because it will get your stacks rolling and we need to hit 20 asap.
    This will be your starter items and to have a nice mid game try to get them before 20 minute mark.
    Next we will grab a Lich Bane, a lichbane will make eve a hybrid character late game since she gets a prock every time its up and give her a decent damage boost early on due to stacks.
    Then we get a Rabadon's Deathcap, with this you will get a massive ap boost that will rip apart your enemies. BY THIS POINT YOU HAVE ALL OF THE DAMAGE YOU NEED


    From this point on I will tell you what items i get to COUNTER my enemy team's ability to kill me!
    (make sure you have the core items built or you will do shit damage.)


    In the case that your enemy team has a lot of stuns grab a Banshee's Veil this will destroy champions like Pantheon, Sion, Singed, Anni, and more...Without a stun you will be able to kill them or at least run away from them. MAKE SURE YOU DON'T GO IN AGAINST MORE THAN 2 PEOPLE IF THEY SEE YOU. a bansee won't save you in a situation like that.

    If are dying a lot in your game because they are targeting you first you need to get two items, first get a Guardian Angel, usually this helps because it gives time for ravage to get off cd, a GA is what earned me my PENTA KILL with eve. Then you have to grab a Zhonya's Hourglass This will counter most situational nukes like Karthus or Kat.

    If you are up against a Tryndamere you have to get a Thornmail...Strait up armor will soften his blows so that you aren't 3...and maybe some one will be able to save you.lol.fucking crits.

    Here is some great advice by "NicknameMy"
    If you want effective Spell Vamp and Lifesteal you have to build at least 2x Hextech Gunblade which would replace Banshee's Veil and Guardian Angel. Now you have 800ap and noticable hp regaining. But you will now lack on survivability after cc. If the enemy have no bad cc, it works great.

    Also, if you cannot get more than 3 stacks out of Mejai's Soulstealer, after you buy Sheen, buy a Needlessly Large Rod before Lich Bane, this will help you really to boost the damage of Lich Bane. And boost your overall dmg.

    ITEMS WHO AREN'T FOR EVELYNN!!
    [item=Rylai's Scepter] is a bit overkill for Evelynn. She already has her ult for movement speed. If you are geting Rylai's just for survivability then there are better items that do the same thing like banshes. Honestly if you need the slow grab a Frozen Mallet...it gives more survivability.
    Deathfire Grasp This item basically does an equal amount of damage as my Lich Bane but it takes away some movement speed which can help a lot in getting kills or escaping.
    Archangel's Staff Staking pure mana on Evelynn will make her much too fragile, and the cooldown on her ravage is too big for all the ap from this item to benefit her.
    Haunting Guise Evelynn's ability power scaling is high enough to stack ap alone, no magic penetration items are needed, also items like haunting guise can be replaced by more powerful items like Z ring.

  • Skill Order

    Just a simple list....Ravage priority because its the nuke.
    1. Shadow Walk
    2. Ravage
    3. Ravage
    4. Shadow Walk
    5. Ravage
    6.[spell=Malice and Spite]
    7. Ravage
    8. Hate Spike
    [EDIT] I now don't get hate spike until level 8 because without the 20 second stealth ganking is much more difficult. I understand that you are losing quite a lot of damage because of this but in my opinion it will be worth it.
    9. Ravage
    10. Shadow Walk
    11.[spell=Malice and Spite]
    12. Hate Spike
    13. Hate Spike
    14. Hate Spike
    15. Hate Spike
    16.[spell=Malice and Spite]
    17. Shadow Walk
    18. Shadow Walk

  • Summoner Abilities

    The Spells You Want
    I won't spend a lot of time talking about summoner abilities, basically the two that i always use are
    Flash
    +
    Ignite
    These two work very well because Eve can flash into turrets and quickly finish a recalling enemy off, and ignite helps you kill level one junglers, and gives you extra damage early game.
    Some other acceptable spells
    The Spells You Can Still Take
    Exhaust Useful for the blind, but Eve ult already has movement speed so don't get it just for the slow.
    Teleport You can teleport while invisible and while Guardian Angel is activating, a good trick is to teleport to a ward so no one sees you coming. To be actually stealth after you TP you have to press the stealth button and then teleport before you enter stealth!!
    Smite Eve is terrible at getting creep kills for the first few levels and you can steal buffs from level one jungles, but smite won't help you with killing champions so I don't recommend it.
    The Spells You Don't Want
    Clairvoyance Good for support characters, if your team really needs it you can grab it, but your killing abilities will be hindered.
    Ghost Overkill...
    Revive If you want it..good for you...go ahead.
    Heal Again, this is overkill because of your ult, but it can help in a few situations, just not too many.
    [spell=Fortify] I don't Know how this would be use full for Eve unless your a person who plays all champions as tanks......
    Clarity If your having a lot of trouble with mana, get some mana runes or grab golem.
    [spell=Rally] Really only good for fighting at a turret, Don't get it unless your are running some pushing team, even then try to get someone else to grab it.

  • And now I present the section you have been waiting for STRATAGY!!

    PRO Ganking at level ONE! EDIT--WARD INFO
    [EDIT] Unfortunately since the patch where eve was punched in the face, level one ganking a jungler is practically impossible because the stealth duration will get you killed...I'm replacing this section with some screen shots that i promised before showing Ward/Oracle/Tower sight range.
    Nocturn is where the oracles/ward is and the yellow represents the sight range.
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    Here I will also mention some pros and cons to wards.
    Cons:
    1.Enemies can see you.
    Pros:
    1.Gold loss for the enemy team.
    2.The enemy feels safe if they have sight, but its actually very easy to maneuver around.
    3.Can be killed, have bounty.
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    Here are some general things you should know about eve.

    Tower diving-it's easy EVERY Eve HAS to do it!
    Basically if you're eve you have to tower dive. Playing eve you have to be ballsy or you won't get any stacks, just don't be retarded.

    Tips For Easy Playing!!!
    TIP #1
    recalling while invisible- what you have to do is press your invisibility skill and then recall right after so when you go invisible you are still recalling :]]]!!
    TIP #2
    Double stun Eve- If you use hatespike coming out of stealth you can actually stun two people :]]!
    Tip #3
    Rape so hard as Evelynn that Six enemy players surrender!
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    Backdooring
    After you get your Lichbane, backdooring becomes very easy on Evelynn. All you have to do is wait in stealth until there is a team fight or something of that matter and kill enemy towers/inhibitors. This is a last resort though, when your team is loosing late game team fights. If you can win team fights, participate in them.


    Now I will go a bit more in depth about how to lane/gank.

    First things first.
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    This guy here is your fucking butt buddy. I almost always get someone to play Zilean when I'm playing eve because INVISIBLE BOMB are fucking legit.

    In lane grab stealth first and try to get a few creeps, if you have zilean harass with invisable bombs. Until level 4 you won't be able to do much so just make sure you don't die. In some situations you might land a kill but you will have to auto attack a lot+ blow your ignite
    (i get fb before lvl 4 often actually lol fucking zilean)

    DO NOT USE RAVAGE FOR HARASS MORE THAN ONCE. You will be mana starved for when shit actually will count.
    Just make sure you are managing mana well.

    After you hit level 4 all of the fun begins. If you don't have a zil with you recall grab items and then try to find a gank somewhere. Don't be discouraged if someone doesn't die right away when you gank, go back restealth and try again many people hug the turret a bit more but you still have a chance to kill them. If you do have zilean shit is much more fun.

    FUN WITH ZILEAN
    First get your enemy a bit low with 1-2 bombs and then have zilean put a bomb on you and ravage an enemy out of stealth right as the bomb is about to explode. You will be surprised how much damage this does because zil bomb will actually be enhanced by ravage debuff. Along with ignite this strategy is almost 100% successful because of how much burst it has.


    If you have a couple stacks mid game and feel comfortable with killing people go ahead and gank around. If you're under fed you have to get your team to gank with you, either in the jungle or somewhere. All you need for a boost is a good teamfight and a few assists. This will get you the stacks you need to go to 20.

    BE SMART --- only fight someone if they are at least a bit separated form their teammates or if you're not outnumbered. Try not to die too much but a few mistakes can happen.


    What to do when its late game and its time to FIGHT!
    Ok so basically you have to be brave in team fights. When a team fight starts u should already be off to the side or in back of the enemy team then maybe 1 or 2 seconds later you run in and target the shit out of their carry, once that target is dead(what I'm going to say right now may be hard to do for some people at first because your first instinct is to run away afterward)you have to run into the fight, keep hatespiking and targeting anyone you see with ravage/Lich Bane ticks. Once you're low try to flash away if its up. Honestly you will win a team fight if your team focuses targets well. You will probably be focused and the only way you won't die is if a couple enemies drop.

  • Laning Partners

    Here I will quickly list off some heroes that i have found are really fun to lane with!
    External Image Level Three, Alistar and Eve can kill almost anyone through one stun duration. Alistar stun/Headbutt gives your ravage enough time to recharge and its just rape.
    External Image This is a very fun combo. Basically go mid and bomb the shit out of their solo with invisabombs!!!!! rofl.
    External Image You can set up a pull very well so this combo is great early game.
    External Image Anivia and other mage nukers like Akali and LeBlank are all good because combined with your burst, the two of you can kill anything!
    HEROES THAT YOU WILL HATE!
    External ImageExternal Image These heroes are just heroes that will drive you crazy, both have RETARDED shields and both have ms improvements while Janna's Ult just denies Eve hard.

  • Conclusion

    1.0 Thanks for reading my guide, more videos will be posted soon, but feel free to rate+comment i will check daily to see what you guys have to say. Any changes will be logged here as well, and again thx :]]]!
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    1.05 Added a few pictures, added tips in stratagy, added backdooring in stratagy, pics for oracles/tower/ward ranges coming soon as well as those vids
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    2.0 Made many change, added pictures.



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