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  • Diamond HideousZ Review:
  • Gold Middle
    Game Play
  • Patch 5.12 1:00:46 Recorded Jul-03-2015
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Look to upgrade your Hex core first almost always. If you’re behind and need some early mana regen, look to pick up Morellonomicon after that, but if possible go straight into the second Hex Core upgrade, and then go Morellonomicon. After that, you can go Luden’s Echo or Zhonya’s Hourglass depending on your needs (you can also go Hourglass after your first Hex Core upgrade if you’re vs. someone like Zed). Then look to grab Deathcap and Void Staff.

Don’t get antsy for kills – you can win a lane just as hard with a massive CS lead as you can with a kill lead. If you’re winning the lane in CS, don’t jeopardize that by going for a risky kill.

As you move into mid game, make sure you’re warding your flanks if you’re going to be pushing past river – and be even more conservative if your team is behind.

Throughout the game, you put yourself in positions where it’s easy for the enemy team to focus you. Try to make yourself harder to target in fights and skirmishes – don’t just run straight at the enemy in a line.

Overall, this game went pretty smoothly – Morgana didn’t pressure you much and your team won every lane. That’s awesome, but it does kinda make it harder to find teachable moments. There’s some good stuff to work on here, but if you have a game that doesn’t go as well and you’re not sure why, I’d be happy to take a look!

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