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==Skill usage==
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== Champion Spotlight ==
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[[File:Rengar Champion Spotlight|center]]
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== Recommended Items ==
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== Tips ==
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;Playing As {{ci|Rengar}}
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* Use {{cai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar|ultimate}} to find and assassinate high priority targets in team fights and skirmishes.
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* A lot of {{cis|Rengar}} comes from empowered abilities he uses at the right moment - choose wisely!
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* Make sure to take paths through brush when chasing opponents to take advantage of {{cai|Unseen Predator|Rengar|passive}}.
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;Playing Against {{ci|Rengar}}
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* ​{{ci|Rengar}} gains an empowered ability when his resource bar is full. Try to confront him when it's low.
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* ​{{cai|Unseen Predator|Rengar|passive}} enables him to leap out of brush and gives him a free ferocity stack when he haven't any ferocity stacks , so avoid fighting him when near bushes.
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* ​{{cai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar|ultimate}} grants him temporary stealth, so try to avoid traveling alone when injured.
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* {{ai|Battle Roar|Rengar}} heals 50% of the damage he's taken in the last 1.5 seconds, if you trade with him when his W on cooldown you can win the trades or slay him easily.
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== Tricks ==
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;Ability Usage
 
* {{ai|Unseen Predator|Rengar}} allows you to gank unexpectedly. Use {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}} in order to not be seen across the map as you move towards your gank or save it for chasing if you think the target can escape with {{si|Flash}} and/or [[stealth]] or [[dash]] ability.
 
* {{ai|Unseen Predator|Rengar}} allows you to gank unexpectedly. Use {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}} in order to not be seen across the map as you move towards your gank or save it for chasing if you think the target can escape with {{si|Flash}} and/or [[stealth]] or [[dash]] ability.
* {{ai|Unseen Predator|Rengar}} allows {{ci|Rengar}} to lunge to his enemies while [[stealth]]ed, using his ultimate. Use this to your advantage and use {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}} combined with {{ai|Savagery|Rengar}} for an exceptionally well executed combo in rapid succession, then slow the enemy using your {{ai|Bola Strike|Rengar}}.
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** Be careful with this as opponents will know if they are revealed.
* {{ci|Rengar}} can hop over walls using {{ai|Unseen Predator|Rengar}}. Place a [[ward]] next to a jungle camp and get inside a brush over the wall, then simply attack the monsters. However, make sure they're inside your circle. Also, when your {{ii|Bonetooth Necklace}} reaches 9 Trophies, use the extra range on your passive to make this wall-hopping easier.
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* {{ai|Unseen Predator|Rengar}} allows {{ci|Rengar}} to lunge to his enemies while [http://leagueoflegends.wikia.com/wiki/Stealth camouflaged] using his ultimate. Use this to your advantage and use {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}} combined with {{ai|Savagery|Rengar}} for an exceptionally well executed combo in rapid succession, then slow the enemy using your {{ai|Bola Strike|Rengar}}.
** This is a great tactic for stealing epic [[monster]]s when [[Jungling#Counter-jungling.2FInvading|counter jungling]] or killing the enemy jungler.
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* {{ci|Rengar}} can hop over walls using {{ai|Unseen Predator|Rengar}}. Place a [[ward]] next to a jungle camp and get inside a brush over the wall, then simply attack the monsters. However, make sure they're inside your circle.
* A great way to reach high amounts of [[attack speed]] very fast and burst down enemies is to use your {{ai|Savagery|Rengar}} and then your {{ai|Empowered Savagery|Rengar}} right after (or the {{w|vice versa}}). Because the attack speed bonuses [[Stacking#Stacks_additively|stack additively]] this provides 90% AS at 1<sup>st</sup> rank and 150% AS at 5<sup>th</sup> rank.
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** This is a great tactic for stealing epic monsters when counter-jungling or killing the enemy jungler.
* Whenever {{ci|Rengar}} turns invisible using {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}}, he gains a point of Ferocity every 0.75 seconds. Keep that in mind because it can turn the tide of a battle, increasing one of three things about Rengar: his damage, his utility or his self-healing ability.
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* Maxing {{ai|Savagery|Rengar}} first gives you some wave clear power and burst.
*{{cai|Savagery|Rengar}} and {{ai|Empowered Savagery|Rengar}} allow him to take down [[turret]]s very quickly and with the added survivability from {{ai|Battle Roar|Rengar}} make him exceptionally good at [[backdoor]]ing. He is capable of great pushes both early and late game so make sure to use this to your advantage by pushing the turrets early on to get bonus gold for your team.
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* {{ci|Rengar}} is a great [[Jungling|jungler]] as his {{ai|Battle Roar 2|Rengar|Battle Roar}} heals him for some of the damage he taken. This allows him for excellent survivability both in lanes and jungles.
* Maxing {{ai|Savagery|Rengar}} first gives you great [[attack speed]], single targeted damage and [[burst]].
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** When jungling alternate between {{ai|Battle Roar 2|Rengar|Battle Roar}} and {{ai|Savagery 2|Rengar|Savagery}}.
** Some might argue that {{ai|Savagery|Rengar}} is a one-point wonder skill, as its scaling is based on {{ci|Rengar}}'s total attack damage and thus remains powerful even at Rank 1. It is also difficult to keep opponents in range to fully utilize the bonus attack speed, unless allied crowd control abilities are strong enough to keep foes locked down.
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* Maxing {{ai|Battle Roar|Rengar}} first gives you a good burst of [[Area of effect|AoE]] damage. Consider it over maxing {{ai|Bola Strike|Rengar}}, when jungling or playing defensively.
* {{ci|Rengar}} is a great [[jungler]] as his {{ai|Empowered Battle Roar|Rengar}} heals him for 15% of his maximum health. This allows him for excellent survivability both in lanes and jungles.
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* Use {{ai|Bola Strike 2|Rengar|Bola Strike}} in order to stop enemies from running away.
** When jungling alternate between {{ai|Empowered Battle Roar|Rengar}} and {{ai|Empowered Savagery|Rengar}}.
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* {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}} is a decent tool for escaping ganks and other nasty situations.
* Maxing {{ai|Battle Roar|Rengar}} first gives you a good burst of [[AoE]] damage, a high defense boost for a few seconds and allows for generating [[Ferocity#Ferocity|ferocity]] faster with cooldown going down. Consider it over maxing {{ai|Savagery|Rengar}}, when jungling or playing defensively.
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* {{ci|Rengar}} can use his ultimate in order to see invisible champions, such as {{ci|Shaco}}, {{ci|Twitch}}, {{ci|Evelynn}}, or another {{ci|Rengar}}.
* Use {{cai|Empowered Bola Strike|Rengar}} in order to stop enemies from running away.
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* When you cast {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}} {{Ci|Rengar}} does not immediately turn [http://leagueoflegends.wikia.com/wiki/Stealth camouflaged] but after about a 2-second delay. So keep this in mind while you are in battle.
* {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt}} is a great tool for escaping ganks and other nasty situations. Since it is not delayed by damage you can immediately go in stealth. When you successfully fade into stealth try to take an unusual path to avoid being caught.
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* {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}} allows Rengar to scout as it reveals enemy champions in a huge radius. This can allow his team to catch enemy champions hiding in bushes, or to prevent an ambush by the enemy hiding in bushes. This can also prevent enemy champions juking you or your allies using the fog of war or bushes.
* {{ci|Rengar}} can use his ultimate in order to see invisible champions, such as {{ci|Shaco}}, {{ci|Twitch}}, or another {{ci|Rengar}}.
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* When ganking a warded lane, use {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}} outside of the ward's range.
* When you cast {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt}} Rengar does not immediately turn invisible but after about a second delay. So keep this in mind while you are in battle.
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* Using {{Ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}} with 4 Ferocity charges can lead to an overwhelming burst of damage, as he can leave stealth with an empowered skill, use his 3 non-empowered skills in quick succession on his target.
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* {{ci|Rengar}} can cast {{ai|Bola Strike|Rengar}} and {{ai|Bola Strike 2|Rengar|Bola Strike}} when he's leaping mid-air with {{ai|Unseen Predator|Rengar}}. Therefore, casting {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}} first, leaping on an enemy champion with {{ai|Unseen Predator|Rengar}} then using {{ai|Bola Strike 2|Rengar|Bola Strike}} mid-air almost guarantees a root, then following {{ai|Bola Strike|Rengar}} for further slow. It is extremely effective when ganking and is very easy for your teammates to deal more damage for a kill.
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* Jungle {{ci|Rengar}} is one of the best CC bursters allowing the player to Double Root:
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*# With 3-4 stacks of Ferocity, engage the enemy with {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}}.
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*# Use either {{ai|Savagery 2|Rengar|Savagery}} for burst damage or {{ai|Bola Strike 2|Rengar|Bola Strike}} for superior CC lockdown during or shortly after leaping.
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*# Then, use abilities to reach 4 Ferocity stacks again in which time you can {{ai|Bola Strike|Rengar}} to slow them for a ton, or use {{ai|Savagery|Rengar}} for further damage.
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*# Once 4 Ferocity stacks have been reached again use {{ai|Bola Strike 2|Rengar|Bola Strike}} to root them again, or {{ai|Savagery 2|Rengar|Savagery}} for more damage.
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*# After level 6 it should be OK to take 1-3 turret hits when ganking a lane to secure a kill.
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*# This combo is an effective lockdown tactic, which most champions would find escaping difficult (unless you miss the skillshots). This double {{ai|Bola Strike 2|Rengar|Bola Strike}} root combo is mostly inescapable unless they have two or more flash/dash abilities.
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*# Make sure your lane partner(s) is there to deal the damage or alternatively you deal the damage while they focus CC abilities.
   
==Build usage==
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{{ci|Rengar}} is a burst bruiser off-tank, relying on mobility and disabling the enemies and dealing massive amounts of damage in a short burst. Therefore, he is meant to be built with items that help him achieve this.
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*{{ri|Hail of Blades}} is the best keystone for {{ci|Rengar}} when jungling as it provides more burst damage as the game progresses. Combining the triggering attack with {{cis|Rengar}} ultimate will helps to take out a squishy target in a blink of eyes. If you use Q, mid air, you can get a bug where {{ci|Rengar}} will do his q and auto on the same second. This causes {{ci|Rengar}} to have high burst damage and gives him strong skirmishes, outdamging {{ri|Electrocute}} and {{ri|Dark Harvest}} because of the initial burst along with the extra attack speed for 2 more auto attacks + 1 Emp Q reset.
* {{ii|Bonetooth Necklace}} is a very cost efficient item even without the trophy stacks. At level 18 it offers 36 AD (2 per level) for a meager 800 gold and should stay a part of your inventory unless the spot is required for something stronger, later in the game.
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*{{ri|Fleet Footwork}} is a good replacement for {{ri|Hail of Blades}} if you are going to be a little less aggressive.
** {{ii|Bonetooth Necklace}} should be bought always, if for whatever reason you decide to get another item later in game, selling it refunds 560 gold - '''net gold lost is only 240 gold''' (less than a {{ii|Elixir of Fortitude}}).
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* {{ri|Electrocute}} is also a good choice as it can easily be proc'ed off of a simple E-Q combo.
* {{ii|Youmuu's Ghostblade}} is an exceptionally good item for Rengar, since his skills are limited only by cooldowns. {{ii|Youmuu's Ghostblade|Youmuu's Ghostblade's}}'s stats and active effect synergize well with his kit. With attack speed obtained from {{ai|Savagery}}, {{ai|Empowered Savagery}} and the active from {{ii|Youmuu's Ghostblade}}, Rengar can reach well over 2.0 attack speed.
 
* The slow from {{ii|Phage}} and {{ii|Frozen Mallet}} allow {{ci|Rengar}} to get in a lot more attacks where the enemy would otherwise escape.
 
** {{ii|Atma's Impaler}} combined with a {{ii|Frozen Mallet}} is a deadly combination; the increased attack speed from {{ai|Savagery|Rengar}} allows him to maintain the slow of {{ii|Frozen Mallet}}, and the bonus health synergyzes with both Empowered and normal {{ai|Battle Roar|Rengar}}.
 
* Rengar has higher than average base attack speed ('''0.675'''). He also has good AS per level scaling, totaling '''48%''' bonus AS at level 18. His double {{ai|Empowered Savagery|Rengar}} allows him to gain another '''150%''' bonus AS for nearly 3 seconds. High base attack speed requires exactly '''270%''' bonus AS to hit the hard cap. His kit can grant him up to '''198%''' bonus AS, which in such case leaves only '''72%''' bonus AS to go via masteries, runes and itemization.
 
**Build and use bonus [[attack speed]] on Rengar wisely - any attack speed that brings him over the 2.5AS cap is wasted.
 
*{{ii|Zeke's Herald}} can be a very powerful item for {{ci|Rengar}}, since it offers, [[health]] for durability, [[attack speed]] for damage output, [[life steal]] for [[sustain]] and 15% of [[CDR]].
 
*{{ii|Spirit Visage}} can be a good choice since it grants you MR, health and cooldown reduction as well as empowering {{ai|Empowered Battle Roar|Rengar|Empowered Battle Roar's}} healing.
 
*Builds focusing on [[ability power]] items and [[cooldown reduction]] items like {{ii|Deathfire Grasp}} work pretty well on Rengar, because he can combo his {{ai|Battle Roar}} up to 4 times. At 4 Ferocity, he uses {{ai|Battle Roar}}. Then he can use {{ai|Empowered Battle Roar}} again because he has 5 Ferocity. Now he activates his ultimate {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt}} to gain again 5 Ferocity in 3 seconds, so he can cast {{ai|Empowered Battle Roar}} again. Finally, the normal {{ai|Battle Roar}} will come off of cooldown and he can use it again. That is a combined damage of 1020(+3.2 per ability power) in 6 seconds. This move can also be empowered by 2 procs of {{ii|Lich Bane}}.
 
   
==Recommended items==
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{{ci|Rengar}} is generally played as an assassin or a bruiser, relying on mobility and disabling the enemies and dealing massive amounts of damage in a short burst. Therefore, he is meant to be built with items that help him achieve this.
|{{ri|Classic|Doran's Blade|Mercury's Treads|Bonetooth Necklace|Trinity Force|Last Whisper|Guardian Angel}}
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* {{ii|Ravenous Hydra}} is a must for {{ci|Rengar}}, because of its very high AD, some health regen and [[life steal]], and it also gives very nice wave clear and its active is very important for his one-shot combo.
|{{ri|Dominion|Prospector's Blade|Mercury's Treads|Bonetooth Necklace|Trinity Force|Last Whisper|Guardian Angel}}
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* {{ii|Youmuu's Ghostblade}} Is an exceptionally good item for Rengar since his skills are limited only by cooldowns, and the item's stats and active effect synergize well with his kit.
|{{ri|Proving Grounds|Doran's Blade|Mercury's Treads|Bonetooth Necklace|Spirit Visage|Trinity Force|Warmog's Armor}}
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* [[Cooldown reduction|CDR]] is one of the stronger stats you can get on Rengar, because you are not limited by mana whatsoever and Rengar's empowered abilities are VERY powerful.
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** {{ii|Youmuu's Ghostblade}} and {{ii|Spirit Visage}} are great items on {{ci|Rengar}}, each giving 10% [[Cooldown reduction|CDR]].
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** {{ii|The Black Cleaver}} is also great on {{ci|Rengar}}, giving 20% [[Cooldown reduction|CDR]], AD, health, and armor shred.
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* {{ii|Frozen Mallet}}'s {{nie|Icy}} passive allows {{ci|Rengar}} to squeeze in a lot more attacks when the enemy would otherwise escape.
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* Rengar has higher than average base attack speed as well as good AS per level scaling.
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* {{ii|Spirit Visage}} can be a good choice since it grants you MR, health and cooldown reduction as well as empowering {{ai|Battle Roar 2|Rengar|Battle Roar's}} healing and any lifesteal/spellvamp items that you may have.
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* Since {{ci|Rengar}} will sometimes need initiate for your team, it might be a good idea to buy tankiness and initiation items, such as {{ii|Locket of the Iron Solari}} or {{ii|Sunfire Cape}}. {{ii|Ravenous Hydra}} is a very good choice to deal AoE damage and add burst to a target.
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* A possible item is {{ii|Trinity Force|Triforce}}, as it pushes his burst damage even higher, but as this is not an optimal bursting item, purchase when very much ahead of opponents. However, if building a fighter {{ci|Rengar}}, this will be a decent purchase.
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* {{ci|Rengar}} can take almost any boots and benefit from them.
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** {{ii|Berserker's Greaves}} gives you bonus attack speed for DPS builds.
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** {{ii|Ionian Boots of Lucidity}} gives you 10% CDR for reduced cooldown on your skills, which is very effective on a skill-based resourceless champion.
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** {{ii|Boots of Mobility}} gives you more mobility and allows you to travel the map and gank more often.
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** {{ii|Ninja Tabi}} gives you armor and damage reduction from autoattacks.
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** {{ii|Mercury's Treads}} gives you magic resistance and {{nie|Tenacity}} to make you less vulnerable to crowd control.
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* The assassin build is recommended only for assassin {{Ci|Rengar}} players. It capitalizes on {{Ci|Rengar|Rengar's}} ability to catch out single targets and quickly burst them down.
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** This build is full glass cannon build with only offensive items or maybe one defensive item.
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** In this build most important stats are [[cooldown reduction]], [[attack damage]], and probably the most important one, [[armor penetration]].
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** Core items needed to oneshot someone are {{ii|Ravenous Hydra}} or {{ii|Tiamat}} and {{ii|Youmuu's Ghostblade}} followed by a {{ii|The Black Cleaver}}, and last two items can be recommended boots for assassin Rengar ({{ii|Boots of Mobility}} or {{ii|Ionian Boots of Lucidity}}) and a defensive item like {{ii|Banshee's Veil}} or {{ii|Randuin's Omen}} or an {{ii|Guardian Angel}} or instead of a defensive item you can buy one more offensive item, for example {{ii|The Bloodthirster}} or {{ii|Trinity Force}} (and in some cases {{ii|Infinity Edge}}).
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** With this build your basic attacks and physical damage abilities will penetrate most (if not all) armor of Marksmen without defensive items or even Mages without {{ii|Zhonya's Hourglass}}, which is equivalent to dealing true damage.
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** This build is very hard to counter in low ELO because this build counters armor so hardest counters of this build are {{ii|Zhonya's Hourglass}} because of the active and {{ii|Guardian Angel}} due to its revival passive.
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** It's mostly built on toplane {{ci|Rengar}} and before this build players usually build 3 or 4 {{ii|Doran's Blade}}s. Stacking {{ii|Doran's Blade}}s is very good in the early laning phase because it gives you [[health]], [[life steal]] and some very needed [[attack damage]].
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** When trying to assassinate very mobile champion like {{ci|LeBlanc}} or {{ci|Zed}} is recommended to use {{ai|Bola Strike 2|Rengar|Bola Strike}} instead of {{ai|Savagery 2|Rengar|Savagery}} unless you are sure you can kill them before they can react for example with {{ai|Distortion|LeBlanc}} or {{ai|Living Shadow|Zed}} in this case.
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** With this build you get around 500-600 [[attack damage]] or more and you still have a lot of [[armor penetration]] so you kill squishier targets easily and tanks like {{ci|Malphite}} or {{ci|Shen}} with moderate effort.
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** If you have built {{ii|Frozen Mallet}} or {{ii|Randuin's Omen}} you will be very hard to run away from because of {{nie|Icy}} or the [[Area of effect|AoE]] slow (respectively) and both items give health which is always useful.
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** Don't buy {{ii|Blade of the Ruined King}} on assassin {{Ci|Rengar}} if you are very ahead, as a round of your skills will kill your target, rendering the attack speed useless.
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** With an assassin build you want to maximize your burst damage and consistency, which is why it's recommended forgoing boots for another damage / crit item late game, like {{ii|Statikk Shiv}}. This is done by many high-skill Rengar players such as {{sbc|dekar173, Avail, Youmuus, Ryan Choi, ChaosRain77, Pridestalker, NIGHTBLUE3.}}
   
==Countering==
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*Since {{ci|Rengar}} deals mostly physical damage, buying armor is a top priority. {{ii|Ninja Tabi}} and {{ii|Thornmail}} are very effective against him since the majority of his damage comes from autoattacks enhanced with {{ai|Savagery|Rengar}}.
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* Since {{ci|Rengar}} deals mostly physical damage, buying armor is a top priority. {{ii|Ninja Tabi}} and {{ii|Thornmail}} are very effective against him since the majority of his damage comes from autoattacks enhanced with {{ai|Savagery|Rengar}}.
*Avoid fighting {{ci|Rengar}} near and especially inside [[brush]]es as his passive {{ai|Unseen Predator|Rengar}} provides him with great mobility and utility.
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* Avoid fighting {{ci|Rengar}} near and especially inside [[brush]]es as his passive {{ai|Unseen Predator|Rengar}} provides him with great mobility and utility.
**His passive has no cooldown making [[slow]]s ineffective when fighting him inside brushes as he can constantly close the distance.
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** His passive has no cooldown making [[slow]]s ineffective when fighting him inside brushes as he can constantly close the distance.
**Skilled players can use {{ai|Unseen Predator|Rengar}} to [[juke]] and escape when being chased and even dodge [[skillshot]]s and avoid [[area of effect|AoEs]].
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** Skilled players can use {{ai|Unseen Predator|Rengar}} to juke and escape when being chased and even dodge [[skillshot]]s and avoid [[Area of effect|AoE]] damage.
*Avoid fighting {{ci|Rengar}} 1 on 1 as his kit makes him an exceptionally good duelist.
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* Avoid dueling {{ci|Rengar}} as his kit makes him excel at it.
**{{ai|Battle Roar|Rengar}} and {{ai|Empowered Battle Roar|Rengar}} make him deceptively tanky. That alongside [[lifesteal]] and {{ai|Savagery|Rengar}} allow {{ci|Rengar}} to quickly regain health and with {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}} and {{ai|Empowered Savagery|Rengar}} to overpower you even if he was at low health when you started fighting.
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** {{ai|Battle Roar|Rengar}} and {{ai|Battle Roar 2|Rengar|Battle Roar}} make him deceptively tanky. That alongside [[life steal]] and {{ai|Savagery|Rengar}} allow {{ci|Rengar}} to quickly regain health and with {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}} and {{ai|Savagery 2|Rengar|Savagery}} to overpower you even if he was at low health when you started fighting.
*Avoid engaging {{ci|Rengar}} when he already has 2 or more Ferocity, as when he uses all 3 of his basic abilities he will be able to cast one Empowered spell as well.
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* When {{ci|Rengar}} uses {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}}, nearby allies will get an {{wikia|metalgear|exclamation point}} on top of their heads, which means he is close and could pounce you.
*Beware if {{ci|Rengar}} is jungling as he has great [[gank]]ing potential - in addition to his high damage output and burst capabilities, {{ai|Bola Strike|Rengar}} and {{ii|Phage}} or {{ii|Frozen Mallet}} prevent his target from escaping while {{ai|Unseen Predator|Rengar}} and {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}} make sure he can chase down his target even if they posses a short term [[stealth]] or use {{si|Flash}}.
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** Always stick together or close to a tower so he can't leap towards your allies.
*If {{ci|Rengar}} uses {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}} while your team has sight of him a distinctive sound can be heard. Otherwise you will receive no warning of the ability’s use.
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* Avoid engaging {{ci|Rengar}} when he already has 2 or more Ferocity, as when he uses all 3 of his basic abilities he will be able to cast one empowered spell as well.
*Rengar relies heavily on perfect surprise attacks and burst to take down his target, stunning him and getting out of melee range will stop his momentum and ruin his intial attack.
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* Beware if {{ci|Rengar}} is jungling as he has great [[gank]]ing potential with {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}} - in addition to his high damage output and burst capabilities, {{ai|Bola Strike|Rengar}} and {{ii|Phage}} or {{ii|Frozen Mallet}} prevent his target from escaping.
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* If {{ci|Rengar}} uses {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}} while your team has sight of him a distinctive sound can be heard. Otherwise you will receive no warning of the ability's use, unless {{ci|Rengar}} comes within 1450 range of enemy champion.
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** This also works if you are in sight of a bush that he uses {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}} in.
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* {{Ci|Rengar}} relies heavily on perfect surprise attacks and burst to take down his target, stunning him and getting out of melee range will stop his momentum and ruin his initial attack.
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* Placing a {{ii|Control Ward}} near your lane can prevent {{ci|Rengar}} from ganking you with {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}}. Placing one when {{Ci|Rengar}} uses {{ai|Thrill of the Hunt|Rengar}} to run can prevent his stealthy escape.
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* Traps such as {{ai|Noxious Trap|Teemo}} can punish him for entering bushes, hindering his ability to leap at you. Additionally, he is particularly susceptible to Blinds, as almost all of his damage is autoattack reliant.
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* {{ci|Rengar}} doesn't trade very well at low Ferocity, so if you can keep him at a distance and poke him constantly you will make him much more vulnerable in lane. However, be wary if he has maximum Ferocity, because in early laning a {{ai|Savagery 2|Rengar|Savagery}} > {{ai|Savagery|Rengar}} combo can take more than half your health.
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* {{cis|Rengar}} damage, burst and sustain relies mostly on his empowered abilities. Aim to engage Rengar when he is low on Ferocity stacks so that he cannot heal back any damage ({{ai|Battle Roar 2|Rengar|Battle Roar}}) or counter burst you ({{ai|Savagery 2|Rengar|Savagery}}) or nullify your engage abilities using his strong CC ({{ai|Bola Strike 2|Rengar|Bola Strike's}} {{tip|root}})
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* {{ci|Rengar}} cannot function well in large-scale teamfights, as he is an assassin focused on picking off lone targets. Grouping late game and focusing him can make his ability to fight significantly lower.
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** However it can only happen if {{ci|Rengar}} builds glass cannon. Some Rengar players especially Jungle Rengar players would probably require to build tank items on him in order to compensate {{ai|Battle Roar|Rengar}} and {{ai|Battle Roar 2|Rengar|Battle Roar}}. It is very important to keep him underfarmed in order to hinder a Fighter Builld Rengar in teamfights.
   
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[[Category:Rengar]]

Latest revision as of 12:30, May 17, 2020



Champion Spotlight Edit

Rengar Champion Spotlight

Rengar Champion Spotlight

Recommended Items Edit

Summoner's Rift
Starting
Summoner's Rift (Jungler)
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Twisted Treeline
Starting
Twisted Treeline (Jungler)
Starting
Howling Abyss
Starting

Tips Edit

Playing As Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar
  • Use Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar's Thrill of the Hunt ultimate to find and assassinate high priority targets in team fights and skirmishes.
  • A lot of Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar's comes from empowered abilities he uses at the right moment - choose wisely!
  • Make sure to take paths through brush when chasing opponents to take advantage of Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar's Unseen Predator passive.
Playing Against Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar
  • Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar gains an empowered ability when his resource bar is full. Try to confront him when it's low.
  • Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar's Unseen Predator passive enables him to leap out of brush and gives him a free ferocity stack when he haven't any ferocity stacks , so avoid fighting him when near bushes.
  • Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar's Thrill of the Hunt ultimate grants him temporary stealth, so try to avoid traveling alone when injured.
  •  Battle Roar Battle Roar heals 50% of the damage he's taken in the last 1.5 seconds, if you trade with him when his W on cooldown you can win the trades or slay him easily.

Tricks Edit

Ability Usage
  • Unseen Predator Unseen Predator allows you to gank unexpectedly. Use Thrill of the Hunt Thrill of the Hunt in order to not be seen across the map as you move towards your gank or save it for chasing if you think the target can escape with Flash Flash and/or stealth or dash ability.
    • Be careful with this as opponents will know if they are revealed.
  • Unseen Predator Unseen Predator allows Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar to lunge to his enemies while camouflaged using his ultimate. Use this to your advantage and use Thrill of the Hunt Thrill of the Hunt combined with Savagery Savagery for an exceptionally well executed combo in rapid succession, then slow the enemy using your Bola Strike Bola Strike.
  • Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar can hop over walls using Unseen Predator Unseen Predator. Place a ward next to a jungle camp and get inside a brush over the wall, then simply attack the monsters. However, make sure they're inside your circle.
    • This is a great tactic for stealing epic monsters when counter-jungling or killing the enemy jungler.
  • Maxing Savagery Savagery first gives you some wave clear power and burst.
  • Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar is a great jungler as his Battle Roar 2 Battle Roar heals him for some of the damage he taken. This allows him for excellent survivability both in lanes and jungles.
  • Maxing Battle Roar Battle Roar first gives you a good burst of AoE damage. Consider it over maxing Bola Strike Bola Strike, when jungling or playing defensively.
  • Use Bola Strike 2 Bola Strike in order to stop enemies from running away.
  • Thrill of the Hunt Thrill of the Hunt is a decent tool for escaping ganks and other nasty situations.
  • Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar can use his ultimate in order to see invisible champions, such as Shaco OriginalSquare Shaco, Twitch OriginalSquare Twitch, Evelynn OriginalSquare Evelynn, or another Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar.
  • When you cast Thrill of the Hunt Thrill of the Hunt Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar does not immediately turn camouflaged but after about a 2-second delay. So keep this in mind while you are in battle.
  • Thrill of the Hunt Thrill of the Hunt allows Rengar to scout as it reveals enemy champions in a huge radius. This can allow his team to catch enemy champions hiding in bushes, or to prevent an ambush by the enemy hiding in bushes. This can also prevent enemy champions juking you or your allies using the fog of war or bushes.
  • When ganking a warded lane, use Thrill of the Hunt Thrill of the Hunt outside of the ward's range.
  • Using Thrill of the Hunt Thrill of the Hunt with 4 Ferocity charges can lead to an overwhelming burst of damage, as he can leave stealth with an empowered skill, use his 3 non-empowered skills in quick succession on his target.
  • Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar can cast Bola Strike Bola Strike and Bola Strike 2 Bola Strike when he's leaping mid-air with Unseen Predator Unseen Predator. Therefore, casting Thrill of the Hunt Thrill of the Hunt first, leaping on an enemy champion with Unseen Predator Unseen Predator then using Bola Strike 2 Bola Strike mid-air almost guarantees a root, then following Bola Strike Bola Strike for further slow. It is extremely effective when ganking and is very easy for your teammates to deal more damage for a kill.
  • Jungle Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar is one of the best CC bursters allowing the player to Double Root:
    1. With 3-4 stacks of Ferocity, engage the enemy with Thrill of the Hunt Thrill of the Hunt.
    2. Use either Savagery 2 Savagery for burst damage or Bola Strike 2 Bola Strike for superior CC lockdown during or shortly after leaping.
    3. Then, use abilities to reach 4 Ferocity stacks again in which time you can Bola Strike Bola Strike to slow them for a ton, or use Savagery Savagery for further damage.
    4. Once 4 Ferocity stacks have been reached again use Bola Strike 2 Bola Strike to root them again, or Savagery 2 Savagery for more damage.
    5. After level 6 it should be OK to take 1-3 turret hits when ganking a lane to secure a kill.
    6. This combo is an effective lockdown tactic, which most champions would find escaping difficult (unless you miss the skillshots). This double Bola Strike 2 Bola Strike root combo is mostly inescapable unless they have two or more flash/dash abilities.
    7. Make sure your lane partner(s) is there to deal the damage or alternatively you deal the damage while they focus CC abilities.
Rune Usage
  • Hail of Blades rune Hail of Blades is the best keystone for Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar when jungling as it provides more burst damage as the game progresses. Combining the triggering attack with Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar's ultimate will helps to take out a squishy target in a blink of eyes. If you use Q, mid air, you can get a bug where Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar will do his q and auto on the same second. This causes Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar to have high burst damage and gives him strong skirmishes, outdamging Electrocute rune Electrocute and Dark Harvest rune Dark Harvest because of the initial burst along with the extra attack speed for 2 more auto attacks + 1 Emp Q reset.
  • Fleet Footwork rune Fleet Footwork is a good replacement for Hail of Blades rune Hail of Blades if you are going to be a little less aggressive.
  • Electrocute rune Electrocute is also a good choice as it can easily be proc'ed off of a simple E-Q combo.
Item Usage

Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar is generally played as an assassin or a bruiser, relying on mobility and disabling the enemies and dealing massive amounts of damage in a short burst. Therefore, he is meant to be built with items that help him achieve this.

  • Ravenous Hydra item Ravenous Hydra is a must for Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar, because of its very high AD, some health regen and life steal, and it also gives very nice wave clear and its active is very important for his one-shot combo.
  • Youmuu&#039;s Ghostblade item Youmuu's Ghostblade Is an exceptionally good item for Rengar since his skills are limited only by cooldowns, and the item's stats and active effect synergize well with his kit.
  • CDR is one of the stronger stats you can get on Rengar, because you are not limited by mana whatsoever and Rengar's empowered abilities are VERY powerful.
  • Frozen Mallet item Frozen Mallet's Icy passive allows Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar to squeeze in a lot more attacks when the enemy would otherwise escape.
  • Rengar has higher than average base attack speed as well as good AS per level scaling.
  • Spirit Visage item Spirit Visage can be a good choice since it grants you MR, health and cooldown reduction as well as empowering Battle Roar 2 Battle Roar's healing and any lifesteal/spellvamp items that you may have.
  • Since Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar will sometimes need initiate for your team, it might be a good idea to buy tankiness and initiation items, such as Locket of the Iron Solari item Locket of the Iron Solari or Sunfire Cape item Sunfire Cape. Ravenous Hydra item Ravenous Hydra is a very good choice to deal AoE damage and add burst to a target.
  • A possible item is Trinity Force item Triforce, as it pushes his burst damage even higher, but as this is not an optimal bursting item, purchase when very much ahead of opponents. However, if building a fighter Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar, this will be a decent purchase.
  • Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar can take almost any boots and benefit from them.
    • Berserker&#039;s Greaves item Berserker's Greaves gives you bonus attack speed for DPS builds.
    • Ionian Boots of Lucidity item Ionian Boots of Lucidity gives you 10% CDR for reduced cooldown on your skills, which is very effective on a skill-based resourceless champion.
    • Boots of Mobility item Boots of Mobility gives you more mobility and allows you to travel the map and gank more often.
    • Ninja Tabi item Ninja Tabi gives you armor and damage reduction from autoattacks.
    • Mercury&#039;s Treads item Mercury's Treads gives you magic resistance and Tenacity to make you less vulnerable to crowd control.
  • The assassin build is recommended only for assassin Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar players. It capitalizes on Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar's ability to catch out single targets and quickly burst them down.
Countering
  • Since Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar deals mostly physical damage, buying armor is a top priority. Ninja Tabi item Ninja Tabi and Thornmail item Thornmail are very effective against him since the majority of his damage comes from autoattacks enhanced with Savagery Savagery.
  • Avoid fighting Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar near and especially inside brushes as his passive Unseen Predator Unseen Predator provides him with great mobility and utility.
    • His passive has no cooldown making slows ineffective when fighting him inside brushes as he can constantly close the distance.
    • Skilled players can use Unseen Predator Unseen Predator to juke and escape when being chased and even dodge skillshots and avoid AoE damage.
  • Avoid dueling Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar as his kit makes him excel at it.
  • When Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar uses Thrill of the Hunt Thrill of the Hunt, nearby allies will get an exclamation point on top of their heads, which means he is close and could pounce you.
    • Always stick together or close to a tower so he can't leap towards your allies.
  • Avoid engaging Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar when he already has 2 or more Ferocity, as when he uses all 3 of his basic abilities he will be able to cast one empowered spell as well.
  • Beware if Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar is jungling as he has great ganking potential with Thrill of the Hunt Thrill of the Hunt - in addition to his high damage output and burst capabilities, Bola Strike Bola Strike and Phage item Phage or Frozen Mallet item Frozen Mallet prevent his target from escaping.
  • If Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar uses Thrill of the Hunt Thrill of the Hunt while your team has sight of him a distinctive sound can be heard. Otherwise you will receive no warning of the ability's use, unless Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar comes within 1450 range of enemy champion.
  • Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar relies heavily on perfect surprise attacks and burst to take down his target, stunning him and getting out of melee range will stop his momentum and ruin his initial attack.
  • Placing a Control Ward item Control Ward near your lane can prevent Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar from ganking you with Thrill of the Hunt Thrill of the Hunt. Placing one when Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar uses Thrill of the Hunt Thrill of the Hunt to run can prevent his stealthy escape.
  • Traps such as Noxious Trap Noxious Trap can punish him for entering bushes, hindering his ability to leap at you. Additionally, he is particularly susceptible to Blinds, as almost all of his damage is autoattack reliant.
  • Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar doesn't trade very well at low Ferocity, so if you can keep him at a distance and poke him constantly you will make him much more vulnerable in lane. However, be wary if he has maximum Ferocity, because in early laning a Savagery 2 Savagery > Savagery Savagery combo can take more than half your health.
  • Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar's damage, burst and sustain relies mostly on his empowered abilities. Aim to engage Rengar when he is low on Ferocity stacks so that he cannot heal back any damage (Battle Roar 2 Battle Roar) or counter burst you (Savagery 2 Savagery) or nullify your engage abilities using his strong CC (Bola Strike 2 Bola Strike's Root icon root)
  • Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar cannot function well in large-scale teamfights, as he is an assassin focused on picking off lone targets. Grouping late game and focusing him can make his ability to fight significantly lower.
    • However it can only happen if Rengar OriginalSquare Rengar builds glass cannon. Some Rengar players especially Jungle Rengar players would probably require to build tank items on him in order to compensate Battle Roar Battle Roar and Battle Roar 2 Battle Roar. It is very important to keep him underfarmed in order to hinder a Fighter Builld Rengar in teamfights.

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