- Flash and/or stealth or dash ability. allows you to gank unexpectedly. Use 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
- stealthed, using his ultimate. Use this to your advantage and use combined with for an exceptionally well executed combo in rapid succession, then slow the enemy using your . allows to lunge to his enemies while
- 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 reaches 9 Trophies, use the extra range on your passive to make this wall-hopping easier. can hop over walls using . Place a
- A great way to reach high amounts of attack speed very fast and burst down enemies is to use your and then your right after (or the vice versa). Because the attack speed bonuses stack additively this provides 90% AS at 1st rank and 150% AS at 5th rank.
- Whenever turns invisible using , 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.
- turrets very quickly and with the added survivability from make him exceptionally good at backdooring. 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. and allow him to take down
- Maxing attack speed, single targeted damage and burst.
first gives you great
- Some might argue that is a one-point wonder skill, as its scaling is based on '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.
- jungler as his heals him for 15% of his maximum health. This allows him for excellent survivability both in lanes and jungles.
is a great
- When jungling alternate between and .
- Maxing AoE damage, a high defense boost for a few seconds and allows for generating ferocity faster with cooldown going down. Consider it over maxing , when jungling or playing defensively. first gives you a good burst of
- Use in order to stop enemies from running away.
- 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.
- can use his ultimate in order to see invisible champions, such as , , or another .
- When you cast 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.
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.
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.
- 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 ).
- Savagery, Empowered Savagery Empowered Savagery and the active from , Rengar can reach well over 2.0 attack speed. is an exceptionally good item for Rengar, since his skills are limited only by cooldowns. 's stats and active effect synergize well with his kit. With attack speed obtained from
- The slow from
and allow to get in a lot more attacks where the enemy would otherwise escape.
- combined with a is a deadly combination; the increased attack speed from allows him to maintain the slow of , and the bonus health synergyzes with both Empowered and normal .
- 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
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.
- health for durability, attack speed for damage output, life steal for sustain and 15% of CDR. can be a very powerful item for , since it offers,
- can be a good choice since it grants you MR, health and cooldown reduction as well as empowering healing.
- Builds focusing on ability power items and cooldown reduction items like work pretty well on Rengar, because he can combo his Battle Roar up to 4 times. At 4 Ferocity, he uses Battle Roar. Then he can use Empowered Battle Roar Empowered Battle Roar again because he has 5 Ferocity. Now he activates his ultimate Thrill of the Hunt to gain again 5 Ferocity in 3 seconds, so he can cast Empowered Battle Roar Empowered Battle Roar again. Finally, the normal 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 .
- Since deals mostly physical damage, buying armor is a top priority. and are very effective against him since the majority of his damage comes from autoattacks enhanced with .
- Avoid fighting brushes as his passive provides him with great mobility and utility. near and especially inside
- Avoid fighting
1 on 1 as his kit makes him an exceptionally good duelist.
- lifesteal and allow to quickly regain health and with and to overpower you even if he was at low health when you started fighting. and make him deceptively tanky. That alongside
- Avoid engaging 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 ganking potential - in addition to his high damage output and burst capabilities, and or prevent his target from escaping while and make sure he can chase down his target even if they posses a short term stealth or use Flash. is jungling as he has great
- If uses while your team has sight of him a distinctive sound can be heard. Otherwise you will receive no warning of the ability’s use.
- 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.