by Hyorr

[2.4] Vi Guide - Beginner Jungler Champ - Vi

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August 07, 2021 03:35
Jungle

Beginner Jungler Champ - Vi

Vi is a bruiser fighter champion that excels on one vs one and has a lot of lockdown for one target. She is useful for beginner jungler who want to learn jungle more.

Pros

  • Fast clearing and objective take jungler.
  • One of the best CC kits in the game.
  • Able to flex conditional build.

Cons

  • Momentum-based jungler
  • Poor late game presense
  • Cannot cancel her combo, must all in

Vi Build

Best Build Guide for Vi

Starting Items
Long Sword
Core items (Bruiser)
Youmuu's Ghostblade
Mercury's Treads
Trinity Force
Core items (lethality)
Duskblade of Draktharr
Mercury's Treads
Black Cleaver
Full item (Bruiser)
Youmuu's Ghostblade
Mercury's Treads
Trinity Force
Death's Dance
Sterak's Gage
Guardian Angel
Full item (lethality)
Duskblade of Draktharr
Mercury's Treads
Black Cleaver
Youmuu's Ghostblade
Mortal Reminder
Guardian Angel
Full item (TANK)
Trinity Force
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Guardian Angel
Sunfire Aegis
Sterak's Gage
Force of Nature

Item Build Description

Additional information on the items

Bruiser : if you're new to Vi, i recommend stick with Bruiser. This build will make you tank damage. after clearing wave, your first recall item is SheenSheen , because it will helping us to clear jungle fast, and we will spam a lot of spells, so we can use Spellblade passive from SheenSheen . after that, you may proceed with the rest of the bruiser build.

Lethality : Vi can be assassin AD jungler too, with the right item, of course. we gonna build Duskblade of DraktharrDuskblade of Draktharr as our first item, because flat amour reduction and also nightstalker passive from it. you can use it for surprise your target with extra damage, from nightstalker passive. 

For enchantment use [Locket Enchant] because you will diving a lot, and that plus [vi:2] will mitigate some damage from turret and champions.

CONSIDER THIS!

Dead Man's PlateDead Man's Plate You may want to build this on bruiser build, but you have to replace Youmuu's GhostbladeYoumuu's Ghostblade as momentum do not stack. DMP is useful for tanking more damage and the Crushing Blow passive from DMP will make your team easier to land skill shots as full momentum attack will slow your target.
Force of NatureForce of Nature You're tired against TeemoTeemo or AkaliAkali who spams their skills? use this item and replace Death's DanceDeath's Dance with this item. This is mitigate the damage of their spammed skills.
Randuin's OmenRanduin's Omen Crits Crits Crits, yeah a lot of crits from your opponent's ADC. well say hello to this item. this will slow their attack speed and reduce the crit damage to you. 


For both builds

Blade of the Ruined KingBlade of the Ruined King : as we know in this patch this item got nerfed for ranged champions (i agree on this. Every ADC BUILD THIS ITEM, AND THAT SHOULD NOT BE.) However not for melee. This item got buff on the on-hit damage. 9% damage on max hp isn't a joke. 

Vi Runes

Best Runes for Vi

Keystone
Conqueror
Conqueror
Domination
Brutal
Brutal
Resolve
Adaptive Carapace
Adaptive Carapace
Inspiration
Mastermind
Mastermind

We going to use it as bruiser because Conqueror means long engagement, and bruiser is perfect for that.
Brutal is for fast clearing jungle, and 7 AD is insane value
Spirit Value well, ez health.
Mastermind is a must for jungler who easy to take objectives.

Keystone
Electrocute
Electrocute
Domination
Brutal
Brutal
Resolve
Adaptive Carapace
Adaptive Carapace
Inspiration
Mastermind
Mastermind

This is for our Lethality build. Try to proc your Denting BlowsDenting Blows and Electrocute on the same time. this is for our short engagement. get in, kill one, get out ASAP.

Keystone
Aftershock
Aftershock
Domination
Brutal
Brutal
Resolve
Hunter Titan
Hunter Titan
Inspiration
Mastermind
Mastermind

This is for tank ViVi and your smite that you will use is the chilling smite.

Skill Order

How to distribute skill points

Denting Blows
Denting Blows - Passive
Vault Breaker
Vault Breaker
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Blast Shield
Blast Shield
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Excessive Force
Excessive Force
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Assault And Battery
Assault And Battery
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

Summoner Spells

When to take which summoners

Smite
Challenging Smite. you have a lot of cc.
Flash
No Shit, Sherlock.

Combos

Learn how to maximize the champions potential

Vault Breaker
1st
Auto Attack
AA
Excessive Force
3rd
Auto Attack
AA

Auto reset combo for your jungle phase, helping you to clear jungle fast.

Vault Breaker
1st
Flash
Flash

Making your engage with your Vault BreakerVault Breaker more long with flash, classic stuff. this also her only escape combo.

Assault And Battery
Ult
Locket Enchant
Vault Breaker
1st
Auto Attack
AA
Excessive Force
3rd
Auto Attack
AA
Blast Shield
2nd

All in combo with Vi and [Locket Enchant] . remember, only use this for one champ only. for this, [Vi:1] must be short, because we need it to proc your Denting BlowsDenting Blows

Vi Matchups & Counters

Detailed information on how to play matchups and counters

Master Yi
Easy
Master Yi
Dr. Mundo
Easy
Dr. Mundo
Amumu
Easy
Amumu
Tryndamere
Easy
Tryndamere
Gragas
Easy
Gragas
Jarvan Iv
Medium
Jarvan Iv
Rammus
Medium
Rammus
Pantheon
Medium
Pantheon
Evelynn
Medium
Evelynn
Graves
Medium
Graves
Jax
Hard
Jax
Camille
Hard
Camille
Lee Sin
Hard
Lee Sin
Olaf
Hard
Olaf
Vi
Skill
Vi
Shyvana
Skill
Shyvana
Xin Zhao
Skill
Xin Zhao
Rengar
Skill
Rengar
Kha'Zix
Skill
Kha'Zix
Wukong
Skill
Wukong

Master YiMaster Yi need three items to be great. you just need one item. you have a lot of cc to break him. do not afraid to fight him as you can cancel his MeditateMeditate with Vault BreakerVault Breaker or Assault And BatteryAssault And Battery

Vi

Vi's Friends of Justice

YasuoYasuo Assault And BatteryAssault And Battery will make the target knocked up, and knock up is what Yasuo need to use his ultimate, Last BreathLast Breath
JinxJinx JinxJinx will need help to land her Super Mega Death Rocket!Super Mega Death Rocket! to full use, and you can help her with your cc combo. not only that, Flame Chompers!Flame Chompers! will root them plus Zap!Zap! will slow them, making your engage more easier for you. talking about sisters helping each other out, but your sis is a criminal. 
Miss FortuneMiss Fortune Bullet TimeBullet Time is deadly if the target cannot escape it, and you will ensure that escape never happen with your cc combo.
MalphiteMalphite   MalphiteMalphite and ViVi combined? it is time to deliver justice to them! let him use his Unstoppable ForceUnstoppable Force first and use your Assault And BatteryAssault And Battery to the farther champion. combine it with YasuoYasuo and it is a WRAP.
Vi

Early - Mid Game

"Hello miss Vi, time to knuckle up and get ready to punch the criminals."

Vi need level 5 to gank, and you can clear jungle fast if you able to master her auto-reset combo. same as level 5 jungler, reset if you don't see any gank potential at all.

Vi can gank on her own as Vi able to engage from long distance but only for one target. make sure that your target is high-value target such as ADC or mid laner, which will determine the result of teamfight. if you to get one or two kills and your dragon lane (still call it bot lane BTW) is pushing, it is time to get drake.

However if you failed to getting one or a summoner's spell or even worse, your ADC or you died in the process, do not think it is over yet (unless it is DravenDraven getting the take down in the process) and your job is getting another objective such as Shelly or baron lane turret (top lane) and farm for mid - late.

Vi

Mid - late

This where Vi will not shine bright as much as early game, unless you're building her as Lethality Vi, as you still deadly to everyone.

Vi will be tank as bruiser do not build damage item for late game, instead, you will be the team's initiator for ganking. you must able to lock down their damage dealer or at least they will spend a summoners like heal or even flash.

Vi can tank a lot of damage as Bruiser Vi thanks to her kits with Blast ShieldBlast Shield and [Locket Enchant] plus Sterak's GageSterak's Gage . remember, you will be sacrificing a lot of your damage for securing your opponent crucial death.

However, let's talk about Lethality Vi as this is where Lethality Vi shines on. Lethality Vi trade her tankiness for 100% damage. you will be deadly to everyone because your damage is still incredible and also can fight back as [vi:passive] gives you attack speed bonus. think of her as EvelynnEvelynn in this time as she hated teamfight but loves skirmishes , you must be smart to find some opportunity to kill your opponent's ADC or mid lane and securing your win.

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gnervis
3 years ago
I am playing in Brazil with her, and already got 12 win streak with her
gnervis
3 years ago
Have you thought about starting jungle camps with W instead? It's a faster cooldown and helps taking less damage from monster. Thanks for your guide, btw.
Hyorr
3 years ago
This is true. I really shocked everyone started W instead of Q (here we on SEA started Q) but damn 12 win streaks is huge man. Keep it up.