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Bruiser Ymir (Joust)

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Smite God: Ymir

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Purchase Order


Build Item Blink Rune Blink Rune
Build Item Watcher's Gift Watcher's Gift
Build Item Meditation Cloak Meditation Cloak
Build Item Healing Potion Healing Potion
Build Item Mana Potion Mana Potion

Stone of Gaia

Build Item Stone of Gaia Stone of Gaia


Build Item Sovereignty Sovereignty

Best defensive item the game

Build Item Hide of the Urchin Hide of the Urchin

Life 4 Days

Build Item Ethereal Staff Ethereal Staff

Magic Power For Days

Build Item Warlock's Staff Warlock's Staff

Pick One(Situational Slot):

Build Item Reinforced Shoes Reinforced Shoes
Build Item Rod of Tahuti Rod of Tahuti
Build Item Spirit Robe Spirit Robe
Build Item Heartward Amulet Heartward Amulet
Build Item Hide of the Nemean Lion Hide of the Nemean Lion
Build Item Breastplate of Valor Breastplate of Valor
Build Item Bulwark of Hope Bulwark of Hope

Ymir's Skill Order

Ice Wall

Ice Wall

1 X
3 8 16 18 19
Glacial Strike

Glacial Strike

2 A
2 11 12 14 15
Frost Breath

Frost Breath

3 B
1 4 6 7 10
Shards of Ice

Shards of Ice

4 Y
5 9 13 17 20


Support your teammates early game. You are supposed to freeze when given good opportunity, and avoid dying. Although you are not exactly squishy, a strong physical character will easily dispose of you.

Items have no special purchase order, and you can swap them with similar items if you feel a need. Before buying your final item, look back at the problems you have been having this game. Everything going fine? Tahuti. Otherwise, pick something based on your problems.

Late game, you should be able to dispose of anyone without some decent defence. But be careful of getting isolated.

Ranked Play

If, for some god unknown reason, you decide to play Ymir in 1v1 joust.(Looks at mirror.) Go by the build above, with several exceptions.

Skip all items that who give at lease 50% damage protection to the incorrect type. (And the watcher's gift.)

If you fight a magical, take Stone of Gaia, then Heartward, then Warlock's Sash, Ethereal Staff, Bulwark of Hope, and then Rod of Tahuti.

If you fight a physical, take Sovereignty, then Hide of the Nemean Lion, then Warlock's Sash, Ethereal Staff, Breastplate of Valor, and then Rod of Tahuti.

If you have a healing magical opponent, take the heartward amulet to start with, and skip the meditation. You need to buy a weakening curse at some point, but it can be held off for a while.

If you fight a healing warrior opponent, get the sovereignty, and skip the blink. At that point,get warlock's sash, ethereal staff, breastplate of valor, divine ruin, and rod of tahuti. You need to buy a weakening curse at some point, but it can be held off for a while. This is a terrible matchup, and I fully expect you to lose.

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Nex The Slayer (37) | February 13, 2015 1:52am
My head hurts.

The build is actually not bad, but makes no sense whatsoever.
Meditation is just plain bad on all gods and terrible on Guardians like Ymir as it forces him to sacrifice one of his essential actives: Greater Blink and Wrath of the Gods.

The main problem is: In what order should a purchases these items exactly? I guess you are trying to let people decide what item order they want, that Is a really bad idea.

Lets say I'm a person who just started playing Smite and see your guide, which tells me that I can buy these items in any order I want. So I proceed to buy Rod of Tahuti as my first item and boots as my 6th item, guess how well that will go!

The small amount of actual information you provide is actually pretty good (except I don't get why you discourage people from playing Ymir in Joust, when Joust is in the tittle of the guide), but there is way too little of it.

Down vote. Please make this guide less confusing, please. My head is hurting again.
MadDanny (34) | February 13, 2015 12:17am
You need to see how others make their guide here. At least the building part.

Needs a bit more work.
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