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Chernobog Standard Op Build

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by ToXicBoWser updated August 12, 2021

Smite God: Chernobog

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Chernobog Build

Beginning Phase

Build Item Leather Cowl Leather Cowl
Build Item Spiked Gauntlet Spiked Gauntlet
Build Item Healing Potion Healing Potion
Build Item Mana Potion Mana Potion

Middle Phase

Build Item Leather Cowl Leather Cowl
Build Item Devourer's Gauntlet Devourer's Gauntlet
Build Item Transcendence Transcendence
Build Item Ichaival Ichaival

End Phase

Build Item Leather Cowl Leather Cowl
Build Item Devourer's Gauntlet Devourer's Gauntlet
Build Item Transcendence Transcendence
Build Item Ichaival Ichaival
Build Item Jotunn's Wrath Jotunn's Wrath
Build Item The Crusher The Crusher

Switch with Starter

Build Item Wind Demon Wind Demon
Build Item The Executioner The Executioner
Build Item Asi Asi


Build Item Blink Rune Blink Rune
Build Item Purification Beads Purification Beads

Chernobog's Skill Order

Crystallized Curses

1 X Y
Crystallized Curses
1 4 8 12 16

Vicious Barrage

2 A B
Vicious Barrage
2 7 11 15 17

Into Darkness

3 B A
Into Darkness
3 6 9 13 18

Living Nightmare

4 Y X
Living Nightmare
5 10 14 19 20
Crystallized Curses
1 4 8 12 16

Crystallized Curses

1 X
Chernobog conjures a large crystal of curses and hurls it at the target location dealing damage on landing. After several seconds the crystalline curses explode dealing damage again and rooting any enemy in the area. The crystal can be detonated early by firing at it with Vicious Barrage.

Ability Type: Ground Target
Damage: 70 / 95 / 120 / 145 / 170 (+80% of your Physical Power)
Detonation Damage: 50 / 80 / 110 / 140 / 170 (+80% of your Physical Power)
Root: 1s
Detonation Duration: 3s
Radius: 20
Cost: 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70
Cooldown: 15 / 14 / 13 / 12 / 11s
Vicious Barrage
2 7 11 15 17

Vicious Barrage

2 A
Chernobog fires an enlarged crystal shard that can pierce enemies and deals damage like a Basic Attack.

This applies a single stack of Heart of Cold to all enemies it passes through and instantly detonates Crystallized Curses.

After firing, Chernobog gains increased Attack Speed for several seconds.

Ability Type: Projectile and Buff
Attack Speed: 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60%
Duration: 3 / 3.5 / 4 / 4.5 / 5s
Range: 65
Cost: 60 / 65 / 70 / 75 / 80
Cooldown: 12s
Into Darkness
3 6 9 13 18

Into Darkness

3 B
Chernobog dashes forward, dealing damage and slowing any enemy he collides with for 2s. If Chernobog comes in contact with a wall, he briefly enters it as a shadow, becoming untargetable and immune to damage for up to 3s.

Chernobog can leave the wall early by dashing or just stepping out of the wall. If he remains for the full duration, Chernobog will automatically dash out as his time expires.

Ability Type: Dash
Damage: 60 / 75 / 90 / 105 / 120 (+45% of your Physical Power)
Slow: 25%
Cost: 70
Cooldown: 18 / 17 / 16 / 15 / 14s
Living Nightmare
5 10 14 19 20

Living Nightmare

4 Y
During a brief channeling period, Chernobog summons shadows at the location of all enemies that last for 8s and apply a short stacking Slow.

Chernobog can select any of his shadow clones to fly towards. Once he reaches the location he takes the place of his shadow, refreshing his cooldowns, as well as temporarily obtaining damage mitigations and extra movement speed.

Ability Type: Global
Buff Duration: 6s
Damage Mitigation: 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30%
Movement Speed: 30%
Shadow Slow: 4% Stacking 4 times
Shadow Clone Speed: 365 / 380 / 395 / 410 / 425
Cost: 80 / 90 / 100 / 110 / 120
Cooldown: 110s

Tip for the Build

First buy all stackable items at the beginning, then the other items that cannot be stacked. For most it will be clear, just wanted to say it again :-D

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