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Guan Yu - The Horse Bruiser - Jungler/Solo

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Smite God: Guan Yu

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Build Item Warrior Tabi Warrior Tabi
Build Item Jotunn's Wrath Jotunn's Wrath
Build Item Void Shield Void Shield
Build Item Runic Shield Runic Shield

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Build Item Transcendence Transcendence
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Build Item The Executioner The Executioner
Build Item Hydra's Lament Hydra's Lament
Build Item Heartseeker Heartseeker
Build Item Frostbound Hammer Frostbound Hammer
Build Item Deathbringer Deathbringer

Start Items Jungler

Build Item Bumba's Mask Bumba's Mask
Build Item Tabi Tabi
Build Item Mana Potion Mana Potion
Build Item Healing Potion Healing Potion

Start Solo 1 + 1 active and potions

Build Item Transcendence Transcendence
Build Item Hand Of The Gods (Old) Hand Of The Gods (Old)
Build Item Eye of Providence Eye of Providence
Build Item Aegis Amulet (Old) Aegis Amulet (Old)
Build Item Blink Rune Blink Rune
Build Item Combat Blink Combat Blink

Start Solo 2 + An active

Build Item Heartseeker Heartseeker

Start solo 3 + Deaths toll or active

Build Item Tabi Tabi
Build Item Death's Toll Death's Toll

Guan Yu's Skill Order



1 X
3 12 16 18 19
Warrior's Will

Warrior's Will

2 A
2 7 11 14 15
Taolu Assault

Taolu Assault

3 B
1 4 6 8 10
Cavalry Charge

Cavalry Charge

4 Y
5 9 13 17 20


Guan New can still be an effective tank after his changes, but i recommend dps jungle. Solo is also good.

Pros / Cons


Good damage
Good Escape
Very powerful heals (if Conviction is maxed)
Good CC
1.5s stun with Calvary Charge and 20% slow with Warriors Will


Needs a lot of team support.
Weak early game, dont go for kills unless its safe or in team fight.


Guan Yu gains force of will as he takes damage. Each instance of damage he receives charges up his Conviction ability, increasing its healing by up to 2x after 20 hits. Guan Yu's basic attacks also utilize a four swing chain with escalating damage and swing time, hitting in a longer narrow line in front of him on the final blow.

This is just for Conviction so pretty much Guan Yu has no passive. But his heal is very strong at full Painless. Also his AAs lead a combo - Melee Progression: 1/1/1.3/1.75x damage and swing time. SO attack speed is effective on Guan Yu.


Guan Yu's courageous leadership is infectious and, when focused, heals himself and his allies and increases physical protections for 3s. Healing friendly gods reduces all cooldowns by 2s.

Guan Yu is famous for his heals and what some people don't realize is that if you heal an ally , 2 seconds are taken off your cooldowns which is really useful in team fights. Also it gives a protections buff.

Warrior's Will
Guan Yu charges forward, his Green Dragon Crescent Blade extended in front of him. All enemies in his path take damage and are slowed. Hitting enemy gods lowers all of Guan Yu's cooldowns by 2s.

Although its a very small charge its still powerful. Plus it lowers cooldowns and slows.

Taolu Assault
Guan Yu spins his blade in a controlled but furious display, slicing enemies for damage every .3s for 3s. Each hit debuffs the enemies' protections while buffing Guan Yu the same amount. Guan Yu is immune to knockback for the duration.

ERMAGERD dat dahmage. If only there was a Gem of Isolation for physical! This also makes you immune to knockbacks which some people over look. The thing with this is that people can cancel it with stuns which kinda ruins it.

Cavalry Charge
Guan Yu mounts his warhorse and charges for 4s. While mounted, he can steer and click to attack and is immune to crowd control. Enemies hit take damage and are slowed. Each hit increases damage from consecutive hits against that target by 20%. Enemies hit on the dismount are stunned. Right-click to dismount early.

NOICE juicy stun plus good dahmage and amazing escape. Good for chasing and ganking to.

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JararoNatsu (51) | September 14, 2013 11:01am
Take a look at everything I've ever posted on your guides and you'll get a general idea of what I have to say here. Considering that this is your fifth guide and you started it off with as little info as you did the other four, I'm disappointed.
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