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The Blessed Presence of Ares : Lets Have Fun Series

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by BeefJerkyyG updated February 15, 2022

Smite God: Ares

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Build Summary

Universal Start

Notes Starting off the build with Sentinel's Gift rewards you with gold as well as health and mana after you get a minion assist. Going first item Gauntlet of Thebes grants early game survivability, as well as an aura that boosts allies defenses. I go Horrific Emblem to hopefully get some early game lock down as well as a beads burner.

Notes

Starting off the build with Sentinel's Gift rewards you with gold as well as health and mana after you get a minion assist. Going first item Gauntlet of Thebes grants early game survivability, as well as an aura that boosts allies defenses. I go Horrific Emblem to hopefully get some early game lock down as well as a beads burner.

Build Item Sentinel's Gift Sentinel's Gift
Build Item Glowing Emerald Glowing Emerald
Build Item Multi Potion Multi Potion
Build Item Mana Potion Mana Potion
Build Item Horrific Emblem Horrific Emblem

Slash Build

Notes Selling Sentinel's Gift at the end for Void Stone gives you your last stack for the passive as well as some pen to amp the damage you do late game. When using Bracer of Brilliance my main goal is to set up damage going in and then you can go back through to get the movement speed to either retreat or rotate.

Notes

Selling Sentinel's Gift at the end for Void Stone gives you your last stack for the passive as well as some pen to amp the damage you do late game. When using Bracer of Brilliance my main goal is to set up damage going in and then you can go back through to get the movement speed to either retreat or rotate.

Build Item Gauntlet of Thebes Gauntlet of Thebes
Build Item Tyrannical Plate Helm Tyrannical Plate Helm
Build Item Emperor's Armor Emperor's Armor
Build Item Sovereignty Sovereignty
Build Item Amulet of the Stronghold Amulet of the Stronghold
Build Item Void Stone Void Stone
Build Item Emblem of Increasing Peril Emblem of Increasing Peril
Build Item Bracer of Brilliance Bracer of Brilliance

Ares's Skill Order Notes Starting of with your 3 is the safe choice in my opinion, mostly for the minion damage and knockback. Shackles is your main lockdown ability and you are able to auto combo with it. Hitting your chains gives you movement speed so you can run up and auto-1-auto again on the same enemy for a good burst of damage. Your 2 will give you full defenses as well as hp5 when you are full build so you become a true tank. Your ult shouldn't be upgraded until the end mainly just because of the cost going up. Using your ult after burning bead is good but also just using it to burn beads is also a viable option. Opening up a Horrific Emblem play instead.

Notes

Starting of with your 3 is the safe choice in my opinion, mostly for the minion damage and knockback. Shackles is your main lockdown ability and you are able to auto combo with it. Hitting your chains gives you movement speed so you can run up and auto-1-auto again on the same enemy for a good burst of damage. Your 2 will give you full defenses as well as hp5 when you are full build so you become a true tank. Your ult shouldn't be upgraded until the end mainly just because of the cost going up. Using your ult after burning bead is good but also just using it to burn beads is also a viable option. Opening up a Horrific Emblem play instead.

Shackles

1 X Y
Shackles
2 8 10 11 12

Bolster Defenses

2 A B
Bolster Defenses
3 13 14 15 16

Searing Flesh

3 B A
Searing Flesh
1 4 6 7 9

No Escape

4 Y X
No Escape
5 17 18 19 20
Shackles
2 8 10 11 12

Shackles

1 X
Chains extend from Ares' shield, doing damage to all enemies in its path. Hitting a god shackles them to Ares, Cripples them, preventing movement abilities, dealing the same damage every second while slowing them by 15% and buffing Ares. While shackled, Ares can fire another chain for free within 2s. Jungle Camps take an extra +40% damage.

Ability Type: Line, Cripple, Damage
Minion Damage: 70 / 90 / 110 / 130 / 150 (+15% of your Magical Power)
God Damage per Tick: 20 / 40 / 60 / 80 / 100 (+15% of your Magical Power)
Speed Buff per Target Shackled: 15%
Duration: 4s
Max Shackles: 3
Cost: 70 / 75 / 80 / 85 / 90
Cooldown: 15 / 14.5 / 14 / 13.5 / 13s
Bolster Defenses
3 13 14 15 16

Bolster Defenses

2 A
Ares strengthens the defenses of himself and all nearby allies for 6s, granting Basic Attack Damage, Protections, HP5, and reducing Crowd Control durations. For each shackled enemy, the Protection Buffs are increased.

Ability Type: Circle, Buff
Protections: 20 / 25 / 30 / 35 / 40
CC Reduction: 30%
HP5: 25 / 30 / 35 / 40 / 45
Shackle Bonus: 7
Radius: 35
Cost: 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60
Cooldown: 15s
Searing Flesh
1 4 6 7 9

Searing Flesh

3 B
Flames pour forth from Ares' shield, engulfing enemies in a cone in front of him causing damage every .5s for 4s. Ares is immune to Knockback for the duration.

Ability Type: Cone, Damage
Damage Per Tick: 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35 (+7% of your Magical Power)
% Max Health Per Tick (Gods): 1 / 1 / 2 / 2 / 3%
% Max Health Per Tick (Minions): 4%
Cost: 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 / 75
Cooldown: 12s
No Escape
5 17 18 19 20

No Escape

4 Y
Ares throws chains out to all enemy gods in an area around him. All enemies hit by the chains are pulled to Ares after 2.5s, taking damage and are stunned.

Ability Type: Area
Damage: 200 / 275 / 350 / 425 / 500 (+40% of your Magical Power)
Stun: 1s
Radius: 35
Cost: 80 / 85 / 90 / 95 / 100
Cooldown: 100s

Extended Build

Arena Build

Notes Seeing as there aren't ant towers to push in arena. The only change is Emperor's Armor to Mystical Mail. Since everyone is around you at all times, it's just infinite damage. While Bracer of Brilliance can be used more frivolously, my recommendation is to keep it in the middle.

Notes

Seeing as there aren't ant towers to push in arena. The only change is Emperor's Armor to Mystical Mail. Since everyone is around you at all times, it's just infinite damage. While Bracer of Brilliance can be used more frivolously, my recommendation is to keep it in the middle.

Build Item Gauntlet of Thebes Gauntlet of Thebes
Build Item Tyrannical Plate Helm Tyrannical Plate Helm
Build Item Mystical Mail Mystical Mail
Build Item Sovereignty Sovereignty
Build Item Amulet of the Stronghold Amulet of the Stronghold
Build Item Void Stone Void Stone
Build Item Emblem of Increasing Peril Emblem of Increasing Peril
Build Item Bracer of Brilliance Bracer of Brilliance

Anti-Heal

Notes This build is for both Slash and Arena. If there are 2 or more healers on the enemy team then I recommend switching it up to this. Pestilence is the stat counter and Amulet of Silence is the direct counter to those healer. I would say to focus them as well, as the glyph is activated by an auto hit.

Notes

This build is for both Slash and Arena. If there are 2 or more healers on the enemy team then I recommend switching it up to this. Pestilence is the stat counter and Amulet of Silence is the direct counter to those healer. I would say to focus them as well, as the glyph is activated by an auto hit.

Build Item Gauntlet of Thebes Gauntlet of Thebes
Build Item Tyrannical Plate Helm Tyrannical Plate Helm
Build Item Pestilence Pestilence
Build Item Amulet of Silence Amulet of Silence
Build Item Sovereignty Sovereignty
Build Item Void Stone Void Stone
Build Item Emblem of Increasing Peril Emblem of Increasing Peril
Build Item Bracer of Brilliance Bracer of Brilliance

Aura Items

Notes These are the aura items that effect Ares' passive. I thought I would list the ones that actually work.

Notes

These are the aura items that effect Ares' passive. I thought I would list the ones that actually work.

Build Item Amulet of Silence Amulet of Silence
Build Item Amulet of the Stronghold Amulet of the Stronghold
Build Item Breastplate of Vigilance Breastplate of Vigilance
Build Item Contagion Contagion
Build Item Emperor's Armor Emperor's Armor
Build Item Gauntlet of Thebes Gauntlet of Thebes
Build Item Jade Emperor's Crown Jade Emperor's Crown
Build Item Mail of Renewal Mail of Renewal
Build Item Mystical Mail Mystical Mail
Build Item Pestilence Pestilence
Build Item Pythagorem's Piece Pythagorem's Piece
Build Item Rod of Asclepius Rod of Asclepius
Build Item Shogun's Kusari Shogun's Kusari
Build Item Sovereignty Sovereignty
Build Item Tyrannical Plate Helm Tyrannical Plate Helm
Build Item Void Stone Void Stone
Build Item Witchblade Witchblade

Ares' Blessed Presence

Lets have some fun, and some of the most fun I have had with Ares is with full aura build. Not only does the aura items have some of the most unique effects, due to his passive, after each completed item you are rewarded 30 magical power. For a total of 180 magical power at full build. Any aura item could be used, however the combination that I use gives near full physical/magical defense and a solid amount of hp5. As well as item effects that boosts your teams defenses, minions attack speed and health, and also boosts ally towers and debuffs enemy towers while you are in range. Making you a mobile hotspot of buffs for pushes and defenses.

Choosing Your Actives/When to Pick Anti-Heal

I would say that any active is viable for any role, it is just about being able to actually use them. Here I am just going to explain my use of the actives that I have liked to use. First off, I start it off with Horrific Emblem. Reducing their movement speed makes them an easier target for you and your teammates. Reducing their attack speed makes their auto chain become slower, resulting in slower actions as well as limiting their damage. I prefer upgrading it to the Emblem of Increasing Peril. Lowering their damage even more as well as making it to where if they are affected by the active and you deal 10% of their health, the effects are increased. Making this active a really versatile pick. The second active I go for is the Bracer of Radiance. It is a ward that gives a power buff and/or a speed buff to you and your allies when you pass through it. When upgraded to Bracer of Brilliance it does both buffs no matter the health you or your allies are at. When I use the active I try to position it in between you and the objective. Whether the objective is a jungle buff or boss, or even towers. Gaining the power when going in is optimal and then running back through it giving you the movement speed for either the retreat or the rotation. I have also used it to drop on top of a low health ally to give them the movement speed to make their get away.
When looking at the enemy team, if you see two or more gods who have healing abilities then I would recommend going the separate build I have made with the same concept in mind. However gameplay might be a bit more focused. What I mean is that you will need to focus on the healing threats and just always go after them. Focus your abilities on them as well as your autos because the main change in the build it the different Glyph. When going Amulet of Silence, the special ability of the glyph is to register when 5 abilities are used in your area and after that your next auto will silence for a short duration. While countering their healing, the thought is to also keep them from using their healing abilities with this glyph.

Final Words

I have a lot of fun making builds specifically for gods and I hope y'all enjoy the builds I come up with. Being honest, I'm not a big fan of conquest. I have been having a lot of fun in Slash and even in Arena so that is why I have builds for those game modes. I didn't add a Conquest build because I don't believe this is a build that is meta. Therefor, sense the main competitive game mode is Conquest, I would say to not bring builds that are more for fun. Thank you for reading and I hope you enjoy the build.

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