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Time for a Tank

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by bomberman0 updated May 17, 2014

Smite God: Chronos

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Chronos Build

Standard Chronos Tank Build

Build Item Shoes of Focus Shoes of Focus
Build Item Bulwark of Hope Bulwark of Hope
Build Item Breastplate of Valor Breastplate of Valor
Build Item Stone of Gaia Stone of Gaia
Build Item Bancroft's Talon Bancroft's Talon
Build Item Greater Sprint Greater Sprint
Build Item Mystical Mail Mystical Mail
Build Item Potion of Magical Might Potion of Magical Might

Build break down pt1

Build Item Shoes of Focus Shoes of Focus
Build Item Talisman Talisman
Build Item Silver Breastplate Silver Breastplate
Build Item Silver Talisman Silver Talisman
Build Item Breastplate of Valor Breastplate of Valor
Build Item Bulwark of Hope Bulwark of Hope
Build Item Improved Sprint Improved Sprint
Build Item Emerald Talisman Emerald Talisman
Build Item Stone of Gaia Stone of Gaia
Build Item Talon Trinket Talon Trinket
Build Item Steel Mail Steel Mail
Build Item Mystical Mail Mystical Mail
Build Item Greater Aegis Greater Aegis
Build Item Heavenly Wings Heavenly Wings

For More Damage

Build Item Demonic Grip Demonic Grip
Build Item Book of Thoth Book of Thoth

Chronos's Skill Order

Time Rift

1 X Y
Time Rift
2 6 11 14 15


2 A B
1 4 7 8 10

Stop Time

3 B A
Stop Time
3 12 16 18 19


4 Y X
5 9 13 17 20
Time Rift
2 6 11 14 15

Time Rift

1 X
Chronos creates a rift in time, damaging all enemies in the area.

Ability Type: Ground Target
Damage: 80 / 125 / 170 / 215 / 260 (+80% of your Magical Power)
Radius: 10
Cost: 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70
Cooldown: 5s
1 4 7 8 10


2 A
Chronos accelerates himself over time, allowing him to move faster initially and gain speed over time. While active, his Attack Speed is increased. This ability also stops the Wheel of Time.

Ability Type: Buff
Section I: Heal 1.5% Max Health Per Second
Section II: 100% Mana Refund On Abilities
Section III: +25% Magical Power
Section IV: +35% Magical Power Contribution to Basic Attacks

Movement Speed: 20% Initial + 12 / 14 / 16 / 18 / 20% Over Time
Attack Speed: 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35%
Lifetime: 7s
Cost: 60 / 65 / 70 / 75 / 80
Cooldown: 15s
Stop Time
3 12 16 18 19

Stop Time

3 B
Shooting forward spinning gears of time, any enemies hit by Chronos' attack have their Attack Speed reduced and Ramp to a Stun, taking damage on the initial hit and again when they are stunned.

Ability Type: Line
Damage (Applied Twice): 50 / 70 / 90 / 110 / 130 (+40% of your Magical Power)
Stun: 1s
Cost: 65 / 70 / 75 / 80 / 85
Cooldown: 18 / 17 / 16 / 15 / 14s
5 9 13 17 20


4 Y
Chronos travels through time to where he was 8 seconds ago, gaining Health and Mana back to the values of that time. All of his Cooldowns are instantly reset as well.

Ability Type: Leap
Cost: 100
Cooldown: 100 / 95 / 90 / 85 / 80s

Introduction of C-Tank

Fruit Flies like a Bannana ?

Hello I'm bomberman0 and I got into chronos over a months ago. I played smite a little back in bata and just got back into it. I personally enjoy playing as chronos for his speedy play style and risk reward plays. However, I discovered a play style hidden in the depths of chronos. He can play a mean Tank, Not even kidding. He can withstand a lot of punishment and then alt back to full health and continue pressuring the other team, while his team mates gank up the field. He is a great Support/Tank that is very fun to play.

Pros / Cons

Pros: Great initiator, High mobility, Quick Cool downs, High Defence, Great Harasser.

Cons: Low Damage, Low finish kill Potential,

Team Work

This build requires a good amount of teamwork, You'll be taking agro so you'll allow your team to do the killing so don't be worried about ks.

I'll be working on this build for a few days, I have some homework to be doing, So the items will have to do for now.

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MaddJack (4) | May 20, 2014 5:53pm
Great start!

I love it when gods go out of the meta and play unusual roles, so this caught my eye quickly.
A few comments from my (very little but rapidly growing) experience:

1) I agree with Kalafalafakah, you should level your Stop Time first, followed by your Accelerate for the passives it provides, and finish off with your Time Rift since damage isn't a tank's biggest concern, unless you're building more warrior-ish.

2) Obviously it's a work in progress, so I won't comment on the length, BUT what I did notice is that you need more BBCoding and organization so it isn't just a terrifying wall of text.

3)If anyone knows how to post links, please let me know. I'm not sure on how to do that, but I know that TormentedTurnip has a delightful guide on guidecrafting as well as BBCoding... in fact, it's probably in there somewhere...

Otherwise, excellent launching point, I'm excited to see how this plays out in game!
Raventhor (157) | May 20, 2014 12:45pm
Brewing wrote:

You shouldn't have the words Chronos and Tank in the same sentence.

Brewing | May 20, 2014 9:23am
You shouldn't have the words Chronos and Tank in the same sentence.
Greenevers (105) | May 18, 2014 12:51pm
Yeah, I would archive it, so you don't get as many downvotes and release it again later.
bomberman0 | May 18, 2014 8:46am
Thanks, I goofed Lol
Talenhiem (33) | May 18, 2014 8:19am
so you know: the SAVE button saves it. the PUBLISH button releases it for the whole world to see. I reccomend archiving this, then working on it.
bomberman0 | May 18, 2014 7:30am
-.- I didn't know it would save honestly lol.
Kalafalafakah (3) | May 17, 2014 10:31pm
You should probably level your 3 first if you are actually trying to tank. CC is a large part of being a tank. It may not increase the stun but it does lower the cd on the ability and buff the damage.

You should probably add WIP to the title since you have so little content at the moment.
festive1 (14) | May 17, 2014 6:43pm
It looks like you've spent more time on the intro, than you did on everything else. This isn't a guide but a Build, perhaps you should try completing the guide before you post it up. Since this is a work in progress, I won't vote yet. I'd advise looking at this, it is a great guide on how to make guides. Good Luck!

Note: you misspelled beta and ult.
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