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We ride to war!

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Smite God: Guan Yu

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Purchase Order


Build Item Ninja Tabi Ninja Tabi
Build Item Transcendence Transcendence
Build Item Armored Cloak Armored Cloak
Build Item Jotunn's Wrath Jotunn's Wrath
Build Item Witchblade Witchblade
Build Item Stone of Gaia Stone of Gaia
Build Item Creeping Curse Creeping Curse
Build Item Girdle of Support Girdle of Support

Guan Yu's Skill Order



1 X
3 7 11 15 18
Warrior's Will

Warrior's Will

2 A
2 8 12 16 19
Taolu Assault

Taolu Assault

3 B
1 4 6 10 14
Cavalry Charge

Cavalry Charge

4 Y
5 9 13 17 20


Meet Guan Yu, the saint of war. In my opinion, he is one of the most damaging warriors in the game, and, since he have so much sustain and defence, you will have both damage and defence, which is always very usefull for the team in any game mode. My build conentrates on using his abilities to lower all your cooldowns. With 40% CDR it's not difficult to ride to war every 20-30 seconds if you use your abilities in an appropriative way. So, let's ride to war!

Pros / Cons

High sustain, high mobility and lots of damage out of nowhere
Low burst damage (yeah guys, it's hard to steal kills on Guan Yu :-) )


Passive:Painless. Each time you get hit your passive charge is increasing, giving you additional healing from your 1st skill
1) Conviction. Although heal is not so great comparing to Hel's or others, it's still pretty good, cuz you heal for 170 hp, and when your passive is full, you double that number. Also you get +45 physical protection, which is very good. You can survive in a very difficult situation simply using your 1)Convition and then 2)Warriors Will to escape, slowing down enemies you're passing through. And the most important thing on convition. Healing allied Gods lowers ALL your abilities cooldowns for 2seconds!. Isn't that amazing? But don't be very confident. If you heal 1 god or all 4, cooldowns will be reduced for 2 seconds anyway.
2) Warriors will. It does good damage, which can be enough for final blow, also it's very good for chasing people down. And, the most important thing: hitting enemy gods reduces all your cooldown for 2 seconds. Now did you get it?
3) Taolu assault. This is your main damaging skill. It does damage over time and also lowers enemy physical defence for 7 points for each stack for 3 seconds up to max 3 stacks. All in all it does 550+200% of your physical power. Not bad, yeah? The only problem is that you have to hit him all the time, it's burst damage is low.
4) Chivalry charge. My favourite skill in the game :-) It has biggest physical damage in the game, if executed correctly. It's really amazing at ganking, slaying and beating the **** out of anyone and anything especially if you have large CC like Hades or Ymir. This is your ultimate weapon, so pick a squshi target and stick to it, since you have 20% damage scaling on the consecutive hit on the same target. Enemies hit on dismount are stunned, so you can initiate with your ulti but it's not a good idea.
All in all it can do up to 1790+199% of your physical power!!! Just stick to a squshi god and anihilate him.

Ranked Play

Now let's make it clear how you're actually going to ride to war. As you probably remmember, your 1st and 2nd skill reduce your cooldowns for 2 seconds. Now you get it?
You 40% CDR, and you lower CDs by hitting enemies with your 2nd and healing allies with you 1st. That's why you need Transcendence and Stone of Gia to make sure that you always have mana to for heal and slow. Anuthing else is very simple. Slow them with Creeping curse, use Girdle os Support and beat **** out of anything alive. WE RIDE TO WAR!!!

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wetcoolguy101 (12) | August 16, 2014 1:14pm
Dude like Devampi said add some BBcoding to make it look nicer, Even Devampi does it in his comment
^^ Power Cleave Thunder Strike Tyr
Devampi (89) | August 15, 2014 12:48pm
well I can put enough in this review about formatting and how much you miss and bbcoding so let's start.

you miss one of the most important sections the item section and you also miss teamwork and a proper gameplay section.

I'm not going to discuss your build because I don't play guan that much.

Your skill order is bad. You normally focus maxing 1 skill first then another and then the last (mostly lvling ult when available)

I don't agree on the damage ut of nowhere part. a lot of other warriors have better damage (out of nowhere) like [chaac]'s Thunder Strike or Tyr's Power Cleave.

your skill section is really bad formatted making it annoying to read (I even skipped readding it because of the mess)

also spamming your heal and 2 isn't a relly good tactic you waste your (small) escape and your when you don't have damage. also your 3 is easy interrupted so it can be a big waste of mana and skills when you need them (and mostly your passive because your heal is better after taking damage)

on bbcoding and forematting it isn't there.
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