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In-depth AP Yasuo Guide (latest patch) - AP slash'em with Magic! (off-meta)

Welcome to the AP Yasuo Mid guide, where we turn the wind-slicing samurai into a magical menace that'll leave your enemies wondering if they queued up for a comedy show or a ranked match!

AP Yasuo Summoner Spells:

AP Yasuo Mid Summoner Spells

- Flash: Essential for positioning, escaping, and engaging.

- Ignite: Provides kill pressure in lane and reduces healing.

AP Yasuo Runes:

AP Yasuo Runes

Primary Tree (Precision):

  - Fleet Footwork: For sustain and mobility.

  - Triumph: For extra gold and healing on takedowns.

  - Legend: Bloodline: Provides lifesteal.

  - Last Stand: Increases damage when low on health.

Secondary Tree (Resolve):

  - Demolish: Helps in taking down turrets.

  - Bone Plating: Reduces damage from trades.

Stat Shards:

+10% Attack Speed

+9 Adaptive (5.4 AD or 9 AP)

+15-140 HP (lvls 1-18)

AP Yasuo Starting Items:

AP Yasuo Starting Item

Doran's Ring, 2x Health Potion

AP Yasuo First Back:

AP Yasuo First Back

Berserker's Greaves, Dagger

AP Yasuo Late Game/Situational Items: 

AP Yasuo Full Build

  - Berserker's Greaves: Movement Speed and attack speed.

  - Nashor's Tooth: For burst damage.

  - Riftmaker: Mythic item for sustain and damage.

  - Lich Bane: For burst damage.

  - Rabadon's Deathcap: For a significant AP boost.

  - Zhonya's Hourglass: Provides stasis and armor.

AP Yasuo Ability Details & Skill Order:

Passive: Way of the Wanderer: Yasuo's passive ability.

Q: Steel Tempest: Main poking and trading tool.

W: Wind Wall: Blocks enemy projectiles.

E: Sweeping Blade: Dashing ability, essential for trades.

R: Last Breath: Ultimate ability for engaging and securing kills.

AP Yasuo General Playstyle & Gameplay Tips:

AP Yasuo during the Laning Phase:

AP Yasuo should be played exclusively in the mid lane for game presence. Focus on quick trades using combos like aa - E - Q - aa - E away or Q - aa - E aa - Q - E away - Q3 hold for pressure.

AP Yasuo in the Mid Game:

Stick with your team and look for skirmishes. Use your burst to execute enemies and rely on your mobility to navigate fights.

AP Yasuo in theLate Game:

Continue to be a presence in team fights. Utilize Zhonya's Hourglass effectively and look for key targets to burst down.

AP Yasuo during Team Fights:

Play like a support with power. Engage with your team, use wall jumps to your advantage, but don't solely rely on them.

AP Yasuo around Objectives:

Dragon & Baron: Play around vision. Use Wind Wall to block key abilities from the enemy team. Engage with your team and use your burst to secure kills or zone enemies.

AP Yasuo Matchups:


Akshan: Extreme threat and ban-worthy.


  Shaco: Ideal synergy. Great jungler for surprising the enemy with burst.

Additional Advice on how to play AP Yasuo on the Mid Lane:

- AP Yasuo relies on quick trades, heavy burst executes, good movement, and game sense. Ensure you're always aware of the map and make decisions that benefit your team.

If your enemies aren't laughing at your AP Yasuo antics, they're probably too busy respawning. Thanks for sticking with the quirkiest AP Yasuo Mid guide - may your tornadoes always be magically magnificent!

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