For Skarner, should I get the shield first? Or do I get fracture?
#2NormalCatPosted 2/26/2012 3:06:04 AM
Maxing shield is more important (after you've maxed Q) - because it's not just a shield, it's a speed boost (i.e. better ganks) and an attack speed boost (i.e. better clears and better deeps)
Although for your first clear of the jungle you should go Q > E > Q > W - taking the E at level 2 lets you aggro things through the walls to shave about 5 seconds off your total clear time, it also keeps you healed as you can spam it if you start on blue. --- http://steamcommunity.com/id/randomdog
#3g-cube_mastaPosted 2/26/2012 3:16:38 AM(edited)
skarners nowadays don't get E till 12 --- http://elohell.net/images/chill/d7c89f639cb43a5230f9f16d86f99e47.png
#4DoctorEggmanPosted 2/26/2012 3:16:36 AM
Jungle is Q > E > Q > W, then RQWE is the order to level in. E is only really good if you're laning, otherwise you want more points in W to gank and clear more effectively. Spamming E to heal is a good way to go OoM. --- If you read this signature, then that meant that I had control of what you read for 5 SECONDS!!
#5Shadow EdgePosted 2/26/2012 3:52:43 AM
^That. Skarner only needs 1 pt on E for jungling.
#6casperrulezPosted 2/26/2012 3:57:02 AM
g-cube_masta posted... skarners nowadays don't get E till 12
this statement is correct --- ThisIsOchoa anywhere it matters http://www.youtube.com/ThisIsOchoa
#77Nitro7Blazer7Posted 2/26/2012 5:01:24 AM
I don't bother with E at all. Ever. --- I'm a real Porcupine and I have sharp Quills!
#8SH_WyrmPosted 2/26/2012 5:10:25 AM(edited)
I'll always take that one point in E early. Maybe it's not what the pros do, but I've gotten many kills that would have otherwise gotten away by firing an E as they were running.
And in lane, I prefer R>E>Q>W. E gives you sustain, a ranged poke, and you can use it to last hit from a distance if necessary.
Though other people probably know better than I. I always play Skarner as a jungler, and have racked up hundreds of games with him there, and have maybe...3 or 4 games with him played as solo top >.> --- LoL: CitruSKnighT "Atma's is like attaching a mini Infinity Edge to your Chain Vest for 1655."-Mogwai
#9LinktheMan46Posted 2/26/2012 6:26:39 AM
With the new jungle, Skarner doesn't need the point in E early at all. You go
Q - W - Q - W - Q - R - Q - W - Q - W - R - W - E - E - E- R - E - E --- "If your going to make fun of someone don't make yourself look like a tool by using the wrong version of your." - Hexrapper
#10Chrikke666Posted 2/26/2012 6:48:35 AM
I get a point in E at level 2 or 3 if my leash sucked. --- LoL EU West: Sabrewylf