Does a jungler ABSOLUTELY have to use smite?

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User Info: pigpenwc43

pigpenwc43
3 years ago#1
I use flash and Teleport with Amumu and have no problem with it but people think i'm trying to through the game pre-game screen, so someone tries to double jungle
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User Info: Lurkerkiller

Lurkerkiller
3 years ago#2
You don't have to absolutely do anything.

But if you don't run smite good luck defending the enemy jungler from stealing your buffs if they have it warded or even worse, dragons and barons.
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User Info: zeppelin312

zeppelin312
3 years ago#3
yes, you have to use it

User Info: mantana888

mantana888
3 years ago#4
Lurkerkiller posted...
You don't have to absolutely do anything.

But if you don't run smite good luck defending the enemy jungler from stealing your buffs if they have it warded or even worse, dragons and barons.


This. Any enemy jungler with half a brain will steal every single buff, dragon, and Baron you try to take. Unless you're Nunu. Or Cho post-6. But even they should still take smite.
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User Info: Susan0

Susan0
3 years ago#5
GG Jungler no smite. Baron stolen GG
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User Info: OctilIery

OctilIery
3 years ago#6
If you want to be good, yes.

A jungler doesn't NEED it, many can jungle without it.

However, smite makes jungling FASTER and SAFER.

If you're jungling with smite, you take less damage, are harder to steal from, finish faster, and have more options - all make it harder to screw you over.
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User Info: BIadeBIade

BIadeBIade
3 years ago#7
Yes, you do. If I'm playing against a smiteless jungler, I will ward your red and blue and never let you have a single buff after your first one.
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User Info: Hyper Inferno

Hyper Inferno
3 years ago#8
No smite is hoping the other team's jungler won't have smite, or another huge damage nuke they can use to steal Baron or Dragons.
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User Info: centurion911

centurion911
3 years ago#9
If you don't use smite then you're giving up buff, dragon, and baron control.

You're a huge detriment to your team if you don't take smite
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User Info: ssj4supervegeta

ssj4supervegeta
3 years ago#10
It depends

if you're not at a decent skill level or are playing against people who are then by all means, dont take it

it destroys your clear times and if i noticed the enemy jungler didnt have smite you'd probably not got any of your buffs and i wouldnt be scared to take dragon with you around o.o
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