Graves Build Guide for Wild Rift

Build Graves with confidence with the help of WildRiftFire's build guides. Whether you are completely new to Graves or looking to refine your playstyle, we will help you take your Wild Rift game to the next level. Learn Graves's abilities in detail, the best items to build, which skills to level first, and more.
Graves The Outlaw

Graves' Item Build

Starting Item
Long Sword
Core Items
Youmuu's Ghostblade
Phantom Dancer
Guardian Angel
Boots
Gluttonous Greaves
Stasis
Final Build
Youmuu's Ghostblade
Phantom Dancer
Guardian Angel
Death's Dance
Infinity Edge
Gluttonous Greaves
Stasis

Graves' Spells & Runes

Summoner Spells
Flash
Smite
Runes
Conqueror
Brutal
Hunter - Titan
Mastermind

Graves' Skill Order

New Destiny (Passive)
End of the Line
Smoke Screen
Quickdraw
Collateral Damage
Quick Skill Order

How to play Graves


Graves is an AD auto-attack-focused jungler. He has one of the best early game duels against any other junglers. He does fall off quite a bit when you get to the late game which is why you need to play an aggressive early game jungle path to try and get an advantage early. Graves has a very unique kit different from others. Grave's shotgun only has 2 bullets, which means after you auto-attack twice you need to reload so just make sure you keep that in mind and don't get caught whilst reloading.

Graves Build breakdown


Youmuu's Ghostblade
Phantom Dancer
Guardian Angel
Death's Dance
Infinity Edge
Gluttonous Greaves - Stasis

Graves does really well with attack damage and attack speed items. Youmuu's Ghostblade is a great item for Graves which allows him to move around the map a lot quicker. He is at his strongest during the early game so it's really important to try and get them early ganks off and get an early lead. After getting ghost blade, Phantom Dancer is a nice attack speed item that also has a very good passive to help keep Graves alive when he's going in to try and auto-attack the enemy champions.


Onto the runes, we have:

Conqueror

Graves auto-attacks are very short-range and wants to get in and amongst the team fights. Even though Graves has only 2 bullets you have multiple abilities that can help get the stacks for Conqueror fast.

Brutal

This helps out Graves in the early game get that extra bit of damage when clearing the jungle and getting them early ganks off.

Hunter - Titan

With Graves, you will be in a lot of fights and get plenty of damage on the enemies especially if you play aggressively early on. This allows Graves to get a bit more health with each takedown to make him that little bit extra tanky.

Mastermind

The go-to rune for junglers in Wild Rift! Allows you to deal 10% bonus true damage to epic monsters and turrets!

Flash
Smite

For summoner spells, Flash is a must on most champions. It's a great spell to get out of a situation or if you are trying to go in for that killing blow. Smite is a must for when you are playing jungle. Help's you out a lot when clearing the jungle and securing the epic monsters.

Jungle Path


With Graves, he has a very fast early jungle clear. This means that you can work your way around the jungle really fast and be aggressive when contesting the scuttle crabs in the rivers when they spawn. It is best to start at Red Brambleback as you don't really struggle on mana and the extra damage you get can help clear the jungle faster.

This is what the jungle patch would look like:

  1. Red Brambleback
  2. Raptors
  3. Blue Sentinel
  4. Scuttle Crab 1 (In river)
  5. Scuttle Crab 2 (Opposite river)
  6. Gank or continue to farm jungle.

Below is a beginner's guide for jungle in Wild Rift. It goes in-depth about every jungle camp. Epic monsters and more!:



Late Game


In the late game, Graves struggles a lot. The best thing you can do is group with your team and try to pick off the enemies. Your main objective as a jungler is to keep track of when Dragon's, Rift Herald, and Baron spawn. Taking these epic monsters will give you and your team an advantage in the game. When in a team fight try your best not to get caught out and try to keep auto-attacking and using your abilities to deal damage.

Conclusion


Overall if you like the sound of an early aggressive jungler that can make an impact then Graves is the perfect champion for you. Try to finish the game as quickly as possible because the longer the game goes the harder it gets for Graves to carry the game.

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