Pantheon Build Guide for Wild Rift

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

Pantheon's Item Build

Starting Item
Long Sword
Core Items
Youmuu's Ghostblade
Black Cleaver
Guardian Angel
Boots
Mercury's Treads
Glorious
Final Build
Youmuu's Ghostblade
Black Cleaver
Guardian Angel
Sterak's Gage
Death's Dance
Mercury's Treads
Glorious

Pantheon's Spells & Runes

Summoner Spells
Flash
Ignite
Runes
Conqueror
Brutal
Hunter - Titan
Sweet Tooth

Pantheon's Skill Order

Mortal Will (Passive)
Comet Spear
Shield Vault
Aegis Assault
Grand Starfall
Quick Skill Order

How to play Pantheon




Pantheon is a fighter. This guide is for the top lane, however he can be played in the mid lane, jungle, or support. He is very strong in the early game being able to trade and fight vs most top lane champions. As you get into the late game, Pantheon falls off in terms of damage and becomes more of a crowd control champion that helps the team survive. One thing to note is to always keep an eye on your Mortal Will (Passive) to see how many stacks you have. After 5 stacks, your next basic ability will be enhanced which means they get bonuses.

Pantheon Build Breakdown


Youmuu's Ghostblade
Black Cleaver
Guardian Angel
Sterak's Gage
Death's Dance
Mercury's Treads - Glorious

Pantheon uses a mixture of both damage and tank items that work well with his kit. Youmuu's Ghostblade is a great item for Pantheon 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 get a cheap early power spike to get an advantage. After Ghostblade, Black Cleaveer is a strong option. You can combo Empowered Shield Vault (2nd Ability), auto-attack, and your Comet Spear (1st Ability) to get the full 5 stacks of armor reduction on the enemy.


For runes, we have the following:

Conqueror

Pantheon is a fighter so he wants to get in the enemies face and attack constantly. This and his combos allow him to get stacks pretty fast, which enables him to get more damage on the enemies.

Brutal

This helps Pantheon get more damage in the early game and to try and get an early advantage.

Hunter - Titan

With Pantheon, you will be in a lot of fights and get plenty of takedowns, especially if you use your ultimate around your teammates. This allows Pantheon to get a bit more health with each takedown to make him that little bit extra tanky.

Sweet Tooth

A great rune for if you get low in the laning phase and need that extra bit of healing and free money.

Flash
Ignite

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 the killing blow. For the 2nd spell, it's best to go for Ignite. As mentioned before, Pantheon wants to play aggressively and get an early lead so this will help you get that little extra damage off.

Early Game


As Pantheon, you want to be really aggressive early game. You have one of the best 1 vs 1 potential against any other top lane champion. Auto-attack minions to stack your Mortal Will (Passive) and once you have full stacks, you can use your Shield Vault (2nd Ability) to jump in and get 3 free auto attacks off and combo that with your Comet Spear (1st Ability). Make sure when fighting against the enemy you use your Aegis Assault (3rd Ability) shield to block all incoming damage. It can be a lifesaver!

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Late Game


Pantheon really struggles when it gets too late game because he doesn't do the most damage and can be really easy to play against. The best thing you can do at this point is group up with your team using Grand Skyfall (Ultimate) at distance to surprise the enemy. When in a team fight your main goal is to get on top of the enemy backline! Use your Shield Vault (2nd Ability) to lock down one of the enemy's carries so your team can follow up and help kill them.

Conclusion


Overall Pantheon is a super fun champion to play that can join a team fight from miles away. If you want to play a champion that has insane early game damage that you can get an advantage from and then use your semi-global ultimate to help the team then Pantheon is the go-to champion for you.


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