的 易 is similar to Double Strike 的 凯特琳 . It is very useful when farming Headshot minions. Gathering stacks on it by attacking minions, then attacking the enemy on the seventh strike is an effective harassment method.
multiple-target component has a deceptively long range. You can target Alpha Strike's minions near an enemy champion to harass them.
can also be used defensively. Since it includes a dash function, you can dodge skillshots. Also, Alpha Strike is untargetable during the teleport, so Master Yi can be used to dodge Alpha Strike AoE nukes such as 的 努努 if timed properly.
Absolute Zero Absolute Zero If you're in a lane against ranged players, leveling up can allow you to stay in the lane longer and gain levels faster than the opponents.
Meditate Use if you are being focused on, as the bonus Meditate armor and magic resistance greatly reduces your damage taken.
is especially useful when an opponent is trying to turret dive against Meditate . He can stand next to the Master Yi turret and use to hold off damage from the opponent while they are repeatedly being hit by the Meditate turret.
When you are being chased, hiding in a brush and channeling can give you the upper hand against the enemies. However, do not do this if they can still defeat you after the Meditate .
Meditate Be aware that Blinds can effectively cut almost all of damage if not using an Master Yi's ability power build.
When playing ability power , remember that Master Yi refreshes all your cooldowns on a kill. Try to cast Highlander so it will result in a kill. This may seem like kill stealing but it will greatly increase the damage the other team will take.
Alpha Strike can be used as an effective escape tool, especially with Highlander used at the same time. it is also incredibly great at chasing enemies because you cannot be slowed and gain a Ghost movement speed boost.
Triggering and Wuju Style when combined with various melee increases makes Highlander a high damage dealer, if for short periods. It's especially effective in destroying Master Yi towers.
combined with Wuju Style are very strong for last hitting Alpha Strike minions.
is one of the best Master Yi backdoorers, Activating and Highlander then attacking a Wuju Style turret can take it down very fast.
can build several ways. With the proper items and runes, he can be built as a burst mage, or he can build and to be a tanky DPS.
Master Yi , as with most champions, helps in laning because of the armor, health, and health regeneration.
Because is very fragile, Master Yi critical strike and items can help him deal a lot of burst damage in and life steal helps him stay alive as long as he's doing damage.
Attack speed items like , , and can greatly increase his DPS with . It is important to keep in mind Double Strike Highlander's attack speed bonus; it's not hard to accidentally cap out his attack speed.
Combining attack damage and attack speed items are effective in increasing DPS.
Master Yi's Cooldown reduction items are great to increase his overall use of abilities, which in general have fairly long cooldowns.
Using and the active effect of at the same time is very effective in many situations since both of these have great Highlander attack speed and movement speed bonus. Rushing at level 1 by starting with a and leveling allows for effective last hitting and a high damage output. That gives you 15 bonus damage, or with Wuju Style , 30 bonus damage early game.
Wuju Style Generally, items that provide bonuses on attacking or subsequent attacking are more useful on than on other heroes due to Master Yi and his high Double Strike attack speed.
Since is an effective DPS/Pusher, it is useful to build him with Master Yi damage and attack speed runes. Life steal can also be useful with increased damage and attack speed, but is not necessary.
is extremely vulnerable to Master Yi crowd control abilities, especially blind and snare, so players are recommended as a Cleanse summoner spell to counteract these effects.
can provide good results in surviving; the active "Cleanse" effect is very useful for countering crowd control. The magic resistance also helps against return damage from , a primary counter to .
Master Yi similarly helps to fizzle initiation abilities (which are often crowd control).
A full ability power-based can work well. Master Yi becomes a fairly strong AoE nuke, and is refreshed instantly if a kill is scored while Alpha Strike is active. Highlander also heals far more, often making Meditate unkillable while meditating, and allows him to tank turrets for his team (of course, any hard Master Yi crowd control effect will break it).
A hybrid ability power-based can yield good results with items such as or , especially if your enemies have high Master Yi armor.
works exceptionally well with , as after level 6, and even before he is able to rip through most casters with ease, creating a powerful snowball effect.
Due to 的 易 chance to hit Alpha Strike monsters for extra damage, can jungle very well even though he doesn't have natural sustain besides Master Yi in the jungle. His ganks can be very powerful if your team mate lands Meditate CC on the enemy.
strength is his biggest weakness. His main damage output is his auto-attacks. Therefore, buying a or will help you defend yourself.
Master Yi's When Yi uses , it is better to use a form of Meditate crowd control (especially silence or knockup, as these interrupt him) than attempting to deal damage.
Using on Exhaust can cripple his damage output, even during Master Yi .
Highlander Slow is ineffective when uses Master Yi .
Highlander excels at Master Yi backdooring. Keep this in mind and be particularly aware of your mini-map.
You can use on Ignite during Master Yi to reduce his healing by half but it will not stop him from channeling the spell.
Meditate When is laning AP mid, he relies on Master Yi , thus making champions that can apply Grievous Wounds / healing reduction strong counterpicks (such as Meditate ).
This also makes building viable for countering, giving both AP and the active effect of Grievous Wounds.
Remember that 的 易 only gives him the bonus when the spell is not on cooldown, making Wuju Style weaker when Master Yi is on cooldown.