Brain Over Brawn

  1. Offense

    +5 AD or 9 AP

  2. Flex

    +5 AD or 9 AP

  3. Defense

    +6 Armor or 8 MR (match-up)

Why Dark Harvest

Dark Harvest is an excellent keystone on Heimerdinger for ensure kills thats to your ability to easily proc it with [Q] turret damage.

Why Taste of Blood

Taste of Blood offers excellent lane sustain with your ability to easily deal damage from range with [W].

Why Eyeball Collection

Eyeball Collection's snowballing nature is great for taking advantage of small leads from kills and assists.

Why Treasure Hunter

Ravenous Hunter offers you excellent sustained healing with your ability to constantly deal damage with [Q] turrets.

WhyManaflow Band

Manaflow Band is huge for ensuring your ability to sustain your poke and pressure until you're able to get your first mana item.

WhyAbsolute Focus

Absolute Focus' health threshold is relatively easy to sustain with your long range and healing from Taste of Blood and Ravenous Hunter.

The Formula for Success

  1. Offense

    +5 AD or 9 AP

  2. Flex

    +5 AD or 9 AP

  3. Defense

    +6 Armor or 8 MR (match-up)

Why Summon Aery

Aery is an especially good keystone pick on Heimerdinger primarily because your [Q] turrets and auto attacks allow you to repeatedly proc it for tons of ramping damage.

Why Manaflow Band

Manaflow Band's early game mana sustain is perfect for empowering your early laning phase harass to push your enemy out of lane and keep the pressure up.

Why Transcendence

Transcendence's mid-game CDR pairs extremely well with a Magic Pen heavy item build allows you to get off powerful often.

Why Gathering Storm

Gathering Storm allows you to massively scale into late game teamfights where you are able to completely take over with well-placed turrets and missiles.

WhyTriple Tonic

Zhonya's is a key ingredient to Heimerdinger's arsenal of items and Perfect timing allows you to hit that item power spike before your enemy knows what hit 'em. The early stasis also provides you the opportunity to potentially out-play an enemy jungle gank in a 1v2, if timed well.

WhyBiscuit Delivery

Biscuit Delivery is Fantastic for empowering your laning phase sustain and poke with sustained mana. The extra regen is great for patching you up so you can trade often.

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