Fiddlesticks, the Harbinger of Doom
For nearly twenty years, Fiddlesticks has stood alone in the easternmost summoning chamber of the Institute of War. Only the burning emerald light of his unearthly gaze pierces the musty darkness of his dust-covered home. It is here that the Harbinger of Doom keeps a silent vigil. His is a cautionary tale of power run amok, taught to all summoners within the League. Decades ago, there existed a powerful rune mage from Zaun – Istvaan. At the end of the fifth Rune War, he became one of the League’s first summoners. Too much a prisoner to the old ways of magic, Istvaan stepped further and further outside the rules of conduct in the League. In what was ultimately his last match, his reach finally exceeded his grasp. Sealing himself inside the easternmost summoning chamber, he began incanting the most forbidden of rituals – an extra-planar summoning.
What exactly happened inside that chamber remains unknown. No champion came to represent Zaun that day in Summoner’s Rift. Only silence echoed back from repeated knocks on the chamber door. The first apprentice who entered was cut down immediately by an unearthly scythe. What few who followed and survived were driven mad by fear, mere husks of men gibbering about crows and death. Afraid of the evil even Istvaan could not control, the League sealed all exits to the chamber, hoping they could contain what they could not destroy. Years went by, but the wooden figure within never moved save to slay any foolish enough to enter. Seeing no recourse to reclaim the chamber, the Council instead devised a use for Fiddlesticks: executioner. While he comes to life and seemingly abides by the rules of summoning in the Fields of Justice, what he awaits inside his chamber is unknown. His unmoving face yields no clues, and his scythe stands ready to strike down any who stand before him.
Those who say ‘you have nothing to fear but fear itself’ have not yet felt the crows.
Damage 45.95 (+2.625 / per level)
Health 390 (+80 / per level)
Mana 251 (+59 / per level)
Move Speed 335
Armor 11 (+3.5 / per level)
Spell Block 30 (+0 / per level)
Health Regen 4.6 (+0.6 / per level)
Mana Regen 6.9 (+0.65 / per level)
Terrify – Strikes a target unit with fear, causing it to flee in terror for a duration.
Strikes a target enemy unit with fear, causing it to flee in terror for 1/1.5/2/2.5/3 second(s).
Drain – Fiddlesticks saps the life force of an enemy, dealing damage to a target over time and healing himself.
Deals 60/90/120/150/180 (+0.45) magic damage each second to target unit and heals Fiddlesticks for 60/65/70/75/80% of the damage dealt.
Lasts up to 5 seconds.
Dark Wind – A wisp of wind strikes an enemy unit and then bounces to nearby enemy units, dealing damage and silencing the victims.
Strikes an enemy target and then bounces to a nearby enemy unit. Deals 65/85/105/125/145 (+0.45) magic damage and silences for 1.2 seconds for each strike.
Can bounce up to 5 times and may strike the same target multiple times. Damage to minions is increased by 50%.
Crowstorm – A murder of crows flock wildly around Fiddlesticks, dealing damage each second to all enemy units in the area.
A murder of crows flock wildly around Fiddlesticks for 5 seconds, dealing 125/225/325 (+0.45) magic damage each second to all enemy units in the area. This has a 1.5 second channel duration and teleports Fiddlesticks to target location.
Dread – Nearby enemies have their Magic Resist reduced by 10.
Use Dark Wind to rack up many minion kills, and try to use Drain on minions to get the maximum health drain.
Use Terrify on enemies before starting up Crowstorm or Drain to ensure maximum damage.
Fiddlesticks is very fragile if you build AP items. Try to strike a balance between offense and defense with runes, masteries, and items.