Recommended Lane: Baron
Camille’s pursuit of superiority through hextech body augmentation has left many to wonder if she is now more machine than human. Adaptable and precise, she views sloppy technique as an embarrassment that must be put to order. Camille is a high skill ceiling versatile mobile bruiser who excels in split pushing and duels.
Attacking an enemy champion grants a shield that absorbs 130 physical/magic damage (20% HP) for 2s.
The shield type is based on the type of damage the attacked target deals.
Empowers the next attack to deal 70 physical damage (120% AD) and grant 25% Movement Speed for 1s. Precision protocol can then be recast within 3.5s.
If the second Precision Protocol hits 1.5s after the first, it deals true damage instead.
Slices in a direction, dealing 70 physical damage (70 + 70% bonus AD). Enemies hit by the outer half are slowed by 80% for 2s and take bonus physical damage equal to 6% (6% + 0.03% AD) of their maximum Health.
Camille heals for 100% of the bonus damage dealt to champions.
First Cast: Fires a hookshot that attaches to terrain, pulling Camille to it.
Second Cast: Dashes from the wall, dealing 60 physical damage (60 +75% bonus AD) on landing. If the dash hits an enemy champion, they are stunned for 1s and Camille gains 50% Attack Speed for 5s.
Leap to an enemy champion, dealing magic damage equal to 100 plus 10% of their current Health, knocking away other enemies and creating an inescapable zone for 2.5s.
Hextech Ultimatum ends when Camille leaves the zone.
Innate: Adaptive Defenses
Adaptive Defenses grants a shield when Camille auto attacks an enemy champion. The shield can be a physical or magical shield that depends on the type of damage the target enemy deals the most.
The shield is a great mechanic that should definitely be abused in trading with enemy champions in the early game. 20% HP is a lot and will cause you to win most early game trades when utilized well.
Q | 1st: Precision Protocol
Precision Protocol is your main source of damage. It can be cast twice and the second cast, if used after a short delay, deals true damage.
Both casts of Precision Protocol resets your auto attack so remember to do an auto-attack – 1st combo to maximize damage with it.
Use this ability to secure last hits. After the first cast, walk towards the enemy champion to bully them away from the lane. If they fight, punish them with the true damage. If they walk away, use the second cast to secure a last hit.
W | 2nd: Tactical Sweep
Tactical Sweep deals % based bonus damage on its outer edge and slows the opponents as well. It serves as a good poke in the laning phase and a potent burst damage ability when used in a combo together with her 3rd, Hookshot. When Tactical Sweep successfully hits champions using the outer edge of the skill, she is healed based on the bonus damage.
E | 3rd: Hookshot
Hookshot is Camille’s bread and butter ability. This is the ability that allows her to split push, win trades, assassinate, and escape. The ability requires her to latch to a wall then launch again towards the target direction. If she collides with an enemy on the second dash, the enemy is damaged and stunned while Camille gains an attack speed bonus.
Hookshot can be used together with Tactical Sweep for a surprising amount of burst damage. The timing requires practice but it is worth it to learn.
Do not use the ability carelessly because if you mess it up, you miss the opportunity to stun the enemy and gain an attack speed boost.
There are certain areas with high walls which you are able to latch unto but not pass through, those are areas usually not accessible to other flash and dash skills as well.
As of Patch 2.5, Hookshot no longer hits jungle monsters, effectively pushing Camille jungle out of the meta.
R / Ultimate: Hextech Ultimatum
Hextech Ultimatum deals burst magic damage to an enemy champion and knock back enemies around the area that is not the target. The target is then imprisoned in a hexagonal cage that is inescapable by any means, even using blinks, dash, or the Flash tactic.
Hextech Ultimatum is a great way to finish off mobile champions like Ezreal or Zed.
When Hextech Ultimatum is cast, Camille becomes untargetable during its casting animation which makes it a great outplay tool to dodge strong abilities such as Fizz’s Chum of the Waters or even Garen’s Demacian Justice.
Lane Trading Combo 1: AA (Auto attack) – 1st – AA – 1st
Lane Trading Combo 2: AA (Auto attack) – 1st – 2nd – AA – 1st
All in: 3rd – 2nd – 3rd – AA- 1st – Ult – AA – 1st
Camille Build Recommendation
Here are Item Build Recommedations that works on Camille
Steel Shadow Standard
This is the standard build for Camille which balanced her offensive and defensive stats.
- Trinity Force is the staple item for Camille because she needs the Spellblade passive which synergizes with her 1st, Precision Protocol, to deal burst damage. She also benefits from the attack speed bonus this item gives because it synergizes well with the bonus from 3rd, Hookshot.
- Sterak’s Gage increases her base damage, HP, and grants the lifeline passive which grants her a shield when her HP drops below a certain percentage.
- Plated Steelcaps grants armor and damage reduction against auto-attacks. Use Mercury’s Treads when fighting against AP or CC heavy teams, instead. Upgrade with the Teleport Enchant to increase her split pushing potential. Upgrading with the Glorious Enchant is also viable for a more aggressive playstyle.
- Dead Man’s Plate – Increase her survivability and chasing potential with this item which grants movement speed bonus and a slowing effect to a basic attack thanks to the Crushing Blow passive.
- Spirit Visage – This item increases her magic resistance and the healing she receives allowing her to stay in fights for longer.
- Guardian Angel – The resurrect passive is simply overpowered on her as she is already hard to kill. The passive effect grants you a wider margin for error for the later stages of the game.
Deadly Steel Shadow
This item build is effective against high armor and burst damage champions at the same time. This focuses on being a high-risk, high-reward Camille play style.
- Blade of the Ruined King grants on-hit damage thanks to its Ruined Strikes passive that synergizes with the bonus attack speed when hitting enemies with Camille’s Hookshot.
- Death’s Dance grants HP, damage, physical vamp and the Cauterize passive which converts a portion of burst damage into damage over time so you’ll have more room to fight back against burst damage champions.
- Conqueror grants more bonus damage each time Camille deals damage. With Camille’s combo and fast attack speed, the max bonus damage will easily be achieved.
- Grasp of the Undying provides healing and bonus magic damage to your attack after being 4 seconds in combat. It also grants bonus HP for each hit made.
- Triumph grants bonus damage to low HP enemies and heals you when you take down an enemy champion.
- Brutal provides bonus AD and armor penetration.
- Conditioning increases Camille’s armor and magic resistance after a few minutes which solidifies Camille’s mid game power spike.
- Sweet Tooth grants bonus gold and HP regen on eating honeyfruits. Great for playing in the Baron lane for Camille.
- Mastermind makes Camille deal bonus damage to Epic Monsters and Turrets which is perfect for a split pushing type Camille.
Finish off champions when winning trades in the top lane with Ignite. This spell also augments your burst damage for easy pick offs at any stage of the game.
Make risky plays with your Hookshot when Flash is available. This summoner spell makes your unparalleled mobility all the more so dangerous.
Always choose Smite when playing as a jungler. Since you already have high mobility and damage, upgrade into the Red Smite so you will always have the upper hand on duels.
This skill progression is for a top lane Camille. If you are going to play her as a Jungle, it is advisable to level up her 3rd, Hookshot first for the bonus attack speed. We are going to max 3rd, Hookshot first to increase her attack speed for the faster clear. It is the most advisable way because her 1st and 2nd’s damage does not scale well with ability level but scales with damage instead for 1st, Precision Protocol and the Enemy’s HP for 2nd, Tactical Sweep. Take a point for Hextech Ultimatum whenever possible.
Camille Early Game Guide
Camille is usually played in the Baron lane. She has above average laning strengths and she can bully most A tiers and below and survive the laning phase against S tier champions.
Use the first cast of 1st, Precision Protocol to last hit minions then walk up the lane to bully the enemy. If the enemy fights you, you’ll attack them and deal true damage while gaining a shield. This works best when the enemy is going to last hit a minion, especially when its a cannon minion.
2nd, Tactical Sweep is also a great way to harass the enemy and heal yourself. It is also a good way to start your Grasp of the Undying counter.
If you hit the enemy with your 2nd, Tactical Sweep‘s outer range, the enemy will be slowed by a huge amount which make them an easy target for your 3rd, Hookshot.
Remember to use your 3rd, Hookshot, when you are aware of the enemy jungler’s position because if you are ganked while your 3rd, Hookshot is on cooldown, you’ll have a hard time escaping. Conversely, if you have your 3rd, Hookshot available, you are almost ungankable.
On reaching level 4, try to lower the enemy’s HP and reach level 5 faster than the enemy so you can do a full combo on them once you get your ultimate.
Try to get your Teleport Enchant as early as possible so you’ll be able to help your team when taking objectives.
Camille Late Game Guide
In the late game, you’ll have three essential tasks as Camille:
- Split push – Camille takes down towers fast and she is an amazing 1v1 champion from the mid game to the late game. When you are split pushing, you are forcing the enemy to be separated, some enemies will try to defend their turret which leaves the others vulnerable to clashes. If no enemies go to defend, you get a free tower and you can teleport immediately to help your team.
- Assassinate carries – Camille has enough mobility and DPS to easily assassinate the enemy’s ADC or APC. Camille’s ultimate, Hextech Ultimatum is a great ability to single out the enemy’s carry. Plus, it leaves no chance for the enemy to escape you.
- Peel for your carries – Peeling is another term for protecting. Camille is a great peeler and anyone who tries to flank your carry can easily be punished by your abilities. Her stun, slow, and ultimate is a great way to counterattack anyone who tries to assassinate your carries.
Camille Video Guide
Akali thrives in a chaotic battlefield which Camille can provide. She has amazing mobility as well which can keep up with Camille’s Pace. These two champion together can wreak havoc to an entire enemy team if given the chance.
Lulu‘s Wild Growth works amazing well with Camille’s kit. Together with Lulu, Camille can turn into an initiator or an even deadlier assassin + bruiser hybrid.
Fiora has the mobility and kit to outplay Camille. This two are a high-skill matchup but a single well-timed 3rd, Riposte will easily turn the tide of battle into Fiora’s side. It does not help that Camille’s abilities have long winding tells which make the timing easier to predict.
Darius is a lane bully which will make Camille’s life in the laning phase. His 3rd, Apprehend can easily counter your 3rd, Hookshot and you can avoid his ultimate, Noxian Guillotine using your ultimate but it will not put his ultimate on cooldown which means you are just buying another second of your life if you avoided his ultimate which he can just simply re-cast.
Here are some pros and cons if you are playing with Camille in Wild Rift.
- Camille is a versatile champion which can fit almost all types of team compositions. She can be built into a bruiser, tank, or even an assassin.
- She is decent at all stages of the game but she has an amazing mid game power spike that can carry her team to victory.
- She has an all around stats which makes her reliable for most situations.
- High skill floor and skill ceiling. This means that she is not easy to pick up because of her mechanically intensive nature. Her skills are unforgiving as it won’t grant some effects if you do not execute it properly, like on her E, Hookshot which won’t give the crucial attack speed bonus when it does not hit an enemy champion.
- Camille falls behind and struggles quickly in a losing game so she’s like a high risk, high reward type of champion.
FAQ's About Camille
How good is Camille in Wild Rift?
Camille is an (Tier S) champion. She is an above average champion and she can dominate against most champions in the same tier as she is. She can survive against most S tier champions in the laning phase and do as much impact as them in the mid and late game.
What role / lane should I play with Camille in Wild Rift?
Camille is traditionally played in the Baron lane but she can also be played in the jungle but she is not a strong jungler because of her long clear time.
What abilities do I level up with Camille?
3rd, Hookshot is the best ability to level up first for Camille because it grants mobility, damages enemies, and increases your attack speed. 1st, Precision Protocol is maxed next because it is your biggest source of damage in the mid and late game.
What items should I build with Camille?
Trinity Force is Camille’s core item. After that item, it’s all optional depending on the state of the game. Dead Man’s Plate or Sterak’s Gage are good second core item options.
What Runes should I use when playing as Camille?
Conqueror is the main Keystone rune for Camille as it gives her a good damage boost. Grasp of the Undying is also a viable rune which increases her HP and grants a little bit of healing and damage. Mastermind is a good inspiration rune to run with Camille if you like split pushing.
How can I improve my Hookshot aim?
Camille’s Hookshot can definitely be hard and frustrating when you are just learning how to play her. In the laning phase, try to use your 3rd, Hookshot after you land a 2nd, Tactical Sweep so the enemy is slowed and becomes easier to hit. Also, wait for Camille to land in the wall before releasing the second phase of 3rd, Hookshot so you can aim it better. Use a few moments to aim to make sure that you’ll hit your enemy. Most importantly, practice.