Using Deceive over terrain can help you make a clean escape.
Backstab's damage can be increased with increased Critical Damage effects like Infinity Edge.
Try getting items with on-hit effects. These will also benefit your Hallucination clone.
Spreading out Hextech Micro-Rockets leads to more reliable damage and more efficiency against multiple targets, but focusing it creates the biggest impact.
Turret placement can be a deciding factor in a battle. Against most enemies turrets are best when they can support each other, but if the enemy has a lot of area of effect damage your turrets can be destroyed quickly. Placing turrets in brush can lead to a surprise attack in your favor.
The success of Electron Storm Grenade is very important to Heimerdinger's survival. The slow and stun both are capable of keeping enemies in place long enough to punish them, but it is also the first line of defense against a surprise attack.
The Shaco Heimerdinger synergy stats shown here demonstrate the areas of his gameplay that do better (or worse) when paired with Heimerdinger, compared to his overall stats. Significant differences are areas of focus that highlight how his gameplay changes when paired with this other champion.
Overall, Shaco sees a very large drop in his KDA (ratio of kills and assists to deaths) when paired with Heimerdinger. His KDA went down from NaN to NaN. This decrease shows that Heimerdinger helps Shaco perform poorer in competitive League of Legends rounds. Yet, the small difference demonstrates that this performance change is not very impactful.
When Shaco is paired with Heimerdinger, he observes a little increase in his total damage output. This difference could signal that Heimerdinger provides cover for him to deal more damage or that his allyship also helps increase the round's duration. Similarly, when Shaco is played with Heimerdinger on the same side, he usually scores many fewer killing sprees compared to when he plays without Heimerdinger. This is contrasting evidence that he is worse when playing synergisticly with Heimerdinger.
Additionally, when Shaco plays with Heimerdinger on the same side, he usually takes a little more damage than when he plays alone. Getting dealt more damage could indicate that Heimerdinger does a poor job of protecting Shaco during team fights.
There is no universally accepted best companion for Shaco that will no matter what be his #1 ally. However, Heimerdinger is a pretty good companion for Shaco. By playing on the same side as Shaco, he increases their win rate by 2.7% to 53.7%. This shows that there is a good strategic relationship between Shaco and Heimerdinger that results in them performing at the top of their game together than without each other.
Heimerdinger has a lower difficulty than Shaco. That means you don't need to be very careful when enlisting Heimerdinger comrades to play with, as they will need a relatively low level of skill to do well with you.
Playing cooperatively, you should see an overall large increase in your team’s ability to to do a lot of AP damage. Together, these champions can deal quite a lot of AP type damage.
Conversely, by grouping Shaco and Heimerdinger together, you will not be giving your side a great deal of AD. We recommend you pick other champions on your team that neutralizes this gap in this pairing's playstyle.
Regardless of the skill of your Heimerdinger ally, you should focus on maximizing your gold income, outlasting your enemies, and taking down objectives. If you heed this simple advice, you will do well anyway.
If you would like to learn all of the intricacies of Shaco in order to pair well with Heimerdinger during both the early game and mid / late game phases of League rounds, you should keep reading to gather a few extra tips and tricks for this champion pairing. If you mind the build and tips displayed here, you will increase your win rate by a lot.
The most crucial items to have in your Shaco and Heimerdinger synergy build include Duskblade of Draktharr, Infinity Edge, and The Collector. When Shaco incorporated at least these three items in his build, he performed significantly better when paired up with Heimerdinger than with many other commonly used item sets. In fact, Shaco boasted an average win rate of 53.7% helping carry Heimerdinger with this build.
To have the greatest likelihood of beating your oponents, you should use the Hail of Blades, Sudden Impact, Eyeball Collection, Relentless Hunter, Legend: Alacrity, and Coup de Grace runes from the Domination and Precision rune sets. Of all the rune sets that we analyzed for this team composition, this sequence of runes yielded the best win rate. Notably, these runes provided a 53.7% win rate overall.
By default, tips, statistics, and builds on how to synergize Heimerdinger with Shaco are presented for all ranked divisions combined. To scope the statistics and builds to an individual rank, you should use the selection menu earlier in the counter matchup guide.