Despite his seemingly icy and aloof demeanor, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang assassin Aamon is deeply committed to his kin, so much so that he will stop at nothing to put an end to his family’s curse to save his brother, Gusion.

The esteemed master of House Paxley is known for his high burst damage and exceptional mobility. With his unique set of skills, he can quickly infiltrate enemy lines, take out key targets, and escape unscathed.

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His abilities make him a perfect fit for players who enjoy a fast-paced and aggressive playstyle.

Master playing the Duke of Shards through our comprehensive guide that covers recommended emblems, battle spells, best build, and skill combos.

Aamon’s skills in Mobile Legends

Passive – Invisible Armor

Aamon enters the Camouflage state each time he hits an enemy with a skill, during which he cannot be targeted, restores HP for a duration, and gains extra Movement Speed that rapidly decays over time. Upon leaving the Camouflage state, Aamon immediately resets his Basic Attacks’s cooldown and enhances his Basic Attacks within the next few seconds.

Each enhanced Basic Attack deals Magic Damage and reduces Aamon’s skill cooldowns. The first enhanced Basic Attack’s damage is increased to a certain percentage if Aamon leaves the Camouflage state actively.

  • The lower the hero’s health, the more HP is gained during camouflage.
  • Enemies can still target Aamon with skills while camouflaged. Avoid area attacks by moving constantly around the map.
  • Enhanced basic attacks increase Aamon’s attack range.

First skill – Soul Shards

Passive: Aamon charges his armor each time he casts a skill or hits an enemy with a skill or enhanced Basic Attack. At a certain number of charges, Aamon throws several shards at the target on his next attack, each shard dealing Magic Damage. The shards will then scatter around the target.

Active: Aamon throws a shard at a nearby enemy, dealing Magic Damage.

  • This is your primary damage ability so max out this skill first.
  • Use it to wear down your foes during the early game and continue spamming when its off available.

Second skill – Slayer Shards

Aamon throws a shard forward, dealing Magic Damage to the first non-minion enemy hit and slowing them for a duration. The shard will then return to Aamon immediately. If the shard fails to hit an enemy, it will return to Aamon after a short delay and allow him to enter the Camouflage state.

  • Camouflage activates after the shard returns, wheter you land this ability on an enemy hero or not.
  • Use the camouflage strategically to flank opponents.
  • If all of your skills are expended and the enemy still stands, retreat until your skills are available again before reengaging.

Ultimate – Endless Shards

Aamon throws all shards at a designated enemy and slows them down. After a short delay, the shards will fly to the enemy’s location again, each dealing Magic Damage. The number of shards increases with Aamon’s armor charges and the shards on the ground. The damage dealt increases with the target’s lost HP, to the maximum when the target’s HP is below a certain percentage. The same target takes less damage from subsequent attacks.

  • This skill is hard to dodge, making it one of the most effective burst damage abilities in the game.
  • For maximum damage, cast Endless Shards when there are several shards on the ground.
  • Focus on low-health mages or marksmen for easy pick-offs.

A comprehensive guide on how to play Aamon in Mobile Legends

Recommended battle spell

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Aamon recommended battle spells
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His high burst damage potential makes Aamon an efficient jungler, and Retribution amplifies this efficiency by allowing him to clear jungle monsters even more rapidly. This means Aamon can level up faster and gain gold to impact the game better.

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More than faster jungle clear, it also boosts your kill potential, specifically the Ice Retribution blessing. This type of blessing allows you to steal movement speed from your target depending on your level for several seconds, making you agile while slowing them down.

The Execute spell is another excellent choice for the Duke of Shards. As an assassin, Aamon’s primary role is to eliminate key enemy heroes swiftly. Execute helps him fulfill this role by dealing true damage to an enemy hero based on their current HP, making it a powerful finisher move.

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This spell is particularly useful when Aamon’s target manages to survive his initial burst damage. A well-timed Execute can secure the kill, ensuring Aamon’s mission is successfully completed.

Recommended emblem

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Aamon recommended emblem setup
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You can customize either the Assassin emblem or the Mage emblem depending on your playstyle. Go for the Assassin emblem if you like a high-tempo, aggressive gameplay. Otherwise, go for the Mage emblem for sustained damage throughout the game.

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Both ways, the best approach is to get Swift, Seasoned Hunter and Lethal Ignition.

Swift provides extra Attack Speed that will help you unleash your enhanced Basic Attacks often, which means more damage output especially in the early game.

Seasoned Hunter allows you to contest objectives better with the additional damage on the Lord and Turtle.

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Finally, Lethal Ignition gives you extra damage on multiple hits. When equipped, hitting an enemy for several times inflicts scorch damage to the target.

Best build

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Aamon best build
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Choose the Ice Retribution blessing and complete Arcane Boots. If you want to play aggressively, quickly follow up with Genius Wand for the Magic Penetration and Magic Power boost. This will help you secure early game pick-offs easily. Otherwise, the Glowing Wand is a good item choice for sustained damage.

Double down on your burst damage capability by purchasing Holy Crystal and Divine Glaive. These items will improve your Magic Damage exponentially as you transition to the mid-game.

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Next, acquire Feather of Heaven. This is a potent item that provides a significant boost to your hero’s Magic Power, Attack Speed, and Movement Speed. This combination of benefits aligns perfectly with Aamon’s skillset and his role as an assassin.

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Complete your item build by getting Blood Wings. Aside from the tremendous boost in Magic Power and HP, the item’s passive, Nirvana, Guard, converts Aamon’s Magic Power to a shield when he takes damage. He also gets a Movement Speed buff which is useful to escape sticky situations in the late game.

The best build for Aamon in Mobile Legends

  • Arcane Boots
  • Genius Wand
  • Holy Crystal
  • Divine Glaive
  • Feather of Heaven
  • Blood Wings

Tips and easy combos to learn

Aamon is a highly mobile hero. Make sure to use his skills to activate his passive ability, Invisible Armor, which allows him to move quickly around the map. This mobility can be used to chase down enemies, escape dangerous situations, or reposition during team fights.

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As an assassin, the Duke of Shards excels in picking off isolated targets, so, maintaining good map awareness is crucial. Always keep an eye on the minimap and look for opportunities to ambush enemies.

His basic combo involves using Slayer Shards and hitting the enemy once or twice. Then, immediately use Soul Shards. This combo maximizes your damage output and is great for taking down enemy heroes.

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He also has the potential to one-shot enemies with the right combo. To achieve this, you need to fully utilize his passive ability and his ultimate, Endless Shards. The key is to stack up your passive by hitting enemies with your Basic Attacks and skills, then unleash your ultimate for the burst down.

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