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Fueled with insatiable curiosity and armed with the most lethal weapon of the Tangmen, Wanwan is roaming the Land of Dawn in search of her true purpose.

The Agile Tiger is a fitting monicker for the marksman, as she possesses a degree of mobility that stands second to none in Mobile Legends: Bang Bang.

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Her quick dashes and nimble movements allow her to evade enemy attacks, reposition quickly, and maintain consistent damage output while staying on the move. This also allows her to be almost untouchable, especially in the late game.

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

Wanwan’s skills in Mobile Legends

Passive Tiger Pace

When Wanwan Deals damage to an enemy hero, their weaknesses and positions are exposed for a few seconds. Wanwan deals True Damage when hitting an enemy’s Weaknesses and an extra percentage of damage to enemies with weaknesses hit for a duration.

Wanwan can move a short distance when she throws a Sleeve Dart. The speed of this movement scales with her Attack Speed.

  • This ability is the reason why Wanwan is a potent late-game hero because this boosts both her damage and survivability.
  • As her movement speed is dependent on her Attack Speed, build on Attack Speed items early to expedite her scaling.

First skill – Swallow’s Path

Wanwan throws a Fire Swallow in a designated direction, dealing Physical Damage to enemies along the path and triggering Tiger Pace. For every 0.5s, Wanwan retrieves a Swallow Dagger from the Fire Swallow, dealing Physical Damage to enemies in its path and slowing them down to a certain percentage for a couple of seconds. The enemy hit by the Swallow Dagger twice will be stunned for a short duration.

  • This skill is both a zoning skill and poking skill. Use this to set up a good laning stage.
  • During team fights, activate this skill, and maintain your distance while hitting enemies with Basic Attacks.
  • The light crowd control is also effective in disrupting initiators.

Second skill – Needles in Flowers

Wanwan Removing removes all crowd control effects from herself immediately, triggers Tiger Pace, and unleashes deadly needles to nearby enemies, dealing Physical Damage.

  • This is a built-in Purify, allowing you to take another battle spell for more damage or utility.
  • Activating this prematurely can reduce your effectiveness, so make sure to activate this skill only when you are in a tight situation.
  • When caught in a sticky situation, quickly activate the skill and back away. Since you’ll be activating Tiger Pace as well, you will have superior mobility versus initiators.

Ultimate – Crossbow of Tang

Passive: Damage against creeps increases by a certain percentage each time Crossbow of Tang is upgraded.

Active: Wanwan activates her crossbow and shoots arrows at an enemy hero for a few seconds with each arrow dealing Physical Damage. While her crossbow is activated, if Wanwan kills an enemy hero, she will switch to attacking another target, activating her crossbow for a few extra seconds, capped at a certain time or for a duration, and increasing her Attack Speed by a certain percentage.

  • When Wanwan takes back her crossbow or she kills an enemy hero, Tiger Pace will be triggered.
    Crossbow of Tang can only be cast when an enemy’s Weaknesses are all hit.
  • The shooting of the Crossbow of Tang will be regarded as a Basic Attack, and the amount of arrows she shoots scales with her Attack Speed.

A comprehensive guide on how to play Wanwan in Mobile Legends

Recommended Battle Spell

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang marksman Wanwan recommended battle spells
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Wanwan’s effectiveness is dependent on her Attack Speed. This is why Inspire is the perfect choice for her. With the battle spell, she gains a multiplier on her Attack Speed for a certain number of Basic Attacks or for a couple of seconds. Basic Attacks also ignore Physical Defense and restore HP on hit.

Upon activation, she gains more Movement Speed as it activates the effects of the Tiger Pace passive.

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If you want to play more conservatively, Aegis is a good option. This battle spell is applicable if the enemy team has burst damage heroes. Once activated, the shield can help your survivability and buy you time to activate Needles and Flowers to make a quick escape or retaliate.

Recommended emblem

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang marksman Wanwan recommended emblem
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For the first-tier talent, getting Swift is a no-brainer. The percentage Attack Speed boost is helpful in the laning stage as it not only allows you to unload Basic Attacks faster, but it also boosts your mobility due to the effects of the Tiger Pace passive.

Go for Pull Yourself Together as your second talent. The percent cooldown reduction on your battle spell and equipment active skills will help you a long way especially in the late game, when you will be utilizing more of your Inspire or Aegis, as well as one of your activatable items, the Wind of Nature.

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Round out the emblem set with Weakness Finder. With each Basic Attack, this core talent allows Wanwan to slow enemies’ movement speed and attack speed to a certain percentage. This way, the marksman will have more range control and space to deal damage as it will be hard for the enemies to pursue.

Wanwan best build

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang marksman Wanwan best build
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Focus on completing the popular Trinity Build comprised of Corrosion Scythe, Demon Hunter Sword, and Golden Staff. These items ensure that you will have enough Attack Speed and Physical Damage to obliterate the opponents until the mid-game.

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The item’s unique active, Wind Chant, makes the marksman immune to Physical Damage for a duration. This can buy enough time for Wanwan to activate Needles and Flowers when pursued to slither out of the fight or reengage.

Aside from that, the marksman will also benefit from the additional Attack Speed, Physical Damage, and Lifesteal.

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Add Malefic Roar to the item build to boost Physical Damage. Other than the boost in Physical Attack, it also adds Physical Penetration, not to mention the Armor Buster passive which is effective against tanky opponents.

If you’ve purchased any kind of boots in the early game, you can switch them with Windtalker. It gives the Agile Tiger a boost in Movement Speed and Crit Chance.

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Since the item also packs additional Attack Speed, it will add more Movement Speed to the hero due to the Tiger Pace passive. This more than makes up for the Movement Speed lost when you sell your boots.

Best build for Wanwan in Mobile Legends

  • Corrosion Scythe
  • Demon Hunter Sword
  • Golden Staff
  • Windtalker
  • Wind of Nature
  • Malefic Roar

Tips and easy combos to learn

In the laning stage, focus on staying alive and getting creep kills. As the hero makes more impact in the mid game to late game, your focus should be to complete your first three items.

Max out Swallow’s Path first to have better range control and damage. You can also use this to check bushes. You need to be extra careful in the early game since the enemy team will have likely picked a counter in order to take you down as much as they can.

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Once you complete the Trinity Build, you can participate in fights. Make sure to keep yourself away from enemy initiators and behind your support and utility heroes. Activate Swallow’s Path in the direction where the fights will take place and make sure to deal damage far back.

In situations when the enemy initiators get to you and put you under crowd control, activate Needles and Flowers first and back away while dealing damage. Activate Inspire or Aegis in this instance. Keep throwing your Basic Attacks and complete the Weakness marks. Trigger the Crossbow of Tang thereafter to obliterate the enemy.

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