TFT Twinshot Build Beginner's Guide

November 5, 2021
by GamerDiscovery
TFT Twinshot Build Beginner Guide Teamfight Tactics Set 6

Even though they are currently one of the weaker builds, the Twinshots can still perform good in most matchups. This team composition revolves around combining Twinshots with Mercenaries in order to make Gangplank the main carry. With proper itemization Gangplank is quite strong and when paired with a solid front-line he will be able to dish out a lot of damage. In this Teamfight Tactics Twinshot Build Guide we'll showcase the most popular beginner-friendly TFT Twinshot build and how to play it throughout the early, mid and late game, which are the best Hextech Augments for this build, as well as how to gear and position your units.

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Twinshot Synergy Bonus

Twinshots gain bonus Attack Damage. When a Twinshot attacks, they have a chance to attack twice instead.

2 → 5 Attack Damage, 40% chance
4 → 30 Attack Damage, 70% chance
6 → 60 Attack Damage, 100% chance

Best Twinshot Build

  • Illaoi
    • Illaoi slams her target, linking her soul to it for 5 seconds and dealing magic damage. While linked, Illaoi is healed for % of the damage taken by her target.
  • Kog'Maw
    • For 3 seconds, Kog’Maw gains infinite Attack Range, 75% Attack Speed, and his attacks deal % of the target's maximum Health as bonus magic damage.
  • Vi
    • Vi empowers her next attack to blast through her target, dealing magic damage to all enemies in a cone and reducing their Armor for 8 seconds.
  • Dr.Mundo
    • Dr. Mundo injects himself with “medicine”, restoring 40% of his maximum Health and becoming energized for 5 seconds. While energized, he restores an additional 100% of his maximum Health over the duration and deals magic damage to a random nearby enemy each second. When the "medicine" expires, Dr. Mundo expels a burst of electricity that deals % of his current Health as magic damage to all enemies within 2 hexes.
  • Gangplank
    • Gangplank attacks his target with his gun, dealing 170% of his Attack Damage plus bonus physical damage. If this attack kills a champion, Gangplank plunders 1 gold.
  • Urgot
    • For the next 5 seconds, Urgot attacks the closest enemy at a fixed rate of attacks per second. Each attack deals physical damage. (This Ability's damage scales with Attack Damage and Attack Speed.)
  • Jinx
    • Jinx rides her rocket into the sky, then comes crashing down near the center-most enemy, dealing magic damage to enemies around the epicenter, and 50% to all other enemies in in a large area. The epicenter burns every unit except Jinx for 5 seconds, dealing % of the target's maximum Health as true damage, and reducing healing by 50% for the duration. She then swaps to her rocket launcher for the rest of combat, causing her attacks to explode for % of her Attack Damage in a small area around her target.
  • Tahm Kench
    • Tahm Kench devours his target, storing them in his belly and dealing magic damage damage over 3 seconds. During this time, they are invulnerable to other sources of damage and Tahm Kench takes 40% less damage. If they die while inside, Tahm Kench either spits out a random item component they were holding, or the cost of the unit in gold. Otherwise, he spits them towards the farthest enemy, briefly stunning targets they impact. If a target is immune to crowd control. Tahm Kench will instead deal 35% of magic damage.

Twinshot Team Comp Guide

Early Game

The Twinshot build has a rough early game because you'll need to be a bit higher level and get lucky to acquire all of the three Gold units on time. Ideally, make a team composition consisting of: Illaoi, Kog'Maw, Vi, Gangplank and Miss Fortune. This setup results in Twinshot-two, Mercenary-three, Bruiser-two and Sniper-two which is a decent amount of synergies. Work on keeping a healthy economy, leveling up and upgrading Gangplank at all times since he's the focus of this particular build.

Mid Game

A general rule of thumb is to be level six by round 3-2 and level seven by stage four. This will allow you to pick up Dr.Mundo and Urgot before others, but if you end up struggling it's also possible to replace Vi & Mundo with Quinn and Miss Fortune. This way you have two build options but obviously the most powerful middle game core of this build would include: Illaoi, Kog'Maw, Vi, Dr. Mundo, Gangplank and Urgot. While the Dr.Mundo isn't a must have, try to prioritize getting Urgot on the Carousel if you aren't getting him via the Shop.

Late Game

During the late game try to rush for level eight in order to find Jinx & Tahm Kench. These two are crucial for the build to work as they are one of the more powerful units in the current meta. A standard 8-unit late game build will include: Illaoi, Kog'Maw, Vi, Dr. Mundo, Gangplank, Urgot, Jinx and Tahm Kench. If you get lucky by getting + 1 Twinshot Hextech Augment replace the Mundo with Graves (or don't replace anything if you get a +2 Twinshot one).

Recommended Items & Hextech Augments

Gangplank → Runaan's Hurricane, The Bloodthirster, Infinity Edge.
Jinx → Guinsoo's Rageblade, Hand of Justice, Giant Slayer.
Tahm Kench → Warmog's Armor, Bramble Vest, Dragon's Claw.

Hextech Augments → Additional Twinshot > Omnivamp > Shields/Bonus stats > Debuff/Damage enemies at the start of each fight.

Unit Positioning

This team composition has quite a lot of very tanky front-line units. Tahm Kench, Dr. Mundo, Illaoi and Vi should all be located in the first row with Gangplank being right behind the Tahm Kench as this allows him to do damage without a high risk of dying. Urgot is alone in the third row because you usually don't want him to get hit a lot, but ideally he will take some damage to pump his mana and result in a quicker ability cast. The last row has Kog'Maw and Jinx positioned in it as they're very squishy carries that shouldn't be taking any damage when the round starts.

TFT Twinshot Build Positioning
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