Hecarim is a heavy gank champion thanks to his early game damage. He will look to gank often and try to get in and out. Place vision inside the river and jungle so you can see him before he reaches you.
As Hecarim is a heavy ganker, you can use this to your advantage by ganking lanes on the opposite side of the map or to go inside his jungle and take away his camps. If you are a laner, you can play slightly more aggressive knowing Hecarim cannot help.
As Hecarim is a strong dueler, he can win a lot of 1v1s if he gets the jump on you. Try not to fight him unless he is either low on mana, low on health or doesn’t have his
Hecarim is a great team fighter and loves it when the enemy groups closely together as it allows him to get a multi-person
. Do not let him achieve his dreams by not grouping to close together.
Do not fight inside the jungle. Hecarim’s
is roughly the same width as the paths inside the jungle. If you fight inside the jungle, you are guaranteeing him his
Hecarims chances of a good team fight are reduced if you ward the flanks. This can prevent him from engaging and getting a multi-person
. Ward the flanks and then back away if he positions aggressively.
Hecarims main power spike is when he hits level 6 as he can be more proactive when he ganks and can even gank the hardest of lanes. Always keep an eye on his level and track of his
Hecarims duelling potential is very strong once he has proc'd his Conqueror Rune. Do not go for extended trades with him unless you're certain you can win.
Hecarim will become rather strong once he has completed Trinity Force as it synergises well with his kit. He will also have higher duelling potential and will win most 1v1s if he has the item advantage.