When it comes to attacking speed stats, Moskov is one of the best Heroes in this category. Gold lane has become a very important lane from the last season in Mobile Legends and recently the Inspire battle spell has been adjusted. With these changes, many off META marksmen become very popular in the gold lane. Moskov is very scary in the late game. He is also called a Late game monster. He is very unique due to his ability to stun enemies in the walls for a long time. A well-farmed Moskov player can carry the match easily with proper positioning and good item sense. In this Mobile Legends guide, we will take a look at the best emblem, spell, build, including tips and tricks to dominate every game with Moskov.
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Moskov has three active skills and a passive skill like most other heroes in-game. In this Mobile Legends guide, we will also talk about the skills to use in certain scenarios as well as skill combos to be able to play Moskov to his maximum potential.
Passive – Spear of Quiescence (Buff)
Moskov’s Basic Attack can penetrate the target and deal 68%-110% Physical Damage to enemies behind it. If a Basic Attack hits a target successfully, the cooldown of Abyss Walker and Spear of Misery will be reduced to 0.8 seconds.
Skill 1 – Abyss Walker (Blink, Buff)
CD – 7.5
Moskov uses the power of shadow to teleport to the designated position, increasing 40%/46%/52%/58%/64%/70% of his attack speed within 3 seconds. Meanwhile, his Basic Attack deals 10% more damage to enemies behind the target.
Skill 2 – Spear of Misery (CC, Damage, Target-locked)
CD – 12/11.5/11/10.5/10/9.5
Moskov strikes at an enemy hero with full strength, dealing 300/330/360/390/420/450 (+60% Total Physical Attack) Physical Damage, and knocking back the target. The target’s position will be exposed for 5 seconds.
If the target collides with another enemy hero when knocked back, then both of them will receive 200/215/230/245/260/275 (+30% Total Physical Attack) Physical Damage and be stunned for 1.5 seconds. If knocked into obstacles, the target will be stunned for 1.5 seconds.
Ultimate Skill – Spear of Destruction (Burst Slowed, Global)
CD – 45/40/35
After a short period of charging, Moskov throws out the Spear of Destruction, dealing 600/700/800 (+100% Total Physical Attack) Physical Damage to enemies in a straight line.
Upon hitting an enemy hero, the Spear will explode, dealing the same amount of damage to the target and [additional 30% or] 780/910/1040 (+130% Total Physical Attack) Physical Damage to enemies behind them. Also, slows the enemy hero and enemies behind them by 30-90% (scales with flying distance) for 1.5s.
Skill-up method for Moskov
Unlock first skill first followed by his second skill. Unlock ultimate at level 4. Prioritize upgrading his first skill then second skill and Ultimate whenever available. Skill 1 >> Skill 2 >> Ultimate.
Best Emblem set and Spells for Moskov in Mobile Legends
As you play Moskov on the side lane or Gold lane. There are two different emblems we would like to recommend. Use either a Custom Assassin emblem or a Custom Marksman emblem and find out what suits you better.
Custom Assassin Emblem
It will provide both Movement Speed as well as Physical Penetration. For talent, we would recommend going with Killing Spree as it will provide some amount of HP restoration and movement speed after getting a kill.
- Agility (+3)
- Invasion (+3)
- Killing Spree
Custom Marksman Emblem
Though the Assassin emblem is a popular choice, you can use the Marksman emblem too with Claude. The Weakness Finder talent of this emblem can be triggered frequently. It has a chance of reducing enemies’ movement speed by 90% and also reducing their attack speed too.
- Bravery (+3)
- Agility (+3)
- Weakness Finder
For Moskov different battle spells can be used. First of all, Aegis is a very popular choice for Gold lane Moskov. Flicker is also a good choice to escape sticky situations or to chance low HP enemies. With the latest changes to the spelling Inspire, it has become very popular. Inspire gives extra attack speed along with some HP regen. It is very good to fight head to head in an early game.
Best Builds for Moskov in Mobile Legends
One can try many builds on Moskov. All which one needs to do is to just follow the enemy’s pick and then decide the role on the battlefield. We have set out the following template to try out with Moskov on the battlefield.
- Swift Boots: Moskov needs attack speed items to deal damage. Its passive gives an extra 15% attack speed or warrior boots in the early game if facing physical damage dealer fighter or marksman.
- Windtalker: It is one of the core items for Moskov. Attack speed is very important for him. It gives 40% attack speed and also crits chances, with this item he will be able to deal good damage in the early game.
- Berserker’s Fury: This item is one of the core items for Moskov because it increases crit chances. This helps to burst down enemies with basic attacks.
- Scarlet Phantom: It gives attack speed with critical chances. So it is also a great item for him. Combining this with previously built items can deal an insane amount of damage.
- Wind of Nature: This is the best item to face against physical damage dealers. Its passive is great to outplay enemies. Activating Wind Chant makes immune to all physical attacks for 2s and also gives life steal.
- Malefic Roar: If enemies have high physical defense items or tanky heroes. This item can lower their physical defense with high Physical penetration.
- Demon Hunter Sword: DHS is the best item to counter tanks. It can melt down tanks very easily.
- The Final Item: This depends on the enemy lineup or game situation. If the enemy has high magic damage heroes then build Athena Shield to avoid getting busted. You can also buy Immortality which can give you a chance to escape.
Moskov relies on attack speed. So his builds contain different attack speed items. Still, as a total guide provider, we will walk through different builds for Moskov, try them out and decide which one is more beneficial according to your gameplay style. Remember that neither of these is a fixed build, except the Core items, all items should be bought according to the game situation and enemy lineup, always try items yourself to find what suits your gameplay.
Mobile Legends Moskov Gameplay Tips
Moskov is item dependent hero, like any other Marksman. It is better to focus on getting more farm and gold and avoid getting ganked in the early game. As a gold laner you must go to the gold lane. However, a player must need a good understanding of the map to bring the best out of any hero. According to his gameplay, we can break it down into three phases. Our Mobile Legends Moskov guide includes the perfect game plan for the early, mid, and late game.
Like most other marksmen in Mobile Legends, Moskov is not very strong in the early game. So, it is very important to know his limit and farm safely in the early game. Getting as much gold as possible should be the most priority before reaching five minutes.
Players must use the opportunity to push the turret when there is no enemy nearby. In order to do this, good map sense is very important. Having extra gold from the turret shield is very beneficial, it will increase the gold lead and is the best way to get the core items faster. Last hitting minions will also give extra gold.
Depending on the farming efficiency, players may have two or three core items. At this point, having a few core items Moskov can deal a good amount of damage. His second skill is very good is to outplay enemies. Enemies will get stunned for a long duration if they are knocked up in the walls properly. This skill is very good at ambushing an enemy.
Try to hide next to a wall and wait for any enemies to get close to the wall, use the first skill to reposition and stun them against the wall. This way Moskov can deal way more damage and enemies will have no time to react. Joining a team fight is a good idea. Help teammates while taking down objectives like a turtle.
Moskov can kill squishy heroes very fast because of his high attack speed. As a marksman, always wait for other allies to initiate and wait for a good opening to go in for the backline or squishy heroes like Marksman or Mage. Moskov has dash skill so it is very easy to reposition in teamfights, try not to get caught by enemy Assassins or Burst damage.
Moskov is one of the best Marksman in the late game. With full build and proper itemization, he can deal an insane amount of damage in a very short time. He can also deal AoE damage if the enemies are aligned. With proper positioning and a good initiation, he is able to wipe out the whole team.
Moskov can take down the lord very fast. So always try to help the team to take down the lord as soon as possible. He is a nightmare for Marksman and Mages in the late game. He is able to kill these squishy heroes by stunning them on the wall even before they have a chance to react.
Wind of Nature also can change the tide of the battle. Perfect timing of Wind chant can easily outplay enemies and the amount of life steal he has, he can regen most of his HP by killing the enemies one by one. Active Wind Chant when fighting enemies head to head. Just one thing to remember is not to initiate the fight and stay away from the bushes in the late game, go for the backline first.
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Marksman’s impact in the game depends on early farming. They are quite weak in the early game. An excellent pick for rank games, Moskov is definitely a good pick for the current meta. These tips will surely help you to guide easy wins with Moskov in Mobile Legends. You can also refer to our latest tier list to know more about the revamped meta heroes in this current season.
That’s all for today’s Mobile Legends Moskov Guide. Do you prefer to use Moskov in any other way? Let us know in the comment section below!