Mobile Legends Lesley Guide: Best Build, Emblem and Gameplay Tips

Sniper ready. Give me a target.

Lesley is currently one of the best marksman in Mobile Legends. Recently, she got a nice buff and some of her skills were changed a bit. Her true damage power has been increased by a lot. In this season tanks are having hard times going well-farmed Lesley. Lesley is a great marksman hero for players who want to deal a lot of damage from a safe distance. She is a late-game hero who becomes more powerful as the game progresses, so it is important to farm and get items early on. With the right build and strategy, Lesley can be a force to be reckoned with. And a secret fact, Harley is Lesley’s brother. Players might be wondering why we are telling this. We will clear your doubt soon. In this guide, we will be seeing these ban-worthy hero skills, items, and emblem setup, as well as some tips and tricks on how to play Lesley in Mobile Legends.

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Skill Analysis

Lesley is a hero that has four abilities which are one passive and three actives. In this Lesley guide, let’s see what are her abilities in Mobile Legends, and when you can use which skill to get the best out of her.

Passive – Lethal Shot (Buff)

If Lesley doesn’t take damage for 5 seconds, her next Basic Attack gains extra range and 50% Critical Chance and deals 50 (+100% Total Physical Attack) True Damage (20% extra damage against minions).
Each point of fixed Physical Penetration Lesley acquires is converted into 0.5% Critical Damage, but her base Critical Damage is reduced to 140%.
Lesley’s Basic Attack restores 5 points of energy and her Lethal Shot doubles the amount of energy restored. The cooldown of Lethal Shot resets each time Lesley casts a skill.

Skill 1 – Master of Camouflage (Conceal, Buff)

Lesley enters the Camouflage state, gaining double Energy Regen, 40% extra Movement Speed, and 85–135 extra Physical Attack. The state lasts 3 seconds or until Lesley takes or deals damage. Enemies can detect Lesley’s position through distortions of their surroundings.

Lesley throws a tactical grenade in the target’s direction while slightly jumping back, dealing 150–300 to enemies in a cone and knocking them back. Lesley can cast this skill during the Ultimate Snipe to cancel the state and immediately fire a Fatal Bullet at the target. The attack is only triggered when there are unfired Fatal Bullets left.

Skill 3 – Ultimate Snipe (Burst)

Lesley [gains vision to nearby enemies and can lock] onto the target enemy hero and fires 4 Lethal Bullets in succession, each dealing 250–350 (+80% Extra Physical Attack) (+enemy’s 5% Lost HP) Physical Damage and restoring 10 energy on hit. The Bullets can be blocked by other enemy heroes. If this skill is interrupted, each remaining Bullet reduces the skill cooldown by 10%.
Passive: Lesley’s Crit Chance is increased by 5%–15%.

Special Buff (sibling buff)

Developers have already told you that Harley and Lesley are siblings, so when they both are playing in the same team they will receive +10HP.

Skill-up Method for Lesley

Players should unlock their first skill first and then their second skill. They should max out Skill 1 first followed by Skill 2 and Ultimate whenever available. Her first skill is her main damage source.

Best Emblem Set and Spells for Lesley in Mobile Legends

Emblem Set

To effectively Lesley in the Gold lane, players are expected to use the Custom Marksman Emblem or Custom Assassin Emblem. However, we’ve brought up some of the best Emblem/Talent Set-up that is advisable to be used for Lesley.

Lesley emblem setup

Battle Spells

The only battle spell we recommend is Flicker. You can use Purify and Sprint too according to your enemy team composition, but among all Flicker is the best spell to run from any situation.

Best Builds for Lesley in Mobile Legends

Lesley is a marksman who relies on her basic attack and high physical attack items. She is also very good at Crit damage. We can use both high physical attack items with Crit items to get the best out of her. We have set out the following template in our guide to try out with Lesley on the Mobile Legends battlefield.

Lesley Best Builds

Players can at first proceed with Swift Boots for Early game extra attack speed then follow up with second equipment, Berserker’s Fury, it is one of the core items for Lesley, as it gives high critical chances from the early game and also raw physical attack. For the third item Endless Battle is the best item for her. Lesley can deal huge true damage with the help of her passive, in the mid-game EB works great with her true damage passive it enhances her overall damage output and life-steal.

After the recent changes Baled of Despair has become one of the core items to deal massive damage as the game approaches the late game. BOD has the highest physical attack of the game. With this item, she can one or two shoot the squishy heroes. Double BOD has also been very popular this season. Rose Gold Meteor is a very good item for her because of its passive and extra physical attack. For the last item Wind of Nature is a great item if enemies have high Burst Physical Damage Assassins or Marksman, just to give the upper hand and guarantee durability during an encounter.

Mobile Legends Lesley Gameplay Tips

Marksman is one of the most important roles in Mobile Legends. In the current meta 1-3-1 line-up is more popular and effective, where the tank and mage clear the mid-lane as soon as possible and the tank helps the jungler in the early game to farm effectively. Tank and mage with the jungler rotate to any side of the map together to make a possible gank. As a marksman, you have to play safe if your team is not around you and farm effectively without dying in the early game.

Early Game

MLBB Lesley Early Game
Image via Lesley Official

Lesley is weak in the early game as any other marksman in the game. But currently, she is pretty strong in the laning phase against most other marksmen. In the early game, she can utilize her passive and enhanced first skill to last-hit minions and dodge enemy marksman basic or skill attacks with semi-invisibility. She can also harass the opponent with her enhanced first skill. It’s a great skill to poke enemies in the early game.

Skill 1 + Basic Attack + Skill 2 + Skill 1

Mid Game

In the mid-game, her true damage passive along with her enhanced skills hurts enemies a lot. Whenever there is an opportunity to push the lane, make sure to use it wisely.

MLBB Lesley Mid Game
Image via Lesley Official

Lesley can push lanes very fast. But you always have to keep an eye on the map to be safe from enemy ganks. If you are losing lane, it’s better to stay under the tower and farm available jungle creeps. Staying alive is very important as a marksman. You can also rotate with your team to take down different objectives.

Late Game

MLBB Lesley Late Game
Image via Lesley Official

In the late game, Lesley becomes a monster with the recent changes. She can hurt a lot, even the tanks are not safe from her. Although she is very strong in the late game, she is still a marksman and very squishy. The team’s victory mostly depends on the marksman as the game approaches the late game. So this stage try not to make big mistakes like rotating solo, enemies will mark you and take you down first. Do not imitate a team fight unless you see a low HP enemy. Always wait for tanks or fighters to engage first then target the enemy damage dealer. You have to be more careful around the enemy mage, cause Wind of Nature won’t work against magic damage. Save it to counter high physical damage dealers and make an outplay. You can use your ultimate to get an enemy vision or kill a low HP target easily.

Skill 1 + Basic Attack + Skill 1+ Skill 2 + Ultimate

Final Thoughts

Lesley is a marksman hero in Mobile Legends who is known for her high damage output and long range. She is a late-game hero, meaning she needs to farm and get items before she can be effective. However, once she gets her items, she can be a very powerful force in team fights. Lesley’s passive ability makes her very effective at poking enemies from a safe distance. Her first skill can be used to clear waves of minions or to burst down enemies. Lesley is a very strong hero, but she also has some weaknesses. She is very squishy and vulnerable to burst damage. She also has a slow movement speed, which makes her easy to target. Additionally, her skills have long cooldowns, so she needs to be careful not to waste them.

Lesley is an excellent pick for rank games, she is definitely a good pick for the current meta. These tips will surely help you to guide easy wins with Lesley 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 guide about Lesley in Mobile Legends. Do you prefer to use Lesley in any other way? Let us know in the comment section below!

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Subhadeep Nanda

The note part is the most imp information for playing lesly with confidence…nicely done 👍


Very nice dude, keep going❤️


Nyc tips and tricks please let us know ur in game I’d

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