Joy ML Best Item Build, Spell, Emblem, Strategy Guide


Joy is the newest assassin hero and the fourth Leonin released in Mobile Legends.

Joy is a devious and agile Leonin who uses rhythm with her skills that you need to hit the right beat to deal massive magic damage, so make sure you don’t lose tempo!

This article will teach you how to use Joy MLBB, the best item build, battle spell, emblem, and strategy in this current patch.

How to use Joy ML Skills

Passive: Humph, Joy’s Angry!

Joy gets Angry! each time she deals damage to a hero, she gains 100% movement speed and 16% damage reduction for 4 seconds.

This effect can only be activated once every 4 seconds on the same enemy.

Joy’s Basic attack deals magic damage.

First Skill: Look, Leonin Crystal!

Joy summons Leonin Crystal in a designated location dealing Magic Damage to nearby enemies and slowing them.

Second Skill: Meow, Rythm of Joy!

Joy dashes into a target location dealing Magic Damage to enemies in her path. When Joy dashes to an enemy or the Leonin Crystal, she will enter Beat Time! for 1 second which she’s immune to control effects and can stack up to 5 times.

Dealt damage can increase up to 60%.

Ultimate: Ha, Electrifying Beats!

Joy releases stored electric energy for 4 seconds gaining movement speed, slowing immunity and dealing Magic Damage to nearby enemies over the duration.

Joy ML Best Build

Mage Build

  • Warrior Boots
  • Enchanted Talisman
  • Clock of Destiny
  • Genius Wand
  • Calamity Reaper
  • Holy Crystal

Spare Equipment:

  • Thunder Belt
  • Brute Force Breastplate
Mobile Legends Joy Mage Build 2022

Tank Build

  • Warrior Boots
  • Oracle
  • Bruteforce Breastplate
  • Antique Cuirass
  • Thunder Belt
  • Cursed Helmet

Spare Equipment:

  • Radiant Armor
  • Athena’s Shield
Joy Mobile Legends Tank Build

Best Emblem for Joy

Custom Assassin Emblem

Custom Assassin Emblem is the recommended emblem to use for Joy.

  • Rupture – Gain 5 adaptive penetration.
  • Weapons Master – Physical attack and magic power gained from equipment, emblem, talents, and skills are increased by 5%
  • Lethal Ignition – Dealing damage to an enemy hero increases allied heroes’ damage to them by 6% for three seconds.

Best Battle Spell for Joy

Use Retribution if you’re playing as an assassin core of the team.


Use Execute to top off your combo damage.


Use Vengeance for extra Magic Damage when diving in a clash.

Joy Gameplay Tips and Strategy

  • Always give the first attribute to your second skill.
  • When clearing creep waves or harassing the enemy, make sure to time your Skill 2 to the beat for maximum magic damage.
  • Use your second skill to repel crowd control skills.
  • You can double dash by using Skill 1.
  • When taking objectives (Turtle or Lord), zone out enemies and find the main damage dealer.
  • Since you have a naturally low cooldown, always use your ultimate each time you complete the 5 beats stack.
  • Aim to kill the enemy’s support or marksman in a clash.

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  • Reset when you failed to time the beat and just reinitiate when your skills are available again.
  • Don’t attempt to tower dive too much or else you will get bursted down when you get out of position or fail to time your Skill 2.

How to Counter Joy

Here are several effective heroes that can counter mischievous Joy:

  • Akai
  • Kaja
  • Minsitthar
  • Khufra
  • Franco
  • Ruby
  • Saber
  • Belerick


You need to have a good rhythm sense when you want to play Joy in Mobile Legends. She can be pretty complicated to use if you don’t know how to time your skills. However, when you master the art of beat and tempo along the right set of item builds, she can be a real pain in the ass in clashes and be immortal.

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