So I was playing Tryndamere today, and realized just how horribly outclassed he is compared to tanky dps. Then I thought, why do people play bruiser GP with great success while Tryndamere is built glass cannon? If you look at GP's skills, he's actually more of a melee carry than bruiser.
Bruisers are characterized by good base damage + AD scaling on abilities to allow them to build defense and still deal good damage, as well as a way to pressure squishy carries.
Now you look at the melee AD carries in this game: Master Yi, Tryndamere, Fiora, Xin Zhao, Jax (?), Riven (?). Then compare them to GP.
Base Damage on Abilities: Q and ult. But Q has medicore base damage and ult is unreliable.
AD Scaling Abilities: No. Q is basically a ranged auto …Read more >