HA! I was right!
Riot FeralPony has posted on PBE forums changes to items they're planning. Some of them are extremely similar to my concepts, some solve the same problems, but differently. Let's check those out:
This item seemed a very logical component piece for the two current AP & MS items (LB and TS) as well as a good building block for future items.
It's very similar to my concept, although my version built out of. This one is accessible earlier, but still builds into and .
The list goes on, though:
- Recipe: + + 390 Gold = 750 Gold
- +8 Mana Regen per 5 seconds
- UNIQUE Passive: +10% Cooldown Reduction
This is mywith 1 more mana regen and more balanced pricing. As in my project, it builds into and . They consider making build out of it as well if the version with in it turns out to be too strong.
Last, but not least:
- Recipe: + + 50 Gold = 2800 Gold
- 400 health, 20 magic resistance, 10% cooldown reduction
- Aura - Legion: Unchanged
- Active: Unchanged
This is a bit different solution to what I had in mind - my idea was to drop the price tier from 1900 to 1500, they kept the tier by replacingwith . A little bit too similar to , IMO, but what do I know. The main idea of removing one of Aegis' components was kept, though.
Expect the rest of the series to respond to those changes.