Greetings summoners,

I'm MOTZI, today in the [Think About It] topic we'll discuss Hybrids champions and items. From now on i'll use a web-like template using top buttons to separate contents, i hope you guys find this usefull.


Main : contains the main subject to discuss

Conclusion : contains the survey link and interesting quotes taken from the comments

About : contains some information about me and also my previous blogposts.


- MOTZI

First you might ask yourself what the word Hybrid means ...

It is the result of combining 2 or more elements, in LoL we call hybrids to champions that can deal both Doran's Blade item Physical damage and Doran's Ring item Magical Damage

> The first champion that come into my mind is JaxSquare JAXIMUS !!1! , he does damage, he does a lot ! And this damage is both physical and magical thanks to his ultimate Grandmaster's Might Grandmaster's Might : every third attack will grant him additional magic damage, his Empower Empower can " empower " (duh) either his Q or his next basic attack with increased attack speed thanks to Relentless Assault Relentless Assault. Add to all this some items that enhance his kit ; Trinity Force item TONS OF DAMAGE .

And then there is : " Imagine if i had a real weapon "JaxSquare Jax


Wait ! Don't think that if a champion can be played in both way is called a Hybrid, for example TristanaSquare Tristana isn't hybrid. Yes she can be played both as Attack Damage and Ability Power but playing her both with AD and AP items, masteries and runes would simply result in a fail. Since she won't do damage as much as if she were AD or AP. Also needless to say that having both physical and magical ratios dosen't make the champion a hybrid ...

A true hybrid draws its strength from his overall kit enhanced by items, runes and masteries : as a second example KayleSquare Kayle is (or was as i remember in Saison 2 Kayle was mostly played as AD or hybrid) good for being both a physical and magical damage dealer, while Righteous Fury Righteous Fury offer bonus magical splash damage she could easily have both magical and physical items ; Nashor's Tooth item Nashor's Tooth or Hextech Gunblade item Hextech Gunblade and still be a viable Fighter as her first role confirms.


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Interesting quotes will be saved right here  :

" The biggest challenge to a true damage-focused hybrid champion is penetration " - Shigfugjum


Thanks for taking some time to read this BlogPost.

Also i'm sorry in advance, english is not my native language ..

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- MOTZI

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