Welcome to the League of Hydra!

As you may have noticed, this post is about Ravenous Hydra item.png Ravenous Hydra, the item that I rage more about than the EUW server lags.

In every game you see it, and it's like everyone thinks "Hey, I'm melee, why not build Hydra?".

In fact, I am not a direct adversary of Hydra. His younger brother, Tiamat item.png Tiamat, is a decent buy on jungling and farming champions, and really OP as burst caster.

For example, I like to buy Tiamat as my second item on talon, right after The Brutalizer item.png The Brutalizer. But, and that is the difference, I dont rush Hydra itself. The reason you get Tiamat on Talon is that you have a 5th spell with another 100% AD ratio, and that is really broken as a burst assassin.

But why, for f***s sake, do I see so many Talons rushing Hydra? I mean, the active effect is the same, and you just wasted 1400 gold on some lifesteal, which you don't need til late because you are not a sustained damage dealer, and on some AD, which you could get easier by buying a B. F. Sword item.png B. F. Sword for example, which builds into more useful things.

The same goes for everyone: You do not need Hydra itself for damage or waveclear, only Tiamat, and Hydra is just a cool later upgrade. Even on champs who cannot fully use the item, like Shyvana Shyvana or guys like Olaf Olaf, who could wreck faces with every other item, you see this Ravenous Hydra item.png f***ing item.

Also, a mid- to lategame Hydra is nothing to flame about, but so many summoners rush this item, its just annoying. While I don't see nerf points, this item is just totally overrated imho.

Stop rushing it! I want the League of Draven Draven, not Wukong League Talon of Zed decent people Riven rushing Master Yi Hydra! (Why Hydra on Zed, why??)

Merry Christmas, S4n00bz