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  • Unevent

    Hybrid items!

    May 19, 2013 by Unevent

    Okay, I don't know if anyone's been following the PBE change thread on the LoL forums, but a few pages into it, Xypherous makes some rather... interesting claims about hybrid items like Hextech Gunblade and Guinsoo's Rageblade...

    "In my opinion, focused hybrid itemization is kind of a misstep, overall.
    The advantages of having both AP and AD ratios is that any item is good for you - not that there's a specific class of items with 30% more stats because no one can use it correctly and thus it is good for you. When hybrid items are in vogue, like gunblade - it simply leads the detriment of any champion that can use it well.
    The end result of that is that once you're balanced around hybrid itemization, you have 70% of the ratios of any other ch…

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  • Unevent

    Strange title? Of course the enemy jungler's going to take your jungle if you give them a chance, it's your job to stop them doing that, right?

    I'm not referring to that, though. I'm referring to the occasions when your team does that job for them.

    Okay, the jungle monsters respawn fairly quickly, I get that. I don't mind mid taking wraiths or bot or top taking golems if I'm all the way over on the other side of the map ganking a lane, although I'd still consider it a little rude if they didn't ask at all. It's when I'm just farming the jungle though, and I find some guy on my team taking one of the camps that's next on my route, so I can't get it. I'm the jungler. The jungle is my main source of farm - I might get a few minion kills during …

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