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AlexCorni 09-21-2010 02:40 PM

Shaco's survivability in the tanky metagame.
 
Is non-existent. I just played a game where a negative xin zhao with malady and beserker greaves killed me from half health, 1v1. This is a bit ridiculous. Squishy melee assassins like Shaco and Akali have been hurt pretty bad by this meta, and Riot doesn't seem to care.

Does anyone have a strategy for making shaco less squishy without resorting to the gimmicky sunfire build? Thanks.

IS1721225ee39ff441ee5fe 09-21-2010 02:42 PM

you obviously don't know how shaco is supposed to be played.

Sc3ptor 09-21-2010 02:42 PM

Get Thornmail for champs like Xin Zhao

Holy Malevolence 09-21-2010 02:44 PM

I'm not having much trouble as Akali. Especially not against Xin. I'd probably laugh at a malady/greaves Xin considering my ability to 1V1 Xin's with real builds.

Arturias 09-21-2010 02:46 PM

you must be bad if you lost 1 v 1 to a Xin Zhao with malady and Zerker Greaves. Shaco can lay down a box fear xin zhao use his ultimate and decieve backstab him till death. When playing shaco NEVER GET HIT.

ArkhamHorror 09-21-2010 02:49 PM

Personally i don't miss mandreds shaco at all, but you are probably doing something wrong if win xhao can kill you that easily. You are an assassin, you don't fight 1 v 1. You KILL 1 v 1.
Lay down traps, create a good situation where you can't possibly lose, don't give him time to knock you up.

Ok that sounded gay.


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