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Best AD/AP Tank

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Mungril

Senior Member

07-04-2012

Hey !

Looking for a tank to buy at any price. I'm asking for you guys to give me the 'best' AP and AD Tank.

Thank you !!!


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Aikimiller

Senior Member

07-04-2012

Best is subjective. Different champs work better in different roles. Shen is fantastic solo top, strong in the jungle, but you don't want to put him in a support role.

Support tanks- Alistar, Taric, Leona
Jungle Tanks- Amumu, Nautilus, Rammus (last Rammus nerf hurt hard though, harder to jungle well)
Solo top tanks- Singed, Shen (although almost any solo top can be built tanky)
Solo Mid- Galio

All of these are hard tanks- meaning they don't have high damage, but they do have strong initiation, can peel targets off your carries, and can soak damage. Shen is currently the most OP of the bunch.


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Ouroborous HD

Recruiter

07-04-2012

Quote:
Aikimiller:

All of these are hard tanks- meaning they don't have high damage, but they do have strong initiation, can peel targets off your carries, and can soak damage. Shen is currently the most OP of the bunch.


im not so sure you are spot on with nautilus there. ive played tank naut before and absolutely enrage the enemy team with how much AoE burst i can do to them while still initiating


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Mungril

Senior Member

07-04-2012

Quote:
Aikimiller:
Best is subjective. Different champs work better in different roles. Shen is fantastic solo top, strong in the jungle, but you don't want to put him in a support role.

Support tanks- Alistar, Taric, Leona
Jungle Tanks- Amumu, Nautilus, Rammus (last Rammus nerf hurt hard though, harder to jungle well)
Solo top tanks- Singed, Shen (although almost any solo top can be built tanky)
Solo Mid- Galio

All of these are hard tanks- meaning they don't have high damage, but they do have strong initiation, can peel targets off your carries, and can soak damage. Shen is currently the most OP of the bunch.


Can i ask where's malphite/blitzcrank/?


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n4iski

Junior Member

07-04-2012

in terms of blind pick solo top tanks
shen is an incredible AD tank. his taunt spells death for any overextended enemy and his ultimate is op if you have good map awareness. this is one champion you can build pure tank.
cho'gath is a great AP tank that brings massive CC to a team fight. not only is he near-indestructible at full power, he has a AoE knockup and AoE silence that both deal quite a bit of damage on top of his true damage ult.
maplhite isn't as quite as naturally tanky as the last two but dishes out incredible AP damage and can nearly ignore auto attacks with his buff.
AP tanks generally grab some tanky AP items while shen tends to do nothing but stack armor/resist/health so generally shen comes out a bit tankier given a level playing field

obviously in draft it's 100% situational


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Noxian Mercenary

Senior Member

07-04-2012

Warwick with Wits End, Madreds, Spirit Visage, and two armor-items is actually pretty **** hard to kill. His passive and high attack speed allows him to keep his health up, and his Q heals for quite a bit. His ult is a great initiation, and he has a great AS boost for your team.


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BlackWarrior19

Junior Member

07-04-2012

Ap --------- Malphine
Ad --------- Shen


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Powerstoned

Member

07-04-2012

Singed ap
Shen or yorick ad


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ItsLube

Junior Member

03-25-2013

cho'gath is a pretty good ap tank !!!
why not him? he only 1350 ip tooo so save you ip


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