Machete + Crystalline Flask start for S3 Jungle

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12-05-2012

Personally I think the utility tree is good but require us to go really deep into the tree to get the real goodies out.

My team had came up with a new meta idea and beat Team Dynamic last night with it, I can't tell and explain how the new meta is going to be, but for sure there are many new things that can happen in this new season.


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Great Pyrenees

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12-05-2012

I have tried both ways and Ult tree with flask gives far more sustain and mobility. You do need a hearty leash but after that your on your merry way until its time for a lvl 4 gank. Typically I am not finding myself needing to recall after I hit 4, I just go strait for a gank because I usually am topped off on hps. Maybe I play more sustaining junglers? What about your builds? I am finding dps and Armor pen or Magic pen far more useful now that armor, mainly because its cheaper to afford and can really snowball a game to ending at 20 mins.


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ChampStat

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12-05-2012

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Originally Posted by Great Pyrenees View Post
I have tried both ways and Ult tree with flask gives far more sustain and mobility. You do need a hearty leash but after that your on your merry way until its time for a lvl 4 gank. Typically I am not finding myself needing to recall after I hit 4, I just go strait for a gank because I usually am topped off on hps. Maybe I play more sustaining junglers? What about your builds? I am finding dps and Armor pen or Magic pen far more useful now that armor, mainly because its cheaper to afford and can really snowball a game to ending at 20 mins.
Do you think the increased sustain outweighs the lack of defensive masteries?
And do you think this could work on Nautilus?


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The Lord Impaler

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12-05-2012

Slightly off topic but I'm finding that Crystaline Flask useful as well and on a most unlikely Champion: Ryze

I play a very 'Pump and Dump' style early game burning though my mana and recalling frequently so I can get a considerable re-use out of the Flask. The math works out such that your very first refill puts you ahead and I'll get something like 3 refills during the early game. Along side the Flask I take the mana pendent that's new prerequisite for Tear as I cant afford Sapphire and Flask. I consider selling the Flask after I've got Tear, SorcBoots, Catalyst, Glacial as that marks the mid game for me, but I can retain it considerably longer, right up until I need the 6th slot.


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