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Can gangplank still be built as a critcannon?

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GrimoireM

Senior Member

02-04-2013

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Riot Uracan:
true to form just played a game against a good kennen who just wave cleared and roamed. Blind pick makes gangplank sad.

To the gentleman questioning base stats.

HP values

GP : 495
Eve : 414
Karthus: 390
Katarina: 395
Ryze: 360

that and he starts with 54 AD, on par with Renek / Xin / olaf.

Granted his HP scaling isn't fantastic. Will need to practice this more but it could be a fun niche pick.


Try Avarice Blade into Statik Shiv. It gives enough waveclear for your needs and the burst proc on a crit is strong early on.


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SoberToaster

Senior Member

02-04-2013

GP needs a buff.
he's just not good at anything anymore.


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Riot Uracan

Player Support Manager - Latin America

02-04-2013

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GrimoireM:
Try Avarice Blade into Statik Shiv. It gives enough waveclear for your needs and the burst proc on a crit is strong early on.


Agreed. I held on to it for to long. Would've rather gone with another item than hydra in that match up or if I was farther ahead. Likely iceborn to slow down the kennen / vi and instagib the ashe.


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DanteTheBroken

Senior Member

02-04-2013

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Riot Uracan:
Agreed. I held on to it for to long. Would've rather gone with another item than hydra in that match up or if I was farther ahead. Likely iceborn to slow down the kennen / vi and instagib the ashe.

Or try for all of them Hydra + Shiv + Iceborn proc all on Parrrrrrrrrley gives you an effective ranged AOE spell.


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Buk Wild

Senior Member

02-04-2013

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Riot Uracan:
Agreed. I held on to it for to long. Would've rather gone with another item than hydra in that match up or if I was farther ahead. Likely iceborn to slow down the kennen / vi and instagib the ashe.

He also gets the bonus parrrley gold for minions killed with Shiv's electricity


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DucktickIer

Senior Member

02-04-2013

I think GP is actually decent with tele. He just supports the team so well with his global presence.
Start by going either statik or Hydra and then completing the one you didn't get. Become a farming god.
Get tanky. End it by going Inf edge.


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Riot Uracan

Player Support Manager - Latin America

02-04-2013

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Buk Wild:
He also gets the bonus parrrley gold for minions killed with Shiv's electricity


Same for Hydra if I recall correctly. ( may be way off ) makes for an interesting splash of gold when you crit a full wave. Scrooge Mcduck would be jealous of bankplank.


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Sorgklaan

Senior Member

02-04-2013

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Riot Uracan:
Same for Hydra if I recall correctly. ( may be way off ) makes for an interesting splash of gold when you crit a full wave. Scrooge Mcduck would be jealous of bankplank.



Going to try this.


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AlienFromBeyond

Senior Member

02-04-2013

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Riot Uracan:
Same for Hydra if I recall correctly. ( may be way off ) makes for an interesting splash of gold when you crit a full wave. Scrooge Mcduck would be jealous of bankplank.

Correct, not to mention the Iceborn Gauntlet AoE. AoEplank = bankplank.


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Legendary Drew

Senior Member

02-04-2013

just get minnions who are close together all low health and you can use the aoe from those items to get parlay gold on 2 or 3 minnions each time.