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**jwonga**:

Have you tried Lich Bane and stacking AP items? I did some minor tests and it seemed it didn't do nearly as much as Sheen for some reason.

Could you explain why it doesn't work as well?

Just look at his formulas:

with sheen

[(0.8 * attack + 30*Plvl) * critdmg + attack] * 100/[100 + max(0, resist - spellpen)]

with lichbane

[(0.8 * attack + 30*Plvl) * critdmg + AP] * 100/[100 + max(0, resist - spellpen)]

So if you have Sheen, Infinity Edge, and a Black Cleaver (+160 damage, and let's say his attack damage is 100 at this point), you'll do 80% of 260 plus Parley's 150 plus another 260 from the sheen proc for a total of 618. And your crit (which has a +20% chance of happening) does 1155.

If you have Lichbane, Zhonya's, and a fully charged Rod of Ages, you'll have (80+80+100)*1.25 AP, for 325 AP damage plus 80% of your base 100 damage plus 150 from parley, for a total of 525 damage. And your crit will only do 785 (with a lower chance of happening).

Basically, if you add attack with Sheen, you get 1.8x that applied to Parrrley. And on crit's its 2.6x (3.0x if you have and Infinity Edge).

If you add AP with Lichbane, you get 1x that applied to Parrrley. And on crits, you don't get any bonus on this.