Armor Scaling

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Tymed

The Council

01-02-2010

Hey does anyone know the value for how armor scales with damage reduction in this game?

If not I think we should complie a list of the armor # vs. damage reduction %


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wildfire393

Senior Member

01-02-2010

Damage Reduction = Armor/(100+Armor)%.

That's all there is to it.

So 50 armor = 50/150 = 33% reduction
100 Armor = 100/200 = 50% Reduction
200 Armor = 200/300 = 66% Reduction


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Tymed

The Council

01-02-2010

awesome, this is extremely helpful

also do u know if u have armor pen runes + a item like last whisper which is applied first?


Is the 40% factored in and then the armor penetration subtracted from that?


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wildfire393

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01-02-2010

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Originally Posted by Tymed View Post
awesome, this is extremely helpful

also do u know if u have armor pen runes + a item like last whisper which is applied first?


Is the 40% factored in and then the armor penetration subtracted from that?
First Armor Reduction (Black Cleaver, Stark's Fervor, various abilities) is applied, this can go negative.
Then % Penetration is applied.
Then Flat Penetration (minimum of reduced to 0).


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MeanBean

Senior Member

01-02-2010

You can think of it like this:
Every 100 armor doubles your effective hitpoints. So 239 armor gives you 239% more effective hitpoints.


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Gaeb

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01-02-2010

Just remember that most champ abilities are magic damage (kat's ult, gangplank's parrley, etc) not physical damage. MR works the same as armor as far as resists.


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IMSavior

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01-02-2010

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Just remember that most champ abilities are magic damage (kat's ult, gangplank's parrley, etc) not physical damage. MR works the same as armor as far as resists.
lolwut?

also, 1 amor / mr = 1% more effective life


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Gaeb

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01-02-2010

Parrley is magic damage, and yes it can crit. Ed: Simply amazes me how few people understand that nearly every activated ability is magic damage.

Spell Effect
Gangplank shoots a target unit for 30/60/90/120/150 plus 80% of his attack damage as magic damage. Gangplank gains 3 / 5 / 7 / 9 / 11 extra gold if Parley deals a killing blow. This ability is affected by critical strike and applies on hit effects.

Spell Stats
Cooldown6 secondsCost50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 ManaRange 625