Magic thornmail needed in the game?

Yes, the item is needed 33 25.38%
No, the current MR itemset is fine 68 52.31%
Uncertain, we'll need a bit more testing 29 22.31%
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So now that the casters have their big AP items...

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ZarthMaster

Senior Member

01-04-2011

Mirrormail?
Null magic cloak + negatron + 1k = 80 mr and returns 30% of all magic damage as Physical damage >;3. Problem solved =D


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FLiTZz

Senior Member

01-04-2011

Maybe instead of a Thornmail type quality where their magic spells do damage to their health bar, it could be damage done to their mana bar.
In turn, this would make even more use out of a champ with Wit's End and this new mana-draining thornmail item.


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ZarthMaster

Senior Member

01-04-2011

^ - that helps casters more since they have more mana most of the time.


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CaptainBinkles

Senior Member

01-04-2011

Quote:
Originally Posted by Thdrams View Post
Not enough tank MR items, honestly. When I see a team that is 5 casters or 5 ap champs, i get mercs, HoG, aegis, banshees, fon... don't know what to get after that
In all honesty, banshees and fon is usually enough to put a stop to a 5 AP team. I've done it with ryze, so any actual tank could do it too.


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Paero

Senior Member

01-04-2011

i would so wanna see a ryze try nuke galio with one of those


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Emalft

Senior Member

01-05-2011

No, a Banshee Veil makes AP weak as hell as it is, we dont need a damage counter and we defenetly dont need another high end m.res item to make AP characters useless, imagine Banshee+ another high m.res, and how much gold mages would need to even tickle anyone.....


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Mynt

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01-05-2011

BV is designed to stop burst casting, which is what casters do. Thornmail is designed to stop sustained DPS, which is what DPS do. This isn't some miraculous coincidence.

If you get your... 'mirror' mail or whatever silly bull**** then I want a BV that stops burst melee DPS.


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Nemi

Senior Member

01-05-2011

They need a MR item with HP, aside from banshee, like sunfire cape.


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Zardoc

Senior Member

01-05-2011

Quote:
1. Thornmail is countered by lifesteal


I laughed.


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Xertiv

Senior Member

01-05-2011

Banshee's Veil, Hexdrinker, and Guardian Angel all are very anti-caster items.