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Trouble with early game ryze

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NickPham

Senior Member

07-20-2011

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Warrrrax:

I take the sapphire crystal and upgrade to a CATALYST, not tear! Catalyst gives you over 200 health and mana every 2 minutes or so which is HUGE, and it also increases your health significantly making it a lot harder to kill you.


Catalyst is more expensive by like 400. I prefer to get boots with my tear if I come back home with enough money for catalyst. It is indeed a great safe choice, but I paid the IP for flat mana so that I could be as abusive of a solo lane as possible, and even without the extra health, Ryze can trade hits pretty well.

Also, my philosophy with Ryze is to be a Tanky DPS that tunnels squishies. A fast Abyssal can make or break that because Spell Flux makes stacking flat reductions that much more impressive. My core usually extends like this: Abyssal>Hextech Revolver>Archangels>Will of the Ancients


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