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Thornmail as the 'only armor item'

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Concretar

Senior Member

06-15-2010

Hey there,

I'm in a clinch with my brother. Against melee teams it seems a tank should stack all the armor he can, my brother usually buys a ton of sunfires and finishes with a thornmail.
However, if Thornmail returns a portion of the 'real' damage, wouldn't it be wiser to have thornmail as your only armor item? That way you have more money for health massing, causing the damage you take to be larger but the thornmail repercussion more effective.

tl;dr : Thornmail is more effective as the only armor item, stack health beside it.


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ShardOfDarkness

Senior Member

06-15-2010

Thornmail's damage is based in the damage you take pre-mitigation (IE before armor is applied, before Scion's passive triggers as well).


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