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@Riot: When are you Giving Elementz his $20 ?

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TyrantWD

Senior Member

10-07-2010

AD Swain is fairly decent against squishies and in smaller skirmishes.


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Reppuken

Senior Member

10-07-2010

I've only found a tank Swain build to work.

Doran's Shield
Boots
Spirit Visage
Merc Treads
Sunfire
FoN
Sunfire
Sell Doran's shield for Sunfire.

I've made it work, but it isn't interesting at all and not as cool as the idea of building AP.


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homeskilit

Senior Member

10-07-2010

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Postal Twinkie:
While it does impact his healing, not that much as Spirit Visage helps counter it, and the amount you are healing for with the build is insane enough.


if your rushing roa your not gettin sv first and ignite will own him.

only way this doesnt happen is if you get dominated lane


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tC Paulie

Senior Member

10-07-2010

Quote:
Guinsoo:
I think it's a little early to say Swain is irrelevant, no?


The words "Amazingly Subpar" come to mind...


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Phi Trigger

Senior Member

10-07-2010

I honestly feel violated that I spent my 6300 on swain. :P


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Paco Deth

Senior Member

10-07-2010

What actually makes him better than Urgot however is that his spells can negate:
Kog'Maw's Passive, Anivia's Passive, Karthus' Passive, Tryndamere's Ult, Zilean's Ult.


Of course all of that will change if we hopefully get a bug fix soon on this.


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Liracy

Senior Member

10-07-2010

Quote:
Guinsoo:
I think it's a little early to say Swain is irrelevant, no?


Not really, he is bad. Buff his AP ratios


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BlackStar00

Senior Member

10-07-2010

Since he doesnt scale well, just build him like Garen.

Sunfire Capes, spirit visage and instead of FoN, u could swap for Abyssal if u want a slight boost.


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FuYA

Senior Member

10-07-2010

Build him like a tank and hes not completely useless.


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kBOoZzY

Senior Member

10-08-2010

Quote:
Guinsoo:
I think it's a little early to say Swain is irrelevant, no?


Champion viability = ( ((5 - ElementzTier#)/ 4) * 99999999999999999999 ) + AD ratios + AP ratios + Defensive abilities = 0 + 0 + ~0 + 1 = irrelevant

Clearly, as these numbers show, Swain is 100% poo