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### Ryze Mathcraft

El Techno

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Ok so the idea here is to get the most damage and most practical Ryze for your dollar. Here's the legend:

D(x) - the damage of spell x
m - Ryze's maximum mana
a - Ryze's AP
u - AP Boost from Ryze's ultimate
z - Zhonya's Ring AP Boost
R - Target's Magic Resist
r - Magic Resist Factor (discussed below)
p - Ryze's Magic Penetration
b - the base damage of the skill at rank x
n - the number of times Ryze hits a single target with spell flux
l(x) - the rank of skill x
L - Ryze's level
I - Mana from Ryze's items
G - Gold Spent

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Reference
Spell Flux - 50/70/90/110/130
Rune Prison Duration - .8/1.2/1.6/2/2.4 @ 80 damage per second

m = 228 + 52L + I

D(Overload) = ( .1m + .45(a + u) + b) / r
D(Spell Flux) = n * ( .33(a + u) + b) / r
D(Rune Prison) = ( ( .4 + .4 l(Rune Prison) ) ( 80 + (.33(a + u) ) ) / r

For the purposes of this guide we'll be assuming that Rune Prison stays at level two for entire game. The AP ratio is also missing from the data page so I guesstimated .33, but I think its actually higher. The spell cast order will always be Ult, Rune Prison, Spell Flux, Overload.

I've been expirimenting with a main build that's Catalyst/Tear/Meja's/Zhonya's/Archangel's with swiftness booties. There are tons of available builds with Ryze; this one is just pure damage, with Catalyst for staying power and HP, ignoring magic resist.

Opening - 475 Gold. I = 200
Sapph Crystal
2x Health Potion

Level 7 - 1775 Gold I = 525
Catalyst
Sapphire Crystal

Level 11 - 3000 Gold
Catalyst
Tear of the Goddess
Boots of Speed

Level 15
Catalyst
Tear of the Goddess
Boots of Swiftness
Meja's Soulstealer

Level 18
Catalyst
Archangel's Staff
Boots of Swiftness
Zhonya's Ring
Meja's Soulstealer
working on Liche Bane

I'll run the math on it a little later, but that's the idea. Post your builds and run math if you want!