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My current mage rune page consists of flat AP quints and glyphs, mana reg/level seals and MP marks. Should I remove my glyphs for AP/level instead so I can get higher burst starting at level 8 or should I go for flat AP for the great early game burst?
Edit: My main AP mids are Ahri and Fizz, and occasionally Cassiopeia.
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Hmm it depends on the champion scaling through the game imo. Cassiopeia and Ahri would work better with AP/lvl since they don't have a real burst damage until lvl 6 or 7. Whereas Fizz's early combo W + Q + AA then E to safety with AP Flat runes could do some decent damage and thus zone the enemy mid to deny him as much cs as possible.

As for me, I always run AP/lvl runes because I tend to play passive most of the times before lvl 7. Then I either roam or start heavy trading.
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YayaFTW wrote:

Hmm it depends on the champion scaling through the game imo. Cassiopeia and Ahri would work better with AP/lvl since they don't have a real burst damage until lvl 6 or 7. Whereas Fizz's early combo W + Q + AA then E to safety with AP Flat runes could do some decent damage and thus zone the enemy mid to deny him as much cs as possible.

As for me, I always run AP/lvl runes because I tend to play passive most of the times before lvl 7. Then I either roam or start heavy trading.

Ok, that true. Now that I think about it I rarely even go for any harder poking before lvl 6 with Ahri, and practically never try to kill anyone, so AP/level is probably better there.
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for me i choose flat for advantage in early game if you did good in early game you will also excel in late game flat ap gives me advantage in harrasing my opponents
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Neither, MR is better than both in most matchups.
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Luther3000 wrote:

Neither, MR is better than both in most matchups.

Not always
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cooper56 wrote:


Not always


Hence the word most instead of all.
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Flat MR > AP/lvl > MR/lvl > other.
For mid.
Mostly.

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I like to use AP/lvl glyphs whenever I'm looking for stronger burst as opposed to trades. I tend to run a lot of AP on Lux since she outranges all the things.
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ap/lvl is strong on pushers.

Mr is strong on the rest.
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