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Creator: theshogunlol March 24, 2012 11:35pm
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Feb 20th, 2012
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I am debating between irelia and Fiora as the next champs to try. They are both kinda similar but I am not sure which one is more fun/exciting to play with. I also just started the game so any help would be appreciated. Thank you so much!
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Jan 2nd, 2012
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IMO, Fiora has a higher DPS, but Irelia is more tanky. (ONLY if you build Fiora fully offensive, and Irelia as an offtank. I've seen Fiora offtanks but I just find that getting more AD is more effective on her)

If both are fed they both can dominate, IMO Fiora more than Irelia. Just because Fiora can do more DPS, if she's fed early on she'll have some nice items before the other team can begin building to counter her with armor.

But, I do find that Irelia works better with teams. Irelia can initiate much better than Fiora. If Fiora initiates she'll get cc'd hard and end up dead within a second or two. Irelia can jump in, do a good amount of damage, and while she's being focused her team can join her and win the team fight.

Out of the two, I'd choose Fiora personally because of the potential to snowball hard. I find her snowballing is stronger than Irelia.

But everything I said is just my opinion from what I've seen in game.

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Feb 8th, 2011
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Fiora is, as her title states, a duelist. Her power lies in 1v1 fights because it takes their strength out of the equation for a couple seconds with her ult. However, she completely melts in team fights. full damage is really the only way to build her and she snowballs a team really well.

Irelia is the carry of the tank world. Her early game is weak but she scales amazingly well with items and late game it's almost impossible to kill her if itemized right. She also does a lot of damage too. Her early sustain is poor unless you're actively using the W active. You shouldn't be doing that as it wastes a ton of mana.

Both can jungle and have semi-mediocre ganks due to no CC. Fiora ganks after 6 are scary because of her ult. Irelia ganks are only scary if she is low-ish on health for the stun.

It's ultimately your choice to the champ but, Fiora wins most match-ups after 6. Irelia just becomes a tanky mofo. Your choice.

EDIT: If you just started playing LoL, don't buy one of the most expensive champions. Buy someone that steamrolls the enemies. Tryndamere and Master Yi both fit that bill. They're a lot cheaper and function like Fiora in their builds.

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Jan 9th, 2012
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Irelia has monstruous built-in dmg, allowing her to build tanky. She loves long fights and fits perfectly the bruiser role, as she has a gap closer and a CC reduction with a good sustain in fight.

They have different role I guess.
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IMO, personally speaking, don't bother with Irelia.

I find that maining Irelia's counters has served me well ;p
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