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Question about AP Cho'Gath

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April 13, 2012 5:32pm
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Opaque_Shadow » April 13, 2012 5:32pm | Report
Does the slow effect from Rylai's Crystal Scepter apply to vorpal skies? I've not played much Cho'Gath, and every time i have the item I dont know if the effect is also applied to my spikes.
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Lugignaf » April 13, 2012 5:45pm | Report
No it does not.
Same with any magic damage produced from attacking.


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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Zeprido » April 13, 2012 10:45pm | Report
Lugignaf wrote:

No it does not.
Same with any magic damage produced from attacking.

To correct Lugi, the answer is yes, Rylai's Crystal Scepter slow does apply on Vorpal Spikes.
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by centurion911 » April 19, 2012 11:26am | Report
Wow, really? That makes this item a lot more attractive in my eyes
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Fuggernought » April 19, 2012 12:36pm | Report
Toggles and Autoattack magic damage does not apply the Rylai's Crystal Sceptre slow, only damage cast by abilities will slow, no matter if true, magic or physical damage
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Temzilla » April 19, 2012 12:42pm | Report
Vorpal Spikes is a spell, and is affected by spell vamp, so it should work with Rylai's I'll test it later.
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Opaque_Shadow » April 19, 2012 3:08pm | Report
After a bit of testing, Yes my friends, Rylai's works on Vorpal Spikes.... alert all cho players, this item makes you a CC god
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by GoliathGTX » April 23, 2012 12:30am | Report
15% slow only though. Still good but not amazingly good.
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Good enough to chase and ensure a kill.
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by MasterShorty » April 23, 2012 10:57am | Report
It depends, are you going jungle or solo top?

Look at Duffs Jungle Cho, he builds cho'gath with AD items because of the way cho's skills are set up.

"However, to take advantage of the new jungle, your previous (And even my own previous) Cho'Gath jungle builds won't be the optimal builds anymore, I'm afraid.
Cho'Gath has NEVER been optimal with AP items. Not in jungle, not in lane, never has, never will. Those builds are simply inefficient, mathematics and functional strength BOTH tell you that those AP builds have always been inferior. I don't care how hard your AP buffed Cho'Gath ultimate nukes with True damage, stop it. You're only tricking yourself. AP Cho'Gath is crippling himself. Why, you ask? Cho'Gath has decent AP ratios, why not build AP?
Well the answer is simple, there are two reasons. The fantastic CC and disable of Rupture and Feral Scream mean that you want to hold these skills until the right time. If you're building AP, holding them means you aren't using your items, since you spent gold on AP. If you build AP, you need to use your skills to use your items, and to use your skills prematurely and just for damage is to waste Cho's utility. You're effectively building against your own strengths."

Besides, if you build a Frozen Mallet on Cho, you will be getting a better slow, and more damagez.
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