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Slark: The Delicate Ganker

December 17, 2012 by SilliconSmooth
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SuperNova-Sin | January 12, 2013 10:10pm
i dont understand a few things. i'll list them below and see if your response answers them

1) your build. why so much focus towards your essence shift ? i mean i totally agree its a rad ability, but putting more points into it wont make it any better really. it just increase the duration.
so effectively what your doing is making your character possess the points for longer, and whilst this is nice late game early game its not improving you any. by the time essence shift resets on lvl 1 your either safe (so no need for it) dead(equally no need for it) or successful in your fight(minimal need for it) i'd seriously recommend getting some points into dark pact, it damages, debuffs and lets off some serious whoop-*** early game when maxed with pounce. which brings me to my second problem.
Pounce is( as you mentioned) an escape tool with the ability to also leash when used aggressively. maxing this out allows you to escape every 8 seconds when in a team fight, alternatively it lets you do damage every 8 seconds. alternatively it lets you leash someone... you get the point this should be maxed out to allow you more freedom. you max it second so its less of a problem, but the points going into leveling essence shift vs pounce or pact is just not as viable.

2) vlads ? ok cool i understand life steal is cool, and i'm not saying vlads are bad, but other people on your team could grab these and lend you the same lifesteal bonus. i feel that getting health isnt an issue for slark. maybe its just how i build him but with shadow dance at max lvl i get 171+ regen a sec. if this isnt enough to have your not doing it right.

also a wraith band is cool, i dont diss the idea of it but you wont build it into anything so i dislike that. getting a urn instead will give you maybe not damage but more health. which in the very early game you need.

diffusal blade.... not so bad. i can see the use. but you do need an item to sync in well with your essence shift, try MoM.... what MoM you say, i'm already squishy.... well actually no your not when your in shadow dance, so activate it then

anyhow glad to see someone like slark
SCRUBDESTROYER (1) | December 26, 2012 2:32pm
How can u forget abou bkb...
Also keep 1 point on pounce max out ur Q and essence shift at level 4.
SilliconSmooth | December 17, 2012 2:10pm
xCO2 wrote:

Indeed, may I recommend that if the OP wants to keep some LS, that he/she use a Vlad.

I actually agree, Vlad may be a better substitute. I'll make that change, thanks for the suggestion.
xCO2 (72) | December 16, 2012 9:26am

Indeed, may I recommend that if the OP wants to keep some LS, that he/she use a Vlad.
Wulfstan (77) | December 16, 2012 8:28am
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