I can gladly say AD itemization looks more diverse than ever!

Of course this is a great thing, diverse build paths are always good things and add to the fun of the game. I remember back then when literally all adcs except ezreal, corki, and sometimes vayne would build {{item:3031}} {{item:3087}} {{item:3035}} {{item:3072}} {{item:3006}} {{item:3026}}. That is it. All of them built that. Maybe occasionally switching {{item:3087}} with {{item:3046}} or {{item:3026}} with {{item:3102}}. AD Bruiser builds were slightly more diverse but it was still boring as fuck and AP itemization was considerably more diverse. Now it's different, all AD champions have several build paths to choose from depending on the current situation and honestly this season ap champs are kind of boring to play now... Almost every mage you see now builds {{item:3165}} {{item:3089}} {{item:3285}} {{item:3020}} {{item:3135}} {{item:3116}}, maybe replace one of those items with a {{item:3157}} if they feel like {{champion:157}} sticks their sword in them too much. In fact even ap assassins like {{champion:55}} and {{champion:7}} build the same shit (no morellos in Kat's case duh) even though they are a totally different class. Ap bruiser itemization is a tiny bit more diverse, but still garbage with them adding stuff like {{item:3001}} {{item:3151}} {{item:3030}} and {{item:3152}} (which you rarely see on most mages because they are so niche-y) and then continuing with an average mage build. Items like {{item:3027}} {{item:3040}} and {{item:3100}}? No where to be seen because they are outclassed by the more staple ap items for champions that aren't {{champion:30}} and {{champion:38}} (though I've seen even Kassadins start to move on to more generic ap builds). Even the fucking choice of keystones for ap champions are totally bland. Almost all mages use thunderlord's decree because deathfire touch is only effective on people with spammable (preferably single target) spells and LOOOOONG damage over time spells. As for stormraider's surge the only ap champion I know who could use that to its full potential is {{champion:9}} and maaaybe {{champion:76}} or something. Meanwhile Ad champs can go build paths like: Full Penetration: {{item:3142}} {{item:3071}} {{item:3147}} {{item:3036}} {{item:3026}} + Literally any boots Full Crit: {{item:3031}} {{item:3094}} {{item:3036}} {{item:3087}} {{item:3026}} {{item:3006}} Full crit casters (which more mana regen than mages): {{item:3031}} {{item:3508}} {{item:3158}} {{item:3036}} {{item:3087}} {{item:3026}} Highest mana regen in the game: {{item:3508}} {{item:3158}} {{item:3004}} {{item:3031}} {{item:3036}} {{item:3072}} Annoying ass "tanky" full ad build: {{item:3812}} {{item:3072}} {{item:3053}} {{item:3074}} {{item:3026}} {{item:3158}} or in an ADC's case {{item:3031}} {{item:3046}} {{item:3812}} {{item:3072}} {{item:3006}} {{item:3053}} (make sure to get warlord's bloodlust so you drain more than drain tanks) On hit focus: {{item:3124}} {{item:3006}} {{item:3153}} {{item:3085}} {{item:3031}} {{item:3026}} or {{item:1419}} {{item:3124}} {{item:3006}} {{item:3153}} {{item:3091}} {{item:3022}} or some shit whatever just on hit stuff. And honestly those are just what I tried on ADCs and a few bruiser champs. Ad bruisers have many viable build paths too. Why can't ap itemization (especially for mages) be this diverse? I really hope Riot is planning to overhaul ap items... again.... ***TL;DR*** Ap Itemization right now sucks Rito pls. P.S: Tank itemization is also kind of limited right now... but I think Riot is planning to overhaul tank items someday.
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