"Glass Cannon"?

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Victimizer

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05-02-2011

I was looking at builds and some were called Glass Cannon Ryze and Tristina? What does it mean?


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Yrion

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05-02-2011

They can dish out quite the damage, but they are as fragile as glass.


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Audeamus

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05-02-2011

"Glass cannon" means to have very low survivability. The guides probably meant that those builds will give you no extra substantial HP/Armor/MR.


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Zepheniah Mann

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05-02-2011

It means that you entirely focus damage with no defences.


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MaliciousBastard

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05-02-2011

Youre a killing machine, a real cannon, that goes boom! and all die. But youre made of glass - one tiny ping and you break into pieces. its very illustrative actually. Youre a cannon made of glass, extremely squishy, no survivability items, but great damage


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Pimptoad

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05-02-2011

In World War 2 they called 'em cardboard Panzerfausts


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TheLiberation

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05-02-2011

...also known as "1k AP GIVES ME IMMORTALITY!!!" and before they can actually use it with any of their abilities, their uber 1,6k HP at lvl18 gets shut down in 0,145257 second in an average teamfight.


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Derp Washington

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05-02-2011

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Originally Posted by TheLiberation View Post
...also known as "1k AP GIVES ME IMMORTALITY!!!" and before they can actually use it with any of their abilities, their uber 1,6k HP at lvl18 gets shut down in 0,145257 second in an average teamfight.
Glass cannon works with Ryze actually, if you engage right outside brush so Ryze can just appear out from there with ulti up and spell flux all your squishies to death! MWOAHAHAH...
(otherwise its pretty meaningless)


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FiXiE

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05-02-2011

Unless you got a good team with you being a glass cannon ( max damage no defence ) is too much risk of feeding imo


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Captain WSS

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05-02-2011

Truly, truly outrageous.


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