Originally Posted by scazzaf
Sanguine blade (to my knowledge) has the base damage of an unfarmed bloodthirster, which basically means that regardless of how you do in your next fight, you will always begin the following fight with an unfarmed bloodthirster yet again. It seems to almost punish the player.
It also doesn't stack well.
I can't build 5 Sanguine Blades and receive the same effect as I would with 5 Bloodthirsters.
Might not sound important, but I've always wanted to run 5 BTs on Riven in ARAMs, but it's impossible. Stacking Sanguines is not worth it, and there's no similar options.