So my pre-made (of the randoms I won with the game before) just got trounced by a pre-made of very good players. They outplayed us in pretty much every aspect, but there's one thing that bothers me.
How do you damage udyr early-game?
I was TF solo mid against him, and for 3 levels he just ignored me. Between the lifesteal he bought, turtle stance that he leveled, and the hp runes he stacked, I just couldn't drop him below 80% life, even though he'd stand there and take every gold card, wild card, and regular attack I could throw at him. At level 4 I called for help, between twitch and I he got backed off some, but it left another lane with a bad matchup and we still didn't really keep him down. He got rich, leveled, fed, and finally ended the game taking out 4 of us and 2 turrets in a span of ~20 seconds.
What's the play there? Do I just let him go about his business and focus on getting gold myself? Do I call for backup right away to try to back him off the creeps? All the options seem bad / he seems op now. I guess I'll buy udyr and see how people respond against me.