Originally Posted by Wolfynsong
Unfortunately I don't think Shyvana is very high on Riot's priority list at the moment, thanks to the fact that they have a lot of other champions who need tweaks/reworks first (Darius comes to mind - and don't flame me for this, Riot has said he's not what they wanted him to be).
That said, I really love Shyvana and I really do hope they take a look at her before too long. All the changes they made to the jungle in S3 were, for all intents and purposes, direct nerfs to her.
That's so true, and I agree with you Shyvanas is not a priority for Riot at the moment, they already have TONS of things to fix since of season 3 changes, I just hope they take a look on her, "Shyvanas, The Half-Dragon" and don't left her into the forgotten as other champ that everyone knows their names.
Why she needs a review?
Even though, they didn't touch her:
- Those changes on the jungle nerfed her cleaning speed that was the main reason which you would pick her instead of a Nocturne or a Lee Sin as jungler, they buffed the HP of big monster and nerfed the HP of small ones that's mean that Aoe Spell (Burnout) aren't as effective for cleaning the jungler as before.
- These new items that apparently helps jungler on their cleaning job doesn't fit with her kit, Shyvanas used Aoe spells to clean the jungle quickly, more than basic attacks, Hunter's Machete just dosen't fits with her as much as I would fits with ANY other jungler like Nocturne, Lee Sin, Udyr and so on.
- Shyvanas season 3 build is exactly the same as in season 2 because she lack of synergy with EVERY single new item they've made, you just can't build her a Black Cleaver and pretend you're a Riven, it just does not work like that, because she does hybrid damage, more magical than physical.
As I've posted before I LOVE Shyvanas, she was my first 6300 IP champ I ever bought and she used to be my favorite jungler since I own her, Im not asking for a heavy buff, just want Riot to take a look on her because she's a very special jungler since her ganks aren't as succesful and another champs, she needs something to compensate it and her cleaning speed was what she used to be on season 2 and that's impossible now.