Why are AD carries building Static Shiv instead of Phantom Dancer?

#1centurion911Posted 1/13/2013 3:03:25 PM
Is it that much better?
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#2HibyehiPosted 1/13/2013 3:07:02 PM
It's a phase. They'll grow out of it soon.
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#3ShurikoPosted 1/13/2013 3:07:51 PM
more cost-effective
#4KishoruPosted 1/13/2013 3:13:14 PM
Quick, cheap, and pays for itself.
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#5MtnJimPosted 1/13/2013 3:13:51 PM
wave clear
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#6POkemon_PoWeRPosted 1/13/2013 3:14:59 PM
Also the lightning can proc crits so you can essentially crit 5 people at once.
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#7CheezWhizXPosted 1/13/2013 3:17:27 PM
It's better than PD. Damage-wise and utility-wise.

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#8Zinle_sanPosted 1/13/2013 3:18:04 PM
Depends what ADC I play really. On Tristana I take Shiv > Dancer,
but on Fortune I tend to take Dancer > Shiv. ..Dunno why really.

Meh...Overally a great item IMO.
Not that much difference with Dancer, but the cost and pure damagio it gives helping you farm way easily.
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#9Xion350Posted 1/13/2013 3:42:34 PM
I think the main reason they're building it is because it builds out of Avarice blade which gives a fairly good ammount of gold income while building into something useful.
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#10SirFeedPosted 1/13/2013 3:44:06 PM
lightning is cooler
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