in the Solo lane and I had a fun idea, which I decided to test out in one of my ranked matches:
My idea was building Golden Blade
The reason for this was that I wanted to use Driving Strike
aggressively on enemy gods instead of using it to clear waves. Hercules doesn't really have any other way to quickly clear waves, so I looked for Golden Blade to help in that regard.
I used Earthbreaker
to group archers up with melee minions, and was then able to clear quickly. It actually felt pretty nice in the early game.
However, I felt a slight drop off after that. I think my mistake was building Golden Blade instead
of Warrior Tabi
, when I probably should have built both items, and then move into a defensive option (note that I did build Warrior's Blessing
Probably not super viable, but it was fun to try out. It also got me some comments from my teammates and enemies after the game, lol. For those interested in the match details, …