Mid lane roaming and massive early skirmish power.
Burst damage and target access
Add an active effect to your boots that grants a large boost of MS and causes your next attack or spell to deal bonus adaptive damage.
Recover health when you damage an enemy champion.
Collect eyeballs for champion and ward takedowns. Gain permanent AD or AP, Adaptive for each eyeball plus bonus upon collection completion.
Heal for a percentage of damage dealt with your abilities. Increases with each unique takedown.
+18 Ability Power or +11 Attack Damage, Adaptive
Gain 10% CDR when you reach level 10. Excess CDR becomes AP or AD, Adaptive.
Your first ability hit every 20s burns champions.
Predator on Vlad allows you to make massive roams into the side lines to get a quick lead and snowball with your item efficiency. The extra burst of speed is great for initiating fights as well.
Taste of Blood further empowers your sustain lane harass, allowing you to constantly out trade your lane opponent.
Eyeball Collection's extra AP means not only more damage but more tankiness furthering your early lead.
Ravenous Hunter makes Vladimir an insane teamfighter and skirmisher when you're able to pick up a few stacks, empowering your healing even further.
Transcendence on Vladimir allows you to hit 40% CDR in the mid-game with just Protobelt, Lucidity boots, and Shurelya's.
Scorch empowers your weak early game to get you keep your lane pressure up for potential early kills and help you scale into your mid-game items.
Patch 8.10 saw a buff to Phase Rush and jungle duels for scuttle making Xin a powerhouse.