Category: Theorycrafting

How to Resurrect Tank Junglers

#1 – Tanks vs Bruisers In Season 2, there was a healthy conflict between tanks and bruisers: tanks had inevitable scaling into teamfights regardless of gold levels, while bruisers could secure gank, farm, and objective advantages in the early-mid game. At the risk of…

2014 World Championship Meta: Top Lane

Top lane has one of the most regimented metas, with a power 3 almost always being clearly identified, and with those 3 almost always filling similar roles or forming a triangle of counters. Season 3 Worlds: Renekton / Jax / Shen Early Spring Season…

Of Mice and Metas

If you pick Orianna because you’re good at her, you’re gaming. If you pick Orianna because you think your opponents are likely to pick her and you don’t want him to have her, you’re meta-gaming. If you pick Syndra because you think she counters…

2014 World Championship Preview

With the World Championship just around the corner, it’s never been easier to get into watching professional League of Legends, but potentially never harder to understand it. What is champion select and why is it so important? What are the strong champions and why?…

Breaking the Meta – Mid Lane Sejuani

Remember the first time you saw Annie support? At the Season 3 World Championships, Tabe brought the much maligned mage to center stage, and Tibbers ignited the imagination of support players everywhere. Sometimes, a team or player throws a curveball that makes everybody sit…

If You’re Buying, I’m In!

One of my favorite top laners seeing play in the LCS! What makes the fat man such a potent drunk brawler? Check out my post on Gragas Top!

The Death of Tank Junglers and How to Fix It

Ever since the buffs to Elder Lizard, we’ve seen almost exclusively carry-style junglers with strong early-game dueling potential, especially those who can gank even across wards. The junglers that have dominated are Evelynn, Elise, Lee Sin, and Kha’Zix. Today, I’ll take a look at…

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