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2/2/2020
Patch Notes Tier List

EB24 about League of Legends #9 Current meta, Patch 10.1 - from the Booster perspective

New season doesn't mean we won't keep you updated on the new trends! Patch 10.1 is out and is full of new changes and surprises! Check how it affected the meta!



  • Top

Season 10 has started and things are pretty stable on top so far, no revolution on champions. Top lane is a pretty hard lane to describe since it’s pretty much a lane for everyone. 

In the tier list showed below I could add around 30-40 other champions that can be played on that role, such as Kha'Zix with Comet, Skarner, Vayne, tank Kassadin and so on, but I want to focus on the champions that is mainly designed for the top lane. Well, with a few exceptions.



Tier list and runes



The main difference between S tier and A/B tier is the difficulty of the champion, consistency of winning and most important aspect - scaling. Kled and Mordekaiser are, without a doubt, the best top laners in the meta right now. They’re good on every stage of the game, they scale well even when they’re behind, they’re pretty simple champions and have a really overloaded kit. Despite that, you can play pretty much any champion you’re good at and constantly win top with and you should be as fine. But if you want a free elo or wonder which top laner you should ban it’s definitely these two.



For the runes on Kled, you take Press The Attack as showed instead of Conqueror against melee with Flex armor/magic resist on the adaptive runes.



For Mordekaiser you can take Conqueror along with Resolve against heavy poking champions/range and domination vs melee.



As always, whenever I coach someone and his main priority is to gain elo constantly, the best way for it is to play a tank, such as Ornn or Malphite. These two should allow you to pass pretty much any elo you’re in up to high diamond. They’re simple, have good damage, are great both in a team fight and in 1v1 situation and most importantly, they’re really hard to kill. The downside to this is that they’re not the funniest champions to play. If you prefer to have more fun from the league at the cost of constant winning you should consider playing Poppy. She’s really strong, really tanky has some nice mechanics in her kit and the potential to single-handedly win games. Even when going full tank you can one-shot every ADC with your combo.



For most tanks these are the standard runes you either take Grasp of the Undying or Aftershock depends on how can you trade auto-attacks against the enemy top laner. You take Shield Bash if you have a champion that can activate the shield constantly such as Shen otherwise go Demolish, Second Wind against Damage over Time champions like Teemo. You can take Bone Plating against one-time combo like Renekton, Revitalize if you have self-healing/shields unflinching against heavy cc team and of course flex double armor/double magic resist.



  • Jungler

Jungle is still the same as 9.24 no changes on the dragon or any camp but we have new champs on our tier list. Also, I have a new tier list since some of the champs got buffed in the jungle. Also, I want to talk about Sett. That champion is just okay for the jungle but the reason why I put him on S tier is he is so broken right now. His W shield is just unbeatable. If he gets nerfed he will be no longer on the jungle. I think his R is a game-changer ability because it's so easy to hit. The amount of damage and AOE on his R ability is way too big for a spell like that. His R peels away any tank from your carries. So with one ability, you peel your carries and you deal a massive amount of damage to the whole enemy team which is so easy to land. I highly suggest that you abuse Sett before he gets nerfed.





Runes for Jungler



1. Sett: 

First Rune: Precision

Going for:

- Conqueror

- Triumph

- Legend: Tenacity

- Coup de Grace

Second Rune: Sorcery

- Nimbus Cloak

- Celerity



2. Graves:

Runes #1:

First Rune: Precision

Going for:

- Conqueror

- Triumph

- Legend: Alacrity

- Coup de Grace

Second Rune: Domination

- Cheap Shot

- Ravenous Hunter



Runes #2:

First Rune: Domination

Going for:

- Electrocute

- Sudden Impact

- Eyeball Collection

- Relentless Hunter

Second Rune: Inspiration

- Magical Footwear

- Biscuit Delivery



3. Nidalee:

First Rune: Domination

Going for:

- Dark Harvest

- Sudden Impact

- Eyeball Collection

- Relentless Hunter

Second Rune: Sorcery

- Celerity

- Water Walking



4. Ekko:

First Rune: Domination

Going for:

- Dark Harvest

- Cheap Shot

- Eyeball Collection

- Ravenous Hunter

Second Rune: Precision

- Legend: Tenacity

- Coup de Grace



5. Lee Sin:

First Rune: Precision

Going for:

- Conqueror

- Triumph

- Legend: Tenacity

- Coup de Grace

Second Rune: Domination

- Ravenous Hunter

- Eyeball Collection



6. Nocturne:

First Rune: Precision

Going for:

- Lethal Tempo

- Triumph

- Legend: Alacrity

- Coup de Grace

Second Rune: Sorcery

- Transcendence

- Water Walking



7. Rek'Sai:

First Rune: Precision

Going for:

- Conqueror

- Triumph

- Legend: Tenacity

- Coup de Grace

Second Rune: Domination

- Relentless Hunter

- Eyeball Collection



8. Kha'Zix:

First Rune: Domination

Going for:

- Electrocute

- Sudden Impact

- Eyeball Collection

- Relentless Hunter

Second Rune: Sorcery

- Celerity

- Water Walking



9. Ornn:

First Rune: Inspiration

Going for:

- Speelbook

- Magical Footwear

- Futures Market

- Cosmic Insight

Second Rune: Resolve

- Bone Plating

- Overgrowth



10. Vi:

First Rune: Resolve

Going for:

- Aftershock

- Shield Bash

- Bone Plating

- Overgrowth

Second Rune: Precision

- Legend: Tenacity

- Triumph



11. Sylas:

First Rune: Precision

Going for:

- Conqueror

- Triumph

- Legend: Tenacity

- Coup de Grace

Second Rune: Domination

- Ravenous Hunter

- Eyeball Collection



  • Mid

New-season new changes, in patch 10.1 we met some several changes to Sylas. He has now less auto attack cancel possibility but his damage and healing are highly increased. After this time we can also finally position Diana in our tier list. We also can see a huge nerf to Kassadin, decreasing his movement speed for 340 to 335…. joking, he is still op. Playstyle is still concentrating on roaming and team fighting options. Riot didn't change any mid items and any of summoners spells so its equal to the previous patches. 





Champions I would like to highlight:

Conqueror Kassadin – this funny nerf didn't make anything worse about Kassadin when he is even in the lane, he can solo carry almost all late games. Beast at split pushing and in 1v1 situation after 11 level. Basically, when Kassadin got 16 level the game is won.



Conqueror Diana – she manages to be a great level 3 champion with the potential to engage on a mid enemy champion. That makes her climb on our tier ladder. She has some great combat stats with her ult in team fights which actually deals a lot of dmg. 

Conqueror Sylas – after buff, he is a strong burst champ, his healing skill makes him a very good team fighter on front line w.



Electro Syndra – great 1v1 champion with potential to engage with the stun and 1 shot adc in late-game phase



Even with the Conqueror nerf, the runes are still the same:



1. Runes #1:

First Rune: Domination

Going for:

- Electrocute

- Sudden Impact

- Eyeball Collection

- Ravenous Hunter

Second Rune: Inspiration

- Biscuit Delivery

- Time Warp Tonic




2. Runes #2:

First Rune: Precision

Going for:

- Conqueror

- Presence of Mind

- Legend: Tenacity

- Coup de Grace




Second Rune: Domination

- Taste of Blood

- Ravenous Hunter



  • ADC

In the current patch 10.1 not much has changed from the preseason for adc Aphelios and miss fortune are still S tier even though Aphelios got nerfed he still stands as one of the most obnoxious ADC's to play against along with MF he has a lot of lifesteal in the lane with his pistol and with the correct weapon combo he can even 1v2 lanes if played correctly, of course, he is hard to play after all knowing his weapon combos and which weapons to use since he got nerfed on his ammunition his Q now costs 10 ammo instead of 5 so it will be more difficult to maintain good weapon combos but he is still one of the strongest ADC's currently, MF is still MF, of course, stacking her Doran's Blades and becoming tanky with a lot of lifesteal and ad she becomes an unkillable one-shot machine if she hits her q and with the current meta most supports have hard engage cc chains so it’s hard to get away from her ult when a Leona/Nautilus engages on you and she ults. 

 Of course, just below S tier is Caitlyn and Senna they’re both below S tier because they have a couple of weaknesses Caitlyn and Senna are both very strong in lane and they bully out opponents with their range but if they don’t manage to get ahead in the lane they might not feel as strong as other champions Caitlyn has trouble in the mid-game before she gets to her power spikes and if she doesn’t hit those power spikes then she feels a bit lackluster Senna, on the other hand, has below average wave clear so if you fall behind it’s really hard for her to farm waves and catch up but of course she always has her utility with her heals and root.



  • Support

The current support meta is all about hard engage follow by poke supports type

Getting priority in the lane is still important especially with early game junglers like Olaf being the dominant junglers you need to be able to support them by either setting up ganks or whit rotations to help whit mid ganks, drakes or invades on the enemy jungler.



Support items currently the best items to build are tanky CDR and HP stats, Zeke's, Knights Vow and Solari are the main items you get for the s tier supports, also you can hold the lane more properly since they buffed HP and mana sustain on support items.

Tank supports like Leona, Nautilus, and, Thresh are dominant followed by Rakan, Senna, Nami, Pyke, and Braum, but look out by niche picks like Alistar, Taric, and, Shaco.

Lastly depending on dominant dragons you need to adapt to the map, besides cloud most drakes change the terrain which means you need to think properly while warding the map.

Tracking the jungler is still really important to help other lanes and decided your own jungler next step, you can also help whit getting priority in the lane for either jungler invade, roams to mid-top lane or for drakes rift.



And this is it! The best guide for patch 10.1 that you can't lose! Make sure you check all the profiles of the boosters that made this blog post possible. I'll be leaving their profiles down below! 



Top - Starkingg

Mid - Justfizzics

Jungle - Celebrimbor

ADC - DanteG

Support – Covefiel



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