The support roles within the
League of Legends is often treated as a thankless job. Supports are put in a
sticky situation as being a good support can lead to you going unnoticed
throughout the game's duration. On the other hand, playing poorly can lead to
the support getting terribly flamed.
There are three different
categories that supports within the League of Legends can be split into. These
are engagers, poke supports, and enchanters. Each has its own strengths and
weaknesses, and it's likely that champions may crossover to two or more
categories. Nonetheless, these categories are a relatively safe golden
Who Are The Best Support Players Within LoL?
Here are our picks for the
best support players that are present in League of Legends:
Morgana is the perfect
support for players that enjoy watching their enemies rage from three-second
long snares while on an incredible quick cooldown as these enemies die from old
age. Morgana is equipped with a Black Shield, which is treated like a
get-out-of-jail-free card. Added to this, she has brilliant zoning ability
thanks to her crowd control and bindings.
The qualities that Morgana is
designed with make her a rewarding character to play with and an infuriating
character to play against. The reason for Morgana's rise in the meta is due to
Lux’s popularity. For this reason, Morgana is one of the best answers to Lux.
This is due to Morgana’s pick rate being incredibly steady.
Some of the advantages of
using Morgana are that she is designed with the ability to be ranged, her Black
Shield denies CC, and she has a low CD while exhibiting high duration root.
As previously mentioned, Lux
has a growing popularity within the game. This is the result of a variety of
nerfs to other supports that are deemed as popular. One of the most potent
combinations that can be chosen is a Lux support and Sona (being used in the
The incorporation of these
combined champions can lead to even the simplest of team compositions becoming
deadly, competitive, and hard to control. The last game can quickly be turned
into a win in a few minutes, due to the vast amount of healing and shielding
that's granted from the abilities of these two champions being incorporated
into a team.
The advantages that Lux is
designed with include a tremendous supportive kit, the ability to be useful
even from behind, and can easily win in the laning phase thanks to her
The support character,
Blitzcrank, has always been seen as very popular within the solo queue. A
significant reason for this popularity is his basic hook ability. Blitzcrank
was made even more popular among the recent comeback of support champions who
are reliant on shields. Thus, his ability to destroy shields has made him a
necessary addition to team compositions.
He is also a brilliant
counter to squishy champions. This is due to a well-timed hook feature that has
the ability to delete these champions and turn the circumstances surrounding
the game in Blitzcrank’s favor.