What is Promote?

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Thorrok

Senior Member

06-20-2010

I've heard a few other threads mention the skill "Promote."

What is this? Is this an unused/old summoner spell? Does it belong to a champion that I've missed? Is it an item?

Thanks in advance


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cwatz

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06-20-2010

Promote was an old summoner ability that basically turned a normal minion into a super powerful minion.

There were massive issues with it because when stacked you could end a game in like under 10 minutes with a decent team composition because the push was almost unstoppable.

More less it was just extremely hard to balance properly.


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Churches

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06-20-2010

It was an old summoner spell that was removed. It would promote a minion to be super strong vs. towers.

They removed it due to teams all picking promote and rushing middle (being near impossible to stop)

EDIT: I'm too slow :*(


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Thorrok

Senior Member

06-20-2010

Okay, awesome. Thanks a ton. :]


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TKana

Senior Member

06-20-2010

Worth noting that those teams were all heavy on healing an pushing.

IE Alistar/Soraka/Sivir etc