Post the 3 champions you think are the weakest (and, briefly, why?)

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Invisibleally

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02-18-2013

Post the 3 champions you think are the weakest and, briefly, why?

One suggestion for each one that you think would even up the playing field for the champions without making them crazy strong.

The point is to get an idea of how everyone feels and to see their explanations, so please don't argue with someone over their post, if you agree with 'em, thumbs up. If you disagree, leave them be.


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JustMyBassCannon

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02-18-2013

Mordekaiser, Darius and Xin Zhao.

Not specifically because they're weak now, but rather because they're designed as "you have to be this good at the game to queue Ranked" barriers. All of their kits are designed to hardcore punish mistakes, which are much more common in public queues and especially unranked queues. Meanwhile, once you've hit the point where you either have a competent team or are high enough ELO to be solo-queuing with competent players, they lose all effectiveness.



There are about two dozen I can list, but those three stick out because they're DESIGNED to be weak.


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Aroph

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02-18-2013

Karma, Gragas, Riven

Karma - Subpar support with a decent shield but bad heal and extremely weak CC. As an AP carry, she falls off later into the game due to low range.

Gragas - Nerfed, high mana costs, high cooldowns, easily dodgeable. In team fights, he's just a "throw out your ultimate and try not to die" champion because of cooldowns. During laning, his mana costs are so high that he uses two Q's and is out of mana. He's forced to start with a Crystalline flask or mana potions because of this. His passive also only heals 2% for 1 skill. When you're Gragas midgame, you exchange 5 skills for 10% healing and then get oom.

Riven - Used to be quite strong and had great snowballing potential. Now, the League of Warmog's has begun. She used to be able to start with a BT, but now even with that, she can't kill a champion that's just gotten their Giant's Belt. This health-stacking meta has really affected Riven. Even if she responds by building health, she falls back a bit as punishment for not building some AD.


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Ionic Pulse

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02-18-2013

Rengar, Karma, and Varus
Rengar- we all know why rengar is pathetic now meant to be a jungler but has the wrost jungle clear time and even solo top is outclassed by most champs.
Karma- She really needs a rework or buffs because she is pathetic too most supp
Varus- outclassed by all adc


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agbudar

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02-18-2013

ashe - no matter what game i see her play she loses her team the fight

udyr - the easyness with which he is countered these days is infuriating also he tends to fall of late game on top of that

lets put it this way im glad if the jungler went udyr

karma - most UN played champ in the game she is fun to play against bots but thats where it ends


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Z0nne

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02-18-2013

Poppy - Terrible mana costs, worst farming in the game, item dependent

Karma - Obvious reason, currently has the worst Winrate in the game

Hecarim - If the upcoming nerf comes true he'll have a really bad early game, and no longer able to tank late game


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TheHawtPotato

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02-18-2013

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Originally Posted by agbudar View Post
ashe - no matter what game i see her play she loses her team the fight

udyr - the easyness with which he is countered these days is infuriating also he tends to fall of late game on top of that

lets put it this way im glad if the jungler went udyr

karma - most UN played champ in the game she is fun to play against bots but thats where it ends
you've obviously never seen a good ashe....


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Alvan Yakatori

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02-18-2013

Trundle: Just feels like he is so weak and is just meant to reduce armor and make a wall

Heim: Turrets have a very short range so most mids are unaffected by them unless they are dumb enough to walk in range of them and stay there, his grenade is easy to dodge unless you are at point blank range, and he gets burst down so quickly in team fights

Jarvan: He is not completely weak. Just his shield because it scales off nearby champs so its jut weird i guess.


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TheHawtPotato

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02-18-2013

trundle can turn the tank into a squishy or a carry into jello. how is that weak.


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Aroph

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02-18-2013

Quote:
Originally Posted by Alvan Yakatori View Post
Trundle: Just feels like he is so weak and is just meant to reduce armor and make a wall

Heim: Turrets have a very short range so most mids are unaffected by them unless they are dumb enough to walk in range of them and stay there, his grenade is easy to dodge unless you are at point blank range, and he gets burst down so quickly in team fights

Jarvan: He is not completely weak. Just his shield because it scales off of ap and nearby champs so its jut weird i guess.
Trundle is not weak, just underplayed.

Jarvan's shield is mostly used for the slow.