League Of Legends Catch All

Holy balls! I had not seen these before. Everyone should see these. That 2nd one kind of makes me want to go play Lee Sin, but then it kind of makes me never want to play him again because there is no way in hell I'll ever be that good.

Lee Sin might be Riot's best champion. He creates more crazy plays and youtube videos than any other champ. That's why I feel he doesn't need nerfing even though he's always among the most picked champs in tournaments. He's just so much fun to watch at high levels.

How well would bots do in ranked play?

Cons: They just aren't good.

Pros: They don't rage at each other. They don't intentionally feed. They don't afk.

Koz wrote:

Lee Sin might be Riot's best champion. He creates more crazy plays and youtube videos than any other champ. That's why I feel he doesn't need nerfing even though he's always among the most picked champs in tournaments. He's just so much fun to watch at high levels.

I think it's because pretty much every one of his skills impacts mobility in some way. There's so much crazy stuff he can do.

Miashara wrote:

How well would bots do in ranked play?

Cons: They just aren't good.

Pros: They don't rage at each other. They don't intentionally feed. They don't afk.

actually, if the enemy dcs, they will afk!
bloody sportsmanship!

My Lee Sin mechanics are god awful but even I can make big plays on him. It's all about your reactionary decision making, actual mechanical skill is not that important.

I can't help myself, i keep going back to summonerscode.com for laughs...

Exhibit 154

Miss Fortune [09:11]: noc plz
Miss Fortune [09:13]: gank bot
Kha’Zix [09:19]: noc?
LeBlanc [09:22]: Noc…?
Nocturne [09:25]: WHO’S THERE

The Snowdown Showdown is on the way.

Highlights include 4 new holiday skins (Katarina, Fiddlesticks, Veigar and Ziggs), 4 old holiday skins on sale again (Festive Maokai, Snowmerdinger, Mistletoe LeBlanc, and Toy Soldier Gangplank), ward skins (temporary again), and new summoner icons for doing certain things.

A number of the new icons come from gifting friends champions, skins, and RP (it's a new feature), so I imagine we'll need to set up some kind of giving system to get these going.

Finally they bring back old holiday skins!

Also: patch notes

Huge nerfs to Diana and Rengar, pretty big nerfs to Teemo and Zyra, minor buffs to Master Yi (to help his jungling mostly). Also included are the Black Cleaver nerfs.

And limited time holiday gifting of RP, Champions, and Skins.

You need to purchase any skins, champions, or RP that you plan on giving away: we know that you might have some items in your inventory that you’re not using that frequently, but re-gifting is only classy when Amumu does it
You can only give to summoners you’ve had on your friends list since early December: we apologize if you’re smitten with a new acquaintance, but for your own protection there’s no adding someone and then immediately showering them in gifts
You must be at least level 20 to send a gift and level 10 to receive one: gifting is available for two weeks, so if you want to be a precocious gift-giver, level fast
There are other restrictions on who can send gifts (no banned accounts) and how many gifts you can send or receive per day (generally 3/day): plan your gift-giving needs accordingly

Wooooow. I was expecting big Rengar nerfs, but those Diana nerfs are even bigger. They gutted her badly.

Important other things:

  • Two Snowdown Showdown ward skins can be placed in-game FOR FREE during the holiday
  • Consumable items now display a stack count in the scoreboard
  • Friend Notes
    • You can now add and edit notes about your friends by right-clicking their name or clicking on the note icon that appears when you hover over their name. You may view friend notes by hovering over the note icon that appears once you have saved a note for that friend. Friend notes are tied to your account and can be accessed anywhere you log into League of Legends

Notes were already available a couple of days ago, but still nice to see. Ward skins for all!

I'm feelin excited.

These are great all around changes and fit the new items wonderfully.

I'm slightly worried about Diana's usefulness later game now but not terribly. She's a total snowballer anyhow. Maybe Rengar's damage output to survivability will FINALLY be balanced enough.

A lot of people are bitching about the nerf to Diana's R, but of all the changes that one makes the most sense to me because the old range allowed her to effectively hop on all but the longest-range champs mid.

Jow wrote:

A lot of people are bitching about the nerf to Diana's R, but of all the changes that one makes the most sense to me because the old range allowed her to effectively hop on all but the longest-range champs mid.

That one makes sense to me too. I always thought it was way too easy to jump on anyone to set up a kill. The combination of all those nerfs seems harsh though.

Yeah the ult change is fine, though I would have liked it at 800 to match Akali's ult which feels like an appropriate distance to me. Those other nerfs are a bit on the heavy side, but her farming skills are pretty good still. I feel like they should have nerfed her W shield or damage, but I think Riot felt that doing that would have impacted her jungle too much. Still, I think the ult change alone makes her a 2nd or 3rd tier jungler at best now. I'll still play her because I love her kit, and I doubt the changes will have much of an impact at the level we play at, but I don't think you will see her played competitively again.

It seems like too much too fast for Diana. Which seems to Be a theme for Riot in the past month.

Eh, when it comes to assassins, I'd rather they just nerf FotM's into apparent uselessness, see if they are actually useless now, and then slowly dial them back up.

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The most huggable blitz on earth

Now you need a large yellow mitten to throw at people.

Oh my. I'm just glad it fits.

Also Squee you have a very nice kitchen. Organizing appliances ain't ez. Even for a robot.

Now frate just needs a naut suit to dress up in and then put that jacket on over top.

Such a great picture!

Complex wrote:

Now frate just needs a naut suit to dress up in and then put that jacket on over top.

If only I wasn't so lazy...or poor...or lazy and poor.

huh, the gift thing only allows you to buy new items (should note with RP only no IP champ gifts) to give as gifts. So basically no trading. Would of been interesting if they allowed trading.

Complex wrote:

huh, the gift thing only allows you to buy new items (should note with RP only no IP champ gifts) to give as gifts. So basically no trading. Would of been interesting if they allowed trading.

Their reasoning was it would open the door to people trying to hack or scam accounts so they could trade all their champs and skins to other accounts.

FedoraMcQuaid wrote:

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And I present to you.... The most hugable Rammus on earth. A big thanks to oily on this one too!

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