HOW will the NEW SUPPORT ITEMS affect CHAMPION SELECTION in Season three?

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3 years ago#1
Will aggressive supports still reign, or will they crumble under a new regime of long range harass support?
or something else
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3 years ago#2
I DON'T know how THE NEW ITEMS will affect the CHAMPION SELECTION.
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3 years ago#3
WELL you can TAKE A LOOK at THE NEW ITEMS and maybe you can FORM AN OPINION and RETURN TO THIS TOPIC with it.
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3 years ago#4
Supports don't items. Supports support.

Hue
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3 years ago#5
BLAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH
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3 years ago#6
Crispin.
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3 years ago#7
Season 2: I don't have any Supports...
Season 3: SUPPORT OR I FEED!!!1!1!11
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3 years ago#8
I see supports being stronger or weaker based on their late-game prowess, rather than "Great early game, at least has a presence/meatshield capability late-game"

For instance, Sona's may start kitting out as a second, weaker ADC alongside being a support. Lulu may as well. Taric and Leona on the other hand may go very tanky, and we may begin to see supports able to take quite a bit of damage (more than they currently can by far).


So, I think support may actually be a new role with a new kit. Right now, a Leona in bot lane isn't really "OK, we have a tank!", you still expect someone to fill that role elsewhere. Season 3, that may change, and having Sona + Graves bot may put enough damage in mid-late game that we may see tankier options elsewhere.
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3 years ago#9
serious topic about support meta, specifically champion selection topic
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