Auto Attacks Being Tweaked For Six League of Legends Supports

by Matt Best

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A ton of changes and additions have been rolling out within the League of Legends world recently. Two new champions are coming soon with Xayah and Rakan as well as a plethora of new skins as well as a teased game mode. The changes don't stop there; however, as Meddler, League of Legends Lead Gameplay Designer has promised some changes for support players.

"As part of our ongoing work on the support position we've got a mixture of both large and small changes planned," said Meddler. "We've talked about the revised support starting items already, which is the largest support focused piece in mid-season."

Meddler then spoke about the feel of supports. As we all know, playing support isn't always the most rewarding position. You die lots and are often under appreciated. With the changes coming to the support role, you should now feel like you're doing more. "As a smaller change though we've also got some feel improvements to the basic attacks of various champions often played as support too," said Meddler. "Those are generally champs who aren't very auto attack based. On one hand that means having a good feeling auto attack isn't as critical as it is on say a marksmen. On the other hand it's also tended to mean their attacks haven't received the same attention in past, so there's a lot of room for improvement."

So who's going to be improved? According to meddler it's six champions that many people still play frequently. "We've got some tweaks coming to Sona, Morg, Annie, Janna, Nami and Soraka in 7.9."

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By Matt Best

Matt Best is the Lead On Air Host and Producer for WWG. He has spent his professional career submerged in both the traditional sports world as well as esports. As one of the only Canadians at WWG, if you want to tilt Matt, just bring up awful Canadian stereotypes.