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    Quote Originally Posted by Firebert View Post
    It's nice to see that the average is still Silver 5. :3
    That's because Silver V is your base elo.
    In season two it used to be 1200 elo, which you started with, which was the start of silver.
    I assume they still handle the same base values, so it's not strange that the average is Silver 5.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zelly View Post
    There's 3300 people between me and challenger, not sure if motivating or demotivating.
    Good Luck with Diamond1. In my past two games there have been two Gragas supports, one jungle AP sion, one jungle Fizz, top Warwick and full AD jungle Jarvan. I feel like diamond 1 is the point where everyone stops caring and plays whatever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sarasun View Post
    Good Luck with Diamond1. In my past two games there have been two Gragas supports, one jungle AP sion, one jungle Fizz, top Warwick and full AD jungle Jarvan. I feel like diamond 1 is the point where everyone stops caring and plays whatever.
    I've gotten matched with Diamond 1 players, and they're the worst of the bunch. "I'M FAKER SMURF, I GO RIVEN MID" *locks instantly*
    And then proceeds to go 14-14 against a Swain mid.
    Diamond V and Diamond I are just the lowest care levels in the world, it's so terrible :/
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    I'm really not looking forward to my attempted Silver V to Gold climb... I'm 1-2 in Silver so far AND THEY KEEP MAKING ME SUPPORT. I am beginning to loathe Janna and no one wants me to Nidalee or Soraka.

    I suppose I deserve it after I got carried to 3-0 in my promo series.

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    Can imagine them not wanting Soraka or Nidalee. Soraka is completely useless in lane unless you can get your ADC to run an Urgot. Even then it's questionable. Most Nidalee supports are utter shit.

    Supporting is an excellent role to carry from, if you know what you're doing (hint: I don't). You're generally last pick, so you can counterpick the entire enemy team and botlane. Enemy grabs Twitch / Blitz? Pick Leona, gg, free initiation. Enemy grabs Vayne? Pick Lulu, hit her with Pix so she stays visible during Ult and change her into a cupcake when she tries anything. Enemy team wants to dive? Pick Zyra, put an Ult between the first one to dive and the rest of the team. Gg, solo nab gets murdered.

    Etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drikkink View Post
    I'm really not looking forward to my attempted Silver V to Gold climb... I'm 1-2 in Silver so far AND THEY KEEP MAKING ME SUPPORT. I am beginning to loathe Janna and no one wants me to Nidalee or Soraka.

    I suppose I deserve it after I got carried to 3-0 in my promo series.
    If you usually like playing mid, try Zyra support, since she only needs 1-2 support items and then you can build her as a secondary AP carry and is pretty fun to play too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Duilliath View Post
    Can imagine them not wanting Soraka or Nidalee. Soraka is completely useless in lane unless you can get your ADC to run an Urgot. Even then it's questionable. Most Nidalee supports are utter shit.

    Supporting is an excellent role to carry from, if you know what you're doing (hint: I don't). You're generally last pick, so you can counterpick the entire enemy team and botlane. Enemy grabs Twitch / Blitz? Pick Leona, gg, free initiation. Enemy grabs Vayne? Pick Lulu, hit her with Pix so she stays visible during Ult and change her into a cupcake when she tries anything. Enemy team wants to dive? Pick Zyra, put an Ult between the first one to dive and the rest of the team. Gg, solo nab gets murdered.

    Etc.
    Or go with the flow, pick Annie support and carry yourself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Led ++ View Post
    Or go with the flow, pick Annie support and carry yourself.
    I second this.

    Annie support is so fun and she's the easiest support to carry with, IMO.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Drikkink View Post
    I'm really not looking forward to my attempted Silver V to Gold climb... I'm 1-2 in Silver so far AND THEY KEEP MAKING ME SUPPORT. I am beginning to loathe Janna and no one wants me to Nidalee or Soraka.

    I suppose I deserve it after I got carried to 3-0 in my promo series.
    Considering most Nid support players are terrible and never buy wards (because traps!), I can understand the hate there. Soraka is just bad. She makes sure you don't lose lane, but you won't win either and she is the most useless support in team fights. Just never play her.

    Janna on the other hand is fantastic, so it's a shame you don't like her. When I play ADC I love good Janna players because they can win games.

    You definitely need to fix your support pool though. Sona, Lulu, Thresh (when not banned), anyone who isn't Soraka.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Axethor View Post
    Considering most Nid support players are terrible and never buy wards (because traps!), I can understand the hate there. Soraka is just bad. She makes sure you don't lose lane, but you won't win either and she is the most useless support in team fights. Just never play her.

    Janna on the other hand is fantastic, so it's a shame you don't like her. When I play ADC I love good Janna players because they can win games.

    You definitely need to fix your support pool though. Sona, Lulu, Thresh (when not banned), anyone who isn't Soraka.
    It's not that I dislike her... just that I've played her and only her a TON and it's getting old. Also... dear lord she has no damage. My teamfight contribution is the blast half of their team back and half forward if I can and maybe a tornado and shield.

    I do, however, hate Sona with a passion.

    How viable is Zilean support anyway? He felt really strong when I did a premade with some friends in normals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drikkink View Post
    It's not that I dislike her... just that I've played her and only her a TON and it's getting old. Also... dear lord she has no damage. My teamfight contribution is the blast half of their team back and half forward if I can and maybe a tornado and shield.

    I do, however, hate Sona with a passion.

    How viable is Zilean support anyway? He felt really strong when I did a premade with some friends in normals.
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    riot please give lulu bigger arms

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    More roster changes abound for S4
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    Quote Originally Posted by Duilliath View Post
    Supporting is an excellent role to carry from, if you know what you're doing (hint: I don't). You're generally last pick, so you can counterpick the entire enemy team and botlane. Enemy grabs Twitch / Blitz? Pick Leona, gg, free initiation. Enemy grabs Vayne? Pick Lulu, hit her with Pix so she stays visible during Ult and change her into a cupcake when she tries anything. Enemy team wants to dive? Pick Zyra, put an Ult between the first one to dive and the rest of the team. Gg, solo nab gets murdered.

    Etc.
    Pretty much this.

    Supports are great. It especially gets better for people who often support from silver 1 and upwards because other people know what to do better. Though they still suck at team fights most of the time, it's usually better in lane phase and a support can break or make a game, the former is kind of rare unless you're shit though.
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    Or go with the flow, pick Annie support and carry yourself.
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    I second this.

    Annie support is so fun and she's the easiest support to carry with, IMO.
    Veigar is probably as easy if you know when to hit your wall and how.
    Quote Originally Posted by Drikkink View Post
    How viable is Zilean support anyway? He felt really strong when I did a premade with some friends in normals.
    Horrible support, really. Especially against a team that goes in often or a combo against Blitz/thresh.
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    That said, a Yorick / Zilean botlane is hilarious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sarasun View Post
    Leona easiest carry from support.

    Well, I guess she isn't exactly easy to play. But once you're good with her, she's unstoppable in solo queue.
    I feel like it's exactly the opposite. I play a pretty good Leona, but I can't for the life of me carry in solo queue. That's why I've switched to Annie as my main support now.
    With Leona, if you go in, you go all in. If your ADC don't follow, you're pretty much dead. I can't even count the amount of times I've gone in and my ADC just derps and don't follow.

    With Annie, if you go in, you stun them all up and can just run away, should your ADC not follow. Not to mention, you can actually kill people by yourself, if you've had a decent game.
    Also, 3-5 man stun is much easier to land as Annie, compared to Leona.
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    Jinx music video, holy shit I thought this was awesome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shamanic View Post
    Jinx music video, holy shit I thought this was awesome.

    That was cool. And I really dig that song, which I find a touch funny as I really didn't like Vi's theme song and they seem similar musically.

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    Very very cool.

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