Originally Posted by Doujia
Pretty sure that only works to search by champ name
Actually, it's a little-known fact that the search bar (both in champion select and in your profile) works with all the different champion tags. In other words, typing "melee" in to the search bar should show you show you melee champions.
The tags that you can use are the same ones that appear in that list of checkboxes in the champion tab in your profile (case insensitive). Namely:
Now, that's not to say that this doesn't need improvement. Thanks for the suggestion