Extra Supports in Free Champion Rotation

By WizardCrab

EDIT: In our original post we misspoke a bit by saying we're adding 10 extra support champs to the rotation. As many of you have pointed out, not all of these champions are supports in the classical sense (hi Brand and Zyra!). Nevertheless we included these 10 because they can all be effective options for support and cover a wide range of playstyles, so we've gone back and clarified some of our language in the articles.

Greetings, summoners!

Starting on Tuesday, Nov 15, we’re trying something a little different by adding ten additional champions to the free rotation that are effective choices for support (for a total of 20). The champs are:

  • Blitzcrank
  • Brand
  • Braum
  • Janna
  • Leona
  • Nami
  • Sona
  • Taric
  • Thresh
  • Zyra

These extra ten champions will remain available for four weeks, while the rest of the rotation continues as normal.

This is basically a little experiment to see if giving players free access to a broader pool of supports improves queue times. For more information, check out Meddler’s post on the current state of Support!

Here are this week's free champions:

 

Blitzcrank - the Great Steam Golem
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Tank
Secondary Role Fighter
Brand - the Burning Vengeance
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Mage
Braum - the Heart of the Freljord
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Support
Secondary Role Tank
Janna - the Storm's Fury
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Support
Secondary Role Mage
Leona - the Radiant Dawn
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Tank
Secondary Role Support
Nami - the Tidecaller
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Support
Secondary Role Mage
Sona - Maven of the Strings
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Support
Secondary Role Mage
Taric - the Shield of Valoran
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Support
Secondary Role Fighter
Thresh - the Chain Warden
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Support
Secondary Role Fighter
Zyra - Rise of the Thorns
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Mage
Secondary Role Support


Cassiopeia - the Serpent's Embrace
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Mage
Gangplank - the Saltwater Scourge
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Fighter
Jarvan IV - the Exemplar of Demacia
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Tank
Secondary Role Fighter
Jhin - the Virtuoso
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Marksman
Secondary Role Assassin
Karma - the Enlightened One
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Mage
Secondary Role Support
Lucian - the Purifier
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Marksman
Master Yi - the Wuju Bladesman
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Assassin
Secondary Role Fighter
Soraka - the Starchild
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Support
Secondary Role Mage
Tryndamere - the Barbarian King
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Fighter
Secondary Role Assassin
Vel'Koz - the Eye of the Void
Attack
Defense
Ability
Difficulty
Primary Role Mage

Wondering how we picked this week's free champions? Read up on it HERE.

See you on the Fields of Justice!


1 year ago