Lux, the Lady of Luminosity
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the Lady of Luminosity
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Patch 11.7 One For All Lux Top Lane Build Guide

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Welcome to the METAsrc Lux Top Lane build guide.

We've used our extensive database of League of Legends stats along with proprietary algorithms to calculate the most optimal Top Lane build for Lux. This algorithm is able to determine the best summoner spells, item build order, skill order, runes reforged, rune stats, counters, and team mates. Reference it during all phases of the game to ensure that you always have an edge over the competition.

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Best Summoner Spells

Flash
Teleports your champion a short distance toward your cursor's location.
Flash
50%
Barrier
Shields your champion from 115-455 damage (depending on champion level) for 2 seconds.
Barrier
51%

Starting Items

Win %
Buy %
Blasting Wand
Blasting Wandcoin850

40 Ability Power
Blasting Wand
Health Potion
Health Potioncoin50

Active - Consume: Drink the potion to restore 150 Health over 15 seconds.

You may carry up to 5 Health Potions.

Health Potion
2
Stealth Ward
Stealth Wardcoin0

Active - Trinket: Place a Stealth Ward on the ground that lasts between 90 - 120 seconds, is Invisible to enemies but grants your team vision of the surrounding area. Stores up to 2 Stealth Wards, generating a new Ward every 240 - 120 seconds.
Stealth Ward
45%
7%
Amplifying Tome
Amplifying Tomecoin435

20 Ability Power
Amplifying Tome
2
Health Potion
Health Potioncoin50

Active - Consume: Drink the potion to restore 150 Health over 15 seconds.

You may carry up to 5 Health Potions.

Health Potion
Stealth Ward
Stealth Wardcoin0

Active - Trinket: Place a Stealth Ward on the ground that lasts between 90 - 120 seconds, is Invisible to enemies but grants your team vision of the surrounding area. Stores up to 2 Stealth Wards, generating a new Ward every 240 - 120 seconds.
Stealth Ward
59%
4%

Best Item Final Build

Sorcerer's Shoes
Sorcerer's Shoescoin1100

18 Magic Penetration
45 Move Speed


Boots
Sorcerer's Shoes
49%
Luden's Tempest
Luden's Tempestcoin3400

80 Ability Power
6 Magic Penetration
600 Mana
20 Ability Haste

  • Echo: Damaging Abilities deal an additional (100 + 10% Ability Power) magic damage to the target and 3 nearby enemies and grants you 15% Move Speed for 2 seconds (10s cooldown). Dealing ability damage to Champions reduces this item's cooldown by 0.5 second, up to 3 seconds per spell cast.


Mythic Passive: Grants all other Legendary items 5 Magic Penetration.


Lost Chapter+Blasting Wand
Luden's Tempest
50%
Horizon Focus
Horizon Focuscoin3000

115 Ability Power
  • Hypershot: Damaging a champion with a non-targeted Ability at over 700 range or Immobilizing them Reveals them and increases their damage taken from you by 10% for 6 seconds.


The Ability that triggers Hypershot also benefits from the damage increase. Pets and non-immobilizing traps do not trigger this effect. Only the initial placement of zone Abilities will trigger this effect. Distance is measured from the Ability cast position.


Needlessly Large Rod+Hextech Alternator
Horizon Focus
50%
Zhonya's Hourglass
Zhonya's Hourglasscoin2600

65 Ability Power
45 Armor
10 Ability Haste


Active - Stasis: You become Invulnerable and Untargetable for 2.5 seconds, but are prevented from taking any other actions during this time (120s cooldown).


Seeker's Armguard+Stopwatch+Fiendish Codex
Zhonya's Hourglass
40%
Void Staff
Void Staffcoin2700

70 Ability Power
40% Magic Penetration


Blighting Jewel+Blasting Wand
Void Staff
51%
Rabadon's Deathcap
Rabadon's Deathcapcoin3600

120 Ability Power
  • Magical Opus: Increases your total Ability Power by 35%.


Needlessly Large Rod+Needlessly Large Rod
Rabadon's Deathcap
52%
Stealth Ward
Stealth Wardcoin0

Active - Trinket: Place a Stealth Ward on the ground that lasts between 90 - 120 seconds, is Invisible to enemies but grants your team vision of the surrounding area. Stores up to 2 Stealth Wards, generating a new Ward every 240 - 120 seconds.
Stealth Ward
51%

Best Skill Order

Illumination
Lux's damaging spells charge the target with energy for 6 seconds. Lux's next attack ignites the energy, dealing bonus magic damage (depending on Lux's level) to the target.
Illumination
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Light Binding
Lux releases a sphere of light that binds and deals damage to up to two enemy units.
Light Binding
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Prismatic Barrier
Lux throws her wand and bends the light around any friendly target it touches, protecting them from enemy damage.
Prismatic Barrier
WWWWW
Lucent Singularity
Fires an anomaly of twisted light to an area, which slows nearby enemies. Lux can detonate it to damage enemies in the area of effect.
Lucent Singularity
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Final Spark
After gathering energy, Lux fires a beam of light that deals damage to all targets in the area. In addition, triggers Lux's passive ability and refreshes the Illumination debuff duration.
Final Spark
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Best Runes Reforged

Domination
Burst damage and target access
Dark Harvest
Damaging a Champion below 50% health deals adaptive damage and harvests their soul, permanently increasing Dark Harvest's damage by 5.

Dark Harvest damage: 20-60 (based on level) (+5 damage per soul) (+0.25 bonus AD) (+0.15 AP)
Cooldown: 45s (resets to 1.5s on takedown)
Cheap Shot
Damaging champions with impaired movement or actions deals 10 - 45 bonus true damage (based on level).

Cooldown: 4s
Activates on damage occurring after the impairment.
Eyeball Collection
Collect eyeballs for champion takedowns. Gain an adaptive bonus of 1.2 Attack Damage or 2 Ability Power, per eyeball collected.

Upon completing your collection at 10 eyeballs, additionally gain an adaptive bonus of 6 Attack Damage, or 10 Ability Power.

Collect 1 eyeball per champion takedown.
Ultimate Hunter
Your ultimate gains 6 Ability Haste, plus an additional 5 Ability Haste per Bounty Hunter stack.

Bounty Hunter stacks are earned the first time you get a takedown on each enemy champion.
Sorcery
Empowered abilities and resource manipulation
Transcendence
Gain bonuses upon reaching the following levels:
Level 5: +5 Ability Haste
Level 8: +5 Ability Haste
Level 11: On Champion takedown, reduce the remaining cooldown of basic abilities by 20%.
Manaflow Band
Hitting an enemy champion with an ability permanently increases your maximum mana by 25, up to 250 mana.

After reaching 250 bonus mana, restore 1% of your missing mana every 5 seconds.

Cooldown: 15 seconds
Adaptive
+9 Adaptive Force
Adaptive
+9 Adaptive Force
Armor
+6 Armor

Best Item Build Order

Blasting Wand
Blasting Wandcoin850

40 Ability Power
Blasting Wand
Boots
Bootscoin300

25 Move Speed
Boots
Sorcerer's Shoes
Sorcerer's Shoescoin1100

18 Magic Penetration
45 Move Speed


Boots
Sorcerer's Shoes
Blasting Wand
Blasting Wandcoin850

40 Ability Power
Blasting Wand
Lost Chapter
Lost Chaptercoin1300

40 Ability Power
300 Mana
10 Ability Haste

  • Enlighten: Upon levelling up, restores 20% max Mana over 3 seconds.


Amplifying Tome+Sapphire Crystal+Amplifying Tome
Lost Chapter
Luden's Tempest
Luden's Tempestcoin3400

80 Ability Power
6 Magic Penetration
600 Mana
20 Ability Haste

  • Echo: Damaging Abilities deal an additional (100 + 10% Ability Power) magic damage to the target and 3 nearby enemies and grants you 15% Move Speed for 2 seconds (10s cooldown). Dealing ability damage to Champions reduces this item's cooldown by 0.5 second, up to 3 seconds per spell cast.


Mythic Passive: Grants all other Legendary items 5 Magic Penetration.


Lost Chapter+Blasting Wand
Luden's Tempest
Hextech Alternator
Hextech Alternatorcoin1050

40 Ability Power
  • Revved: Damaging a champion deals an additional 50 - 125 (based on level) magic damage (40s cooldown).


Amplifying Tome+Amplifying Tome
Hextech Alternator
Needlessly Large Rod
Needlessly Large Rodcoin1250

60 Ability Power
Needlessly Large Rod
Horizon Focus
Horizon Focuscoin3000

115 Ability Power
  • Hypershot: Damaging a champion with a non-targeted Ability at over 700 range or Immobilizing them Reveals them and increases their damage taken from you by 10% for 6 seconds.


The Ability that triggers Hypershot also benefits from the damage increase. Pets and non-immobilizing traps do not trigger this effect. Only the initial placement of zone Abilities will trigger this effect. Distance is measured from the Ability cast position.


Needlessly Large Rod+Hextech Alternator
Horizon Focus
Seeker's Armguard
Seeker's Armguardcoin1000

20 Ability Power
15 Armor

  • Witch's Path: Killing a unit grants 0.5 Armor (max 15).


Amplifying Tome+Cloth Armor
Seeker's Armguard
Fiendish Codex
Fiendish Codexcoin900

35 Ability Power
10 Ability Haste


Amplifying Tome
Fiendish Codex
Zhonya's Hourglass
Zhonya's Hourglasscoin2600

65 Ability Power
45 Armor
10 Ability Haste


Active - Stasis: You become Invulnerable and Untargetable for 2.5 seconds, but are prevented from taking any other actions during this time (120s cooldown).


Seeker's Armguard+Stopwatch+Fiendish Codex
Zhonya's Hourglass
Blighting Jewel
Blighting Jewelcoin1250

25 Ability Power
15% Magic Penetration


Amplifying Tome
Blighting Jewel
Void Staff
Void Staffcoin2700

70 Ability Power
40% Magic Penetration


Blighting Jewel+Blasting Wand
Void Staff
Needlessly Large Rod
Needlessly Large Rodcoin1250

60 Ability Power
Needlessly Large Rod
Rabadon's Deathcap
Rabadon's Deathcapcoin3600

120 Ability Power
  • Magical Opus: Increases your total Ability Power by 35%.


Needlessly Large Rod+Needlessly Large Rod
Rabadon's Deathcap

Summoner Spells

Win %
Pick %
Flash
Teleports your champion a short distance toward your cursor's location.
Flash
50%
100%
Barrier
Shields your champion from 115-455 damage (depending on champion level) for 2 seconds.
Barrier
51%
35%
Ignite
Ignites target enemy champion, dealing 70-410 true damage (depending on champion level) over 5 seconds, grants you vision of the target, and reduces healing effects on them for the duration.
Ignite
48%
31%
Teleport
After channeling for 4 seconds, teleports your champion to target allied structure, minion, or ward and grants a Move Speed boost. The cooldown of Teleport scales from 420-210 seconds depending on champion level.
Teleport
54%
14%

Trinkets

Win %
Buy %
Stealth Ward
Stealth Wardcoin0

Active - Trinket: Place a Stealth Ward on the ground that lasts between 90 - 120 seconds, is Invisible to enemies but grants your team vision of the surrounding area. Stores up to 2 Stealth Wards, generating a new Ward every 240 - 120 seconds.
Stealth Ward
51%
82%
Farsight Alteration
Farsight Alterationcoin0

Active - Trinket: Reveals an area and places a visible, fragile Ward up to 4000 units away. Allies cannot target this Ward with Summoner Spells or Abilities (198 - 99s cooldown).
Farsight Alteration
47%
27%
Oracle Lens
Oracle Lenscoin0

Active - Trinket: Scans around you, warning against hidden enemy units, revealing invisible traps and revealing (and temporarily disabling) enemy Stealth Wards for 10 seconds (90 - 60s cooldown).
Oracle Lens
45%
10%

Mythic Items

Win %
Buy %
Luden's Tempest
Luden's Tempestcoin3400

80 Ability Power
6 Magic Penetration
600 Mana
20 Ability Haste

  • Echo: Damaging Abilities deal an additional (100 + 10% Ability Power) magic damage to the target and 3 nearby enemies and grants you 15% Move Speed for 2 seconds (10s cooldown). Dealing ability damage to Champions reduces this item's cooldown by 0.5 second, up to 3 seconds per spell cast.


Mythic Passive: Grants all other Legendary items 5 Magic Penetration.


Lost Chapter+Blasting Wand
Luden's Tempest
50%
77%
Liandry's Anguish
Liandry's Anguishcoin3400

80 Ability Power
600 Mana
20 Ability Haste

  • Agony: Deal up to 12% bonus magic damage to Champions based on the target's bonus Health (maxed at 1250 bonus Health).
  • Torment: Dealing damage with Abilities causes enemies to burn for (15 + 1.5% Ability Power) + 1% max Health magic damage per second for 4 seconds.


Mythic Passive: Grants all other Legendary items 5 Ability Haste.


Lost Chapter+Fiendish Codex
Liandry's Anguish
58%
11%
Everfrost
Everfrostcoin3400

80 Ability Power
250 Health
600 Mana
20 Ability Haste


Active - Glaciate: Deal (125+35% Ability Power) magic damage in a cone, Slowing enemies by 65% for 1.5 seconds. Enemies at the center of the cone are Rooted instead (30s cooldown).

Mythic Passive: Grants all other Legendary items 15 Ability Power.


Lost Chapter+Kindlegem+Blasting Wand
Everfrost
41%
4%
Night Harvester
Night Harvestercoin3200

90 Ability Power
300 Health
15 Ability Haste

  • Soulrend: Damaging a champion deals an additional (125 +15% Ability Power magic damage) and grants you 25% Move Speed for 1.5 seconds (40s cooldown per champion).


Mythic Passive: Grants all other Legendary items 5 Ability Haste.

Damaging a new champion will extend the duration of the Move Speed bonus.


Hextech Alternator+Ruby Crystal+Blasting Wand
Night Harvester
44%
4%
Kraken Slayer
Kraken Slayercoin3400

65 Attack Damage
25% Attack Speed
20% Critical Strike Chance

  • Bring It Down: Every third Attack deals an additional (60 + 45% bonus Attack Damage) true damage.


Mythic Passive: Grants all other Legendary items 10% Attack Speed.


Noonquiver+Cloak of Agility+Pickaxe
Kraken Slayer
52%
3%
Galeforce
Galeforcecoin3400

60 Attack Damage
20% Attack Speed
20% Critical Strike Chance


Active - Cloudburst: Dash in target direction, firing three missiles at the lowest Health enemy near your destination (prioritizing champions). Deals a total of (180 - 220 (based on level) + 45% bonus Attack Damage) magic damage, increased against low Health targets by up to 50% (90s cooldown).

Mythic Passive: Grants all other Legendary items 3% Move Speed.

Maximum missile damage dealt when enemy Health is below 30%.
Cloudburst's dash cannot pass through terrain.


Noonquiver+Cloak of Agility+Pickaxe
Galeforce
47%
2%

Boots

Win %
Buy %
Sorcerer's Shoes
Sorcerer's Shoescoin1100

18 Magic Penetration
45 Move Speed


Boots
Sorcerer's Shoes
49%
80%
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
Ionian Boots of Luciditycoin900

20 Ability Haste
45 Move Speed

  • Gain 12 Summoner Spell Haste.


''This item is dedicated in honor of Ionia's victory over Noxus in the Rematch for the Southern Provinces on 10 December, 20 CLE.'


Boots
Ionian Boots of Lucidity
52%
15%
Mercury's Treads
Mercury's Treadscoin1100

25 Magic Resist
45 Move Speed
30% Tenacity


Tenacity reduces the duration of Stun, Slow, Taunt, Fear, Silence, Blind, Polymorph and Immobilizing effects. It has no effect on Airborne or Suppression.


Boots+Null-Magic Mantle
Mercury's Treads
59%
4%
Berserker's Greaves
Berserker's Greavescoin1100

35% Attack Speed
45 Move Speed


Boots+Dagger
Berserker's Greaves
47%
5%
Plated Steelcaps
Plated Steelcapscoin1100

20 Armor
45 Move Speed

  • Reduces incoming damage from Attacks by 12%.


Boots+Cloth Armor
Plated Steelcaps
54%
2%
Boots of Swiftness
Boots of Swiftnesscoin900

60 Move Speed
  • The strength of movement slowing effects is reduced by 25%.


Boots
Boots of Swiftness
100%
0%
Mobility Boots
Mobility Bootscoin1000

25 Move Speed
  • When out of combat for at least 5 seconds, increase this item's effect to 115.


Boots
Mobility Boots
50%
0%
Lux counters (over 51% win rate)
Seraphine
Role:TOP
Tier:Strong
Score:59.57
Win Rate:52.73%
Role Rate:1.71%
Pick Rate:0.33%
Ban Rate:18.82%
KDA Ratio:3.11
Seraphine, the Starry-Eyed Songstress
+21.4
Gangplank
Role:TOP
Tier:Weak
Score:42.91
Win Rate:50.00%
Role Rate:1.07%
Pick Rate:0.07%
Ban Rate:1.58%
KDA Ratio:2.02
Gangplank, the Saltwater Scourge
+21.2
Swain
Role:TOP
Tier:Above Average
Score:50.16
Win Rate:57.29%
Role Rate:1.85%
Pick Rate:0.10%
Ban Rate:1.88%
KDA Ratio:2.82
Swain, the Noxian Grand General
+20.4
Cho'Gath
Role:TOP
Tier:God
Score:61.67
Win Rate:68.80%
Role Rate:1.74%
Pick Rate:0.18%
Ban Rate:9.65%
KDA Ratio:2.96
Cho'Gath, the Terror of the Void
+19.0
Yuumi
Role:TOP
Tier:Strong
Score:57.58
Win Rate:41.69%
Role Rate:1.69%
Pick Rate:0.29%
Ban Rate:34.71%
KDA Ratio:5.38
Yuumi, the Magical Cat
+17.8
Brand
Role:TOP
Tier:Strong
Score:56.97
Win Rate:55.91%
Role Rate:2.14%
Pick Rate:0.21%
Ban Rate:33.12%
KDA Ratio:2.48
Brand, the Burning Vengeance
+17.2
Nidalee
Role:TOP
Tier:Weak
Score:38.90
Win Rate:38.46%
Role Rate:2.12%
Pick Rate:0.14%
Ban Rate:1.51%
KDA Ratio:2.47
Nidalee, the Bestial Huntress
+16.9
Bard
Role:TOP
Tier:Below Average
Score:49.41
Win Rate:46.31%
Role Rate:3.48%
Pick Rate:0.25%
Ban Rate:2.76%
KDA Ratio:2.98
Bard, the Wandering Caretaker
+15.7
Darius
Role:TOP
Tier:Above Average
Score:52.95
Win Rate:57.50%
Role Rate:0.87%
Pick Rate:0.13%
Ban Rate:32.51%
KDA Ratio:2.43
Darius, the Hand of Noxus
+15.7
Diana
Role:TOP
Tier:Above Average
Score:54.21
Win Rate:67.92%
Role Rate:1.31%
Pick Rate:0.06%
Ban Rate:4.69%
KDA Ratio:2.09
Diana, Scorn of the Moon
+15.7
Illaoi
Role:TOP
Tier:Weak
Score:37.43
Win Rate:43.18%
Role Rate:0.76%
Pick Rate:0.04%
Ban Rate:8.00%
KDA Ratio:1.99
Illaoi, the Kraken Priestess
+15.7
Kennen
Role:TOP
Tier:Above Average
Score:52.69
Win Rate:61.84%
Role Rate:1.76%
Pick Rate:0.08%
Ban Rate:1.83%
KDA Ratio:2.93
Kennen, the Heart of the Tempest
+15.7
Syndra
Role:TOP
Tier:Bad
Score:32.74
Win Rate:33.80%
Role Rate:2.32%
Pick Rate:0.07%
Ban Rate:2.32%
KDA Ratio:2.32
Syndra, the Dark Sovereign
+15.7
Twisted Fate
Role:TOP
Tier:Below Average
Score:43.75
Win Rate:51.28%
Role Rate:1.63%
Pick Rate:0.06%
Ban Rate:0.59%
KDA Ratio:2.21
Twisted Fate, the Card Master
+15.7
Veigar
Role:TOP
Tier:Above Average
Score:53.08
Win Rate:55.12%
Role Rate:2.49%
Pick Rate:0.20%
Ban Rate:11.26%
KDA Ratio:2.53
Veigar, the Tiny Master of Evil
+15.7
Malphite
Role:TOP
Tier:God
Score:66.47
Win Rate:50.52%
Role Rate:2.64%
Pick Rate:0.43%
Ban Rate:32.85%
KDA Ratio:2.88
Malphite, Shard of the Monolith
+14.2
Qiyana
Role:TOP
Tier:Weak
Score:40.75
Win Rate:46.26%
Role Rate:1.20%
Pick Rate:0.08%
Ban Rate:1.38%
KDA Ratio:2.07
Qiyana, Empress of the Elements
+12.6
Zoe
Role:TOP
Tier:Bad
Score:37.16
Win Rate:32.39%
Role Rate:1.65%
Pick Rate:0.19%
Ban Rate:4.88%
KDA Ratio:2.57
Zoe, the Aspect of Twilight
+12.0
Gragas
Role:TOP
Tier:Below Average
Score:44.60
Win Rate:42.23%
Role Rate:3.19%
Pick Rate:0.22%
Ban Rate:1.93%
KDA Ratio:2.57
Gragas, the Rabble Rouser
+11.5
Shaco
Role:TOP
Tier:God
Score:77.75
Win Rate:59.05%
Role Rate:2.51%
Pick Rate:0.48%
Ban Rate:39.91%
KDA Ratio:2.69
Shaco, the Demon Jester
+11.1
Blitzcrank
Role:TOP
Tier:God
Score:71.62
Win Rate:45.70%
Role Rate:3.75%
Pick Rate:0.66%
Ban Rate:22.02%
KDA Ratio:2.95
Blitzcrank, the Great Steam Golem
+10.9
Caitlyn
Role:TOP
Tier:Below Average
Score:45.08
Win Rate:51.61%
Role Rate:0.78%
Pick Rate:0.10%
Ban Rate:3.57%
KDA Ratio:1.97
Caitlyn, the Sheriff of Piltover
+10.5
Morgana
Role:TOP
Tier:Strong
Score:56.38
Win Rate:40.95%
Role Rate:3.03%
Pick Rate:0.37%
Ban Rate:29.10%
KDA Ratio:3.20
Morgana, the Fallen
+10.1
Aurelion Sol
Role:TOP
Tier:Bad
Score:37.39
Win Rate:40.00%
Role Rate:1.77%
Pick Rate:0.08%
Ban Rate:1.90%
KDA Ratio:2.35
Aurelion Sol, The Star Forger
+9.0
Nunu & Willump
Role:TOP
Tier:Weak
Score:40.13
Win Rate:41.59%
Role Rate:1.90%
Pick Rate:0.10%
Ban Rate:2.27%
KDA Ratio:2.85
Nunu & Willump, the Boy and His Yeti
+9.0
Ornn
Role:TOP
Tier:Above Average
Score:52.89
Win Rate:61.18%
Role Rate:1.89%
Pick Rate:0.10%
Ban Rate:3.18%
KDA Ratio:2.96
Ornn, The Fire below the Mountain
+9.0
Thresh
Role:TOP
Tier:Above Average
Score:53.63
Win Rate:57.72%
Role Rate:1.60%
Pick Rate:0.15%
Ban Rate:2.63%
KDA Ratio:3.34
Thresh, the Chain Warden
+9.0
Vel'Koz
Role:TOP
Tier:Above Average
Score:54.84
Win Rate:60.88%
Role Rate:2.46%
Pick Rate:0.15%
Ban Rate:3.57%
KDA Ratio:2.87
Vel'Koz, the Eye of the Void
+9.0
LeBlanc
Role:TOP
Tier:Below Average
Score:43.47
Win Rate:43.70%
Role Rate:2.62%
Pick Rate:0.13%
Ban Rate:6.08%
KDA Ratio:3.27
LeBlanc, the Deceiver
+6.1
Zyra
Role:TOP
Tier:Weak
Score:43.02
Win Rate:47.83%
Role Rate:2.55%
Pick Rate:0.10%
Ban Rate:2.93%
KDA Ratio:2.34
Zyra, Rise of the Thorns
+3.5
Lux
Role:TOP
Tier:God
Score:78.84
Win Rate:51.29%
Role Rate:2.80%
Pick Rate:0.67%
Ban Rate:26.89%
KDA Ratio:3.51
Lux, the Lady of Luminosity
+1.6