League of Legends Patch 9.9 tier list: low elo edition

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S tier: Morgana, Sona, Lux, Nami, Nautilus
A tier: Soraka, Zyra, Taric, Janna, Leona, Blitzcrank, Brand, Zilean, Vel’Koz
B tier: Pyke, Xerath, Thresh, Fiddlesticks, Rakan, Lulu
C tier: Bard, Alistar, Braum, Galio, Neeko, Tahm Kench, Karma, Veigar
D tier:

Finally, we arrive at the support role which saw it’s only S tier pick from last patch – Morgana – joined by four new comrades. After the numerous changes to supports like Blitzcrank, Rakan, Soraka, and Tahm Kench in Patch 9.9, two are in A tier – Soraka and Blitz – right where they were last patch. As for Tahm, he did improve from D tier to C tier in our low elo tier list while Rakan fell from the B tier to the C tier.

More effective in low elo:
Morgana (S vs. A tier)
Sona (S vs. A tier)
Lux (S vs. A tier)
Nami (S vs. A tier)
Nautilus (S vs. A tier)
Blitzcrank (A vs. B tier)
Brand (A vs. B tier)
Vel’Koz (A vs. B tier)
Xerath (B vs. C tier)
Veigar (C vs. D tier)

Less effective in low elo:
Thresh (B vs. S tier)
Pyke (B vs. A tier)
Fiddlesticks (B vs. A tier)
Rakan (B vs. A tier)
Lulu (B vs. A tier)
Bard (C vs. A tier)
Alistar (C vs. B tier)
Braum (C vs. B tier)
Galio (C vs. B tier)

Champions low elo players need to stop playing:
Thresh (B tier, 17.6% pick rate)
Pyke (B tier, 10.2% pick rate)
Lulu (B tier, 6.6% pick rate)
Alistar (C tier, 5.9% pick rate)
Braum (C tier, 5.5% pick rate)

Champions low elo players need to play more:
Taric (A tier, 2.6% pick rate)
Zilean (A tier, 2.9% pick rate)
Vel’Koz (A tier, 3.4% pick rate)
Janna (A tier, 4.3% pick rate)

Supports low elo players need to stop wasting bans on:
Pyke (B tier, 23.3% pick rate)
Thresh (B tier, 10.9% pick rate)

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