League of Legends: Patch 10.16 Tier List for the Best SoloQ Champs

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Our League of Legends tier list for Patch 10.16 ends in the support role.

Support Tier List

S tier: Lulu, Morgana (⇑), Bard (⇒)
A+ tier: Thresh (⇓), Blitzcrank (⇓), Senna (⇓), Lux (⇑⇒), Sona (⇑⇒),
A tier: Yuumi (⇐⇑), Soraka, Leona, Janna (⇓), Nami (⇑) 
B tier: Nautilus (⇐⇓), Pyke, Zilean, Taric, Alistar, Swain, Karma, Rakan, Zyra, Pantheon (⇑⇒)  
C tier: Brand (⇐⇓), Shaco, Vel’Koz, Maokai, Galio (⇓), Xerath, Braum, 
D tier: Sett (⇓)
F tier: Tahm Kench (⇐⇓), Fiddlesticks, Neeko (*), Veigar, Shen, Malphite

Dropped: Poppy


  • * = new to the tier list this patch
  • ⇑ = improved (rated at least one tier higher than the previous patch)
  • ⇓ = declined (rated at least one tier lower than the previous patch)
  • ⇐ = borderline-up (within 10% of being in the next-higher tier)
  • ⇒ = borderline-down (within 10% of being in the next-lower tier)

Rising Picks

She’s an unorthodox support pick, but Lux has flown up the ranks to now being an A+ support this patch.

Dropping Picks

No surprise, but just like in the mid lane, Karma took the biggest drop in ranking in Patch 10.16.

Underrated Picks

Nami is our pick for the most-underrated support in Patch 10.16, sitting in the low-A tier despite having a 2.75% pick rate.

Overrated Picks

Only two picks, Karma and Nautilus, sit in the top-ten by pick rate despite being in the B tier. Both of those champions were nerfed this patch, so it might just be a matter of more time before players start to move away from these two picks.

Buffed Champions


She got a one-second cooldown buff to her Q that helped propel her into the S tier for this patch. After Lux, Morgana had the second-biggest jump in our rankings by a support.


She’s an off-meta pick that’s been bouncing in and out of the support meta, but after the damage buffs to her Q Neeko is back in the meta as an F tier support.


He got 25% extra bonus movement speed on his ult, but Rakan is basically right where he was last patch, in the low-B tier.


Another off-meta support pick, Veigar didn’t benefit hugely from the Patch 10.16 buffs, but he’s in a slightly better spot as a support.

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Nerfed Champions


Nerfs to Bard’s base health and the heal on his W didn’t take Bard out of the S tier, but it did knock him down to being borderline A+ tier support.


Less damage on her Q along with increased mana cost caused Karma to take the biggest drop in this tier list among supports.


A perennial support pick in the support role, Riot took a shot at the shield strength on his W that knocked him into the high-B tier.


Finally, the nerfs to his damage also took a chunk out of Sett’s support power, taking him out of the C tier and into the high-D tier.