League of Legends Tier List: The Best Top Laners On Patch 11.7

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Buffs to the forgotten Yorick and Teemo, along with Yasuo and Mordekaiser highlighted Patch 11.7. The big nerfs to Turbo Chemtank also helped to shake up the latest League of Legends tier list for top laners.

Our aggregated League of Legends tier list pulled data from ten different sites around the internet to see how they each ranked the top champions in each role in League of Legends Patch 11.7. From that, we are able to give our average ranking of each champion that was graded or listed in at least half of those tier lists. As always, you can find the link to all the underlying data here.

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Top Lane Tier List

S tier: Darius, Malphite
A+ tier: Yorick (⇑), Camille (⇑), Urgot, Garen, Wukong, Riven, Fiora (⇒), Gnar (⇒) 
A tier: Mordekaiser (⇐⇑), Shen, Poppy, Volibear, Cho’Gath, Ornn, Aatrox, Maokai (⇒), Sion (⇒), Jax (⇑⇒)
B tier: Nasus (⇐), Sylas, Kled, Renekton, Pantheon, Sett, Heimerdinger, Teemo, Rengar, Singed, Quinn (⇒)
C tier: Tryndamere (⇐), Kennen (⇐), Akali (⇐), Jayce (⇐⇓), Viego, Nocturne (⇓), Illaoi, Yone, Gragas, Vayne,  Irelia, Vladimir, Kayle (⇓), Gangplank, Yasuo, Lucian, Rumble (⇒)
D tier: Ryze (⇐), Warwick (⇓), Tahm Kench
F tier: Cassiopeia (⇓), Viktor (*), Olaf, Karma, Neeko, Zac, Dr. Mundo, Kalista



  • * = new to the League of Legends 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)

Let’s dive into all the changes to our League of Legends tier list on Patch 11.7!

Rising Picks

Those Yorick buffs turned out to be huge, as he rose over two full tiers in Patch 11.7 all the way to A+ tier! The only other champion who had a significant rise this patch was Mordekaiser, who was also buffed.

Falling Picks

On the other hand, no top lane champions had a particularly bad fall this patch.

Underrated Picks

The least-picked, A tier top laner for Patch 11.7 is Urgot, with a 1.61% pick rate.

Overrated Picks

Sylas has jumped up to the second-highest pick rate of the patch, despite being only a B tier pick.

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Buffed Champions

Mordekaiser (B tier ⇒ A tier)
Teemo (B tier ⇒ B tier)
Yasuo (C tier ⇒ C tier)
Yorick (C tier ⇒ A+ tier)

Nerfed Champions