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5 Best Junglers in League of Legends Patch 12.1

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Players might be asking, "who are the five best junglers in League of Legends Patch 12.1?"

With the start of Season 12, Riot Games introduced two new drakes to the jungle along with new items, runes and soon, a new champion.

What makes a good jungler is a champion who is flexible. Junglers set the team up for objectives and help push lanes by ganking enemy champions. Not only does the actual player have to be a quick decision maker and know when a teammate is in need of help, but the champion must also be able to execute abilities that can help the team win.

Some popular junglers in the game are Warwick, Rengar, Kha'Zix, Elise, Kayn and Olaf. Junglers can deal a lot of damage as they farm the jungle monsters and can also receive buffs from them. Here is why these five champions are currently the best junglers in League of Legends Patch 12.1.

5 Best Junglers in League of Legends Patch 12.1

1. Nunu & Willump

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Nunu & Willump are one of the strongest junglers in the game right now. Don't be fooled by the little boy and his yeti, as they have the ability to roam the jungle quickly and gank the enemy team with an enormous snowball. Nunu & Willump can gain speed whilst being invulnerable to enemy attacks making them a great engage for team fights.

2. Gwen

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Gwen was released in 2021 as an AP top laner, but has quickly made her way into the jungle. Gwen's ability to deal a lot of damage in a short span of time gives her an advantage in the jungle as she can quickly defeat monsters and receive buffs. Gwen can also be tanky and land attack combos on enemy champions. She is currently one of the most popular champions to play in the jungle.

3. Trundle

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Trundle is a classic jungler who can make his way through the jungle, secure monsters and objectives, as well as kill enemy champions quickly. Trundle's most annoying ability slows enemy champions down in a certain zone, making him an excellent engage for team fights. Trundle continues to be one of the best junglers in League of Legends.

4. Vi

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Vi has been another popular jungler pick and of course, one of the Arcane champions. Vi's abilities can not only knock back enemy champions, but also monsters in the jungle allowing her to obtain Scuttle Crab and buffs easily. Vi is a great champion to play in the jungle as she can help gank in lanes and secure objectives quickly.

5. Rek'Sai

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Rek'Sai is currently one of the best junglers in the game. Her ability to travel through burrows and quickly get to different areas of the map allow her to gank enemy champions quickly. Rek'Sai is a flexible champion who can take objectives in the jungle and get to lane fast.