The five best mid laners in League of Legends Patch 9.10 is a tad different from other patches, as the big double-digit update to the 2019 League of Legends patch cycle sees a big shake-up to the mid lane after a few patches of relative stability. In this time of upheaval, here are the five champions best suited for the mid lane in patch 9.10.


5. Nautilus

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The enormous AP ratios on Nautilus's Dredge Line (Q) and Riptide (E) abilities have propelled him to prominence in the mid lane. With huge damage and wave-clear as well as large built-in crowd-control, Nautilus is a potent abuser of Aftershock. While potentially facing mana issues, Nautilus is one of the few bulky champions playable in the mid lane.


4. LeBlanc

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LeBlanc has been a staple of the top five for many patches. With strong dueling power in lane and immense burst power when on the roam, LeBlanc is a potent threat who can play into many opponents with consistency.


3. Akali

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Akali's had an up-and-down year overall, but Patch 9.10 sees her continue on the uptick. With flexibility in both top and mid lane as well as prominent playmaking potential, Akali is a strong tool for those who know how to pilot her.


2. Sylas

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Sylas similarly has flex potential into both top and mid lane, but stands out in the variety of build paths available. While most commonly built as a Tank with Aftershock, Sylas can still see utility with other rune choices, although the nerf to the Conqueror rune may remove that as a viable path.


1. Ryze

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In what continues to be a trend for this patch, Ryze is flexible to play in both top and mid lane. Strong wave-clear and split-push potential paired with off-tank potential and extreme late-game burst damage gives Ryze the number one spot.


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