5 Best Supports in League of Legends Patch 9.23

The best supports in League of Legends Patch 9.23 is reason for support mains to rejoice! Those who enjoyed playing the support role before Patch 9.23 are going to love it now. With the introduction of varied starting items, increased gold efficiency, a new support champion and the map changes have all made the support role more enjoyable. With that said, despite the bot lane meta being fairly varied, there are still a handful of supports that are more valuable than the rest. Here are the five best supports in League of Legends as of 9.23

5 Best Supports in League of Legends Patch 9.23

5. Morgana

Morgana is quite possibly one of the most unfun champions to interact with. The only thing barring her higher on the list is that truthfully, she has clearly defined strengths and weaknesses you can overcome if you remain calm and don't tilt. However, that is quite the task if you're playing anything short ranged into her, or if you're playing a hard engage champion like Rakan, whose sole purpose gets nullified by Morgana's black shield. Either way, she's on the list for being able to frustrate a majority of the meta supports with one single ability.

4. Senna

Senna is fresh off of release and is still doing quite well for herself. As a support, she functions much like an enchanter, providing assistance from the backline all game long and using her CC to peel rather than generate picks. She is solid and strong. The only thing is, her counter picks are all meta-defining champions. She loses hard to fight-starting, hard engage champions who can stick to her like glue. If she's smart and avoids hooks, she will be able to scale well and help her team.

3. Leona

Leona has been a strong pick for some time. She's received a lot of buffs the last couple patches that helped cement her a great support. Not much is to say other than she is a fine blind pick, and embodies everything the support role has been this meta. She starts fights, and she keeps people from having fun.

2. Blitzcrank

Ever since Blitz has had his hook length increased, his popularity has increased and he has been a thorn in the side of those who just aren't expecting the hook range. Even if the range was the same, there's just something so tilting about the enemy Blitzcrank missing seven hooks in a row, and then land a single pull that somehow wins them the lane.

1. Nautilus

Nautilus has been the best support in the game for a long time. He is the meta. When picking supports, most people will have to consider "Yeah, but are they a good match up into Nautilus?". Whether it be his hook is the easiest to land out of the hook supports, or the fact his ultimate has one of the greatest single target isolation tools from range, it's super easy to find ways to explain why he's such great pick. It's going to be a long time until Nautilus falls out of meta, and somehow that seems fitting.

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