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5 Best Top Laners in League of Legends Patch 11.17

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Who are the five best top laners in League of Legends Patch 11.17? Based off the patch preview notes, here are our predictions.

5 Best Top Laners in League of Legends Patch 11.17

1. Gnar

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Gnar has been a high profile pick for top laners for a while now. Competitive play has valued Gnar quite highly this season for his high impact ultimate and ranged auto attack lane harassment. With no nerfs in Patch 11.17, expect to see Gnar still causing mayhem to melee top laners and clumped enemy teams.

2. Renekton

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Renekton's strength lies in his hidden longevity in fights and skirmishes that comes from his healing and sudden health gain from his ultimate Dominus (R). On top of that, he packs a punch in terms of damage and stickiness with his dashes and stun. Renekton will surely stay strong in Patch 11.17 with no changes to the crocodile.

3. Jayce

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Jayce has seen popularity in professional play due to his high poke damage and easy laning phase. With enough items, his burst combo can chunk enemy teams completely alone. On top of that, he can speed up his team to create engages not possible without it. With no nerfs upcoming, Jayce will stay a top pick in the top lane.

4. Camille

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Camille is slippery yet stubborn. Her kit allows her to travel long distances near walls and engage on unsuspecting enemies. Her ultimate The Hextech Ultimatum (R) locks down priority targets for her or her team to easily take out. A high value champion, Camille will remain a top five top laner.

5. Maokai

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Maokai got some changes in Patch 11.16 that saw him rise to the top of win rates for top laners. A sleeper pick, his kit provides a lot of various utilities and sneaky damage. Unless another top laner overtakes him, Maokai will likely remain the number one win rate top laner in Patch 11.17.