Galio is suffering after Preseason update in League of Legends

The preseason update introduced a ton of changes, namely the brand new rune system. Behind the scenes, though, were almost 140 champions being changed all at once in order to help them adjust to the new runes.

Among those champions was Galio, and his base health and health growth were both raised to make up for the old runes going away. It appears, at least right now, that those stat buffs weren’t nearly enough to compensate for runes. Galio is hemorrhaging losses in ranked play, and he’s currently sitting at a 42 percent winrate for both mid and top lanes, according to League of Legends stats site

He’s currently the worst performing champion in both roles.

The new rune system is extremely fun and, ultimately, it was a buff for most champions. Unfortunately, Galio is not one of those champions. His high AP scalings enabled him to deal a decent chunk of damage in the early game by running AP runes in the old rune system. When that went away, Galio lost his early damage.

The only way for the old colossus to deal any damage now is by running a rune build that grants him AP, like Domination or Sorcery, but if he does that, he misses out on any resistances he could gain from the Resolve path—the path that grants you 130 health for choosing it. The old rune pages allowed Galio to run some AP and some tankiness, and now that he has to pick and choose one or the other, he is having a rough time.

Galio’s strength has always been with his professional power, not his prowess in solo queue, so we may have to wait until the new pro seasons begin in January to get an accurate potrayal of how the runes affected him, but we will say this—right now, things aren’t looking good.

Jalal Tarabulsy

اخبار جديدة

Power Rankings of EU LCS Summer Split 2018 week eight

With only two weeks in EU LCS Summer Split 2018, the league turned into the real battlefield, with five teams…

20 hours مضت

Middle East Gaming Festival 2018 Has Been Announced In Lebanon

:About the event “Ready to step beyond reality?” Because games mirror the way the human mind was designed to learn,…

2 days مضت

Riot is unveil the full new update for duo Nunu and Willump’s kit

Nunu and Willump's are one of the oldest duo champions in League of Legends, and they're now getting full amazing…

4 days مضت

Everything we know about the new mode Nexus Blitz in League of Legends

the new amazing mode Nexus Blitz on the way to League of Legends, it’s messy, strong and  have a ton…

4 days مضت

Here’s all we know about Patch 8.16 of League of Legends

The new patch 8.16 is the biggest balancing changes update in this season, and as always it's many Buffs, nerfs,…

5 days مضت

CS: GO superstar “s1mple” almost joined FaZe Clan

You could imagine how the CS: GO would've been if Natus Vincere's and one of CS's most prominent talents would…

6 days مضت