Life Support – Road to Diamond – Solo Queue Tier List (Aug. 09, 2013)

This tier list is for Solo Queue on the Garena Philippines League of Legends server. The tiers represent the frequency each champion is picked or banned, the higher the tier the more that champion is regularly picked. The list based on my personal experience going from Silver III to Gold V. Note that this is, again, from personal experience and my own personal opinion and is not based on actual server stats as those aren’t available to us on the server unlike in the North American or Europe servers. I will not be listing all the champions, I will only be putting 3 champions in each role per tier and only 3 tiers because many champions don’t see enough playtime to be listed.

Perma-banned/Always picked – Elise, Kassadin, Malphite, Amumu

Tier 1
Top – Shen, Jayce, Jax
Mid – Lux, Fizz, LeBlanc
Jungle – Master Yi,  Tryndamere, Vi
ADC – Vayne, Caitlyn, Ezrael
Support – Thresh, Blitzcrank, Leona

Tier 2
Top – Gangplank, Darius, Pantheon
Mid – Akali, Zed, Kayle
Jungle – Udyr, Jarvan IV, Lee Sin
ADC – Graves, Varus, Miss Fortune
Support – Janna, Alistar, Nami

Tier 3
Top – Kha’zix, Aatrox, Garen
Mid – Annie, Ryze, Twisted Fate
Jungle – Warwick, Xin Zhao, Rengar
ADC – Ashe, Sivir, Tristana
Support – Lulu, Soraka, Sona

Based on this list, we can see that players in the Garena Philippines server tend to play, especially in the mid lane and with the exception of Shen, more damage or burst type champions. It is not uncommon to see mid-laners buy a Mejai’s Soulstealer and carry more than the AD Carries (or Marksmen as they are called now). As I go through the Leagues and Divisions I will try and to make more updated Tier Lists as the picks and bans may change higher up in the rankings.