Nerfed Akali & Aatrox Still Viable? GRF Chovy: “Most of the champions I use have been nerfed so I need to look for something else to play.”
Should the pros use nerfed champions in tournaments? Players at that level have to be careful with their decisions since every victory is extremely valuable. There are times where nerfed champions are played in tournaments, but that's usually only if their use is justified - either by the player's skill, or if the champion is still viable. There are a number of pro gamers who manage to surpass the new limits set on nerfed champions. CuVee, for example, picked Camille despite the series of nerfs she was hit with, and TusiN from KZ DragonX picks Rakan and Alistar, asserting that they are still usable in spite of their nerfs. Both Azir and Ryze were placed at the bottom of the win rate rankings for solo-ranked mid lane champs, yet they still appear every now and then in the pro scene.
Currently, the champion that's garnering the most attention is Yasuo.Yasuo is beloved by many, but he has just as many anti-fans. He is a fast-paced champion with a very interesting skill mechanism. I
Balance patch 9.3 just hit the live servers, and it toned down a number of oppressive champions by making them more susceptible to counterplay in-game. Five champion changes that were highlighted by R