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Lux Statistics for Rav

Author's performance with Lux compared to the ranked average.

Value
Average
Games Played
3
10
Win %
67
45
Kills
9.0
6.2
Assists
11.3
9.6
Deaths
5.0
6.1
KA:D Ratio
4.1
2.6
Gold Earned
14.6K
11.7K
Creep Score
205.0
141.4
Average

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Summoner Spells Back to Top

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4.png21.png The most used


21.png Is not that 'hot' of a pick nowadays. You still need a defensive spell to protect you from threats.

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21.png Over 7.png?


Most of the time YES.

7.png Is not a bad spell for lux, infact is probably better than barrier BUT most of the time the enemy midlaner (expecially in soloq) will take 14.png. In this case your 7.png will lose a lot of power.

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4.png12.png Viable option


If you wanna have more pressure on the map, if you think you might need 12.png for early fast backs this is your option.

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4.png3.png Fuck Assassins


Title says it all. Fuck 238.png 91.png 105.png and so on.

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4.png1.png Don't lock me down



Again the title says it all, pick it vs Syndra/Twisted Fate and so on. Even more usefull if they are running a comp with an aggressive early jungler like Elise/Lee sin.

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14.png A little mention on why NOT TO PICK it

It's actually pretty simple, most of the time when nuking down a champion with your combo, you will not and you SHOULD NOT even be in range to ignite.

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New Runes Back to Top

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Arcane%20Comet.png?width=64 Arcane Comet


This is the best rune on lux by far. Helps your poke damage and overall on lux is way better than Summon%20Aerie.png?width=32 and Electrocute.png?width=32.

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Manaflow%20Band.png?width=32 vs The%20Ultimate%20Hat.png?width=32

I do prefer Manaflow%20Band.png?width=32 because it gives you more freedom with your mana in lanephase. Also your ultimate has a really low cooldown later in the game, 15% more won't really make a difference most of the time while a stronger presence early on will Manaflow%20Band.png?width=32 do.

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Transcendence.png?width=32 vs Celerity.png?width=32

I do prefer Transcendence.png?width=32 since it gives you 10% more cdr (most of the game you won't reach the cdr cap with your builds) and it also gives you the freedom to overcap cdr if really needed. Celerity.png?width=32 Is still great, gives you more mobility which lux is in needs of. Preference based point.

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Scorch.png?width=32 vs Gathering%20Storm.png?width=32

Once again i really like the added damage of Scorch.png?width=32 early on. That's basically why i made this choice. Feel free to pick Gathering%20Storm.png?width=32 (Remember that it also helps your shield luxprismaticwave.png) if you like to.

179.png Magical%20Footwear.png?width=32 Inspiration Cosmic%20Insight.png?width=32


I feel like this is the best runeset since it gives you so much value in gold, I will be still monitoring changes and trends but i feel like it's really hard to pass on Magical%20Footwear.png?width=32 / Cosmic%20Insight.png?width=32 or even Perfect%20Timing.png?width=32 in some matchups.

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Abilities Back to Top

E
Q
E
W
E
R
E
Q
E
Q
R
Q
Q
W
W
R
W
W
Passive
Q
2
8
10
12
13
W
4
14
15
17
18
E
1
3
5
7
9
R
6
11
16
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Starting luxlightbinding.png vs Starting luxlightstrikekugel.png


The only time you might take luxlightbinding.png it's if you are invading. It's correct to start luxlightbinding.png in this case.

luxlightbinding.png Makes your level 1 much worse tho, so unless you have to always start luxlightstrikekugel.png

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Taking luxprismaticwave.png Level 3 or 4?


Ideally you want to take luxprismaticwave.png at level 4 since it doesn't add anything to your damage/waveclear. Versus some laners when you feel like they can all-in you at level 3, taking luxprismaticwave.png is the correct/better choice

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Items Back to Top

Starting Items

    Hands down the best choice
    If you feel confident, this is your first back

Core Items

    Best core item
    Your ideal final build

Situational Items

    Totally viable and useful in certain situations

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Example of a good build path


1056.png > 1001.png > 3285.png > 3020.png > 3916.png >3089.png > 3135.png >3157.png > 3165.png

After it, you can build 2 of those items depending on your needs 3151.png 3102.png


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1056.png Best Starting Item


Gives you the best stat for the lanephase period. There's no start i would buy over this.

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If you feel you are able to snowball it's a pretty good second buy.

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3285.png The Core Item

Ability Power - Flat Mana - 20% Cooldown reduction ?

Pretty much everything you need in 1 item, i don't even need to explain to you anything else. Buy it.

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3916.png Oblivion Orb

Sinergyzes pretty well with 3020.png. You will do almost true damage to squishy targets

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3089.png Rabadon's Deathcap


After the buffs 3089.png got back his 'best raw damage item in the game by far' position. It's soo nice to rush it on lux or any combo ap based champ

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3135.png Void Staff


Awesome value for gold item for every mage. That makes it for the best 4th item to buy.

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Situational items 


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You might wanna build it as first item if you are laning vs 238.png and you want to shout him down. Even if you don't want to complete this item as your first buy you could rush 3191.png and finish it later on. I would suggest you to buy this item only if you think you can make a good use of his active.

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This item is only good if the enemy team has 2+ stacking hp champions like ( 31.png 154.png 113.png ) and so on

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You might wanna build it as first item if you are having trouble vs champions like 1.png105.png45.png. Building it later into the game will still be efficient since his passive will help you staying safe from cc's.

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Matchups Back to Top

Click on a champion below to see the author's notes on that particular matchup.

  • Ahri
    Medium
  • Anivia
    Medium
  • Annie
    Medium
  • Aurelion Sol
    Medium
  • Azir
    Hard
  • Brand
    Easy
  • Cassiopeia
    Medium
  • Corki
    Hard
  • Diana
    Medium
  • Ekko
    Medium
  • Galio
    Medium
  • Karthus
    Easy
  • Kassadin
    Medium
  • Katarina
    Medium
  • Kayle
    Easy
  • LeBlanc
    Hard
  • Lissandra
    Medium
  • Malzahar
    Medium
  • Morgana
    Easy
  • Orianna
    Medium
  • Syndra
    Hard
  • Taliyah
    Medium
  • Talon
    Hard
  • Twisted Fate
    Easy
  • Veigar
    Medium
  • Vel'Koz
    Medium
  • Viktor
    Medium
  • Xerath
    Medium
  • Zed
    Hard
  • Ziggs
    Easy

VS

Ahri

Medium

This matchup should be easy pre-6. After 6 it gets more tricky


  • Poke her with luxlightstrikekugel.png AutoAttack.
  • Stay behind minions to not get ahriseduce.png
  • Move a lot and try not to get poked by ahriorbofdeception.png
After 6 she get's way more mobility with ahritumble.png. So play safe if she has it up. You have a lot of kill potential tho since most of the time she will go straight morello

VS

Anivia

Medium

Easy matchup pre 6, becomes a farm fest after 6.


  • Dodge flashfrost.png. If she happens to hit you with one try to reply with luxlightbinding.pngluxlightstrikekugel.png auto. Doing this you will still lose the trade but it won't be as bad
  • Be really carefull about not getting walled out crystallize.png
  • After 6 she's a clearing wave machine. glacialstorm.png

VS

Annie

Medium

This matchup is easy pre 6 and gets a bit more tricky after level 6 because of infernalguardian.png.

  • Poke her with luxlightstrikekugel.png AutoAttack.
  • Respect her stun
  • After 6 be really carefull about his infernalguardian.png all in. 
  • She won't probably die to an all in because her moltenshield.png gives her damage reduction so you have to poke her before going all in

VS

Aurelion Sol

Medium

This matchup isn't about him killing you but it's rather about you having problems to control him, expecially early in the game.


  • For most of the game he will be able to outpush you.
  • Poke her with luxlightstrikekugel.png AutoAttack, while also hitting minions. 
  • Your goal early on is to farm as much as you can while damaging him so he won't be able to roam effectively

VS

Azir

Hard

Azir has a much more dominant lanephase than lux. He has more pushing power and also more dps.

  • Poke him with luxlightstrikekugel.png AutoAttack. 
  • Try to stay away from his soldiers azirw.png.
  • Play safe and farm, later on it will be easier to deal with him because of your range

VS

Brand

Easy

Usually brand is an high threat for most of the midlaners, but the fact that you have more range than him with your luxlightstrikekugel.png and he is immobile turns this matchup into your favour.


  • Poke him with luxlightstrikekugel.png and keep him low enough, if you succed to do so he won't be able to damage you, because he will be scared of dying.
  • Be really carefull about his stun, you are still squishy so you are pretty much dead if he lands one brandq.png while you are still blazed.
  • Hold your luxlightbinding.png till you are sure to hit. Holding luxlightbinding.png instead of throwing it randomly will create pressure on him. As soon as you miss he knows that he can pretty much walk into you without troubles.

VS

Cassiopeia

Medium

You have the tool to keep distance with her. As long as you don't overextend and play safe this matchup is just fine to play.


  • cassiopeiaw.png Is annoying, you can't 4.png out of it. That means that if you get caught in a bad spot, you will regret it.
  • Play safe the first levels, she can poke you down with cassiopeiae.png

VS

Corki

Hard

This matchup is tought, it has many variables since corki can take different summoner spells ( 3.png 1.png 7.png 14.png ) and you need to play accordingly to his choice. 


  • Don't get baited by his summoners
  • If he has exaust try to stay out of range will comboing him to death
  • Be really carefull about him coming face to face with you, his dps is way higher than yours
  • Be really carefull about his passive, once he gets it try to recognize where he is going and if you are out of position try to run to a safe place.

VS

Diana

Medium

This matchup is EASY pre-6 and HARD post-6. Pre 6 she dosn't have the gapcloser to be able to harrass you. After 6 she will be able to almost oneshot you.


  • Play the first levels smart, harrass here whenever she goes to lasthit a creep while farming better than her
  • Be really carefull after level 6, her combo is deadly.

VS

Ekko

Medium

Ekko is an interesting matchup. He has quite a bit of damage and you should threat him like you do with other assassins. You should have the upper hand pre 6 but you have to be careful.


  • Hold on your luxlightbinding.png, if you waste it you will have a bad time, he will jump on you and win the trade easily
  • ekkow.png Careful about the this, it can be casted from the fog of war and you will have little to no time to react. Be aware of it
  • ekkor.png Just keep track of the ghost behind him

VS

Galio

Medium

Galio is a pretty easy 1v1 matchup, the problem you might face is that he has tons of CCs and you don't have the damage to burst him.


  • Be REALLY careful about jungler, if Galio flashes he can actually galioe.png galiow.png you

VS

Karthus

Easy

Karthus is a passive laner and an easy one to control. He can't roam well and unless you are really out of position he has no way of fighting you.


  • Don't overextend. His karthuswallofpain.png can catch you out of position and he can chase you down
  • Ping his karthusfallenone.png as soon as he hit lv 6
Your task is to try to let him farm as less as possible.

VS

Kassadin

Medium

Easy lane pre-6 it gets more complicated after it. Try to deny him as much as possible pre 6.

VS

Katarina

Medium

Kata is actually pretty hard to manage until you get the grasp of his pattern. Your luxlightbinding.png is the crucial skill in this matchup, if you miss/waste it you will be in troubles.


  • katarinaewrapper.png has a cd early on, even if Kata catches one of her dagger she won't be able to insta recast it. Take advantage of his katarinaewrapper.png downtime to cast your luxlightbinding.png.
  • Do NOT waste your luxlightbinding.png. When it is down kata can basically do whatever she wants

VS

Kayle

Easy

Kayle is pretty easy to control early on but she will become stronger and stronger with items.

Kayle has a pretty HUGE weakness, she has to push to farm. 

  • Ask your jungler for ganks pre 6
  • Try as best as you can to match her pushing pattern
  • judicatorintervention.png is a powerful tool, don't all in her you will end up wasting all your burst into it

VS

LeBlanc

Hard

Leblanc is an hard matchup for lux . She has more mobility more damage and a pretty similar waveclear.


  • Try to not stay into your minion wave, if she leblancw.png you and minions, she will have a free leblancq.png.
  • Dodge (or atleast try to) every leblance.png

VS

Lissandra

Medium

Lissandra is a decent laner but you have a pretty fair matchup. You really have to be carefull of her ccs and you might want to play 1.png.


  • Don't stand behind your minions, you will eat every liss lissandraq.png
  • Be really carefull about her lissandrae.png, if she cast it towards you a gank is probably coming.
  • Don't waste your full combo, she will self cast lissandrar.png to dodge all the damage

VS

Malzahar

Medium

This should be a farm lane. You are kinda weak early game compared to him. After 6 you need to pay even more attention at your positioning.


  • malzahare.png respect the range of it, do not stay near a minion that is dying by it
  • malzaharw.png You can clear them with your luxlightstrikekugel.png
  • malzaharr.png After 6 be really carefull about this

VS

Morgana

Easy

Pretty much a farm lane, if morg is good you will have close to 0 ways of killing her. Farm as much as you can and just be carefull at her level 6.


  • darkbindingmissile.png Dodge them, stay behind minions so you can't get hit
  • soulshackles.png Be really carefull about her level 6, she can all-in you with flash ult
  • blackshield.png You can test her reflex by luxlightbinding.pnging her. If she's atleast decent she will always blackshield.png herself, so don't bother wasting luxlightbinding.png on her unless you know her blackshield.png is on cd.

VS

Orianna

Medium

Pretty simple lane, be carefull and farm. After 6 she can be a bit more annoying due to her ult.


  • Poke her early on with luxlightstrikekugel.png
  • Be carefull with her ball positioning
  • Do not trade autos with her for too long, her passive will hurt a lot

VS

Syndra

Hard

Syndra is a lane bully but you will have some ways of killing her.


  • Dodge syndraq.pngs and generally move a lot to make her unable to hit them for free
  • You could buy an early 1033.png to mitigate her damage
  • At level 6 she will be able to kill you but so do you.
  • Be really carefull about her syndrae.png if you get caught by it you will have troubles.

VS

Taliyah

Medium

This matchup depends on talyah ability to land taliyahwvc.pngs


  • Stay behind minions and do not approach when no minions are in lane. You will take a full taliyahq.png to the face and this thing hurts.
  • Dodge taliyahwvc.png 
  • If she taliyahr.png to roam most of the time your best bet is to luxlightstrikekugel.png luxmalicecannon.png the minion wave, she will lose creeps and exp. If you think you will have the time to follow her, do it.

VS

Talon

Hard

Talon has way too much damage for you so you have to play super careful


  • RESPECT his talonq.png range
  • Do not waste your luxprismaticwave.png
  • Do not waste your luxlightbinding.png and be carefull on landing it correctly if he jumps on you
  • Do not take free damage from his talonw.png, he will use it to farm most of the time
  • Be really carefull about your positiong on the map. Talon can always catch you out of positioning with talone.png talonr.png
  • Consider building an early 3191.png

VS

Twisted Fate

Easy

This is an easy lane as long as you respect his wildcards.png and his pickacard.png. You have a lot of killpotential on him


  • Dodge wildcards.png he will use it to farm from distance, no needs to take some to the face
  • Respect his pickacard.png range. If you get caught by a yellow card a jungler might appear and suddently you will be dead
  • If he destiny.png to roam most of the time your best bet is to luxlightstrikekugel.png luxmalicecannon.png the minion wave, he will lose creeps and exp. If you think you will have the time to follow him, do it.

VS

Veigar

Medium

You just have to control the lane and farm well.


  • veigarbalefulstrike.png dodge it, let him farm minions with it.
  • veigareventhorizon.png respect the range of it, and if it's down do not hesitate to go a bit more aggro to him
If you farm well enough and if he doesn't go for weird build (rush visage/banshee) you will be able to kill him in one rotation

VS

Vel'Koz

Medium

This matchup is about you dodging his skills. He has ton's of damage but he also has 4 skillshots.


  • velkozq.png Dodge it.
  • velkozw.png Do not stand on it
  • velkoze.png ABSOLUTELY DODGE IT, if you get caught by it, especially after level 6 you will be DEAD. Do not fear using 4.png if you have to.

VS

Viktor

Medium

Viktor is an immobile mage with less range than you. You can control this lane and farm just fine.


  • viktordeathray.png is his main source of damage, it's also his waveclear spell, the more you can dodge the easier this lane gets

VS

Xerath

Medium

Xerath has almost your same kit, he has more damage and a better lanephase but his ult is less effective than yours.


  • Make him choose about farming minions or harrassing you with his xeratharcanopulsechargeup.png. So do not stand inside your minion wave
  • Stand behind minions and do not get hit by his xerathmagespear.png
His build path will be similar to yours with that said that means that you will be able to kill him after 6.

VS

Zed

Hard

Zed is again an hard lane for lux, you will almost feel helpless vs his zedr.png


  • zedq.png dodge them, the less you get hit the easier this lane gets
  • zedw.png be really carefull of not getting baited by it. Remember he will case zedw.png to harrass you from far with zede.pngzedq.png. After it his shadow will remain on the ground for 4.5 seconds. Do not stand near it since he can reactivate his zedw.png to teleport to it.
  • Take 3.png time your luxprismaticwave.pngluxlightbinding.png correctly and try to survive, you will be way more usefull than him later on.

VS

Ziggs

Easy

Again a similar champion. An high range poke mage.


  • ziggsq.png Dodge them and do not stand near your minions or you will get hit by his explosion
After level 6 you will be able to kill him in 1 rotation but so will he so be carefull

Lux's Pros & Cons Back to Top

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Pros 


  • You can oneshot champions with a comp
  • Good pick potential
  • Good waveclear, especially after some items
  • Good AOE damage if you land spells correctly
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Cons


  • Immobile with no dashes
  • Has a subpar early game
  • High burst but low dps, making her not so great vs tanky comps
  • Has 4 skillshots
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When to pick Lux


  • If you need AP damage
  • If you need peel for your carry (especially hyper carry)
  • If you need waveclear
  • If you REALLY like lux
  • If the enemy team has more squishy targets

When to NOT pick Lux


  • If you are vs an assassin
  • If the enemy team has 2 or more champion that can dive the backline
  • If your team has no early game pressure
  • If you are vs a really tanky/beefy team
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Lux's abilities & abilities explanations Back to Top

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luxpassive.png Passive 

LUX P.png

This is a lot of damage, especially when trading in lanephase.

  • Auto attack after using a spell to deal addictional damage
  • Consider if is actually worth to do so (you might take more harrass back since you will have to step close to auto)
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luxlightbinding.png Q
LUX Q.png


A double snare, the best skill to pick champion out of position. You also have to use it carefully

  • Do not waste this cd, without it you will be helpless vs meleechamps with gap closer
  • Having this cd up will always be a threat (like 61.png's orianadetonatecommand.png)
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luxprismaticwave.png W

LUX W.png

An AoE shield for you and your team. Most of the time this skill gets no credit but you will have to utilize it to his full potential.

  • It shields 2 times, on his way out and when it returns
  • It's pretty usefull for yourself aswell as for saving teammater
  • Can make a HUGE difference in a teamfight, so try to aim it right
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luxlightstrikekugel.png E

LUX E.png

The 'bread 'n butter' skill for lux. 

  • You will use it to harrass from far
  • You will use it to waveclear
  • You can actually use it to get vision bushes
  • The zone of your E will slow enemies so sometimes is useful to not detonate it early
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luxmalicecannon.png R

LUX R.png

The most satisfing skill in Lux's kit. Yeah firing a huge bright lazer that will deal tons of damage to anyone on his path it's pretty satisfying.

  • It triggers lux passive applied by another spell and also it refreshes it
  • It's a beautiful tool to finish people from far
  • Sometimes you can actually use it to waveclear aswell
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Tips & Tricks Back to Top

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Simple full lux combo


  1. Land your luxlightbinding.png
  2. Throw your luxlightstrikekugel.png
  3. Cast your luxmalicecannon.png
  4. Detonate your luxlightstrikekugel.png right after you cast your luxmalicecannon.png
  5. Your R will detonate itself proccing your luxpassive.png
  6. If the target isn't dead and you have the space to do so, step close and auto him once to proc the luxpassive.png of your luxmalicecannon.png
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Tips and tricks

  • luxlightstrikekugel.png Gives you vision of bushes so you can use it to scout ahead
  • luxprismaticwave.png Shields 2 times, on his way out and on his returning way. You can move after you cast it to make it shield all your teammates (i mean the out of positioning ones)
  • luxmalicecannon.png Has reduced cd, if it lands the killing blow on a target.
  • Rember, if possible and safe enough, to auto after every spell to proc your luxpassive.png. You will deal A LOT more damage.
  • With the full combo explaned above you can easily steal barons & drakes if you time it well enough
  • luxmalicecannon.png Can be used to waveclear aswell as stealing buffs
  • 6362.png Is pretty easy to proc in lane with luxlightstrikekugel.png auto luxpassive.png
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Lux's role Back to Top

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Lux's role


  • Lux is an Ap Mage. Some call her role a 'Control Mage' some 'High range mage'. Basically she is a mage that has good range and a decent burst.
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What's the plan early game?


  • Your first task is to farm well and to not die
  • Your second task if you have a decent lane matchup is to harrass and pressure your opponent
  • Lux has not a dominant early game so maximize those 2 points to shine later on
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What's the plan mid game?


  • Lux shine midgame, she has the AoE and the damage to fight comfortably.
  • Stay with your team 
  • Try to pick people out of positiong, most of the time your combo will result in an instakill
  • You also have decente waveclear to help your team defend towers
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Your task late game and teamfights


In lategame teamfight your job is tricky and you have to make decisions:

  • If you can instakill a carry or pick someone this is your first priority

If the enemy are positioned well enough you should:

  •  luxlightbinding.png their frontline preventing them getting to you and your adc
  • luxlightstrikekugel.png & luxmalicecannon.png their backline to deal most of your damage to their carries
  • luxprismaticwave.png Your whole team or most of it if possibile
To do all this your positioning must be impecable and that's the most important thing on lux. Positioning.

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Author's notes & My guides (check them out !) Back to Top

I started to play lol early in the days (half of the season 1), finished bronze (s1) gold (s2) diamond (every other season) i didn't really try to get higher since i think it would require me too much time.


I like to create guides and contents so expect some other guides coming soon, i don't have any stream or social media.
 
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I appriciate you taking the time to read untill here ! Have a good day and thank you !

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