The term “ARAM” is an acronym for “All Random All Mid“. And just like the name indicates, ARAM is a game mode consisting of only one lane. Consequently, all champions picked by both teams go down the same lane to fight each other. This game mode can turn into a confusing fiesta; that’s why we have made this ARAM tier list to help you pick the right champions.
|ARAM Tier List Ranking Table|
|S-Tier||Caitlyn, Mordekaiser, Brand, Miss Fortune, Swain, Singed|
|A-Tier||Teemo, Taric, Fiddlesticks, Heimerdinger, Morgana|
|B-Tier||Garen, Master Yi, Sion, Ornn, Maokai|
|C-Tier||Yorick, Pantheon, Shen, Amumu, Nasus|
|D-Tier||Nunu & Willump, Sylas, Lee Sin, Udyr, Ivern, Skarner|
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The champions here in the S-Tier of our ARAM tier list are what you call “God-Tier champions”. They are currently at the top of the food chain when it comes to ARAM game mode. Moreover, they are good at team-fighting and poking, which are the two main things in ARAM.
Furthermore, their win rates are through the roof, and it seems like there is no stopping them. Simply put, they are the absolute best champions in ARAM.
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Swain is an AP mage who is an utter demon in team fights. We mean literally, he made a pact with the Devil, and his ultimate can turn him into an actual Demon. Moreover, ever since his rework, his E can snare and pull multiple enemies.
Additionally, his ultimate gives him unlimited healing and damages enemies indefinitely as long as they are in his radius. And in a game mode such as ARAM, consisting of only one lane, there is no place for the enemies to run. As a result, he can keep hitting his enemies for entire team fights and obliterate their health bars while losing little to no health himself (because he keeps healing it back up).
- Becomes a 1v9 monster during Ultimate.
- Deals very high damage consistently.
- Unable to die with the healing provided during Ultimate.
- Very long-range poke and vision with W.
- Can cc and pull multiple enemies with E.
- No major weaknesses in ARAM; therefore, it is placed in the S-Tier of our ARAM tier list.
Miss Fortune is unique attack damage carry who, instead of focusing on auto-attacks, focuses on her ultimate, unlike most other ADCs. However, this focus on the ultimate is no mistake, as her ultimate can annihilate entire teams when done correctly.
Moreover, as the teams are bunched up in ARAM, Miss Fortune can unleash the full fury of her ultimate on entire enemy teams. This can, in turn, make you win the entire game off of one Miss Fortune ultimate.
Furthermore, when combined with other ultimates such as Malphite or Jarvan’s. Miss Fortune’s ultimate is one of the strongest abilities in ARAM, hands down. That’s why she is and has always been one of the best champions in ARAM.
- Ultimate can one-shot whole teams.
- Very good champion in ARAM as all her abilities do damage to multiple enemies.
- E slows enemies allowing R to land better.
- No major weaknesses in ARAM, therefore, it is placed in the S-Tier of our ARAM tier list.
Much like Swain, Brand is also an ability-power mage who is a “Demon” in team fights (the joke being he is also an actual fire demon). But no kidding, he is actually one of the strongest team fighters in the entirety of League. His passive can cause enemies to burst into flames and deal damage to each other.
Moreover, when bunched up, enemies can keep spreading the flames to one another indefinitely. And as we already know, people are always bunched up and close together in ARAM. As a result, Brand can wreak havoc just by hitting a few normal abilities, as they will cause his passive to keep spreading.
Additionally, Brand’s ultimate can also bounce off-targets, and you guessed it, when enemies are close to each other. They help his ultimate, and it keeps bouncing between them, causing a lot of damage in the process. Due to these reasons, Brand is always one of the best picks in ARAM.
- The best and strongest team fighter.
- Enemies disappear and go up into fumes if bunched up against brand.
- Extremely good in ARAM because his damage increases instead of decreasing when there are more enemies.
- No major weaknesses in ARAM; therefore, it is placed in the S-Tier of our ARAM tier list.
Mordekaiser is a strong Juggernaut that can deal big damage. He can 1v1 almost anyone in the entire game due to his ultimate. Moreover, the same ultimate gives him the potential to easily turn team fights by ulting the enemy carry.
Additionally, his passive and Q deal massive AOE damage. With his passive also slowing and burning over time with Rylai’s and Demonic Embrace, he can go inside entire teams and damage them endlessly.
- Easy to pick up.
- Powerful in ARAM.
- Hard to take down and has good sustain.
- Deals high damage to the whole team with his passive.
- Can take anyone to Brazil if they are causing problems.
- No ranged poke.
Caitlyn is extremely long-range attack damage carry. She can poke the living crap out of her enemies while also remaining so far away that she is very hard to hit. Moreover, Caitlyn can also trap the small number of bushes in ARAM and headshot anyone who tries to enter them.
Additionally, her ultimate allows her to execute any low-health champions brave enough to show themselves. And with the new lethality build that everyone now does on her, she can even one-shot enemies if they try to save their low-health allies.
- Extremely long-range.
- Can poke down their whole health bar then press ult to finish the kill.
- Hard to catch due to E dash and W traps.
- Very high damage, especially with lethality build.
- No major weaknesses in ARAM; therefore, it is placed in the S-Tier of our ARAM tier list.
Singed is a very unique AP tank. He cannot do damage on his own. Instead, he leaves a trail of poison behind him everywhere he goes. Moreover, any enemy that walks through that poison trail takes damage over time. Consequently, as there is not much room to run in ARAM, Singed poison is way more effective.
He runs around the entire lane with insane movement speed, covering everything in poison. Furthermore, he throws back anyone who tries to escape and snares them. And while the enemy team is struggling to deal with SInged, your team can easily win the team fight as their attention is diverted and their champions are slowed while taking damage.
Therefore singed is one of the best champions in ARAM and most definitely one of the best tanks.
- Deals a lot of damage to the whole enemy team through his poison.
- Extremely hard to catch him, especially after his ult provides additional stats, including healing and movement speed.
- Items such as Rylai’s and Demonic Embrace make him an absolute monster in ARAM.
- Has to get in there between all five enemies to deal damage or do anything at all.
The A-Tier of this ARAM tier list consists of all those champions that are considered to be great in the current meta. Moreover, they are good at almost everything in ARAM, and if you get one of these on a roll, there is no further need to re-roll for new champions, especially if you know how to play the champion you got.
Furthermore, the A-tier champions are one of the best champions in ARAM. Just short of being God-Tier like those up in S-Tier. However, they can more than earn their keep in The Howling Abyss. Additionally, they should not be considered weaker than anyone as they can even carry entire games when ahead.
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Morgana is the champion with the longest hard cc in the entire game. Her Q can snare people for what feels like entire millenniums. Moreover, once you get hit by her stun, especially in ARAM, it is basically over for you because the enemy team almost always follows up with other kinds of cc and damage after a Morgana Q.
Furthermore, she can do AOE damage over time with W, which may not seem like a lot. However, it eventually stacks up, and you realize your team is always at half Health or less whenever a fight starts. Additionally, her ultimate can snare the whole team and is very strong when paired with Zohnya’s.
- Q has the longest root duration in the entire game.
- Good area damage with W and R.
- E provides protection to the team.
- Deals heavy damage while remaining relatively safe.
- No mobility.
- No sustain or healing of any kind. She used to have sustain but it got removed after her rework.
Heimerdinger is a unique mage. He does ability power damage, but not in a typical manner. Heimerdinger can plant turrets with his Q and control a part of the lane. Consequently, as there is only one lane in ARAM, Heimerdinger can push enemies out of a certain area and reduce their overall effectiveness.
Furthermore, he can buff any of his abilities with ultimate. He can stun entire teams with buffed E or make anyone’s health bar disappear with empowered W. Additionally, he is the best at controlling the lane giving his allies a chance to land their abilities easily.
- Extremely high lane presence.
- Very dominant champion.
- Hard to hit while running in between his turrets.
- Deals massive damage and can be extremely annoying to enemies, all while remaining far away from danger.
- Can easily get caught if out of position.
- Hard to play.
- Very weak without his turrets.
Fiddlesticks is a ranged mage with excellent AOE CC abilities and team fight potential. Moreover, he received a complete rework some while ago and got updated according to the current league meta. The rework kept his core features while also updating everything, and it was generally well-received by players.
Whether it be before rework or after, Fiddlesticks’ whole kit reveals around only one ability, his ultimate. His ultimate can do area damage to the entire enemy team and make their health bars disappear. Additionally, his ultimate can also scare (hard cc) the entire team while dealing enormous damage to them.
Furthermore, his R can easily engulf the entire team in ARAM, as there is little room to escape. Moreover, with his W sustain and Q cc, he is a great ARAM champion in the current meta.
- Amazing speed at clearing the jungle camps.
- Simple champion, the only thing to focus on is the usage of his ultimate.
- Never gets low while jungling due to insane healing with W.
- One of the best power spikes after unlocking his ultimate.
- Ultimate can completely change the outcome of team fights dealing devastating damage while also fearing everyone hit.
- Passive provides with a great vision of the whole jungle.
- He has no dashes (ultimate only works as an engage tool) or other abilities to help him escape.
- Not very good in the early game and is prone to invasion from enemy junglers.
- He cannot do anything pre-6 without his ultimate.
- His ultimate takes a while to do and can get interrupted by cc.
Taric is tank support. He can pair with any carry of his choice and give them additional defenses. Moreover, each of his abilities is duplicated by the paired ally. Giving Taric’s team double heals, ccs, and shields from just one ability from Taric. However, this is not all Taric can do.
By far, his most important and powerful ability is his ultimate. He can make his entire team invulnerable for a given duration. Furthermore, this is even stronger in ARAM as your entire team is close together to receive that buff. Additionally, a well-timed Taric ultimate can change the course of an entire game. That’s why we think he deserves a spot in the A-Tier of our ARAM tier list.
- Very good support.
- Extremely tanky.
- Good healing and shielding.
- His ultimate is one of the best abilities in the entire game.
- Mana problems as his Q costs a ton of mana while having little to no CD due to getting reset with passive auto attacks.
- Cannot do much on his own, can only support a carry and help them carry the game.
- A waste of money if he gets gold.
Teemo, the little devil. He is a ranged ability power carry hated by all. He can do damage over time with poison from his E. Moreover, he can blind enemies and nullify their auto attacks. Furthermore, his most annoying ability is his shrooms.
His ultimate provides him with the ability to plant invisible shrooms. He can plant a lot of them all over the map, and when the enemies step on them, they pop and deal damage over time in an area around the explosion. Therefore, as the map is small in ARAM, his shrooms can prove to be quite annoying.
- One of the most annoying champions.
- Deals extremely high AOE damage with shrooms.
- Despite dealing so much damage and being invisible, the ultimate has 5 stacks as well.
- Low cooldown on all abilities.
- Mushrooms are easily caught in ARAM.
- He can also get caught out due to the vision trinket on cannon minions provided in the ARAM game mode.
- Short range on his autos.
Much like every tier list, this ARAM tier list’s B-Tier also consists of the champions that are in the middle. We wouldn’t call them mediocre, but they are not great, either. They are just there, not too good, not too bad. However, this is not to say they are useless. Not at all; they can prove to be quite useful if used correctly.
Although judging by their win rates, they are currently not the best champions in ARAM. Moreover, you will see a lot of full tanks in this tier because B-tier is literally made for full tanks. Full tanks can be of enormous help to the team but they can never carry or win the game by themselves.
This perfectly encapsulates B-tier champions. Who can help their team tremendously but can never win the game on their lonesome.
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Maokai is a full tank with tons of cc. Not even kidding. Literally, all of his abilities inflict some kind of cc, whether it be slows, roots, or knockbacks. Moreover, his passive provides him with a lot of sustain/healing as he steals life whenever he auto-attacks a champion with passive off CD.
Furthermore, his passive almost makes him unkillable in ARAM because its cooldown gets reduced with every ability being used around Maokai. Therefore, in ARAM, where dozens of abilities are being used every minute, his passive is almost always available and ready to heal him.
Additionally, his ultimate, which is extremely slow-moving and hard to hit in normal games, can easily be landed in ARAM. The ultimate cover the whole lane making it very hard to escape it; at the very least, their whole formation gets broken.
Maokai is one of the best tanks in ARAM.
- Maokai can also be built AP, dealing a ton of damage.
- Crowd control with every ability, 3 of them being hard ccs.
- Ultimate is very useful in ARAM.
- AP Maokai loses half his damage if the enemies are far away from a bush.
- Not very tanky, neither too high health.
Ornn is a full tank with a lot to explore in his kit. He is one of the tankiest champions in the game because of his passive giving him extra armor. He provides a very beefy frontline and excellent engagement for team fights with his ultimate.
Moreover, being a master forger, he can build his items at any place, giving him a great advantage over opponents. Additionally, he can help his team get even stronger by upgrading their weapons in the late game. Ornn is a good full tank option in ARAM, especially after the resistance buffs.
- Can shop from anywhere, even in ARAM, where others are locked out of buying items.
- Has a lot of crowd control.
- Can get very tanky due to passive providing extra armor and magic resistance.
- Brittle is quite useful in team fights and keeps the enemies ccd much longer.
- Upgrades the whole team’s items, making his entire team stronger than the enemy team.
- Ornn runs out of mana easily.
- Learning the angle and getting down the correct timing of his ultimate can take a while.
- Weak against poke, as he has no sustain.
Sion is also a full tank champion. He can get one of the largest health pools in the entire game due to his W, which provides infinite max health scaling. Moreover, because of his massive basic damage and scaling, he scales very well. Furthermore, you may essentially go from base straight into the enemies with Sion’s integrated semi-global ultimate.
Additionally, Sion can even win games using his lethality build. His Q has an insane ad ratio and can one-shot people with lethality. This, in turn, causes his Lethality build to be even better than the tank build sometimes. In ARAM, he can one-shot multiple champions using lethality build.
- His abilities have high base damage.
- Very good engage and frontline because of his R.
- Sion has one of the highest max hp in the entire game due to his w providing free max hp indefinitely.
- He can kill enemies even after dying due to his passive
- Can lock down opponents, even in team fights.
- If his R is dodged by a dash or blink, he keeps going forward pointlessly.
- Can only escape ganks with R
- Ultimate can be walled off or ccd.
- Sion is not a very mobile champion.
Master Yi is an auto-attack-based champion. All of his damage comes from the hundreds of fast-paced true damage autos he can quickly deliver. We might go as far as to say that he has always been one of the best auto-heavy champions.
Master Yi is among the most beginner-friendly and easy-to-play champions. However, despite being so simple, he does have a high skill cap. And experienced players can do wonders with him using only the auto-attack-heavy kit that is seemingly bland. Moreover, the timely usage of his Q to dodge cc, among other things, can turn the tide of battle.
Additionally, Master Yi’s W provides damage reduction, self-healing, and a reset to his auto-attack passive. This skill takes time to get used to. Furthermore, Master Yi is one of the best champions in ARAM as he is a Penta kill machine, and ARAM is always providing him with five enemies.
- The main weakness for Yi is cc, but as his Ultimate makes him immune to slows, only hard cc needs to be dealt with. Giving you a lot less to think about.
- Once Master Yi gets ahead, there is absolutely no stopping him. He can obliterate entire enemy teams in seconds and easily carry games.
- Recent buffs have provided him with the ability to apply On-hit effects when using his Q. This was not previously the case. Additionally, this buff has had quite an impact on his performance as he has tons of On-hit effects.
- Teamfighting with Master Yi can be a golden opportunity if you wait for everyone to have used their cc. Once enemies are low and vulnerable, Yi is the best champion to clean up, and stack Penta kills after Penta kills.
- Hard to come back if they have cc, and you are left behind.
- Master Yi is extremely reliant on his usage of items.
- He is extremely weak in the early game.
- Yi has many hard counters like Rammus and Amumu.
Garen is an easy-to-learn all-rounder champion. Moreover, he can deal a great deal of damage, all while being extremely tanky and mobile. Further, he poses a great threat and has high kill potential (which is rare for someone as tanky as him).
The killing potential is due to his ultimate being an execution that deals higher damage to low-health targets. Additionally, his E deals massive area damage, and he can easily stick to a ground of enemies and mow them down. Moreover, his Q and W allow him to tank straight through cc while on top of enemies.
- Great damage in the early and mid-game, even without special items to increase physical damage.
- Good base damage.
- High one-time damage to some skills.
- Able to kill weak mages or AD carries in literally one combo.
- Excellent tank qualities.
- There is protection against slow.
- Can quickly kill minions and demolish towers.
- Abilities do not cost mana, and Garen is limited to cooldown only.
- An excellent ultimate that allows you to finish off enemies easily.
- Easy champion to play and master.
- There are no good control skills.
- Easy to kite by champions with ranged attack and control.
- Has no instant escape skills; he can only increase his movement speed.
- In the late game, Garen becomes less relevant due to the lack of damage and the lack of good controlling skills.
The champions in the C-Tier of our ARAM tier list are the ones you consider “bad”. These champions are not the worst, but they lack any good qualities that can justify their being in ARAM. Although they can be made to work sometimes due to ARAM’s game design, they are unable to do some of the fundamental stuff they were made for.
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Nasus is an easy-to-play tank. He is a straightforward champion as all you need to do is stack minions or champions, even turrets; he can stack anything. Moreover, Nasus is known for his ability to stack, as his Q passive allows him to grow stronger indefinitely.
However, here comes the problem. Nasus needs a lot of minions to achieve the god-like form everyone fears. Albeit, as we already know, there is only one lane and a handful of minions in ARAM. Making him unable to do what he was made for.
- AP Nasus still works in ARAM but tank Nasus is useless.
- Learning, playing, and even mastering him is not difficult.
- Passive lifesteal provides good, much-needed sustain.
- His W, Wither is the most powerful slow in the entire game.
- His Q is useless in ARAM as he cannot stack.
- Very weak in the beginning, his team should consider themselves in a 4v5 until level 6.
- Can get shut down by cc.
- He cannot escape if weak.
- Quite important to farm correctly
Amumu is a tank that is also a counter to auto-attack champions. His E passive can reduce any damage taken by all autos hit. Additionally, his E cooldown gets reduced when he is hit by autos, and he can be good if enemies have a lot of auto attackers. Furthermore, his ultimate is very good in team fights.
- His Q provides him with 2 very long gap closers.
- No one can escape him if he gets a hold of you.
- Very tanky.
- Very good at team fights as his ultimate can stun entire teams.
- Excellent engage with Q and Ultimate.
- Takes time to build a lot of armor and get going.
- Amumu cannot do much except his ultimate if the enemies decide to ignore him.
- Can never carry even if he is very far ahead.
Shen is a great champion in the top lane as he can teleport from the top lane to anywhere and surprise the enemy. In turn, turning the tide of the battle. However, because everyone is all-together in ARAM, his ultimate is not as useful as in Summoner’s Rift.
- Good initiation with E and R.
- Very useful at countering auto attack-based champions.
- Built-in shield, bonus AA range, AS, and Dash in the kit.
- Decent base damage.
- Protects himself and his team with W.
- Ultimate is a lot less effective in ARAM.
- Very long cooldowns.
Pantheon’s mobility and attack speed may quickly make opponents unable to keep up with his high base damage, which is something that summoners want to take advantage of. Moreover, he is ideal for harassing enemies due to his ability to stun enemies with W or go for the kill with Q.
However, unlike in one-on-one competitions, Pantheon struggles while facing forth against several enemies champions at once. Consequently, when more than one attacker is attempting to gang up on you, retreat because he is easily eliminated by crowd control when you least expect it.
Additionally, Pantheon is very weak against multiple enemies, and in ARAM, there are always multiple enemies against him.
- His early burst is one of the best in the whole game.
- His q can execute, and q hold can execute from far away.
- In a weak state when no mortal will stacks.
- Not great at team fighting.
- It is always easy to gank him because of his aggressive playstyle.
- Cannot kill tanks very easily after the early game.
Yorick is a high-damage bruiser with great sustain. However, it is extremely hard to make ghouls due to the low amount of minions in ARAM.
- Strong snowball potential and can 1v9 games very easily
- Unique playstyles with Ghouls and Maiden.
- One of the most unique and fun terrain alteration skills with W
- Very unknown champion. People have very little experience against Yorick, so he’s a lot more powerful because they don’t know how to beat him.
- Very hard to make ghouls in ARAM.
- No Mobility.
- Frustrating bugs and interactions with Ghouls and Maiden.
- Very difficult to master against hard matchups.
- Incredibly weak when behind.
- No Crowd Control.
- Horrendous AI of pets.
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The champions in this tier of our ARAM tier list are the worst of the bunch. Moreover, these champions are currently unplayable with painfully low win rates. They are the farthest thing from “Best champions in ARAM”. Additionally, they should probably be rerolled if you get them during an ARAM match, at least as long as they don’t receive any buffs.
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Ivern is a very unique champion made solely for jungling. He cannot do much in ARAM except shield his allies. Additionally, he can’t use any of his fundamental skills as there are no monsters in ARAM.
- Very good support for the carries.
- Good at catching people with his Q.
- Can bamboozle people with his W bushes.
- Extremely hard to find people that are actually very good with Ivern.
- Can’t do much on his own.
- Loses his ability to jungle camps without fighting and share buffs as these are useless in ARAM.
- Cannot do much if you don’t have a great carry.
Udyr is hanging by an extremely brittle thread that is about to break. We say that because his rework is just around the corner, so we suggest you wait for the rework and then start playing him again. Old Udyr is not much to brag about anymore. Not that he was ever good in ARAM.
- Very unique champion. Has extremely low CDs on all abilities.
- Very flexible, can be built in 3+ different ways.
- Useless in ARAM.
- Just wait for his long-awaited rework; he is not at his best currently.
Lee Sin is one of the highest-skill cap champions. Most of the players in League of Legends agree that he can make the flashiest of plays. However, he is currently very weak in Summoner’s Rift as well as in ARAM.
- Can make insane plays.
- Easily invade the enemy jungle.
- Performs well ganks and dives.
- It takes a lot of time to be a good Lee Sin player.
- Prone to mistakes like taking a Q at the wrong time or misplacing a ward jump.
- In dire need of some buffs.
- Win rate is 46%.
Sylas is a great late-game champion and can easily carry games. Nevertheless, he has been lacking, both in the top lane and mid lane, recently. Additionally, this has also carried onto his role in ARAM, and he is extremely weak with a win rate of ~45%.
- Always has a chance to outplay enemies.
- Has escape abilities.
- Gets very strong late game.
- If the enemy team has good ults, so does he because his R can take the enemy ultimate.
- Easily bursted if behind.
- Very bad mana problems.
- Heal reduction easily counters him.
- Abilities range is not very long.
- Skill shorts are hard to hit.
Nunu & Willump
Nunu & Willump is an AP tank. He has excellent engagement and good sustain. However, he is quite weak in his current state.
- Great engage with his W snowball.
- Good sustain through Q.
- Big AOE damage with ultimate.
- Not the best tank and neither the best damage dealer, he is kind of in the middle.
- Ultimate can very easily get interrupted and takes too long to charge.
- Cannot move during Ultimate.
- W can miss easily.
- Nunu and Willump’s Q does not heal him on champion hits.
- Not very good at much except CCing the enemy.
League of Legends balancing team has tried to make him viable several times. And it works for a while. However, eventually, he always goes back to the same place where he is pretty boring and not viable. Additionally, he feels out of place in the game, especially in The Howling Abyss.
- Not major strengths as of now.
- A reword is, maybe, on the way?
- He is a unique champion and quite difficult to understand for new players.
- Not good at taking objectives.
- Weak outside his passive zones.
- Can get into uncomfortable situations trying to obtain passive.
- Not good at anything except targeting enemy carries.
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Having only one game mode can become boring and uneventful over time. Consequently, like almost any other game, League of Legends has several different game modes that offer a variety of gameplays. Champions, items, objectives, and, most importantly, maps are completely revamped to provide an everlasting and interchanging experience.
The reason for explaining game modes in this Tier List is to inform you of the fact that different game modes affect each champion and their items differently. Some Champions may be the S tier in one game mode while unplayable in others.
Additionally, some champions may be straight-up unplayable. For example, there is no Jungle in ARAM, hence champions made solely for jungling (like Ivern) are not very good in ARAM, as you have read above.
Moreover, as previously stated, different game modes have unique items, structures, and overall maps, leading to entirely different outcomes even in similar scenarios. The game modes are classified into two categories: Rotating Game Modes and Permanent Game Modes.
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Rotating Game Modes
These are mechanically unique game variants that are made available regularly via the Rotating Game Mode queue. Additionally, the permanent game types are adjusted and challenged differently in each of the rotations. Following are some types of rotating game modes:
- Ultra Rapid Fire (URF)
- Ultimate Spellbook
- One for All
- Nexus Blitz
- Dark Star: Singularity
- Odyssey: Extraction
- Doom Bots
- Hunt of the Blood Moon
- Legend of the Poro King
- Black Market Brawlers
- Nemesis Draft
- Nexus Siege
- Definitely Not Dominion
- Snowdown Showdown
Further information for these temporary game modes is not necessary for this tier list. Additionally, Team Fight Tactics is also a major game mode in League. Albeit, it is more of a different game with the same champions. Moreover, if you’re interested, please have a look at the TFT Set 7 Tier list.
Permanent Game Modes
As evident by the name, “Permanent Game Modes” are maps and game types that are permanently playable. Unlike Rotating Game Modes, these do not get swapped out for other types during events. Furthermore, there are only two Permanent game modes: The Howling Abyss (ARAM) and Summoner’s Rift.
Howling Abyss or ARAM is a fun, free for all type game mode with no real stakes. Moreover, random champions are given to players through rolls, and they have to play with these champions throughout the game. An average game of ARAM lasts around 20 minutes.
While Summoner’s Rift is the more serious game mode, everyone has their own lanes and roles to take care of. There are four types of matches in Summoner’s Rift, and these are: Normal (Blind), Normal (Draft), Ranked Solo/Duo, and Ranked Flex.
Normal (Blind) is a quick selection Summoner’s Rift game mode where each player selects their champions and goes right into the game. However, in Normal (Draft), we have a long selection phase consisting of bans and some other conditions, like not being able to pick the same champions as the enemy.
Ranked Solo/Duo is the same as Normal (Draft), but the stakes are higher as this game mode is “Ranked”. Ranked Flex is a team game mode, and it is a ranked game for parties of 3 players or more.
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Summoner’s Rift is a fighting arena where all the champions and “Legends” from around the world come to fight and make a name for themselves. It is cannon in the League of Legends Universe. Moreover, All of the champions in League are here in Summoner’s Rift for one reason or another, whether it be gold, fame, or even to find their loved ones.
The map consists of 3 different lanes: Top, Mid, and Bot. Additionally, in between each lane, there is a collection of different monsters, buses, and twisted pathways known as the Jungle. Each of these lanes has its own champions specific to its roles. One Toplaner, one Mid laner, two Players in Bot (ADC and Support), and one Jungler.
The objective of Summoner’s Rift is quite similar to Howling Abyss and all other game modes. Both the teams consisting of 5 players, working together as explained in the above-described roles, fight each other to gain the upper hand, all to destroy the enemy team’s Nexus.
Furthermore, Summoner’s rift consists of jungle monsters, buffs, structures (Turrets, Inhibitors), and epic monsters such as the Baron Nashor and Dragon. All these are essential to take control of to win the game.
The reason for all of this information and in-depth explanation is that Summoner’s Rift is the most important game mode. The major matches, such as ranked and pro-play, are all done on this map. Consequently, it is the most popular map of all.
Similarly, this tier list ranking all the Jungle Champions is also focused only on their tiers in the Summoner’s Rift game mode. Another tier list you might be interested in is Raid Shadow Legends.
Howling Abyss (ARAM)
ARAM or All Random All Mid is a game mode that takes place on the map of Howling Abyss. As evident by the name, ARAM randomly selects the champions for the players and subsequently places them in a single long lane where they have to fight the five enemy players.
These randomly selected champions are used by both teams to fight each other and accomplish the one ultimate goal of every League of Legends game mode, destroy the enemy team’s Nexus. The Nexus is a structure at the heart of each team’s base.
In addition to being protected by the champions themselves, it is also protected by Inhibitors and Turrets. Furthermore, the turrets get increasingly stronger the closer we get to the enemy team’s Nexus, and there are multiple turrets at the end along with the nexus.
Additionally, to protect champions from getting spawn killed there is also a fountain turret that can almost one-shot anyone. The fountain turret should be avoided at all costs, especially in ARAM, where the is no way for champions to heal at the base.
As we know, our ARAM tier list is made specifically for this game mode. We have ranked all of the top 5 champions in each tier. If there are any questions, the method of our ranking has been explained below.
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ARAM Tier List Criteria
Now that you have looked through our ARAM tier list, there are only two possible outcomes. You either agree with our ranking, or you might disagree with them, as there is always a bit of difference in opinion and playstyle when it comes to tier lists.
Moreover, you might like some champions that have been placed in the low tiers, and you might dislike some champions placed high above in the S tier. Likewise, it is more than feasible that you are confused about some of the rankings given by us.
To clear all of this confusion, we have made this section explaining all the thought and research that went into this ranking and also the means used to measure the overall effectiveness of each champion.
Additionally, each of the champions in this tier list has been placed in their specific tier after being compared and judged according to their carry potential, poking abilities, area damaging (crowd control), team fight effectiveness, win rate (win rates are drastically different for champions in ARAM unlike Summoner’s Rift), and any recent buffs and nerfs that have made them better or worse.
Furthermore, if you are still wondering how your favorite champion is placed in a low tier, at the same time, you might have a good success rate with them. It can be because you are in the minority that is actually quite good with that specific champion.
All tier lists are made while keeping an average player in mind. However, the players who are very good with certain champions might still remain good with them even after the champions have been nerfed. We hope this tier list criteria explanation has cleared up any previous questions you had regarding our ranking.
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