League of Legends Patch 14.7 Preview: Meta Shift and Champion Adjustments

League of Legends Patch 14.7 Preview: Meta Shift and Champion Adjustments

26. March 2024 by Valentin Pasetti

League of Legends is gearing up for Patch 14.7, set to arrive on April 3rd, bringing a slew of significant changes to the meta. Support champions take center stage, with numerous buffs and nerfs shaking up the gameplay dynamics.

As Riot Games prepares for the upcoming competitive season, it’s crucial to maintain a balanced meta that caters to both pro players and casual gamers striving to climb the ranked ladder.

Support Champion Adjustments

Patch 14.7 will see significant adjustments to support champions, aiming to reduce their damage output while enhancing their utility. The goal is to ensure that supports complement ADCs in the laning phase without overshadowing them.

Smolder Buffs

Following its harsh treatment in Patch 14.6, Smolder receives buffs to reclaim its status as one of the top-performing champions of 2024. These adjustments aim to restore Smolder’s viability and effectiveness on the battlefield.

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Other Champion Changes

Several forgotten champions, including Galio, Olaf (jungle), and Sylas (jungle), receive buffs to breathe new life into their gameplay. Additionally, champions like Fiora and Rek’Sai face nerfs to balance their power levels.

Rell Jungle Nerfs

Rell’s presence in the jungle receives adjustments aimed at toning down her effectiveness. Changes include adjustments to her base magic resistance, as well as tweaks to her abilities’ damage against monsters.

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General System Changes

League of Legends Patch 14.7 introduces adjustments to various items, including Bloodthirster, Imperial Mandate, Statikk Shiv, and Zz’Rot Portal. These changes aim to refine itemization and enhance strategic diversity in matches.

Stay tuned for the full Patch 14.7 notes, arriving on April 3rd, to dive deeper into the upcoming changes and their impact on the League of Legends meta.

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