April 19, 2021

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HOW TO PLAY LEONA SUPPORT IN LEAGUE OF LEGENDS

LCS 2020 Summer

LCS 2020 Summer

Leona is a strong general and is used by many players in League of Legends matches. In this article, we will learn about how to play Leona most effectively.

Leona Support
Leona Support

INDEX INFORMATION OF LEONA SUPPORT

In a relatively fiery meta and still having a bit of Champion of world 2019, the support-oriented champions are still winning the hearts of the majority of players. The most popular champion, Nautilus, began to show signs of nerfs and other tank champions started to be used more, including Leona.

  • Health: 576.16 (+87 per level).
  • Heal: 8,425 (+0.85 per level).
  • Mana: 302.2 (+40 per level).
  • Mana regen: 6 (+0.7 per level).
  • Damage: 60.04 (+3 per level).
  • Attack Speed: 0.625 (+ 2.9% per level).
  • Armor: 27,208 (+3.1 per level)
  • Magic Resist: 32.1 (+1.25 per level).
  • Movement speed: 335.

Leona Support is always considered to be a typical representative for champions who support the initiative. With the sturdiness of the skill set, the strong control ability that can reverse the team fight, Leona, is always a strong choice in the lineup. 

Leona is a favorite champion of many players
Leona is a favorite champion of many players

HOW TO PLAY LEONA SUPPORT IN THE EARLY GAME

In the early game,  when there is no ultimate, use the Zenith blade (E) + Shield of daybreak (Q) to stun and then turn on Eclipse (W) to withstand and deal more damage because if you use Eclipse skill (W) first, the opponent will know you are about to rush in and will actively evade the  Zenith blade (E).

When the last move is used, use the same combo as above only when you use the Shield of daybreak (Q), always use the Solar Flare (R) to stun continuously because the last skill has a delay, using Eclipse (W) to withstand and deal additional damage, it is difficult for the opponent to temporarily cast magic.

Pick the right abilities for Leona, she will has more than stronger
Pick the right abilities for Leona, she will has more than stronger

With good accessibility coming from the Zenith bladed (E) or you can use flash ​​then stun so go reverse and control your vision early, coordinate with the jungler to go to the forced roads, regain the advantage for teammates.

HOW TO PLAY LEONA SUPPORT IN THE MID GAME

Good vision control to enhance the benefits of Leona
Good vision control to enhance the benefits of Leona

In this phase, both teams have gathered on big goals. Good vision control and odd catches are a way to fight for victory and capture a large target, with the ability to control Leona easily lock down an enemy to her team to put damage.

In team fights, you should use Solar Flare (R) to open the fight, do not target too many people because the ultimate has a relatively small area of ​​relevance, aiming at key positions such as archer or mage. If your teammates have champions who rush in to fight well, wait for them to rush in, a goal, and use the ultimate to effect. After using the ultimate, you can use the Zenith blade (E) + Shield of daybreak (Q) combo to charge and then use Eclipse (W) to withstand. To do this, your gunner must be able to stand alone or the mid and top laner has the ability to protect or stand next to Use all skills, active equipment and spells Addition to your gunner or mage capable of creating maximum damage.

HOW TO PLAY LEONA SUPPORT IN THE END GAME

About the last minute of the match, Leona is also quite strong with the ability of Eclipse (W) and other defensive products, choose the purpose with the right ultimate and combine with good teammates to have an advantage in the fight.

A clever combination of Leona will not disappoint players
A clever combination of Leona will not disappoint players