What does support mean?

Champion who plays on the bottom lane

Support is a League of Legends (LoL) term that refers to a champion who plays on the bottom lane. The term comes from the champion's style of play, which is to support or assist allies and defend against enemies.

A support is a selfless champion that puts others in front of its own self. It is strongest when grouped with others and can amplify their powers. A support is used for a variety of things such as helping ADCs, protecting against enemies, and placing wards on maps to increase their team's visibility. A support may also be known as a controller.


We lost cuz he's a terrible support and doesn't know how to time his cooldowns

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Updated January 4, 2017

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