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League of Legends • Jan 08, 2019

League of Legends analyst LS has harsh words for low-ranked players

League of Legends analyst LS has harsh words for low-ranked players

League of Legends analyst Nick ‘LS’ De Cesare gave a merciless appraisal of low-ranked players while reviewing a coaching client.

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A known elitist, it will come as no surprise to fans of LS that his view of low-ranked players isn’t especially positive.

During a recent stream, LS was reviewing the record of a relatively new Silver II-ranked player whose most-played champion was Soraka at Support.

LS immediately suggested that the player stop playing Soraka, on the basis that his team-mates at this rank would be incapable of making the most of the support that Soraka provides.

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“You’re probably not even maxing E. Yeah you’re not maxing E, of course you’re maxing W because you think that your Silver team-mates are going to carry you when they can’t even carry themselves out of bed.”

LS’s criticism didn’t stop with their in-game skills, however, going on to suggest that such players would likely struggle to even perform basic bodily functions.

For the player he was reviewing, his advice was simple – play Annie, a Support champion who can have a slightly more direct impact rather than just enabling team-mates, for the next two hundred games.

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LS recently revealed that for the 2019 season he will be coaching Challengers Korea team BBQ Olivers, making him the first western coach to work with a South Korean team.

BBQ Olivers are also the first South Korean team to feature a western player, with Swedish Jungler Sebastian ‘Malice’ Edholm having made his debut in the KeSPA Cup, where bbq finished 9th-12th after being eliminated by the formidable SK Telecom T1.

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