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Notes

Trivia

Strategy

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Strategy

  • Although not a trait passive, all Snipers have the largest normal attack range.
    • Their attack range almost fill the whole game area. Therefore they are less likely to move, except Vayne Vayne
  • Place them in the two ends of the last row to keep them safe, and use the best out of the trait bonus damage.
    • Because of this, Blitzcrank Blitzcrank can easily pull sniper champions.
      • To counter this, consider placing a champion at the corner, and the Sniper right next to it. Be careful with Zephyr Zephyr. Best champions at corner would be Karma Karma.
      • Vayne Vayne can protect herself. Player can place her at corner or even near the front line.
      • Ashe Ashe with enough attack speed or mana items, she can protect herself. Her AoE stun can save her by then.
  • In galaxy like Dwarf Planet Galaxy icon.png Dwarf Planet, Sniper can feel a bit weaker. Consider uses Teemo Teemo instead.
  • Most snipers deals damage using their basic attacks. This make Dark Star Dark Star a good companion trait.
    • Karma Karma and Jarvan IV Jarvan IV both provides attack speed.
    • Dark Star Dark Star provides bonus damage stats. And it has Jhin Jhin as a champion. He can scale damage very well with both bonuses.

Counters

Strategy

  • Although not a trait passive, all Snipers have the largest normal attack range.
    • Their attack range almost fill the whole game area. Therefore they are less likely to move.
  • Place them in the two ends of the last row to keep them safe, and use the best out of the trait bonus damage.
    • Because of this, Blitzcrank Blitzcrank can easily pull sniper champions.
      • To counter this, consider placing a champion at the corner, and the Sniper right next to it. Be careful with Zephyr Zephyr. Best champions at corner would be Karma Karma.
      • Ashe Ashe with enough attack speed or mana items, she can protect herself. Her AoE stun can save her by then.
  • Most snipers deals damage using their basic attacks. This make Dark Star Dark Star a good companion trait.
    • Karma Karma and Jarvan IV Jarvan IV both provides attack speed.
    • Dark Star Dark Star provides bonus damage stats. And it has Jhin Jhin as a champion. He can scale damage very well with both bonuses.

Counters

Patch History

V12.4 - Returning
V11.24 - December 14th Hotfix
  • Bug Fix: No longer grants bonus damage to the entire team.
V11.23
  • New Effect: Snipers now increase their attack range by 1 hex.
V11.22 - Returning
V10.19 - Disabled
  • Disabled due to Set 4.
V10.17
  • Bonus damage reduced to 9 / 16% (based on the number of Snipers) from 10 / 18%.
V10.12 - Returning
  • Bonus damage changed to 10 / 18% (based on the number of Snipers) from 15% at 2 Snipers.
  • Bug Fix: Bonus damage no longer affects Runaan's Hurricane Runaan's Hurricane.
  • New Snipers: Teemo Teemo, Vayne Vayne.
V10.7
  • Bonus damage increased to 15% from 12%.
V10.6 - Added
  • Synergy: While at least 2 Snipers are in play, Snipers deal 12% increased damage for each hex of distance between themselves and their target.
  • Champions: Ashe Ashe, Caitlyn Caitlyn, Jhin Jhin.
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