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The 2022 League of Legends season is finally here and, with it, a bunch of new changes to the game. Lux is one of the premier support options in the bot lane in the current metagame. According to stats and data website U.GG, Lux currently has the highest pick rate at the support position at 19% across all regions and ranks in the current patch 12.1. As one of the most popular support champions, players can see the raw power Lux can bring to a team composition.

Lux runes and abilities

Lux wants to use Sorcery as her main tree and Domination secondary with these individual choices:

  • Keystone: Arcane Comet
  • Secondary: Manaflow Band
  • Secondary: Transcendence
  • Secondary: Scorch
  • Secondary: Cheap Shot
  • Secondary: Ultimate Hunter
  • Flex: Adaptive Force
  • Flex: Adaptive Force
  • Flex: Armor

As for ability leveling, Lux players will want to start with their E ability “Lucent Singularity” and from there they will look to max E at Level 9 and her Q ability “Light Binding” at Level 13 while putting points in her Ultimate at every possible level.

Best Lux item build

  • Starter items: Spelltheif’s Edge + two health potions
  • Summoner Spells: Ignite + Flash
  • Mythic: Luden’s Tempest
  • Legendary: Horizon Focus
  • Legendary: Zhonya’s Hourglass
  • Boots: Sorcerer’s Shoes

Lux counters

According to U.GG, here are the top five champions that counter Lux in the bot lane. These counters are based on win rate:

  • Xerath (52.74% WR against Lux)
  • Blitzcrank (52.41% WR against Lux)
  • Sona (51.51% WR against Lux)
  • Zyra (51.06% WR against Lux)
  • Soraka (50.96% WR against Lux)

As for champions that Lux counters, here are her best matchups based on win rate:

  • Senna (44.90% WR against Lux)
  • Rakan (46.37% WR against Lux)
  • Thresh (46.57% WR against Lux)
  • Seraphine (46.90% WR against Lux)
  • Yuumi (47.61% WR against Lux)

These are the champions that pair well with Lux in lane according to the duo data on U.GG based on win rate:

  • Jhin (53.04% WR with Lux)
  • Vayne (52.44% WR with Lux)
  • Ziggs (51.84% WR with Lux)
  • Draven (51.78% WR with Lux)
  • Miss Fortune (51.74% WR with Lux)

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