League devs still trying to balance Aphelios but he’s ‘a really hard problem to solve’

Controversial AD carry Aphelios has become something of a Gordian knot for League of Legends developers since his late 2019 release, with the Weapon of the Faithful proving near-impossible to balance between solo queue and pro play⁠—but Riot Games is still trying to find a solution.

The Targon marksman has famously yoyoed between a meta-breaking ‘must-pick’ champion and all-but useless in nked and competitive alike across the last three years.