Riot devs are still trying to get LoL mages into ‘better place’ in 2023 and they’re testing everything

While many of League of Legends’ various champion classes have enjoyed the pletho of changes that accompanied the most recent preseason, one of the game’s most popular archetypes has struggled immensely at nearly all levels of play—mages—and Riot Games is looking towards solutions.

Riot Truexy and Riot Phroxzon, designers on the Summoner’s Rift team, took an opportunity to reflect on changes made to mages within the past year, how they’ve held up with the changing metas, and what steps the team may take to slowly remedy the class into the future.