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Irelia, Still viable?

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Hi there Moba!

I've been playing an amazing amount of Irelia today and I was just wondering what the Mobafire community thought about Irelia's many nerfs AND buffs.

Do you still think she is viable as a strong even OP solo top?

Also what do you think could be done to improve her, but not make her OP?

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She's viable in laning phase and fits nicely the anticarry-bruiser role, nothing has to be "improved".

Her true damage, as the corki's one, could be the only thing to change, but Riot was too dumb to see that.
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Of course she's viable :D
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Not only is she viable. She can still pubstomp super hard.

You just have to be a lot more passive in lane now than you did before. I usually go double gp5, farm, and wait for teamfights since the last nerfs came out. You can still win lanes. It just takes a lot more care than it used to.

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what?!? a discussion about irelia!? BETTER NERF IRELIA!!

now in all seriousness, she is a very viable solotop pick. she's just not seen as often, since RIOT's pulling a new champion out of their ***ses every 7 seconds
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Shes a strong pick, shes very good due to the fact that she is SAFE. She can fight against most lanes in the game, and she can scale hard into late game.


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She still counters Kennen. Anything that counters Kennen can't be that bad.
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DuffTime wrote:

She still counters Kennen. Anything that counters Kennen can't be that bad.

True very true.
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utopus wrote:

what?!? a discussion about irelia!? BETTER NERF IRELIA!!

now in all seriousness, she is a very viable solotop pick. she's just not seen as often, since RIOT's pulling a new champion out of their ***ses every 7 seconds


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Irelia is as close to viable as a champ can be.

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