Going into the League of Legends 2022 World Championship, every single role will have to perform its best to make an impact on a team’s success. However, in 2022, the mid-lane role at Worlds might be one of the most exciting matches of all time in the tournament’s long history.
Quite a lot of stars will be attending the tournament, and even though all of them might not meet each other in the live server, viewers will get to see all of these superstars play to their maximum potential. All of these incredible players are the key of their respective teams and will be a huge part of not only their own game plan but how the opponent reacts to their play style.
Anything but the best performance won’t be enough to win this competition, but these select mid-laners will look to show why they deserve the title.
Although his regular season did not go as expected, JD Gaming’s mid-lane main Yagao cleared all possible doubts with an incredible playoff performance that made him achieve the Finals MVP award.
Yagao showed his adaptability this split with amazing executed team fights on Ahri, playmaking prowess on Lissandra, or fast-paced engages on Azir, he definitely stepped up to the occasion and assisted his team to victory with 16 kills and a total of 37 assists. He is the perfect piece to JDG’s powerful top side trio of 369 and Kanavi, and will most likely be a huge threat to their opponents.
Faker might not play with a mechanical focus as he used to in the past, but the greatest League of Legends player of all time still brings leadership, experience, and most importantly guidance. T1’s staple player still has a huge champion pool, bringing out 15 different champions through the LCK’s regular season.
The experienced superstar achieved the most assists in the mid-lane role during this last split, usually playing playmaking champions like Galio, Lissandra, and Seraphine to help the T1 youngsters shine in the Rift. His experience and maturity will be absolutely needed in T1’s push for the next World’s title, especially after showcasing that he can still lane against the likes of Chovy.
The best mid-laner of all time will have to show all the tricks and plays mastered across the years, and hopefully bring one more title to Korea.
Across Xiaohu’s amazing career, he has accomplished a lot except for the most important accolade, winning the World Championship. The veteran mid-lane main has already taken three Mid Season Invitationals in two different roles (top and mid lane) and even had an incredible 2022 Summer Split where he had an impressive 74.9 percent kill participation.
He might have stumbled a bit in the playoffs, but Xiaohu is already a Hall of Famer for a reason. He shows up on the big stage, and hopefully this year the title will not evade him any longer.
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