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Monday Meta Report

Looking for the best decks in the meta? Leer dives into the data to show you what decks you should play and prepare to face!

Kevor24

Kevor’s Quick Tips: A-Fae-Lios

‘Twas the night before Seasonal. After finishing rank 1, Kevor is here to the rescue with some quick tips and tricks for the a-Fae-lios enjoyers out there.

Best LoR Ladder Decks
Herko Kerghans

Weekend Warrior Weapons

Twenty Top-Performing Blends, from Top Dogs to Exotic Brews, for the Cultured Ladder Enjoyer

Jason Fleurant

What Our Pros are Playing

LoR Seasonal Lineups — These are the Mastering Runeterra pro players’ recommendations!

Yangzera

Detailed Deck Guide – Viego Shurima

In the last three days, Viego Shurima has jumped to the top of the playrate charts – Yangzera explains in detail how to pilot this controlling bad boy.

Leer

Detailed Deck Guide: Taliyah Ziggs

Taliyah Ziggs is one of the most powerful archetypes in the current meta. With a 55+% winrate over the past seven days, the deck has already become a meta staple, and a safe pick for your Seasonal lineup.

Best LoR Ladder Decks
Herko Kerghans

Weekend Warrior Weapons

Twenty-Two Vigorous Brews, from Meta Staples to Wild Blends, for the Discerning Ladder Climber

Leer

Monday Meta Report 

‘sup! A new patch dropped last Wednesday and the meta is up in shambles. So much so that the WR data changes quite a bit every single day. What an exciting time to hop in and see what’s going on! =)

MonteXristo

Deck Guide: Pirates!

Pirates has seen a facelift, come find out how to play the latest iteration from MonteXristo as he breaks down one of LoR’s oldest and most reliable burn decks!

Jason Fleurant

Best AM Tournament Decks of the Week

Aegis Esports (Runeterra Academy) is in the third week of their AM Tournament league and Jason Fleurant is here to tell you what’s on top!

Leer

Monday Meta Report 

Are you looking for the best decks in this new meta? Leer takes a deep dive into the data to show you what decks you should play and those you should prepare to face!

Gregory the Grey

5 Meta Decks to Counter the Sun (disc)

Even after ebbs and flows, Shurima still stands, what is a ladder player to do? Greg has you covered with 5 powerful meta decks that also COUNTER Sun Disc

Sirturmund

Lee Sin Viktor – The Slow Grind

Lee Sin Viktor is the new control deck being played in masters! Let Sirturmund walk you through this deck and how to approach playing it.

MonteXristo

SirTurmund and MonteXristo’s Recommended Lineups

This week the meta has settled down and we’ve re-entered the vast Shuriman desert, with sun disc, Taliyah Ziggs, and others topping charts, Monte and Sirturmund have tools for you!

Leer

Detailed Deck Guide – Aphelios Viktor

Guns, Robots, and Science! Aphelios Viktor is a toolbox deck based around creating whatever you need. Learn all about it in this deck guide by Leer!

Hydroflare

Mono Shurima: a Deck Guide

This patch brought back Mono-Shurima with a vengeance! Learn all about the power of the sun disc and the vast desert from Hydroflare.

Leer

Monday Meta Report 

Are you looking for the best decks in this new meta? Leer takes a deep dive into the data to show you what decks you should play and those you should prepare to face!

MonteXristo

Deck Guide: A-Fae-lios

A hot new tempo deck is making a splash on ladder. Monte dives in to let you know all of Fizz A-Fae-lios’ angles!

Leer

Detailed Deck Guide: Azir Irelia

Leer lays out the vast power of Azir Irelia, why it’s especially good right now, and how to pilot it with grace and precision.

Leer

Monday Meta Report

Are you looking for the best decks in this new meta? Leer takes a deep dive into the data to show you what decks you should play and those you should prepare to face!

Gregory the Grey

NEW Podcast: The Squadcast debuts

The Squad is a new competitive LoR team under the Mastering Runeterra umbrella, learn more about them and see the first episode of their podcast

Leer

Monday Meta Report – March 28th

Are you looking for the best decks in this week’s meta-game? Leer takes a deep dive into the data to show you what decks you should play and those you should prepare to face!

Gregory the Grey

8 Winning Lineups – March 17th Recap

Find out what’s been making the cut this week with our tournament lineup recap for our Wednesday and Thursday (EMEA) tournaments.

Jasensational

Deck Guide: Swain Gnar

Need to slap some pesky Demacia Rally decks? Then let Jasensational tell you all about the exploits of the Noxian Grand General and his (new) furry best friend.

Leer

Monday Meta Report – March 7th

Are you looking for the best decks in the meta? Leer takes a deep dive into the data to show you what decks you should play and those you should prepare to face!

Leer

Monday Meta Report – Feb 28th

The top of the performance charts have drastically changed since last week. Leer breaks down playrates, winrates and matchups to explain and predict which decks to expect on the Ladder.

Leer

Detailed Deck Guide: Pantheon Yuumi

Pantheon Yuumi is quietly one of the best decks in the upcoming metagame. In this guide, Leer shows how the archetype functions, how to mulligan, and how to beat each matchup.

Herko Kerghans

By The Numbers: Mid-Week Ladder & Lineups Update

Looking for a bit of mid-week direction in your climb or lineups? Here are the strongest Ladder decks according to the data, and two strong lineups from our 100 Dollar Daily Tournaments with brief comments from their pilots.

Leer

Monday Meta Report – Feb 21

Our Monday Meta Reports return! Leer’s back with the second thing he does best.
(If you’ve read the Writers vs. Pros article, you know what’s the first! :P)

Leer

Monday Meta Report – Jan 31st

With this week’s meta shift, we’re approaching an equilibrium in which no decks are clearly overplayed. Leer takes a deep dive into the data to show you what decks you should play and those you should prepare to face!

Kevor24

Detailed Deck Guide: Ahri Kennen Go Hard, by Kevor

Most people would agree Ahri Kennen is the top dog right now but what’s more debatable is: which version is the best?
Kevor is here to tell you all about the Go Hard version right on time for Seasonal

Best LoR Ladder Decks
Herko Kerghans

Weekend Warrior Weapons, Jan 28

Twenty-Six High-Performing Blends, from Meta Powerhouses to Exotic Single-Shard Brews, for the Discerning Part-Time Ladderista

Leer

Detailed Deck Guide: Akshan Sivir

Although around for quite long, Akshan Sivir is a hidden gem that has a strong matchup table in the meta.
Leer will guide you through the basics of the deck and the intricacies of its matchups.

Leer

Monday Meta Report – Jan 24th

With the rise of Scouts, we have seen an exciting shift into an elegant dance between Control decks, Tempo-based archetypes, and Ahri Kennen. Leer takes a deep dive into the data to show you what decks you should play and those you should prepare to face!

Jasensational

Detailed Deck Guide: Trundle Tryndamere FTR

FTR Control is an old archetype rejuvenated by the recent balance patch. Jasensational explains in detail how to keep your foe’s board clear while you play your big, overwhelming threats.

Wamuu

Detailed Deck Guide: Kindred Sentinels

The last balance patch finally allowed Kindred to shine. Wamuu explains in detail his favorite version of one archetype in which they do so: Kindred Sentinels.

Leer

Detailed Deck Guide: Scouts

Leer breaks down the card choices, mulligan strats and matchups for one of the strongest decks right now: Scouts.

Leer

Monday Meta Report – Jan 17th

Are you looking for the best decks in this week’s ever-changing metagame? Leer takes a deep dive into the data to show you what decks you should play and those you should prepare to face!

Best LoR Ladder Decks
Herko Kerghans

Weekend Warrior Weapons, Jan 14

Twenty high-performance blends, from Meta Staples to Risky & Rare brews, for the discerning LoR ladderista.

MonteXristo

Detailed Deck Guide: Nightfall

Monte’s back with another deck guide on one of his favorite decks, Nightfall!
If you’re sick of losing to Ahri/Kennen click the link to learn how to play one of it’s best counters!

Jason Fleurant

Top 8 Decks – 5K Championship Qualifier #4

Champion SaltySimon strikes again! Control and Agro line ups were the winner this weekend with no poros and few Ahri’s to be seen in the top line ups.

Leer

Monday Meta Report – Jan 10th

Are you looking for the best decks in this week’s new metagame? Leer takes a deep dive into the data to show you what decks you should play and those you should prepare to face!

Illegal Contraption
Wamuu

Tournament Tech, January 7

Looking for Gauntlet or Tournament lineups? Wamuu breaks down the best lineups for this fresh new Meta.

Shadawx

Patch 3.0.0 – New patch, new decks!

The newest update to the game, Patch 3.0.0, brings some interesting card changes. Shadawx shows off five decks you can try out on Day #1!

Meta Monday
Leer

Monday Meta Report – Jan 3rd

While the meta is still the most diverse we’ve seen in a very long time, pilots have already detected the best performers. Leer dives deep into the data to find out which other decks are being held back by the current Top Dogs, and how things may change with the balance patch we expect on Wednesday.

Jason Fleurant

Top 8 Decks – 5K Championship Qualifier #3

Kennen Ahri was the story of this tournament taking 7 of the top 8 slots. This impressive feat was only matched by the impressive rise in agro strategies to combat the elusive menace. Congrats to Daneblast, saltysimon, maybenextime and another MasteringRuneterra Pro team member Aikado!

Wamuu

Draven Rumble Deck Guide

Unlike the other Magic Misadventures champions, Rumble was a bit slow in finding its proper shell… but the wait is over: Wamuu gets the party ready to roll!

Meta Monday
Leer

Monday Meta Report – Dec 27th

Are you looking for the best decks in this week’s new meta-game? Leer takes a deep dive into the data to show you what decks you should play and those you should prepare to face!

Jasensational

Teemo Swain Deck Guide

What’s the difference between Teemo and Swain? Well… one is a ruthless war criminal, and the other is the Grand General of Noxus. How do they team up? Here’s Jasensational with the detailed run-down!

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