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The Most Outdated Champions in League of Legends

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Tryndamere Nightbringer
The skin looks great the champion... not so much. | © Riot Games

League of Legends is already over 10-years-old. The champions from back in the day have become a staple in the game, with champions such as Annie, Vladimir and Lux still being household names in our solo queue games. But have all these champions withstood the test of time?

We're going to take a look at League of Legends and the different champions in the game. Which champions feel old and outdated in comparison to the overloaded kits we have of champions being released in 2021 and 2022? Let's check out the most outdated Champions in League of Legends. 

Which Champions Are Outdated? 

3. Tryndamere

Tryndmere is probably one of the most outdated champions in League of Legends. His kit is extremely simple, which isn't necessarily a bad thing, but it's also extremely boring. He's got a dash, a stat boost, as well as a key defensive ability that can turn fights around. Seriously, is his ultimate 'don't die' button even any fun in the current state of League of Legends? 

Tryndamere might have had a small resurgence in Season 11, but the fad has since died down once more, making him one of the most outdated champions out there. We've already got Garen as a simple skirmisher, we don't need Tryndamere as well with his own take on 'spin to win'. 

2. Corki

Corki is another questionable champion that has a seriously outdated kit when it comes to League of Legends. He's easy to pick up, like most of the older champions in League of Legends, but why would you play Corki when he's mediocre at being a mage and a marksman. There are much better and more reliable champions out there that do either or better than this Yordle. 

Corgi Corki
Who would willingly play Corki? | © Riot Games

Corki is a strong late game champion, but his overall kit is linear and boring to play. In a world of dashes, innate healing, teleportation, stealing ultimates and even stealing another champions body, this is the type of chamion that is forgotten over time and cannot keep his head above water. His play rate is in the dumps because he is a boring champion to play in 2022 compared to Yone, Yasuo or Nilah

 

1. Malphite

Malphite is probably one of the more picked outdated champions since he's able to counter champions like Wukong, Jax and Yasuo who heavily rely on their aut attacks. He's also able to use his Q as a 'long' ranged damage ability in the game. All that sounds pretty good, so why is he on the list of most outdated champions in League of Legends? 

Malphite
Is this champion still necessary in 2022? | © Riot Games

Malphite is only great into very specific champions. Any Vladimir, Sylas or Mordekaiser will be able to simply destroy Malphite, because of his linear kit that only works against very specific champions with low sustain and relying heavily on attack speed.  Malphite players only spam a single button, Q in hopes of winning lane and then go all-in with their ultimate during a fight. Honestly, this is how you play Malphite and in comparison to a skill-heavy champion like Gwen it's a pretty outdated kit. 

Riot has been trying to phase out point-and-click abilities, but these older outdated champions are just full of them with Malphite being a prime example. His Q is just that and it makes for a pretty boring champion. Will Riot ever rework these champions to give them some more substance on the rift?