Top 10 League of Legends Skill Cap Champions

This LIST IS NOT THE HARDEST CHAMPIONS TO PLAY, This list is about champions with the most potential to outplay and outperform their opponents, therefore they have higher skill caps. It doesn't mean you can't suck at riven and still win as riven, because you can but riven has some of the highest outplay potential against high elo opponents who actually know what they're doing FOR EXAMPLE. Why are there no SUPPORTS? Supports are definitely useful and can make plays but they in no way can affect the game the way other laners can.

The Top Ten

1 Scuttle Crab

Can't touch this

Legend has it that once scuttle crab killed all the ten members in the rift. Then riot nerfed it.

Literally one shots anything

1v5 pretty much all the time, but has a extremely high skill cap

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2 Riven

Low cooldown shield, countless dashes, area knock-up and insane damage output. She is the true queen of the rift. When played in good hands, nobody can duel nor trade with Riven.

"She's the queen of the rift and no one can duel her" = Do you know Fiora, she gets her with regular ease.

Riven is easy, as long as your penis is small.

Tiltmachinemk2 worst Riven NA

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3 Vayne

She is sexy!

4 Lee Sin

The endless combos you can pull off easily makes Lee Sin one of the best "outplay" champions in the game. There is a huge speed difference in ward jumping and flash kick speeds in high elo compared to low elo.

I played lee sin for 1 year, yet he is hard to master...

Lee Sin and nothing more to say

Just go and try him, you'll see.

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5 Zed

Zed has literally the highest outplaying potential out of all champions in the whole game. His basic combo is easy to pull off, but his full potential and outplaying potential is extremely difficult to pull off. Precision timing to dodge potentially devastating skills from your opponents with your ultimate, for example a Veigar, placing your shadows in the right place and knowing where they are, switching places with your shadows to dodge devastating skill shots such as an Ahri's charm, plus you have to land your skill shots to be a successful zed. His outplay potential is even higher when near walls. All of this makes him a fairly easy and boring champion to play if you want to use the same combo every time, but if you want to truly master zed's kill and outplay potential, your up for a difficult joyride.

Zed is one of the hardest champs to master same with azir and vayne I think these should be in the top 3

Best outplay potential
He is a ninja

Should be no 2 or 3 beihind vayne and lee sin, yasuo is like 7 and riven is like, 8

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6 Yasuo

The outplay potential is so much knowing when to ult makes thischamp so hard

There is so much micromanagement with this guy so I just think he's the hardest

Many low elo players call Yasuo no skill but that is them being salty that they got outplayed.

Verraldo is the best Yasuo I have ever seen.

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7 Azir

How on earth is anyone over this guy (but Scuttlecrab) he is by far the toughest champ in the game. Riven and Yas? Easy compared to him.

If you know how to use him he is really good!

People forget he is like a zed and orianna combined which makes him harder than both of them. He also can insec combo which makes him like lee-sin. A few well placed q's, r's, and turrets win games.

Well azir is one of the hardest champions in the game. however in the right hands he is probably the champion with the most outplay potential and the best champion in the game. if you have good control than he is gonna be the champion perfect for you.

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8 Fiora Fiora

Blocks any ability

9 Fizz

What Fizz is not hard lol

His E is OP well it's OP not because it can make you untargetable but it's OP when used smartly.

A good fizz will know when to use his Q and how long

Fizz's E is so OP you can start a fight with your R, dive in, dodge the abilities like a boss, get the kill, and get out with some hp left.

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10 Rengar

Really hard to play it

Requires good timing ofc

The Contenders

11 Ahri

A good Ahri is probably one of the scariest things in league for me... She isn't exactly a hyper carry but if her team knows their ass from their toes, she can really ruin your day.

Once again the difference between low elo and high elo Ahris is stupendous.

You can't kill or run away from a true master of Ahri.

Ahri's E (Charm) is the kiss of death. Follow up her abilities after you land your charm early or mid game and you can win an easy kill or at the very least, burn a flash

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12 Ekko

You need to plan your attacks seconds before it happens and factor in everything to maximize his kit.

No one has said ekko he has one of the best ults to outplay not to mention phase dive and his w you can outplay many champions

His ultimate is that get out of jail free card in Monopoly. If played properly, you can ult back into your convergence, giving you a stun and a large AOE damage hit, which you can then use to get a bunch of kills.

13 Leblanc

If you don't know what I'm talking about go look up Faker Leblanc Plays on YouTube

With abilitie use you twice?...

14 Orianna

Infinity edge and blood thister are must

When you first start playing Orianna she feels clunkier than your first car, but she's one of the few champions who scale with skill. A multiman ult on a well farmed Orianna WINS TEAMFIGHTS most orianna's are dreadful at hitting their ults ESPECIALLY in low ELO

15 Thresh

Really skilled champion

16 Aurelion Sol

Hard to play

17 Syndra

Noob champ press R o os adc

18 Tryndamere

Really mechanically difficult

There is just so much you have to do to master Tryndamere. Clicking on people, pressing R when you're low, clicking on people... The list goes on. I'd rate him somewhere between Garen and Darius on the difficulty level.

This champion is not hard at all, all u do is just spam your r and get multi kills while the other team thinks your hacking

19 Nidalee

Hard to hit spear and in most situations if u miss your spear your useless

Easily one of the strongest if you can hit spears you can do massive damage along with a missing hp% based q. Not to mention healing and the ability to jump over walls.

This OP complicated skin-changing whore is just too hard

20 Master Yi

master one

No offense everyone,actually,yi is tge strongest

21 Widowmaker Widowmaker Widowmaker is a fictional, playable villain hero appearing in the 2016 video game Overwatch, developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. Introduced in November 2014 at BlizzCon, Widowmaker made her debut in Overwatch, released in May 2016.

Best lege legends champion ever

22 Gangplank

He has been generally strong for awhile, but now that he has been tuned down he has a really high skill floor and very high ceiling. Sure at most elo's you just have to learn barrel chains, but play him mid and then try to say he isn't a hard champ to play.

23 Irelia
24 Teemo

Not mechanically challenging, but requires massive game knowledge to play and avoid death/ have success

He has to strategically place shrooms to kill enemies, time his blinds and act as an adc.

25 wudjc


Yes best in the game should be number one


who's thos

26 Talon

Slap dem booties

27 Shaco

Shaco is a very, very high skill cap champion. There are limitless possibilities to do with his kit. A very unique champion.

100% agree, have 2 million mastery points on shaco and still wouldn't say I'm even close to mastering him.

Clone usage and box placement. The versatility of your clone is insane, from baiting your opponents into wasting their abilities on the clone instead of you to timing the ult perfectly to dodge LITERALLY ANYTHING, his ult is unique and gives him the potential to make some very nice plays and cause the enemy team some very frustrating moments. Good uses of your boxes can also often make or break fights, smart placement around objectives/areas that are about to be fought over can cut off the enemies escape or ensure your teammates can make a getaway if things go south. If you can outthink and predict your opponents as a Shaco, they will see you as some untouchable death machine that is ganking every lane and invading jungle all at the same time. In summary, his ult dodges anything and if played well is the safest way to bait out enemy abilities ever and a few well placed boxes can quite literally turn a teamfight into a massacre. While not the most difficult to pick up and play, to ...more

28 Draven

When to catch and drop axes is a hard mechanic

Best champ

29 Lucian
30 Twisted Fate

Knowing where to ult and how fast you can pick that gold card makes TF easily one of the highest skill cap champs. If you position just a little off RIP with no defensive abilities if you get collapsed you'll be as useful as kassadin

31 Nasus Nasus
32 Kalista
33 Wukong


34 Kled

First 2 kills from enemy topliner and jungler

35 Elise
36 Gromp

She is easily the most op champ in the game. The fact that she has a reverse Guinsoo's BUILT INTO HER KIT just makes it even worse.

37 Lulu
38 Aatrox
39 Kayn

Basically, Kayn in his Darkin form is the most OP jungler ever created. His E ability is sort of broken, as well as his R having a tower glitch. What you want to do with Kayn is ambush the opponent by ganking through walls, using QE combos, and using that R so that they can't run away. Also, if you're down on health, no problem, Q and R take care of that.

40 Bofa

Pretty soft early game but one of the hardest to handle late game

41 Anivia
42 Rumble
43 Garen

Most overlook him and play as a newer Riven player would, but if you dig a bit deeper into his kit you can see how complete mastery will significantly improve your gameplay. (kind of like Master Yi)

44 Bugie
45 Kindred

Thicc lamb thighs

And feet...hmmm :))

46 Hasaki
47 Tenmo

tooo good

48 Gragas
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