Widowmaker: snipe your way to the Diamond and even higher
Widowmaker is the strongest DPS hero in overwatch, and the simplest way to describe her – she is the Overwatch’s extraordinaire sniper. The most important thing – if you meet struggles to hit a giant barn with a rocket launcher, then you, probably, need to look somewhere else. Not even this Widowmaker guide could not help you to shine with this hero.
But if your aim is pretty well, and you think that you are some kind of a sniper, then you will fall in love with this incredibly powerful hero. Her grapple hook could be easily used to zip across to any sniper positions, where only a few other heroes could get. Poison mines will prevent you from all assault, and deal a nice amount of damage to the glass-cannons (like Tracer, Reaper, Genji and etc.). Her sniper rifle is an incredibly powerful long-range weapon could one-shot enemies with 200 hp, and deal impressive damage to tanks.
In this guide, I will take a look at how you need to play as Widowmaker to ensure that you could handle with all this power. I will now highlight her basic abilities, you could read about them anytime, by pressing F1 in-game. But I will give you priceless tips for playing this one-shot sniper. All you need to know, that Widowmaker is the top 1 hero, that used during overwatch boosting, and that is pretty impressive. In the right hands, she could easily carry most of the games on low ranks (from bronze to diamond)
To see how her abilities actually work in a battlefield, take a closer look at this video, produced by Blizzard during announcing of the game:
How to master Widowmaker | Tips, and tricks
In this chapter, I will highlight the most interesting of the Widomaker’s secrets, that is frequently used by professionals. But to truly master this poison sniper, you need a lot of time and practice. She is the most precision-focused heroes of Overwatch to play. But if you learned these tricks you already will be a little bit ahead from your competitors.
Never stand in one place for too long
This is an incredibly easy rule, that works in EVERY game where you could pick a sniper class. Even the greenest enemies would understand how important your impact on the game, and they would hunt you down. Widowmaker’s shoots leave a bright trail, so everyone could easily track you down. So be sure that you WILL BE TARGETED. Traveling is not a waste of time, it is the major part of Widowmaker gameplay, and until you understand that, you will be annihilated quite frequently.
Control your movements
Grappling Hook is a marvelous tool that will get you into such wonderful sniper pits. But do not panic if your Hook does not found any target to attach. Its cooldown would not start ticking down until you actually made a connection. So learn the map, and know where you should aim to travel exactly where you want if you ever dreamed about mastering the Widowmaker.
Secure your positions
Venom mine is the only tool that could tell you about the approaching of an enemy. But remember that you could have only one of them active, but it explodes in a short range AoE, so it can hit multiple enemies at a time. Even if it will be destroyed you will receive a signal, and if you get it, you should immediately leave this sniper pit, and go straight to another. Thanks to the Grappling Hook you could quickly change your positions.
Here I will tell you which heroes you would like to pick against Widowmaker.
Widowmaker is strong against Bastion, Torbjorn and Pharah. So if you see one of these heroes in the enemy’s ranks, quickly pick this purple sniper and quickly destroy such opponents.
Widowmaker is weak against D.Va, Genji, Winston. Be sure that you know how to escape from these enemies if you see how they are approaching you. This hero (Widowmaker) likes to stay out of sight and range, and every flanking heroes (Tracer, Genji, Reaper, Winston and other) could bring a lot of troubles to us.
To master such a hero you need to learn a lot of tricks. A lot of them you could see live on the Kephrii’s stream.
All who ever played in League of Legends in low divisions and elo know this feeling, when you playing, doing your best, but still, some one in your team will appear to ruin a game. Firstly, understand that the reason of all your loses not an unskilled team mate that whining all game long, but you. Yes, it is your fault that you stuck at low Elo and nobody’s else. In this article, I will share some tips that can dramatically increase your skill and the best champions that can carry the game almost by themselves.
Solo Boosting – Tips
League of Legends consists of a million little things that you need to focus on, but here I will highlight only those of them, that are critical:
Learn how to snowball.
Creep slain in League of Legends is the most important indicator that shows how many minions were slain by your champion. Learn attack animation, damage of your fav champion to know when to attack to slain minions. The more minions you kill – the more gold you obtain – the more items you could buy. Do not even start a game if you do not how to CS correctly, especially if you decided to play as ADc.
Always look at your health bar. Knowing how much damage you can freely soak is another important thing in League of Legends. It will be extremely useful in many situations, for example, you have half hp, and you see a fleeing enemy. If you perfectly know that you can attack him, and get away alive, then you will gain a huge advantage. But if you not accurate in your calculations, then in one situation, you will be dead right after you perform a killing strike, and in the worst situation – this fleeing enemy will just kill you.
Meta is continuously evolving and champions always fighting for the Throne of the best Support, Jungler, ADc,Mid lane, Top Lane. Meta is created by the professional League of Legends players. They always trying to learn new strategies to surprise an enemy and this greatly affects normal and ranked games. Common peoples always follow their idols and League of Legends is not an exception.
Long story short – know all popular champions and all ways to counter them.
Snowballing is a continuously increasing once gained advantage. Many new players after winning a team fight just go somewhere and farm. This is terribly wrong because it is the perfect time to do a map objective, or simply to push the lane. Win one team fight and do everything that possible to save this advantage.
Always target map objectives because they grant a great advantage to a whole your team. Know the right priorities, and strictly follow them.
Solo Boosting – Best Champions
League of Legends is a quite unbalanced game, and some champions are much easier to master than the others. And in many cases, these simple champions are much stronger. Some of these simple and strong champions will be highlighted here.
Caitlyn is ranged ADc champion that extremely strong in the late game. She requires some skill, especially in last-hitting (CS) but after a few matches, you will be totally Ok with her. Caitlyn is the most consisted ADC among the others. Her attack animation is amazing, and the projectile speed is fast as hell. She has great instruments to push lane. Just remember that Caitlyn’s range is the longest in the game, and you just need to use this advantage to outfarm the enemy ADC and use your skills to farm and harass as effectively as you can. Caitlyn is the best champion on low Elo because she is perfect on all lanes here. Most of the opponents just do not know how to farm, how to harass and just do not know how to play in LoL. But this does not mean that Caitlyn is the best ADC in League of Legends, so if you really want to solo boost your Elo you need to master all other ADc champions.
ATTENTION! Do not pick ADc if you are mechanically just awful.
The main problem of low Elo games is that everyone, literally everyone goes full glass-cannon. Do not be like them, if you see this situation in the game, then just pick a good tanky support. And the best tank-support is Maokai. This corrupted treant can carry many games where others just lose their hope. Maokai has a great starting HP and defense that will save your life more than one. Also, he has a great instrumental kit – His roots greatly deals with the many popular “Bronze” champions and could be a good support as well.
Maokai is a great pick to balance your average low elo team composition. His main sources of damage are AP, and most bronze players do not play as AP champions, so you can kill three birds with one pick.
Everyone loves Master Yi, especially low skilled bronze players. He is the most point-and-click champion ever created in League of Legends. Just press his 4 buttons one by one, and when you come to the melee zone then just press the last button to kill an enemy. Master Yi is one of the simplest champions in LoL and even your five-years-old brother can easily carry games with him. Yeah, you can say that he easy countered by roots and stuns. But seriously, how often in low elo games you can see that champions with stuns and roots use it on the right targets? These players just do not care about CC abilities because they do not deal any damage! BUT if the enemy has a champion with CC abilities, then just avoid him, and kill other four. Master Yi is the easiest and fastest way from the Bronze league. But climbing you will see how his usability quickly falling down as people start using CC abilities.
Ryze is an easy to master champion with a powerful burst damage. He is another point-and-click champion, just like Annie,Master Yi, and Warwick. But there is one thing that is greatly important while you playing as Ryze. You need to learn how to CS correctly and efficiently in the first ten minutes of the game. Last hitting is a one and only complicated thing in this champion because he has a strange attack animation and pretty slow projectile speed. And after you built your first items you transformed into a walking tower, that destroying with his powerful spells everyone, who dares to come near him. In addition to it, he has an overpowered ultimate that can easily destroy a whole enemy team. And even in more addition, his rune prison offers a great crowd control, which can be used to deactivate the most dangerous champions.
Even if you do not like Burst-champion, you can always respec him into a nice tank. As I mentioned before nobody in bronze love to play tanks, so you can use him to balance your team composition.
As you can see there are many ways to easily leave low elo divisions just by yourself. Just learn the game right, and master at least 4 champions of various roles, to balance your team. Remember that if you can not play right, even lol boosting can not help you. After boosting you will definitively reach the desired rank, but you simply can not stay there for long. So always enhance your gameplay and spend your free time, learning new tips and tricks in League of Legends.
The human City-State of Noxus is located in the central region of the far East Valorana. In many ways, it is the opposite of Demacia, there are ruled by all those who could get power in any way. In Noxus succeeds strong in body and spirit, and they don’t care what the price of this power. Even in view of the fact that behind every powerful Noxian Lord of the whole cemetery devotees and used companions, most of the townspeople hold common doctrine. In their eyes, complacency and compassion – signs of weakness. However, the city is not mired in chaos. Though Noxians and seem cruel, they are quite unable to maintain order in their territory. In the city, there was a very sensible legislation, but it has a drawback. Those in power always find a way to circumvent the rules, leaving unwanted laws weak.
Head of the Noxian
Politic organisation known as Noxian high command rule the Noxus. And aslo it control the army. In general, military control all aspects of political life of this city. There is no difference beetwen politics and War for a typical Noxian citizen. For a long time the head of Noxus was immortal Boram Darkwill.
Evil tongues said that he use necromancy or pay for such service. Anyway, he started to rule the policy before the Lightshield dynasty, and it is his infinite thirst for power made the Noxus a nightmare of all the neighbors. Darkwill was killed in the conflict around Kalamandy, and the political situation in the city is still unclear.
Noxus for humans!
Almost all human settlements will gladly accept unhumans in their ranks, but not Noxus. Noxians stressed intolerant to other types of intelligent creatures. At best, they have a cool reception, although there are cases where the city has been taking creatures that have proven to be useful or dangerous. However, visiting people don’t feel at home either. So that Noxus starts to respect someone, he must either show that something is worth or show what horror he can bring in the hearts of his enemies.
Military service in Noxuse is compulsory for all. All citizens are obliged to serve six years, and then they are written to a deep old age. The supreme command reserves the right to appeal to any citizen regardless of age, if necessary. The service in the army has significantly increased its place in society, and many remain in the army for 10 years or more. They always have a case, even at the modern stage of the seeming peace.
Noxus and League of Legends
High Command had decided not to oppose the establishment of the League of legends and even somehow contributed to it case. And Noxus, and his enemies was clear: for the League stands almost the entire continent, and even Noxians would not be able to survive under its joint onslaught. We cannot say that they miscalculated.
Peace was concluded with Demacia, allowing policy shift resources to other fronts. Unfortunately, since the conclusion of peace noxians not succeeded in their conquests. However, the policy was able to use his considerable magical power in the fight against Demacia in the fields of Justice. Perhaps in this plane the State will achieve greater success than during past wars. In any case, would require much less resources and people. No matter how profitable was the peace for Demacia, Noxus has won significantly more.
Deep dungeons of Noxus
Noxus – is a grim and evil city, as its population. The town is built on a granite Hill, and much of it is underground. Life boils around and inside the mountain.
The dungeons of Noxus are almost as large as its above-ground part. There are many shops, taverns, and residential neighborhoods, although life is much more dangerous. The catacombs of Noxus are recognized as the largest in the continent. In their depths, many mazes and secret rooms belonging to Richers and their secrets.
Just twenty years ago, the land of runes was on the brink of disaster. Since the dawn of history, people gathered in tribes and went to war against each other, and from the outset, the magic was their main weapon. Whole armies were reinforced or destroyed by magical power or runes.
Commanders and officers used a magic uniform to lead the army or support them. Summoners, often the real rulers of the political forces of Valorana, have produced destructive waves of magical power in enemies and their property without considering the consequences. The magic was so much that nobody thought to use anything else.
Consequences of war
The consequences of the use of magic were not so much before the Runic wars. These major clashes of magical forces that began 200 years ago have finally shown to fearless people how fragile their world is. The last such war has had a severe impact on the geophysical condition of the world. If Valorancy were afraid to die from the enemy’s hands, they now have to fear earthquakes and terrible magical storms. Life on the continent has become much heavier. The world has changed, and no effort has been able to return it to a stable state. The view was expressed that another war would simply lead to the end of the world.
Leading sorcerers of Valorana, including Summoners, have concluded that political and geophysical instability must be mitigated by changing the nature of warfare. They need to be carried out systematically but in a controlled way and without negative impact, since there is no possibility of abandoning them. To that end, a League of Legends was formed, the main purpose of which was to resolve the political situation on the continent. It is located in the Institute of War and has the right to monitor the fulfilment of the commitments made by the Parties during league matches.
With the establishment of the League of legends all major political conflicts are resolved by using special battles on carefully controlled arenas. Summoners, representing the parties control each of their heroes. Heroes, in turn, are fighting with each other and with summoned by minor-summoners minons, to perform certain tasks. Most often the aim is to destroy the enemy nexus. The arena in which the battles are called Fields of Justice.
Wars really ended?
League of legends not removed all of the conflicts in the world. Institute of war was built directly between the Noxus and Demacia to be the guarantor of the security of all living between these policies. However, the warring parties are finding ways to fight. In particular, Noxus moved to the foreign policy of colonization and turned his gaze on Ionia. But even in Noxus no politician will go against the League of legends and its mighty sorcerers.
League of legends is not the only way to solve political issues, it is also a kind of sport. Using technology to monitor the matches in places where built special receivers, League of legends drew the attention of almost all political affairs. The most important cases are handled through exciting fights, it is not surprising that many people are very fond of seeing matches.
The most powerfull summoners
The League of Legends is headedby three Summoners, known as the Equality Council. Two members of the Council had been in those posts since the founding of the league, but the third, Supreme Councillor Reginald Ashram, had been mysteriously disappeared five years ago. His place took Hejvan Relivash. The Council of Unity does not only deal with the administration of the Legends of the league but also acts as the highest court of Valorana on political issues
The structure of the league is based on the existence of many internal organizations with their objectives. Each policy has its emissary, a diplomat representing the interests of his homeland in the building of the Institute of War. The matches are controlled by the judges. The Summoners Council monitors compliance with the obligations of the parties.
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League of Legends – the most popular MOBA in the world
League of Legends is a multi-player video game. The game was developed and published by Riot games. It can be played on OS X as well as Microsoft Windows. You can notice the influence of Warcraft III in the development of the game. Players will assign the role of unseen summoner role. The player will fight against other players or computer controlled champions. Players will destroy the opponent’s nexus.
The League of Legends is a MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) game. There are three different modes in the game. They are Summoner’s Rift, Twisted Treeline and Howling Abyss. The match duration will be 20 to 60 minutes. Each team should complete the terminal objective and victory condition so that central objective can be destroyed or most strategic points will be held for a long period of time. In each mode, the player should hold a variety of small objects so that they will have advantage over opponents.
As the game progresses, the accumulation of strength will take place. Every champion will start the game in a feeble manner. However, the strength will be enhanced by possessing various kinds of items in the due course of time. The experience will also help players make quick progress in the game.
http://na.leagueoflegends.com/ was well received when it is released. The game was at the peak of its popularity during 2012. It was the most widely used game in North America and Europe. Millions of people play the game at any point of time and it is popular game across the world. More than 27 million people will play the game on a daily basis.
Regional competitions are held in various parts of the world. 10 professional teams will participate in each competition. After the completion of the regional competition, world championship will be held on annual basis. The championship attracts millions of online viewers from all over the world.
The world championship is played to grab the grand prize money, $1 million. In fact, the prize money is high in 2014 and 2015. In addition to the prize money, winners will get trophies as well.
Rewards in the game
While playing games, they will control characters. These characters will be either chosen or assigned in each game. Every champion will start at a low level. By gaining the experience, the player can move the highest level, 18. When a player reaches a champion level, special abilities will be unlocked.
Each player will start the game with the lowest amount of gold and there will be an augmentation of gold throughout the game to buy items that will enhance your champion. Gold can be earned in various ways. There are non-player characters such as minions and monsters. You can kill or help others to kill enemy players so that the chance of winning the gold will improve.
The enemy structures should be destroyed in this process. The destruction will take place through unique item interactions or champion abilities. The gold earned in the game can be spent throughout the game to purchase various kinds of items as per your needs. Thus, there is a great scope to enhance your game.
The experience, gold and items earned are meant for the specific game only. They should not be carried over to other matches. There are various opportunities to earn rewards in the game. These rewards are specific to an individual or augment matches.
Players will gain experience by playing the game for a specific time on a particular account. The account will begin at level one and there will be continuous progress until you reach level 30. Maps and game modes will be unlocked by making progress in the game. To gain small bonuses in games, players can use Runes and Masteries.
There are champion types in League of Legends which include Tanks, Damages Dealers, Mages, Support and Hybrids. You should understand the fact that each group has their characteristics and abilities. Championships are filtered into four roles such as Assassin, Fighter, Mage, Support, Tank and Marksman.
Maps in League of Legends
There are three maps in League of Legends. You should understand the fact each map denotes a different terrain. The objectives as well as winning conditions will also vary as per the map. The summoner spells as well as items will also vary. Crystal Scar was the fourth map and it was discounted.
The most popular map in League of Legends is Summoner’s Rift. Two teams will target an enemy building. Each team comprises of five members. You should understand the fact that defensive structures will guard the enemy building (Nexus). The enemy team will defend them and they should intrude those towers as well.
In this process, very weak non-player characters will be created and these are known as minions. These minions will advance towards the enemy base and players will compete to gain control. The advancement will take place in three directions which include top, bottom and middle lanes.
By destroying enemy structures, it is possible to obtain intermediate objectives and it will help in achieving great victory. There are neutral areas of the map which are known as Jungle and River. There are powerful non-player characters which are known as Monsters.
The map will be divided into two parts and there will be three kinds of monsters. The monsters include the Scuttle Crab, Dragon, and Rift Herald / Baron Nashor.
By using the number of intermediate objectives provided by the Summoner’s Rift, there will be a better overall victory.
In the case of Twisted Treeline, there will be two teams of three players. These teams will compete so that the Nexus will be destroyed in a very efficient manner. You will find one Nexus in each enemy base. These are located on the right and left side of the map.
Structures create minions on a continuous basis. The minions will advance towards the enemy base in two lanes. These lanes will run across the bottom and top of the map. Players are required advance the waves of minions so that they will be able to destroy the structures of enemies in a very efficient way. By achieving intermediate objects, players will be victorious. The neutral area present between the enemy lanes is called Jungle. The Twisted Treeline also contains a number of intermediate objectives through which players can achieve victory very easily.
The map is similar to Summoner’s Rift. There will be two teams and each team consists of five players. The Nexus will be guarded enemy towers and players should strive to destroy it utterly. There will be one nexus in each enemy base. They are located on right side and left side of the map. These structures create minions on a continuous basis.
The minions will advance the enemy base through the central lane. When the enemy structures are destroyed, the team will be victorious. There will not be any jungle area (neutral place) in Howling Abyss. It is not possible to reach the allied base without being killed. On the other hand, players can reach base in Summoner’s Rift so that they will get health and manna.
There are a number of game types in League of Legends. There are matchmaking options which augment various conditions of game modes. There are three ways in which teams can select the championship they will play.
Two teams will be able to select their champions automatically by using the blind pick. It is not possible to know the selection of the opposite team until the beginning of the match. Blind Pick is available in Summoner’s Rift and Twisted Treeline. They are available in all modes in custom games. You can go through the link, http://na.leagueoflegends.com/ to know more about the game and the theme so that there will be great satisfaction.
With Draft Pick, each team has the capability to ban three champions. Prohibiting a total of six champions is possible. To select champions, teams will take turns. In this process, they will be able to see the selections of other teams. The pick is available in Summoner’s Rift and it is available in all custom games.
A champion to each player is assigned through ARAM (All Random All Mid). Players will accumulate Re-rolls by playing multiple matches. In this process, they can select another champion for the match. The choice is available on Howling Abyss for matchmaking games and it is available on all custom games.
As you go through http://na.leagueoflegends.com/, you will understand that Elo formula will be applied so that proprietary adjustments will be made in all modes of the game. If the behavior of a player is very poor, sanctions will be imposed. The behavior will be tracked in between the matches. The sanctions will be conveyed in various ways. The delivery takes place through an automated system. Some of the sanctions include chat restriction, temporary or permanent ban from the game.
So it is mean that if you want to play games with a good players then you need a quite high mmr (Elo). It is hard to rise your Elo rating by yourself, because there is a high chance that you will meet a toxic or just not skilled enough player that can ruin an entire match. If you really want to rise your Elo just by yourself, then you need to train really hard to master 2-3 champions, and each of these champions must have unique role.
Iron rule of solo-boosting is that you should play from the command. Pick that champion that your team really need, even if it is just a simple support. Many peoples underestimate support’s role in the game, but in fact he is a key to the victory. But never argue with your teammates and blame then, by this way you will only dismorale them. Do your best. Always.
By the way, there is a much faster way to rise your Elo Rating – Elo Boosting Services. If you choose that way then all you need to boost your account is a some cash and time. You pay to the booster (a really high skilled player) that will play on your account until it reached a desired rank. Almost all these services are same. You pay money and after a short period of time you will get your account back.
But how to choose the best of them? I highly recommend Boosteria, because i used this and was pleased with speed and quality of their work, also they have some nice extra options. They also have good discounts and a really helpfull personal area where you can do some cool stuff like choose your booster by yourself, ask previous booster to boost you a little more and many other.
Boosteria as any other boosting service can offer you a various boosting variants like:
Pay per Win –you decide by yourself how many matches you need to win.
Duo Boosting – you play in pair with skilled player that can wipe the entire team just by himself. So you can look at the real professional with your own eyes and learn some new moves.
Normal Draft – if you don’t even bother about match making draft, then you can order a normal boost, because Riots have another “elo” system for normal games.
Coaching – you will be trained so well, that you will know all hints and triks about this game.
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