With many new, exciting games released to the public, the popularity of strategy video games (particularly MOBA) continue to rise over the last decade. MOBA or multiplayer online battle area is defined as a video game where two groups of players fight it all out on the battlefield. With each team member controlling a character, one has to learn and improve on the abilities of their champions to contribute to the team’s winning potential.
League of Legends: Wild Rift or LoL: Wild Rift is one of the most popular mobile games played nowadays. With various objectives to complete and champions to collect and play, such as Jinx or Jhin build, it’s an exciting game that will keep you hooked and enjoy with your family and friends. For those new to the game though, it may be hard at first to understand the whole game concept. But here are some helpful tips for you.
- Knowing what you need to do to win
To win is the objective for all games, be it mobile or physical ones. In LoL: Wild Rift though, there are two things you need to do to win. The first would be destroying the Nexus or base of your opponents, and the second is making your opponents surrender the game. It won’t be as easy as you think because defensive turrets will block your path before you can reach your opponent’s base. Destroy all these turrets and arrive at their Nexus before they can do the same to yours and win.
- Studying the map
In the modified and mobile version of the PC game LoL, Wild Rift players are highly advised to be familiar with the map. From the top and bottom to the middle and jungle sections of the map, it’s vital to familiarize yourself with every area. It includes knowing how you will work your chosen champion on the map. Know every nook and cranny, so you know where to go and how to escape when faced with danger.
- Communication between team members is vital
Remember that it’s a team play. Therefore, it’s crucial to keep the communication lines open between team members. Appearing in the screen’s top-right corner is the in-game pings that can be utilized to notify the team of your attack strategy, who to attack, and so on. It also helps raise the likelihood of ganking where you’ll be able to secure resources for the team and even conquer the opponents.
- Practice playing with different champions
The good thing about practice is that the more you play, the more you learn about the game. Although starting as a Wild Rift beginner can be overwhelming, you will soon get the hang of it as you practice as much as you can. Play as many champions to help familiarize yourself with each one’s roles and abilities. Doing so will help you identify champions that suit you best as well as how to fight them when in a battle.
- Study how to move and attack simultaneously
Practice does make perfect, but while you familiarize yourself with what your champion/s can and cannot do, make sure to learn how to move and attack together. It will be difficult at first especially when maneuvering the position wheel and attack button at the same time. But it will help the team during battles if you can attack and damage the enemies as you move around the map.
- Do your research on the best item builds to have
In battles, it’s possible to be decimated by your opponents. Hence, it’s essential to know how and when to mix up item builds as you try to familiarize yourself with various champions and their abilities. Knowing how to expand your attack speed or attack damage and others will be useful to the team as you fight it out on the battlefield.
- Awareness is a fundamental skill
To survive, players need to be alert and aware of their surroundings. Who knows where your enemies may be hiding or if there’s an opponent ready to pounce on you and you just don’t know it. Your awareness will help you survive long in the game and be an asset to the team.
Don’t forget to enjoy the game too. It may become intense as a beginner as you try to learn the ropes of League of Legends: Wild Rift, but don’t forget that it’s still a game meant for you to enjoy playing with your family and friends. Yes, there may be studying involved as you acquaint yourself with your chosen champion but learn to enjoy it too.
A great game to play, it’s no wonder why players of all ages and from different countries enjoy playing Wild Rift. As a beginner, it’s going to be difficult as you learn and play different champions, practice in different lanes, and more. But hopefully, the abovementioned tips will help you master the game in no time.