Paul "Soaz" Boyer

Paul "Soaz" Boyer

Teaches how to master Top Lane

Paul "Soaz" Boyer

Paul "Soaz" Boyer

Teaches how to master Top Lane

18 Videos
2h 19m
About Class

Access to the most comprehensive collection of educational content for League of Legends

LANING PHASE

Play the laning phase like it’s supposed to and take over the game from the lane.

MELEE VS RANGED

Win unfavorable matchups and play to win as melee vs ranged champions.

TELEPORT

Learn to use teleport to its maximum potential every time.

JUNGLE PATHING

Avoid unnecessary deaths by understanding the jungler pathing and mentality.

WAVE CONTROL

Manage the creep waves to set yourself up for success through freezes, slow pushes or fast pushing.

MACRO CONTROL

Learn how to use high mobility champions to take over the entire map and play around objectives and baron.

Videos In This Class
  1. 02:54
    sOAZ Introduction
    1. sOAZ Introduction

    Paul "sOAZ" Boyer has been playing competitive League of Legends ever since its debut more than seven years ago. He's attended Worlds 6 times, making it out of groups multiple times and even taking home second place in 2018. As one of the most established western top laners, sOAZ will teach you everything you need to know about League of Legends in this course.

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  2. 04:58
    Introducing Top Lane
    2. Introducing Top Lane

    In this episode, sOAZ provides an in-depth explanation of the mentality required to climb in Solo-Queue and talks about what you need to think about in every game to successfully grind ELO

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  3. 03:32
    Find your champion pool
    3. Find your champion pool

    Usually, mobile champions are perfect for Solo-queue as they tend to have more presence on the map. In this episode, sOAZ provides an overview of how to choose your champions and playstyle for the top lane.

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  4. 12:12
    Picking your new champion
    4. Picking your new champion

    In this episode, sOAZ shows you exactly how to approach learning a new champion and use the practice tool to create different scenarios to determine the limits of their spells and combos.

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  5. 04:33
    Picking your new champion (Aatrox)
    5. Picking your new champion (Aatrox)

    Aatrox is a solid champion in the current state of the game because of his good laning phase, high mobility, and strong combos. sOAZ will in this episode show the champion's in-depth combos and how to get the most out of his spells and toolkit.

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  6. 09:04
    Pre Laning Phase & Match-ups pt. 1
    6. Pre Laning Phase & Match-ups pt. 1

    In this episode, sOAZ covers the mechanics of the laning phase and explains how to play both a melee vs. ranged matchup as well as a ranged vs. melee matchup.

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  7. 10:34
    Pre Laning Phase & Match-ups pt. 2
    7. Pre Laning Phase & Match-ups pt. 2

    A good or lousy matchup will determine how easy the game will be. In this episode, sOAZ goes in-depth on how to approach the picking phase and what to be on the look-out when selecting a champion.

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  8. 16:27
    Jungle Pathing
    8. Jungle Pathing

    There are multiple jungle paths available at the beginning of the game for both friendly and enemy junglers. sOAZ goes through all of them and explains the different scenarios and outcomes.

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  9. 12:18
    Wave Control
    9. Wave Control

    Hard pushing the second wave is a great way to ensure you get it to bounce back to you by the three-minute mark, letting you ward and play safe. In this episode, sOAZ explains how to manage your wave control and provides an in-depth analysis of how and when to fast and slow push waves or set up freezes.

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  10. 07:27
    Vision Control
    10. Vision Control

    Vision is vital. Most of the time will be the deciding factor in whether you win or lose your lane. In this episode, sOAZ provides an in-depth analysis of when to ward and how to set up vision control around the top lane.

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  11. 09:47
    Trading in lane
    11. Trading in lane

    How well your laning phase goes will often dictate how good of a game you will have. In this episode, SOAZ goes in-depth into the laning phase in the top lane and shows how to secure yourself an advantage and win the lane.

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  12. 04:17
    Bush Control
    12. Bush Control

    Ranged champions usually have an advantage over their melee counterparts in the top lane. In this episode, sOAZ explains how to abuse the bushes in the top lane to survive as melee vs.ranged.

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  13. 07:44
    Teleport
    13. Teleport

    The first teleport should always be used to get back to lane after getting a strong back, usually anywhere between 700 and 1300 gold. In this episode, sOAZ provides an extensive explanation of the Teleport summoner spell that characterizes the role of the top lane champions.

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  14. 08:28
    Understanding the Minimap
    14. Understanding the Minimap

    The minimap is the best tool to use to gain information outside of what you can see on your screen. Whenever you have downtime, glance at the minimap and look at what is happening on the other side of the map.

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  15. 09:05
    Influencing the Map
    15. Influencing the Map

    When basing, taking a look at where your waves and opponents are will provide vital information that will allow you to decide on a strategy and decide what to do next in the match. In this episode, sOAZ explains how to influence the minimap and how to play the macro-game from the top lane.

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  16. 06:14
    Teamfight
    16. Teamfight

    Playing non-mobile champions requires you to think twice before moving on the map, so you don’t end up losing more on the other side of the map. In this episode, sOAZ gives an overview of team fighting as mobile and non-mobile champions and how to approach grouping in both cases.

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  17. 06:04
    Playing around Baron
    17. Playing around Baron

    Before entering the Baron pit, consider your team composition and try to estimate how fast you can take it. Taking baron is usually a sure-fire way of securing the win for your team. In this episode, sOAZ explains how to think and play around baron.

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  18. 03:59
    Ending
    18. Ending

    Thank you so much for taking this course and following it through to the end! We hope you’ve enjoyed the course and start seeing progress in your gameplay and that the course helps you climb in ranked. We want you to reach your goals and wish you good luck.

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About Class

Access to the most comprehensive collection of educational content for League of Legends

Videos By
Paul "Soaz" Boyer
Soaz 143 followers
Topics You Will Learn

LANING PHASE

Play the laning phase like it’s supposed to and take over the game from the lane.

MELEE VS RANGED

Win unfavorable matchups and play to win as melee vs ranged champions.

TELEPORT

Learn to use teleport to its maximum potential every time.

JUNGLE PATHING

Avoid unnecessary deaths by understanding the jungler pathing and mentality.

WAVE CONTROL

Manage the creep waves to set yourself up for success through freezes, slow pushes or fast pushing.

MACRO CONTROL

Learn how to use high mobility champions to take over the entire map and play around objectives and baron.

Videos By
Paul "Soaz" Boyer
Soaz 143 followers

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