In this episode, sOAZ provides an in-depth analysis of when to ward and how to set up vision control around the top lane. Vision is vital. Most of the time will be the deciding factor in whether you win or lose your lane. At this point in the game, there are no more ward timings in solo-queue. As such, sOAZ suggests you ward whenever you can do so without sacrificing anything in your lane. He also shows some of the best bushes to put pinks and how to walk around common warding spots. When playing top lane, you want to use bushes and the fog of war mechanic as much as possible to get small advantages. sOAZ will teach us how to do this.
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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.
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.
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.