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The Top 5 Companion Apps for New and Veteran League of Legends Players

In this article, we discuss the five best companion apps for LoL players of all skill levels that will assist you in learning more about the game, and immersing you in LoL culture.

If you're a League of Legends player, you know how competitive and intense games can be. Especially if you're a newer player, you can start to feel overwhelmed trying to learn every aspect of the game. In this article, we're going to discuss the five best companion apps for LoL players of all skill levels that will assist you in learning more about the game, and immersing you in LoL culture. 

League of Legends Companion Apps

1. LoL in One

From Mark Prutskiy, "LoL in One" is an app that contains many features related to League of Legends. Users of the app will find streams from Twitch, a news section covering the latest LoL information, access to the LoL Reddit channel, Twitter feeds from professional players, developers, and official announcements, character build guides, and much more.

This app holds an impressive amount of content, and it is a must have for LoL players, because everything you could want to access can all be found within this single application.

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2. Champion Architect - Builds for League of Legends

This app from Grant Davis focuses on a single, yet incredibly important, aspect of LoL gameplay -- character builds. What is unique about this app, though, is that it allows you to create your own builds and save them to the app for easy access and viewing. You can experiment with builds for certain characters, and see how each build affects the character's stats, so you can fine-tune your builds to fit the style of gameplay you are seeking.

This app will be useful for new players and veterans alike, because understanding how to build your characters takes time, and it will make the process much easier by letting you make builds outside of the heat of the match.

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3. LoL Timer

Developed by nhelix, the LoL Timer application is incredibly useful for players who most often play Jungler. Simple in design and execution, this utility app will keep track of when each unique mob spawns in the jungle, so you can keep moving and know what is up or when it will be up.

This app obviously focuses towards playing a Jungler, but any seasoned player or newcomer will find this helpful, as the timer will ensure you to stay on top of the game, and it gives you a great visual advantage against opponents.

[Image retrieved from the App Store]

4. League Friends 

This mobile app from Riot itself allows you to stay connected to your LoL friends and easily coordinate to set up games together. Furthermore, the app displays what each of your friends is currently doing, or allows them to post statuses of their own. Communicating and coordinating with teammates is essential in League play, and this app will help to you do just that, but much more efficiently. 

5. CounterPicks League of Legends 

A major factor in choosing characters in League of Legends is understanding each character's strengths and weaknesses. All characters have a counter character that can best deal with what they bring to the arena. This app by Presselite is an incredibly useful app for learning characters and their counter picks. It will serve purposefully for new players attempting understand each character, or veteran players who need to do some studying. 

League of Legends is a competitive MOBA game that has many different gameplay aspects involved in learning how to become better individually, and collaboratively. With these five companion apps, you will be well on your way to understanding the game more in-depth, and through understanding will come progress in your own gameplay and consistency. 

Published Jul. 20th 2016

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