Teamfight Tactics Champion Traits and Buffs List

Champions have various traits which give huge buffs to the team. Knowing what traits do what is an important aspect of team building.

Teamfight Tactics takes the champions of League of Legends from the rift and puts them into the world of an auto battler.

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Each champion in the game has at least two traits: an origin and a class. When combined with others of the same trait, these give the player certain buffs. Traits are important when considering builds, which champions to obtain, and which items to create. 

It is vital to pay attention to trait combos as you play. Here is a breakdown of which champions have which traits and what buffs are given.

Trait Buff Champions
Ninja 1 ninja: 40% attack damage 
4 ninjas: 60% attack damage 
Zed, Kennen,
Shen, Akali
Assassin 3 assassins: +150% Crit damage 
6 assassins: +350% Crit damage
Zed, Kha’Zix, Katarina,
Evelynn, Rengar,
Akali, Pyke
Brawler 2 brawlers: all brawlers +300 health
4 brawlers: all brawlers +700 health
Rek’Sai, Cho’gath,
Volibear, Warwick
Guardian 2 guardians: +30 Armor
to adjacent allies
Braum, Leona
Knight 2 knights: block 20 damage
4 knights: blocks 40 damage
6 knights: blocks 60 damage
Darius, Garen, Kayle,
Poppy, Mordekaiser,
Demon 2 demons: 30% chance
to mana burn 
4 demons: 50% chance 
6 demons: 70% chance
Varus, Brand, Aatrox, Morgana, Evelynn, 
Swain, Elise
Gunslinger 2 gunslingers: 50% chance of
attacking an additional
target in range 
4 gunslingers: 50% chance of attacking all targets in range
Tristana, Miss Fortune, Lucian, 
Gangplank, Graves
Ranger 2 rangers: 25% chance to double attack speed for three seconds every three seconds
4 rangers: a 65% chance
Varus, Ashe, Vayne, Kindred
Imperial 2 imperials: double damage
for one imperial.
4 imperials: double damage for
all imperials in play
Darius, Katarina, 
Draven, Swain
Elementalist 3 elementalists: summon a golem at the start of the round Brand, Kennen,
Anivia, Lissandra
Glacial 2 glacials: 25% chance to stun
enemies on hit for two seconds
4 glacials: 35% chance
6 glacials: 45% chance
Braum, Ashe, Sejuani, Volibear, 
Anivia,  Lissandra
Blademaster 2 wild units: only wild units
have stacks of fury
4 units: All units in
play stack fury
Warwick, Nidalee, Gnar, Rengar, Ahri
Shapeshifter 3 shapshifters: 100% health
when they transform
Shyvana, Nidalee, Elise, 
Gnar, Swain
Dragon 2 dragons: dragons immune
to magic damage
Aurelion Sol, Shyvana
Yordle 3 yordles: 20% chance
of evasion
6 yordles: 50% chance
of evasion
Tristana, Kennen, Gnar, Lulu, Veigar, Poppy
Sorcerer  3 sorcerers: all units
+35 ability power
6 sorcerers: all units
+100 ability power
Veigar, Kassadin, Lulu, Morgana, 
Ahri, Karthus, Aurelion Sol, Twisted Fate
Noble 3 nobles: one random ally +100 armor and 35 hp on hit heal
6 nobles: all units +100 armor and 35 hp on hit heal
Fiora, Garen, Vayne, Leona, Lucian, Kayle
Pirate  3 pirates: chest of gold to loot at the end of each PVP round. Up to 4 gold can be given Gangplank, Miss Fortune,
Pyke, Graves, Twisted Fate
Phantom 2 Phantoms: a random opponent champion has health set to 100 at the beginning of the round Kindred, Karthus, Mordekaiser
Robot 1 robot: unit gets 100% mana at the beginning of the round. Blitz
Exile As long as the exiled unit has no adjacent allies, it begins the round with armor equal to 100% of its health Yasuo

What is your favorite trait and team build? Do you think Riot will add in new traits or champions? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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