Smolder·Bot Counters

Dragon PracticeP
Super Scorcher BreathQ
Flap, Flap, FlapE
Win rate49.3%
Pick rate5.1%
Ban rate1.4%
Matches69 971-
Smolder Bot has a 49.3% win rate and 5.1% pick rate in Emerald + and is currently ranked B tier. Based on our analysis of 69 971 matches, the best counters for Smolder Bot are Seraphine, Kog'Maw, Brand, Twitch and Jinx. On the other hand, Smolder Bot counters Varus, Aphelios, Corki, Nilah and Miss Fortune.
Smolder Top
Smolder Jungle
Smolder Mid
Smolder Bot
Smolder Support

Smolder matchups

Bot Bot  Patch 14.12

Smolder counter tips

General advice on how to play against Smolder
These champs are strong against Smolder at most phases of the game. They’re listed based on their win rate against Smolder.
Laning Against Smolder

Laning Against Smolder

Try not to let him get early kills on you, as he will be stronger early on as he can upgrade his Q.

Play around his E cooldown as much as possible. When it is on cooldown, he is quite vulnerable.

At level 6, he has extra sustain and damage thanks to his Mom. Keep this in mind when trying to kill him post-6.

Strategy VS Smolder

Strategy VS Smolder

In team fights, try to lock him down first so he isn’t able to dish out damage with his basic attacks and Q.

Avoid fighting him in the jungle as his Mom will deal a lot of damage to enemies if they’re grouped together.

When he walks forward to auto-attack and kite, try to jump on him to take him down as quickly as possible.

Smolder Power Spikes

Smolder Power Spikes

When he hits level 4, his damage output can be quite high.

Naturally, as the game develops, he will get to upgrade his Q, which means his damage output will be quite high in skirmishes.

At level 6, he gets extra damage and sustain thanks to his Mom. execute him quickly so he cannot make full use of the sustain.