Best Assassins In League of Legends: Wild Rift

Best Assassins In League of Legends: Wild Rift

Written by 

Arnab Baidya


30th Jan 2021 18:30

League of Legends: Wild Rift offers more than 50 champions that a player can pick before going into a game. These champions have different roles, including Tanks, Assassins, Attack Damage Carry (ADCs), Support, and Jungler. Out of these, assassins usually play in the Mid Lane and can deal a lot of damage.

Here we have listed the top five assassins along with their abilities, that you can pick in League of Legends: Wild Rift.


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  • Passive Ability (Demon Shade): When out of combat, Evelynn enters Demon Shade. Demon Shade heals Evelynn when she is low on health and grants Camouflage after level 5.
  • Ability 1 (Hate Spike): Evelynn strikes out with her lasher twice, dealing damage to the first unit hit. Then, Evelynn can re-cast to shoot another line of spikes at nearby foes.
  • Ability 2 (Allure): Evelynn curses her target, causing her next attack or spell after a delay to slow or charm her target, based on time cursed, and reduce their magic resist.
  • Ability 3 (Whiplash): Evelynn whips her target with her Lasher, dealing damage. She then gains movement speed for a short duration. When exiting Demon Shade, Whiplash pulls Evelynn to her target.
  • Ultimate Ability (Last Caress): Evelynn briefly goes untargetable and decimates the area in front of her before warping backwards a long distance.


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  • Passive Ability (Contempt for the Weak): Zed's basic attacks against low health targets deals bonus Magic Damage. This effect can only occur once every few seconds on the same target.
  • Ability 1 (Razor Shuriken): Zed and his shadows throw their shurikens. Each shuriken deals damage to every enemy hit.
  • Ability 2 (Living Shadow): Passive - Zed gains energy whenever he and his shadows strike an enemy with the same ability. Energy can only be gained once per cast ability. Active - Zed's shadow dashes forward, remaining in place for a few seconds. Reactivating Living Shadow will cause Zed to switch positions with this shadow.
  • Ability 3 (Shadow Slash): Zed and his shadows slash, dealing damage to nearby enemies.
  • Ultimate Ability (Death Mark): Zed becomes untargetable and dashes to an enemy champion, marking them. After a few seconds the mark triggers, repeating a portion of all the damage Zed dealt to the target while they were marked. Zed leaves a shadow behind and can reactive Death Mark to switch places with this shadow.


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  • Passive Ability (Assassin's Mark): Dealing spell damage to a champion creates a ring of energy around them. Exiting that ring empowers Akali's next autoattack with bonus range and damage.
  • Ability 1 (Five Point Strike): Akali throws out five kunai, dealing damage based on her bonus Attack Damage and Ability Power and slowing at maximum range.
  • Ability 2 (Twilight Shroud): Akali drops a cover of smoke and briefly gains Movement Speed and restores Energy. While inside the shroud, Akali becomes invisible. Attacking or using abilities will briefly reveal her.
  • Ability 3 (Shuriken Flip): Akali flips backwards and fires a shuriken forward, dealing magic damage. The first enemy or smoke cloud hit is marked. Re-casting dashes to the marked target, dealing additional damage.
  • Ultimate Ability (Perfect Execution): Akali leaps in a direction, damaging enemies she strikes. Re-casting dashes in a direction, executing all enemies she strikes.


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  • Passive Ability (Nimble Fighter): Fizz's attacks deal additional damage over time.
  • Ability 1 (Urchin Strike): Fizz dashes through his target, dealing magic damage and applying on-hit effects.
  • Ability 2 (Seastone Trident): Empowers Fizz' next attack to deal bonus damage, and killing a unit resets Rending Wave's cooldown. Additional attacks deal more damage.
  • Ability 3 (Playful / Trickster): Fizz hops into the air, landing gracefully upon his spear and becoming untargetable. From this position, Fizz can either slam the ground or choose to jump again before smashing back down.
  • Ultimate Ability (Chum the Waters): Fizz tosses a fish in a direction that attaches to any champion that touches it, slowing the target. After a short delay, a shark erupts from the ground, knocking up the target and knocking any nearby enemies aside. All enemies hit are dealt magic damage and slowed.

Master Yi

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  • Passive Ability (Double Strike): Every few consecutive basic attacks, Master Yi strikes twice.
  • Ability 1 (Alpha Strike): Master Yi teleports across the battlefield with blinding speed, dealing physical damage to multiple units in his path, while simultaneously becoming untargetable. Alpha Strike can critically strike, and deals bonus physical damage to monsters. Basic attacks reduce Alpha Strike's cooldown.
  • Ability 2 (Meditate): Master Yi rejuvenates his body by focus of mind, restoring Health and taking reduced damage for a short time.
  • Ability 3 (Wuju Style): Grants bonus true damage on basic attacks.
  • Ultimate Ability (Highlander): Master Yi moves with unparalleled agility, temporarily increasing his Movement and Attack Speeds as well as making him immune to all slowing effects. While active, Champion kills or assists extend Highlander's duration. Passively reduces cooldown for his other abilities on a kill or assist.


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