Keeper of the Light/Counters

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Bad against...[edit]

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  • Crippling Fear prevents Keeper of the Light from using his spells to keep his team alive during team-fights.
  • Dark Ascension is very strong against Keeper of the Light, who relies on daytime to be effective.
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  • Mana Burn is strong against Keeper of the Light due to his high mana pool.
  • Spiked Carapace can be used to reflect Illuminate damage and stun Keeper of the Light.
  • Vendetta allows Nyx Assassin to follow Keeper of the Light around if he tries to split-push.



Good against...[edit]

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  • Blinding Light can knock Monkey King outside of his ultimate, Wukong's Command or can generally blind him effectively.
  • Will-O-Wisp stun Monkey King from Tree Dance by destroying his tree.
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  • Wraith King's poor mobility makes him vulnerable to Illuminate.
  • Blinding Light can reduce his damage output as well as his already abysmal mobility.


  • Melee carries during the laning phase: Sven minimap icon.png Sven, Slark minimap icon.png Slark

Works well with...[edit]

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  • Chakra Magic directly mitigates Mars' low mana pool and allows him to use his abilities liberally.
  • Spear of Mars has one of the longest stun durations, allowing Keeper of the Light to channel a stronger Illuminate.
  • Casting Blinding Light in Mars' Arena Of Blood knocks enemies into the arena walls for more damage.
  • Mars' Arena Of Blood can also keep enemies within Will-O-Wisp's radius and allows Keeper of the Light to use Blinding Light without fear of knocking enemies out of Ignis Fatuus' radius while causing enemies to miss Ignis Fatuus.
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  • Chakra Magic directly gives Medusa greater survivability with Mana Shield.
  • Will-O-Wisp synergizes very well with Stone Gaze to ensure enemies face Medusa for longer.
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  • In the laning stage, Chakra Magic can sustain Lina's mana pool and reduce cooldowns of Dragon Slave and Light Strike Array.
  • Lina's long attack range can still land on enemies being pushed back by Blinding Light.
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  • In the laning stage, Chakra Magic can sustain Luna's mana pool and reduces Lucent Beam's cooldown to almost zero, a reliable harassing tool.
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