So I was just in a lobby of a ranked queue, and there was a miscommunication due to an afk teammate. Long story short, I ended up getting stuck with a Susano Solo, when I originally intended on jungling.
..."No big deal", I thought to myself. "Let's make this work".
To my surprise, it actually performed very effectively. Solo role contains a wide variety of gods who can perform well in it, but even so, I feel like Susano is branching a bit off the meta.
In this blog post I was just going to do some thinking out loud as to why this might be better than I first thought. The match can be found here
For starters, I think this was a good sample match, due to the fact that we were all similarly ranked (everybody in Platinum), other than a qualifying player on our team and a Gold 2 player on the opposite team.
I was up against an Amaterasu
who rushed into a Berserker's Shield
. This gave her pretty solid boxing potential as well as some sustain. I had to play the early ga…