Because of 明烛's K/D/A and utility, they have a terrible overall win rate. They do very well in the late game, with a winrate of 51.1% in that phase. Unfortunately, they do terribly in the early game, where 明烛's win rate is 43%., The difference between their best and worst game phases is a large 8.1%. This sizeable difference shows us that their power spikes and wanes in different phases of the round. Plan well.
In the current meta, 明烛 is somewhat popular. They have been selected in 3.1% of recently ranked games. Hardly anyone sees them as a danger. They have only been banned in about 3.9% of League of Legends matches.
明烛 is most commonly played in the support position. This happens in 99.6% of their matches. Support 明烛 also has the highest win rate (46.9%) of all positions. Currently, 明烛's meta game is focused on dealing damage. Specifically, their build should mostly be centered around magical damage. Dealing physical damage is the least critical part of 明烛’s playstyle.
If you are not used to their abilities and gameplay, you may find it difficult trying them out for the first time. Most players consider them to not be a challenging champion to learn. 明烛 mostly deals magic damage (71% of their total damage). They also deals a significant amount of physical damage.
明烛 deals a small amount of damage during a regular ranked game (3,754 damage). You shouldn't focus on building them as a damage dealing champion to destroy your foes. Rather, focus on helping your teammates to come out on top.
If you are looking for a dominating damage dealer, then you should definitely not consider this champ. They have one of the worst kill rates on the Rift amongst all champs. Moreover, they have a fairly typical death total with an average of 4.4 deaths per LoL game. Moreover, 明烛's KDA is usually very high with an average KDA ratio of 3.2 as well as 13.3 assists per game.