They’ve completely ruined Sona’s laning phase
Like her Q does nothing. All she does is press W. She’s a shitter Karma.
Huh that’s almost the same as how I build her, except my runes and masteries are all defense or utility, and I go for Spell Pen boots. As a side note, new Sona is very strong on Ranked 3v3.
The AP is purely for beating the crap out of your lane opponents early, later in the game I pretty much go utility and shroud my team with useful buffs. Armor and MR and speed boosts and extra damage for all! Flash ult initiations! Athene’s is for CDR and regen and a touch of MR; Frozen Fist is to slow people and help my team murder them :3 And some CDR and Armor too!
I don’t know how you’re building her, but I’ve found AP Tank items to work well, with Ardent Censer to provide a team wide AS buff. She may feel like socks for christmas, but she’s a damn fine pair of socks.
Been building the usual, Frost Queen’s Claim, defensive boots, Sightstone, Crucible/Athene’s, Frozen Fist, Aegis/Locket if against a lot of AP, Rand’s if versus AD. If I’m doing hilariously well something I’ll get a Deathcap. I go 21-0-9 for an aggro lane and 0-9-21 for a defensive lane. Use a fairly standard AP rune page. So far I’ve found the Cleanser underwhelming. The actives feel less impactful and the passives are definitely worse. W is a travesty.
Maybe I’m playing her wrong
But the Sona rework tastes like bitter disappointment and and feels like getting socks for Christmas. I never did a final game with her, prerework, and now I’ll never get that chance again…