With frequent patches, updates, and new heroes out every few months, it can be hard to keep up with Mobile Legends: Bang Bang. A gaming lapse of even a few weeks can leave you lost in the meta, and your favorite hero can go from overpowered to nerfed in one giant update.

If you’re in doubt on who to pick in your next match, here’s a few MLBB heroes that we think will always have a place in the game no matter the meta:


Pharsa

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The queen of the crows possesses skills that are just too versatile. Her Energy Impact can clears minion waves, Curse of Crow can stun, and her Feathered Air Strike is one of the best zoning abilities in the game.

To top it off, Wings by Wings allows her to travel with ease all around the map, making her a mobile zoning queen. Even her passive adds more slows and damage! Basically, even if you’re new to Mobile Legends, any skill you tap using Pharsa can be of use. 


Chou

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Much like the martial artist he was obviously inspired by, Chou is fast — very fast. His first two skills, Jeet Kune Do and Shunpo are both dashes. This makes him very effective when initiating, disengaging, or even just hopping around the map.

His ultimate, The Way of Dragon, includes both a knockback and a stun, and is usually the ire of the enemy backline and side laners. Overall, his mobility is undeniably useful in a fight, whether to get up close and personal, or divert the opposing team’s attention. 



Gusion

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Speaking of mobility, how about burst damage and mobility?

Gusion is one hero who has both. Because his ultimate skill, Incandescene, resets the cooldowns of his first two skills, Gusion likes to eliminate enemies before they have a chance to fight back. Adding items with enhanced Critical Chance makes this hero such an annoyance to deal with, especially for vulnerable backline supports or late game carries. While other assassins have gotten a lot spotlight lately, a good Gusion can still be unbeatable.


Jawhead

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Jawhead’s signature skill? Throwing. Literally throwing!

His second skill, Ejector, can throw targets around the map, which is useful in breaking the opposing team’s rhythm. The skill can also target creeps and monsters, which can frustrate an opponent who was just about to secure a buff.

On top of that, Jawhead is able to output a great deal of damage and offer a stun with Unstoppable Force. Play him if you enjoy creating chaos.


Atlas

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He may have been nerfed a few times, but Atlas is still a viable tank. Perfect Match, his second skill, allows him to both stun and chase. This leads to a great partnership between you and your carry.

Fatal Links can setup massive team clashes, while Atlas’ passive, Frigid Breath, also provides those much needed slows. Overall, Atlas is a crowd control machine who can peel for your carries, but also jump in for a clutch initiation where needed.

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