I originally wanted to main and max Rath, but I found he’s too squishy to play in a game where team fights happen very often. He wrecks 1v1, but it’s not often you get to single someone out and kill them without the rest of the team jumping in and beating you into a bloody pulp. It’s easier to do in capture, but I don’t play that mode often, because I don’t like not having my good gear loadouts unpurchasable due to low shard drops.
I moved onto Oscar Mike after having several amazing matches with him, making him my main and first maxed hero.
HOPE YOU BROUGHT YOUR NOOB TUBE!
Who’s to say you can’t main multiple characters, though? The term “main” isn’t rigid to the point that it can only apply to one single hero. In Smite, I main Loki (assassin), Bastet (assassin), Bakasura (assassin), Thor (assassin), Ah Muzen Cab (hunter/ADC), Cabrakan (tank), Bellona (bruiser), Nox (mage) and Freya (mage).
You can main into multiple heroes and be good with them, but suck with all the others. This is normal, not everyone is awesome at playing everything. I’m damn good at Oscar Mike, but I suck when playing Shayne & Aurox and there’s nothing I can do to change it. You don’t need to be flexible to the point that you’re average with everyone, but instead flexible enough that you can play any role that’s needed and play it great with the hero you main.