Are you stuck in the same rank even after playing for months?
The following math will tell you
Are you an avid
League of Legends Player?
If you have played
at least 30 ranked games, please go check
your win rate right now.
would like to mention that the average win rate in the ranked community
is 50% so don't be so disappointed if your win rate is low.
For every 20 games, you will
have the following net
outcome in wins with the respective win rates
Math Behind Climbing Ranked Games
Updated: December 4th 2014
How much LP do you
gain per game? Say
either win or lose 20LP.
If you have 52.5%
win rate and
you play 20
|52.5% (10.5 wins / 9.5
loses) = 1 win of difference (A decent player)
you're at right now]
wins / 9.0 loses) = 2 wins of difference (A very skilled
57.5% (11.5 wins / 8.5
loses) = 3 wins of difference (An expert)
after reading this guide]
wins / 8.0 loses) = 4 wins of difference (A notable
wins / 7.0 loses) = 6 wins of difference (A player in
wins / 6.0 loses) = 8 wins of difference (A Diamond V player
playing in Bronze)
wins / 5.0 loses) = 10 wins of difference (A Diamond I
player playing in Bronze)
wins / 4.0 loses) = 12 wins of difference (InvertedComposer
playing Singed in Bronze)
wins / 2.0 loses) = 16 wins of difference (A Challenger
playing in Bronze)
With 55% win
- Your net gain is only 20LP (1 win) so
- You will have to play 100 games just
to get to the series at this rate!
- This is true if you consistently have 52.5% win
- You will advance twice
because your net gain is 40LP (2
And so on...
that train their smurfs advance quickly
to Diamond because they have about 70% win rate
as they are
means they advance 8 times quicker than
a player with 52.5% win rate.
In addition, the
Diamond players play much more
than a regular player so they will also make more progress.
how can you climb the rank at least 4 times more than now?
You have 2
options but one would seem more rewarding than another.
If you play 2
games a day and you have 52.5% win rate:
Choosing one of
the options will increase your rank climbing progress by 4 times more!
Or you can take
both of the options and make 4x4 = 16
times more progress!!!
does that mean I can make a month of progress
in only 2 days??
to climb the rank faster you can either play more or by having more
- You can quadruple your play time
from 2 games to 8 games a day
- You can increase
your win rate from 52.5% to 60%
Now here are some very good tips of winning games:
Your Win Rate Tips
If you follow most
of these steps, raising your win rate from 52.5% to 57.5% is
As a result, you
will make 3 times
more progress in climbing the rank than before.
play with your best champions
play when you are tired, angry, or depressed (Important)
queue if you don't get the role you need to play
risk to play if you think your internet is unstable
on your Runes, Masteries, and Item builds before you play
on your champion's strengths and try to pick fights to your advantage
(kiting, trading hits, pokes, all-out, pushing, etc)
repeatedly make mistakes and be patient (hug tower and skip cs when you
are being camped, etc)
your items instead of buying multiples of basic and advanced items (As
final items are much more powerful)
down an enemy tower by level 12 and start roaming
getting caught by enemies and also do
not die together when your ally gets caught
alert ping to
direct your teammates in making the right decisions
- Do not
surrender and tell your teammates that surrendering is not acceptable
10 minutes break in between games (Easily achivable by afking until
- Play a
warm up game before jumping into a ranked game (A game of dominion or
you are the most fed player in your team, take the responsibility of
carrying your team and never
make a bad move for the rest of the game
you lose 2 games in a row, call it a day. Majority of people
up at this time might be tryhards so you automatically fall below their
queue when someone in your team is "trying out" a champion
your jungler to focus on the other lanes if you are confident with your
Sometimes it might be
tempting to play when
you are tired
you don't get the champion you need to play
but you must not play in those situations!
If you do then
you are essentially playing the game to lose
and it will count as
And as for tip #5, building your champion optimally
significantly increases your champion's performance. You want
to get the most
out of your hard earned gold and never less. You don't
want to be weaker despite spending 6k gold on items compared to someone
that has spent only 5k gold, do you?
You have now learned how important it is to raise your win rate
to make more progress in ranked.
Also Good luck in Solo Queue!