Because of Gangplank's K/D/A and utility, he has a fairly average overall win rate. He does very well in the mid game, with a winrate of 49.849999999999994% in that phase. Unfortunately, he does worst in the late game, where Gangplank's winrate is 47.5%., The difference between his best and worst game phases is only 2.3%. This small difference indicates that his power is uniform during the game.
Gangplank has been picked somewhat often in the latest ranked League of Legends matches. In the current meta, his popularity is 5.9%. He is sometimes banned during champ select. Obviously, some players see him as a real threat. In recent ranked games, Gangplank was banned 3.2% of the time.
You can find him most often played in the top position. However, that is not the best position for him. The highest win rate position for Gangplank is middle (50.8%). Currently, Gangplank's meta game is centered around dealing damage. Specifically, his kit should mostly be centered around physical damage. Moreover, he is an ok tank champ. Supporting others and crowd control are the least critical part of Gangplank’s kit.
You should expect to have to to spend a significant amount of time practicing and learning to get good with Gangplank. Most LoL players think he is a tough champion to get good at. Gangplank mostly causes physical damage (67% of his total damage). He doesn't deal much of other damage types and should not be played as hybrid damage dealer..
Gangplank deals tons of damage over the course of a typical match (24,786 damage). You should focus on building him as a damage dealing champion to destroy your foes.
He is a powerful damage dealer on the Rift with 6.4 kills on average per game. That is one of the highest kill counts amongst all tops. Moreover, he has a somewhat above average death rate with an average of 6.4 deaths per League of Legends round. Furthermore, Gangplank's KDA is usually low with an average KDA ratio of 1.9 as well as 6 assists per match.
The best Gangplank players know who their champion is, and they adapt their gameplay around their champion's playstyle. Gangplank is great at many things, but not everything. By focusing more on accentuating your strengths than filling in your weaknesses, you are more likely to win your next game of League of Legends.
Furthermore, you should know when your champion spikes in power in order to be prepared and take advantage of your powerful position while it lasts. Not all LoL champions are strong throughout the entire game length. Some grow in power while others fade. Some start strong and fall off completely in the late game. Gangplank is best in the mid game.
Pay attention to the stats comparison shown above, which compares Gangplank against all other champions. You can see their strengths and weaknesses relative to others of the same champion type. You can either try to overcome some of the weaknesses, or you can work to strengthen their talents.
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