As a result of Gangplank's K/D/A and utility, he has a somewhat poor overall win rate. He does very well in the late game, with a winrate of 48.8% in that phase. Unfortunately, he does worst in the early game, where Gangplank's win rate is 48%., The difference between his best and worst game phases is only 0.8%. This negligible difference indicates that his power is flat during an entire game.
Gangplank has been used somewhat often in recent ranked League of Legends games. In the current meta, his popularity is 5.9%. Hardly anyone sees him as a danger. He has only been banned in about 4.3% of LoL games.
Gangplank is played mostly in the top position. This happens in 71,6% of his matches. Yet, top Gangplank has the highest win rate (49,4%) of all positions but is less popular of a position (played 27,7% of the time). At this time, Gangplank's meta game is centered around dealing damage. Specifically, his build should mostly be centered around physical damage. Moreover, he is a decent tank champion. Supporting others and crowd control are the least important part of Gangplank’s playstyle.
If you are not used to his abilities and gameplay, you probably will find it difficult trying him out for the first time. Many players believe him to be a tough champion to pick up. Gangplank primarily causes physical damage (66% of his total damage). He doesn't deal much of other damage types and should not be considered a hybrid damage dealer..
Gangplank deals a lot of damage in a typical match (24.260 damage). You should focus on building him as a damage dealing champion to defeat your opponents.
If you are looking for a dominating carry, then you should definitely consider this champ. He has one of the absolute best kill counts on the Rift among all champs. Moreover, he has a fairly above average death total with an average of 6.3 deaths per LoL round. Additionally, Gangplank has a low KDA ratio (2.0) with 6.3 assists.
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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