Because 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 small difference makes it clear that his relative power is consistent during the entire match.
In the current meta, Gangplank is very popular. He has been selected in 5.9% of recently ranked games. He is sometimes banned during champion select. Obviously, some players see him as a major threat. In recent ranked rounds, Gangplank was banned 4.3% of the time.
You can see him typically laning in the top position. However, that is not the best position for him. The best win rate position for Gangplank is middle (49,4%). At this time, Gangplank's meta game is centered around dealing damage. Specifically, his gameplay should mainly be focused on physical damage. Moreover, he is a decent tank champion. Supporting others and crowd control are the least critical part of Gangplank’s build.
If you are not familiar with his abilities and gameplay, you probably will find it difficult trying him out for the first time. Many competitors consider him to be a challenging champion to master. Gangplank mostly does physical damage (66% of his total damage). He doesn't deal a lot of other damage types and should not be played as hybrid damage dealer..
Gangplank deals a great deal of damage over the course of a normal match (24.260 damage). You should focus on building him as a powerful champion to destroy your opponents.
If you are looking for a dominating damage dealer, then you should definitely consider this champion. He has one of the absolute best kill totals in League among all champs. Furthermore, he has a fairly high average champion death rate (6.3 deaths). Moreover, Gangplank's KDA is usually low with an average KDA ratio of 2.0 as well as 6.3 assists per game.
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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