On MMR Boosting and the 2014 Season

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IS16d64a11e5e8759a81427

Junior Member

01-14-2014

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Originally Posted by Riot Rhojin View Post
If you mean in the instance of a player sharing their main account with a third party and then jumping into a duo with them using their smurf account, then yes this would be a form of MMR Boosting. The third party playing on the main account is not only helping the account owner raise the MMR of the main account but the MMR of the account owner's smurf account.
No what he means :

Player 1 is Plat
Player 2 is Silver

Player 1 create a smurf, lvl to 30 and then duo Q with Player 2.

MMR Boosting or Not ?


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Xedrox

Senior Member

01-14-2014

Can you please not ignore the topic of two different tiers duo'ing?

i think that has the largest negative impact


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Neo Cyrus

Senior Member

01-14-2014

As requested previously, a report option for Elo Boosting would make it much more convenient than sending in manual reports. Any chance of that being implemented?

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Can you please not ignore the topic of two different tiers duo'ing?

i think that has the largest negative impact
This is perhaps the most important thing that needs to be addressed. Having a Plat player duo'd with a Bronze 5 on my team is absolutely maddening. Inversely sometimes it'll be a low MMR Gold duo'd with a Diamond with no one on the opposing team really compensating for that. Match making does not handle this well at all.

Players from different leagues should not be able to duo if it's many divisions apart. A Bronze player shouldn't even be allowed in a mid Silver game as ridiculous as that sounds. The gap in common sense is too much and it enrages the team. The most toxic games I've been in have been those of someone low MMR duo'd with a high MMR one especially considering they rarely lane together.


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Banuvan

Senior Member

01-14-2014

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Originally Posted by IS16d64a11e5e8759a81427 View Post
No what he means :

Player 1 is Plat
Player 2 is Silver

Player 1 create a smurf, lvl to 30 and then duo Q with Player 2.

MMR Boosting or Not ?

Riot has confirmed this is ok because they allow it to happen with no consequences. I have been asking why this form of ELO boosting is allowed while the other is not. The only response i get is "people want to play with their friends".


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420 Lax Hard

Senior Member

01-14-2014

I have submitted tickets about high level players account sharing/boosting a friend before, but I still see them playing with no loss of border or time spent banned. I attach VERY solid proof including screenshots. Is there something I can tag my ticket with to make sure justice is done? Thanks.


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Etonio

Senior Member

01-14-2014

In theory here is a failed elo boost punishable???
Like if someone went on your account and brought it to bronze5; 0lp. Does that qualify as elo boosting?
Just trying to clarify here. Honest Question.


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Riot Rhojin

Player Behavior Specialist

01-14-2014
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Originally Posted by Etonio View Post
In theory here is a failed elo boost punishable???
Like if someone went on your account and brought it to bronze5; 0lp. Does that qualify as elo boosting?
Just trying to clarify here. Honest Question.
Yes, its still boosting. We don't determine MMR Boosting based on the success of the Booster.


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Xedrox

Senior Member

01-14-2014

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Yes, its still boosting. We don't determine MMR Boosting based on the success of the Booster.
and you continue to ignore the duo queue problem...


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420 Lax Hard

Senior Member

01-14-2014

K I'm just going to YOLO this ticket in again and hope justice is served.


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Banuvan

Senior Member

01-14-2014

No answers for us asking why duo queue's are allowed to boost peoples MMR I guess.

It's been a problem for years Rhojin. Since Ranked play began actually. Why is one form of ELO boosting allowed but another isn't? It's a valid question quite a few people would like answered.