How many bans should Ranked have?

4 Bans 97 14.74%
6 Bans 339 51.52%
8 Bans 145 22.04%
10 Bans 77 11.70%
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Ranked Needs More Bans!

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Nhan Fiction

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09-11-2011

More bans!


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DisGuyzCrAzY

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09-12-2011

i say make it 6 or 8, have the "team captain" get 1 (2 in the case of 8 bans) and then everyone else get one, and the captain gets the last one (or 2)


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Nhan Fiction

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09-13-2011

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Originally Posted by DisGuyzCrAzY View Post
i say make it 6 or 8, have the "team captain" get 1 (2 in the case of 8 bans) and then everyone else get one, and the captain gets the last one (or 2)
Eh, I don't know about that. It's already problematic with just the captains deciding on who to ban in random ranked games when you're playing with strangers. Everyone has different opinions about popular ban choices, plus trolls would end up banning Eve or something.


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Primarck

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09-13-2011

Relatively new here, and only lvl10 so far. I just started playing, but hope to play ranked at some point.

Without too much bashing, can someone explain why there is a need for banning? I mean 2 teams, everyone can pick whoever they want right? Is there something I'm missing? Are these characters so overpowered that they shouldn't be allowed to be played in ranked matches?

Like I said, pretty new, so keep the bashing to a minimum if you can.


Thanks,


Clay


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Nhan Fiction

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09-13-2011

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Originally Posted by Primarck View Post
Relatively new here, and only lvl10 so far. I just started playing, but hope to play ranked at some point.

Without too much bashing, can someone explain why there is a need for banning? I mean 2 teams, everyone can pick whoever they want right? Is there something I'm missing? Are these characters so overpowered that they shouldn't be allowed to be played in ranked matches?

Like I said, pretty new, so keep the bashing to a minimum if you can.


Thanks,


Clay
Banning adds to the strategic element of the picking process. For instance, banning certain champs can stop specific champs from countering your team's strategy. The issue right now is, there aren't enough bans to eliminate that many champs, which is the ban total should be increased by at least two.


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KCIV4

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09-14-2011

the more champs they ad the more bans will be needed to cover the added (possible) op champs


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Kotsubaki

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09-14-2011

Tournaments should bump up to 8 and ranked should at least be 6.

Theres WAY too mamy champs to have only 4 bans, and yes, the same annie, GP, morde, alistar, amumu are banned every game because theres so little bans so you go for the main annoying champions when people should be banned udyr and game changers like garen.


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Kotsubaki

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09-14-2011

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Originally Posted by Primarck View Post
Relatively new here, and only lvl10 so far. I just started playing, but hope to play ranked at some point.

Without too much bashing, can someone explain why there is a need for banning? I mean 2 teams, everyone can pick whoever they want right? Is there something I'm missing? Are these characters so overpowered that they shouldn't be allowed to be played in ranked matches?

Like I said, pretty new, so keep the bashing to a minimum if you can.


Thanks,


Clay
Bans are needed to stop the enemy team from picking champions that counter your champions that your team knows they want.
The problem is that the same OP annoying CC champs get instabanned every time so you don't really get to choose who to ban.
(IE: If your team has a tryndamere ban teemo, teemo being his counter. [Teemo poison counters trynd ult])


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DuffTime

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09-14-2011

/Signed.


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Nhan Fiction

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09-14-2011

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Originally Posted by Kotsubaki View Post
Tournaments should bump up to 8 and ranked should at least be 6.

Theres WAY too mamy champs to have only 4 bans, and yes, the same annie, GP, morde, alistar, amumu are banned every game because theres so little bans so you go for the main annoying champions when people should be banned udyr and game changers like garen.
^ This.