Reaching Summoner Level 31

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Roadkill

Senior Member

09-15-2009

In the interest of Science I have investigated how long it would actually take to reach level 31, based on the value given by the game currently (2^31 - 1).

First we must decide how long a game will take. The fastest a game could be run would be to create a practice game and surrender upon loading. It takes 1 minute for champion selection, and 1 more minute for surrender voting. Let's say it takes about half a minute for creating and loading the game, for a total of 2.5 minutes per game.

Each game nets you 1 XP. Let's suppose that you start level 30 at exactly 0 XP (it's possible, if you have 50 XP in level 29, to win your last game and end up with 50 XP in level 30).

(2^31) - 1 = 2147483647 XP needed
2147483647 XP needed * 2.5 minutes per game = 5368709117 minutes until level 31
5368709117 minutes until level 31 / (60 minutes * 24 hours * 365.25 years) = 10207.4 years.

So there you have it: in approximately 10 thousand years a player could reach summoner level 31.

Good luck!

Edit: I have learned that the minimum amount of time before a game gives you XP is 6 minutes. So theoretically, you'd need about 7.5 minutes per game. This is triple my previous evaluation, meaning that you need approximately 30 thousand years.


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TreeEskimo

The Council

09-15-2009

I think someone already did this math somewhere, but it the XP value might have changed since then


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Kogue

Senior Member

09-15-2009

Surrender doesnt work until 15 minutes. Redo the math


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Jackalope

Adjudicator

09-15-2009

can't get xp for games shorter than 6 minutes

so a bit over 20 000 years is the minimum


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Genose

Senior Member

09-15-2009

I wonder if Dr. Mundo will be a good hero by that time


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Roadkill

Senior Member

09-15-2009

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jackalope View Post
can't get xp for games shorter than 6 minutes

so a bit over 20 000 years is the minimum
Hahaha, I didn't know this.

20,000 years it is. I hope people aren't always picking Ashe every game then, too.


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Adonis

Emissary of the League

09-15-2009

yes, but what happens when you do hit level 31 in 20,000 years? do you (your brain surrounded by a new robotic body) at least get an extra mastery point or rune slot for your troubles?


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Irony

Senior Member

09-15-2009

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Originally Posted by Adonis View Post
yes, but what happens when you do hit level 31 in 20,000 years? do you (your brain surrounded by a new robotic body) at least get an extra mastery point or rune slot for your troubles?
You dont, thats the messed up part


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Phiphler

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The Council

09-15-2009

You unlock the Blind Monk when you get to level 31.


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Kogue

Senior Member

09-15-2009

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Originally Posted by Phiphler View Post
You unlock the Blind Monk when you get to level 31.

And a legend is born, much like the Cow Level or the Wheat Sword.


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