Nov 13, 2018

Best Champions Ban Tier List For Bronze | Silver | Gold | Platinum | Diamond - Patch 8.22 November

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Lucian continues to dominate every division, so if you're not playing him...you better ban him. Meanwhile, everyone's still banning Akali on the off chance that they run into a godlike player who crushes everyone with insane moves. On the other hand, this practically never happens and it's much more likely you get someone who picks her just because they think she's overpowered.

Might as well save yourself a ban and leave her open. If she does pop off though, just tell yourself that's a challenger smurf.

Ban Tier List
Ban Tier List

SEASON 8
PATCH 8.22 BAN TIER LIST

Ban the strongest champion...Lucian

Lucian continues to dominate every division, so if you're not playing him...you better ban him. Meanwhile, everyone's still banning Akali on the off chance that they run into a godlike player who crushes everyone with insane moves. On the other hand, this practically never happens and it's much more likely you get someone who picks her just because they think she's overpowered.

Might as well save yourself a ban and leave her open. If she does pop off though, just tell yourself that's a challenger smurf.

Check out the full list below!

Be sure to check out the regular ranked queue list, and the FOTM tier list as well!

The purpose of this list is to discover optimal bans, with the knowledge that enemy teams will likely ban the ones at the top of the list.

Banning Thought Process

  1. Which champions could the enemy team pick that would really screw my team over?
  2. Which champions could the enemy team pick that would really screw ME over?
  3. Which of the champions above is the enemy team likely going to pick if it's not banned?
  4. Which of the champions above is the enemy team probably going to ban?
After considering these items, it's time to hit the ban phase.

Optimal Bans


 Diamond+

God Tier [Likely/Should Bans]: Camille, Aatrox, Leblanc, Kassadin, Lucian
Good Bans [Popular Strong Champions]: Kai'Sa, Thresh, Jax
Meh Bans [Probable But Unnecessary Bans]: Akali, Irelia, Viktor, Yasuo

Platinum

God Tier [Likely/Should Bans]: Leblanc, Kassadin, Camille, Jax
Good Bans [Popular Strong Champions]: Kai'Sa, Lucian, Thresh
Meh Bans [Probable But Unnecessary Bans]: Akali, Irelia, Yasuo, Viktor, Zed

Gold

God Tier [Likely/Should Bans]: Irelia, Darius, Viktor
Good Bans [Popular Strong Champions]: Lucian, Jax, Thresh
Meh Bans [Probable But Unnecessary Bans]: Akali, Yasuo, Zed, Leblanc


Silver

God Tier [Likely/Should Bans]: Yasuo, Darius, Irelia, Morgana, Master Yi
Good Bans [Popular Strong Champions]: Lucian, Jax, Lux, Miss Fortune
Meh Bans [Probable But Unnecessary Bans]: Akali, Zed, Leblanc

Bronze

God Tier [Likely/Should Bans]: Yasuo, Darius, Irelia, Master Yi, Jax
Good Bans [Popular Strong Champions]: Lucian, Miss Fortune, Lux
Meh Bans [Probable But Unnecessary Bans]: Akali, Zed, Leblanc

Method

To do this list, I first start with whichever statistical compilation site I have available (my personal preference is leagueofgraphs.com). Afterwards, I check the most banned champions and separate them into either "God Tier" or "Meh Bans" based on win rate and popularity, sometimes subjective reasoning (in which case I'd do a write-up).

Last I do an analysis of both the win rate and the popularity by division and add in good bans for that division based on such.

Some people may note that most sites don't distinguish between "Platinum Only" and "Platinum and Higher". However, this generally doesn't make much of a difference as a result of the way the overall player distribution is between the ranks. Bronze and Silver make up the highest percentage of error, but generally run similar to each other.

Explanations

  • Taking out explanations to make this list faster to put together, feel free to ask questions in the comments section below!



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