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How do I escape ELO hell?

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December 27, 2011 12:49pm
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by SSJRoshi » December 27, 2011 12:49pm | Report
So... recently I went from mid 1500's down to about 1350 in about 5 straight matches, because my teammates can't do stuff.

Really I just want tips on how to get out of this best, or also how to carry as any champ. (Especially when I'm forced to support, and then whole team doesn't know how to play correctly... How do I carry then?)

So can anybody tutor me or help me get up to the ELO where people actually know how to play?
Just my .02
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by ClearDays » December 28, 2011 6:09pm | Report
Duo queue with a friend THAT YOU TRUST. It is MUCH easier carrying 3 baddies as 2 people than carrying 4 baddies as 1 person. And playing support... Meh. Unless it`s with your duo queue partner, or if it is one of those supports that can win the lane easily ( Sona and Alistar, for example ), don`t bother with support.

Play characters that YOU are good at. Even if that means you play Veigar when Brand is free to pick, pick Veigar if you`re better with him. As long as he can pubstomp some kids, I`d be fine having someone doing good on my team.

Just learn and practice your mechanics. If you realize you aren`t last hitting as well as everybody else, take a break and play some normals. Practice your mechanics. You may think they`re good, but in reality it`s your first game of the day and you`re playing utterly terrible.

Play champs that not only you are good at, but can pubstomp an entire team. Usually, this means everything OTHER than support. Play a good jungler ( Such as nocturne ), AP Carry, AD Carry, or a good solo top ( Such as Irelia ) and that champ should be one that can carry your entire team, dishing out as much damage as possible, and either tanking a lot of damage or dealing damage from far away.

Good examples of these pubstomping champions? Nocturne, Irelia, Udyr, Gangplank, Brand, Cassiopeia, Kassadin, Graves. Any character that does a lot of damage, is a hyper carry, and for the solo tops+junglers, can take a lot of damage as well.


And a decrease of 150ELO in 5 matches? Are you on your 40ELO bonus still? Jesus.


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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Zoki » December 29, 2011 2:51am | Report
You probably thought you weren't in ELO hell at 1500. Nope, Chuck Testa.

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Embracing » December 29, 2011 3:01am | Report
Simply get better at the game. Pretty much the only solution besides duoqing with pros who can carry you.
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Joobieo#41288 » December 30, 2011 10:12am | Report
Short and sweet guide.


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Duo Q with someone you know.

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Zoki » December 30, 2011 10:29am | Report
If you're good, play with lower ELO friend, have first pick, take what you want and carry. If you suck, stay there.

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Samoh » December 30, 2011 3:20pm | Report
Basically what Zoki said, luckily enough I am in ELO Heaven. And that guide is also really really good. Just keep playing, and getting better.
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by AcDcKr3wZ » December 31, 2011 4:23am | Report
I recocmend duo queues, but I however at the moment, truely am stuck in elo hell too. I sent you a friend request (AcDcKr3wZ) if you wanna try some duo queues with me. You can check out my ranked stats and see if I am worthy of playing with...
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Iyomi » January 13, 2012 11:42am | Report
Duo Queues are the way to go! find someone you know and trust and it'll probably all go well!
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