Monday, December 10, 2012

Gank Potential Guide

Don’t let this team be yours; learn when to gank properly and appropriately and stop the massacre.

One of the many decisions a jungler has to make is deciding when to gank. However, there are many factors when it comes to determining when to gank. The biggest difference between a low ELO and high ELO solo-queue junglers is the ability to recognize gank potential. Gank potential is the potential for a jungler and laner to successfully execute a gank. The ability to recognize gank potential will result to gank effectively and efficiently. Everyone has played with or against a jungler that appears to kill every lane he walks in and is constantly everywhere; this is not luck. In this article, I hope everyone can learn to be the jungler that is everywhere and nowhere at once.

Friday, December 7, 2012

Season 2 to Season 3 Clear Time Comparisons

A lot of people have been wondering about the changes to the S2 jungle and what it means for junglers, clear times, etc. Here is my personal chart on detailed clear times in S2 and S3 with notes. I hope people can use it to learn when and who to counter-jungle effectively and understand how the jungle has changed. I really tried to create a benchmark for champions in the jungle.