So you only gain ELO if you win correct?

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User Info: ShieldSlash

ShieldSlash
4 years ago#1
Just started playing ranked games. I've been playing pretty decently (8.5/3/4.7) but the teams I've played with have been pretty bad. So does it matter if you play well or if you just get the win?

Thanks in Advance.

User Info: Nasada19

Nasada19
4 years ago#2
Yep. K/D ratio doesn't mean anything.
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User Info: Kirbix

Kirbix
4 years ago#3
You are correct. Individual stats have zero effect on elo.
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User Info: FlameLord23

FlameLord23
4 years ago#4
It's only if you win. ELO is designed to reward players based on the likelyhood of winning (albiet for chess, so it was 1v1, bringing it over to a team game inherently brings complications).

Although theoretically if you had a low enough ELO and played someone with a high enough ELO and lost you could still gain points. But since the matchmaking won't let you do this (it matches you with similar ELOs) it is impossible.
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User Info: ShieldSlash

ShieldSlash
4 years ago#5
Ah. That's kind of annoying. Thanks!

User Info: tpoyoy

tpoyoy
4 years ago#6
FlameLord23 posted...
It's only if you win. ELO is designed to reward players based on the likelyhood of winning (albiet for chess, so it was 1v1, bringing it over to a team game inherently brings complications).

Although theoretically if you had a low enough ELO and played someone with a high enough ELO and lost you could still gain points. But since the matchmaking won't let you do this (it matches you with similar ELOs) it is impossible.


if I duo up with someone who is several hundred elo higher and we win do I gain more than I typically do?

gaining roughly 10-13 solo currently and if I lose its typically 12-14 for some reason

User Info: SorrySleeping

SorrySleeping
4 years ago#7
From: tpoyoy | #006
FlameLord23 posted...
It's only if you win. ELO is designed to reward players based on the likelyhood of winning (albiet for chess, so it was 1v1, bringing it over to a team game inherently brings complications).

Although theoretically if you had a low enough ELO and played someone with a high enough ELO and lost you could still gain points. But since the matchmaking won't let you do this (it matches you with similar ELOs) it is impossible.


if I duo up with someone who is several hundred elo higher and we win do I gain more than I typically do?

gaining roughly 10-13 solo currently and if I lose its typically 12-14 for some reason


900 is the average of this game, or was at least for season 1, so I'm going to use that figure.
If you go ABOVE the average, like you most likely are, you will win less than you lose, simply because you are above the curve.
If you go BELOW the average, it is the reverse. You'll end up gaining more Elo than you lose.
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User Info: happyscrub1

happyscrub1
4 years ago#8
SorrySleeping posted...
From: tpoyoy | #006
FlameLord23 posted...
It's only if you win. ELO is designed to reward players based on the likelyhood of winning (albiet for chess, so it was 1v1, bringing it over to a team game inherently brings complications).

Although theoretically if you had a low enough ELO and played someone with a high enough ELO and lost you could still gain points. But since the matchmaking won't let you do this (it matches you with similar ELOs) it is impossible.


if I duo up with someone who is several hundred elo higher and we win do I gain more than I typically do?

gaining roughly 10-13 solo currently and if I lose its typically 12-14 for some reason


900 is the average of this game, or was at least for season 1, so I'm going to use that figure.
If you go ABOVE the average, like you most likely are, you will win less than you lose, simply because you are above the curve.
If you go BELOW the average, it is the reverse. You'll end up gaining more Elo than you lose.


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Silver: Between 1150 and 1499(Team: 1250-1449) (Top 40-5%)
Gold: Between 1500 and 1849 (Team: 1450-1649) (Top 5-1%)
Platinum: Between 1850 and 2199 (Team: 1650-1849) (Top 1%-0.1%)
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User Info: SorrySleeping

SorrySleeping
4 years ago#9
From: happyscrub1 | #008

Bronze: Between 0 and 1149 (Team: 0-1249) (Top 100%)
Silver: Between 1150 and 1499(Team: 1250-1449) (Top 40-5%)
Gold: Between 1500 and 1849 (Team: 1450-1649) (Top 5-1%)
Platinum: Between 1850 and 2199 (Team: 1650-1849) (Top 1%-0.1%)
Diamond: 2200 and above (Team: 1850+) (Top 0.1%)


Average is probably between 900-1000 then. My point still stands as long as you are above/below the average.
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User Info: Diorte

Diorte
4 years ago#10
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