Tips on getting to diamond?

#1realfreakoPosted 7/27/2013 8:52:19 AM(edited)
I'm sitting at plat 5 going full yolo mode. I'm having a lot of fun messing around, but I do want to at least TRY to get to Diamond before the season ends. But I need to improve first because I would never get to Diamond in my current state

Long story short, my mechanics are good but my sense of strategy sucks. I forgot everything. I need tips on strategies, strong picks, etc.

Also is there a link to korean streams? I'm sure watching streams would help me out since I don't know **** about strats/meta/picks


EDIT: Forgot to mention, I main these roles from left to right (right being I suck at them)

AD -> Mid -> Top -> Support -> Jungle
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#2RavelthusPosted 7/27/2013 8:53:58 AM
I doubt anyone here is diamond, to be honest.
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#3OnionOfMysteryPosted 7/27/2013 8:54:59 AM
Should probably carry harder than you did before.
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#4DarkestPandaPosted 7/27/2013 8:55:46 AM
Ravelthus posted...
I doubt anyone here is diamond, to be honest.


>_>
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#5StrategyWikipedPosted 7/27/2013 9:17:29 AM
100% certain way of having an easy time doing this would be to duo with someone who is also willing to get to diamond, is on the same page as you, and if you're both willing to practice. When 2 people are actually diamond material, you'll pretty much almost always win, at least pre-diamond games.

ADC+Support is a sick lane if you just go for early domination. If on purple, invade the bot lane bush asap or their red (whichever you think you can get more advantage). Have support ward early, counter-gank the gankers when you have advantage, and you'll probably finish fast. My preference is Nami+Twitch/Varus if duo, Janna if solo.

For cheesing Top, textbook Singed is great. When I did proxy only, I was 11-3 in ranked with him in Solo Queue, but you could also try pushing to their tower with Riven, then farming the minions behind the tower. Obviously, you have to ward with both and know how to escape (Ghost with Singed + ult post 6, q+shield+flash with Riven, if even needed). Just attracting their Jungler can win other lanes, if your own Jungler is any good.

Mid lane TF is amazing, but you REALLY need to know how to play with him. You can farm+push hard, go to other lanes and gank them, backdoor, etc. Just watch videos to know how to do it and you'll win. Pretty much all good pushers can also do that (Ahri, Mordekaiser, Brand, Kass post-6, etc). Also, farming the jungle in between waves is great for CSing. Regardless, I'd say you HAVE to win your lane first (take the tower, basically) though, above all.
#6negative4Posted 7/27/2013 9:25:34 AM
Duo with me. We'll get to Diamond.
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#7Kirby1207Posted 7/27/2013 9:31:50 AM
Ravelthus posted...
I doubt anyone here is diamond, to be honest.

we have like 5 diamonds that come here
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#8negative4Posted 7/27/2013 9:32:47 AM
Kirby1207 posted...
Ravelthus posted...
I doubt anyone here is diamond, to be honest.

we have like 5 diamonds that come here


We have more than that. Excluding SeaIntoTheSky.
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#9DrewdadruidPosted 7/27/2013 11:06:50 AM
negative4 posted...
Kirby1207 posted...
Ravelthus posted...
I doubt anyone here is diamond, to be honest.

we have like 5 diamonds that come here


We have more than that. Excluding SeaIntoTheSky.


Isn't it closer to 15?
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#10dennis941012Posted 7/27/2013 11:24:05 AM
Drewdadruid posted...
negative4 posted...
Kirby1207 posted...
Ravelthus posted...
I doubt anyone here is diamond, to be honest.

we have like 5 diamonds that come here


We have more than that. Excluding SeaIntoTheSky.


Isn't it closer to 15?


yeah about that much I heard oddone and stonewall still lurks on weekly bases @_@
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