Is GP Really That Bad?

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User Info: shutyourmouth03

shutyourmouth03
4 years ago#1
In ranked my teammate said he was surprised that I picked an underpowered champ.

I have always seem to have had good success with him. Harass or farm with Q, W removes stuns, can kite early with his passive slow, some map presence everywhere with his ult. Gets tanky and when Q gets some crit + slow it allows your team to chase down stragglers after a team fight.

It seems that after a team fight my poison slow or ult has allowed us to ace the enemy team rather than 1 or 2 escaping.

User Info: TyrekeEvans13

TyrekeEvans13
4 years ago#2
He's fine, especially if you know how to use his ult
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User Info: vladyman

vladyman
4 years ago#3
He is not bad per say, but if you play him top - there are other tops who offer a lot more. If you jungle - the same. I won't comment on mid and support, although he can play there too.

User Info: bstbll

bstbll
4 years ago#4
I enjoy him. His ult gives him solid global presence during the laning phase and he's got good harass and sustain. You just have to be careful to manage your mana, especially against a bully who'll try to burn your mana on oranges and then force you out of lane. Plus critplank is hilariously fun.
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User Info: datwunkidD

datwunkidD
4 years ago#5
He can build full damage and be a melee ADC.
Or he can build IBG + Muramana + Station Shiv + Ravenous Hydra and be a poking god against squishy comps.

Sadly, in the league of Warmogs this is becoming less effective.
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User Info: Smishhh

Smishhh
4 years ago#6
He's in the jack of all trades but master of none situation. Incredibly versatile and a fun kit, but nothing about him gives him a clear edge over the top pics in any obvious way. His map control with that ult, cc break and team speed boost plus a slow allow you to go wherever you want like a boss. So you need to be outplaying people at least a little bit to get ahead in whatever role you play him, but if you can do that and not worry about failing your own lane/jungle then you can exert pressure elsewhere as well.

User Info: shadowtemari

shadowtemari
4 years ago#7
I dont play bankplank top anymore its just not worth it. Sure you can farm with Q but with the recent champs who can just harras you at your tower denying you farm pretty free. I only play him as support now since putting him in the jungle also seems like a waste atm..
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User Info: Slayn

Slayn
4 years ago#8
GP used to be good.

Then they nerfed him.

Then they released a large amount of much better tops.
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User Info: Reaper_Minion

Reaper_Minion
4 years ago#9
His only merit is that you can do whatever the f*** you want with him and still be a beast come late-game.

However, the nerfs hit him hard so it's difficult to do well enough to actually buy items.
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User Info: Fenrir the Wolf

Fenrir the Wolf
4 years ago#10
He's in a better spot as support than top lane imo. With pickpocket he gets paid to harass squishy bot lane champs, while still having his team-boosting aura and global presence. Mid would probably be a good spot for him too.
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