serious question: why are marksmen a thing?

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User Info: oberoncaster

oberoncaster
3 years ago#1
I've been playing for a good two weeks now and it seems like the best strategy is to just pick five fighters and destroy the enemy team

whats the logic?

User Info: Gainazzo

Gainazzo
3 years ago#2
Late game damage and taking down turrets.

User Info: Pox

Pox
3 years ago#3
Marksmen are ranged, have the most DPS, and are the best turret takers. Besides, diversity is always better.
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User Info: Dark Young Link

Dark Young Link
3 years ago#4
What's the logic in having characters that have high attack and low defense?

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User Info: Maniacaly_Sane

Maniacaly_Sane
3 years ago#5
Take down structures faster
Higher DPS
Ranged ergo safer

The theories go. If you can peel for your Marksman then they will beat on a full team of fighters.
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User Info: Bhellium

Bhellium
3 years ago#6
five bruisers can indeed trash a traditional comp, but it's tough to really get working at higher level

When you're just starting, no one knows how to stutter, no one knows the ability ranges, and ADCs might as well have the shelf life of a fly.
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User Info: oberoncaster

oberoncaster
3 years ago#7
Maniacaly_Sane posted...
Take down structures faster
Higher DPS
Ranged ergo safer

The theories go. If you can peel for your Marksman then they will beat on a full team of fighters.

taking down structures faster doesn't matter if they surrender at 20

User Info: Pox

Pox
3 years ago#8
oberoncaster posted...
Maniacaly_Sane posted...
Take down structures faster
Higher DPS
Ranged ergo safer

The theories go. If you can peel for your Marksman then they will beat on a full team of fighters.

taking down structures faster doesn't matter if they surrender at 20


You are playing low level. Watch the pros to see how a marksmen should play and watch how much damage they do. Besides, how are you even going to hit them or take their tower? They can just sit under their turret and farm.
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User Info: oberoncaster

oberoncaster
3 years ago#9
justchill433 posted...
oberoncaster posted...
Maniacaly_Sane posted...
Take down structures faster
Higher DPS
Ranged ergo safer

The theories go. If you can peel for your Marksman then they will beat on a full team of fighters.

taking down structures faster doesn't matter if they surrender at 20


You are playing low level. Watch the pros to see how a marksmen should play and watch how much damage they do. Besides, how are you even going to hit them or take their tower? They can just sit under their turret and farm.

actually i have been watching the LCS since I started playing and I noticed a lot of really low marksman scores

2-3-7 on doublift
2-4-5 yellowpete
2-3-5

I just dont get the point I guess

User Info: Taijouroukun

Taijouroukun
3 years ago#10
teamwork.

you have tank, built to take damage, taking damage and marksmen position behind them, built to do damage, doing damage. with 5 fighters, you get poke down from range while you try to go all in. without great coordination and everyone going in together, you will just get kill one by one. because you have to build both damage and defense, you take more damage than a tank and do less damage than a marksmen. so you will get kill faster than you kill.

5 fighters only works against bad teams when everyone is out of position and things are chaotic.
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