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Ladder's meta

Posted by Minocaro on 10/05/2018

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Do you want to know what will you find by queuing ladder ?
This guide is for you !

First of all, replace the context :

  • 500 games played in ranked. With "Minocaro" and "Minothentic" accounts.
  • March 20th --> May 6th (1 and half month. ~ last season).
  • I was top god all the time, that mean majority of games are vs god players.

Now, look at global diagram :

In 500 games, we start to have a good idea about what is the ingame ladder meta. Let's write some important points :

  • 1/4 is Yellow (126).
  • 1/5 is red (90).
  • Monocolor decks (317) > Duocolors decks (161).
  • Multicolors decks (I never play versus a 4 colors decks, so here it's only 3) are 4% (22).

--> You kinda have same chance to queue versus "Yellow" than any "Duocolors decks".


Let's take a look to these "Yellow decks" :

  • 7 archetypes are played.
  • Ycombos are "Monstrosity OTK"(4) and "DoomFish" (1).
  • 3 archetypes are really popular. Yrush (38), Ytempo (37) and Yfly (35).

--> Yrush is 7% of the meta.


Let's take a look to all decks now :

  • More played is "RedCombat", 9% of ladder (46).
  • Blue-Red have only 1 archetype played.
  • Some decks were played by only 1 player, like "Rrush 7", or "TosserSac". This proves that "Meta" is subjective, and everyone have a different one depending of what we play against.

--> Top decks played (meta decks) :

  • RedCombat (46)
  • Yrush (38)
  • Ytempo (37)
  • Yfly (35)
  • Reaver (35)
  • Sac (32)
  • Gemshell (28)

--> Then top cards played (meta cards) :

  • Soul drain
  • Windsoldier
  • Command
  • Groundshaker

Don't forget "Meta decks" doesn't mean "Tier 1" decks. This guide is not a Tierlist guide, it's your job to find the right deck to play depending of this statistics.

--> Tournament Meta is really different than ladder meta.

--> Ladder meta always evolve :

  • More PathToFace
  • More RedRush
  • More GR
  • More BlueJump
  • Less Ytempo
  • Less Yfly
  • Less Reaver
  • Less Sac

It's important to continue tracking all matches, don't stay on previous season stats !

Enjoy !

There is some issues about "comments" on my Hub Articles & Decks. But feels free to tell me in Discord your comments.

Mino'

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