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What makes a good team?

Besides the regular communication and jolly cooperation, I never really understood what to look for when pairing up with another person or going for a full 5 man team.
Bunkers, supports, and damage dealers are good, but is there more to it? Who initiates? Which class spec should hold the line? I hope these questions aren't redundant to just having class knowledge, but when I watch 5v5 vids I have a hard time learning a teams order of operations.
Thanks in advance.

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  • FaboBabo.3581FaboBabo.3581 Member ✭✭✭

    Harmony between Players , general mind-setup. Flexibility. Self reflection
    Class knowledge is a big thing. Buffs/boons , key abilitys. For competetive gaming it's probably good to have a set 5 man team with 2 professions on each player. Know the strengths and weak-spots of ur members and especially on URSELF. Find a way to work and improve as a team with those issues.

    League of legends talking says ; Grops with flamers loose 30% more then groups with nice advicing. (something like that).

    Have a Plan. -> Use the 1 minute pregame time.

    Happyness -> loosing 5 games in a row happens. It's nothing to rage about -> seek mistakes, try improving.

    Mirage since Day 1 - It got better!

  • I was hoping for some advice involving the meta, like if guardians compliment rangers well and such. I've played plenty of solo games and duels but never had a duo partner. If the classes all compliment each other in general, then that's cool. I would like to hear what people are running with in duo teams at least.

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