1) Those who base their game around the initial laning phase: Uzi, and FORG1VEN
2) Those who base their game around damage output during team fights: Deft, and Bang
3) Those who base their game around utility and play-making: PraY, and Arrow
Bang has been one of the best AD carries in the world in terms his ability to maximize damage output for his team ever since Season 5. However, since his failure during Season 7 World Championship will forever be etched into everybody's minds, I wanted to look into the other side of Bang, before he had the opportunity to play with Faker, when he was an up and coming AD carry talent.
Bang, together with Wolf, in my opinion formed the single most threatening laning duos Korea had to offer during Season 4. I would still rate imp and Deft higher as AD carries due to their significantly more well rounded qualities during that specific time frame, but Bang was no slouch when it came to his laning prowess, and I feel this particular narrative is not acknowledged enough outside of Korea, and Bang will forever be remembered as the passive damage dealing AD carry who found success with Faker, when he began his career being nothing like that.
In a season where lane-swaps were incredibly frequent, Bang didn't have a lot of games to showcase his incredibly strong laning prowess, but when he did, Bang and Wolf together had arguably the single strongest laning prowess out of any Korean bottom lane partnerships. So I believe the narrative that all the strongest laning AD carries left Korea after Season 4 ended was somewhat flawed, especially since Bang was starting to blossom as a player when we confine the game to the laning phase.
The few times they did get to play standard lanes, Bang and Wolf were able to establish clear domination over multiple bottom lane partnerships throughout the entire season, and if my memory serves me correct, both were never solo-killed themselves throughout Season 4.
There's isn't a single bottom lane partnership in the world who can claim to have solo-killed the infamous partnership of imp and MaTa without being solo-killed themselves even once. Uzi and ZerO were probably the most highly rated bottom lane partnership outside of Korea, and even they traded solo-kills with the bottom lane of imp and MaTa (Zero got solo-killed in game two, then imp got solo-killed in game four of the finals for the Season 4 World Championship)
These were the clips I could find of Bang and Wolf solo-killing their opponents, and I believe they have the highest differential of solo-killing their opponents, and being solo-killed themselves out of any bottom lane partnerships facing off against domestic competition during Season 4.
1. Solo-killing Mafa, who was admittedly on his way down alongside Score.
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2. Solo-killing imp, who is probably known as the strongest laning AD carry Korea had to offer during this period.
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3. Solo-killing both Ohq and Cain, who were one of the shining lights for Najin Black Sword at the time.
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Kim Dong Jun described SK Telecom T1 S as a team that was like a solo-queue team in that they were at their strongest without lane swaps. This can be attributed largely to the incredible laning strength of the bottom lane, and the sturdy carrying potential of Easyhoon at the time. Most will agree that MaRin was underwhelming for the most part during this stage of his career, and H0R0 was basically the anchor holding this team back.
For all his laning prowess, Bang was a horrible team fighting AD carry during this period, and would frequently throw games in a manner that could sometimes be witnessed with AD carries with a dominant laning phase who tend to overestimate their strength within the game. As his team fighting and positioning improved, Bang's laning prowess slowly got diluted over time.
Bang's greatest rival of modern times, PraY, was initially outclassed by Bang in terms of laning during most of Season 5, but the tides started to change after that time frame, and by the time the summer season of Season 7 arrived, Bang was a shadow of himself being solo-killed or being outclassed by literally half the AD carries in Korea, and later got exposed at the Season 7 World Championships.
However, people should acknowledge a time when Bang started off his career as legitimately was one of the strongest laning AD carries in the world. Bang had the opportunity of his life-time after teaming up with Faker, and during Season 5, Bang had the perfect mix of stability, laning prowess, and damage output during team fights.
So for those people who wish to categorize Bang as a consistent AD carry who just deals damage during team fights, that was Bang successfully changing his original style of play to perfectly complement Faker, and failing at that particular role by Season 7 after about two years of top quality service as the pinnacle of team-fight centric AD carry (Deft had superior raw weaving potential, but Bang had better positioning). Before that, Bang was a laning phase dominant AD carry who made a name for himself by straight up solo-killing, or out-laning almost every single bottom lane partnerships who dared to go standard lanes versus SK Telecom T1 S during Season 4.