Is Copper Good? | Copper MMR | RB6 Ranks

Find out everything you need to know about the Copper ranking in RB6: Siege.

Updated on Aug 15, 2023
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Is Copper Good? | Copper MMR | RB6 Ranks

Copper is the lowest rank in the Rainbow Six Siege ranking system. It's split into different tiers and players are placed in them according to their skill level. Copper 5 is the lowest rank in the game and most players need to reach Copper 1 before they can be promoted up to the Bronze rank. In some cases, players can be boosted out of Copper very quickly based on their game performance.


What MMR is Copper?

Copper is the first rank in the game which is then followed by the Bronze rank. Here is a breakdown of the Copper tier based on MMR:

Is Copper Good?

Getting your placement somewhere on the Copper ladder puts you within the top 98% of all ranked players in Rainbow Six Siege.


Sadly, this would also place you within the lowest skilled 2% of all ranked players as well. Based on this then, on paper you would be able to beat somewhere between 0.6 to 3% of all players. While the distribution of Copper can change between seasons, it's usually quite consistent.
You can see from this ranking distribution table how seasons are generally spread out.

How to Improve from Copper

Climbing the ladder out of Copper can be tricky for some players. Later in the season, it might be slower to leave this rank due to the number of ranked players overall. Most players in this rank lack experience with Rainbow Six Siege which makes it a more casual rank than higher up ones.

There are many things you can do to move up the ladder out of the Copper ranks. These tips should help you:

  • Explore the maps alone in Terrorist Hunt to get better map awareness and improve your gun skills
  • Watching other players to see how they move and position themselves for both attack and defence is a great learning tool. Twitch and YouTube are your best friends for this.
  • Communicate with your team, improving this skill will make getting better at the game overall much easier. This is also an essential skill for the higher ranks.

And lastly, we would like to note that improving from Copper may take you a while. Therefore, you might consider going for one of the methods of earning money in RB6 to make it more fun.

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