Normally loved maps don't meet the ranking criteria; https://osu.ppy.sh/help/wiki/Ranking_Criteria
Novalogic wrote:Not sure if this was brought up earlier or not. I was wondering, why is it that loved maps can't give pp just like the ranked maps do? I'm not saying that we should just make all loved maps into ranked ones, but since they received a high recognition from the community, why can't they - while still remaining as the separate map category - award performance points just like the ranked ones do? I can't see any reason for maintaining that difference between both map types.
I guess that in some rare cases the mapper just didn't want/care to rank the map so it went loved