League of Legends is a Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) video game developed and published by Riot Games, inspired by the Defense of the Ancients (DotA) map for Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne.

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Why do ADCs always go for damage over armor?

Considering bot lane, it is customary for the ADC to build ONLY armor or armor pen while the support builds his gold income and sightstone. The idea behind this is for the ADC to be able to dish out ...
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How do I know when to help my teammates?

Context: Yesterday I was playing soloqueue and I passed by one of my teammates fighting two enemies. I jumped in to help and because I didn't have any abilities on cooldown I happened to kill them ...
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Lucian and Nami duolane

I'm playing Nami support and i found the botlane Nami/Lucian very strong, but i'm wondering something. If Lucian does the combo AA + Dash + reset AA + double AA, does he use all stacks of ...
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Borderless mode on games causes lag

When playing league of legends I commonly like to google for statistics, such as this article and as such, I play on borderless mode so I can make use of my three screens. Commonly I can be found ...
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How long can a champion be in stasis?

While playing a game yesterday, the enemy Ziggs was wrecking us. So, we tried to focus our fire on him. Unfortunately, the enemy Zilean got his Ultimate on the Ziggs. While we were waiting for Ziggs ...
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How to position as an ADC before a team fight if my team is scattered?

I think that I have a pretty good positioning as an ADC. I stay behind my front line and in team fights I deal DPS staying as safe as possible. However there are some weird situation: a team fight is ...
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What are techniques to keep a lane frozen?

The answers to this question address when it is appropriate to freeze your lane but in practice I am struggling with the how. When I'm playing adc I find it hard to keep the lane in one place. If I ...
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As a jungler when should I push the lane after a gank?

I'm getting fairly confidant in ganking abilities as a jungler. However, sometimes I don't know what I should do following a gank. This is what I typically do now for early/mid game ganks: Both my ...
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What is the difference between waveclear and pushing power?

As discussed in the comments of this answer, what is the difference between waveclear and pushing power?
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When should I disrupt an opponent's recall?

In League of Legends, I can interrupt an opponent's recall by damaging them with a spell or autoattack, but what I'm not sure of is when it's appropriate to disrupt them. For example, if my lane ...
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When is Statikk Shiv better than Phantom Dancer?

I've really been trying to get good at the marksman/AD Carry role lately, and itemization for the role has been fairly confusing for me. A lot of guides recommend Statikk Shiv now, and I still don't ...
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How to itemize top AD Nidalee for max damage?

I have been playing AD Nidalee top a lot lately, I usually get 1-2 Dorans and rush Triforce. I'm not sure what should I get after Triforce though to max my damage output. Should I build like an ADC or ...
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How does Armor Penetration works with Critical Hits?

I'm wondering if there is any advantage obtained with Critical Damage having Last Whisper as item. Will the Armor Penetration work directly with the total Critical Damage? Or there's some ...
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Does Chaos Storm silence 0.5 seconds constantly?

As Viktor, if any champion is below the cloud, will it be constantly silenced until the target gets out of the cloud, or it will silence just 0.5 seconds? I ask this because the duration IMO is ...
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What is the point of Rengar vs Kha'zix anymore?

There is a mini-quest in LoL that when there's a Kha'zix and Rengar on opposite teams, a duel between them is initiated somewhere along in the game. The question is, what's the point of it anymore if ...
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Handling YI on Twisted Treeline?

Is there an Itemization, Runes, or Masteries one could take on Twisted Treeline to handle Yi (or another auto-attack champion such as Tryndamere), given that there is no Thornmail? To clarify, I'm ...
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Level advantage Vladimir

Vladimir is known to get very strong at lv9 due to his ability to have Transfusion (Q) maxed. Other than staying in lane and not losing out on experience that way, what is a good way to gain a level ...
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Dealing with very fast (moving) fighters

As an ADC, what are some points to protect yourself from very fast melee champions (e.g. Udyr, Hecarim)? Even if you have a ward near your lane, unless you see them coming from far far away they get ...
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how are LP(League Points) acquired?

is there an exact pointing system for gaining LP in rank matches? if so, does anything affects it like killing baron, getting an ace, etc.
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Why Nocturne can be trapped into Caitlyn traps? [closed]

He is supposed to hover the ground, and by flying he souldn't be trapped into Caitlyn trap for example. EDIT : Finally I found out why, it's because the smoke trace he leaves behing him trigger the ...
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Why do most players not build Infinity Edge with Pantheon?

Since he gets a 100% crit chance for his AA and Q through the E passive. Why do most players not build Infinity Edge with him? (probuilds) this would increase the crit damage by 50%.
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How do I set a key binding for cmd + Q on Mac OSX?

I'm playing League of Legends on Mac OSX Mavericks. For self-casting, rather than Alt + Q, I'd like cmd + Q. So I go to key bindings and try to set it. But when it asks me to type the key ...
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When is the earliest Nunu can solo Dragon or duo Baron?

If you're looking to just build Nunu for early objective sneaking/control. What are the items and skill levels needed to solo dragon or duo baron with an adc(this assumes no enemy team involvement of ...
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Warwick attack speed questions

I am wondering if it makes any sense to activate Warwicks W before I ult, it seems like the attack speed increase would have no affect. Better to activate after the ult is complete? ACTIVE: ...
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How players with 10 victories can be 25 level in League of Legends?

I noticed some players with a very few wins but their level is about 25. How is it possible? Do they play with bots? Or they really win almost never? Or they play incredibly great?
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Diana Q-R time frame?

I've noticed when playing Diana that if you Q lands slightly after your R it still resets your R. Is this because of one of the following or because a time-frame is allotted, if so is the time-frame ...
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What damage does red buff deals? [duplicate]

When a champion holds the red buff he deals some damage to the enemy after he auto attacks him. What type of damage does red buff deals? Magic Damage? Attack Damage? Or none of those?
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Does your MMR fall if you dodge a Queue?

I believe the question is pretty straight forward. Your MMR is calculated by your wins/ loses and what ranked you were at the previous season I believe. My question is, does your MMR fall if you dodge ...
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What is that distance on the chat?

After patch 4.13, I believe, I see a "distance" on the chat with yellow colored letters now and then and I don't know if I'm causing this or what it is. It shows a number like "456.90349238" and ...
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Is Evelyn viable somewhere else than in the jungle?

I main Eve jungle, and I play her ad bruiser. I was thinking about bringing Eve to the top lane in a Ad Bruiser style, or in mid lane in a Ap-Assassin style. Would it be viable? In what sitation ...
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Champions with physical changes from items?

Is there any other champions that changes their appearance from items/etc? Considering that such don't have/wear skins. E.g Cho'g and Zac's size depends on their HP, that they grow large enough if ...
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Can Gnar jump multiple times?

The new champion Gnar has been released on PBE, and one of is skills is a jump. According to the champion page, Gnar jumps in a target direction and gains a moderate attack speed boost. If ...
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Retrieving data from server/ Unknown error

I've been playing League of Legends for quite some time now and I never had a problem like this. Whenever I go into champ select screen, sometimes the program just stops working. It still stays open, ...
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Limit On Number Of Simultaneous Actions? [duplicate]

Sometimes when things are getting intense I will try to hit every button in short succession (including multiple mouse buttons). Oftimes I find that the activated item is not actually activated, and I ...
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Jungler or Support in Twisted Threeline (3v3 map)

I play a lot of 3v3 ranked (currently gold I) and I noticed that sometimes a team would have a jungler, and sometimes a support that will assist one of his teammate bot or top. I was wondering what ...
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Head-on Collision Prevention

SCENARIO: Purple team Sejuani uses Artic Assault (Q) and collides with the Blue team Zac who is mid-'Elastic Slingshot' (E). If Sejuani has some type of spell shield will only Zac crash** or neither ...
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How does League Replays work?

How does League Replays (unofficial) record full League games using such little CPU? Please don't shy away from the technical details!
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Do the Doom Bots of Doom have Hidden Bonuses?

So the new Coop-vs-AI Modus Doom Bots of Doom lets you play against "Unfair" Bots. All of them have enhanced abilities and after the second difficulty they also have Weird Passives (Seriously who the ...
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How do you find out about the quality of a Skin?

How can you find out if a skin is legendary, epic or something else? Can I distinguish between the qualities by solely looking at the price or are there any other factors that I should note?
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How do I change my banner on my profile

I was just watching a friends profile and I saw that he's banner is changed from the normal one. And he is the only one of my friends that has it changed. I would like to know how he did that. My ...
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Was this the right call? [closed]

I played as ADC and the supp was afk from the beginning so I played 1v2 bot lane. They zoned my pretty hard, denying me of CS and EXP. Jungler was an Udyr. I called him numerous times and even though ...
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Is Lich Bane still a viable item for Fizz

The question is pretty straightforward. Is Lich Bane still a viable item for Fizz. It's 99% of the times the first item I buy and I keep it until the end. It is a good item to start your build with ...
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How to gank as a Mid laner

I see every almost every enemy Mid laner knowing when to gank bot or top, or at least ganking even if the timing is not right, but me. I don't really know when to gank bot or top or where to place ...
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Hybrid Damage Lux

I noticed that the reasons I like Lux in a team is because of all the utility. The stuns and slows can keep a highly mobile, high priority target (Zed, Akali, Yi) locked down enough for my allies to ...
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Do pro players manage to consistently maintain high CS in early game?

As an ADC, I made a goal of getting 70 CS at the 10 minute mark. I can achieve this only in games where I have a very passive farming lane (rarely). Most of the time, there is a lot of harassing and ...
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Which abilities can Fizz's E not avoid

So I believe that the question is pretty straightforward. I would like to know which abilities can Fizz's E not avoid.
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Early and Late game Runes

So I recently started playing Fizz and I've seen some builds from some various sites. The Runes I ended up using now are: +6.5 Magic Pen. +4.5 Armor Pen. +45 Ability Power at level 18 +15 Ability ...
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“I main this champion” < what does this mean for real? [closed]

I always knew that the "main" term is used to specify your lane and/or champion specialty AFAIK, saying that your x champion is your main, means that you do have a deep knowledge and practise (or ...
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Why do high elo junglers not buy boots?

After watching some jungler streams,this is a question that came to my mind.Why do they buy boots after finishing the jungler item most of the time?I know it makes killing camps faster,but on the ...
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Laning against AD bruiser Nidalee?

Which champion(s) have a better chance of surving lane against nidalee? If you happen to not have these champions, how do you counter her? I play her myself, so I know buying resistances is useless ...