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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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 ...
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Why almost all pro/high ELO Fizz players max E first and W last?

When I play fizz, I usually max q and w first to maximize my damage output, and use E as an escape tool. If I max E first as a damage output tool, I usually feel insecure during the fight as my E is ...
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Will Boots of Swiftness + Tenacity be a good item for Off-Tank champions?

I always love MS. Though at times, when i'm using a semi-tank type champion, I mostly get frustrated for being slowed/stunned/rooted when i'm about to chase/initiate/kill enemy champs, especially ...
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Intermittent Lag Issues [closed]

I have looked around quite a bit and still haven't found a solution to my problem. I am having lag spike issues and I don't know what to do at this point. It seems intermittent, in which it will be ...
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Is relic shield a reasonable income item for Blitzcrank?

Most of the guides for supports that I've read, they always try to say that the 'Ancient Coin' has the advantage as an income item, and that it is the best income item for supports. I somehow agree, ...
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Will I be able to track progress of my referrals if I rename summoner?

If I rename summoner, will I be able to track progress of my referrals? If not, and I rename my summoner to original name back, will I be able to track progress of my referrals again? I am interested ...
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Different sight indicators

I noticed that when the enemy has visibility of a champion, the indicator above them is different between Warwick's Blood Scent and most (all?) other abilities, such as Cait's trap. Here are screen ...
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Will I be able to track progress of my referrals when transferring between regions?

If I transfer to another region, will I be able to track progress of my referrals? If not, and I transfer back to my initial server region, will I be able to track progress of my referrals? I am ...
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Account transfer to another region

Is there any limitations for account transfer from one region to another? I mean for example, from Euro West to Euro East or from NA to Euro West, etc. I mean in limitations any limitation, for ...
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How to play a lane against tristana?

I always lose when I am against a tristana, never won a single lane against her. Fact is that I find her not predictable: she just farms and gets harrassed by me, then she decides that it is enough, ...
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Can a casual, 'bad' player compete with other casual, 'bad' players around the same skill?

Is there any way or skill system in League of Legends to challenge people around the same skill level? Basic story: My friends and I get together for gaming once a week for a couple hours. Normally, ...
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Ping level in League of Legends

Different types of games have different requirement to the ping. I am new to MOBA and interested in its ping requirements. Particularly of ping requirements of League of Legends. What is the maximum ...
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When does mid / late game phase begins?

I'm not sure if it's late game either by champion level or by the game time. People say "early phase you won't do damage, but you do at mid game" Anyway to refer when do these phases begin?
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What is a free kill in LoL?

I often read or hear that term even if they're referring to some full hp target. I could think that as a kill that has no damage risk at all, but I'm not feeling sure about it.
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League system and Elo rating system

When I was reading about LoL I found also lots of information about about Elo hell. But here I read that after season 3 elo system was replaced by other system. I have two questions: Does the elo ...
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Account for different region

I registered account in Legue of Legends. I was not asked at which server I want to create account. That account allows me only to login "EU Nordic & East" server. Is it possible to login with ...
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What is the fastest way to level a Smurf account?

I'm planning to start a smurf account in League of Legends. Given that I have 2-4 friends playing with me, what would be the fastest way to get level 30? Is it more efficient to play bot games?
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What league of legends file(s) contain my settings?

I plan on uninstalling and reinstalling league to fix some un-relevant issues. However I do not feel like re-applying all my custom video\interface options. I also don't wish to remake my custom item ...
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How mandatory is leveling up in League of Legends?

Does League of Legends needs leveling as in mmorpgs? For example in World of Warcraft you need leveling to get in top level raids. Is there any kind of content in League of Legends that can be ...
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Do I lose my buffs after if I die and revive (not respawn)?

Let's say I play Anivia, Aatrox or Zac ( or any other champion that revives after death) And I have blue, red and baronbuff. I then get killed but I don't die immediatly because of the passive. Let's ...
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What video game tournament has the most players? [closed]

What video game tournament is largest in terms of player participation, and for what genre? EVO is the biggest tournament when it comes to the fighting game genre, with 4-digit figures of players ...
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ADC Starting Items (since patch 4.10)

With Patch 4.10 Riot nerfed Lifesteal overall. There was also slight nerf (a bit more negative than a rebalance for ADCs) to Dorans Blade. With these Changes I'm not entirely sure of how I should ...
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Is the new Bloodthirster Viable?

Blood Thirster was my absolute core item with almost any adc/marksman I played. However with the current revamp I feel it is focused more towards marksmen with Attack Speed steroids and low mobility. ...
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What is the incentive to picking Vladimir over Mordekaiser?

I'm talking about top lane. But the comparison could apply to any other lane as well I suppose. Why does Vladimir see much more play than Mordekaiser? Is it because of the ultimates alone?
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What is happening while I'm sitting at the load screen? [closed]

When loading into a game sometimes it takes a real long time due to just one player. Often you hear the "toaster" jokes once everyone gets in game referring to the assumed poor quality hardware of the ...
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What is the difference between championship and challenger series?

On this YouTube channel, there are a lot of competition videos with commentary. What is the difference between the championship series challenger series Both are LCS, aren't they?
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Does LeBlanc's second cast on her W proc SpellBlade (Lich Bane)?

The title says it all. For example: LeBlanc stands around near an Ashe. LeBlanc W's towards the Ashe. LeBlanc auto-attacks the Ashe and activates Spellblade. LeBlanc quickly W's back to her ...
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Can lee sin be grabbed during his Q jump kick?

Say I use thresh/blitzcrank and I launch the hand (or throw the chain) to where Lee Sin is flying. Will I be able to grab him in the middle of his "kick flight"?
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What are the advantages/disadvantages of having high mouse sensitivity in Moba games when playing skill-shot based characters?

I play a lot of league of legends and I watch streams, Game-plays, LCS, etc, trying to improve and learn more. In one of the last games they talked about mouse sensitivity and how you could move ...
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Will my own items' active make my champion cancel my current spell?

Say I go Katarina and I have Deathfire Grasp, then I go all in, and after I start the ult I try to activate the item. Will my character have to cancel the spell to use the item? If I try to use it, ...
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Does buffing grant you Turret assists?

Yes we all know that Attacking a turret will grant you extra gold when it dies. Now my question is a bit weird: What happens if you don't deal any direct damage to a turret but you buff an allied ...
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Should you let the minions destroy the tower?

Is watched some pro-games (LCS, All-Stars, ...) and really high elo games lately and noticed that the towers are always shot low to about 5% but then no champion damage is dealt to the tower. (When ...
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Do toggle abilities proc on-hit passives like Spellblade?

Some champions (like Ashe) have toggleable abilities (for example her Q - Frost Shot). When I activiate such an ability, how does it proc an On-Hit passive like the Spellblade passive from the item ...
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How is the damage reduction calculated from armor/mr? [duplicate]

For example, if your champion has 200 magic resistance / armor and your enemy has some crazy AP/AD damage that can be dealt with one single spell/attack, say 800 damage at once... Considering the ...
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Is Void Staff always effective, or it's meant to be situational?

For almost every ap mid I used (spell-based, like Annie) I bought the same thing: boots, rabadon and void staff. There're certain moments where I start asking myself... Would it be more benefical in ...
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Should I build damage when I am the only tank/Front line?

Very recently I lost a game as Elise. The enemy Jax was fed, so I built tanky to counter that (Frozen Heart, Randuin's Omen, Spirit Visage for Malzahar). My only real damage item was pretty much my ...