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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What are support duties in LoL compared to DotA?

I'm quite new to LoL still, but I've played DotA/DOTA2 for long time before. When you play support in DotA there were quite a lot of things you could/should do to help out your carry(or team in ...
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How can I minimise ping time when streaming to Twitch via OBS?

The last time I tried streaming, my ping for League of Legends would jump from ~34 to 60-180. I have since upgraded both my service, router, and modem to newest models, and constructed a new computer. ...
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Why doesn't Relic Shield execute always work on Thresh?

When I go to use my Relic Shield stacks to execute a minion, it doesn't always work. Why is that? I know that Relic Shield says "melee auto-attacks execute minions", but since Thresh can't buy ...
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Item(s) that improve champion states by percentage similar to Rabadon Deathcap and Void Staff

I play Ziggs and very favor of Rabadon Deathcap and Void Staff which give extra ability power in percentage of champion's AP instead of a specific number. So my question is what are LoL items that ...
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Which assassins or melee champions have the most significant CC?

I'm looking for an assassin/melee champion with very long-lasting and/or very damaging CC abilities.
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Is there any reason not to play support Maokai in Season 6?

In season 3, I played Maokai as a support, and found that this was not a bad idea. Generally it only works well when the enemy ADC was a "poke" type (e.g. Ezreal or Corki). Maokai's passive gives him ...
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Is rank still a good indicator of personal skill with the new Dynamic Queue?

Riot recently implemented the new ranked system, the so-called dynamic queue. They removed the solo/duo queue and it is not possible for the player to choose between those. In the dynamic queue you ...
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Fizz jungle, AD or AP? [closed]

I used to play a lot of AD Fizz in the jungle because of a few reasons: AP Fizz was a lot less strong as his ratios got lowered a lot and I can't play Fizz in lane at all. Not to mention he did a ...
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Risk of data usage with League?

Alright, so I moved into a new house, and we won't have Internet for a while. I wanna know two things: Is a hotspot from an IPhone 5s strong enough to maintain a signal in a League of Legends game? ...
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How to Counter Juggernauts?

So I enjoy playing Nasus and Riven top lane, and every other game, I come across a champ that Riot has defined as a Juggernaut.(e.x. Darius, Illaoi, Garen, and the occasional Morde) I'm reading from ...
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Season 6 Warding & Trinkets

So Season 6 is just around the corner, and possibly the most major change to the game was the removal of Sight Wards from the shop. I understand the importance of vision in general, but what should ...
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Rapid Firecannon Interaction with Rengar's Passive

Rapid Firecannon Stats +30% attack speed +8% movement speed +30% critical strike chance UNIQUE – ENERGIZED STRIKE: Moving and attacking generates Energize stacks, up to 100. When fully ...
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Does the source champion count as a “nearby ally”?

Certain items have passives that say they affect "nearby allies", but would these passives affect the source champion themselves? For example, Locket of the Iron Solari has such a unique passive, ...
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How does flash work?

I've been playing lol for a long time and still I don't know how the summoner's spell Flash works technically speaking. Here are my concerns : When you flash sometimes you still get negative effects ...
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Is there a champion that can outrange turrets without Firecannon?

In Dota2 there is a hero (or multiple, I don't know exactly) that can out-range a turret. Is there a champion in League of Legends that can out-range a turret? I'm looking for answers that don't ...
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Can Lee Sin reactivate his Q on untargetable target?

Scenario: Fizz is happily farming in mid lane, suddenly lee sin comes to gank him and hits his Q. Fizz thinks lets GTFO and jump on his troll pole (E). So we now have an untargetable fizz with a ...
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Which League of Legends items reduce opponents stats?

I heard from my friends saying that there are items that reduce the opponents' defenses, e.g. Abyssal Scepter Where would we see list of all such items that reduces the enemy's stats?
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Is the new Feast mastery more impactful than Double Edged Sword?

I was fixing up my mastery pages, and I stumbled upon the Feast mastery. At first, I ignored this mastery, as I felt that it was essentially useless. Whereas Double Edged Sword, seems infinitely ...
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Does Runaan's apply on hit? [duplicate]

I was trying out Jinx with Runaan's Hurricane in a game (cause I saw in the patch that the Runaan's bolts now look like Jinx rockets. Hey explode like them too. The question I had is, do the bolts ...
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Can the Energized passive of Rapid Firecannon apply critical strikes?

I know that the Statikk Shiv's Shiv Lightning can critical strike. Is the Rapid Firecannon's Energized passive also able to critically strike?
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How do you Stutter-Attack?

I often see highly skilled AD-Carries do this, when they walk a bit, attack an enemy champion really fast, and walk again, all in rapid succession, i think they cancel the attack animation mid-way, ...
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Soloing the Rift Herald

So I saw this question: Is it possible to solo Baron Nashor? but I did not see a question that was about soloing the Rift Herald. Is it possible to solo him? So far I have not had any luck in normal ...
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Announcer no longer announces every kill

I believe this started with Patch 5.22 for the preseason. The announcer no longer gives audio for every single kill like it used to. It still calls multi-kills, and an unknown pattern for other ...
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Does Jax's Grandmaster's Might passive trigger Deathfire Touch?

Does the third strike on Jax's Grandmaster's Might passive trigger the Deathfire Touch keystone?
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Rift Herald and Baron

So I know Baron appears at 20 minutes exactly, but what happens to the RH? Let's say you were doing the Rift Herald and it is mid life when the 20 minutes mark kicks in. What happens? does the Rift ...
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Does attack speed influence movement speed?

You can't move and attack at the same time. When you are chasing some one, you move -> stop -> attack -> move (with stopping and attacking happening 'almost' simultaneous). So if you would do ...
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Champion that can jump like Tristana in League of Legends

I love to use Tristana jump onto an enemy to attack and jump away from them to retreat. I wonder if there is any champion who have the ability to jump like her? p.s. My google search shows me this ...
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kog maw dmg reduce on on-hits

In the new patch kog maws W increases the attack speed but reduces the damage to non minions by 55%. Does this damage reduce include on-hit effects? Does it decrease the bonus damage on the spell ...
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Does Rift Herald change Baron?

Since the latest patch, they've introduced the 'Rift Herald' that spawns before Baron. I'm a support main so I'm rarely in top jungle, and usually the top lane takes it anyway. What exactly does ...
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Are different champions required for different lanes?

I have been playing League of Legends for some time now, and I'm still trying to understand the positions. Do top, mid, and bot require different champions, or can they all be played with whatever ...
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Show spell range when using quick cast

I was playing fiddlesticks and wanted to know my Ult exact range to excel my positioning for a gank and I was wondering When using Quickcast, is there a way to show the spells range using the ...
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Are item passives implicitly passed on into higher tier items?

When upgrading an item with a passive effect into another item, is this passive still included in the upgraded item, even when not specified? It seems counter-intuitive that it would not, but I am ...
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In League Of Legends, how do you get more heroes or when can you more heroes

This is about LOL League of legends. I can't manage to obtain good heroes unless I spend a fortune. This is annoying as even if you have a victory you never seem to get much. There are many people who ...
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Can Graves new auto attack trigger on hit effects multiple times?

Yesterday i tried the new Graves' with the new item Cull. I noticed that every bullet would apply the on hit lifesteal from cull. It didn't matter if it was against the same enemy. However, hitting ...
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Focus keyboard input in chat windows when in champion selection

What is hotkey to focus keyboard input in chat windows when in champion selection screen?
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When would I want Rapid Firecannon over Statikk Shiv or Phantom Dancer?

Regarding the new AD Carry itemization implemented for Season 6, we have some new options. I try to main the ADC role, but I feel like itemization just got a little more confusing. (it felt fairly ...
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League of Legends genre [closed]

Would League be considered both an RTS and a MOBA? I believe it falls into both categories. A colleague says it is not an RTS, but I disagree, as it does happen in real time. I also believe ...
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How to help out as top when winning lane?

I'm new here (and quite new to lol), so not sure whether this kind of question is allowed here, but I have been wondering this for a few games. I have been playing top (as Rumble) and has been ...
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Best way to get “last blow/killing hit” in LoL?

I find it difficult to get my shot on the creeps so that to get the "last killing hit/blow". I guess the problem is that the champion's attack is automatically ONLY when he/she stops - that's the ...
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Two named “Unique” item effects [duplicate]

I know that in League of Legends, if I try to have two items which are both unique with the same effect, that only the earlier purchased item's effect applies. ...
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How to break a heavy poke team's siege?

Last game I was against a team which had massive poke and some sustain. To make things worse they also got baron. With that they could just stay behind their minions and launch skill after skill ...
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Can Yasuo's wind wall block Gangplank's keg connection?

Imagine Gangplank has more than one barrel placed and yasuo places a wind wall between them. Can the wind wall block the detonation of the second barrel?
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What are the possible calculations for the item sell values?

I've been reading the PBE about Cull. Now here's the thing. So far the item provides you 1 extra gold per each minion killed, and for a total of 100 minions, it rewards with an extra 300 amount, ...
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Where are the whole League of Legend installation files/caches located after download?

A few google search of mine came up with these results #1, #2 though it's not helpful to me on my Windows 7 PC. So, where are the downloaded files? I download from official site here. p.s. The ...
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Is it safe to play League of Legends when there are files detected as viruses by virustotal.com?

I'm from Vietnam and started to play League of Legends which I have downloaded from the official site here for the Vietnamese version. Viruses were detected when I ran a virus-scan on the files via ...
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Does Yasuo's Last breath count as Airborne CC?

When playing One for All as a team of Yasuos, our team suddenly noticed something quite nasty. We had to play against a team of Gangplanks and whenever one of us ulted Gangplank, he just walked out of ...
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How can I map the camera in League of Legends to a touchpad on the Steam Controller?

If you add League of Legends to Steam as a third-party shortcut, you can launch the game from big picture mode and configure the Steam Controller as usual. I'd like to move the camera smoothly with ...
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What factors contribute to Leona not being chosen by pro teams in the LCS 2015?

I watched all the LCS Worlds 2015 matches and none of the teams ever picked Leona as support yet she seems to be a very overpowered champion: I've carried many games with her from Bronze 4 to Gold 2. ...
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Where and when should I sweep early/mid to late game as a support and jungler?

I am a jungle main. Support is new for me and I do not know; where and when to effectively sweep with my red trinket. I use it as I would as jungler (mostly for a gank tp/mid/jungle or for ...
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Does Kindred's Lamb's Respite grant immunity from the Nexus Obelisk?

Can Kindred use Lamb's Respite on the enemy's fountain to grant her teammates immunity from the Nexus Obelisk's laser?