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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

7
votes
2answers
480 views

Best strategy on buying champions and runes in LoL?

I started playing LoL some time ago, recently my friend wanted to start as well, and he asked me if he should purchase some RP (he didnt even have an account back then). This made me realize that I ...
3
votes
1answer
57 views

Why can't I scroll the camera wihile using FRAPS?

I've decided to try to review matches to improve. I've already started using replay clients (like BaronReplay) to rewatch matches, but that gives me an omniscient perspective. To try and see gameplay ...
1
vote
1answer
101 views

What does “kite” mean in LoL? [duplicate]

I know the term kite from WoW, there it means letting the enemey move around and prevent it from dealing damage. Yesterday, someone in LoL said: "omfg udyr kite freakin ezreal!" I dont get this, I ...
5
votes
4answers
174 views

Are champion-specific rune pages needed in order to be competitive?

ATM I always have a runepage for general ADC's, Junglers etc. but not for specific champions, does it make a big difference if you play with general runes or runes for every specific champion? I mean ...
4
votes
2answers
262 views

Itemization for carries/assassins when I am ahead, but my team is behind

For this I will use Vayne as an example as I am playing her a lot recently, but the question I think it does apply to any ad/ap carries or even assassins. My first two major items are offensive items ...
2
votes
3answers
398 views

Team strategies and rotations for premade 5v5 games

Some friends and me compete in 5v5 tournaments and the 5v5 ranked ladder. We're all decent laners, but when it comes to mid / late game, we're kinda screwed by the lack of strategies and tactics to ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

What type of junglers benefit from getting Feral Flare over other jungle items?

Feral Flare is a great item for certain junglers presently, but many others still see more benefit out of the older jungle items(eg Spirit of the Ancient Golem, Elder Lizard, Spectral Wraith). What ...
1
vote
2answers
148 views

S4: Quinn vs Jinx

What is the best way to lane against a Jinx as Quinn? What are Jinx's weaknesses? She seems to be able to easily cs (like 100%) whil I (as quinn) can only get 90% or so. How can I keep up with ...
1
vote
1answer
302 views

Riven in URF mode: Fastest mobility for spamming abilities

In the URF mode in League of Legends, cooldowns are vastly reduced. Riven has 2 abilities that induce movement. Broken Wings is activated 3 times, the Shield is activated once. What order of these ...
2
votes
1answer
142 views

Why do higher level players move between each attack? [duplicate]

I always see players move between every attack, even if they are attacking a stationary target (for instance a tower) and there is no theat close that would make their current position worth changing? ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

ADC build order to reach AS cap in URF mode?

The new URF (ultra rapid fire) game mode doubles AS gain from items, making it far easier for Marksmen to reach the 2.5 cap. What build order should I use to reach this most effectively without ...
1
vote
2answers
508 views

Ultra rapid fire duration

As we all know, ultra rapid fire mode is a limited game mode introduced as an April Fool's Day joke, but it is still very fun to play. How much time do we have to play in this game mode? Does it ...
3
votes
1answer
125 views

Does Spellthief's Edge effect Heimerdinger's Turrets?

If I start off with Spellthief's Edge will my Turets be effected? like if they hit a champion then I get gold from it? I've been thinking about trying it on Heimerdinger, but wanted to double check ...
2
votes
1answer
139 views

Is the teambuilder a seperate queue?

The Teambuilder recently got introduced to the live servers of league of legends. I really like the Idea and all but there is one thing that interests me: Is it a seperate queue? Do you get matched ...
-3
votes
1answer
130 views

Is there a difference between the word 'Permaban' and 'Pick or Ban'? [closed]

Recently I have had an argue with my friend about using the word 'Permaban' and 'Pick or Ban' to describe certain champions. I know that 'defining' champions with such words are more of individual ...
2
votes
3answers
339 views

Can Master Yi's Ultimate quickly destroy Thresh's 'The Box'?

I know that Highlander makes Master Yi immune to slows. Does this mean that he can withstand the 99% movement speed reduction to destroy the Thresh's The Box in less then a second? ACTIVE: After ...
2
votes
2answers
623 views

What is a safe high elo counter to Leona if Thresh and Lulu are banned?

I recently had to play against a Leona when both Lulu and Thresh were banned. I personally really like Thresh against Leona since you can harass with autoattacks and deny her hard if she goes in (same ...
2
votes
4answers
275 views

How do you play against Zilean support?

How do you play against Zilean support, especially when he has Ignite? He just seems to zone you and you feel powerless as he deals more damage to you than you can actually do back. When he is with ...
3
votes
3answers
203 views

What is a viable build for Teemo vs. Teemo?

I recently had trouble against an opposing Teemo. What build would work best to counter another Teemo?
3
votes
1answer
117 views

Icebourn Gauntlet + Black Cleaver

If one would buy Icebourn Gauntlet and Black Cleaver, would everyone's armor get reduced that got hit by the Black Cleaver? I know it works for the Spirit of the Elder Lizard because there is a clear ...
-1
votes
4answers
202 views

Notice the map and chat

Is there any way I can not forget seeing the chat and the minimap while I play? I mean, I look at them but when I focus on farming or when I try to kill an enemy under turret I completely forget about ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

How does attack interact with defence items? [duplicate]

Let's say that I play Zed and bought Hydra and my enemy is Shen and bought Omen. How much damage will I do to him if my only item is Hydra and his only item is Omen? 75+AD - 70+Def? This is how LoL ...
4
votes
1answer
688 views

Good champions pick and strategies

I normally watch a lot of LCS and OGN (Korean league) LOL games. Sometimes the two teams plays well, but, even playing well, one team lose at the teamfight and lose the game. Or one of the team can't ...
5
votes
3answers
635 views

How To Fill My Down Time As Support

Whenever I play support I always find myself wandering aimlessly when I'm not either shadowing my ADC or engaged in team fights. What should I do when I'm not doing either of these things?
1
vote
2answers
187 views

How Do I Keep Up In Level As Support

I usually play support, and it's often the case that by the time I'm level 13 or 14, everyone else is 16 or more. What's the best strategy for keeping up in level with everyone else?
3
votes
1answer
157 views

What is the distance required for Ashe's ulti to stun for maximum duration?

As Ashe's ulti is described, a max of 3.5 second stun is possible. But how far must the arrow have travelled for the duration to be this long? Active: Ashe fires a giant arrow in a straight line. ...
3
votes
3answers
591 views

When and why is it very effective to use Zhonya's Hourglass?

Yesterday I played Swain. I thought buying Zhonya's hourglass is pretty awesome on him, because of ap and armor of course, but mainly because I like to focus on the active. A pretty cool thing about ...
3
votes
2answers
216 views

In LoL, what is the (greek?) symbol on Inferno Nasus amulet?

In League of Legends, the Inferno Nasus character has a necklace with three symbols on it. One of the symbols is an Omega, but I don't know what the other two are. Does anyone recognize them? I'm ...
-6
votes
1answer
186 views

5v5 Ranked Team Issue [closed]

I play with 4 of my friend in team ranked. One of my friends only plays one champion. If you look at his solo queue records, he only plays that one champion. (I won't say what champion in case he ever ...
2
votes
2answers
219 views

Peer to Peer transfer on LoL

What is it and should I disable it. Also does it share data from my computer to other users and use my internet (Which is already really slow).
2
votes
2answers
327 views

Choosing BotRK or BT for Marksmen (ranged AD) [duplicate]

I'm trying to choose my own items instead of just following a guide, but keep struggling with understanding when to use Blood Thirster or Blade of the Ruined King (or vice versa) on Marksmen ...
3
votes
1answer
279 views

What is the connection between Ashe's arrow travel distance and the stun duration?

When you used to throw a spear with Nidalee and you walked away, it did more damage because of the distance you build in that time. Riot changed that and now you throw the spear and the position you ...
2
votes
1answer
163 views

What happens first, flat or % armor penetration?

When I have both The Black Cleaver and Last Whisper, which will reduce the armor of my enemies first?
3
votes
1answer
121 views

Leveling up mundos w while using it, does the damage increase?

Well let's take mundo's w or ulti. Would the damage of the w increase when you have it activated and you are leveling it up at this moment ? and if you activated his ult and you apparently hit lvl 11 ...
1
vote
3answers
297 views

Can gold passives be stacked on a minion kill?

If I was Gangplank, and killed a minion with my Q on Twisted Treeline with control of at least one altar, and had the Avarice blade, would I receive gold for all of the above bonuses? Or would some ...
4
votes
3answers
439 views

Do Caitlyn's Traps still reveal stealthed targets?

When you step on one of Caitlyn's traps (or any other champion skill that reveals for a duration) will it still reveal champions once they enter stealth? So, if I stepped on a trap, and I entered ...
-2
votes
2answers
206 views

Why is Top-lane Ezreal considered unviable? [closed]

I want to ask whether you think toplane Ezreal could be viable or not. I thought of it because I want to main a champ I really can play everywhere (except support because I hate this role). He would ...
2
votes
3answers
185 views

Does kha'zix passive trigger on ult while he is still visible?

If you set a pink ward and kha'zix ults within the reveal area, will the unseen threat passive work anyway?
6
votes
6answers
306 views

Why attack wards?

In League of Legends, you can attack wards for a short window of time when they're put down by the opposing team (discounting the use of other methods of finding wards). Often, a quick autoattack at ...
0
votes
1answer
133 views

When do you drop a tier and where do you land? [duplicate]

With season 4 they enabled Tier dropping against boosted or ebay accounts. While I really find this a good thing I ask myself when you will drop a Tier. I heard that you need the MMR of division 5 ...
-2
votes
1answer
239 views

Is ARAM Champion Select Truly Random?

I get the feeling that ARAM isn't truly random. For one, it seems that free champs are present in games more often than others, and pretty often I go through streaks of rolling the same champion. Now ...
0
votes
1answer
119 views

What makes a Champion a Viable Jungler? [duplicate]

So, I main playing the bot lane, but I like to be capable in all positions. So what DOES make a jungle champion, a jungle champion? I know one key element is self-sustain, but at the same time, I know ...
-2
votes
1answer
107 views

What build is best for jax [closed]

Well I don't really play a lot of jax but what build is best for him and in what situations? Plus any tips for vs a jax is appreciated. If there are any places where I could learn jax a bit better
-2
votes
3answers
181 views

Most viable strategy champion 5 picks for 1v1 showdown

Showdown: In the 1v1 games will be blind draft. Each player has the opportunity to ban out three champions, after which the game proceeds to a blind pick phase. After both players have locked in their ...
4
votes
3answers
498 views

Leona's gold income item?

As a starting Leona (support) player, I've been trying to decide whether to start off with Amulet Coin or Relic Shield. (I know that a lot of pro players take Doran's Shield but I'm not up to that ...
6
votes
3answers
254 views

What is the worth of a soul?

I've been playing a lot of support Tresh lately, and I'm wondering how much should I put myself in danger for a soul? I'm the kind of Thresh player that goes for every soul that it's not dumb to go ...
1
vote
1answer
100 views

Does the Mark on Shyvana's Flame Breath proc Spellvamp?

I've been thinking of creative builds for Shyvana to maximize her magic damage when I thought of using a Hextech Gunblade in the build. If she auto attacks an enemy that is marked with Flame Breath ...
0
votes
3answers
238 views

Dealing with 2+1 tanks team composition

TL;DR; With all the armor and health and health-regeneration, what's the strategy that I should use to win team fights in the end game? The tanks can go without trouble and kill my ap, adc and any ...
-1
votes
1answer
87 views

Is there a champion counter tool which takes other champions in to account? [closed]

All champion counter tools only takes 1v1 into account but often in games there happens to be a champion that counters you hardcore which is not on your lane. So is there a champion pick tool which ...
3
votes
3answers
268 views

What are ways to train ones lasthitting skills

So I'm a high elo player and I only play Support since I can't really keep up with the farm in High elo. While I have 160 - 180 CS on average in 20 minutes my opponents are at around 180-220 and this ...