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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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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How much can I turn before losing bonus movespeed?

The new champion Aurelion Sol's ability Comet of Legend states he gains Escape Velocity while moving, up to 100. He also gains bonus movement speed, based on how long he's been moving in the ...
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Why Kalista can't bind champions after the first minutes?

There was a game with a noob player trying Kalista. The player never paid attention to the item until I realised for like 15 minutes of the game, then I told him to try binding me. When the player ...
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What do those abbreviations mean in League of Legends?

I'm quite new to League of Legends (LoL) but try to improve through reading guides. All too often I stumble upon abbreviations I am not sure what they mean. Some of those are: AD AP ArPen AS bot ...
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What is the maximum diameter of Starsurge?

While this may not be very practical, I still am interested in knowing. Aurelion Sol's Star Aurelion Sol fires the core of a newborn star in the target direction, which expands as long as it ...
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What does Trundle's Ice Pillar block?

I know Trundle's Ice Pillar counts as impassable terrain, but what skills does he block? I know about Shyvana's dragonform being blocked (happened to me yesterday) and I got intrigued.
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Attack Range for adc champions?

Is there a way in League of Legends to view a marksman's attack range? There was an option to have it appear in the status window roughly a year ago but I'm now getting back into the swing of playing ...
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Does crystal charge stack?

Can I get two charges of crystal charge when I ult someone inside of my crystal spires?
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Does cleanse remove Zed's ultimate?

I've read what cleanse does, but I still don't know if cleanse will remove Zed's ultimate; Death Mark. Which is better against Zed's Death Mark, Quicksilver Sash or cleanse?
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Finding League of Legends language files [duplicate]

Is it possible to find and edit Lol language files? Like item names and such. I want to try and localize it in my language for my personal use. I've tried searching it in whole Lol folder but found ...
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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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How to play Jax vs. Olaf?

I just played a ranked game as Jax top lane against Olaf, and got I outlaned by quite a bit. So can anyone explain to me, does Olaf beat Jax or is there a specific way to play Jax so that I win the ...
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Why is Katarina, a snowball that when played around can carry games considered completely unviable in the LCS?

Katarina has a poor laning phase but doesn't really fall off late, when played around her in solo queue at all ELOs she can carry games for teams very easily. She can roam bot lane and very easily ...
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What are items that help us to get vision spells?

I wonder if there is an item that expose chosen map area when castesd? For now I just know the trinket item Farsight Alteration in this LoL category and love to use it. Need one more item to get more ...
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What is the most important lane to carry (mid, bot AD, jungle, or top)?

I have noticed that midlane is often the most important, but have no facts to back that up. From experience, what is the most carriable lane?
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Is Guinsoo's Rage considered a spell?

Guinsoo's Rageblade has the following unique passive ability: Unique – Guinsoo's Rage: Deal 20 (+ 15% bonus AD) (+ 7.5% AP) on-hit magic damage to the target and nearby units in a 350 units radius ...
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Night Hunter vs Invisible Enemies?

Further considering invisibility mechanics in League of Legends, Vayne's Night Hunter innate ability increases her move speed when moving toward an enemy. I'm pretty sure champions beyond the fog of ...
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How to deal with League of Legends sound volume

Everytime there is an update, Windows resets the volume level (in game and for the client). Is there a way to fix it ?
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LOL. How to lane as Graves [closed]

Ever since the Graves re-work, I saw some top lane Graves in solo queue. I recently bought Graves and was playing him in top lane, but I'm having trouble with how to farm and do some dmg trades. I ...
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What is considered a matchmade game in LoL?

So recently (or maybe not recently, I just started playing again) Riot implemented a "Hextech crafting system". I'm still really confused how it works, but I managed to obtain another box besides the ...
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How master and challenger tiers work

I know how rank tiers from bronze to diamond work. But I don't know how master tier and challenger tier work. Is master tier composed of 5 divisions as well? How many persons can be in challenger ...
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Maximum Champion Growth size

I was reading about Lulu (new champion) and saw this: Wild Growth (Ultimate) - Lulu enlarges an ally, knocking enemies away from them and granting them a large amount of bonus health. For the ...
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Understanding and implementing lane management

I have heard a lot about lane management. I know it has to do about setting up a lane for slow pushing, pushing, freezing or whatever you want the lane to go with. But all these terms are still not ...
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How do you earn more RP in League of Legends?

At level 3, Riot Games gave me 400RP, to unlock skins, summoner icons and champions. I think 400 is too little. Is there a way to earn more Riot Points?
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Trundle Pillar(E) and Tahm Kenchs Ult?

What happens when Trundle puts a pillar on Tahm Kenches ult destination, before the latter appears there?
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Positive/Neutral score, but keep losing

My biggest losing streak was a 8 lose streak and recently I had another 3 lose streak. In ALL of these games, my score was either neutral or positive, but NEVER negative. However, in all of them, ...
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What is the in-game laguage settings in International Pro Tournaments?

just out of curiosity, does anyone know what the in-game language setting for Pro-gamer's International Tournament set as? I'm just wondering since there are pro gamers from all around the globe for ...
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How to replay a League of Legends match?

I have seen some videos (on YouTube) of LoL games where the commentator analyze the match and he's able to move freely through the map. Are these video made from a streaming live game or are they ...
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What is a “skin shard”?

I recently received a "skin shard" when opening my free chest in League of Legends. I thought it gave me a free skin, but that appears not to be the case. What is a "skin shard" in league of legends ...
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Can you cleanse out of knock-up's or knocked-backs?

For champions like Alistar, Orianna, Lee Sin, Gragas etc can you cleanse out of their ultimate's/skills?
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How to open the options menu without using the mouse in windowed mode?

I put my game on window mode instead of full-screen. Now I cannot reach the options menu any more by mouse (it is too far down) nor can I regain full screen. Is there any shortcut key combination to ...
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Skins that affect game mechanics

I was under the impression that all skins are only related to appearance, but came across this mention of Kog'Maw's Lion Dance which actually modifies the skill behaviour. Does this affect anything ...
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Viable Non-Meta Junglers? [closed]

I am looking for Champions that Jungle incredibly well even if they are not necessarily played often. Specifically looking for champions with fast wave clear and good early game ganks. Basically, I am ...
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How can an item that everybody gets every game doesn't have a 50% win rate?

I was browsing the statistics on LoLKing and found something odd. http://www.lolking.net/charts?region=all&type=item-popularity&range=monthly&map=ha&queue=normal On Howling Abyss (...
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Optimal First Clear Route for Gragas?

Gragas is making a huge comeback into the meta, and I've been getting some pretty good wins with him. So I want to know how I should go about my first clear so that I can get a good amount of gold ...
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Can you report someone without playing the game with them?

I've just been in a ranked game (that has been dodged by another player) and a player was just trolling from the start. I could go and look on it's LoLKing history and for at least 10 games he's been ...
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Config file not being loaded in game

I have edited my config.ini file in C:\Riot Games\League of Legends\Config to set my left click to attack move click, based on this reddit post. When I go into a game, none of my changes to the file ...
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What are the best AD burst items in League of Legends?

I am looking for items, bought for AD Champions, that either increase AD by a decent amount, or have some sort of active effect. Thank You!
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Abilities that slow interaction with oppressor

When I am playing volibear and I activate majestic roar, an ability what deals damage and slows, will the damage or the slow be applied first? This matters to me since this could be very beneficial or ...
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If you mute a player, can he still read you in the chat?

After you've muted a player, can he still read you in the chat (and all-chat) ?
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Gain of essence reavers cdr

This is the description of essence reaver: +65 Attack Damage +20% Critical Strike Chance UNIQUE Passive: +10% Cooldown Reduction. UNIQUE Passive: Gain increasingly more Cooldown ...
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Fervor of Battle vs Thunderlord's Decree on Kindred

I've been playing pretty much only Kindred since the start of this season but I have yet to try Thunderlords on her. So far I've been going only with Fervor of Battle which seems to be working out ...
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Can I get banned for using LSI (League Summoner Information)?

I have been using LSI for about a week, what this program allows me to do is: Edit what champions I get when I type in the search bar. In game allows me to view all the damage i took from every ...
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Where can I find the config folder in patch 6.3?

I can't find the config folder in my League Of Legends folder, I may have deleted it by mistake. Can this affect my LoL client? I am on patch 6.3.
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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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Guinsoo's Rageblade on Tryndamere

I've been trying out Tryndamere on the top lane lately and I've had quite some success with him. Someone brought to my attention, daring me to try out Rageblade on Tryndamere as my second item. I did ...
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Best Picks for Solo Carrying? [closed]

What are the best champions to carry with? Lane doesn't matter, I'm currently Plat Elo. This is all assuming every game goes well and your ahead ( either by farm or early kills) and your team co-...
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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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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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Does Hextech Gunblade heal passive stack with that of Will of the Ancients?

Hextech Gunblade has a unique passive which heals for a portion of damage dealt, as described in-game: Heal for 15% of damage dealt. This is 33% as effective for Area of Effect damage. Will of ...