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 do I survive in lane against Ezreal?

Pulsefire Ezreal came out and there's been a lot more Ezreal players. He's hard to gank with just one rank in his Arcane Shift and hard to harass with his Essence Flux going over minions and slowing ...
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Would the 4.20 patch make smite an unintended laning spell?

As of the 4.20 patch the hunters machette is only purchaceable when you have smite as summoner spell. The hunters machette also got some neat new items to build in-to. These are to much to list so the ...
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Anyway to stop using IP boost in LoL

I got 3 per-win IP boosts. They do not expire over time but every time I play a match it automatically uses one. Is there any way to switch to manually use IP boosts or disable it? (OK. I know. It's ...
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Frozen Mallet on Gnar

I've been playing quite a lot of Gnar recently since I find him lots of fun, trying to take care of his passive and everything. None is left unsurprised once I jump on them in Mega form and I knock ...
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Should I avoid playing ranked for a while after the season starts?

When the season starts everyone's MMR gets pulled in towards the average, and you play 10 matches to get yourself assigned. This means though that all the challenger, diamond, gold etc players have ...
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Alternatives to Sword of the Divine

Since the latest patch, Sword of the Divine was removed from the Summoner's Rift. To sum up again in short: Stats: +45% attack speed Passive: This item does not grant any attack speed ...
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Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Cannot update League of Legends Fix

I was having a problem where I could not update my League of Legends (from a fresh install) in Yosemite. It would get to 87% and just hang at 0 Kbps. Does anyone have the answer to this question?
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What is the difference?

What's the meaning of these phrases in League of Legends? Does it all mean "Lots of kills", or is there any difference between them? Killing spree Rampage Legendary Godlike _____kill [EDIT]How short ...
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What ranged champions are good at top lane?

I am trying to find out which ranged champions would work the best at top lane. Any ideas Thanks :D Update: I prefer using ranged champions and want to go top lane. I haven't started playing any ...
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How can I see which champions I got first?

How can I see the first five champions I got in League of Legends?
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What does Ace mean in LoL [duplicate]

So I was playing a game of LoL when it suddenly says that "Your team scored an Ace!" I have never seen an Ace before, is this new in 4.20?
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Stuck at 33% complete when patching client?

Anyone ever gets stuck at 33 percent when your patching your LoL client? Hopefully I'm not the only one. How do I get this fixed? I tried to close it but then it stays at 33% for hours.
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Can you drop Tiers in LoL Ranked?

... and if so, what criteria must you meet? I keep hearing conflicted info, like "Only through inactivity." "Only from challenger." "You can never drop Tiers." "Yes." Does anyone know ...
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Is it better to take CDR runes on zed just flat A.D + armor pen ?

Is it better to take CDR runes for zed?? Zed already has enough AD scaling, Korean pro players like Dade take crit runs as well on zed ,-,
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Hybrid Pen Marks on AP Mid Carrys

I recently read about using Hybrid-Penetration Marks instead of pure Magic-Penetration. I know that it is a poor choice if you're not gonna harrass your lane opponent with auto-attacks. However, ...
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Is Teemo better as an AP, AD, or Hybrid?

Is Teemo better AP, AD, or Hybrid for a support teemo? I have wanted to try and play him as a support shroomer. As a support teemo would I want to get 40% CDR?
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Can the opponents see my stacks on the Dragon Slayer buff?

Patch 4.20 introduced a full dragon rework DRAGON SLAYER Killing Dragon now gives your team a permanent stacking buff called "Dragon Slayer": Dragon's Might (1 stack): +8% total attack ...
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What Changes has Patch 4.20 Made To ARAM?

I played some ARAMs last night after the new patch and aside from the changes to items/champions I can't notice a different in ARAM. I assume new health regen statistics will affect the global health ...
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What Champions are freely available, and how can I get them?

My friends and I are started getting into League of Legends. I am enjoying myself enough that I'm considering unlocking a Champion or two. However, I noticed that some Champions are available online ...
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The Time theory based on league of legends [closed]

My question is very simple: Is it possible to get to challenger if you only main an estimate of 3 mains?
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Why can role icons be obtained by champions who shouldn't play a certain role?

What I mean by the question: in order to get all six Teambuilder icons you have to play each role for five times. At the moment I have three of them and I'm about to collect them all. But one thing ...
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My actives are not going on cooldown?

For some reasons no cooldown items go on cooldown when I hit assigned the hotkey. I noticed that my potion and wards do go off, but items like blade of the ruined king, hextech gunblade, etc. are not ...
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Double IP weekend + IP per win + IP per day

Sometimes, there are double IP weekends in League of Legends. How do IP boosts,per Win or over days, affect the won IP during that time? Possible Scenarios (assuming a win without the weekend and ...
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Where can I reclaim the rewards for Refer-A-Friend?

http://rewards.na.leagueoflegends.com/ http://rewards.euw.leagueoflegends.com/ ... those where the sites to reclaim the rewards, but they currently return: Error: 500 · Something’s gone ...
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League of Legends Technology Level [closed]

In League of Legends (Mostly in the lore) there are multiple different cities, all with different levels of technology. Some champions use guns, some use swords, others magic. Just how prevalent ...
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What would be the build that give me the most movement speed?

And I'm not talking about a viable build. Just a build that would make me go from one side of the map to the other the fastest. What champion should I pick? With what masteries? With what items?
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Does exhaustaffect Karthus damage while he is undead?

So let's say you are playing with Exhaust and you kill Karthus while he is Exhausted. Will his damage be reduced by Exhaust in his passive if you killed him while exhaust was active?
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Skins that cannot be in mystery gifts?

Yesterday I had a discussion with some of my friends while playing league. It was about the contents of the mystery gifts and while I said there are restrictions, they were convinced that you can get ...
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What factors determine the base IP cost of a champion?

The cost to purchase ranges from 450 IP for 'Heroic' champions to 6300 IP. It doesn't seem to be related to their power as many of the cheaper ones are also considered strong contenders, e.g. Ashe and ...
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Should champion numbers per lane be matched? [closed]

There are generally either 1 or 2 champions per team in each lane. Should you usually transfer champions between lanes, so that you don't have any players outnumbered in their lane?
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How does MMR work in normals?

I sometimes play with my friends and our ranks are: normally 1 Gold (me), 1 Diamond, 1 Platinum and 2 Silver. We often get teams with one solo player (not premade with the others) that is unranked ...
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Why is it recommended to increase Ashe's Attack Damage rather than Speed?

I've been playing scrubby random games with Ashe for quite a while, using Phantom + Shiv + some boots that give a huge speed boost when out of combat (largely to avoid ganks). While this build usually ...
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Why Pro Junglers often buy SightStone?

I know that sightstone is good on Lee Sin. It provides some good mobility for him and extra vision control. But when watching Pro Jungler streamers or youtubers I sometimes see cases of them buying ...
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Why do Pros skill an ability so late?

It happens a lot when you see their streams. I notice it more on High Tier Players (around Challenger/Diamond/Master) and Casters often say that the player leveled some ability late. I usually get ...
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How to not forget your active items

Many items in League Of Legends have active effects which can be cast like normal spells. Those active effects increase the gold efficiency of an item, if they are used and the base stats of those ...
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How to handle split-pushers effectively?

There are 3 things in League that annoy me as hell. Teemo, LeBlanc and Split-Pushers! Everyone has experienced this. One is sitting there alone pushing and farming top or bot and you just don't ...
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What can cause internet Lag Spikes while streaming League of Legends?

Recently, I got kind of a lot lag spikes while using some internet programs at the same time. Now since I'd consider my connection speed as pretty good (10mbit up/100mbit down) and the problems are ...
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How exactly does Leave Buster work?

In the game we are threatened with an almighty 'Leave Buster' feature, which promises to suspend us or anyone else, if the player in question 'frequently leaves matchmade games early'. Define ...
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How do the targeting mechanics of Ahri's Ultimate work?

I play Ahri a lot but her style is so fast that I can't really tell what happens in these situations. If I use my ultimate next to an Invisible Shaco or Twitch does it deal damage to them? If they ...
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Kha'Zix recommended evolution/skill order

Kha'Zix is such a versatile champion! I've seen him played as Top Lane, Mid Lane and also Jungler. What's the recommended evolution/skill order in each of those roles? I know that a good choice of ...
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New season 4 map image

Do someone know of a way to get a full image of the new (pre-)season 4 map? I'd really like to update my guide with new design and new tips for the new gameplay. The map has to be detailed enough, ...
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What is the exact behavior of creeps, on first wave aggro? [closed]

I am interested in understanding all the creep actions, especially aggro, in League of Legends. The creeps, you know! The stupid little creatures no one cares about, no one even bothers destroying, ...
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Do Rumbles Auto-Attacks when OverHeated affect structures?

I like to play Rumble and one thing I do out of instinct is overheating at the turret (after killing the other toplaner) and auto-attack it while overheated for the bonus AD. It makes me slightly ...
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How long does it take to charge Thresh's Flay?

Thresh's Flay (E) has a usefull passive: Thresh's basic attacks deal bonus magic damage on each hit. This value is equal to the total number of Souls collected, plus a percentage of his attack ...
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Where should the AD Carry be in the Mid Game

This is one of the reasons I play ADC less nowadays. It used to be my main. When the mid game comes I don't know where I should be. For example: We got their bot lane turret. but the waves on bot ...
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What happened to Feral Flare?

I remember when Feral Flare came out that everyone used to build it in certain junglers. Then it got some nerfs and everyone stopped building it. Even pro-players. I never thought it was a huge nerf. ...
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How to build Katarina?

Katarina I found is a very strong character in League of Legends that mops up the floor at the end of the battle destroying all of the survivors. Katarina has generally low cooldown and her passive is ...
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Runaan's Hurricane effects for these champions

How exactly does Runaan's Hurricane work for: Draven, spinning axe Jayce, transform mercury cannon Jayce, hyper charge Jinx, fishbones Kayle, righteous fury Kennen, electric surge Lulu, pix Orianna, ...
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A solution to deal with disconnects / afks in MOBAs? [closed]

I wonder, why there isn't a system to deal with afk/dc in MOBAs (or any other team-based game mode), most arguments are like: the smaller team gets more exp/gold since it's divided to a smaller ...