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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Is there a such thing as a Hexa Kill?

If a player make a penta kill, and one player of the enemy team has revive and teleport, and he has been killed 1st in the team fight, after that, he uses his Summoner Spells to go back to the ...
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Attack moving or Attack Canceling

I watch streams sometimes and i see the high elo Ranged AD move between each shot. Do they gain anything with this? And if so whats a good way to practice it.
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What does F2P mean for League of Legends?

I downloaded League of Legends a couple of days ago, and from what I understand, it adopts a Free 2 Play model. But what does it mean at the end? What kind of limitations or penalties do I have if I ...
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Practically, can the meta be changed for the better?

Currently, the meta seems to be fairly set in stone. Sometimes I see pro teams in matches doing some interesting things, like having a support Sona that roams instead of staying bottom. Is the ...
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Which folder/file are “Item Sets” saved in?

"Item Sets" are a really big improvement on League of Legends client, but the data is saved on the local disk. I want to backup my file/folder, so I can (hopefully) transfer my builds to other PCs. ...
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What is the Meta Game? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is metagame? I have heard a lot of people tell me that your Meta Game is just as important as playing well. What exactly is the Meta game and how does one go about ...
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Is IP gained based at all on performance?

Is there any correlation between how well I do in game and how much IP I gain? I already know that winning a game nets you more IP than losing a game. But for example, if my team carries me to a win ...
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What items are announced to chat when bought?

I have noticed that some items get announced to chat when purchased, what items gets anounced and what makes them so special?
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What does SS stand for when an opponent is missing?

When someone from the opposing team is missing I have noticed people writing "SS bot/mid/top" to indicate to the rest of the team that they don't have visual on one or more of the people in there ...
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Is there a cap for cooldown reduction (CDR) in League of Legends?

At what point does cooldown reduction cap out? Is it possible to hit the cap with only masteries and runes?
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What are some effective ways to last hit better?

There are times, especially AD bot, when I think I am doing very well, hit Tab, and see that top lane has more CS than me. I usually hit around 150~ by the 20 minute mark, but I know I should be ...
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What happens with jungle respawns when you don't fully clear creeps?

Supposedly you can harass the enemy jungle a little by killing the valuable creeps in a jungle pack and leaving one of the cheap minions around to delay a full respawn. How does this work exactly? ...
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Where does the damage of relocated dashes land?

The end location of a dash or jump can be changed by an ability that pushes (Flay) or pulls (Rocket Grab) you. So for example I try to Rocket Jump on the adc, but a Blitzcrank pulls me, preventing me ...
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Blade of the Ruined King Vs. The Bloodthirster

Blade of the Ruined King Effects: +25 attack damage +15% life steal +40% attack speed Passive Unique: Your attacks deal 5% of the target's current health in physical damage (60 max vs minions ...
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How can I interrupt channeled spells?

Is it possible to stop other players from channeling their ultimates; for example, Karthus' Requiem or Fiddlesticks' Crowstorm? Which champions have this ability?
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What is “The Hunt Is On!” interaction between Rengar and Kha' Zix?

I've seen numerous mentions about the interaction of Rengar and Kha'Zix, but I have not seen any tested or official statements regarding it. From what I understand, it comes about when Rengar or Kha' ...
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What counts as combat for boots of mobility?

When out of combat for 5 seconds, Boots of Mobility grant +5 move speed. What counts as being in combat?
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How do players link Alistar's Headbutt and Pulverize in an instant?

Watching the pro players, whenever someone plays Alistar they somehow chain pulverize and headbutt in an instant. Does anyone know how they're doing that?
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What makes a strong lvl 1 team?

While playing some normal draft, it seems that the flavor of the month is to invade the enemies jungle. Depending on the team composition, we'll win, or we'll lose...but that makes me wonder: What ...
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Why does Zilean hate armored bears (Volibear)?

When I play as Volibear and at the other team has a Zilean, both champs get a buff. Volibear gets: Chronokeeper Hater: "Not even Zilean could keep an armored bear out of the League of Legends". ...
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What factors contribute to position shown in assisting kills

When you earn an assist with at least three teamates theres the killer and the people who assisted in the kill,positioned on the side. What factors contribute to the positioning of assists closest 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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When multiple shields are present, which one is consumed first?

Janna's Eye of the Storm provides a shield that absorbs damage and gives a boost to AD. Suppose Janna shields an ally with a hexdrinker; would Janna's shield have to be destroyed before hexdrinker ...
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Do minions/neutrals get stronger as the game goes on?

Someone told me that as the game plays out longer, the jungle creeps and minions get stronger. Is this true? & If so, how much time before they do?
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Does any skill have a global cooldown?

I am new to this game, and will try to optimize my game-play as much as possible. I will do this by making macros for my spells and abilities. Are there global cooldown on spells and abilities in ...
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What exactly defines a champ who “falls off late”

There are some champions which are commonly known to "fall off late game", such as Lee Sin. But what is it exactly, what defines if a Champion "falls off" or not? Or to be more precise, what (for ...
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How do the effects from multiple Tiamats stack?

Let's say I buy 3 Tiamats. How does that 50% (or 35% ranged) AoE damage stack? Will minion/champions near my main target get 150% (or 105% ranged) damage?
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Precisely how does Rammus's movespeed boost (powerball) work?

Rammus goes faster during Powerball. Unlike almost every other ability in the game, the tooltip for Powerball doesn't specify how much of a speed increase Rammus receives. Mobafire, Leaguecraft, and ...
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Guide to Alert Pings?

I just started playing League of Legends, and my friends who have more experience often play with me. They keep telling me to ping, and I have seen the "Fall back" or "On my way" pings and know a ...
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What are the categories of League of Legends champions?

I'm thinking about picking up LoL, but my only experience with the game is briefly watching friends play. Could someone quickly/simply categorize the champions in the game? My understanding is that ...
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How do I get the honor banners? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What’s honor for? With the new honor system came the little banners on the side of the summonners. So how do I get one? I would look so pretty with a ribbon like that. ...
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Does Twisted Fate's Ult grant vision during Nocturne's Ult?

If Twisted Fate ults, and then an enemy Nocturne ults, will Twisted Fate's team have vision of their opponent's champs? If not, does that mean Nocturne's ultimate effectively counters Twisted Fate's ...
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Builds and strategy guides for champions

What are the websites to find good strategy guides and builds for champions for LoL? It seems there are so many out there and the ones I found are usually outdated.
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How does rune combiner work?

I got level 28 but never used rune before. I have now some points and can buy some Tier 3 runes. But how does the rune combiner work in League of Legends? Which Tier 3 runes should i put together? ...
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What is the purpose of putting ad/support top?

I often see pro league players switch their top and bot - ad/support going top and bruiser going bot. What is the purpose of this switch? Is it more efficient for ganks and securing objectives? Or is ...
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How to deal with bad teammates?

What can I do if I have a teammate who will not listen to advice or instructions from the team, continuously runs into large numbers of enemies alone and dies, and disrupts their teammates strategies? ...
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How does shyvana's q proc on-hit item effects

Twin Bite - Shyvana strikes twice on her next attack. Dragon Form: Twin Bite cleaves all units in front Shyvana. Shyvana strikes twice on her next attack, dealing (+0.8/0.85/0.9/0.95/1.0) physical ...
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Is there a counter to Yorick?

Is there a counter to Yorick on top?
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Does League of Legends have a tournament that is recognized as the 'Most Important'?

Is there a tournament that is comparable to the Super Bowl, World Series, Stanley Cup Playoffs, FIFA World Cup, Daytona 500, etc.? Or does LoL not have seasons in the traditional sense of other ...
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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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Why does my Sapphire Crystal disappear when I purchase Catalyst the Protector?

I'm following this build. It says, first purchase a Sapphire Crystal, then a catalyst of protector. But then my Sapphire Crystal disappears. Why? So I understand that a Catalyst = Sapphire + Ruby + ...
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What happens when Trundle uses his ultimate on someone with negative armor?

Suppose, due to armor reduction, someone managed to get negative armor. Trundle's ultimate says: (Active): Trundle immediately steals health (by dealing magic damage) and a percentage of their armor ...
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How to build an effective top Nidalee?

What is the best way to build an effective top nidalee? Also, what are some counters for nidalee so i may play her around them?
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How do you convince ally players to buy wards in normal games or lower Elo?

I realize that wards are very important and since I mostly play support I am usually the one that gets wards, but if I don't get as many wards because I am playing some other role I realize that no ...
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I'm stuck at 1200 elo, how do I get higher? [closed]

My problem is that im stuck at 1200 elo, I can't get any higher. Sometimes I win, but I get a lot of trollers in my game. Does anyone know how to get higher?
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For what champs is Maw of Malmortius a must buy item?

Is it worth getting in a premade match? Is it overpowered in any sense?
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Is there a list displaying the champions in order based on their auto attack range?

I quite enjoy playing harassing champs on LoL, and I am interested in which champions have the longest auto attack range. Is there a list displaying the order of champions with the highest range ...
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How long before you get untagged for a kill in League of Legends?

Sometimes your only options might be to kill yourself on a turret, monster or minion. How long from the last time an enemy attacked you until you die does it have to be for it not to count towards ...
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Jungling on paper (Udyr)

I would like, if possible, to represent on paper (excel sheet is acceptable) a mathematical model that would help me determine if I can successfully jungle with a champion using a set of runes, ...
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Primary, Secondary runes on the store page?

Is there any indication whether a rune is "primary" or "secondary" for a specific color, from the rune page in the store? Obviously that word itself doesn't matter, and just the stats themselves do, ...