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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Questions about the role of Azir

His first role is to be a mage, then the second, 'marksman'? Why can Azir be an AD carry? (Is it about his skills or attributes) To follow up, if I am to play him as an AD carry, where should I rely ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of Duo-Queuing?

Recently I watched this video that tells to never do duo rank games. But I find few advantages on duo rank games: It's nice to play with a friend. Good communication via Skype or other voice chats. ...
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How early should I build a defensive item as a mid laner?

I was playing as Yasuo against a Swain. Up until level 3, we were doing the usual - trading, farming, etc. At level 3, we both had about half our respective max HPs. I went in for a trade seeing a ...
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What are Azir's Soldiers?

Soldiers auto attacks are considered spells as we all know, since it procs luden's and you can't kill mushrooms with them (can only be destroyed by auto attacks). Yet spellshields won't pop on them ...
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Does magic damage from Gromp debuff proc spell vamp

Does the passive you gain from Gromp, as well as the Cinderhulk, proc spell vamp when being attacked?
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How to activate team-ranked ward-skin

In my stats I can see that I have unlocked a ward-skin. I want to activate this skin but i dont know where. I still asked some friends and they said I have to go to the shop, but I cant find this skin ...
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Will Riot delete my account because of inactivity?

My computer doesn't work, so I will not be able to play League of Legends again for some months. Will Riot delete my account because of inactivity?
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Lifesteal from wards

So as far as I know you can lifesteal from wards. But how does it work? Does it recover the same amount of life even if you have more lifesteal? Does the damage affect the health you steal?
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When is 'Challenging Smite' a viable option for top laners

I saw some top laners who use smite and teleport as spells and (if I'm correct), it's becoming pretty regular and although I don't play as a top laner, maybe when I have to adjust, I know I may find ...
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When are teams allowed to play in the LCS or Challenger Series

How do teams qualify to play in the Challenger Series? How do teams qualify to play in the LCS? Are there major differences between EUW and NA? Are there restrictions to the members nationalities?
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Is it possible to dodge a Tower shot after it has locked onto you and fired? [duplicate]

Is there anyway to dodge a Tower shot after it has already been fired at you? I find myself Tower-Diving to chase an enemy down, only to get sniped at the last second by a heavy bullet that had been ...
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Which Skins give a small advantage?

Some champion's skin can make skillshot harder to see, harder to differentiate from an auto attack etc I am a anivia player and I found that the E is slightly harder to notice and differentiate from ...
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As a jungle how do i pick/play against a tank comp?

Thanks to the buffs made in both crowd control as well as health/tank items being easier to build. There have been a lot of people building tank comps like "Cho'gath mid, Sion jungle, Maokia top , ...
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Is Amumu's crying effected by Spell Vamp?

While I was playing as Amumu, I began to wonder if his crying (W) was effected by Spell Vamp. Is it effected by it?
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What are some skills that can hit targets outside their range?

There are quite a few skills that I know of that can hit units outside their range, for example, Azir's Soldiers and Lucian's Q. Are there any other skills that can do this? Also I feel that ...
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Question about global skills + undo in shop

Is using the 'undo' in shop an advantage for champions with global skills? 3 scenarios I can think of is : Say, Ashe has ult and gold around 1600. She can buy the rod for + AP which is beneficial ...
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Why is Dominion referred as ODIN? [closed]

I've been poking around the API and it seems that Dominion is always referred as 'ODIN'. Its the only mode that has a name that doesn't seem to fit the final name of the gametype. Is there any known ...
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LCS: Will tie-breakers count in the Fantasy League?

With the NALCS tie-breakers coming up, I'm wondering. Will the tie-breakers get me points or are they not counted in the results? Note: Was not sure if this question belongs here, but fantasy LCS is ...
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Question about the number of souls from Thresh's Damnation

If Thresh will stay in the bottom lane for a certain period of time (say, 10 minutes) and he collected all the souls, what can be the total approximate/average number of souls? Also, is there a way ...
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Yasuo with exhaust

I've noticed a bunch of pros using exhaust on Yasuo, even if they aren't vs a burst champ (I saw Faker use it vs a Xerath) and I was just wondering what makes it so good and when to use it? I'd assume ...
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How to lane against Riven

If you take a look at: http://www.championselect.net/champions/riven You do see advice, but non of that really seems to work well. Rather they are situation and assume Riven can not play well, but ...
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What's the longest a champion can continuously be invulnerable for?

Not to be confused with this question, I'm not asking about stasis and I'm interested in continuous application, not a simply chained one. For how long can a champion be continuously immune to any ...
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How do I efficiently make use of chimes as Bard?

I've seen a lot of Bard players going out of lane, leaving their ADR for some time to collect chimes and that makes me think if they (chimes) are really important for Bard, as well as souls for ...
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Is it possible/reasonable to sneak solo/duo Baron?

Basically is it possible/reasonable to sneak Baron or is it too hard or too long? I have tried to search for an answer and most answers are about the old Baron. Emphasis on the sneak part, I would ...
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What are good routes to jungle and gank at level 2-3?

What are possible jungling routes in LoL Season 5 to get to level 2 and 3 (both possibilities) and gank afterwards? That is, jungle to get to those levels quickly and have enough health to gank ...
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How does Riot decide which tier to put you in after the provisionals?

So as we all know, we need to complete 10 provisional games at the start of a new season to get into a tier (Bronze, Silver, etc.). Some people manage to win all their 10 provisional matches and get ...
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Can Yasuo block thresh's basic attacks? [duplicate]

Thresh's basic attacks are technically ranged since it works with runaan's hurricane. So does that mean that Yasuo wind wall can block.
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How to record League of Legends with OBS?

I know how to record with OBS, but when I try to record my League of Legends games, the video just turns black with only the mouse icon seen.
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Is it possible to change Kalista's bound ally?

So my strategy would be to bind with my support during the laning phase, then (why not?) change the bind with a better initiator for team fights. Is it possible to change it, and how?
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Which elo would you be playing when playing with a duo partner?

In ranked matches, you have a choice of solo queuing (searching for match alone) or with another partner (duo queuing). I was wondering, let's say I am in Gold or something higher, and my partner was ...
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How is LP calculated?

When I play ranked games, I get a random amount of LP per win, usually ranging from 5-20. However, I would like to know how is it calculated, and how do we "ensure" that we get a higher amount of LP ...
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PVP.net patcher kernel has stopped working [closed]

I have been searching a lot for fixes I tried all of them, but still not working. I also tried all of the steps, updating my computer, downloading .net (already have it), re-downloading or replacing ...
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Luden's Echo and Karthus ult

Gains charges upon moving or casting. At 100 charges, the next spell hit expends all charges to deal 100 (+0.15 ability power) bonus magic damage to up to 4 targets on hit. Applies spell Effects ...
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Losing streaks in League of Legends

It seems that when I'm in a losing streak, I play against way better opponents than when I'm in a winning streak. Does the LoL matchmaking system take the previous games results into account? Or am I ...
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Will item effects proc on modified Smite?

Will items like Liandry and Rylai Scepter proc on Challenging/Chilling Smite since they do inflict damage? Also will the enemies around the target of the Blasting Smite gets proc of such items?
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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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Dealing with tanks late game as vlad?

I've been playing a lot of Vlad again, lately I've been getting matched up against tanks, particularly Nasus. Quite often I have a senario in which I absolutely dominate Nasus in lane. I continue this ...
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How do I refer my friend?

Through some quick research online, it seems that the only way to enter your friend's name is when you create your account, but there is no option for this: So how do you refer a friend?
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Will Kalista's ultimate extend Blitzcrank's Rocket Grab?

I'm wondering if this is working since Blitz + Thresh's pull was removed. If Blitz pulls an enemy, Kalista timely used his ultimate, the grab landed and Blitzcrank clicked just a few seconds after ...
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Sightstone vs Yellow-Trinket on Lee Sin [closed]

With patch 5.3 Riot introduced a change to the yellow trinket -> Now it stores up to two charges while refreshing them by 1 every 60 seconds. As a Lee Sin player, I always tended to buy a sighstone ...
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Can the enemy team see Kalista's “Oathsworn” link?

When playing as Kalista, and using the Black Spear, a link is made. This link is visible between the two champions for the rest of the game when the two champions are close enough. Is it visible to ...
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Requirements to get the summoner icon for Nemesis mode

In the release news for Nemesis draft mode, it is mentioned that we’ll be sending out a fancy summoner icon to all Nemesis Draft players who play the mode without quitting during champion select ...
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Doran's Item versions of Normal and Showdown

When I check the list of items in League of Legends under "Item Sets", and search "Doran's", I get two versions of each of the Doran's items (Doran's Blade, Doran's Ring and Doran's Shield), the ...
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Is waiting for Baron Nashor's buff on enemies to dissipate still viable?

When the buff still applies to the champions, it is okay to pass some time and face enemies without the additional stats. But now, since the buff affects the minions, is it still advisable to wait ...
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When is a match counted as won, even if i was AFK for part of it?

Sometimes, if you leave a match and your team wins 4v5 you'll get the match counted as leave instead of win. I remember reading somewhere that for the match to be counted as a win you need either to ...
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It is possible to get tier demoted on season 5?

Is it possible to fall from Platinum to Gold and from Gold to Silver on season 5? Since in every season stuff like that change I would like to know. And if yes, how many games you need to lose in a ...
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What is the difference between Armor/Attack Damage and Bonus Armor/Attack Damage

I've noticed that some skills or items scale on bonus Attack Damage, while others scale on Attack Damage There are equivalent items for Armor for example. Is it something to do with the items? ie if ...
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Can you send mystery skins to player on a different server?

I want to send a mystery skin to my friend form EUNE server to EUW. Is this possible?
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How can I attack move click to kite while only targeting champs?

So the attack move click is by default "a" then click. (I use shift click when kiting) There is also the default key "tilde (~)" that will allow to target only champions. The main problem is that ...
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How to build Yasuo appropriately

I have a little problem about how to build Yasuo. With my current item build, I reach ~90% critical chance. But of course it would obviously be better to reach the 100% mark. Current Runes are ...