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 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 do the borders around summoners in the loading screen stand for?

In the new season, we now have borders with the summonners on the loading screen. What do they mean and what colors can be earned?
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What happens if the target of Nautilus's ult teleports?

Nautilus's ultimate, Depth Charge, seeks out opponents and pops up everything en route, and finally pops up the target when it reaches him. What happens if the target teleports just as Depth Charge is ...
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How does buying CDR affect abilities on cooldown?

The cooldown on Karthus's ultimate ability Requiem is 180/150/120 seconds. If I buy a CDR item like Morello's Evil Tomb, how does that affect the current cooldown? Will the cooldown be reduced by ...
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Can I cancel my ultimate after I've held down the left mouse button?

I've been playing Sona quite a bit, and I really do like the support role. However I've been missing her skill shot (her ultimate which is her stun) more often then I'd like to admit. I noticed that ...
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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 there a hotkey to gain a point in a skill without clicking the icon?

I was watching a video on YouTube this morning and it seemed that the player was able to spend his skill points without actually moving his mouse to the little icons and clicking. In DotA it was ...
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Escaping from League of Legends Elo Hell

What are the different ways to boost your Elo rating in LoL? It seems like when you lose 5~7 games in a row there is no way to get a decent team to play with, thus leading you to lose more and more. ...
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How much honor must I have to earn badges?

I see in this earlier question about honor that the amount needed is unknown, but in another question it's stated to be 25. How much Teamplay or Honorable Opponent honor must I earn to receive a ...
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How does damage versus Zyra's Plants work?

Zyra's plant summons all have 6 hitpoints, yet they often survive multiple hits from champions. I assume this means they are similar to Wards (3 hp, 1 hp per attack), but the plants seem able to take ...
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Do Gp10 items work while you're dead?

Several items in League of Legends grant additional gold per 10 seconds to the wielder. Does the extra gold bonus on these items work while you're dead and waiting to respawn?
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If Mordakaiser's, Zilean's, and Yorick's ults are placed on a champion, in what order do the ults take place?

As you can tell from the question, if all three champion ults were placed on a dying champion, which one would take priority. I feel like it would be Zilean's ultimate but Yorick's ultimate is very ...
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How do you unlock more Summoner Icons?

The Summoner Icon popup says that you can unlock special icons via accomplishing achievements in the game. As far as I can tell, I've never unlocked a new Summoner Icon, or at least have never ...
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what is the meaning of circles near allied portraits in LoL

In the in-game gui, there is a circle near each allied portrait. I've seen it be either gray or green; what is the meaning of that circle? As far as I know, it's not saying whether the friend is ...
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When should Infinity Edge be prioritized on a carry?

When is Infinity Edge the best option in a build, with respect to early game success and ranged carry types?
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What are the conditions and effects of grabbing a suppressed enemy?

Inspired by this question: What happens if you use Skarner's ultimate and then Flash? we can ask what does happen when an ally grabs a pulled-by-skarner enemy? Does it cancel Skarner's ultimate ...
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When should you start pushing?

At what point do you want to start pushing instead of just last hitting? Is there a reason to do it at all after any towers are down?
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Doubts about 'Jungling' in League of Legends

I am new to League of Legends, only played 10 match in total till now. I read the term Jungling in some guides dedicated to champions of League of Legends. If I understood well it is the process of ...
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What happens if you use Skarner's ultimate and then Flash?

Skarner's ultimate, Impale, allows him to basically grab an enemy and freely move around, dragging the enemy with him. But what happens if Skarner performs a Flash during this time? Similarly, I'm ...
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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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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 when you place a Ghost Ward beyond the Sightstone's limit?

The new Sightstone seems like a fantastic value, Unique: Ghost Ward - Consumes a charge to place a Ghost Ward. You may have a maximum of 2 wards from this item at once. What happens when you ...
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Is there a pattern to Draven's Spinning Axes?

The newest champion in League of Legends, Draven, has an ability called Spinning Axes. It increases the damage of your next basic attack and bounces into the air. If you are able to catch it before it ...
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How much gold do you receive for minion kills over the course of a game?

How much gold do you receive for kills for each type of minion (range/melee/anti-turret) and how does this amount scale throughout the game? Also, if someone knows, how do I max money from creeps?
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How do I maximize my IP boost?

Because League of Legends was voted lord of the flies or something, all its saprophytic users have apparently been given a 10-win IP boost. How does the IP boost work? How can I get the best use out ...
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Can you use Kog'maw as a shield after he dies?

Can Kog'maw, after having his health be dropped to zero, be used as a living shield for the remainder of time he has left before he blows up to block skills like Dark Binding from Morgana?
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How can I chat with friends while in a LoL match?

Is it possible to chat with people on my friendlist while I am playing a match? If so: how? I did not find any window or button for this yet.
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Can you use cleanse while being grabbed by Blitzcrank?

This is Blitzcrank. He has the ability to grab stuff (including champions): This ability is a pain in bot lane. I was just wondering. Can cleanse be used while being grabbed by Blitzcrank? Bonus ...
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Do the mastery “Evasion” applies against Karthus's Requiem?

The skill evasion do the following: Reduces the damage taken from area effect abilities by 1/2/3% Does it reduce the damage from Karthus's Requiem ? Requiem (Active): After channeling for 3 ...
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Is it any use combining Sorcerer's Shoes and void staff? [closed]

While doing my different builds for my AP heroes, I've noticed existing builds on the net sometimes (often) combine Sorcerer's Shoes and void staff, and I don't really understand why. When ...
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How do you deal damage to your opponent's nexus in Dominion?

I know that you damage the opponent's nexus by controlling more capture points than they do. And I think I recall from the one game I played last night that there were other actions that did this as ...
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What is the idea of a bot “kill lane”?

I'm familiar with the standard bot lane meta, but recently I've been learning about "kill lane" combos. What exactly is the idea of a kill lane combo? Could you give some examples of common combos ...
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How to pick the best support for your ADC?

Since I have babbled a wall of text I will start with my question, Should a support champ be picked to cover an ADCs weaknesses or strengths? Some examples would do just nicely, I have seen a chart ...
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Which champions can roam effectively in League of Legends?

I just read a post on Elementz's blog that explained how meta game has changed in League Of Legends and how important is today the role of roamer. I studied some videos of Alistar roaming and trained ...
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Why does one side's minion wave push harder than the other side?

A little while back, I went into a custom game with a friend to 1v1. Essentially there were no rules and we could push whatever lane we want and to win we would kill the nexus as always. However to ...
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Listing of Kill/Assist Rewards/Bonuses in LoL?

I'm trying to find a listing of information on how kills/assists are rewarded in League of Legends. For instance, you get a certain amount of money for a standard champion kill. What about for an ...
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Should Alistar be getting kills?

Alistar is one of my main champs, but I notice that I almost never kill anyone with him. Just one or two by luck, so I normally build myself as tank. Is there any build or anything that can help me? ...
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When is more advantageous to choose magic penetration over ability power?

When is it more advantageous to choose magic penetration over ability power with my AP champions? Is it better to have a balance of the two stats, or is better to focus one more than the other? ...
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Magic Penetration Vs. Magic Resist Reduction

What is the difference between Magic Pen and MR Reduction? In what situations would I want one over the other? The items I'm debating between are Abyssal Scepter and Void Staff. I know that Void ...
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How do I know when it's time to push?

I'm fairly new to League of Legends and I learned of the concept of zoning recently, and it makes a lot of sense, but no source that I visited tells me when I know it is time to push. The most ...
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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 do you view your unranked ELO rating?

A couple posts I've found on the LoL forums suggest looking in some "air" directory under your profile's logs, but I have no idea where this is. How can I find my ELO ratings in League of Legends?
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What is the “halo” under all my runes?

On my rune pages each seems to have a halo under it, but occasionally with a different color from that of the mark/seal/glyph it's in. What does it mean?
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Do unique passive buffs from different items stack?

Many items have UNIQUE Passive: Some Description as a part of their description. I understand that UNIQUE implies that you cannot have 2 of the same item with the same effect. What I am not sure ...
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How are re-roll credits earned?

In the ARAM queue that arrived with the Freljord patch you can re-roll a champion you've been given by using a re-roll credit. How fast do you accrue these re-rolls? Is it based on number of games ...
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Which skills can reveal enemies?

Leaving out Clairvoyance, wards and other items which reveal enemies like the new Wriggles in twisted treeline, which champion skills grant vision through the fog of war? (e.g. in bushes?) I'm not ...
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What does “Loss Forgiven” mean on the match history?

I was going through my match history in League of Legends after losing a few in a row to see how long it's been since I've won a game, and I saw this: The game was a few days ago and I ...
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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 ...
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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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What is the the Battle for Freljord secondary quest?

I just seen this in a game of ARAM I have a secondary objective, but have no idea how to complete it and what it would give me to complete it. There was an ashe on my side and a Sejuani on the ...