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What are viable roles for Leona besides support?

Leona works best as a support in the current metagame, but can she be played in other roles such as an AP mid or jungler? She has great CC and decent magical damage, can these aspects be capitalized ...
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League of Legends Solo top vs Jungle

For Olaf and Udyr which role do they fit better in? A jungler or solo top?
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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 counter Thornmail?

Thornmail Unique: On being hit, returns 30% of damage, before any reductions such as armor, as magic damage. At least 15 damage must be received. As an AD Carry that relies in auto-attacks ...
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Do Leavers gain rewards?

First: I am not a leaver. Ok, To the question, and beyond ... When a player leaves a game for any reason (DC, Rage, etc), he got the *leave * flag (name is tagged red and he got leave in the match ...
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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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how does premade matchmaking work with a large rating difference?

For example i've seen a premade where one had 1500 rating and the other was unranked, will the rest of the team be closer to the higher or the lowest? And what about the other team? Isn't matchmaking ...
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When does building armor pen. become more cost-effective than building attack damage?

I'm looking for hard math, not educated guesses. Some things I've been looking at: At what enemy armor level is it more cost effective to build Last Whisper over Black Cleaver? At what enemy armor ...
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How does attack speed stack? Is there a point of diminishing returns? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How are all diminishing returns calculated in League of Legends? I was wondering how attack speed stacked. For instance, if I get two Phantom Dancers (each giving 55% ...
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Is it possible to manually cancel Shen's ult?

Say I ulted someone as Shen and for whatever reason needed to not teleport (only want the shield for a teamfight where I'm already there, if ult into a fight where I know I'll die, etc) Is there a way ...
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How do you send a personal message to someone in League of Legends?

How do you send a personal message to another player through ingame chat? or out of game chat?
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When jungling, why do certain champions get blue first or red first?

Is it for a faster jungle clear? Because a certain buff camp doesn't not do as much for them when jungling? For lvl 2 ganks? Or any other reason I'm missing?
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What are the best ways to defend against champions that deal true damage?

What runes, masteries, items, or any other aspect of the game can help defend against targets that deal true damage?
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How do you counter Karthus' ultimate ability? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to counter Karthus' ultimate? Saying your champion doesn't not have a shield, what are the best ways to defend against Karthus' ultimate when you have to rely ...
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How does critical strike chance stack?

I was wondering how critical strike chance stacks? Say I buy a Phanton Dancer with its 30% crit chance. Now if I buy another Phanton Dancer, what is my critical chance?
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When do you use Doran's Blades in top lane on a Bruiser?

I like top lane. I watch streams to help learn and I sometimes see the same person building dorans on say... Olaf instead of a phage or warmogs. When do you go for dorans over bigger items?
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What is the theoretical maximum Attack Damage you can get?

I was just wondering, what is the maximum Attack Damage you can get on a character if you picked the one with the highest based damage at lvl 18 and just stacked AD on them? I guess this would be the ...
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Vlad's pool and how it works against DOT

Does vlad pool stop the damage from over time effects like ignite and malz dot?
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How should I build AP Janna

I've been looking for an AP Janna build in-case my AD Carry is failing, but I couldn't find any up-to-date ones online.
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Which item is the most cost effective for a Bruiser?

When you think of a Bruiser you know that you need tankiness and damage. I was just wondering which item by itself is the most cost effective to run against the average none double ap team.
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What's the best set of runes for a fast jungle with Warwick?

Hey guys I'm looking for some information about Runes and Routes for jungle as Warwick. Currently I am using this set of Runes: Attack Speed Marks and Glyphs. Armor Seals. Armor Penetration Quint. ...
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When playing a tank, how do you make sure that you get hit in teamfights?

This goes especially for playing tanks that don't have a taunt. I know standing in front of your carries is important, but what else can be done to protect them?
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Why do junglers use Dorans Blade?

I'm new to jungling and was watching a few streams and saw that some junglers (Lee Sin is the one that comes to mind right now) would go boots first and then 2-3 Dorans Blade. Why do they do this? I ...
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When does the Laning Phase end and Team Fighting/ Getting Objectives begin?

I feel like it is an instinctive aspect of the game, but I was wondering if there was a, for lack of a better word, "formula" in which a team starts to group up in order to push to win.
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How can you last hit competently with Ryze?

I just bought Ryze and am having such a hard time farming early with Ryze with auto attacks. I have even specced into minion damage masteries and am always still way lower in CS than many of my other ...
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To be successful in solo queue you must act like your team does not know what they are doing?

I hear a lot of pro LoL streamers say that to be successful in ranked solo queue you have to "Act like your team has no idea what they are doing." What exactly do they mean with this? How can ...
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how can I stop fizz from dancing around so much?

Fizz drives me insane he jumps around the hits me then jumps around some more then siks his stupid shark on me and boom I'm dead.....Is there a way to avoid this champion, stop him from doing his lil ...
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When blitzcrank uses his rocket grab wile a champion recalls/teleports what happens?

if a champion is teleporting or recalling what happens to blitz rocket grab? Does the grab negate the teleport/recall, or would the champion still teleport/recall? I guess this could be asked about ...
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For an AD Carry runes, when should I get Armor Pen? Attack Dmg?

Is one of them more viable for Late game? Early game? Last hitting? Harassing enemy?
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What is the purpose of a jungle, with solo lane top? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the point of jungling? What is the point of a jungle? Why wouldn't you go dual lane top?
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Is it beneficial to sacrifice yourself so that your team might possibly get the baron steal?

Is it beneficial to sacrifice yourself so that your team might possibly get the baron steal? Like say the enemy team is taking baron and your close enough to rush in and possible take the baron steal ...
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If an item has the effect “XXX per 5 secs” is the effect over 5 secs or is it exactly on 5 secs?

This mostly comes from the effects like HP regen and MP regen, is the amount spread over 5 secs or after 5 sec exactly?
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How cost effective are Aegis of the Legion and Runic Bulwark?

How many stats do they give to the holder and nearby allies? When are they cost effective items? What if two people have the items, do they stack?
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Where can i find an Ad Fizz Build? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Builds and strategy guides for champions Ok so i watched Voyboy play a bruiser Fizz and he said it worked well. TRy as i might i can find a build that is up to date and ...
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When, after acing the enemy team, is it beneficial to go for the inhibitor rather than getting Baron?

I've seen and been in many games where the team would ace an enemy team and go straight for the inhibitor. This sometimes resulted in one of them getting picked off after or the team getting aced ...
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Is the Blue Buff (even with the nerf) stronger than the Red Buff? If so, Why?

In watching a lot of scrimmages lately, it seems like getting the Blue Buff is a more important objective then getting the Red Buff, and at certain points it is more important than getting second tier ...
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In League of Legends, is it possible to kill the nexus turret or its just invincible and you cant touch it at all? [closed]

Im just asking cause i it bugged me that if you re able to kill turrets then are you able to kill normal turrets then you should be able to kill it too?
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When playing Support, at what time should I run Clairvoyance and when should I run Heal?

I don't mind playing support, I actually enjoy it most of the times. My question then is, in saying that one of my Summoner spells is already Flash for both situations, when should I use Clairvoyance ...
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Is support the easiest way to get out of elo hell and why? [duplicate]

I heard that playing as a support is a good way to raise Elo rating and get out of 'Elo hell'. What advantages does it offer over other roles in this case?
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Why was (is?) Irelia so popular top? [closed]

She was picked/banned in like every game at IEM Hannover but I don't really understand why. Is it because her passive is strong in teamfights? She doesn't seem particularly tanky so I don't really get ...
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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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Is there a way to tell if you're still hidden in the fog of war?

Sometimes you see players in competitve play stand in the middle of a lane but the enemy doesn't notice them. Or When players gank from odd entrances. Is there a way to know if you're still in the ...
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How do you balance CSing and harassing?

I always have a hard time balancing the two. When I focus on CSing I usually get harassed and when I harass I miss out a lot of CS. How do you balance the two?
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Can Udyr Max out all his skills?

If Udyr gets all his skills at the start of the game, can they all max out? If not, what are the limits?
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What can I do to recover from a fed enemy champion?

I have been invovled in many games where one of my teammates fed their respective lane very hard, while the other lanes are staying even with the enemy and we end up losing a good percentage of the ...
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When should the jungler buy the oracles instead of the support?

When should the jungler buy the oracles instead of the support? What are the advantages and disadvantages in terms of gold distribution between the two and the allowed aggression with the added ...
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Does being untargetable prevent all effects?

Being untargetable (Yi's Alpha Strike, Fizz's Playful/Trickster, Fiora's ult, etc.) prevents lots of bad things from happening to you, but does it stop everything such as: AoE effects Nunu's ult ...
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When is it worth it to get Will of the Ancients on other champions to help out the AP carry?

I have tried WotA on Amumu in the jungle, since it seems to work relatively well with his kit, and can help out some AP carries a fair amount, so I've found it's worth getting. But for other ...
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Why worry about CS (creep score)?

If you focus more on kills and objectives you would obtain a ton of gold. So what does a good CS in a game provide?
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Does spellvamp include all abilities or only magic damage?

Does it work with Rivens abilities? Olaf gets spellvamp from vicious strikes does it proc his True damage / his axe / etc?