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 way to get people onto voice chat when playing solo queue? [closed]

I play a lot of solo queue and sometimes I will duo queue with someone I know and use some kind of voice comm. (skype, mumble, etc) but I was thinking that it would be great to get people onto voice ...
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What are some good reasons to buy doran's ring as an AP mid champ?

When I play I usually only like to buy a doran's ring if I start to fall behind or I'm getting harassed and zoned. I might be forced to back early, and only have enough gold for a Doran's Ring ...
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Which walls are flashable?

I found this nice map that indicates where players can Flash across walls. Unfortunately, the range for Flash has been reduced, most recently in the V1.0.0.129 patch in November, 2011. Since this ...
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Would it be viable to run an AP champ in bottom lane with a support and put your ranged AD carry in mid?

I know that the current meta is AP champ in mid with AD carry with support in bottom lane but I have thought about the potential of switching that up. Keep in mind that I think this would only work ...
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Why don't we see more Veigar in League of Legends?

I recently watched Curse.NA defeat AL at the ggClassic. In my opinion it was Nyjacky playing Veigar who really made the difference. Once he got to "nuke status" with his DFG and just enough AP he ...
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What are the advantages of AoE teams?

AoE team compositions seem to disrupt and deal damage more efficiently than teams comprised of champions that provide single-target disables or damage. What are the actual advantages of AoE team ...
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Is playing an AD carry top viable?

Recently, Xenics Storm tried double AD carries, one of them going top. How can one effectively play an AD carry top versus a normal top lane champion? Is this strategy viable? How does it change ...
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How can you counter tankwick?

Tankwick (Warwick), could either start top or jungle. It seems like when he is built properly, he takes very little damage, while his Q does decent damage and heals him a bunch. Then he gets decent ...
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How can I maximize my gold in a lane?

Whether I play top, mid, or bottom, I want to get the most gold I can. Should I be a team player and help my team with ganks and such? If I help my team I could be wasting my time getting gold. ...
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Why do the tournaments have “place holder picks”?

While watching the League of Legends tournament teams ban between 3-4 champions, you'll see picks like Eve, Xerath or someone very atypical of tournament play. Someone will do this while the rest of ...
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Was Veigar's Event Horizon hotfixed? [closed]

In patch V1.0.0.141 released on June 17, 2012, Riot fixed Veigar's stun: it used to only stun every 0.25 sec so that if a champion dashed through it, it had a chance to not stun the champion. The fix ...
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How do you support Ezreal?

I main supports. I do a job good enough, by feeding my AD carry, denying the other bot lane, roaming or pulling off clutch support moves, to "carry" the game more often than not. The one exception to ...
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How does the report system in League of Legends work?

I have been wondering this for a while now. I have played dozens of games where people want to report me because I was playing poorly, but how many reports does it take to get into the Tribunal?
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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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How can you counter Orianna?

I am maining midlane and have trouble with Orianna. I've played different champions against her with mixed success. Karthus is quite good against Orianna if I dodge her poke and just farm from ...
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Best way to counter Teemo top?

I have been playing many ranked matches with my main, Wukong, and I cant seem to touch Teemo top. Any good counters?
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What are strong counter picks to LeBlanc or similar AP nuke mid?

So, I usually don't play AP mid but a few times I've been forced into playing AP. I have a lot of trouble with AP champions with high burst. I know you can stack health but it is very difficult in ...
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How can I counter Ahri in lane?

I dont really know what to look after when I lane against Ahri making the game harder to win. Which champions are a good counter for her and why?
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Who counters Jayce top lane besides Yorick?

I'm aware that Yorick and Cho'Gath are both good counters for Jayce (in Top Lane) but who else might be a good matchup and why?
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When should an AD Carry take Flash vs. Ghost?

When I play an AD Carry in ranked, especially one with a gap closer ( Graves, Corki, Ez, Vayne), I like to choose ghost for the extra chasing power. I don't see the advantage that flash gives, besides ...
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How can I improve playing Rumble against Yorick?

Yorick's Ghosts keep harassing me and I cannot even farm under the turret! When he gets his Tear of the Goddess, he's unstoppable because he can turret dive with his ultimate whenever he wants, and I ...
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How do you gank as shyvana without red or exhaust?

I always seem to have trouble ganking with shyvana when i do ranked games, because they either just run away or flash etc. But when i see others play shyvana they can gank very effectively and i do ...
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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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Why is Soraka not a viable AP middle?

I've been playing a lot of Soraka middle and have really been enjoying it. Your Q does decent damage early game and your E is free and does great damage with Q stacks. Her W is a decent heal and her R ...
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Why is Gragas not considered a top mid/top?

Gragas is a rare pick, especially in tournaments. His poke, sustain and escape are all pretty good, and his ult provides a little extra CC. What are his weaknesses due to which he is not picked up ...
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How can I gank effectively as Jungle Skarner?

I like Skarner, a lot. But despite that, I don't understand him entirely to be honest. He has an amazingly short range, no proper initiate skill, and his CC is his ultimate. To even get his slow off ...
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Why are kassadin and shaco always banned in solo queue? [closed]

They are never played in tournaments and don't seem very strong in general. Is it just the free flash they get? Is it because they are countered by vision?
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Who is the best counter to Anivia in lane? [closed]

After level six she just seems to be able to farm and harass limitlessly and whenever I try to force a fight she walls me off and chunks me for half my health with her spear. Who is the best counter ...
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I always have trouble laning Veigar against Morgana, are there any tips or tricks that could help me with this lane?

I am picking up Veigar as my new main champion and have played him in over 100 games in the past week. I am doing very well in the majority of my games and there has only been one champion that I have ...
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How do I trade damage effectively?

Especially as an AD Carry in bottom lane. It's really difficult to understand how/why/when to do it.
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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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Does Sivir's Boomerang Blade do damage on its return if you die after activation?

I want to know if Sivir's Boomerang Blade does damage on its way back to you if you die when you throw it? Sometimes you die but want to do as much damage in team fights as possible before you fall. ...
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What are effective champions to use in a double AD comp?

Today, I started learning AD Kayle top lane, and became excited about double AD comps. However, I don't really know how to get the other roles to co-ordinate with it well. I know that a support Nunu ...
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When is it better to run Flat Armor Seals on an AP Mid rather than +AP or Mana Regen?

I'm expanding into AP Mid as a new role, and I'm curious as to what other players think about this. I assume it's better for when I'm going to play more passive, but beyond that, what should I look ...
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How can I improve playing Trundle in top lane?

I have tried to go Trundle top but I am having issues against heavy pokers such as Irelia, Olaf and Darius. I start with boots + 3 Health potions and then building Wriggle's Lantern and Hexdrinker, ...
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How to rise in elo [closed]

I have just had a horrible day of ranked. Well, not excactly a huge losing streak but 4 losses in a row. (I am in the 1500 range atm). How do you guys keep a positive outlook, or "keep winning" when ...
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What are the crest colors and how much of it do I need for each stage?

There are crests on the profile page. What colors are there and how much takedowns/kills/wins do I need for each stage of it? (This question is also for the dominion crests) Images of the crests ...
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Does Jax's Counter Strike protect teammates behind him from Twitch's ultimate?

Does Jax's Counter Strike skill protect teammates behind him from Twitch's ultimate, or does the dodge only apply to himself?
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When should the jungler give mid blue buff?

As a jungler, mid always asks for the second blue, but I need the experience and the buff. Am I wrong to think this? Generally speaking, when should you give blue to your mid, and when should you keep ...
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Does the damage from Ahris “Orb of Deception” depend on more than the raw AP?

When Ahri fires her Orb of Deception on some minions, I noticed that the damage output isn't always the same. Assuming both situations are with the same Items (so no change in AP and MP) it's ...
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How to deal with a feeding Support as AD Carry?

Yesterday i played some normals and ended up as Ashe with a Nidalee support. Opponents were Alistar and Jayce which should have made an easy lane. Sadly Nidalee decided to be extremely aggressive - ...
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What Runes should I prioritize buying?

I primarily play Ranged AD, various Junglers, or solo top champions. Looking for which runes are the most universally useful/most cost effective to buy across many roles. These are the sets of runes I ...
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What happens when everyone on a team disconnects or leaves in League of Legends?

I was playing League of Legend earlier today and someone disconnects from the game. We were actually in the lead before he disconnected but because it turned into a 4v5, we started to lose. Due to ...
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What pairs of champions make a good kill lane bot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the idea of a bot “kill lane”? I am looking for champions to play a kill lane with my friend for bot lane. I know about some of the standard ones ...
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Whats the most common collective hp of any one hero?

Is there some way to accumulate the data and find, within the range of 400 hp give or take, the average number of hitpoints a champion has? Regardless of their inventory build or perhaps even ...
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What is the difference between League of Legend skins and themes?

Recently a new Ezreal "theme" came out called Pulsefire Ezreal. As far as I know, it just looks like another legendary skin but it's put in its own category as a theme. What functional difference are ...
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What does the AP Mid GP10 meta entail?

I've heard a lot of talk from high level players about AP Mids starting to build a GP10 setup and having a lot of success with it. TSM Mid player Reginald has even expressed how much he hates the "new ...
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What are gank paths for toplane?

i am mostly a jungler and i am training a few people in jungling at the moment. As i am didactically mostly inaccurate i look for a nice answer here. I would like to have for a jungler a description ...
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How to Efficiently Farm Top / Mid Lane?

I noticed that I often have less farm than my lane opponent. At around 20 minutes, I'll have 80-100 CS. My problem is not last hitting; I am familiar with the concept and I think I actually do it ...
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How do I use Zhonya's Hourglass with AP Kennen?

I've been playing AP Kennen for awhile now with many people recommending I use Zhonya's Hourglass. I'm not sure how to use item effectively so I was hoping for some advice. The only thing I could ...