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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Do pets receive a sight benefit from their Parents' Oracle's Elixir?

Do Champions that make/obtain pets in game gain sight of stealthed champions or Wards vis a vis their pets if they have an Oracle's Elixir? Champions include: Maokai (seedlings) Annie (Tibbers) ...
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Why are these champions not viable top?

I was wondering why Nasus, Nunu AP, Volibear are not considered as viable solo top? I mean, they are all decent and have sustain as well as a good snowballing potential. That's why I don't get why ...
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When should the jungler leave the kills to the lanemate?

When ganking my lanes in the laning phase of the game, when should I leave the kill to the lanemate (assuming the kill is safe and the enemy won't get away)? There are some junglers, like Alistar, ...
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How can I be a more effective ganker and initiatior as Rammus?

How can I play Rammus better in competitive play? I realize that's a really broad question, so I'll get more specific. When I was first playing League of Legends I discovered that Rammus is a ...
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What are the Jungle Respawn Times?

In League of Legends, what are the jungle monster re-spawn times. Also at what time do they initially appear?
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Does Nocturnes ultimate cancel out Twisted fates? And vice versa? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Twisted Fate's Ult grant vision during Nocturne's Ult? I was wondering if Nocturne used his ultimate while Twisted fates ulti was up(but he hadn't ...
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How can I play on the League of Legends PBE (beta server)

I saw some YouTube videos with people playing champions before they were released. How can I do that too?
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How does hearing range work?

In some situations in League of Legends, you can hear things that you can't see. For example, I'm pretty sure you can hear some enemy skill uses in a nearby bush. I haven't been able to find any ...
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I played mid against a Ryze as Kassadin and got destroyed

I started out alright but he kept snaring me and htting me with skills, getting me below half hp with one combo. It got really bad and he was doubling my CS. Any advice?
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How to prevent the Blue Golem resetting?

Everyone who played jungler should know the situation: Mid can't pull for whichever reason - for example on account of being Fizz - so someone else attacks once and runs away, you as jungler start ...
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When combining runes, can you get runes that you already have 9 of? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does rune combiner work? When combining 5 runes to get a higher-tier one, can you get runes that you already have unlocked 9 of, or are you guaranteed to get a rune ...
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How much RP can I get at no cost

At level 3, new summoners get a 400 RP bonus. Are there other ways to earn RP using such bonuses or promotions like the Tristana and Alistar free promos?
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What item is more preferable as Katarina: Hextech Gunblade or Will of the Ancients?

I have been thinking about this for quite some time now. When I have my Ionian Boots of Lucidity and I got "Hextech Revolver" as well as "Rylai's Crystal Scepter" and Rabadon's Deathcap what path ...
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Does a kill within 10 seconds of a Twisted Fate ultimate give him an assist?

An assist is scored "by hitting the champion in the last 10 seconds before his death, or by contributing passively during this period of time." Now I know that things like placing a shield or a heal ...
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What abitilies can still affect Vladimir while in Sanguine Pool?

Vladimir's Sanguine Pool description is, Vladimir sinks into a pool of blood becoming untargetable for 2 seconds There's detailed documentation for the abilities and effects that Vlad is ...
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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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What are Zyra's 3 hidden passives?

Similar to how Leona has a hidden passive that reduces her damage to champions that have sunglasses, Zyra apparently has three hidden passives according to one of her designers (CertainlyT). What are ...
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How do I beat Rumble as Lee Sin at the top lane?

I play a lot Lee Sin, unfortunately every single time I face a Rumble at top I lose to him. So I was wondering, what can I do to beat Rumble?
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Zilean bombs, shield the placement or the explosion?

While playing a character with a spellshield (Nocturne or Sivir) do you need to shield the bomb's placement or the bomb's explosion?
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Making the most of Glitterlance (Lulu Q)

Glitterlance is a nice piercing spell that is fired by both Lulu and Pix, but a potential target can only be damaged by one. Problem is, most of the time Pix is close by and the two paths have a great ...
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How do you stay alive with Heimerdinger?

What is the best way to get lots of CS and stay alive with Heimer? I always defend (not Heimer) turret but I get killed a lot when I overextend. If I don't place both turrets in lane I don't get ...
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Does Yorick's passive count towards his ultimate?

Does Yorick's ultimate "Omen of Death" count as one more summon from his passive or not? Quote from passive:" Yorick takes 5% less damage and his autoattacks deal 5% more damage for each summon that ...
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How do Lulu's “Help, Pix!” and Akali's “Twilight Shroud” interact?

Will the stealth effects of Akali's Twilight Shroud cancel the vision granting effects of Lulu's Help, Pix! spell?
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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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What factors determine the base IP cost of a champion?

The cost to purchase ranges from 450 IP for 'Heroic' champions to 6300 IP. It doesn't seem to be related to their power as many of the cheaper ones are also considered strong contenders, e.g. Ashe and ...
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Is it useful to hit a single champion with Ashe's Volley?

As an Ashe in League of Legends, is it useful to attack a single enemy champion with your Volley or is it better to just auto attack (ulti, mana spent aside)?
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Banning space, is there place for more banned champs?

It seems there space for more than 3 banned champions? (seems there is place for 5). So is there ways to have more than 3 banned champions on your game or the box is big like that only because ...
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What are Chatbans?

In the ggChronicle stream, they often talk about chat bans. And those bans are not in the official banned champions of the game (those at the bottom of the character select screens) So what are they ...
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Is there a HARD counter to Riven?

I find that Riven can do at least decently in every lane if played properly, is there actually someone who can counter her reliably?
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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 would be the build that give me the most movement speed?

And I'm not talking about a viable build. Just a build that would make me go from one side of the map to the other the fastest. What champion should I pick? With what masteries? With what items?
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What is the best option for an AD only champion against a heavy armor champion with thornmail+frozen heart?

I was wondering when playing with an AD only character like Tryndamere, what the best way is to deal with a character like Rammus or Malphite wearing Thornmail+Frozen Heart?
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Does Vladimir's ultimate increase Ignite's damage?

I'm wondering if the activation of Vladimir's ult increases the true damage from Ignite. Using his ult before Ignite could mean all the difference when bursting down an enemy champion upon reaching ...
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Why does Event Horizon affect Vladimir while in Sanguine Pool?

Why does Vlad get stunned of Event Horizon (Veigar E) While in Sanguine Pool? And are there any other Area of Effect Crowd Control spells that can affect him during the duration of his Sanguine Pool? ...
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Why don't I see any Gragas in tournaments? [closed]

I've never seen a single Gragas in a tournament, maybe I'm just missing all the games where they show up, but why is he not picked more often?
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Does recalling remove stealth?

I think recalling removes stealth on champions like Akali or Teemo, that need to do nothing to remain stealthed, but perhaps for Evelynn or Twitch, who can move while stealthed, can they recall ...
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What is a “placeholder” champion?

I the ggChronicle stream, they often refer to champions as "Placeholder champions" (mostly during Character select screen) What is a "placeholder" champion?
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Why getting the first blood is so important?

At the beginning of the matches, we always see both teams just rush, in hope to get that first blood. After the first blood happened, it seems both teams tone down a little the offense. So why do ...
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How to make good rune pages for general use

I watch a lot of streams and I see many people like TheOddOne and Guardsman Bob using a bunch of mixed up rune pages. Are there all around good in general rune setups to be used for say an AP carry, ...
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Heart of Gold and Philosopher's Stone changes

This affects mostly supports but some junglers as well. Are the nerfs to these two items reason to change item builds and are there any better alternatives? Just looking for both general as well as ...
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Is there any way to tell which side you'll be on (blue or purple) before the game starts?

I have always wondered: is there any way of determining whether you'll be blue or purple before the game loads? Could help at chara select to plan early strategies (IE, getting golems on blue side ...
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Are gold per 10 yellows worth it on an aggressive support?

I know that on a more passive support like Soraka they work because you aren't making too much of a trade off for stats that may help her, however when you're playing more aggressive supports like ...
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How to counter Kennen toplane?

i like to play Top and normaly win almost every lane. I just have Problems wit h handling Kennen(ad and ap). Very early in the game he just e out of the engage and autohit you, even with a gapcloser ...
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How do you counter Heimer mid?

Heimerdinger uses those turrets to have a lot of lane presence and those rockets seem to have infinite range. I play a lot of Annie, Veigar, and Gragas in mid, but heimer always seems to kick my ass. ...
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Who is the announcer in League of Legends?

I wonder, Who is the announcer of league of legends? I don't mean it's place in the storyline/lore (I don't think there's a lot to know there, it's not like the Team Fortress 2 announcer) What I ...
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What counters a jungle Olaf?

If you've ever been against a good jungle Olaf, you probably know how devastating he can be... his clear speed is insane with blue and his ganks are annoyingly strong if he lands his first Q, which if ...
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How viable is Taric as a Support in higher level of play in comparison to, say, Soraka?

My main support pick is Taric, and while I have not had much trouble with him so far, I wonder how good of a pick he is in high level play. It is not common to see Taric picked in pro-level games, ...
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Alistar W+Q Combo (Headbutt Pulverize) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do players link Alistar's Headbutt and Pulverize in an instant? How difficult is it to pull off Alistar's Headbutt and Pulverize combo? I see people do it ...
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How can someone participate in tribunal?

I want to know who analyses reports and is it possible to get that work? Mainly because I would just love to make this community better with what little I can do:)
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Can I somehow use QWER as smartcast and put shift+QWER to normal cast?

I use smartcast, but sometimes I would like to see the spell ranges etc. Can I somehow use QWER as smartcast and put shift+QWER to normal cast?