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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Deciding which items to buy based on champion's stats

Let's use an example: Orianna has high Magic and Difficulty, then defense and the lowest is damage. Which items should I buy for her based on her stats? Should I focus on the high ones or the low ...
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How does “The Hunt is On!” work if Kha'Zix and Rengar are on both teams?

The answer to this question does a good job of detailing how the "The Hunt is On!" secondary quest interaction between Kha'Zix and Rengar works. However, after seeing this interaction for the first ...
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Learning how to buy Runes

I'm a little insecure about buy runes. Runes costs a lot of IP, so I'm researching a bit before. I know that I need to be in level 20 to buy the best/final runes. 1) I need buying only "Greater" ...
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What are runes?

I played League of Legends once, but never really went in depth. Today, after receiving my Razer Abyssus Gaming Mouse, I received a promo with two "exclusive" runes from Razer, runes for League of ...
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Boots and Movement Speed

How many Percent of movement speed boots offer? By example, Boots have movement what varies between 1 and 5. What If in late game I want replacing a boot that gives "Movement 2" with another item with ...
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How do I do a rampage?

I've seen a couple of messages like: Hero1 is on rampage. How do they do it?
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What should be my jungle path?

I'm trying to start jungling a little and have doubts on what my route shall be and when should I go for an invade/gank? Right now I would start with Warwick. Another thing. Will I need some help to ...
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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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How do I know if I have honor?

As far as I'm aware, after your honor of whatever type is appropriate reaches a certain point you get a nifty badge on your portrait that shows OTHER PLAYERS your status. Other than the initial ...
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How do players on a competitive Level in League of Legends use Smartcast? [closed]

There are actually two ways of smartcasting: You can do it by pressing Shift (default option) + Spell to Smartcast it You can use the Key you configured I formyself was using the first option all ...
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Teemo's global taunt

Why do people say Teemo has a global taunt? I'm guessing that it's because everyone focuses him on teamfights but my theory may be wrong.
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Is it better to save for expensive items or buy/sell cheaper items?

Needlessly Large Rod is the second most expensive item in the basic tier (1600 gold), the most expensive being B.F. Sword at 1650 gold. When I need to purchase those items for recipes, I feel really ...
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Last hitting in-battle minions

I'm learning last hitting minions and get the advices to kill minions under my turret. But I'm with problems when my minion wave encounters the enemy minion wave. I think kind of "chaotic" to detect ...
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Does a Non-Rengar-Associated Pentakill give Kha'zix a fourth evolution point or not?

Apparently it is confirmed that it used to, however there is a deal of talk that it no longer works. Whats the deal? Did riot hotfix this? Was it a bug or an intended mechanic?
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Explaining champions without mana [closed]

In League of Legends, there are quite a few champions that don't use mana. I am wondering if there are any pages or posts that explain why Riot chooses to create a champion that doesn't use mana? ...
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How do I counter support Zyra?

I main support, usually opting for poke supports such as Lulu and Sona or aggressive supports such as Blitzcrank and Leona. Since the various Regional Finals, however, I've begun to encounter support ...
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Laptop freezes at same time in game

I have an HP Pavilion dv6 laptop, with an i7 3rd generation processor, 8GB of RAM, a Nvidia GeForce GT 630M graphics card, and it is running Windows 64 bit. It can run League of Legends completely ...
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What is the advantage of buying elixirs?

Usually i see people buying elixirs when they already have 6 itens and want to spend the remaining gold. But in some games, i see players buying elixirs early in the game, around level 11 or 12. Is ...
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Do shields scale with defenses?

When I'm using a character with a shielding ability such as Lee Sin's Iron Will, does the "power" of the shield factor in the defenses of the champion? For example, does the 200 armor Malphite's ...
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What's honor for?

The FAQ page at League of Legends.com is broken and clicking the FAQ links does nothing. League recently brought honor into play. You can be awarded honor for several different reasons after playing ...
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Does Manamune consider its own bonus mana in its passive?

I was playing Urgot and one of my items was Manamune. At some point in the late game, I realized that my mana pool was about 3900 but Manamune was only providing 58 AD bonus (with full stacks). So, ...
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How to be effective late game as Jayce?

I have been playing Jayce as solo top, and I found him very efficient during the laning phase. But when this phase ends and late game starts, I tend to lose effectiveness. I especially notice it in ...
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What is the precedence of Guardian Angel compared to other revive effects?

In League of Legends, there are a number of effects which revive a champion upon death. The item Guardian Angel is the most well-known and widely used of these. I was wondering, however, whether its ...
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Previous Login Art

I started to play recently, and I enjoyed seeing the animated login screens for Syndra, Rengar, and Kha'Zix. Is there a way to view animated login screens for previous champions?
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Does Kha'zix's stealth work vs. towers?

Normally all my expertise in the mechanics of LoL would discount this as NO before it even began as a question. However my friend claims MULTIPLE instances of activating his stealth as Kha'zix WHILE ...
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What is “The Hunt Is On!” interaction between Rengar and Kha' Zix?

I've seen numerous mentions about the interaction of Rengar and Kha'Zix, but I have not seen any tested or official statements regarding it. From what I understand, it comes about when Rengar or Kha' ...
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How do I know if a particular skin is not going to always be available to buy?

Some Champion skins in League of Legends are only available for a set time period, at which point they are removed from the store and become unavailable for purchase permanently. How does one know if ...
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How do I teleport to anywhere on the map with camera locked?

I want move to anywhere on the map with the Teleport summoner spell. But I play with the camera locked on the champion. When I need see far details on the map, I click and hold the left mouse button ...
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How to counter Amumu jungle?

I've been playing LoL for a while now, and I'm steadily raising my ELO by playing jungle Amumu. I was wondering how I can be hard-countered. In 10 games, I lost only once, and I manage to win even ...
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Tiamat splash and Infinite Duress (Warwick ultimate)

The wikia entry for Tiamat specifically mentions that it does 50% of physical damage as splash. It also gives Infinite Duress (Warwick's R) as an exception, without mentioning further details. Does ...
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How to deal with Malzahar weaknesses

I'm aware that Malzahar is countered by using the Quicksilver Sash. I really like this champion, and I want to know what can I do when the enemy team starts to buy Quicksilver Sashes. I mean, Malzahar ...
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Why does Talon counter mid champions?

In my ranked games, I often see people saying in champion select that Talon is such a great counter to [insert powerful mid champion here]. I don't particularly understand the rationale behind this. ...
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How many balls can Syndra have?

The new champion Syndra in League of Legends uses a skill named Dark Sphere to place these cool balls of anti-matter on the field. The balls last for 6 seconds and the cooldown of the ability only ...
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Does Syndra's Scatter the Weak damage scale with spheres?

Syndra's Scatter the Weak does a number of things that are a little hard to understand: (Active): Knocks enemies and Dark Spheres back, dealing magic damage to them and any enemies they collide ...
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IP for season-specific Harrowing items (runes etc.)

I have been playing LoL for way less than a year, and have no 'seasonal' items like the Snowdown or Harrowing versions of runes or limited skins. In anticipation of limited-time rune purchases around ...
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Stats of Riven's Wind Slash

Wind Slash is the ranged area damage (cone in front) spell that Riven can use once she activates her R. I've read that it is similar to Garen's Demacian Justice, i.e. it deals more damage to lower ...
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Is spell vamp triggered by true damage?

Is spell vamp triggered by abilities that do true damage? For example, does Nunu's consume heal more if he has a Will of the Ancients?
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How do I recover from a bad early game?

Due to difficulties in the early game, often I die a lot earlier and get little farm or kills. This often causes me to get underleveled. It's a HUGE difference, and the best solution is to not get in ...
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How can I improve my early game as Darius?

I'm a new League of Legends player and I've recently started playing Darius. I have a problem though: my early game is terrible! I usually die 6-7 times in early game, then recover mid to late game, ...
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Wich is the criteria to show in the game log that you purchased an item? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What items are announced to chat when bought? Please, close it as duplicate. Thanks! When someone purchase the item Frozen Heart (by example), in the game log, where we ...
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When is it more beneficial to have Ghost over Flash?

I always thought that the Ghost Summoner Spell was essentially the more "noob" version of Flash. Recently, however, I have seen several pro-level games (MLG, PAX, etc.) where the pros do indeed get ...
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Are damage over time effects affected by spell vamp?

There are several spells that apply damage over time effects to your opponents, such as Cassiopeia's poisons, Teemo's Toxic Shot and his bombs, and so on. Do these effects activate your spell vamp, ...
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Is the order you pick based on your Elo?

In ranked games when champion selection happens is the order you pick based on your Elo against your teammates? For example if I am 2nd pick on my team. Does that mean I have second highest Elo on ...
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How can Rengar be effective if he fails his early game snowball?

Rengar seems somewhat underpowered to me. Or rather, under worked. He is extremely powerful if he has 4 to 6 stacks on his tooth, but if his early game doesn't go well and he doesn't get tooth stacks, ...
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Building Phantom Dancers

Disclaimer: I realize that most build questions have a, well, questionable presence on Arqade, I feel that my question is different enough in that it can have a definite answer. I had an argument ...
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What rules are used to decide if a new item bought must replace an existing one? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does my Sapphire Crystal disappear when I purchase Catalyst the Protector? This game gives you 6 inventory slots, but for me it's not clear what rules are used by ...
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Crystal Scepter with Gangplanks passive?

I cannot find anywhere if gangplanks passive poison on-hit effect (which does magic damage) works with Rylai's Crystal Scepter. I know this isn't viable in most instances, but I found myself wanting ...
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Philosopher's Stone tooltip bug

There is this new awesome map Proving Ground. In this game you start with enough gold to buy the Philosopher's stone. But the tooltip for earned money starts counting without actually getting the ...
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What are the differences between the free version and the 'pay' one?

I'm just beginning to play this game but I'm a bit confused: do I have any tactical advantage with the pay version? Do I get more champions, more skills? Or it's just a matter of cosmetic stuff?
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What makes gragas strong mid and how can you counter him?

What items does he typically build? What champions and items counter him best?