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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How can spectator mode be misused in League of Legends even with the 3 minute delay?

Recently, League of Legends launched spectator mode. It made it possible for anyone to spectate a game going on with a delay of 3 minutes. Is it possible to still cheat/misuse spectator mode? ...
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Move a strong early game into the endgame

Recently I've played a few games as jungle yi, and have had a fantastic time ganking and really building myself up with a very strong early game. By the 15-20 minute mark, I am much strong than anyone ...
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What order should I build Frozen Mallet, Atma's Impaler, and Warmog's Armor?

I see the term "Fratmogs" thrown around in League of Legends. What order should these items be built for top lane champions that would utilize them? My opinion: If you are agressive > Atma's ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of these two *tank*plank builds for top lane or jungle?

I go Philosopher's Stone>Wriggle's Lantern>Mercury's Treads>Spirit Visage>Frozen Heart>Thornmail. Sometimes I get Ionian Boots of Lucidity. That gives me a ton of sustain and cooldown reduction to ...
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About the passive ability from Lux

Okay, so Lux' passive marks an enemy everytime you hit him with a spell, so you have like 6 seconds to hit him with your AA to "ignite" it, which means you will deal some more magical damage. Now I ...
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Spectator's Mode, Fog of War feature

Wouldn't this feature allow for one team who has an active spectator watching the game without fog of war to give advices of incoming ganks, jungle invades, Baron, Dragon kills etc.? The source of ...
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What items can you smartcast with?

It turns out you can't smartcast Hextech Gunblade's active ability after the Hecarim Patch. To clarify, you can set it to smartcast, but you'll still have to activate the ability, then click on a ...
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Can you silence summoner spells on league?

I was wondering if you could silence summoner spells cause it seems like you can but sometimes you can't.
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What is the lore behind Jarvan IV and Jericho Swain?

In Jarvan IV's Relations, it said this quote. Jarvan IV is the arch-enemy of Jericho Swain. I looked at their lore. And didn't find any information about this relationship. Why they are ...
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How can you counter a kill lane?

I asked this question earlier to get a better idea of what a kill lane actually is. Now I'm wondering, if I'm playing against a kill lane (let's say in draft pick or something so champ select can be ...
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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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Mechanics of Thornmail, Armor, Magic Resistance

The description of Thornmail says "On being hit by basic attacks, returns 30% of damage taken as magic damage." I'd like to know how the defender's armor and the attacker's magic resist affect that ...
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What does Lulu say?

What are the quotes that Lulu can say while casting? Almost all of them are amusing but some seem to be more nonsensical than others, like 'Frog Ovulating!'. It would be nice to have a list to compare ...
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While traveling during his ultimate, is Nocturne targetable by friends or foes?

After Nocturne uses Paranoia and subsequently launches himself at a target, can he be targeted by either friends or foes? For instance, it's been shown that Quicksilver Sash can remove the vision ...
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Does Executioner work on spells?

Executioner is the last ability in the OFFENSE mastery tree. It states: Increases damage dealt by 6% to targets below 40% Health. Does this refer to attack damage only, spell damage only, or ...
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Do unranked games have matchmaking by skill/level?

I play League of Legends since a few month casually on-and-off doing quite ok. I only played a few ranked matches last season (3 wins, 2 losses, 1339 rating) and recently just farm easy IP via coop ...
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Does Skarner's ult override Janna's?

If a Skarner grabs an enemy and runs to the center of an allied Janna ult (which usually pushes enemies away), will it cancel Skarner's ult and push the enemy away or will Skarner still have a solid ...
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What is Attack Move for?

Attack Move is a key bind that I came across in the key binding list. From my own testing it seems to move to the target location and attack the nearest target-able object including turrets. I heard ...
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How can I improve Yorick's damage without making him too squishy?

I'm testing Yorick as AD carry (sometimes is needed a top or mid that are not AP and does not need more tank), so I tested some builds but I didn't like so much about the damage received. Here what I ...
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What ranged champions are good at top lane?

I am trying to find out which ranged champions would work the best at top lane. Any ideas Thanks :D Update: I prefer using ranged champions and want to go top lane. I haven't started playing any ...
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What counts as combat for boots of mobility?

When out of combat for 5 seconds, Boots of Mobility grant +5 move speed. What counts as being in combat?
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When are assassins useful?

In what ways can the assassins be useful, and what is their job in a team fight and the entirety of the game?
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How many times can Karthus cast Lay Waste before casting Requiem after he dies?

Once Karthus dies, his passive allows him to cast spells for 7 seconds. I'm curious how many times I can cast Lay Waste while still leaving enough time to cast Requiem. Since his CDR affects this, ...
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Attack moving or Attack Canceling

I watch streams sometimes and i see the high elo Ranged AD move between each shot. Do they gain anything with this? And if so whats a good way to practice it.
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Can Alistar Headbutt map objectives?

Not too long ago, I watched a match on stream from #ggChronicle and saw Alistar Headbutting the blue buff golem over a wall. Based on that observation, I want to know if Alistar can Headbutt other ...
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Which four items will give Varus his maximum damage potential? [closed]

Varus the archer is on his way into the fields of justice and has some interesting scaling that I'm having trouble groking. The problem I'm running into is conceiving of an item build which optimizes ...
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Can I black list other players?

Is there a way to put someone in a black list, so they can't play with you again ?
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League of Legends amateur league?

Well I was wondering if there are any amateur leagues for league of legends. Tournaments and such for people who are not in the pro scene.
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What are the roles of supports in team fights?

I know the support in lane are used as sustain for the ad carry, but what role do the offer in the later game in team fights?
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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. ...