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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Why do people rush Sorcerer's Shoes on Mordekaiser?

I often see Mordekaisers rush Sorcerer's Shoes? Does it have something to do with his shield or do they need it just so they can survive the laning phase?
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What's the best tactic for a fed carry (AP or AD) with normal offtanks against a fed offtanks with normal (AP or AD) carry?

If it's best to Just protect the fed carry and let him deal the damage or Should we let the (normal farmed off-tanks) to focus their (normal farmed Carries) to let their fed off tanks to back and ...
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Can Skarner's Ultimate (Impale) cause a friendly turret to switch focus away from champion he has Impaled?

To clarify, while watching the ggClassic tonight we saw a Skarner get turret-dove by two enemies and when he ulted the one who had Turret Aggro, the turret seemed to switch to the OTHER enemy ...
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When is it a good idea to buy Wriggle's Lantern on ranged AD carries? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is Wriggle’s Lantern worth getting on an AD carry? I've been told to never get it, to get it if my lane goes poorly, and to get it only when my lane goes well. What's ...
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How to select champion before automatch?

I've read some guides on a champion and want to try it out. However, in automatch the champion may be selected by other players in my team, thus it may not be available to me. How can I select my ...
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Does Vladimir's Sanguine Pool have a hidden movement speed buff?

The description for Vladimir's Sanguine Pool is: (Active): Vladimir sinks into a pool of blood becoming untargetable for 2 seconds and slowing enemies above him by 40% for 1 second. ...
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How to make borders in video streams [closed]

Ive been watching a lot of streams lately, and some streamers have boxes or borders over certain things with logos in them. Does any one know what program they are using??
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How to play Jax vs. Olaf?

I just played a ranked game as Jax top lane against Olaf and I outlaned by quite a bit. So can anyone explain to me, does Olaf beat Jax or is there a specific way to play Jax so that I win the lane? ...
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What is smartcast? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Smartly using smart casting when I browse to League of Legends forums I see a lot of guys playing with "Smartcast". What is this? Can someone explain me this and how can ...
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What happens if you die while ulting as Karthus?

If someone kills you when you're ulting as Karthus, does your ult go on cooldown or does the channel continue while you turn into a zombie?
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How to go and watch complete game replays?

I'm looking to see some full game replays in League of Legends (that are not my friends' game) Those "Featured games" in the starter slider are always in progress, and what I'm looking for is to get ...
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Can champions increase attack speed by auto-attack cancelling?

According to this Irelia guide, if you cancel the animation early then your next auto-attack will start sooner (I could be interpreting it wrong - it could simply mean that staying close to your ...
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Which component of the Hextech Gunblade do I build first on Akali?

When I am unable to get kills in the earlygame as Akali I like to build some spellvamp to stay in lane and farm a bit. But I am wondering which of the two components (Bilgewater Blade - Hextech ...
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Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum elo, what is it actually?

I don't know what exactly are Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum elos. Does it have any other meaning than just a way to tell people how good you are?
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Winter is coming - Help me improve my Sejuani-Jungling

My favourite Champion is Sejuani and I play her in most of my games. I still find it hard to jungle efficiently though, due to slow killspeed of larger mobs and having to rest very often. How can I ...
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How can an opponent stop Shen's ultimate?

I enjoy watching Shen games because the global ultimate adds the excitement of unexpectedly turning the tides of a losing fight. But I'm surprised at how often Stand United completes, considering it ...
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Till what level does a health pot out-heal ignite damage?

The question is pretty self-explanatory. Did someone do the math to know till what level the healing pot out-heals ignite? Assume that there is no other damage applied an no other healing applied. ...
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Tips to Teemo vs Swain top (as Teemo)

When playing Teemo top I often get "counter" picked by Swain. I've had trouble playing against Swain because of his high damage and not being able to harass him down like most other ad bruiser tops. ...
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How to get back into the game after your lane opponent is up kills/farm/level

Sometimes I play a game where I end up being out farmed and leveled. Of course this rarely happens to me but it does happens once in a while. What is the best way to make a come back? Things I have ...
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What non-flash abilities can get you out of Jarvan IV's ultimate?

I want to counter Jarvan IV when he plays against me in the top lane. His Ultimate is my biggest problem, since when he uses it, the jungler can run past my ward and gank me. Flash has a longer ...
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How does Irelia counter Jayce?

Everyone says Irelia is a counter to Jayce but i've played the matchup 3 times, twice as Irelia, once as Jayce and everytime Jayce came out ahead easily. Yes, at level 6 Irelia on even gold can go ...
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How many gp10 items for support?

My question is about playing support in competitive environments. It's extremely common (indeed, standard) to see a support start with a Faerie Charm and some Sight Wards so that they can later build ...
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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?