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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

3
votes
1answer
2k views

Borders league of legends

I have a quick question about borders. If I was silver this season but bronze last season will my silver border show at all? I'm silver now and it doesn't seem to be showing.
2
votes
2answers
345 views

What runes do you get for Kennen? [closed]

Which Tier 3 Runes work best for each of Kennens possible roles in the current meta?
5
votes
1answer
1k views

Does the Butcher item passive apply to pet and trap damage?

There are a number of champions who can summon pets in League of Legends. When I say pets I mean Malzahar's voidlings, Elise's spiders, Yorick's ghouls, Shaco's clone, etc. Do these creatures also ...
10
votes
1answer
1k views

When are Teemo's bomb's damage calculated?

This is something I've often wondered when playing Teemo. If I place a bomb, and then an enemy walks over it seven minutes later, how is the damage calculated? Is it based off of how much AP and ...
10
votes
1answer
3k views

Is there a Day9 for league of legends? [closed]

I watch a lot of Day9 StarCraft 2 videos and have learned a lot from his excellent match analysis. Is there any site like this – a site or video series that offers pro-level match analyses – for the ...
3
votes
1answer
696 views

Besides Death, what else happens when you die?

In League of Legends, your character is in fact a CHAMPION who has been SUMMONED to do battle in the arena of the League by a powerfull magic user dubbed a SUMMONER (who is supposed to be you as a ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

How can AP Tristana be used viably in Season 3?

I have seen Tristana using an AP build before but with new emerging heroes and all these old champions sometimes get blindsided by their newer peers. The points I will like to know are Is she ...
3
votes
1answer
858 views

Does magic resistance reduction of Abyssal Scepter stack with Malady?

Do they stack? The tooltip says one of them is Unique Passive the other one is Unique aura.
6
votes
3answers
2k views

Why do the same bans often occur in ranked play at Bronze and Silver ELO?

I've noticed that in Bronze and Silver ELO (Specifically 1100-1400), certain champions are almost always banned. These include Amumu [tank] Malphite [tank] Shen [tank] Blitzcrank and sometimes ...
14
votes
4answers
99k views

How to pick the best support for your ADC?

Since I have babbled a wall of text I will start with my question, Should a support champ be picked to cover an ADCs weaknesses or strengths? Some examples would do just nicely, I have seen a chart ...
8
votes
2answers
2k views

Pets, On-hit, On-ability and other effects

I would like to know how On-hit and On-ability works with pets, more specifically on Malzahar's Voidlings. I'm testing a hybrid build, and I know that Voidlings will get AD and ArmorPen from Malzahar, ...
5
votes
4answers
3k views

Cost-effective items for mana-hungry AP champions

I think Mana Regen items are good in early-mid game and Max Mana items are good for Mid-Late game (because take time for fill the stacks). Am I correct? Which kind of items are recommended for mana-...
10
votes
3answers
525 views

When is the right time to start farming the epic jungle mobs?

When playing a match when is the right time to get some teamates together to go kill the bonus granting mobs in the jungle ? Are they worth taking the time to kill ?
11
votes
1answer
6k views

Magic Penetration Vs. Magic Resist Reduction

What is the difference between Magic Pen and MR Reduction? In what situations would I want one over the other? The items I'm debating between are Abyssal Scepter and Void Staff. I know that Void ...
0
votes
1answer
331 views

Unit “in combat” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What counts as combat for boots of mobility? I would like to know when a unit is consider to be "in combat". Mainly, im interested in knowing how long it takes to get from "...
2
votes
1answer
626 views

Does Athene's Unholy Grail's passive proc on minion kills?

The passive says: Restores 12% of your max mana on kill or assist. Does it means champion kill or assists or any kill or assists (including minion and monster kills)?
4
votes
1answer
960 views

How is critical damage from Statikk Shiv classified?

A new Season 3 item, Statikk Shiv, deals magic damage that can critically strike. Does this critical strike get counted in with regular critical strikes on the end-game stats screen? Or is it just ...
6
votes
1answer
2k views

Which LOL champion has the lowest basic attack at level 18?

Which League of Legends champion has the lowest basic attack damage at level 18? Any ideas?
5
votes
1answer
1k views

Effective range of Captain Enchantment on Tier 2 Boots

With the new Captain Enchantment on your tier 2 boots, allies move towards you faster. What is the effective range of this bonus for allied champions? What is the range of the bonus for minions? Is ...
6
votes
4answers
3k views

is GP10 still a viable choice as support?

With Season 3 here, lots of new items have been release. One in particular is the Sightstone, and if you didnt know this item allows you to basically have unlimited wards and a decent amount of health ...
12
votes
1answer
1k views

What happens when you place a Ghost Ward beyond the Sightstone's limit?

The new Sightstone seems like a fantastic value, Unique: Ghost Ward - Consumes a charge to place a Ghost Ward. You may have a maximum of 2 wards from this item at once. What happens when you ...
9
votes
2answers
3k views

Does Twin Shadows seek stealthed champions?

The new Season 3 item Twin Shadows has the following active: Unique Active: Hunt - Summons 2 invulnerable ghosts for 6 seconds to seek the two nearest enemy champions. If they touch an enemy ...
8
votes
2answers
3k views

Does the Captain Enchantment Tier 2 Boots Stack?

In the Preseason 3 Patch Notes, it says, Enchantment - Captain: Allied champions moving towards you gain a movement speed boost. Additionally, nearby allied minions gain a large movement speed ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

Is the Elo system in League of Legends accurate?

I'm confused about how Elo could work properly in a game such as League. The Elo rating system was originally developed for 1 versus 1 chess games as I understand it. So, how could it properly show ...
6
votes
3answers
2k views

What exactly defines a champ who “falls off late”

There are some champions which are commonly known to "fall off late game", such as Lee Sin. But what is it exactly, what defines if a Champion "falls off" or not? Or to be more precise, what (for ...
9
votes
1answer
6k views

Do ranked games matter in the pre-season?

Currently, League of Legends is in between seasons but the ranked queue is still active. Does playing ranked games serve any purpose at the moment? Will it carry over directly into the next season or ...
4
votes
2answers
4k views

When/how to start farm Wraiths on Mid Lane?

Good players in higher elo start farming wraiths and wolves quite out from midlane quite early. Actually I can't explain myself how they actually manage to do so. When I start to farm Wraiths pre-...
10
votes
1answer
9k views

Why is Tryndamere not seen in competitive play?

It seems as though Tryndamere would make an excellent top lane champion or jungler. The "requirements" for a top lane champion in the current metagame are: Sustain: Tryndamere has a heal. Getaway: ...
3
votes
1answer
732 views

New Twisted Treeline Base Walls - Skills or Spells that jump over them

Intro: With the new twisted treeline riot also introduced this new elevated base which has one set of stairs on each side and a big wide wall in the middle. The reason behind this design (in my ...
5
votes
2answers
502 views

Does Flash make a champion untargetable for a moment?

There are some effects in the game which remove a champion's sprite from the map, rendering them untargetable for a moment, such as Elise's Rappel. Does the Summoner Spell Flash do this as well, even ...
0
votes
1answer
571 views

Why was cho'gath not seen in the top lane much in season 2 competitive play? [closed]

I haven't seen Cho'gath picked as top lane in tournament games for much of season 2. Is this a "meta thing", or what are the reasons behind this?
7
votes
2answers
867 views

Can damage from thornmail critically strike?

After playing a game as Nautilus, I was surprised to see that I had critically striked. I do have a rune page that gives a chance to critically strike, but I'm sure I didn't select it. Do critical ...
4
votes
2answers
5k views

What stats of Malzahar's do the Voidlings mimic?

I know that the Voidlings scale 1.0 of Malzahar's Attack Damage, and partially from Armor Penetration, but do they benefit from anything else? And if they benefit from his life steal, does the life go ...
5
votes
3answers
4k views

Does Elise continue to take damage during Rappel?

Elise's Rappel ability makes her untargetable and removes her champion from the map for a short duration. During this time, however, does she continue to take damage from damage over time effects ...
2
votes
2answers
635 views

Does the amount of games played influence your ELO?

I'm really enjoying playing League but can only devote a fraction of the time most other players can. I've got a job, business and family to run and thus am playing around 2-3 maybe 4 matches every ...
2
votes
1answer
220 views

Does lux's light binding reveal it's target when hit?

Does the light binding ability of Lux reveal it's target when hit? For example when firing into a brush?
16
votes
1answer
173k views

What do the borders around summoners in the loading screen stand for?

In the new season, we now have borders with the summonners on the loading screen. What do they mean and what colors can be earned?
2
votes
2answers
2k views

How many cases I must solve to be ranked in new Tribunal in LoL?

I have 57 cases solved, elo 2171 with 88% of accuracy and I'm still unranked. I'm curious how many cases until I am "ranked" judge. Anyone know anything more about it?
14
votes
2answers
52k views

How much honor must I have to earn badges?

I see in this earlier question about honor that the amount needed is unknown, but in another question it's stated to be 25. How much Teamplay or Honorable Opponent honor must I earn to receive a ...
6
votes
3answers
2k views

What are the demerits of pushing early in League of Legends?

I have started playing League of Legends recently, and a lot of guides advocate against pushing a lane early by auto-attacking. This seems counter-intuitive to me, as a beginner. So, why should one ...
7
votes
3answers
1k views

How to bring back the game in Dota 2?

In League of Legends if the early game is messed up and the enemy heroes are fed up, every additional kill costs less for them. Also killed heroes does not lose gold. This allows them to buy equipment ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

As Yorick, when should I ult someone other than the ADC?

Since Revenant scales off AD, and also the most valuable member on team who can help a lot more with extra 10 seconds of life-after-death is the ADC - it seems a natural fit to use R on Vayne or ...
5
votes
2answers
5k views

What is matched game bonus IP?

How do I get Matched Game Bonus IP, and what does it depend on?
4
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I check a team's match history?

As the title states, is there any way of checking the history of a team, rather than an individual?
3
votes
1answer
10k views

Why does my mouse sensitivity spontaneously change?

Sometimes when I'm playing, my mouse sensitivity will spontaneously change for no reason. Any thoughts on what can cause this?
1
vote
2answers
14k views

What is the purpose of having banned champions in ranked League of Legends games? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are characters banned in tournament play for DotA-likes? Has Riot provided any reasoning behind this game play feature? I'm curious to learn more about it. I'm not ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Was Zed Betrayed? [closed]

Part of Zed's Lore reads: The old man implored Zed to enter the temple, destroy the box, and lead his followers to balance. The dark ninja followed the master inside. Moments later, the ...
4
votes
1answer
271 views

Can Teemo become stealthed while capturing an altar?

In response to this question: Are stealthed opponents visible when capturing altars on Twisted Treeline? Is it possible for Teemo to activate his passive while capturing an altar? Or does the act of ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

For the end of Season 2, what are the new Elo bracket percentiles?

For example, before the new brackets were introduced: Bronze: Between 1250 and 1399 (3v3: 1249-1409, pre-made 5v5: 1249-1409) (Top 25%) Question from the League of Legends forums.
10
votes
3answers
5k views

Why shouldn't Hecarim trust Mordekaiser?

On the League of Legends Wikia I found out that an Altar on the new Twisted Treeline says to Hecarim "Mordekaiser is not to be trusted, Hecarim!" Why? I can't find anything in their lore about their ...