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Is relic shield a reasonable income item for Blitzcrank?

Most of the guides for supports that I've read, they always try to say that the 'Ancient Coin' has the advantage as an income item, and that it is the best income item for supports. I somehow agree, ...
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When should I disrupt an opponent's recall?

In League of Legends, I can interrupt an opponent's recall by damaging them with a spell or autoattack, but what I'm not sure of is when it's appropriate to disrupt them. For example, if my lane ...
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What is the point of Rengar vs Kha'zix anymore?

There is a mini-quest in LoL that when there's a Kha'zix and Rengar on opposite teams, a duel between them is initiated somewhere along in the game. The question is, what's the point of it anymore if ...
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Does buffing grant you Turret assists?

Yes we all know that Attacking a turret will grant you extra gold when it dies. Now my question is a bit weird: What happens if you don't deal any direct damage to a turret but you buff an allied ...
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How does League Replays work?

How does League Replays (unofficial) record full League games using such little CPU? Please don't shy away from the technical details!
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Level advantage Vladimir

Vladimir is known to get very strong at lv9 due to his ability to have Transfusion (Q) maxed. Other than staying in lane and not losing out on experience that way, what is a good way to gain a level ...
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Why doesn't Vladimir use Life Steal items?

I'm trying out Vladimir and wondering why I shouldn't be buying Life Steal gear rather than Attack Power or Health. Most builds I've seen so far focus on: Rylai's Crystal Scepter: 80 AP + 500 HP ...
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Handling YI on Twisted Treeline?

Is there an Itemization, Runes, or Masteries one could take on Twisted Treeline to handle Yi (or another auto-attack champion such as Tryndamere), given that there is no Thornmail? To clarify, I'm ...
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Dealing with very fast (moving) fighters

As an ADC, what are some points to protect yourself from very fast melee champions (e.g. Udyr, Hecarim)? Even if you have a ward near your lane, unless you see them coming from far far away they get ...
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Why do most players not build Infinity Edge with Pantheon?

Since he gets a 100% crit chance for his AA and Q through the E passive. Why do most players not build Infinity Edge with him? (probuilds) this would increase the crit damage by 50%.
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how are LP(League Points) acquired?

is there an exact pointing system for gaining LP in rank matches? if so, does anything affects it like killing baron, getting an ace, etc.
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When is the earliest Nunu can solo Dragon or duo Baron?

If you're looking to just build Nunu for early objective sneaking/control. What are the items and skill levels needed to solo dragon or duo baron with an adc(this assumes no enemy team involvement of ...
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Hybrid Damage Lux

I noticed that the reasons I like Lux in a team is because of all the utility. The stuns and slows can keep a highly mobile, high priority target (Zed, Akali, Yi) locked down enough for my allies to ...
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Why Nocturne can be trapped into Caitlyn traps? [closed]

He is supposed to hover the ground, and by flying he souldn't be trapped into Caitlyn trap for example. EDIT : Finally I found out why, it's because the smoke trace he leaves behing him trigger the ...
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How do I set a key binding for cmd + Q on Mac OSX?

I'm playing League of Legends on Mac OSX Mavericks. For self-casting, rather than Alt + Q, I'd like cmd + Q. So I go to key bindings and try to set it. But when it asks me to type the key ...
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Warwick attack speed questions

I am wondering if it makes any sense to activate Warwicks W before I ult, it seems like the attack speed increase would have no affect. Better to activate after the ult is complete? ACTIVE: ...
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Running LoL on guest account on mac

I'm unable to run League of Legends on a guest account on my mac. Is there something I need to do to be able to do that? I've given all privileges I can give to the guest account in System ...
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What is that distance on the chat?

After patch 4.13, I believe, I see a "distance" on the chat with yellow colored letters now and then and I don't know if I'm causing this or what it is. It shows a number like "456.90349238" and ...
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How players with 10 victories can be 25 level in League of Legends?

I noticed some players with a very few wins but their level is about 25. How is it possible? Do they play with bots? Or they really win almost never? Or they play incredibly great?
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What damage does red buff deals? [duplicate]

When a champion holds the red buff he deals some damage to the enemy after he auto attacks him. What type of damage does red buff deals? Magic Damage? Attack Damage? Or none of those?
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Does your MMR fall if you dodge a Queue?

I believe the question is pretty straight forward. Your MMR is calculated by your wins/ loses and what ranked you were at the previous season I believe. My question is, does your MMR fall if you dodge ...
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What makes an effective 5v5 team composition in League of Legends?

I've been wondering which 5v5 team composition would be the best. The heroes can all be classified under various roles like AoE, Globals, Tanks, Heals, etc. What combinations of these roles lend to ...
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Is Nocture viable in lane?

Jungling isn't viable for my level yet (no runes/barely any masteries = slow clear times = low level and no gold.) I know its unorthodox but I wanna try Nocturne. Is it viable to play Nocturne in ...
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Is Evelyn viable somewhere else than in the jungle?

I main Eve jungle, and I play her ad bruiser. I was thinking about bringing Eve to the top lane in a Ad Bruiser style, or in mid lane in a Ap-Assassin style. Would it be viable? In what sitation ...
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What should I do when I see a player using a botting service?

So I just made an EUW account and found hey this ping is better than NA fancy that and well I am leveling up my account maybe 3 or 4 games a day and everyday or at least every 7 games there is one ...
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Can Gnar jump multiple times?

The new champion Gnar has been released on PBE, and one of is skills is a jump. According to the champion page, Gnar jumps in a target direction and gains a moderate attack speed boost. If ...
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Champions with physical changes from items?

Is there any other champions that changes their appearance from items/etc? Considering that such don't have/wear skins. E.g Cho'g and Zac's size depends on their HP, that they grow large enough if ...
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Which abilities/summoner spells can be removed by using Cleanse or Quicksilver Sash?

How can I tell whether an ability or summoner spell can be removed using Cleanse or Quicksilver Sash? Is there a list of such abilities?
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Early and Late game Runes

So I recently started playing Fizz and I've seen some builds from some various sites. The Runes I ended up using now are: +6.5 Magic Pen. +4.5 Armor Pen. +45 Ability Power at level 18 +15 Ability ...
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Retrieving data from server/ Unknown error

I've been playing League of Legends for quite some time now and I never had a problem like this. Whenever I go into champ select screen, sometimes the program just stops working. It still stays open, ...
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Max armor penetration?

I'd like to ask, what is the max armor penetration I can get? By that I mean, not what is the max I can get from items, runes and masteries but what is the max available. I heard that the max is 40% ...
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Jungler or Support in Twisted Threeline (3v3 map)

I play a lot of 3v3 ranked (currently gold I) and I noticed that sometimes a team would have a jungler, and sometimes a support that will assist one of his teammate bot or top. I was wondering what ...
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Limit On Number Of Simultaneous Actions? [duplicate]

Sometimes when things are getting intense I will try to hit every button in short succession (including multiple mouse buttons). Oftimes I find that the activated item is not actually activated, and I ...
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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?
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How can I tell the contents of a mystery gift?

League of Legends introduced Mystery Gifts this last patch. Where you receive a random skin for a champion you own. I've given/received a couple of the gifts, and I wanted to know who gave me which ...
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Is a Support Ashe viable?

ADC and Support have near the same level of tankiness. Would Ashe work as a good support considering she would have a utility slow which can be buffed by her q,frozen mallet and rylais crystal scepter ...
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Head-on Collision Prevention

SCENARIO: Purple team Sejuani uses Artic Assault (Q) and collides with the Blue team Zac who is mid-'Elastic Slingshot' (E). If Sejuani has some type of spell shield will only Zac crash** or neither ...
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What does Yasuo's Wind Wall not block?

It blocks everything from skillshots to even auto-attacks, but is there any skills that go through it? Things I have in mind would be dashes or certain attacks like Lux's ult. How does it interact ...
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How to gank as a Mid laner

I see every almost every enemy Mid laner knowing when to gank bot or top, or at least ganking even if the timing is not right, but me. I don't really know when to gank bot or top or where to place ...
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Do the Doom Bots of Doom have Hidden Bonuses?

So the new Coop-vs-AI Modus Doom Bots of Doom lets you play against "Unfair" Bots. All of them have enhanced abilities and after the second difficulty they also have Weird Passives (Seriously who the ...
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How do you find out about the quality of a Skin?

How can you find out if a skin is legendary, epic or something else? Can I distinguish between the qualities by solely looking at the price or are there any other factors that I should note?
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How do I change my banner on my profile

I was just watching a friends profile and I saw that he's banner is changed from the normal one. And he is the only one of my friends that has it changed. I would like to know how he did that. My ...
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Was this the right call? [closed]

I played as ADC and the supp was afk from the beginning so I played 1v2 bot lane. They zoned my pretty hard, denying me of CS and EXP. Jungler was an Udyr. I called him numerous times and even though ...
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Is Lich Bane still a viable item for Fizz

The question is pretty straightforward. Is Lich Bane still a viable item for Fizz. It's 99% of the times the first item I buy and I keep it until the end. It is a good item to start your build with ...
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Laning against AD bruiser Nidalee?

Which champion(s) have a better chance of surving lane against nidalee? If you happen to not have these champions, how do you counter her? I play her myself, so I know buying resistances is useless ...
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Do pro players manage to consistently maintain high CS in early game?

As an ADC, I made a goal of getting 70 CS at the 10 minute mark. I can achieve this only in games where I have a very passive farming lane (rarely). Most of the time, there is a lot of harassing and ...
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Which abilities can Fizz's E not avoid

So I believe that the question is pretty straightforward. I would like to know which abilities can Fizz's E not avoid.
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“I main this champion” < what does this mean for real? [closed]

I always knew that the "main" term is used to specify your lane and/or champion specialty AFAIK, saying that your x champion is your main, means that you do have a deep knowledge and practise (or ...
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Why do high elo junglers not buy boots?

After watching some jungler streams,this is a question that came to my mind.Why do they buy boots after finishing the jungler item most of the time?I know it makes killing camps faster,but on the ...
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Not always seeing particles in game

Recently I've been experiencing weird behaviors while playing League. My ping stays around a normal 80-90ms. Occasionally everything will stop moving then a few seconds later everything will happen ...