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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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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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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Which of the 3 support items can earn you the most gold?

Currently there are 3 major support Items: the relic shield, the ancient coin and the spellthiefs edge. I usually use the coin or the shield, because i feel like it's the most secure gold income. ...
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League of Legends analyze mode

If you look on YouTube at the League of Legends top 5 team plays videos, you will see an Analyze mode that the host uses to highlight a specific fight. Can it or is it possible to download that tool ...
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Hybrid Pen Marks on AP Mid Carrys

I recently read about using Hybrid-Penetration Marks instead of pure Magic-Penetration. I know that it is a poor choice if you're not gonna harrass your lane opponent with auto-attacks. However, ...
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What are the Jungle Respawn Times?

In League of Legends, what are the jungle monster re-spawn times. Also at what time do they initially appear?
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Does Heimerdinger's turrets heal him via spell vamp?

I understand that he will gain life back from spellvamp with the use of his rockets and grenade, but does spell vamp also heal from the damage dealt by his turrets?
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What are the crest colors and how much of it do I need for each stage?

There are crests on the profile page. What colors are there and how much takedowns/kills/wins do I need for each stage of it? (This question is also for the dominion crests) Images of the crests ...
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League of Legends damage modifiers while channeling

If a damage buff or debuff (e.g. exhaust) is applied to a champion while they are channeling a spell (after they started the channeling) like ww' ult, kata's ult or fiddle's ult is the damage for that ...
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What Runes should I prioritize buying?

I primarily play Ranged AD, various Junglers, or solo top champions. Looking for which runes are the most universally useful/most cost effective to buy across many roles. These are the sets of runes I ...
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What champions are able to splitpush/backdoor well mid-to-late game?

I recently read this advice: you may want to try learning a champion that can splitpush/backdoor very well mid/late game. This can in all likelihood allow you to carry out of bronze. but I don't ...
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How do I pause in League of Legends

A few days ago my internet started to bug arond when I was playing LoL, causing disconnects etc. Now since I wanna participate in a small online tournament I wanted to know how to use the Pause ...
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Can someone please list down the side quest on LoL

I just started wondering, what are the side quest in all maps and what are the requirements? I know about the "The Hunt is On" quest. Hope you can add some more.
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If I buy multiple 3 day xp buffs, will they stack?

If I buy for example 6 x 3day bonus xp, will they stack giving me something like "Increase xp earned by 600%"? Thank you!
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Is there protection against critical hits in League of legends?

I know you can reduce the damage of critical hits in League of legends. (By masteries I think) But there is something that can reduce the prob. of critical hit on an enemy? If there is, can this ...
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Should Carries purchase Black Cleaver or Last Whisper?

When I'm playing Ezreal and I have red buff, I can't decide whether Black Cleaver or Last Whisper is better for him. What are the relative advantages of each? Should I always pick one over the other? ...
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How exactly does Leave Buster work?

In the game we are threatened with an almighty 'Leave Buster' feature, which promises to suspend us or anyone else, if the player in question 'frequently leaves matchmade games early'. Define ...
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How come Fiddlesticks drain targets Fiora in her ult?

Wikd played a game earlier as fiora and laned against fiddlesticks and couldnt hold his own do to fiddles drain targeting her during her ult. Is this meant to happen or a bug that has to be fixed? If ...
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Sivir Spellshield Vs. Tether spells

When should I cast my spell shield? Should I cast it before (for example) Nocturne casts his fear, or time it so that it's up when the fear procs?
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What abitilies can still affect Vladimir while in Sanguine Pool?

Vladimir's Sanguine Pool description is, Vladimir sinks into a pool of blood becoming untargetable for 2 seconds There's detailed documentation for the abilities and effects that Vlad is ...
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Is Pantheon's Q an execute?

A post on Pantheon's Q Spear Shot in the official forum labels it as an execute. I tried to read the description and so far, I'm under the impression it is just the 50% extra damage for low hp targets ...
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Which champions have non-ultimate skills that gains a bonus based on the target's missing health?

Which non-ultimate champion abilities deal extra damage based on missing health? (such as Elise's spider form Q Venomous Bite)
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How can the damage reduction from Armor in League of Legends not have diminishing returns?

The formula for calculating damage reduction from armor in League of Legends is Damage Reduction = Total Armor / (100 + Total Armor) It seems clear to me that this formula dictates that adding more ...
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What is the most important lane to carry (mid, bot AD, jungle, or top)?

I have noticed that midlane is often the most important, but have no facts to back that up. From experience, what is the most carriable lane?
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Difference between top and bottom lane in League of Legends?

What is the difference between top and bottom lanes in LoL? More experienced players tell you during the game to switch the lane if you go to the "wrong" one. So I guess that certain champions are not ...
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What are the differences between 5vs5 and 3vs3 in League of Legends?

I played League Of Legends for about 50 hours now, but I always played 5vs5 match. I am wondering now what are the differences, strategically speaking, in playing 3vs3 instead (on 3vs3 map of ...
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Good hero for a beginner?

I am new to League of Legends and not used to games of this style. What would be a good choice of hero to learn in this case? On table RPG I usually like playing mages, but on LoL it seems hard and ...
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How to deal with bad teammates?

What can I do if I have a teammate who will not listen to advice or instructions from the team, continuously runs into large numbers of enemies alone and dies, and disrupts their teammates strategies? ...
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How cost effective is Recall

So this is a decision I often have to make, is it faster to run back to base or Recall? For those unaware recall is a 8 second cast time before instantly being transported back to base; thus we can ...
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What's the point of jungling?

I'm fairly new to League of Legends (or DotA-likes in general). What's the point of jungling versus just killing minions? Do they give significantly more gold or experience than the peons from ...
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What can make you lose a Ban in the LCS?

I'm just starting to watch the FNC vs CW game, and Fnatic only has the right to ban once (instead of 3 times). The commentators didn't seem to say why it was so, but they talked about Fnatic only ...
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How to always start League of Legends in fullscreen mode?

I managed to install League of Legends in Ubuntu (and wrote a review about it) but, now I want to start the game in fullscreen mode, always. Question: How to always start League of Legends in ...
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What is wrong with Double Tenacity?

I watched Krepo's stream and he said, "That guy has double tenacity. He doesn't jungle." And I saw some threads bashing people with double tenacity. Can someone tell me why you shouldn't build ...
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How do you quit during hero selection?

Yes, I know it gives me a 5-minute penalty before I can try to join another lobby, and that it's a horrible unsportsmanlike thing to do. But the only way I can figure out how to do it is to close the ...
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Can you report someone without playing the game with them?

I've just been in a ranked game (that has been dodged by another player) and a player was just trolling from the start. I could go and look on it's LoLKing history and for at least 10 games he's been ...
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What champions are worst at lasthitting under a turret?

There were some discussions about lane pushing and freezing. One of the aspects is that you can do that in bot/mid lanes against champions who are very bad at lasthitting under the turret. Which or ...
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Is it possible to skip to another Tier?

Since season 4 has started, you no longer have a reduced LP gain in divisions 1 (Gold I) for example. In s3 you gained 5-10 lp with a normal mmr and now you gain 18-24. Now since it's possible to ...
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When to use Leona's ult?

I have seen players use Leona's ult, Solar Flare, both to initiate and to trap an enemy champ for the kill during team fights. Less often but still regularly, I also see it used to escape from team ...
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What happens if you delete random models in a game (specifically TF2/LoL)? [closed]

Say you deleted the entire set of models for Varus in League of Legends, and tried loading a game with him. What exactly would happen? Additionally, what if you deleted the sniper from TF2? Would ...
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Is Wukong a viable champion?

He has a lot of good options, including: AD burst damage. Great initiation with his E - Nimbus Strike - skill. He has few seconds of stealth with W - Decoy - great escape or initiation mechanism. ...
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Are characters like Annie and Zyra really 'supports'?

The meta of League of Legends seems to be shifting, instead of using for example: Nami, Lulu and Soraka as supports, people is using Annie, Zyra and others to fill the role. When one uses such ...
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Are the winter map files still accessible?

Maybe some of you guys remember the winter map from league of legends that was released in 2012 or 2011 (and earlier, but that was an older model). Now I remember searching for special files when it ...
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Is there a such thing as a Hexa Kill?

If a player make a penta kill, and one player of the enemy team has revive and teleport, and he has been killed 1st in the team fight, after that, he uses his Summoner Spells to go back to the ...
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Is getting wolves early still viable?

I used to play Jungle Trundle all the time, and when they changed him to fit into the Freljord story line, I had no problems adapting because riot basically buffed him. But the recent change to the ...
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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 pets receive a sight benefit from their Parents' Oracle's Elixir?

Do Champions that make/obtain pets in game gain sight of stealthed champions or Wards vis a vis their pets if they have an Oracle's Elixir? Champions include: Maokai (seedlings) Annie (Tibbers) ...
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Does Awareness (mastery) increase the XP gained from Sage (mastery)?

I would like to know if the mastery Awareness increases the exp bonus gained by the mastery Sage. Although the experience gained isn't exactly a game-changing difference, I'm still curious.
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When is better to swap top and bot lanes?

I've seen a lot of games in the LCS and All-Star, and they sometimes changed bot and top lanes. When is this a good practice? What do you gain from doing this? Should I do this to avoid counters or ...
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What is the genre of HoN/DotA/LoL?

Some people call it Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA), Valve is calling the upcoming Dota 2 a Action RTS (Real Time Strategy) and I've seen some using Action RPG. Has the community come to an ...
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How to effectively play against an Annie support?

Annie has very unfortunately become a fairly popular support. She has high base damage and can nuke with little to no problem with practically no AP items. This is very hard to deal with as an ADC. ...