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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Losing streaks in League of Legends

It seems that when I'm in a losing streak, I play against way better opponents than when I'm in a winning streak. Does the LoL matchmaking system take the previous games results into account? Or am I ...
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Will item effects proc on modified Smite?

Will items like Liandry and Rylai Scepter proc on Challenging/Chilling Smite since they do inflict damage? Also will the enemies around the target of the Blasting Smite gets proc of such items?
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How master and challenger tiers work

I know how rank tiers from bronze to diamond work. But I don't know how master tier and challenger tier work. Is master tier composed of 5 divisions as well? How many persons can be in challenger ...
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Dealing with tanks late game as vlad?

I've been playing a lot of Vlad again, lately I've been getting matched up against tanks, particularly Nasus. Quite often I have a senario in which I absolutely dominate Nasus in lane. I continue this ...
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How do I refer my friend?

Through some quick research online, it seems that the only way to enter your friend's name is when you create your account, but there is no option for this: So how do you refer a friend?
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Will Kalista's ultimate extend Blitzcrank's Rocket Grab?

I'm wondering if this is working since Blitz + Thresh's pull was removed. If Blitz pulls an enemy, Kalista timely used his ultimate, the grab landed and Blitzcrank clicked just a few seconds after ...
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Sightstone vs Yellow-Trinket on Lee Sin [closed]

With patch 5.3 Riot introduced a change to the yellow trinket -> Now it stores up to two charges while refreshing them by 1 every 60 seconds. As a Lee Sin player, I always tended to buy a sighstone ...
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Can the enemy team see Kalista's “Oathsworn” link?

When playing as Kalista, and using the Black Spear, a link is made. This link is visible between the two champions for the rest of the game when the two champions are close enough. Is it visible to ...
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Requirements to get the summoner icon for Nemesis mode

In the release news for Nemesis draft mode, it is mentioned that we’ll be sending out a fancy summoner icon to all Nemesis Draft players who play the mode without quitting during champion select ...
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Doran's Item versions of Normal and Showdown

When I check the list of items in League of Legends under "Item Sets", and search "Doran's", I get two versions of each of the Doran's items (Doran's Blade, Doran's Ring and Doran's Shield), the ...
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Is waiting for Baron Nashor's buff on enemies to dissipate still viable?

When the buff still applies to the champions, it is okay to pass some time and face enemies without the additional stats. But now, since the buff affects the minions, is it still advisable to wait ...
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When is a match counted as won, even if i was AFK for part of it?

Sometimes, if you leave a match and your team wins 4v5 you'll get the match counted as leave instead of win. I remember reading somewhere that for the match to be counted as a win you need either to ...
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It is possible to get tier demoted on season 5?

Is it possible to fall from Platinum to Gold and from Gold to Silver on season 5? Since in every season stuff like that change I would like to know. And if yes, how many games you need to lose in a ...
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What is the difference between Armor/Attack Damage and Bonus Armor/Attack Damage

I've noticed that some skills or items scale on bonus Attack Damage, while others scale on Attack Damage There are equivalent items for Armor for example. Is it something to do with the items? ie if ...
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Can you send mystery skins to player on a different server?

I want to send a mystery skin to my friend form EUNE server to EUW. Is this possible?
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How can I attack move click to kite while only targeting champs?

So the attack move click is by default "a" then click. (I use shift click when kiting) There is also the default key "tilde (~)" that will allow to target only champions. The main problem is that ...
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How to build Yasuo appropriately

I have a little problem about how to build Yasuo. With my current item build, I reach ~90% critical chance. But of course it would obviously be better to reach the 100% mark. Current Runes are ...
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Why not build Essence Reaver on Ashe?

I've never seen a recommended build which includes Essence Reaver on Ashe, but I can't work out why. 80 AD, 10% life steal, 10% CDR plus the mana regen means you can leave her Q on permanently during ...
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Advice on banning champs? [closed]

I know that you ban your counters, (ex. akali vs vlad) and champs you are unfamiliar with, but are there other factors as to what you ban, when, why, and how?
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How much time do you have to accept the game?

I was unable to find this information anywhere. When you're trying to join a game, at certain point the accept loading screen appears. You must click the accept button. After certain time, if you or ...
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Longest possible combined CC duration In League of Legends?

What's the longest time a team of five players can hard-CC (stunned etc.) a single enemy champion continuously by chaining their CC?
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Frame rate drops from 60 FPS to 1-10 FPS

I've been playing League of Legends for some time now on a desktop, it was fine, my FPS was consistent at around 59-60 FPS. However, since my desktop is currently under repair, I am using a laptop to ...
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League of Legends RADS Error

Just recently, within the past 2 weeks, whenever I run the League of Legends launcher, the small splash screen pops up, stays up, and then is replaced by this window: Here are some of the fixes I've ...
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How do I maximize FPS?

I run league of legends on the highest graphics settings. Even when I play the game on low I still sit at 60 FPS. My resolution is 1920x1080. My PC specs are a i3 3rd gen 3.3GHz Prossecor NVIDIA ...
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Are there any champions for which leveling the ultimate when it's possible isn't advisable? [duplicate]

Whenever I play any champion in LoL I know that I have to level up my "R" as soon as I can, because in general it's the most important skill etc. What I was wondering is, are there any champions who ...
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Dragon Strike Pull not triggering traps

Is there any reason why Jarvan IV's Dragon Strike to his Demacian Standard wouldn't trigger traps such as Teemo's mushrooms or Nidalee's traps. I ask because I was playing a game as Teemo this ...
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Can zed/malphite go through Azir's ulti?

When Azir uses his ultimate, I've read and seen that dashes aren't able to go through. But is Zed's shadow supposed to go through? I mean, it's not a dash but it's not as fast as a blink either. For ...
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How does the LeaverBuster system work?

Recently, I've gotten into low-priority queue for leaving around 2-3 matches in a row due to internet unstability. I would like to ask, how does the LeaverBuster system exactly work? According to the ...
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Why does nunu stay hidden after he completes channeling and deals damage with his ultimate/

I know the question title seems subjective, however the reasoning behind that is because its not an easy question for me to phrase right now. The example i will use is sion and lux, namie. These ...
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What abilities can be stopped with taunts/silences/knock-ups etc?

I was wondering what abilities can be stopped with casting a taunt, knock-up, pull etc. I know that when Shen uses his shadow dash while Karthus is channeling his Requiem it will cancel Karthus his ...
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Do sunfire cape, rylai and Liandry's Torment combine with each others?

If I buy the 3 items, will the damage of the sunfire cape apply a slow effect? And will it trigger liandry's passive too?
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Do health % runes stack with Vladimirs passive? If they do, how?

There's a rune that gives you 0.5% percent bonus health. Vladimir's passive ability reads as follows: Vladimir gains ability power equal to 2.5% of his bonus health and bonus health equal to 140% ...
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Bad lag when playing League of Legends?

I have had LoL for around 6 months, and for about 1 month my ping has been crazy and I have been having a problem where whenever I try to move my champ, or use an ability or spell or anything, it has ...
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Does Zz'Rot Portal make use of Garens W passive?

Zz'Rot Portal Spawns a Void Gate at target location for 150 seconds. Every 4 seconds the gate creates a volatile Voidspawn that travels down the nearest lane, attacking enemy minions and exploding ...
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LeBlanc Combos?

Could anyone tell me all of the different combos that are executable for all kinds of purposes? Attack combos are not required, they just need to be viable in gameplay.
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Is there a skill difference between players of the same Elo but in different region/server? [closed]

My question is more statistics and data proof oriented than subjective. If possible I would like the answer to include some "cultural differences" inputs. For example, I would assume that a diamond ...
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When does season 5 start? [closed]

Does anyone have an idea or source of when season 5 starts or when ranked gets reset? I have been sitting here at Diamond V and Master. Someone said the 15th of January, but then the kickoff sale came ...
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Do attack speed debuffs affect champions with auto-attack resets and auto-attack cancel spells?

This question is highly focused on auto-attack based attack damage caster champions with a spell that can reset their auto-attack or cancel their attack animation in such a way as to allow them to ...
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What is a Wombo Combo?

I'd like to know what exactly the term 'Wombo Combo' means. Does it mean something such as using all 5 champion's ultimates at the same time? Is it a term only used in League of Legends? Edit So ...
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Pantheon's Ult Destination Visible In Bushes?

I know that Nunu's ult area is invisible if he casts it in a bush and the enemies are outside the bush, but I was wondering if Panth's is ult visible to enemies outside the bush if he is landing in ...
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Can Karthus' Ult Hit Fizz During Playful Trickster?

I know that Fizz is untargetable during playful trickster, but can Karthus' ult still hit him?
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How to make the turret focus the clone of Wukong? (decoy ability)

I know it's possible, but although I main Wukong I've never been able to do it properly.
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How to jungle effectively with Wukong, using its decoy ability?

When I jungle with Wukong I sometimes find it hard for the jungle monsters to focus my decoy rather than me. Maybe I'm wrong but if position myself poorly (too close to the monsters maybe?), monsters ...
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Why rush Last Whisper in LoL?

I've noticed a few people rushing Last Whisper as their first item. Particularly on characters like Talon, Zed and Kha'Zix, they go Brutalizer, Boots, Last Whisper. Is scaling armour penetration ...
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Flat AD/AP over Penetration AD/AP during the laning phase

A very famous French streamer, and former LoL pro (EC Skyyart) always says in its streams that going for penetration items (AD/AP depending on your champ obviously) when your opponent has low armor/MR ...
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Stacking Spellblade

From this answer we know that stacking multiple items with the same named-unique effect do not stack. However, the Spellblade effect is different between the multiple items (listed below) that share ...
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In League of Legends does Dorans Blade work with Pantheons Spear Shot [duplicate]

Dorans blade has 3% lifesteal, if i am carrying it and throwing my spear (Q ability) am I getting the 3% lifesteal with every hit?
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Spell vamp - unique?

I don't really understand the unique-ness in LoL. Is it per item or per passive type? It doesn't seem like the internet fully agrees about this (it's not clear to me at least). If I have both the ...
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What is the spawn frequency of the tank minions in League of Legends?

Minion waves contain little fighters and mages. They also sometimes (?) contain little tank units. I've noticed the tank units aren't always there, what are the rules that dictate when or how often ...
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Max AD/AP from items

I want to try Fiora with max AD, and Katarina, Akali, and Syndra with max AP. What items can I buy, including boots, that will give me the maximum amount of AD? What about for AP?