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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Nidalee Takedown Damage

Was playing Nidalee and built trinity force as usual, this got me thinking. How is the damage for 'Takedown' calculated with a Tri-force proc. For example, if the Tri-force spellblade damage is taken ...
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Twisted Fate: Do Wildcards (Q) apply the effects of Pick A Card (W)?

Wildcards (Q): Twisted Fate throws 3 cards forward in an arc, dealing magic damage 60 / 110 / 160 / 210 / 260 (+ 65% AP) to enemies they pass through. Pick a Card (W): When first activated, ...
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Why are some champions considered to be better at blue/red side?

This questions got in my mind when I was watching the LoL World Championships. I do not know who it was, but one of the broadcasters made a statement like this: When playing on red side you always ...
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Udyr: Does CDR affect the global cooldown of switching stances?

Udyr uses the stance mechanic. His abilities all have a persistent effect which remain until he activates another ability. Each ability also has a temporary activation effect that occurs upon being ...
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The Time theory based on league of legends [closed]

My question is very simple: Is it possible to get to challenger if you only main an estimate of 3 mains?
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where are the euw servers located for league of legends?

my ping recently went up from its average and I want to check if it is my lol or Internet that is lagging. Which is why I would like to know where the EUW servers are located so that I can do a ping ...
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Can I force the minions to attack me, when no enemy chamion is around?

I know that you can get minion "aggro" when you attack an enemy champion or when nothing else is around. But how do I force them to attack me, when no enemy champion is around?
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How to ascend for the ultimate reward?

A new game mode just came out on League of Legends : Ascension mode. The thing is that for a limited time only you can get summoner icons, and I have a really hard time getting the ultimate one for ...
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Do some skins influence gameplay? [duplicate]

There was a similar post in year 12'. But I have to ask this question, because there are still some minor issues, that specific skins effect some pros. recently it came to my mind, that the new Vlad ...
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Does Nautilus hook work with player created terrain?

In the most recent patch they changed vayne's condemn so that it works with player created terrain. Does anyone know if this will also apply to Nautilus or if it already does? I use to play Nautilus ...
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Does Vayne's Tumble (Q) damage affect Trinity Force?

Yesterday we saw Doublelift build a Trinity Force on Vayne. However, I asked myself a few questions, since I have never really played Vayne: Does her Q proc Spellblade? (I highly assume YES) Does ...
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Does Blitzcrank's ultimate silence or stop channeling spells?

I have seen this phenomenon not only once that when Blitzcrank runs into a TF, he silences for a short duration, stopping channeling for example. Is this true, or only an assumption on my part?
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Are Yasuo's Q stacks lost after revival?

Example: Yasuo hits twice with Q so he gets his airborne strike ready, then he dies and resurrects either by Guardian Angel's passive or Zilean's ult. Will Yasuo's stacks disappear after ...
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How to lane against Gnar as a melee champion?

I had the most devastating lane against Gnar the other day (sadly in a ranked game). I thought I could handle him, you know attack when his skills are down, avoid him when he's about to transform, ...
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Is Lich Bane viable on Amumu?

Is Lich Bane viable on Amumu (jungle) (for ranked/competitive)? Pros: You get some movement speed, which is great for chasing enemies You get ability power, which increases your overall damage ...
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What items should I get for a Yasuo top?

I've been playing as Yasuo for the past few weeks and I'm starting to get the hang of him. It's a pretty fun champion to play with and it's kinda satisfying to see his ult land on a team fight...and ...
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Are you able to cast abilities while rooted by rengar?

I just played against a rengar who got fed my team and well he used his ultimate rooted me under my own turret and for some reason i could not use my ultimate as tristana and i had vision of him ...
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How to Headbutt(W) + Autoattack Combo on Alistar

Since Alistar got buffed in the last patches, I want to master him a little bit more. I watched some Youtube videos where people always do the Headbutt(W) + Autoattack while the target is still flying ...
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Does Armor/Magic Resist affect percentage damage?

Is % based spell damage like Liandry's Torments passive or Amumus Despair (W) affected by Magic Resistance? Same goes with Botrk and armor.
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How does exhaust affect certain abilities?

There are several abilities that deal damage after an amount of time (Zed's ultimate, Karthus' ultimate, Zileans' time bomb etc). While waiting for the damage to trigger, if the champion is exhausted ...
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Are win-lose numbers the total wins of solo/duo and team ranked games combined?

Question is straight forward. I have this in "profile -> leagues -> my leagues -> see more stats": Now, is this the total amount of wins and loses of both ranked queues: solo/duo and team games? Or ...
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Does the shield of an ADC go down faster?

Does the shield of an ADC go down faster than the shield of a tank? IE does armor/mr increase the defense of a shield?
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How and when to break knock up cc with cleanse dash?

I have read that you can break the knock up cc by using cleanse and following that with a dash. My question is in two parts; In what part of the knock up animation should i use the cleanse/qss and ...
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Azir Passive Attackspeed bonus maxed at 80%

Is Azir's Attackspeed bonus from his passive maxed at 80%? He gains 2% Attackspeed for every 1% Cooldown reduction. That being said, can you get more than 80% Attackspeed by having more than 40% CDR ...
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Can there be a draw in League of Legends?

Just curious. Say both teams are playing 4v4 teamfight, while one of each is backdooring each nexus. What could happen if both at the same time do the "destroying blow" to the nexus?
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Dealing with Nasus carries as support

I've been playing a lot of Sejuani support lately. I've found that she does pretty well as a semi-kill lane. It peels well and I usually get my AD Carry pretty fed, especially once we reach level 6. ...
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How do you avoid taking damage from Vi's Ultimate with Qss or cleanse?

I rarely build qss(Quicksilver sash) and almost never take cleanse. Which leads me to ask when Vi targets you with her ultimate (Assault and Battery) when should you use qss or cleanse to avoid the ...
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What trinket should I start with, when should I switch and upgrade?

I normally try to play every game like this (there are some exceptions, like Lee Sin, Jax, ... who gain extra mobility with wards): Get Warding Totem at beginning for extra vision (even as jungler! ...
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Does Buckshot proc Blackcleaver 3 times?

Bucketshot works as increasing damage for each bullet that hit the target, so does it proc Blackcleaver 3 times if all three bullets hit the target? Might this make Black Cleaver viable on Graves if ...
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When should I buy Sword of the Occult or Mejai's Soulstealer?

Both items are great when they have some stacks, but when you buy them they have 0 stacks and are not really gold efficient. Sword of the Occult is 30% gold efficient with zero stacks. Its gold ...
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What are other good items on Warwick?

I currently spam Warwick Jungle on SoloQueue, because i find it easy to climb up with him. I run 0/21/9 masteries and flat AD marks + quints, flat Armor Seals and scaleing MR Glyphs. I ALWAYS build ...
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Sejuani vs Leona Support

Yesterday, I decided to mix things up a bit in teambuilder and try an irregular support. I decided on Sejuani since she has a little bit of CC (Q and Slows and after Lv6 Ultimate), I thought she'd be ...
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Why do ADCs always go for damage over armor?

Considering bot lane, it is customary for the ADC to build ONLY damage or armor pen while the support builds his gold income and sightstone. The idea behind this is for the ADC to be able to dish out ...
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How do I know when to help my teammates?

Context: Yesterday I was playing soloqueue and I passed by one of my teammates fighting two enemies. I jumped in to help and because I didn't have any abilities on cooldown I happened to kill them ...
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Lucian and Nami duolane

I'm playing Nami support and i found the botlane Nami/Lucian very strong, but i'm wondering something. If Lucian does the combo AA + Dash + reset AA + double AA, does he use all stacks of ...
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How long can a champion be in stasis?

While playing a game yesterday, the enemy Ziggs was wrecking us. So, we tried to focus our fire on him. Unfortunately, the enemy Zilean got his Ultimate on the Ziggs. While we were waiting for Ziggs ...
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How to position as an ADC before a team fight if my team is scattered?

I think that I have a pretty good positioning as an ADC. I stay behind my front line and in team fights I deal DPS staying as safe as possible. However there are some weird situation: a team fight is ...
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What are techniques to keep a lane frozen?

The answers to this question address when it is appropriate to freeze your lane but in practice I am struggling with the how. When I'm playing adc I find it hard to keep the lane in one place. If I ...
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As a jungler when should I push the lane after a gank?

I'm getting fairly confidant in ganking abilities as a jungler. However, sometimes I don't know what I should do following a gank. This is what I typically do now for early/mid game ganks: Both my ...
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What is the difference between waveclear and pushing power?

As discussed in the comments of this answer, what is the difference between waveclear and pushing power?
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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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When is Statikk Shiv better than Phantom Dancer?

I've really been trying to get good at the marksman/AD Carry role lately, and itemization for the role has been fairly confusing for me. A lot of guides recommend Statikk Shiv now, and I still don't ...
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How to itemize top AD Nidalee for max damage?

I have been playing AD Nidalee top a lot lately, I usually get 1-2 Dorans and rush Triforce. I'm not sure what should I get after Triforce though to max my damage output. Should I build like an ADC or ...
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How does Armor Penetration works with Critical Hits?

I'm wondering if there is any advantage obtained with Critical Damage having Last Whisper as item. Will the Armor Penetration work directly with the total Critical Damage? Or there's some ...
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Does Chaos Storm silence 0.5 seconds constantly?

As Viktor, if any champion is below the cloud, will it be constantly silenced until the target gets out of the cloud, or it will silence just 0.5 seconds? I ask this because the duration IMO is ...
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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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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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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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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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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.