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 garena.com in relation to League of Legends?

I saw a link to this URL http://lol.garena.com/ The title says League of Legends Singapore, but the Riot LoL site doesn't appear to have any links? Is it a third party implementation of LoL or ...
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What determines time spent dead in League of Legends?

I've just started playing League of Legends, so I'm getting plenty of first hand experience with being dead. However, I haven't figured out what determines the length of time I spend in limbo, does ...
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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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Night Hunter vs Invisible Enemies?

Further considering invisibility mechanics in League of Legends, Vayne's Night Hunter innate ability increases her move speed when moving toward an enemy. I'm pretty sure champions beyond the fog of ...
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List of champions by fastest move speed

I tend to find myself preferring champions with high mobility (Poppy, Evelynn, Singed etc) and I am interested in roaming. No point roaming with a slow champion. (I don't want a list of viable ...
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How do you enable windowed full-screen mode?

Windowed full-screen is preferable because it allows quick alt-tabbing without hiding the game display (which is nice with two monitors). How is the setting enabled?
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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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League of legends end of game stats

Does Riot offer any way to keep track of the end of game stats via an XML file or something similar? They show a score grid that keeps track of almost everything; gold earned, damage dealt, largest ...
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Does Time Bomb Reveal Invisible Allies?

I was thinking about Zilean's Time Bomb ability, and I started thinking about fun ways to use it. One such way would be to cast Time Bomb on an allied champion, while they're invisible. (Eve, Shaco, ...
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Do unique passive buffs from different items stack?

Many items have UNIQUE Passive: Some Description as a part of their description. I understand that UNIQUE implies that you cannot have 2 of the same item with the same effect. What I am not sure ...
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Which provides more mitigation — Dodge or Armor? [closed]

I finally hit level 20, meaning I can start buying nice shiny new runes. But one question I have only found discussion (but no numbers/calculations) about is the potential damage mitigation of dodge ...
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Can you increase Deceive's Critical Damage (Shaco)?

I am interested in playing Shaco but have a fundamental question. Does the critical damage from Shaco's Deceive ability benefit from Infinity Edge or +Crit Damage Runes? The reason I ask is his ...
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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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Is there an IP penalty for surrendering?

It's the second time today that I have a teammate refuse to surrender because it "halves IP gained." I can find no source confirming this, so I doubt it is true but I thought I'd make sure.
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Neutral mob timings

What are the spawn timers on the various mobs on League of Legends? Initial spawn time Re-spawn times Variables (i.e; If you kill the Blue Golem and left one of his minions, does it affect the Blue ...
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Primary, Secondary runes on the store page?

Is there any indication whether a rune is "primary" or "secondary" for a specific color, from the rune page in the store? Obviously that word itself doesn't matter, and just the stats themselves do, ...
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Which tank to counter enemy picks?

I am trying to specialize in tank role and I bought and practiced almost all tanks (miss only Shen). At the moment, unfortunately, I'm low in ELO and it happens really often that I am the last player ...
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How does dodge work? [closed]

How does dodge work in League of Legends? Could it happen only if you are target of auto-attacking or also when enemy uses abilities like, for example, Ashe Volley?
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Spell vamp / Life steal and AD scaling abilities

What do AD scaling abilities scale on for leech effects? Take the following skill for example, it is pure AD scaling: Lee Sin Spell Summary Sonic Wave: Lee Sin projects a discordant wave ...
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Shen's Ki Strike Damage

Looking on the League of Legends wiki for Shen's Abilities, I was reading Ki Strike and not clear on the wording. Every 8 seconds, Shen's next attack deals 10 + (5 x level) + (+8% of his bonus ...
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Listing of Kill/Assist Rewards/Bonuses in LoL?

I'm trying to find a listing of information on how kills/assists are rewarded in League of Legends. For instance, you get a certain amount of money for a standard champion kill. What about for an ...
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How do I prevent my champion from attacking minions that are in range?

In my attempt to get better at last hitting, I have found my main difficulty is that when using ranged characters, they'll attack the minions if they're within range even without direction. I want to ...
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Are players listed by Elo on normal?

In Ranked game, it is my understanding that players are listed by Elo, with the highest Elo being the team captain and the lowest Elo being the last pick. Is the same logic applied to normal games? ...
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what is the meaning of circles near allied portraits in LoL

In the in-game gui, there is a circle near each allied portrait. I've seen it be either gray or green; what is the meaning of that circle? As far as I know, it's not saying whether the friend is ...
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Strong alternate team compositions and tactics

I have started playing premade 5v5's (low elo) and can safely say that, without a good team composition, you will get beaten. No matter how good individuals on that team are, you are going to have a ...
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Why can't I add a user as friend in League of Legends?

I've been trying to add a user to my friends list on League of Legends. I know his username and I know his summoner name, but the game stubbornly insist they do not exist. This isn't limited to ...
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Mastery Page “Temporary Changes”

I thought of a situation that I'm not clear of for the mastery pages in League of Legends. I have multiple mastery pages, for different types of champs (one for tanks, one for mages, one for support, ...
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Which champions are viable for support (healing, buffing, aid help)?

Which champtions are viable for support in terms of healing, buffing and aid help in League of Legends nowadays? I mean, is Sona good for help? Can we count Soraka and why? Is Taric a tank, or a good ...
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How to lead a team to victory?

You know the scenario: Your team has done well early game, leading in kills by a wide margin, but now that we're in late game and that a few turrets have fallen from each side, your team is falling ...
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Why do I level up so quickly if I fail?

I've recently started playing League of Legends, and lets face it, I'm not the best. However I do find that I am regularly hitting level 18 at roughly the same time as players with much better ...
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How are “premade” lobbies matched against opponents?

I am lead to believe that the matchmaking system in League of Legends matches you against opponents based on summoner level. However, in the case where you have a pre-game lobby with players of ...
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Is there a hotkey to gain a point in a skill without clicking the icon?

I was watching a video on YouTube this morning and it seemed that the player was able to spend his skill points without actually moving his mouse to the little icons and clicking. In DotA it was ...
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Is IP gained based at all on performance?

Is there any correlation between how well I do in game and how much IP I gain? I already know that winning a game nets you more IP than losing a game. But for example, if my team carries me to a win ...
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Tower damage + Champion Defense

I am trying to work out how turret damage is affected by armour, skills and masteries. Here is the information for turret damage as far as I am aware: Turret Range Base HP AD Gains 6 ...
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How do all of the damage reducing methods interact with each other in League of Legends?

I've been thinking of spicing up my Rammus play with some variance, and one thing I've been looking at is the armor Leviathan, which grants health in a snowball fashion. At max stacks, it reduces ...
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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's the most useful thing to buy from the store first?

I just started playing League of Legends, and accumulated a small pile of IP. What is the most useful thing to buy from the store first?
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How do executions work in League of Legends?

If you don't take damage from any champions for a short period before dying, then your death counts as an execution. What does this mean in terms of gold rewards given? In particular: Does the enemy ...
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League of Legends character model width

Is the area the registers as a hit on an enemy character when casting a skill-shot the same for all characters? Or does it differ from character to character?
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Transfer League of Legends account

I've started playing League of Legends on American server but my latency is usually around 300 and I experience a lot of lag/delay. Then I found out there are also European servers so my question ...
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What is the right time to gank?

You know the situation: your are doing quite well solo mid with yourself racking up the minion kills, but bottom lane is getting really destroyed and top lane is not doing so well too. You cannot ...
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Jungle or Lane when lasthitskill is good?

I am currently at 1100 elo and would like to get the next 100 points up to 1200 elo. I can lasthit reasonably good, mostly leading in cs in the early/mid stages of the game. I notice that most of ...
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Extracting Announcer Audio Files

I want to extract the announcer audio files (I don't know if this is legal or not). The closest solution I have found is a "(mini-Tutorial) How to listen to any sound file from LoL (incl. unreleased ...
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Time before IP boost?

Is there a way to see how much time is left before the daily IP boost - except on the statistics screen after the match? Or is that the only place? I've looked all around the interface and couldn't ...
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How to add commentator (“6th player”)?

I watched a few LoL matches here, and I saw that sometimes there is the "6th player" on both sides. He does not actually play, but rather enters the game, stays in the base and comments on the game. ...
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Tips for jungling on Twisted Treeline (TT - 3v3 map)?

There are several jungling tips/guides for Summoners Rift (SR - standard 5v5 map). Is it possible to jungle in 3v3 and what would be the differences to SR? If so how and which heroes are good for ...
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Which champions can roam effectively in League of Legends?

I just read a post on Elementz's blog that explained how meta game has changed in League Of Legends and how important is today the role of roamer. I studied some videos of Alistar roaming and trained ...
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How to replay a League of Legends match?

I have seen some videos (on YouTube) of LoL games where the commentator analyze the match and he's able to move freely through the map. Are these video made from a streaming live game or are they ...
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How can I send a message to all players in-game?

In League of Legends how do you send a message to all, for example, to say 'Good Game' and the rest
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What is roaming in League of Legends?

In Elementz tier list I keep reading that certain champions are very good at roaming. What is roaming? Does the term roaming come from another game or is it unique to League of Legends?