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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Is killing Baron worth losing a turret?

I've noticed that every time me and my team go for baron we lose a turret. Is the boost from baron really worth losing a turret? Doesn't baron just give health and mana regen? Can a baron kill alone ...
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What is the difference between a kill steal and good teamwork?

I'm just getting into the LoL scene, and I have really been enjoying myself. However, I'm noticing people are quick to call you a "ks'er" or "kill stealer" whenever you get a final blow on a champion. ...
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What runes are used with Shen for Tanking?

I recently started playing Shen and I seem to be pretty decent with him. I know everything is situation based but I am looking for a good set of Tanking runes and a good early game item set. So far ...
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Countering mordekaiser [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you counter Mordekaiser? Which champion is the best to counter mordekaiser? Lately I've been finding mordekaiser probably the hardest solo top opponents and I'd ...
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What is the Meta Game? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is metagame? I have heard a lot of people tell me that your Meta Game is just as important as playing well. What exactly is the Meta game and how does one go about ...
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Olaf's Passive and Maw of Malmortious vs. Tryndamere

Which do you think is more potent in a 1 vs. 1 situation (not against each other), Olaf's passive that gives him more ASP as he loses health combined with the new item, Maw of Malmortius, which ...
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Invulnerable and Untouchable

Is it possible for a Maokai to become completely invulnerable with a fully stacked Leviathan while he's inside of his ultimate? The Leviathan blocks 15% of all damage, and the Ultimate blocks 20%. ...
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How big does Cho'gath get with Lulu's ultimate?

I've seen Lulus use their ultimates and make people really big. What happens if you use Lulu's Ultimate on Cho'gath when he uses Surge or the Dominion buff while he has 6 stacks of Feast rank 3? I'll ...
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Are dead-end items worth the inventory slots?

There are a great many of items on the Fields of Justice, but not all of them are incredibly powerful, although these undermined items often have much smaller price tags. How often should someone use ...
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What stat do AD Carries need most?

On the average AD Carry (with no built-in on-hit effects) which stat is most important? Lifesteal, Attack Damage, Attack Speed, Critcal, or Escapability? Should I try to get items that can cover many ...
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Spell Shield / Banshee's Veil blocking Passives

I was in a match, playing as Kog'maw, recently. After dying, I tried to kill an enemy Sivir using my passive which explodes and does True damage to the enemy. Sivir blocked my passive explosion using ...
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Lulu's Help, Pix! > Teleport

As Lulu, you can redirect your passive using Help, Pix! and give it to an ally. Upon doing so, you can use her other ability, Glitterlance, and aim it from yourself and the ally you used Help, Pix! ...
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Champion Selection (With Randoms) What should I do?

When I go into solo-queue I get paired with a number of randoms who insta-lock their characters like they don't know how to play anyone else... I usually try to pick based on what the team needs, but ...
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Calling MIA / SS

What is the best way to tell your team that your laning opponent(s) is missing? Should blue-ping the map that leads towards them, yellow-ping (Fall back) on top of them? Should you stop for a ...
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Experience; Stay in lane or gank?

Which method grants the best xp for a duo-lane; staying in lane for last-hits while poking an enemy champion down, or running to another lane (Such as mid) to gank and try to get the champion kill for ...
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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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Tanking (Health or Resists?)

If I wanted to tank against a well rounded team that had equal amounts of Physical and Magical damage, which would be more important: Armor/Magic Resist or Health? Also, should I try to get utility ...
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Creep Score vs. Kills/Assists

If I was going for gold farming, would I be more likely to get more gold from 1 or 2 minion waves or a champion kill/assist? I understand that killing champions is important for disrupting the enemy ...
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What are the deciding factors for a solo top champion?

I know that there are some champions who are better solo-top than others, such as Shen because he can heal himself and he has good survivability, but what else decides if a champion is primed for solo ...
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What are the different Qualities/Attributes of heroes in league of legends?

What are the different types/attributes of heroes?I know a few but what are all of them? For an example Akali is a assassin, melee, stealth hero.
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When should you give up top tower for Dragon?

Here's a rather deep question for those of you who play a lot of ranked. Without teleport, I have no real way of reaching my team short of physically going there from top lane. My question is this: I ...
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What is the maximum Summoner level in League of Legends?

I just wanted to know what the max level you can get your profile up to. I'm a new player and I have no idea what it is.
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AP Carry Tristana vs. AD Carry Tristana [closed]

Tristana has some really amazing ratios on her abilities (0.8 W, 1.0 E, 1.5 R) but she has a really good ASP steroid and her cooldowns aren't very good, aside from her ultimate which is a 60 second ...
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What are the benefits of having a jungler? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the point of jungling? In many games you may find your team having a jungler, what are the benefits of having a jungler and not a second duo lane?
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What exactly is Elo and how does my play style affect it?

I hear a lot of people talking about Elo, saying things like I need to "build my Elo" or my Elo is horrible. What exactly is it and how does it affect me in a game, if at all? I watched a YouTube ...
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What should I do if I can't fight my opponent?

Scenario: You're paired up against an enemy who outclasses you and you're unable to do anything meaningful in lane. You can't harass, you can't farm, you can't get a kill and if you leave the turret ...
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What is the best way to encourage allies to ward more? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you convince ally players to buy wards in normal games or lower Elo? :) Hello everyone. I know we've all ran into this situation at least once in our League of ...
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What are the names of all the most game changing ultimates in league of legends? [closed]

There are almost a hundred different champions all with ultimate abilities but theirs only a few that are majorly game changing, can anyone please name them all or at least the heroes names?
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How do I change the color of turrets on the mini-map?

I can't figure out how to make the turrets look blue/red on the mini-map like some of the streams have. Can anyone help?
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How much is the retail version of league of legends?

There has been for some time now a retail version of league of legends, how much is it and what do i gain from buying it rather than getting the free versions off the league of legends website?
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What is smart casting and when should I use it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Smartly using smart casting Is there a key to smart casting? Are there characters for which smart casting is viable and others aren't? I have been wondering always ...
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Why are AP champions generally in mid lane instead of an AD carry?

Why are AP champions generally in mid lane instead of an AD carry? It should be possible for AD carry to be in mid-lane, however in competitive tournaments the general structure is bruiser top, AP ...
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Does Cleanse work when you are silenced?

I know Cleanse (the summoner spell) is supposed to get rid of stuns and everything, but since it's a spell itself, I was wondering if it also "cleansed" being hit with silence?
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What glyphs should I use as a solo top?

For example, I pick Gangplank to run as a solo top for my team and build tanky. I've considered running MR glyphs, but does this give full potential? I feel it doesn't simply because you face mainly ...
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Will AP items and runes help auto-attack heavy champions?

Champions like Garen, Miss Fortune and Master Yi have high physical damage and low magic damage, but with all of those champions, I use their abilities a lot. This made me wonder, if I get AP items ...
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How do you dodge Sivir's boomerang ability?

Whenever I lane bot against a Sivir, she hits me every single time with her boomerang, making me have to go back to the base a lot. The people on my team always tell me to just dodge her ability, but ...
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How do you counter Vladimir?

I have no idea how to face Vladimir - every time I face him I lose. I normally play as Ashe, Corki, Lulu, or Brand, if that makes a difference. The trouble I have is that he turret dives so well ...
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How to play against AD Nidalee top lane as Riven?

I always seem to have a problem playing against AD Nidalee as Riven. Is there any certain way to play against her?
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What defines a bruiser?

What makes them a "bruiser"? By that I mean which stat defines them as a bruiser or is it something else that makes them a bruiser?
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Is Quicksilver Sash or Cleanse better for Vayne?

I've been playing Vayne a lot, and I'm having trouble deciding whether Cleanse or Quicksilver Sash is more efficient.
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What kind of strategy goes into the picks and bans phase?

Does your first champ pick matter (like jungle or mid)? Is it mostly counter-picking, or do you still choose a team that your team has already decided?
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How does Anivia's passive interact with unique item passives, item activations, and summoner spells? [duplicate]

Does Anivia still retain unique item effects while in egg form, such as Thornmail? Can she activate items like Deathfire Grasp? What summoner spells can she use, if she can use any at all?
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Do Slows (Items/Skills) stack?

So if you have a frozen mallet and you attack someone (while you have red buff) or you use a slow like Nasus' wither, does it stack with the other slow?
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Kayle as a support or solo top?

So I've played League of Legends since season 1, and after the season ended, we got our Kayle+skin. Ever since than, I haven't seen her being played by anyone. Is there a reason behind that? I think ...
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What does CS mean and how do you increase it the best you can? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What do those abbreviations mean in LoL? What does "CS" mean? & How do I get a lot of it?
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Does Warwick's ult cancel Fiora's ult if timed correctly?

Can Warwick stop Fiora's ultimate by using his ultimate at the same time as Fiora activates hers?
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A Yorick problem! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: If Mordakaiser's, Zilean's, and Yorick's ults are placed on a champion, in what order do the ults take place? what whould happen if Yorick was dying and he ...
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How does Tenacity work?

Previously, only the Mercury's Treads reduced the effect of any kind of CC (by 1 second if my memory is ok). Now we have 3 items that allow you to reduce any kind of CC: Mercury's Treads, Moonflair ...
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Is it still worth buying Wriggle's for high Elo junglers?

It seems that Saintvicious never purchases Wriggle's anymore—he always goes double Doran's => Vampiric Scepter => Frozen Mallet or Blood Thirster.
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Is it possible to teleport as an Anivia egg?

I was in game against an Anivia, and someone on my team told him that he should have taken teleport so he could TP in egg form. Can this actually happen?