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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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?
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Jungling in enemy forest at start

I would like to know if jungling in enemy forest immediately at start or at level 2 or 3 is a tactic in ranked. I used to jungle with Amumu in ranked but due to the fact that its path is really fix ...
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Builds and strategy guides for champions

What are the websites to find good strategy guides and builds for champions for LoL? It seems there are so many out there and the ones I found are usually outdated.
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How are all diminishing returns calculated in League of Legends?

It was brought up in another question about how two slows would stack. I am wondering how do diminishing returns work and are calculated. For instance, if I would stack dodge on a Jax if I was able ...
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Rylai's Crystal Scepter on Vladimir

In League of Legends, Rylai's Crystal Scepter seems like a great take for Vladimir, giving a large boost in both AP and health. But which of Vlad's abilities trigger the Scepter's slow effect? In ...
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Is there a list displaying the champions in order based on their auto attack range?

I quite enjoy playing harassing champs on LoL, and I am interested in which champions have the longest auto attack range. Is there a list displaying the order of champions with the highest range ...
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Escaping from League of Legends Elo Hell

What are the different ways to boost your Elo rating in LoL? It seems like when you lose 5~7 games in a row there is no way to get a decent team to play with, thus leading you to lose more and more. ...
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What makes an effective 5v5 team composition in League of Legends?

I've been wondering which 5v5 team composition would be the best. The heroes can all be classified under various roles like AoE, Globals, Tanks, Heals, etc. What combinations of these roles lend to ...
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Counter jungling, how to do it, is it worth it?

Most teams on ranked games involve a jungler. It gives the team three advantages over non jungling teams: More team experience - a solo laner and a jungler will be a higher average level than two ...
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How does the Co-op vs AI IP award system work?

I really like the new Co-op vs ai, match type introduced on LoL. AFAIK, it awards a reasonable good amount of IP for winning once per day, just like your First Win of the Day double IP Boost. I ...
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Katarina and Zhonya's Hourglass

Does Zhonya's Hourglass work with Katarina's ultimate, or will her ultimate stop?
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Which are viable tanks on League of Legends nowadays

We all know there are various tank characters on League of Legends, however as the game evolves, I see the Meta-Game being biased towards a team composition made of: At least 1 ranged DPS 1 Ranged ...
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How does Martial Cadence (Jarvan IV) work?

Who can explain me the Marcial Cadence (Innate) ability of new champion, Jarvan IV? Jarvan IV's first attack on a target deals 6/8/10% of their current Health as bonus physical damage (max: 400 ...
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How can I disable login screen music?

Now that Riot has implemented a queue system at login, I spend even 30 minutes in the intro screen. I would like to mute the music there, so that I can play other games, see videos, etc. while ...
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First thing to learn when beginning League of Legends

So I just started out playing League of Legends. I've got a friend who plays and we started up a bot game so that I could learn the basic commands. It wasn't pretty. The bots basically slaughtered ...
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Ancient Golem Stats

It seems that answering this question about jungling theory is not trivial. I decided then to try gathering more info, to make it easier to answer it later. So, which are the stats of Ancient Golem ...
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How do I know when it's time to push?

I'm fairly new to League of Legends and I learned of the concept of zoning recently, and it makes a lot of sense, but no source that I visited tells me when I know it is time to push. The most ...
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What is true damage?

Changelog of patch 1.0.0.111 reported: Smite now deals true damage instead of magic damage. What does true damage mean and how does it differ from magic/attack damage?
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What champions can break out of suppression or use abilities while suppressed?

With the v1.0.0.111 patch notes it is mentioned that Tryndamere had a bug where he couldn't use his ult during suppression. This sounded weird to me since I was under the idea that suppression was a ...
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Jungling on paper (Udyr)

I would like, if possible, to represent on paper (excel sheet is acceptable) a mathematical model that would help me determine if I can successfully jungle with a champion using a set of runes, ...
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What is the optimal way to play the remade Evelynn in the jungle?

After the remake Eve has become much stronger in the jungle. Her base stats have improved and she has a much faster clearing time. Her Q can hit all mobs in the camps and her E helps trigger slots of ...
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Is there an updated list of the most frequently banned champions in the ranked solo game?

I have just reached level 30 in League Of Legends and I would like to approach the ranked solo game. I read about the banning system, that allow to ban 4 champions from the game, before champion ...
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Do champions go on sale in League of Legends?

I started playing League of Legends recently, and I was thinking of buying one of the champions with the IP I have so far (a bit more than 3k). My questions is: do the prices of champions change? If ...
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How does rune combiner work?

I got level 28 but never used rune before. I have now some points and can buy some Tier 3 runes. But how does the rune combiner work in League of Legends? Which Tier 3 runes should i put together? ...
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Formula for normal attack damage calculation in League of Legends

Which is the formula to calculate the normal damage in League of Legends? Is the same formula for all champions? How much damage my champion will do with the numbers in the example?
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Why can't some skins be purchased in the shop?

I saw that many skins can't be found or bought in League of Legends' shop. Why?
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How can I interrupt channeled spells?

Is it possible to stop other players from channeling their ultimates; for example, Karthus' Requiem or Fiddlesticks' Crowstorm? Which champions have this ability?