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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Can Mordekaiser use his ultimate on a Shaco clone?

I know that Zilean and Yorick can't use their ultimate abilities on a friendly Shaco's clone but can a Mordekaiser use his ultimate on it? Also can he get a ghost from my clone if he kills me and the ...
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When should I baron?

When should you be doing baron? It spawns at 15 minutes but what a good time to start considering baron or preventing the other team to get it. Sometimes I see a team around lvl 12-13 starting baron ...
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When to buy an Oracle?

I've been going trough Q&A and haven't found a question like this. So basically, what I'm wondering about is - at what point of the game I should grab myself an Oracle? Whether I play as jungler ...
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When should I pick a fight?

I'm an avid LoL player and have been for 2 years. The #1 aspect of the game I still struggle with is choosing when to fight and when not to fight. What factors do you consider when deciding whether ...
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How do you counter getting zoned?

Lets say that you're a melee champion against a ranged a champion top and they are harassing you every time you get near your creeps and you can't farm. How do you counter this other than having your ...
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Do any on hit effects from any champion abilities or items get affected by Spell Vamp?

I always wonder how early I should get a Will of the Ancients over Hextech Revolver. How much it will it affect the rest of my team?
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As a jungler, how does one determine the correct balance of farming vs. ganking?

Clearly you don't want to fall behind in levels, so you need to farm your creep camps, but what do you do when your lanes are clamoring for a gank? I have this problem especially with junglers like ...
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Bad image and connection error when downloading League of Legends client

Trying to download League of Legends, which is where I was taken when I was done with creating an account. I got this error (first error) during the download process and by clicking "cancel" and "ok", ...
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What does SS stand for when an opponent is missing?

When someone from the opposing team is missing I have noticed people writing "SS bot/mid/top" to indicate to the rest of the team that they don't have visual on one or more of the people in there ...
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What are the rewards given to newbies in League of Legends?

I started playing League of Legends a while ago (one year ago or so...), this week, a friend of mine said to me that they are giving RP besides IP Boost for the newbies in the game. What are those ...
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What happens when Lee Sin uses Resonating Strike on a Vlad using Sanguine Pool?

Basically, here's the situation: Lee Sin uses Sonic Wave, hitting Vlad. Vlad pools to get away. Can Lee Sin use Resonating Strike?
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Can Shen teleport Fiora around the map?

Assuming they are on opposite teams, if Fiora uses her ultimate on a Shen that is channeling his ultimate does the Fiora end up with the Shen at his new location?
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Efficient ways to spend gold when returning from afk?

While playing a 5v5, our Maoki's client crashed for the first 11 minutes. Upon return he purchased a Giant's Belt, lvl 1 boots, and a few other trivial items. The extra HP kept him alive when the ...
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How long before you get untagged for a kill in League of Legends?

Sometimes your only options might be to kill yourself on a turret, monster or minion. How long from the last time an enemy attacked you until you die does it have to be for it not to count towards ...
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Would Ahri's Charm slow down Master Yi while he is using his ultimate?

What happens if Ahri used Charm on a Master Yi while he is using Highlander? Charm (Active): Ahri will blow a kiss that travels in a line in front of her. It will deal magic damage and charm ...
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Why do some players play League of Legends in window mode?

While watching this current LoL live world championship (Intel extreme masters), I noticed some players play in window mode. Why is that? What are the benefits of playing LoL in window mode?
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Issue in Updating LoL

So my League of Legends version is a little behind, and I'm getting it up-to-date. However, it will not let me download the next file in the update, stating Unable to connect to the network, ...
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Are shields subject to armor/magic resist damage reductions?

I was playing Shen the other night and thoroughly enjoying it, but it seemed like a few times I cast my ultimate, the shield was just ripped apart in no time flat. I was usually using it on carries ...
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How do the effects from multiple Tiamats stack?

Let's say I buy 3 Tiamats. How does that 50% (or 35% ranged) AoE damage stack? Will minion/champions near my main target get 150% (or 105% ranged) damage?
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How can I see when my first win of the day bonus is available?

I know that, on the game summary screen, I can see when my first win of the day bonus is available. Is there a way to see that countdown that doesn't involve playing an entire game?
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Is it possible to damage or target Fiora during her ultimate?

When Fiora uses her ultimate what is the correct response, assuming there is no tower nearby? According to the champion spotlight the best course of action is to run toward the tower to cause her to ...
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What determines how much experience a champion receives?

How is experience gain determined when killing minions and/or other champions? Does last hitting change experience? Distance from minions? Is experience for champion kills handled the same way?
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Improving late game tactics

I've been playing LoL for about a month now, and I consider myself pretty decent. I'm level 20 with more wins than losses, and have been using mobafire's guides everytime I play. However late game ...
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What happens with jungle respawns when you don't fully clear creeps?

Supposedly you can harass the enemy jungle a little by killing the valuable creeps in a jungle pack and leaving one of the cheap minions around to delay a full respawn. How does this work exactly? ...
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Can enemies see Twisted Fate's portal destination when teleporting into a bush?

When playing Twisted Fate, if I choose to use his ultimate and teleport inside a bush, can nearby enemies see the destination animation (cards on the ground before Twisted Fate appears) ?
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Where can I find a League of Legends tutorial?

My friends play League of Legends quite a lot and they invited me for a game. I saw things like 'miss' and 'stun' and such, which I don't know how to use. I would really like to get to know this game ...
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How is the order of champion pick selected (draft pick)?

I know in ranked games, a characters elo determines the order of champion picks. In non-ranked draft pick, pre-arranged teams have priority. Does team size, elo, or anything else affect the order of ...
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Why does one side's minion wave push harder than the other side?

A little while back, I went into a custom game with a friend to 1v1. Essentially there were no rules and we could push whatever lane we want and to win we would kill the nexus as always. However to ...
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What's a constructive way to play 'in-house' games with more than 5 people?

A group of friends I play League of Legends with often has 6-8 people turn out so we can't just do a 5-man normal queue game. We've started doing ARAM to screw around and learn new characters, but ...
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Does Shurelya's Reverie work on dead or decoy champions?

Here are the different types of pseudo champions I was thinking of: Dead After Effects: Yorick's Ultimate Kog' Maw's Body after death (from passive) Duplication Effects: Leblanc's Decoy Shaco's ...
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Why do you get 50g for last hitting the nexus? [closed]

Several times now, I happen to be the one who last hits and finishes an enemy nexus. In these cases, I got 50g from doing so. I verified that I do not get that extra if I do not last hit the nexus. ...
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Is there an advantage to last-hitting a tower?

If I last hit a tower and destroy it, what rewards (if any) do I receive?
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Can Ahri's ultimate cause her Orb of Deception to trigger more than twice?

Ahri's Orb of Deception goes out linearly to hit the foe once as it flies out and once more when it comes back. Is it possible to use Ahri's ult to "flash" back and forth to essentially increase the ...
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Why can Sona speak in game?

I enjoy reading the lore behind the champions in League of Legends. Sona is a Champion I enjoy playing so I read her lore earlier. It seems she is mute: Sona has no memory of her true parents. As ...
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How to counter a champion with a long range/harass?

In League of Legends, the laning phase is all about juggling last hitting the minions and harassing the enemy champion to prevent them from last hitting the minions. What do you do in a scenario in ...
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Is there an after-cast delay in League of Legends?

Is there an after-cast delay in League of Legends? Specifically I think I've noticed it on Wukong. When I am using nimbus strike to harass, I want to use decoy immediately afterwards to try and ...
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Do Legendary skins ever go on sale?

In League of Legends, you can buy skins to supplement your champions to make them look awesome. A category for these skins include one called legendary skins. These skins rework how the champion ...
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Does Shen using his ultimate on a character in stealth show either?

I had a surprise visit from Shen when fighting against Shaco. Shaco used his Deceive to become stealth and then suddenly ninjas. I suddenly had a Shen taunting me while Shaco stabbed me to death. Did ...
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How does ignore affect interactions with team mates?

Sometimes I'm forced to ignore someone on my team for some reason. Can a player I've ignored still see my chat/pings? Can I see their mini-map pings?
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What makes a champion squishy?

I have gathered that squishy essentially means "easily killed", but I'm not sure how to judge a champion's squishy-ness. What factors go into being squishy?
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The Support's Duel: Sona vs. Alistar

So I just played a match. The thing is the person playing AD on bottom was completely underfarmed, and I and the jungler had to help them a lot. They said that the Alistar they were laning against was ...
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Do passive auras like Sona's grant assists?

If Sona grants an aura to an ally that gets a kill, will this count as an assist? I'm assuming she hasn't changed her auras during the fight. Do items that grant auras act the same way?
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What happens if the target of Nautilus's ult teleports?

Nautilus's ultimate, Depth Charge, seeks out opponents and pops up everything en route, and finally pops up the target when it reaches him. What happens if the target teleports just as Depth Charge is ...
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How can I see IP income from participating in league of legends tribunal?

Is there any place where I can see how much IP I got from tribunal participation
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Does League of Legends track Co-op vs. AI?

In League of Legends when you play "Co-op vs. Al" do your minion and Champion kills get added to your overall total on your profile?
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Do traps improve when you level the ability after you place them?

For example, if I place a Yordle Snap Trap and then put a point into that ability, will the placed snap trap benefit from the higher level when it is activated?
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Does Sivir's ricochet trigger her passive?

Sivir's passive, Fleet of Foot, gives her a bonus 50 movement speed if she auto-attacks a champion. If she uses Ricochet to hit a champion, will it trigger her passive? Or does nothing happen, since ...
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Can I see the result of my Tribunal judgements?

How can I see the result of my League of Legends Tribunal judgement? I want to know if I should be judging slightly harsher or much more harshly so my views align with the "community", so I get more ...
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What is the default Critical Strike chance?

There are lots of ways to increase the chance of a Critical Strike, but how do I know what the default is? Is it the same for all characters?
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How can I create my own private server for a game like LoL?

I want to run some build tests without going through the process of leveling for 30 minutes a game by running a private server where I can control the variables. Does anyone know how I can create do ...