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 does F2P mean for League of Legends?

I downloaded League of Legends a couple of days ago, and from what I understand, it adopts a Free 2 Play model. But what does it mean at the end? What kind of limitations or penalties do I have if I ...
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Is it possible to jungle with tryndamere without smite?

I've switched to playing Tryndamere in League of Legends, but I cant seem to get my early game right. I always die 2-3 times until I get my infinity edge, but basically my early game sucks. The ...
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What does it mean 'All mid all random' in League Of Legends?

I have just started playing League of Legends. What does it mean the match description 'All mid all random' in game browser?
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What is the formula for armor/magic resist reduction?

As far as I can tell, it's something like this: damage reduction = armor / (armor + 100) Is this accurate?
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Why doesn't Annie's Bear increase HP or damage on level up?

It's been a while that Annie's Ultimate, summoning a bear, doesn't do what it is supposed to upon leveling up. Does anyone know why?
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What is the cheapest way to build my runes?

I currently have no runes on LoL, and I want to start building mainly for dps.. I used the rune mixer but is seems expensive! Any hints?
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Where can I find some solid/up-to-date LoL champion guides? [closed]

See topic... Also I remember watching some great live feeds of good players, but I can't seem to find them again, so I'd love some direction there as well. Thanks!
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How to play Mid Lane as Akali agaist Morgana?

I really like to play Akali and always try to go for the mid lane, because many people underrate Akali there and get easily killed by me. I can handle mid lane agaist most champions except Morgana, ...
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Is the bonus mana retained after upgrading to Archangel's Staff?

The item Tear of the Goddess has the UNIQUE Passive: Each time your Champion uses an Ability their Maximum Mana will increase by 4 Mana, up to a maximum of twice in a six second period; ...
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Good hero for a beginner?

I am new to League of Legends and not used to games of this style. What would be a good choice of hero to learn in this case? On table RPG I usually like playing mages, but on LoL it seems hard and ...
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What are Katarina's abilities' damage type?

Do Katarina's abilities do physical or magical damage? Physical damage is reduced by armor, while magical damage is reduced by magic resistance.
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Does Sion's shield absorb both physical and magic damage?

Reading the skill it seems like it should absorb both types of damage.
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When a rune or item says +x magic penetration, how is that calculated?

This is something that has been bothering me for a while now. Insight runes and Sorcerer's Shoes provide magic penetration. Is this a flat-rate penetration? Or is it a percentage? For example: 9 ...
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How do I choose which Runes to get in League of Legends?

Since runes cost influence points, I'm reluctant to just try getting a bunch of them. Also, as a low level summoner, I am still experimenting with different characters. Are there some guidelines for ...
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Is there any way to see / reveal Akali in her Twilight Shroud?

I laned against an Akali recently who used her Twilight Shroud very effectively to keep me from targeting her. Is there any way to reveal or see her if she's not attacking?
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Which champions can jungle effectively in League of Legends? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the characteristics that a champion should have to jungle? Which champions can solo in the jungle and keep their levels up to those in lane? I know Warwick of ...
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How do you counter Mordekaiser?

Mordekaiser seems to be a character that pick-up groups tend to have trouble countering, if the Morde player knows what he is doing. Iron Man allows an armor-heavy Morde to absorb a lot of punishment ...