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 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 ...
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What gets counted as “Healing Done”?

What gets counted as "Healing Done" in the League of Legends stats? The scoreboard after a game shows me doing all of 71 healing (some strangely small value), and other non-overt healers doing ...
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Should Alistar be getting kills?

Alistar is one of my main champs, but I notice that I almost never kill anyone with him. Just one or two by luck, so I normally build myself as tank. Is there any build or anything that can help me? ...
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Why does Zilean hate armored bears (Volibear)?

When I play as Volibear and at the other team has a Zilean, both champs get a buff. Volibear gets: Chronokeeper Hater: "Not even Zilean could keep an armored bear out of the League of Legends". ...
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When should you start pushing?

At what point do you want to start pushing instead of just last hitting? Is there a reason to do it at all after any towers are down?
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Can Ionic Spark proc more than once with area on-hit attacks?

I specifically refer to Twitch's Spray and Pray, and Shyvana's Twin Bite while in Dragon Form. These both apply on-hit effects to everything caught in them, which had already been a source of ...
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Why doesn't Vlad's Tides of Blood proc spell vamp?

While playing Vlad today, I noticed "Tides of Blood" doesn't proc spell vamp. The ability does magic damage; why doesn't it absorb health? Edit: I was playing a bot game with around 600 AP, a Spirit ...
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How do you finish a stalemating game?

I just lost my second game where the teams were fairly even, all the enemy turrets were down, but we lose a team fight and just get rolled while we're waiting ~70 seconds to respawn. When we kill all ...
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How do you unlock more Summoner Icons?

The Summoner Icon popup says that you can unlock special icons via accomplishing achievements in the game. As far as I can tell, I've never unlocked a new Summoner Icon, or at least have never ...
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When should I pick Surge, and when Promote, in Dominon?

Often, when playing supports in Dominion, like Lux or Janna, I like picking Ghost, then a spell that will help the team (directly or indirectly) as opposed to just me. In many guides I have read, ...
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Why do people do the Doran's Blade stacking?

Why do people buy this item over and over? I usually play as AP Nuker or CC, and so I have no use for it, but in the last game I played Caitlyn. I got one Doran's Blade at the beginning, just to get ...
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How to maximize summoner XP gain in League of Legends?

What is the most efficient way to gain experience in LoL? How is experience gain calculated? I've heard Dominion is better for experience than classic; is that true?
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How can I counter Tryndamere?

Welcome to League of Legends question of injustice, featuring Tryndamere, the bosses favorite. Recently, and more than once, the random team I was playing with got owned by a less skilled, opposing ...
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What all does Spirit Visage's healing bonus affect?

I have been rather unsure about this for a while. It clearly boosts the healing you do to yourself from abilities and Spellvamp/Lifesteal, but does it affect things like the Force of Natures percent ...
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Should I kill the little or big jungle minions first?

When jungling in League of Legends, you could kill the little minions first, so their damage goes away, but then the big guy is beating on you longer, or you can kill the big guy (presumably the ...
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Can you leave your base without being spotted in Dominion?

If you play Dominion a few times, you'll spot narrow strips of "fog of war" that lead from your base's ramps towards the center of the map. Are they wide enough that you can travel along them to reach ...
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Optimizing skillset order for Fiddlesticks

Fiddlesticks has a nice set of skills - a decent length disable, a bouncing silence, and the potent life drain channel. They're all very nice to have... which has caused me great trouble in figuring ...
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Precisely how does Rammus's movespeed boost (powerball) work?

Rammus goes faster during Powerball. Unlike almost every other ability in the game, the tooltip for Powerball doesn't specify how much of a speed increase Rammus receives. Mobafire, Leaguecraft, and ...
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How do I strategically use Promote?

Unlike the defensively inclined Fortify which it was designed to replace, Promote in Summoner's Rift is geared towards pushing. But I've found myself curious as to when it should be used. I've tried ...
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What does the peer to peer option do?

What does the P2P option in LoL do exactly? Is it only used for patching/updating or is it also used for sharing match bandwidth to take a few bits of load off of Riots servers? Is P2P sharing ...
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How much should we spend on wards? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tips for warding in League of Legends? I have recently started playing support. So far I am doing pretty well supporting but I have trouble with one thing. How much gold ...
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What is the difference between a “carry” and a “fighter”?

I have been rather confused about this for a while, mainly when someone says they will play their Champion as a carry when the Champion is not classified as one. So, I suppose I am also wondering the ...
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How can I play Talon effectively?

I'm struggling to play Talon effectively. I'm looking for specific information on how to: Lane properly When to engage in a fight What item build orders are most effective Any specific ...
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Where do Yordles come from?

I'm interested in learning more about where Tristana, Teemo, Rumble and the rest of the Yordles come from. What is the name of their home city and where can I find out more about it?
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Where does the game League of Legends take place?

World of Warcraft = Azeroth Heroes of Newerth = Newerth Where does League of Legends play out? In lore, what is this place called?
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What do the colors around runes mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the “halo” under all my runes? What does the color surrounding a rune signify on a rune page? I've noticed a red color surrounding some marks and ...
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Do promoted siege-minions intercept champion-targeted projectiles?

Some projectiles that target champions can be intercepted by his allies to safe the target, e.g. Caitlyns Ace in the Hole and Ashes Enchanted Crystal Arrow. From my understanding normal minions are ...
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Are cast-animations on stealthed allies visible to enemies?

I recently played as Sona together with Twitch on bottom lane and that question came up: If my Twitch ally is stealthed and I cast one of my abilities which affects him, can the enemy team see where ...
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League of Legends won't open. I get an error that refers to a PVP.net Patcher Kernel. How do I fix it?

When I try to open League of Legends in Windows 7 I am notified that PVP.net Patcher Kernel has stopped working and that Windows hasn't found a solution, what should I do?
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What runes can I use to maximize Tristana's early game?

I'm playing Tristana and in addition to my W (jump) and E (DoT), I want AD runes to rule like hell on start. I've tried: Armor Penetration Marks and Quints, scaling HP/lvl Seals (yellow), and ...
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What does the option “Use Movement Prediction” do?

After messing around a little looking at the advanced options in League of Legends (now that I know how), I noticed this toggleable option: Use Movement Prediction I turned it on to see what it ...
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Can I adjust my League of Legends advanced settings without being in a game?

As far as I can tell, there's no way to adjust my keybinds or options like screen resolution and the like without actually being in a game. The options screen that you get from opening the launcher ...
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Can I customize the League of Legends UI?

Is there anyway to customise the UI in LoL to make it easier for you, like where your target's name plate is, where the kill feeds appear, or where your abilities bar is? Or is it possible to have ...
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How much gold do you receive for minion kills over the course of a game?

How much gold do you receive for kills for each type of minion (range/melee/anti-turret) and how does this amount scale throughout the game? Also, if someone knows, how do I max money from creeps?
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How do I ward properly in League of Legends?

I tend to like to play a support champion. Since I'm slowly making my way to mid and high level play its getting more important to get good wards up because ganks become more common. I am therefore ...
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Countering Shyvana as a ranged

Ooof, Shyvana seems to be a bit overpowered compared to the rest of the champions. Or, at least if you believe the complaints from all opposing players anyway :D Typically I play a ranged character, ...
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What effect do neutral buffs have in League of Legends?

I know it is desired to get the blue buff for Ability Power (AP)-base champions and the red buff for Attack Damage (AD)-base champions and baron buff is good for everybody. I think blue buff at least ...
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Which champions are suited to League of Legends Dominion Map (and which should be avoided)?

I'm not regularly playing League of Legends as a pre-made team and was wondering which champions are more suited to playing the Dominion map. Obviously it depends a bit on what other champions have ...
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How do you view your unranked ELO rating?

A couple posts I've found on the LoL forums suggest looking in some "air" directory under your profile's logs, but I have no idea where this is. How can I find my ELO ratings in League of Legends?
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How is range measured in League of Legends?

I know different games use different techniques and units of measurement. In Starcraft II one range for attack is about the width of one zergling. In Guild Wars the range is some fraction of the ...
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Farming in League of Legends

What is the maximum number of minions one can kill at the 5, 10 and 15 minute mark? What are some good goals on number of minions killed to aim for based on level of harass?
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How to get Riot points for South American players in LoL?

Which are the methods for paying in LoL, if I live in South America?
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What is the “halo” under all my runes?

On my rune pages each seems to have a halo under it, but occasionally with a different color from that of the mark/seal/glyph it's in. What does it mean?
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How do I maximize my IP boost?

Because League of Legends was voted lord of the flies or something, all its saprophytic users have apparently been given a 10-win IP boost. How does the IP boost work? How can I get the best use out ...
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How do you counter multi-tank teams in Dominion?

In Dominion, characters that can just stick around towers and toss ranged attacks but still have a fair bit of defense (Kayle, Galio) seem to be able to indefinitely buy time against 2 or even 3 ...
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Which summoner spells are locked by Skarner's ultimate?

Skarner's ultimate prevents auto-attacks, casting E, and flash, but permits casting Q, W, and Exhaust. So some summoner spells are permitted during Skarner's ult, and others are forbidden. Which are ...
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Is there a way to display (enemy) champion basic information while in a match?

Because I am still relatively new to League of Legends I don't know all the champions names and their abilities only by their portrait. Because I mostly play normal matches where champions are picked ...
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Is it possible to gain summoner XP while afk?

My summoner is still on a low level (10 currently) and I want to reach Level 20 as fast as possible to be able to buy tier 3 runes. I wonder if it would work to create a custom game with only bots and ...