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 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?
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What are the differences between 5vs5 and 3vs3 in League of Legends?

I played League Of Legends for about 50 hours now, but I always played 5vs5 match. I am wondering now what are the differences, strategically speaking, in playing 3vs3 instead (on 3vs3 map of ...
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Choose Heal and Revive summoner spell in League of Legends

I read many guides around about different League of Legends' champions and various build style. But most of them discourage the usage Heal and Revive summoner spells. Are these spell thought to be ...
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Blocking friendly minions

Is it possible to effectively block friendly minions in League of Legends? In the start of most DotA matches, players would block their minions to make the first battle take place closer to their own ...
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Can I choose any items and have their effects stack?

In DotA, you weren't able to stack orbs. So for example, stacking a life steal orb and a freezing attack orb would render one of them useless. Does League of Legends have a similar concept, or can I ...
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Help with money on a losing side in League of Legends

What are some good tips/ideas/strategies for a team or individual to put in place on a losing side when needing more money (For items etc). As an example, Ashe often requires very expensive items but ...
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How can the damage reduction from Armor in League of Legends not have diminishing returns?

The formula for calculating damage reduction from armor in League of Legends is Damage Reduction = Total Armor / (100 + Total Armor) It seems clear to me that this formula dictates that adding more ...
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What are the differences between Defense of the Ancients (DotA) and League of Legends (LoL)?

I played a lot to League of Legends (>1000 hours) and I am going to try DotA now. Speaking about gameplay only, it would be really helpful for a newbie knowing what are the main differences between ...
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Doubts about 'Jungling' in League of Legends

I am new to League of Legends, only played 10 match in total till now. I read the term Jungling in some guides dedicated to champions of League of Legends. If I understood well it is the process of ...
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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 ...