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 Void Staff always effective, or it's meant to be situational?

For almost every ap mid I used (spell-based, like Annie) I bought the same thing: boots, rabadon and void staff. There're certain moments where I start asking myself... Would it be more benefical in ...
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How do you counter Heimer mid?

Heimerdinger uses those turrets to have a lot of lane presence and those rockets seem to have infinite range. I play a lot of Annie, Veigar, and Gragas in mid, but heimer always seems to kick my ass. ...
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Should you let the minions destroy the tower?

Is watched some pro-games (LCS, All-Stars, ...) and really high elo games lately and noticed that the towers are always shot low to about 5% but then no champion damage is dealt to the tower. (When ...
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Where are the servers?

Is there a list of where the cities/states instead of the general location for League of Legends servers are located? Specifically, I'm looking for one on the east coast of the US. Since, even though ...
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Would it be viable to run an AP champ in bottom lane with a support and put your ranged AD carry in mid?

I know that the current meta is AP champ in mid with AD carry with support in bottom lane but I have thought about the potential of switching that up. Keep in mind that I think this would only work ...
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Do toggle abilities proc on-hit passives like Spellblade?

Some champions (like Ashe) have toggleable abilities (for example her Q - Frost Shot). When I activiate such an ability, how does it proc an On-Hit passive like the Spellblade passive from the item ...
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How is the damage reduction calculated from armor/mr? [duplicate]

For example, if your champion has 200 magic resistance / armor and your enemy has some crazy AP/AD damage that can be dealt with one single spell/attack, say 800 damage at once... Considering the ...
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Does triggering Guardian Angel reset Darius' Ult?

Everybody knows that if you kill an enemy champion with Daruis' ultimate, the cooldown will be reset and you would have another 12 seconds (I think) to dunk some more Teemos and (fill in your most ...
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When is the best time to take down a tower if you're winning in your lane?

When is the best time to take down a tower in your lane if you're winning the lane?
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How does matchmaking work on Twisted Treeline?

I know how match making works in ranked -- you are placed depending on how well you did overall in your previous match. In normals, if your team has a premade the enemy team will have a higher average ...
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Do attack speed/movement debuff items draw turret aggro when their passive is triggered by an enemy champion?

So I know the question is a bit subjective however it makes sense soon. So here is a small example: So we're about to close the game and I am taking down the enemy top lane's turret, while my team ...
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Can Yasuo's W also deny “beam-type” spells?

Suppose you play Xerath/Malzahar/Lux/etc. and shoot to the wall. Since it is said that it stops projectiles, will the wall still stop these "beam-type" spells? Also, assuming that Malzahar's ult ...
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What is the best way to maximize damage on Lissandra?

I'm building her with Rod of Ages Rabadon's Deathcap Boots Lich Bane Deathfire Grasp Zhonya's Hourglass Any other ideas? Is Morellonomicon a good item for her? Or is it better to get her an ...
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Which 5 items grant max ability power (ap) on any champion?

The recipe used to be rather easy and common, stack 5 Archangel's and a Deathcap, but in S3 many things have changed and as I understand it, that's not viable anymore as it doesn't stack, but also due ...
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Is there a HARD counter to Riven?

I find that Riven can do at least decently in every lane if played properly, is there actually someone who can counter her reliably?
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Damage based on ult cast or on hit? [duplicate]

Let me explain, imagine this situation. You're playing as Jinx/Draven/Ez with 100 AD and R(ULT) towards the mid Lane. Before the ult hits anybody, you buy an item such as BF sword, now your AD is ...
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Why not ADC Nami?

Well yeah... I know what you're thinking. ADC Nami WTF?? But I just had some thoughts and theorycrafting on this one and I was really surprised with the results. I couldn't find a real point that ...
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Skins that affect game mechanics

I was under the impression that all skins are only related to appearance, but came across this mention of Kog'Maw's Lion Dance which actually modifies the skill behaviour. Does this affect anything ...
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Who gets the kill when the turret 'last hits' the champion slain?

If multiple people are attacking a target(champion) and that target is also getting attacked by the turret. What determines who gets the kill if the last hit is from the turret? The person who does ...
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League of legends leona [closed]

I just bought Leona as my new support in league of legends and I don't really know a lot about her. I need to know the rune page and the masteries for her. I even need some tips and tricks which I can ...
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Can Fiora be CC'd during her ultimate?

I understand that Fiora is not targetable by point and click abilities during her ultimate, but what happens during a type of AoE crowd control, like Sona's Crescendo or Amumu's Curse of the Sad ...
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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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How do I prevent my champion from attacking minions that are in range?

In my attempt to get better at last hitting, I have found my main difficulty is that when using ranged characters, they'll attack the minions if they're within range even without direction. I want to ...
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Stacking Feast on Cho`Gath with minions?

How much should I be building Feast stacks on minions when playing AP Cho`Gath? Let's assume I am playing solo top, against a tough counter, and I've also got 10% cooldown reduce. I'm just not sure ...
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What Are The Mechanics For Attack-Move

I don't really understand the mechanics of attack move, ie what will you attack (closest? prefer champion?), and when do you attack after clicking?
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What is the structure and schedule of official League of Legends competitive play?

League of Legends has become one of the most popular games in eSports, with apparently millions of US dollars awarded in prizes in recent years. I do not play the game, but I'm fascinated by how big ...
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How do I debug “There was an error connecting with Maestro.”?

I'm getting this message from league of legends when I try to start the game: There is an error connecting with Maestro. League of Legends will now exit. Please try restarting the client. This is ...
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What would be the build that give me the most movement speed?

And I'm not talking about a viable build. Just a build that would make me go from one side of the map to the other the fastest. What champion should I pick? With what masteries? With what items?
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What are the Key Gameplay Differences between Valve's DOTA 2 vs League of Legends?

Valve's new game DotA 2 is a sequel to the popular Warcraft 3 map of the same name which is nearing release. The game follows the same paradigm of a similar game, League of Legends which was inspired ...
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Does Teemo Blind blocks Darius Ultimate? [duplicate]

I would like to know if Teemo use Blind, then does Darius' Ultimate get blocked?
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Why do players always use smite as the killing blow?

This has been bugging me for a while. I've seen streams of high ELO junglers, and it seems like they always use smite as the killing blow on the jungle creeps. Why do they do that? I mean, damage is ...
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What are the characteristics that a champion should have to jungle?

In general, what characteristics should a jungling champion have?
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Can a Champion jungle effectively without Smite?

Is it worth it for any champion to try to jungle effectively without Smite? In what situation would it be more advantageous to jungle without Smite? Is Smite a must-have summoner spell for all ...
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Sword of the Divine on Riven

Is Sword of the Divine an item good enough on Riven that I should be considering running on her and replacing another one for example: The Bloodthirster, Hydra or Last Whisper? I saw a video of ...
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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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League of legends folder seems too big

So my league of legends folder is almost 14 gb right now (13.75gb) and yet my pbe is less than 4gb what is going.. what files are taking up so much space and what can I delete so my folder is ...
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If Rumble uses a skill that gets him in the Danger Zone, is the skill empowered?

Flamespitter: ACTIVE: Rumble activates his flamethrower for 3 seconds, dealing magic damage every 0.5 seconds to enemy units in a cone in front of him (dealing half damage to ...
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Do placed units increase in damage when you level up the ability? [duplicate]

For spells like Heimerdinger's turret and Shaco's boxes, say I place the unit then level up the ability. Do the existing placed units increase in damage, or does the ability level up only apply to ...
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Kha'Zix's Q on hit proc

Does Kha'Zix's Q proc on hit effects? If so, does it proc Feral Flare as well? Does Farel Flare proc on on hit effects in the first place (Ezreal's Q etc)?
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Is Runaan's Hurricane worth it on Kennen or Caitlyn?

Runaan's Hurricane, if it hits extra targets, counts as hits for Kennen's W passive and Caitlyn's headshot passive. This increases the frequency of stuns and extra damage on both champions. You also ...
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Do placed items deal more damage per tick after the initial tick if an item is purchased? [duplicate]

As a follow up to Do placed units increase in damage when you level up the ability?, what if I put a shroom, someone steps on it, takes one tick damage, before second tick I buy a deathcap. Does the ...
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Is true damage listed as magic damage in the statistics?

So I recently played Vayne and I took a look at the damage statistics after the game. What kind of surprised me was the fact that the statistic showed me that I dealt a small amount of magic damage ...
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How can I switch my attack button on League of Legends?

I am using a MacBook Pro to play League of Legends. As you may or may not know, the MacBooks do not feature two mouse buttons, but instead a central one. I want to know if I can switch my attack ...
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Better max Q or R on Udyr?

So I would like to ask since I just started Udyr, what is the first ability that I should max? I've seen many builds of pro players that max R first but I would like to know the reason. Why R and not ...
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Attack damage or Armor penetration?

The last few months I main Zed. I believe that I'm good with him when it comes to mechanics but when it comes to the build I use, I just a find one on solomid, or mobafire and run this. So I would ...
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Do heimerdinger turrets get upgrade automaticly? [duplicate]

If I place an Heimerdinger turret and then upgrade the ability. Will the turrets that I have already placed be upgraded?
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What position is best for Kha'zix? Mid, Top or Jungle (Preseason)

I'd like to main Kha'zix but I'm not sure which position I should play him to use his skill-set most effectively.
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red border/frame around screen

So I was playing ARAM last night, and suddenly I got a red border/frame around my screen. I couldn't move my screen with my mouse anymore. And I had to play with a locked camere for the rest of the ...
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If no champions play, does the game last forever?

In League of Legends Summoner's Rift (5v5), there are 3 symmetric lanes. If only the minions play, does it last forever? Are the lanes fully symmetric?
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Why are my reactions times different on different applications [closed]

I'm a league of legends gamer and well this year I wanted to improve, I know a lot about the game as it stands and last year I had read an article on reddit that was about improving your reflex and ...