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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How to further my playing of Jungle Lee Sin?

My main and favorite role in League of Legends is Jungle Lee Sin. Lee Sin is an amazing champion with amazing mobility, great ganks, and amazing jungle clear. I usually start red and then gank top ...
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Different sight indicators

I noticed that when the enemy has visibility of a champion, the indicator above them is different between Warwick's Blood Scent and most (all?) other abilities, such as Cait's trap. Here are screen ...
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What is the theoretical maximum Attack Damage you can get?

I was just wondering, what is the maximum Attack Damage you can get on a character if you picked the one with the highest based damage at lvl 18 and just stacked AD on them? I guess this would be the ...
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Is the new Bloodthirster Viable?

Blood Thirster was my absolute core item with almost any adc/marksman I played. However with the current revamp I feel it is focused more towards marksmen with Attack Speed steroids and low mobility. ...
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Account transfer to another region

Is there any limitations for account transfer from one region to another? I mean for example, from Euro West to Euro East or from NA to Euro West, etc. I mean in limitations any limitation, for ...
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Can a casual, 'bad' player compete with other casual, 'bad' players around the same skill?

Is there any way or skill system in League of Legends to challenge people around the same skill level? Basic story: My friends and I get together for gaming once a week for a couple hours. Normally, ...
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How do you play against Zilean support?

How do you play against Zilean support, especially when he has Ignite? He just seems to zone you and you feel powerless as he deals more damage to you than you can actually do back. When he is with ...
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How to play a lane against tristana?

I always lose when I am against a tristana, never won a single lane against her. Fact is that I find her not predictable: she just farms and gets harrassed by me, then she decides that it is enough, ...
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How does the report system in League of Legends work?

I have been wondering this for a while now. I have played dozens of games where people want to report me because I was playing poorly, but how many reports does it take to get into the Tribunal?
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When does mid / late game phase begins?

I'm not sure if it's late game either by champion level or by the game time. People say "early phase you won't do damage, but you do at mid game" Anyway to refer when do these phases begin?
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What is a free kill in LoL?

I often read or hear that term even if they're referring to some full hp target. I could think that as a kill that has no damage risk at all, but I'm not feeling sure about it.
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League system and Elo rating system

When I was reading about LoL I found also lots of information about about Elo hell. But here I read that after season 3 elo system was replaced by other system. I have two questions: Does the elo ...
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Ping level in League of Legends

Different types of games have different requirement to the ping. I am new to MOBA and interested in its ping requirements. Particularly of ping requirements of League of Legends. What is the maximum ...
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Previous Login Art

I started to play recently, and I enjoyed seeing the animated login screens for Syndra, Rengar, and Kha'Zix. Is there a way to view animated login screens for previous champions?
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Game Modes and Learning Curve

What's the recommended learning curve on League of Legends? I mean, I'm in level 16, and for me Beginner Co-op vs AI is very easy, I can win even with a bad team. So, I tried Normal Game (PVP), and I ...
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First thing to learn when beginning League of Legends

So I just started out playing League of Legends. I've got a friend who plays and we started up a bot game so that I could learn the basic commands. It wasn't pretty. The bots basically slaughtered ...
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Account for different region

I registered account in Legue of Legends. I was not asked at which server I want to create account. That account allows me only to login "EU Nordic & East" server. Is it possible to login with ...
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How to counter Karthus' ultimate?

Are there items or rune sets that would be good to negate or mitigate Karthus' ultimate or any other champions with high burst AP damage?
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How mandatory is leveling up in League of Legends?

Does League of Legends needs leveling as in mmorpgs? For example in World of Warcraft you need leveling to get in top level raids. Is there any kind of content in League of Legends that can be ...
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What is the fastest way to level a Smurf account?

I'm planning to start a smurf account in League of Legends. Given that I have 2-4 friends playing with me, what would be the fastest way to get level 30? Is it more efficient to play bot games?
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What league of legends file(s) contain my settings?

I plan on uninstalling and reinstalling league to fix some un-relevant issues. However I do not feel like re-applying all my custom video\interface options. I also don't wish to remake my custom item ...
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Do I lose my buffs after if I die and revive (not respawn)?

Let's say I play Anivia, Aatrox or Zac ( or any other champion that revives after death) And I have blue, red and baronbuff. I then get killed but I don't die immediatly because of the passive. Let's ...
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ADC Starting Items (since patch 4.10)

With Patch 4.10 Riot nerfed Lifesteal overall. There was also slight nerf (a bit more negative than a rebalance for ADCs) to Dorans Blade. With these Changes I'm not entirely sure of how I should ...
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What video game tournament has the most players? [closed]

What video game tournament is largest in terms of player participation, and for what genre? EVO is the biggest tournament when it comes to the fighting game genre, with 4-digit figures of players ...
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What's the point of Poro-snax in aram map

What is the point of the Poro-Snax you get in the map Howling Abyss? You can consume it when you are close to a "Poro". What will happen? Do you get any buffs or regeneration?
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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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Does ranked premade 5v5 MMR affect your 5v5 normal premade matchmaking?

I've wondered if my 5v5 Ranked team MMR affects my 5v5 premade normal matchmaking. Since soloqueue MMR influences the matchmaking of soloqueue normal games (i'm currently G1 and i always play vs G2 ...
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New season 4 map image

Do someone know of a way to get a full image of the new (pre-)season 4 map? I'd really like to update my guide with new design and new tips for the new gameplay. The map has to be detailed enough, ...
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Does Jinx AoE on her rockets work with Runaan's projectiles?

Jinx deal AoE damage with her auto-attack when rockets are toggled on. Does this AoE transfer to the Runaan's projectiles too? If so, can same target be hit by the AoE of several projectiles?
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What is happening while I'm sitting at the load screen? [closed]

When loading into a game sometimes it takes a real long time due to just one player. Often you hear the "toaster" jokes once everyone gets in game referring to the assumed poor quality hardware of the ...
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What is the incentive to picking Vladimir over Mordekaiser?

I'm talking about top lane. But the comparison could apply to any other lane as well I suppose. Why does Vladimir see much more play than Mordekaiser? Is it because of the ultimates alone?
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What is the difference between championship and challenger series?

On this YouTube channel, there are a lot of competition videos with commentary. What is the difference between the championship series challenger series Both are LCS, aren't they?
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How do I pause in League of Legends

A few days ago my internet started to bug arond when I was playing LoL, causing disconnects etc. Now since I wanna participate in a small online tournament I wanted to know how to use the Pause ...
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Does LeBlanc's second cast on her W proc SpellBlade (Lich Bane)?

The title says it all. For example: LeBlanc stands around near an Ashe. LeBlanc W's towards the Ashe. LeBlanc auto-attacks the Ashe and activates Spellblade. LeBlanc quickly W's back to her ...
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What are Chatbans?

In the ggChronicle stream, they often talk about chat bans. And those bans are not in the official banned champions of the game (those at the bottom of the character select screens) So what are they ...
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Can lee sin be grabbed during his Q jump kick?

Say I use thresh/blitzcrank and I launch the hand (or throw the chain) to where Lee Sin is flying. Will I be able to grab him in the middle of his "kick flight"?
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What are the advantages/disadvantages of having high mouse sensitivity in Moba games when playing skill-shot based characters?

I play a lot of league of legends and I watch streams, Game-plays, LCS, etc, trying to improve and learn more. In one of the last games they talked about mouse sensitivity and how you could move ...
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Will my own items' active make my champion cancel my current spell?

Say I go Katarina and I have Deathfire Grasp, then I go all in, and after I start the ult I try to activate the item. Will my character have to cancel the spell to use the item? If I try to use it, ...
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Should I build damage when I am the only tank/Front line?

Very recently I lost a game as Elise. The enemy Jax was fed, so I built tanky to counter that (Frozen Heart, Randuin's Omen, Spirit Visage for Malzahar). My only real damage item was pretty much my ...
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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 ...