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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Sejuani vs Leona Support

Yesterday, I decided to mix things up a bit in teambuilder and try an irregular support. I decided on Sejuani since she has a little bit of CC (Q and Slows and after Lv6 Ultimate), I thought she'd be ...
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How do you avoid taking damage from Vi's Ultimate with Qss or cleanse?

I rarely build qss(Quicksilver sash) and almost never take cleanse. Which leads me to ask when Vi targets you with her ultimate (Assault and Battery) when should you use qss or cleanse to avoid the ...
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What other champion abilities can Yasuo use with his Last Breath

There is of course the obvious ones such as Janna's Howling Gale or Malphite's Unstoppable Force. Are there anymore less obvious abilities that Yasuo can use to capitalize on?
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What trinket should I start with, when should I switch and upgrade?

I normally try to play every game like this (there are some exceptions, like Lee Sin, Jax, ... who gain extra mobility with wards): Get Warding Totem at beginning for extra vision (even as jungler! ...
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Does Buckshot proc Blackcleaver 3 times?

Bucketshot works as increasing damage for each bullet that hit the target, so does it proc Blackcleaver 3 times if all three bullets hit the target? Might this make Black Cleaver viable on Graves if ...
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League of legends crashes on Windows 8.1

My PC is currently running on the Windows 8.1. When the league of legends launcher is ready to play it crashes the game. Can you give me an answer to how I can make league of legends work on Windows ...
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When should I buy Sword of the Occult or Mejai's Soulstealer?

Both items are great when they have some stacks, but when you buy them they have 0 stacks and are not really gold efficient. Sword of the Occult is 30% gold efficient with zero stacks. Its gold ...
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Why can Sona speak in game?

I enjoy reading the lore behind the champions in League of Legends. Sona is a Champion I enjoy playing so I read her lore earlier. It seems she is mute: Sona has no memory of her true parents. As ...
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How does Armor Penetration works with Critical Hits?

I'm wondering if there is any advantage obtained with Critical Damage having Last Whisper as item. Will the Armor Penetration work directly with the total Critical Damage? Or there's some ...
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How do I know when to help my teammates?

Context: Yesterday I was playing soloqueue and I passed by one of my teammates fighting two enemies. I jumped in to help and because I didn't have any abilities on cooldown I happened to kill them ...
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Issue in Updating LoL

So my League of Legends version is a little behind, and I'm getting it up-to-date. However, it will not let me download the next file in the update, stating Unable to connect to the network, ...
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Lucian and Nami duolane

I'm playing Nami support and i found the botlane Nami/Lucian very strong, but i'm wondering something. If Lucian does the combo AA + Dash + reset AA + double AA, does he use all stacks of ...
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How to itemize top AD Nidalee for max damage?

I have been playing AD Nidalee top a lot lately, I usually get 1-2 Dorans and rush Triforce. I'm not sure what should I get after Triforce though to max my damage output. Should I build like an ADC or ...
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How to counter a champion with a long range/harass?

In League of Legends, the laning phase is all about juggling last hitting the minions and harassing the enemy champion to prevent them from last hitting the minions. What do you do in a scenario in ...
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How long can a champion be in stasis?

While playing a game yesterday, the enemy Ziggs was wrecking us. So, we tried to focus our fire on him. Unfortunately, the enemy Zilean got his Ultimate on the Ziggs. While we were waiting for Ziggs ...
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How to position as an ADC before a team fight if my team is scattered?

I think that I have a pretty good positioning as an ADC. I stay behind my front line and in team fights I deal DPS staying as safe as possible. However there are some weird situation: a team fight is ...
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Rare/Promotional Skins

Is there a list somewhere of all skins that can be acquired through promotions or are given out rarely? I have looked online but cannot seem to find a full list. Example, PAX Sivir which can only be ...
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What is the difference between waveclear and pushing power?

As discussed in the comments of this answer, what is the difference between waveclear and pushing power?
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How to deal with Malzahar weaknesses

I'm aware that Malzahar is countered by using the Quicksilver Sash. I really like this champion, and I want to know what can I do when the enemy team starts to buy Quicksilver Sashes. I mean, Malzahar ...
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What are techniques to keep a lane frozen?

The answers to this question address when it is appropriate to freeze your lane but in practice I am struggling with the how. When I'm playing adc I find it hard to keep the lane in one place. If I ...
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When is Statikk Shiv better than Phantom Dancer?

I've really been trying to get good at the marksman/AD Carry role lately, and itemization for the role has been fairly confusing for me. A lot of guides recommend Statikk Shiv now, and I still don't ...
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As a jungler when should I push the lane after a gank?

I'm getting fairly confidant in ganking abilities as a jungler. However, sometimes I don't know what I should do following a gank. This is what I typically do now for early/mid game ganks: Both my ...
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Is relic shield a reasonable income item for Blitzcrank?

Most of the guides for supports that I've read, they always try to say that the 'Ancient Coin' has the advantage as an income item, and that it is the best income item for supports. I somehow agree, ...
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When should I disrupt an opponent's recall?

In League of Legends, I can interrupt an opponent's recall by damaging them with a spell or autoattack, but what I'm not sure of is when it's appropriate to disrupt them. For example, if my lane ...
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What is the point of Rengar vs Kha'zix anymore?

There is a mini-quest in LoL that when there's a Kha'zix and Rengar on opposite teams, a duel between them is initiated somewhere along in the game. The question is, what's the point of it anymore if ...
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Does buffing grant you Turret assists?

Yes we all know that Attacking a turret will grant you extra gold when it dies. Now my question is a bit weird: What happens if you don't deal any direct damage to a turret but you buff an allied ...
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How does League Replays work?

How does League Replays (unofficial) record full League games using such little CPU? Please don't shy away from the technical details!
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Level advantage Vladimir

Vladimir is known to get very strong at lv9 due to his ability to have Transfusion (Q) maxed. Other than staying in lane and not losing out on experience that way, what is a good way to gain a level ...
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Why doesn't Vladimir use Life Steal items?

I'm trying out Vladimir and wondering why I shouldn't be buying Life Steal gear rather than Attack Power or Health. Most builds I've seen so far focus on: Rylai's Crystal Scepter: 80 AP + 500 HP ...
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Handling YI on Twisted Treeline?

Is there an Itemization, Runes, or Masteries one could take on Twisted Treeline to handle Yi (or another auto-attack champion such as Tryndamere), given that there is no Thornmail? To clarify, I'm ...
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Dealing with very fast (moving) fighters

As an ADC, what are some points to protect yourself from very fast melee champions (e.g. Udyr, Hecarim)? Even if you have a ward near your lane, unless you see them coming from far far away they get ...
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Why do most players not build Infinity Edge with Pantheon?

Since he gets a 100% crit chance for his AA and Q through the E passive. Why do most players not build Infinity Edge with him? (probuilds) this would increase the crit damage by 50%.
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how are LP(League Points) acquired?

is there an exact pointing system for gaining LP in rank matches? if so, does anything affects it like killing baron, getting an ace, etc.
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When is the earliest Nunu can solo Dragon or duo Baron?

If you're looking to just build Nunu for early objective sneaking/control. What are the items and skill levels needed to solo dragon or duo baron with an adc(this assumes no enemy team involvement of ...
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Hybrid Damage Lux

I noticed that the reasons I like Lux in a team is because of all the utility. The stuns and slows can keep a highly mobile, high priority target (Zed, Akali, Yi) locked down enough for my allies to ...
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Why Nocturne can be trapped into Caitlyn traps? [closed]

He is supposed to hover the ground, and by flying he souldn't be trapped into Caitlyn trap for example. EDIT : Finally I found out why, it's because the smoke trace he leaves behing him trigger the ...
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How do I set a key binding for cmd + Q on Mac OSX?

I'm playing League of Legends on Mac OSX Mavericks. For self-casting, rather than Alt + Q, I'd like cmd + Q. So I go to key bindings and try to set it. But when it asks me to type the key ...
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Warwick attack speed questions

I am wondering if it makes any sense to activate Warwicks W before I ult, it seems like the attack speed increase would have no affect. Better to activate after the ult is complete? ACTIVE: ...
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Running LoL on guest account on mac

I'm unable to run League of Legends on a guest account on my mac. Is there something I need to do to be able to do that? I've given all privileges I can give to the guest account in System ...
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What is that distance on the chat?

After patch 4.13, I believe, I see a "distance" on the chat with yellow colored letters now and then and I don't know if I'm causing this or what it is. It shows a number like "456.90349238" and ...
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How players with 10 victories can be 25 level in League of Legends?

I noticed some players with a very few wins but their level is about 25. How is it possible? Do they play with bots? Or they really win almost never? Or they play incredibly great?
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What damage does red buff deals? [duplicate]

When a champion holds the red buff he deals some damage to the enemy after he auto attacks him. What type of damage does red buff deals? Magic Damage? Attack Damage? Or none of those?
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Does your MMR fall if you dodge a Queue?

I believe the question is pretty straight forward. Your MMR is calculated by your wins/ loses and what ranked you were at the previous season I believe. My question is, does your MMR fall if you dodge ...
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What makes an effective 5v5 team composition in League of Legends?

I've been wondering which 5v5 team composition would be the best. The heroes can all be classified under various roles like AoE, Globals, Tanks, Heals, etc. What combinations of these roles lend to ...
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Is Nocture viable in lane?

Jungling isn't viable for my level yet (no runes/barely any masteries = slow clear times = low level and no gold.) I know its unorthodox but I wanna try Nocturne. Is it viable to play Nocturne in ...
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Is Evelyn viable somewhere else than in the jungle?

I main Eve jungle, and I play her ad bruiser. I was thinking about bringing Eve to the top lane in a Ad Bruiser style, or in mid lane in a Ap-Assassin style. Would it be viable? In what sitation ...
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What should I do when I see a player using a botting service?

So I just made an EUW account and found hey this ping is better than NA fancy that and well I am leveling up my account maybe 3 or 4 games a day and everyday or at least every 7 games there is one ...
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Can Gnar jump multiple times?

The new champion Gnar has been released on PBE, and one of is skills is a jump. According to the champion page, Gnar jumps in a target direction and gains a moderate attack speed boost. If ...
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Champions with physical changes from items?

Is there any other champions that changes their appearance from items/etc? Considering that such don't have/wear skins. E.g Cho'g and Zac's size depends on their HP, that they grow large enough if ...
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Which abilities/summoner spells can be removed by using Cleanse or Quicksilver Sash?

How can I tell whether an ability or summoner spell can be removed using Cleanse or Quicksilver Sash? Is there a list of such abilities?