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 you drop Tiers in LoL Ranked?

... and if so, what criteria must you meet? I keep hearing conflicted info, like "Only through inactivity." "Only from challenger." "You can never drop Tiers." "Yes." Does anyone know ...
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How can I create a champion in league of legends?

My wish is to create a League of Legends champion that I want. I'd like to know how to create a champion and send it to Riot. I'd also like a link to the policy of the creator system, if one exists. ...
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Does killing wards increase my CS?

Warding is a key factor in LoL. Killing wards is also important. But does killing/destroying a ward increase your CS?
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Best strategy on buying champions and runes in LoL?

I started playing LoL some time ago, recently my friend wanted to start as well, and he asked me if he should purchase some RP (he didnt even have an account back then). This made me realize that I ...
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How are mastery points earned?

How are mastery points earned in League of Legends? I'm just starting out and not quite sure. Here is what I'm talking about in-case you're unclear:
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Best way to practice? [closed]

Hey so I'm have just recently reached level 30 in league, and to my ignorance I thought this meant that I'd be good enough to attempt ranked. Boy was I wrong, I went from being placed in bronze II to ...
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How can I improve my gameplay to carry myself out of Bronze League? [closed]

I've been playing League for years, since season 1. I'm not an amazing player, but I'm not terrible either. I'm attempting to get out of Bronze League in ranked play, but I'm having a very difficult ...
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How long does the League of Legends season last?

I would like to know how it lasts; is that one year? or something? Thanks for your help.
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How are re-roll credits earned?

In the ARAM queue that arrived with the Freljord patch you can re-roll a champion you've been given by using a re-roll credit. How fast do you accrue these re-rolls? Is it based on number of games ...
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What is MMR and how is it calculated?

The only thing I know about MMR is that it influences your matchup with other players. I'm assuming its similar to the ELO system but I'm not exactly sure what that is either. What is MMR? How is it ...
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Which folder/file are “Item Sets” saved in?

"Item Sets" are a really big improvement on League of Legends client, but the data is saved on the local disk. I want to backup my file/folder, so I can (hopefully) transfer my builds to other PCs. ...
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Are champion-specific rune pages needed in order to be competitive?

ATM I always have a runepage for general ADC's, Junglers etc. but not for specific champions, does it make a big difference if you play with general runes or runes for every specific champion? I mean ...
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Why can't I scroll the camera wihile using FRAPS?

I've decided to try to review matches to improve. I've already started using replay clients (like BaronReplay) to rewatch matches, but that gives me an omniscient perspective. To try and see gameplay ...
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What does “kite” mean in LoL? [duplicate]

I know the term kite from WoW, there it means letting the enemey move around and prevent it from dealing damage. Yesterday, someone in LoL said: "omfg udyr kite freakin ezreal!" I dont get this, I ...
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Itemization for carries/assassins when I am ahead, but my team is behind

For this I will use Vayne as an example as I am playing her a lot recently, but the question I think it does apply to any ad/ap carries or even assassins. My first two major items are offensive items ...
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S4: Quinn vs Jinx

What is the best way to lane against a Jinx as Quinn? What are Jinx's weaknesses? She seems to be able to easily cs (like 100%) whil I (as quinn) can only get 90% or so. How can I keep up with ...
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Team strategies and rotations for premade 5v5 games

Some friends and me compete in 5v5 tournaments and the 5v5 ranked ladder. We're all decent laners, but when it comes to mid / late game, we're kinda screwed by the lack of strategies and tactics to ...
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What type of junglers benefit from getting Feral Flare over other jungle items?

Feral Flare is a great item for certain junglers presently, but many others still see more benefit out of the older jungle items(eg Spirit of the Ancient Golem, Elder Lizard, Spectral Wraith). What ...
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Ultra rapid fire duration

As we all know, ultra rapid fire mode is a limited game mode introduced as an April Fool's Day joke, but it is still very fun to play. How much time do we have to play in this game mode? Does it ...
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Riven in URF mode: Fastest mobility for spamming abilities

In the URF mode in League of Legends, cooldowns are vastly reduced. Riven has 2 abilities that induce movement. Broken Wings is activated 3 times, the Shield is activated once. What order of these ...
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Biggest champion possible in league of legends? [duplicate]

Who can become the largest champion in league of legends when affected by abilities or other effects? Examples of Large Champions: Chow-gath with mulitple stacks Zac with high health Hecarim I ...
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What ranged champions are good at top lane?

I am trying to find out which ranged champions would work the best at top lane. Any ideas Thanks :D Update: I prefer using ranged champions and want to go top lane. I haven't started playing any ...
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Why do higher level players move between each attack? [duplicate]

I always see players move between every attack, even if they are attacking a stationary target (for instance a tower) and there is no theat close that would make their current position worth changing? ...
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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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Customized item sets doesn't appear in game

I have a bunch of item sets I created . They are all champion specific but are configured to work on all maps . Problem is I don't have this sub menu ingame which lets me alternate between default ...
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ADC build order to reach AS cap in URF mode?

The new URF (ultra rapid fire) game mode doubles AS gain from items, making it far easier for Marksmen to reach the 2.5 cap. What build order should I use to reach this most effectively without ...
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Notice the map and chat

Is there any way I can not forget seeing the chat and the minimap while I play? I mean, I look at them but when I focus on farming or when I try to kill an enemy under turret I completely forget about ...
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Does Spellthief's Edge effect Heimerdinger's Turrets?

If I start off with Spellthief's Edge will my Turets be effected? like if they hit a champion then I get gold from it? I've been thinking about trying it on Heimerdinger, but wanted to double check ...
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What do those abbreviations mean in League of Legends?

I'm quite new to League of Legends (LoL) but try to improve through reading guides. All too often I stumble upon abbreviations I am not sure what they mean. Some of those are: AD AP ArPen AS bot ...
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Is the teambuilder a seperate queue?

The Teambuilder recently got introduced to the live servers of league of legends. I really like the Idea and all but there is one thing that interests me: Is it a seperate queue? Do you get matched ...
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What Dota 2 heroes are like LoL's Master Yi or Teemo?

I am starting to play Dota 2, and I play a lot of League. Which Dota 2 character is similar to either Master Yi or Teemo?
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Can't play while friend's computer is on

Recently I moved in to a friend's house and convinced him to start playing Lol. However, when he turns on his computer (which is a laptop with Windows 8) we get all sorts of weird bugs with ...
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Is there a difference between the word 'Permaban' and 'Pick or Ban'? [closed]

Recently I have had an argue with my friend about using the word 'Permaban' and 'Pick or Ban' to describe certain champions. I know that 'defining' champions with such words are more of individual ...
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Is there any schedule for sales on champions?

I've been playing with Ahri for the past few days (she is on the free-to-play rotation this week), and I really like the way she plays. Currently, she costs 6300IP which may not seem like a lot to ...
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Can Master Yi's Ultimate quickly destroy Thresh's 'The Box'?

I know that Highlander makes Master Yi immune to slows. Does this mean that he can withstand the 99% movement speed reduction to destroy the Thresh's The Box in less then a second? ACTIVE: After ...
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How do I become a better League of Legends player [closed]

I think the most commonly asked question in League of Legends is "How do I escape Elo hell?" or "How do i gain Elo fast" Because most players are in silver or bronze. Now I play this game since Beta ...
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What is a safe high elo counter to Leona if Thresh and Lulu are banned?

I recently had to play against a Leona when both Lulu and Thresh were banned. I personally really like Thresh against Leona since you can harass with autoattacks and deny her hard if she goes in (same ...
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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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What is a viable build for Teemo vs. Teemo?

I recently had trouble against an opposing Teemo. What build would work best to counter another Teemo?
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What are the pros and cons of flat vs. scaling runes?

With 80+ champions and more being added, and endless build possibilities, I know it's unrealistic to ask "which one of these is better" because there is no right answer. I assume that one is not flat ...
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Icebourn Gauntlet + Black Cleaver

If one would buy Icebourn Gauntlet and Black Cleaver, would everyone's armor get reduced that got hit by the Black Cleaver? I know it works for the Spirit of the Elder Lizard because there is a clear ...
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How does attack interact with defence items? [duplicate]

Let's say that I play Zed and bought Hydra and my enemy is Shen and bought Omen. How much damage will I do to him if my only item is Hydra and his only item is Omen? 75+AD - 70+Def? This is how LoL ...
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Good champions pick and strategies

I normally watch a lot of LCS and OGN (Korean league) LOL games. Sometimes the two teams plays well, but, even playing well, one team lose at the teamfight and lose the game. Or one of the team can't ...
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How do you choose when to invade the enemy jungle?

What makes for a champion that is good at invading an enemy jungle? What makes for a champion that is susceptible to having his jungle invaded? What are the factors in the game that makes you ...
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How is the order of champion pick selected (draft pick)?

I know in ranked games, a characters elo determines the order of champion picks. In non-ranked draft pick, pre-arranged teams have priority. Does team size, elo, or anything else affect the order of ...
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How are all diminishing returns calculated in League of Legends?

It was brought up in another question about how two slows would stack. I am wondering how do diminishing returns work and are calculated. For instance, if I would stack dodge on a Jax if I was able ...
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How do I to get level advantage?

I have noticed that two opposing players in the same lane usually level up at different times. By example, I get to level 3 and some seconds later my opponent level up to 3 too. So, I want know what ...
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How To Fill My Down Time As Support

Whenever I play support I always find myself wandering aimlessly when I'm not either shadowing my ADC or engaged in team fights. What should I do when I'm not doing either of these things?
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How Do I Keep Up In Level As Support

I usually play support, and it's often the case that by the time I'm level 13 or 14, everyone else is 16 or more. What's the best strategy for keeping up in level with everyone else?
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Accepting WINAMP ctrl+alt key-combinations

When playing League of Legends with Winamp and TeamSpeak. LoL ignores my teamspeak keybindings (Ctrl+Alt+o/p), and thus teamspeak correctly reacts. But my Winamp keybindings (Ctrl+Alt+v, ...