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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AD Thresh, possible or not?

I have seen some people playing AD thresh and I have always played him more tanky. Is AD thresh a viable build?
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Is there a counter to Yorick?

Is there a counter to Yorick on top?
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Escaping from League of Legends Elo Hell

What are the different ways to boost your Elo rating in LoL? It seems like when you lose 5~7 games in a row there is no way to get a decent team to play with, thus leading you to lose more and more. ...
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How to go and watch complete game replays?

I'm looking to see some full game replays in League of Legends (that are not my friends' game) Those "Featured games" in the starter slider are always in progress, and what I'm looking for is to get ...
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Question about global skills + undo in shop

Is using the 'undo' in shop an advantage for champions with global skills? 3 scenarios I can think of is : Say, Ashe has ult and gold around 1600. She can buy the rod for + AP which is beneficial ...
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Why is Dominion referred as ODIN? [closed]

I've been poking around the API and it seems that Dominion is always referred as 'ODIN'. Its the only mode that has a name that doesn't seem to fit the final name of the gametype. Is there any known ...
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Question about the number of souls from Thresh's Damnation

If Thresh will stay in the bottom lane for a certain period of time (say, 10 minutes) and he collected all the souls, what can be the total approximate/average number of souls? Also, is there a way ...
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LCS: Will tie-breakers count in the Fantasy League?

With the NALCS tie-breakers coming up, I'm wondering. Will the tie-breakers get me points or are they not counted in the results? Note: Was not sure if this question belongs here, but fantasy LCS is ...
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How is LP calculated?

When I play ranked games, I get a random amount of LP per win, usually ranging from 5-20. However, I would like to know how is it calculated, and how do we "ensure" that we get a higher amount of LP ...
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Are there any benefits of a bigger Champion?

Related Question: Is Feral Warwick skin bigger? In the related question, I learned that different champions have different sized "hitbox." I also learned that Chogath, Nasus, and Renekton's ultimates ...
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Yasuo with exhaust

I've noticed a bunch of pros using exhaust on Yasuo, even if they aren't vs a burst champ (I saw Faker use it vs a Xerath) and I was just wondering what makes it so good and when to use it? I'd assume ...
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What are good routes to jungle and gank at level 2-3?

What are possible jungling routes in LoL Season 5 to get to level 2 and 3 (both possibilities) and gank afterwards? That is, jungle to get to those levels quickly and have enough health to gank ...
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How to lane against Riven

If you take a look at: http://www.championselect.net/champions/riven You do see advice, but non of that really seems to work well. Rather they are situation and assume Riven can not play well, but ...
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How much CDR does Yasuo's Q get from bonus attack speed?

The cooldown and cast time of Steel Tempest is reduced based on Yasuo's bonus attack speed and unaffected by cooldown reduction. Say I buy Blade of the Ruined King (+40% attack speed) If Yasuo's ...
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How do I change my banner on my profile?

I was just watching a friend profile and I saw that his banner has changed from the normal one. And he is the only one of my friends that has it changed. I would like to know how he did that. My ...
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Is it possible/reasonable to sneak solo/duo Baron?

Basically is it possible/reasonable to sneak Baron or is it too hard or too long? I have tried to search for an answer and most answers are about the old Baron. Emphasis on the sneak part, I would ...
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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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What should be my jungle path?

I'm trying to start jungling a little and have doubts on what my route shall be and when should I go for an invade/gank? Right now I would start with Warwick. Another thing. Will I need some help to ...
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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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Dealing with tanks late game as vlad?

I've been playing a lot of Vlad again, lately I've been getting matched up against tanks, particularly Nasus. Quite often I have a senario in which I absolutely dominate Nasus in lane. I continue this ...
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What runes do I get as a support Alistar?

I can't seem to find answers that match up. Alistar is definitely a more tanky support, so he is different than ones like sona or Janna. I'm looking for runes that will help with his mana control, ...
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How do I efficiently make use of chimes as Bard?

I've seen a lot of Bard players going out of lane, leaving their ADR for some time to collect chimes and that makes me think if they (chimes) are really important for Bard, as well as souls for ...
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Retrieving data from server/ Unknown error

I've been playing League of Legends for quite some time now and I never had a problem like this. Whenever I go into champ select screen, sometimes the program just stops working. It still stays open, ...
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How does Riot decide which tier to put you in after the provisionals?

So as we all know, we need to complete 10 provisional games at the start of a new season to get into a tier (Bronze, Silver, etc.). Some people manage to win all their 10 provisional matches and get ...
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Can Yasuo block thresh's basic attacks? [duplicate]

Thresh's basic attacks are technically ranged since it works with runaan's hurricane. So does that mean that Yasuo wind wall can block.
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Is there a skill difference between players of the same Elo but in different region/server? [closed]

My question is more statistics and data proof oriented than subjective. If possible I would like the answer to include some "cultural differences" inputs. For example, I would assume that a diamond ...
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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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Why am I always last pick in ranked?

It's the 9th time in a row, so I believe it's not just bad luck. Pick order was supposed to be random for some time now. I heard some possible reasons, as being chat restricted or any other ...
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Which elo would you be playing when playing with a duo partner?

In ranked matches, you have a choice of solo queuing (searching for match alone) or with another partner (duo queuing). I was wondering, let's say I am in Gold or something higher, and my partner was ...
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What should each role be doing during a team fight?

I can pretty much get by laning phase without any problems, but during team fights I can hardly be useful. I mainly have two issues, first one being that usually team fights are so clumped up and ...
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Is it possible to change Kalista's bound ally?

So my strategy would be to bind with my support during the laning phase, then (why not?) change the bind with a better initiator for team fights. Is it possible to change it, and how?
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PVP.net patcher kernel has stopped working [closed]

I have been searching a lot for fixes I tried all of them, but still not working. I also tried all of the steps, updating my computer, downloading .net (already have it), re-downloading or replacing ...
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Is the order you pick based on your Elo?

In ranked games when champion selection happens is the order you pick based on your Elo against your teammates? For example if I am 2nd pick on my team. Does that mean I have second highest Elo on ...
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Luden's Echo and Karthus ult

Gains charges upon moving or casting. At 100 charges, the next spell hit expends all charges to deal 100 (+0.15 ability power) bonus magic damage to up to 4 targets on hit. Applies spell Effects ...
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Losing streaks in League of Legends

It seems that when I'm in a losing streak, I play against way better opponents than when I'm in a winning streak. Does the LoL matchmaking system take the previous games results into account? Or am I ...
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Where can I find more lore behind Ashe and Tryndamere?

I have learned that Ashe and Tryndamere got married to bring their two tribes together in the limited lore that I was able to find. I am interested in learning why they needed to bring their tribes ...
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Is it possible to unlock more champions for bots in LoL custom games?

When I create a custom game in League of Legends and add bots, I can only select the following champions: Annie, Sivir, Soraka, Nasus, Malphite, Shen, Master Yi. Is there a way to unlock more ...
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How can I attack move click to kite while only targeting champs?

So the attack move click is by default "a" then click. (I use shift click when kiting) There is also the default key "tilde (~)" that will allow to target only champions. The main problem is that ...
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Doran's Item versions of Normal and Showdown

When I check the list of items in League of Legends under "Item Sets", and search "Doran's", I get two versions of each of the Doran's items (Doran's Blade, Doran's Ring and Doran's Shield), the ...
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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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Will item effects proc on modified Smite?

Will items like Liandry and Rylai Scepter proc on Challenging/Chilling Smite since they do inflict damage? Also will the enemies around the target of the Blasting Smite gets proc of such items?
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How master and challenger tiers work

I know how rank tiers from bronze to diamond work. But I don't know how master tier and challenger tier work. Is master tier composed of 5 divisions as well? How many persons can be in challenger ...
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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 refer my friend?

Through some quick research online, it seems that the only way to enter your friend's name is when you create your account, but there is no option for this: So how do you refer a friend?
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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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Can the enemy team see Kalista's “Oathsworn” link?

When playing as Kalista, and using the Black Spear, a link is made. This link is visible between the two champions for the rest of the game when the two champions are close enough. Is it visible to ...
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MMR dropped in League of Legends

In League of Legends I am Gold 5 or 4 (depending on when you will read this). My MMR was really high since I had more than double of wins compared to my losses. This made me play against high gold and ...
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Minions Jumping around when walking towards enemy turret

When I am walking with the minions towards an enemy turret, they seem to 'jump' ahead and start attacking the turret when they were at first beside/behind me. Does anyone know of a fix for this?
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Will Kalista's ultimate extend Blitzcrank's Rocket Grab?

I'm wondering if this is working since Blitz + Thresh's pull was removed. If Blitz pulls an enemy, Kalista timely used his ultimate, the grab landed and Blitzcrank clicked just a few seconds after ...
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Sightstone vs Yellow-Trinket on Lee Sin [closed]

With patch 5.3 Riot introduced a change to the yellow trinket -> Now it stores up to two charges while refreshing them by 1 every 60 seconds. As a Lee Sin player, I always tended to buy a sighstone ...