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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What is the angle of Shacos Backstab?

Shaco deals 20% bonus damage when striking a unit from behind with his basic attacks or abilities. But what exactly does behind mean? Is it 10/90/180 degrees?
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Muramana active with Ryze Ultimate

Ryze Q and W proc the Muramana active (if toggled), causing them to deal more damage. Does this extra damage cause more "splash damage" when his ultimate is active? Muramana Active: Single target ...
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How to maximize summoner XP gain in League of Legends?

What is the most efficient way to gain experience in LoL? How is experience gain calculated? I've heard Dominion is better for experience than classic; is that true?
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Are there special rewards for the temporary Hexakill gamemode?

Some temporary gamemodes have special rewards like summoners icons. Are there special rewards for the temporary Hexakill gamemode?
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Season end dates and rewards

For the current season of League of Legends, when is the cut off time for reaching a certain rank for rewards, and what are the ranks requires for what rewards?
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What does Yasuo's Wind Wall not block?

It blocks everything from skillshots to even auto-attacks, but is there any skills that go through it? Things I have in mind would be dashes or certain attacks like Lux's ult. How does it interact ...
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How to rank up in League of Legends? [duplicate]

I have been facing a very hard time ranking up in league of legends. Whenever I play a ranked games some of my teammates always manage to screw the match up. It has absolutely nothing to do with me. ...
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How can I backup or sync my custom Item Sets [duplicate]

You can build custom Item Sets in your profile. Can you automatically sync them to other client installations? Where are those files located?
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What situations/champions are Manamune designed for?

I've been trying out Manamune on some melee mana-users lately, but I haven't been having a ton of luck as opposed to using other items. Are there some specific champions or situations that would make ...
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late game mages

Sometimes a ranked game hits 40 minutes. At this point most players on the enemy team have one or more sources of magic resist and this is extremely annoying to me as Xerath, Orianna or also when ...
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Smartcast and range indicators for certain skills?

As far as i know you can have your skills cast when you hit (keydown) your skill key QWER or after you press the target with your mouse. The whole clicking with the mouse to activate the skill sucks - ...
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What is a tier list and how do I have to look at it?

I often hear people talking about a "tier list" and I also kind of often read this term in guides or articles about League. I know that it has something to do with the viability of certain champions ...
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Can I force the minions to attack me, when no enemy chamion is around?

I know that you can get minion "aggro" when you attack an enemy champion or when nothing else is around. But how do I force them to attack me, when no enemy champion is around?
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Sion's ultimate speed

In the 4.18 patch, Sion was reworked. I have some questions about the new Sion. 1st: If he is wearing Ravenous hydra(don't know if this is the correct item) will the kills from the hydra also add to ...
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Advantages of using sounds in League of Legends

I'm wondering if there are other (if any) possible advantages of using sounds than disabling audio completely. I just bumped into a Reddit post : ...
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LoL Character Guidance for Ranked Play [closed]

In order to play ranked in League of Legends, you need to be Level 30 and own 16 champions. I'm currently level 8 and am moving up at a steady pace. I've bought the starter pack and Miss Fortune so I ...
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Does the Blue Trinket reveal stealthed units?

In League of Legends, does the blue trinket reveal stealthed targets? If you are sighted with the Blue Trinket, and you immediately enter stealth, will it still reveal you or will you enter stealth ...
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How did the damage output of Tristana change in 4.18?

From the 4.18 patchnotes: General ATTACK SPEED PER LEVEL +4% per level ⇒ +2.5% per level Q - Rapid Fire DURATION: 5 seconds (was 7 seconds) BONUS ATTACK SPEED 30/50/70/90/110% ...
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Is Ardent Censer still viable during late game?

I want to know if Ardent Censer IS viable for supports during late games considering: Abilities/Skills : Some supports benefit their team a lot, some may benefit his own a lot. I'm talking about ...
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Randuins Omen/Thornmail and Ruunans Hurricane

If you are fighting against someone with Randuins/Thornmail and you have Hurricane then if you shoot their teammate and the extra hurricane shots strike the person with the annoying armour...do you ...
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Why can't I add a user as friend in League of Legends?

I've been trying to add a user to my friends list on League of Legends. I know his username and I know his summoner name, but the game stubbornly insist they do not exist. This isn't limited to ...
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What times are “high risk” for the jungler to visit your lane?

There are certain times in the early game when you should be on "high alert" for a jungler to come into your Lane. For example early level 2 ganks, after they completed their first jungler route, etc. ...
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Champions with ultimate that are not priority?

Except Udyr, are there champions whose R isn't a priority to be acquired at level 6 or level up at 11?
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Undo Feature - Enchantments while dead

I accidently bought homeguards (instinctively) instead of distortion in a match yesterday (while dead) and it still wouldn't let me undo. Is this a bug? I don't see how an enchantment could affect ...
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Does Nautilus hook work with player created terrain?

In the most recent patch they changed vayne's condemn so that it works with player created terrain. Does anyone know if this will also apply to Nautilus or if it already does? I use to play Nautilus ...
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What is the purpose of exhausting Galio when he ults?

In this game, Galio is repeatedly exhausted everytime he uses his ultimate ability. However, Galio's ultimate roots him to one place. What's the purpose of exhausting Galio when he uses his ult? ...
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Does the undo button let you keep gold generated by gold income items?

Does the undo button let you keep gold generated by gold income items? For Example: I die While dead, I buy gold income item (for example Avarice blade) after I spawn I undo purchase Will I keep ...
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Best runes for Zed: 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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Which abilities used can be seen (or heard) in the fog of war ? [closed]

Some of the abilities can be see if you move the camera to the area, even there is no vision (in the fog of war or in a bush). I know about : Shaco's Decieve Twisted Fate's Destiny Teleport Is ...
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What are the penalties for leaving the game or surrendering?

When leaving a game, either by a majority of surrender votes, or leaving at champion selection (queue-dodging), is there some sort of penalty, like less ip or an "autoreport"? If you leave in ...
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What are the requirements to skip promotion games/Divisions?

I understand that in order to skip promotion games and divisions, you must be playing consistently at a higher level than your division suggests but, how high above your current league do you have to ...
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Situations where Ohmwrecker is viable to get?

I rarely get to see this bought and I'm thinking if it there'll be times that you certainly NEED this item. I'm wondering if this can even be useful during late game when champs are usually doing ...
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How and when to break knock up cc with cleanse dash?

I have read that you can break the knock up cc by using cleanse and following that with a dash. My question is in two parts; In what part of the knock up animation should i use the cleanse/qss and ...
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What is true damage?

Changelog of patch 1.0.0.111 reported: Smite now deals true damage instead of magic damage. What does true damage mean and how does it differ from magic/attack damage?
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What are all the in-game chat commands available in LoL?

I've heard that there are some commands far from the ones shown in /help list. Which are they?
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What happened to my silver border outline on my summoner profile?

The silver border outline on my summoner profile for League of Legends is not showing any more during the loading screen. What happened and how can I get the silver outline back? I still have my ...
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If a champion jumps over Volibear (like Tristana or Corki) and the bear uses Majestic Roar when they are on top, does the slow proc?

I mean, different from other abilities is a ROAR, so I'd say it should, but I wonder if that was implemented in the game.
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Can someone provide concrete examples of when to build armor vs health?

I read this excellent explanation of how building armor provides diminishing returns in terms of reducing damage, but scales effective health linearly. I am bad at math. So in what cases would you ...
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How does draft mode work in LoL?

I've watched some games from the world championship and I can't understand how the champion selection is supposed to work. I've seen that there are different "phases" in the whole operation but I ...
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Effect of Syndra's ultimate on Nocturne/Sivir's spellshield?

Considering that Syndra has 4-5 spheres in the field then she casts ult on Sivir. Unleashed Power has a brief cast time before it activates, but Syndra does not have to remain in place while the ...
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How can the damage reduction from Armor in League of Legends not have diminishing returns?

The formula for calculating damage reduction from armor in League of Legends is Damage Reduction = Total Armor / (100 + Total Armor) It seems clear to me that this formula dictates that adding more ...
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Cleanse vs. Quicksilver Sash

I am not overly familiar with either this spell or item, but was curious as to which is more effective: quicksilver sash or cleanse. Do they remove the same things? Also, is it possible to cleanse ...
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What is Soraka's best role after her Patch 4.17 Rework?

As you all know, Soraka recently received a gameplay update with new abilities with some similarities to her old abilities. What have her ability changes pushed her towards, mid lane or support?
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What patch is played at worlds of Season 4?

In the notes of 4.14 they said: As 4.14 is potentially the patch we'll be playing the World Championship on Which on is it finally? 4.14 got updated once more after the realease.
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Why do Pros use one Crit-Rune in their Rune page?

Pretty straight forward:why would you want to use one Crit-Rune in your Runepage(giving <1% Crit Chance)? I have seen this from AD Carry players where it made atleast some sense,but there are also ...
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Why do ADCs always go for damage over armor?

Considering bot lane, it is customary for the ADC to build ONLY damage or armor pen while the support builds his gold income and sightstone. The idea behind this is for the ADC to be able to dish out ...
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Why are some champions considered to be better at blue/red side?

This questions got in my mind when I was watching the LoL World Championships. I do not know who it was, but one of the broadcasters made a statement like this: When playing on red side you always ...
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Nidalee Takedown Damage

Was playing Nidalee and built trinity force as usual, this got me thinking. How is the damage for 'Takedown' calculated with a Tri-force proc. For example, if the Tri-force spellblade damage is taken ...
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Should I build AD or AP on Azir?

I've had a discussion with a friend earlier today on how to use the full potential of Azir's abilities and passive. Some people play him full Attack Damage + CDR to profit from his passive 2% Attack ...
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NonRanked / Ranked Games: Terms and Tips? GP10? Runes? Bans? Last Hits?

Sorry for long question title and all the questions, but for Nonranked / Ranked Games: What does GP10 mean? I want to perform well and and people always talk about GP10 and such terms: IE, and WoTA?. ...