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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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 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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What is the distance required for Ashe's ulti to stun for maximum duration?

As Ashe's ulti is described, a max of 3.5 second stun is possible. But how far must the arrow have travelled for the duration to be this long? Active: Ashe fires a giant arrow in a straight line. ...
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When and why is it very effective to use Zhonya's Hourglass?

Yesterday I played Swain. I thought buying Zhonya's hourglass is pretty awesome on him, because of ap and armor of course, but mainly because I like to focus on the active. A pretty cool thing about ...
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In LoL, what is the (greek?) symbol on Inferno Nasus amulet?

In League of Legends, the Inferno Nasus character has a necklace with three symbols on it. One of the symbols is an Omega, but I don't know what the other two are. Does anyone recognize them? I'm ...
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5v5 Ranked Team Issue [closed]

I play with 4 of my friend in team ranked. One of my friends only plays one champion. If you look at his solo queue records, he only plays that one champion. (I won't say what champion in case he ever ...
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Peer to Peer transfer on LoL

What is it and should I disable it. Also does it share data from my computer to other users and use my internet (Which is already really slow).
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Choosing BotRK or BT for Marksmen (ranged AD) [duplicate]

I'm trying to choose my own items instead of just following a guide, but keep struggling with understanding when to use Blood Thirster or Blade of the Ruined King (or vice versa) on Marksmen ...
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What is the connection between Ashe's arrow travel distance and the stun duration?

When you used to throw a spear with Nidalee and you walked away, it did more damage because of the distance you build in that time. Riot changed that and now you throw the spear and the position you ...
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What happens first, flat or % armor penetration?

When I have both The Black Cleaver and Last Whisper, which will reduce the armor of my enemies first?
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Leveling up mundos w while using it, does the damage increase?

Well let's take mundo's w or ulti. Would the damage of the w increase when you have it activated and you are leveling it up at this moment ? and if you activated his ult and you apparently hit lvl 11 ...
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Can gold passives be stacked on a minion kill?

If I was Gangplank, and killed a minion with my Q on Twisted Treeline with control of at least one altar, and had the Avarice blade, would I receive gold for all of the above bonuses? Or would some ...
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Do Caitlyn's Traps still reveal stealthed targets?

When you step on one of Caitlyn's traps (or any other champion skill that reveals for a duration) will it still reveal champions once they enter stealth? So, if I stepped on a trap, and I entered ...
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Why is Top-lane Ezreal considered unviable? [closed]

I want to ask whether you think toplane Ezreal could be viable or not. I thought of it because I want to main a champ I really can play everywhere (except support because I hate this role). He would ...
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Does kha'zix passive trigger on ult while he is still visible?

If you set a pink ward and kha'zix ults within the reveal area, will the unseen threat passive work anyway?
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Why attack wards?

In League of Legends, you can attack wards for a short window of time when they're put down by the opposing team (discounting the use of other methods of finding wards). Often, a quick autoattack at ...
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When do you drop a tier and where do you land? [duplicate]

With season 4 they enabled Tier dropping against boosted or ebay accounts. While I really find this a good thing I ask myself when you will drop a Tier. I heard that you need the MMR of division 5 ...
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Is ARAM Champion Select Truly Random?

I get the feeling that ARAM isn't truly random. For one, it seems that free champs are present in games more often than others, and pretty often I go through streaks of rolling the same champion. Now ...
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What makes a Champion a Viable Jungler? [duplicate]

So, I main playing the bot lane, but I like to be capable in all positions. So what DOES make a jungle champion, a jungle champion? I know one key element is self-sustain, but at the same time, I know ...
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What build is best for jax [closed]

Well I don't really play a lot of jax but what build is best for him and in what situations? Plus any tips for vs a jax is appreciated. If there are any places where I could learn jax a bit better
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Most viable strategy champion 5 picks for 1v1 showdown

Showdown: In the 1v1 games will be blind draft. Each player has the opportunity to ban out three champions, after which the game proceeds to a blind pick phase. After both players have locked in their ...
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Leona's gold income item?

As a starting Leona (support) player, I've been trying to decide whether to start off with Amulet Coin or Relic Shield. (I know that a lot of pro players take Doran's Shield but I'm not up to that ...
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What is the worth of a soul?

I've been playing a lot of support Tresh lately, and I'm wondering how much should I put myself in danger for a soul? I'm the kind of Thresh player that goes for every soul that it's not dumb to go ...
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Does the Mark on Shyvana's Flame Breath proc Spellvamp?

I've been thinking of creative builds for Shyvana to maximize her magic damage when I thought of using a Hextech Gunblade in the build. If she auto attacks an enemy that is marked with Flame Breath ...
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Dealing with 2+1 tanks team composition

TL;DR; With all the armor and health and health-regeneration, what's the strategy that I should use to win team fights in the end game? The tanks can go without trouble and kill my ap, adc and any ...
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Is there a champion counter tool which takes other champions in to account? [closed]

All champion counter tools only takes 1v1 into account but often in games there happens to be a champion that counters you hardcore which is not on your lane. So is there a champion pick tool which ...
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What are ways to train ones lasthitting skills

So I'm a high elo player and I only play Support since I can't really keep up with the farm in High elo. While I have 160 - 180 CS on average in 20 minutes my opponents are at around 180-220 and this ...
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Does Anivia's wall grant an assist?

I was surprised to note recently that I apparently got an assist as Anivia for doing nothing other than blocking an enemy champion with Ice Wall, but can't be 100% certain that I did not AA at all. ...
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League of Legends damage modifiers while channeling

If a damage buff or debuff (e.g. exhaust) is applied to a champion while they are channeling a spell (after they started the channeling) like ww' ult, kata's ult or fiddle's ult is the damage for that ...
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Can Yasuo's W also deny “beam-type” spells?

Suppose you play Xerath/Malzahar/Lux/etc. and shoot to the wall. Since it is said that it stops projectiles, will the wall still stop these "beam-type" spells? Also, assuming that Malzahar's ult ...
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Not always seeing particles in game

Recently I've been experiencing weird behaviors while playing League. My ping stays around a normal 80-90ms. Occasionally everything will stop moving then a few seconds later everything will happen ...
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Are hidden passives enabled in ranked games?

Since events are disabled in ranked games because of advantages, I wonder if hidden passives are enabled or disabled. Sure the 1 damage less recieved from leonas passive while wearing sunglasses isn't ...
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Can someone please list down the side quest on LoL

I just started wondering, what are the side quest in all maps and what are the requirements? I know about the "The Hunt is On" quest. Hope you can add some more.
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Which of the 3 support items can earn you the most gold?

Currently there are 3 major support Items: the relic shield, the ancient coin and the spellthiefs edge. I usually use the coin or the shield, because i feel like it's the most secure gold income. ...
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Is there protection against critical hits in League of legends?

I know you can reduce the damage of critical hits in League of legends. (By masteries I think) But there is something that can reduce the prob. of critical hit on an enemy? If there is, can this ...
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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 can cause internet Lag Spikes while streaming League of Legends?

Recently, I got kind of a lot lag spikes while using some internet programs at the same time. Now since I'd consider my connection speed as pretty good (10mbit up/100mbit down) and the problems are ...
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Sivir Spellshield Vs. Tether spells

When should I cast my spell shield? Should I cast it before (for example) Nocturne casts his fear, or time it so that it's up when the fear procs?
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Hybrid Pen Marks on AP Mid Carrys

I recently read about using Hybrid-Penetration Marks instead of pure Magic-Penetration. I know that it is a poor choice if you're not gonna harrass your lane opponent with auto-attacks. However, ...
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Which champions have non-ultimate skills that gains a bonus based on the target's missing health?

Which non-ultimate champion abilities deal extra damage based on missing health? (such as Elise's spider form Q Venomous Bite)
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Is Pantheon's Q an execute?

A post on Pantheon's Q Spear Shot in the official forum labels it as an execute. I tried to read the description and so far, I'm under the impression it is just the 50% extra damage for low hp targets ...
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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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What can make you lose a Ban in the LCS?

I'm just starting to watch the FNC vs CW game, and Fnatic only has the right to ban once (instead of 3 times). The commentators didn't seem to say why it was so, but they talked about Fnatic only ...
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What is wrong with Double Tenacity?

I watched Krepo's stream and he said, "That guy has double tenacity. He doesn't jungle." And I saw some threads bashing people with double tenacity. Can someone tell me why you shouldn't build ...
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When to use Leona's ult?

I have seen players use Leona's ult, Solar Flare, both to initiate and to trap an enemy champ for the kill during team fights. Less often but still regularly, I also see it used to escape from team ...
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What was the elo distribution of Leauge of Legends at the start of season 4?

As of today, tons of league statistic sites exist and there already have been some statistics about the player distribution throughout all tiers and divisions but I'm looking for a statistic which is ...
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What happens if you delete random models in a game (specifically TF2/LoL)? [closed]

Say you deleted the entire set of models for Varus in League of Legends, and tried loading a game with him. What exactly would happen? Additionally, what if you deleted the sniper from TF2? Would ...
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Are the winter map files still accessible?

Maybe some of you guys remember the winter map from league of legends that was released in 2012 or 2011 (and earlier, but that was an older model). Now I remember searching for special files when it ...
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Why is my League of Legends client crashing and experiencing multiple bugs?

Somehow, after upgrading my laptop to Windows 8, my League of Legends client tends to crash while the game is loading (after champion selection). I have to manually kill the client in Task Manager, ...