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Runes for Support builds

Should I buy scaling runes or flat increase runes? I mostly play support champs and I am looking for some advice as to the best runes to buy for support champs. Should I go mag/phys defense scaling, ...
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Will a pink ward reveal Akali's location, even if the ward isn't inside the Twilight Shroud?

So if I place a pink ward near the twilight shroud (not inside of it), will it still reveal Akali's location?
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How do the slows from Shadow Slash stack with multiple Living Shadows?

From the tooltip: "Living Shadow: Overlapping Shadow Slashes striking the same enemy deal no additional damage but will incur an increased slow of 30 / 37.5 / 45 / 52.5 / 60% and restore energy." Is ...
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When should I start Doran's Blade over Hunter's Machete while jungling?

Recently, I've noticed some pro players (and subsequently regular players) using Doran's Blade to start in jungle instead of Hunter's Machete. When is this a good idea? Is it specific to certain ...
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What does the “Suppress Public Notifications” option do?

I noticed there was an option (within the client) to "Suppress Public Notifications". I enabled it, and from what I can tell it doesn't change anything. Is this just unimplemented or what is it for? ...
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How much focus should be given to Siphoning Strike while clearing camps on Jungle Nasus

As a Nasus jungler, I can't decide what is more important. Should I not use E for the weaker camps and try Q-last-hit even the small monsters or should I just Q-last-hit what I can (usually the ...
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How can I use the Winter Version of Summoners Rift?

In December 2011 there was a Winter Version of Summoners Rift. For those of you who don't know what I'm talking about here's a picture to jog your memory: [Image Credit: LoL Wiki] The map (since it's ...
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Why am I winning (and losing) low league points, even if I'm not even close to promotion?

So before the unfortunate day happened (internet fall down, got afk one whole ranked game) I was getting 15-26 LP for each win/lose. But after that day, I'm winning/losing only between 3-7 lp. I'm ...
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Which are good / bad targets for ignite?

Sometimes ignite is situational - e.g., any champion that's almost dead and running away should be ignited. But other things being equal, some champions are particularly good / bad targets for ...
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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 it good to have a mix of champs that are strong either early or late game?

For example would a late game team be stronger or as strong as a team that has good early game AND late game champs? Would having a team of all early game champs have the same effect? How much ...
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How can I attack move my Yorick/Mordekaiser's ghost

I know that when I press A my champ does the attack move. If I press R or alt+click, I only move my ghost where my mouse is pointing. But in teamfights, when I want my ghost to attack an enemy, there ...
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Spirit of the Elder Lizard or Spirit of the Spectral Wraith on jungle Evelynn?

Are they certain situations I would get one item over the other? Also, what are the pros/cons of picking either.
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Which variables determines the champion select position? [duplicate]

When I play duo ranked, my partner always gets first pick, and I'm last pick. Sometimes I do duo queue with another person, and that person goes third, and I'm second. The position is determined by ...
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Does spell vamp work with Kayle's E?

If I buy Hextech Revolver and I use Kayle's E to hit my opponents, will the spell vamp work that way?
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What is the most optimal build for Lucian's ultimate to do the most damage?

Lucian's ultimate can deal massive amounts of damage if each of the shots land. I've heard you can deal over 10000 points of damage. ACTIVE: Lucian starts firing shots in the target direction for ...
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When does Janna's extra AD from her shield take effect? [duplicate]

Janna's E is a shield that also grants the shielded champion bonus AD. If a champion uses a skillshot and gains the shield after the skillshot is fired but before it hits an enemy, does the ...
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If you only stun/snare/fear/(any other cc) an enemy, but gets killed by a tower, does it count as a kill?

Let's say for example: You're Fiddlesticks and you didn't harm the enemy champion for a while. Then you just Terrify (using Q, fearing him without dealing any damage) the enemy champion (which has 86 ...
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Can I cancel my ultimate after I've held down the left mouse button?

I've been playing Sona quite a bit, and I really do like the support role. However I've been missing her skill shot (her ultimate which is her stun) more often then I'd like to admit. I noticed that ...
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How to always start League of Legends in fullscreen mode?

I managed to install League of Legends in Ubuntu (and wrote a review about it) but, now I want to start the game in fullscreen mode, always. Question: How to always start League of Legends in ...
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When is the cooldown on Lich Bane's proc reset?

Lich Bane has the passive: Unique – Spellblade: After using an ability, your next basic attack deals bonus magic damage equal to 50 + 75% of your ability power. 2 second cooldown. When is ...
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What does Trundle's Ice Pillar block?

I know Trundle's Ice Pillar counts as impassable terrain, but what skills does he block? I know about Shyvana's dragonform being blocked (happened to me yesterday) and I got intrigued.
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What are the differences between off-tank, bruiser and tanky DPS?

I don't really know the differences between the three roles. It is more damage in one than the others, more tanky, or is it the champ who makes the difference? I read this question about what ...
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How do I build mastery pages for general use?

When I first started playing LoL I read quite a few guides on Mobafire, and made my mastery pages based on those. I managed to make up to twenty (the current max) mastery pages, and now I can't make ...
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What does the flashing lightning icon over minions mean?

I was playing Dominion and noticed that when my minions started attacking a point (and slowly capturing it) that a little icon started flashing above them. I took a screenshot of it. I'm guessing ...
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How do I play late game Irelia?

How can I be an affective player with Irelia in late-game and teamfights? When chasing down enemies or 1v1'ing I feel like she excels throughout the whole game. During teamfights, however I target the ...
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The trick to Pantheon's ult

Pantheon's ult, if used improperly, is life threatening to say the least. I've had a lot of issues with it. One being it is only effective 5% of the time. The other is that it can be interrupted, when ...
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What happens if Yorick uses his ultimate on Anivia's egg?

Is there a duplicate of the egg or Anivia or nothing at all?
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Can Muramana's active ever proc twice on one attack?

Is it possible for Muramana's active to proc twice on one single-target attack? For example, Poppy's Devastating Blow (Q) or Twisted Fate's Pick a Card (W) add an effect to the following autoattack. ...
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What determines the lane of a champion? [duplicate]

There have been many times where I look at a champion, and like it, but I've got no idea which lane it is meant to go in. How do I determine which lane to go in? I've been playing LoL for awhile, and ...
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Is Wukong a viable champion?

He has a lot of good options, including: AD burst damage. Great initiation with his E - Nimbus Strike - skill. He has few seconds of stealth with W - Decoy - great escape or initiation mechanism. ...
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How can Skarner increase the distance he can pull an Impaled champion?

Besides Movement Speed effects, I would like to know a list of any ways Skarner can move/be moved (using the help of his allies, not enemies) while his ultimate, Impale is active.
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Spirit of the Ancient Golem on Mundo?

Ever since season 3 the first major item any jungler would get was Spirit of the Ancient Golem. I understand that Dr. Mundo does not need mana regen but I feel that if I don't get Spirit my clear time ...
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How to survive when playing in mid (middle) lane?

Normally when I play LoL PVP I usually go top or bot, and I find that it is much easier to survive. However in mid lane there are plenty of areas for me to get ambushed and get killed. Should I be ...
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Caitlyn's Passive and Runaan's hurricane, how is it affected?

So I'm a bit confused by things going around about how Runaan's Hurricane interacts with caitlyn's passive. I understand that the other attacks from runaan's add stacks but if you're in the brush are ...
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How exactly does the gold sharing for ward kills work?

Patch 3.9 added ward kill gold sharing. That is, whenever a ward is killed, the killer gets a share of the gold, and the person who revealed the ward gets a share of the gold. This means that a ...
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What is gameStats sqlite?

Inside the League of Legends folder there is a gameStats sqlite file. I know sqlite is a database, but what is this for? Will changing the values affect the client side of the game?
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Is there anyway to tell if I'm facing/receiving a punishment?

Note: this question is partially related to the Tribunal Recently I went to try and review cases in the Tribunal (I recently turned lv. 20), but it wouldn't let me no matter what I did. My honor ...
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Which champions scale with kills in League of Legends?

I'm talking about skills like Sion's Enrage: TOGGLE: While toggled on, Sion has increased attack damage at the cost of some health for each autoattack. While Enrage is active, Sion permanently ...
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How long is a unit of distance?

I play the character called Tristana in League of Legend. Tristana have an ability called "BUSTER SHOT" (Tristana's ultimate). BUSTER SHOT: Tristana fires a massive cannonball at an enemy unit. ...
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Are minions able to capture points?

In Dominion mode, are friendly minions able to capture points on their own? I've seen them go up to towers, and fire something at the capture point that slowly started to capture the point. So, are ...
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Will Ashe's Frost Shot proc Iceborn Gauntlet and Rylai's Passive?

As the title says, will her Q proc them upon firing arrows? I've heard yes and no, so I wanted to clarify.
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What is the order of any type of “resurrection” in League of Legends [duplicate]

I know that there are several types of resurrection skills in LoL. What do I mean by the "resurrection" term? Following skills and items can be categorized under the term "resurrection": Champion ...
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Does any skill have a global cooldown?

I am new to this game, and will try to optimize my game-play as much as possible. I will do this by making macros for my spells and abilities. Are there global cooldown on spells and abilities in ...
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How to effectively attack enemy champions with a ranged champion?

My problem is I have a hard time winning auto-atack battles. I don't know how to chase while attacking with my ADC. I "right-click" Draven continuously while chasing, and sometimes he stops to run ...
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What abilities proc the furor enchant on boots?

What abilities proc the furor enchant on boots? Will stuff like Shaco's JitB auto attacks proc it? Will Nidalee's bushwhack give you the bonus movement speed each tic of damage? What about Caitlyn's ...
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Does Janna's shield increase a tower's damage?

Janna's Eye of the Storm grants bonus AD whenever it is cast on a target and you can cast it on towers. Do the turrets gain damage when they gain AD or is their shot damage independent of their AD?
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Which champions have abilities with reduced cooldown on 'failure'?

In League of Legends, when Caitlyn's ultimate, Ace in the Hole, "fails" - that is, the enemy champion you're targeting dies before you charge up - the cooldown is only 4 seconds, instead of the full ...
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How do items effect Melee and Ranged champs?

I'm talking about items like Runaan's Hurricane and Ravenous Hydra. How do they effect certain champs like Jayce or Nidalee where they can switch between ranged and melee? Also how does Runaan's ...
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When will I get rewards for joining the Oceanic server?

On the LoL home screen it said that there would be rewards for anyone who joined the server in Oceania. I don't seem to have gotten anything or any notifications for it. Now that I've joined Oceania I ...