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 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, ...
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What is the difference between crit runes?

i just realised that there are 2 Crit Quintessences, 1: + 4,46% crit damage AND 2: 1,86% crit damage AND both with the same price of 1025 IP. Can anyone explain this? why would someone ever buy the ...
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Are characters like Annie and Zyra really 'supports'?

The meta of League of Legends seems to be shifting, instead of using for example: Nami, Lulu and Soraka as supports, people is using Annie, Zyra and others to fill the role. When one uses such ...
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How to effectively play against an Annie support?

Annie has very unfortunately become a fairly popular support. She has high base damage and can nuke with little to no problem with practically no AP items. This is very hard to deal with as an ADC. ...
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Upgrading the Greater Totem ward trinket

At level 9, you can upgrade Greater Totem to either Greater Vision Totem (1 pink, permanent) or Greater Stealth Totem (3 x 3 min wards). How should I decide the upgrade path to take, and as a ...
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What is the most cost effective armor value?

Armor is fairly important for tanks in league, as it lowers the physical damage they take from enemies. Armor absorbs a certain percentage of incoming damage to the champion, it is not on a 1:1 scale. ...
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What ways are there to interrupt things like Leonas E

I know that Leonas E can be interrupted by spells like Threshs E or Jannas Q and you see that quite often since they're more or less easy to hit. But how exactly does Leonas hitbox while she's in that ...
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Are LP gains capped?

Everyone knows that you start with 0 points in a division and you gain or lose more LP if your MMR is higher or lower than your current division. Now I know it is possible to skip divisions, but if ...
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Is it possible to skip to another Tier?

Since season 4 has started, you no longer have a reduced LP gain in divisions 1 (Gold I) for example. In s3 you gained 5-10 lp with a normal mmr and now you gain 18-24. Now since it's possible to ...
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What's Aatrox connection with Tryndamere?

Sometimes, when Aatrox meets Tryndamere, he says: "Tryndamere, my greatest creation" Why's that?
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Can you drop tier? (Season 4) [duplicate]

This question has been already asked regarding Season 3, but if I recall correclty, Riot stated something in the lines of "You can drop tiers in Season 4". So I want to know if this is the case, now ...
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League of Legends analyze mode

If you look on YouTube at the League of Legends top 5 team plays videos, you will see an Analyze mode that the host uses to highlight a specific fight. Can it or is it possible to download that tool ...
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If I dodge champion select during unranked (evaluation stage), what happens?

My ranked stats suffer a reset and now I have to play 10 games in order to enter the league. Say I won one game (1/10 games played) Now that I'm unranked, what if I dodge the champion select stage ...
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What defensive item should an adc get?

When i play as an adc i am usually Kog'Maw. My items are mercury treads, BotRK, Runaan's hurricane, BT and IE. My last item is usually defensive. However, I don't know which one to take. Mainly, I'm ...
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2 rengar and 2 kha'zix

What would happen if there were example, in team #1, 1 kha'zix and 1 rengar and then in team #2, 1 kha'zix and 1 rengar. Would this mean that there would be 2 "the hunt is on"? Has anyone ever tried?
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How to close a League of Legends account?

i created a League of Legends account a long time ago and haven't used it since. Today i got an email about loosing my "Summoner Name". i think i'd prefer just closing (deleting) the account. How do i ...
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What champions are worst at lasthitting under a turret?

There were some discussions about lane pushing and freezing. One of the aspects is that you can do that in bot/mid lanes against champions who are very bad at lasthitting under the turret. Which or ...
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How to react to jungle invasion? [closed]

Lets say that I properly warded the jungle entrances from river (Golem and Lizard), and I'm happy taking my buff. In the mid of the process, I spot the enemy jungler and... I get frozen... I don't ...
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Decision Making on early game jungling

I'm learning to jungling, but I'm bit confused about when: Continue the jungle routing Back to base to buy items Gank I know that I need rush my starting Jungle Item first (I'm playing now as ...
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Does Sivir's shield work against Draven's q?

I was wondering if the spell shield would shield against Draven's q, since it is an auto attack.
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Understanding last hitting and freezing a lane

Every champion is going to be different in the last-hitting department, depending on their auto attack speed and animation, their attack damage, if they're ranged or melee, ect. This much I know. ...
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If Xerath gets charmed by Ahri in his self-root (R) stance, will he move?

If Xerath uses Rite of the Arcane (R) and Ahri charms him, will he move, or stay in the same spot?
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What makes a duo Strong on Showdown 2 vs 2 [closed]

I was wondering if you had any tips on what is good on this mod. I would assume early games champion capable of dealing some burst damage. Giving some examples of good synergized duos would be ...
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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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Is there a way to get the icons that are used in Summoner's Rift minimap?

I'm developing a webapp and it would be awesome if there's a way to find (or extract) the icons (i.e.: turrets, inhibitors, pings, champion circles, nexus, baron, etc.)
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Can you report someone without playing the game with them?

I've just been in a ranked game (that has been dodged by another player) and a player was just trolling from the start. I could go and look on it's LoLKing history and for at least 10 games he's been ...
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Where does Elise land when casting rappel?

Does she land behind the enemy champion, or perhaps always the closest distance to where she rappeled up?
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How or where can I edit in-game text?

Nowadays League of Legends game version : 3.15 Is there a way to change any in-game text? For instance: When you win a game, instead of reading "victory", you read "AWESOME!!". Instead of this: ...
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Do I need an invite for tournaments?

Do I need to get invited to a tournament? I'm asking because I would like to play a tournament with my mates, but isn't it only the 'pros' WHO can play in tournaments?
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How can I see which champions I got first?

How can I see the first five champions I got in League of Legends?
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How to most efficiently spend gold as support?

Ever since the preseason changes to support items I tend to find myself having a large amount of gold. Since I'm not used to this amount of gold as support I was wondering what I could use it best on. ...
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If I buy multiple 3 day xp buffs, will they stack?

If I buy for example 6 x 3day bonus xp, will they stack giving me something like "Increase xp earned by 600%"? Thank you!
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Does ranked premade 5v5 MMR affect your 5v5 normal premade matchmaking?

I've wondered if my 5v5 Ranked team MMR affects my 5v5 premade normal matchmaking. Since soloqueue MMR influences the matchmaking of soloqueue normal games (i'm currently G1 and i always play vs G2 ...
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Standard runes for top lane

I just hit level 20 and I want to start getting runes. I know is hard to choose one set of runes that will fit most of the top champions, but I want to use one that I can use for my main tops (Nasus ...
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When should I transition new champs from Bot games to Normals?

I have been trying out assassin mid's for a few days (since I want to play Yasuo without sucking too bad) and I'm wondering how much practice I should get under me before I try my hand at a normal? I ...
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How can you get to level 2 without any farm?

Last League of Legends game, I played Riven top and we had Lee jungle and so I didn't pull (red). Mundo came at about 2:10 from behind had 0 farm but was level 2. I tried to kill him and realised too ...
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Can Yasuo ult an enemy that made himself airborn

If champions like Khazix or Aatrox jump, they are technically airborne and Yasuo can ult any airborne enemy's. So is it possible to ult an Aatrox that is jumping and not knocked up by an allies ...
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Does “tribute” passive count twice if spell is aoe?

Say I go Kayle support, buy spellthief's edge, and I hit both enemies with one autoattack using E's splash damage. Would it work that way?