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 are viable roles for Leona besides support?

Leona works best as a support in the current metagame, but can she be played in other roles such as an AP mid or jungler? She has great CC and decent magical damage, can these aspects be capitalized ...
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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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Learning how to buy Runes

I'm a little insecure about buy runes. Runes costs a lot of IP, so I'm researching a bit before. I know that I need to be in level 20 to buy the best/final runes. 1) I need buying only "Greater" ...
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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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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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What happens when Trundle uses his ultimate on someone with negative armor?

Suppose, due to armor reduction, someone managed to get negative armor. Trundle's ultimate says: (Active): Trundle immediately steals health (by dealing magic damage) and a percentage of their armor ...
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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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Blade of the Ruined King Vs. The Bloodthirster

Blade of the Ruined King Effects: +25 attack damage +15% life steal +40% attack speed Passive Unique: Your attacks deal 5% of the target's current health in physical damage (60 max vs minions ...
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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 emblems can you earn in ranked League games?

The new ranked system in League involves, among other things, emblems that can be earned. The only two I've seen thus far are for winning 3 games in a row, and playing more than 100 games. What other ...
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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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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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What is the maximum Summoner level in League of Legends?

I just wanted to know what the max level you can get your profile up to. I'm a new player and I have no idea what it is.
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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First League of Legends champions

I was curious about who were the first champions when League of Legends was released. Anyone knows? It seems like it's nowhere on the Internet =/
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Is there a list displaying the champions in order based on their auto attack range?

I quite enjoy playing harassing champs on LoL, and I am interested in which champions have the longest auto attack range. Is there a list displaying the order of champions with the highest range ...
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How do you support Ezreal?

I main supports. I do a job good enough, by feeding my AD carry, denying the other bot lane, roaming or pulling off clutch support moves, to "carry" the game more often than not. The one exception to ...
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How to pick the best support for your ADC?

Since I have babbled a wall of text I will start with my question, Should a support champ be picked to cover an ADCs weaknesses or strengths? Some examples would do just nicely, I have seen a chart ...
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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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What item is more preferable as Katarina: Hextech Gunblade or Will of the Ancients?

I have been thinking about this for quite some time now. When I have my Ionian Boots of Lucidity and I got "Hextech Revolver" as well as "Rylai's Crystal Scepter" and Rabadon's Deathcap what path ...
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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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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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How viable is Taric as a Support in higher level of play in comparison to, say, Soraka?

My main support pick is Taric, and while I have not had much trouble with him so far, I wonder how good of a pick he is in high level play. It is not common to see Taric picked in pro-level games, ...
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How can I play on the League of Legends PBE (beta server)

I saw some YouTube videos with people playing champions before they were released. How can I do that too?
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How to counter Kennen toplane?

i like to play Top and normaly win almost every lane. I just have Problems wit h handling Kennen(ad and ap). Very early in the game he just e out of the engage and autohit you, even with a gapcloser ...
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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 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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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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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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What makes a champion another champion's counter-pick?

I've seen a lot of guides (and some main sources like LoLCounter) where you can see what champion you need to use to lane against a particular champion. I've also heard a million players say that "I ...
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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 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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Is there a cap for cooldown reduction (CDR) in League of Legends?

At what point does cooldown reduction cap out? Is it possible to hit the cap with only masteries and runes?
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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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What is the precedence of Guardian Angel compared to other revive effects?

In League of Legends, there are a number of effects which revive a champion upon death. The item Guardian Angel is the most well-known and widely used of these. I was wondering, however, whether its ...
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Last hitting in-battle minions

I'm learning last hitting minions and get the advices to kill minions under my turret. But I'm with problems when my minion wave encounters the enemy minion wave. I think kind of "chaotic" to detect ...
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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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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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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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What are the Jungle Respawn Times?

In League of Legends, what are the jungle monster re-spawn times. Also at what time do they initially appear?