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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How does matchmaking work on Twisted Treeline?

I know how match making works in ranked -- you are placed depending on how well you did overall in your previous match. In normals, if your team has a premade the enemy team will have a higher average ...
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Do attack speed/movement debuff items draw turret aggro when their passive is triggered by an enemy champion?

So I know the question is a bit subjective however it makes sense soon. So here is a small example: So we're about to close the game and I am taking down the enemy top lane's turret, while my team ...
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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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What is the best way to maximize damage on Lissandra?

I'm building her with Rod of Ages Rabadon's Deathcap Boots Lich Bane Deathfire Grasp Zhonya's Hourglass Any other ideas? Is Morellonomicon a good item for her? Or is it better to get her an ...
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Which 5 items grant max ability power (ap) on any champion?

The recipe used to be rather easy and common, stack 5 Archangel's and a Deathcap, but in S3 many things have changed and as I understand it, that's not viable anymore as it doesn't stack, but also due ...
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Is there a HARD counter to Riven?

I find that Riven can do at least decently in every lane if played properly, is there actually someone who can counter her reliably?
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Damage based on ult cast or on hit? [duplicate]

Let me explain, imagine this situation. You're playing as Jinx/Draven/Ez with 100 AD and R(ULT) towards the mid Lane. Before the ult hits anybody, you buy an item such as BF sword, now your AD is ...
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Why not ADC Nami?

Well yeah... I know what you're thinking. ADC Nami WTF?? But I just had some thoughts and theorycrafting on this one and I was really surprised with the results. I couldn't find a real point that ...
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Skins that affect game mechanics

I was under the impression that all skins are only related to appearance, but came across this mention of Kog'Maw's Lion Dance which actually modifies the skill behaviour. Does this affect anything ...
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Who gets the kill when the turret 'last hits' the champion slain?

If multiple people are attacking a target(champion) and that target is also getting attacked by the turret. What determines who gets the kill if the last hit is from the turret? The person who does ...
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League of legends leona [closed]

I just bought Leona as my new support in league of legends and I don't really know a lot about her. I need to know the rune page and the masteries for her. I even need some tips and tricks which I can ...
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Can Fiora be CC'd during her ultimate?

I understand that Fiora is not targetable by point and click abilities during her ultimate, but what happens during a type of AoE crowd control, like Sona's Crescendo or Amumu's Curse of the Sad ...
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Is there a way to display (enemy) champion basic information while in a match?

Because I am still relatively new to League of Legends I don't know all the champions names and their abilities only by their portrait. Because I mostly play normal matches where champions are picked ...
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How do I prevent my champion from attacking minions that are in range?

In my attempt to get better at last hitting, I have found my main difficulty is that when using ranged characters, they'll attack the minions if they're within range even without direction. I want to ...
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Stacking Feast on Cho`Gath with minions?

How much should I be building Feast stacks on minions when playing AP Cho`Gath? Let's assume I am playing solo top, against a tough counter, and I've also got 10% cooldown reduce. I'm just not sure ...
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What Are The Mechanics For Attack-Move

I don't really understand the mechanics of attack move, ie what will you attack (closest? prefer champion?), and when do you attack after clicking?
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What is the structure and schedule of official League of Legends competitive play?

League of Legends has become one of the most popular games in eSports, with apparently millions of US dollars awarded in prizes in recent years. I do not play the game, but I'm fascinated by how big ...
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How do I debug “There was an error connecting with Maestro.”?

I'm getting this message from league of legends when I try to start the game: There is an error connecting with Maestro. League of Legends will now exit. Please try restarting the client. This is ...
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What would be the build that give me the most movement speed?

And I'm not talking about a viable build. Just a build that would make me go from one side of the map to the other the fastest. What champion should I pick? With what masteries? With what items?
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What are the Key Gameplay Differences between Valve's DOTA 2 vs League of Legends?

Valve's new game DotA 2 is a sequel to the popular Warcraft 3 map of the same name which is nearing release. The game follows the same paradigm of a similar game, League of Legends which was inspired ...
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Does Teemo Blind blocks Darius Ultimate? [duplicate]

I would like to know if Teemo use Blind, then does Darius' Ultimate get blocked?
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Why do players always use smite as the killing blow?

This has been bugging me for a while. I've seen streams of high ELO junglers, and it seems like they always use smite as the killing blow on the jungle creeps. Why do they do that? I mean, damage is ...
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What are the characteristics that a champion should have to jungle?

In general, what characteristics should a jungling champion have?
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Can a Champion jungle effectively without Smite?

Is it worth it for any champion to try to jungle effectively without Smite? In what situation would it be more advantageous to jungle without Smite? Is Smite a must-have summoner spell for all ...
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Sword of the Divine on Riven

Is Sword of the Divine an item good enough on Riven that I should be considering running on her and replacing another one for example: The Bloodthirster, Hydra or Last Whisper? I saw a video of ...
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Transfer League of Legends account

I've started playing League of Legends on American server but my latency is usually around 300 and I experience a lot of lag/delay. Then I found out there are also European servers so my question ...
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League of legends folder seems too big

So my league of legends folder is almost 14 gb right now (13.75gb) and yet my pbe is less than 4gb what is going.. what files are taking up so much space and what can I delete so my folder is ...
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If Rumble uses a skill that gets him in the Danger Zone, is the skill empowered?

Flamespitter: ACTIVE: Rumble activates his flamethrower for 3 seconds, dealing magic damage every 0.5 seconds to enemy units in a cone in front of him (dealing half damage to ...
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Kha'Zix's Q on hit proc

Does Kha'Zix's Q proc on hit effects? If so, does it proc Feral Flare as well? Does Farel Flare proc on on hit effects in the first place (Ezreal's Q etc)?
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Is Runaan's Hurricane worth it on Kennen or Caitlyn?

Runaan's Hurricane, if it hits extra targets, counts as hits for Kennen's W passive and Caitlyn's headshot passive. This increases the frequency of stuns and extra damage on both champions. You also ...
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Do placed items deal more damage per tick after the initial tick if an item is purchased? [duplicate]

As a follow up to Do placed units increase in damage when you level up the ability?, what if I put a shroom, someone steps on it, takes one tick damage, before second tick I buy a deathcap. Does the ...
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Is true damage listed as magic damage in the statistics?

So I recently played Vayne and I took a look at the damage statistics after the game. What kind of surprised me was the fact that the statistic showed me that I dealt a small amount of magic damage ...
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How can I switch my attack button on League of Legends?

I am using a MacBook Pro to play League of Legends. As you may or may not know, the MacBooks do not feature two mouse buttons, but instead a central one. I want to know if I can switch my attack ...
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Better max Q or R on Udyr?

So I would like to ask since I just started Udyr, what is the first ability that I should max? I've seen many builds of pro players that max R first but I would like to know the reason. Why R and not ...
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Do heimerdinger turrets get upgrade automaticly? [duplicate]

If I place an Heimerdinger turret and then upgrade the ability. Will the turrets that I have already placed be upgraded?
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What position is best for Kha'zix? Mid, Top or Jungle (Preseason)

I'd like to main Kha'zix but I'm not sure which position I should play him to use his skill-set most effectively.
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red border/frame around screen

So I was playing ARAM last night, and suddenly I got a red border/frame around my screen. I couldn't move my screen with my mouse anymore. And I had to play with a locked camere for the rest of the ...
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If no champions play, does the game last forever?

In League of Legends Summoner's Rift (5v5), there are 3 symmetric lanes. If only the minions play, does it last forever? Are the lanes fully symmetric?
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Why are my reactions times different on different applications [closed]

I'm a league of legends gamer and well this year I wanted to improve, I know a lot about the game as it stands and last year I had read an article on reddit that was about improving your reflex and ...
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MMR dropped in League of Legends

In League of Legends I am Gold 5 or 4 (depending on when you will read this). My MMR was really high since I had more than double of wins compared to my losses. This made me play against high gold and ...
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What do the names mean [duplicate]

I've been playing league of legends all the time for some time now, and even though I have friends playing and family, I've never actually got what the meanings of the classes, I know of: Support, ...
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How Long Does It Take For All Champions To Rotate Through “Free To Play”? [closed]

Given the selection of free-to-play champions changes regularly, how long does it take for all champions to rotate the list? An important piece of information I don't know is whether or not a champ ...
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what is the meaning of circles near allied portraits in LoL

In the in-game gui, there is a circle near each allied portrait. I've seen it be either gray or green; what is the meaning of that circle? As far as I know, it's not saying whether the friend is ...
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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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How can I play Talon effectively?

I'm struggling to play Talon effectively. I'm looking for specific information on how to: Lane properly When to engage in a fight What item build orders are most effective Any specific ...
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When is it more beneficial to have Ghost over Flash?

I always thought that the Ghost Summoner Spell was essentially the more "noob" version of Flash. Recently, however, I have seen several pro-level games (MLG, PAX, etc.) where the pros do indeed get ...
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How do I counter support Zyra?

I main support, usually opting for poke supports such as Lulu and Sona or aggressive supports such as Blitzcrank and Leona. Since the various Regional Finals, however, I've begun to encounter support ...
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For what champs is Maw of Malmortius a must buy item?

Is it worth getting in a premade match? Is it overpowered in any sense?
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How to sustain with Fizz

I just started playing with Fizz and as an Ahri Player I really wonder how you sustain with Fizz on the lane (or at all)? He hasnt any Build-In Spellvamp and also no AP Build foresees someting like ...
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How can I effectively “support bait”?

I got a taste of this playing as Sona. I was warding the map with my team waiting unseen in a nearby bush. Since it appeared that I was alone, the enemy team jumped me. I died, but my team managed to ...