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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For beginners, what champion would be suggested to start off with? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Who is the best hero for a beginner? I've just started League of Legends recently, as a low level, I was curious what champions are good for beginners? I'm sure there ...
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Countering tanks/assassins as a ranged character

I have been playing LoL mostly as ranged (Annie and Heimerdinger), and if the other team happens to stack a couple of tanks/assassins, then I basically get slaughtered if I go after any critical ...
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How to fix League of Legends loading on dual screen?

I have dual screen and sometimes when the game loads it sort of loads in the middle of both of them making it impossible to play. I already have it set to windowed borderless and I´m not going to ...
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How do I choose which Runes to get in League of Legends?

Since runes cost influence points, I'm reluctant to just try getting a bunch of them. Also, as a low level summoner, I am still experimenting with different characters. Are there some guidelines for ...
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When should I go Frozen Mallet or Trinity Force on Riven?

Recently I've been getting Trinity Force on Riven. Should I get a Frozen Mallet instead, or stay with the Tri-force?
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Why is Soraka not a viable AP middle?

I've been playing a lot of Soraka middle and have really been enjoying it. Your Q does decent damage early game and your E is free and does great damage with Q stacks. Her W is a decent heal and her R ...
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Why is Karma not played as much as other supports?

I never seen Karma in Solo/Duo queue. I consider her a Very Good support. She got nice CC and nice Heal, Buffs, but I don't understand why people are not playing her at all.
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Does Vayne's Tumble make her forget what she is shooting at?

While trying out Vayne, I noticed that I was dying. A lot. Far more than my lack of skill would normally merit. It seems like after I tumbled, I stopped attacking. I could have also been clicking ...
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What is the objective for League of Legends? Are there Quests?

Been wanting to play but I don't know if its worth playing. What is the objective of the game?
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How do I effectively lane against Mordekaiser? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you counter Mordekaiser? I'm having a lot of trouble laning against Mordekaiser. I feel that his shield is always up to prevent harass, and his harass is just too ...
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How can you last hit competently with Ryze?

I just bought Ryze and am having such a hard time farming early with Ryze with auto attacks. I have even specced into minion damage masteries and am always still way lower in CS than many of my other ...
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Is it still worth buying Wriggle's for high Elo junglers?

It seems that Saintvicious never purchases Wriggle's anymore—he always goes double Doran's => Vampiric Scepter => Frozen Mallet or Blood Thirster.
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Is the Blue Buff (even with the nerf) stronger than the Red Buff? If so, Why?

In watching a lot of scrimmages lately, it seems like getting the Blue Buff is a more important objective then getting the Red Buff, and at certain points it is more important than getting second tier ...
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How do you gank as shyvana without red or exhaust?

I always seem to have trouble ganking with shyvana when i do ranked games, because they either just run away or flash etc. But when i see others play shyvana they can gank very effectively and i do ...
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What is the best way to deal with being counter picked?

Sometimes being counter picked can't be avoided (because you're first pick, or your teammates are unwilling/unable to trade). So when you get counter picked mid/top, what is the best way to deal with ...
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How does Lee Sin fall off late-game?

How does Lee Sin fall off late-game? Everyone says it, but I don't see how. Is there any way to prevent it?
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What is Smartcasting and is it used in competitive play? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Smartly using smart casting Is smartcasting like autocast or something? I see a lot of professional players click skills without their aim reticle appear, is that ...
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Does Judgement add Black Cleaver stacks?

I've been playing a lot of Garen lately, and what I tend to buy first is a Black Cleaver, I noticed when I build it, Garen's Judgement does a lot of damage. Now I know Judgement can proc critical ...
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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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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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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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How can I tell the contents of a mystery gift?

League of Legends introduced Mystery Gifts this last patch. Where you receive a random skin for a champion you own. I've given/received a couple of the gifts, and I wanted to know who gave me which ...
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Are players who go AFK automatically penalised?

In League of Legends, there are a lot of people who rage and cry about their teammates. This usually results in 1 of 2 things. Either they rage-quit the match, or they go "afk" at base. I'm aware of ...
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How to replay a League of Legends match?

I have seen some videos (on YouTube) of LoL games where the commentator analyze the match and he's able to move freely through the map. Are these video made from a streaming live game or are they ...
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How many wards do I have to use to make sightstones efficient?

I know that wards are extremely important in League of Legends, and I know that often, people like to buy the sightstone. However, many times I go for straight up wards instead. The sightstone is not ...
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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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What is the purpose of a Smurf account in League of Legends? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is Smurfing in online games? I understand that a Smurf account is a less-used account owned by a player with a much better account, but I don't understand why you'd ...
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What does Yasuo's Wind Wall not block?

It blocks everything from skillshots to even auto-attacks, but is there any skills that go through it? Things I have in mind would be dashes or certain attacks like Lux's ult. How does it interact ...
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Should I recall when my carry does or not?

I'm often playing support in match games, and so I generally pick a carry to follow, but don't have a lot of active coordination from them. One situation that comes up multiple times a game is that ...
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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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What does the peer to peer option do?

What does the P2P option in LoL do exactly? Is it only used for patching/updating or is it also used for sharing match bandwidth to take a few bits of load off of Riots servers? Is P2P sharing ...
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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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What roles can realistically be performed by Cho'Gath?

Cho'Gath is free this week in League, and I'm very excited as I'm strongly interested in this Champion. However, I know very, very, little about him. I know some of the things he can do, but I'm sure ...
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What factors contribute to position shown in assisting kills

When you earn an assist with at least three teamates theres the killer and the people who assisted in the kill,positioned on the side. What factors contribute to the positioning of assists closest to ...
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Which abilities are shared in One For All?

If a team is playing Akali and one puts down the shroud, does everyone go stealth? What about other similar skills such as Nocturne's Q? What about team buffs?
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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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What happened to the Journal of Justice?

The last one was released in July 2011 and I loved to read them. I thought the stories were in depth and you got to learn about a lot of the champions. Was there any information given on why they ...
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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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Why does one side's minion wave push harder than the other side?

A little while back, I went into a custom game with a friend to 1v1. Essentially there were no rules and we could push whatever lane we want and to win we would kill the nexus as always. However to ...
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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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Good counters to AoE comps?

If the enemy team is running a large amount of AoE (ex. kennen and morg, vlad and kennen, graves and sona), how do you counter?
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How can I counter Ahri in lane?

I dont really know what to look after when I lane against Ahri making the game harder to win. Which champions are a good counter for her and why?
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What can Shaco's ultimate dodge?

I was spectating a game and saw a player dodge Ezreal's ultimate with Shaco's ultimate. I was just wondering what other ultimates you could dodge?
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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?
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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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How can I send a message to all players in-game?

In League of Legends how do you send a message to all, for example, to say 'Good Game' and the rest
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Guide to Alert Pings?

I just started playing League of Legends, and my friends who have more experience often play with me. They keep telling me to ping, and I have seen the "Fall back" or "On my way" pings and know a ...
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First thing to learn when beginning League of Legends

So I just started out playing League of Legends. I've got a friend who plays and we started up a bot game so that I could learn the basic commands. It wasn't pretty. The bots basically slaughtered ...
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How much CDR does Yasuo's Q get from bonus attack speed?

The cooldown and cast time of Steel Tempest is reduced based on Yasuo's bonus attack speed and unaffected by cooldown reduction. Say I buy Blade of the Ruined King (+40% attack speed) If Yasuo's ...
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What is the formula for armor/magic resist reduction?

As far as I can tell, it's something like this: damage reduction = armor / (armor + 100) Is this accurate?