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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Situations where Ohmwrecker is viable to get?

I rarely get to see this bought and I'm thinking if it there'll be times that you certainly NEED this item. I'm wondering if this can even be useful during late game when champs are usually doing ...
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What are the requirements to skip promotion games/Divisions?

I understand that in order to skip promotion games and divisions, you must be playing consistently at a higher level than your division suggests but, how high above your current league do you have to ...
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Advantages of using sounds in League of Legends

I'm wondering if there are other (if any) possible advantages of using sounds than disabling audio completely. I just bumped into a Reddit post : ...
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What are all the in-game chat commands available in LoL?

I've heard that there are some commands far from the ones shown in /help list. Which are they?
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Champions with ultimate that are not priority?

Except Udyr, are there champions whose R isn't a priority to be acquired at level 6 or level up at 11?
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Can someone provide concrete examples of when to build armor vs health?

I read this excellent explanation of how building armor provides diminishing returns in terms of reducing damage, but scales effective health linearly. I am bad at math. So in what cases would you ...
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What times are “high risk” for the jungler to visit your lane?

There are certain times in the early game when you should be on "high alert" for a jungler to come into your Lane. For example early level 2 ganks, after they completed their first jungler route, etc. ...
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Effect of Syndra's ultimate on Nocturne/Sivir's spellshield?

Considering that Syndra has 4-5 spheres in the field then she casts ult on Sivir. Unleashed Power has a brief cast time before it activates, but Syndra does not have to remain in place while the ...
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If a champion jumps over Volibear (like Tristana or Corki) and the bear uses Majestic Roar when they are on top, does the slow proc?

I mean, different from other abilities is a ROAR, so I'd say it should, but I wonder if that was implemented in the game.
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How does draft mode work in LoL?

I've watched some games from the world championship and I can't understand how the champion selection is supposed to work. I've seen that there are different "phases" in the whole operation but I ...
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What is Soraka's best role after her Patch 4.17 Rework?

As you all know, Soraka recently received a gameplay update with new abilities with some similarities to her old abilities. What have her ability changes pushed her towards, mid lane or support?
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What patch is played at worlds of Season 4?

In the notes of 4.14 they said: As 4.14 is potentially the patch we'll be playing the World Championship on Which on is it finally? 4.14 got updated once more after the realease.
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Why do Pros use one Crit-Rune in their Rune page?

Pretty straight forward:why would you want to use one Crit-Rune in your Runepage(giving <1% Crit Chance)? I have seen this from AD Carry players where it made atleast some sense,but there are also ...
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Should I build AD or AP on Azir?

I've had a discussion with a friend earlier today on how to use the full potential of Azir's abilities and passive. Some people play him full Attack Damage + CDR to profit from his passive 2% Attack ...
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Nidalee Takedown Damage

Was playing Nidalee and built trinity force as usual, this got me thinking. How is the damage for 'Takedown' calculated with a Tri-force proc. For example, if the Tri-force spellblade damage is taken ...
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Twisted Fate: Do Wildcards (Q) apply the effects of Pick A Card (W)?

Wildcards (Q): Twisted Fate throws 3 cards forward in an arc, dealing magic damage 60 / 110 / 160 / 210 / 260 (+ 65% AP) to enemies they pass through. Pick a Card (W): When first activated, ...
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Why are some champions considered to be better at blue/red side?

This questions got in my mind when I was watching the LoL World Championships. I do not know who it was, but one of the broadcasters made a statement like this: When playing on red side you always ...
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Udyr: Does CDR affect the global cooldown of switching stances?

Udyr uses the stance mechanic. His abilities all have a persistent effect which remain until he activates another ability. Each ability also has a temporary activation effect that occurs upon being ...
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The Time theory based on league of legends [closed]

My question is very simple: Is it possible to get to challenger if you only main an estimate of 3 mains?
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where are the euw servers located for league of legends?

my ping recently went up from its average and I want to check if it is my lol or Internet that is lagging. Which is why I would like to know where the EUW servers are located so that I can do a ping ...
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Can I force the minions to attack me, when no enemy chamion is around?

I know that you can get minion "aggro" when you attack an enemy champion or when nothing else is around. But how do I force them to attack me, when no enemy champion is around?
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How to ascend for the ultimate reward?

A new game mode just came out on League of Legends : Ascension mode. The thing is that for a limited time only you can get summoner icons, and I have a really hard time getting the ultimate one for ...
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Do some skins influence gameplay? [duplicate]

There was a similar post in year 12'. But I have to ask this question, because there are still some minor issues, that specific skins effect some pros. recently it came to my mind, that the new Vlad ...
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Does Nautilus hook work with player created terrain?

In the most recent patch they changed vayne's condemn so that it works with player created terrain. Does anyone know if this will also apply to Nautilus or if it already does? I use to play Nautilus ...
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Does Vayne's Tumble (Q) damage affect Trinity Force?

Yesterday we saw Doublelift build a Trinity Force on Vayne. However, I asked myself a few questions, since I have never really played Vayne: Does her Q proc Spellblade? (I highly assume YES) Does ...
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Does Blitzcrank's ultimate silence or stop channeling spells?

I have seen this phenomenon not only once that when Blitzcrank runs into a TF, he silences for a short duration, stopping channeling for example. Is this true, or only an assumption on my part?
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Are Yasuo's Q stacks lost after revival?

Example: Yasuo hits twice with Q so he gets his airborne strike ready, then he dies and resurrects either by Guardian Angel's passive or Zilean's ult. Will Yasuo's stacks disappear after ...
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How to lane against Gnar as a melee champion?

I had the most devastating lane against Gnar the other day (sadly in a ranked game). I thought I could handle him, you know attack when his skills are down, avoid him when he's about to transform, ...
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Is Lich Bane viable on Amumu?

Is Lich Bane viable on Amumu (jungle) (for ranked/competitive)? Pros: You get some movement speed, which is great for chasing enemies You get ability power, which increases your overall damage ...
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What items should I get for a Yasuo top?

I've been playing as Yasuo for the past few weeks and I'm starting to get the hang of him. It's a pretty fun champion to play with and it's kinda satisfying to see his ult land on a team fight...and ...
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Are you able to cast abilities while rooted by rengar?

I just played against a rengar who got fed my team and well he used his ultimate rooted me under my own turret and for some reason i could not use my ultimate as tristana and i had vision of him ...
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How to Headbutt(W) + Autoattack Combo on Alistar

Since Alistar got buffed in the last patches, I want to master him a little bit more. I watched some Youtube videos where people always do the Headbutt(W) + Autoattack while the target is still flying ...
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Does Armor/Magic Resist affect percentage damage?

Is % based spell damage like Liandry's Torments passive or Amumus Despair (W) affected by Magic Resistance? Same goes with Botrk and armor.
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How does exhaust affect certain abilities?

There are several abilities that deal damage after an amount of time (Zed's ultimate, Karthus' ultimate, Zileans' time bomb etc). While waiting for the damage to trigger, if the champion is exhausted ...
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Are win-lose numbers the total wins of solo/duo and team ranked games combined?

Question is straight forward. I have this in "profile -> leagues -> my leagues -> see more stats": Now, is this the total amount of wins and loses of both ranked queues: solo/duo and team games? Or ...
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Does the shield of an ADC go down faster?

Does the shield of an ADC go down faster than the shield of a tank? IE does armor/mr increase the defense of a shield?
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How and when to break knock up cc with cleanse dash?

I have read that you can break the knock up cc by using cleanse and following that with a dash. My question is in two parts; In what part of the knock up animation should i use the cleanse/qss and ...
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Azir Passive Attackspeed bonus maxed at 80%

Is Azir's Attackspeed bonus from his passive maxed at 80%? He gains 2% Attackspeed for every 1% Cooldown reduction. That being said, can you get more than 80% Attackspeed by having more than 40% CDR ...
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Can there be a draw in League of Legends?

Just curious. Say both teams are playing 4v4 teamfight, while one of each is backdooring each nexus. What could happen if both at the same time do the "destroying blow" to the nexus?
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Dealing with Nasus carries as support

I've been playing a lot of Sejuani support lately. I've found that she does pretty well as a semi-kill lane. It peels well and I usually get my AD Carry pretty fed, especially once we reach level 6. ...
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How do you avoid taking damage from Vi's Ultimate with Qss or cleanse?

I rarely build qss(Quicksilver sash) and almost never take cleanse. Which leads me to ask when Vi targets you with her ultimate (Assault and Battery) when should you use qss or cleanse to avoid the ...
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What trinket should I start with, when should I switch and upgrade?

I normally try to play every game like this (there are some exceptions, like Lee Sin, Jax, ... who gain extra mobility with wards): Get Warding Totem at beginning for extra vision (even as jungler! ...
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Does Buckshot proc Blackcleaver 3 times?

Bucketshot works as increasing damage for each bullet that hit the target, so does it proc Blackcleaver 3 times if all three bullets hit the target? Might this make Black Cleaver viable on Graves if ...
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When should I buy Sword of the Occult or Mejai's Soulstealer?

Both items are great when they have some stacks, but when you buy them they have 0 stacks and are not really gold efficient. Sword of the Occult is 30% gold efficient with zero stacks. Its gold ...
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What are other good items on Warwick?

I currently spam Warwick Jungle on SoloQueue, because i find it easy to climb up with him. I run 0/21/9 masteries and flat AD marks + quints, flat Armor Seals and scaleing MR Glyphs. I ALWAYS build ...
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Sejuani vs Leona Support

Yesterday, I decided to mix things up a bit in teambuilder and try an irregular support. I decided on Sejuani since she has a little bit of CC (Q and Slows and after Lv6 Ultimate), I thought she'd be ...
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Why do ADCs always go for damage over armor?

Considering bot lane, it is customary for the ADC to build ONLY damage or armor pen while the support builds his gold income and sightstone. The idea behind this is for the ADC to be able to dish out ...
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How do I know when to help my teammates?

Context: Yesterday I was playing soloqueue and I passed by one of my teammates fighting two enemies. I jumped in to help and because I didn't have any abilities on cooldown I happened to kill them ...
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Lucian and Nami duolane

I'm playing Nami support and i found the botlane Nami/Lucian very strong, but i'm wondering something. If Lucian does the combo AA + Dash + reset AA + double AA, does he use all stacks of ...
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How long can a champion be in stasis?

While playing a game yesterday, the enemy Ziggs was wrecking us. So, we tried to focus our fire on him. Unfortunately, the enemy Zilean got his Ultimate on the Ziggs. While we were waiting for Ziggs ...