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 to take a screen shot of the loading screen

I've noticed a lot of people posting images showing the "Loading Screen" before a match, where all 10 players are placed. However pressing F12 doesn't save a screenshot. How do people take a ...
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Does cooldown reduction influence item abilities?

I'm asking if my cooldown reduction influences the cooldown time of my item's click abilities. Can someone explain me how it works?
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Does Rylai's Crystal Scepter trigger on Teemo's Toxic Shot?

In League of Legends if I had a Rylai's Crystal Scepter (which has slow on spell hits as its passive) and I autoattack as Teemo, who has a magic DoT poison on hit, would it apply the passive slow from ...
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What is the Gray Order?

I've read Annie's lore and it says she's from the Gray Order. What is that? Are there any other champions from the Gray Order, or any place I can read more about the Order?
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Are shields subject to armor/magic resist damage reductions?

I was playing Shen the other night and thoroughly enjoying it, but it seemed like a few times I cast my ultimate, the shield was just ripped apart in no time flat. I was usually using it on carries ...
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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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What are the characteristics that a champion should have to jungle?

In general, what characteristics should a jungling champion have?
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Is it viable to play Annie as a tank?

I started playing Annie lately and I just realized that Annie has everything that a tank needs: She has a decent defensive steroid which is almost permanent with 40% CDR She has almost spammable AOE ...
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Does Skarner's ult override Janna's?

If a Skarner grabs an enemy and runs to the center of an allied Janna ult (which usually pushes enemies away), will it cancel Skarner's ult and push the enemy away or will Skarner still have a solid ...
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How does ELO Decay work in League of Legends?

I get different answers from different sources and really just want all the rules of ELO Decay with 100% accuracy. These are the the things I need covered. How long (to the day) without playing a ...
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When do you start buying wards, and when do you stop?

I just recently started playing ranked, and a lot of people keep on telling me to buy wards. What's a good time to start buying wards, and at what point of the game do you stop buying wards?
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Are cast-animations on stealthed allies visible to enemies?

I recently played as Sona together with Twitch on bottom lane and that question came up: If my Twitch ally is stealthed and I cast one of my abilities which affects him, can the enemy team see where ...
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How do all of the damage reducing methods interact with each other in League of Legends?

I've been thinking of spicing up my Rammus play with some variance, and one thing I've been looking at is the armor Leviathan, which grants health in a snowball fashion. At max stacks, it reduces ...
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How long is Vayne's tumble animation?

Vayne's Q; Tumble, is a short CD, short distance dash, that increases her damage for her next shot. How long is the animation, in seconds? The sub-question is, will Vayne hit a point when tumbling ...
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When does building armor pen. become more cost-effective than building attack damage?

I'm looking for hard math, not educated guesses. Some things I've been looking at: At what enemy armor level is it more cost effective to build Last Whisper over Black Cleaver? At what enemy armor ...
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Which champions are viable for support (healing, buffing, aid help)?

Which champtions are viable for support in terms of healing, buffing and aid help in League of Legends nowadays? I mean, is Sona good for help? Can we count Soraka and why? Is Taric a tank, or a good ...
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How can spectator mode be misused in League of Legends even with the 3 minute delay?

Recently, League of Legends launched spectator mode. It made it possible for anyone to spectate a game going on with a delay of 3 minutes. Is it possible to still cheat/misuse spectator mode? ...
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How to counter Karthus' ultimate?

Are there items or rune sets that would be good to negate or mitigate Karthus' ultimate or any other champions with high burst AP damage?
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What could Executioner's Calling be used for?

I know Executioner's Calling reduces HP regeneration and healing, but who would this actually counter except for Dr. Mundo? I've seen this item built once even when I play Dr. Mundo pretty often. Can ...
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How to play Mid Lane as Akali agaist Morgana?

I really like to play Akali and always try to go for the mid lane, because many people underrate Akali there and get easily killed by me. I can handle mid lane agaist most champions except Morgana, ...
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How should I use Janna's ultimate?

Janna's Monsoon is not that big of a heal, and if used poorly it can be a bad thing. How should it be used in team fights?
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What are the roles of supports in team fights?

I know the support in lane are used as sustain for the ad carry, but what role do the offer in the later game in team fights?
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What is the difference between League of Legend skins and themes?

Recently a new Ezreal "theme" came out called Pulsefire Ezreal. As far as I know, it just looks like another legendary skin but it's put in its own category as a theme. What functional difference are ...
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How can I counter Tryndamere?

Welcome to League of Legends question of injustice, featuring Tryndamere, the bosses favorite. Recently, and more than once, the random team I was playing with got owned by a less skilled, opposing ...
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How do quests work in League of Legends Dominion matches?

During Dominion matches (new League of Legends mode) it happens to read a message that a new quest is available, but I didn't understand really what my team should do to accomplish it. Can you ...
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How to lead a team to victory?

You know the scenario: Your team has done well early game, leading in kills by a wide margin, but now that we're in late game and that a few turrets have fallen from each side, your team is falling ...
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Is there any way to see / reveal Akali in her Twilight Shroud?

I laned against an Akali recently who used her Twilight Shroud very effectively to keep me from targeting her. Is there any way to reveal or see her if she's not attacking?
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Is it possible to be matched up with a member of your ignore list?

If you ignore somebody, are they still viable possibilities to be a future teammate?
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How do you counter Mordekaiser?

Mordekaiser seems to be a character that pick-up groups tend to have trouble countering, if the Morde player knows what he is doing. Iron Man allows an armor-heavy Morde to absorb a lot of punishment ...
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Does Kha'zix's stealth work vs. towers?

Normally all my expertise in the mechanics of LoL would discount this as NO before it even began as a question. However my friend claims MULTIPLE instances of activating his stealth as Kha'zix WHILE ...
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How do you enable windowed full-screen mode?

Windowed full-screen is preferable because it allows quick alt-tabbing without hiding the game display (which is nice with two monitors). How is the setting enabled?
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Can I black list other players?

Is there a way to put someone in a black list, so they can't play with you again ?
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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 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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Is it possible to damage or target Fiora during her ultimate?

When Fiora uses her ultimate what is the correct response, assuming there is no tower nearby? According to the champion spotlight the best course of action is to run toward the tower to cause her to ...
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Can I see the result of my Tribunal judgements?

How can I see the result of my League of Legends Tribunal judgement? I want to know if I should be judging slightly harsher or much more harshly so my views align with the "community", so I get more ...
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Practically, can the meta be changed for the better?

Currently, the meta seems to be fairly set in stone. Sometimes I see pro teams in matches doing some interesting things, like having a support Sona that roams instead of staying bottom. Is the ...
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Pets, On-hit, On-ability and other effects

I would like to know how On-hit and On-ability works with pets, more specifically on Malzahar's Voidlings. I'm testing a hybrid build, and I know that Voidlings will get AD and ArmorPen from Malzahar, ...
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How to make good rune pages for general use

I watch a lot of streams and I see many people like TheOddOne and Guardsman Bob using a bunch of mixed up rune pages. Are there all around good in general rune setups to be used for say an AP carry, ...
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Similar heroes/champions to Kennen (from League of Legends) in DOTA2?

The character Kennen really agreed with me in League of Legends. Now that I'm starting to play DOTA2, are there any equivalents? Edit I play him usually as AP but very aggressively (harassing)...
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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 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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Is there an IP penalty for surrendering?

It's the second time today that I have a teammate refuse to surrender because it "halves IP gained." I can find no source confirming this, so I doubt it is true but I thought I'd make sure.
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How does dodge work? [closed]

How does dodge work in League of Legends? Could it happen only if you are target of auto-attacking or also when enemy uses abilities like, for example, Ashe Volley?
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Can I use spells/items using the champ icons on the left?

I saw a YouTube video of a Shen player who tried to ult an ally using the champ icons on the left, for my disgrace he didn't make it in time, but it is obvious he tried that for a good reason (which ...
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What is proxy farming?

yesterday I was playing and a Singed said that he would proxy farm. Didn't know what that means but I saw how he died a lot and feed top hard. He had a lot of minions, but.. What is proxy farming? ...
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When is the best moment to do Nashor?

Yesterday I was playing a normal game, and I suggested to do Nashor. One of my teammates said: Are you crazy? I was reading about that but I didn't get a clear answer, but I know it's a really good ...
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How are mastery points earned?

How are mastery points earned in League of Legends? I'm just starting out and not quite sure. Here is what I'm talking about in-case you're unclear:
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Who sings 'Embrace the Heresy'?

League of Legends recently released their newest champion, Diana - The Scorn of the Moon. To promote and celebrate this event, they've updated their launcher's splash screen and background music. ...
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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?