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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Does exhausting a champion reduce the damage done by its pets?

For example: I'm playing as Mordekaiser and have a ghost of Graves, if I (Mordekaiser) get Exhausted, does that reduce my ghost's damage? Is it the same with Annie and Tibbers, or Yorick and his ...
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What is the Elo hell?

In my earlier post I used this image: The last sentence reads: "Bem-vindo ao ELO hell" -> translated -> "Welcome to ELO hell". What is the ELO hell?
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How long is a unit of distance?

I play the character called Tristana in League of Legend. Tristana have an ability called "BUSTER SHOT" (Tristana's ultimate). BUSTER SHOT: Tristana fires a massive cannonball at an enemy unit. ...
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What makes a strong lvl 1 team?

While playing some normal draft, it seems that the flavor of the month is to invade the enemies jungle. Depending on the team composition, we'll win, or we'll lose...but that makes me wonder: What ...
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What are the recommended champions for solo laning? (2 vs. 1)

At higher levels one can see more and more junglers. That means someone has to solo lane top. Which champions are a good choice for solo laning? Which ones should be avoided? Thanks edit: as pointed ...
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Can I choose the lane on which bots go when playing a LoL custom game?

When playing a League of Legends custom game, whatever the champions I may select in my team, I always end with: two bots going on the bottom lane one bot going on the middle lane one bot going on ...
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Improving late game tactics

I've been playing LoL for about a month now, and I consider myself pretty decent. I'm level 20 with more wins than losses, and have been using mobafire's guides everytime I play. However late 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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Where does the game League of Legends take place?

World of Warcraft = Azeroth Heroes of Newerth = Newerth Where does League of Legends play out? In lore, what is this place called?
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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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Why does Talon counter mid champions?

In my ranked games, I often see people saying in champion select that Talon is such a great counter to [insert powerful mid champion here]. I don't particularly understand the rationale behind this. ...
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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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Move a strong early game into the endgame

Recently I've played a few games as jungle yi, and have had a fantastic time ganking and really building myself up with a very strong early game. By the 15-20 minute mark, I am much strong than anyone ...
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What happens when everyone on a team disconnects or leaves in League of Legends?

I was playing League of Legend earlier today and someone disconnects from the game. We were actually in the lead before he disconnected but because it turned into a 4v5, we started to lose. Due to ...
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Which provides more mitigation — Dodge or Armor? [closed]

I finally hit level 20, meaning I can start buying nice shiny new runes. But one question I have only found discussion (but no numbers/calculations) about is the potential damage mitigation of dodge ...
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What are the differences between 5vs5 and 3vs3 in League of Legends?

I played League Of Legends for about 50 hours now, but I always played 5vs5 match. I am wondering now what are the differences, strategically speaking, in playing 3vs3 instead (on 3vs3 map of ...
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Which champions can jungle effectively in League of Legends? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the characteristics that a champion should have to jungle? Which champions can solo in the jungle and keep their levels up to those in lane? I know Warwick of ...
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Do attack speed debuffs affect champions with auto-attack resets and auto-attack cancel spells?

This question is highly focused on auto-attack based attack damage caster champions with a spell that can reset their auto-attack or cancel their attack animation in such a way as to allow them to ...
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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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How does ARAM random pick work?

Curious if ARAM random pick is based off your owned champions or all 100+ champions. Have only gotten a chance to play 1 game and it seemed like it was based off my own champions but half my team said ...
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Till what level does a health pot out-heal ignite damage?

The question is pretty self-explanatory. Did someone do the math to know till what level the healing pot out-heals ignite? Assume that there is no other damage applied an no other healing applied. ...
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Does Sivir's ricochet trigger her passive?

Sivir's passive, Fleet of Foot, gives her a bonus 50 movement speed if she auto-attacks a champion. If she uses Ricochet to hit a champion, will it trigger her passive? Or does nothing happen, since ...
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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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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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Why does Zilean hate armored bears (Volibear)?

When I play as Volibear and at the other team has a Zilean, both champs get a buff. Volibear gets: Chronokeeper Hater: "Not even Zilean could keep an armored bear out of the League of Legends". ...
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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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Can Rek'Sai get knocked up when burrowed?

So i was wondering since Rek'sai is still targetable when burrowed if she is still vulnerable for stuns/snares/binds/knock-ups/etc. Now snares, binds and stuns i could understand but since Rek'sai her ...
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How do I become a better League of Legends player [closed]

I think the most commonly asked question in League of Legends is "How do I escape Elo hell?" or "How do i gain Elo fast" Because most players are in silver or bronze. Now I play this game since Beta ...
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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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Does a hunter's machete increase damage from smite?

Smite deals 460+(lvlx30) damage to minions, pets and monsters. Hunter's Machete causes a champion to do +10% damage to monsters. Does a Hunter's Machete increase smite damage to monsters by 10%?
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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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How can I see when my first win of the day bonus is available?

I know that, on the game summary screen, I can see when my first win of the day bonus is available. Is there a way to see that countdown that doesn't involve playing an entire game?
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Countering Shyvana as a ranged

Ooof, Shyvana seems to be a bit overpowered compared to the rest of the champions. Or, at least if you believe the complaints from all opposing players anyway :D Typically I play a ranged character, ...
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How are recommended champions determined?

Looking at my profile page and the list of Champions, I can see that I can sort them by several characteristics, including pusher, ranged, etc. However, they also have the option to sort them by ...
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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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Tips for jungling on Twisted Treeline (TT - 3v3 map)?

There are several jungling tips/guides for Summoners Rift (SR - standard 5v5 map). Is it possible to jungle in 3v3 and what would be the differences to SR? If so how and which heroes are good for ...
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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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What are the differences between off-tank, bruiser and tanky DPS?

I don't really know the differences between the three roles. It is more damage in one than the others, more tanky, or is it the champ who makes the difference? I read this question about what ...
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How can I counter Thornmail?

Thornmail Unique: On being hit, returns 30% of damage, before any reductions such as armor, as magic damage. At least 15 damage must be received. As an AD Carry that relies in auto-attacks ...
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How can I create my own private server for a game like LoL?

I want to run some build tests without going through the process of leveling for 30 minutes a game by running a private server where I can control the variables. Does anyone know how I can create do ...
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Permanent immobilization in League of Legends by 2 champions

With the introduction of new masteries in Season 6, 45% cooldown is now a thing, and as a guy that likes to have fun in this game I wanted to know if it is possible to immobilize a single enemy ...
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How to help out as top when winning lane?

I'm new here (and quite new to lol), so not sure whether this kind of question is allowed here, but I have been wondering this for a few games. I have been playing top (as Rumble) and has been ...
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How do I change my banner on my profile?

I was just watching a friend profile and I saw that his banner has changed from the normal one. And he is the only one of my friends that has it changed. I would like to know how he did that. My ...
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How to prevent the Blue Golem resetting?

Everyone who played jungler should know the situation: Mid can't pull for whichever reason - for example on account of being Fizz - so someone else attacks once and runs away, you as jungler start ...
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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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Would Ahri's Charm slow down Master Yi while he is using his ultimate?

What happens if Ahri used Charm on a Master Yi while he is using Highlander? Charm (Active): Ahri will blow a kiss that travels in a line in front of her. It will deal magic damage and charm ...
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How do I strategically use Promote?

Unlike the defensively inclined Fortify which it was designed to replace, Promote in Summoner's Rift is geared towards pushing. But I've found myself curious as to when it should be used. I've tried ...
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What does the option “Use Movement Prediction” do?

After messing around a little looking at the advanced options in League of Legends (now that I know how), I noticed this toggleable option: Use Movement Prediction I turned it on to see what it ...