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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What is roaming in League of Legends?

In Elementz tier list I keep reading that certain champions are very good at roaming. What is roaming? Does the term roaming come from another game or is it unique to League of Legends?
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The Time theory based on league of legends [on hold]

My question is very simple: How long does it take for an average player/professional to get to Challenger League, starting from the very beginning? Beginning refers to creation of a new account and ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Why do almost all pro/high ELO Fizz players max E first and W last?

When I play Fizz, I usually max q and w first to maximize my damage output, and use E as an escape tool. If I max E first as a damage output tool, I usually feel insecure during the fight as my E is ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Does a Promotion Series have time constraints?

In other words, how long can you be inactive in ranked before you're kicked out of a promotion series?
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What do those abbreviations mean in League of Legends?

I'm quite new to League of Legends (LoL) but try to improve through reading guides. All too often I stumble upon abbreviations I am not sure what they mean. Some of those are: AD AP ArPen AS bot ...
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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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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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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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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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Diana Q-R time frame?

I've noticed when playing Diana that if you Q lands slightly after your R it still resets your R. Is this because of one of the following or because a time-frame is allotted, if so is the time-frame ...
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Skins that cannot be in mystery gifts?

Yesterday I had a discussion with some of my friends while playing league. It was about the contents of the mystery gifts and while I said there are restrictions, they were convinced that you can get ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I create a champion in league of legends?

My wish is to create a League of Legends champion that I want. I'd like to know how to create a champion and send it to Riot. I'd also like a link to the policy of the creator system, if one exists. ...
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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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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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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 other champion abilities can Yasuo use with his Last Breath

There is of course the obvious ones such as Janna's Howling Gale or Malphite's Unstoppable Force. Are there anymore less obvious abilities that Yasuo can use to capitalize on?
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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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League of legends crashes on Windows 8.1

My PC is currently running on the Windows 8.1. When the league of legends launcher is ready to play it crashes the game. Can you give me an answer to how I can make league of legends work on Windows ...
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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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Why do ADCs always go for damage over armor?

Considering bot lane, it is customary for the ADC to build ONLY armor 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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Why can Sona speak in game?

I enjoy reading the lore behind the champions in League of Legends. Sona is a Champion I enjoy playing so I read her lore earlier. It seems she is mute: Sona has no memory of her true parents. As ...
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How does Armor Penetration works with Critical Hits?

I'm wondering if there is any advantage obtained with Critical Damage having Last Whisper as item. Will the Armor Penetration work directly with the total Critical Damage? Or there's some ...
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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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Issue in Updating LoL

So my League of Legends version is a little behind, and I'm getting it up-to-date. However, it will not let me download the next file in the update, stating Unable to connect to the network, ...
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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 to itemize top AD Nidalee for max damage?

I have been playing AD Nidalee top a lot lately, I usually get 1-2 Dorans and rush Triforce. I'm not sure what should I get after Triforce though to max my damage output. Should I build like an ADC or ...
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How to counter a champion with a long range/harass?

In League of Legends, the laning phase is all about juggling last hitting the minions and harassing the enemy champion to prevent them from last hitting the minions. What do you do in a scenario in ...
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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 ...
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How to position as an ADC before a team fight if my team is scattered?

I think that I have a pretty good positioning as an ADC. I stay behind my front line and in team fights I deal DPS staying as safe as possible. However there are some weird situation: a team fight is ...