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 does League Replays work?

How does League Replays (unofficial) record full League games using such little CPU? Please don't shy away from the technical details!
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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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How to gank as a Mid laner

I see every almost every enemy Mid laner knowing when to gank bot or top, or at least ganking even if the timing is not right, but me. I don't really know when to gank bot or top or where to place ...
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Do the Doom Bots of Doom have Hidden Bonuses?

So the new Coop-vs-AI Modus Doom Bots of Doom lets you play against "Unfair" Bots. All of them have enhanced abilities and after the second difficulty they also have Weird Passives (Seriously who the ...
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How do you find out about the quality of a Skin?

How can you find out if a skin is legendary, epic or something else? Can I distinguish between the qualities by solely looking at the price or are there any other factors that I should note?
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How do I change my banner on my profile

I was just watching a friends profile and I saw that he's banner is 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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Was this the right call? [on hold]

I played as ADC and the supp was afk from the beginning so I played 1v2 bot lane. They zoned my pretty hard, denying me of CS and EXP. Jungler was an Udyr. I called him numerous times and even though ...
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Is Lich Bane still a viable item for Fizz

The question is pretty straightforward. Is Lich Bane still a viable item for Fizz. It's 99% of the times the first item I buy and I keep it until the end. It is a good item to start your build with ...
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Hybrid Damage Lux

I noticed that the reasons I like Lux in a team is because of all the utility. The stuns and slows can keep a highly mobile, high priority target (Zed, Akali, Yi) locked down enough for my allies to ...
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Laning against AD bruiser Nidalee?

Which champion(s) have a better chance of surving lane against nidalee? If you happen to not have these champions, how do you counter her? I play her myself, so I know buying resistances is useless ...
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Do pro players manage to consistently maintain high CS in early game?

As an ADC, I made a goal of getting 70 CS at the 10 minute mark. I can achieve this only in games where I have a very passive farming lane (rarely). Most of the time, there is a lot of harassing and ...
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Early and Late game Runes

So I recently started playing Fizz and I've seen some builds from some various sites. The Runes I ended up using now are: +6.5 Magic Pen. +4.5 Armor Pen. +45 Ability Power at level 18 +15 Ability ...
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Which abilities can Fizz's E not avoid

So I believe that the question is pretty straightforward. I would like to know which abilities can Fizz's E not avoid.
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“I main this champion” < what does this mean for real? [closed]

I always knew that the "main" term is used to specify your lane and/or champion specialty AFAIK, saying that your x champion is your main, means that you do have a deep knowledge and practise (or ...
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Why do high elo junglers not buy boots?

After watching some jungler streams,this is a question that came to my mind.Why do they buy boots after finishing the jungler item most of the time?I know it makes killing camps faster,but on the ...
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Not always seeing particles in game

Recently I've been experiencing weird behaviors while playing League. My ping stays around a normal 80-90ms. Occasionally everything will stop moving then a few seconds later everything will happen ...
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Does buffing grant you Turret assists?

Yes we all know that Attacking a turret will grant you extra gold when it dies. Now my question is a bit weird: What happens if you don't deal any direct damage to a turret but you buff an allied ...
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Why 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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Will Boots of Swiftness + Tenacity be a good item for Off-Tank champions?

I always love MS. Though at times, when i'm using a semi-tank type champion, I mostly get frustrated for being slowed/stunned/rooted when i'm about to chase/initiate/kill enemy champs, especially ...
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Intermittent Lag Issues [closed]

I have looked around quite a bit and still haven't found a solution to my problem. I am having lag spike issues and I don't know what to do at this point. It seems intermittent, in which it will be ...
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Is relic shield a reasonable income item for Blitzcrank?

Most of the guides for supports that I've read, they always try to say that the 'Ancient Coin' has the advantage as an income item, and that it is the best income item for supports. I somehow agree, ...
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Will I be able to track progress of my referrals if I rename summoner?

If I rename summoner, will I be able to track progress of my referrals? If not, and I rename my summoner to original name back, will I be able to track progress of my referrals again? I am interested ...
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Will I be able to track progress of my referrals when transferring between regions?

If I transfer to another region, will I be able to track progress of my referrals? If not, and I transfer back to my initial server region, will I be able to track progress of my referrals? I am ...
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How to further my playing of Jungle Lee Sin?

My main and favorite role in League of Legends is Jungle Lee Sin. Lee Sin is an amazing champion with amazing mobility, great ganks, and amazing jungle clear. I usually start red and then gank top ...
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Different sight indicators

I noticed that when the enemy has visibility of a champion, the indicator above them is different between Warwick's Blood Scent and most (all?) other abilities, such as Cait's trap. Here are screen ...
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What is the theoretical maximum Attack Damage you can get?

I was just wondering, what is the maximum Attack Damage you can get on a character if you picked the one with the highest based damage at lvl 18 and just stacked AD on them? I guess this would be the ...
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Is the new Bloodthirster Viable?

Blood Thirster was my absolute core item with almost any adc/marksman I played. However with the current revamp I feel it is focused more towards marksmen with Attack Speed steroids and low mobility. ...
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Running LoL on guest account on mac

I'm unable to run League of Legends on a guest account on my mac. Is there something I need to do to be able to do that? I've given all privileges I can give to the guest account in System ...
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Account transfer to another region

Is there any limitations for account transfer from one region to another? I mean for example, from Euro West to Euro East or from NA to Euro West, etc. I mean in limitations any limitation, for ...
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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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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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Can a casual, 'bad' player compete with other casual, 'bad' players around the same skill?

Is there any way or skill system in League of Legends to challenge people around the same skill level? Basic story: My friends and I get together for gaming once a week for a couple hours. Normally, ...
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How do you play against Zilean support?

How do you play against Zilean support, especially when he has Ignite? He just seems to zone you and you feel powerless as he deals more damage to you than you can actually do back. When he is with ...
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How to play a lane against tristana?

I always lose when I am against a tristana, never won a single lane against her. Fact is that I find her not predictable: she just farms and gets harrassed by me, then she decides that it is enough, ...
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How does the report system in League of Legends work?

I have been wondering this for a while now. I have played dozens of games where people want to report me because I was playing poorly, but how many reports does it take to get into the Tribunal?
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When does mid / late game phase begins?

I'm not sure if it's late game either by champion level or by the game time. People say "early phase you won't do damage, but you do at mid game" Anyway to refer when do these phases begin?
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What is a free kill in LoL?

I often read or hear that term even if they're referring to some full hp target. I could think that as a kill that has no damage risk at all, but I'm not feeling sure about it.
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League system and Elo rating system

When I was reading about LoL I found also lots of information about about Elo hell. But here I read that after season 3 elo system was replaced by other system. I have two questions: Does the elo ...
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Ping level in League of Legends

Different types of games have different requirement to the ping. I am new to MOBA and interested in its ping requirements. Particularly of ping requirements of League of Legends. What is the maximum ...
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Previous Login Art

I started to play recently, and I enjoyed seeing the animated login screens for Syndra, Rengar, and Kha'Zix. Is there a way to view animated login screens for previous champions?
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Game Modes and Learning Curve

What's the recommended learning curve on League of Legends? I mean, I'm in level 16, and for me Beginner Co-op vs AI is very easy, I can win even with a bad team. So, I tried Normal Game (PVP), and I ...
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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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Account for different region

I registered account in Legue of Legends. I was not asked at which server I want to create account. That account allows me only to login "EU Nordic & East" server. Is it possible to login with ...
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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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How mandatory is leveling up in League of Legends?

Does League of Legends needs leveling as in mmorpgs? For example in World of Warcraft you need leveling to get in top level raids. Is there any kind of content in League of Legends that can be ...
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What is the fastest way to level a Smurf account?

I'm planning to start a smurf account in League of Legends. Given that I have 2-4 friends playing with me, what would be the fastest way to get level 30? Is it more efficient to play bot games?
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What league of legends file(s) contain my settings?

I plan on uninstalling and reinstalling league to fix some un-relevant issues. However I do not feel like re-applying all my custom video\interface options. I also don't wish to remake my custom item ...
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Do I lose my buffs after if I die and revive (not respawn)?

Let's say I play Anivia, Aatrox or Zac ( or any other champion that revives after death) And I have blue, red and baronbuff. I then get killed but I don't die immediatly because of the passive. Let's ...
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ADC Starting Items (since patch 4.10)

With Patch 4.10 Riot nerfed Lifesteal overall. There was also slight nerf (a bit more negative than a rebalance for ADCs) to Dorans Blade. With these Changes I'm not entirely sure of how I should ...
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What video game tournament has the most players? [closed]

What video game tournament is largest in terms of player participation, and for what genre? EVO is the biggest tournament when it comes to the fighting game genre, with 4-digit figures of players ...