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 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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Why is the marksman bot so firmly entrenched in the meta?

League changes a lot from patch to patch. If I watch Spring Split games now, the champion picks are virtually unrecognizable in today's meta. While some aspects of the meta remain constant - such as ...
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Camera locks and can't be unlocked

I don't know what triggers this bug, but it's pretty annoying because the only thing I've found that fixes it is completely restarting the game. Sometimes when playing my camera just locks and can ...
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How do I ward properly in League of Legends?

I tend to like to play a support champion. Since I'm slowly making my way to mid and high level play its getting more important to get good wards up because ganks become more common. I am therefore ...
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I need help about the LoL minions(And structures)

So I've seen videos on YouTube of LoL by people such as Keyori, Dunkey, SivHD, AnTrollingNoob, etc., and in some videos, something about the minions and structures is different. In their gameplay, the ...
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Can I use Razer Comms' LoL Scouter on League of Legends Garena?

Garena is the distributor for League of Legends in South East Asia, I am a razer fanatic and owner of many razer headsets. Today I tried to open my LoL ACC via Garena and open comms @ the same time, ...
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What do Skarner's Crystals do in patch 5.16?

When playing Skarner in the new patch there are crystals all over the jungle which can be captured by him, or reset by the enemy, what do the crystals do for the team Skarner is on, and do the ...
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Why do high level/professional junglers seem to 'kite'?

When watching various streams, YouTube videos or LCS, I notice almost ALL the junglers doing this. They attack, then turn away for a very very brief moment, the auto attack, then repeat this process ...
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How do professional League of Legends players make money?

I'm really trying to go pro, just wondering what channels are available to make money playing LoL?
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Does Yasuo wind wall block one direction or both?

Yasuo's wind wall reads "Creates a moving wall that blocks enemy projectiles." I noticed the other day watching a game, that a Yasuo player threw up a wind wall but threw it on the wrong side of ...
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What is skin boost?

Yesterday i played a ARAM game and i saw the skin boost button . What is that? I read the discription but I still don't get it. If I click it, will I spend 95RP's to buy everyone in my team a ...
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What happens when I get a Skin for a Hero I don't own?

Yesterday, I convinced a friend to play LoL. He inserted my username, when the system asked if he was referred by someone. Then I saw there are rewards for each friend you refer. My question is: ...
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How do you earn more RP in League of Legends?

At level 3, Riot Games gave me 400RP, to unlock skins, summoner icons and champions. I think 400 is too little. Is there a way to earn more Riot Points?
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Why don't people smite the red buff?

When watching jungle guides on YouTube, people who start off with Krugs never seem to get the red buff smite bonus. Almost all of them do this. Krugs, use smite Red buff Raptors, use smite It ...
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How do I unlock the Captain Gangplank skin?

In the skin area for Gangplank, the Captain Gangplank skin is there, but unavailable. How do I unlock this skin?
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In general, what is the quickest path through the jungle?

Has anyone figured out the fastest jungle path in league of legends to get to every jungle monster? Including the enemies starting in your home base. Assume no items, abilities or summoners to help ...
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Requirements to get the summoner icon for Nemesis mode

In the release news for Nemesis draft mode, it is mentioned that we’ll be sending out a fancy summoner icon to all Nemesis Draft players who play the mode without quitting during champion select ...
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Positive/Neutral score, but keep losing

My biggest losing streak was a 8 lose streak and recently I had another 3 lose streak. In ALL of these games, my score was either neutral or positive, but NEVER negative. However, in all of them, ...
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Zhonyas on Lee Sin?

I've recently watched a video of a guy playing LS (Gripex specifically) and there's a part where he has a Zhonya. I know it requires skill playing LS, so if handled properly: what are the pros/cons ...
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How should I practice close-quarters fighting with Rengar?

I bought Rengar recently and have noticed a bad habit of mine: When I get out of my ultimate, I get into this clicking frenzy and just start stuttering and not actually attacking. How can I practice ...
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Bad lag when playing League of Legends?

I have had LoL for around 6 months, and for about 1 month my ping has been crazy and I have been having a problem where whenever I try to move my champ, or use an ability or spell or anything, it has ...
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Can you cleanse out of knock-up's or knocked-backs?

For champions like Alistar, Orianna, Lee Sin, Gragas etc can you cleanse out of their ultimate's/skills?
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Spell weaving mastery. What does it apply to?

Spell weaving mastery: Damaging an enemy champion with an auto-attack increases your spell damage by 1%, stacking up to 3 times (max 3% damage increase) What is defined as "spell damage" for ...
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Can you actually use Rod of Ages on League of Legends?

I've recently started playing League of Legends, and soon realized that when you buy Rod of Ages, a number at the bottom right increases as you kill somebody I guess, like on the example of the image ...
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Laning against Aatrox

So, the other day I found myself in top lane (as Riven) against the newest champion, Aatrox. And much to my annoyance, I lost lane pretty badly, with there being little I could do about it. The first ...
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Why do the minions suddenly get faster?

Sometimes, when I'm clearing minion waves and moving to the next tower, the minions suddenly run significantly faster out of nowhere, as if something sped them up. Only thing is, I have no sort of ...
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How many Krakens do you earn in black market brawlers?

For the new game mode Black Market Brawlers it says "You earn Krakens passively, as well as through kills, assists, taking objectives, and counter jungling". How many Krakens do you earn for : A ...
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What are the advantages of grouping/teamfighting in League of Legends?

I'm coming from Dota 2 background, and all I can see is that teamfighting seems to be ridiculously risky. If you win the fight it's great but if you lose it's pretty much over because there's no-one ...
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How does zed Q damage calculation work?

If i have a shadow on the ground and i throw a shuriken at an enemy champion, if the first shuriken passes through minnions (thus its damage is reduced) does the second shuriken deal 50% of the ...
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How do I watch a specific player's game? [duplicate]

I used to be able to look at the Top Challenger Players (as pointed too in the answer for this question), and click on them, but I got into Ranked and it doesn't work anymore). How do I watch a ...
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What are Scripts in League of Legends

I was playing a game not too long ago and our mid player got completely destroyed. He was accusing the other player of scripting. Maybe he was wrong and just a sore loser, but it's not the first time ...
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How long does a stack of the Spell Weaving mastery last?

I understand the mastery and how it works, but I can't find any mention of how long you have after an auto attack to get the effect on an ability.
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Who is the announcer in League of Legends?

I wonder, Who is the announcer of league of legends? I don't mean it's place in the storyline/lore (I don't think there's a lot to know there, it's not like the Team Fortress 2 announcer) What I ...
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how to recover in lane from a bad bot lane start

I play vayne as adc (silver, normal), so I already have a weak early game, but I do fine. Some games (more than I would like) the enemy gets a jump start with 2-3 even more kills ahead early. After ...
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What makes a champion another champion's counter-pick?

I've seen a lot of guides (and some main sources like LoLCounter) where you can see what champion you need to use to lane against a particular champion. I've also heard a million players say that "I ...
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My Launcher won't continue downloading after a period of time

I recently downloaded LoL and I've had some issues on the "step 2/2 updating league of legends" causing me to (still) not being able to get in. The KBPS keeps dropping to 0 and won't go back up, even ...
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Frame rate drops from 60 FPS to 1-10 FPS

I've been playing League of Legends for some time now on a desktop, it was fine, my FPS was consistent at around 59-60 FPS. However, since my desktop is currently under repair, I am using a laptop to ...
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How long is the temporary shielding in League of Legends?

I was recently promoted to Diamond V in League of Legends. I have heard that you are shielded from being demoted the first 10 games. However I was wondering how long the shield lasts, not in terms of ...
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What counters AP Kog'maw in mid?

I played a few games over the weekend and I kept seeing a bunch of AP Kog'maw players and they were giving me a really hard time in mid. What are some solid counter picks or strategies I could use ...
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It is possible to get tier demoted on season 5?

Is it possible to fall from Platinum to Gold and from Gold to Silver on season 5? Since in every season stuff like that change I would like to know. And if yes, how many games you need to lose in a ...
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Is it still possible to do double Nexus explosion on surrender in LoL?

Before update of Victory/Defeat animations, it was possible to trigger Nexus explosion animation twice - because of dropping it's health and because of surrender vote done in a small time window. Is ...
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How to best utilize Zz'Rot Portal and banner of command as a support

I tend to play squishy supports, right now mostly sorraka (yeah, not many seem to play her, but I've always been a healer at heart). I like banner of command, and am just now looking at zz'rot. ...
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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 ...
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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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Will I have problems because of a harassment warning?

Yesterday I played a game where sometimes my enemy in mid lane went to the bottom lane. Every time he did that I used the ping enemy missing. My adc didn't hear it or didn't care and he died this way ...
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Can the enemy see if you're using a Red or Blue Trinket?

If I use a red or blue trinket, can the enemy see that? The reason why I'm asking is so then as jungler, I can check the usual ward spots and if it's not warded, then I can proceed to gank. But the ...
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Error getting free alistar and free tristana

I just create an account on youtube to get free alistar and an account on facebook to get free tristana. Alistar Error: I already subscribed but everytime I try to generate the code it appears: ...
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How to record League of Legends with OBS?

I know how to record with OBS, but when I try to record my League of Legends games, the video just turns black with only the mouse icon seen.
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What advantages are there to playing with a locked camera?

I just convinced one of my friends to start playing League, and he complained about the locked camera, which is enabled by default for new players. Since the general consensus online seems to ...
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Lifesteal from wards

So as far as I know you can lifesteal from wards. But how does it work? Does it recover the same amount of life even if you have more lifesteal? Does the damage affect the health you steal?