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 Counter Juggernauts?

So I enjoy playing Nasus and Riven top lane, and every other game, I come across a champ that Riot has defined as a Juggernaut.(e.x. Darius, Illaoi, Garen, and the occasional Morde) I'm reading from ...
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Item(s) that improve champion states by percentage similar to Rabadon Deathcap and Void Staff

I play Ziggs and very favor of Rabadon Deathcap and Void Staff which give extra ability power in percentage of champion's AP instead of a specific number. So my question is what are LoL items that ...
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Risk of data usage with League?

Alright, so I moved into a new house, and we won't have Internet for a while. I wanna know two things: Is a hotspot from an IPhone 5s strong enough to maintain a signal in a League of Legends game? ...
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What are support duties in LoL compared to DotA?

I'm quite new to LoL still, but I've played DotA/DOTA2 for long time before. When you play support in DotA there were quite a lot of things you could/should do to help out your carry(or team in ...
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Which assassins or melee champions have the most significant CC?

I'm looking for an assassin/melee champion with very long-lasting and/or very damaging CC abilities.
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How to deal with players that spam pings?

You can mute players, but you will still hear and see their ping spams. How should you deal with players that spam pings, besides telling them to stop? If you mute the sound for pings, you might not ...
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How can I minimise ping time when streaming to Twitch via OBS?

The last time I tried streaming, my ping for League of Legends would jump from ~34 to 60-180. I have since upgraded both my service, router, and modem to newest models, and constructed a new computer. ...
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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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How does Anivia's passive interact with unique item passives, item activations, and summoner spells? [duplicate]

Does Anivia still retain unique item effects while in egg form, such as Thornmail? Can she activate items like Deathfire Grasp? What summoner spells can she use, if she can use any at all?
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How can i see my ranked 5v5 team's elo even though it is not ranked?

I am in a 5v5 ranked team and I discovered that you can't see the elo of it, after playing 3 games. But just like in solo queue, there must an estimated elo ranking. Does anybody know where i can ...
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Why doesn't Relic Shield execute always work on Thresh?

When I go to use my Relic Shield stacks to execute a minion, it doesn't always work. Why is that? I know that Relic Shield says "melee auto-attacks execute minions", but since Thresh can't buy ...
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How can I improve my early game as Darius?

I'm a new League of Legends player and I've recently started playing Darius. I have a problem though: my early game is terrible! I usually die 6-7 times in early game, then recover mid to late game, ...
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LeBlanc Combos?

Could anyone tell me all of the different combos that are executable for all kinds of purposes? Attack combos are not required, they just need to be viable in gameplay.
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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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Is there any reason not to play support Maokai in Season 6?

In season 3, I played Maokai as a support, and found that this was not a bad idea. Generally it only works well when the enemy ADC was a "poke" type (e.g. Ezreal or Corki). Maokai's passive gives him ...
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Why am I always last pick in ranked?

It's the 9th time in a row, so I believe it's not just bad luck. Pick order was supposed to be random for some time now. I heard some possible reasons, as being chat restricted or any other ...
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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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How to break a heavy poke team's siege?

Last game I was against a team which had massive poke and some sustain. To make things worse they also got baron. With that they could just stay behind their minions and launch skill after skill ...
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Is rank still a good indicator of personal skill with the new Dynamic Queue?

Riot recently implemented the new ranked system, the so-called dynamic queue. They removed the solo/duo queue and it is not possible for the player to choose between those. In the dynamic queue you ...
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Is it safe to play League of Legends when there are files detected as viruses by virustotal.com?

I'm from Vietnam and started to play League of Legends which I have downloaded from the official site here for the Vietnamese version. Viruses were detected when I ran a virus-scan on the files via ...
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Guide to Alert Pings?

I just started playing League of Legends, and my friends who have more experience often play with me. They keep telling me to ping, and I have seen the "Fall back" or "On my way" pings and know a ...
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Does Rift Herald change Baron?

Since the latest patch, they've introduced the 'Rift Herald' that spawns before Baron. I'm a support main so I'm rarely in top jungle, and usually the top lane takes it anyway. What exactly does ...
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League of Legends amateur league?

Well I was wondering if there are any amateur leagues for league of legends. Tournaments and such for people who are not in the pro scene.
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League of Legends won't open. I get an error that refers to a PVP.net Patcher Kernel. How do I fix it?

When I try to open League of Legends in Windows 7 I am notified that PVP.net Patcher Kernel has stopped working and that Windows hasn't found a solution, what should I do?
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Fizz jungle, AD or AP? [closed]

I used to play a lot of AD Fizz in the jungle because of a few reasons: AP Fizz was a lot less strong as his ratios got lowered a lot and I can't play Fizz in lane at all. Not to mention he did a ...
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Season 6 Warding & Trinkets

So Season 6 is just around the corner, and possibly the most major change to the game was the removal of Sight Wards from the shop. I understand the importance of vision in general, but what should ...
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Why can't I add a user as friend in League of Legends?

I've been trying to add a user to my friends list on League of Legends. I know his username and I know his summoner name, but the game stubbornly insist they do not exist. This isn't limited to ...
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Retrieving data from server/ Unknown error

I've been playing League of Legends for quite some time now and I never had a problem like this. Whenever I go into champ select screen, sometimes the program just stops working. It still stays open, ...
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What defines a bruiser?

What makes them a "bruiser"? By that I mean which stat defines them as a bruiser or is it something else that makes them a bruiser?
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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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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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Rapid Firecannon Interaction with Rengar's Passive

Rapid Firecannon Stats +30% attack speed +8% movement speed +30% critical strike chance UNIQUE – ENERGIZED STRIKE: Moving and attacking generates Energize stacks, up to 100. When fully ...
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How can I map the camera in League of Legends to a touchpad on the Steam Controller?

If you add League of Legends to Steam as a third-party shortcut, you can launch the game from big picture mode and configure the Steam Controller as usual. I'd like to move the camera smoothly with ...
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Announcer no longer announces every kill

I believe this started with Patch 5.22 for the preseason. The announcer no longer gives audio for every single kill like it used to. It still calls multi-kills, and an unknown pattern for other ...
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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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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 is a Wombo Combo?

I'd like to know what exactly the term 'Wombo Combo' means. Does it mean something such as using all 5 champion's ultimates at the same time? Is it a term only used in League of Legends? Edit So ...
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How to replay a League of Legends match?

I have seen some videos (on YouTube) of LoL games where the commentator analyze the match and he's able to move freely through the map. Are these video made from a streaming live game or are they ...
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Does the source champion count as a “nearby ally”?

Certain items have passives that say they affect "nearby allies", but would these passives affect the source champion themselves? For example, Locket of the Iron Solari has such a unique passive, ...
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How does flash work?

I've been playing lol for a long time and still I don't know how the summoner's spell Flash works technically speaking. Here are my concerns : When you flash sometimes you still get negative effects ...
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Skins that affect game mechanics

I was under the impression that all skins are only related to appearance, but came across this mention of Kog'Maw's Lion Dance which actually modifies the skill behaviour. Does this affect anything ...
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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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Is there a champion that can outrange turrets without Firecannon?

In Dota2 there is a hero (or multiple, I don't know exactly) that can out-range a turret. Is there a champion in League of Legends that can out-range a turret? I'm looking for answers that don't ...
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What Champions are freely available, and how can I get them?

My friends and I are started getting into League of Legends. I am enjoying myself enough that I'm considering unlocking a Champion or two. However, I noticed that some Champions are available online ...
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Can Lee Sin reactivate his Q on untargetable target?

Scenario: Fizz is happily farming in mid lane, suddenly lee sin comes to gank him and hits his Q. Fizz thinks lets GTFO and jump on his troll pole (E). So we now have an untargetable fizz with a ...
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How can I dump every single champion sounds in League of Legends?

How can I either dump from the game install, or download somewhere, all of the league of legends champion sounds? I would like a method that gets the latest champion sounds since new champions come ...
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Which League of Legends items reduce opponents stats?

I heard from my friends saying that there are items that reduce the opponents' defenses, e.g. Abyssal Scepter Where would we see list of all such items that reduces the enemy's stats?
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What's Aatrox connection with Tryndamere?

Sometimes, when Aatrox meets Tryndamere, he says: "Tryndamere, my greatest creation" Why's that?
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Is the new Feast mastery more impactful than Double Edged Sword?

I was fixing up my mastery pages, and I stumbled upon the Feast mastery. At first, I ignored this mastery, as I felt that it was essentially useless. Whereas Double Edged Sword, seems infinitely ...
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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 ...