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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Doran's Item versions of Normal and Showdown

When I check the list of items in League of Legends under "Item Sets", and search "Doran's", I get two versions of each of the Doran's items (Doran's Blade, Doran's Ring and Doran's Shield), the ...
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Replacement for LoL in 6-people-group [on hold]

we’re a group of 3-6 people who have been playing League of Legends for about 3-4 years now — mainly as a group. Since we don’t have too much time to play besides now and then, but always play as a ...
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What ranged champions are good at top lane?

I am trying to find out which ranged champions would work the best at top lane. Any ideas Thanks :D Update: I prefer using ranged champions and want to go top lane. I haven't started playing any ...
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Will item effects proc on modified Smite?

Will items like Liandry and Rylai Scepter proc on Challenging/Chilling Smite since they do inflict damage? Also will the enemies around the target of the Blasting Smite gets proc of such items?
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How master and challenger tiers work

I know how rank tiers from bronze to diamond work. But I don't know how master tier and challenger tier work. Is master tier composed of 5 divisions as well? How many persons can be in challenger ...
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Dealing with tanks late game as vlad?

I've been playing a lot of Vlad again, lately I've been getting matched up against tanks, particularly Nasus. Quite often I have a senario in which I absolutely dominate Nasus in lane. I continue this ...
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Stuck on download for league of legends

I'm downloading league of legends right now. The download stopped at 75% and has 0kbps. What should I do?
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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 can I tell the contents of a mystery gift?

League of Legends introduced Mystery Gifts this last patch. Where you receive a random skin for a champion you own. I've given/received a couple of the gifts, and I wanted to know who gave me which ...
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What is the structure and schedule of official League of Legends competitive play?

League of Legends has become one of the most popular games in eSports, with apparently millions of US dollars awarded in prizes in recent years. I do not play the game, but I'm fascinated by how big ...
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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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How do I refer my friend?

Through some quick research online, it seems that the only way to enter your friend's name is when you create your account, but there is no option for this: So how do you refer a friend?
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Which 5 items grant max ability power (ap) on any champion?

The recipe used to be rather easy and common, stack 5 Archangel's and a Deathcap, but in S3 many things have changed and as I understand it, that's not viable anymore as it doesn't stack, but also due ...
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Can the enemy team see Kalista's “Oathsworn” link?

When playing as Kalista, and using the Black Spear, a link is made. This link is visible between the two champions for the rest of the game when the two champions are close enough. Is it visible to ...
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MMR dropped in League of Legends

In League of Legends I am Gold 5 or 4 (depending on when you will read this). My MMR was really high since I had more than double of wins compared to my losses. This made me play against high gold and ...
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Minions Jumping around when walking towards enemy turret

When I am walking with the minions towards an enemy turret, they seem to 'jump' ahead and start attacking the turret when they were at first beside/behind me. Does anyone know of a fix for this?
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Will Kalista's ultimate extend Blitzcrank's Rocket Grab?

I'm wondering if this is working since Blitz + Thresh's pull was removed. If Blitz pulls an enemy, Kalista timely used his ultimate, the grab landed and Blitzcrank clicked just a few seconds after ...
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Sightstone vs Yellow-Trinket on Lee Sin [closed]

With patch 5.3 Riot introduced a change to the yellow trinket -> Now it stores up to two charges while refreshing them by 1 every 60 seconds. As a Lee Sin player, I always tended to buy a sighstone ...
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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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Is waiting for Baron Nashor's buff on enemies to dissipate still viable?

When the buff still applies to the champions, it is okay to pass some time and face enemies without the additional stats. But now, since the buff affects the minions, is it still advisable to wait ...
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How to play Shen Toplane vs. a Ranged AD / AP

I used the last week to intensely play Shen. I really like to play a tank which can contribute so much to the team (his Taunt and Ult are just awesome). I usually play him on Top lane where I face ...
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Can Katarina's ultimate be stopped by roots?

When Katarina activates death lotus, can people like Morgana or Ryze or Maokai stop her channel?
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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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What roles can realistically be performed by Cho'Gath?

Cho'Gath is free this week in League, and I'm very excited as I'm strongly interested in this Champion. However, I know very, very, little about him. I know some of the things he can do, but I'm sure ...
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When is a match counted as won, even if i was AFK for part of it?

Sometimes, if you leave a match and your team wins 4v5 you'll get the match counted as leave instead of win. I remember reading somewhere that for the match to be counted as a win you need either to ...
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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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How can players with 10 victories be level 25 in League of Legends?

I noticed some players with very few wins but their level is about 25. How is this possible? Do they play with bots? Or do they really almost never win? Or do they play incredibly well?
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Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite Cannot update League of Legends Fix

I was having a problem where I could not update my League of Legends (from a fresh install) in Yosemite. It would get to 87% and just hang at 0 Kbps. Does anyone have the answer to this question?
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Can you send mystery skins to player on a different server?

I want to send a mystery skin to my friend form EUNE server to EUW. Is this possible?
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What is the difference between Armor/Attack Damage and Bonus Armor/Attack Damage

I've noticed that some skills or items scale on bonus Attack Damage, while others scale on Attack Damage There are equivalent items for Armor for example. Is it something to do with the items? ie if ...
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How is the order of champion pick selected (draft pick)?

I know in ranked games, a characters elo determines the order of champion picks. In non-ranked draft pick, pre-arranged teams have priority. Does team size, elo, or anything else affect the order of ...
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Why not build Essence Reaver on Ashe?

I've never seen a recommended build which includes Essence Reaver on Ashe, but I can't work out why. 80 AD, 10% life steal, 10% CDR plus the mana regen means you can leave her Q on permanently during ...
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Why Pro Junglers often buy SightStone?

I know that sightstone is good on Lee Sin. It provides some good mobility for him and extra vision control. But when watching Pro Jungler streamers or youtubers I sometimes see cases of them buying ...
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How much gold do you receive for minion kills over the course of a game?

How much gold do you receive for kills for each type of minion (range/melee/anti-turret) and how does this amount scale throughout the game? Also, if someone knows, how do I max money from creeps?
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How does ignore affect interactions with team mates?

Sometimes I'm forced to ignore someone on my team for some reason. Can a player I've ignored still see my chat/pings? Can I see their mini-map pings?
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AD Thresh, possible or not?

I have seen some people playing AD thresh and I have always played him more tanky. Is AD thresh a viable build?
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How can I attack move click to kite while only targeting champs?

So the attack move click is by default "a" then click. (I use shift click when kiting) There is also the default key "tilde (~)" that will allow to target only champions. The main problem is that ...
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How to build Yasuo appropriately

I have a little problem about how to build Yasuo. With my current item build, I reach ~90% critical chance. But of course it would obviously be better to reach the 100% mark. Current Runes are ...
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Why do people do the Doran's Blade stacking?

Why do people buy this item over and over? I usually play as AP Nuker or CC, and so I have no use for it, but in the last game I played Caitlyn. I got one Doran's Blade at the beginning, just to get ...
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Good champions pick and strategies

I normally watch a lot of LCS and OGN (Korean league) LOL games. Sometimes the two teams plays well, but, even playing well, one team lose at the teamfight and lose the game. Or one of the team can't ...
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Advice on banning champs? [closed]

I know that you ban your counters, (ex. akali vs vlad) and champs you are unfamiliar with, but are there other factors as to what you ban, when, why, and how?
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How does the LeaverBuster system work?

Recently, I've gotten into low-priority queue for leaving around 2-3 matches in a row due to internet unstability. I would like to ask, how does the LeaverBuster system exactly work? According to the ...
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Longest possible combined CC duration In League of Legends?

What's the longest time a team of five players can hard-CC (stunned etc.) a single enemy champion continuously by chaining their CC?
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How much time do you have to accept the game?

I was unable to find this information anywhere. When you're trying to join a game, at certain point the accept loading screen appears. You must click the accept button. After certain time, if you or ...
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How do I maximize FPS?

I run league of legends on the highest graphics settings. Even when I play the game on low I still sit at 60 FPS. My resolution is 1920x1080. My PC specs are a i3 3rd gen 3.3GHz Prossecor NVIDIA ...
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How do I debug “There was an error connecting with Maestro.”?

I'm getting this message from league of legends when I try to start the game: There is an error connecting with Maestro. League of Legends will now exit. Please try restarting the client. This is ...
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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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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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League of Legends RADS Error

Just recently, within the past 2 weeks, whenever I run the League of Legends launcher, the small splash screen pops up, stays up, and then is replaced by this window: Here are some of the fixes I've ...
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Why does nunu stay hidden after he completes channeling and deals damage with his ultimate/

I know the question title seems subjective, however the reasoning behind that is because its not an easy question for me to phrase right now. The example i will use is sion and lux, namie. These ...