I use smartcast, but sometimes I would like to see the spell ranges etc.

Can I somehow use QWER as smartcast and put shift+QWER to normal cast?

  • Have your tried looking at our smartcast question? I don't play LoL, so I'm not sure if it would answer your question.
    – Frank
    Jul 22, 2012 at 14:10
  • I think you can, brb I'm gonna go screenshot it.
    – troll
    Jul 22, 2012 at 14:15

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TL;DR No, you can't unless you modify a file. [Scroll to the Bottom!]

Here is me setting Smart Cast Spell 1,2,3, and 4 as Q,W,E, and R, respectively.

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Now when I try to set Cast Spell 1,2,3,and 4 as [Shift]Q, [Shift]W, [Shift]E, and [Shift]R, this is the message I get.

Cast Spell ( ) cannot be bound as specified.

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Key Bindings seems to only accept numbers and letters, in addition to some symbols.

So it seems there's actually a way to switch smartcast and normal cast. Found this from http://www.reddit.com/r/leagueoflegends/comments/o09bn/modify_smartcast_to_qwer_and_normal_cast_to/

  • Note: For this to work, you must have modified your key bindings in the past.

  • Go to C:\Riot Games\League of Legends\Config (Unless you have saved League of Legends in a different file)

  • Erase what you see in "Config" and paste in the following

  • Test it out in a custom game before heading to normals/ranked with your new settings. If you don't want to smartcast your 'AvatarSpells' or Summoner Spells, rather, don't paste in the last two lines.

  • Well didn't he ask if he could switch shift+qwer with qwer? because that's how i'm playing right now
    – Cresh
    Jul 22, 2012 at 14:42
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    "Can I somehow use QWER as smartcast and put shift+QWER to normal cast?" He wants to activate normal cast with Shift.
    – troll
    Jul 22, 2012 at 14:43
  • And he states in the question that he already uses smartcast :)
    – troll
    Jul 22, 2012 at 14:43

You can rebind the spell cast keys exactly like you are requesting in the keybind

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