Questions tagged [league-of-legends]

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 is the dominant dragon decided?

I tought it was just the last dragon, or the dragon who will spawn the most, but I did a game and got Ocean, Wind, and then on the third dragon it was decided it was a inferno map. And then 3 inferno ...
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does Illaoi heal from shaco's clone?

If I am shaco and i use my ult to fight illaoi, does she get healing from hitting the clone with a tentacle? Does it mean I have better chances without spending my ult? PATCH 7.16
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Why can't I see my ranked border?

I play only team fight tactics, and I reached platinum rank past season. Now when set 2 arrived during game loading my profile don't have ranked border. It shows only my LOL honor border. The other ...
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How to fix League of Legends client only opens after the 2-3 minute mark

so I play ranked a lot and my league launcher somehow only opens after the 2-3 minute mark meaning my teammates can remake before I can even get in the game and I always get the 20 min queue for 5 ...
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Calculate or reduce Button press Delay aka Input lag

As a Tryndamere main I have a problem. The ultimate is supposed to be instant and always able to be cast, but there are times where I'm 100% sure that I pressed the "ultimate key" before dying a ...
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I can't add a specific friend in league of legends

We are in the same server EUWest and i can see his profile, i can add anyone else just fine but when i try to add him it says "yikes, internal server error, please try again later". I've tried several ...
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Can I still play LoL even if I switched country?

I am from Canada, so my account is ATM in the NA server but in a few days, i'm moving to Singapore. With this big move, Will I still be able to play on the NA and will there be any consequences of ...
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How is the Baron Power Play calculated?

In the MSI Game G2 vs FW Caps managed to steal Nash. The Baron Power Play total was +5431g. How was this calculated? I could imagine it to only count turrents and kills, but it seems to add / ...
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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 can'...
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How is poor sportsmanship handled in League of Legends?

The FAQ pages on Riot Games' site is somewhat lacking in information - how exactly does one get punished for poor behavior in the game, what's against the rules, and what are the consequences? Could ...
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Is there way to see how many turret platings were taken after they fell?

While in a game of League of Legends, it seems that after 14 minutes, when the plates fall, you have no way to look at how much plates were taken from each side, and so take a guess how much your team ...
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Is there a way to reset or hide mastery score on champions

I main as Kayle often, so my mastery score displays as about 850k and rising. All the rest of the people (except for once in a while it seems) have 10k and less. This is giving my lane opposition ...
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Window loses cursor lock when using media controls

I'm running league of legends on debian (don't ask why), and whenever I use media controls (for example play/pause, next/previous track), the game loses the cursor lock, which makes it impossible to ...
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What is the grayed out Button besides the Champion and Runes stats?

As you can below this image, the green thing is show Champion Status (Attack Damage (AD), Armor, Ability Power (AP), Magic Resist (MR) and more. Below Champion status is Rune Status. But below Rune ...
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Why don't pro LoL players concede while pro DotA 2 players concede virtually every match?

Something like 95% of professional DotA 2 games end with a concession, whereas I have personally never seen a professional LoL team concede even once, no matter how hopeless the game (though I hear it ...
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Do Yorick's Ghouls (and other Spawnable entities) trigger Ravenous Hunter?

Do Yorick's ghouls and the damage they deal count as ability damage, and specifically, would they trigger the rune Ravenous Hunter, and heal me based on the damage they deal? I can not find conclusive ...
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Borders league of legends

I have a quick question about borders. If I was silver this season but bronze last season will my silver border show at all? I'm silver now and it doesn't seem to be showing.
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Using Garena lol files to play in Oceania server

I was playing LoL on Garena for 1 year.Then I wanted to change my region and I knew I can't transfer my account to Riot server. So I created an account on the Lol official website,and downloaded the ...
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How does Taric gain bravado?

Taric's ability list explains what Bravado does: Bravado: INNATE: After casting an ability, Taric's next two basic attacks within 4 seconds gain 100% total attack speed, each dealing 25 − 93 (based ...
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Why did I die as Tryndamere in the fountain?

Yesterday I was playing Tryndamere top. We had a large advantage and managed to destroy everything up to the nexus tower. During the final minutes of the game I decided to fountain dive the enemy Lux ...
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League of Legends items that grant allies bonuses

I play Lulu and find her quite a good support. So I want to equip her with the most items that grant allies bonus stats. My google search comes up little help, so I ask here. One clutch item I found ...
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How does Kayn's shadow-orb signal work?

Do you see that? Whenever there's an enemy champion near the terrain Kayn's in, this orb will show up. But it's not clear where it will: I have recorded one such situation in my own game: https://...
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Can I create a preset of options for the LoL spectator mode?

I'm a referee in a local LoL league, and something that irks me is that at the beginning of every game I have to press I and then check scoreboard to get the scoreboard. I'd like it to be checked ...
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When Irelia uses Q, while dashing between her current location and the enemy's location, is she invulnerable to any spells, abilities or auto attacks?

Today I was playing against Irelia and there was one moment when she seemed to be dodging my abilities using q.
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What is considered a matchmade game in LoL?

So recently (or maybe not recently, I just started playing again) Riot implemented a "Hextech crafting system". I'm still really confused how it works, but I managed to obtain another box besides the ...
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What is the objective for League of Legends? Are there Quests?

Been wanting to play but I don't know if its worth playing. What is the objective of the game?
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Can Udyr Max out all his skills?

If Udyr gets all his skills at the start of the game, can they all max out? If not, what are the limits?
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Coming from DotA, when to buy defensive items?

I mainly play DotA, but a number of my friends play league and at this moment I abhor DotA's meta/balancing. As I did when I started learning DotA, I tend to use build guides (in this case, on a ...
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Sona-Taric bot lane in Season 9

What is the reasoning and strategy behind professional League teams taking both Sona and Taric bot lane?
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What is lane priority?

What exactly is lane priority? This has become a common term in professional League of Legends casting, and I've seen it more on streams of high elo players.
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What should be my jungle path?

I'm trying to start jungling a little and have doubts on what my route shall be and when should I go for an invade/gank? Right now I would start with Warwick. Another thing. Will I need some help to ...
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Lutris: Vsync Off for League of Legends Manjaro 18

I'm currently running Manjaro 18 with Lutris installed to play League of Legends. Everything works fine until I actually try to go into game. In the champion select screen I notice that it is telling ...
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League of legends end of game stats

Does Riot offer any way to keep track of the end of game stats via an XML file or something similar? They show a score grid that keeps track of almost everything; gold earned, damage dealt, largest ...
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How can I change loading screen/beginning of match tips in League of Legends?

In loading screen and in the beginning of a match there are various tips shown (they are the same per game). Since they are mostly basic ones, I'd like to change them to some generic tips I'd not ...
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Why are mages sometimes played bot instead of traditional ADCs?

In professional League of Legends, why did teams start playing mages bottom lane (not Support) instead of traditional ADCs? What is the reasoning behind this approach, and what balance changes ...
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When and why is it very effective to use Zhonya's Hourglass?

Yesterday I played Swain. I thought buying Zhonya's hourglass is pretty awesome on him, because of ap and armor of course, but mainly because I like to focus on the active. A pretty cool thing about ...
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What are the crest colors and how much of it do I need for each stage?

There are crests on the profile page. What colors are there and how much takedowns/kills/wins do I need for each stage of it? (This question is also for the dominion crests) Images of the crests ...
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Do Tutorials or Practice Tools count as a matchmade game? [duplicate]

I am trying to get out of low priority and they said I needed to play 5 matchmade games without leaving and I would like to know if Tutorial or Practice tool counts as a matchmade game and I would ...
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Are Doom Bots attacking everything?

I've played a few games on the new doom bots mode and found out that they automatically destroys wards, but not gp barrels, making him extremely OP. Does it work with other non-player entities? ...
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Does each role have its own separate decay timer?

With the advent of Season 9 in League of Legends, Riot has implemented separate ranks per role. If I am Platinum to Diamond in all of my roles, will I get a separate inactivity decay timer for each of ...
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Which MMR will be taken when transferring from NA?

I am currently a Diamond 4 top laner; however, I have no games in the other roles. I finished Gold 5 last season, as shown by my Gold border when I played placements. I'm thinking of transferring ...
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Do pro players always build the same on a specific champ? [closed]

The author of this Reddit post something interesting when attempting to compare League of Legends to Dota 2: Pros use the same build 100 games in a row for a reason. Since the game lacks actives ...
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How to play League of Legends when Cloud Flare is blacklisting your IP?

My IP Address was incorrectly blacklisted due to strange behavior, I assume, of IP's in my "IP Neighborhood" (according to Cisco's Talos IP reputation tracker) This means, among other things, that I ...
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How to close a League of Legends account?

i created a League of Legends account a long time ago and haven't used it since. Today i got an email about loosing my "Summoner Name". i think i'd prefer just closing (deleting) the account. How do i ...
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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's honor for?

The FAQ page at League of Legends.com is broken and clicking the FAQ links does nothing. League recently brought honor into play. You can be awarded honor for several different reasons after playing ...
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What does SS stand for when an opponent is missing?

When someone from the opposing team is missing I have noticed people writing "SS bot/mid/top" to indicate to the rest of the team that they don't have visual on one or more of the people in there lain....
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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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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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Strengths and weaknesses of Thresh [closed]

What are the strengths of Thresh’s kit, and what are his weaknesses? What matchups is he strong and weak going into?