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[League of Legends] So much fun you could burst a blood vessel

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edited December 2014 in Games and Technology
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League of Legends (popularly known as LOL) is a Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) game created by Riot Games.

You play as Riven, a champion who keeps getting in the middle of ships. Press E to shield yourself from crippling loneliness! During games, you will level up, get gold for better equipment and hopefully destroy the enemy nexus. Outside of games, your summoner level will rise. This will unlock new runes to enhance in-game stats, bestow mastery points for further champion customization and give extra goodies like avatars. At max level you can then compete in ranked matches.

Currently on League: SION, THE UNDEAD PAIN TRAIN
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After being one of the ugliest champions in the game for years, Sion is about to receive a revamped look and kit! He can't hang out with you any more, Urgot. He's cool now.
Where our story left off: Shurima!
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The Shurima update has come and gone. We found out that Sivir's innate talent is dying, Cassiopeia will betray people for no reason, and Nasus is terrible at stacking his Q. Azir was also released and he remains a buggy mess. Woo Shurima update!

Thread Layout
OP - The Basics - General LoL Tips and Tricks
2nd - PENTAKILL! - Come see who among us has recently scored a PENTABUTT
3rd - Currently Open Contests/One-Time Events
The Basics
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New Player Guide
1. Make an account: NA EU (West) EU (Nordic & East)

It's worth noting that referring new players has perks, so I would ask for a referral link in the thread rather than a vanilla account.

2. Download the client: Right here.

The official Mac client is in beta - download it today!

3. Play the tutorials and read the New User Guide!

The game can be a bit overwhelming, and I highly suggest you play the tutorials OR find someone willing to do a few vs. AI games with you.

4. Join the "Penny Arcade" Chat Channel to find helpful people and people to escape solo queue with!

Click the little double speech bubble looking thing at the bottom right of your screen. Click the + speech bubble right above it. Type in "Penny Arcade" and introduce yourself. Not everyone you see in the thread will be there, as not everyone plays on the same server. You can ask these people how to play champions, we pretty much have someone who plays each champion.

5. Play vs. People

Do it, damn you. The AI is not going to give you the legitimate LoL experience. You don't want to hit your 20s solely from bot matches. If you do use bot games, focus on practicing basic mechanics such as getting the last hit on minions for sweet, sweet gold.

6. Get yer free champs.

Subscribe to Riot's Youtube and get a free Alistar skin! You can also get a free Tristana skins if you're into the Facebook thing. Promo skins always include the champion if you've not already bought them, so this is an easy way to pick up two champions.
The Dos and Don'ts of LoL
1. Don't buy champions randomly!

LoL has two currencies: Riot Points (RP), which are bought with real money, and Influence Points (IP) which are earned solely by playing games. Champions can be bought with both, but every week there will be ten free champions to play with. Play these champs instead. Get a feel for each type of champion and see which you find more fun. It's far better to do this as opposed to buying a champ randomly and ultimately being unhappy with it. You can also get three refund opportunities for both IP and RP purchases.

2. Don't buy Tier 2 Runes.

They are pretty much a waste of IP. Buy Tier 1 and save up for Tier 3. Or, if you're baller like Hargaad, don't even buy Tier 1. Wait to hit level 30, then buy all the Tier 3 runes you need.

3. Do queue with friends.

Playing with randoms is a crapshoot, and playing with a friend or two can put the odds in your favor. Play complementary champs and request feedback on how you did in each game (even if you won). Likewise, you can offer advice to others you saw having trouble in a polite manner.

4. Do learn the champions.

When a new rotation occurs, it is wise to play a few games with each champ. Knowing what each champ is capable of will be useful even if you hate how they play and never intend on using them. For example, Karthus has a skill that does damage to every enemy champion, regardless of location! If you know this, then you can be a jerk and take Soraka (who has a skill that heals all allied champions).

5. Do read guides.

There are multiple ways to play a champion. This combination of skills, runes, masteries and items is called a "build" and are the general strategies for any champion. The recommended items in the game store are not always ideal, and the order you level skills can have a big impact on how the early stages of the game play out. Sites like LolKing and Solomid offer builds for just about every champion. It's cookie-cutter, but a great foundation for new players. Once you learn the ins and outs, you can tweak a build to better serve your playstyles or as a reaction to enemy or ally players.

6. Do be polite and do report.

Watch this first.



Sometimes people will suck or do shit wrong. It's a game, so try to keep that in mind when things get a little unhinged. If you insult or yell at people, even if they did do something wrong, you're likely going to get that person defensive and things will very quickly begin to break down. Instead of focusing on the game, you focus on hurling insults at each other. Stay calm, and politely offer advice when needed.

Sometimes, even with this in mind, people will still be jerks. It happens! Simply /mute them and quietly report them after the game. Taking their bait is probably what they want you to do. Do not give them the satisfaction! Keep your cool.

7. Buy skins.

Having a skin for a character is a great way to say "Hey I'm fucking awesome with this champion so get the fuck out of my way." If your team is using more skins than your enemy team, you basically have already won. Some skins do offer very minor alterations in the way that a champion plays - skins with sunglasses, for instance, take 1 less damage from the sun-based champion Leona's attacks.
Game Stuff
1. Do not be aggressive.

There will be a serious urge to want to kill enemy champs. Resist! Death is an all-around loss: your opponents get more cash and experience, you miss out on experience and your lane risks getting pushed. If you set-up a kill and fail, do not continue chasing. In many cases, you will just die to a tower or get ganked. While later on you will learn when to take risks, early in your career it's best to be less aggressive and just let the other guy get away.

2. Do not focus on KDR.

Your kill-death-ratio is not the end-all of your value. It is possible to lose despite having a serious kill advantage over the enemy team! Certain champions, once getting the right items, can be unstoppable murder machines. Even if you do kill them a lot, if they reach this threshold, it's possible for a dramatic reversal to occur. It is far more important to support your team's objectives: push towers, protect your own towers from being pushed and keep your team informed of enemy activity. It is far better to have a modest KDR and win, than be the team killer and lose.

3. Do watch the minimap and your enemy.

Enemy locations are important! In your low-level games you will likely have two champs tops lane, one mid and two bottom (in later level games, one from top will be off "jungling," so top will have just one champ). If a player in YOUR lane is missing, let the team know. The player might just be heading back to base to buy items, or they could be trying to jump your friend in another lane. And mention when they came back to your lane! But this doesn't mean you should rely wholly on team recon. Watch the minimap yourself for enemy locations in other lanes whenever you can. People aren't perfect, and sometimes that warning comes a bit too late. Another set of eyes is always useful.

4. Do buy wards.

Wards are items that grant you vision of an area for 180 seconds. They are, without a doubt, one of the best purchases you will make. You can plop them along the river and have advance warning of ganks. They'll grant you vision of the brush. They'll alert you of enemy attempts on big-reward neutral monsters like the dragon or baron. If you attack them in the middle of something like that, you could mob up their entire team. Or maybe you are aware of a gank attempt on you. You could alert a nearby friend, bait the ganker in and turn the tables. Buy wards. BUY. WARDS.

5. Do buy wards.

Wards are items that grant you vision of an area for 180 seconds. They are, without a doubt, one of the best purchases you will make. You can plop them along the river and have advance warning of ganks. They'll grant you vision of the brush. They'll alert you of enemy attempts on big reward neutral monsters like the dragon or baron. If you attack them in the middle of something like that, you could mob up their entire team. Or maybe you are aware of a gank attempt on you. You could alert a nearby friend, bait the ganker in and turn the tables. Buy wards. BUY. WARDS. Yes, I posted this twice. It is that important.

6. Do something.

So you just wiped the enemy team out. Hooray! But...what are you doing now? Did you just go back to your respective lanes and farm? Incorrect! You now have precious map control, and should be taking advantage of it. Gather up as a team and take out a tower. Head to the dragon and get a clean kill. Steal enemy creeps (especially their blue and red buffs). You can always check the status of both teams by pressing tab. If multiple enemies are waiting on respawn, then you need to press that advantage.

7. Don't just wait around all day when you're in a position to win.

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8. Do buy wards.

Seriously, kids. If Hargaad can do it, so can you. I know you have 75 gold just laying around sometimes. Don't feed us with your bullshit of, "But I need to save for x item!" No! Fuck you, and your high horse. If you don't buy wards, and you die a lot, nobody on your team is going to be able to save you from a beefed up (whatever) lane.

9. Learn to speak ping.

All you really need to communicate effectively in this game is to be able to use the pings it provides.
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To use these pings, hold down the Alt, Ctrl, G, or V keys while clicking to show the new ping overlay. Then, move your mouse in the direction of the ping you want to issue, and release. You can perform this action either on the terrain or the minimap for precision pinging.
It is unacceptable to blame players that aren't typing at all, or players that are not speaking in English.
Meet the Team
Like any group activity, stuff is usually broken down into roles. It's worth noting that champions don't always fit neatly in categories. A champion's role in the team may depend on what build has been chosen, and sometimes you may fill several roles depending on the group composition. When picking champions, it's a good idea to see what people are doing and fill in any holes.

1. The Marksman:
Examples include Caitlyn, Ezreal, Ashe and Vayne.

If your team is a car, then the marksman is the engine. It's what makes the team function. The marksman, when doing its job, will be able to easily destroy the whole team. But, just like an engine is useless without any other parts of your car, the marksman relies on its team to get the gold necessary to buy the items needed to kill swathes of enemies. Early on, however, marksmen tend to be more vulnerable and weaker than other champs.

2. The Tank:
Examples include Leona, Sejuani, Zac and Nautilus.

Following the car metaphor, the tank is your steering. It'll guide the team into battle, and in many cases will be the one starting the fights. Tanks are there to absorb damage and lock down the most dangerous champions on the enemy team so you can position yourselves to win the fight. Some tanks do this with CC, whereas other tanks have some damage and will soften up the enemy team instead. Tanks still tend to need the rest of their team to back them up.

3. The Support:
Examples include Soraka, Sona, Nami and Janna.

I guess support are your tires or something? Maybe the AC. Either way, supports help the team out with buffs and generally shields or healing. Supports tend to assist the marksman by allowing the marksman to stay in the lane longer. Unlike, well, just about everyone else, supports don't rely so much on gear and thus will purposefully AVOID getting last hits so that their lane partner can farm gold faster. Because of their reduced need of gold, support should also be buying and placing wards when needed. It's worth noting that EVERYONE should generally buy wards, but as a support you can afford to take the financial hit.


4. The Assassin:

Examples include Kha'zix, Talon, Zed and Evelynn.

If we're sticking with the car metaphor, the assassin is like your car having a button you can press which will make that other car's engine implode. Assassins generally specialise in high single-target damage and mobility, allowing them to quickly eliminate enemy marksmen and mages with ease. If you're playing as a squishy and vulnerable target, these guys are going to be your biggest threat - ask your team to try and keep them from harming you. Assassins also generally need to get kills early in order to stay competitive into the later stages of the game.

5. The Mage:
Examples include Brand, Syndra, Lux and Annie.

Mages are a broad category, with their defining feature being that they primarily deal damage at range through their abilities and not auto-attacks. Some, like Lissandra, focus less on dealing damage and more on being able to control the enemy team's movement. Others, like Brand or Ziggs, have relatively less utility and are instead capable of putting out high amounts of damage. Mages benefit strongly from their role's innate flexibility, and can have a huge impact on team fights.

6. The Fighter:
Examples include Garen, Renekton, Trundle and Vi.

Fighters are melee attackers with a mix of offensive and defensive capabilities. They're not as hard to kill as a tank, and not able to throw out as much damage as an assassin, but they can still prove to be fearsome opponents - especially if they stay alive and are allowed to deal their damage over time. Like mages, the fighter role is incredibly versatile, with each fighter having a different mixture of damage and utility.

7. The Jungler:
Examples include Warwick, Udyr, Xin Zhao and Jarvan IV.

Although not a label Riot applies to their champions, the jungler is a role that you'll begin to see at higher summoner levels. This is due to runes and masteries allowing for more efficient jungling. It is still possible during lower levels on a few champs, even at summoner level 1, but very uncommon. As the name implies, the jungler sits in the jungle (the parts of the map in between lanes) and kills neutral creeps (or "monsters"). This benefits your team by creating a second solo lane (top lane), resulting in more experience and gold for your team as a whole. Once the jungler hits a certain gear/level point, they look for opportunities to gank enemies. This is generally done via strong CC abilities, such as Warwick's ultimate or Nunu's slow coupled with his speed buff. Skills such as these will enable the jungler's teammate in that lane to easily assist with the kill. When not ganking, the jungler will return to the jungle regularly to keep up in terms of gold and experience. Due to their roaming, the jungler has plenty of opportunities to place wards for its teammates.

This is a very simple guide, and is only a rough outline of the basics! Roles can easily overlap, and a champion can fill more than one role! Ezreal is a marksman/mage, for instance, and Taric is a support/tank.
What's this I hear about different maps?
There are four different maps in League of Legends, each of which has a different style of gameplay. In some cases, different items will be available on each of them, and champions might be altered slightly.

1. Summoner's Rift.

This is the most well-known map, and what you'll probably be spending most of your time on. Featuring five players on each team, the goal is to destroy the enemy's team base (or nexus). Waves of friendly NPCs ("minions") will attempt to help you reach your objective, although standing in their way are increasingly strong sets of turrets (alongside the enemy team and their minions). In between the lanes which your minions will travel along are neutral monsters which you can destroy for more gold. There are also two very large monsters, the dragon and Baron Nashor, which can require your entire team attacking them to be taken down - but the rewards for doing so are great.

2. The Howling Abyss.

The simplest map, this is essentially a single lane version of Summoner's Rift. Five players on each team control a randomly chosen character, and aim to destroy the enemy team's nexus first. Things are made more complicated by the players being unable to buy items, unless it's the start of the game or they've recently died. This map also has creatures called Poros roaming it, making it the best map by default.

3. The Crystal Scar.

This is the only map for the game mode known as "Dominion". Again a 5v5 mode, the novelty here is that the map features control points that players must "capture" and hold onto in order to win. There are five control points, and the team that holds less of them slowly lose health from their nexus - until it reaches zero, and they lose. Dotted around the map are speed boosts and health packs. The basic strategy for Dominion involves sending four players to the top point, and one strong duelist or pusher to the bottom lane of the map.

Dominion is never going to receive a ranked mode. It is also the best.

4. The Twisted Treeline.

The 3v3 gametype known as Twisted Treeline was fully launched in March 2010, but it was relaunched with an entirely new map in October 2012 because of some serious design flaws in the original map that Riot decided were unfixable. The new map is still in beta, but will be exiting beta Soon™. However, 3v3 still at least gets more support than Dominion. While still fundamentally the same gameplay, there are some key differences from Summoner's Rift to keep in mind - the lack of wards and altered objectives being the most important. Much more info here!

Useful LoL related websites
Surrender@20 - For all the latest LoL news and a sneak peak at any upcoming content on the Public Beta Environment.
http://www.solomid.net/ - A more advanced and polished version of Mobafire. Solomid offers intricate guides on champs that've been tried and tested by the community. Best for more advanced players of lvl 20+
http://www.lolking.net/ - A site useful for looking at skins, as their splash art can be quite different from their in-game appearance. It's also good for looking up summoners, statistics about the game, and guides for champions.
http://www.leagueoflegends.com - The standard LoL website! Info on the game can be found here.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qggKB98It0Q - The basics of laning and last hitting.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kxGQ3gWdrM - Shurelya's guide on zoning!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVtmV0FzW_0 SivHD's guide to never raging again.
http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsVUL5xGFvg2vO787daxpJFAAcxpr5vE8 Saintvicious Jungle guides.
List of helpful LoL terminology.
Sign up for a LoL debit card to earn RP!

Stuff You Should Know
- Yes, a promo skin will unlock that champion for free.
- Some promo codes will work on multiple servers. Some will not. Yes, this is confusing.
- Map vision wins games - BUY WARDS.
- It is a team wide effort, everyone buys wards.
- When in doubt, take Ignite/Flash.

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  • BurnageBurnage Registered User regular
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    PENTAKILL!

    Post your pentas in the thread to get them added! Message the OP if he is blind or lazy!
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    This post is now going to be saved for the more recent pentakills. In the interest of giving more attention to the recent pentas, I took the liberty of removing the old ones and putting them into an album. All the pentakills until 4/15/13 are here.

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  • BurnageBurnage Registered User regular
    No contests at the moment!

    Saving this spot for contests in the future.

  • TalithTalith 変態という名の紳士 Miami, FLRegistered User regular
    You forgot

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  • PrjctD_CaptainPrjctD_Captain iFizzRegistered User regular
    I for one approve of this theme.

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  • SpectrumSpectrum Super High-School Level ??? Hope's Peak AcademyRegistered User regular
    Burnage you are a scholar and a gentleman.

    --

    In other news, pr0lly has the best expressions in all of LCS. Maybe all of professional League.

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  • surrealitychecksurrealitycheck the search for the means to put an end to things an end to speech is what enables the discourse to continue ~ * ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) excelsior * ~Registered User regular
    i believe there is room in vaynes heart for riven

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  • TalithTalith 変態という名の紳士 Miami, FLRegistered User regular
    I'm still shipping Irelia x Riven.

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  • BurnageBurnage Registered User regular
    Talith wrote: »
    You forgot

    It's okay, Riven's used to being forgotten.

  • Smaug6Smaug6 Registered User regular
    New Viktor way better than old Viktor. The delay on his e explosion is not long enough.

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  • TalithTalith 変態という名の紳士 Miami, FLRegistered User regular
    Yasuo
    Base HP lowered to 380 from 430
    Base movement speed lowered to 340 from 350

    Holy fucking ouch. That puts him at a tie for the 15th lowest health and means more than half the ranged roster and every single melee champion has more starting health.

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  • DehumanizedDehumanized Registered User regular
    At a certain point they should just relabel him as 'assassin'

    anyways the ship is azir x quinn

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  • SpectrumSpectrum Super High-School Level ??? Hope's Peak AcademyRegistered User regular
    Talith wrote: »
    I'm still shipping Irelia x Riven.
    Please, Irelia x Soraka OTP.

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  • SampsenSampsen Registered User regular
    Talith wrote: »
    Yasuo
    Base HP lowered to 380 from 430
    Base movement speed lowered to 340 from 350

    Holy fucking ouch. That puts him at a tie for the 15th lowest health and means more than half the ranged roster and every single melee champion has more starting health.

    Is Yasuo a problem? I don't feel like he's a problem. Strong in the right circumstances, and wet paper in the wrong ones.

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  • TalithTalith 変態という名の紳士 Miami, FLRegistered User regular
    He doesn't have the upfront burst, the ability to single out a target, nor the at-will mobility/escape of them either. As an assassin he is a failure. AP Ezreal acts more like an assassin than Yasuo could ever hope to.

    The constant dps and mid-combat mobility makes him a light fighter.

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  • pyromaniac221pyromaniac221 this just might be an interestin YTRegistered User regular
    Yasuo really isn't a problem.

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  • TalithTalith 変態という名の紳士 Miami, FLRegistered User regular
    Spectrum wrote: »
    Talith wrote: »
    I'm still shipping Irelia x Riven.
    Please, Irelia x Soraka OTP.

    Are you kidding?

    Braum x Soraka

    Braum was a goat herder

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  • surrealitychecksurrealitycheck the search for the means to put an end to things an end to speech is what enables the discourse to continue ~ * ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) excelsior * ~Registered User regular
    Talith wrote: »
    Spectrum wrote: »
    Talith wrote: »
    I'm still shipping Irelia x Riven.
    Please, Irelia x Soraka OTP.

    Are you kidding?

    Braum x Soraka

    Braum was a goat herder

    sorakas horn leads me to believe that her ideal pairing is with another waifu

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  • Joe KJoe K Registered User regular
    Yasuo really isn't a problem.

    Dude... if he gets half fed, and there are a couple knockups, he's damn near unstopable.

  • PMAversPMAvers Registered User regular
    I'm having a similar problem with Feora down here in wood tier. If she gets rolling, it just gets unfun to play against. She was healing so damn much there wasn't much to do against her.

    Was tempted to buy a Executioner's.

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  • SpectrumSpectrum Super High-School Level ??? Hope's Peak AcademyRegistered User regular
    Talith wrote: »
    Spectrum wrote: »
    Talith wrote: »
    I'm still shipping Irelia x Riven.
    Please, Irelia x Soraka OTP.

    Are you kidding?

    Braum x Soraka

    Braum was a goat herder

    sorakas horn leads me to believe that her ideal pairing is with another waifu
    The waifu she saved at the brink of death

    Rescue Ship plz

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  • DehumanizedDehumanized Registered User regular
    soraka chasing after half dead mobi rammus

    ambulance of luv 100% of the way across the map

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  • TalithTalith 変態という名の紳士 Miami, FLRegistered User regular
    Spectrum wrote: »
    Talith wrote: »
    Spectrum wrote: »
    Talith wrote: »
    I'm still shipping Irelia x Riven.
    Please, Irelia x Soraka OTP.

    Are you kidding?

    Braum x Soraka

    Braum was a goat herder

    sorakas horn leads me to believe that her ideal pairing is with another waifu
    The waifu she saved at the brink of death

    Rescue Ship plz

    Sparks fly when Soraka's timely heal keeps Leona's light burning bright.

    Diana however will not suffer another moon ruining her nights.

    A duel from Dusk till Radiant Dawn.

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  • skyknytskyknyt likes to be thrown Registered User, ClubPA regular
    At a certain point they should just relabel him as 'assassin'

    anyways the ship is azir x quinn

    My friend and I run this as "bird lane" with support azir.

    We have a whole set of mating calls and bird taunts. You also need to go back in the same stargate teleport.

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  • DoctorArchDoctorArch Curmudgeon Registered User regular
    Hmmmm, is the starter pack worth getting? I have none of the champions.

  • SpectrumSpectrum Super High-School Level ??? Hope's Peak AcademyRegistered User regular
    DoctorArch wrote: »
    Hmmmm, is the starter pack worth getting? I have none of the champions.
    If you actually like this game, the champion packs are really good value if you don't own any of them (or only own one) and want to save IP for runes instead.

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  • BethrynBethryn Registered User regular
    Yasuo really isn't a problem.
    He's a problem as you get more co-ordinated teams together.

    Like Azir, he's pretty crazy in the right hands.

  • pyromaniac221pyromaniac221 this just might be an interestin YTRegistered User regular
    A lot of champions are powerful if they get fed or fit in a good comp or are played by someone good at that champion. He's got some pretty exploitable weaknesses and counters. He's strong, but not really a problem.

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  • SampsenSampsen Registered User regular
    I just tried Gnar, and he was a ton of fun. I got camped, still got kills, and was relevant all game. Hitting three people with GNAR! is very satisfying.

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  • SpectrumSpectrum Super High-School Level ??? Hope's Peak AcademyRegistered User regular
    Breakdown of the C9/NJWS team fight that clinched it for C9

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  • SampsenSampsen Registered User regular
    Balls is on another level. That reaction time and the Equalizer placement are amazing.

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  • SpectrumSpectrum Super High-School Level ??? Hope's Peak AcademyRegistered User regular
    Interview with our lord and savior

    http://team-dignitas.net/articles/news/League-of-Legends/5935/Interview-with-Imaqtpie-on-NA-Regionals-and-Worlds
    Which ADC would you like to see tweaked to become a top tier pick again, and how?

    Imaqtpie: I’d love to see Quinn as a top tier pick, just fix her buggy vault and make her ultimate maybe lower cooldown.



    Do you feel ADCs are being balanced around professional play?

    Imaqtpie: Yeah and I think riot are doing a pretty good job at it.



    Knowing that good synergy is the core of a good bot lane, what do you and Kiwi do to keep the synergy and are you guys working on anything in particular?

    Imaqtpie: KiWiKid and I just talk to keep synergy, we are pretty good friends and I think it helps a lot.

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  • TommattTommatt Registered User regular
    Can someone spoil how group C&D played out for me? Been slowly trying to catch up, but the games seem all out of order on YouTube. I watched a later one than I thought, so I know how it ultimately shakes out minus the final game. But curious how the groups turned out. I would just to to the website, but I think playoffs have started, or whatever the next stage is called, so I don't want to get spoiled on that. Will eventually slowly catch up on youtube.

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  • SpectrumSpectrum Super High-School Level ??? Hope's Peak AcademyRegistered User regular
    Is it just me or is liftlift pretty salty in this?



    Abloo abloo I don't get a vacation because I get voted into all-stars and I get to do analyst work at Worlds with Riot and build my brand

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  • pyromaniac221pyromaniac221 this just might be an interestin YTRegistered User regular
    Tommatt wrote: »
    Can someone spoil how group C&D played out for me? Been slowly trying to catch up, but the games seem all out of order on YouTube. I watched a later one than I thought, so I know how it ultimately shakes out minus the final game. But curious how the groups turned out. I would just to to the website, but I think playoffs have started, or whatever the next stage is called, so I don't want to get spoiled on that. Will eventually slowly catch up on youtube.

    Playoffs haven't started yet, but
    LMQ started promising by taking a game off OMG and Fnatic but then lost the rest of their games despite showing pretty decent teamfighting capabilities. Just some individual misplays and macro strategy mistakes set them back. Fnatic managed to take the only game off Blue in the group and lost a hilarious game to OMG where they sent two or three people in to backdoor OMG's naked nexus and got it down to 1 hit and then Cyanide autoattacked a minion and died and OMG won. Blue and OMG ended up advancing.

    In group D, White Shield took its initial games off Alliance and C9. C9 took the first game off Alliance but then dropped the second, and Alliance beat White Shield in its second game. This put C9 pretty far behind, having to beat White Shield just to force a tiebreaker. But then Alliance tried to style on the Brazilian team and failed, which gave Kabum their only win in the group, and C9 beat White Shield which eliminated Alliance. White Shield and C9 advanced.

    Quarterfinals are gonna be TSM-White, C9-Blue, OMG-White Shield, SHRC-EDG

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  • TommattTommatt Registered User regular
    Tommatt wrote: »
    Can someone spoil how group C&D played out for me? Been slowly trying to catch up, but the games seem all out of order on YouTube. I watched a later one than I thought, so I know how it ultimately shakes out minus the final game. But curious how the groups turned out. I would just to to the website, but I think playoffs have started, or whatever the next stage is called, so I don't want to get spoiled on that. Will eventually slowly catch up on youtube.

    Playoffs haven't started yet, but
    LMQ started promising by taking a game off OMG and Fnatic but then lost the rest of their games despite showing pretty decent teamfighting capabilities. Just some individual misplays and macro strategy mistakes set them back. Fnatic managed to take the only game off Blue in the group and lost a hilarious game to OMG where they sent two or three people in to backdoor OMG's naked nexus and got it down to 1 hit and then Cyanide autoattacked a minion and died and OMG won. Blue and OMG ended up advancing.

    In group D, White Shield took its initial games off Alliance and C9. C9 took the first game off Alliance but then dropped the second, and Alliance beat White Shield in its second game. This put C9 pretty far behind, having to beat White Shield just to force a tiebreaker. But then Alliance tried to style on the Brazilian team and failed, which gave Kabum their only win in the group, and C9 beat White Shield which eliminated Alliance. White Shield and C9 advanced.

    Quarterfinals are gonna be TSM-White, C9-Blue, OMG-White Shield, SHRC-EDG

    Thank you so much! This is EXACTLY what I was looking for.

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  • Mr FuzzbuttMr Fuzzbutt Registered User regular
    skyknyt wrote: »
    At a certain point they should just relabel him as 'assassin'

    anyways the ship is azir x quinn

    My friend and I run this as "bird lane" with support azir.

    We have a whole set of mating calls and bird taunts. You also need to go back in the same stargate teleport.

    Anivia mid
    Swain top
    Fiddlesticks jungle? Only because he has cool friends though.

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  • evilthecatevilthecat Registered User regular
    Cool promo moment:

    fizz throws his fish, lands just shy of enemy vi.
    I thresh hook vi, drag and flayed her into the fish.
    CHOMP.

    Nexus down shortly after!

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  • KayKay What we need... Is a little bit of PANIC.Registered User regular
    So, @Goumindong - You suggest a zero CDR/MP5 build for Viktor with only Lichbane and Perfect Hexcore for +750 mana, giving a total of 1890. I figured a bigger mana pool and some CDR to keep spamming Qs and get more lasers for chase/kite would be better?

    Rylais as Core? I suppose it helps with chase/kite, but I think I'd rather have a Frozen Heart if they had an AD assassin mid, or a heavy AD comp. I dunno though, I'm Gold at best, so.

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  • BurnageBurnage Registered User regular
    I keep trying to play Akali top and then I keep getting shot to death by Gangplanks.

    I am not a good assassin.

  • KayKay What we need... Is a little bit of PANIC.Registered User regular
    Burnage wrote: »
    I keep trying to play Akali top and then I keep getting shot to death by Gangplanks.

    I am not a good assassin.

    Pirates > Ninja.

    The proof is right here, people.

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