Runes questions

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Desert Winds

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hello there, im new in this game i have 2 days playing and while the server was bussy i heard about the runes in the forum so i have some (noob) questions for the runes

1-are the runes infinite?

2-you buy the runes with the same money as you buy champions? (the points that are a X with swords)

3-can you use them in multiplayer at any time?

---not about runes---

4-what is ability power and how u use it?

and if you can give me some recomendations about runes im curently using Dr Mundo, Master Yi and Veigar

thx in advice

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Hi, you can check this learn page: . There is a lot of info about various things.
Here is some info about the runes specifically:

You are buying runes with the same 'currency' you buy champions and this is IP, you gain IP from every game you play. Runes are put in a rune book, and before every game start you can chose one of your rune books.

Ability power is like spell damage. It will boosts the damage of most of the champions spells by certain ratio. All spells have different ability power ratio. That means if you have 100 ability power from items and you got a spell with 0.4 ability ratio for example, this spell will be increased by 40 damage.

If you check the champions page (Annie for example) it is listed that her spells have ability ratio of Q: (+0.6) magic, W: (+0.6) magic, etc.

If you have more questions don't hesitate to ask
Have fun playing