What does peel mean?

To protect a champion

Peel is a term used in League of Legends (LoL) that refers to when a champion protects another champion or carry. It is primarily seen as damage dealt to an enemy that kills him before he reaches his target or makes him turn around.

There are several ways to peel in LoL. One way to peel is decreasing an enemy's values (other than just his health) through abilities such as Exhaust or Nunu's Ice Blast or items such as Frozen Heart or Rylai's Crystal Scepter. Another way is to increase your allies' stats by building items or casting abilities.


I need you to peel him by granting him a shield to increase his attack damage

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Updated January 10, 2017

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