Can people see you spectating in league?

Answered by Jarrod Smith

People can see that you are spectating in League of Legends. When you spectate a game, your name will appear in the spectator list, which is visible to all players in the game. This means that both your friends and the players on the enemy team can see that you are spectating.

However, it’s important to note that while they can see that you are spectating, they cannot see what you are actually seeing in the game. They cannot see your camera movements or any other actions you take as a spectator. So, in terms of gameplay, spectating is completely passive and does not give you any advantage over the players in the game.

It’s also worth mentioning that spectating in League of Legends is typically done for educational purposes or entertainment. It allows players to learn from high-level gameplay or watch their friends’ matches. It can be a great tool for improvement and analysis.

In terms of etiquette, it’s important to respect the players in the game and not use spectating as a means to provide unfair advantages. Ghosting, which is the act of providing information or intelligence to the competitors based on what you see as a spectator, is frowned upon and goes against the spirit of fair play. To prevent this, there is a three-minute delay built into Spectator Mode. This means that the information you see as a spectator is delayed by three minutes, ensuring that you cannot provide real-time intelligence to the players in the game.

Spectating in League of Legends is a feature that allows players to learn, analyze, and enjoy the game. While others can see that you are spectating, they cannot see what you are seeing, and there are measures in place to prevent unfair advantages. So, spectate away and enjoy the game!