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Champion Champion Attributes Champion Updates



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A champion update is a graphical or kit (playstyle) update that occurs after a champion's initial release. Over the years, Riot Games Inc. have been working on updating champions whose visuals or gameplay don't fit with the current state of the game. The goal is to level up any outdated visuals or gameplay to make champions feel fresh while still retaining what makes them unique.


Types

Class
  • This scale of rework covers small kit changes to several champions of a specific class or subclass, that aims to give each one their own unique niche in the game, and make them healthier overall. Animations and other visual effects may be updated, but the champions model and core theme are untouched.
Class Champions Affected Date
Patch Note
Main Secondary
Assassins Katarina Katarina LeBlanc LeBlanc Rengar Rengar Talon Talon Akali Akali Ekko Ekko Fizz Fizz Kha&#039;Zix Kha'Zix Shaco Shaco Zed Zed November 10, 2016
V6.22
Mages: Traditional Mages Brand Brand Cassiopeia Cassiopeia Malzahar Malzahar Vel&#039;Koz Vel'Koz Vladimir Vladimir Zyra Zyra Anivia Anivia Annie Annie Fiddlesticks Fiddlesticks Swain Swain Syndra Syndra Veigar Veigar

Xerath Xerath Ziggs Ziggs

May 4, 2016
V6.9
Marksmen Caitlyn Caitlyn Corki Corki Graves Graves Kog&#039;Maw Kog'Maw Miss Fortune Miss Fortune Quinn Quinn Ashe Ashe Draven Draven Ezreal Ezreal

Jinx Jinx Kalista Kalista Lucian Lucian Sivir Sivir Tristana Tristana Twitch Twitch Urgot Urgot Varus Varus Vayne Vayne

November 11, 2015
V5.22
Fighters: Juggernauts Darius Darius Garen Garen Mordekaiser Mordekaiser Skarner Skarner Nasus Nasus August 20, 2015
V5.16
Gameplay
  • This scale of rework covers changes to a champions kit beyond number tweaks. Animations and other visual effects may be updated, but the champions model and core theme are untouched. In some cases, the kit rework will 'correct' the kit to match the intended theme.
Visual
  • This scale of rework covers changes to a champion's model and artwork. This will often include a more up-to-date voiceover and lore and even bugfixes and minor balance changes - but will not change the champion's core theme.
Visual and Gameplay
  • This combines the above two categories. The scale of the kit rework is usually slightly larger than a kit rework alone as the developers can plan for more in-depth visual effects and model changes. The champion's core theme remains intact.
Full Relaunch
  • Unlike the previous classifications, a complete relaunch involves an overhaul to the champion's identity - focusing on some aspects while abandoning others. This affects the champion's lore, personality, art, and model. The degree of the kit rework varies.

Historical

Main article: Dev Blog: Champion Updates

This is a list of champions who have received any form of update from visual, to gameplay updates and full relaunches. For a look at smaller Texture Rebalances, visit this page and for a more detailed list of all Champion Reworks, visit this article.

Champion Link Date
Kayle Kayle Gameplay Update 2010-07-06
Mordekaiser Mordekaiser Gameplay Update 2010-11-01
Ryze Ryze Gameplay Update 2011-02-15
Sona Sona Gameplay Update 2011-03-14
Alistar Alistar Gameplay Update 2011-04-25
Fiddlesticks Fiddlesticks Gameplay Update 2011-04-25
Gangplank Gangplank Gameplay Update 2011-04-25
Janna Janna Visual Update 2011-07-25
Kayle Kayle Visual and Gameplay Update 2011-07-25
Tryndamere Tryndamere Visual and Gameplay Update 2011-07-25
Gangplank Gangplank Visual Update 2011-11-25
Ashe Ashe Visual Update 2012-05-23
Katarina Katarina Visual and Gameplay Update 2012-08-09
Soraka Soraka Visual Update 2012-09-27
Twisted Fate Twisted Fate Visual Update 2012-10-17
Nidalee Nidalee Visual Update 2012-12-14
Annie Annie Visual Update 2013-02-01
Karma Karma Visual and Gameplay Update (Full Relaunch) 2013-03-28
Sejuani Sejuani Visual and Gameplay Update 2013-04-30
Trundle Trundle Visual and Gameplay Update (Full Relaunch) 2013-04-30
Master Yi Master Yi Visual and Gameplay Update 2013-07-30
Garen Garen Visual Update 2013-10-01
Olaf Olaf Gameplay Update 2013-10-01
Rammus Rammus Visual Update (Texture) 2013-10-29
Sivir Sivir Visualand Gameplay Update 2013-10-29
Heimerdinger Heimerdinger Gameplay Update 2013-10-29
Nasus Nasus Visual Update 2013-11-21
Anivia Anivia Visual Update (Texture) 2013-12-13
Xerath Xerath Gameplay Update 2014-02-11
Heimerdinger Heimerdinger Visual Update 2014-03-18
Kassadin Kassadin Visual (VFX) and Gameplay Update 2014-03-18
Gragas Gragas Gameplay Update 2014-04-03
Rengar Rengar Gameplay Update 2014-04-03
Twitch Twitch Visual Update 2014-04-22
Karthus Karthus Visual Update 2014-06-04
Nidalee Nidalee Gameplay Update 2014-06-18
Skarner Skarner Visual (Texture) and Gameplay Update 2014-06-18
Sona Sona Visual and Gameplay Update 2014-07-30
Cassiopeia Cassiopeia Visual (Texture) and Gameplay Update 2014-09-10
Renekton Renekton Visual Update 2014-09-10
Soraka Soraka Gameplay Update 2014-09-25
Viktor Viktor Visual (Texture) and Gameplay Update 2014-09-25
Sion Sion Visual and Gameplay Update (Full Relaunch) 2014-10-09
Singed Singed Visual Update 2014-11-05
Maokai Maokai Visual Update 2014-11-19
Alistar Alistar Visual Update 2015-01-15
Tristana Tristana Visual and Gameplay Update 2015-01-28
Zilean Zilean Visual (VFX) and Gameplay Update 2015-02-25
Veigar Veigar Visual (VFX) and Gameplay Update 2015-02-25
Kassadin Kassadin Visual Update 2015-03-12
Morgana Morgana Visual (VFX) Update 2015-04-08
Ryze Ryze Visual (VFX) and Gameplay Update 2015-04-28
Ashe Ashe Gameplay Update 2015-05-14
Gangplank Gangplank Visual and Gameplay Update 2015-07-22
Miss Fortune Miss Fortune Visual and Gameplay Update 2015-07-22
Fiora Fiora Visual and Gameplay Update 2015-08-06
Poppy Poppy Visual and Gameplay Update (Full Relaunch) 2015-12-09
Shen Shen Visual and Gameplay Update 2016-01-28
Taric Taric Visual and Gameplay Update (Full Relaunch) 2016-04-19
Ryze Ryze Visual and Gameplay Update 2016-07-13
Yorick Yorick Visual and Gameplay Update (Full Relaunch) 2016-09-08
Shyvana Shyvana Gameplay Update 2016-11-19
Warwick Warwick Visual and Gameplay Update (Full Relaunch) Upcoming update
Galio Galio Visual and Gameplay Update (Full Relaunch) Upcoming update

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