The Ruined King is among the most legendary figures in League of Legends and he’s lastly heading into the sport for the primary time. On Friday, as a part of its celebration of League’s 2021 season, Riot launched a teaser for the brand new champion.
Within the CG cinematic the Ruined King, whose actual identify is Viego, seems in a small peaceable space of Runeterra and brings darkness with him. Viego first takes on Lucian and Senna and makes use of Senna’s energy to attempt to convey again his lengthy misplaced love and restore his kingdom. We see champions from around the globe like Poppy, Samira, Darius, and Vayne defending their separate kingdoms from Viego’s forces. Simply as everyone seems to be about to be overwhelmed, Lucian manages to delay Viego for a second and escape with Senna.
The video ends with Viego gaining much more energy, and with Lucian saying that he and Senna received’t have the ability to cease the Ruined King alone. Whereas this can be a little bit of a cliff hanger, in keeping with Riot, Viego’s story is one which will probably be explored in many alternative League of Legends tales and video games all year long.
Actually, Ryan Mireles, the lead producer on League’s champions group, mentioned there will probably be three different new champions launched as a part of Viego’s story. First up will probably be a prime lane Brawler, who is seemingly themed after scissors or tailoring. Then there will probably be a “gloomy” Yordle who will function an artillery mage in-game. Lastly, Riot briefly teased a brand new marksman champion as effectively, however didn’t share any particulars besides that they may play the function in a non-traditional manner.
The Ruined King’s vaunted place in League of Legends lore comes largely from the merchandise that’s named after him: Blade of the Ruined King. One in every of League’s most identifiable and iconic weapons, gamers have lengthy puzzled about its namesake and why precisely his blade is so essential. Actually, they puzzled about it sufficient for Riot to accomplice with Airship Syndicate to make a complete recreation about him known as Ruined King: A League of Legends Story.
Based on Riot’s press materials, evidently Viego will primarily be a jungler, and evidently as soon as he kills an enemy champion, he’ll have the prospect to regulate them for a quick time.Whereas we don’t know precisely when Riot plans to launch Viego, the developer has mentioned he must be out someday this month.
In the identical video that it introduced Viego, Riot additionally gave gamers a number of extra particulars on League of Legends: Wild Rift, the cell and console model of League of Legends. Wild Rift will probably be heading to North American for its open beta someday in March and must be releasing tw