Most Recent Champion Update News

Dev Blog: Reimagining Sion

With a completely new kit, story, look and voice, Sion presented the Champion Update team with their greatest challenge to date. Read on to find out how we went about turning Noxus’s greatest Arnie impersonator into a battletorn juggernaut.
2 years ago

Champion Update: Viktor, the Machine Herald

Proving it’s not just League’s exoskeletal beings that can evolve, we’re pushing a retooled Viktor through the Champion Update pipeline and onto live. We’ve given him a fresh coat of paint, updated most of his abilities, and completely changed how his passive and Hex Core work - here are the details of Viktor’s glorious evolution!
2 years ago

Champion Update: Soraka, the Starchild

Two years after brushing up her visuals, we’re taking a second look at the goatiest of champions, Soraka! This time the Champion Update team’s focusing on her gameplay, so while her bananas stay the same, she has a couple of new abilities, and some tweaks to others. Read on for the full rundown!
2 years ago

Champion Update: Sona, Maven of the Strings

With three big visual updates now tinkering, poisoning, and death-defying their way through the Rift, it’s time to take a look at the next of our coming gameplay-oriented updates!
2 years ago

Karthus’ Visual Update brings the death march to the masses

Karthus, born anew and searching for more souls to free, has readied his requiem and appeared on live.
3 years ago

Champion Update: The Deathsinger Rises Again

While others are bound by the shackles of death, one man embraced the yearning darkness stretching on beyond life’s boundaries. And though he chose to forgo his mortality on the lost lands of the Shadow Isles, Karthus has yet been born anew, and drifts now towards the PBE bearing new-found morbid resplendence.
3 years ago

Twitch’s update skitters into view

Twitch’s visual update has snuck out of PBE onto live!
3 years ago

Champion update: A New Breed of Plague Rat

The rumors have substance. Zaun’s toxic sewers, already responsible for creating the great Plague Rat known as Twitch, have mutated him further still. He’s been spotted – smelled, rather – cackling and scuttling towards PBE, giving horrified onlookers a first glimpse at contemporary pestilence.
3 years ago

Heimerdinger visual update out of the lab!

A good long tinker with the ‘Dinger yielded some epic upgrades.
3 years ago

Lab Report: Reinventing the revered inventor

Updating a champion like Heimerdinger requires all the rigor of the scientific method. Given his upcoming PBE launch, more and more evidence from the experimentation is surfacing.
3 years ago