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Default Zyra - Rise of the Thorns

So I was lurking around on the LoL forums and saw Morello teasing about the next champ after Jayce. I hope it's some kind of mage or support!

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While I maintain that Jayce's whole weapon-transforming thing is really fun, it's really not about some big mega-release milestone. It's a nice round number, sure, but I think it'd be kind of ****ty of us if we were holding something back for this that we'd had been capable of doing previously.

I kind of see it as every champion needs to be a milestone of some kind - just trying to do something we hadn't done before in regards to gameplay, art, lore, or any mixture of them. I'll talk more about a couple of the big issues (monsters, why 3 masculine-style males so close) in a future post, but for this I wanna focus on the specific "champ 100 thing." I feel if there was something more special we could have done here, why aren't we doing that for every champion?

I actually did a quick interview for a cool little video that takes a look back at our first 100 champions...it shows some of the process we use and a bit of revealing the man behind the curtain. I think that goes live next week.

So, I probably shouldn't do this, but what the Hell. I'm really stoked about champion 101 too because I got to work much much more directly on it than I usually do and it's an archetype I think we've needed. I'll....plant a little teaser for you.

(Hint, she's not made of flesh):
101 is going to be the new cool land mark champion not 100. - Page 6 - League of Legends Community

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Originally Posted by Tippick
In my mind, when you used the term comboing Morello, Brand appeared. I remember you guys were excited that he can mix his different moves and make different outcomes via passive. Is that the same intention here, but more drastically?

Edit: Drastically = more than just the passive influences the other skills.


It's a bigger interaction than that. Roku, who likes the "chess game" aspects of Orianna is really into Zyra.
Ohhhh considering Orianna is pretty fun to play with~ I'll be looking forward to this one
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Last edited by Shanni; 07-12-2012 at 03:15 PM.