Most Recent Champion Update News

Shen Shadow Dashes over to Live

Shen’s restored balance to both his new kit AND the equilibrium, and is ready to taunt his way through enemy teams on live. Read on for the details!
1 week ago

Champion Update: Shen

League’s chunkiest ninja is about ready to step out of the champion update team’s workshop and dash back on to the Rift. Read on for the full story behind his changes.
3 weeks ago

Dev Blog: The Animation of Poppy

Learn about squashing, stretching, and smearing in this behind-the-scenes look at the animation powering League’s most famous hammer-slinger.
1 month ago

Poppy heroically charges to live

After questing all across the PBE, Poppy’s ready to bring her updated story, visuals, and gameplay to live.
1 month ago

Champion Insights: Poppy, Keeper of the Hammer

The story behind Poppy’s champion update.
2 months ago

Champion update: Poppy, Keeper of the Hammer

Unfathomable feats of strength. Victory over impossible odds. The hallmarks of a great hero are almost always obvious, especially to the person displaying them. Almost always.
2 months ago

Fiora lunges onto live

After dueling all challengers on PBE, Fiora’s ready to bring her updated moves and model over to live.
6 months ago

Champion insights roundtable: Gangplank

TLDR: As part of our ongoing commitment to keep League of Legends fresh, we often update champions both visually and in their gameplay. If you followed along with the Bilgewater: Burning Tides event, you know that with Gangplank’s champion update, we went even further. Catch up on the story here, or if you’re already a Bilgewater veteran, dive into a conversation between the devs behind the update below!
6 months ago

Champion Update: Gangplank returns

Gangplank was brought down by the machinations of the bounty hunter Miss Fortune. His ship destroyed with all of Bilgewater watching, killing his crew and shattering his aura of invincibility. Despite receiving horrific injuries in the explosion, Gangplank survived.
6 months ago

Gameplay update: juggernauts

We want every champion to feel meaningfully different from each other, and every game of League to feel different based on the champions being played.
6 months ago