Foundational world-building plays a huge role in the creation of events like Bilgewater: Burning Tides. Enter Foundations, a dedicated group of Rioters working to shape the building blocks of League’s universe. By exploring the people, customs, and stories of places like Bilgewater, Foundations fleshes out Runterra’s locales and transforms them into living, breathing places. Take a peek behind the curtain and explore Bilgewater’s roots.
From Brazil to Korea, Oceania to Europe West, players all over the world took a journey to Bilgewater as part of League’s biggest in-game event. In celebration of Bilgewater: Burning Tides, we’re leaving a permanent mark on League of Legends. As a reminder, all players who owned and played an entire matchmade game with Gangplank during the event will receive the new Captain Gangplank skin.
Bilgewater: Burning Tides sails over the horizon in just over a week, stowing in its hold the bundles, merch, icon rewards, and game modes. Whether you’re looking to brawl in the black market, add the free Captain Gangplank skin to your wardrobe, or plunder any other Bilgewater spoils, you’ve got until August 10 at 2:00 AM PDT.
The newest Featured Game Mode is an all-out battle for black market-item fueled dominance on Summoner’s Rift. Hire new brawlers to customize your minion waves, then upgrade them to increase damage or unlock unique abilities. It’s five versus five on SR, with a Bilgewater-inspired twist.
Gangplank’s warehouse burns. With the pirate captain’s thugs swarming, the resolution of Graves’ and Twisted Fate’s long-simmering feud threatens to engulf the entire city in flames. Read The Reckoning Act II now.
For many of those fleeing justice, debt, or persecution, Bilgewater is a city of new beginnings. But for a few, the past is something you can never escape. Read as Twisted Fate’s and Graves' paths cross in The Reckoning Act I.