Riot Games reveals the first new champion of 2021 for League of Legends

Riot Games reveals the first new champion of 2021 for League of Legends

Riot Games has revealed the first hero that will be coming to their multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) title League of Legends. Viego the Ruined King is the first playable champion that will be introduced in the game later this month.

Riot Games set a goal to introduce a new champion in the game for every position. This way, players can get a new champion to try for their favorite role.

Viego the jungler

Viego the Ruined King is a jungler champion that is coming to League of Legends later this month. As the year progresses, three more champions will be added to the game but Riot Games has not revealed the names of these new champions yet.

What they have mentioned is that these other three champions are a part of Viego's story. Among them one is a magic damage fighter with some kind of sewing theme, one is an artillery mage and the third one is a marksman.

Viego the Ruined King abilities

Sovereign’s Domination

Blade of the Ruined King

Spectral Maw

Harrowed Path


In the dev video, Ryan Mireles, Lead Producer of the champions, said that team is hard at work on the Dr. Mundo update which is set to go live this Spring. They are working on elevating Dr. Mundos look and skills while sticking to his dark-comedy theme. Mundo can be seen wielding and also throwing a cleaver. Players can expect a new dev blog next week that will go deeper into Mundo's development.

Players will also have a chance to choose which champion gets updated next year. The voting will begin when the dev blog is released next week. The poll will includes 5 champion- Udyr, Shyvana, Nocturne, Skarner, and Quinn.

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