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Dark Star: Singularity

Dark Star: Singularity is a temporary game mode that first occurred from May 4th to 15th, 2017.

Description

Play as Thresh Thresh to hook and flay your enemies into the Dark Star and feed it souls, helping Thresh Thresh cause the Singularity and end the universe!

Players: 3v3
Map: Cosmic Ruins
Mode Type: No picks. Everyone plays Dark Star Thresh Dark Star Thresh (with slightly modified abilities).
Cosmic Death Sentence Cosmic Death Sentence
  • Range massively increased, cooldown reduced and mana cost removed.
  • Pulls enemies much farther based on their missing health.
  • If you throw a Death Sentence through the center of the Dark Star, it lights on fire and deals 250 bonus true damage to the target.
  • While an enemy is bound by your Death Sentence, you are immune to that enemy's Death Sentence.
  • You can dash through the Dark Star if you grab someone across the star.
Gravitational Dark Passage Gravitational Dark Passage
  • Shield removed, cooldown increased and mana cost removed.
  • Lantern duration reduced to 1.5 seconds from 4.
  • An ally in danger will be automatically saved by Dark Passage, without them needing to click on the lantern.
Dark Energy Flay Dark Energy Flay
  • Cooldown reduced and mana cost removed.
  • The passive bonus magic damage builds up in only 4 seconds after your last basic attack and hits harder.
  • Throws enemies much farther based on their missing health, cooldown reduced.
The Box The Box
  • Ability removed. Not available on the Cosmic Ruins because Thresh doesn't need his box to end the universe.

Objective

Best of 3 rounds. Round win is first to 100 points. Sacrificing an Abyss Scuttler Abyss Scuttler earns 1 point and a champion earns 5 points.

Mechanics

  • Gold, experience, items, and summoner spells have been disabled.
  • Everyone starts at level 3, and has skill points automatically distributed to their abilities.
  • Every champion has the same stats: 54 attack damage, 0 ability power, 16 armor, 32 magic resistance, 1.00 attack speed, 0% cooldown reduction, 0% critical strike chance and 385 movement speed.
  • Champions cannot be killed by basic attacks or abilities; the only way to kill a champion is by pulling them into the Dark Star, which kills them instantly.
  • Size of champions become smaller based on their missing health.
  • Champions will be displaced further based on their missing health. Try basic attacking enemies before hooking hooking or flaying flaying them.
  • Thresh will spawn in space around the edge of the map. He can move around in space and can step onto the Cosmic Ruins from wherever he likes. When stepping in, he becomes Slow icon.png slowed by 90% decaying over 0.5 seconds. While in space, Thresh is Playful.png untargetable, cannot basic attack nor cast abilities and has 1000 movement speed. Spawn timers are extremely short.
  • Three Gravity Anchors (blue orbs) are positioned around the Cosmic Ruins. Hooking Hooking one will pull Thresh to it.
  • Being saved by Dark Passage Dark Passage or hooking hooking a Gravity Anchor will break out of any disable / knockback and render the champion Playful.png untargetable for the travel duration.
  • Health Relics will spawn around the map. They can be grabbed grabbed, and will restore full health.

Items

Trivia

  • This mode is heavily inspired by the Dark Star Dark Star skin theme and was released concurrently with the 2017 Dark Star skins.
  • This mode is the first game mode not to have a champion select screen before the game.
    • It is the first game mode to have only one playable champion for each player, and to that extent the first game mode to unlock a certain skin for each player while they are playing the champion in the mode.
    • It is the first game mode to primarily have cosmetic items, and to that extent no item shop.
  • The icon for Gravity Boots Gravity Boots is a purple recolor of the icon for the Speed Shrine Speed Shrine buff.

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