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Jayce Jayce is a brilliant inventor who has pledged his life to the defense of Piltover Crest icon Piltover and its unyielding pursuit of progress. With his transforming hextech hammer hammer in hand, Jayce uses his strength, courage, and considerable intelligence to protect his hometown. While revered throughout the city as a hero, he hasn't taken well to the attention it brings. Still, Jayce's heart is in the right place, and even those who envy his natural skills are grateful for his protection in the City of Progress.


JayceSquare"Picking a fight with me is the dumbest thing you've done today - and that's saying a lot."  Jayce
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Background[]

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Appearance[]

Jayce is a tall, muscular, and tanned man. He has blue (sometimes depicted as violet) eyes and styled dark hair. Jayce can be seen wearing typical Piltovan clothing, most often his signature leather coat with gear and cog elements on it.

Personality[]

(TBA)

Abilities[]

  • Inventor: A brilliant mind, Jayce is able to invent numerous contraptions, especially those made to utilize hextech gemstones. As the person who perfected hextech, he is one of the leading scientists in hextech innovations.
    • Mercury Hammer Mercury Hammer / Mercury Cannon Mercury Cannon: Transforming weapon created by Jayce Jayce in order to assault Viktor's Viktor's laboratory and retrieve the hextech crystal he stole. It can transform into a powered greathammer that has the hammer's head and pommel enhanced so that its ability to deal heavy blows is intensified—or it can transform into a blaster that can shoot lightning orbs. It can also emit an electrical field electrical field that surrounds Jayce and knocks back and electrocutes nearby enemies.

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Viktor Viktor[]

Viktor and Jayce were previously friends, and are now unfortunately enemies. They disagree over many topics relating to ethics in science, most pertaining to free will.

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The Defender of Tomorrow

By Anthony Burch

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A Perfect Life: Closed Circuit

By John O'Bryan

Ekko is a teen inventor who lives in Zaun, a city where being handy with technology is the best path to a better future. His greatest invention is the Z-Drive: a device which allows him to rewind his own timeline—and redo the last few seconds of his past. Ekko uses the Z-Drive to fix everything in his life: small mistakes, life-changing ones, and everything in between. But messing with time can have some major consequences for Ekko, his friends, his family, and his world...
In this prequel to Conv/rgence, Ekko imagines a timeline without do-overs, where he must give up the extra chances time travel has offered him. But it's harder than he thinks to let time flow on without getting involved...

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A Perfect Life: Side Effects

By John O'Bryan

Ekko is a teen inventor who lives in Zaun, a city where being handy with technology is the best path to a better future. His greatest invention is the Z-Drive: a device which allows him to rewind his own timeline—and redo the last few seconds of his past. Ekko uses the Z-Drive to fix everything in his life: small mistakes, life-changing ones, and everything in between. But messing with time can have some major consequences for Ekko, his friends, his family, and his world...
In this prequel to Conv/rgence, Ekko imagines a timeline without do-overs, where he must give up the extra chances time travel has offered him. But it's harder than he thinks to let time flow on without getting involved...

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A Quick Fix

By Anthony Burch

Any fool could have predicted that Viktor would strike back at some point. If one weren't a fool, one might predict the exact date and time of an attempted counterattack.

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Every legend has a beginning.

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The Council Archives

By Ty Sheedlo

The Council Archives. You'd heard stories at the Academy, of course, but words could not describe the breathtaking magnitude of its contents. The entire history of your city: its glorious achievements, its sinister secrets, painstakingly documented, waiting to be read.

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A Perfect Life: Jump Start

By John O'Bryan

Ekko is a teen inventor who lives in Zaun, a city where being handy with technology is the best path to a better future. His greatest invention is the Z-Drive: a device which allows him to rewind his own timeline—and redo the last few seconds of his past. Ekko uses the Z-Drive to fix everything in his life: small mistakes, life-changing ones, and everything in between. But messing with time can have some major consequences for Ekko, his friends, his family, and his world...
In this prequel to Conv/rgence, Ekko imagines a timeline without do-overs, where he must give up the extra chances time travel has offered him. But it's harder than he thinks to let time flow on without getting involved...

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A Perfect Life: The Depths

By John O'Bryan

Ekko is a teen inventor who lives in Zaun, a city where being handy with technology is the best path to a better future. His greatest invention is the Z-Drive: a device which allows him to rewind his own timeline—and redo the last few seconds of his past. Ekko uses the Z-Drive to fix everything in his life: small mistakes, life-changing ones, and everything in between. But messing with time can have some major consequences for Ekko, his friends, his family, and his world...
In this prequel to Conv/rgence, Ekko imagines a timeline without do-overs, where he must give up the extra chances time travel has offered him. But it's harder than he thinks to let time flow on without getting involved...

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CONV/RGENCE

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Rewind the Past, Control the Future - Explore and traverse through the spectacular city of Zaun as Ekko, a young inventor with an ingenious device to manipulate time, in this story-driven action platformer. Play as a young Ekko and realize the full potential of one of League’s fan-favorite Champions.

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Since its inception, Worlds has grown and evolved. Each unbelievable play and phenomenal match created moments and memories that will never be forgotten. In these iconic moments, players and teams reached for something incredible within themselves and brought it to life on the Summoner’s Rift...

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Road to the Cup

As the 2013 League of Legends World Championship final draws near, we showcase the biggest heroes in esports from around the world. Many teams fell by the wayside in epic battles, and now only two remain: Korea's SK Telecom T1 and China's Royal Club. Who will rise?

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The battle begins, and sixteen teams across the globe are fighting towards one goal – to win the League of Legends World Championship.

Trivia[]

  • Depending on writer, Jayce's lore varies in its depiction of Viktor from a counter-cultural figure who acts as Jayce's personal foil to a Saturday morning cartoon villain. Instances of the latter usually get retconned in response to feedback.
  • House Giopara runs the The Forge Of Tomorrow that makes hammers and other tools; tools that were popularized by Piltovians and were said to be contributory in the construction of Piltover.
  • In the old lore:
    • Jayce founded The Resistance to counteract Viktor Viktor and his Glorious Evolution Glorious Evolution after their clash over the arcane crystal.
    • Jayce is fascinated by purely purely robotical robotical lifeforms but disgusted by necromantic necromantic experiments experiments and augmentation augmentation.
    • Jayce deems Heimerdinger Heimerdinger as an academic influence while he 'amusedly respects' Rumble Rumble and Ziggs Ziggs.
    • While Jayce is not part of the Piltover Police Police Force Force they frequently cross paths (results may vary).
    • Jayce helped Ezreal Ezreal access restricted areas in Piltover Academy's library so the Prodigal Explorer could research records of Aatrox's Aatrox's existence.
    • Jayce Jayce knew Viktor Viktor during their academic days. Due to moral and creative differences they have since parted ways.
      • They clashed during an event which revolved around a Hex-crystal.

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