The Loop (Games)
Damage 2 Toughness 2 Control 1 Mobility 3 Utility 1
Chain Lash is always cast from the original casting position.
Sylas casts Hijack on a , no ultimate is stolen and the ability will be placed on full cooldown.
clone This does not occur with , since he is a instead. zombie If the target
, becomes dies , or untargetable Sylas loses of them during sight Hijack's cast time, the ability cancels and does not go on cooldown or expend .
mana If the same happens when casting an on-target stolen ability, the ability will instead cancel and go on cooldown. If
Hijack is intercepted by , Sylas will gain a copy of instead and an on-target cooldown will be applied to him.
If has an on-target cooldown on him (by being previously Hijacked) upon interception, no ultimate will be stolen. Since the copied ability scales based on
Hijack's rank, abilities can be copied regardless of their rank.
Hijack will copy all components of the ability: their passives and actives as well as recast effects. Hijack will not trigger the effects of other abilities unless absolutely necessary. Shape-shifting ultimates will transform
Sylas into the target's alternate form, replacing his basic abilities and base stats. Namely: , , and .
Dragon's Descent transforms Sylas' , into mana Shyvana's , being able to replenishing it by basic attacking. At the end of the effect, fury Sylas gains his previous mana.
Dragon's Descent does not refresh ability cooldowns upon transforming. Upon transforming back from
, Sylas' next basic attack deals 's bonus magic damage and uses his critical strike animation. Permanent transformations last for ~5 minutes or until toggled off.
The alternate abilities of transforming champions will cost mana and scale with the ranks as appropriate for the ability (e.g. ranks in R for Nidalee and ranks in Q/W/E for Jayce/Elise).
Upon transforming, a
stack will be deducted. stacks will still be gained from abilities cast in alternate forms, but the stacks are gained independently from the normal ones.
If Sylas has both normal and transformed stacks, Petricite Burst will prioritize consuming Sylas stacks before the transformed ones. Ultimates comply with rules if an ally is playing the hijacked champion. For example, an allied stacks will increase the damage of the hijacked ; or an allied will add extra damage to hijacked as well as producing 3 spheres that she can use. One for All
- Does not apply .
- Based on the at the moment of steal. empowers his basic attacks temporarily.
- Does not apply stacks of .
- Gains permanent Feast stacks on-kill.
- Gains max charges.
- Does not apply a stack of .
- Retains the health cost.
- Gains movement speed in the effect and can trigger the area healing, but do not deal bonus damage.
- Gives Sylas and allies magic , based on rank. shield
- Does not steal cannon upgrades.
- Gains a usable ultimate regardless of cast on or .
- Sylas's basic abilities are replaced with Heimerdinger's empowered abilities. The upgrade buff lasts until the ultimate can be stolen again.
- Does not reduce of . cooldown
- Applies marks of .
- Applies magic damage on-hit while holding onto Grandmaster's Might, this effect is lost upon activation.
- Only provides one use.
- Sylas' basic attacks, and nearby allies' apply stacks of , up to 4. immobilizations Sylas is unable to apply the 5th stack necessary to expunge the stacks.
- Only castable with a (purchasable in the Shop for ). 0 gold
- Sylas' basic abilities are replaced with Karma's empowered abilities, according to Sylas' own ability ranks.
- Can be cast without a target.
- Based on current form ( / ).
- Can steal the ability's bonus effects.
- Applies .
- Does not need to cast.
- Only provides one use.
- Uses the empowered version of last cast basic ability. If she has not cast any spells, is copied.
- Does not apply .
- Sylas' abilities apply mark but not the damage.
- Can cast and freely during the channel.
- Kills reduce basic ability cooldowns while holding onto Highlander, this effect is lost upon activation.
- Can join the dimension of outgoing realms if cast in the proper range (does not extend their duration).
- Does not reduce of . cooldown
- Always steals , regardless of the champion Neeko is disguised as.
- Does not grant AD based on Sylas' AP, despite the tooltip indicating so.
- Cast on self without a .
- The spear deals damage based on rank and scales with 46% AP.
- Does not cast upon attacking an enemy champion. It can be casted manually however.
- Sylas will gain on his next attack.
- Sylas' attacks against enemy champions will apply a which can be used to cast the ability.
- Grants AD based on Sylas' AP on cast.
- Can use without a .
- Allies do not gain .
- Can freely cast abilities during the suppression, but cannot basic attack or flash.
- Steals the ability that the enemy Sylas has stolen. Cannot be targeted if no ability has been stolen.
- Throws a minimum of 3 , which are left on the ground afterwards and vanish after 6 seconds.
- Does not apply .
- Gains max charges.
- Always has 525 cast range as Sylas does not benefit from per-level cast range increase.
- Gains 300 attack range and his attacks produce missiles that travel 850 range. These attacks are classified as , and so will trigger effects such as versus all hit targets. melee
- Steals . Lasts for 2 empowered attacks.
- Can cast during the recast.
- Applies stacks of to targets hit that can be detonated by Sylas' other abilities.
- Gains the AD and MS bonuses. Additionally, Sylas gains when he casts . invisibility
- Does not apply .
- Always steals , regardless of the champion Viego is possessing.
- Can steal the ability's bonus effects.
- do not interact with an ally or enemy .
- ignore 50% of the target's Critical strikes after activation. bonus armor
- Can freely cast abilities during the channel.
- Cannot declare attacks nor use any abilities nor while bouncing. Drops that can be interacted with but do not restore health to Sylas. - Shadow does not mimic spells but can be reactivated to places.
See here for the complete patch history.
Mana cost changed to 55 at all ranks from 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70.
Base damage increased to 70 / 105 / 140 / 175 / 210 from 60 / 95 / 130 / 165 / 200.
Damage AP ratio increased to 90% AP from 85% AP.
V11.1 - January 6th Hotfix
Bug Fix: When he hijacks , he is no longer able to use it twice immediately.
Bug Fix: Now properly gets kill credit for empowered attacks landed.
Mana growth increased to 70 from 50.
Undocumented: Sylas now loses all stacks upon receiving a new spell via Hijack
Bug Fix: No longer loses all of his mana after stealing .
Cooldown reduced to 100 / 70 / 40 seconds from 100 / 80 / 60.
Bug Fix: No longer keeps until he steals her ultimate again if he dies while casting it.
Bug Fix: Now permanently gains health and increases in model size from successful kills with a stolen from an enemy .
Bug Fix: Now properly gains bonus attack speed from when holding . Bug Fix: Fixed a bug where he would not deal damage to all enemies with a stolen .
Bug Fix: Timer for specific champions will no longer show in spectator mode.
V10.7 - April 1st Hotfix
Bug Fix: Sylas and allies will now properly gain magic damage shield if Sylas casts .
Lash base damage increased to 40 / 60 / 80 / 100 / 120 from 40 / 55 / 70 / 85 / 100.
V10.2 - January 27th Hotfix
Bug Fix: No longer gets another instance of Kingslayer upon hitting a target with within 0. 5 - 2 seconds of the Kingslayer cast.
Bug Fix: Is now properly disabled during after casting a stolen ultimate.
Undocumented: Now applies an instance of to Abduct's target if Abduct is casted shortly after Kingslayer.
V10.1 - January 8th Hotfix
Primary target AD ratio increased to
130% AD from 110% AD. Bonus attack speed increased to 80% from 60%.
Detonation base damage increased to 60 / 115 / 170 / 225 / 280 from 60 / 105 / 150 / 195 / 240.
Cooldown reduced to 13 / 11. 5 / 10 / 8. 5 / 7 seconds from 14 / 12. 5 / 11 / 9. 5 / 8.
Base health reduced to 525 from 585.
Health growth increased to 115 from 95.
Base armor reduced to 27 from 32.
Armor growth increased to 4 from 3.
Base magic resistance reduced to 32 from 39.
Magic resistance growth increased to 1. 75 from 1. 25.
Primary target AP ratio increased to
25% AP from 20% AP. Effect radius reduced to 300 units from 400.
New Effect: Now grants 60% while he has a charge. bonus attack speed Maximum charges increased to 3 from 2.
New Effect: Damage to secondary targets now executes minions below 25 health.
Cooldown increased to 10 / 9 / 8 / 7 / 6 seconds from 9 / 8 / 7 / 6 / 5.
Lash base damage reduced to 40 / 55 / 70 / 85 / 100 from 45 / 70 / 95 / 120 / 145.
Lash AP ratio reduced to
40% AP from 60% AP.
Undocumented: Lash slow duration reduced to 1. 5 seconds from 2. Detonation base damage increased to 60 / 105 / 150 / 195 / 240 from 45 / 70 / 95 / 120 / 145.
Detonation AP ratio increased to
80% AP from 60% AP. Detonation damage reduction against minions and monsters increased to 60% from 45%.
Removed: The detonation no longer for 22. slows 5 / 30 / 37. 5 / 45 / 52. 5% for 2 seconds.
Removed: No longer resets Sylas' basic attack timer. Damage AP ratio increased to
85% AP from 65% AP.
Undocumented: Base heal reduced to 30 / 60 / 90 / 120 / 150 from 70 / 90 / 110 / 130 / 150. Cooldown reduced to 14 / 12.
5 / 11 / 9. 5 / 8 seconds from 14 / 13. 5 / 13 / 12. 5 / 12.
Removed: Damage is no longer increased by 50% against targets below 40% of their . maximum health
Removed: Healing is no longer increased by 75% if Sylas is below 40% of his . maximum health
New Effect: Healing is now increased by . 0% − 100% (based on Sylas' missing health) Mana cost increased to 70 / 80 / 90 / 100 / 110 from 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60.
Removed: No longer resets Sylas' basic attack timer. Cooldown reduced to 14 / 13 / 12 / 11 / 10 seconds from 14 at all ranks.
Removed: No longer shields for 80 / 115 / 150 / 185 / 220 (+ 100% AP) against magic damage for 2 seconds upon dashing.
Base damage increased to 80 / 130 / 180 / 230 / 280 from 70 / 85 / 100 / 115 / 130.
AP ratio increased to
100% AP from 20% AP.
Removed: Can no longer cast while dashing. Lock out after dashing reduced to 0.
05 seconds from 0. 2. Undocumented: Sylas can now basic attack before the chains reach his target.
Removed: No longer resets Sylas' basic attack timer.
V9.24b - December 20th Hotfix
Undocumented: Is no longer cancelled by dash.
Transformed Petricite Burst stacks no longer trigger on-hit effects an additional time.
Base health regeneration increased to 9 from 7.
Health regeneration growth reduced to 0.
9 from 1. Base magic resistance increased to 39 from 36. 1.
Mana cost reduced to 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 from 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70.
Bug Fix: When Hijacking and using her , he'll now properly do damage with it.
Undocumented: no longer triggers when attacking with .
Undocumented: Transformed Petricite Burst stacks (i.e stacked while in ) no longer deal double damage.
Undocumented: Transformed Petricite Burst stacks now trigger on-hit effects an additional time instead of an additional 3 times.
Undocumented: No longer consumes all transformed stacks with one basic attack.
Undocumented: Now prioritizes consuming Sylas stacks and then transformed stacks. Undocumented: Petricite Burst now deals damage if a single transformed stack is consumed.
V9.19 - September 26th Hotfix
Base armor increased to 32 from 28.
Armor growth increased to 3 from 2. 5.
Base armor reduced to 28 from 32.
Armor growth reduced to 2. 5 from 3.
Removed: No longer has a base damage of 9 − 60 (based on level).
Removed: No longer deals 50% reduced damage against minions who aren't his primary target. AD ratio increased to
110% AD from 100% AD. Non-primary target AD ratio reduced to 40% AD from 100% AD.
Bug Fix: Tooltip now displays the correct time of delay before detonation.
Bug Fix: If he dies immediately after casting via Hijack, he will no longer be locked out of using items and basic abilities.
New Effect: The detonation now deals 45% reduced damage to monsters.
Bug Fix: Now properly heals himself when casting a Hijacked from .
Base health regeneration reduced to 7 from 7. 5.
Damage to minions who aren't his primary target increased to 50% from 30%.
Detonation base damage increased to 45 / 70 / 95 / 120 / 145 from 40 / 60 / 80 / 100 / 120.
Detonation AP ratio increased to 60% AP from 40% AP.
New Effect: Now shields against magic damage for 80 / 115 / 150 / 185 / 220 (+ 100% AP) for 2 seconds upon dashing. Cooldown reduced to 14 seconds at all ranks from 18 / 17 / 16 / 15 / 14.
Mana cost changed to 65 at all ranks from 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 / 75.
Removed: No longer shields for 80 / 115 / 150 / 185 / 220 (+ 100% AP) for 2 seconds if he hits an enemy champion or monster. Knockup duration reduced to 0. 35 seconds from 0. 5.
Cast range reduced to 950 units from 1050.
Stolen ultimate duration reduced to 90 seconds from 120.
Cooldown increased to 100 / 80 / 60 seconds from 85 / 50 / 15.
Minimum enemy ultimate cooldown increased to 40 seconds from 20.
Bonus AD ratio conversion reduced to
0. per 4% AP 1% from bonus AD 0. per 5% AP 1% . bonus AD Total AD ratio conversion reduced to 0. per 6% AP 1% from total AD 0. per 7% AP 1% . total AD
Base attack damage increased to 61 from 58.
Health growth increased to 95 from 85.
Base damage increased to 65 / 100 / 135 / 170 / 205 from 60 / 90 / 120 / 150 / 180.
Bug Fix: Tooltip now properly mentions all mana scaling per rank information.
New Effect: Now can store up to 2 charges. Base damage increased to
9 − 60 (based on level) from 5 − 47.. 5 (based on level) New Effect: Now deals 30% damage to minions who aren't his primary targets.
Detonation base damage reduced to 40 / 60 / 80 / 100 / 120 from 45 / 70 / 95 / 120 / 145.
Detonation AP ratio reduced to
40% AP from 60% AP. Detonation radius against minions reduced to 180 units from 200.
Base heal strength increased to 70 / 90 / 110 / 130 / 150 from 60 / 80 / 100 / 120 / 140.
Heal AP ratio increased to 50% AP from 40% AP.
Removed: No longer shields for 60 / 90 / 120 / 150 / 180 (+ 90% AP) for 2 seconds upon dashing. Cooldown increased to 18 / 17 / 16 / 15 / 14 seconds from 18 / 16 / 14 / 12 / 10.
New Effect: Now shields for 80 / 115 / 150 / 185 / 220 (+ 100% AP) for 2 seconds if he hits an enemy champion or monster.
Base damage increased to 60 / 90 / 120 / 150 / 180 from 50 / 75 / 100 / 125 / 150.
Base health regeneration reduced to 7. 5 from 9. 5.
Base damage reduced to 50 / 75 / 100 / 125 / 150 from 60 / 90 / 120 / 150 / 180.
Cooldown increased 18 / 16 / 14 / 12 / 10 seconds from 12 / 11. 5 / 11 / 10. 5 / 10.
V9.6 - March 20th Hotfix
Bug Fix: No longer gains unlimited shrooms and missiles after using on and , respectively. Bug Fix: After stealing , no longer goes on a 30 minute cooldown after casting his and using up remaining shrooms.
Heal AP ratio reduced to
40% AP from 45% AP. Bonus healing at low-health reduced to 75% from 100%.
Base heal changed to 60 / 80 / 100 / 120 / 140 from 50 / 80 / 110 / 140 / 170.
Heal AP ratio increased to
45% AP from 35% AP. Damage AP ratio increased to
65% AP from 55% AP. Bug Fix: No longer heals twice if the target died because of Kingslayer.
Detonation radius against champions increased to 180 units from 150.
New Effect: Now includes an indicator to show the detonation location and radius.
Base heal reduced to 50 / 80 / 110 / 140 / 170 from 50 / 85 / 120 / 155 / 190.
New Effect: Icon border now glows when he is within the maximum healing threshold.
New Effect: Kingslayer's damage displays as a crit if his target was within the bonus damage threshold. New Effect: Now makes allied slam (those spawned by a hijacked and those spawned by an allied ).
Removed: No longer draws turret aggro when stealing an enemy's ultimate. Removed: No longer fizzles if he loses sight of his target before the cast finishes.
V9.2 - January 31st Hotfix
Bug Fix: If he casts a stolen on a spellshielded target, his ult now properly reverts to Hijack instead of staying as . Bug Fix: If he Hijacks while is in his form, the stolen ult now properly scales with Sylas' R rank instead of Q rank (which allowed it to deal huge "rank 5" damage).
V9.2 - January 28th Hotfix
Base attack damage increased to 58 from 55.
04. Magic resist growth increased to 1. 25 from 0. 5.
Base damage increased to 70 / 85 / 100 / 115 / 130 from 50 / 65 / 80 / 95 / 110.
V9.2 - Added
Innate: After casting a spell, Sylas' next basic attack is modified to whirl his chains around him, dealing 5 − 48 (based on level) (+ 100% AD) (+ 20% AP) magic damage to the target and nearby enemies.
Active: Sylas lashes out with his chains that converge to the target location and extend beyond it up to a maximum range, dealing 45 / 70 / 95 / 120 / 145 (+ 60% AP) magic damage and enemies hit by 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 / 35% for 2 seconds. slowing After a 0.
5-seconds delay, the chains' intersection detonates with the same magic damage and enemies hit by 50% for 2 seconds. Against slows the detonation deals 45% reduced damage. minions
Mana Cost: 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70. Cooldown: 9 / 8 / 7 / 6 / 5 seconds.
Active: Sylas lunges at a target enemy with a powerful strike, dealing 60 / 90 / 120 / 150 / 180 (+ 55% AP) magic damage, increased by 50% against targets . below 40% health Against enemy champions,
Sylas heals for 50 / 85 / 120 / 155 / 190 (+ 35% AP) health, doubled if he's . below 40% health
Mana Cost: 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70. Cooldown: 14 / 13. 5 / 13 / 12. 5 / 12 seconds.
First Cast - Abscond: Sylas dashes forward to the target location and shields himself for 60 / 90 / 120 / 150 / 180 (+ 90% AP) health for 2 seconds. For the next X seconds,
Sylas may cast Abduct.
Second Cast - Abduct: Sylas whips out his chains in the target direction, dealing 50 / 65 / 80 / 95 / 110 (+ 20% AP) magic damage and the first enemy hit, pulling himself towards them, and stunning them up for 0. knocking 5 seconds upon arrival.
Mana Cost: 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 / 75. Cooldown: 12 / 11. 5 / 11 / 10. 5 / 10 seconds. (R)
Passive: While Hijack is available, Sylas can select a target enemy champion to gain a copy of their ultimate ability at the cost of mana. Sylas cannot select the same champion again for a set duration.
Active: Sylas casts his hijacked ultimate ability without cost, scaling based on Hijack's rank and his own statistics. All
Hijacked ultimates and abilities that do not scale with ability power have their attack damage ratios converted to ability power ratios, scaling with 0. per 7% AP 1% , and total AD 0. per 5% AP 1% . bonus AD
Mana Cost: 75.
Cooldown: 85 / 50 / 15 seconds. On-Target Cooldown: 200% of target's ultimate cooldown, with a minimum of 20 seconds.
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