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The Temple of Lily and Lotus is the map for the featured game mode, Nexus Blitz icon.png Nexus Blitz.

Lore

The Temple of Lily and Lotus is a long-forgotten temple of the Canghapi Vastaya icon.png vastaya, located somewhere in Ionia Crest icon.png Ionia.

Features

Temple of Lily and Lotus map

  • A unique map in Ionian thematic with a single lane splitting into 2 in the middle, and the top of the map is a jungle with jungle camps and buffs.
  • Two junglers can work together in each team to secure jungle camps. Jungle experience and gold is tuned to compensate. Also an Playful.png untargetable turret is in the enemy jungle.
  • Events for both teams such as King of the Hill, Push the Cart and Prize Fight.
  • A champion taking down multiple enemy champions without dying will become On Fire!, gaining a lot of stats, but also becoming more vulnerable to damage. Killing an On Fire! champion grants a large gold bounty.
  • Games can be surrendered after the 8 minute mark.
  • Recall's Recall's casting time is reduced to 4.5 seconds from 8.
  • Starting at level one, while in the fountain gains Homeguard Homeguard.
  • The respawn timer reaches its maximum duration at 18 minutes.
  • Spirit Blossom Kami Featherknight and Spirit Blossom Yokai Melisma are the maps shopkeepers.

Trivia

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  • The Nexus Blitz icon.png Nexus Blitz map was released with several lore related loading screen tips:
    • Legends say the Canghapi tribe were amphibious vastaya who worshiped the coming together of earth and water.
    • Frogs are a venerated symbol in Ionia. And we've found stone ones rarely jump off cliffs, so that's nice.
    • Lilies symbolized peace and balance to the followers of the temple, while lotuses were associated with enlightenment.
    • Inscribed on a Canghapi shrine is the saying, "Floating blooms do not struggle once they have emerged."
    • The Canghapi rite of passage is said to have involved a trek from the marshes of childhood up the mountain to the temple during he rainy season.
    • Some legends claim the Canghapi left their homeland because they did not trust that the Spirit of Ionia would always be able to provide balance.
    • The beast that live within the temple grounds seem to be the only guardians and caretakers that remain...
    • Written on a Canghapi shrine is the saying, "Rising blooms are rooted in the deep yet look to the sky."
  • Jhin Jhin posters can be found on each base.

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