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Viego
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League of LegendsLeague of Legends

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Sovereign's Domination
Sovereign's Domination.png

Innate: Whenever an enemy Champion icon.png champion is killed by Viego or dies within 3 seconds of being damaged by him, a Mist Wraith spawns from their corpse for 8 seconds. Viego can basic attack a Mist Wraith to possess it, Heal power icon.png heal himself for 8% (+ 2.5% per 100 bonus AD) (+ 1.5% per 100 AP) (+ 250% bonus attack speed) of the target's maximum health, and Flash.png blink to its location after winding up for 1 second, during which he is Playful.png untargetable (except to Turret icon.png turrets).

Possession lasts for 10 seconds and replaces Viego's basic attacks, basic abilities, items, base stats (based on Viego's level), and appearance with the champion the Mist Wraith was summoned by and grants him a free cast of Heartbreaker Heartbreaker that is initially placed on a 1.5-second cooldown. Viego also gains Movement speed icon.png 10% bonus movement speed while moving toward nearby enemy champions during this time.

Viego cannot use item actives, consumable items, nor the shop while under possession.

Viego will preserve his current health percentage between transformations.

 
   "You will serve!"

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Notes
  • Viego will copy the possessed champion's ability ranks.
    • Viego cannot level up their abilities with his available skill points.
  • While winding up on a Mist Wraith, Viego is unable to move, basic attack, or cast his abilities, but he can still use some item actives and summoner spells.
    • The wind up can only be interrupted by Death.png death.
  • Mist Wraiths will not expire while Viego is winding up on them.
  • The wind up's Playful.png untargetability does not Bullet strikethrough.png destroy in-flight Projectile.png projectiles from Turret icon.png turrets.
  • The possessed champion's abilities do not cost any Mana resource.png mana or Energy resource.png energy even if that specific champion normally uses either as a casting resource.
  • The current cooldowns of Viego's and the possessed champion's abilities will not be reset between transformations. They will continue ticking down in the background.
  • The passive cooldowns of items are shared between Viego's and the possessed champion's.
  • Once possession ends, Viego returns to his normal state and certain effects gained from the possessed champion's abilities will be immediately removed.
  • Viego retains his own summoner spells, trinket item, and runes during possession.
  • Viego can possess a Mist Wraith while already under possession. Doing so discards his current possession when the windup completes.
  • Mist Wraiths will not spawn while Viego is dead.
  • Sovereign's Domination will not summon a Mist Wraith from Command Hallucinate.png clones.
  • The possession will not expire while Viego is in a Omen of Death.png zombie state.
  • The possession will not end prematurely if Viego enters Revival icon.png resurrection.
  • The possession will acquire the basic abilities of shapeshifting champions (e.g. Elise's Elise's Spider Form / Human Form Spider Form / Human Form, Jayce's Jayce's Transform Mercury Cannon Transform Mercury Cannon / Transform Mercury Hammer Transform Mercury Hammer, and Nidalee's Nidalee's Aspect of the Cougar Aspect of the Cougar) based on which form they died as.
  • Mist Wraiths are considered Command Hallucinate.png clones and can only be targeted by Viego.
  • If Viego possesses an enemy champion who owns Dark Seal Dark Seal or Mejai's Soulstealer Mejai's Soulstealer, he will gain their Glory stacks for the possession.
  • If Viego possesses an enemy champion who owns Cull Cull, killing minions will grant the extra gold. It will however not count towards his Cull Cull if he owns one.
    • PENDING FOR TEST Do the stacks remain the same upon possessing the same enemy multiple times or does Viego get the same amount of Cull stacks that the enemy had? Can he get the Gold +350 extra gold upon completing the Cull?
  • If Viego possesses an enemy chamion who owns Relic Shield Relic Shield, Steel Shoulderguards Steel Shoulderguards, Spellthief's Edge Spellthief's Edge, or Spectral Sickle Spectral Sickle, the gold gained from using any one of the items will also count towards Viego's own Quest.
  • If Viego possesses an enemy champion who owns Tear of the Goddess Tear of the Goddess, the stacks it has will be transferred to his Tear of the Goddess Tear of the Goddess if he owns one.

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Blade of the Ruined King
TARGET RANGE: Range model.png 600
WIDTH: Range model.png 125
CAST TIME: 0.35 (at base attack speed)
COOLDOWN: 5 / 4.5 / 4 / 3.5 / 3
Blade of the Ruined King.png

Passive: Viego's basic attacks deal bonus physical damage On-hit icon.png on-hit. The bonus damage has a minimum threshold and is capped at 80 against Monster icon.png monsters.

Bonus Physical Damage:
2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6% of target's current health
Minimum Bonus Damage:
10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30

Additionally, damaging abilities apply a mark to enemies for 4 seconds. Viego's next basic attack against a marked target consumes the mark to strike twice, with the second strike dealing 20% AD (+ 15% AP) physical damage and Heal power icon.png healing him for 150% of the post-mitigation damage dealt, increased to 155% against monsters and reduced to 100% against Minion icon.png minions. The second strike is affected by Critical strike icon.png critical strike modifiers and applies On-hit icon.png on-hit effects at 100% effectiveness.

Active: Viego thrusts his blade in the target direction, dealing physical damage to enemies hit, increased by 0% − 75% (based on critical strike chance), and 10 bonus physical damage against monsters.

Physical Damage:
25 / 40 / 55 / 70 / 85 (+ 60% AD)
Maximum Damage:
43.75 / 70 / 96.25 / 122.5 / 148.75 (+ 105% AD)

Blade of the Ruined King's passive remains under possession possession, and while transformed, the second strike is instead converted to bonus damage on-hit which no longer applies on-hit effects.

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Notes
  • The mark will not be applied to the primary target struck by Heartbreaker Heartbreaker, but it can triggered from it.
  • Blade of the Ruined King's cast time is always 140% of the caster's attack windup time.
    • At base attack speed, Viego's attack windup is 0.25 seconds.
    • An easy formula to calculate the cast time is [ 0.23 seconds divided by total attack speed ].
    • Reducing Viego's attack speed via Cripple icon.png attack speed reductions also increases Blade of the Ruined King's cast time by the same fraction.
    • It is calculated from Viego's total attack speed after cap (2.5) and floor (0.2), making the maximum possible cast time 1.155 seconds.
    • Blade of the Ruined King's cast time becomes the same as the standard 0.264 seconds cast time for most abilities at 32.6% bonus attack speed.
  • Applies Death Lotus.png area damage for the thrust and Wit's End item.png proc damage for the bonus damage on-hit and second strike.
  • Blade of the Ruined King strikes from Viego's location at the end of the cast time.
  • Viego will not perform the second strike if the first attack was Counter Strike.png dodged, Spirit's Refuge.png blocked, and Blind icon.png missed.
  • The second strike rolls Critical strike icon.png critical strike independently from the triggering attack.
  • If the second strike hits a dead unit, Viego will still Heal power icon.png heal based on the post-mitigation damage that he would deal with it.

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Spectral Maw
TARGET RANGE: 300 / Range center.png 500 − 900 (based on channel time)
WIDTH: Range model.png 120
SPEED: 1000 / 1300
CAST TIME: none
COOLDOWN: 8
Spectral Maw.png

Active: Viego Channeling icon.png charges while being Slow icon.png slowed by 15% for up to 3 seconds to increase Spectral Maw's mist missile Range icon.png range and Stun icon.png stun duration over the first second of the channel. Spectral Maw can be recast at any time within its duration.

If the charge completes without reactivation, Spectral Maw is canceled and goes on full cooldown.

Recast: Viego hurls a blast of mist in the target direction and Dash.png dashes a fixed distance in the same direction, though not through terrain. The mist deals magic damage to the first enemy struck and Stun icon.png stuns them for 0.25 − 1.25 (based on channel time) seconds.

Magic Damage:
80 / 135 / 190 / 245 / 300 (+ 100% AP)

If the charge is Silence icon.png interrupted, Spectral Maw resumes a reduced 3-second static
Cooldown reduction icon.png cooldown.

Spectral Maw Bladework.png resets Viego's basic attack timer.

Viego can cast any of his abilities while Dash.png dashing.

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  • The following table refers for interactions while Viego is Channeling icon.png channeling:
Type Charge channel
Attacking Disabled
Abilities Harrowed Path Harrowed Path is usable. Blade of the Ruined King Blade of the Ruined King and Heartbreaker Heartbreaker are disabled.
Movement Allowed
Items Usable N/A
Disabled All items are disabled
Interrupted by N/A
Consumables Disabled, but can still use trinkets.
Spells Usable Barrier Barrier Clarity Clarity Cleanse Cleanse Exhaust Exhaust Ghost Ghost Heal Heal Ignite Ignite Smite Smite Flash Flash
Disabled Teleport Teleport Recall Recall
Interrupted by Hexflash Hexflash (Recasts)
Interrupted by
  • Death
  • Grounded icon.png Grounding effects
  • Stun icon.png Immobilizing effects
  • Silence icon.png Cast-inhibiting effects
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    Harrowed Path
    CAST TIME: none
    COOLDOWN: 14 / 12 / 10 / 8 / 6
    Detection Radius: 400
    Harrowed Path.png

    Active: Viego sends a spectre in the target direction that creates a trail of mist along its path which lasts 8 seconds. The mist spreads around the first instance of terrain encountered.

    Harrowed Path 2.png

    While inside the mist, Viego gains Attack speed icon.png bonus attack speed and, if he is not attacking or casting, he becomes Ambush 2.png camouflaged and gains Movement speed icon.png bonus movement speed.

    Bonus Attack Speed:
    30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50%
    Bonus Movement Speed:
    20 / 22.5 / 25 / 27.5 / 30% (+ 4% per 100 AP)

    Declaring a basic attack or casting an ability will break the camouflage and remove the bonus movement speed, preventing Viego from gaining them again for 1 second, increased to 2 seconds if he attacked a Monster icon.png monster. This duration refreshes on subsequent attacks and ability casts.

    Harrowed Path can be cast during any of Viego's abilities.

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    • The bonus movement speed and camouflage are granted by the same buff.
    • Viego will enter camouflage even while Recalling Recalling.
      • Viego can cast Harrowed Path during the cast time of Recall Recall to be camouflaged for its entire channel time.
    • Ranking up Harrowed Path while the effect is already active will still immediately improve the bonuses it grants.
    • Harrowed Path can interact with player-generated terrain.

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    Heartbreaker
    TARGET RANGE: 500
    EFFECT RADIUS: Range center.png 300
    CAST TIME: 0.5
    COOLDOWN: 120 / 100 / 80
    Heartbreaker.png

    Active: Viego discards his current possession possession if he has one and gains Unstoppable icon.png displacement immunity over the cast time, then Flash.png blinks to the target location.

    Upon arrival, Viego creates a blast that deals 120% AD physical damage to all nearby enemies, increased by 0% − 75% (based on critical strike chance), and Airborne icon.png knocks back all but one up-to 400 units away based on proximity, though not through terrain.

    The most wounded enemy champion, alternatively the closest one, is not knocked back and instead takes the blow from Viego's blade, which deals bonus physical damage, Slow icon.png slows them by 99% for 0.5 seconds, and applies On-hit icon.png on-hit effects at 100% effectiveness.

    Bonus Physical Damage:
    15 / 20 / 25% (+ 3% per 100 bonus AD) of target's missing health

    If a possession possession is discarded, Heartbreaker will be placed on a 1.5-second cooldown if it is not already on cooldown.

     
       "Surrender to me!"

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    • Heartbreaker will cast at the edge of its range if the target location is further beyond.
    • Heartbreaker will cast at maximum range from the end of Spectral Maw's Spectral Maw's dash if it is cast during the dash.
    • The knockback speed is 1000 units per second. The airborne is removed as soon as the displacement ends.
      • The maximum airborne duration is therefore 0.4 seconds. The minimum is 0.1 seconds.
    • Applies Disintegrate.png spell damage to the struck champion and Death Lotus.png area damage to all other enemies.
    • Viego will enter a 0.25-second cast time if he strikes an enemy champion.
    • Heartbreaker's strike to the champion can be Counter Strike.png dodged and Spirit's Refuge.png blocked, but not Blind icon.png missed.
    • Viego will be ordered to basic attack the primary target afterwards.

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    Patch history

    See here for the complete patch history.
    V11.5
    • Sovereign's Domination Sovereign's Domination
      • New Effect: Enemy champions possessed who own Dark Seal Dark Seal or Mejai's Soulstealer Mejai's Soulstealer and have Glory stacks will now also be gained by him during the possession.
      • Bug Fix: No longer loses stacks of Glory from Dark Seal Dark Seal and Mejai's Soulstealer Mejai's Soulstealer upon possessing an enemy champion.
      • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug where he could sometimes possess a Mist Wraith from a massive range if cast right at the start of another possession.
      • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug where he would sometimes instantly possess Mist Wraiths without the wind up time on them.
      • Removed: No longer pops in-flight Turret icon.png turret projectiles when he becomes untargetable from the wind up on a Mist Wraith.
    V11.4
    V11.3 - February 3rd Hotfix
    • General
      • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug where he was able to spam his Eternals.
    • Blade of the Ruined King Blade of the Ruined King
      • Healing against minions reduced to 100% from 150%.
    V11.3

    Undocumented, but later documented in the hotfix notes

    • Sovereign's Domination Sovereign's Domination
      • Bug Fix: Can no longer keep abilities with recasts such as Barrel Roll Barrel Roll or Lucent Singularity Lucent Singularity while possessing the next enemy.
      • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug where he would automatically cast certain abilities when possessing an enemy shortly after possessing Hecarim Hecarim and using Spirit of Dread Spirit of Dread.
      • Bug Fix: Fixed a bug where he would gain additional permanent ability haste from Transcendence Transcendence when possessing enemies while he was level 8.
      • Undocumented: Scarecrow Effigy Scarecrow Effigy can no longer be kept under certain circumstances after possessing Fiddlesticks Fiddlesticks.
      • Undocumented: Many more specific bugfixes.
    • Harrowed Path Harrowed Path
      • Undocumented: Fixed a bug that would fatally crash and drop the current game under certain circumstances involving player-generated terrain.
    V11.2 - January 21st Hotfix
    V11.2 - Added
    • Sovereign's Domination Sovereign's Domination (Innate)
      • Innate: Whenever an enemy Champion icon.png champion is killed by Viego or dies within 3 seconds of being damaged by him, a Mist Wraith spawns from their corpse for 8 seconds. Viego can basic attack a Mist Wraith to possess it, Heal power icon.png heal himself for 8% (+ 2.5% per 100 bonus AD) (+ 1.5% per 100 AP) (+ 250% bonus attack speed) of the target's maximum health, and Flash.png blink to its location after winding up for 1 second, during which he is Playful.png untargetable (except to Turret icon.png turrets).
      • Possession lasts for 10 seconds and replaces Viego's basic attacks, basic abilities, items, base stats (based on Viego's level), and appearance with the champion the Mist Wraith was summoned by and grants him a free cast of Heartbreaker Heartbreaker that is initially placed on a 1.5-second cooldown. Viego also gains 10% bonus movement speed while moving toward nearby enemy champions during this time.
      • Viego cannot use item actives, consumable items, nor the shop while under possession.
      • Viego will preserve his current health percentage between transformations.
    • Blade of the Ruined King Blade of the Ruined King (Q)
      • Passive: Viego's basic attacks deal 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6% of the target's current health bonus physical damage On-hit icon.png on-hit. The bonus damage has a minimum threshold of 10 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 and is capped at 80 against Monster icon.png monsters.
      • Additionally, Viego's damaging abilities apply a mark to enemies for 4 seconds. Viego's next basic attack against a marked target consumes the mark to strike twice, with the second strike dealing 20% AD (+ 15% AP) physical damage and Heal power icon.png healing him for 150% of the post-mitigation damage dealt, increased to 155% against monsters. The second strike is affected by Critical strike icon.png critical strike modifiers and, while not under possession possession, it applies On-hit icon.png on-hit effects at 100% effectiveness.
      • Active: Viego thrusts his blade in the target direction, dealing 25 / 40 / 55 / 70 / 85 (+ 60% AD) physical damage to enemies hit, increased by 0% − 75% (based on critical strike chance), and 10 bonus physical damage against monsters.
      • Blade of the Ruined King's passive remains under possession possession.
      • Cooldown: 5 / 4.5 / 4 / 3.5 / 3 seconds.
      • Target Range: Range model.png 600.
      • Width: Range model.png 125.
      • Cast Time: 0.35 seconds.
    • Spectral Maw Spectral Maw (W)
      • Active: Viego Channeling icon.png charges while being Slow icon.png slowed by 15% for up to 3 seconds to increase Spectral Maw's mist missile range and Stun icon.png stun duration over the first second of the channel. Spectral Maw can be recast at any time within its duration.
      • If the charge completes without reactivation, Spectral Maw is canceled and goes on full cooldown.
      • Recast: Viego hurls a blast of mist in the target direction and Dash.png dashes a fixed distance in the same direction, though not through terrain. The mist deals 80 / 135 / 190 / 245 / 300 (+ 100% AP) magic damage to the first enemy struck and Stun icon.png stuns them for 0.25 − 1.25 (based on channel time) seconds.
      • If the charge is Silence icon.png interrupted, Spectral Maw resumes a reduced 3-second static cooldown.
      • Spectral Maw Bladework.png resets Viego's basic attack timer.
      • Cooldown: 8 seconds.
      • Target Range: 300 / Range center.png 500 − 900 (based on channel time).
      • Width: 120.
      • Speed: 1000 / 1300.
      • Cast Time: None.
    • Harrowed Path Harrowed Path (E)
      • Active: Viego sends a spectre in the target direction that creates a trail of mist along its path which lasts 8 seconds. The mist spreads around the first instance of terrain encountered.
      • While inside the mist, Viego gains 30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50% bonus attack speed and, if he is not attacking or casting, he becomes Ambush 2.png camouflaged and gains 20 / 22.5 / 25 / 27.5 / 30% (+ 4% per 100 AP) bonus movement speed.
      • Declaring a basic attack or casting an ability will break the camouflage and remove the bonus movement speed, preventing Viego from gaining them again for 0.6 seconds, refreshing upon further attacks and ability casts.
      • Harrowed Path can be cast during any of Viego's abilities.
      • Cooldown: 14 / 12 / 10 / 8 / 6 seconds.
      • Detection Radius: 400.
      • Cast Time: None.
    • Heartbreaker Heartbreaker (R)
      • Active: Viego discards his current possession possession if he has one and gains Unstoppable icon.png displacement immunity over the cast time, then Flash.png blinks to the target location.
      • Upon arrival, Viego creates a blast that deals 120% AD physical damage to all nearby enemies, increased by 0% − 75% (based on critical strike chance), and Airborne icon.png knocks back all but one up-to 400 units away based on proximity.
      • The most wounded enemy champion, alternatively the closest one, is not knocked back and instead takes the blow from Viego's blade, which deals 15 / 20 / 25% (+ 3% per 100 bonus AD) of the target's missing health bonus physical damage, Slow icon.png slows them by 99% for 0.5 seconds, and applies On-hit icon.png on-hit effects at 100% effectiveness.
      • If a possession possession is discarded, Heartbreaker will be placed on a 1.5-second cooldown if it is not already on cooldown.
      • Cooldown: 120 / 100 / 80 seconds.
      • Target Range: 500.
      • Effect Radius: Range center.png 300.
      • Cast Time: 0.5 seconds.

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