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- Pressing the (or Ctrl-5) is special cased for Wukong to instantly snap into his idle animation like his clone would, which can be used to trick his opponents.
- The clones can block non-targeted attacks or abilities for 0.25 seconds after hitting their targets.
- Nimbus Strike has an offset distance of 75 units from the target dashed to.
- The ability applies a stack of untargetable. / even if the target is
- The created clones are considered champions for gold sharing.
- Cyclone is special cased to grant stacks of for each tick of damage.
- Casting will cancel Cyclone for both Wukong and his clone. and will only interrupt Wukong's Cyclone.
- Cyclone's remaining duration always stays the same even after the clone replicated the ability.
- During Cyclone, Wukong and his clone's attack ranges are reduced 「 to 50 」「 by 125 」.
- Spell shield will block one instance of damage.
- Blocking the knock up will still grant immunity to it from either of Cyclone's casts.
|Abilities||Other abilities are disabled for the first 0.3 seconds, casting them afterwards interrupts.|
|Items||Usable||All the other item-actives are usable|
|Control type||Automatically basic attacks the nearest unit. Prioritizes attacking targets being basic attacked by Wukong. Can be commanded to attack another unit in range with Alt + Right Click.|
|On-hit effects||Attacks can be mitigated by Disarm.
and , as well as stopped by |
|Spell effects||The clone applies spell effects as pet damage.|
The clone can use bonus attack speed. The clone's Cyclone won't knock up enemies if they were already knocked up by Wukong.and when Wukong does and benefits from
- This article section only contains champion skins. For all associated collection items, see Wukong (Collection).
- For the expanded patch notes, see here.
- Wukong is based on Sun Wukong from the Chinese novel Journey to the West.
- Coincidentally, much of
kit was a possible basis for Wukong, mainly due to both characters having:
- A "Q" ability that originally stated its scaling to be over 100% in attack damage as an auto-attack booster and reset with an extra effect ( silences with a movement speed boost while reduces armor by a percentage), and applies on-hit effects as well.
- A passive ability that increases their defensive stats (with Garen's being a normal ability with not only percentage defensive boosts, but also with a damage reduction active while Wukong's only being a standard passive with flat defense/HP boosts).
- Point-and-click spells; Garen's can only target one champion with it and acts as his ultimate; Wukong's can hit two extra targets in range, moves him to said target(s) and acts as a normal ability. Both versions at some point have interacted with magic damage ( originally inflicted bonus magic damage while now scales with magic damage and ability power as of his gameplay update).
and involve a very similar spinning animation and near-identical mechanics in the way their hits are racked up, how they provide bonus movement speed during cast time, and cancellation. A number of certain item actives and summoner spells can even be used during their cast times, though depending on the champion there are exclusive item actives only available to them during such abilities, as Wukong before his update could not activate / active during . also cannot critically strike, unlike .
- Likewise, both their ultimates ( and ) have HP-based-damage-scaling against their targets.
- The name of trad.) 大闹天宫 (simpl.) (Dànào Tiāngōng, lit. Greatly Wrecking the Heavenly Palace) references the Monkey King's rebellion against the Jade Emperor & other heavenly government's officials, until Buddha sealed him the Five Finger Mountain (Wǔzhǐshān, 五指山) for five centuries, before embarking on his westward journey to redeem himself. on the Chinese Servers, 大鬧天宮 (
- Other MOBA's than League of Legends (such as Heroes of Newerth, Smite, and Dota 2) also feature a character based on Sun Wukong. These expies of the Monkey King (including Smite's pre-worked Sun Wukong) have similar abilities and playstyles (mainly being damaging tanks with assassin potential, and having very unique tricks with their abilities).
- Wukong is one of a few champions to have multiple textures in one skin. When he uses buffs and item effects active at the moment the clone is spawned (Prior to patch V5.22, clones did not duplicate external buff/active item effect particles).
, his clone will be of a different colour palette which can only be seen by Wukong and his allies. To the opposing team, the two Wukongs look exactly the same, including copies of any external
- Four other champions with this feature are (via ), (via ), (via ) and (via and ).
- Wukong's critical strike animation is a possible nod to a famous pole-vaulting kick used by many incarnations of the original Sun Wukong, especially in the TV drama adaptations of Journey to the West, and his Warriors Orochi / Musou Orochi incarnation as well.
- When a Wukong Bot uses , the decoy is named "MonkeyKing Bot".
- Wukong is the only champion with two Lunar Revel skins.
- Before his gameplay update, was originally tied as one of the highest AD ratio abilities in the game.