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An Ionia Crest icon Ionian of deep resolve, Yasuo Yasuo is an agile swordsman who wields the air itself against his enemies. As a proud young man, he was falsely accused of murdering his master—unable to prove his innocence, he was forced to slay his own brother in self-defense. In time, his master's true killer was revealed, and his brother mysteriously returned from death, yet Yasuo still could not forgive himself for all he had done. Now, he wanders the world with only the wind to guide his blade.


YasuoSquare"Death is like the wind—always by my side."  Yasuo
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Background[]

Early life[]

Yasuo was born in an Ionian village after his father came like an autumn wind into the life of his mother, who was already a widow. His father had left by the time winter settled over the land.

Yasuo grew up to be very close to his half-brother, Yone Yone. However, in contrast to Yone’s respectful and patient personality, Yasuo was often arrogant and impulsive. But after being accepted into the village’s renowned sword school, his determination and talent caught the attention of Elder Souma, the last master of the legendary wind technique. He initially refused the tutelage of Elder Souma, but then Yone gave him a maple seed, symbolizing his plea for Yasuo to show humility. Subsequently, Yasuo accepted the master’s offer and became his apprentice and bodyguard.

Yasuo continued to train in the sword school, and his use of the wind technique made his sparring sessions with Yone a sight to behold.

Noxian Invasion[]

When news of the Noxian invasion and the Great Stand at Navori reached the school, many of the disciples, including Yone, chose to help defend against the approaching Noxians. Yasuo, however, was ordered to stay back and defend his elders.

Soon, Yasuo heard drums of a Noxian march and chose to go out and face the enemy, thinking he could turn the tide of the battle. But when he arrived at the battlefield, he found death everywhere. Something unnatural had caused hundreds of Noxians and Ionians to perish.

When Yasuo returned to the school, he found himself surrounded by the remaining students and learned that his master was dead. They accused him of murder, so he fought his way free in the hopes of punishing the true killer.

When Yasuo was tracked down by Yone, they clashed swords, and Yasuo cut down his half-brother, who died before he could grant any absolution.

Recent events[]

(TBA)

Appearance[]

Yasuo appears to be a fairly stocky adult man, fair skin with a scar on his nose, brown eyes with green highlights, back-length hair tied in a ponytail, and has a shadow of a beard.

his attire consists of a rather torn Ionic samurai-style armor, on his right he has a part of metal armor and the rest is a torn light blue armor that exposes part of his chest, baggy pants, a cloth that covers part of his chest and the face and always carries with him his sword.

Personality[]

(TBA)

Abilities[]

  • Magical: Yasuo was born with natural magical ability, but in choosing to become a warrior he almost never practiced using his magical powers except for simple but useful attacks.
    • Wind Magic: Yasuo was born with the magical ability to manipulate wind and air currents, giving him the ability to create air-based shields, conjure tornadoes, or even wind-powered flight.
    • Possible Future Old Yasuo: Even weakened and old, Yasuo presents such a strong domino of his magical abilities that he can attack and cause great damage to criminals and robbers in a small village with attacks with his sword in the power of other elements besides of the wind also showing his knowledge and mastery in controlling elements in the chronology of a solitary future well demonstrated in his old man skin.
      • Water Magic :
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  • Master Swordsmanship: Yasuo is a very skilled swordsman combining his ninja techniques with his magical abilities giving him the ability to launch direct or distant attacks, he is only rivaled by his brother Yone.

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Elder Souma[]

Yasuo is an Ionia Crest icon Ionian swordsman once accused of treason for allegedly murdering Elder Souma, his own master whom he was supposed to protect. He was hunted down across the island continent under the evidence that the killer employed a wind technique, one that only Yasuo has mastered in the present day. He was forced to kill his former allies, likely the entirety of his school.

Taliyah Taliyah[]

He later crossed paths with Taliyah Taliyah while on the run, teaching the Shuriman stone mage how to control her powers. When they parted ways, she gifted him a long thread from her handspun wool tunic which he uses to tie his hair up.

Riven Riven[]

After parting way with Taliyah, Yasuo became determined to find the true killer of his Elder. He suspected Riven Riven of being the Elder's killer and confronted her. This was previously evidenced in interaction quotes with her.

"Wait, that technique technique... huh" "Huh, three three swift strikes... " "Another wind wind blade?" "Who taught you that that?" Eventually, Riven confessed to unintentionally killing Elder Souma, whose wind wind technique shattered her blade blade and killed him with a stray shard. However, Yasuo admitted to dereliction of duty, for he could have protected Elder Souma had he not left to engage the Noxus Crest icon Noxians. Despite being cleared of his accusations, Yasuo is still infamously known across Ionia as the killer of his master.

Yasuo's presence or absence making a difference was highlighted during Riven's trial, when he focused the Wind Technique on Riven's sword as Souma would have, and the shard that killed his master nearly did the same to Asa Konte, Riven's adopted father. This time, Yasuo was able to stop the shard before it could cause any harm.

Akali Akali, Karma Karma, Kennen Kennen & Irelia Irelia[]

In the second Noxus Crest icon Noxian invasion of Ionia Crest icon Ionia, Irelia's Irelia's call for help to defend a seaside village from the Noxian army including Sion Sion was met by Akali Akali, Karma Karma, Kennen Kennen and Yasuo whose arrival turned the tide of the battle.

Yone Yone[]

Yasuo is the younger half-brother to Yone Yone, who he was very close to. Yone taught Yasuo many important lessons when he was young. When Yasuo was running away when accused of killing Elder Souma, LoR Non-Champion Non-Spell Indicator6 Yone was heartbroken and filled with negative thoughts and feelings that fed an unknown azakana. When Yone finally caught up, Yasuo was forced to kill his own brother whose death would haunt him for a long time.

Later, when Yasuo went to the Spirit Blossom festival in Weh'le, he was confronted by a resurrected Yone who was trying to kill an azakana that pretended to be a monk from the LoR Non-Champion Non-Spell Indicator3 Greenglade Elder order.[1] After Yasuo let go of his own past, his brother defeated it. Although Yasuo offered to let Yone have vengeance for his death, he replied that Yasuo might deserve death, but it wouldn't be from Yone. With that, Yasuo stated Ionia had nothing left for him and they parted ways in peace, with Yone saying that even the wind has a path and hoping that the Spirit of Ionia guides his brother.

Runeterra Crest icon Crew of the Charming Lady[]

He came across Ahri Ahri who was trying to find a guard. They then went to Bilgewater Crest icon Bilgewater together. During the events of Ruined King, Yasuo, Ahri Ahri, Braum Braum, Illaoi Illaoi, Miss Fortune Miss Fortune and Pyke Pyke set sail to the Shadow Isles Crest icon Shadow Isles to stop Viego Viego from endangering Bilgewater. After the events of Ruined King, Yasuo left Bilgewater Crest icon Bilgewater to head to Noxus Crest icon Noxus to search for Riven Riven because he believes that she may need help there. But not before making sure Braum returns to the Freljord safely.

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Trivia[]

  • The fact that Yasuo's existence being considered a mistake by others is mentioned in his biography is likely a reference to the community's hate toward him as a champion.
  • Yone Yone and Yasuo Yasuo both studied under the same master and know how to draw power from the wind, but only Yasuo knows the full secrets of the technique.[2]
    • They are now the only remaining members of the school, likely due to the rest having all been killed by Yasuo when pursuing him.
  • The scar on Yasuo's Yasuo's face was caused by Yone in their duel before his death.
  • The thread he uses to tie his hair up is handspun Shuriman wool, gifted to him by Taliyah Taliyah when they parted ways.
  • He is currently going to Noxus Crest icon Noxus to find Riven Riven.

Change log[]

Character blurb
24 July 2020 (During V10.15) Added.

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