Riot has revealed the subsequent champion coming to League of Legends, and the devs are going wild with the backstory this time round. Gwen, the Hallowed Seamstress, is a doll turned to human type, and whereas we don’t have a lot element on how she’ll really play simply but, the devs have teased how she’ll match into the MOBA recreation.
“Gwen needs to be an fascinating addition,” gameplay design director Mark Yetter says on Twitter. “A squishy AP fighter with out the instruments to assassinate ranged carries could be doomed, however that’s the place Gwen’s distinctive expertise are available in – a pocket of Hallowed Mist defending her for the time she must go toe to toe with different entrance liners.”
From the temporary gameplay trailer, we see Gwen making use of these skills. She can hearth off magic blasts at vary, and we see right here making use of that aforementioned pocket when going up towards enemy champs at shut vary. We’ll doubtless see a full rundown of her skills quickly.
For now, you possibly can take a look at the gameplay teaser under.
Or the story trailer, if lore is your factor.
Expect Gwen to hit with the 11.8 patch cycle which, in accordance with the 2021 patch schedule, ought to hit dwell servers on April 14. (For now, potential Isolde followers are simply gonna need to make due, I suppose.)