There’s a new Udyr in town. After many years, many players called for an update to one of the League of LegendsThe oldest champions, Spirit Walker, are getting a new look at The Rift as well as a new set of skills.
Udyr’s core mechanics – constantly changing poses for different effects – is still there, it just looks different. We have ours first look at the remake Last week, showed off his new Freljord-inspired stances. Those positions are based on a number of Tournaments Freljord champions, such as Ornn, Volibear, and Anivia (who may find Udyr’s new ult very familiar).
In a developer post in 2021The Udyr update team explained why this particular champion was identified as needing an update – mainly the extremely outdated gameplay and visuals for a changed game. ton since he first arrived on the scene. The team says they want to maintain his identity as a stance-changing warrior mage while updating his look and gameplay with a more modern version of the game. League of Legends.
Udyr was first released in December 2009, and has a bit of a “love him or hate him” reputation among League community. While there are plenty of tough Udyr champions, his power-farming nature can be frustrating for the enemy jungler, but also for teammates who are hoping for a little extra help from the laner. their forest.
The Udyr update is expected to come out with patch 12.16, which means it should be released in League of Legends August 24th.
Udyr .’s full set of skills
Passive – Spiritual awakening / Monk training
Udyr has 4 basic skills, each related to a Freljodian demigod. Every ~30 seconds he can Awaken his active pose using it again to refresh and get more effects.
After using (or reusing) a skill, Udyr’s next two attacks gain 40% attack speed.
Q – Wilding’s Claw
Udyr enters the Claw Stance. Gives attack speed. The next two attacks deal continuous damage.
Awakening: Increases attack speed, plus 2 next attacks the reflected lightning bounces up to 6 times (can hit the same target multiple times if they are isolated).
W – Iron Jacket
Udyr enters the Mantle Stance. Get Shield. The next two attacks restore health.
Awakening: Refresh shield, stacked. Restores a large amount of maxhealth within 2 seconds.
E – Blazing Stampede
Udyr enters the Stampede Stance. Increase movement speed. In this pose, first striking each target will stun them.
Awakening: Increases movement speed, CC immunity for a short time.
R – Storm on the wings
Udyr enters the Storm Stance. Summons an ice storm, dealing damage and slowing nearby enemies. The next two attacks increase the storm’s AoE.
Awakening: The storm separates from Udyr and tracks down the enemy he most recently attacked (and deals more damage).