5 LoL Champions Get Effect Updates
New effects have been introduced for champions Caitlyn, Jax, Ashe, Renekton, and Blitzcrank on the LoL Public Beta Environment. Some of the new effects reiterate the skin or character’s qualities, while others were simply introduced to reduce noise. Here are the new ability effects for the LoL champions.
Caitlyn’s update aimed to bring her up to par with modern standards, improve her skins, and remove unnecessary noise. One of the latest updates is that her E accurately represents the missile’s width. W reduces activation noise and cleans up the root effect. Aside from these effects, the ally traps are now blue in color instead of green. The new skins include Lunar Wraith Caitlyn and Headhunter Caitlyn.
Jax has also received updates on 2 of his skins – God Staff Jax and Nemesis Jax. His base skin will not have any real weapon, but the effects of his lamppost will look more modern. His Q has been cleaned up and is now more readable. BA and W are now more impactful. E shows the stun’s range, and R is now more visible. Nemesis Jax has new particles over the whole kit to make it look unique, while God Staff Jax has a stun range indicator to match the base changes.
By pressing E, Ashe can now fire an icy hawk that detonates into snow upon impact. Her R slightly showed the hitbox more clearly and made the arrow model more intimidating. W makes a sharper projectile and removes unnecessary noise. Her Q mostly adds more frost and glow. Basic attacks
Aside from new visuals, Blitzcrank also received a minor update on his gameplay. His Q now shows the hook’s actual distance and width. It also has a small cast effect and should now be more in sync with the hitbox. Blitzcrank’s R displays the actual range, and the R ready indicator has been improved as well. His W and P have been cleaned up as well.
Blitzcrank’s new skins include Piltover Customs Blitzcrank, Rusty Blitzcrank, Riot Blitzcrank, Lancer Rogue Blitzcrank, iBlitzcrank, Battle Boss Blitzcrank, Lancer Paragon Blitzcrank, and Piltover Customs Blitzcrank. Piltover Customs Blitzcrank has recolored W effects, while Rusty Blitzcrank is now rustier. The R noise for Lancer Rogue Blitzcrank and Lancer Paragon Blitzcrank has been cleaned up. The R AOE size for Battle Boss Blitzcrank has been improved, as well.
Renekton got new updates on his audio and visual. His Q emphasizes the Hit and the Blade on the Cast, while his W, adds blade textures Super Execute and Execute. Renekton’s R adds texture to the debris and the Cast.