Heimerdinger has received a Visual Update, and it’s on PBE. He looks like a completely different champ, especially on his base skin. I’d say it looks better than all of his other skins. Screenshots below. Varus is also getting a new skin, Arctic Ops Varus.
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From the Journal of Professor Cecil B. Heimerdinger
Current meteorological conditions in Bandle City seem optimal. Atmospheric pressure is ideal for today’s experiments!
Running a fifth trial for my Tridyminiumobulator this afternoon. Some fine tuning is required; singed my mustache. Need to adjust the energy throughput.
Tridyminiumobulator is still not maintaining intended proper energy efficiency! Necessary to run more numbers. In the meantime, I have found something else that’s very intriguing.
While returning home after today’s tests, I passed a gaggle of young yordles throwing a spherical projectile at each other. It’s a simple enough concept: throw the object at someone, catch it, throw it at another yordle, repeat. But yordle miscalculations result in several errors!
They throw with inconsistent accuracy and force, and the ”ball” (as they refer to it) is frequently dropped … There are many ways for this process to be improved. According to my calculations, and after collecting data from the participants, if the pitching was consistent in both speed and arc there would be a 44.57% increase to fun! I need to ponder this for the evening.
Eureka! I’ve devised a solution.
I’ve invented an automated ball pitcher. Current name: H-28G. It employs a consistent speed and trajectory, ensuring that the recipient will always be able to catch the ball. It redirects itself to the nearest yordle (if there is more than one in the vicinity) ensuring everyone has a turn. I’ll take it to the young yordles today and demonstrate my invention.
Also: spilled toxic acid on my shoes this morning. Bothersome.
Tested the automated pitcher today. It did not go as planned. The young ones were excited enough about my invention, but, when the machine was turned on, it was far too powerful! Even at its lowest setting it completely knocked a yordle off his feet. Clearly, I overestimated the velocity behind their throws … I’ll return soon to make adjustments.
But my priority, for now, is the Tridyminiumobulator; I must fix its complications before lunch. Once it’s in good shape, I’ll need to test it somewhere else. Bandle City is proving insufficient for field research.
Apparently, there’s a giant in town. A highly annoying anomaly. The noise outside is disturbing my research!
Must check fish tank today. They’ve been strangely quiet …
I have heard that many yordles have been injured due to the giant-related disturbance. If this doesn’t stop soon, intervention will be necessary! I hope H-28G is still intact. I would lose a lot of time if it has to be rebuilt.
Everything is quiet again. It seems that the giant came to his senses and ran off. I need to gather H-28G tomorrow, once I’ve finished with more pressing matters. I’ve almost perfected the Tridyminiumobulator!
Today has been quite eventful already. I was surprised by a knock at my door. It seemed like the entire city was standing in front of my house. Normally, when a crowd has gathered, it’s because they have some petty grievance about my work. But this time, they were celebrating!
Astonishingly, it seems one of the young yordles took advantage of the H-28G prototype I had left behind amidst the giant tomfoolery. He proved to be innovative, and repurposed the invention into a makeshift turret. It’s powerful enough to scare off a giant imagine that! What an ingenious little fellow.
I wish I could employ his like-minded encephalon in the near future I have big plans and his assistance could be valuable but he’d have to leave Bandle City. The scope of my plans necessitates a more expansive testing ground.
Runeterra should suffice!”
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Team Builder will be live in beta mode next week. The rollout will start with RU and EUNU regions, and last 48 hours in the week of March 3 (next week). Below is the scheduled releases of Team Builder. Click here for the FAQ regarding info on this test.
Arctic Ops Varus 975 RP
Transforms from Wriggle’s Lantern after 25 large monsters killed with Maim.
- +20 Attack Damage
- +35% Attack Speed
- UNIQUE Passive – Maim: Basic attacks deal [missing] magic damage (33% against champions) and heal on hit. This damage and heal is increased by kills, assists and large monster kills.
- UNIQUE Passive: Gain 30% increased Gold from monsters.
- UNIQUE Active: Places a Stealth Ward that reveals the surrounding area for 180 seconds (180 second cooldown)
- Limited to 1 Gold Income item
Skins Sale March 7-10, 2014
Champion Rotation Week March 3, 2014