Hwei, recently unveiled at the Worlds 2023 finals, is the latest champion to join the fray in the Summoner’s Rift. This artillery mage offers a unique blend of power and versatility, ideal for players looking to dominate the mid-lane or experiment in support roles.
Hwei’s Complex Skill Set
Say hi to Hwei, THE VISIONARY 🎨
🧵 Let's take a look into Hwei's abilities: pic.twitter.com/wBGuMxAoFj
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Passive – Visionary’s Signature
- Concept: Marks enemies with a unique finishing touch.
- Effect: Activates a signature upon hitting with two spells, detonating for magical damage.
Theme – Disaster (Q) and Variations
- Disaster (Q): Creates a vision of disaster, dealing significant damage.
- Devastating Fire (QQ): Fires an explosive fireball, dealing magical damage and a percentage of the enemy’s maximum health.
- Shattering Lightning (QW): Summons a long-distance lightning bolt that deals increased damage to immobilized or isolated enemies.
- Magma Fissure (QE): Generates volcanic eruptions that deal continuous damage and slow enemies.
Theme – Serenity (W) and Variations
- Fleeting Current (WQ): Creates a current that boosts Hwei’s and allies’ movement speed.
- Reflecting Pool (WW): Forms a protective shield that increases in value over time.
- Provoking Lights (WE): Grants additional attacks that deal extra magical damage and restore mana.
Theme – Torment (E) and Variations
- Grim Visage (EQ): Launches an attack that inflicts fear and magical damage.
- Abyssal Gaze (EW): Creates an eye that pursues and immobilizes the enemy, causing magical damage.
- Crushing Jaws (EE): Deals damage and draws enemies toward the center, slowing them.
Spiral of Despair (R)
- Effect: Attaches to an enemy champion, dealing magical damage and progressively slowing affected enemies.
The Impact of Hwei in Gameplay
With such a diverse and complex skill set, Hwei stands as a challenging but rewarding champion. His flexibility allows players to adapt to various situations, whether in direct confrontations or support roles. Mastering Hwei will require practice and skill, promising a unique experience in League of Legends esports.