League of Legends skin would give Vel’Koz the best Battle Boss design yet

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A League of Legends fan was “disappointed” that Riot Games were slow to make an updated design for Vel’Koz so they took it upon themselves to create a new look with epic results.

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The League of Legends developers have a huge backlog of champions to make skins for, but sometimes that means some characters fall back in the pecking order for months — and in some cases maybe even years!

This seems to be the case for the Eye of the Void who seems to be in a dry spell when it comes to new and exciting skins for fans to play as.

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alice2004014 via RedditAlice2004014’s take on Vel’Koz with a Battle Bass skin.

To remedy this, user ‘alice2004014’ debuted their illustration for an incredible Battle Boss Vel’Koz skin that would instantly be a fan favorite for players, regardless if they play the champion or not.

The concept completely transforms the menacing creature of the Void by giving it a charming 8-bit eye with a crown over it. Furthermore, Vel’Koz now has floating hands instead of its tentacles that reminded some people of the classic Super Smash Bros. boss, Master Hand.

“Ah, I love all of this!” user ‘sleepycharlie’ said. “The skills and emotes made me especially happy. I love the idea of the hands too. It feels like a play on SSB Master Hand, but following the Battle Boss theme.”

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alice2004014 via RedditAlice2004014 has some quick “doodles” of how Battle Boss Vel’Koz’s abilities would look like.
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Alice2004014 even included how Vel’Koz’s ability kit would transform with the skin, revealing some of the most unique animations for an alternate design to date.

But a lot of fans were more taken with the included emotes and dances that Battle Boss Vel’Koz would have. The animations would include a “thinking” emote, a Rock Paper Scissors animation showing an infinite tie, and a dance showing Vel’Koz using his fingers to simulate steps.

alice2004014 via RedditThe emotes for Battle Boss Vel’Koz alone are a great reason to introduce this skin to the game.

Are more Battle Boss skins on the way?

Although Vel’Koz isn’t in line for a new skin, let alone this awesome Battle Boss design, Riot Games are releasing more entries into the popular collection.

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Riot GamesKai’Sa and other popular champs are in line for “Arcade” skins!

The next batch of “Arcade” skins will be coming for Kai’Sa, Caitlyn Yasuo and upcoming champion Qiyana.

With a healthy lot of designs coming to the skin line, it might be a while before Riot adds. But when they do, this Vel’Koz skin would be a prime candidate to include.