LoL: Fnatic star Bwipo declares no team at Worlds will be 'invincible' - Dexerto
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LoL: Fnatic star Bwipo declares no team at Worlds will be ‘invincible’

Published: 17/Sep/2019 5:28 Updated: 17/Sep/2019 5:53

by Isaac McIntyre

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League of Legends World Championship ‘invincible,’ despite the hype building around rosters like G2 Esports and Chinese champions FunPlus Phoenix.

Following Detonation FM’s 3-1 victory in the Japanese grand final, all 24 teams across the Play-In and Group Stages in Berlin have been confirmed.

Even after falling to G2 in an epic five-game LEC decider, 2018 runners-up Fnatic has been dubbed one of the competition’s hot favorites. Bwipo has disregarded that title, however, and claimed in the latest Legends in Action vlog no team will be unstoppable.

Riot GamesFnatic and G2 Esports faced off twice in the LEC 2019 Summer playoffs.

“I just don’t believe in teams being invincible, I just don’t believe it,” Bwipo said after the team’s first 3-2 loss to G2 in the European playoff run.


Even after suffering a 3-0 loss on the Worlds final stage last year, the team’s top laner maintains no team is unbeatable in any state, meaning no one can be called invincible coming into the year-end tourney: “We weren’t invincible, Invictus Gaming wasn’t invincible.”

For mobile users, the video segment starts at 13:36.

Fnatic’s mental fortitude has also be brought into question in recent days after the team’s AD carry Martin ‘Rekkles’ Larsson cried on-stage after their second 3-2 loss to G2 in as many weekends. Bwipo refuted those claims with another of his statements.

“I’m not going to apologize for what happened, I think that every single one of us was trying their hardest to win, and if anyone doubts that they’re just being delusional,” he said. “There was no one that wanted to win more than us, I’ll tell you that much.”

Riot GamesFnatic finished as runners-up at the 2018 World Championship.

There seems to be a heavy layer of optimism within the Fnatic roster that fell just short of international glory at the Incheon Munhak Stadium in South Korea last season. 

Support Zdravets ‘Hylissang’ Iliev Galabov revealed moments after their loss, at 44:46 in the team vlog, that he still had hope despite struggling to overcome their regional rivals G2.


“I got some positive thoughts into my brain. That we’re going to beat them in final in Worlds. I’m looking forward to playing them and beating them,” he said. “Otherwise, there is no hope.”

Fnatic automatically qualified for the Worlds Group Stage as the LEC’s second seed after dismantling Splyce 3-0 on Sunday evening in the regional gauntlet final.

Their international story begins from October 12 at the Verti Music Hall in Berlin among the 16 other group-stage teams.

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TFT patch 10.25 to feature Talon buffs, Warwick & Moonlight nerfs, more

Published: 3/Dec/2020 7:29

by Andrew Amos

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TFT patch 10.25 is on its way as the final update ahead of the Mid-Set update, and it’s set to be massive. Talon could be back on the menu, Warwick and Moonlight are getting a nerf, and that’s only the tip of the iceberg.

The TFT meta has stabilized after patch 10.24. No longer is it 4-1 roll down and pray, because there’s actually meaning to the early game.

That doesn’t mean there’s nothing Riot can’t improve though. With the b-patch finally going live with nerfs to Zed, Yone, and Runaan’s Hurricane, TFT patch 10.25 is going to be the big one before the year’s end. It’s the final patch before January’s mid-set update, which will shake up units, traits, and more.

Enduring Sword Talon in TFT
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Talon could be back in TFT patch 10.25 with some damage buffs.

TFT patch 10.24b nerfs Zed, Yone, more

Before we dive too deep into TFT patch 10.25, it’s important to note some changes were made in the middle of TFT patch 10.24 that you might have missed. Zed and Yone were nerfed, alongside traits Keeper, Cultist, and attack speed item Runaan’s Hurricane.

This was to curb the power of Zed carry comps which had risen to prominence. An attack speed nerf has made them less potent, but ultimately still strong. The same goes for the rest of the nerfs, which have lightly nudged the power balance instead of major overhauls.

Moonlight the big target on TFT patch 10.25

TFT patch 10.24 had one big winner, and it was Moonlight reroll compositions. Diana and Lissandra carry have been two of the strongest picks on this patch thanks to the rolling changes.

However, on TFT patch 10.25, Riot are bringing them back in line. Because it’s easier to hit the composition, Riot have had to bring back Lissandra and Diana’s damage to be more in line with other one-cost units. While they still have the four-star mechanic, it won’t be as hard to beat.

Warwick is also set for a big nerf to his lifesteal at one and two-star to compensate for his ability overhaul last patch. This will be coupled with a Divine nerf, reducing the amount of true damage the units dish out.

Wukong, Fiora, Sylas, Xin Zhao, Evelynn, and Talon are all set for buffs, while Vi and Kayn are on Riot’s naughty list.

Diana in TFT Fates
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Moonlight champions Diana and Lissandra are getting nerfed in TFT patch 10.25.

You can find the full set of changes below, courtesy of [email protected]. We will update this with the full patch notes once they drop on December 8.

TFT patch 10.24 preview notes

Champions

Tier 1

Wukong

  • Ability AD percent increased from 225/250/275% to 250/265/280%

Fiora

  • Damage increased from 200/300/450 to 250/400/600

Lissandra

  • Ability damage lowered from 350/450/600/800 to350/450/550/700
  • Ability secondary damage lowered from 175/225/300/450 to 175/225/275/375

Diana

  • Ability orbs lowered from 4/5/6/9 to 4/5/6/8

Tier 2

Sylas

  • Damage increased from 250/400/600/1000 to 250/400/700/1111

Vi

  • Ability armor reduction lowered from 50/75/100% to 40/60/80%

Tier 3

Xin Zhao

  • Ability AD percent changed from 300/325/350% to 330/340/350%

Evelynn

  • Ability damage increased from 350/500/1400 to 350/600/1500
  • Ability damage multiplier lowered from 3 to 2.

Tier 4

Talon

  • Ability AD percent increased from 200/200/250% to 240/250/275%

Warwick

  • Ability lifesteal lowered from 50/50/200% to 40/40/200%

Tier 5

Kayn

  • Damage changed from 400/600/6666 to 375/575/6666