Movement speed increased to 350 from 325. If the target is revealed when Fiora jumps to them (in brush), she’ll deal damage as normal, The cooldown and manacost are refunded if Fiora is suppressed while casting Blade Waltz before it has started to have any effect. Fixed a bug where Fiora could consume the second cast of. HISTORY - FIORA began in the 1980s, founded by three partners who shared a spirit of effort and sacrifice to make their business grow. [prevents Braum and Kennen from applying the last stack of their passives], [0.55/0.7/0.85/1/1.15 bonus attack damage], Champion Sneak Peek – Fiora, the Grand Duelist, Making the iG 2018 World Championship Team Skins, https://lol.gamepedia.com/Fiora?oldid=2257348, About Leaguepedia | League of Legends Esports Wiki. On the eve of an arranged duel, authorities caught Fiora's father slipping a paralysis poison into his opponent's drink. Fiora immediately stepped forward, but as Master of House Laurent, it was her father's duty to accept. Bonus attack speed changed to additive from multiplicative. With her father dead at her feet, Fiora became the head of House Laurent (much to the surprise of her older brothers... ). Cooldown reduced to 16 / 14 / 12 / 10 / 8 seconds from 18 / 16 / 14 / 12 / 10. We’re clipping its effectiveness as a ‘fire-and-forget’ ability, but keeping the greatest reward for when Fiora truly exposes her challengers. If Fiora parries an immobilizing disable, Riposte stuns instead of slowing. If this ability hits an enemy, half of its cooldown is refunded. “Save it for your grave-marker” snapped Umberto. Fiora stepped forward, rolling her shoulders and sweeping her blade twice through the air – a sign the duel was about to begin. If Fiora needs to jump to such a target to continue Blade Waltz, she will do so, though the ability will not deal damage to untargetable/invisible units. The Laurents had dominated the dueling culture of Demacia's aristocracy for centuries, and Fiora's father was regarded as one of the finest swordsmen the nation had ever seen. Tooltip now mentions all debuffs are blockable. Fiora, the Grand Duelist, will be updated with the launch of 5.15. As she grew older, her self-confidence and rigid discipline only widened the gulf of expertise between Fiora and her peers. v5.20 That night, he attempted to drug his opponent with a draught to rob his blows of speed, but his attempt was discovered and the Master of House Laurent was arrested. Fiora used them to practice lunges and ripostes. The champion of House Crownguard was a truly deadly warrior, and defeat was almost certain. Knowing they had no choice, father and daughter faced each other within the Hall of Blades. Back in patch 7.14 we made some changes to curb some of Fiora’s mobility, but those nerfs coincided with shifts in the meta to leave the Grand Duelist in a rough spot. We’re pulling back a bit on the changes to her passive in response. “If I let one braggart slide, then others will think themselves free to wag their tongues” said Fiora. v3.15 Fixed a bug where revealed stealth targets did not take damage from Blade Waltz. She boasts the refinement of an aristocratic upbringing, and a fierce devotion to the perfection of her craft. Pages modified between June 2016 and September 2017 are adapted from information taken from EsportsWikis.com. He would suffer public humiliation upon the executioner's scaffold, hanged like a common criminal, and his entire family expelled from Demacia. Leaguepedia | League of Legends Esports Wiki is a Fandom Gaming Community. Her own blade swept up, then down in a precise, diagonal arc. From an early age, Fiora defied every expectation placed upon her. Someone said to us "Hey, it's weird that Lunge doesn't focus the target who gives Fiora a big heal circle when they die." The man Fiora was going to kill was named Umberto. Like everyone else, he underestimated her. Gamepedia's League of Legends Esports wiki covers tournaments, teams, players, and personalities in League of Legends. At present, she’ll just beat you over the head, vitals or not. R no longer grants Duelist’s Dance’s movement speed when near the target. This was to get some elements of play and mastery in the mix, as well as preventing pure randomness from messing with either Fiora or her opponent. v5.18 Solemnly, King Jarvan ruled that Sebastien had paid for his crimes in full. Passive’s movement speed increased. Her husband-to-be was publicly shamed and his family demanded a duel to the death to wipe away Fiora's scandalous insult. Vitals take 1.75 seconds to become targetable and linger for 13.25 seconds afterwards while Fiora remains near the target. She became a formidable mistress of blade and negotiation, cutting to the heart of any matter with her customary clarity and seemingly cruel directness. “You know how this duel will end. In an instant, he had destroyed his family's honorable reputation. We’re reverting 7.14’s mobility nerfs and will keep an eye on Fiora. Fiora dashes forward to strike her target, dealing physical damage. “Unless you choose not to fight by giving me satisfaction for your offense.”. In the years that followed, Fiora proved a sagacious leader of her House and swiftly learned not to make the mistakes of brash youth. It’s a standard problem, but also one that’s often misunderstood - it’s not the damage that Fiora (or any carry) does, it’s the whole ‘not making a tradeoff to get it’ that’s an issue. She declared before the assembled host that she would sooner die than be dishonored by allowing someone else to control her fate. W cooldown up. In the years that followed, Fiora proved a sagacious leader of her House and swiftly learned not to make the mistakes of brash youth. They, like The Measured Tread, were designed to allow civilized folk to maintain the illusion of nobility in killing. Directions chosen alternates between top-right and bottom-left sides from random. Pages that were modified between April 2014 and June 2016 are adapted from information taken from Esportspedia.com. His anger at what he assumed was her arrogance overcame his fear and he stamped forward, the tip of his sword thrusting for her heart. 8/10/2015: Fiora's update launched in a bit of a weaker state than we had anticipated. [60% (enemy hits refund 6.4/5.6/4.8/4/3.2 seconds)], 50% (enemy hits refund 6.5/5.63/4.75/3.9/3 seconds), BUGFIX: Fixed a bug where Fiora would occasionally be locked out of using Flash if Blade Waltz was interrupted, Fixed a bug where Fiora could teleport while casting Blade Waltz, Fixed a bug where Blade Waltz was not dealing damage to "revealed" stealth targets, Will now choose untargetable and invisible targets if necessary to continue the Blade Waltz. Giving Fiora more strength to capitalize on momentum she gets from a lead in lane. The first and last ones will be against the same target. With the fortunes of House Laurent on the rise, Fiora has no shortage of suitors, but none have yet proven worthy of her hand. Fiora had read the attack before it was launched and made a quarter turn to the left, letting the curved blade cut only air. v3.11 Having surpassed her peers at home, Fiora now seeks greater foes. They circled one another, making the prescribed movements of foot and blade like dance partners at the first notes of a waltz. Fiora knew they were good laws, just laws, but that didn't take away from the fact that she was about to kill the man before her. Changing the way Blade Waltz does damage. From Leaguepedia | League of Legends Esports Wiki. Every death brings redemption closer.”. Fiora immediately stepped forward, but as Master of House Laurent, it was her father's duty to accept. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: a high-damage carry champion builds primarily tank items and still manages to deal enough damage to duel everyone while being impossible to take down. Damage on consecutive hits increased to 40% from 25%. Model upgrade across all skins with a new animations for the new abilities. Each basic attack or Lunge Fiora lands on an enemy unit while Burst of Speed is active grants her bonus movement speed for 3 seconds, stacking up to 3 times. “Are you sure about this?”, “Of course” replied Fiora. Hits against the same target beyond the first deal 40% damage. We're sharpening her up with a few straightforward buffs. Successive strikes against the same target deal less damage. E2 can now crit turrets. She bowed to Umberto, but his eyes were already glassy and unseeing with impending death. House Laurent's reputation was sundered, but Fiora bends her every effort to restore her family's honor and return them to their rightful place among the great and good of Demacia. She desperately wanted to wipe the stain from her family's history but, even more, she wanted the world to acknowledge her mastery. Fiora's fun and flashy, but we prefer her highs to come from moments of truly skillful reactions, not hidden cooldown mechanics. - Fiora The most feared duelist in all Valoran, Fiora is as renowned for her brusque manner and cunning mind as she is for the speed of her bluesteel rapier. “But is that worth his death?”. Modified critical strike damage increased to 160 / 170 / 180 / 190 / 200% from 140 / 155 / 170 / 185 / 200%. Umberto stepped up to his duelists' mark and repeated the sword movements she had made. At every stage in her life, Fiora has embodied all that is noble in Demacia, striving for perfection in all things and brooking no insult to her honor or that of her family's ideals. They said farewell in every clash of steel, but in the end Fiora tearfully buried her rapier in her father’s heart. “Good sir, I am Fiora of House Laurent” she said. Though the honor of House Laurent was not entirely ruined, scandals are not easily erased. She declared before the assembled host that she would sooner die than be dishonored by allowing someone else to control her fate. Emotion had no place in a duel. For outdated and now non-canon lore entries, click here. Increasing the sustain she gets when going for vital procs on her opponents should help resolve this. Demacia's Grand Duelist has more than earned her title with Fiora outshining her peers in almost every way. When Fiora strikes a Vital, she deals true damage equal to [2.5% (+4.5% bonus) target's max], receives increased Movement Speed that decays over 1.75 seconds, and recovers health. Q cooldown decreased; on-hit cooldown reduction decreased. Demacian law is notoriously harsh and unforgiving. Fiora is a really sharp champion, with matchups where she dominates and matchups where she struggles to gain an edge. Born to House Laurent in the kingdom of Demacia, Fiora took control of the family from her father in the wake of a scandal that nearly destroyed them. It’s a problem as old as League itself, but these days Fiora’s become the posterchild for game health issues when Tanks and Carries cross the streams. They said farewell in every clash of the blade, but in the end a tearful Fiora buried her rapier in her father's heart and assured her family's continued place in Demacia. He drew his own weapon, a long, beautifully curved Demacian cavalry saber with golden quillons and a sapphire inset on the pommel. v6.2 Base armor, base health, and health per level reduced. E slow and range down. E cooldown decreased early; bonus attack speed now scales. With the fortunes of House Laurent on the rise, Fiora has no shortage of suitors, but none have yet proven worthy of her hand. https://leagueoflegends.fandom.com/wiki/Fiora/Background/History?oldid=3155873. We're not looking to take Fiora out of the arena for good, so we're focused on lowering her strength in two ways. “So be it” answered Fiora. Q can now hit turrets and wards. At some point, however, that logic exploded and went to randomness. Fiora gave them to her maids and took up her brother's rapier, forcing him to give her lessons in secret. She found her solution in the one arena where she could fight the world's strongest warriors without being accused of dishonesty: the League of Legends. Cooldown reduced to 13 / 11 / 9 / 7 / 5 from 15 / 13 / 11 / 9 / 7. Patch 9.8 Healing from passive procs increased. At every stage in her life, Fiora has embodied all that is noble in Demacia, striving for perfection in all things and brooking no insult to her honor or that of her family's ideals. We’re being careful with her, but our changes in 8.17 still haven’t gone far enough to reward aggressive play in lane. The cooldown and mana cost are refunded if Fiora is suppressed while casting Blade Waltz before it has started to have any effect. Born to House Laurent in the Kingdom of Demacia, Fiora took control of the family from her father in the wake of a scandal that nearly destroyed them. In both cases, Fiora’s movement speed rewards need to be toned down so opponents have a fair chance to win the game of footsies. This did not sit well with Fiora, whose temperament saw only dishonor in being maneuvered by another's will, even that of her beloved father. Slow/stun and cripple duration increased to 2 seconds from 1. v7.16 Right now, Fiora’s wealth of tools to activate Duelist’s Dance are so slanted in her favor that it doesn’t feel graceful or elegant (or possible) to deny her the satisfaction of striking your weak spot. His treachery destroyed the family's reputation, and Fiora's own honor fell under question. “But every death restores our family honor. To lose would see House Laurent ruined and his daughter exiled in disgrace. Therefore it is my right to challenge you to a duel and restore the honor of my House in your blood.”, “I already know this” said Umberto, playing to the crowd. Patch 9.19 Fiora turned as Umberto's sword clattered to the granite flagstones. Patch 9.10 Fiora has increased attack speed for the next two attacks. We’re cleaning up some of her advantages there to make Fiora’s 1v1’s more compelling than ‘instantly proc 3 vitals - now see if you can deny me the last one.’. Because, you know, duelist. She became a formidable mistress of blade and negotiation, cutting to the heart of any matter with her customary clarity and seemingly cruel directness. in early fights, along with increasing her mobility for split pushing. Mixing up the bases and scaling goes a long way to making sure the die-hard full damage Fioras out there still get to carve up opponents with skilled play. Even so, Fiora never allowed herself to become complacent in her training, and she drove herself ever harder to become a worthy successor to her father's legacy. Some still speak of her House's disgrace or decry how standards have fallen that a woman should dare call herself ruler of a noble House, but only in private. “Fifteen? 1.) “Given the nature of your offense, submit to having your right ear severed from your head.”, “It's that or I kill you” said Fiora, as though they were discussing the weather. Fiora took no pleasure in such a slaying, but the fool had left her little choice. We’re helping her strike quickly, strike deftly! Gamepedia's League of Legends Esports wiki covers tournaments, teams, players, and personalities in League of Legends. Fiora's father was a fine swordsman in his own right, but he was no match for his daughter. Passive: Fiora's attack damage is increased. Patch 9.16 “Of course there is” said Umberto, and Fiora saw he still thought he could win. “You heard the tales Umberto and his braggart brothers were spreading in the Commercia?”, “I did” confirmed Ammdar. Previously, Fiora's Riposte stopped some champions' last passive stack from being applied, which effectively delayed the following stun rather than blocking it. Presented with so stark a choice, Fiora's father made a decision that would damn his family for years to come. League of Legends Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. Duelist’s Dance bonus movement speed increased at later ranks of Grand Challenge. In a world with Bramble Vest, however, Fiora’s dealing less damage (opponents have more armor) and sustaining less off Vital procs (Bramble Vest’s Grievous Wounds), so that handicap no longer makes sense. Passive’s movement speed down. Her mother had the finest craftsmen of Demacia fashion the most lifelike dolls for her. On the eve of an arranged duel, Fiora's father was caught slipping a slow paralysis poison into his opponent's drink. While it makes sense for Fiora to receive a massive heal for successfully and skillfully slashing away at her opponent’s Vitals, it’s instead often used as a low-effort way to reset the fight after her team collapses on a single target. We're rewarding Fiora when she successfully outplays her opponents and making it easier for her to wave clear and take towers without running out of mana in the middle of taking one down. Since her rework, Fiora’s risen in the ranks of solo queue and professional play alike as a truly dominating solo lane. “There will be more” promised her brother. “How many is that?” asked Ammdar, coming forward to collect her sword. Hitting an enemy will now reveal Fiora to them. And because Fiora believed in these laws, she had to make her offer. Fiora can perform the dash a second time within a couple seconds at no mana cost. Her fellow duelists perceived her confidence as arrogance, but none could defeat her in combat, and each new victory only heightened her lofty self-esteem. v8.22 Yet even here, she is not without pragmatic cunning, offering each challenger a way out that will allow honor to be satisfied without death. She will settle for nothing less than the world's acknowledgement of her mastery. Small improvement to Lunge targeting. Some still speak of her House's disgrace or decry how standards have fallen that a woman should dare call herself ruler of a noble House, but only in private. Base damage increased to 70 / 80 / 90 / 100 / 110 from 65 / 75 / 85 / 95 / 105. On the eve of his death, Fiora visited her father's cell, but what passed between them is a secret known only to her. She ignored his puerile attempt to rile her and said “It has come to my attention that you did injure the good name of House Laurent in an unjust and dishonorable manner by the indulgence and spreading of malicious falsehoods in regards to the legitimacy of my lineage. Umberto turned as one of his brothers nudged him in the ribs, and anger touched Fiora as she saw his frank appraisal of her physique, an appraisal that lingered far too long below her neck. 1 Lore 2 Abilities 3 Patch History 4 Articles 5 Additional Content 5.1 Champion Information 5.2 Skin Release 5.3 Other Fiora is a champion in League of Legends. Fiora, Demacia's most notorious duelist, earned her fame with her sharp blade and sharper tongue. Innate: Fiora identifies the Vitals of nearby visible enemy champions, marked as an arc around themselves. v8.19 Fiora's peers perceived her confidence as arrogance, but she dismissed them, striving even harder to become a worthy successor to her father. Having surpassed her peers at home, Fiora now seeks greater foes. For when such gossip reaches Fiora's ear, she is quick to call out those rumormongers and demand justice on the edge of a sword. Her father obtained a host of dressmaking mannequins for her personal seamstress to craft wondrous dresses. Fiora temporarily gains additional attack speed. Fiora is a champion in League of Legends. An ancient and all but forgotten code of honor allowed for a family member to expunge the shame of one of its number in blood, and thus avoid the virtual death-sentence of exile. “My lady” said Ammdar, her second older brother, handing her a mid-length rapier with a bluesteel blade upon which light moved like oil. This page was last edited on 11 November 2020, at 08:33. Fiora regenerates 8 − 25 (based on level) health over 6 seconds each time she deals physical damage, stacking up to 4 times for a maximum 32 − 100 (based on level) health against enemy champions. The rituals of the duel were important. Not only had her hero betrayed her ideals, but also Demacia's dueling elite now doubted her own ability. The champion of House Crownguard was a truly deadly warrior, and defeat was almost certain. He had the look of a man very sure of himself. Cooldown increased to 24 / 22 / 20 / 18 / 16 from 19 / 18 / 17 / 16 / 15. On release, Duelist's Dance would alternate on spawn location between either the two 'front' vitals (facing blue side) or the two 'back' vitals (the ones facing red side). The battle was blindingly swift, a dance of blades so exquisite that those who witnessed it would never forget what they had seen. Or choose death, and be food for crows by midmorning.”, Fiora raised her blade. Head to her update article for details on her new look and kit! v7.14 Outraged and desperate to clear her name, she challenged her father to a duel. Vitals will now spawn with a little more predictability. Many suspect Fiora herself puts every suitor through an impossible gauntlet of courtship in order to remain aloof and unmarried, for a wife would, traditionally, relinquish power to her husband. Because of this, we want to keep Fiora in tip-top form, and to be able to offer teams more strategy. As the youngest child of the noble House Laurent, Fiora always considered herself destined for greatness. Her devotion turned out to be misplaced. And Fiora has never done anything traditionally. Will now choose untargetable and invisible targets if necessary to continue the Blade Waltz (remember that Fiora can bounce to the same target in succession). She disarmed him, and with her blade to his chest, she demanded control of House Laurent. Passive heals more. Active: Fiora dashes forward to strike the target enemy, dealing physical damage. And though you possess none, still you die." Its justice allows no leeway, and Fiora's father had broken its most fundamental code of honor. An ancient and all but forgotten code of honor allowed for a family member to expunge the shame of one of its number in blood, and thus avoid the virtual death-sentence of exile. She will settle for nothing less than the world's acknowledgement of her mastery. 2.) Active: Fiora parries the next enemy basic attack within 1.5 seconds, dealing magic damage to the attacker. Twenty?”, “Thirty” said Fiora. As the youngest daughter of House Laurent, she was destined for a life as a political pawn, to be married off in the grand game of alliances between patrician houses. Give opponents more windows to stick damage on Fiora, particularly when she misplays. Bonus attack range reduced to 25 from 50. Presented with so stark a choice, Fiora's father made a decision that would damn his family for years to come. “I'm here aren't I?”, “You have come to your death” promised Fiora. Fiora gave them to her maids and took up her brother's rapier, forcing him to give her lessons in secret.