League of Legends Seraphine Announced as New Champion

League of Legends' new champion, Seraphine.
League of Legends' new champion, Seraphine. / Photo courtesy of Riot Games

League of Legends Seraphine will be the game's newest champion, developer Riot Games has revealed. She is set to be released in the Public Beta Environment on Oct. 13.

Rumors began to circulate of Seraphine becoming the newest champion after she was announced as the fifth member of the League of Legends K-pop group, K/DA. Seraphine is expected to me a mid lane mage with a similar kit to Sona. Her abilities are as follow:

League of Legends' Seraphine Abilities

1. Passive: Stage Presence

Every third basic ability Seraphine casts will echo, automatically casting a second time. Additionally, whenever she casts an ability nearby an ally, she will create a Note. Each Note gives her basic attacks more attack range and deal additional magic damage, consuming the Note.

2. High Note (Q)

Seraphine projects a pure note, dealing magic damage that's increased by the target's missing health percentage.

3. Surround Sound (W)

Seraphine surrounds her nearby allies in a song, granting herself and her allies movement speed and a shield. If Seraphine is already shielded, she can heal her nearby allies, restoring health based on how many allies are near her.

4. Beat Drop (E)

Seraphine unleashes a heavy soundwave, dealing magic damage to enemies in a line and slowing them. Enemies that are already slowed are rooted, and already rooted enemies are stunned.

5. Encore (R)

Seraphine takes the stage, projecting a captivating force that charms enemies and deals magic damage. Any champions struck (allies included) become part of the performance, extending the range of the ability and granting allies maximum Notes.

Seraphine is set to be realsed on Oct. 29 with League of Legends Patch 10.22.