TABLE OF CONTENTS
WINTER IS HERE
BALANCE & META
SHIN: THE DIVINE FLAME
Blazing a trail of Sacred Flames through the war zone, new hero Shin joins the battle! A divine warrior sent to protect the weak, Shin wields his mystical fire to destroy evil and bring your team to victory. Read all the details on this fierce fire warrior below and get ready to feel the heat in update 4.11!
FLAME CHARGE (PERK)
Every time Shin uses an ability, he gains Heat, filling up his Flame Charge meter. When the meter is full he gains bonus movement speed and empowered versions of all his abilities.
- The Flame Charge meter is reset upon performing an empowered ability.
BLAZE STRIKE (A)
Shin uses his fire tipped spear, striking the ground and dealing damage to all enemies in front of him.
Flame Charged: Shin’s strike reaches further and deals more damage.
MYSTIC SASH (B)
Shin sends out his Sash which transforms into mystic fire, dealing damage and slowing enemies.
Flame Charged: Shin’s Sash deals more damage and roots enemies hit.
SACRED FLAMES (Ultimate)
Shin holds his ground and fires Sacred Flames, dealing damage in a wide cone to all enemies in front of him.
Flame Charged: Shin releases his inner flames and strikes the ground dealing damage to all surrounding enemies.
SWIFT STRIKE (Rare)
Blaze Strike (A) has reduced cooldown and deals increased damage.
FIERY TEMPER (Epic)
Mystic Sash (B) has increased range and amplified crystal power damage.
FLAME FURY (Legendary)
Sacred Flames (C) deals significantly more damage and has reduced cooldown.
‘LUNAR’ WARHAWK (SPECIAL EDITION)
Everyone loves a party and this little guy is no exception. Lunar Warhawk comes blasting onto the scene to start the new year right! Get your celebration on with this explosive Special Edition skin coming in update 4.11!
‘CRIMSON’ SHIN (RARE)
Coming in super hot with a burning desire to smoke the enemy is Crimson Shin. Be on the lookout for blazing deals on this fiery skin in update 4.11!
WINTER IS HERE!
A WINTER WONDERLAND OF DEALS!
A new season begins and what better way to celebrate than sharing the holiday joy with a new set of winter deals coming to you in update 4.11. There’s something for everyone with special sales on skins, talents, keys and more. Check the market often for the latest deals and be on the lookout for special seasonal opportunities for Winter themed & Chinese New Year Skins!
SEASON REWARDS INCOMING!
End of Season Rank Rewards for Autumn Season are headed your way in Update 4.11. All players who reached Tier 6 (Credible Threat) or higher will receive an Autumn Season reward of 150 Opals! Save up for a super special skin you’ve been wanting or head to the shop today and spend ’em all, the choice is yours! To collect your reward once the update is live, open Vainglory and your Season Rewards Chest will be waiting for you!
In update 4.10 there were some concerns raised by the community with respect to new hero Karas. We heard you, and have updated his kit, descriptions and visual effects to address these issues and have put new safeguards in place make sure that we don’t run into similar concerns in the future. Read on for the new Karas kit details!
MISTRAL BLADE (PERK)
Karas’ mythical blade is infused with the power of wind, dealing crystal damage. Whenever Karas uses an ability he gains 0.4 bonus movement speed for 5s.
Karas shoots a powerful Gust in the target direction, dealing crystal damage and slowing enemy heroes hit.
Karas rapidly spins with his blade and dashes to the target location, dealing damage to all enemies in his path.
- Use Twister to reposition yourself while Devil’s Dust (C) is active.
DEVIL’S DUST (C)
Karas encases himself in a shroud of wind and attacks enemies with Devil’s Dust. Every fourth attack, the dust deals damage to enemies in an area.
BALANCE CHANGES AND META
- Get a jump on the competition ahead of the update and stay in the know! Head right over to the Balance Notes now to check out all the changes coming in Update 4.11 to your favorite Heroes!