The festive season hasn’t slowed down Riot Games one bit it seems. Two weeks ago, they teased Rek’Sai the void burrower – the incredibly terrifying shark… worm… thing. The champion is now available, and just in time for Snowdown too!
You can check out her reveal if you want to know exactly what she is capable of.If you’d prefer to be assaulted visually, you can have Riot walk you through a spotlight instead.
The largest and fiercest of her species, Rek’Sai is a merciless predator that tunnels through the earth to ambush and devour her prey. Her insatiable hunger has laid waste to entire regions of the once-great Shuriman empire. Merchants, traders and armed caravans will go hundreds of miles out of their way to avoid these vast areas, though cunning bandits have been known to lure the unwary into her killing grounds. Once Rek’Sai detects you, your fate is sealed. There is no hope of escape; she is death from below the sand.
I love how each champion Riot releases has some or other unique mechanic that really makes them stand out. Rek’Sai for example, can’t see too far when she is burrowed, but she moves a lot faster, and can detect enemy movement in a large AOE via her one ability, tremor sense. Her other abilities have different uses depending on whether she is burrowed or not.
The void burrower has arrived just in time for Snowdown, League of Legend’s festive event. It will run from the 16th of December through to the 6th of January. It’s a couple of days off, so in the meantime, you can download this cuddly teaser wallpaper.
Not if only a certain other developer I love dearly would stop making excuses, get off their arses, and pour some Christmas love into their title. That’s all I want for the festive season really.
Last Updated: December 12, 2014