When Fiora’s striking lone Vitals, the movement speed Duelist’s Dance provides often lets her escape retaliation. v5.20 Intent to seize her destiny, Fiora vows to surpass her father's false legacy and prove that she is not only the greatest duelist in Demacia – but all of Valoran. Cooldown increased to 24 / 22 / 20 / 18 / 16 from 19 / 18 / 17 / 16 / 15. 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. With the fortunes of House Laurent on the rise, Fiora has no shortage of suitors, but none have yet proven worthy of her hand. If this ability hits an enemy, half of its cooldown is refunded. W damage and slow/stun duration increased. 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. Base damage reduced to 125 / 255 / 385 from 160 / 330 / 500. From an early age, Fiora defied every expectation placed upon her. v7.16 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. Patch 9.19 Passive’s movement speed down. 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 immediately stepped forward, but as Master of House Laurent, it was her father's duty to accept. As mentioned with Azir above, it’s important for late-game powerhouses to have early windows of vulnerability, but the degree to which Fiora's being punished at early levels is just a bit too high. Hitting an enemy will now reveal Fiora to them. v7.14 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. Fiora's fun and flashy, but we prefer her highs to come from moments of truly skillful reactions, not hidden cooldown mechanics. Other fun facts about Fiora's patch history:-This particular nerf was pretty much completely denied barely 2 months later from 2/3 subsequent buffs, yikes.-In this 3 year duration, Fiora was buffed (not including bug fixes, which several would end up as buffs anyway) in 12 different patches (remember, not a single nerf in all those patches). 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. She bowed to Umberto, but his eyes were already glassy and unseeing with impending death. Her devotion turned out to be misplaced. 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. After casting and for the next 4 seconds, Fiora can cast Lunge a second time for no additional cost. We said "Yeah that's weird," and then made this change. "If Fiora uses Blade Waltz on a stealth target that's been revealed (through true sight or abilities), she'll now properly deal damage.". v8.22 “Good sir, I am Fiora of House Laurent” she said. “But choose now.”. The ancient families of Demacia sent their invited representatives to House Laurent to attend the marriage ceremony, but instead of meekly accepting her fate, Fiora defied it. Her mother had the finest craftsmen of Demacia fashion the most lifelike dolls for her. Fiora dashes forward to strike her target, dealing physical damage. She will settle for nothing less than the world's acknowledgement of her mastery. Previously, Fiora's Riposte stopped some champions' last passive stack from being applied, which effectively delayed the following stun rather than blocking it. Directions chosen alternates between top-right and bottom-left sides from random. Fiora dashes around the battlefield to deal physical damage to enemy champions. “Or maybe more. “Unless you choose not to fight by giving me satisfaction for your offense.”. 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.’. Fiora gave them to her maids and took up her brother's rapier, forcing him to give her lessons in secret. Not only had her hero betrayed her ideals, but also Demacia's dueling elite now doubted her own ability. in early fights, along with increasing her mobility for split pushing. Fiora stepped forward, rolling her shoulders and sweeping her blade twice through the air – a sign the duel was about to begin. “You heard the tales Umberto and his braggart brothers were spreading in the Commercia?”, “I did” confirmed Ammdar. Base armor, base health, and health per level reduced. 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. 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). 8/10/2015: Fiora's update launched in a bit of a weaker state than we had anticipated. Head to her update article for details on her new look and kit! 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. She became a formidable mistress of blade and negotiation, cutting to the heart of any matter with her customary clarity and seemingly cruel directness. From an early age, Fiora defied every expectation placed upon her. He drew his own weapon, a long, beautifully curved Demacian cavalry saber with golden quillons and a sapphire inset on the pommel. 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. In the years that followed, Fiora proved a sagacious leader of her House and swiftly learned not to make the mistakes of brash youth. Yet even here, she is not without pragmatic cunning, offering each challenger a way out that will allow honor to be satisfied without death. “But every death restores our family honor. Fiora's father was a fine swordsman in his own right, but he was no match for his daughter. R no longer grants Duelist’s Dance’s movement speed when near the target. 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. Mana cost reduced to 40 at all ranks from 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60. Her husband-to-be was publicly shamed and his family demanded a duel to the death to wipe away Fiora's scandalous insult. Because of this, we want to keep Fiora in tip-top form, and to be able to offer teams more strategy. Movement speed increased to 350 from 325. 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. v6.2 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. We’re helping her strike quickly, strike deftly! Vitals will now spawn with a little more predictability. Like everyone else, he underestimated her. While we chipped off some of her base stats last time around to make Fiora more exploitable in bad matchups, it appears we’ll have to go further to knock the Grand Duelist off her throne. 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. On the eve of his death, Fiora visited her father's cell, but what passed between them is a secret known only to her. Q cooldown decreased; on-hit cooldown reduction decreased. We’re improving Fiora’s early trade potential to help tip the scales in her favor when the Grand Duelist starts making the right moves. 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. In an instant, he had destroyed his family's honorable reputation. Fiora has increased attack speed for the next two attacks. 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. Patch 9.10 “I'm here aren't I?”, “You have come to your death” promised Fiora. Cooldown reduced to 16 / 14 / 12 / 10 / 8 seconds from 18 / 16 / 14 / 12 / 10. We want Fiora to provide benefits for her team, but this skewed the ability too far toward a ‘massive teamfight ult’ on a champion that’s already adept in 1v1 situations. With her father dead at her feet, Fiora became the head of House Laurent (much to the surprise of her older brothers...). Fixed a bug where Fiora would occasionally be locked out of using. Gamepedia's League of Legends Esports wiki covers tournaments, teams, players, and personalities in League of Legends. The battle was blindingly swift, a dance of blades so exquisite that those who witnessed it would never forget what they had seen. Demacian law is notoriously harsh and unforgiving. The battle was blindingly swift, a dance of blades so exquisite that those who witnessed it would never forget what they had seen. 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. Fiora's late game is pretty strong, but she could use some more dueling power in the early game to get there more often. We’re being careful with her, but our changes in 8.17 still haven’t gone far enough to reward aggressive play in lane. E cooldown decreased early; bonus attack speed now scales. “Of course there is” said Umberto, and Fiora saw he still thought he could win. Solemnly, King Jarvan ruled that Sebastien had paid for his crimes in full. Her husband-to-be was publicly shamed and his family demanded a duel to the death to wipe away Fiora's scandalous insult. Since her rework, Fiora’s risen in the ranks of solo queue and professional play alike as a truly dominating solo lane. 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. Fixed a bug where Fiora could consume the second cast of. “Fifteen? To lose would see House Laurent ruined and his daughter exiled in disgrace. Fiora felt her jaw tighten, but clamped down on her dislike. “So be it” answered Fiora. To balance it out, we’re also lightly tapping down her cooldown refund. With her father dead at her feet, Fiora became the head of House Laurent (much to the surprise of her older brothers... ). On the eve of his death, Fiora visited her father's cell, but what passed between them is a secret known only to her. Active: Fiora gains bonus attack speed for 3 seconds. [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.