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Ask the Defender 10-26-2012 08:07 AM

In Memorial of Urf The Manatee
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Despite the traditionally peaceful ways of his people, Urf, the Manatee, idolized the strength and prowess of Champions in the League of Legends and strived to become one. Of all the League's Champions, there was none that Urf admired more than Jax, the Armsmaster. Since the introduction of the arena, no man has forced the League of Legends to revise their regulations more often than Jax, and the self-proclaimed Grandmaster at Arms rattled off a streak of 152 consecutive wins. In order to compensate for the extreme power of this Champion, the League created special sanctions for Jax: He is only allowed to fight with weapons the League deems suitable. For now, that list includes a lamppost, a chicken's foot, a spatula, a fishing rod and a cardboard tube.

In his admiration and pursuit to become a weapons master like Jax, Urf has equipped himself with the two great symbols of his Manatee heritage as his weapons: a fish (to symbolize the bounty and providence of the sea) and spatula (to pay homage to his people's age-long pursuit for culinary mastery). Urf now begins his aquatic journey as the League's first Manatee Champion, hoping one day he will have the opportunity to cross fish and spatula with chicken's foot and lamppost.

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Unfortunately, the story of Urf took a tragic turn, for as Urf was swimming along, dutifully guarding the river in the Summoner's Rift, he met with a tragic demise. Eye-witness accounts have been unreliable at best, but everyone seems to agree that just before it happened a blue streak was seen darting out of the nearby jungle. A great clamor ensued, followed by the doleful screams of a manatee done wrong. In the end, all that was left of this brave prince amongst sea cows was his skin... and even that was stolen by this most nefarious of perpetrators.

Now any good story needs a moral. So if there's anything that the story of Urf Day and the story of the Big Bad Wolf have in common, it's this: deep within every wolf, there is a cunning master of disguise just waiting to get out. Take Warwick, for instance; a giant, bloodthirsty werewolf able to cunningly adapt by blending into even the most innocent of surroundings. He could be anywhere at any time... behind a rock, in the brush, in the jungle, or cleverly masquerading as a lovable, spatula-wielding manatee.


While we knew that Urf was pretty fantastic, there was no way for us to possibly foresee the level of community response Urf's death would garner. You were moved by the tragedy of the event, and so were we. We were so moved, in fact, that we wanted to guarantee that Urf would live on in the hearts and minds of everyone as a champion of all manatees. And so, to help ensure that no sea cow shall have to suffer the same fate as our poor, beloved Urf, all the proceeds generated by the sales of Urf’s skin on Urf Day have been donated to the Save the Manatee Club. And given that over 15,000 Runeterrans chose to celebrate the memory of this majestic marine mammal in style by sporting their very own Urf suit, that’s no pocket change! Even in death, Urf’s indomitable spirit endures to help his fellow sea cows in their hour of need! If you’re interested in learning more about Save the Manatee Club visit: www.SaveTheManatee.org.

Ebonmaw Dragon 10-26-2012 09:15 AM

Yeah kill a manatee and everyone will cry, but when a giant spider eat a dragon NOBODY CARES... and Urf was Resurrected and now is friend of Fizz... or im wrong?

Geokhan 10-26-2012 09:59 AM

((Better point...why is this here????))

Great Aether 10-26-2012 10:25 AM

((Becos, Manatees are awesome and we should respect Urf. His lore is interesting.))

Civilized Rat 10-26-2012 11:30 AM

Urf was stupid. He deserved to be devoured.

So there.

Ask Tyrant Swain 10-26-2012 11:33 AM

I enjoyed every moment of watching that little useless sea cow die.

Great Aether 10-26-2012 11:59 AM

Now Urf will want his REVENGE


Ask Tyrant Swain 10-26-2012 12:08 PM

A legendary delicious meal, he will.

Civilized Rat 10-26-2012 12:17 PM


Originally Posted by Ask Tyrant Swain (Hozzászólás 30710904)
I enjoyed every moment of watching that little useless sea cow die.

...I agree. Even though you are ancient.

Ask Tyrant Swain 10-26-2012 12:38 PM


Originally Posted by Civilized Rat (Hozzászólás 30712558)
...I agree. Even though you are ancient.

Coming from cat food, it's a compliment.

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