Thank you so much Wuffle. Cannot wait for a review.
For my original thread, that is located here: http://na.leagueoflegends.com/board/....php?t=2854826
I hope my format was easy to read/ understand.
Would love to hear some feedback on Shia.
P.S. These are from the original thread in the link listed above.
Let me start off by saying that although it was a long read it was definitely worthwhile!
As a huge fan of 'monsters' who just want to love and be loved (Beast from Beauty and the Beast, Erik who is the Phantom of the Opera, Quasimodo who is the Hunchback of Notre Dame, and so many more) I'm already a fan of Shia from the start.
Visually, I'm completely supportive of her design. The shadow-child and the elegant maiden? There has yet to be better contrast between two characters in the League of Legends universe. However, I'm kind of saddened that Shyvanna and Cassiopeia were not used for comparison. They have beautiful faces too! It's just everything else that would make a man scream in terror. Most men, at least. Jokes aside, well done. You've shared a very good idea of what they should look like.
With that said I do love the lore but it may be a bit too long and may need a condensed version for her lore and this version for her complete background.
I think the passive may be a bit too high on her. From what was explained to me anything around 10%+ item scaling can be a bit much, especially if they stack certain items. Though take that as it is, something passed from word to mouth.
Stay Away! seems to be on point. The slow percentage could possibly go up a few points but that is all I could say about it. The ability reflects the lore and personality of the champion very well. I do not believe I have anything for Waltz in the Light except that summoners will have to be....light on their feet when it comes to timing a dodge with it. Yes, I went there.
I have nothing to add to either version of her W. Both equally compliment the selected user. Same thing with E. Both are well crafted and suited just for Shia.
You were right in your suggestion to read the ultimate first. The whole time I thought her main body was just a shadow that hid off to the side somewhere, chasing after the Doppel. Now that I see that that is not the case I have to say I do like the anchor concept a bit more.
You were also correct when you said any and all questions would be answered in the post. I had a few questions as I was going along but found my answers before I could even think of asking.
I have to say that overall this champion has a 10/10 for champion concept, design and presentation, respectively. Bonus points for adding in an overview part for each ability as not very many do that. I can tell you have spent a lot of time with Shia and the only thing I'm saddened by is that she has no art. I believe that with such a wonderful champion that issue will fix itself in due time.
I don't feel like I've done Shia enough justice here but there's not much to say in regards to buffing or nerfing her as I'd mostly have to see how she handled in game to pass true judgment on her.
Well done, blackkat101! Shia has definitely taken a place amongst my all time favorite champs. Keep up the good work!
Thank you for the review Wuffle.
When I mentioned Ahri and Sona, it was only because they are two of my more played champions. I do absolutly love Shyvanna and while I like Cassiopeia, I've not had a chance to play her that often to appreciate her yet.
A not on the passive, I know it is a bit strong on the doppel's end (12% bonus at max ult). That is why there is such a large hit to how much the main body gets from items. Even with her ultimate at max, her main body will still have a 20% reduction from the items.
I am hoping to find some people to do some concept artwork for her (and the more variety the better as I'm way to picky for my own good...). I'm sure I'd appreciate any art done for her, but as if what I imagine can be drawn is another thing.
I apologize for any grammatical errors in this champion concept. The only section I attempted to get that right was in the lore section. The rest was written as it came to me. If you did find any problems in the lore, I will correct that right away.
Again, thank you so much for taking the time to read and respond.
Silly words on a message board. I was making a joke about Shyvanna and and Cass. Noting that you were picking the 'pretty' champs where as I was picking the ones that people deem ugly or monstrous. It was nothing more than a simple jest. Sorry for the confusion as I wasn't serious.
So, in actually thinking about I guess that would be a fair trade off between the two. As I mentioned above I'd really just have to see it played out to see how overpowered, underpowered or balanced it could possibly be.
Now, I could possibly do some art for you though my stuff isn't all that great. I don't mind giving it a shot though as I can at least give Shia a face to work off of.
No need to apologize! Grammar issues happen. I don't recall any specific ones, just noticed them as I was reading from top to bottom.
My pleasure! Thank you for making Shia. :]
Confusion is fine. I'm confused 90% of the time.
If you are willing to draw some art for Shia, I'd be very grateful and you shouldn't be so hard on yourself. Everyone has to start somewhere, and I'm sure any effort would be better than what I could produce at this moment. Give me a month or two and I'll have some personal art done (cross your fingers that my perfectionism doesn't kick in or it could be longer), but in the mean time, have at it. Just post it here if you'd like. Hopefully I was detailed enough in the Visual Description (as well as all the other details littered throughout the champion concept).
I'd also like to mention that I've placed a quick overview of Shia at the top for those who did not have the time to read it all. It is also there in hopes of getting people interested enough in reading the rest of the champion concept.
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