Some questions about Karma and Janna

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Suspitio

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01-04-2013

So, not going to bother you with an intro that much, just been wondering some things:

  • How old are Karma and Janna? In Karma's lore, it says Janna helps her improve her fan usage, so I believe she's younger than Janna.
  • What are Karma's power origins? Are her powers concentrated on balancing everything, and does that mean that she would in a fight with someone like, say, unleashed Xerath be able to weaken him down and empower their allies so the one with better will wins?
  • Is there an "evil" force in Janna? I know that her "evil" joke (or whatever it is) has a 10% chance to go off as a memory from her old sound, but her lore mentions she's a force waiting to be unleashed, and can change directions like the wind. Cause if there is, it'd make an awesome story for another champion,
  • What did Janna look like before she attained her powers?

That would be it I guess. Thanks in advance to anyone who'd reply.


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EpicFrogNinja

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01-04-2013

I'll answer the last question. So, if you take away the magical wind effects, levitation, pointy ears, and floating hair, you'll probably get how Janna used to look.


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Prince Kassad

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01-04-2013

Karma is inspired by pan-Asian religious themes. So her power comes from her spiritual attainment and meditation. Her source of power is supposed to be ambiguous because it is inspired by a huge range of beliefs from Hinduism and Buddhism

On the topic of Janna: I never thought of her as particularly "good." Yes, she is against the evils of Zaun but her lore heavily implies that she is untrustworthy and unpredictable. I assumed that she was closer to "nuetral" alignment than champions like Karma and Soraka that seem totally benevolent. But I don't think there is any evil inside of Janna because I think pure elemental mages cannot be good or evil. They are too much like nature, neither good nor bad, they just are.