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Irelia's Blades.

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xXscoobyXD

Senior Member

07-20-2012

Irelia's weapon works cause of the whole levitation thing, but before her soul was tied to it how did it work? Her lore refers to it as a sword, so was it broken when she was cursed and left to die? It would seem rather inconvenient/weird if that's the real form of the weapon and somehow is used in 4 parts. Also side note, is the ball in the center her "soul"?


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1Eredale

Senior Member

07-20-2012

There are many kinds of swords out there, you know - Irelia's sword is referred to as a single entity because that's how it works. You can't use any of the five parts separate from one another.

To elaborate more, the sword consists of five elements - four blades linked to the core, the ball that you see in the centre. This ball contains several very important enchantments that allow the weapon to function:
- wielder-weapon linking enchantment, allowing two-sided feedback
- command interpreter enchantment, allowing the weapon to move according to the wielder's wishes
- energy sap enchantment, which is fueled by the wielder's Mana, or Ki
- precision kinesis enchantment
- core-to-blade linking enchantment, transmitting the effects from the previous four to the blades

The weapon originally belonged to Master Lito, a fantastic swordsman - the weapon was used to working with his extremely powerful energies, and so when Irelia (a little girl at that time) picked up the sword to defend the Placidium, it simply didn't react to her. However, she was cursed by the Noxians - Soraka then infused her with powerful magic and brought her back to life. Returning from the brink of death, Irelia's newly gained resolve and the strength of magic put on her by Soraka combined, were enough to reactivate Lito's weapon, which she then successfuly used.


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xXscoobyXD

Senior Member

07-20-2012

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1Eredale:
There are many kinds of swords out there, you know - Irelia's sword is referred to as a single entity because that's how it works. You can't use any of the five parts separate from one another.

To elaborate more, the sword consists of five elements - four blades linked to the core, the ball that you see in the centre. This ball contains several very important enchantments that allow the weapon to function:
- wielder-weapon linking enchantment, allowing two-sided feedback
- command interpreter enchantment, allowing the weapon to move according to the wielder's wishes
- energy sap enchantment, which is fueled by the wielder's Mana, or Ki
- precision kinesis enchantment
- core-to-blade linking enchantment, transmitting the effects from the previous four to the blades

The weapon originally belonged to Master Lito, a fantastic swordsman - the weapon was used to working with his extremely powerful energies, and so when Irelia (a little girl at that time) picked up the sword to defend the Placidium, it simply didn't react to her. However, she was cursed by the Noxians - Soraka then infused her with powerful magic and brought her back to life. Returning from the brink of death, Irelia's newly gained resolve and the strength of magic put on her by Soraka combined, were enough to reactivate Lito's weapon, which she then successfuly used.


That was a way better explanation than I was expecting. Thanks.


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Gage Paragrine

Senior Member

07-22-2012

Not sure if all of that is accurate but I'll take it :P

Irelia as a character is very vague though... Daughter of renowned swordsman, nearly died and came back with a vengence... Not really but at least the willpower to protect her people. But there's really nothing of her personality. Was she a rebel? A whiny spoiled little girl? A stone-cold serious girl? Or was she totally average? Does she have a sense of humor? Is she open to conversation? Is there still a bit of a child in her? I have no clue, which makes her either a blank slate to write about or a disconnected and uninteresting character. All we got is jokes and taunts in game, and even then it's hard to get a reading on her.

Heck her sword has more personality then she does. It's flexible, deadly, and efficient, but also lively.


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yukumari

Member

09-16-2014

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Gage Paragrine:
Not sure if all of that is accurate but I'll take it :P

Irelia as a character is very vague though... Daughter of renowned swordsman, nearly died and came back with a vengence... Not really but at least the willpower to protect her people. But there's really nothing of her personality. Was she a rebel? A whiny spoiled little girl? A stone-cold serious girl? Or was she totally average? Does she have a sense of humor? Is she open to conversation? Is there still a bit of a child in her? I have no clue, which makes her either a blank slate to write about or a disconnected and uninteresting character. All we got is jokes and taunts in game, and even then it's hard to get a reading on her.

Heck her sword has more personality then she does. It's flexible, deadly, and efficient, but also lively.


Agreed. With alot of other characters, it's pretty easy to tell what their personality is. Not getting any vibes one way or the other from Irelia based off of her in-game dialogue alone.


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yukumari

Member

09-28-2014

bump plz


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AfroSmileyFace

Member

10-02-2014

I think the swords float from the gravity made from frostblade Irelias ass ;D


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