Irelia the Will of the Blades
The Ionians have developed some of the most breathtaking and deadly martial arts on all of Runeterra – just one manifestation of their pursuit of enlightenment. The most remarkable blade style to emerge, however, was the unusual byproduct of foreign intervention. Master Lito was a swordsman whose teachings were sought by ruling classes from nearly every city-state. His art was a highly-guarded secret, but it was said that swords would breathe in his grasp. He withered unexpectedly from a mysterious disease which baffled the brightest of Runeterran physicians. When he died, he left behind Zelos and Irelia, his son and daughter, and a truly unique weapon. Zelos became a sergeant in the Ionian military and left to seek assistance from Demacia immediately prior to Noxus’ invasion of Ionia. Irelia, charged with the protection of their home until Zelos returned, was alone when the Noxian forces struck.
The Ionians fought admirably, but soon Ionian blood stained the land beneath the prints of foreign boots. At the Great Stand of the Placidium, Ionians prepared for surrender, but were inspired to maintain their resistance when the young Irelia lifted her father’s enormous blade and pledged to hold until her brother returned. In the chaos of the ensuing fight, Irelia was cursed with dark Noxian Necromancy. As her life ebbed, Soraka, the Starchild, made a final attempt to anchor her fading soul. Unwilling to relinquish her home, Irelia rose at the brink of death, and her father’s sword lifted in the air alongside her. Irelia rushed back to the fore, unfazed by the blade’s sudden animation. The weapon danced around her effortlessly, cutting down Noxians as they gaped in horror. The decimated invaders were forced to retreat from the Placidium. Irelia was appointed Ionia’s Captain of the Guard, and when the defense of her homeland moved to the Fields of Justice, so did she.
‘The sword flourishes, as though painting with blood.’
— Taken from a Noxian Field Report
Health: 456 (+90 per level)
Mana: 230 (+35 per level)
Attack Damage: 56 (+3.3 per level)
Attack Speed: 0.665 (+3.2% per level)
Movement Speed: 345
Health Regen: 7.5 (+0.65 per level)
Mana Regen: 7 (+0.65 per level)
Armor: 15 (+3.75 per level)
Magic Resist: 30 (+1.25 per level)
Reduces the duration of stuns, slows, taunts, fears, snares, and roots for each nearby enemy champion.
1 Champion: 10%
2 Champions: 25%
3 Champions: 40%
Cost: 60/65/70/75/80 Mana
Irelia dashes forward to strike her target. If it kills the target, Bladesurge’s cooldown refreshes and refunds 35 Mana.
Irelia dashes forward to strike her target, dealing 20/50/80/110/140 (+100% Attack Damage) physical damage.If it kills the target, Bladesurge’s cooldown refreshes and refunds 35 Mana.
Cost: 40 Mana
Irelia is skilled in the art of Hiten, passively giving her physical attacks health restoration. Activating Hiten Style gives her basic attacks true damage for a short period.
Passive: Basic attacks restore 5/7/9/11/13 health.
Active: Irelia’s basic attacks deal 15/30/45/60/75 true damage and doubles health restored for 6 seconds.
Cost: 50/55/60/65/70 Mana
Irelia’s attack balances the scales, dealing damage and slowing the target. However, if the target has a higher Health % than Irelia, then the blow stuns the target instead.
Irelia pierces her target, dealing 80/130/180/230/280 (+50% Ability Power) magic damage and slowing the target by 60% for 1/1.25/1.5/1.75/2 second(s).If the target has a higher Health % than Irelia, she stuns the target for the duration instead.
Cost: 100 Mana
Irelia summons 4 spirit blades that she can fling to deal physical damage and siphon life from enemies they pass through.
Irelia summons 4 spirit blades that she can fling to deal 80/120/160 (+60% bonus Attack Damage) (+50% Ability Power) physical damage to enemies they pass through. She heals for 25% of the damage dealt against champions and 10% against minions.