Singed Has Some New Particles

Posted on at 2:10 AM by Moobeat
The New Effects in Action! Thanks for submitting the image Efsaneler Ligi!

If you've been in a game with Singed since the recent Jayce Patch, you may have noticed he has a set of new spell effects! Here's what one of Riot's artists had to say about it:
Heyo! Did somebody say particles? Here's the deal with Singed's new VFX:

When the Augmented skin came down the pipeline and we talked about VFX for it, we eventually realized it was an opportunity to finally address some problems base Singed has had for a very long time. His goop looked awful, his gas was troublesome when both teams had him, and even fling had flickering in the dust effects. 

The biggest change is to his gas colors, and has a detail most people haven't had the opportunity to see ingame yet: Team indication. They haven't just been switched to green; it's now green for allies, and enemies will see it as a bright red that quickly fades to purple.

We decided it'd be best to address his issues across the board, even if it took away from Augmented Singed's overall wow factor. While it makes sense to assess a skin's value in terms of "This one has different particles and is therefore more valuable" which is true to an extent, the issue we found ourselves dealing with was more along the lines of "This one's particles aren't broken" which isn't something we want when it comes to overall game quality. 

This is a pretty significant change for a classic character, so rest assured we'll be keeping an eye on you guys' feedback! :]
- BitSplosion, Associate VFX Artist, via the official forums.

13 comments

  1. moobeat idk if the problem's from me or from the server but non of the sites work for me and the game's slow as fk , i wouldve posted a ticket but as i said the sites aint workin can ny1 investigate for me?

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  2. actually this has BEEN mentioned in patch notes so get your facts straight

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    1. Dude, its a simple mistake, it honestly doesn't fucking matter if it was announced or not.

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    2. Ha, how rude. I fixed it.

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  3. All skins apart from riot squad singed is being changed to the new particle effects.

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  4. weird i taught it was Particles

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    1. lol i wanted to mention the typo to :P , meh everybody makes mistakes

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    2. <,< Spell check doesn't work in the title bar

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  5. Apparently the poison particle is red/purplish to enemies but i havent seen an enemy singed yet.

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  6. "Pretty significant". AMAZING, you changed a particle. That will do for this year riot, don't want to exhaust your employees.

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  7. i kind of wish they would have made the poison trail a different color because green just doesnt look good with my mad scientist skin. i would have rather had them keep it purple and only be red for the enemy team. on the other hand i do like how they improved the adhesive, it looks much better :)

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