Sion Champion Update

Posted on at 7:22 AM by Moobeat
"Blood is the wine of victory." - With the advent of patch 4.18, Sion has received a massive gameplay and visual upgrade! The updated Undead Juggernaut is riled up and ready for slaughter with gruesome new look and a brutal new set of abilities.
Continue reading for a better look at Sion's new kit, special interactions, updated skins, and more!

Sion, The Undead Juggernaut

585 RP or 1350 IP
Here's a comparison between the old Sion and the updated Sion - from "Undead Champion" to "Undead Juggernaut"!

Stats and Abilities

In addition to his stark visual changes, Sion's old kit has been scrapped and he has a new set of abilities!


Base stats:
  • HP: 420 (+70 per level) 
  • HP Regen Per Second: 1.7 (+.2 per level)
  • Mana: 200 (+45 per level)
  • Mana Regen Per Second: 1.4 (+0.12 per level)
  • Attack Range: 150
  • Damage: 53 (+4 per level) 
  • Armor: 18 (+3 per level)
  • Magic Resist: 30 (+1.25 per level)
  • Movement Speed: 345

[Passive, Q, W, E, R]

Glory in Death (Passive)
After being killed Sion will reanimate himself, but his Health rapidly decays while he is reanimated. 
He can move and attack during this time. He gains 100% Lifesteal, attacks extremely fast and will deal an additional 10% of his target's maximum Health on hit. Max 75 bonus damage against monsters. 
All of his abilities are replaced with Death Surge, which grants him a burst of Movement Speed.


Decimating Smash (Q)
50/55/60/65/70 Mana
10/9/8/7/6 Second CD 
Sion charges up a heavy blow for up to 2 seconds. When released, he deals 20/40/60/80/100 (+.6 total AD) to 60/120/180/240/300 (+1.8 total AD) physical damage to enemies in the area (60% damage to minions). Enemies hit are briefly slowed. 
If Sion charges for at least 1 second, enemies are knocked up and stunned for 1.25 to 2.25 seconds. 
Soul Furnace (W)
70/75/80/85/90 Mana
13 Second CD 
Passive: Sion gains 2 maximum health whenever he kills a unit (8 for large monster and champion kill or assist). 
Active: Sion shields himself for 30/55/80/95/110 (+.4 AP) (10% of maximum Health) for 6 seconds. After 2 seconds, while the shield holds, Sion can reactivate to deal 40/65/90/105/120 (+.4 AP) plus 10/11/12/13/14/15% of the target's maximum health as magic damage to enemies around himself. Max 400 bonus damage against minions and monsters. 

Roar of the Slayer (E)
25 Mana
12/11/10/9/8 Second CD 
Sion fires a short range shockwave, dealing 70/105/140/175/210 (+.4 AP) magic damage to the first target hit, slowing it by 40/45/50/55/60%, and reducing its armor by 20% for 2.5 seconds. 
If the target is not a champion, they will be knocked back. All enemies that the knocked back unit passes through will take 50% bonus damage and be slowed by  40/45/50/55/60%.

 Unstoppable Onslaught (R)
100 Mana
140/100/60 Second CD 
Sion charges in a direction for 8 seconds and can steer slowly towards the mouse cursor. While charging, Sion is immune to all Crowd Control. Reactivating will cancel Sion's charge early.  
When Sion collides with an enemy champion or wall, he deals 150/300/450 (+.4 bonus AD) physical damage and knocks up and stuns enemies in a small area for 0.75 seconds. Enemies in a larger area take the same damage and have their Movement Speed slowed by 40/45/50% for 3 seconds.  
The damage increases to 300/600/900 (+.8 bonus AD) and the stun duration increases to 1.75 seconds as Sion charges further. 

Lore, Voice over, and Special Interactions 

"BLOOD.

SMELL IT.

WANT. ACHING. NEED!

CLOSE NOW. THEY COME.

NO CHAINS? FREE! KILL!

IN REACH. YES! DIE! DIE!

Gone. Too quick. No fight. More. I want... more.

A voice? Unfamiliar. I see him. The Grand General. My general.

He leads. I follow. Marching. To where? I should know. I can't remember.

It all bleeds together. Does it matter? Noxus conquers. The rest? Trivial. So long... since I've tasted victory.

The war wagon rocks. Rattles. A cramped cage. Pointless ceremony. The waiting. Maddening. Faster, dogs!

There. Banners. Demacians and their walls. Cowards. Their gates will shatter. Thoughts of the massacre come easily.

Who gave the order to halt? The underlings don't answer. No familiar faces. If I do not remember, neither will history.

The cage is opened. Finally! No more waiting. WE CHARGE!

Slings and arrows? The weapons of children! Their walls will not save them!

I can taste their fear. They shrink at every blow as their barricades splinter. SOON!

Noxian drums. Demacian screams. Glory isn't accolades; glory is hot blood on your hands! This is life!

A thousand shattered corpses lie at my feet, and Demacian homes burn all around me. It's over too quickly! Just one more...

The men stare. There's fear in their eyes. If they're afraid to look upon victory, I should pluck those craven eyes out. There is no fear in the Grand General's eyes, only approval. He is pleased with this conquest.

Walking the field with the Grand General, surveying the carnage, I ache for another foe. He is hobbled, a leg wound from the battle? If it pains him, he does not show it. A true Noxian. I do not like his pet, though; it picks over the dead, having earned nothing. His war hounds were more fitting company.

Demacia will be within our grasp soon. I can feel it. I am ready to march. The Grand General insists that I rest. How can I rest when my enemies still live?

Why do we mill about? The waiting eats at me. I'm left to my own devices. The bird watches. It's unsettling. Were it anyone else's, I would crush it.

Fatigue sets in. I've never felt so... tired.

Boram? Is that you? What are you whispering?

Where am I?

Captured? Kenneled like some dog. How?

There was... the battle, the razing of the fortress, the quiet of the aftermath. Were we ambushed? I can't remember.

I was wounded. I can feel the ragged gash... but no pain. They thought me dead. Now, I am their prize. Fate is laughing. I will not be caged! They will regret sparing me.

Demacian worms! They parrot kind words, but they are ruthless all the same. This place is a dank pit. They bring no food. There is no torture. They do not make a show of me. I am left to rot.

I remember my finest hour. I held a king by his throat and felt the final beat of his heart through my tightening grasp. I don't remember letting go. Is this your vengeance, Jarvan?

I hear the triumphal march. Boots on stone. Faint, through the dungeon walls. The cadence of Noxian drums. I shall be free. Demacian blood will run in the streets!

No one came. I heard no struggle. No retreat. Did I imagine it?

There is no aching in this stump. I barely noticed the iron boot. It's caked in rust.

When did I lose my leg?

I still smell the blood. Battle. It brings comfort.

The hunger gnaws. I have not slept. Time crawls. So tired.

How long?

So dark. This pit. I remember. Grand General. His whispering. What was it?

Not who I think.

Fading. Mustn't forget.

Message. Cut. Remember.

''SION – Beware ravens.''

FREE ME!

BLOOD."

and here's a preview video of his over 13 minutes of voice over lines, including several unique champion interactions, references to his old voiceover, and lines that slowly become more and more brutal!


Sion has unique taunts for:

Galio
  • "Time to cut your strings puppet!"
  • "One of us will finally die today!"
  • "I know you... I want to remember killing you"
  • "We've clashed a thousand times... no more!"
Jarvan IV
  • "Next in line, next to die!"
  • "I'll plant  that banner in your corpse!"
  • "I killed you once... I'LL KILL YOU AGAIN!"
  • "Today... we'll see if ghosts can bleed!"
Swain
  • "I am not your pawn, Swain!"
  • "You are not my general!"
  • "You are weak, Swain! YOU ARE NO LEADER!"
Karthus
  • "Even death trembles before me!"
Pantheon
  • "You will be privileged to die under my boot!"
and unique jokes for:

Jarvan IV
  • "How many Jarvans must I kill?"
  • "You look just like your ancestor - dead!"
  • "Four Jarvans and you're all still failures! That is funny."
Urgot
  • "So uh, Urgot... we can't hang out any more. I'm cool now."
  • "Why don't I have coverage for prosthetics?"

and he has unique lines when purchasing specific items:

Banshee's Veil
  • "No mere spell will stop me."
Black Cleaver
  • "This cleaver will be red soon."
  • "A sword lacks heft"
Blade of the Ruined King
  • "This is not the first dead king's weapon I've taken."
Bloodthirster
  • "Yeesssss... I like this weapon"
  • "It longs to kill."
Boots of Speed
  • "Good enough to stomp insects"
  • "Nothing will keep me from battle!"
  • "These will wade through the blood of thousands!"
  • "Every step will crack the earth!"
Frozen Heart
  • "Do you feel a shiver down your spine?"
  • "Ah, cold fear."
Frozen Mallet
  • "I'll shatter the gates of Demacia with this hammer!"
Iceborn Gauntlet
  • "Cold as the grip of death!"
  • "I'll feel their bodies grow cold."
Infinity Edge
  • "This will sever a thousand heads."
Maw of Malmortius
  • "Spells... ha!."
Randuin's Omen
  • "Protection from the bites of gnats."
  • "A dark omen for my enemies!"
  • "They will break first."
Sunfire Cape
  • "All will burn in my wake."
  • "They'll beg as they burn."
  • "Fire... good"
Thornmail
  • "Leave no wound unanswered."
Warmog's Armor
  • "This was made for war, as am I!"
  • "This is the only fortress I need!"
  • "This has seen many battles."

Sion also has unique lines he will say when purchasing any item!

If you are interested in listening to these clips individually, check out the LoL Wiki's entry for Sion's PBE voice.

Updated Skins

Along with his new gruesome new base appearance, all of Sion's skins have also been updated!

Barbarian Sion

750 RP



Hextech Sion

520 RP (Legacy)


Lumberjack Sion

520 RP


Warmonger Sion

975 RP


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The Sion War Machine Bundle

There is also a limited time bundle that includes Sion and all four of his skins ( including the legacy skin Hextech Sion) for 25% off the normal price! This bundle is available until October 14th.

If you have a hankering for more on the Sion update, check out these links:

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