Rakan, the Charmer & Xayah, the Rebel now available!

Posted on at 8:16 AM by Moobeat
"Were they trying?" "Probably but there are two of us."- Rakan Xayah are now available for purchase!

During their first week of availability, Rakan and Xayah will be priced at 975 RP / 7800 IP each, after which they will drop to the standard 6300 IP price point. Alternatively, you can pick up Rakan and Xayah and their Cosmic skins in their limited time release bundles for for the first few days after release. We also have two icons available to earn, bundles, and an upcoming ip weekend to celebrate the duo's launch & IP gifting!
Continue reading for more information, including gameplay and skin previews:


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Official Release Post

From the official champion reveal - "Xayah and Rakan Available Now + Launch Promotions!":

"Birds of a feather carry together. Xayah and Rakan are available now. 
To celebrate, we're running a DOUBLE IP WEEKEND from midnight April 21 to 11:59 PM April 23 Pacific time. We've also created two unique summoner icons which will only be unlockable for the first week after the vastayan duo hits the Rift.


Gift of Magic Icon
Unlike other champs, Xayah and Rakan can be gifted using IP between April 19-26! Gift Xayah or Rakan to a friend for just 6300 IP (normally 7800 IP) and unlock an exclusive Summoner Icon for yourself (also works if you gift using RP).

Blazing Feathers Icon
Earn a special summoner icon by bringing Xayah and Rakan together on the Rift. To qualify, play two games as Xayah with Rakan on your team, or as Rakan with Xayah on your team. Any completed normal, ranked, or bot game mode will count (custom games excluded). 
NOTE: Both unlockable Summoner Icons can only be earned between 8:00 am April 19 and 11:59 pm April 26 Pacific time. The icons will be granted within two weeks after the promotion ends.

Learn more about League's newest vastaya below: 
Get the Cosmic Dusk and Dawn bundles, available from April 19 through April 24!

Cosmic Dusk Xayah Bundle - 1837 RP
  • Cosmic Dusk Xayah
  • Xayah 
Cosmic Dawn Rakan Bundle - 1837 RP
  • Cosmic Dawn Rakan
  • Rakan 
Cosmic Dusk and Dawn Bundle - 3675 RP
  • Cosmic Dusk Xayah
  • Cosmic Dawn Rakan
  • Xayah
  • Rakan
  • Dusk and Dawn Icon (1 RP - Bundle Exclusive Icon)"
That's right as a special promotion during the release of Xayah and Rakantwo new summoner icons will be available to unlock, both champions will both be available for IP gifting, and we'll be having a DOUBLE IP weekend!

Xayah, the Rebel

[Shared recall with Rakan]

Champion Spotlight

Before we fly into details, check out Xayah's champion spotlight for a rundown on her abilities:


Stats & Abilities


Stats:
  • Health: 545
  • Health Growth : 80
  • Mana: 340
  • Mana Growth: 40
  • Attack Speed: 80
  • Attack Speed Growth: 3.3
  • Attack Damage: 56
  • Attack Damage Growth : 2.2
  • Attack Range: 525
  • Movement Speed: 325
  • HP Regen Per Second: 1.2
  • HP Regen Per Second Growth : 0.15
  • Mana Regen Per Second: 1.65
  • Mana Regen Per Second Growth: 0.15
  • Armor: 24
  • Armor Growth: 3
  • Magic Resist: 30

Clean Cuts (Passive):
After using an ability, Xayah's next 3 basic attacks will hit all targets along their path and leave a Feather for 6 seconds.  
The main target of her empowered attack takes full damage and on-hits while other targets take 50% damage. Xayah can store up to 5 empowered attacks. 
Lover's Leap - Xayah and Rakan can recall together. 

Double Daggers (Q):
[Range
50/50/50/50/50 Mana
10/9/8/7/6 sec Cooldown 
Xayah throws two knives dealing 80/120/160/200/240 (+100% bonus AD) physical damage and leaving two Feathers. Targets hit after the first take 50% damage.

Deadly Plumage (W):
[Range
60/55/50/45/40 Mana
16/15/14/13/12 sec Cooldown 
Xayah creates a storm of blades for 4 seconds that grant her 30/35/40/45/50% attack speed and cause her basic attacks to strike an additional time for 20% damage.  
If Deadly Plumage strikes an enemy champion, Xayah gains 30% movement speed for 1.5 seconds. 
If Rakan is nearby he will also gain the effects of Deadly Plumage.
[Marker and effect shared with Rakan]


Bladecaller (E):
40/40/40/40/40 Mana
12/11/10/9/8 sec Cooldown 
Xayah calls all Feathers back to her, dealing 50/60/70/80/90 (+60% bonus AD) (+0.5% increased to total damage done for each 1% crit strike chance**) physical damage to enemies they pass through (Increased by Critical Strike Chance). 
Hitting an enemy with 3 Feathers roots them for 1 second. 
Minions take 50% damage from Bladecaller.
  • "Also, each feather past the first deals 10% less damage, with a floor of 10% at 10 feathers (100%, 90%, 80%, 70% ... 10%, 10%, 10%)" -src.
  • Crit scaling is "0.5% increase to total damage done for each 1% critical strike chance" -src.



Featherstorm (R):
[Range
100 Mana
140/125/110 sec Cooldown 
Xayah leaps into the air becoming untargetable. She then rains down daggers which deal 100/150/200 (+100% bonus AD) physical damage and leave behind a line of Feathers. 
Xayah can move while in the air.

Voiceover

Here's the full Xayah voiceover, including numerous special interaction and unique VO lines when around Rakan.


And here are her full special interactions:


Rakan and Xayah also share many interactions:


Xayah champ select quote:
"I can never resist an invitation to dance."

Xayah Ban Quote:
"Fine, I'll just be over here... sharpening my feathers."

Lore

Short form in-client lore entry:
Deadly and precise, Xayah is a vastayan revolutionary waging a personal war to save her people. She uses her speed, guile, and razor-sharp feather blades to cut down anyone who stands in her way. Xayah fights alongside her partner and lover, Rakan, to protect their dwindling tribe, and restore their race to her vision of its former glory 
“Ever been stabbed by a feather?”
The full bio and story can be found on Xayah's UNIVERSE page.

Release Skin

To go with Cosmic Dawn RakanXayah's release skin is Cosmic Dusk Xayah!

 Cosmic Dusk Xayah

1350 RP

Rakan, the Charmer

[Shared dance with Xayah]

Champion Spotlight

Before we dance our pants off with details, check out Rakan's champion spotlight for a rundown on his abilities:

Stats & Abilities


Stats:
  • Health:  510
  • Health Growth : 85 
  • Mana: 315
  • Mana Growth: 50 
  • Attack Speed: --
  • Attack Speed Growth: 3
  • Attack Damage: 62
  • Attack Damage Growth : 3.5 
  • Attack Range: 300
  • Movement Speed:  335
  • HP Regen Per Second: 1.0
  • HP Regen Per Second Growth : 0.1
  • Mana Regen Per Second: 1.75
  • Mana Regen Per Second Growth: 0.1
  • Armor:  24
  • Armor Growth:  3.9
  • Magic Resist:  30

Fey Feathers (Passive):
Every [40-16] seconds, Rakan gains a [33-254] (+90% AP) health shield. Rakan's basic attacks and spells on enemy champions reduce this cooldown by 1 second. 
Lover's Leap - Xayah and Rakan can recall together. 
  • Cooldown: 40/40/37/37/34/34/31/31/28/28/25/25/22/22/19/19/16/16 
  • Shield: 33/46/59/72/85/98/111/124/137/150/163/176/189/202/215/228/241/254

Gleaming Quill (Q):
[Range
60 Mana
12/10.5/9/7.5/6 sec Cooldown 
Flings a magical feather that deals 70/115/160/205/250 (+50% AP) magic damage to the first enemy hit. 
If the feather hits a champion or epic monster, Rakan restores [23-150] (+70% AP) health to himself and nearby allies after 3 seconds or when he touches an ally.
  • Heal: 23/30/38/45/53/60/68/75/83/90/98/105/113/120/128/135/143/150

Grand Entrance (W):
[Range
50/60/70/80/90 Mana
18/16.5/15/13.5/12 sec Cooldown 
Dashes to a location. Upon arrival Rakan spirals into the air, dealing 70/110/150/190/230 (+50% AP) magic damage and knocking up enemies for 1 second.
[Marker for using W on Xayah]

Battle Dance (E):
[Range
60/70/80/90/100 Mana
20/18/16/14/12 sec Cooldown 
Flies to an allied champion, granting them a 50/85/120/155/190 (+80% AP) health shield for 3 seconds. 
Can be re-cast at no cost once within 5 seconds. 
Battle Dance's cast range is increased when cast on Xayah.

The Quickness (R)
[Range
Cost: 100 Mana
120/110/100 sec Cooldown
Gain 50%  movement speed for 4 seconds. 
Touching enemies deals 100/200/300 (+50% AP) magic damage and charms them for 1/1.25/1.5 second(s) the first time they're hit. The first champion charmed grants Rakan 150% decaying movement speed.

Voiceover

Here's the full Rakan voiceover, including numerous special interaction and unique VO lines when around Xayah.

Here's his full special interactions:

Rakan and Xayah also share many interactions:


Rakan Pick Quote:

"Let's Dance."

Rakan Ban Quote:
"Seriously? Seriously? Lame."

Lore

Short form in-client lore entry:
As mercurial as he is charming, Rakan is an infamous vastayan troublemaker and the greatest battle-dancer in Lhotlan tribal history. To the humans of the Ionian highlands, his name has long been synonymous with wild festivals, uncontrollable parties, and anarchic music. Few would suspect this energetic, traveling showman is also partner to the rebel Xayah, and is dedicated to her cause. 
“I got freedom. I got a lady. I got a cause I'd die for.”
The full bio and story for Rakan are now available on his UNIVERSE page.

Release Skin

To go with Cosmic Dusk XayahRakan's release skin is Cosmic Dawn Rakan

Cosmic Dawn Rakan

1350 RP
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New Summoner Icons

Three new summoner icons featuring Rakan and Xayah are available!

The Blazing Feathers and Gift of Magic icons are available through a special release promotion through April 26th Pacific time!
  • Blazing Feathers Icon - "Earn a special summoner icon by bringing Xayah and Rakan together on the Rift. To qualify, play two games as Xayah with Rakan on your team, or as Rakan with Xayah on your team. Any completed normal, ranked, or bot game mode will count (custom games excluded).**
  • Gift of Magic Icon - "Gift Xayah or Rakan to a friend for just 6300 IP (normally 7800 IP) and unlock an exclusive Summoner Icon for yourself (also works if you gift using RP).**"
  

The Dusk and Dawn summoner icon is a bundle exclusive and available as part of the Cosmic Dusk and Dawn bundle (~3375 RP),

Rakan and Xayah Login Theme

As with other champion releases, a login theme featuring Rakan and Xayah is now on the client:

Xayah and Rakan: Wild Magic

"Restoring the wild magic of Ionia won’t be easy when a deadly enemy lurks in the shadows. 
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