Braum, the Heart of the Freljord, now available!

Posted on at 12:51 PM by Moobeat
[ Don't forget to check out Braum's interactive promo page - "The Feats of Braum" ]

Today will be exciting day - Braum is now available!

During his first week of availability, Braum will be priced at 975 RP / 7800 IP, after which he will drop to the standard 6300 IP price point. Alternatively, you can pick up both Braum and Dragonslayer Braum in his release bundle for a mere 1462 RP.
Continue reading to become better acquainted at Braum, the Heart of the Freljord, including a preview of his release skin Dragonslayer Braum, details on his abilities, info on each of his numerous special interactions, and more!

Braum, The Heart of the Freljord

7800 IP on release, 6300 IP after one week // 975 RP // 1462 RP in Release Bundle until ( ~May 18th  )

His Joke spawns a playful poro!
Joke #2 with another poro!


Concussive Blows ( Passive )
Braum and his allies work together to stun a target.

Braum's basic attacks apply Concussive Blows. Once the first stack is applied, ally basic attacks also stack Concussive Blows.

Upon reaching 4 stacks, the target is stunned for 1.25/1.5/1.75 ( at level 1/7/13 ) second(s ) and takes 70 - 240 magic damage. For the next 8 seconds, they cannot receive stacks but take 14 - 48 bonus magic damage from Braum's attacks.

Winter's Bite ( Q )
Braum propels freezing ice from his shield dealing 80/125/170/215/260 (+ RATIO) [2.5% of Braum's Max Health] magic damage to the first target hit and slowing them by 70%, decaying over the next 2 seconds.

Applies a stack of Concussive Blows

Cooldown: 10/9/8/7/6
Mana Cost: 55/60/65/70/75

Stand Behind Me ( W )
Braum leaps to a target allied champion or minion.

On arrival, Braum and the ally gain Y Armor and X Magic Resist (20/22.5/25/27.5/30 plus 14/15.5/17/18.5/20% of Braum's bonus Armor/Magic Resist) for 3 seconds

Cooldown: 14/13/12/11/10
Mana Cost: 30/40/50/60/70

Unbreakable ( E )
Braum reduces incoming damage and blocks for allies behind him.

Braum raises his shield in a direction for 3/3.25/3.5/3.75/4 seconds negating the damage of the next attack from this direction. Subsequent attacks deal 30/32.5/35/37.5/40% reduced damage. Braum intercepts projectiles, causing them to hit him and be destroyed.

Braum gains 10% Movement Speed for the duration.

Cooldown: 18/16/14/12/10
Mana Cost: 30/35/40/45/50

Glacial Fissure ( R )
Braum slams the ground, knocking up enemies nearby and in a line in front of him. A fissure is left along the line that slows enemies.

Enemies hit take 150/250/350 (+0.6 AP) magic damage. The first champion hit is knocked up for 1.5 seconds, subsequent enemies are knocked up briefly.

For the next 4 seconds enemies that enter the area are slowed by 60% for 1.5 seconds.

Cooldown: 140/120/100
Mana Cost: 100 at all ranks

To catch it all in action, here's an encore showing of Braum's champion spotlight!

Special Interactions

Braum has a slew special interactions, including lines for purchasing specific items from the shop, feeding poro snax to poros on Howling Abyss, several champions, and when blocking certain ultimates with his E ability!

( These trigger when you buy certain items in the shop!
  • "These shoes... they are too tight!" (Boots of Speed)
  • "Ha-ha! Perfect!" (Any Tier 2 Boots)
  • "No sneaking up on Braum this time." (Sightstone)
  • "Sight is the key to victory... also stone." (Sightstone)
  • "Fire does the body good." (Sunfire Cape)
  • "I've always wanted an on-fire cloak." (Sunfire Cape)
  • " Ohoohoo, nice and toasty!" (Sunfire Cape)
  • "Ooh, now I need marshmallow." (Sunfire Cape)
  • "To friends I am snowfall, to enemies I am avalanche!" (Frozen Heart)
  • "My shield will protect this shield." (Randuin's Omen or Aegis of the Legion )
  • "A shield for my shield? I like it!" (Randuin's Omen or Aegis of the Legion )
  • "This has the smell of a faraway land. Perhaps I shall see it one day." (Ancient Coin)

Poro Snax:
(These trigger when you feed a poro-snax to a poro on the Howling Abyss map. Feeding them also makes them to grow a handsome mustache, different colors based on which the Braum skin )
  • "Eat, eat and grow strong!"
  • "Train hard little poro and one day you will be strong like.. baby."

  • "You remind me of Agatha. Best cow back home!"
  • "Alistar, I have cow you should meet."
  • "Mother gave me bear as child too, Annie."
  • "Something fishy here? Eheheheh."
  • "After this we share a drink. You like goats milk?"
  • "What's your poison, Gragas? Mine's milk."

  • "Tryndamere! This is fun, right?"
  • "Are you having fun, my friend?"
  • "Your hair... we do not see things like this in the Freljord."

Unbreakable Interactions
( These trigger when blocking specific moves while Braum's E is active )
  • "Look, your axes bounce right off" - Draven Ult
  • "Good Shot, you'll get them next time" - Ezreal Ult and Caitlyn Ult
  • "I'm having cold flashes" - Ashe Ult
  • "Heh, it is windy today" - Riven Ult
  • "Ah! A refreshing sea breeze" - Nami Ult


Braum's lore entry is told from the point view of a grandma telling a story to her grand daughter.

''Would you like a bedtime story?''

''Grandma, I'm too old for that.''

''You're never too old to be told a story.''

The girl reluctantly crawls into bed and waits, knowing she won't win this battle. A bitter wind howls outside, whipping falling snow into devil whirls.

''What kind? A tale of the Ice Witch, perhaps?'' her grandmother asks.

''No, not her.''

''What about a story of Braum?'' She was met with silence. The old woman smiles. ''Oh, there are so many. My grandmother used to tell me of the time Braum protected our village from the great dragon! Or once - this was long ago - he raced down a river of lava! Or -'' She pauses; puts a finger to her lips. ''Have I told you how Braum got his shield?''

The girl shakes her head. The hearth fire snaps, holding off the wind.

''Well. In the mountains above our village lived a man named Braum -''

''I know that!''

''He mostly kept to his farm, tending his sheep and goats, but he was the kindest man anyone had ever met, and he always had a smile on his face and a laugh on his lips.

''Now, one day something terrible happened: a young troll boy around your age - was climbing the mountain and happened on a vault, set into the mountainside, the entrance guarded by a huge stone door with a shard of True Ice at its center. When he opened the door, he couldn't believe his eyes: the vault was filled with gold, jewels - every kind of treasure you could imagine!

''What he didn't know was that the vault was a trap. The Ice Witch had cursed it - and as the troll boy entered, the magical door CLANGED shut behind him and locked him inside! Try as he might, he couldn't get out.

''A passing shepherd heard his cries. Everyone rushed to help, but even the strongest warriors couldn't open the door. The boy's parents were beside themselves; his mother's wails of grief echoed around the mountain. It seemed hopeless.

''And then, to everyone's surprise, they heard a distant laugh.''

''It was Braum, wasn't it?''

''Aren't you clever! Braum had heard their cries and came striding down the mountainside. The villagers told him of the troll boy and the curse. Braum smiled, nodded, turned to the vault, and faced the door. He pushed it. Pulled it. Punched it; kicked it; tried to rip it from its hinges. But the door wouldn't budge.'' 
''But he's the strongest man ever!''

''It was perplexing,'' her grandmother agrees. ''For four days and nights, Braum sat on a boulder, trying to think of a solution. After all, a child's life was at stake.

''Then, as the sun rose on the fifth day, his eyes widened and a broad grin lit up his face. If I can't go through the door,' he said, then I'll just have to go through -''

The girl thinks; her own eyes widen. ''- the mountain!''

''The mountain. Braum headed to the summit and began punching his way straight down, pummeling into the stone, fist after fist, rocks flying in his wake, until he had vanished deep into the mountain.

''As the villagers held their breath, the rock around the door crumbled - and when the dust cleared, they saw Braum standing amidst the treasure, the weak but happy troll boy in his arms.''

''I knew he could do it!''

''But before they could celebrate, everything began to rumble and shake: Braum's tunnel had weakened the mountaintop, and now it was caving in! Thinking quickly, Braum grabbed the enchanted door and held it above him like a shield, protecting them as the mountaintop collapsed all around them. When it was over, Braum was amazed: there wasn't a single scratch on the door! Braum knew it was something very special.

''And from that moment on, that magical shield never left Braum's side.''

The girl is sitting upright, struggling to conceal her excitement. Her grandmother waits. She shrugs and gets up to leave.

''Grandma,'' the girl stops her, ''can you tell me another?''

''Tomorrow.'' Her grandmother smiles; kisses her forehead; blows out the candle. ''For you need to sleep, and there are many more stories to tell.''"

Release Skin

Dragonslayer Braum

975 RP //  1462 RP in Release Bundle until end of release weekend ( ~May 18th )

From the release announcement:
“Dragon scale for armor, dragon face for shield. Heh, now we are ready for ANYTHING.”Dragonslayer Braum 
Dragonslayer Braum leaps into action, throwing himself between his limping allies and the pursuing beast. The mighty creature roars, spitting out a withering inferno from its gaping maw, but Braum’s come prepared. He raises his dragonbone shield, activating Unbreakable as he advances. Sparks fly forth as the dragon’s searing breath crashes against his stalwart defenses, but Braum, resolute as ever, presses onward. He punches the back of his shield, sending a huge fireball of his own spiraling out towards his ancient target. Slowly the dragon’s spirit starts to turn, and still Braum presses onward, rallying his allies with unassailable vigor. Finally ready to break his foe, he slams his mighty weapon into the ground, spilling rock and lava as the shockwave spreads out, slaying the beast and notching one more kill for the manliest of dragonslayers. 
Punch and shield your way to victory as Braum and his Dragonslayer skin for 1462 RP (normally 1950 RP) until the end of the weekend. 

Dragonslayer Braum also has a unique taunt where he sticks his head into his shield's dragon mouth. His pet poro is also a different color - all dragony!

Login Theme

"The Feats of Braum"

Braum's promo page is titled "The Feats of Braum" and features an interactive story about our latest champion.

Check it out:

After learning about Braum's heroic deeds, you are rewarded with a wonderful wallpaper:

Want to take a stroll down champion release memory lane now that Braum is out? Check these links!

With the release of Braum, Fizz has been reduced to 4800 IP // 880 RP.

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