Red Post Collection: Holiday Odds and Ends

Posted on at 1:44 PM by Aznbeat
This afternoon's small red post collection includes some odds and ends from across the web during the holiday news season, including a new summoner showcase, the Snowdown Fireplace Non-Denominational Holiday Log, and more!
Continue reading for more information, and remember to have a safe and happy holiday!

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Quick Hits

"Swains soul mechanic doesn’t work like any other mechanic in the game. I will just leave it at that"
  • Here's Cactopus on an issue with skin rerolls not rerolling 1350 skins, as well as a fix that has now gone live:
"UPDATE 11:00PM PACIFIC TIME - The change is now live! We've answered a bunch of questions in the comments here and on Reddit, so check that out if you're curious! 
Hey folks, I just asked some of our loot guys about this, and while OP’s numbers are a little off (1350s, ultimates, etc. do drop sometimes) it actually does look like there is some unfair weighting on skin rerolls specifically. For now, the devs are going to push out an update to remove ALL weighting for the reroll results. That means all unowned skins (except mythics) will have equal odds of dropping from rerolls—just like how all skin shards (except mythics) currently have equal odds of dropping now from hextech chests. 
This change should roll out within the next hour, and we’ll update you once it’s live. Also, in the longer term we’re looking into other possible solutions. 
FWIW, the current weighting system made more sense back in the old system (when people only ever rerolled low-value skins) but we’re realizing now we should’ve just updated it to be unweighted when we made all the other loot changes. So, it’s our bad. Will fix ASAP and update once it’s done."
  • Riot Repertoir noted some changes he has been working on for Rengar and provided a WIP gif:
"Was finally able to find time to do this now that things have slowed down for the holidays. It's not quite finished, but at least the pieces are in place to resume after the new year. Happy holidays everyone!"
"Happy Snowdown Summoners! We’ve got a bevy of Snowdown, wintery fun on this episode of the Summoner Showcase. A wintery Zoe is one of our favorite Zoe interpretations, and Mel goes nuts over an adorable chibi Ambitious Elf Jinx, plus much more! If you’d like to see something of yours show up on the Showcase, post it in the comments! 
Holiday cosplay photoshoot organized by Katrina Fox Cosplay (
Thank you for watching and submitting amazing community art in 2017! See you next year!"

"Happy Snowdown, Summoners! Relax in front of the fireplace with the Snowdown Fireplace Non-Denominational Holiday Log: two hours of calming fireplace crackling to keep you in a festive spirit all winter long and cure tingle immunity. 
Set the Snowdown scene in your home today! 
Animated by TopSpinTheFuzzy! Check him out at this internet hyperlink:"


To round out this red post collection, here are a few reminders on current promotions or limited time events!
  • Snowdown is here through January 8th, including new DravenJinx, and Poppy skins, returning legacy skins, missions & rewards, summoner icons, emotes, Poro King and + Snow Battle ARURF, and more!
  • Just in time for Snowdown, the Riot Games Merch store has been updated with a variety of new items including a preorder for an XL BRAUM unlocked statue, new shirts and plush, a free holiday ornament with purchase, and more!

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