It’s been months since we’ve heard concerning the upcoming rework of League of Legends champion Dr Mundo, however developer Riot Games has now revealed it’s not too far-off. And, we’ve been given a snapshot of what the newly unveiled ‘Madman of Zaun’ will appear like when he arrives.
In League of Legends’ Champion Roadmap put up for April 2021, lead producer of champions Ryan ‘Reav3’ Mireles announces he can “finally say we’re getting pretty close to re-releasing the Madman of Zaun”, noting: “man, this champion has a lot of skins”. Giving us a peep at a number of facets of the overhauled champ, the dev has shared one thing fairly thrilling – the ultimate Rageborn Mundo splash artwork, which you’ll take a look at beneath.
It’s a reasonably large departure from the original – primarily as a result of this time round we will see extra of the Rageborn pores and skin itself, quite than Mundo launching an infinite axe – and it has a load of cool new particulars. For instance, the great physician has some new fur-lined armour plates on his shoulders, and we will see a package bag bursting with glowing vials, amongst different new facets. You can see the unique idea from Riot’s earlier put up here should you’re eager for a reminder.
Here’s the brand-new Rageborn Mundo splash (click on on it to enlarge it):
Mireles provides that it’s additionally “currently putting the last bit of polish on his Legendary skin, Corporate Mundo”, and desires to guarantee it hits the bar the studio’s set for the standard of and expectations round trendy Legendary skins. “The team is having a blast working on it, as you can see by this fun animation Drew ‘Sandwichtown’ Morgan put together to inspire the team”, he provides – and right here’s the clip:
As for the champ’s overhauled VO, Riot has stated it’s opted to make new Mundo a “shade or two smarter than current Mundo”, even having him now really acknowledge that he’s a ‘doctor’ in the end. “We want to preserve Mundo’s dark yet extremely comical (…and dumb) personality, and his VO is an important part of that,” the dev provides, giving us a snapshot of his new-and-improved voiceover, which you’ll take a look at should you head to the dev put up itself.
There’s no phrase on precisely when the reworked Dr Mundo will come to the stay sport, and it’s not clear with which patch he’ll hit the PBE for testing, however it feels like his debut’s not too far-off now, so Mundo mains can rejoice that he’s on his manner. For now, be certain to take a look at our League of Legends patch 11.9 notes to get an concept of what’s headed to stay League subsequent.