Vainglory Heroes

Update 4.0: San Feng, the Patient Master

by PsiGuard on February 8, 2019
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San Feng the Patient Master



A grizzled master of the martial arts who turns his foe’s strength against them through timing and discipline.



Hero Abilities



Iron Soul (Perk)



San Feng’s health is fully fortified for a short time whenever he casts an ability.

Tiger's Bridge (A)



San Feng enters a counter stance and his next basic attack dashes to his target. If an enemy hero deals damage to San Feng during this time, he becomes empowered and may immediately move. While empowered, his dash attack stuns his target and deals increased bonus damage.

Overdrive: At max rank, San Feng ignores all negative effects for a short duration.

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Vainglory's Game Modes in 4.0

by PsiGuard on February 8, 2019

Vainglory's Game Modes in 4.0



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In 4.0, we’re going to be changing our lineup of game modes. Over the years, we’ve been experimenting with many new modes and saw many changes to play patterns of the Vainglory community. We launched 5v5, which quickly overtook 3v3 in popularity, we’ve introduced Blitz and ARAL, then tested several temporary modes such as Onslaught, then Rumble and OFA on a event based weekend rotation.

With everything we’ve learned, we want to revisit which game modes will be persistent versus which modes will be event driven, with the goal of 1) Providing clarity to new players what Vainglory is focused on and 2) Providing persistent modes that serve different interests and playstyles.


The New Persistent Game Modes in 4.0 Will Be:


  • 5v5 Casual
  • 5v5 Ranked
  • 3v3 Ranked
  • Rumble
  • Blitz

Most notably, you’ll see that 3v3 Casual is not on the list. We want new players to have a single, clear place to learn the “Standard MOBA game play” before venturing off to a different try-hard mode. This also has the added...
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Update 3.10: Ylva, the Northern Wolf

by PsiGuard on January 22, 2019
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Ylva the Northern Wolf



A northern huntress that stalks her prey while preparing the perfect ambush with stealth traps and surprising damage.



Hero Abilities



Hunter's Sense (Perk)



Ylva can detect the location and movement direction of enemy heroes through walls and brush, as long as they are moving and within her vision range.

Charge Shot (A)



Ylva charges her weapon, causing her next basic attack to deal bonus damage based on the time spent charging. After it reaches full charge the attack will also stun. While active, Ylva is slowed. Reactivate to cancel.
Overdrive: At max rank, the time it takes to reach full charge is reduced.

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