Since Xayah probably builds attack speed and can cast spells between autos, we kept the blends between animations to zero. Avoiding being hit by these abilities will impair her ability to deal follow-up damage. This is something we normally avoid, but with Xayah, it helped her feel really responsive and quick-footed. The jungle was unforgiving, and she watched her parents suffer agonizing final days as they fell victim to a mysterious and vicious disease.
She grew and somehow absorbed the raw magic of the dense wilds, evolving beyond both her human physiology and her feline affectation. . With these learnings, we were able to start creating animations that looked and felt good, even at high speeds. An Infinite Supply of Death Quills We work at 30 frames per second when animating auto attacks and spells for League. The second is to define the personality of a champion by adding little quirks of their character into the game. Damaging champions or neutral monsters with Javelin Toss or Bushwhack marks them as 'Hunted' for 4 seconds, granting Nidalee vision of them, 30% increased movement speed toward them within a range of 1400 and enhancing her next Takedown, Pounce, and Swipe against them.
Limited to 5 at one time. If the enemy is Hunted, Takedown deals 33% increased damage. Nidalee transforms into a vicious cougar, gaining a new set of abilities. Moving in and out of brush can heavily alter your effectiveness in battle.
As a cougar, she grabs her opponent by the throat and attempts to bring them down, dealing more damage depending on how wounded the target is. As a cougar her next basic attack deals bonus damage which deals higher damage the lower the enemy is. The champion known as Nidalee was only a young girl travelling with her treasure-seeking parents when they lost their way in the dense, rainy jungles. Limited to 5 at one time. The first is to clearly communicate gameplay; this includes the actual attack animation and ability animation, death animation, etc… as well as the feelings attached to them. After that, we popped into the actual attack and then the follow through.
As improbable as it was for a child to survive in the inhospitable jungle by herself, she did just that. Also grants 10% movement speed to other directions. When building animation for new champs in League, we set out to accomplish two main things. Limited to one type of Healing Potion. Nidalee was taught to fight by her feline family, battling viciously with tooth and nail.
Much of that world still bears the scars of past Runes Wars, especially the mysterious Kumungu Jungle. It also marks the hit enemy as Hunted. On one pivotal day in her life, standing over the torn remnants of a Noxian squad of woodcutters, Nidalee chose to rejoin the so-called civilized world, to fight in the League of Legends so as to protect the vast woods from both Demacia and Noxus. Limited to one type of Healing Potion.
In other words, she can immediately move from one animation to the next, with no frames in between. There are long-forgotten treasures in these strange places which many risk life and limb to acquire. As a cougar, she pounces forward, dealing a small amount of damage when she lands. As a cougar, she rapidly claws enemies in front of her. As a cougar, she rapidly claws enemies in front of her.
Save your crowd control or defensive abilities for when she goes in for the kill. Limited to one type of Healing Potion. Because of this, we explored a bunch of attack styles early on to find what synergized well with her kit and felt satisfying, even when rapidly flinging feathers. She also gains +75 range when using Takedown.
Killing a unit in cougar form will also reduce Pounce's cooldown. Her youthful innocence and a fortunate naivete caused her to appeal to the beasts of that place and she was taken in by a family of cougars and raised as one of their own. Something in her feline ways may draw you to her, but remember that she is no pussycat. As a cougar, she lunges forward, dealing magic damage to enemies around her landing area. Damaging champions or neutral monsters with Javelin Toss or Bushwhack marks them as 'Hunted' for 4 seconds, granting Nidalee vision of them, 30% increased movement speed toward them within a range of 1400 and enhancing her next Takedown, Pounce, and Swipe against them.