League of Legends champion profile: Hecarim, the Shadow of War

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Hecarim. League of Legends.
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If you’re a new League of Legends player trying to learn, or just a veteran trying to refine skills about a champion you’re unfamiliar with, we have you covered. Today, we introduce Hecarim, the Shadow of War.

There are a lot of champions in the League of Legends universe to pick if you’re a new player. If you’re someone who loves undead centaurs, galloping, and going fast, Hecarim is the perfect champion for you.

A diving fighter gets stronger the faster he goes, Hecarim does great at diving into the enemy team and causing a commotion as he blows up the squishy back-liners on the enemy team. If that seems like a fun time, here is a quick breakdown of Hecarim, the Shadow of War.

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A spectral fusion of man and beast, Hecarim was cursed to hunt down the souls of the living for all eternity. When the Blessed Isles fell under the Black Mist, the proud knight was corrupted by the destructive energies of the Ruination.

Now, he, his cavalry, and their mounts patrol the Shadow Isles for all eternity. Wherever the Black Mist’s reach extends, he leads their devastating charge, reveling in the slaughter and crushing foes beneath his armored hooves.

Best quotes

  • “Behold, the might of the Shadow Isles.”
  • “Another blue ribbon for Hecarim.”
  • “Your life is a burden. I bring you freedom!”
  • “You won’t live to see your world destroyed.”