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League of Legends new champion Milio: Abilities, lore & release date

League of Legends new champion Milio: Abilities, lore & release date
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Written by 

Dave McAdam

Published 

6th Mar 2023 11:53

League of Legends' new Champion is Milio, a young boy with magical, fiery powers. League of Legends has a deep roster of Champions, with new ones added consistently throughout each year. Milio is a Support character, and an enchanter who uses his fire powers to help his teammates. Here is everything you need to know about League of Legends Milio.

League of Legends Milio: Abilities

League of Legends Milio: Milio's character art
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As you might expect, Milio has a kit of abilities. A theme of the Champion is his unconventional use of the fire axiom to buff and heal his allies. Here are all of Milio's abilities:

  • Passive - Fired Up!
    • Milio's abilities enchant allies on touch, making their next attack deal a burst of extra damage and burn the target.
  • Q - Ultra Mega Fire Kick
    • Milio kicks a ball that knocks back an enemy. The ball launches upward on hit and falls toward the enemy, damaging and slowing enemies in the area upon impact.
  • W - Cozy Campfire
    • Milio creates an empowering zone that heals allies and increases attack range to those inside. The zone follows the ally nearest to the cast point.
  • E - Warm Hugs (2 Charges)
    • Milio tosses a shield to an ally, temporarily increasing their movement speed.
  • R - Breath of Life
    • Milio unleashes a wave of soothing flames that heal and remove crowd control effects from allies in range.

League of Legends Milio: Background lore

League of Legends Milio: Milio hugging his fiery friends
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Milio is a young boy from a small village. The village is on the border of Ixtal, as his family were once exiled from that region. Milio gains mastery over the fire axiom in his own way, and with his newfound power finds himself under pressure from his family to restore their name. This sends Milio off on a dangerous adventure into the wilds, but he does not go alone.

Milio uses his power to create an eternal flame, which he carries around in a specially constructed backpack that he calls his Furnasita. The fire becomes a sentient being, which Milio dubs his Fuemigo. Milio can create even more Fuemigos to help him use his powers, which he imbues with the traits of his family members to remind him of home.

League of Legends Milio: Release date

League of Legends Milio: art for Milio's alternative skin
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Fans who like the sound and look of Milio will not have to wait too long at all to try him out. Milio will be added to the live game alongside Patch 13.6, which goes live on Wednesday, 22 March

Anyone who really cannot wait that long, and need to learn more about the character before he joins the main game, can do so early. From Tuesday, 7 March, Milio will be available to play and test out on the PBE, or the Public Beta Environment.

That is it for the new Champion coming to League of Legends, Milio. For more on the game, check out our rundown of Mageseeker: A League Of Legends Story.

Dave McAdam
About the author
Dave McAdam
Dave is a Senior Guides Writer at GGRecon, after several years of freelancing across the industry. He covers a wide range of games, with particular focus on shooters like Destiny 2, RPGs like Baldur's Gate 3 and Cyberpunk 2077, and fighting games like Street Fighter 6 and Tekken 8.
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