League of Legends’ first new champion in 2023 has simply been teased on the sport’s PBE servers.
Milio is a male enchanter assist from Ixtal, who is anticipated to be the primary new champ in League this yr. After the addition of Patch 13.3 to the reside servers yesterday, PBE servers bought up to date as properly, and a Milio teaser was added to the underside lane alcove.
From now on PBE servers, gamers who will go to the underside lane will be capable to spot Milio, or not less than certainly one of his “firebuddies,” because it was referred to as by a League YouTube content material creator referred to as SkinSpotlights.
The little orange blob, or firebuddy, doesn’t do a lot in addition to sitting in an alcove. Although provided that he’s a assist champion, it’s hardly shocking that if he had been to be teased someplace on the Summoner’s Rift, it will be within the bot lane.
Milio was first teased by Riot Ryan “Reav3” Mireles, one of many lead gameplay designers for the sport, in August 2022. Back then, Milio was in early improvement, and it was mentioned that he would present a brand new aspect of Ixtal than the one we all know of from Qiyana’s lore, for instance. The video teased the champion by showings three tiny orange creatures, who may very well be Milio’s firebuddies and are in all probability a pivotal a part of his equipment.
This subject briefly appeared within the teaser for the 2023 ranked season in League firstly of the yr. There, Lexi “Riot Lexical” Gao defined that he’ll use that fireside magic to heal wounds, as an alternative of dealing harm to enemies.
Milio is anticipated to be the primary new champion to be added to League in 2023, although, his precise launch date stays unknown. Once he makes it to the roster, the builders will give attention to transport one other teased champion, a Darkin murderer.