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League of Legends Smolder: Release Date, Abilities, More

The newest LoL champion Smolder is on the horizon and we've broken down all you need to know about him.
League of Legends Smolder: Release Date, Abilities, More

A new teaser has been released showcasing the upcoming League of Legends dragon champion, Smolder. This young dragon will be hitting the Rift in the near future, and we have the lowdown about what you need to know before making him your new main. 

So, if you are curious to learn more about this new champion, you've come to the right place. This article will cover everything you need to know about Smolder in League of Legends, including his release date, abilities, and more. 

League of Legends Smolder Release Date

Smolder is an ADC champion. (Picture: Riot)

Smolder is likely to arrive in League of Legends in patch 14.3 on February 7. This will be after the champ is introduced on the PBE in 14.1 for significant testing to ensure everything is functioning as expected. Smolder will be an ADC champion. 

League of Legends Smolder Abilities

Smolder will be the first new champ of 2024. (Picture: Riot)

Here are all of Smolder's Abilities:

  • Passive (Dragon Practice): Smolder gains a stack every time he damages an enemy with a spell or kills an enemy. Each stack increases the damage to his abilities.
  • Q (Super Scorcher Breath): Smolder breathes fire on his enemies, dealing damage to them. 
  • W (Achooo!): Smolder sneezes fire. Enemies hit by the flames are damaged and slowed. If it hits a champion, the fire with explode dealing bonus damage. 
  • E (Flap, Flap, Flap): Smolder can fly for up to 1.25 seconds. During this time, he can ignore terrain and will attack the lowest health enemy in his range. 
  • R (MMOOOMMMM!): Smolder calls his mother who will breath fire onto the rift in a certain area. Enemies hit by the fire will be damaged and slowed, while Smolder will be healed if he is also in the AOE.