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The desert soldier Azir has been a powerful presence for much of League of Legends' current season, with the mage being picked or banned in practically every major tournament game. Now little more than a month away from the World Championship, Riot is finally knocking the guy down a peg.


You know what people say when admiring the glory of real-world teenagers: "They grow up so fast." The same goes for League of Legends characters. You just have to replace "grow up so fast" with "received a number of small but not insignificant changes over the course of many, many patches." My, how time flies!


Riot put out a new patch for League of Legends this week -- an occasion that the game's legions of fans always await with bated breath. Anticipation curdled into disappointment once players realised the developer had made some unwelcome changes that could have a profound impact on one of the competitive multiplayer game's key team positions: the jungler.