Salous

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Salous
Salous2.png
Modifiers
Melee Attack.png Melee Attack
Melee Attack.png Melee Attack
Your fists of fury decimate the enemy!
Physical Damage.png Physical Damage
Physical Damage.png Physical Damage
Your ability to cause and resist damage is increased.
Disabler  •  •  •
Disabler.png Disabler
You can disable or control enemies with abilities.
Initiator  •  •
Initiator.png Initiator
You know how to start a fight with an advantage.
Mobile  •  •
Mobile.png Mobile
Your mobility is greatly enhanced through use of your abilities.
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Abilities
SalousThePenitent q active full.png
SalousThePenitent q active full.png Judgement
Throw a shockwave that marks the first enemy it strikes and several behind them. Reactivate to dash to and strike marked enemies.
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SalousThePenitent w active full.png Spirit Seals
Summon Seals that orbit you, increasing your Haste and damaging enemies when touched.
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SalousThePenitent e active full.png Penance
Bind an enemy, dealing physical damage and rooting them.
SalousThePenitent r active full.png
SalousThePenitent r active full.png Absolution
Release a powerful shockwave, stunning nearby enemies and slowing in a wide arc.
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Salous Passive.png Inner Calm, Outer Storm
Salous can cast his abilities freely. In addition, he receives increased Movement Speed based on the number of enemy Shapers he has recently damaged with an attack or ability.
Statistics
Health 515 (+77) Health Regen 7.5 (+0.65)
Attack Damage 59 (+2.4) Attack Speed 0.67 (+3.1%)
Attack Range 130 Movement Speed 390
Armor 19 (+3.4) Magic Resistance 33 (+1)
Attack Speed to Haste Ratio 0.6 CDR to Haste Ratio 0.6
Attack Damage to Power Ratio 1

Salous is a melee, physical damage bruiser that excels in mobility, engages and counter-engages. Salous performs best in the jungle, boasting both good clear speeds and devastating ganks. Focusing on building damage can hone Salous into a powerful but fragile carry-killer, while focusing on defenses can make Salous a formidable frontline wall and engager. Salous synergizes particularly well with other melee Shapers, granting them a powerful Haste bonus immediately after engaging while simultaneously locking up squishy carries for easy kills. Salous’ ability to penetrate an enemy team frontline is remarkable, exceeding almost any other Shaper – knowing when to engage with your team is key to success.

Bio

Salous, the Penitent
Age: 42 Place of Birth: Sei Kashari Island Vitality: Control
Allies: None Acquaintances: None Enemies: None
“There is grace in a drop of water, and terror in a grain of sand.”

A member of a holy order of eastern assassin-monks, Salous had grown haunted and nauseated by his many murders. He confessed his sins to the Spirit of Control, which offered him the strength to redeem himself through deeds.

Lore

Sailing clouds founder
On emerald mountain reefs
A plum rain descends

The boom and mutter
Of waves on a remote short;
I observe my sins

The grass stirs idly
He wipes the sweat from his brow
Softly my knives keen

If all are brethren
How could my hands not tremble
As breath fled my prey?

As the moon observed
I listened to cats serenade
Instead of her pleas

What blinds my vision?
My hands are tools; it must be
The haze of blossoms

Night winds sigh like lovers
Crickets delay the coming dawn
Yet I do not sleep

The moon sits down and
Watches me pour out excuses
Emptied, she fills me

Stones cast down, broken
Binding an unworthy soul
Reminders of debt

The sea fumes and spits
Yet my heart is steady as
I turn from the wolf

I walk alone, barefoot
Across icy, withered fields
Through the snow, green shoots

Sinking clouds against
The blooming mountainsides, but
The young sun finds me

Abilities

Pure Shaper - Inner Calm, Outer Storm
Passive Ability
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Salous can use his abilities freely.

Salous' Movement Speed is increased by 8/11/14/17/20%, based on the number of enemy Shapers he has damaged with an attack or ability in the last 5 seconds.

Judgement
Hotkey: Q
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Long Range (1000 m) Line

First Cast: Salous throws a resonating wave of force that reveals and marks the first enemy it strikes and 2 enemies behind them for 4 seconds, dealing 30/45/60/75/90 (+30% Power) physical damage to each.

Multi-Cast: Salous lunges at target marked enemy near cursor location, dealing 70/85/100/115/130 (+50% Power) physical damage. Salous may recast Judgment once for each marked enemy.

Cooldown: 11/10/9/8/7 seconds
Spirit Seals
Hotkey: W
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Small Area (255 m) Self-Cast

Salous gains 20/30/40/50/60 Haste for 4 seconds and summons 3 Spirit Seals that orbit him and detonate when they touch an enemy, dealing 30/45/60/75/90 (+30% Power) physical damage to enemies in the area.

If all orbs detonate, Salous's Haste bonus is refreshed and Salous increases nearby ally Shaper's Haste by 10/15/20/25/30 for 4 seconds.

Cooldown: 11/10/9/8/7 seconds
Penance
Hotkey: E
SalousThePenitent e active full.png
Melee Range (170 m) Single Target

Salous performs a binding spell on target enemy, dealing 50/85/120/155/190 (+50% Power) physical damage and rooting them for 1.5 seconds.

Cooldown: 12/11/10/9/8 seconds
Absolution
Hotkey: R
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Medium Range (680 m) Cone

Salous releases a great wave of energy in an arc, dealing 150/225/300 (+60% Power) physical damage to adjacent enemies and stunning them for 1.5 seconds. Other enemies struck by the wave take 150/225/300 (+60% Power) physical damage and their Movement Speeds are reduced by 40% to 80%, depending on how close they are to Salous.

Cooldown: 150/130/110 seconds

Trivia

Salous at one point worked under Fenmore. [1]