Released Jun 05, 2013
  • Reach (Passive)

  • After using any ability, Athenadds next basic attack is a ranged attack, hitting all enemies it passes through, and dealing additional magic damage. Damage: Basic Attack (+50% of your magical power).
  • Preemptive Strike

  • Athena powers up for a dash. While dashing, Athena will pass through minions and stop and hit the first enemy god she encounters, dealing damage and slowing all she hits. If she hits an enemy, Athena gains one stack of Block (max 3), absorbing the next basic attack from any god that hits her. Damage: 80/13/180/230/280 (+50% of your magical power). Slow Amount: 25%. Slow Duration: 1.25/1.5/1.75/2.0/2.25s. Cost: 60/70/80/90/100. Cooldown: 15/14/13/12/11s.
  • Confound

  • Athena releases a shockwave of power from her shield, taunting enemy gods, and forcing them to fight or chase her. Taunt Duration: 1.0/1.25/1.5/1.75/2.0s. Cost: 60/65/70/75/80. Cooldown: 18s.
  • Shield Wall

  • Athena summons a group of Athenian warriors who do damage upon arrival, and after 2s strike for additional damage. Initial Damage: 40/75/110/145/180 (+50% of your magical power). Secondary Damage: 80/150/220/290/360 (+50% of your magical power). Cost: 60/65/70/75/80. Cooldown: 14s.
  • Defender of Olympus

  • Athena picks a single allied god anywhere in the world, and launches herself up into the air, landing next to that god 4.2 seconds later. During that 4.2 seconds, the allied god mitigates 50% of the damage itdds taken. Enemies nearby when Athena lands take damage. Damage: 350/500/650/800/950 (+100% of your magical power). Allied mitigation: 50%. Cost: 80/90/100/110/120. Cooldown: 90s.

General

  • Athena is known for her great map presence but we felt this ability was coming up too often in the early game, especially with cooldown reduction. Teams should now have more opportunity to play around Athena while this skill is on an increased cooldown.

Defender of Olympus Defender of Olympus

  • Increased Cooldown from 90s -> 110/105/100/95/90s.

Shield Wall Shield Wall

  • Fixed shield wall getting destroyed by Gold Fury in some cases.

Preemptive Strike Preemptive Strike

  • Fixed being able to reset her Basic Attack progression when spam cancelling ability.

Defender of Olympus Defender of Olympus

  • Fixed her arrival fx persisting on Ally after her death.
  • Fixed audio from ability persisting after death.

Preemptive Strike Preemptive Strike

  • Fixed the ground target highlighting enemies behind the first target.
  • Fixed block fx not playing if hit with Basic Attacks twice in a row.

Defender of Olympus Defender of Olympus

  • Fixed Liberté skin playing Standard Athena voice when casting ability.

Reach Reach

  • Fixed the spear throw graphic not appearing.

General

  • Fixed her soldiers not disappearing after her death. Thier watch has ended.

Preemptive Strike Preemptive Strike

  • Fixed a bug causing certain item procs to not trigger from this ability.

General

  • Fixed an issue in the store which prevented her from purchasing consumables from her Support role in the Recommended tab.

Confound Confound

  • Fixed an issue in which taunted targets that were then stunned would continue to move.

General

  • Updated targeters for Red Star and Winter Olympian skins to use the correct model and spear.

Confound Confound

  • Fixed an issue where the taunt would sometimes not make the victim fire their basic attacks if they were finishing firing another ability when taunted.

Confound Confound

  • Post-Hit delay reduced from 0.3 to 0.1

Shield Wall Shield Wall

  • Post-Hit delay reduced from 0.41 to 0.1.

Reach Reach

  • Fixed incorrect tooltip description.

Defender of Olympus Defender of Olympus

  • Can now use while crippled.
  • Updated visual fx.

Defender of Olypmus Defender of Olypmus

  • Reduced damage from 350/500/650/800/950 +100% of your magical power to 350/450/550/650/750 +90% of your magical scaling.
  • Reduced allied damage mitigation from 25% to 20%.

Confound Confound

  • Fixed an issue where a victim of Athena's Confound could continue firing if the victim's player released the fire button while being taunted.

Shield Wall Shield Wall

  • Fixed an issue where she couldn’t use ability when she was against collision.

Preemptive Strike Preemptive Strike

  • Fixed a bug where Athena would complete her dash when CCd during the dash.

Confound Confound

  • Fixed a bug where enemies would not auto attack while taunted.

General

  • New ground targeters (Ult coming soon).
  • Updated loading screen card

Defender of Olympus Defender of Olympus

  • Friendly players that are in the process of being grabbed (such Fenrir grabbing a friendly or Arachne grabbing an enemy) are now valid targets.

General

  • Fix for bug that would make Athena go invisible.

Defender of Olympus Defender of Olympus

  • The damage mitigation on Athena’s target has been reduced from 50% to 25%.

Shield Wall Shield Wall

  • The base damage for the initial hit has been increased from 40/75/110/145/180 to 60/95/130/165/200.

General

  • The target FX on Athena's Defender of Olympus no longer scales with its target. If Athena targets Fenrir or Vamana with the attack while either is giant, the ground indicator does not grow with them.
  • Athena cannot use other abilities while using Defender of Olympus. She cannot use other abilities until she lands.

General

  • Fixed an issue where her basic attack emotes from anywhere on the map could be heard in mid-lane.

General

  • Fixed a bug with her passive spear being blocked by friendly minions.

Preemptive Strike Preemptive Strike

  • Fixed an issue where this ability could hit targets behind her.
  • Can no longer fire when silenced.

Defender of Olympus Defender of Olympus

  • The visual presentation when targeting a friendly player has been improved.
  • If the targeted player uses a charge, Athena will no longer drop them as a target.
  • While using the Defender of Olympus, Athena continues to automatically update her location to her target until she physically lands.
  • If Athena's current target becomes invalid e.g from leaping, performing a special move, etc., but then valid again before she leaves the ground, she will travel to the target's location.

Preemptive Strike Preemptive Strike

  • The magical lifesteal handling for this ability has been reduced from 100% to 33%.
  • Fixed an issue in which players could get into a state where they were invisible to themselves only.

Shield Wall Shield Wall

  • The magical lifesteal handling for this ability has been increased from 0% to 33%.

Defender of Olympus Defender of Olympus

  • Fixed an issue where players could get into a state where they could move while this ability was active.
  • The magical lifesteal handling for this ability has been increased from 0% to 33%.