Sunday, 26 May 2024

TFT Inkborn Fables Overview

Inkborn Fables is an exciting new set in Teamfight Tactics (TFT) that brings together various styles and aesthetics inspired by mythology and nature. It features popular skinlines such as Elderwood, Spirit Blossom, and Shan Hai Scrolls, among others. The new set introduces sixty champions to the TFT roster, including two exclusive champions, Alune and Kobuko.

New Champions – Alune and Kobuko

Alune is a familiar name to League of Legends players, as she is the sister of Aphelios, the Weapon of the Faithful. In Inkborn Fables, Alune takes the spotlight as a standalone champion. On the other hand, Kobuko, a jovial yordle tank, makes his first appearance in the Runeterra universe.

TFT Inkborn Fables Overview

New Mechanic – Encounters

One of the exciting additions in Inkborn Fables is the “Encounters” mechanic. Encounters are special rounds during the game that introduce unique rewards or alter certain aspects of gameplay. Each match can have up to five encounters, offering a variety of surprises. It’s important to note that all players in the match will experience the same set of encounters, adding an element of strategy and anticipation.

TFT Inkborn Fables Overview

New Augments

Inkborn Fables retains the popular Portal and Augment mechanics, with some new additions and adjustments. The set features a wide range of Augments, offering unique enhancements to your champions and strategies. Here are some examples of Silver and Gold Augments:

Silver Augments

  • Fine Vintage: Completed items left on your bench after three rounds transform into Support Items.
  • Lunch Money: Dealing 8 damage to enemy tacticians grants you 2 gold.
  • Over Encumbered: During the next stage, you have only 3 bench slots, but afterward, you’ll get 3 item components.
  • Sharing is Caring: Both you and your opponent gain 1 gold.

Gold Augments

  • Origin/Class Crest: Gain an Emblem unit and a unit that belongs to that Class or Origin.
  • Boiling Point: Porcelains’ attacks grant bonus Mana and apply Burns and Wounds. Also, gain a Lux unit.
  • Call to Adventure: Gain Garen and Sivir units, and Storyweaver Kayle gains ability power and health after every two takedowns.
  • Divine Rolls: Gain rerolls based on Heavenly champions and a Kha’Zix and Malphite unit.
  • Dragon’s Spirit: Gain a Dragon’s Claw and item components based on healing with the Dragon’s Claws.
  • Drop Blossom!: Gain a Neeko unit with enhanced spell effects.
  • Dynamic Duo: Get a random 5-cost champion and a random champion that shares a trait with them, along with 10 gold.
  • Enter the Dragon: Gain bonus damage for Dragonlords and a Janna unit.
  • Epoch: Gain XP and free rerolls at the start of each stage.
  • Ethereal Blades: Gain a Shen unit with increased range and damage.
  • Everything Must Go: Units buy and sell for 0 gold, and you gain 1 gold.
  • Full Sleeve: Open an armory that grants extra Inkshadow items and gain a Jax and Aatrox unit.
  • Grim Harvest: Reapers gain Critical Strike chance and Omnivamp, scaling with takedowns. Gain a Kindred unit.
  • Haunted House: Enemies haunted by Haunted House champions pass on spectres to nearby enemies. Gain a Caitlyn and Shen unit.
  • It’s Going to be Epic: Gain health and gold whenever a unique Mythic champion becomes Epic. Gain a Cho’Gath and Kog’Maw unit.
  • Long Shot: Snipers gain increased Attack Speed and bonus damage after attacking a total distance of 1000 hexes. Gain a Caitlyn and Kog’Maw unit.
  • Lucky Paws: Gain a 2-star Kobuko with enhanced ability and gold gain.
  • Lucky Ricochet: Trickshots bounce an additional time for increased damage.
  • Mana Shield: Invokers grant shields to allies when casting spells. Gain a Janna unit.
  • Midnight Siphon: Gain a Yorick unit with increased health and damage.
  • Mind Over Matter: Arcanists grant bonus health to Training Dummies based on their combined Ability Power. Gain an Ahri unit and a Training Dummy.
  • Mulched: Gain Dryad stacks every round. Gain a Rek’Sai and Gnar unit.
  • My Heart Will Go On: When one of your Fated pair dies, your team gains the bonus of the surviving one for the rest of combat. Gain an Ahri and Yasuo unit.
  • Prizefighter: Gain an item component after every third win.
  • Raid Boss: Behemoths gain extra health and resistance when other Behemoths die. Gain a Cho’Gath and Malphite unit.
  • Raining Gold: Gain gold every round, with increased amounts for the “+ ” version.
  • ReinFOURcement: Gain gold and upgrade a 4-cost champion instantly to 2 stars.
  • Scoreboard Scrapper: Gain increased AD and AP if you’re in the bottom 4 or bonus health if you’re in the top 4.
  • Slammin’: Gain an anvil component and XP. Slammin’+ variant offers additional XP.
  • Spirit Guardians: Wardens have increased damage reduction, and damage dealt to non-Wardens is distributed across your Wardens. Gain a Garen and Jax unit.
  • Storied Champion: Gain a 2-star Garen with modified ability and increased damage.
  • The Road Less Travelled: Gain experience based on Sage champions in the middle row and a Zyra unit.
  • Too Much Candy: Rerolls cost 0 gold, with increased cost after every six rerolls.
  • Venerable Piggy Bank: Gain Exalted Champions and gold rewards instead of experience for their cores.
  • Wandering Trainer I: Gain gold and a Training Dummy with attached Emblems.
  • Well Fed: Bruisers heal a percentage of their health every second. Gain a Kobuko and Rek’Sai unit.
  • Wrath of the Moon: Umbral champions deal increased damage for every second they attack a single enemy. Gain a Darius and Yorick unit.

Prismatic Augments

  • Origin/Class Crown: Gain an Emblem unit, a unit that belongs to that Class or Origin, and a completed item.
  • Accomplice: Gain a Support Thief’s Gloves and gold.
  • At What Cost: Immediately reach level six, but lose the ability to choose future augments. Gain gold.
  • Ba-BOOM: Champions deal extra damage on every other cast.
  • Build a Bud!: Gain a random 3-star 1-cost unit and a completed item.
  • Call to Chaos: Gain a powerful random reward.
  • Impenetrable Bulwark: Gain multiple defensive items.
  • Radiant Refactornew: Gain a Masterwork Upgrade that turns items into Radiant versions.
  • Tiny, but Deadly: Units become smaller but gain increased speed.
  • Trash to Treasure: Reforge completed items into random Artifacts.
  • Two for One: Gain a copy of the first champion you buy that costs 3 or less each round.
  • Wandering Trainer II: Gain gold and a Training Dummy with attached Emblems.

List of Origins and Classes

Inkborn Fables introduces a variety of Origins and Classes that provide unique traits and bonuses to your team compositions. Here are some of them:

Origins

  • Dragonlord: Janna, Diana, Lee Sin, Rakan, Xayah
  • Dryad: Rek’Sai, Gnar, Kindred, Ornn, Azir
  • Fated: Ahri, Yasuo, Kindred, Aphelios, Thresh, Syndra, Sett
  • Fortune: Kobuko, Teemo, Tristana, Zoe, Annie
  • Ghostly: Caitlyn, Aatrox, Shen, Illaoi, Kayn, Morgana
  • Heavenly: Kha’Zix, Malphite, Neeko, Qiyana, Soraka, Wukong
  • Inkshadow: Jax, Aatrox, Senna, Volibear, Kai’Sa, Udyr
  • Mythic: Cho’Gath, Kog’Maw, Neeko, Bard, Tahm Kench, Lilia, Nautilus, Hwei
  • Porcelain: Lux, Amumu, Ashe, Lissandra
  • Storyweaver: Garen, Sivir, Riven, Zyra, Zoe, Galio, Irelia
  • Umbral: Darius, Yorick, Alune, Yone, Sylas, Sett

Classes

  • Altruist: Riven, Soraka, Rakan
  • Arcanist: Ahri, Lux, Neeko, Illaoi, Zoe, Syndra, Lissandra
  • Artist: Hwei
  • Behemoth: Cho’Gath, Malphite, Shen, Yorick, Thresh, Ornn, Udyr
  • Bruiser: Kobuko, Rek’Sai, Aatrox, Riven, Tahm Kench, Galio, Sylas
  • Duelist: Darius, Yasuo, Qiyana, Tristana, Volibear, Lee Sin, Irelia
  • Great: Wukong
  • Invoker: Kog’Maw, Janna, Alune, Annie, Lilia, Azir
  • Lovers: Rakan, Xayah
  • Reaper: Kha’Zix, Kindred, Yone, Kayn
  • Sage: Zyra, Diana, Morgana, Wukong
  • Sniper: Caitlyn, Kog’Maw, Senna, Aphelios, Ashe
  • Spirit Walker: Udyr
  • Trickshot: Sivir, Teemo, Bard, Kai’Sa, Xayah
  • Warden: Garen, Jax, Gnar, Amumu, Illaoi, Nautilus, Sett
  • Exalted: ???

FAQs

  1. What is Inkborn Fables?
    Inkborn Fables is a new set in Teamfight Tactics that introduces a blend of various styles and aesthetics inspired by mythology and nature. It features sixty champions, including two exclusive champions, Alune and Kobuko.

  2. What are Encounters?
    Encounters are special rounds during the game that offer unique rewards or alter gameplay. Each match can have up to five encounters, providing exciting surprises for players.

  3. What are Augments?
    Augments are enhancements that provide unique bonuses to your champions and strategies. Inkborn Fables introduces a wide range of Augments, offering exciting new possibilities for team compositions.

  4. What are Origins and Classes?
    Origins and Classes are traits that provide specific bonuses and define the characteristics of your team compositions. Inkborn Fables introduces a variety of Origins and Classes, allowing for diverse and strategic gameplay.

Conclusion

Inkborn Fables is an exciting new set in Teamfight Tactics that brings together various aesthetics, mechanics, and champions. With the addition of Encounters, new Augments, and a wide range of Origins and Classes, players can explore unique strategies and create powerful team compositions. Stay tuned for more tips, tricks, and team comp ideas as you delve into the world of Inkborn Fables!