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Vainglory Update 3.4 Cooldown Changes: Reduction vs Acceleration

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With Update 3.4, the way items can reduce ability timers in Vainglory has been significantly changed. On the surface, this is apparent in changes to the numeric scores granted by cooldown items and the addition cap on how much abilities can be accelerated by. However, there is a much deeper change here that may be glossed over when reading the update notes. Cooldown acceleration has been replaced by cooldown reduction across the board.

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Vainglory Update 3.4 New Items and Reworks

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Vainglory Update 3.4 brings a wide array of balance changes to the meta. One of the most anticipated changes is the introduction of three new items: Pulseweave, Capacitor Plate, and Rook’s Decree. Additionally, several items that players know and love have been altered to fulfill a fresh purpose. Let’s take a look at these new items and the significant reworks to existing items.

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Interview Vainglory News

SEMC Developer Nivmett on Vainglory’s Balance System and Hobbies


In the past, we have brought you interviews with players, analysts, and even esports owners! To add to this list, we chatted with Nivmett, who has been a part of Super Evil Megacorp for a long time, filling different roles within the company — all directly related to Vainglory’s growth. Take a look into the mind of a developer in our interview with Nivmett, capturing his thoughts on different aspects of Vainglory as well as his hobbies outside of gaming.

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Top Hero Builds Renewed for Vainglory Update 3.3

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For those of you that have been following us for a while, you may remember when we had pages for the best and most popular hero builds. These became a lot of work for a small team to manage and were subsequently left untouched. We recently expanded our team of analysts to renew what has been our most requested feature.

Rather than tire you with a list of what’s changed, we’ll keep it simple: Everything. We’re dedicated to renewing the hero builds each update — you don’t have to worry about information going out of style. We recommend bookmarking the link or adding it to your home screen for quick access during a match.

Check out our new and improved Vainglory Top Hero Builds page!

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Situational Items for Vainglory Carries

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In the midst of matches, we often struggle to obtain the perfect item to dominate as Vainglory carries. Broken Myth’s Situational Items series offers in-depth analysis of items to choose from in order to complete your build. Be sure to catch our follow-up guide coming soon: Situational Items for Captains. These two resources augment our new Top Hero Builds page releasing tomorrow. Without further ado, let’s dig in!

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