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Janus
JanusProfile.png
God of Portals and Transitions
Release Date: May 28, 2014
Cost: 5,500 Favor.png 200 Gems.png
Pantheon: RomanSquare.png Roman
Type: Ranged, Magical
Class: Mage
Pros: High Area Damage, High Mobility
Details
Health: 400 (+70)
Mana: 350 (+58)
Speed: 360 (+0)
Range: 55 (+0)
Attack/Sec: 1 (+0.8)
Basic Attack
Damage: 34 (+1.45)(+20% of Magical Power)
Progression: None
Protection
Physical: 8 (+2.6)
Magical: 30 (+0)
Regeneration
HP5: 6 (+0.45)
MP5: 5 (+0.45)
External Links
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Lore

Many fear change. Venturing into the unknown. Deviating from a path of safety and certainty into something unexpected. But life is change; a journey through doorways both physical and emotional, with every moment a passage to something new, and it is Janus, God of Portals and Transitions that governs this.

Bearing two faces, Janus is ever looking to the future and to the past, knowing both but controlling neither. He is only the in-between, found in the changing of seasons, at the birth of a child, at the entrances to the temple and the tavern. For this reason the Romans named the first month after him: January – a portal between the old year and the new.

Yet the Roman emperors also attribute a strange tradition to Janus. At each end of his temple stand massive doors. In times of peace, these doors are closed, but in times of war, flung open. As Rome rose to power, rarely were these doors shut, but almost four hundred years of peace have clothed Rome since then and the temple has grown dusty with absence. These days, however, the doors are open once more. It seems war has returned, and the greatest of changes are upon us.

Abilities

PassivePassages
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Any time Janus transitions through a portal or over a threshold he becomes aged and wizened, gaining additional magical scaling on his next ability cast.
Magical Scaling: 15%
Ability Type: Passive


1st AbilityPortal
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Janus creates a portal in the world. If placed on a wall, the portal will create a passage through to the other side of the wall that Janus or any ally may use. The portal may be entered from either side, but closes after 1 use.

If placed on the ground, enemies and Janus will fall into the portal, being teleported into the air above it. Enemies take damage upon landing, and are considered banished during the fall.

Banish Duration: 1.5s
Wall Portal Duration: 5s
Wall Portal Range: 100
Radius: 10
Cooldown: 12 seconds
Cost: 70 mana
Ability Type: Ground Target
Damage: 80/130/180/230/280 (+ 60% of your Magical Power)

Additional Information about the Skill:

  • Janus can place wall portals on Phoenix pedestals.
  • Janus and his allies can't enter portals while Stunned, Crippled, or Rooted.
  • If Janus is CC immune, he will not fall through ground portals.


2nd AbilityUnstable Vortex
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Janus creates two unstable portals, far too small to fit into, and flings them forward dealing damage to enemies in their path. Enemies hit by both portals take 30% damage on the second hit.
Range: 70
Cooldown: 8 seconds
Ability Type: Line
Damage: 90/150/210/270/330 (+ 70% of your Magical Power)
Cost: 70/75/80/85/90 mana

Additional Information about the Skill:

  • This ability can deal up to 117/195/273/351/429 (+ 91% of your Magical Power) damage.


3rd AbilityThreshold
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Passive: Janus increases the movement speed of himself and allies each time they go through a portal or over a Threshold (max 2 stacks).

Active: Janus opens a multi-dimensional rift. Enemies who pass over the rift are slowed, and marked with Phase. Targets in Phase take additional magical scaling damage when hit by Janus' damaging abilities.

Passive Duration: 5 seconds
Cooldown: 15 seconds
Ability Type: Ground Target
Phase Slow: 25% for 3 seconds
Additional Scaling: 20/30/40/50/60
Rift Duration: 3/4/5/6/7
Movement Speed: 10/15/20/25/30% per Portal
Cost: 60/65/70/75/80 mana

Additional Information about the Skill:

  • At max stacks, this ability's passive gives 20/30/40/50/60% Movement speed to Janus and allies.
  • The buff/debuff can only be applied once per cast.
  • Phase slow lasts for 3s.


UltimateThrough Space and Time
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Janus blasts a ball of multi-dimensional energy across the battlefield, burning a portal into every surface it encounters within range 500. These portals last 10s, may be used by allies, and do not vanish after the first use.

Enemies hit by the energy ball take damage, increasing in magical scaling the further the energy travels. Janus is immune to crowd control while firing.

Distance Scaling: 200% of your magical power at distance greater than 800
Cooldown: 110 seconds
Cost: 100 mana
Ability Type: Global Line
Damage: 200/300/400/500/600 (+ 50% of your Magical Power)

Additional Information about the Skill:

  • The 100 range of Janus' standard Portal does not apply to portals created by this ability.
  • Allies can only use each portal once.